U.S. Congregational Life Survey, Wave 2, 2008/2009, Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) Leader Survey

Data Archive > U.S. Surveys > Religious Groups > Members or Leaders > Lutheran > Codebook


All frequencies are raw numbers (no weights used).
1) Congregation ID (CONGID)
2) What is your congregation's denominational affiliation? (If none, check here:) (NODENOM)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked361100.0
TOTAL361100.0
3) What is your congregation's denominational affiliation? (DENOM1)
TOTAL%
123) Evangelical Lutheran Church in America361100.0
TOTAL361100.0
4) What is your congregation's denominational affiliation? (DENOM2)
TOTAL%
91) Episcopal Church133.3
204) Prebyterian Church (U.S.A.)133.3
224) United Church of Christ133.3
Missing358 
TOTAL3100.0
5) Before you were 12 years old, what was your denomination? (If you did not attend a congregation before age 12, check here.) (NODEN12)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked35598.3
1) Checked61.7
TOTAL361100.0
6) Before you were 12 years old, what was your denomination? (DEN12_1)
TOTAL%
15) Baptist20.6
17) American Baptist Churches10.3
37) Southern Baptist20.6
60) Churches of Christ10.3
64) Church of Christ Holiness10.3
69) Anderson Church of God10.3
79) Church of the Nazarene10.3
91) Episcopal Church51.4
96) Evangelical Covenant Church10.3
109) Orthodox Judaism10.3
112) Latter-day Saints10.3
118) Lutheran8323.0
123) Evangelical Lutheran Church in America16445.4
125) Lutheran Church, Missouri Synod287.8
126) Lutheran Church in America51.4
128) Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod20.6
145) Methodist92.5
155) United Methodist Church30.8
197) Presbyterian71.9
204) Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)20.6
207) Christian Reformed Church in North America20.6
211) Reformed Church in America10.3
213) Roman Catholic Church185.0
223) Unitarian Universalist Association30.8
224) United Church of Christ30.8
230) Congregationalist10.3
243) Evangelical United Brethren20.6
299) Protestant20.6
998) Non-denominational30.8
999) None61.7
TOTAL361100.0
7) Before you were 12 years old, what was your denomination? (DEN12_2)
TOTAL%
123) Evangelical Lutheran Church in America133.3
128) Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod133.3
214) Salvation Army133.3
Missing358 
TOTAL3100.0
8) What is your present denomination? (If none, check here:) (NOPRSDEN)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked361100.0
TOTAL361100.0
9) What is your present denomination? (DENOMPR)
TOTAL%
91) Episcopal Church10.3
118) Lutheran8122.4
123) Evangelical Lutheran Church in America27375.6
124) Free Lutheran Congregation10.3
204) Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)30.8
224) United Church of Christ20.6
TOTAL361100.0
10) What is your present denomination? (DENOMPR2)
TOTAL%
91) Episcopal Church150.0
123) Evangelical Lutheran Church in America150.0
Missing359 
TOTAL2100.0
11) Are you ordained? (ORDAINED)
TOTAL%
1) Yes34395.0
2) No, but I'm working toward ordination82.2
3) No102.8
TOTAL361100.0
12) If ordained, how old were you when you received full ordination as minister, pastor, priest or rabbi? (AGEORD)
TOTAL%
22) 10.3
24) 20.6
25) 257.3
26) 6519.0
27) 3610.5
28) 319.1
