As offerings dwindle, some churches fear for their future

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As offerings dwindle, some churches fear for their future

The Rev. Alvin J. Gwynn Sr. with Friendship Baptist Church in Baltimore sits in his church’s sanctuary. Gwynn bucked the cancellation trend by holding services March 15. But attendance was down by about 50%, and Gwynn said the day’s offering netted about $5,000 compared with a normal intake of about $15,000.

As offerings dwindle, some churches fear for their future

The Rev. Alvin J. Gwynn Sr. with Friendship Baptist Church in Baltimore sits in his church’s sanctuary. Gwynn bucked the cancellation trend by holding services March 15. But attendance was down by about 50%, and Gwynn said the day’s offering netted about $5,000 compared with a normal intake of about $15,000.
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