Faith Communities Today Survey (FACT) 2010, Presbyterian Church (USA)

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QL1

Our congregation has:
  1) Head of staff with one or more associate pastors
  2) One pastor or commissioned lay pastor (with no associate pastor)
  3) Co-pastors (two or more persons sharing the pastoral role equally)
  4) No pastor at present
  5) Other

Category Frequency Percentage Cumulative Percentage Z-Score
Head of staff with one or more associate pastors 114 16.5% 16.5% -1.41
One pastor or commissioned lay pastor (with no associate pastor) 503 72.6% 89% -.04
Co-pastors (two or more persons sharing the pastoral role equally) 21 3% 92.1% 1.34
No pastor at present 53 7.6% 99.7% 2.72
Other 2 .3% 100% 4.1

Variable Comparisons


Age (I-AGE)

1650-1800 1801-1900 1901-1950 1951-1975 1976-2000 After 2000 TOTAL
Head of staff with one or more associate pastors 17.8%
8
14.5%
46
17.0%
23
20.2%
23
21.1%
8
14.3%
1
16.6%
109
One pastor or commissioned lay pastor (with no associate pastor) 68.9%
31
75.8%
241
70.4%
95
71.1%
81
63.2%
24
71.4%
5
72.6%
477
Co-pastors (two or more persons sharing the pastoral role equally) 4.4%
2
2.5%
8
3.7%
5
3.5%
4
0.0%
0
14.3%
1
3.0%
20
No pastor at present 8.9%
4
6.9%
22
8.9%
12
5.3%
6
13.2%
5
0.0%
0
7.5%
49
Other 0.0%
0
0.3%
1
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
2.6%
1
0.0%
0
0.3%
2
TOTAL 100.0%
45
100.0%
318
100.0%
135
100.0%
114
100.0%
38
100.0%
7

657


Size of place (I-SIZPLACE)

1-50 51-100 101-250 251-500 More than 500 TOTAL
Head of staff with one or more associate pastors 4.0%
11
6.7%
11
19.8%
33
63.2%
36
81.0%
17
15.9%
108
One pastor or commissioned lay pastor (with no associate pastor) 77.6%
211
85.3%
139
74.9%
125
31.6%
18
19.0%
4
73.1%
497
Co-pastors (two or more persons sharing the pastoral role equally) 4.4%
12
1.8%
3
1.8%
3
3.5%
2
0.0%
0
2.9%
20
No pastor at present 13.2%
36
6.1%
10
3.6%
6
1.8%
1
0.0%
0
7.8%
53
Other 0.7%
2
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.3%
2
TOTAL 100.0%
272
100.0%
163
100.0%
167
100.0%
57
100.0%
21

680


Theology (I-THEOLOGY)

Very liberal Somewhat liberal Moderate Somewhat conservative Very conservative TOTAL
Head of staff with one or more associate pastors 13.3%
2
22.8%
23
17.7%
47
14.2%
34
10.9%
7
16.5%
113
One pastor or commissioned lay pastor (with no associate pastor) 66.7%
10
67.3%
68
72.8%
193
74.2%
178
73.4%
47
72.4%
496
Co-pastors (two or more persons sharing the pastoral role equally) 13.3%
2
1.0%
1
3.4%
9
2.9%
7
3.1%
2
3.1%
21
No pastor at present 6.7%
1
7.9%
8
6.0%
16
8.3%
20
12.5%
8
7.7%
53
Other 0.0%
0
1.0%
1
0.0%
0
0.4%
1
0.0%
0
0.3%
2
TOTAL 100.0%
15
100.0%
101
100.0%
265
100.0%
240
100.0%
64

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