Pastor Begins Church to Reach 'Unchurched'
Womer, Kelly, Daily Herald (Arlington Heights, IL)
Byline: Kelly Womer Daily Herald Correspondent
The Rev. Ed Doepel is combing through professional demographic studies and conducting his own informal research on everything from music preferences to average incomes of folks living around the Fox Valley Center area.
He wants to know his market and customer base, but he's not opening a new business.
His findings are all part of building a church that is taking a different approach to reach a new audience. The target market is those who aren't currently attending church.
"We saw a need for a church in this area, designed to reach people who are unchurched," Doepel said. "We want to reach them in …
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Publication information: Article title: Pastor Begins Church to Reach 'Unchurched'. Contributors: Womer, Kelly - Author. Newspaper title: Daily Herald (Arlington Heights, IL). Publication date: September 14, 1996. Page number: 1. © 2009 Paddock Publications. COPYRIGHT 1996 Gale Group.
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