29) 144.1
30) 164.7
31) 102.9
32) 164.7
33) 113.2
34) 123.5
35) 133.8
36) 51.5
37) 30.9
38) 30.9
39) 51.5
40) 72.0
41) 51.5
42) 41.2
43) 10.3
44) 20.6
45) 102.9
46) 41.2
47) 61.8
48) 41.2
49) 41.2
50) 30.9
51) 20.6
52) 51.5
53) 10.3
54) 30.9
55) 41.2
56) 20.6
57) 20.6
58) 10.3
59) 10.3
62) 10.3
65) 10.3
68) 10.3
Missing19 
TOTAL342100.0
13) Overall, how many years have you been in the ordained ministry full- or part-time for which you were paid a salary? (YRSORD)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL34020.69413
14) Overall, how many months have you been in the ordained ministry full- or part-time for which you were paid a salary? (MNTHSORD)
TOTAL%
0) 165.5
1) 3813.1
2) 5017.3
3) 6321.8
4) 4214.5
5) 124.2
6) 227.6
7) 72.4
8) 82.8
9) 62.1
10) 155.2
11) 103.5
Missing72 
TOTAL289100.0
15) In how many different positions, including your current one, have you served as a paid ordained minister? (NUMBPOS)
TOTAL%
0) 30.9
1) 6920.3
2) 7221.2
3) 7020.6
4) 5115.0
5) 308.8
6) 175.0
7) 175.0
8) 20.6
9) 10.3
10) 10.3
11) 41.2
12) 10.3
14) 10.3
16) 10.3
Missing21 
TOTAL340100.0
16) At what age did you first seriously consider that you were called to become an ordained minister, pastor or priest? (AGECALLD)
TOTAL%
4) 10.3
5) 61.7
6) 10.3
7) 30.9
8) 72.0
9) 30.9
10) 72.0
11) 51.4
12) 257.2
13) 154.3
14) 164.6
15) 154.3
16) 226.3
17) 195.4
18) 205.7
19) 133.7
20) 257.2
21) 236.6
22) 144.0
23) 82.3
24) 102.9
25) 113.2
26) 72.0
27) 51.4
28) 113.2
29) 20.6
30) 51.4
31) 30.9
32) 51.4
33) 41.1
34) 10.3
35) 51.4
36) 10.3
37) 10.3
38) 30.9
39) 20.6
40) 51.4
42) 51.4
44) 30.9
45) 10.3
46) 10.3
47) 10.3
48) 20.6
50) 30.9
52) 20.6
55) 20.6
Missing12 
TOTAL349100.0
17) Did you work full-time at one or more other occupations before entering the ministry? (OTHOCC)
TOTAL%
1) Yes21559.9
2) No14440.1
Missing2 
TOTAL359100.0
18) If yes, for how long? (Years) (OCCYEAR)
TOTAL%
0) 15242.1
1) 174.7
2) 256.9
3) 143.9
4) 185.0
5) 113.0
6) 123.3
7) 102.8
8) 61.7
9) 71.9
10) 133.6
11) 30.8
12) 20.6
13) 20.6
14) 82.2
15) 71.9
16) 30.8
17) 20.6
18) 10.3
19) 10.3
20) 113.0
21) 10.3
22) 30.8
23) 10.3
24) 30.8
25) 71.9
26) 20.6
28) 41.1
29) 10.3
30) 41.1
32) 30.8
33) 10.3
34) 10.3
35) 10.3
40) 20.6
42) 10.3
54) 10.3
TOTAL361100.0
19) If yes, for how long? (Months) (OCCMONTH)
TOTAL%
0) 30383.9
1) 41.1
2) 82.2
3) 113.0
4) 102.8
5) 30.8
6) 92.5
7) 10.3
8) 41.1
9) 41.1
10) 10.3
11) 20.6
40) 10.3
TOTAL361100.0
20) What was your last full-time occupation before becoming a minister? (LASTOCC)
TOTAL%
1) Clergy10.5
2) Other religious professional188.3
4) Lawyers, judges or legislators10.5
5) Teachers and professors2411.1
6) All other professionals5726.3
7) Managers and administrators4922.6
8) Clerical and related workers104.6
9) Craftsman and related workers73.2
10) Operatives, factory10.5
11) Transport, laborers62.8
12) Farmers83.7
13) Service workers2210.1
16) Armed services, police, firefighter125.5
17) Student10.5
Missing144 
TOTAL217100.0
21) What was your last full-time occupation before becoming a minister? (LASTOCC2)
TOTAL%
5) Teachers and professors228.6
7) Managers and administrators342.9
9) Craftsman and related workers114.3
15) Homemaker114.3
Missing354 
TOTAL7100.0
