The Energy Costs are Impacting Both Ends of the Business Model.

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Fearing Heat Costs, Many Take Preventive Action:

“People are scrambling to respond to the expected spike in heating costs by turning to alternative sources like wood stoves, adding insulation and tightening their budgets.”

And the stories about what’s happening keep rolling in. This story speaks about the extraordinary measures that people on fixed incomes are going to at the moment just to make ends meet.

Here in PA most of the parishioners in our churches are just these sorts of folks. If they’re struggling to heat their homes and pay for gas to run basic errands, how likely do you think it’s going to be that parish donations are going to decrease as well?

(Via NYT > National.)

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