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.
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Well a fabulous day today has ended on a spectacularly soggy note for some! Heavy rain, hail and thunder will work northwards overnight!
The Talyllyn runs from Tywyn, near Aberdovey, for more than seven miles to two villages in the south Gwynedd countryside.
Homes in parts of Tonypandy and Llwynypia are without water this evening due to a burst water main at Cilfynydd.