22) In your final year in that job, what was your approximate annual cash salary? (OCCSALRY)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL18930418.14824299
23) What year was that? (OCCFNLYR)
TOTAL%
1946) 10.5
1947) 10.5
1956) 10.5
1958) 20.9
1960) 10.5
1962) 10.5
1964) 31.4
1965) 20.9
1966) 10.5
1968) 10.5
1969) 10.5
1971) 10.5
1972) 41.9
1973) 31.4
1974) 20.9
1975) 41.9
1976) 41.9
1977) 178.0
1978) 31.4
1979) 41.9
1980) 94.2
1981) 62.8
1982) 31.4
1983) 31.4
1984) 31.4
1985) 10.5
1986) 10.5
1987) 52.4
1988) 62.8
1989) 104.7
1990) 20.9
1991) 62.8
1992) 94.2
1993) 52.4
1994) 73.3
1995) 52.4
1996) 73.3
1997) 73.3
1998) 52.4
1999) 115.2
2000) 115.2
2001) 52.4
2002) 115.2
2003) 31.4
2004) 62.8
2005) 52.4
2006) 10.5
2008) 10.5
2013) 10.5
Missing149 
TOTAL212100.0
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 (LFTJNPAR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked33091.4
1) Checked318.6
TOTAL361100.0
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 (LFTJSEC)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked33392.2
1) Checked287.8
TOTAL361100.0
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 (LFTJNOT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked5715.8
1) Checked30484.2
TOTAL361100.0
27) If yes, how long were you away from parish ministry before returning? Number of years (YRSAWAY)
TOTAL%
0) 31085.9
1) 154.2
2) 41.1
3) 41.1
4) 30.8
5) 51.4
6) 30.8
7) 10.3
8) 20.6
9) 30.8
10) 20.6
12) 10.3
13) 10.3
17) 10.3
18) 10.3
19) 10.3
20) 20.6
23) 10.3
30) 10.3
TOTAL361100.0
28) If yes, how long were you away from parish ministry before returning? Number of months (MNTHAWAY)
TOTAL%
0) 33492.5
1) 10.3
2) 20.6
3) 41.1
4) 10.3
5) 30.8
6) 71.9
7) 20.6
8) 10.3
9) 41.1
10) 20.6
TOTAL361100.0
29) What is the highest level of theological training you have obtained? (THEOTRNG)
TOTAL%
1) None51.4
2) Certificate from denominational training program, Bible college or seminary102.8
3) Bible college degree20.6
4) Master of Divinity (M.Div.) or Bachelor of Divinity28580.3
5) M.A., S.T.M., Th.M. or other master's degree195.4
6) Doctor of Ministry degree298.2
7) Ph.D. or Th.D.51.4
Missing6 
TOTAL355100.0
30) When did you receive your first theological degree? (YRDEGREE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL3431986.85113
31) Are you currently attending a seminary or theological school? (ATTENSEM)
TOTAL%
1) Yes195.4
2) No33594.6
Missing7 
TOTAL354100.0
32) If currently attending seminary or theological school, what degree are you seeking? (DEGSEEK)
TOTAL%
4) Master of Divinity (M.Div.) or Bachelor of Divinity317.6
5) M.A., S.T.M., Th.M. or other master's degree741.2
6) Doctor of ministry741.2
Missing344 
TOTAL17100.0
33) Are you the congregation's principal leader? (LEADER)
TOTAL%
1) Yes35498.3
2) No61.7
Missing1 
TOTAL360100.0
34) Were you a member or regular participant in this congregation before becoming the congregation's leader? (MEMBCONG)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, immediately before becoming the leader102.8
2) Yes, but I was a member or participant in the past92.5
3) No34194.7
Missing1 
TOTAL360100.0
35) Did you have to be ordained in order to hold the position that you are now in? (NEEDORD)
TOTAL%
1) Yes33893.9
2) No226.1
Missing1 
TOTAL360100.0
36) How would you describe your current position? (CURRPOS)
