Cynthia Woolever is a researcher with the U.S. Congregational Life Survey and has 25 years of experience working with congregations. She is a co-author of Beyond the Ordinary: Ten Strengths of U.S. Congregations; Places of Promise: Finding Strength in Your Congregation’s Location; and A Field Guide to U.S. Congregations (2nd Edition).

What Empowering Leaders Should Know ; What are the essential facts about American religious life that every congregational leader should know? Hear the latest facts about how people of faith organize and strengthen their faith communities. We will introduce new questions that help congregations identify new ministries and increase the effectiveness of their current efforts.