U.S. Congregational Life Survey, Wave 2, 2008/2009, Random Sample Congregational Profile Survey

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All frequencies weighted by 273) WEIGHT_A
1) Congregation ID (CONGREGA)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL0
2) In what year was this congregation officially founded? (FOUNDED)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1912.4259.76
3) What is the approximate seating capacity of the space where your largest worship service is held? (CAPACITY)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL299.54217.61
4) Is this congregation's primary worship service held in a church, temple, mosque, or some other kind of building? (Mark only one.) (BUILDING)
TOTAL%
1) A church24698.4
2) A synagogue1.4
6) A school building00
10) Other31.2
TOTAL250100.0
5) Does this building belong to your congregation or does it belong to another group that loans or rents space to you? (BLDBLONG)
TOTAL%
1) Building belongs to our congregation or denomination24397.2
2) Building belongs to another group, and we rent the space62.4
3) Building belongs to another group, but we do not pay rent or fees1.4
Missing1 
TOTAL250100.0
6) How often is this congregation's building or facilities used or rented by community groups not connected to the congregation? (RENTGRPS)
TOTAL%
1) At least weekly11546
2) At least monthly5421.6
3) Less often5220.8
4) Never2510
5) The building doesn't belong to our congregation41.6
TOTAL250100.0
7) Does this congregation hold services in more than one location (such as satellite locations)? (Do not include more than one worship space at the same location.) (LOCATNS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes104
2) No23796
Missing4 
TOTAL247100.0
8) Does this congregation hold services in more than one location (such as satellite locations)? (Do not include more than one worship space at the same location.) Yes, at ____ different sites (NUMBLOCS)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1.781.34
9) Is this congregation formally affiliated with a denomination, convention, or some similar kind of association? (AFFILIAT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes23091.3
2) No207.9
3) Not sure2.8
TOTAL252100.0
10) If yes, what are the names of all denominations or other associations that this congregation belongs to? (DENOM1)
TOTAL%
4) Seventh-day Adventist00
15) Baptist72.8
17) American Baptist Churches114.4
18) Baptist Bible Fellowship1.4
28) National Baptist Convention41.6
29) National Missionary Baptist Convention2.8
37) Southern Baptist135.2
58) Disciples of Christ2.8
60) Churches of Christ1.4
69) Anderson Church of God52
79) Church of the Nazarene2.8
88) Episcopal/Anglican1.4
91) Episcopal Church83.2
96) Evangelical Covenant Church1.4
97) Evangelical Free Church of America31.2
102) Evangelical Friends International2.8
111) Reform Judaism1.4
117) Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of LDS31.2
118) Lutheran41.6
123) Evangelical Lutheran Church in America2510
125) Lutheran Church, Missouri Synod41.6
140) Mennonite Church52
150) Free Methodist Church of North America2.8
155) United Methodist Church3815.1
156) Metropolitan Community Churches00
183) Serbian Eastern Orthodox41.6
186) Assemblies of God1.4
204) Presbyterian Church USA2510
211) Reformed Church in America1.4
213) Roman Catholic Church3212.7
223) Unitarian Universalist Association114.4
224) United Church of Christ93.6
251) National Association of Congregational Christian Churches2.8
284) Salvation and Deliverance International2.8
285) Calvary Ministries International1.4
291) Advent Christian General Conference2.8
998) Non-denominational156
999) None1.4
TOTAL251100.0
11) If yes, what are the names of all denominations or other associations that this congregation belongs to? (DENOM2)
TOTAL%
28) National Baptist Convention133.3
58) Disciples of Christ133.3
155) United Methodist Church00
250) Cooperative Baptist Fellowship133.3
997) Willow Creek00
Missing247 
TOTAL3100.0
12) How many people are associated in any way with the religious life of this congregation—counting both adults and children, counting both regular and irregular participants, counting both official or registered members and also participating non-members? What is the total number of persons associated with this congregation to any degree at all? (CONGSIZE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL718.321381.52
13) How many people—counting both adults and children—regularly participate in the religious life of this congregation—whether or not they are officially members of this congregation? (REGPART)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL342.03652.00
14) How many people in the following age groups regularly participate in the activities of this congregation? Less than 5 years old (CHILD1)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL20.6960.45
15) How many people in the following age groups regularly participate in the activities of this congregation? 5 to 11 years old (CHILD2)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL44.54106.91
16) How many people in the following age groups regularly participate in the activities of this congregation? 12 to 18 years old (CHILD3)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL37.5596.27
17) How many people in the following age groups regularly participate in the activities of this congregation? Adults (19 years old and older) (PARTNO2)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL231.83503.35
18) For each of the last seven years, what is your best estimate of average weekly attendance at worship services for this congregation? If you have more than one worship service, record the average attendance for all services combined. 2008 (ATTEND08)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL209.25384.09
19) For each of the last seven years, what is your best estimate of average weekly attendance at worship services for this congregation? If you have more than one worship service, record the average attendance for all services combined. 2007 (ATTEND07)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL214.97384.72
20) For each of the last seven years, what is your best estimate of average weekly attendance at worship services for this congregation? If you have more than one worship service, record the average attendance for all services combined. 2006 (ATTEND06)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL219.03378.19
21) For each of the last seven years, what is your best estimate of average weekly attendance at worship services for this congregation? If you have more than one worship service, record the average attendance for all services combined. 2005 (ATTEND05)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL217.44356.52
22) For each of the last seven years, what is your best estimate of average weekly attendance at worship services for this congregation? If you have more than one worship service, record the average attendance for all services combined. 2004 (ATTEND04)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL218.89355.06
23) For each of the last seven years, what is your best estimate of average weekly attendance at worship services for this congregation? If you have more than one worship service, record the average attendance for all services combined. 2003 (ATTEND03)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL218.48348.06
24) For each of the last seven years, what is your best estimate of average weekly attendance at worship services for this congregation? If you have more than one worship service, record the average attendance for all services combined. 2002 (ATTEND02)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL225.72361.49
25) For each of the last seven years, what is your best estimate of average weekly attendance at worship services for this congregation? If you have more than one worship service, record the average attendance for all services combined. 2001 (ATTEND01)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL223.35371.38
26) In the past 12 months, has this congregation done any of the following to reach out to potential new members? (Mark all that apply.) Mailed or distributed newsletters, letters, or flyers (MAILED)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked7429.5
1) Checked17770.5
TOTAL251100.0
27) In the past 12 months, has this congregation done any of the following to reach out to potential new members? (Mark all that apply.) Placed a paid ad in a newspaper or magazine (ADNEWS)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked12248.6
1) Checked12951.4
TOTAL251100.0
28) In the past 12 months, has this congregation done any of the following to reach out to potential new members? (Mark all that apply.) Advertised on radio or TV (ADRADIO)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked21485.3
1) Checked3714.7
TOTAL251100.0
29) In the past 12 months, has this congregation done any of the following to reach out to potential new members? (Mark all that apply.) Placed a paid ad in the phone book or yellow pages (ADPHONE)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked16063.7
1) Checked9136.3
TOTAL251100.0
30) In the past 12 months, has this congregation done any of the following to reach out to potential new members? (Mark all that apply.) Established or maintained a website for the congregation (WEBSITEC)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked5823.1
1) Checked19376.9
TOTAL251100.0
31) In the past 12 months, has this congregation done any of the following to reach out to potential new members? (Mark all that apply.) Had an activity (fair, chili supper) to meet people in the neighborhood (ACTIVITY)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked10642.2
1) Checked14557.8
TOTAL251100.0
32) In the past 12 months, has this congregation done any of the following to reach out to potential new members? (Mark all that apply.) Conducted or used a survey of the community (CONDSURV)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked23392.8
1) Checked187.2
TOTAL251100.0
33) In the past 12 months, has this congregation done any of the following to reach out to potential new members? (Mark all that apply.) Encouraged people already in the congregation to invite a new person (ENCINVTE)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked3313.1
1) Checked21886.9
TOTAL251100.0
34) In the past 12 months, has this congregation done any of the following to reach out to potential new members? (Mark all that apply.) Tried to identify and contact people who recently moved into the area (CONTACT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked17670.1
1) Checked7529.9
TOTAL251100.0
35) In the past 12 months, has this congregation done any of the following to reach out to potential new members? (Mark all that apply.) Sponsored or participated in a worship service or other public event intended to bring people into this congregation (PUBEVENT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked13654.2
1) Checked11545.8
TOTAL251100.0
36) In the past 12 months, has this congregation done any of the following to reach out to potential new members? (Mark all that apply.) Sent a letter or other material to people who visited this congregation (SNTLETTR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked6023.9
1) Checked19176.1
TOTAL251100.0
37) In the past 12 months, has this congregation done any of the following to reach out to potential new members? (Mark all that apply.) Sent an email to people who visited this congregation (SNTEMAIL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked17870.9
1) Checked7329.1
TOTAL251100.0
38) In the past 12 months, has this congregation done any of the following to reach out to potential new members? (Mark all that apply.) Had someone from your congregation telephone people who visited this congregation (PHNEVIST)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked13855
