U.S. Congregational Life Survey, Wave 2, 2008/2009, United Church of Christ (UCC) Leader Survey

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All frequencies are raw numbers (no weights used).
1) Congregation ID (CONGID)
2) What is your congregation's denominational affiliation? (If none, check here:) (q1a) (NODENOM)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked138100.0
TOTAL138100.0
3) What is your congregation's denominational affiliation? (q1b1) (DENOM1)
TOTAL%
204) Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)10.7
224) United Church of Christ13799.3
TOTAL138100.0
4) What is your congregation's denominational affiliation? (q1b2) (DENOM2)
TOTAL%
58) Disciples of Christ120.0
123) Evangelical Lutheran Church in America120.0
155) United Methodist Church240.0
204) Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)120.0
Missing133 
TOTAL5100.0
5) Before you were 12 years old, what was your denomination? (If you did not attend a congregation before age 12, check here:) (q2a) (NODEN12)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked13597.8
1) Checked32.2
TOTAL138100.0
6) Before you were 12 years old, what was your denomination? (q2b1) (DEN12_1)
TOTAL%
15) Baptist42.9
17) American Baptist churches32.2
37) Southern Baptist53.6
55) Christian & Missionary Alliance10.7
58) Disciples of Christ32.2
66) Church of God10.7
91) Episcopal Church42.9
96) Evangelical Covenant Church10.7
118) Lutheran21.5
125) Lutheran Church Missouri Synod10.7
145) Methodist107.3
151) Primitive Methodist Church10.7
155) United Methodist Church85.8
197) Presbyterian75.1
204) Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)32.2
213) Roman Catholic Church53.6
224) United Church of Christ7353.3
243) Evangelical United Brethren10.7
996) Churches overseas10.7
999) None32.2
Missing1 
TOTAL137100.0
7) Before you were 12 years old, what was your denomination? (q2b2) (DEN12_2)
TOTAL%
17) American Baptist churches133.3
48) Church of the Brethren133.3
65) Church of Christ, Scientist133.3
Missing135 
TOTAL3100.0
8) What is your present denomination? (If none, check here:) (q2b3) (NOPRSDEN)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked138100.0
TOTAL138100.0
9) What is your present denomination? (q3b1) (DENOMPR)
TOTAL%
17) American Baptist Churches10.7
58) Disciples of Christ32.2
155) United Methodist Church21.4
197) Presbyterian10.7
204) Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)32.2
224) United Church of Christ12892.8
TOTAL138100.0
10) What is your present denomination? (q3b2) (DENOMPR2)
TOTAL%
15) Baptist150.0
224) United Church of Christ150.0
Missing136 
TOTAL2100.0
11) Are you ordained? (q4) (ORDAINED)
TOTAL%
1) Yes12590.6
2) No, but I'm working toward ordination85.8
3) No53.6
TOTAL138100.0
12) If ordained, how old were you when you received full ordination as minister, pastor, priest, or rabbi? (q5) (AGEORD)
TOTAL%
23) 10.8
24) 86.3
25) 1411.1
26) 1814.3
27) 75.6
28) 64.8
29) 32.4
30) 54.0
31) 21.6
32) 43.2
33) 43.2
34) 43.2
35) 32.4
37) 10.8
38) 10.8
39) 32.4
40) 21.6
41) 32.4
42) 43.2
43) 43.2
44) 10.8
45) 21.6
46) 43.2
47) 21.6
48) 10.8
49) 54.0
51) 10.8
52) 21.6
53) 10.8
55) 43.2
58) 10.8
60) 10.8
61) 21.6
62) 10.8
68) 10.8
Missing12 
TOTAL126100.0
13) Overall, how many YEARS have you been in the ordained ministry full- or part-time for which you were paid a salary? (q6a) (YRSORD)
TOTAL%
1) 21.6
2) 10.8
3) 64.9
4) 64.9
5) 43.3
6) 32.4
7) 21.6
8) 21.6
9) 32.4
10) 54.1
11) 54.1
12) 10.8
13) 54.1
14) 10.8
15) 32.4
16) 32.4
17) 10.8
18) 10.8
19) 21.6
20) 32.4
21) 32.4
22) 21.6
23) 10.8
24) 64.9
25) 32.4
26) 10.8
27) 10.8
28) 43.3
29) 43.3
30) 32.4
31) 21.6
32) 54.1
33) 43.3
34) 64.9
35) 54.1
36) 32.4
37) 10.8
38) 21.6
39) 10.8
40) 10.8
44) 10.8
45) 10.8
50) 10.8
52) 10.8
57) 10.8
58) 10.8
Missing15 
TOTAL123100.0
14) Overall, how many MONTHS have you been in the ordained ministry full- or part-time for which you were paid a salary? (q6b) (MNTHSORD)
TOTAL%
0) 22.1
1) 77.4
2) 1010.6
3) 1617.0
4) 1414.9
5) 55.3
6) 66.4
7) 66.4
8) 44.3
9) 77.4
10) 1313.8
11) 44.3
Missing44 
TOTAL94100.0
15) In how many different positions, including your current one, have you served as a paid ordained minister? (q7) (NUMBPOS)
TOTAL%
0) 10.8
1) 2116.8
2) 2116.8
3) 2016.0
4) 1915.2
5) 129.6
6) 129.6
7) 64.8
8) 32.4
9) 32.4
10) 43.2
13) 10.8
14) 10.8
20) 10.8
Missing13 
TOTAL125100.0
16) At what age did you first seriously consider that you were called to become an ordained minister, pastor, or priest? (q8) (AGECALLD)
TOTAL%
4) 21.5
8) 21.5
10) 10.8
12) 32.3
13) 53.8
14) 75.4
15) 32.3
16) 96.9
17) 75.4
18) 118.5
19) 10.8
20) 86.2
21) 86.2
22) 75.4
23) 64.6
24) 53.8
25) 32.3
26) 21.5
27) 10.8
28) 43.1
29) 32.3
30) 32.3
32) 10.8
34) 10.8
35) 10.8
37) 10.8
39) 10.8
40) 86.2
42) 21.5
44) 10.8
45) 53.8
46) 10.8
47) 10.8
48) 10.8
50) 10.8
52) 10.8
53) 10.8
58) 10.8
68) 10.8
Missing8 
TOTAL130100.0
17) Did you work full-time at one or more other occupations before entering the ministry? (q9) (OTHOCC)
TOTAL%
1) Yes9367.4
2) No4532.6
TOTAL138100.0
18) If yes, for how long? (Years) (q10a) (OCCYEAR)
TOTAL%
0) 4935.5
1) 53.6
2) 32.2
3) 85.8
4) 85.8
5) 21.4
6) 21.4
7) 64.3
8) 42.9
10) 21.4
11) 10.7
12) 10.7
13) 10.7
14) 21.4
15) 32.2
17) 32.2
18) 64.3
19) 42.9
20) 53.6
21) 42.9
23) 10.7
24) 32.2
25) 53.6
26) 10.7
28) 10.7
30) 21.4
35) 21.4
42) 21.4
50) 10.7
56) 10.7
TOTAL138100.0
19) If yes, for how long? (Months) (q10b) (OCCMONTH)
TOTAL%
0) 11684.1
1) 21.4
2) 42.9
3) 32.2
4) 21.4
6) 75.1
9) 10.7
10) 21.4
11) 10.7
TOTAL138100.0
20) What was your last full-time occupation before becoming a minister? (q11a) (LASTOCC)
TOTAL%
2) Other religious professionals55.3
5) Teachers and professors1414.9
6) All other professionals2930.9
7) Managers and Administrators2021.3
8) Clerical and related workers22.1
9) Craftsman and related workers66.4
11) Transport-laborers22.1
12) Farmers11.1
13) Service workers77.4
16) Armed services-police-fireman55.3
17) Student33.2
Missing44 
TOTAL94100.0
21) What was your last full-time occupation before becoming a minister? (LASTOCC2)
TOTAL%
7) Managers and administrators2100.0
Missing136 
TOTAL2100.0
22) In your final year in that job, what was your approximate annual cash salary? (q12) (OCCSALRY)
TOTAL%
0) 11.2
2000) 11.2
4000) 11.2
5000) 11.2
6000) 22.4
7500) 11.2
8000) 11.2
8500) 22.4
8800) 11.2
10000) 11.2
11000) 11.2
12000) 44.7
13000) 11.2
14000) 33.5
15000) 33.5
16000) 11.2
17000) 44.7
18000) 33.5
18200) 11.2
20000) 67.1
21000) 11.2
22000) 33.5
24000) 22.4
25000) 22.4
26000) 11.2
27000) 11.2
28000) 11.2
30000) 55.9
31000) 11.2
31600) 11.2
35000) 33.5
36000) 11.2
38000) 11.2
40000) 22.4
42000) 11.2
45000) 78.2
46000) 11.2
48000) 11.2
54000) 11.2
55000) 11.2
59000) 11.2
60000) 11.2
62000) 11.2
65000) 11.2
68000) 11.2
85000) 11.2
100000) 22.4
225000) 11.2
Missing53 
TOTAL85100.0
23) What year was that? (q13) (OCCFNLYR)
TOTAL%
1952) 11.1
1964) 11.1
1968) 22.2
1969) 11.1
1970) 11.1
1972) 33.3
1973) 22.2
1975) 22.2
1976) 11.1
1978) 22.2
1979) 22.2
1980) 22.2
1981) 22.2
1984) 11.1
1985) 33.3
1986) 44.4
1989) 33.3
1991) 22.2
1992) 44.4
1993) 33.3
1994) 55.6
1995) 55.6
1996) 66.7
1997) 33.3
1998) 44.4
1999) 22.2
2000) 44.4
2001) 44.4
2002) 22.2
2003) 33.3
2004) 22.2
2005) 11.1
2006) 22.2
2007) 11.1
2008) 44.4
Missing48 
TOTAL90100.0
24) Since entering the ministry, have you ever left parish ministry for a time to work in non-parish ministry or in another job or occupation? Yes, to work in non-parish ministry (q14a) (LFTJNPAR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked11583.3
1) Checked2316.7
TOTAL138100.0
25) Since entering the ministry, have you ever left parish ministry for a time to work in non-parish ministry or in another job or occupation? Yes, to work in a secular position (q14b) (LFTJSEC)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked11684.1
1) Checked2215.9
TOTAL138100.0
26) Since entering the ministry, have you ever left parish ministry for a time to work in non-parish ministry or in another job or occupation? No (q14c) (LFTJNOT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked4431.9
1) Checked9468.1
TOTAL138100.0
27) If yes, how long were you away from parish ministry before returning? Number of years (q15a) (YRSAWAY)
TOTAL%
0) 10475.4
1) 53.6
2) 64.3
3) 85.8
4) 10.7
5) 21.4
6) 10.7
7) 21.4
8) 10.7
9) 32.2
10) 10.7
14) 10.7
19) 10.7
22) 10.7
25) 10.7
TOTAL138100.0
28) If yes, how long were you away from parish ministry before returning? Number of months (q15b) (MNTHAWAY)
TOTAL%
0) 12389.1
1) 10.7
2) 32.2
3) 21.4
5) 10.7
6) 21.4
8) 21.4
9) 32.2
10) 10.7
TOTAL138100.0
29) What is the highest level of theological training you have obtained? (q16) (THEOTRNG)
TOTAL%
1) None21.5
2) Certificate from denominational training program, Bible college, or seminary128.8
3) Bible college degree10.7
4) Master of Divinity (M.Div.) or Bachelor of Divinity8562.5
5) M.A., S.T.M., Th.M., or other master's degree85.9
6) Doctor of Ministry degree2115.4
7) Ph.D. or Th.D.64.4
8) Other10.7
Missing2 
TOTAL136100.0
30) When did you receive your first theological degree? (q17) (YRDEGREE)
TOTAL%
1951) 10.8
1955) 10.8
1958) 10.8
1963) 10.8
1964) 10.8
1965) 10.8
1966) 10.8
1967) 10.8
1969) 21.6
1970) 21.6
1971) 53.9
1972) 32.3
1973) 53.9
1974) 53.9
1975) 32.3
1976) 53.9
1977) 21.6
1978) 43.1
1979) 21.6
1980) 53.9
1981) 21.6
1983) 32.3
1984) 75.4
1985) 32.3
1986) 43.1
1987) 21.6
1988) 32.3
1989) 53.9
1992) 10.8
1994) 21.6
1995) 64.7
1996) 10.8
1997) 32.3
1998) 43.1
1999) 32.3
2000) 43.1
2001) 21.6
2002) 21.6
2003) 43.1
2004) 64.7
2005) 64.7
2006) 21.6
2007) 21.6
2008) 10.8
Missing9 
TOTAL129100.0
31) Are you currently attending a seminary or theological school? (q18) (ATTENSEM)
TOTAL%
1) Yes75.1
2) No13094.9
Missing1 
TOTAL137100.0
32) If currently attending seminary or theological school, what degree are you seeking? (q18a) (DEGSEEK)
TOTAL%
6) Doctor of ministry457.1
7) Ph.D-Th.D342.9
Missing131 
TOTAL7100.0
33) Are you the congregation's principal leader? (q19) (LEADER)
TOTAL%
1) Yes13497.1
2) No42.9
TOTAL138100.0
34) Were you a member or regular participant in this congregation before becoming the congregation's leader? (q20) (MEMBCONG)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, immediately before becoming the leader107.2
2) Yes, but I was a member or participant in the past21.4
3) No12691.3
TOTAL138100.0
35) In general, do people who serve in the position you currently hold have to be ordained? (q21) (NEEDORD)
TOTAL%
1) Yes11281.8
2) No2518.2
Missing1 
TOTAL137100.0
36) How would you describe your current position? (q22) (CURRPOS)
TOTAL%
1) Senior pastor, priest, or minister3323.9
2) Solo pastor, priest, or minister7755.8
3) Co-pastor64.3
4) Interim pastor, priest, or minister1813.0
6) Lay minister or pastoral leader32.2
7) Other10.7
TOTAL138100.0
37) In what year did you become the principle leader of this congregation? (q23) (YRPASTOR)
TOTAL%
1978) 10.7
1980) 10.7
1981) 10.7
1983) 10.7
1987) 10.7
1988) 10.7
1989) 10.7
1990) 32.2
1991) 42.9
1992) 10.7
1993) 42.9
1994) 10.7
1995) 42.9
1996) 32.2
1997) 32.2
1998) 21.5
1999) 10.7
2000) 42.9
2001) 75.1
2002) 75.1
2003) 118.0
2004) 107.3
2005) 1510.9
2006) 107.3
2007) 1913.9
2008) 2115.3
Missing1 
TOTAL137100.0
38) Including yourself, how many principal leaders (such as senior pastors, priests, or ministers) have served this congregation in the past 10 years? Clergy filling regular or permanent positions as senior leader (q24a) (LEADPERM)
TOTAL%
0) 10.8
1) 5945.4
2) 4030.8
3) 1914.6
4) 75.4
5) 32.3
7) 10.8
Missing8 
TOTAL130100.0
39) Including yourself, how many principal leaders (such as senior pastors, priests, or ministers) have served this congregation in the past 10 years? Clergy filling interim or temporary positions as senior leader (q24b) (LEADTEMP)
TOTAL%
0) 66.8
1) 4551.1
2) 2427.3
3) 1011.4
4) 22.3
5) 11.1
Missing50 
TOTAL88100.0
40) Do you currently pastor another congregation? (q25) (MULTCONG)
TOTAL%
1) Yes118.0
2) No12792.0
TOTAL138100.0
41) If yes, how many? (q25a) (NUMBCONG)
TOTAL%
1) 872.7
2) 19.1
3) 218.2
Missing127 
TOTAL11100.0
42) Do you currently work at any other job other than as pastor of this congregation (and other related congregations)? (q26) (OTHJOB)
TOTAL%
1) Yes2820.3
2) No11079.7
TOTAL138100.0
43) If yes, what is your other job or occupation? (q26a1) (OTHJOB1)
TOTAL%
1) Clergy13.7
2) Other religious professional518.5
5) Teachers and professors311.1
6) All other professionals311.1
7) Managers and administrators933.3
9) Craftsman and related workers27.4
11) Transport-Laborers27.4
13) Service workers13.7
17) Student13.7
Missing111 
TOTAL27100.0
44) Average hours per week (at other job)(q26b) (OTHJBHRS)
TOTAL%
2) 14.0
4) 14.0
5) 14.0
6) 14.0
10) 14.0
14) 14.0
18) 14.0
20) 624.0
24) 14.0
25) 28.0
30) 312.0
32) 14.0
40) 312.0
45) 28.0
Missing113 
TOTAL25100.0
45) Including yourself, how many paid staff are employed by your congregation either full-time or part-time? If you have a school, don't count school staff. Number of ordained professionals: Full-time (q27a1) (ORDFULL)
TOTAL%
0) 1714.5
1) 8673.5
2) 119.4
3) 21.7
6) 10.9
Missing21 
TOTAL117100.0
46) Including yourself, how many paid staff are employed by your congregation either full-time or part-time? If you have a school, don't count school staff. Number of ordained professionals: Part-time (q27a2) (ORDPART)
TOTAL%
0) 3049.2
1) 2845.9
2) 34.9
Missing77 
TOTAL61100.0
47) Including yourself, how many paid staff are employed by your congregation either full-time or part-time? If you have a school, don't count school staff. Number of non-ordained pastoral leaders or lay ministers: Full-time (q27b1) (LAYFULL)
TOTAL%
0) 4072.7
1) 1323.6
2) 11.8
4) 11.8
Missing83 
TOTAL55100.0
48) Including yourself, how many paid staff are employed by your congregation either full-time or part-time? If you have a school, don't count school staff. Number of non-ordained pastoral leaders or lay ministers: Part-time (q27b2) (LAYPART)
TOTAL%
0) 3348.5
1) 2638.2
2) 57.4
3) 11.5
4) 22.9
5) 11.5
Missing70 
TOTAL68100.0
49) Including yourself, how many paid staff are employed by your congregation either full-time or part-time? If you have a school, don't count school staff. Number of other paid employees: Full-time (q27c1) (OTHFULL)
TOTAL%
0) 3151.7
1) 915.0
2) 1118.3
3) 58.3
4) 35.0
5) 11.7
Missing78 
TOTAL60100.0
50) Including yourself, how many paid staff are employed by your congregation either full-time or part-time? If you have a school, don't count school staff. Number of other paid employees: Part-time (q27c2) (OTHPART)