TOTAL%
1) Senior pastor, priest or minister6919.2
2) Solo pastor, priest or minister22662.8
3) Co-pastor102.8
4) Interim pastor, priest or minister359.7
5) Associate or assistant minister, pastor or priest61.7
6) Lay minister or pastoral leader92.5
7) Other51.4
Missing1 
TOTAL360100.0
37) In what year did you become the pastor of this congregation? (YRPASTOR)
TOTAL%
1969) 10.3
1971) 20.6
1975) 10.3
1976) 20.6
1977) 10.3
1979) 10.3
1980) 10.3
1981) 30.8
1982) 10.3
1983) 10.3
1984) 41.1
1985) 10.3
1986) 20.6
1987) 10.3
1988) 30.8
1989) 51.4
1990) 20.6
1991) 20.6
1992) 72.0
1993) 51.4
1994) 51.4
1995) 72.0
1996) 61.7
1997) 72.0
1998) 123.4
1999) 113.1
2000) 257.0
2001) 164.5
2002) 174.8
2003) 246.8
2004) 329.0
2005) 339.3
2006) 4111.5
2007) 3810.7
2008) 359.9
Missing6 
TOTAL355100.0
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 (LEADPERM)
TOTAL%
0) 61.7
1) 12135.0
2) 13539.0
3) 6819.7
4) 144.0
7) 10.3
8) 10.3
Missing15 
TOTAL346100.0
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 (LEADTEMP)
TOTAL%
0) 2610.4
1) 11545.8
2) 7228.7
3) 3212.7
4) 52.0
5) 10.4
Missing110 
TOTAL251100.0
40) Do you currently pastor another congregation? (MULTCONG)
TOTAL%
1) Yes8022.4
2) No27777.6
Missing4 
TOTAL357100.0
41) If yes, how many? (NUMBCONG)
TOTAL%
0) 11.3
1) 5873.4
2) 911.4
3) 1012.7
5) 11.3
Missing282 
TOTAL79100.0
42) Do you currently work at any other job other than as pastor of this congregation (and other related congregations)? (OTHJOB)
TOTAL%
1) Yes4312.1
2) No31387.9
Missing5 
TOTAL356100.0
43) If yes, what is your other job or occupation? (OTHJOB1)
TOTAL%
2) Other religious professional1433.3
5) Teachers and professors716.7
6) All other professionals49.5
7) Managers and administrators614.3
8) Clerical and related workers12.4
9) Craftsmen and related workers37.1
11) Transport, laborers12.4
12) Farmers12.4
13) Service workers37.1
16) Armed services, police or firefighter12.4
17) Student12.4
Missing319 
TOTAL42100.0
44) If yes, what is your other job or occupation? (OTHJOB2)
TOTAL%
5) Teachers and professors1100.0
Missing360 
TOTAL1100.0
45) Average hours per week (at other job) (OTHJBHRS)
TOTAL%
2) 24.9
2.5) 12.4
3) 12.4
4) 37.3
5) 12.4
6) 24.9
7.5) 12.4
8) 24.9
10) 24.9
12) 37.3
13) 12.4
15) 24.9
16) 12.4
18) 24.9
20) 512.2
24) 12.4
25) 12.4
30) 12.4
40) 49.8
41) 12.4
45) 12.4
50) 24.9
60) 12.4
Missing320 
TOTAL41100.0
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: Full-time (ORDFULL)
TOTAL%
0) 258.0
1) 25179.9
2) 3611.5
3) 20.6
Missing47 
TOTAL314100.0
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 ordained professionals: Part-time (ORDPART)
TOTAL%
0) 09158.7
1) 15837.4
2) 253.2
99) Checked10.6
Missing206 
TOTAL155100.0
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: Full-time (LAYFULL)
TOTAL%
0) 11873.3
1) 3018.6
2) 85.0
3) 53.1
Missing200 
TOTAL161100.0
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 non-ordained pastoral leaders or lay ministers: Part-time (LAYPART)
TOTAL%
0) 10860.3
1) 3217.9
2) 2212.3
3) 95.0
4) 42.2
6) 10.6
7) 10.6
9) 10.6
23) 10.6
Missing182 
TOTAL179100.0
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: Full-time (OTHFULL)
TOTAL%
0) 7848.1
1) 4326.5
2) 1811.1
3) 138.0
4) 31.9
5) 31.9
6) 21.2
9) 10.6
12) 10.6
Missing199 