1) Checked11345
TOTAL251100.0
39) In the past 12 months, has this congregation done any of the following to reach out to potential new members? (Mark all that apply.) Had someone from your congregation go to the home of people who visited this congregation (HOMEVIST)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked17168.1
1) Checked8031.9
TOTAL251100.0
40) In the past 12 months, has this congregation done any of the following to reach out to potential new members? (Mark all that apply.) Had a special committee to work on recruiting new members (COMITTEE)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked17770.5
1) Checked7429.5
TOTAL251100.0
41) In the past 12 months, has this congregation sent people or groups to provide assistance to people in need . . . (Mark all that apply.) In another part of the United States (ASSISTUS)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked15260.6
1) Checked9939.4
TOTAL251100.0
42) In the past 12 months, has this congregation sent people or groups to provide assistance to people in need . . . (Mark all that apply.) In another country (ASSISTAC)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked18172.1
1) Checked7027.9
TOTAL251100.0
43) In the past 12 months, has this congregation sent people or groups to provide assistance to people in need . . . (Mark all that apply.) Neither (ASSISTNE)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked12650.2
1) Checked12549.8
TOTAL251100.0
44) In the past 12 months, did your congregation provide any of the following services for this congregation's members or for people in the community? (Mark all that apply.) Housing for senior citizens (nursing homes, assisted living) (SRVSNIOR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked24497.2
1) Checked72.8
TOTAL251100.0
45) In the past 12 months, did your congregation provide any of the following services for this congregation's members or for people in the community? (Mark all that apply.) Housing for other groups (crisis, youth shelters, homeless, students) (SRVHOUS)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked20882.9
1) Checked4317.1
TOTAL251100.0
46) In the past 12 months, did your congregation provide any of the following services for this congregation's members or for people in the community? (Mark all that apply.) Other senior citizen programs or assistance (Meals on Wheels, transportation) (SRVOTHSR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked16264.5
1) Checked8935.5
TOTAL251100.0
47) In the past 12 months, did your congregation provide any of the following services for this congregation's members or for people in the community? (Mark all that apply.) Prison or jail ministry (SRVPRISN)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked20581.7
1) Checked4618.3
TOTAL251100.0
48) In the past 12 months, did your congregation provide any of the following services for this congregation's members or for people in the community? (Mark all that apply.) Care for persons with disabilities (skills training, respite care, home care) (SRVDISAB)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked21485.3
1) Checked3714.7
TOTAL251100.0
49) In the past 12 months, did your congregation provide any of the following services for this congregation's members or for people in the community? (Mark all that apply.) Counseling or support groups (marriage or bereavement counseling, parenting programs, women's groups) (SRVCNSL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked11144.2
1) Checked14055.8
TOTAL251100.0
50) In the past 12 months, did your congregation provide any of the following services for this congregation's members or for people in the community? (Mark all that apply.) Substance abuse or 12-step recovery programs (SRVSUBST)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked20481.3
1) Checked4718.7
TOTAL251100.0
51) In the past 12 months, did your congregation provide any of the following services for this congregation's members or for people in the community? (Mark all that apply.) Other programs for children and youth (job training, literacy program, scouting, sports) (SRVYOUTH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked13453.4
1) Checked11746.6
TOTAL251100.0
52) In the past 12 months, did your congregation provide any of the following services for this congregation's members or for people in the community? (Mark all that apply.) Programs or activities for college students (SRVSTDNT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked20882.9
1) Checked4317.1
TOTAL251100.0
53) In the past 12 months, did your congregation provide any of the following services for this congregation's members or for people in the community? (Mark all that apply.) Emergency relief or material assistance (free meals, food, clothes for the needy) (SRVEMRG)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked4216.7
1) Checked20983.3
TOTAL251100.0
54) In the past 12 months, did your congregation provide any of the following services for this congregation's members or for people in the community? (Mark all that apply.) Financial literacy programs or other help with budgeting, debt management, or investing (SRVFINAN)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked22188
1) Checked3012
TOTAL251100.0
55) In the past 12 months, did your congregation provide any of the following services for this congregation's members or for people in the community? (Mark all that apply.) Health-related programs and activities (blood drives, screenings, health education) (SRVHLTH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked16164.1
1) Checked9035.9
TOTAL251100.0
56) In the past 12 months, did your congregation provide any of the following services for this congregation's members or for people in the community? (Mark all that apply.) Programs or services for persons with HIV or AIDS (SRVHIV)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked23995.2
1) Checked124.8
TOTAL251100.0
57) In the past 12 months, did your congregation provide any of the following services for this congregation's members or for people in the community? (Mark all that apply.) Immigrant support activities (English as a second language, refugee support, interpreting service) (SRVIMMG)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked22188
1) Checked3012
TOTAL251100.0
58) In the past 12 months, did your congregation provide any of the following services for this congregation's members or for people in the community? (Mark all that apply.) Activities for unemployed people (preparation for job seeking, skills training) (SRVUNEMP)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked24597.6
1) Checked62.4
TOTAL251100.0
59) In the past 12 months, did your congregation provide any of the following services for this congregation's members or for people in the community? (Mark all that apply.) Voter registration or voter education (SRVVOTER)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked20380.9
1) Checked4819.1
TOTAL251100.0
60) In the past 12 months, did your congregation provide any of the following services for this congregation's members or for people in the community? (Mark all that apply.) Community organizing or neighborhood action groups (SRVCOMM)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked21886.9
1) Checked3313.1
TOTAL251100.0
61) In the past 12 months, did your congregation provide any of the following services for this congregation's members or for people in the community? (Mark all that apply.) Political or social justice activities (civil rights or human rights) (SRVPOLIT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked19878.9
1) Checked5321.1
TOTAL251100.0
62) In the past 12 months, did your congregation provide any of the following services for this congregation's members or for people in the community? (Mark all that apply.) Animal welfare or environmental activities (SRVANIML)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked22489.2
1) Checked2710.8
TOTAL251100.0
63) In the past 12 months, did your congregation provide any of the following services for this congregation's members or for people in the community? (Mark all that apply.) Other welfare, community service, or social action activities not mentioned above (SRVOTHWL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked17971.3
1) Checked7228.7
TOTAL251100.0
64) In the past 12 months, did your congregation provide any of the following services for this congregation's members or for people in the community? (Mark all that apply.) Sporting activities or teams (intramural teams) (SRVSPORT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked19778.5
1) Checked5421.5
TOTAL251100.0
65) In the past 12 months, did your congregation provide any of the following services for this congregation's members or for people in the community? (Mark all that apply.) Arts, music, or cultural activities or programs (SRVARTS)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked14457.4
1) Checked10742.6
TOTAL251100.0
66) In the past 12 months, did your congregation provide any of the following services for this congregation's members or for people in the community? (Mark all that apply.) Hobby or craft groups (SRVHBBY)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked18172.1
1) Checked7027.9
TOTAL251100.0
67) In the past 12 months, did your congregation provide any of the following services for this congregation's members or for people in the community? (Mark all that apply.) Other social, recreational, or leisure activities (SRVOTHSC)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked12650.2
1) Checked12549.8
TOTAL251100.0
68) In the past 12 months, did your congregation provide any of the following services for this congregation's members or for people in the community? (Mark all that apply.) Transportation to bring people to worship services (SRVTRANS)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked12951.4
1) Checked12248.6
TOTAL251100.0
69) Many congregations have small groups (or cells) for sharing and spiritual growth. Which of the following best describe this congregation? (Mark all that apply.) We do not have such groups here (GRPSNONE)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked18372.9
1) Checked6827.1
TOTAL251100.0
70) Many congregations have small groups (or cells) for sharing and spiritual growth. Which of the following best describe this congregation? (Mark all that apply.) A group or groups meet here, but they are not central to our congregational life (GRPMEET)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked19577.7
1) Checked5622.3
TOTAL251100.0
71) Many congregations have small groups (or cells) for sharing and spiritual growth. Which of the following best describe this congregation? (Mark all that apply.) Small groups are an important part of our strategy to involve people in the congregation (GRPINVCN)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked14156.2
1) Checked11043.8
TOTAL251100.0
72) Many congregations have small groups (or cells) for sharing and spiritual growth. Which of the following best describe this congregation? (Mark all that apply.) Small groups are an important part of our strategy for spiritual development and discipleship (GRPSPRTL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked14758.6
1) Checked10441.4
TOTAL251100.0
73) Many congregations have small groups (or cells) for sharing and spiritual growth. Which of the following best describe this congregation? (Mark all that apply.) Small groups are an important part of our strategy to involve people in community service or ministry (GRPINVSV)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked19678.1
1) Checked5521.9
TOTAL251100.0
74) Which of the following best describes the group prayer life of this congregation? (Mark all that apply.) We have no organized prayer groups (PRAYNO)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked20380.9