TOTAL%
0) 86.6
1) 2117.2
2) 2218.0
3) 2722.1
4) 2117.2
5) 97.4
6) 54.1
7) 43.3
8) 32.5
10) 10.8
40) 10.8
Missing16 
TOTAL122100.0
51) In the past 12 months, have you personally done any of the following? (Check all that apply.) Loaned money to someone outside your family (q28a) (LOANED)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked8964.5
1) Checked4935.5
TOTAL138100.0
52) In the past 12 months, have you personally done any of the following? (Check all that apply.) Cared for someone outside your family who was very sick (q28b) (CAREDSCK)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked9367.4
1) Checked4532.6
TOTAL138100.0
53) In the past 12 months, have you personally done any of the following? (Check all that apply.) Helped someone outside your family find a job (q28c) (HELPFND)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked8561.6
1) Checked5338.4
TOTAL138100.0
54) In the past 12 months, have you personally done any of the following? (Check all that apply.) Donated or prepared food for someone outside your family or congregation (q28d) (GIVEFOOD)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked3525.4
1) Checked10374.6
TOTAL138100.0
55) In the past 12 months, have you personally done any of the following? (Check all that apply.) Voted in the 2008 presidential election (q28e) (VOTEPRES)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked10.7
1) Checked13799.3
TOTAL138100.0
56) In the past 12 months, have you personally done any of the following? (Check all that apply.) Donated money to a charitable organization (other than this congregation) (q28f) (CHARITAB)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked53.6
1) Checked13396.4
TOTAL138100.0
57) In the past 12 months, have you personally done any of the following? (Check all that apply.) Worked with others to try to solve a community problem (q28g) (WORKSOLV)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked4230.4
1) Checked9669.6
TOTAL138100.0
58) In the past 12 months, have you personally done any of the following? (Check all that apply.) Contacted an elected official about a public issue (q28h) (CONTACT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked5539.9
1) Checked8360.1
TOTAL138100.0
59) In the past 12 months, have you personally done any of the following? (Check all that apply.) Contributed money to a political campaign or candidate (q28i) (CONTPOL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked7554.3
1) Checked6345.7
TOTAL138100.0
60) In the past 12 months, have you personally done any of the following? (Check all that apply.) Went on a mission or service trip (q28j) (MISSION)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked9971.7
1) Checked3928.3
TOTAL138100.0
61) Please estimate how many hours in a typical week you devote to each task listed below, including preparation where applicable. Preaching and worship leadership (including sermon preparation, funerals, and weddings) (q29a) (HRSPRCH)
TOTAL%
2) 10.8
3) 10.8
4) 53.8
5) 21.5
6) 86.0
7) 32.3
8) 1813.5
9) 21.5
10) 2921.8
11) 10.8
11.5) 10.8
12) 2015.0
12.5) 21.5
13.5) 10.8
14) 10.8
15) 1712.8
16) 43.0
16.5) 10.8
17.5) 10.8
18) 21.5
20) 75.3
22) 10.8
22.5) 10.8
25) 43.0
Missing5 
TOTAL133100.0
62) Please estimate how many hours in a typical week you devote to each task listed below, including preparation where applicable. Teaching people about the faith (q29b) (HRSFAITH)
TOTAL%
0) 010.9
1) 11512.8
2) 23328.2
2.5) 2.510.9
3) 32218.8
4) 41815.4
5) 51714.5
6) 621.7
8) 832.6
8.5) 8.510.9
10) 1021.7
998) Varies21.7
Missing21 
TOTAL117100.0
63) Please estimate how many hours in a typical week you devote to each task listed below, including preparation where applicable. Training people for ministry and mission (q29c) (HRSTRAIN)
TOTAL%
0) 2426.1
.5) 22.2
1) 3437.0
1.5) 11.1
2) 1516.3
3) 44.3
4) 66.5
5) 44.3
10) 11.1
20) 11.1
Missing46 
TOTAL92100.0
64) Please estimate how many hours in a typical week you devote to each task listed below, including preparation where applicable. Pastoral counseling and spiritual direction (q29d) (HRSCOUNS)
TOTAL%
0) 32.5
.5) 32.5
1) 2722.7
1.5) 10.8
2) 1916.0
3) 1916.0
3.5) 10.8
4) 1714.3
5) 1310.9
6) 54.2
8) 32.5
10) 75.9
15) 10.8
Missing19 
TOTAL119100.0
65) Please estimate how many hours in a typical week you devote to each task listed below, including preparation where applicable. Visiting members and their families, including the sick and shut-ins (q29e) (HRSVISIT)
TOTAL%
0) 21.5
.5) 10.8
1) 1511.4
1.5) 21.5
2) 1612.1
3) 2015.2
4) 1914.4
5) 2619.7
6) 64.5
7) 10.8
8) 86.1
9) 21.5
10) 96.8
12) 10.8
13.5) 10.8
15) 10.8
16) 10.8
20) 10.8
Missing6 
TOTAL132100.0
66) Please estimate how many hours in a typical week you devote to each task listed below, including preparation where applicable. Visiting or calling on prospective members; working to convert others to the faith (q29f) (HRSCONV)
TOTAL%
0) 2021.5
.5) 44.3
1) 3739.8
1.5) 11.1
2) 1920.4
2.5) 11.1
3) 55.4
4) 44.3
5) 11.1
8) 11.1
Missing45 
TOTAL93100.0
67) Please estimate how many hours in a typical week you devote to each task listed below, including preparation where applicable. Administering the work of the congregation, including staff supervision, attending congregational board and committee meeting (q29g) (HRSADMIN)
TOTAL%
0) 32.3
1) 75.3
2) 96.9
3) 86.1
4) 75.3
5) 86.1
6) 86.1
7) 53.8
8) 96.9
9) 32.3
10) 1914.5
12) 64.6
14) 21.5
15) 75.3
16) 43.1
16.5) 10.8
17) 10.8
20) 86.1
22) 10.8
23) 10.8
25) 53.8
26) 21.5
28) 10.8
30) 32.3
32) 10.8
33) 10.8
35) 10.8
Missing7 
TOTAL131100.0
68) Please estimate how many hours in a typical week you devote to each task listed below, including preparation where applicable. Involvement in denominational, interdenominational, and interfaith affairs (q29h) (HRSDENOM)
TOTAL%
0) 043.4
1) 13327.7
1.25) 1.2510.8
1.5) 1.521.7
2) 23226.9
3) 31512.6
4) 41210.1
5) 597.6
6) 654.2
10) 1043.4
14) 1410.8
998) Varies10.8
Missing19 
TOTAL119100.0
69) Please estimate how many hours in a typical week you devote to each task listed below, including preparation where applicable. Involvement in community organizations and issues beyond the congregation (q29i) (HRSCOMM)
TOTAL%
0) 76.3
.75) 10.9
1) 4035.7
1.5) 10.9
2) 3228.6
3) 108.9
4) 76.3
5) 65.4
6) 43.6
7) 10.9
8) 21.8
10) 10.9
Missing26 
TOTAL112100.0
70) Please estimate how many hours in a typical week you devote to each task listed below, including preparation where applicable. Youth ministry (q29j) (HRSYOUTH)
TOTAL%
0) 3032.6
.5) 11.1
1) 2021.7
2) 2527.2
3) 66.5
4) 77.6
6) 33.3
Missing46 
TOTAL92100.0
71) In a typical week approximately how many hours do you spend in work related to your employment in this congregation? (q30) (HRSWK)
TOTAL%
2) 210.7
5) 510.7
7) 710.7
8) 810.7
10) 1021.5
15) 1532.2
17) 1721.5
18) 1810.7
20) 2075.2
22) 2221.5
23) 2310.7
24) 2421.5
25) 2510.7
26) 2610.7
30) 3053.7
32) 3221.5
33) 3310.7
35) 3543.0
39) 3910.7
40) 4085.9
43) 4321.5
44) 4432.2
45) 451611.9
46) 4621.5
47) 4710.7
48) 4864.4
49) 4910.7
50) 502820.7
51) 5110.7
52) 5210.7
54) 5421.5
55) 5553.7
58) 5821.5
60) 60128.9
65) 6521.5
70) 7010.7
71) 7110.7
83) 8310.7
998) Varies10.7
Missing3 
TOTAL135100.0
72) In your preaching, do you use the scripture texts from a prescribed lectionary? (q31) (TEXTS)
TOTAL%
1) Always4633.6
2) Most of the time7655.5
3) Occasionally118.0
4) Never42.9
Missing1 
TOTAL137100.0
73) In the past two years, how many people from this congregation have you personally encouraged to consider becoming a pastor, minister, or priest? (q32) (ENCOURG)
TOTAL%
0) 05037.9
1) 13728.0
2) 22619.7
3) 3118.3
4) 421.5
5) 532.3
6) 610.8
10) 1010.8
997) Several10.8
Missing6 
TOTAL132100.0
74) Within the past seven days, how much time did you spend in the following activities? Prayer, meditation, Bible reading, and other spiritual disciplines (Hours) (q33a) (TIMEPRAY)
TOTAL%
.5) 21.5
1) 1712.9
1.5) 32.3
2) 1712.9
2.5) 10.8
3) 1712.9
3.5) 43.0
4) 86.1
5) 129.1
6) 64.5
7) 2015.2
8) 53.8
9) 32.3
10) 75.3
11) 10.8
12) 43.0
14) 10.8
15) 10.8
21) 21.5
22) 10.8
Missing6 
TOTAL132100.0
75) Within the past seven days, how much time did you spend in the following activities? Reading (other than for specific sermons or teaching) (Hours) (q33b) (TIMEREAD)
TOTAL%
0) 053.8
1) 1129.1
1.5) 1.510.8
2) 22216.7
2.5) 2.510.8
3) 31511.4
3.5) 3.510.8
4) 41712.9
5) 51712.9
6) 61410.6
7) 786.1
8) 843.0
9) 910.8
10) 1096.8
14) 1432.3
20) 2010.8
998) Varies10.8
Missing6 
TOTAL132100.0
76) Within the past seven days, how much time did you spend in the following activities? Using the Internet (including searching the web, reading blogs or online news, downloading music or videos, and using online social networking sites like Facebook) (Hours) (q33c) (TIMEWEB)
TOTAL%
0) 43.1
.5) 10.8
1) 118.7
1.5) 21.6
2) 1814.2
2.5) 10.8
3) 1411.0
4) 1310.2
5) 1310.2
6) 75.5
7) 86.3
8) 21.6
10) 1511.8
12) 53.9
14) 53.9
15) 43.1
20) 32.4
25) 10.8
Missing11 
TOTAL127100.0
77) Within the past seven days, how much time did you spend in the following activities? Email and text messaging (Hours) (q33d) (TIMEEML)
TOTAL%
0) 43.0
.5) 10.8
1) 2115.9
1.5) 21.5
2) 3022.7
2.5) 10.8
3) 118.3
3.5) 10.8
4) 129.1
5) 2115.9
6) 32.3
7) 75.3
8) 43.0
10) 129.1
15) 10.8
20) 10.8
Missing6 
TOTAL132100.0
78) Within the past seven days, how much time did you spend in the following activities? Family life (time spent on family activities including meals) (Hours) (q33e) (TIMEFAM)
TOTAL%
0) 21.6
1) 10.8
2) 10.8
4) 43.2
5) 21.6
6) 43.2
7) 86.5
8) 86.5
8.5) 10.8
9) 21.6
10) 1915.3
11) 43.2
12) 10.8
14) 32.4
15) 1310.5
16) 21.6
18) 10.8
20) 1814.5
21) 64.8
22) 21.6
25) 54.0
28) 43.2
30) 75.6
35) 21.6
40) 21.6
41) 10.8
47.5) 10.8
Missing14 
TOTAL124100.0
79) Within the past seven days, how much time did you spend in the following activities? Physical exercise for your health (Hours) (q33f) (TIMEEXER)
TOTAL%
0) 1814.5
.5) 10.8
1) 1915.3
2) 1512.1
3) 129.7
3.5) 32.4
4) 1512.1
5) 129.7
6) 75.6
7) 97.3
7.5) 10.8
8) 64.8
10) 43.2
12) 10.8
14) 10.8
Missing14 
TOTAL124100.0
80) Within the past seven days, how much time did you spend in the following activities? Recreation and hobbies (Hours) (q33g) (TIMERECR)
TOTAL%
0) 2320.4
1) 2522.1
2) 2522.1
3) 1311.5
4) 119.7
5) 32.7
6) 10.9
7) 21.8
8) 43.5
10) 32.7
12) 10.9
30) 21.8
Missing25 
TOTAL113100.0
81) Within the past seven days, how much time did you spend in the following activities? Watching television (including news, sports, movies, and shows) (Hours)(q33h) (TIMETV)
TOTAL%
0) 86.2
.5) 10.8
1) 32.3
2) 1310.0
3) 86.2
3.5) 21.5
4) 118.5
5) 1813.8
6) 1410.8
7) 75.4
8) 75.4
10) 1410.8
11) 10.8
12) 21.5
14) 86.2
15) 32.3
18) 10.8
20) 32.3
21) 10.8
25) 10.8
28) 21.5
30) 21.5
Missing8 
TOTAL130100.0
82) Within the past seven days, how much time did you spend in the following activities? Socializing or eating out with friends (Hours) (q33i) (TIMESOC)
TOTAL%
0) 2117.1
1) 1411.4
1.5) 21.6
2) 3326.8
3) 1814.6
4) 1613.0
5) 54.1
6) 64.9
7) 10.8
8) 43.3
10) 32.4
Missing15 
TOTAL123100.0
83) What is your current annual salary as pastor, priest, or minister prior to taxes, including fringe benefits and allowances, but excluding housing, health insurance, and pension or retirement funds? (q34) (SALARY)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL12935076.92219791
84) How much money do you pay each month toward your educational debts? (If no educational debt, check here:) (q35a) (EDDEBTNO)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked4230.4
1) Checked9669.6
TOTAL138100.0
85) How much money do you pay each month toward your educational debts? (q35b) (EDDEBT)
TOTAL%
0) 2956.9
88) 12.0
89) 12.0
100) 12.0
136) 12.0
150) 23.9
152) 12.0
165) 12.0
200) 35.9
240) 12.0
250) 23.9
275) 12.0
350) 12.0
360) 12.0
375) 12.0
425) 12.0
600) 12.0
1000) 12.0
2050) 12.0
Missing87 
TOTAL51100.0
86) Are you furnished with a parsonage, manse, or rectory (either by your congregation, denomination, or some other organization)? (q36) (HOUSING)
TOTAL%
1) Yes4432.1
2) No9367.9
Missing1 
TOTAL137100.0
87) Are you furnished with a parsonage, manse, or rectory (either by your congregation, denomination, or some other organization)? What is the fair rental value? (Annual basis) (q36a) (RENTVAL)
TOTAL%
3000) 25.4
5800) 12.7
6000) 513.5
7000) 12.7
7200) 25.4
8400) 12.7
9600) 25.4
10000) 12.7
10600) 12.7
10705) 12.7
12000) 616.2
13500) 12.7
14000) 25.4
14400) 12.7
14500) 12.7
15000) 25.4
20000) 25.4
22000) 12.7
24000) 25.4
27000) 12.7
30000) 12.7
Missing101 
TOTAL37100.0
88) Are you furnished with a housing allowance (either by your congregation, denomination, or some other organization)? (q37) (HOUSALLW)
TOTAL%
1) Yes8965.4
2) No4734.6
Missing2 
TOTAL136100.0
89) Are you furnished with a housing allowance (either by your congregation, denomination, or some other organization)? Amount of housing allowance (Annual basis) (q37a) (AMOUNT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL7918663.579959
90) Do you currently receive health care benefits? (Check all that apply.) Yes, from my congregation or denomination (q38a) (HCARECON)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked4734.1
1) Checked9165.9
TOTAL138100.0
91) Do you currently receive health care benefits? (Check all that apply.) Yes, from my spouse's employer (q38b) (HCARESP)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked10676.8
1) Checked3223.2
TOTAL138100.0
92) Do you currently receive health care benefits? (Check all that apply.) Yes, from my other employment (q38c) (HCAREEMP)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked13396.4
1) Checked53.6
TOTAL138100.0
93) Do you currently receive health care benefits? (Check all that apply.) Yes, from another source (q38d) (HCAREOTH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked11885.5
1) Checked2014.5
TOTAL138100.0
94) Do you currently receive health care benefits? (Check all that apply.) No, but I pay the health care premium myself (q38e) (HCAREPAY)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked13497.1
1) Checked42.9
TOTAL138100.0
95) Do you currently receive health care benefits? (Check all that apply.) No, I don't have health care benefits (q38f) (HCARENO)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked13497.1
1) Checked42.9
TOTAL138100.0
96) Does your spouse currently receive healthcare benefits? (Check all that apply.) Yes, through my congregation or denomination (q39a) (SPCHCCON)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked8863.8
1) Checked5036.2
TOTAL138100.0