TOTAL162100.0
51) 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 (OTHPART)
TOTAL%
0) 0216.8
1) 15517.8
2) 27423.9
3) 36621.4
4) 44113.3
5) 5278.7
6) 641.3
7) 751.6
8) 841.3
9) 931.0
10) 1031.0
11) 1131.0
14) 1410.3
18) 1810.3
99) Checked10.3
Missing52 
TOTAL309100.0
52) In the past 12 months, have you personally done any of the following? (Check all that apply.) Loaned money to someone outside your family (LOANED)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked25069.3
1) Checked11130.7
TOTAL361100.0
53) 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 (CAREDSCK)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked22060.9
1) Checked14139.1
TOTAL361100.0
54) 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 (HELPFND)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked22963.4
1) Checked13236.6
TOTAL361100.0
55) 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 (GIVEFOOD)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked8423.3
1) Checked27776.7
TOTAL361100.0
56) In the past 12 months, have you personally done any of the following? (Check all that apply.) Will vote or did vote in the 2008 presidential election (VOTEPRES)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked71.9
1) Checked35498.1
TOTAL361100.0
57) 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) (CHARITAB)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked164.4
1) Checked34595.6
TOTAL361100.0
58) 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 (WORKSOLV)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked10128.0
1) Checked26072.0
TOTAL361100.0
59) 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 (CONTACT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked20155.7
1) Checked16044.3
TOTAL361100.0
60) 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 (CONTPOL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked26874.2
1) Checked9325.8
TOTAL361100.0
61) In the past 12 months, have you personally done any of the following? (Check all that apply.) Went on a mission or service trip (MISSION)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked24768.4
1) Checked11431.6
TOTAL361100.0
62) 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) (HRSPRCH)
TOTAL%
0) 10.3
1) 20.6
2) 20.6
3) 61.7
4) 51.4
4.5) 10.3
5) 154.3
6) 216.0
7) 72.0
8) 4011.5
8.5) 10.3
9) 51.4
10) 8022.9
11) 41.1
11.5) 20.6
12) 267.4
12.5) 10.3
13) 30.9
13.5) 20.6
14) 82.3
15) 3710.6
16) 61.7
16.5) 10.3
17) 30.9
17.5) 30.9
18) 51.4
19) 10.3
20) 4011.5
22) 30.9
22.5) 10.3
23) 20.6
25) 82.3
26) 20.6
28) 10.3
30) 30.9
50) 10.3
Missing12 
TOTAL349100.0
63) 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 (HRSFAITH)
TOTAL%
0) 10.3
1) 247.1
1.5) 41.2
2) 6619.4
2.5) 10.3
3) 7321.5
3.25) 10.3
4) 4112.1
5) 4212.4
6) 308.8
7) 41.2
7.5) 10.3
8) 236.8
9) 20.6
10) 154.4
11) 10.3
12) 30.9
13) 10.3
14) 10.3
15) 30.9
20) 20.6
30) 10.3
Missing21 
TOTAL340100.0
64) 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 (HRSTRAIN)
TOTAL%
0) 04417.0
.25) 20.8
.5) 83.1
1) 16223.9
1.5) 1.531.2
2) 26725.9
3) 32610.0
4) 4124.6
5) 5207.7
6) 693.5
8) 810.4
10) 1020.8
12) 1210.4
20) 2010.4
998) Varies10.4
Missing102 
TOTAL259100.0
65) 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 (HRSCOUNS)
TOTAL%
0) 0133.9
