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

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QL5

Please describe the pastor or principal leader of your congregation (if co-pastors, answer only about your oldest co-pastor). Pastor's status
  1) Commissioned lay pastor
  2) Minister of the Word and Sacrament
  3) Other

Category Frequency Percentage Cumulative Percentage Z-Score
Commissioned lay pastor 62 9.9% 9.9% -3
Minister of the Word and Sacrament 566 90% 99.8% .32
Other 1 .2% 100% 3.64

Variable Comparisons


Age (I-AGE)

1650-1800 1801-1900 1901-1950 1951-1975 1976-2000 After 2000 TOTAL
Commissioned lay pastor 7.9%
3
10.6%
31
12.3%
15
5.7%
6
5.9%
2
16.7%
1
9.7%
58
Minister of the Word and Sacrament 92.1%
35
89.0%
260
87.7%
107
94.3%
100
94.1%
32
83.3%
5
90.1%
539
Other 0.0%
0
0.3%
1
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.2%
1
TOTAL 100.0%
38
100.0%
292
100.0%
122
100.0%
106
100.0%
34
100.0%
6

598


Size of place (I-SIZPLACE)

1-50 51-100 101-250 251-500 More than 500 TOTAL
Commissioned lay pastor 22.2%
51
6.6%
10
0.6%
1
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
10.1%
62
Minister of the Word and Sacrament 77.4%
178
93.4%
142
99.4%
157
100.0%
56
100.0%
20
89.8%
553
Other 0.4%
1
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.2%
1
TOTAL 100.0%
230
100.0%
152
100.0%
158
100.0%
56
100.0%
20

616


Theology (I-THEOLOGY)

Very liberal Somewhat liberal Moderate Somewhat conservative Very conservative TOTAL
Commissioned lay pastor 0.0%
0
3.2%
3
9.6%
23
12.4%
27
14.5%
8
9.8%
61
Minister of the Word and Sacrament 100.0%
14
96.8%
91
90.4%
217
87.1%
189
85.5%
47
90.0%
558
Other 0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.5%
1
0.0%
0
0.2%
1
TOTAL 100.0%
14
100.0%
94
100.0%
240
100.0%
217
100.0%
55

620