Local Churches

Equipping local churches to strengthen their health and vitality

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Thousands of churches from over 20 denominations took part in the National Church Life Survey. 

By taking part in the 2021 NCLS, your church will gain valuable feedback on the effectiveness and sustainability of your ministry to help you navigate the future.

A range of resources are available to help you make the most of your survey results at your church.

Church Life Profile

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An evaluation of the health and vitality of a church, in 9 core qualities of church life.

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What churches receive

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Practical life-giving resources to help churches strengthen health and vitality

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Local church stories

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Commendations from local churches who use the NCLS

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How does this help churches?

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A positive, inclusive process that helps leaders to lead

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Invitation to churches

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Join in the largest survey of church life in the world.

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How to take part

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Order surveys and prepare to complete them

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10 reasons why


Benefits for local churches and why thousands take part

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Find your coordinator

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Find the NCLS Coordinator for your region or denomination

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