Project 573 talked to 12 Nones and presented their stories on a voice quilt. Hear their beliefs and experiences as Nones in society.
Gale Fuller has been a minister for the past 30 years. He did not pray as a Navy corpsman in World War II. He didn’t pray when his wife of almost 25 years died suddenly of a heart attack, and he doesn’t pray every week before dinner at the Kiwanis club in Fulton.
At this time, more than any other in our nation’s history, people are identifying themselves as religiously unaffiliated.
According to a 2012 report from the Pew Forum on Religion & Public Life, one in five adults consider themselves religious Nones, meaning they would "answer a survey question about their religion by saying they have no religion, no particular religion, no religious preference, or the like."
In its third year, Project 573 seeks to explore the impact of the Nones and how it is playing out in mid-Missouri. We are not attempting to show that the national trend is reflected in Missouri. Rather, we are showing our audience how this emerging group of people is shaping our community. Read more...
The project is split up into five sections introducing who the Nones are and how they are affecting society.
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