.5) 41.2
1) 15917.8
1.5) 1.530.9
2) 28224.7
2.5) 2.520.6
3) 34112.3
3.5) 3.510.3
4) 43911.7
5) 54212.7
6) 6123.6
7) 710.3
8) 8103.0
9) 910.3
10) 10164.8
12) 1220.6
15) 1520.6
998) Varies20.6
Missing29 
TOTAL332100.0
66) 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 (HRSVISIT)
TOTAL%
.5) 30.9
1) 1174.9
2) 24613.3
2.5) 2.520.6
3) 34312.4
3.5) 3.510.3
4) 44713.5
5) 54212.1
6) 64212.1
7) 741.2
7.5) 7.530.9
8) 8236.6
9) 930.9
10) 10318.9
11) 1110.3
12) 12102.9
12.5) 12.510.3
14) 1420.6
15) 15113.2
20) 20102.9
24) 2420.6
30) 3010.3
998) Varies20.6
Missing14 
TOTAL347100.0
67) 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 other to the faith (HRSCONV)
TOTAL%
0) 04214.5
.25) 20.7
.5) 93.1
.75) 10.3
1) 111138.3
1.5) 1.531.0
2) 26823.4
2.5) 2.520.7
3) 3217.2
4) 4113.8
5) 572.4
6) 631.0
8) 820.7
10) 1031.0
15) 1510.3
16) 1610.3
998) Varies31.0
Missing71 
TOTAL290100.0
68) 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 (HRSADMIN)
TOTAL%
.5) 30.9
1) 113.2
2) 226.4
2.5) 10.3
3) 257.2
4) 164.6
4.5) 20.6
5) 349.8
5.5) 10.3
6) 246.9
7) 41.2
8) 226.4
9) 72.0
10) 4813.9
12) 257.2
13) 20.6
14) 41.2
15) 339.5
16) 30.9
17) 20.6
18) 41.2
20) 298.4
22) 20.6
22.5) 10.3
24) 41.2
25) 123.5
29) 10.3
30) 30.9
31) 10.3
Missing15 
TOTAL346100.0
69) 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 (HRSDENOM)
TOTAL%
0) 0165.1
.5) 51.6
1) 110633.8
1.25) 1.2510.3
1.5) 1.531.0
2) 28527.1
2.5) 2.520.6
3) 33711.8
3.5) 3.520.6
4) 4288.9
5) 5165.1
6) 661.9
7) 720.6
10) 1031.0
20) 2010.3
998) Varies10.3
Missing47 
TOTAL314100.0
70) 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 (HRSCOMM)
TOTAL%
0) 3110.3
.25) 10.3
.5) 41.3
.75) 10.3
1) 9531.7
1.5) 10.3
2) 9431.3
3) 248.0
4) 186.0
5) 175.7
6) 72.3
8) 31.0
10) 31.0
20) 10.3
Missing61 
TOTAL300100.0
71) Please estimate how many hours in a typical week you devote to each task listed below, including preparation where applicable. Youth ministry (HRSYOUTH)
TOTAL%
0) 04414.9
.25) 20.7
.5) 72.4
1) 19431.9
1.25) 1.2510.3
1.5) 1.520.7
2) 28328.1
2.5) 2.510.3
3) 33110.5
3.5) 3.510.3
4) 4113.7
5) 593.1
6) 651.7
7) 720.7
10) 1010.3
998) Varies10.3
Missing66 
TOTAL295100.0
72) In a typical week approximately how many hours do you spend in work related to your employment in this congregation? (HRSWK)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL35544.79215
73) In your preaching, do you use the Scripture texts from a prescribed lectionary? (TEXTS)
TOTAL%
1) Always21359.7
2) Most of the time13437.5
3) Occasionally82.2
4) Never20.6
Missing4 
TOTAL357100.0
74) In the past two years, how many people from this congregation have you personally encouraged to consider becoming a pastor, minister or priest? (ENCOURG)
TOTAL%
0) 9727.8
1) 7421.2
2) 10630.4
3) 339.5
4) 174.9
5) 82.3
6) 41.1
7) 10.3
8) 20.6
10) 30.9
12) 10.3
15) 20.6
16) 10.3
Missing12 
TOTAL349100.0
75) Within the past seven days, how much time did you spend in the following activities? Prayer, meditation, Bible reading and other spiritual disciplines (Hours) (TIMEPRAY)
TOTAL%
0) 20.6
.5) 20.6
1) 308.6
1.5) 20.6
2) 4613.3
2.5) 10.3
3) 349.8
3.5) 51.4
4) 318.9
4.25) 10.3
4.5) 20.6
5) 4212.1
6) 257.2
7) 4412.7
7.5) 10.3
7.75) 10.3
8) 123.5
9) 30.9
10) 246.9
11) 30.9
12) 102.9
13) 10.3
14) 102.9
15) 72.0
