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The Archbishop of Canterbury says research shows that "there is every reason to be hopeful about the future of the Church of England".
The Methodist Church has launched an interactive web map of churches and communities in Britain, combining its data with information from other sources.
Research teams have been appointed to start work on an 18-month project on growth in the Anglican Church.
The leader of the All Africa Conference of Churches, the Rev Mvume Dandala, has called on churches to renew their energy and resources to fight poverty, while expressing fears that the poor are being forgotten as African Christianity grows.