Report: Church giving reaches Depression-era record lows

Collection plates are growing lighter as Protestant church member giving reached new lows in 2011, according to a new report.

Mainline Protestants: vintage or vibrant?

After decades of declining numbers, only about one in five U.S. adults identifies with a mainline denomination such as United Methodists, the Episcopal Church, the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, Presbyterian Church (USA) and American Baptists.