1) Checked4819.1
TOTAL251100.0
75) Which of the following best describes the group prayer life of this congregation? (Mark all that apply.) We have prayer groups, but they meet infrequently or only at certain times of the year (Lent, revivals) (PRAYINFR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked21384.9
1) Checked3815.1
TOTAL251100.0
76) Which of the following best describes the group prayer life of this congregation? (Mark all that apply.) We have regular prayer groups that are part of our small group or cell program or are attached to specific classes, groups or ministries (PRAYSMGR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked16967.3
1) Checked8232.7
TOTAL251100.0
77) Which of the following best describes the group prayer life of this congregation? (Mark all that apply.) We have some other type of prayer groups (PRAYOTHR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked13051.8
1) Checked12148.2
TOTAL251100.0
78) Once a person has joined this congregation, are there any planned procedures designed to ensure that he or she becomes integrated into the life of the congregation? (Mark all that apply.) Follow-up visits by clergy, lay leaders, or members (FOLLOWUP)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked14658.2
1) Checked10541.8
TOTAL251100.0
79) Once a person has joined this congregation, are there any planned procedures designed to ensure that he or she becomes integrated into the life of the congregation? (Mark all that apply.) Designated people extend hospitality or invite them for meals (EXTNDHSP)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked20782.5
1) Checked4417.5
TOTAL251100.0
80) Once a person has joined this congregation, are there any planned procedures designed to ensure that he or she becomes integrated into the life of the congregation? (Mark all that apply.) A group or course for new members (GRPNEW)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked16264.5
1) Checked8935.5
TOTAL251100.0
81) Once a person has joined this congregation, are there any planned procedures designed to ensure that he or she becomes integrated into the life of the congregation? (Mark all that apply.) Invitation to join a small group, fellowship group, or similar group (INVJOIN)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked12951.4
1) Checked12248.6
TOTAL251100.0
82) Once a person has joined this congregation, are there any planned procedures designed to ensure that he or she becomes integrated into the life of the congregation? (Mark all that apply.) Invitation to participate in leading worship (such as scripture reading, singing, taking the offering) (INVPART)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked17168.1
1) Checked8031.9
TOTAL251100.0
83) Once a person has joined this congregation, are there any planned procedures designed to ensure that he or she becomes integrated into the life of the congregation? (Mark all that apply.) Invitation to take on a task within the congregation (INVTSKCN)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked9437.5
1) Checked15762.5
TOTAL251100.0
84) Once a person has joined this congregation, are there any planned procedures designed to ensure that he or she becomes integrated into the life of the congregation? (Mark all that apply.) Invitation to take on a task in service to the community (INVTSKCM)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked19778.5
1) Checked5421.5
TOTAL251100.0
85) Once a person has joined this congregation, are there any planned procedures designed to ensure that he or she becomes integrated into the life of the congregation? (Mark all that apply.) Other procedures or activities not mentioned above (OTHRPROC)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked21485.3
1) Checked3714.7
TOTAL251100.0
86) Once a person has joined this congregation, are there any planned procedures designed to ensure that he or she becomes integrated into the life of the congregation? (Mark all that apply.) No planned procedures (NOPLAN)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked21485.3
1) Checked3714.7
TOTAL251100.0
87) Does this congregation have religious education classes, Sunday school, or Sabbath school for any of the following age groups? (Mark all that apply to the left and give the number of participants on to the right.) Children 11 years of age and younger and ____ children attend in a typical week (RELED11A)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked228.8
1) Checked22991.2
TOTAL251100.0
88) Does this congregation have religious education classes, Sunday school, or Sabbath school for any of the following age groups? (Mark all that apply to the left and give the number of participants on to the right.) Children 11 years of age and younger and ____ children attend in a typical week (RELED11B)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL39.36102.67
89) Does this congregation have religious education classes, Sunday school, or Sabbath school for any of the following age groups? (Mark all that apply to the left and give the number of participants on to the right.) Youth, 12-18 years of age and ____ youth attend in a typical week (RELED12A)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked4015.9
1) Checked21184.1
TOTAL251100.0
90) Does this congregation have religious education classes, Sunday school, or Sabbath school for any of the following age groups? (Mark all that apply to the left and give the number of participants on to the right.) Youth, 12-18 years of age and ____ youth attend in a typical week (RELED12B)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL21.3950.82
91) Does this congregation have religious education classes, Sunday school, or Sabbath school for any of the following age groups? (Mark all that apply to the left and give the number of participants on to the right.) Adults and ____ adults attend in a typical week (RELEDADA)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked3714.7
1) Checked21485.3
TOTAL251100.0
92) Does this congregation have religious education classes, Sunday school, or Sabbath school for any of the following age groups? (Mark all that apply to the left and give the number of participants on to the right.) Adults and ____ adults attend in a typical week (RELEDADB)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL35.1445.81
93) Does this congregation have religious education classes, Sunday school, or Sabbath school for any of the following age groups? (Mark all that apply to the left and give the number of participants on to the right.) No religious education classes (RELEDNO)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked24698
1) Checked52
TOTAL251100.0
94) Is there a pre-school, daycare, before or after school program, or elementary, middle, junior, or high school provided by this congregation? If yes, how many children are enrolled? No, our congregation does not provide any schools (NOSCHOOL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked7831.1
1) Checked17368.9
TOTAL251100.0
95) Is there a pre-school, daycare, before or after school program, or elementary, middle, junior, or high school provided by this congregation? If yes, how many children are enrolled? Yes, a pre-school or daycare and ____ children are enrolled (PRSCH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked19778.5
1) Checked5421.5
TOTAL251100.0
96) Is there a pre-school, daycare, before or after school program, or elementary, middle, junior, or high school provided by this congregation? If yes, how many children are enrolled? Yes, a pre-school or daycare and ____ children are enrolled (PRSCHNUM)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL69.5043.90
97) Is there a pre-school, daycare, before or after school program, or elementary, middle, junior, or high school provided by this congregation? If yes, how many children are enrolled? Yes, before or after school program and ____ children are enrolled (SCPRG)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked23091.6
1) Checked218.4
TOTAL251100.0
98) Is there a pre-school, daycare, before or after school program, or elementary, middle, junior, or high school provided by this congregation? If yes, how many children are enrolled? Yes, before or after school program and ____ children are enrolled (SCPRGNUM)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL37.3832.30
99) Is there a pre-school, daycare, before or after school program, or elementary, middle, junior, or high school provided by this congregation? If yes, how many children are enrolled? Yes, an elementary school and ____ children are enrolled (ELSCH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked23794.4
1) Checked145.6
TOTAL251100.0
100) Is there a pre-school, daycare, before or after school program, or elementary, middle, junior, or high school provided by this congregation? If yes, how many children are enrolled? Yes, an elementary school and ____ children are enrolled (ELSCHNUM)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL185.97200.50
101) Is there a pre-school, daycare, before or after school program, or elementary, middle, junior, or high school provided by this congregation? If yes, how many children are enrolled? Yes, a junior, middle, and/or high school and ____ children are enrolled (HSSCH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked24698
1) Checked52
TOTAL251100.0
102) Is there a pre-school, daycare, before or after school program, or elementary, middle, junior, or high school provided by this congregation? If yes, how many children are enrolled? Yes, a junior, middle, and/or high school and ____ children are enrolled (HSSCHNUM)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL59.8270.61
103) Politically, would this congregation be considered . . . (POLITICS)
TOTAL%
1) More on the conservative side12250.6
2) Right in the middle8033.2
3) More on the liberal side3916.2
Missing9 
TOTAL241100.0
104) Theologically, would this congregation be considered . . . (THEOLOGY)
TOTAL%
1) More on the conservative side11748
2) Right in the middle7932.4
3) More on the liberal side4819.7
Missing7 
TOTAL244100.0
105) Does your congregation have any special rules or prohibitions regarding the following? Prohibitions against members smoking (NOSMOKNG)
TOTAL%
1) Yes3213
2) No21587
Missing4 
TOTAL247100.0
106) Does your congregation have any special rules or prohibitions regarding the following? Drinking alcohol (ALCOHOL)
TOTAL%
1) Yes4719.1
2) No19980.9
Missing5 
TOTAL246100.0
107) Does your congregation have any special rules or prohibitions regarding the following? What people eat (FOODRULE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes72.9
2) No23597.1
Missing9 
TOTAL242100.0
108) Does your congregation have any special rules or prohibitions regarding the following? Gambling (GAMBLING)
TOTAL%
1) Yes4217.9
2) No19282.1
Missing17 
TOTAL234100.0
109) Does your congregation have any special rules or prohibitions regarding the following? How much money people give to the congregation (RULEMONY)
TOTAL%
1) Yes156.3
2) No22593.8
Missing10 
TOTAL240100.0
110) Does your congregation have any special rules or prohibitions regarding the following? Unmarried adults living together (COHABIT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes7832.2
2) No16467.8
Missing10 
TOTAL242100.0
111) Does your congregation have any special rules or prohibitions regarding the following? Homosexual behavior (HOMOSEX)
TOTAL%
1) Yes9238.2
2) No14961.8
Missing10 
TOTAL241100.0
112) In the past five years has any of the following occurred? (Mark all that apply.) Congregation changed its name (NAMECHNG)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked23794.4
1) Checked145.6
TOTAL251100.0
113) In the past five years has any of the following occurred? (Mark all that apply.) Congregation moved to a new location (CONGMOVD)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked24296.4
1) Checked93.6