16) 20.6
20) 10.3
21) 10.3
25) 10.3
30) 10.3
32) 10.3
35) 10.3
Missing14 
TOTAL347100.0
76) Within the past seven days, how much time did you spend in the following activities? Reading (other than for specific sermons or teaching) (Hours) (TIMEREAD)
TOTAL%
0) 30.9
.75) 10.3
1) 288.3
1.5) 10.3
2) 5315.6
2.5) 20.6
3) 4312.7
3.5) 10.3
4) 4713.9
5) 4914.5
6) 247.1
7) 175.0
8) 175.0
9) 10.3
10) 236.8
12) 82.4
14) 82.4
15) 30.9
18) 10.3
20) 72.1
23) 10.3
30) 10.3
Missing22 
TOTAL339100.0
77) 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) (TIMEWEB)
TOTAL%
0) 216.2
.5) 10.3
1) 3510.4
1.5) 10.3
2) 5215.4
3) 3510.4
3.5) 10.3
4) 339.8
5) 3711.0
6) 144.2
7) 185.3
8) 123.6
9) 10.3
10) 3911.6
12) 92.7
12.5) 10.3
14) 82.4
15) 61.8
18) 10.3
20) 92.7
24) 10.3
30) 20.6
Missing24 
TOTAL337100.0
78) Within the past seven days, how much time did you spend in the following activities? Email and text messaging (Hours) (TIMEEML)
TOTAL%
0) 175.0
.5) 51.5
1) 7020.8
1.5) 10.3
2) 7522.3
3) 3410.1
3.5) 10.3
4) 3410.1
5) 298.6
6) 103.0
7) 144.2
8) 154.5
10) 236.8
12) 20.6
14) 20.6
15) 30.9
21) 10.3
30) 10.3
Missing24 
TOTAL337100.0
79) 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) (TIMEFAM)
TOTAL%
0) 51.5
1) 20.6
2) 41.2
3) 51.5
3.5) 10.3
4) 82.4
5) 144.1
6) 82.4
7) 144.1
8) 154.4
9) 10.3
10) 5014.8
11) 10.3
12) 216.2
14) 216.2
15) 267.7
16) 41.2
18) 30.9
20) 4513.3
21) 72.1
22) 30.9
24) 103.0
25) 133.8
27) 10.3
28) 113.3
30) 164.7
32) 10.3
34) 10.3
35) 123.6
36) 30.9
40) 20.6
41) 10.3
45) 10.3
50) 20.6
60) 30.9
80) 20.6
84) 10.3
Missing23 
TOTAL338100.0
80) Within the past seven days, how much time did you spend in the following activities? Physical exercise for your health (Hours) (TIMEEXER)
TOTAL%
0) 3610.6
.5) 10.3
1) 3510.3
1.5) 20.6
2) 5516.1
2.5) 10.3
3) 4312.6
4) 4011.7
5) 4212.3
5.5) 10.3
6) 308.8
7) 339.7
8) 51.5
9) 10.3
10) 102.9
12) 20.6
14) 10.3
15) 10.3
17.5) 10.3
20) 10.3
Missing20 
TOTAL341100.0
81) Within the past seven days, how much time did you spend in the following activities? Recreation and hobbies (Hours) (TIMERECR)
TOTAL%
0) 5919.0
.5) 20.6
1) 4514.5
1.5) 20.6
2) 6219.9
2.5) 20.6
3) 3711.9
3.5) 10.3
4) 3110.0
5) 278.7
6) 134.2
7) 72.3
8) 51.6
8.5) 10.3
10) 113.5
12) 20.6
14) 10.3
15) 10.3
20) 10.3
40) 10.3
Missing50 
TOTAL311100.0
82) Within the past seven days, how much time did you spend in the following activities? Watching television (including news, sports, movies and shows) (TIMETV)
TOTAL%
0) 113.2
1) 195.5
1.5) 10.3
2) 257.2
2.5) 10.3
3) 185.2
4) 298.4
5) 3811.0
5.5) 10.3
6) 267.5
7) 3510.1
8) 277.8
9) 20.6
10) 5014.5
11) 10.3
12) 61.7
12.5) 10.3
13) 10.3
14) 185.2
15) 144.0
16) 20.6
17) 10.3
18) 10.3
20) 72.0
21) 41.2
25) 10.3
27) 10.3
28) 20.6
30) 20.6
35) 10.3
Missing15 
TOTAL346100.0
83) Within the past seven days, how much time did you spend in the following activities? Socializing or eating out with friends (Hours) (TIMESOC)
TOTAL%
0) 5616.7
.5) 10.3
1) 4714.0
1.5) 20.6
2) 9026.9
3) 3911.6
3.5) 20.6
4) 3410.1
5) 309.0
6) 113.3
7) 51.5
8) 61.8
8.5) 10.3
9) 10.3
10) 41.2
12) 10.3
14) 20.6
15) 10.3
18) 10.3
20) 10.3
Missing26 
TOTAL335100.0
84) 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? (SALARY)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL34438031.82816010
