Researching the Impacts of Faith-Based Community Engagement

The Little Rock Congregations Study is an ongoing research project that aims to deliver meaningful and relevant results to the citizens of Little Rock and the broader community.

Under the direction of Dr. Rebecca A. Glazier at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, the Little Rock Congregations Study (LRCS) has been engaging graduate and undergraduate students in hands-on research about the religious organizations in their community since 2012. Read more about the history of the LRCS.

Research Goals

Little Rock Congregation StudyThe Little Rock Congregations Study has three main goals:

  1. To improve our understanding of the impacts of faith-based community engagement
  2. To get students out of the classroom and into the community to learn and give back
  3. To provide relevant and meaningful findings to the community

Learn more about our research findings and research analysis and explore the infographics and academic papers. You can also learn about the good work that religious organizations are doing in Little Rock.

We appreciate the support and insight provided to us by our Clergy Advisory Board.

Please contact the LRCS Primary Investigator, Dr. Rebecca A. Glazier, if you would like to learn more about the research.