U.S. Congregational Life Survey, 2001, United Methodist Profile

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SMLGRPIC

Many congregations make use of small groups (or cells) for sharing and spiritual growth. Does the following best describe the situation in your congregation? - Small groups are an important part of our strategy to involve people in community service or mission and ministry.
  0) Not checked
  1) Checked

Category Frequency Percentage Cumulative Percentage Z-Score
Not checked 145 81% 81% -.48
Checked 34 19% 100% 2.06

Variable Comparisons


Theology (I-THEOLOGY)

More on the conservative side Right in the middle More on the liberal side TOTAL
Not checked 89.1%
82
71.2%
52
76.9%
10
80.9%
144
Checked 10.9%
10
28.8%
21
23.1%
3
19.1%
34
TOTAL 100.0%
92
100.0%
73
100.0%
13

178


Political ideology (I-POLITICS)

More on the conservative side Right in the middle More on the liberal side TOTAL
Not checked 89.0%
81
71.8%
56
77.8%
7
80.9%
144
Checked 11.0%
10
28.2%
22
22.2%
2
19.1%
34
TOTAL 100.0%
91
100.0%
78
100.0%
9

178


Church attendance (I-ATTEND01)

<99 100-499 500-999 1000+ TOTAL
Not checked 86.3%
88
73.9%
51
75.0%
3
100.0%
1
81.3%
143
Checked 13.7%
14
26.1%
18
25.0%
1
0.0%
0
18.8%
33
TOTAL 100.0%
102
100.0%
69
100.0%
4
100.0%
1

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