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Myth 3. "Nothing ever changes around here" is an accurate statement about congregational or parish life.

New people are those who started attending their current congregation in the last five years. One in three worshipers are new people. This means the turnover rate in the average congregation is fairly high. With the inflow of new people comes the potential of new ideas and new energy. How can congregations readily involve new people as partners in the congregation's ministry?

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