97) Does your spouse currently receive healthcare benefits? (Check all that apply.) Yes, through his or her employer (q39b) (SPCHCEMP)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked8360.1
1) Checked5539.9
TOTAL138100.0
98) Does your spouse currently receive healthcare benefits? (Check all that apply.) Yes, through my other employment (q39c) (SPHCEMP)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked13497.1
1) Checked42.9
TOTAL138100.0
99) Does your spouse currently receive healthcare benefits? (Check all that apply.) Yes, through another source (q39d) (SPHCOTH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked12691.3
1) Checked128.7
TOTAL138100.0
100) Does your spouse currently receive healthcare benefits? (Check all that apply.) No, we pay the health care premium ourselves (q39e) (SPHCHPAY)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked13597.8
1) Checked32.2
TOTAL138100.0
101) Does your spouse currently receive healthcare benefits? (Check all that apply.) No, s/he doesn't have healthcare benefits (q39f) (SPHCNCAR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked13396.4
1) Checked53.6
TOTAL138100.0
102) Does your spouse currently receive healthcare benefits? (Check all that apply.) No spouse (q39g) (SPHCNNO)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked11583.3
1) Checked2316.7
TOTAL138100.0
103) Do your children who live at home currently receive healthcare benefits? (Check all that apply.) Yes, through my congregation or denomination (q40a) (CHCARCON)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked11281.2
1) Checked2618.8
TOTAL138100.0
104) Do your children who live at home currently receive healthcare benefits? (Check all that apply.) Yes, through my spouse's employer (q40b) (CHCARSP)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked12691.3
1) Checked128.7
TOTAL138100.0
105) Do your children who live at home currently receive healthcare benefits? (Check all that apply.) Yes, through my other employment (q40c) (CHCAREMP)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked13698.6
1) Checked21.4
TOTAL138100.0
106) Do your children who live at home currently receive healthcare benefits? (Check all that apply.) Yes, through another source (q40d) (CHCAROTH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked13497.1
1) Checked42.9
TOTAL138100.0
107) Do your children who live at home currently receive healthcare benefits? (Check all that apply.) No, we pay the health care premium ourselves (q40e) (CHCARPAY)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked138100.0
TOTAL138100.0
108) Do your children who live at home currently receive healthcare benefits? (Check all that apply.) No, they don't have health care benefits (q40f) (CHCARNO)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked13597.8
1) Checked32.2
TOTAL138100.0
109) Do your children who live at home currently receive healthcare benefits? (Check all that apply.) No children at home (q40g) (CHCARNOC)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked4834.8
1) Checked9065.2
TOTAL138100.0
110) Does your congregation or denomination contribute to a retirement plan for you? (q41) (PENSION)
TOTAL%
1) Yes11281.2
2) No2518.1
3) Not sure10.7
TOTAL138100.0
111) Does your congregation or denomination contribute to a retirement plan for you? What percent of your annual salary? (q41a) (PENAMT)
TOTAL%
1.5) 11.0
3) 33.1
5) 11.0
7) 22.0
7.5) 11.0
8) 11.0
10) 11.0
11) 44.1
12) 66.1
13) 22.0
13.5) 11.0
14) 6768.4
15) 22.0
16) 11.0
17) 22.0
17.5) 11.0
30) 22.0
Missing40 
TOTAL98100.0
112) What is the total annual income that you and your family receive from sources other than your income from this congregation? Spouse's salary (q42a) (INCSPSAL)
TOTAL%
0) 1616.5
1500) 33.1
2000) 11.0
3000) 11.0
3500) 11.0
4000) 22.1
4100) 11.0
5000) 11.0
7000) 11.0
8000) 11.0
10000) 22.1
13000) 11.0
15000) 22.1
18000) 11.0
20000) 11.0
20800) 11.0
24000) 22.1
25000) 44.1
26000) 22.1
27000) 11.0
28000) 22.1
30000) 22.1
32843) 11.0
33000) 11.0
35000) 33.1
40000) 33.1
42000) 11.0
44000) 11.0
45000) 44.1
48000) 44.1
48370) 11.0
50000) 44.1
52000) 11.0
54000) 11.0
54390) 11.0
55000) 11.0
60000) 44.1
62000) 11.0
65000) 11.0
70000) 44.1
75000) 11.0
80000) 44.1
88000) 11.0
89000) 11.0
100000) 11.0
105000) 11.0
130000) 11.0
195000) 11.0
Missing41 
TOTAL97100.0
113) What is the total annual income that you and your family receive from sources other than your income from this congregation? Your other employment (q42b) (INCOTHEM)
TOTAL%
0) 4156.2
300) 11.4
1000) 11.4
1500) 22.7
1630) 11.4
2000) 11.4
2500) 11.4
2640) 11.4
3000) 11.4
3500) 11.4
5000) 22.7
7000) 22.7
10000) 11.4
12000) 11.4
13000) 11.4
15000) 11.4
18000) 11.4
18600) 11.4
19500) 11.4
27725) 11.4
31417) 11.4
35000) 11.4
42000) 11.4
45000) 11.4
46000) 11.4
48432) 11.4
52000) 11.4
56000) 11.4
63000) 11.4
100000) 11.4
Missing65 
TOTAL73100.0
114) What is the total annual income that you and your family receive from sources other than your income from this congregation? Other income (investment, pension or retirement, etc.) (q42c) (INCOTH)
TOTAL%
0) 3946.4
839) 11.2
1000) 44.8
1300) 11.2
1500) 22.4
2000) 22.4
3000) 22.4
4000) 22.4
5000) 11.2
10000) 22.4
11000) 22.4
12000) 11.2
15000) 11.2
16680) 11.2
17000) 22.4
18000) 11.2
20000) 22.4
21000) 11.2
26000) 11.2
30000) 33.6
35000) 11.2
36000) 11.2
38400) 11.2
50000) 33.6
52000) 11.2
54000) 11.2
60000) 11.2
62000) 11.2
70000) 11.2
90000) 11.2
300000) 11.2
Missing54 
TOTAL84100.0
115) Over the past few years, has your financial situation been getting better, worse, or has it stayed the same? (q43) (FINANC)
TOTAL%
1) Better5640.9
2) Worse3424.8
3) Stayed the same4633.6
4) Not sure10.7
Missing1 
TOTAL137100.0
116) How often during the past year did you take part in some form of continuing theological education lasting at least a full day? (q44) (CONTTHED)
TOTAL%
1) Never1611.6
2) Once or twice6345.7
3) Three to five times4230.4
4) More than five times1712.3
TOTAL138100.0
117) Have you taken a sabbatical leave from a congregation or ministry organization in the past ten years? (q45) (SABBATLV)
TOTAL%
1) Yes3626.1
2) No10273.9
TOTAL138100.0
118) Have you taken a sabbatical leave from a congregation or ministry organization in the past ten years? How long was your sabbatical leave? (days) (q45a) (SABBLONG)
TOTAL%
14) 12.9
30) 617.1
40) 12.9
42) 12.9
45) 12.9
60) 514.3
70) 12.9
80) 25.7
84) 12.9
90) 1337.1
105) 12.9
120) 12.9
180) 12.9
Missing103 
TOTAL35100.0
119) Do you regularly take a day off each week? (q46) (DAYOFF)
TOTAL%
1) Yes10677.4
2) No3122.6
Missing1 
TOTAL137100.0
120) Do you regularly take a day off each week? Which day? (q46a) (DAYOFFW1)
TOTAL%
2) Monday3432.1
3) Tuesday54.7
4) Wednesday32.8
5) Thursday43.8
6) Friday4542.5
7) Saturday98.5
8) Part-time, not applicable10.9
9) Varies54.7
Missing32 
TOTAL106100.0
121) Do you regularly take a day off each week? Which day? (q46b) (DAYOFFW2)
TOTAL%
1) Sunday18.3
2) Monday18.3
5) Thursday18.3
6) Friday18.3
7) Saturday866.7
Missing126 
TOTAL12100.0
122) Over the past two years, has there been any conflict in this congregation? (Check only one.) (q47) (CONFLICT)
TOTAL%
1) No conflict that I'm aware of3626.5
2) Some minor conflict7051.5
3) Major conflict118.1
4) Major conflict with leaders or people leaving1914.0
Missing2 
TOTAL136100.0
123) What was the conflict about? (Check all that apply.) Finances (q48a) (CNFLFIN)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked10374.6
1) Checked3525.4
TOTAL138100.0
124) What was the conflict about? (Check all that apply.) Changes in worship style (q48b) (CNFLWORS)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked11784.8
1) Checked2115.2
TOTAL138100.0
125) What was the conflict about? (Check all that apply.) Changes in music style (q48c) (CNFLMUS)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked12590.6
1) Checked139.4
TOTAL138100.0
126) What was the conflict about? (Check all that apply.) Changes in other programs of the congregation (q48d) (CNFLPRG)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked12993.5
1) Checked96.5
TOTAL138100.0
127) What was the conflict about? (Check all that apply.) Doctrines (q48e) (CNFLDCTR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked13094.2
1) Checked85.8
TOTAL138100.0
128) What was the conflict about? (Check all that apply.) Pastoral leadership style (q48f) (CNFLPAST)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked10878.3
1) Checked3021.7
TOTAL138100.0
129) What was the conflict about? (Check all that apply.) Lay leadership style (q48g) (CNFLLAY)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked12691.3
1) Checked128.7
TOTAL138100.0
130) What was the conflict about? (Check all that apply.) Conflicts between staff and/or clergy (q48h) (CNFLSTFF)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked12892.8
1) Checked107.2
TOTAL138100.0
131) What was the conflict about? (Check all that apply.) Sexual misconduct (q48i) (CNFLSEX)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked13698.6
1) Checked21.4
TOTAL138100.0
132) What was the conflict about? (Check all that apply.) Issues regarding homosexuality (q48j) (CNFLHOMO)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked11482.6
1) Checked2417.4
TOTAL138100.0
133) What was the conflict about? (Check all that apply.) Racial or ethnic issues (q48k) (CNFLRACE)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked138100.0
TOTAL138100.0
134) What was the conflict about? (Check all that apply.) Women in leadership positions in this congregation (q48l) (CNFLWOMN)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked138100.0
TOTAL138100.0
135) What was the conflict about? (Check all that apply.) Issues about a new building or renovation of an existing building (q48m) (CNFLBLDG)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked11986.2
1) Checked1913.8
TOTAL138100.0
136) What was the conflict about? (Check all that apply.) Other (q48n) (CNFLOTHR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked11986.2
1) Checked1913.8
TOTAL138100.0
137) What was the conflict about? (Check all that apply.) Changes in pastoral/staff/leadership (q48o) (CNFLPSTL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked13799.3
1) Checked10.7
TOTAL138100.0
138) What was the conflict about? (Check all that apply.) Conflicts between pastor/staff and members/attendees (q48p) (CNFLPMEM)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked138100.0
TOTAL138100.0
139) What was the conflict about? (Check all that apply.) Conflicts between members/attendees (q48q) (CNFLMEMS)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked13698.6
1) Checked21.4
TOTAL138100.0
140) What was the conflict about? (Check all that apply.) General personality conflicts/interpersonal problems (q48r) (CNFLPERS)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked13597.8
1) Checked32.2
TOTAL138100.0
141) How was the conflict handled? (Check all that apply.) Held congregational meeting(s) to discuss the issue (q49a) (CONMEET)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked9165.9
1) Checked4734.1
TOTAL138100.0
142) How was the conflict handled? (Check all that apply.) Appointed a special task force or committee to work through the issue (q49b) (CONTASKF)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked11684.1
1) Checked2215.9
TOTAL138100.0
143) How was the conflict handled? (Check all that apply.) A denominational official or committee met with congregational leaders (q49c) (CONOFFCL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked12087.0
1) Checked1813.0
TOTAL138100.0
144) How was the conflict handled? (Check all that apply.) Worked with a specialized consultant who helps congregations in conflict (q49d) (CONCONSL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked12691.3
1) Checked128.7
TOTAL138100.0
145) How was the conflict handled? (Check all that apply.) Used conflict resolution program or resources (q49e) (CONRESOL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked12489.9
1) Checked1410.1
TOTAL138100.0
146) How was the conflict handled? (Check all that apply.) No special approach was used other than how the congregation typically makes decisions (q49f) (CONNOSP)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked9971.7
1) Checked3928.3
TOTAL138100.0
147) How was the conflict handled? (Check all that apply.) Other (q49g) (CONOTH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked12993.5
1) Checked96.5
TOTAL138100.0
148) How was the conflict handled? (Check all that apply.) Pastor(s) took care of the conflict (q49h) (CONPASTR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked13497.1
1) Checked42.9
TOTAL138100.0
149) How was the conflict handled? (Check all that apply.) General discussion/conversation/mediation/communication (individually or in groups) (q49i) (CONDISCV)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked13497.1
1) Checked42.9
TOTAL138100.0
150) How was the conflict handled? (Check all that apply.) Spiritual/biblical tactics (q49j) (CONBIBL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked138100.0
TOTAL138100.0
151) How was the conflict handled? (Check all that apply.) Pastoral/staff/lay leader change (q49k) (CONLDRCH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked13396.4
1) Checked53.6
TOTAL138100.0
152) How was the conflict handled? (Check all that apply.) Existing group in congregation dealt with issue (q49l) (CONEXGRP)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked13597.8
1) Checked32.2
TOTAL138100.0
153) How was the conflict handled? (Check all that apply.) People left the congregation (q49m) (CONPPLFT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked13799.3
1) Checked10.7
TOTAL138100.0
154) Have you met regularly with other ministers or pastoral leaders in a small group for continuing education and support in the past five years? (q50) (SMGROUP)
TOTAL%
1) Yes11281.8
2) No2518.2
Missing1 
TOTAL137100.0
155) Briefly describe the group (for example, an association or diocese-based ministers' group, a D.Min. colleague group, or an ecumenical clergy group). If more than one group, answer about the group that met most recently. (q51a) (GRPDSCR1)
TOTAL%
1) Ecumenical2321.3
2) Women clergy21.9
3) Area ministers109.3
4) Support or mentoring, often over meals21.9
5) D.Min or seminary-related54.6
6) Judiciary or denominational clergy3229.6
7) Study groups76.5
8) Spiritual formation groups10.9
9) Church ministry groups10.9
10) Specialized focus32.8
11) Therapeutic or counseling group21.9
