Presbyterian Panel Survey, November 2003 - Churchwide Special Offerings, Members/Elders

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PREFER

Which of the following would you prefer?
  1) A new (5th) Churchwide Special Offering to fund mission
  2) Reinstate the Witness Special Offering and the causes it supported (mission of the church at home and abroad) to replace the Pentecost Offering
  3) No change: Keep the four Churchwide Special Offerings the way they are
  4) Not sure

Category Frequency Percentage Cumulative Percentage Z-Score
A new (5th) Churchwide Special Offering to fund mission 29 7.9% 7.9% -2.27
Reinstate the Witness Special Offering and the causes it supported (mission of the church at home and abroad) to replace the Pentecost Offering 56 15.2% 23% -1.24
No change: Keep the four Churchwide Special Offerings the way they are 95 25.7% 48.8% -.21
Not sure 189 51.2% 100% .82

Variable Comparisons


Age (I-AGE)

Less than 40 40-49 50-64 65+ TOTAL
A new (5th) Churchwide Special Offering to fund mission 7.0%
3
11.7%
7
10.9%
12
3.9%
6
7.7%
28
Reinstate the Witness Special Offering and the causes it supported (mission of the church at home and abroad) to replace the Pentecost Offering 11.6%
5
18.3%
11
16.4%
18
14.4%
22
15.3%
56
No change: Keep the four Churchwide Special Offerings the way they are 25.6%
11
20.0%
12
19.1%
21
33.3%
51
26.0%
95
Not sure 55.8%
24
50.0%
30
53.6%
59
48.4%
74
51.1%
187
TOTAL 100.0%
43
100.0%
60
100.0%
110
100.0%
153

366


Sex (I-SEX)

Female Male TOTAL
A new (5th) Churchwide Special Offering to fund mission 7.6%
17
7.7%
11
7.7%
28
Reinstate the Witness Special Offering and the causes it supported (mission of the church at home and abroad) to replace the Pentecost Offering 14.7%
33
16.2%
23
15.3%
56
No change: Keep the four Churchwide Special Offerings the way they are 25.4%
57
26.8%
38
26.0%
95
Not sure 52.2%
117
49.3%
70
51.1%
187
TOTAL 100.0%
224
100.0%
142

366


Household income (I-INCOME)

Less than $20K $20K-$49,999 $50K-$99,999 $100K+ TOTAL
A new (5th) Churchwide Special Offering to fund mission 11.8%
2
9.3%
9
8.5%
10
8.2%
8
8.8%
29
Reinstate the Witness Special Offering and the causes it supported (mission of the church at home and abroad) to replace the Pentecost Offering 17.6%
3
12.4%
12
12.8%
15
22.7%
22
15.9%
52
No change: Keep the four Churchwide Special Offerings the way they are 47.1%
8
27.8%
27
27.4%
32
16.5%
16
25.3%
83
Not sure 23.5%
4
50.5%
49
51.3%
60
52.6%
51
50.0%
164
TOTAL 100.0%
17
100.0%
97
100.0%
117
100.0%
97

328


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Democrat Independent Republican Other TOTAL
A new (5th) Churchwide Special Offering to fund mission 11.7%
11
4.2%
2
7.2%
15
11.1%
1
8.1%
29
Reinstate the Witness Special Offering and the causes it supported (mission of the church at home and abroad) to replace the Pentecost Offering 17.0%
16
14.6%
7
14.9%
31
11.1%
1
15.3%
55
No change: Keep the four Churchwide Special Offerings the way they are 27.7%
26
27.1%
13
25.5%
53
22.2%
2
26.2%
94
Not sure 43.6%
41
54.2%
26
52.4%
109
55.6%
5
50.4%
181
TOTAL 100.0%
94
100.0%
48
100.0%
208
100.0%
9

359


Education (I-EDUC)

Some high school High school diploma Some college Graduated from college Some graduate work Graduate degree TOTAL
A new (5th) Churchwide Special Offering to fund mission 0.0%
0
7.9%
3
1.4%
1
12.8%
11
7.8%
4
8.0%
8
7.6%
27
Reinstate the Witness Special Offering and the causes it supported (mission of the church at home and abroad) to replace the Pentecost Offering 0.0%
0
2.6%
1
16.4%
12
11.6%
10
27.5%
14
15.0%
15
14.6%
52
No change: Keep the four Churchwide Special Offerings the way they are 42.9%
3
34.2%
13
32.9%
24
24.4%
21
15.7%
8
23.0%
23
25.9%
92
Not sure 57.1%
4
55.3%
21
49.3%
36
51.2%
44
49.0%
25
54.0%
54
51.8%
184
TOTAL 100.0%
7
100.0%
38
100.0%
73
100.0%
86
100.0%
51
100.0%
100

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