TOTAL251100.0
114) In the past five years has any of the following occurred? (Mark all that apply.) Absorbed another congregation, which closed (ABSRBOTH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked24898.8
1) Checked31.2
TOTAL251100.0
115) In the past five years has any of the following occurred? (Mark all that apply.) Merged with other congregations of the same denomination, resulting in this congregation (MERGESAM)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked24798.4
1) Checked41.6
TOTAL251100.0
116) In the past five years has any of the following occurred? (Mark all that apply.) Merged with other congregations of different denominations, resulting in this congregation (MERGEDIF)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked251100
TOTAL251100.0
117) In the past five years has any of the following occurred? (Mark all that apply.) Left a denomination and became independent (LEFTDENM)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked24296.4
1) Checked93.6
TOTAL251100.0
118) In the past five years has any of the following occurred? (Mark all that apply.) Changed denominations (CHNGDENM)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked25099.6
1) Checked1.4
TOTAL251100.0
119) In the past five years has any of the following occurred? (Mark all that apply.) This congregation has been involved in planting or growing a new congregation (PLANTNEW)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked23794.4
1) Checked145.6
TOTAL251100.0
120) In the past five years has any of the following occurred? (Mark all that apply.) This congregation was established as a result of 'church planting' by another congregation or a growth program of the denomination (CHRPLANT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked24898.8
1) Checked31.2
TOTAL251100.0
121) In the past five years has any of the following occurred? (Mark all that apply.) Started a new worship service (NEWSERVC)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked19577.7
1) Checked5622.3
TOTAL251100.0
122) In the past five years has any of the following occurred? (Mark all that apply.) Changed the style of a worship service (CHNGSTYL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked20782.5
1) Checked4417.5
TOTAL251100.0
123) In the past five years has any of the following occurred? (Mark all that apply.) Reorganized or started new worship services for distinct age, racial or ethnic, socio-economic, or interest groups (INTRGRPS)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked23392.8
1) Checked187.2
TOTAL251100.0
124) In the past five years has any of the following occurred? (Mark all that apply.) Reorganized or started new worship services for people who typically do not attend ('seeker services') (SEEKRSRV)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked23894.8
1) Checked135.2
TOTAL251100.0
125) In the past five years has any of the following occurred? (Mark all that apply.) Experienced a major conflict that resulted in the congregation splitting into two or more congregations (CNFLSPLT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked24396.8
1) Checked83.2
TOTAL251100.0
126) In the past five years has any of the following occurred? (Mark all that apply.) Experienced a conflict that led some people to leave the congregation (CNFLLEAV)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked16063.7
1) Checked9136.3
TOTAL251100.0
127) In the past five years has any of the following occurred? (Mark all that apply.) Experienced a conflict that led a pastor, minister, or priest to leave the congregation (CNFLPRLV)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked21786.5
1) Checked3413.5
TOTAL251100.0
128) In the past five years has any of the following occurred? (Mark all that apply.) One or more members age 30 or younger entered seminary or formal theological education in preparation for professional ministry (MEMBSEM1)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked20983.3
1) Checked4216.7
TOTAL251100.0
129) In the past five years has any of the following occurred? (Mark all that apply.) One or more members over age 30 entered seminary or formal theological education in preparation for professional ministry (MEMBSEM2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked21083.7
1) Checked4116.3
TOTAL251100.0
130) Does this congregation use electronic mail (email) to communicate with attendees? (EMAIL)
TOTAL%
1) Yes18373.8
2) No6526.2
Missing3 
TOTAL248100.0
131) IF YES TO EMAIL: Does this congregation . . . Use email to solicit feedback from worshipers (EMLFDBCK)
TOTAL%
1) Yes4528.5
2) No11371.5
Missing93 
TOTAL158100.0
132) IF YES TO EMAIL: Does this congregation . . . Use email to disseminate information (EMLINFO)
TOTAL%
1) Yes17196.1
2) No73.9
Missing73 
TOTAL178100.0
133) IF YES TO EMAIL: Does this congregation . . . Use email to publicize events (EMLPUBLC)
TOTAL%
1) Yes14384.1
2) No2715.9
Missing81 
TOTAL170100.0
134) IF YES TO EMAIL: Does this congregation . . . Use email to help members and guests engage in ministries (EMLHELP)
TOTAL%
1) Yes10666.3
2) No5433.8
Missing91 
TOTAL160100.0
135) IF YES TO EMAIL: Does this congregation . . . Offer opportunities to register for events via email (EMLRGSTR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes7345.6
2) No8754.4
Missing90 
TOTAL160100.0
136) IF YES TO EMAIL: Does this congregation . . . Use email to inform the congregation of joys and concerns among members (EMLINFRM)
TOTAL%
1) Yes10766.9
2) No5333.1
Missing90 
TOTAL160100.0
137) IF YES TO EMAIL: Does this congregation . . . Use email to send out weekly or monthly devotional messages (EMLDVTNL)
TOTAL%
1) Yes3220.1
2) No12779.9
Missing92 
TOTAL159100.0
138) Does this congregation use a website to communicate with attendees? (WEBSITE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes18777
2) No5623
Missing8 
TOTAL243100.0
139) IF YES TO WEBSITE: Does this congregation's website . . . Have a newsletter online (WEBNEWSL)
TOTAL%
1) Yes9551.1
2) No9148.9
Missing65 
TOTAL186100.0
140) IF YES TO WEBSITE: Does this congregation's website . . . Have a church calendar highlighting events (WEBCAL)
TOTAL%
1) Yes15481.1
2) No3618.9
Missing61 
TOTAL190100.0
141) IF YES TO WEBSITE: Does this congregation's website . . . Offer sermon transcripts (in audio, video, or written form) (WEBSERMN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes8247.1
2) No9252.9
Missing77 
TOTAL174100.0
142) IF YES TO WEBSITE: Does this congregation's website . . . List volunteer needs or service opportunities (WEBVOLUN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes9352.2
2) No8547.8
Missing73 
TOTAL178100.0
143) IF YES TO WEBSITE: Does this congregation's website . . . Offer an online giving option (WEBGIVNG)
TOTAL%
1) Yes169.3
2) No15690.7
Missing80 
TOTAL172100.0
144) IF YES TO WEBSITE: Does this congregation's website . . . Include a member directory (WEBDRCTY)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1810.4
2) No15589.6
Missing78 
TOTAL173100.0
145) IF YES TO WEBSITE: Does this congregation's website . . . Offer online discussion groups or Bible studies (WEBDISC)
TOTAL%
1) Yes95.1
2) No16794.9
Missing75 
TOTAL176100.0
146) Within the past 12 months, have people at worship services in this congregation been told of opportunities . . . To volunteer, providing assistance for needy people outside this congregation? (OPPVOLUN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes21791.2
2) No218.8
Missing13 
TOTAL238100.0
147) Within the past 12 months, have people at worship services in this congregation been told of opportunities . . . For political activity, including petition campaigns, lobbying, or demonstrating? (OPPPOLIT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes5525
2) No16575
Missing31 
TOTAL220100.0
148) Within the past 12 months, have people at worship services in this congregation been told of opportunities . . . To register to vote? (OPPVOTE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes8337.7
2) No13762.3
Missing31 
TOTAL220100.0
149) What are the biggest sources of income for this congregation? (Mark up to three options.) Offerings, pledges, donations, dues (INCOFFER)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked1.4
1) Checked25099.6
TOTAL251100.0
150) What are the biggest sources of income for this congregation? (Mark up to three options.) Income from charges for use of the congregation's facilities or buildings (INCCHRGS)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked18774.5
1) Checked6425.5
TOTAL251100.0
151) What are the biggest sources of income for this congregation? (Mark up to three options.) Income from trust funds, investments, or bequests (INCTRSTF)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked15963.3
1) Checked9236.7
TOTAL251100.0
152) What are the biggest sources of income for this congregation? (Mark up to three options.) Financial support from the denomination or religious agency outside the congregation (INCDENOM)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked24497.2
1) Checked72.8
TOTAL251100.0
153) What are the biggest sources of income for this congregation? (Mark up to three options.) Grants/income from local, state, or federal government (INCGRNTS)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked251100
1) Checked00
TOTAL251100.0
154) What are the biggest sources of income for this congregation? (Mark up to three options.) Grants or income from non-governmental sources (INCSNGVT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked24497.2
1) Checked72.8
TOTAL251100.0
155) What are the biggest sources of income for this congregation? (Mark up to three options.) Other (INCOTHER)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked21686.1
1) Checked3513.9
TOTAL251100.0
156) What is the total amount of money this congregation received in income from all sources (including pastor salary support, if applicable) during your most recent fiscal year? (TOTALINC)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL351745.30432429.19
157) Of this amount, how much came from individuals' donations, dues, or contributions? (DONATION)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL284185.05354690.54
158) What was the total congregational budget for the most recent fiscal year—the total amount that this congregation spent for all purposes, including standard operating costs, salaries, debt service, money sent to your denomination or other religious organizations, and all other purposes? (TOTBUDG)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL338962.09413513.35
159) Of this amount, how much was used for the congregation's operating expenses, including salaries, maintenance of buildings, utilities, and debt service? (OPEXPSNS)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL288887.87359138.02
160) Does this congregation conduct an annual financial stewardship campaign? (STEWARD)
TOTAL%
1) Yes12650.4
2) No12449.6
Missing1 
TOTAL250100.0
161) Which one of the following best describes this congregation's financial situation? (FINANSIT)
TOTAL%
1) We have an increasing financial base3012.1
2) We have an essentially stable financial base14257.5
3) We have a declining financial base7229.1
4) Our financial situation is a serious threat to our ability to continue as a viable congregation31.2
Missing4 
TOTAL247100.0
162) Including yourself (if paid staff), how many people are employed by this congregation either full-time or part-time? If you have a school, don't count school staff. Enter 0 (zero) for any category with none. Ordained professionals, full-time (ORDNFULL)
TOTAL%
0) None4016.1
1) 116968.1
2) 23112.5
3) 372.8
4) 41.4
5) 500
7) 700
8) 800
13) 1300
Missing1 
TOTAL248100.0
163) Including yourself (if paid staff), how many people are employed by this congregation either full-time or part-time? If you have a school, don't count school staff. Enter 0 (zero) for any category with none. Ordained professionals, part-time (ORDNPART)