12) Professional formation groups10.9
13) SPE Groups21.9
14) Other21.9
15) Minister or colleague group not otherwise specified1413.0
16) Lay ministers10.9
Missing30 
TOTAL108100.0
156) Briefly describe the group (for example, an association or diocese-based ministers' group, a D.Min. colleague group, or an ecumenical clergy group). If more than one group, answer about the group that met most recently. (q51b) (GRPDSCR2)
TOTAL%
1) Ecumenical14.8
3) Area ministers' group942.9
6) Judicatory-denominational clergy523.8
7) Study groups29.5
8) Spiritual formation groups14.8
11) Therapeutic-counseling groups14.8
16) Lay ministers29.5
Missing117 
TOTAL21100.0
157) Briefly describe the group (for example, an association or diocese-based ministers' group, a D.Min. colleague group, or an ecumenical clergy group). If more than one group, answer about the group that met most recently. (q51c) (GRPDSCR3)
TOTAL%
3) Area ministers150.0
4) Support or mentoring, often over meals150.0
Missing136 
TOTAL2100.0
158) How long have you participated in that group? Years (q53a) (GRPYRS)
TOTAL%
0) 4129.7
1) 96.5
2) 128.7
3) 75.1
4) 1611.6
5) 1410.1
6) 21.4
7) 42.9
8) 21.4
9) 10.7
10) 85.8
12) 42.9
13) 21.4
14) 21.4
15) 10.7
17) 32.2
18) 53.6
20) 10.7
25) 10.7
28) 10.7
36) 10.7
45) 10.7
TOTAL138100.0
159) How long have you participated in that group? Months (GRPMNTHS)
TOTAL%
0) 9871.0
1) 53.6
2) 64.3
3) 64.3
4) 85.8
6) 42.9
7) 10.7
8) 42.9
9) 21.4
10) 42.9
TOTAL138100.0
160) The group met/meets _____ times a year for an average of _____ hours per meeting. Times per year (q53a) (GRPTIMES)
TOTAL%
1) 32.7
2) 43.6
3) 10.9
4) 54.5
5) 32.7
6) 54.5
7) 10.9
8) 43.6
9) 1412.7
10) 2119.1
11) 21.8
12) 2623.6
13) 10.9
18) 10.9
24) 21.8
25) 10.9
26) 21.8
30) 10.9
36) 10.9
40) 43.6
45) 10.9
48) 10.9
50) 43.6
52) 21.8
Missing28 
TOTAL110100.0
161) The group met/meets _____ times a year for an average of _____ hours per meeting. Hours per meeting (q53b) (GRPDURAT)
TOTAL%
1) 1412.8
1.5) 1311.9
2) 4642.2
2.5) 32.8
3) 1715.6
4) 65.5
5) 10.9
6) 32.8
8) 21.8
12) 10.9
16) 10.9
24) 10.9
30) 10.9
Missing29 
TOTAL109100.0
162) Which of these statements describe the group? (Check all that apply.) Members decide who belongs (q54a) (GRPBELNG)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked9871.0
1) Checked4029.0
TOTAL138100.0
163) Which of these statements describe the group? (Check all that apply.) Members decide what group does (q54b) (GRPDOES)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked6547.1
1) Checked7352.9
TOTAL138100.0
164) Which of these statements describe the group? (Check all that apply.) A sponsoring organization (such as judicatory, diocese, or seminary) provides curriculum (q54c) (GRPSPONS)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked12288.4
1) Checked1611.6
TOTAL138100.0
165) Which of these statements describe the group? (Check all that apply.) The group includes persons of different races or ethnicities (q54d) (GRPRACE)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked10576.1
1) Checked3323.9
TOTAL138100.0
166) Which of these statements describe the group? (Check all that apply.) The group includes persons of different denominations or faith traditions (q54e) (GRPINCL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked8863.8
1) Checked5036.2
TOTAL138100.0
167) Which of these statements describe the group? (Check all that apply.) The group has a trained leader or facilitator (q54f) (GRPLEADR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked11583.3
1) Checked2316.7
TOTAL138100.0
168) Which of these statements describe the group? (Check all that apply.) My congregation contributes to the cost of participation in the group (q54g) (GRPCOST)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked11784.8
1) Checked2115.2
TOTAL138100.0
169) Which of these statements describe the group? (Check all that apply.) The group's primary focus is sharing personal concerns or struggles (q54h) (GRPCONC)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked8662.3
1) Checked5237.7
TOTAL138100.0
170) Which of these statements describe the group? (Check all that apply.) The group's primary focus is engaging in Biblical or theological reflection (q54i) (GRPBIBLE)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked10777.5
1) Checked3122.5
TOTAL138100.0
171) Which of these statements describe the group? (Check all that apply.) The group's primary focus is sharing ideas and resources for effective ministry (q54j) (GRPSHRNG)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked6144.2
1) Checked7755.8
TOTAL138100.0
172) Which of these statements describe the group? (Check all that apply.) Those I minister to have been positively affected by my participation (q54k) (GRPPOSIT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked5942.8
1) Checked7957.2
TOTAL138100.0
173) How important would you say that this congregation's denomination is for the way that it organizes its programs or ministries? (q55) (DENOMIMP)
TOTAL%
1) Great importance3122.5
2) Somewhat important7352.9
3) Somewhat unimportant2014.5
4) Of little importance1410.1
TOTAL138100.0
174) Choose one: (q56) (LEADSTYL)
TOTAL%
1) I make most of the decisions here; lay members generally follow my lead.42.9
2) I try to inspire and encourage lay members to make decisions and take action, although I will take action alone if I believe that it is needed.8460.9
3) Lay leaders come up with most of the initiatives in the congregation, although I try to exert a strong influence on their decisions.1913.8
4) Lay leaders make most of the decisions about the congregation's directions and programs; my role is to empower them to implement their decisions3122.5
TOTAL138100.0
175) Of the following, which one best describes your opinion of the future directions of this congregation? (q57) (FUTDIREC)
TOTAL%
1) We need to get back to the way we did things in the past10.7
2) We are faithfully maintaining past directions53.6
3) We are currently deciding on new directions4633.3
4) We are currently moving in new directions4834.8
5) We need to rethink where we are heading2921.0
6) Our future is very unclear or doubtful64.3
7) Don't know32.2
TOTAL138100.0
176) In general, would you say your health is . . . (q58) (HEALTH)
TOTAL%
1) Excellent3223.2
2) Very good6144.2
3) Good3122.5
4) Fair139.4
5) Poor10.7
TOTAL138100.0
177) During the past four weeks, how much did pain interfere with your normal activities (including both work outside the home and housework)? (q59) (PAIN)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all7453.6
2) A little bit4633.3
3) Moderately139.4
4) Quite a bit53.6
TOTAL138100.0
178) During the past four weeks, how much of the time has your physical health or emotional problems interfered with your social activities (like visiting friends or relatives)? (q60) (HLTHPROB)
TOTAL%
2) Most of the time21.5
3) Some of the time1410.2
4) A little of the time3122.6
5) None of the time9065.7
Missing1 
TOTAL137100.0
179) Taking all things together, how would you describe your marriage? (q61) (MARHAPPY)
TOTAL%
1) Very happy6446.7
2) Pretty happy4129.9
3) Not too happy85.8
4) Not married2417.5
Missing1 
TOTAL137100.0
180) What is your height? Feet (q62a) (HEIGHTFT)
TOTAL%
0) 21.4
4) 21.4
5) 9871.0
6) 3626.1
TOTAL138100.0
181) What is your height? Inches (q62b) (HEIGHTIN)
TOTAL%
0) 1813.0
1) 107.2
2) 139.4
3) 75.1
4) 118.0
5) 107.2
6) 118.0
7) 118.0
8) 1410.1
9) 85.8
10) 1712.3
11) 85.8
TOTAL138100.0
182) What is your weight? Pounds (q63) (WEIGHT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL136199.42685
183) Which statement comes closest to your view of the Bible? (q64) (BIBLVIEW)
TOTAL%
1) The Bible is the word of God, to be taken literally word for word21.5
2) The Bible is the word of God, to be interpreted in the light of its historical context and the church's teachings2417.6
3) The Bible is the word of God, to be interpreted in the light of its historical and cultural context7454.4
4) The Bible is not the word of God, but contains God's word to us3122.8
5) The Bible is not the word of God, but is a valuable book53.7
Missing2 
TOTAL136100.0
184) Which of the following terms best describes your current stand on theological issues? (q65) (THEOLOGY)
TOTAL%
2) Conservative139.5
3) Right in the middle3223.4
4) Liberal6748.9
5) Very liberal2518.2
Missing1 
TOTAL137100.0
185) Have you ever had a conversion experience or a moment of decisive faith commitment? (q66) (CONVEXP)
TOTAL%
1) Yes9771.9
2) No3022.2
3) Not sure85.9
Missing3 
TOTAL135100.0
186) Do you agree or disagree with these statements? All the different religions are equally good ways of helping a person find ultimate truth (q67a) (RELIGEQ)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree2216.1
2) Agree4432.1
3) Neutral or unsure1712.4
4) Disagree4331.4
5) Strongly disagree118.0
Missing1 
TOTAL137100.0
187) Do you agree or disagree with these statements? Only followers of Jesus can be saved (q67b) (SAVED)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree42.9
2) Agree1813.1
3) Neutral or unsure1510.9
4) Disagree4734.3
5) Strongly disagree5338.7
Missing1 
TOTAL137100.0
188) Do you agree or disagree with these statements? God is directly involved in worldly affairs (q67c) (GODINVLV)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree2316.9
2) Agree6850.0
3) Neutral or unsure2316.9
4) Disagree1813.2
5) Strongly Disagree42.9
Missing2 
TOTAL136100.0
189) Do you agree or disagree with these statements? God is angered by human sin (q67d) (GODANGER)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree2014.6
2) Agree5137.2
3) Neutral or unsure2921.2
4) Disagree2518.2
5) Strongly disagree128.8
Missing1 
TOTAL137100.0
190) How satisfied are you with: Your health? (q68a) (SATHLTH)
TOTAL%
1) Extremely delighted1611.7
2) Somewhat delighted4331.4
3) A little delighted2820.4
4) Mixed feelings3324.1
5) A little terrible85.8
6) Somewhat terrible85.8
7) Extremely terrible10.7
Missing1 
TOTAL137100.0
191) How satisfied are you with: Your relationships with family or friends (q68b)? (SATRELAT)
TOTAL%
1) Extremely delighted2719.7
2) Somewhat delighted6648.2
3) A little delighted2417.5
4) Mixed feelings1510.9
5) A little terrible21.5
6) Somewhat terrible32.2
Missing1 
TOTAL137100.0
192) How satisfied are you with: Your life as a whole? (q68c) (SALIFE)
TOTAL%
1) Extremely delighted3122.6
2) Somewhat delighted6446.7
3) A little delighted2619.0
4) Mixed feelings118.0
5) A little terrible42.9
6) Somewhat terrible10.7
Missing1 
TOTAL137100.0
193) How important is each of the following in your current congregation's acceptance of your leadership? Being ordained (q69a) (IMPORDND)
TOTAL%
1) Great importance9065.2
2) Somewhat important3122.5
3) Somewhat unimportant64.3
4) Of little importance118.0
TOTAL138100.0
194) How important is each of the following in your current congregation's acceptance of your leadership? Having a seminary degree or certificate (q69b) (IMPDEGR)
TOTAL%
1) Great importance8965.0
2) Somewhat important3324.1
3) Somewhat unimportant53.6
4) Of little importance107.3
Missing1 
TOTAL137100.0
195) How important is each of the following in your current congregation's acceptance of your leadership? Having a clear sense of call from God (q69c) (IMPCALL)
TOTAL%
1) Great importance8361.0
2) Somewhat important4734.6
3) Somewhat unimportant32.2
4) Of little importance32.2
Missing2 
TOTAL136100.0
196) How important is each of the following in your current congregation's acceptance of your leadership? Being competent in the tasks of ministry, including preaching (q69d) (IMPCOMP)
TOTAL%
1) Great importance12490.5
2) Somewhat important139.5
Missing1 
TOTAL137100.0
197) As you think about your experience, how important is each of the following in sustaining your commitment to pastoral ministry? Feeling that your gifts for ministry are right for the congregation you are serving (q70a) (IMPGIFTS)
TOTAL%
1) Great importance11684.1
2) Somewhat important2215.9
TOTAL138100.0
198) As you think about your experience, how important is each of the following in sustaining your commitment to pastoral ministry? Serving a congregation that offers challenges to your creativity (q70b) (IMPCHLNG)
TOTAL%
1) Great importance6950.0
2) Somewhat important5842.0
3) Somewhat unimportant118.0
TOTAL138100.0
199) As you think about your experience, how important is each of the following in sustaining your commitment to pastoral ministry? Having close relationships with your congregation's members (q70c) (IMPCLOSE)
TOTAL%
1) Great importance3525.4
2) Somewhat important6849.3
3) Somewhat unimportant2921.0
4) Of little importance64.3
TOTAL138100.0
200) As you think about your experience, how important is each of the following in sustaining your commitment to pastoral ministry? Financial well-being (q70d) (IMPFINAN)
TOTAL%
1) Great importance1712.3
2) Somewhat important9468.1
3) Somewhat unimportant2014.5
4) Of little importance75.1
TOTAL138100.0
201) At present, what is your level of satisfaction with . . .? Housing or living arrangements (q71a) (SATLIVNG)
TOTAL%
1) Very satisfied9770.8
2) Somewhat satisfied3424.8
3) Somewhat dissatisfied42.9
4) Very dissatisfied21.5
Missing1 
TOTAL137100.0
202) At present, what is your level of satisfaction with . . .? Your spiritual life (q71b) (SATSPRT)
TOTAL%
1) Very satisfied3525.5
2) Somewhat satisfied8058.4
3) Somewhat dissatisfied2216.1
Missing1 
TOTAL137100.0
203) At present, what is your level of satisfaction with . . .? Opportunities for continuing theological education (q71c) (SATOPPED)
TOTAL%
1) Very satisfied4129.7
2) Somewhat satisfied7252.2
3) Somewhat dissatisfied2417.4
4) Very dissatisfied10.7
TOTAL138100.0
204) At present, what is your level of satisfaction with . . .? Support from your denominational officials, if applicable (q71d) (SATDENOF)
TOTAL%
1) Very satisfied4936.6
2) Somewhat satisfied5541.0
3) Somewhat dissatisfied2317.2
4) Very dissatisfied75.2
Missing4 
TOTAL134100.0
205) At present, what is your level of satisfaction with . . .? Relationships with other clergy (q71e) (SATCLRGY)
TOTAL%
1) Very satisfied5540.4
2) Somewhat satisfied6044.1
3) Somewhat dissatisfied2014.7
4) Very dissatisfied10.7
Missing2 
TOTAL136100.0
206) At present, what is your level of satisfaction with . . .? Relationships with lay leaders in this congregation (q71f) (SATLAYLD)
TOTAL%
1) Very satisfied7252.9
2) Somewhat satisfied5540.4
3) Somewhat dissatisfied75.1
4) Very dissatisfied21.5
Missing2 
TOTAL136100.0
