Congregations Leaving the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) by Joelle Kopacz (M.A., UW-Milwaukee, 2008), Jack Marcum, and Ida Smith. Paper presented at the 2014 annual meeting of the Religious Research Association in Indianapolis, IN.
Since 2006, more than 300 congregations, with a total of around 100,000 members, have left the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). What are the unique characteristics of these congregations, and what are the implications of this trend for the denomination?
Agency: Presbyterian Mission Agency