TOTAL%
0) None18072.3
1) 15321.3
2) 2135.2
3) 31.4
4) 41.4
12) 121.4
Missing1 
TOTAL249100.0
164) Including yourself (if paid staff), how many people are employed by this congregation either full-time or part-time? If you have a school, don't count school staff. Enter 0 (zero) for any category with none. Non-ordained pastoral leaders or other lay ministers, full-time (LAYFULL)
TOTAL%
0) None19678.7
1) 12811.2
2) 2156
3) 352
4) 42.8
5) 51.4
6) 61.4
7) 71.4
8) 800
9) 900
11) 1100
15) 1500
Missing1 
TOTAL249100.0
165) Including yourself (if paid staff), how many people are employed by this congregation either full-time or part-time? If you have a school, don't count school staff. Enter 0 (zero) for any category with none. Non-ordained pastoral leaders or other lay ministers, part-time (LAYPART)
TOTAL%
0) None17671
1) 14618.5
2) 293.6
3) 3104
4) 441.6
5) 531.2
6) 600
10) 1000
13) 1300
Missing1 
TOTAL248100.0
166) Including yourself (if paid staff), how many people are employed by this congregation either full-time or part-time? If you have a school, don't count school staff. Enter 0 (zero) for any category with none. Other paid employees, full-time (OTHRFULL)
TOTAL%
0) None17871.5
1) 13413.7
2) 2104
3) 372.8
4) 462.4
5) 593.6
6) 61.4
7) 700
8) 82.8
9) 91.4
13) 131.4
16) 1600
24) 2400
Missing1 
TOTAL249100.0
167) Including yourself (if paid staff), how many people are employed by this congregation either full-time or part-time? If you have a school, don't count school staff. Enter 0 (zero) for any category with none. Other paid employees, part-time (OTHRPART)
TOTAL%
0) None7831.3
1) 12510
2) 24919.7
3) 34518.1
4) 4197.6
5) 5104
6) 652
7) 731.2
8) 831.2
9) 952
10) 1041.6
11) 111.4
12) 121.4
14) 1400
15) 151.4
17) 1700
18) 1800
20) 2000
27) 2700
48) 4800
Missing1 
TOTAL249100.0
168) In a typical week, how many worship services does this congregation hold? (NUMBSRVC)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL2.683.01
169) If more than one service is held in a typical week, how do they compare? (SRVCTYPE)
TOTAL%
1) Very similar in style5028.2
2) One or more is somewhat different in style from the rest4424.9
3) One or more is very different in style from the rest3922
4) We only have one service in a typical week4424.9
Missing73 
TOTAL177100.0
170) Please answer these questions based on the worship service with the largest attendance. How long does this worship service generally last? (SRVLNGTH)
TOTAL%
1) Less than 1 hour2610.4
2) At least 1 hour but less than 1.5 hours20883.2
3) At least 1.5 hours but less than 2 hours83.2
4) 2 hours or more83.2
Missing2 
TOTAL250100.0
171) Please answer these questions based on the worship service with the largest attendance. What type of order of service or program is used? (SRVORDER)
TOTAL%
1) Written liturgy or Prayer Book6425.8
2) Written service outline or bulletin14859.7
3) No written outline, but a standard approach is used2911.7
4) Very flexible; varies from week to week72.8
5) None00
Missing3 
TOTAL248100.0
172) Please answer these questions based on the worship service with the largest attendance. If there is a sermon, homily, or speech, how long does it usually last? (SRMNLAST)
TOTAL%
1) 10 minutes or less3012
2) 11 to 20 minutes11847.2
3) 21 to 30 minutes8132.4
4) 31 to 60 minutes218.4
Missing1 
TOTAL250100.0
173) Which of the following types of music are used regularly in this service? (Mark all that apply.) Traditional hymns (TRADHYMN)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked145.6
1) Checked23794.4
TOTAL251100.0
174) Which of the following types of music are used regularly in this service? (Mark all that apply.) Classical music or chorales (CLASSICL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked16967.3
1) Checked8232.7
TOTAL251100.0
175) Which of the following types of music are used regularly in this service? (Mark all that apply.) Responsive psalms (RESPPSLM)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked18975.3
1) Checked6224.7
TOTAL251100.0
176) Which of the following types of music are used regularly in this service? (Mark all that apply.) Praise music or choruses (PRAISMUS)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked11646.2
1) Checked13553.8
TOTAL251100.0
177) Which of the following types of music are used regularly in this service? (Mark all that apply.) Contemporary hymns (CNTMHYMN)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked10742.6
1) Checked14457.4
TOTAL251100.0
178) Which of the following types of music are used regularly in this service? (Mark all that apply.) Other contemporary music or songs (not hymns) (OTHRCNTM)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked17569.7
1) Checked7630.3
TOTAL251100.0
179) Which of the following types of music are used regularly in this service? (Mark all that apply.) Music or songs from a variety of cultures (VARCULTR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked20682.1
1) Checked4517.9
TOTAL251100.0
180) Which of the following types of music are used regularly in this service? (Mark all that apply.) Contemplative chants (Taize, Iona) (CHANTS)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked22288.4
1) Checked2911.6
TOTAL251100.0
181) Which of the following types of music are used regularly in this service? (Mark all that apply.) Gospel music (GOSPLMUS)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked18372.9
1) Checked6827.1
TOTAL251100.0
182) Which of the following types of music are used regularly in this service? (Mark all that apply.) Singing in tongues (SINGTONG)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked24999.2
1) Checked2.8
TOTAL251100.0
183) Which of the following types of music are used regularly in this service? (Mark all that apply.) No music or songs (NOMUSIC)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked25099.6
1) Checked1.4
TOTAL251100.0
184) Which of the following are part of the largest worship service? (Mark all that apply.) Applause (APPLAUSE)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked15160.2
1) Checked10039.8
TOTAL251100.0
185) Which of the following are part of the largest worship service? (Mark all that apply.) Laughter (LAUGHTER)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked8734.7
1) Checked16465.3
TOTAL251100.0
186) Which of the following are part of the largest worship service? (Mark all that apply.) Use of incense (INCENSE)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked23894.8
1) Checked135.2
TOTAL251100.0
187) Which of the following are part of the largest worship service? (Mark all that apply.) Use of piano (PIANO)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked4317.1
1) Checked20882.9
TOTAL251100.0
188) Which of the following are part of the largest worship service? (Mark all that apply.) Use of organ (ORGAN)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked8734.7
1) Checked16465.3
TOTAL251100.0
189) Which of the following are part of the largest worship service? (Mark all that apply.) Use of drums (DRUMS)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked19176.1
1) Checked6023.9
TOTAL251100.0
190) Which of the following are part of the largest worship service? (Mark all that apply.) Use of electric guitar (GUITAR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked20280.5
1) Checked4919.5
TOTAL251100.0
191) Which of the following are part of the largest worship service? (Mark all that apply.) Use of hymn books (HYMNBOOK)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked6626.3
1) Checked18573.7
TOTAL251100.0
192) Which of the following are part of the largest worship service? (Mark all that apply.) Singing by the congregation (CONGSING)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked62.4
1) Checked24597.6
TOTAL251100.0
193) Which of the following are part of the largest worship service? (Mark all that apply.) Singing by a choir or soloist (CHOIR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked6726.7
1) Checked18473.3
TOTAL251100.0
194) Which of the following are part of the largest worship service? (Mark all that apply.) People greeting each other (by shaking hands or some other way) (GREETING)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked4317.1
1) Checked20882.9
TOTAL251100.0
195) Which of the following are part of the largest worship service? (Mark all that apply.) Silent prayer or meditation (SILENT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked10843
1) Checked14357
TOTAL251100.0
196) Which of the following are part of the largest worship service? (Mark all that apply.) Take up a collection of money (COLLECTN)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked114.4
1) Checked24095.6
TOTAL251100.0
197) Which of the following are part of the largest worship service? (Mark all that apply.) Special time directed at children (TIMECHLD)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked8835.1
1) Checked16364.9
TOTAL251100.0
198) Which of the following are part of the largest worship service? (Mark all that apply.) Participation by teens (such as speaking, reading, singing, or performing) (PARTTEEN)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked15963.3
1) Checked9236.7
TOTAL251100.0
199) Which of the following are part of the largest worship service? (Mark all that apply.) Time for testifying or witnessing about personal religious experiences (TESTIFY)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked21886.9
1) Checked3313.1
TOTAL251100.0
200) Which of the following are part of the largest worship service? (Mark all that apply.) Calling out 'amen' or other expressions of approval (CALLAMEN)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked18071.7
1) Checked7128.3
TOTAL251100.0
201) Which of the following are part of the largest worship service? (Mark all that apply.) Jumping, shouting, or dancing that is unplanned (JUMPING)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked24196
1) Checked104
TOTAL251100.0
202) Which of the following are part of the largest worship service? (Mark all that apply.) People raising their hands in praise (RAISEHND)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked19678.1
1) Checked5521.9
TOTAL251100.0
203) Which of the following are part of the largest worship service? (Mark all that apply.) Speaking in tongues (TONGUES)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked24196
1) Checked104
TOTAL251100.0
204) Which of the following are part of the largest worship service? (Mark all that apply.) Regular use of sign language for those who are deaf (SIGNLANG)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked24196
1) Checked104
TOTAL251100.0
205) Which of the following are part of the largest worship service? (Mark all that apply.) Regular use of language(s) other than English (NONENGL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked24497.2
1) Checked72.8
TOTAL251100.0
206) Which of the following are part of the largest worship service? (Mark all that apply.) People speaking, reading, or reciting something together (RECITING)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked8634.4
1) Checked16465.6
TOTAL250100.0
207) Which of the following are part of the largest worship service? (Mark all that apply.) People joining hands during prayer or other moments (JOINHNDS)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked19075.7
1) Checked6124.3
TOTAL251100.0
208) Which of the following are part of the largest worship service? (Mark all that apply.) Communion, Eucharist, or the Lord's Supper (COMMNION)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked7228.7
1) Checked17971.3
TOTAL251100.0
209) Which of the following are part of the largest worship service? (Mark all that apply.) Use of visual projection equipment (PROJCTN)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked16364.9
1) Checked8835.1
TOTAL251100.0