207) At present, what is your level of satisfaction with relationships with . . .? Other pastors in this congregation, if applicable (q71g) (SATOTHPS)
TOTAL%
1) Very satisfied3355.9
2) Somewhat satisfied2135.6
3) Somewhat dissatisfied35.1
4) Very dissatisfied23.4
Missing79 
TOTAL59100.0
208) At present, what is your level of satisfaction with . . .? Your salary and benefits (q71h) (SATSALRY)
TOTAL%
1) Very satisfied4935.8
2) Somewhat satisfied7554.7
3) Somewhat dissatisfied118.0
4) Very dissatisfied21.5
Missing1 
TOTAL137100.0
209) At present, what is your level of satisfaction with . . .? Your family life, if applicable (q71i) (SATFAMLF)
TOTAL%
1) Very satisfied6752.3
2) Somewhat satisfied5139.8
3) Somewhat dissatisfied97.0
4) Very dissatisfied10.8
Missing10 
TOTAL128100.0
210) At present, what is your level of satisfaction with . . . ? Your personal life (q71j) (SATPERSN)
TOTAL%
1) Very satisfied6144.5
2) Somewhat satisfied5842.3
3) Somewhat dissatisfied1611.7
4) Very dissatisfied21.5
Missing1 
TOTAL137100.0
211) At present, what is your level of satisfaction with . . .? Your work in ministry (q71k) (SATMINST)
TOTAL%
1) Very satisfied5540.4
2) Somewhat satisfied6950.7
3) Somewhat dissatisfied128.8
Missing2 
TOTAL136100.0
212) At present, what is your level of satisfaction with . . .? Your overall effectiveness as a pastoral leader in this particular congregation (q71l) (SATEFFCT)
TOTAL%
1) Very satisfied4029.2
2) Somewhat satisfied8259.9
3) Somewhat dissatisfied1410.2
4) Very dissatisfied10.7
Missing1 
TOTAL137100.0
213) How important are the following problems to you personally on a day-to-day basis? Lack of agreement between the congregation and me over what my role as a pastor here is (q72a) (PRBAGREE)
TOTAL%
1) Great problem42.9
2) Somewhat a problem1913.8
3) Very little problem6144.2
4) No problem5439.1
TOTAL138100.0
214) How important are the following problems to you personally on a day-to-day basis? Difficulty of having a private life apart from my ministerial role (q72b) (PRBPRIV)
TOTAL%
1) Great problem32.2
2) Somewhat a problem3827.5
3) Very little problem6144.2
4) No problem3626.1
TOTAL138100.0
215) How important are the following problems to you personally on a day-to-day basis? Finding time for recreation, relaxation, and personal reflection (q72c) (PRBTIME)
TOTAL%
1) Great problem139.5
2) Somewhat a problem6547.4
3) Very little problem4230.7
4) No problem1712.4
Missing1 
TOTAL137100.0
216) How important are the following problems to you personally on a day-to-day basis? Relationships with the congregation's staff, if applicable (q72d) (PRBSTAFF)
TOTAL%
1) Great problem10.8
2) Somewhat a problem86.6
3) Very little problem4536.9
4) No problem6855.7
Missing16 
TOTAL122100.0
217) During the past year, how often . . . Have you experienced stress because of the challenges you face in this congregation? (q73a) (EXPSTRES)
TOTAL%
1) Very often118.0
2) Fairly often4431.9
3) Once in a while8058.0
4) Never32.2
TOTAL138100.0
218) During the past year, how often . . . Have you felt lonely and isolated in your work? (q73b) (LONELY)
TOTAL%
1) Very often107.2
2) Fairly often2215.9
3) Once in a while7856.5
4) Never2820.3
TOTAL138100.0
219) During the past year, how often . . . Have you felt that your work in this congregation did not permit you to devote adequate time to your children? (q73c) (TIMECHLD)
TOTAL%
1) Very often21.5
2) Fairly often107.4
3) Once in a while4029.4
4) Never2417.6
5) Not applicable6044.1
Missing2 
TOTAL136100.0
220) During the past year, how often . . . Has your spouse voiced resentment over the amount of time that your ministry takes up? (q73d) (RESENTTM)
TOTAL%
1) Very often21.5
2) Fairly often96.6
3) Once in a while6044.1
4) Never4029.4
5) Not applicable2518.4
Missing2 
TOTAL136100.0
221) During the past year, how often . . . Has your spouse voiced resentment over the financial situation in which you find yourselves by being in pastoral ministry? (q73e) (RESENTFN)
TOTAL%
1) Very often10.7
2) Fairly often96.7
3) Once in a while3123.0
4) Never6951.1
5) Not applicable2518.5
Missing3 
TOTAL135100.0
222) During the past year, how often have you . . . Doubted that you are called by God to the ministry? (q74a) (DOUBTCLL)
TOTAL%
2) Fairly often21.4
3) Once in a while3827.5
4) Never9871.0
TOTAL138100.0
223) During the past year, how often have you . . . Seriously thought of leaving your current position to become a pastor elsewhere? (q74b) (LEAVEELS)
TOTAL%
1) Very often32.2
2) Fairly often85.8
3) Once in a while6244.9
4) Never6547.1
TOTAL138100.0
224) During the past year, how often have you . . . Seriously thought of leaving pastoral ministry in a congregation to enter another type of ministry position? (q74c) (LEAVEOTH)
TOTAL%
1) Very often21.5
2) Fairly often118.0
3) Once in a while4129.9
4) Never8360.6
Missing1 
TOTAL137100.0
225) During the past year, how often have you . . . Seriously thought of leaving pastoral ministry to enter a secular occupation? (q74d) (LEAVESEC)
TOTAL%
1) Very often10.7
2) Fairly often32.2
3) Once in a while4230.7
4) Never9166.4
Missing1 
TOTAL137100.0
226) During the past year, how often have you . . . Experienced stress as a result of dealing with members here who are critical of your work? (q74e) (STRSSMEM)
TOTAL%
1) Very often75.1
2) Fairly often118.0
3) Once in a while8662.8
4) Never3324.1
Missing1 
TOTAL137100.0
227) During the past year, how often have you . . . Experienced stress as a result of dealing with the other pastor(s) here, if applicable? (q74f) (STRSSPST)
TOTAL%
2) Fairly often55.4
3) Once in a while1920.7
4) Never6873.9
Missing46 
TOTAL92100.0
228) During the past year, how often have people in your congregation . . . Made you feel loved and cared for? (q75a) (CONGLOVE)
TOTAL%
1) Very often6849.3
2) Fairly often5137.0
3) Once in a while1913.8
TOTAL138100.0
229) During the past year, how often have people in your congregation . . . Listened to you talk about your private problems and concerns (q75b)? (CONGLSTN)
TOTAL%
1) Very often107.2
2) Fairly often2417.4
3) Once in a while8259.4
4) Never2215.9
TOTAL138100.0
230) During the past year, how often have people in your congregation . . . Made too many demands on you? (q75c) (CONGDMND)
TOTAL%
1) Very often32.2
2) Fairly often1913.9
3) Once in a while7856.9
4) Never3727.0
Missing1 
TOTAL137100.0
231) During the past year, how often have people in your congregation . . . Expressed interest in and concern about your well-being? (q75d) (CONGINTR)
TOTAL%
1) Very often3827.5
2) Fairly often6043.5
3) Once in a while3827.5
4) Never21.4
TOTAL138100.0
232) Do you agree or disagree with each of these statements? I have enthusiasm for my work (q76a) (ENTHUS)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree8360.1
2) Somewhat agree4633.3
3) Neutral or unsure64.3
4) Somewhat disagree32.2
TOTAL138100.0
233) Do you agree or disagree with each of these statements? This congregation is always ready to try something new (q76b) (TRYNEW)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree64.4
2) Somewhat agree6748.9
3) Neutral or unsure3122.6
4) Somewhat disagree2719.7
5) Strongly disagree64.4
Missing1 
TOTAL137100.0
234) Do you agree or disagree with each of these statements? I could be just as happy in some other congregation, it wouldn't have to be this one (q76c) (HAPPYOTH)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree2820.7
2) Somewhat agree4331.9
3) Neutral or unsure3022.2
4) Somewhat disagree2216.3
5) Strongly disagree128.9
Missing3 
TOTAL135100.0
235) Do you agree or disagree with each of these statements? I feel drained in fulfilling my functions in this congregation (q76d) (DRAINED)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree42.9
2) Somewhat agree4230.9
3) Neutral or unsure1611.8
4) Somewhat disagree4835.3
5) Strongly disagree2619.1
Missing2 
TOTAL136100.0
236) Do you agree or disagree with each of these statements? I am less patient with people in this congregation than I used to be (q76e) (LESSPTNT)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree21.5
2) Somewhat agree2014.9
3) Neutral or unsure2720.1
4) Somewhat disagree3123.1
5) Strongly disagree5440.3
Missing4 
TOTAL134100.0
237) Do you agree or disagree with each of these statements? In general, there is a good match between this congregation and my leadership (q76f) (MTCHCONG)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree7050.7
2) Somewhat agree5036.2
3) Neutral or unsure139.4
4) Somewhat disagree53.6
TOTAL138100.0
238) Do you agree or disagree with each of these statements? In general, there is a good match between my leadership and other pastors here (if applicable) (q76g) (MTCHOTHR)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree1935.8
2) Somewhat agree2139.6
3) Neutral or unsure1120.8
4) Somewhat disagree11.9
5) Strongly disagree11.9
Missing85 
TOTAL53100.0
239) Do you agree or disagree with each of these statements? I feel negative or cynical about the people with whom I work (q76h) (FEELNEG)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree10.7
2) Somewhat agree1712.6
3) Neutral or unsure96.7
4) Somewhat disagree2720.0
5) Strongly disagree8160.0
Missing3 
TOTAL135100.0
240) Do you agree or disagree with each of these statements? I find myself frustrated in my attempts to accomplish tasks that are important to me (q76i) (FRUSTRTD)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree42.9
2) Somewhat agree5439.4
3) Neutral or unsure2014.6
4) Somewhat disagree3223.4
5) Strongly disagree2719.7
Missing1 
TOTAL137100.0
241) Do you agree or disagree with each of these statements? Members of this congregation have a sense of excitement about the congregation's future (q76j) (MEMBEXCT)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree2216.1
2) Somewhat agree5741.6
3) Neutral or unsure3324.1
4) Somewhat disagree2014.6
5) Strongly disagree53.6
Missing1 
TOTAL137100.0
242) Do you agree or disagree with each of these statements? I have accomplished many worthwhile things in my ministry here (q76k) (ACCMPLSH)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree4533.6
2) Somewhat agree6548.5
3) Neutral or unsure1611.9
4) Somewhat disagree86.0
Missing4 
TOTAL134100.0
243) The following questions are about how you feel and how things have been with you during the past four weeks. For each question, please give the one answer that comes closest to the way you have been feeling. How much of the time during the past four weeks . . . Have you felt calm and peaceful? (q77a) (FELTCALM)
TOTAL%
2) Most of the time6446.7
3) Some of the time5540.1
4) A little of the time1712.4
5) None of the time10.7
Missing1 
TOTAL137100.0
244) How much of the time during the past four weeks . . . Did you have a lot of energy? (q77b) (LOTENRGY)
TOTAL%
2) Most of the time7050.7
3) Some of the time5439.1
4) A little of the time107.2
5) None of the time42.9
TOTAL138100.0
245) How much of the time during the past four weeks . . . Have you felt downhearted and depressed? (q77c) (FELTDOWN)
TOTAL%
2) Most of the time42.9
3) Some of the time3122.6
4) A little of the time6346.0
5) None of the time3928.5
Missing1 
TOTAL137100.0
246) How much of the time during the past four weeks . . . Did you feel worn out? (q77d) (FEELWORN)
TOTAL%
1) All of the time10.7
2) Most of the time107.2
3) Some of the time4834.8
4) A little of the time6547.1
5) None of the time1410.1
TOTAL138100.0
247) How much of the time during the past four weeks . . . have you been happy? (q77e) (BEENHPPY)
TOTAL%
1) All of the time139.5
2) Most of the time9367.9
3) Some of the time2820.4
4) A little of the time21.5
5) None of the time10.7
Missing1 
TOTAL137100.0
248) How often do the following statements accurately describe you as a pastoral leader in this congregation? I see this congregation's potential to contribute to society (q78a) (POTENTLV)
TOTAL%
1) All of the time4029.2
2) Most of the time7353.3
3) Some of the time2115.3
4) A little of the time32.2
Missing1 
TOTAL137100.0
249) How often do the following statements accurately describe you as a pastoral leader in this congregation? I am in touch with what's happening here (q78b) (INTOUCH)
TOTAL%
1) All of the time1913.9
2) Most of the time9972.3
3) Some of the time1712.4
4) A little of the time21.5
Missing1 
TOTAL137100.0
250) How often do the following statements accurately describe you as a pastoral leader in this congregation? I sacrifice my own interests to meet needs of people here (q78c) (SACRIFCE)
TOTAL%
1) All of the time53.6
2) Most of the time3928.5
3) Some of the time7151.8
4) A little of the time1813.1
5) None of the time42.9
Missing1 
TOTAL137100.0
251) How often do the following statements accurately describe you as a pastoral leader in this congregation? I am good at convincing others to do things here (q78d)e (PLCONVIN)
TOTAL%
1) All of the time21.5
2) Most of the time6346.3
3) Some of the time5842.6
4) A little of the time139.6
Missing2 
TOTAL136100.0
252) How often do the following statements accurately describe you as a pastoral leader in this congregation? I seem to know what is going to happen here (q78e) (KNWHAPPN)
TOTAL%
1) All of the time64.4
2) Most of the time7152.6
3) Some of the time4634.1
4) A little of the time118.1
5) None of the time10.7
Missing3 
TOTAL135100.0
253) How often do the following statements accurately describe you as a pastoral leader in this congregation? I am talented at helping others heal emotionally (q78f) (HELPHEAL)
TOTAL%
1) All of the time1510.9
2) Most of the time7957.7
3) Some of the time3525.5
4) A little of the time64.4
5) None of the time21.5
Missing1 
TOTAL137100.0
254) How often do the following statements accurately describe you as a pastoral leader in this congregation? I put the congregation's best interests ahead of my own (q78g) (BESTINTR)
TOTAL%
1) All of the time118.0
2) Most of the time7252.6
3) Some of the time4230.7
4) A little of the time128.8
Missing1 
TOTAL137100.0
255) How often do the following statements accurately describe you as a pastoral leader in this congregation? I am gifted when it comes to persuading others (q78h) (PERSUADE)
TOTAL%
1) All of the time75.1
2) Most of the time4935.8
3) Some of the time6748.9
4) A little of the time128.8
5) None of the time21.5
Missing1 
TOTAL137100.0
256) How often do the following statements accurately describe you as a pastoral leader in this congregation? I am good at helping others with their emotional issues (q78i) (HELPEMOT)
TOTAL%
1) All of the time118.1
2) Most of the time8260.3
3) Some of the time3727.2
