In these final few days prior to the mid-term elections, PewResearch looks into the demographics of those least likely to vote. They are younger, more racially diverse and facing greater economic challenges than those most likely to vote. The research suggests that large numbers of non-voters are just not plugged into the electoral process.
It doesn’t seem to require a huge leap in imagination to see parallels to engagement with faith, and especially the Episcopal Church’s efforts to engage with the world around us. Systemically then, why is such a large cohort of today’s population, and especially its younger members choosing to opt out of both church and civic participation?