210) Which of the following are part of the largest worship service? (Mark all that apply.) Use of amplification equipment (AMPLIFY)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked3313.1
1) Checked21886.9
TOTAL251100.0
211) Which of the following are part of the largest worship service? (Mark all that apply.) A leader wearing a robe or other special garments (LDRROBE)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked11144.2
1) Checked14055.8
TOTAL251100.0
212) Please list each regularly scheduled worship service below and describe the service in terms of time and day of the week, number of worshipers, and type of service. Start with the largest regularly scheduled service and work toward smaller services. If your schedule varies, report your services during the school year. Worship Service Number 1: Service time (TIME1)
TOTAL%
700) 7001.4
730) 73000
745) 74500
800) 800114.5
815) 8152.8
820) 82000
830) 830166.5
845) 84500
900) 900135.3
920) 92000
930) 930197.8
945) 94562.4
1000) 10002711
1015) 101583.3
1020) 102000
1030) 10304618.8
1040) 10401.4
1045) 1045135.3
1050) 105031.2
1100) 11005622.9
1115) 111500
1130) 11302.8
1200) 120031.2
1300) 130000
1600) 16002.8
1630) 16301.4
1700) 1700124.9
1730) 17301.4
1800) 18001.4
1900) 190000
1930) 193000
2000) 20001.4
9999) Multiple identical services00
Missing1 
TOTAL245100.0
213) Please list each regularly scheduled worship service below and describe the service in terms of time and day of the week, number of worshipers, and type of service. Start with the largest regularly scheduled service and work toward smaller services. If your schedule varies, report your services during the school year. Worship Service Number 1: Day held (DAY1)
TOTAL%
1) Sunday22891.6
4) Wednesday2.8
6) Friday1.4
7) Saturday176.8
8) Weekdays1.4
Missing1 
TOTAL249100.0
214) Please list each regularly scheduled worship service below and describe the service in terms of time and day of the week, number of worshipers, and type of service. Start with the largest regularly scheduled service and work toward smaller services. If your schedule varies, report your services during the school year. Worship Service Number 1: Average attendance (ATTEND1)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL115.47139.03
215) Please list each regularly scheduled worship service below and describe the service in terms of time and day of the week, number of worshipers, and type of service. Start with the largest regularly scheduled service and work toward smaller services. If your schedule varies, report your services during the school year. Worship Service Number 1: How often is the service held? (OFTEN1)
TOTAL%
1) Every week or nearly every week250100
Missing1 
TOTAL250100.0
216) Please list each regularly scheduled worship service below and describe the service in terms of time and day of the week, number of worshipers, and type of service. Start with the largest regularly scheduled service and work toward smaller services. If your schedule varies, report your services during the school year. Worship Service Number 1: What type of service is it? (Mark all that apply.) Traditional style of worship (TYPE1TRD)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked8634.3
1) Checked16565.7
TOTAL251100.0
217) Please list each regularly scheduled worship service below and describe the service in terms of time and day of the week, number of worshipers, and type of service. Start with the largest regularly scheduled service and work toward smaller services. If your schedule varies, report your services during the school year. Worship Service Number 1: What type of service is it? (Mark all that apply.) Contemporary style of worship (TYPE1CNT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked21284.5
1) Checked3915.5
TOTAL251100.0
218) Please list each regularly scheduled worship service below and describe the service in terms of time and day of the week, number of worshipers, and type of service. Start with the largest regularly scheduled service and work toward smaller services. If your schedule varies, report your services during the school year. Worship Service Number 1: What type of service is it? (Mark all that apply.) Blended (both traditional and contemporary) worship (TYPE1BLD)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked16766.5
1) Checked8433.5
TOTAL251100.0
219) Please list each regularly scheduled worship service below and describe the service in terms of time and day of the week, number of worshipers, and type of service. Start with the largest regularly scheduled service and work toward smaller services. If your schedule varies, report your services during the school year. Worship Service Number 1: What type of service is it? (Mark all that apply.) What type of service is it? For children and their parents (TYPE1CH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked17168.1
1) Checked8031.9
TOTAL251100.0
220) Please list each regularly scheduled worship service below and describe the service in terms of time and day of the week, number of worshipers, and type of service. Start with the largest regularly scheduled service and work toward smaller services. If your schedule varies, report your services during the school year. Worship Service Number 1: What type of service is it? (Mark all that apply.) What type of service is it? For youth (13 to 18 years) (TYPE1YTH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked20180.1
1) Checked5019.9
TOTAL251100.0
221) Please list each regularly scheduled worship service below and describe the service in terms of time and day of the week, number of worshipers, and type of service. Start with the largest regularly scheduled service and work toward smaller services. If your schedule varies, report your services during the school year. Worship Service Number 1: What type of service is it? (Mark all that apply.) What type of service is it? For non-members or 'seekers' (TYPE1NMB)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked19878.9
1) Checked5321.1
TOTAL251100.0
222) Please list each regularly scheduled worship service below and describe the service in terms of time and day of the week, number of worshipers, and type of service. Start with the largest regularly scheduled service and work toward smaller services. If your schedule varies, report your services during the school year. Worship Service Number 1: What type of service is it? (Mark all that apply.) What type of service is it? Other (TYPE1OTH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked24698
1) Checked52
TOTAL251100.0
223) Please list each regularly scheduled worship service below and describe the service in terms of time and day of the week, number of worshipers, and type of service. Start with the largest regularly scheduled service and work toward smaller services. If your schedule varies, report your services during the school year. Worship Service Number 1: Does it regularly include Communion or Eucharist? (COMMUN1)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, every service8433.7
2) Yes, at least monthly11345.4
3) No5020.1
4) Yes, quarterly2.8
Missing3 
TOTAL249100.0
224) Please list each regularly scheduled worship service below and describe the service in terms of time and day of the week, number of worshipers, and type of service. Start with the largest regularly scheduled service and work toward smaller services. If your schedule varies, report your services during the school year. Worship Service Number 2: Service time (TIME2)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1206.35423.42
225) Please list each regularly scheduled worship service below and describe the service in terms of time and day of the week, number of worshipers, and type of service. Start with the largest regularly scheduled service and work toward smaller services. If your schedule varies, report your services during the school year. Worship Service Number 2: Day held (DAY2)
TOTAL%
1) Sunday10576.6
2) Monday21.5
4) Wednesday118
5) Thursday1.7
6) Friday21.5
7) Saturday1510.9
8) Weekdays1.7
Missing114 
TOTAL137100.0
226) Please list each regularly scheduled worship service below and describe the service in terms of time and day of the week, number of worshipers, and type of service. Start with the largest regularly scheduled service and work toward smaller services. If your schedule varies, report your services during the school year. Worship Service Number 2: Average attendance (ATTEND2)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL101.45127.10
227) Please list each regularly scheduled worship service below and describe the service in terms of time and day of the week, number of worshipers, and type of service. Start with the largest regularly scheduled service and work toward smaller services. If your schedule varies, report your services during the school year. Worship Service Number 2: How often is the service held? (OFTEN2)
TOTAL%
1) Every week or nearly every week12291.7
2) Every 2 weeks64.5
3) Less often53.8
Missing116 
TOTAL133100.0
228) Please list each regularly scheduled worship service below and describe the service in terms of time and day of the week, number of worshipers, and type of service. Start with the largest regularly scheduled service and work toward smaller services. If your schedule varies, report your services during the school year. Worship Service Number 2: What type of service is it? (Mark all that apply.) Traditional style of worship (TYPE2TRD)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked17971.3
1) Checked7228.7
TOTAL251100.0
229) Please list each regularly scheduled worship service below and describe the service in terms of time and day of the week, number of worshipers, and type of service. Start with the largest regularly scheduled service and work toward smaller services. If your schedule varies, report your services during the school year. Worship Service Number 2: What type of service is it? (Mark all that apply.) Contemporary style of worship (TYPE2CNT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked22890.8
1) Checked239.2
TOTAL251100.0
230) Please list each regularly scheduled worship service below and describe the service in terms of time and day of the week, number of worshipers, and type of service. Start with the largest regularly scheduled service and work toward smaller services. If your schedule varies, report your services during the school year. Worship Service Number 2: What type of service is it? (Mark all that apply.) Blended (both traditional and contemporary) worship (TYPE2BLD)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked20983.3
1) Checked4216.7
TOTAL251100.0
231) Please list each regularly scheduled worship service below and describe the service in terms of time and day of the week, number of worshipers, and type of service. Start with the largest regularly scheduled service and work toward smaller services. If your schedule varies, report your services during the school year. Worship Service Number 2: What type of service is it? (Mark all that apply.) For children and their parents (TYPE2CH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked20682.1
1) Checked4517.9
TOTAL251100.0
232) Please list each regularly scheduled worship service below and describe the service in terms of time and day of the week, number of worshipers, and type of service. Start with the largest regularly scheduled service and work toward smaller services. If your schedule varies, report your services during the school year. Worship Service Number 2: What type of service is it? (Mark all that apply.) For youth (13 to 18 years) (TYPE2YTH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked22288.4
1) Checked2911.6
TOTAL251100.0
233) Please list each regularly scheduled worship service below and describe the service in terms of time and day of the week, number of worshipers, and type of service. Start with the largest regularly scheduled service and work toward smaller services. If your schedule varies, report your services during the school year. Worship Service Number 2: What type of service is it? (Mark all that apply.) For non-members or 'seekers' (TYPE2NMB)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked22288.4