4) A little of the time53.7
5) None of the time10.7
Missing2 
TOTAL136100.0
257) How often do the following statements accurately describe you as a pastoral leader in this congregation? I believe this congregation needs to function as a community (q78j) (FUNCCOMM)
TOTAL%
1) All of the time7757.0
2) Most of the time4835.6
3) Some of the time75.2
4) A little of the time32.2
Missing3 
TOTAL135100.0
258) How often do the following statements accurately describe you? I help people here to think about old problems in new ways (q79a) (THINKNEW)
TOTAL%
1) All of the time118.0
2) Most of the time7655.1
3) Some of the time4532.6
4) A little of the time64.3
TOTAL138100.0
259) How often do the following statements accurately describe you? I tend to allow people here to do pretty much what they want (q79b) (ALLOWDO)
TOTAL%
1) All of the time32.2
2) Most of the time4633.3
3) Some of the time6446.4
4) A little of the time2417.4
5) None of the time10.7
TOTAL138100.0
260) How often do the following statements accurately describe you? I help people here learn and grow as individuals (q79c) (HELPLRN)
TOTAL%
1) All of the time1611.6
2) Most of the time8964.5
3) Some of the time3223.2
4) A little of the time10.7
TOTAL138100.0
261) How often do the following statements accurately describe you? People have complete faith in me as their leader here (q79d) (COMPLFTH)
TOTAL%
1) All of the time96.7
2) Most of the time10477.0
3) Some of the time2014.8
4) A little of the time21.5
Missing3 
TOTAL135100.0
262) How often do the following statements accurately describe you? I provide appealing ideas about what we can do here (q79e) (PROVIDE)
TOTAL%
1) All of the time1611.6
2) Most of the time7352.9
3) Some of the time4532.6
4) A little of the time42.9
TOTAL138100.0
263) How often do the following statements accurately describe you? I encourage people here to think in new ways about puzzling things (q79f) (PUZZLNG)
TOTAL%
1) All of the time1611.6
2) Most of the time8964.5
3) Some of the time3122.5
4) A little of the time21.4
TOTAL138100.0
264) How often do the following statements accurately describe you? As long as things are working here, I don't try to change things (q79g) (NOCHANGE)
TOTAL%
1) All of the time85.9
2) Most of the time4432.6
3) Some of the time4231.1
4) A little of the time3022.2
5) None of the time118.1
Missing3 
TOTAL135100.0
265) How often do the following statements accurately describe you? I make people here feel good to be around me (q79h) (MAKEFEEL)
TOTAL%
1) All of the time118.2
2) Most of the time9067.2
3) Some of the time3123.1
4) A little of the time10.7
5) None of the time10.7
Missing4 
TOTAL134100.0
266) How often do the following statements accurately describe you? I help others find meaning in their involvement here (q79i) (HELPFIND)
TOTAL%
1) All of the time1914.0
2) Most of the time9066.2
3) Some of the time2518.4
4) A little of the time21.5
Missing2 
TOTAL136100.0
267) How often do the following statements accurately describe you? I give personal attention to those who seem less involved here (q79j) (PRSNLATT)
TOTAL%
1) All of the time21.4
2) Most of the time4935.5
3) Some of the time6647.8
4) A little of the time2115.2
TOTAL138100.0
268) In the past year, how often have you . . . Used the Internet? (q80a) (USEDNET)
TOTAL%
1) Daily10878.8
2) At least weekly2518.2
3) Less often32.2
4) Never10.7
Missing1 
TOTAL137100.0
269) In the past year, how often have you . . . Sent or received emails? (q80b) (EMAIL)
TOTAL%
1) Daily10579.5
2) At least weekly2216.7
3) Less often32.3
4) Never21.5
Missing6 
TOTAL132100.0
270) In the past year, how often have you . . . Used the Internet for religious or spiritual purposes (including sermon preparation)? (q80c) (NETRELIG)
TOTAL%
1) Daily4835.0
2) At least weekly6144.5
3) Less often2417.5
4) Never42.9
Missing1 
TOTAL137100.0
271) In the past year, how often have you . . . Sent email to individual worshipers here? (q80d) (SNTEMAIL)
TOTAL%
1) Daily5037.0
2) At least weekly5540.7
3) Less often2317.0
4) Never75.2
Missing3 
TOTAL135100.0
272) In the past year, how often have you . . . Received email from a worshiper here? (q80e) (RECEMAIL)
TOTAL%
1) Daily5238.0
2) At least weekly5741.6
3) Less often2316.8
4) Never53.6
Missing1 
TOTAL137100.0
273) In the past year, how often have you . . . Participated in a listserv or online group related to this congregation? (q80f) (LISTSERV)
TOTAL%
1) Daily96.7
2) At least weekly128.9
3) Less often2518.5
4) Never8965.9
Missing3 
TOTAL135100.0
274) In the past year, how often have you . . . Conducted any congregational business by email? (q80g) (BIZEMAIL)
TOTAL%
1) Daily3223.4
2) At least weekly5842.3
3) Less often3525.5
4) Never128.8
Missing1 
TOTAL137100.0
275) In the past year, how often have you . . . Used email to plan an event for this congregation? (q80h) (EMAILPLN)
TOTAL%
1) Daily2216.3
2) At least weekly4432.6
3) Less often5540.7
4) Never1410.4
Missing3 
TOTAL135100.0
276) In the past year, how often have you . . . Forwarded an email with spiritual or religious content to a member here? (q80i) (FRWRDEML)
TOTAL%
1) Daily128.8
2) At least weekly3021.9
3) Less often6144.5
4) Never3424.8
Missing1 
TOTAL137100.0
277) In the past year, how often have you . . . Maintained a blog related to your ministry? (q80j) (BLOG)
TOTAL%
1) Daily10.7
2) At least weekly32.2
3) Less often118.0
4) Never12289.1
Missing1 
TOTAL137100.0
278) How long does it usually take you to get to the congregation where you serve? (q82) (COMMUTE)
TOTAL%
1) One to five minutes4734.6
2) Six -10 minutes3122.8
3) 11-15 minutes1511.0
4) 16-20 minutes139.6
5) 21-30 minutes1511.0
6) More than 30 minutes1511.0
Missing2 
TOTAL136100.0
279) Are you: (q83) (GENDER)
TOTAL%
1) Male8663.7
2) Female4936.3
Missing3 
TOTAL135100.0
280) What is your race or origin? (Check all that apply.) Asian or Pacific Islander (q84a) (RACASIAN)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked13698.6
1) Checked21.4
TOTAL138100.0
281) What is your race or origin? (Check all that apply.) Black or African American (q84b) (RACBLACK)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked13597.8
1) Checked32.2
TOTAL138100.0
282) What is your race or origin? (Check all that apply.) Hispanic, Latino, or Spanish origin (q84c) (RACHISP)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked13799.3
1) Checked10.7
TOTAL138100.0
283) What is your race or origin? (Check all that apply.) Indian (American) or Alaska Native (q84d) (RACINDN)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked13698.6
1) Checked21.4
TOTAL138100.0
284) What is your race or origin? (Check all that apply.) White or Caucasian (q84e) (RACWHT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked85.8
1) Checked13094.2
TOTAL138100.0
285) What is your race or origin? (Check all that apply.) Some other race (q84f) (RACOTHR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked13799.3
1) Checked10.7
TOTAL138100.0
286) Would you describe yourself as Hispanic or Latino/a? (q85) (HISPANIC)
TOTAL%
1) Yes10.7
2) No13699.3
Missing1 
TOTAL137100.0
287) In what year were you born? (q86) (YEARBORN)
TOTAL%
1924) 10.7
1925) 10.7
1933) 10.7
1935) 10.7
1936) 21.5
1938) 21.5
1939) 10.7
1940) 21.5
1941) 21.5
1942) 32.2
1943) 21.5
1944) 75.1
1945) 42.9
1946) 96.6
1947) 96.6
1948) 53.6
1949) 64.4
1950) 64.4
1951) 85.8
1952) 53.6
1953) 53.6
1954) 32.2
1955) 32.2
1956) 64.4
1957) 42.9
1958) 85.8
1959) 85.8
1960) 21.5
1961) 64.4
1962) 42.9
1963) 32.2
1965) 10.7
1970) 32.2
1971) 10.7
1972) 10.7
1973) 10.7
1979) 10.7
Missing1 
TOTAL137100.0
288) Which of the following best describes your current marital status? (q87) (MARITAL)
TOTAL%
1) Never married118.0
2) In first marriage7554.7
3) Divorced or separated139.5
4) Widowed32.2
5) Remarried after death of spouse10.7
6) Remarried after divorce3021.9
7) In a committed relationship42.9
Missing1 
TOTAL137100.0
289) If currently married or in a committed relationship, what is your spouse or partner's employment status? Employed or self-employed full-time (q88a) (SPEMFULL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked7554.3
1) Checked6345.7
TOTAL138100.0
290) If currently married or in a committed relationship, what is your spouse or partner's employment status? Employed or self-employed part-time (q88b) (SPEMPLYD)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked11684.1
1) Checked2215.9
TOTAL138100.0
291) If currently married or in a committed relationship, what is your spouse or partner's employment status? Student (q88c) (SPSTDNT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked13799.3
1) Checked10.7
TOTAL138100.0
292) If currently married or in a committed relationship, what is your spouse or partner's employment status? Homemaker (q88d) (SPHOME)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked13497.1
1) Checked42.9
TOTAL138100.0
293) If currently married or in a committed relationship, what is your spouse or partner's employment status? Retired (q88e) (SPRETIRE)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked11986.2
1) Checked1913.8
TOTAL138100.0
294) If currently married or in a committed relationship, what is your spouse or partner's employment status? Other (q88f) (SPOTHER)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked13799.3
1) Checked10.7
TOTAL138100.0
295) Is your spouse or partner an ordained minister? (q89) (SPMNSTR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, and serves in this congregation43.7
2) Yes, but serves elsewhere1211.0
3) No9082.6
4) No, but he/she is a lay minister or pastoral leader32.8
Missing29 
TOTAL109100.0
296) How many people in your household (including you) are: Less than six years old? (q90a) (HSHLD6)
TOTAL%
0) 3886.4
1) 511.4
2) 12.3
Missing94 
TOTAL44100.0
297) How many people in your household (including you) are: Six to 12 years old? (q90b) (HSHLD12)
TOTAL%
0) 3676.6
1) 817.0
2) 24.3
3) 12.1
Missing91 
TOTAL47100.0
298) How many people in your household (including you) are: 13 to 18 years old? (q90c) (HSHLD18)
TOTAL%
0) 3566.0
1) 1630.2
2) 23.8
Missing85 
TOTAL53100.0
299) How many people in your household (including you) are: 19 to 24 years old? (q90d) (HSHLD24)
TOTAL%
0) 3264.0
1) 1530.0
2) 36.0
Missing88 
TOTAL50100.0
300) How many people in your household (including you) are: 25 years or older? (q90e) (HSHLD25)
TOTAL%
0) 10.7
1) 2417.6
2) 10174.3
3) 96.6
5) 10.7
Missing2 
TOTAL136100.0
301) How many people in your household (including you) participate in this congregation? Less than six years old (q91a) (HSCNG6)
TOTAL%
0) 3790.2
1) 49.8
Missing97 
TOTAL41100.0
302) How many people in your household (including you) participate in this congregation? Six to 12 years old (q91b) (HSCNG12)
TOTAL%
0) 3577.8
1) 715.6
2) 24.4
3) 12.2
Missing93 
TOTAL45100.0
303) How many people in your household (including you) participate in this congregation? 13 to 18 years old (q91c) (HSCNG18)
TOTAL%
0) 3571.4
1) 1326.5
2) 12.0
Missing89 
TOTAL49100.0
304) How many people in your household (including you) participate in this congregation? 19 to 24 years old (q91d) (HSCNG24)
TOTAL%
0) 3274.4
1) 1125.6
Missing95 
TOTAL43100.0
305) How many people in your household (including you) participate in this congregation? 25 years or older (q91e) (HSCNG25)
TOTAL%
0) 10.7
1) 4331.9
2) 8663.7
3) 43.0
4) 10.7
Missing3 
TOTAL135100.0
306) How many children of any age do you have, whether they live at home or elsewhere? Please write the number. (q92) (CHILDREN)
TOTAL%
0) 2115.2
1) 1611.6
2) 5741.3
3) 2215.9
4) 1611.6
5) 42.9
6) 10.7
8) 10.7
TOTAL138100.0
307) How many of your children of any age live at home with you? Please write the number. (q93) (CHLDHOME)
TOTAL%
0) 10072.5
1) 2417.4
2) 128.7
3) 21.4
TOTAL138100.0
308) What is the highest educational level you have completed apart from your theological education? (q94) (EDUC)
TOTAL%
1) No formal schooling10.7
4) Completed high school53.6
6) Associate degree21.5
7) Bachelor's degree from a university or college7957.7
8) Master's, doctorate, or other graduate degree5036.5
Missing1 
TOTAL137100.0
309) Where were you born? (q95) (WHEREBRN)
TOTAL%
1) In the United States13698.6
2) In another English-speaking country10.7
3) In a non-English speaking country10.7
TOTAL138100.0
310) Where were your parents born? (q96) (PARBORN)
TOTAL%
1) Both born in United States13396.4
2) Only father born in the United States10.7
3) Only mother born in the United States32.2
4) Both father and mother born in another country10.7
TOTAL138100.0
311) Where did you live when you were five years old? (q97) (LIVEFIVE)
TOTAL%
1) In the United States13698.6
2) In another country21.4
TOTAL138100.0
312) When you were five years old, was English your primary language? (q98) (ENGLISH5)
TOTAL%
1) Yes13698.6
2) No21.4
TOTAL138100.0
313) Job #1: Job description (q100a1) (JB1DESCR)
TOTAL%
1) Secular work98.3
2) Solo pastor3532.4
3) Senior pastor10.9
4) Co-pastor43.7
5) Solo pastor serving more than one congregation1312.0
6) Associate/assistant pastor2926.9
7) Interim pastor65.6
10) Chaplain43.7
11) Other ministry76.5
Missing30 
TOTAL108100.0
314) Job #1: Month job began (q100a2a) (JB1MNBEG)
TOTAL%
1) January43.8
2) February32.9
3) March43.8
4) April11.0
5) May65.8
6) June2625.0
7) July1110.6
8) August1312.5
9) September2120.2
10) October76.7
11) November65.8
12) December21.9
Missing34 
TOTAL104100.0
315) Job #1: Year job began (q100a2b) (JB1YRBEG)
TOTAL%
1949) 10.9
1955) 10.9
1958) 10.9
1963) 10.9
1964) 10.9
1966) 10.9
1968) 10.9
1969) 21.9
1970) 10.9
1971) 54.6
1972) 43.7
1973) 65.6
1974) 43.7
1975) 21.9
1976) 43.7
1977) 43.7
1979) 54.6
1980) 43.7
1981) 21.9
1982) 10.9
1983) 10.9
1984) 76.5
1985) 32.8
1986) 10.9
1987) 21.9
1988) 43.7
1989) 43.7
1990) 10.9
1991) 32.8
1992) 10.9
1993) 10.9
1994) 10.9
1995) 43.7
1996) 10.9
1997) 32.8
1998) 32.8
1999) 32.8
2000) 32.8
2001) 21.9
2002) 10.9
2003) 32.8
2004) 32.8
2005) 10.9
2006) 10.9
Missing30 
TOTAL108100.0
316) Job #1: Month job ended (q100a3a) (JB1MNEND)
TOTAL%
1) January109.6
2) February43.8
3) March76.7
4) April43.8
5) May87.7
6) June2221.2
7) July109.6
8) August1514.4
9) September98.7
10) October32.9
11) November54.8
12) December76.7
Missing34 
TOTAL104100.0
317) Job #1: Year job ended (q100a3b) (JB1YREND)
TOTAL%
1953) 10.9
1956) 10.9
1962) 10.9
1966) 10.9
1967) 10.9
1968) 10.9
1972) 10.9
1973) 21.9
1974) 43.7
1975) 32.8
1976) 32.8
1977) 32.8
1978) 21.9
1979) 21.9
1980) 43.7
1981) 54.6
1982) 32.8
1983) 43.7
1984) 43.7
1985) 32.8
1988) 21.9
1989) 43.7
1990) 54.6
1991) 32.8
1992) 32.8
1993) 54.6
