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

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QL13

Do the same people tend to serve in volunteer leadership roles year after year, or does your congregation rotate volunteer service among a large number of people?
  1) The same people tend to serve
  2) Although there is some rotation, it tends to be among a limited number of people
  3) We have a lot of rotation among persons in volunteer leadership roles

Category Frequency Percentage Cumulative Percentage Z-Score
The same people tend to serve 134 19.7% 19.7% -1.62
Although there is some rotation, it tends to be among a limited number of people 442 65.1% 84.8% .08
We have a lot of rotation among persons in volunteer leadership roles 103 15.2% 100% 1.78

Variable Comparisons


Age (I-AGE)

1650-1800 1801-1900 1901-1950 1951-1975 1976-2000 After 2000 TOTAL
The same people tend to serve 14.3%
6
20.0%
63
25.2%
33
16.1%
18
13.5%
5
25.0%
2
19.7%
127
Although there is some rotation, it tends to be among a limited number of people 76.2%
32
64.8%
204
58.0%
76
67.0%
75
67.6%
25
62.5%
5
64.7%
417
We have a lot of rotation among persons in volunteer leadership roles 9.5%
4
15.2%
48
16.8%
22
17.0%
19
18.9%
7
12.5%
1
15.7%
101
TOTAL 100.0%
42
100.0%
315
100.0%
131
100.0%
112
100.0%
37
100.0%
8

645


Size of place (I-SIZPLACE)

1-50 51-100 101-250 251-500 More than 500 TOTAL
The same people tend to serve 34.3%
93
17.7%
28
6.8%
11
1.8%
1
0.0%
0
20.0%
133
Although there is some rotation, it tends to be among a limited number of people 62.7%
170
67.7%
107
71.4%
115
55.4%
31
45.0%
9
64.9%
432
We have a lot of rotation among persons in volunteer leadership roles 3.0%
8
14.6%
23
21.7%
35
42.9%
24
55.0%
11
15.2%
101
TOTAL 100.0%
271
100.0%
158
100.0%
161
100.0%
56
100.0%
20

666


Theology (I-THEOLOGY)

Very liberal Somewhat liberal Moderate Somewhat conservative Very conservative TOTAL
The same people tend to serve 6.7%
1
16.7%
16
18.5%
48
19.8%
47
30.2%
19
19.6%
131
Although there is some rotation, it tends to be among a limited number of people 46.7%
7
65.6%
63
64.1%
166
68.4%
162
63.5%
40
65.4%
438
We have a lot of rotation among persons in volunteer leadership roles 46.7%
7
17.7%
17
17.4%
45
11.8%
28
6.3%
4
15.1%
101
TOTAL 100.0%
15
100.0%
96
100.0%
259
100.0%
237
100.0%
63

670