1) Checked2911.6
TOTAL251100.0
234) Please list each regularly scheduled worship service below and describe the service in terms of time and day of the week, number of worshipers, and type of service. Start with the largest regularly scheduled service and work toward smaller services. If your schedule varies, report your services during the school year. Worship Service Number 2: What type of service is it? (Mark all that apply.) Other (TYPE2OTH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked23894.8
1) Checked135.2
TOTAL251100.0
235) Please list each regularly scheduled worship service below and describe the service in terms of time and day of the week, number of worshipers, and type of service. Start with the largest regularly scheduled service and work toward smaller services. If your schedule varies, report your services during the school year. Worship Service Number 2: Does it regularly include Communion or Eucharist? (COMMUN2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, every service5643.4
2) Yes, at least monthly4131.8
3) No3124
4) Yes, quarterly1.8
Missing120 
TOTAL129100.0
236) Please list each regularly scheduled worship service below and describe the service in terms of time and day of the week, number of worshipers, and type of service. Start with the largest regularly scheduled service and work toward smaller services. If your schedule varies, report your services during the school year. Worship Service Number 3: Service time (TIME3)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1354.27427.52
237) Please list each regularly scheduled worship service below and describe the service in terms of time and day of the week, number of worshipers, and type of service. Start with the largest regularly scheduled service and work toward smaller services. If your schedule varies, report your services during the school year. Worship Service Number 3: Day held (DAY3)
TOTAL%
1) Sunday4961.3
2) Monday22.5
3) Tuesday22.5
4) Wednesday1721.3
5) Thursday00
6) Friday11.3
7) Saturday67.5
8) Weekdays33.8
9) Holiday-special00
Missing170 
TOTAL80100.0
238) Please list each regularly scheduled worship service below and describe the service in terms of time and day of the week, number of worshipers, and type of service. Start with the largest regularly scheduled service and work toward smaller services. If your schedule varies, report your services during the school year. Worship Service Number 3: Average attendance (ATTEND3)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL113.97128.25
239) Please list each regularly scheduled worship service below and describe the service in terms of time and day of the week, number of worshipers, and type of service. Start with the largest regularly scheduled service and work toward smaller services. If your schedule varies, report your services during the school year. Worship Service Number 3: How often is the service held? (OFTEN3)
TOTAL%
1) Every week or nearly every week7394.8
3) Less often45.2
Missing173 
TOTAL77100.0
240) Please list each regularly scheduled worship service below and describe the service in terms of time and day of the week, number of worshipers, and type of service. Start with the largest regularly scheduled service and work toward smaller services. If your schedule varies, report your services during the school year. Worship Service Number 3: What type of service is it? (Mark all that apply.) Traditional style of worship (TYPE3TRD)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked20682.1
1) Checked4517.9
TOTAL251100.0
241) Please list each regularly scheduled worship service below and describe the service in terms of time and day of the week, number of worshipers, and type of service. Start with the largest regularly scheduled service and work toward smaller services. If your schedule varies, report your services during the school year. Worship Service Number 3: What type of service is it? (Mark all that apply.) Contemporary style of worship (TYPE3CNT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked23794.4
1) Checked145.6
TOTAL251100.0
242) Please list each regularly scheduled worship service below and describe the service in terms of time and day of the week, number of worshipers, and type of service. Start with the largest regularly scheduled service and work toward smaller services. If your schedule varies, report your services during the school year. Worship Service Number 3: What type of service is it? (Mark all that apply.) Blended (both traditional and contemporary) worship (TYPE3BLD)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked23192
1) Checked208
TOTAL251100.0
243) Please list each regularly scheduled worship service below and describe the service in terms of time and day of the week, number of worshipers, and type of service. Start with the largest regularly scheduled service and work toward smaller services. If your schedule varies, report your services during the school year. Worship Service Number 3: What type of service is it? (Mark all that apply.) For children and their parents (TYPE3CH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked22890.8
1) Checked239.2
TOTAL251100.0
244) Please list each regularly scheduled worship service below and describe the service in terms of time and day of the week, number of worshipers, and type of service. Start with the largest regularly scheduled service and work toward smaller services. If your schedule varies, report your services during the school year. Worship Service Number 3: What type of service is it? (Mark all that apply.) For youth (13 to 18 years) (TYPE3YTH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked23392.8
1) Checked187.2
TOTAL251100.0
245) Please list each regularly scheduled worship service below and describe the service in terms of time and day of the week, number of worshipers, and type of service. Start with the largest regularly scheduled service and work toward smaller services. If your schedule varies, report your services during the school year. Worship Service Number 3: What type of service is it? (Mark all that apply.) For non-members or 'seekers' (TYPE3NMB)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked23794.4
1) Checked145.6
TOTAL251100.0
246) Please list each regularly scheduled worship service below and describe the service in terms of time and day of the week, number of worshipers, and type of service. Start with the largest regularly scheduled service and work toward smaller services. If your schedule varies, report your services during the school year. Worship Service Number 3: What type of service is it? (Mark all that apply.) Other (TYPE3OTH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked24296.4
1) Checked93.6
TOTAL251100.0
247) Please list each regularly scheduled worship service below and describe the service in terms of time and day of the week, number of worshipers, and type of service. Start with the largest regularly scheduled service and work toward smaller services. If your schedule varies, report your services during the school year. Worship Service Number 3: Does it regularly include Communion or Eucharist? (COMMUN3)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, every service4563.4
2) Yes, at least monthly811.3
3) No1825.4
Missing179 
TOTAL71100.0
248) Please list each regularly scheduled worship service below and describe the service in terms of time and day of the week, number of worshipers, and type of service. Start with the largest regularly scheduled service and work toward smaller services. If your schedule varies, report your services during the school year. Worship Service Number 4: Service time (TIME4)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1364.12434.76
249) Please list each regularly scheduled worship service below and describe the service in terms of time and day of the week, number of worshipers, and type of service. Start with the largest regularly scheduled service and work toward smaller services. If your schedule varies, report your services during the school year. Worship Service Number 4: Day held (DAY4)
TOTAL%
1) Sunday2449
2) Monday36.1
4) Wednesday1224.5
5) Thursday24.1
6) Friday24.1
7) Saturday24.1
8) Weekdays48.2
Missing202 
TOTAL49100.0
250) Please list each regularly scheduled worship service below and describe the service in terms of time and day of the week, number of worshipers, and type of service. Start with the largest regularly scheduled service and work toward smaller services. If your schedule varies, report your services during the school year. Worship Service Number 4: Average attendance (ATTEND4)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL119.37171.12
251) Please list each regularly scheduled worship service below and describe the service in terms of time and day of the week, number of worshipers, and type of service. Start with the largest regularly scheduled service and work toward smaller services. If your schedule varies, report your services during the school year. Worship Service Number 4: How often is the service held? (OFTEN4)
TOTAL%
1) Every week or nearly every week3992.9
3) Less often37.1
Missing208 
TOTAL42100.0
252) Please list each regularly scheduled worship service below and describe the service in terms of time and day of the week, number of worshipers, and type of service. Start with the largest regularly scheduled service and work toward smaller services. If your schedule varies, report your services during the school year. Worship Service Number 4: What type of service is it? (Mark all that apply.) Traditional style of worship (TYPE4TRD)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked22489.2
1) Checked2710.8
TOTAL251100.0
253) Please list each regularly scheduled worship service below and describe the service in terms of time and day of the week, number of worshipers, and type of service. Start with the largest regularly scheduled service and work toward smaller services. If your schedule varies, report your services during the school year. Worship Service Number 4: What type of service is it? (Mark all that apply.) Contemporary style of worship (TYPE4CNT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked24296.4
1) Checked93.6
TOTAL251100.0
254) Please list each regularly scheduled worship service below and describe the service in terms of time and day of the week, number of worshipers, and type of service. Start with the largest regularly scheduled service and work toward smaller services. If your schedule varies, report your services during the school year. Worship Service Number 4: What type of service is it? (Mark all that apply.) Blended (both traditional and contemporary) worship (TYPE4BLD)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked24497.2
1) Checked72.8
TOTAL251100.0
255) Please list each regularly scheduled worship service below and describe the service in terms of time and day of the week, number of worshipers, and type of service. Start with the largest regularly scheduled service and work toward smaller services. If your schedule varies, report your services during the school year. Worship Service Number 4: What type of service is it? (Mark all that apply.) For children and their parents (TYPE4CH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked23794.4
1) Checked145.6
TOTAL251100.0
256) Please list each regularly scheduled worship service below and describe the service in terms of time and day of the week, number of worshipers, and type of service. Start with the largest regularly scheduled service and work toward smaller services. If your schedule varies, report your services during the school year. Worship Service Number 4: What type of service is it? (Mark all that apply.) For youth (13 to 18 years) (TYPE4YTH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked24095.6