1994) 10.9
1995) 10.9
1996) 21.9
1997) 21.9
1999) 32.8
2000) 21.9
2001) 65.6
2002) 32.8
2003) 43.7
2004) 32.8
2005) 43.7
2006) 21.9
2008) 43.7
Missing30 
TOTAL108100.0
318) Job #1: Average paid hours worked per week (q100a4) (JB1PDHRS)
TOTAL%
0) 11.1
3) 11.1
8) 11.1
10) 22.2
15) 11.1
20) 1213.5
25) 11.1
27) 11.1
30) 44.5
35) 11.1
40) 5157.3
41) 33.4
42) 11.1
45) 33.4
48) 11.1
50) 11.1
60) 44.5
Missing49 
TOTAL89100.0
319) Job #1: Average actual hours worked per week (q100a5) (JB1ACTHR)
TOTAL%
8) 11.1
10) 11.1
15) 33.2
20) 77.4
22) 11.1
25) 44.3
30) 33.2
38) 11.1
40) 1617.0
41) 22.1
43) 11.1
44) 11.1
45) 1010.6
48) 22.1
50) 1516.0
55) 66.4
60) 1111.7
61) 11.1
65) 22.1
68) 11.1
70) 22.1
71) 11.1
75) 11.1
80) 11.1
Missing44 
TOTAL94100.0
320) Job #1: Average worship attendance (q100a6) (JB1WORAT)
TOTAL%
10) 11.3
20) 11.3
30) 11.3
35) 33.9
40) 56.6
44) 11.3
46) 11.3
50) 45.3
55) 11.3
60) 56.6
67) 11.3
70) 33.9
75) 22.6
78) 11.3
80) 22.6
85) 11.3
88) 11.3
90) 33.9
100) 33.9
103) 11.3
105) 11.3
120) 33.9
125) 33.9
140) 11.3
150) 33.9
175) 11.3
189) 11.3
200) 33.9
220) 11.3
240) 11.3
250) 11.3
280) 11.3
340) 11.3
350) 56.6
400) 45.3
401) 11.3
500) 11.3
560) 11.3
600) 11.3
700) 11.3
Missing62 
TOTAL76100.0
321) Job #1: Job overlap (q100a7) (JB1OVRLP)
TOTAL%
0) No overlap9789.8
1) Secular-ministry bivocation32.8
2) Ministry-ministry overlap54.6
4) Secular-ministry overlap32.8
Missing30 
TOTAL108100.0
322) Job #1: Community (q100a8) (JB1COMM)
TOTAL%
1) Rural area3129.5
2) Town or small city (under 250,000)4441.9
3) Suburb of a large metro area1716.2
4) Large metro area (250,000 or more)1312.4
Missing33 
TOTAL105100.0
323) Job #2: Job Description (q100b1) (JB2DESCR)
TOTAL%
1) Secular work66.7
2) Solo pastor3943.8
3) Senior pastor55.6
4) Co-pastor11.1
5) Solo pastor serving more than one congregation77.9
6) Associate/assistant pastor1415.7
7) Interim pastor66.7
10) Chaplain22.2
11) Other ministry910.1
Missing49 
TOTAL89100.0
324) Job #2: Month job began (q100b2a) (JB2MNBEG)
TOTAL%
1) January910.7
2) February56.0
3) March67.1
4) April33.6
5) May33.6
6) June1113.1
7) July1011.9
8) August89.5
9) September1720.2
10) October33.6
11) November89.5
12) December11.2
Missing54 
TOTAL84100.0
325) Job #2: Year job began (q100b2b) (JB2YRBEG)
TOTAL%
1953) 11.1
1956) 11.1
1962) 11.1
1966) 11.1
1967) 11.1
1968) 11.1
1972) 11.1
1973) 22.2
1974) 44.5
1975) 33.4
1976) 33.4
1977) 33.4
1978) 33.4
1979) 22.2
1980) 55.6
1981) 22.2
1982) 44.5
1983) 33.4
1984) 44.5
1985) 33.4
1986) 11.1
1988) 22.2
1989) 44.5
1990) 33.4
1991) 33.4
1992) 22.2
1993) 66.7
1994) 11.1
1997) 22.2
1999) 33.4
2000) 33.4
2001) 44.5
2003) 11.1
2004) 22.2
2005) 22.2
2006) 11.1
2007) 11.1
Missing49 
TOTAL89100.0
326) Job #2: Month job ended (q100b3a) (JB2MNEND)
TOTAL%
1) January33.6
2) February11.2
3) March89.6
4) April56.0
5) May67.2
6) June1416.9
7) July1518.1
8) August910.8
9) September67.2
10) October22.4
11) November56.0
12) December910.8
Missing55 
TOTAL83100.0
327) Job #2: Year job ended (q100b3b) (JB2YREND)
TOTAL%
1959) 11.1
1960) 11.1
1968) 11.1
1970) 11.1
1972) 11.1
1974) 11.1
1977) 11.1
1979) 11.1
1980) 33.4
1981) 44.5
1982) 55.6
1983) 33.4
1984) 22.2
1985) 66.7
1987) 33.4
1988) 22.2
1989) 22.2
1990) 55.6
1991) 22.2
1992) 44.5
1993) 22.2
1994) 11.1
1995) 66.7
1996) 22.2
1997) 11.1
1998) 22.2
1999) 11.1
2000) 33.4
2001) 22.2
2002) 22.2
2003) 33.4
2004) 22.2
2005) 33.4
2006) 33.4
2007) 66.7
2008) 11.1
Missing49 
TOTAL89100.0
328) Job #2: Average paid hours worked per week (q100b4) (JB2PDHRS)
TOTAL%
9) 911.4
10) 1022.9
15) 1534.3
18) 1811.4
20) 20913.0
24) 2411.4
25) 2511.4
30) 3045.8
40) 403550.7
41) 4122.9
42) 4211.4
45) 4511.4
48) 4811.4
50) 5022.9
60) 6034.3
999) Salaried22.9
Missing69 
TOTAL69100.0
329) Job #2: Average actual worked hours per week (q100b5) (JB2ACTHR)
TOTAL%
9) 11.4
10) 22.8
15) 22.8
18) 11.4
20) 45.6
24) 11.4
25) 11.4
30) 68.3
35) 11.4
40) 811.1
41) 22.8
45) 22.8
48) 34.2
50) 1318.1
52) 11.4
55) 79.7
58) 11.4
60) 68.3
61) 11.4
65) 22.8
68) 11.4
70) 34.2
71) 11.4
75) 11.4
80) 11.4
Missing66 
TOTAL72100.0
330) Job #2: Average worship attendance (q100b6) (JB2WORAT)
TOTAL%
32) 11.7
35) 11.7
40) 23.4
45) 11.7
50) 46.8
52) 11.7
53) 11.7
55) 23.4
60) 35.1
70) 11.7
75) 46.8
80) 46.8
85) 11.7
100) 35.1
110) 11.7
115) 11.7
120) 11.7
125) 23.4
130) 46.8
140) 11.7
150) 23.4
180) 11.7
200) 46.8
211) 11.7
225) 11.7
250) 11.7
300) 35.1
301) 11.7
350) 23.4
360) 11.7
380) 11.7
400) 11.7
650) 11.7
Missing79 
TOTAL59100.0
331) Job #2: Job overlap (q100b7) (JB2OVRLP)
TOTAL%
0) No overlap7787.5
1) Secular-ministry bivocation22.3
2) Ministry-ministry overlap66.8
4) Secular-ministry overlap33.4
Missing50 
TOTAL88100.0
332) Job #2: Community (q100b8) (JB2COMM)
TOTAL%
1) Rural area2630.6
2) Town or small city (under 250,000)3035.3
3) Suburb of a large metro area2023.5
4) Large metro area (250,000 or more)910.6
Missing53 
TOTAL85100.0
333) Job #3: Job description (q100c1) (JB3DESCR)
TOTAL%
1) Secular work57.6
2) Solo pastor2030.3
3) Senior pastor57.6
4) Co-pastor23.0
5) Solo pastor serving multiple congregations11.5
6) Associate/assistant pastor913.6
7) Interim pastor1116.7
8) Regional staff23.0
10) Chaplain69.1
11) Other ministry57.6
Missing72 
TOTAL66100.0
334) Job #3: Month job began (q100c2a) (JB3MNBEG)
TOTAL%
1) January57.9
2) February11.6
3) March23.2
4) April34.8
5) May46.3
6) June812.7
7) July1015.9
8) August1015.9
9) September57.9
10) October711.1
11) November34.8
12) December57.9
Missing75 
TOTAL63100.0
335) Job #3: Year job began (q100c2b) (JB3YRBEG)
TOTAL%
1960) 22.9
1968) 11.5
1970) 11.5
1972) 11.5
1975) 11.5
1977) 11.5
1979) 11.5
1980) 11.5
1981) 45.9
1982) 57.4
1983) 34.4
1984) 34.4
1985) 68.8
1987) 22.9
1988) 22.9
1989) 22.9
1990) 34.4
1991) 34.4
1992) 34.4
1993) 22.9
1994) 11.5
1995) 57.4
1996) 22.9
1997) 11.5
1998) 11.5
1999) 11.5
2000) 11.5
2001) 22.9
2002) 22.9
2003) 22.9
2005) 22.9
2006) 11.5
Missing70 
TOTAL68100.0
336) Job #3 Month job ended (q100c3a) (JB3MNED)
TOTAL%
1) January11.6
2) February34.7
3) March710.9
4) April710.9
5) May46.3
6) June1015.6
7) July57.8
8) August1015.6
9) September11.6
10) October57.8
11) November46.3
12) December710.9
Missing74 
TOTAL64100.0
337) Job #3: Year job ended (q100c3b) (JB3YREND)
TOTAL%
1971) 11.5
1973) 11.5
1978) 11.5
1979) 22.9
1981) 22.9
1983) 22.9
1984) 11.5
1986) 34.4
1987) 34.4
1988) 11.5
1989) 11.5
1990) 22.9
1991) 45.9
1992) 22.9
1993) 34.4
1994) 34.4
1995) 45.9
1996) 811.8
1997) 11.5
1998) 34.4
2000) 11.5
2001) 22.9
2002) 34.4
2003) 45.9
2004) 22.9
2006) 22.9
2007) 34.4
2008) 22.9
2009) 11.5
Missing70 
TOTAL68100.0
338) Job #3: Average paid hours worked per week (q100c4) (JB3PDHRS)
TOTAL%
10) 1035.3
15) 1511.8
20) 20712.3
25) 2511.8
30) 3023.5
40) 403154.4
41) 4123.5
42) 4211.8
45) 4523.5
48) 4823.5
60) 6023.5
999) Salaried35.3
Missing81 
TOTAL57100.0
339) Job #3: Average actual hours worked per week (q100c5) (JB3ACTHR)
TOTAL%
10) 11.8
12) 11.8
18) 11.8
20) 58.8
25) 11.8
30) 47.0
35) 11.8
40) 915.8
41) 11.8
45) 23.5
48) 11.8
50) 1221.1
53) 11.8
55) 58.8
60) 814.0
70) 35.3
71) 11.8
Missing81 
TOTAL57100.0
340) Job #3: Average worship attendance (q100c6) (JB3WORAT)
TOTAL%
20) 12.2
30) 12.2
40) 12.2
45) 36.7
50) 36.7
60) 36.7
65) 12.2
70) 36.7
75) 12.2
79) 12.2
80) 24.4
83) 12.2
90) 12.2
100) 12.2
105) 12.2
110) 12.2
120) 12.2
125) 24.4
145) 12.2
150) 12.2
158) 12.2
160) 12.2
170) 24.4
200) 12.2
220) 12.2
255) 12.2
300) 48.9
400) 12.2
450) 12.2
550) 12.2
801) 12.2
Missing93 
TOTAL45100.0
341) Job #3: Job overlap (q100c7) (JB3OVRLP)
TOTAL%
0) No overlap5885.3
1) Secular-ministry bivocation22.9
2) Ministry-ministry overlap68.8
4) Secular-ministry overlap22.9
Missing70 
TOTAL68100.0
342) Job #3: Community (q100c8) (JB3COMM)
TOTAL%
1) Rural area914.3
2) Town or small city (under 250,000)2539.7
3) Suburb of a large metro area1523.8
4) Large metro area (250,000 or more)1422.2
Missing75 
TOTAL63100.0
343) Job #4: Job description (q100d1) (JB4DESCR)
TOTAL%
1) Secular work714.9
2) Solo pastor1634.0
3) Senior pastor36.4
4) Co-pastor36.4
6) Associate/assistant pastor36.4
7) Interim pastor612.8
8) Regional staff12.1
10) Chaplain48.5
11) Other ministry48.5
Missing91 
TOTAL47100.0
344) Job #4: Month job began (q100d2a) (JB4MNBEG)
TOTAL%
1) January613.3
2) February24.4
3) March48.9
4) April613.3
5) May36.7
6) June36.7
7) July48.9
8) August817.8
9) September36.7
10) October36.7
11) November12.2
12) December24.4
Missing93 
TOTAL45100.0
345) Job #4: Year job began (q100d2b) (JB4YRBEG)
TOTAL%
1971) 12.0
1973) 12.0
1978) 12.0
1980) 24.1
1981) 24.1
1983) 24.1
1984) 24.1
1986) 12.0
1987) 36.1
1988) 36.1
1990) 24.1
1991) 36.1
1992) 12.0
1993) 12.0
1994) 510.2
1995) 36.1
1996) 48.2
1997) 12.0
1998) 24.1
2001) 12.0
2002) 24.1
2003) 24.1
2004) 12.0
2005) 12.0
2006) 24.1
Missing89 
TOTAL49100.0
346) Job #4: Month job ended (q100d3a) (JB4MNEND)
TOTAL%
1) January24.4
2) February48.9
3) March48.9
5) May48.9
6) June613.3
7) July48.9
8) August613.3
9) September48.9
10) October511.1
11) November36.7
12) December36.7
Missing93 
TOTAL45100.0
347) Job #4: Year job ended (q100d3b) (JB4YREND)
TOTAL%
1979) 24.1
1982) 24.1
1985) 24.1
1986) 36.1
1988) 36.1
1990) 12.0
1993) 24.1
1994) 24.1
1995) 24.1
1996) 24.1
1997) 612.2
1998) 24.1
1999) 24.1
2000) 24.1
2001) 36.1
2004) 36.1
2005) 36.1
2006) 24.1
2007) 24.1
2008) 24.1
2009) 12.0
Missing89 
TOTAL49100.0
348) Job #4: Average paid hours worked per week (q100d4) (JB4PDHRS)
TOTAL%
10) 1049.5
15) 1549.5
20) 20511.9
30) 3037.1
40) 401945.2
41) 4112.4
42) 4212.4
45) 4512.4
48) 4812.4
60) 6012.4
998) Varies24.8
Missing96 
TOTAL42100.0
349) Job #4: Average actual hours worked per week (q100d5) (JB4ACTHR)
TOTAL%
10) 1024.9
12) 1212.4
15) 1512.4
20) 20512.2
25) 2512.4
30) 3049.8
40) 40819.5
41) 4112.4
45) 4549.8
48) 4812.4
50) 50717.1
55) 5512.4
60) 6012.4
70) 7024.9
998) Varies24.9
Missing97 
TOTAL41100.0
350) Job #4: Average worship attendance (q100d6) (JB4WORAT)
TOTAL%
18) 13.6
40) 310.7
50) 13.6
63) 13.6
65) 13.6
70) 13.6
75) 27.1
80) 13.6
90) 13.6
95) 13.6
100) 27.1
110) 13.6
115) 13.6
117) 13.6
125) 13.6
135) 13.6
150) 414.3
190) 13.6
200) 13.6
258) 13.6
300) 13.6
Missing110 
TOTAL28100.0
351) Job #4: Job overlap (q100d7) (JB4OVRLP)
TOTAL%
0) No overlap3777.1
1) Secular-ministry bivocation48.3
2) Ministry-ministry overlap510.4
3) Secular-secular overlap12.1
4) Secular-ministry overlap12.1
Missing90 
TOTAL48100.0
352) Job #4: Community (q100d8) (JB4COMM)
TOTAL%
1) Rural area48.5
2) Town or small city (under 250,000)2655.3
3) Suburb of a large metro area1123.4
4) Large metro area (250,000 or more)612.8
Missing91 
TOTAL47100.0
353) Job #5: Job description (q100e1) (JB5DESCR)
TOTAL%
1) Secular work412.9
2) Solo pastor1341.9
3) Senior pastor26.5
4) Co-pastor13.2
6) Associate-assistant pastor39.7
7) Interim pastor516.1
11) Other ministry39.7
Missing107 
TOTAL31100.0
354) Job #5: Month job began (q100e2a) (JB5MNBEG)
TOTAL%
1) January13.0
2) February26.1
3) March39.1
4) April13.0
5) May26.1
6) June39.1
7) July39.1
8) August618.2
9) September515.2
10) October515.2
11) November26.1
Missing105 
TOTAL33100.0
355) Job #5: Year job began (q100e2b) (JB5YRBEG)
TOTAL%
1979) 25.7
1982) 25.7
1985) 25.7
1986) 25.7
1988) 12.9
1989) 12.9
1990) 25.7
1993) 25.7
1994) 25.7
1995) 38.6
1996) 25.7
1997) 38.6
1998) 38.6
1999) 25.7
2000) 12.9
2001) 12.9
2004) 12.9
2005) 25.7
2006) 12.9
Missing103 
TOTAL35100.0
356) Job #5: Month job ended (q100e3a) (JB5MNEND)
TOTAL%
2) February412.1
3) March26.1
4) April39.1
5) May618.2
6) June412.1
7) July26.1
8) August13.0
9) September412.1
10) October26.1
12) December515.2
Missing105 
TOTAL33100.0
357) Job #5: Year job ended (q100e3b) (JB5YREND)
TOTAL%
1985) 12.9
1987) 12.9
1988) 25.7
1990) 38.6
1992) 12.9
1993) 12.9
1995) 12.9
1997) 25.7
1998) 12.9
1999) 514.3
2000) 25.7
2001) 12.9
2002) 25.7
2003) 12.9
2004) 12.9
2005) 38.6
2006) 25.7
2007) 25.7
2008) 25.7
2009) 12.9
Missing103 
TOTAL35100.0
358) Job #5: Average paid hours worked per week (q100e4) (JB5PDHRS)
TOTAL%
20) 516.1
25) 13.2
35) 13.2
40) 2064.5
41) 13.2
42) 13.2
45) 26.5
Missing107 
TOTAL31100.0
359) Job #5: Average actual hours worked per week (q100e5) (JB5ACTHR)
TOTAL%
20) 413.3
25) 13.3
35) 13.3
41) 13.3
45) 26.7
48) 413.3
50) 930.0
51) 13.3
55) 26.7
60) 310.0
70) 26.7
Missing108 
TOTAL30100.0
360) Job #5: Average worship attendance (q100e6) (JB5WORAT)
TOTAL%
30) 14.0
35) 14.0
42) 14.0
62) 14.0
70) 28.0
75) 14.0
79) 14.0
80) 28.0
90) 14.0
100) 416.0
120) 14.0
150) 312.0
160) 14.0
180) 14.0
250) 14.0
300) 14.0
400) 28.0
Missing113 
TOTAL25100.0
361) Job #5: Job overlap (q100e7) (JB5OVRLP)
TOTAL%
0) No overlap2880.0
1) Secular-ministry bivocation38.6
2) Ministry-ministry overlap38.6
3) Secular-secular overlap12.9
Missing103 
TOTAL35100.0
362) Job #5: Community (q100e8) (JB5COMM)
TOTAL%
1) Rural area617.6
2) Town or small city (under 250,000)1544.1
3) Suburb of a large metro area823.5
4) Large metro area (250,000 or more)514.7
Missing104 
TOTAL34100.0
363) Job #6: Job description (q100f1) (JB6DESCR)
TOTAL%
1) Secular work523.8
2) Solo pastor314.3
3) Senior pastor314.3
5) Solo pastor serving multiple congregations14.8
7) Interim pastor628.6
11) Other ministry314.3
Missing117 
TOTAL21100.0
364) Job #6: Month job began (q100f2a) (JB6MNBEG)
TOTAL%
1) January15.0
2) February15.0
3) March15.0
4) April15.0
5) May210.0
6) June420.0
7) July210.0
8) August210.0
9) September15.0
10) October315.0
11) November15.0
12) December15.0
Missing118 
TOTAL20100.0
365) Job #6: Year job began (q100f2b) (JB6YRBEG)
TOTAL%
1985) 14.8
1986) 14.8
1988) 29.5
1990) 29.5
1992) 14.8
1995) 14.8
1997) 29.5
1998) 29.5
1999) 29.5
2000) 29.5
2002) 14.8
2003) 14.8
2005) 29.5
2006) 14.8
Missing117 
TOTAL21100.0
366) Job #6: Month job ended (q100f3a) (JB6MNEND)
TOTAL%
1) January29.5
4) April29.5
5) May14.8
6) June314.3
7) July29.5
8) August314.3
10) October29.5
11) November314.3
12) December314.3
Missing117 
TOTAL21100.0
367) Job #6: Year job ended (q100f3b) (JB6YREND)
TOTAL%
1987) 14.8
1989) 14.8
1993) 314.3
1999) 314.3
2001) 314.3
2002) 314.3
2003) 14.8
2005) 14.8
2006) 314.3
2008) 29.5
Missing117 
TOTAL21100.0
368) Job #6: Average paid hours worked per week (q100f4) (JB6PDHRS)
TOTAL%
12) 15.3
15) 15.3
20) 210.5
30) 210.5
40) 1263.2
45) 15.3
Missing119 
TOTAL19100.0
369) Job #6: Average actual hours worked per week (q100f5) (JB6ACTHR)
TOTAL%
12) 15.6
20) 316.7
30) 15.6
31) 15.6
40) 316.7
45) 15.6
47) 15.6
55) 211.1
60) 211.1
61) 15.6
65) 15.6
80) 15.6
Missing120 
TOTAL18100.0
370) Job #6: Average worship attendance (q100f6) (JB6WORAT)
TOTAL%
50) 215.4
55) 17.7
60) 17.7
75) 215.4
99) 17.7
