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When you think of church, do you think of a white building with a steeple or do you think movie theater, hotel, or school?

Because we live in a post-Christian culture today, meetings in “third place” are becoming increasingly important so that people who have not grown-up going to church can find a safe, neutral ground to explore faith and spirituality.

  • There are approximately 24,000 trailer-stored churches in the USA and Canada.
  • A 2007 national survey of newly established Protestant churches found that 12% met in schools [source: LifeWay]
  • Acts 29 Network, the Seattle-based evangelical coalition which has started 350 churches in the past five years says about 16% of these meet in school spaces.