The Church in Wales says it's facing a £70 million bill over the next five years just to maintain its buildings.
Parishes like Colwyn in North Wales have been forced to shut some churches. Others are being sold off.
Rob Shelley has more.
Rev Phil Atack, Vicar of Colwyn, says people are amazed when he tells them how much it costs to keep the church running.
The Church in Wales will need to spend £70 million to maintain all the buildings they own across Wales over the next five years.Some church are in a very poor state of reapir, whilst others are being sold off and turned into houses.