Thursday, March 16, 2006

Adopt-A-School: An Idea Whose Time Has Come?

Nationwide, there are:

  • 57.2 million students in nursery through high school (public and private)
  • 49.3 million are in in public schools
  • (Plus 15.2 million college and grad students - FYI). Source: U S Census
Those students (excluding college and grad) are spread across: Conversely, there are:
  • More than 300,000 Protestant churches
  • More than 20,000 Catholic churches Source: Barna

That means 3 churches could adopt every 1 school. Why they should.


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