110) 17.7
120) 17.7
125) 17.7
180) 17.7
200) 17.7
260) 17.7
Missing125 
TOTAL13100.0
371) Job #6: Job overlap (q100f7) (JB6OVRLP)
TOTAL%
0) No overlap1676.2
1) Secular-ministry bivocation29.5
2) Ministry-ministry overlap29.5
3) Secular-secular overlap14.8
Missing117 
TOTAL21100.0
372) Job #6: Community (q100f8) (JB6COMM)
TOTAL%
1) Rural area210.0
2) Town or small city (under 250,000)840.0
3) Suburb of a large metro area525.0
4) Large metro area525.0
Missing118 
TOTAL20100.0
373) Job #7: Job description (q100g1) (JB7DESCR)
TOTAL%
1) Secular work211.8
2) Solo pastor529.4
3) Senior pastor15.9
6) Associate/assistant pastor15.9
7) Interim pastor529.4
11) Other ministry317.6
Missing121 
TOTAL17100.0
374) Job #7: Month job began (q100g2a) (JB7MNBEG)
TOTAL%
1) January211.8
2) February15.9
4) April15.9
5) May211.8
6) June211.8
7) July211.8
8) August15.9
9) September317.6
11) November317.6
Missing121 
TOTAL17100.0
375) Job #7: Year job began (q100g2b) (JB7YRBEG)
TOTAL%
1988) 15.9
1989) 15.9
1993) 317.6
1999) 211.8
2000) 15.9
2001) 15.9
2002) 211.8
2003) 423.5
2005) 15.9
2006) 15.9
Missing121 
TOTAL17100.0
376) Job #7: Month job ended (q100g3a) (JB7MNEND)
TOTAL%
2) February211.8
3) March15.9
4) April15.9
5) May15.9
6) June15.9
7) July317.6
8) August211.8
9) September317.6
10) October15.9
12) December211.8
Missing121 
TOTAL17100.0
377) Job #7: Year job ended (q100g3b) (JB7YREND)
TOTAL%
1992) 15.9
1995) 15.9
1997) 15.9
1998) 15.9
2000) 15.9
2003) 15.9
2004) 317.6
2005) 423.5
2006) 211.8
2007) 211.8
Missing121 
TOTAL17100.0
378) Job #7: Average paid hours worked per week (q100g4) (JB7PDHRS)
TOTAL%
20) 212.5
25) 16.3
30) 318.8
36) 16.3
40) 850.0
42) 16.3
Missing122 
TOTAL16100.0
379) Job #7: Average actual hours worked per week (q100g5) (JB7ACTHR)
TOTAL%
20) 320.0
27) 16.7
30) 16.7
40) 213.3
45) 16.7
47) 16.7
48) 213.3
55) 16.7
60) 16.7
65) 213.3
Missing123 
TOTAL15100.0
380) Job #7: Average worship attendance (q100g6) (JB7WORAT)
TOTAL%
40) 19.1
50) 19.1
70) 218.2
75) 19.1
85) 19.1
100) 19.1
120) 19.1
125) 19.1
185) 19.1
225) 19.1
Missing127 
TOTAL11100.0
381) Job #7: Job overlap (q100g7) (JB7OVRLP)
TOTAL%
0) No overlap1275.0
1) Secular-ministry bivocation212.5
2) Ministry-ministry overlap212.5
Missing122 
TOTAL16100.0
382) Job #7: Community (JB7COMM)
TOTAL%
1) Rural area320.0
2) Town or small city (under 250,000)853.3
3) Suburb of a large metro area320.0
4) Large metro area (250,000 or more)16.7
Missing123 
TOTAL15100.0
383) Job #8: Job description (q100h1) (JB8DESCR)
TOTAL%
1) Secular work19.1
2) Solo pastor327.3
4) Co-pastor19.1
7) Interim pastor436.4
8) Regional staff19.1
11) Other ministry19.1
Missing127 
TOTAL11100.0
384) Job #8: Month job began (q100h2a) (JB8MNBEG)
TOTAL%
3) March110.0
5) May110.0
7) July110.0
8) August220.0
9) September330.0
10) October220.0
Missing128 
TOTAL10100.0
385) Job #8: Year job began (q100h2b) (JB8YRBEG)
TOTAL%
1992) 110.0
1995) 110.0
1997) 110.0
1998) 110.0
2003) 220.0
2004) 110.0
2005) 330.0
Missing128 
TOTAL10100.0
386) Job #8: Month job ended (q100h3a) (JB8MNEND)
TOTAL%
1) January110.0
5) May110.0
6) June220.0
7) July110.0
8) August330.0
9) September110.0
12) December110.0
Missing128 
TOTAL10100.0
387) Job #8: Year job ended(q100h3b) (JB8YREND)
TOTAL%
1995) 110.0
1999) 110.0
2001) 110.0
2002) 110.0
2003) 110.0
2005) 330.0
2006) 110.0
2007) 110.0
Missing128 
TOTAL10100.0
388) Job #8: Average paid hours worked per week (q100h4) (JB8PDHRS)
TOTAL%
25) 110.0
30) 220.0
40) 660.0
45) 110.0
Missing128 
TOTAL10100.0
389) Job #8: Average actual hours worked per week (q100h5) (JB8ACTHR)
TOTAL%
25) 222.2
30) 111.1
37) 111.1
40) 111.1
55) 333.3
65) 111.1
Missing129 
TOTAL9100.0
390) Job #8: Average worship attendance (q100h6) (JB8WORAT)
TOTAL%
20) 116.7
75) 116.7
80) 116.7
120) 116.7
128) 116.7
250) 116.7
Missing132 
TOTAL6100.0
391) Job #8: Job overlap (q100h7) (JB8OVRLP)
TOTAL%
0) No overlap880.0
1) Secular-ministry overlap110.0
2) Ministry-ministry overlap110.0
Missing128 
TOTAL10100.0
392) Job #8: Community (q100h8) (JB8COMM)
TOTAL%
2) Town or small city (under 250,000)330.0
3) Suburb of a large metro area330.0
4) Large metro area (250,000 or more)440.0
Missing128 
TOTAL10100.0
393) Job #9: Job description (q100i1) (JB9DESCR)
TOTAL%
1) Secular work222.2
2) Solo pastor222.2
7) Interim pastor444.4
8) Regional staff111.1
Missing129 
TOTAL9100.0
394) Job #9: Month job began (q100i2a) (JB9MNBEG)
TOTAL%
1) January333.3
5) May111.1
6) June111.1
7) July111.1
8) August111.1
9) September111.1
11) November111.1
Missing129 
TOTAL9100.0
395) Job #9: Year job began (q100i2b) (JB9YRBEG)
TOTAL%
1995) 111.1
1999) 111.1
2001) 111.1
2004) 222.2
2005) 111.1
2006) 111.1
2007) 111.1
2008) 111.1
Missing129 
TOTAL9100.0
396) Job #9: Month job ended (q100i3a (JB9MNEND)
TOTAL%
2) February111.1
6) June111.1
7) July222.2
8) August111.1
9) September222.2
12) December222.2
Missing129 
TOTAL9100.0
397) Job #9: Year job ended (q100i3b) (JB9YREND)
TOTAL%
1997) 111.1
2000) 111.1
2004) 222.2
2005) 111.1
2006) 111.1
2008) 333.3
Missing129 
TOTAL9100.0
398) Job #9: Average paid hours worked per week (q100i4) (JB9PDHRS)
TOTAL%
18) 112.5
20) 225.0
25) 112.5
40) 337.5
45) 112.5
Missing130 
TOTAL8100.0
399) Job #9: Average actual hours worked per week (q100i5) (JB9ACTHR)
TOTAL%
20) 228.6
25) 114.3
40) 114.3
55) 114.3
60) 114.3
70) 114.3
Missing131 
TOTAL7100.0
400) Job #9: Average worship attendance (q100i6) (JB9WORAT)
TOTAL%
50) 133.3
60) 133.3
200) 133.3
Missing135 
TOTAL3100.0
401) Job #9: Job overlap (q100i7) (JB9OVRLP)
TOTAL%
0) No overlap888.9
1) Secular-ministry bivocation111.1
Missing129 
TOTAL9100.0
402) Job #9: Community (q100i8) (JB9COMM)
TOTAL%
1) Rural area225.0
2) Town or small city (under 250,000)112.5
3) Suburb of a large metro area225.0
4) Large metro area (250,000 or more)337.5
Missing130 
TOTAL8100.0
403) Job #10: Job description (q100j1) (J10DESCR)
TOTAL%
2) Solo pastor125.0
7) Interim pastor250.0
8) Regional staff125.0
Missing134 
TOTAL4100.0
404) Job #10: Month job began (q100j2a) (J10MNBEG)
TOTAL%
2) February125.0
4) April125.0
8) August125.0
10) October125.0
Missing134 
TOTAL4100.0
405) Job #10: Year job began (q100j2b) (J10YRBEG)
TOTAL%
1998) 125.0
2000) 125.0
2005) 125.0
2006) 125.0
Missing134 
TOTAL4100.0
406) Job #10: Month job ended (q100j3a) (J10MNEND)
TOTAL%
4) April250.0
8) August125.0
9) September125.0
Missing134 
TOTAL4100.0
407) Job #10: Year job ended (q100j3b) (J10YREND)
TOTAL%
2001) 125.0
2006) 250.0
2008) 125.0
Missing134 
TOTAL4100.0
408) Job #10: Average paid hours worked per week (q100j4) (J10PDHRS)
TOTAL%
15) 125.0
17) 125.0
40) 125.0
45) 125.0
Missing134 
TOTAL4100.0
409) Job #10: Average actual hours worked per week (q100j5) (J10ACTHR)
TOTAL%
20) 250.0
55) 250.0
Missing134 
TOTAL4100.0
410) Job #10: Average worship attendance (q100j6) (J10WORAT)
TOTAL%
13) 150.0
170) 150.0
Missing136 
TOTAL2100.0
411) Job #10: Job overlap (q100j8) (J10OVRLP)
TOTAL%
0) No overlap150.0
1) Secular-ministry bivocation150.0
Missing136 
TOTAL2100.0
412) Job #10: Community (q100j8) (J10COMM)
TOTAL%
1) Rural area133.3
2) Town or small city (under 250,000)133.3
4) Large metro area (250,000 or more)133.3
Missing135 
TOTAL3100.0
413) Have you held more than 10 jobs since graduation or ordination?(q100k) (MORE10)
TOTAL%
1) Yes79.5
2) No6790.5
Missing64 
TOTAL74100.0
414) Current Job #1: Job description (Q100l1) (CJ1DESCR)
TOTAL%
1) Secular work10.7
2) Solo pastor7554.7
3) Senior pastor2820.4
4) Co-pastor64.4
5) Solo pastor serving multiple congregations64.4
6) Associate/assistant pastor10.7
7) Interim pastor1813.1
10) Chaplain10.7
11) Other ministry10.7
Missing1 
TOTAL137100.0
415) Current Job #1: Month job began (q100l2a) (CJ1MNBEG)
TOTAL%
1) January1310.1
2) February32.3
3) March1410.9
4) April64.7
5) May53.9
6) June118.5
7) July1511.6
8) August1914.7
9) September107.8
10) October1612.4
11) November75.4
12) December107.8
Missing9 
TOTAL129100.0
416) Current Job #1: Year job began (Q100l2b) (CJ1YRBEG)
TOTAL%
1978) 10.7
1980) 10.7
1981) 10.7
1987) 10.7
1989) 10.7
1990) 32.2
1991) 42.9
1992) 10.7
1993) 42.9
1994) 10.7
1995) 32.2
1996) 42.9
1997) 21.4
1998) 21.4
1999) 10.7
2000) 53.6
2001) 64.3
2002) 75.1
2003) 118.0
2004) 107.2
2005) 1410.1
2006) 128.7
2007) 2014.5
2008) 2215.9
2009) 10.7
TOTAL138100.0
417) Current Job #1: Average paid hours worked per week (q100l4) (CJ1PDHRS)
TOTAL%
4) 410.9
6) 610.9
8) 810.9
14) 1410.9
16) 1610.9
20) 2098.4
22) 2232.8
24) 2410.9
25) 2521.9
30) 30109.3
35) 3543.7
40) 405652.3
41) 4110.9
45) 4521.9
48) 4810.9
50) 5054.7
60) 6032.8
999) Salaried54.7
Missing31 
TOTAL107100.0
418) Current Job #1: Average actual hours worked per week (q100l5) (CJ1ACTHR)
TOTAL%
4) 10.8
7) 10.8
8) 21.5
10) 10.8
15) 10.8
19) 10.8
20) 32.3
22) 21.5
23) 10.8
25) 21.5
26) 21.5
28) 21.5
30) 53.8
31) 10.8
32) 10.8
33) 10.8
35) 21.5
37) 10.8
40) 129.2
44) 32.3
45) 139.9
46) 21.5
47) 21.5
48) 64.6
50) 2922.1
54) 10.8
55) 96.9
57) 10.8
58) 10.8
60) 107.6
61) 32.3
65) 53.8
70) 32.3
77) 10.8
Missing7 
TOTAL131100.0
419) Current Job #1: Average worship attendance (q100l6) (CJ1WORAT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL114101.8674
420) Current Job #1: Job overlap (q100l7) (CJ1OVRLP)
TOTAL%
0) No overlap10779.9
1) Secular-ministry bivocation129.0
2) Ministry-ministry overlap75.2
4) Secular-ministry overlap75.2
9) Overlap-type unknown10.7
Missing4 
TOTAL134100.0
421) Current Job #1: Community (q100l8) (CJ1COMM)
TOTAL%
1) Rural area3627.7
2) Town or small city (under 250,000)5743.8
3) Suburb of a large metro area2015.4
4) Large metro area (250,000 or more)1713.1
Missing8 
TOTAL130100.0
422) Current Job #2: Job description (q100m1) (CJ2DESCR)
TOTAL%
1) Secular work337.5
2) Solo pastor112.5
5) Solo pastor serving multiple congregations112.5
7) Interim pastor112.5
8) Regional staff112.5
11) Other ministry112.5
Missing130 
TOTAL8100.0
423) Current Job #2: Month job began (q100m2a) (CJ2MNBEG)
TOTAL%
1) January112.5
3) March225.0
5) May112.5
7) July112.5
8) August112.5
10) October112.5
12) December112.5
Missing130 
TOTAL8100.0
424) Current Job #2: Year job began (q100m2b) (CJ2YRBEG)
TOTAL%
1993) 112.5
1997) 112.5
1999) 112.5
2004) 112.5
2005) 112.5
2007) 225.0
2009) 112.5
Missing130 
TOTAL8100.0
425) Current Job #2: Average paid hours worked per week (q100m4) (CJ2PDHRS)
TOTAL%
8) 112.5
15) 225.0
20) 225.0
30) 225.0
40) 112.5
Missing130 
TOTAL8100.0
426) Current Job #2: Average actual hours worked per week (q100m5) (CJ2ACTHR)
TOTAL%
14) 112.5
15) 112.5
20) 225.0
25) 112.5
30) 112.5
40) 112.5
50) 112.5
Missing130 
TOTAL8100.0
427) Current Job #2: Average worship attendance (q100m6) (CJ2WORAT)
TOTAL%
22) 133.3
75) 133.3
110) 133.3
Missing135 
TOTAL3100.0
428) Current Job #2: Job overlap (q100m7) (CJ2OVRLP)
TOTAL%
1) Secular-ministry bivocation450.0
2) Ministry-ministry overlap450.0
Missing130 
TOTAL8100.0
429) Current Job #2: Community (q100m8) (CJ2COMM)
TOTAL%
1) Rural area114.3
2) Town or small city (under 250,000)342.9
3) Suburb of a large metro area114.3
4) Large metro area (250,000 or more)228.6
Missing131 
TOTAL7100.0
430) Survey Form (SURYFORM)
TOTAL%
1) Paper13597.8
2) Web32.2
TOTAL138100.0
431) Yearsmin how many years in ordained ministry? (YEARSMIN)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL12621.14214
432) Priormin how long worked full time before entering ministry? (PRIORMIN)
TOTAL%
1) 22.2
1.25) 11.1
1.5) 22.2
2) 11.1
2.16666666666667) 11.1
2.5) 11.1
3) 66.7
3.25) 11.1
3.5) 11.1
4) 66.7
4.25) 11.1
4.5) 11.1
5) 22.2
6) 11.1
6.33333333333333) 11.1
7) 44.5
7.16666666666667) 11.1
7.5) 11.1
8) 44.5
10) 11.1
10.1666666666667) 11.1
11.3333333333333) 11.1
12.9166666666667) 11.1
13) 11.1
14) 22.2
15) 33.4
17) 33.4
18) 55.6
18.1666666666667) 11.1
19) 11.1
19.5) 11.1
19.8333333333333) 22.2
20) 44.5
20.0833333333333) 11.1
21) 44.5
23) 11.1
24) 22.2
24.75) 11.1
25) 55.6
26) 11.1
28) 11.1
30) 22.2
35) 22.2
42) 22.2
50.0833333333333) 11.1
56) 11.1
Missing49 
TOTAL89100.0
433) Awypar how long away from parish ministry? (AWAYPAR)
TOTAL%
.416666666666667) 12.6
.75) 37.9
1) 37.9
1.16666666666667) 12.6
1.66666666666667) 12.6
2) 410.5
2.25) 25.3
3) 718.4
3.16666666666667) 12.6
4) 12.6
5) 25.3
6) 12.6
7) 25.3
8) 12.6
9.08333333333333) 12.6
9.5) 12.6
9.83333333333333) 12.6
10.6666666666667) 12.6
14) 12.6
19.1666666666667) 12.6
22.5) 12.6
25) 12.6
Missing100 
TOTAL38100.0
434) Particip number of years participated in group (PARTICIP)
TOTAL%
8.33333333333333E-02) 21.8
.25) 32.7
.333333333333333) 21.8
.5) 10.9
.583333333333333) 10.9
.666666666666667) 21.8
.75) 10.9
.833333333333333) 10.9
1) 43.6
1.16666666666667) 21.8
1.5) 10.9
1.83333333333333) 21.8
2) 98.2
2.5) 10.9
2.66666666666667) 10.9
2.75) 10.9
3) 76.4
4) 109.1
4.08333333333333) 32.7
4.16666666666667) 21.8
4.33333333333333) 10.9
5) 1110.0
5.16666666666667) 10.9
5.33333333333333) 21.8
6) 10.9
6.33333333333333) 10.9
7) 43.6
8) 21.8
9) 10.9
10) 65.5
10.25) 10.9
10.6666666666667) 10.9
12) 32.7
12.3333333333333) 10.9
13) 21.8
14) 21.8
15) 10.9
17) 21.8
17.8333333333333) 10.9
18) 21.8
18.25) 21.8
18.5) 10.9
20) 10.9
25.1666666666667) 10.9
28) 10.9
36.3333333333333) 10.9
45) 10.9
Missing28 
TOTAL110100.0
435) Age (AGE)
TOTAL%
29) 10.7
35) 10.7
36) 10.7
37) 10.7
38) 32.2
43) 10.7
45) 32.2
46) 42.9
47) 64.4
48) 21.5
49) 85.8
50) 85.8
51) 42.9
52) 64.4
53) 32.2
54) 32.2
55) 53.6
56) 53.6
57) 85.8
58) 64.4
59) 64.4
60) 53.6
61) 96.6
62) 96.6
63) 42.9
64) 75.1
65) 21.5
66) 32.2
67) 21.5
68) 21.5
69) 10.7
70) 21.5
72) 21.5
73) 10.7
75) 10.7
83) 10.7
84) 10.7
Missing1 
TOTAL137100.0
436) I-AGE: Age (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-AGE)
TOTAL%
1) Under 3510.7
2) 35-4475.1
3) 45-544734.3
4) 55-646446.7
5) 65 and older1813.1
Missing1 
TOTAL137100.0
437) I-EDUC: What is the highest educational level you have completed apart from your theological education? (q94) (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-EDUC)
TOTAL%
1) Less than high school10.7
2) High school graduate53.6
3) Associate degree21.5
4) Bachelor's degree from a university or college7957.7
5) Master's, doctorate, or other graduate degree5036.5
Missing1 
TOTAL137100.0
438) I-GENDER: Are you: (q83) (For use with online analysis) (I-GENDER)
TOTAL%
1) Male8663.7
2) Female4936.3
Missing3 
TOTAL135100.0
439) I-MARITAL: Which of the following best describes your current marital status? (q87) (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-MARITAL)
TOTAL%
1) Never married118.0
2) Married10677.4
3) Divorced or separated139.5
4) Widowed32.2
5) In a committed relationship42.9
Missing1 
TOTAL137100.0