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

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QL6

Please describe the pastor or principal leader of your congregation (if co-pastors, answer only about your oldest co-pastor). Pastor's permanent or temporary status
  1) Permanent pastor
  2) Interim or supply pastor (not retired)
  3) Retired clergy serving as interim, supply, or other pastor
  4) Designated

Category Frequency Percentage Cumulative Percentage Z-Score
Permanent pastor 450 71.8% 71.8% -.58
Interim or supply pastor (not retired) 112 17.9% 89.6% .91
Retired clergy serving as interim, supply, or other pastor 64 10.2% 99.8% 2.4
Designated 1 .2% 100% 3.89

Variable Comparisons


Age (I-AGE)

1650-1800 1801-1900 1901-1950 1951-1975 1976-2000 After 2000 TOTAL
Permanent pastor 84.6%
33
68.5%
200
66.4%
79
77.1%
81
88.2%
30
71.4%
5
71.8%
428
Interim or supply pastor (not retired) 5.1%
2
19.9%
58
21.0%
25
15.2%
16
8.8%
3
14.3%
1
17.6%
105
Retired clergy serving as interim, supply, or other pastor 10.3%
4
11.6%
34
12.6%
15
6.7%
7
2.9%
1
14.3%
1
10.4%
62
Designated 0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
1.0%
1
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.2%
1
TOTAL 100.0%
39
100.0%
292
100.0%
119
100.0%
105
100.0%
34
100.0%
7

596


Size of place (I-SIZPLACE)

1-50 51-100 101-250 251-500 More than 500 TOTAL
Permanent pastor 49.1%
112
78.1%
118
88.7%
141
89.3%
50
95.0%
19
71.7%
440
Interim or supply pastor (not retired) 29.4%
67
15.2%
23
8.2%
13
8.9%
5
5.0%
1
17.8%
109
Retired clergy serving as interim, supply, or other pastor 21.1%
48
6.6%
10
3.1%
5
1.8%
1
0.0%
0
10.4%
64
Designated 0.4%
1
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.2%
1
TOTAL 100.0%
228
100.0%
151
100.0%
159
100.0%
56
100.0%
20

614


Theology (I-THEOLOGY)

Very liberal Somewhat liberal Moderate Somewhat conservative Very conservative TOTAL
Permanent pastor 92.9%
13
76.6%
72
76.4%
181
66.1%
144
58.2%
32
71.5%
442
Interim or supply pastor (not retired) 7.1%
1
17.0%
16
15.6%
37
19.3%
42
29.1%
16
18.1%
112
Retired clergy serving as interim, supply, or other pastor 0.0%
0
6.4%
6
7.6%
18
14.7%
32
12.7%
7
10.2%
63
Designated 0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.4%
1
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
0.2%
1
TOTAL 100.0%
14
100.0%
94
100.0%
237
100.0%
218
100.0%
55

618