Monday, May 02, 2005

What Makes A Good Church?

The people at Busted Halo.com say that the 20 and 30 something crowd consistently tell them that the hallmarks of a great parish mix these elements:

  • Mystery: young adults long for a sense of the contemplative in ritual.
  • Hospitality: young adults want to feel welcomed in their spiritual home.
  • Relevant Preaching: messages that resonate with their everyday experiences.
  • Joyful Singable Music: music that they like to both listen to and sing along with.

Click here to commentWork of the People wants to hear from you! What do you think makes a parish great? Click on the comment link below (next to "Trackback") and share your thoughts.

Then check out Busted Halo's Church Search and see if your parish is one recommended by the young adults there.

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