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via BCNN1:

For many North Carolinians, Sunday mornings and church go hand in hand. But times are changing.

Church attendance has steadily declined over the last decade. One group in particular is leaving at what some believe is an alarming rate: Millennials.

Church leaders around the country and right here in the Triad are working to stop the bleeding.

“Right now I’m religious and spiritual,” said Jamel Womack, a Millennial. “I won’t say I’m in limbo but just praying about some things and seeking some guidance.”

Jamel Womack is part of a group that is growing by the year.

According to a Gallup poll, 42% of Americans attended a religious service weekly in 2008. That number dropped to 38% last year. One study looked at Millennials specifically and found only two out of 10 believe church attendance is important.

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