1) Checked114.4
TOTAL251100.0
257) Please list each regularly scheduled worship service below and describe the service in terms of time and day of the week, number of worshipers, and type of service. Start with the largest regularly scheduled service and work toward smaller services. If your schedule varies, report your services during the school year. Worship Service Number 4: What type of service is it? (Mark all that apply.) For non-members or 'seekers' (TYPE4NMB)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked24196
1) Checked104
TOTAL251100.0
258) Please list each regularly scheduled worship service below and describe the service in terms of time and day of the week, number of worshipers, and type of service. Start with the largest regularly scheduled service and work toward smaller services. If your schedule varies, report your services during the school year. Worship Service Number 4: What type of service is it? (Mark all that apply.) Other (TYPE4OTH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked24798.4
1) Checked41.6
TOTAL251100.0
259) Please list each regularly scheduled worship service below and describe the service in terms of time and day of the week, number of worshipers, and type of service. Start with the largest regularly scheduled service and work toward smaller services. If your schedule varies, report your services during the school year. Worship Service Number 4: Does it regularly include Communion or Eucharist? (COMMUN4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, every service3168.9
2) Yes, at least monthly48.9
3) No1022.2
Missing204 
TOTAL45100.0
260) Please list each regularly scheduled worship service below and describe the service in terms of time and day of the week, number of worshipers, and type of service. Start with the largest regularly scheduled service and work toward smaller services. If your schedule varies, report your services during the school year. Worship Service Number 5: Service time (TIME5)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1308.26438.62
261) Please list each regularly scheduled worship service below and describe the service in terms of time and day of the week, number of worshipers, and type of service. Start with the largest regularly scheduled service and work toward smaller services. If your schedule varies, report your services during the school year. Worship Service Number 5: Day held (DAY5)
TOTAL%
1) Sunday838.1
3) Tuesday29.5
4) Wednesday419
5) Thursday29.5
6) Friday29.5
7) Saturday14.8
8) Weekdays29.5
Missing229 
TOTAL21100.0
262) Please list each regularly scheduled worship service below and describe the service in terms of time and day of the week, number of worshipers, and type of service. Start with the largest regularly scheduled service and work toward smaller services. If your schedule varies, report your services during the school year. Worship Service Number 5: Average attendance (ATTEND5)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL126.94163.09
263) Please list each regularly scheduled worship service below and describe the service in terms of time and day of the week, number of worshipers, and type of service. Start with the largest regularly scheduled service and work toward smaller services. If your schedule varies, report your services during the school year. Worship Service Number 5: How often is the service held? (OFTEN5)
TOTAL%
1) Every week or nearly every week1789.5
3) Less often210.5
Missing230 
TOTAL19100.0
264) Please list each regularly scheduled worship service below and describe the service in terms of time and day of the week, number of worshipers, and type of service. Start with the largest regularly scheduled service and work toward smaller services. If your schedule varies, report your services during the school year. Worship Service Number 5: What type of service is it? (Mark all that apply.) Traditional style of worship (TYPE5TRD)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked24196
1) Checked104
TOTAL251100.0
265) Please list each regularly scheduled worship service below and describe the service in terms of time and day of the week, number of worshipers, and type of service. Start with the largest regularly scheduled service and work toward smaller services. If your schedule varies, report your services during the school year. Worship Service Number 5: What type of service is it? (Mark all that apply.) Contemporary style of worship (TYPE5CNT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked24698
1) Checked52
TOTAL251100.0
266) Please list each regularly scheduled worship service below and describe the service in terms of time and day of the week, number of worshipers, and type of service. Start with the largest regularly scheduled service and work toward smaller services. If your schedule varies, report your services during the school year. Worship Service Number 5: What type of service is it? (Mark all that apply.) Blended (both traditional and contemporary) worship (TYPE5BLD)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked24898.8
1) Checked31.2
TOTAL251100.0
267) Please list each regularly scheduled worship service below and describe the service in terms of time and day of the week, number of worshipers, and type of service. Start with the largest regularly scheduled service and work toward smaller services. If your schedule varies, report your services during the school year. Worship Service Number 5: What type of service is it? (Mark all that apply.) For children and their parents (TYPE5CH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked24597.6
1) Checked62.4
TOTAL251100.0
268) Please list each regularly scheduled worship service below and describe the service in terms of time and day of the week, number of worshipers, and type of service. Start with the largest regularly scheduled service and work toward smaller services. If your schedule varies, report your services during the school year. Worship Service Number 5: What type of service is it? (Mark all that apply.) For youth (13 to 18 years) (TYPE5YTH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked24798.4
1) Checked41.6
TOTAL251100.0
269) Please list each regularly scheduled worship service below and describe the service in terms of time and day of the week, number of worshipers, and type of service. Start with the largest regularly scheduled service and work toward smaller services. If your schedule varies, report your services during the school year. Worship Service Number 5: What type of service is it? (Mark all that apply.) For non-members or 'seekers' (TYPE5NMB)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked24898.8
1) Checked31.2
TOTAL251100.0
270) Please list each regularly scheduled worship service below and describe the service in terms of time and day of the week, number of worshipers, and type of service. Start with the largest regularly scheduled service and work toward smaller services. If your schedule varies, report your services during the school year. Worship Service Number 5: What type of service is it? (Mark all that apply.) Other (TYPE5OTH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked24999.2
1) Checked2.8
TOTAL251100.0
271) Please list each regularly scheduled worship service below and describe the service in terms of time and day of the week, number of worshipers, and type of service. Start with the largest regularly scheduled service and work toward smaller services. If your schedule varies, report your services during the school year. Worship Service Number 5: Does it regularly include Communion or Eucharist? (COMMUN5)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, every service1583.3
2) Yes, at least monthly00
3) No316.7
Missing231 
TOTAL18100.0
272) Region (REGION)
TOTAL%
1) East4919.5
2) Midwest6626.3
3) South9537.8
4) West4116.3
TOTAL251100.0
273) Congregational-level weight used for estimating the percentage of congregations that have a certain characteristic. This is the final weight and has been adjusted for size of congregation. (WEIGHT_A)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL11.113
274) Congregational-level weight used for estimating the percentage of attendees who attend congregations that have a certain characteristic. This weight is not adjusted for size of congregation and is a nonresponse-adjusted weight. (WEIGHT_B)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1.220.65
275) Congregation size (SIZE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL216.14389.91
276) Congregation's denominational family (DENOMFAM)
TOTAL%
1) Catholic3212.8
2) Mainline Protestant13855.2
3) Conservative Protestant7630.4
4) Other41.6
TOTAL250100.0
277) Congregation's denomination (DENOM)
TOTAL%
4) Seventh-day Adventist00
15) Baptist83.2
17) American Baptist Churches104
28) National Baptist Convention2.8
37) Southern Baptist124.8
58) Disciples of Christ2.8
60) Churches of Christ1.4
69) Anderson Church of God52
79) Church of the Nazarene2.8
91) Episcopal Church93.6
96) Evangelical Covenant Church1.4
97) Evangelical Free Church of America31.2
102) Evangelical Friends International2.8
111) Reform Judaism1.4
117) Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of LDS31.2
118) Lutheran52
123) Evangelical Lutheran Church in America2510
125) Lutheran Church, Missouri Synod41.6
140) Mennonite Church52
150) Free Methodist Church of North America2.8
155) United Methodist Church3815.1
156) Metropolitan Community Churches00
183) Serbian Eastern Orthodox41.6
185) Pentecostal2.8
186) Assemblies of God1.4
204) Presbyterian Church USA2510
211) Reformed Church in America1.4
213) Roman Catholic Church3212.7
223) Unitarian Universalist Association114.4
224) United Church of Christ93.6
251) National Association of Congregational Christian Churches2.8
272) Non-denominational evangelical83.2
285) Calvary Ministries International1.4
291) Advent Christian General Conference2.8
998) Non-denominational135.2
TOTAL251100.0
278) Web survey (WEBSRVY)
TOTAL%
0) No24999.2
1) Yes2.8
TOTAL251100.0
279) Year completed survey (SURVYEAR)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL2008.290.45
280) Number of full-time ordained professionals (ORDFT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1.060.79
281) Number of part-time ordained professionals (ORDPT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL0.411.07
282) Number of full-time non-ordained leaders (NONFT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL0.431.18
283) Number of part-time non-ordained leaders (NONPT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL0.531.14
284) Number of full-time other employees (OTHERFT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL0.761.76
285) Number of part-time other employees (OTHERPT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL2.453.06
286) In what year was this congregation officially founded? (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-YEAR)
TOTAL%
1) Before 19009640.2
2) 1900 to 19495723.8
3) 1950 or later8636
Missing12 
TOTAL239100.0
287) Congregation's denominational family (for use with online analysis) (I-RELIGION)
TOTAL%
1) Catholic3212.8
2) Mainline Protestant13855.2
3) Conservative Protestant7630.4
4) Other41.6
TOTAL250100.0
288) Theologically, would this congregation be considered . . . (for use with online analysis) (I-THEOLOGY)
TOTAL%
1) More on the conservative side11748
2) Right in the middle7932.4
3) More on the liberal side4819.7
Missing7 
TOTAL244100.0
289) Region (for use with online analysis) (I-REGION)
TOTAL%
1) East4919.5
2) Midwest6626.3
3) South9537.8
4) West4116.3
TOTAL251100.0
290) Politically, would this congregation be considered . . . (for use with online analysis) (I-POLITICS)
TOTAL%
1) More on the conservative side12250.6
2) Right in the middle8033.2
3) More on the liberal side3916.2
Missing9 
TOTAL241100.0