85) How much money do you pay each month toward your educational debts? (If no educational debt, check here:) (EDDEBTNO)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked12835.5
1) Checked23364.5
TOTAL361100.0
86) How much money do you pay each month toward your educational debts? (EDDEBT)
TOTAL%
0) 5842.6
10) 10.7
25) 10.7
50) 21.5
70) 10.7
75) 10.7
80) 10.7
90) 10.7
98) 10.7
100) 21.5
120) 10.7
125) 10.7
135) 21.5
141) 10.7
145) 10.7
150) 32.2
158) 10.7
162) 10.7
170) 10.7
171) 10.7
175) 10.7
177) 10.7
180) 10.7
190) 10.7
200) 85.9
220) 10.7
225) 10.7
230) 10.7
278) 10.7
280) 42.9
300) 64.4
310) 10.7
316) 10.7
325) 21.5
341) 10.7
350) 42.9
360) 10.7
377) 21.5
450) 21.5
500) 42.9
550) 21.5
580) 10.7
600) 21.5
700) 10.7
800) 21.5
900) 10.7
2300) 10.7
Missing225 
TOTAL136100.0
87) Are you furnished with a parsonage, manse or rectory (either by your congregation, denomination or some other organization)? (HOUSING)
TOTAL%
1) Yes10328.9
2) No25471.1
Missing4 
TOTAL357100.0
88) 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) (RENTVAL)
TOTAL%
600) 11.2
900) 11.2
950) 11.2
1500) 11.2
3600) 67.1
4200) 22.4
4800) 44.7
5000) 11.2
5400) 11.2
6000) 89.4
6600) 22.4
7200) 33.5
7500) 11.2
8000) 11.2
8100) 11.2
8300) 11.2
9000) 22.4
9500) 11.2
9600) 22.4
9900) 11.2
10000) 78.2
10600) 11.2
10800) 22.4
10870) 11.2
11000) 22.4
11700) 11.2
12000) 1214.1
12500) 11.2
12595) 11.2
13000) 22.4
14000) 11.2
14400) 11.2
14688) 11.2
15000) 22.4
15072) 11.2
18000) 33.5
20000) 11.2
24000) 22.4
27000) 11.2
42000) 11.2
Missing276 
TOTAL85100.0
89) Are you furnished with a housing allowance (either by your congregation, denomination or some other organization)? (HOUSALLW)
TOTAL%
1) Yes24268.6
2) No11131.4
Missing8 
TOTAL353100.0
90) Are you furnished with a housing allowance (either by your congregation, denomination or some other organization)? Amount of housing allowance (Annual basis) (AMOUNT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL22317331.26510964
91) Do you currently receive health care benefits? (Check all that apply.) Yes, from my congregation or denomination (HCARECON)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked8724.1
1) Checked27475.9
TOTAL361100.0
92) Do you currently receive health care benefits? (Check all that apply.) Yes, from my spouse's employer (HCARESP)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked29782.3
1) Checked6417.7
TOTAL361100.0
93) Do you currently receive health care benefits? (Check all that apply.) Yes, from my other employment (HCAREEMP)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked35297.5
1) Checked92.5
TOTAL361100.0
94) Do you currently receive health care benefits? (Check all that apply.) Yes, from another source (HCAREOTH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked34294.7
1) Checked195.3
TOTAL361100.0
95) Do you currently receive health care benefits? (Check all that apply.) No, but I pay the health care premium myself (HCAREPAY)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked35397.8
1) Checked82.2
TOTAL361100.0
96) Do you currently receive health care benefits? (Check all that apply.) No, I don't have health care benefits (HCARENO)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked35798.9
1) Checked41.1
TOTAL361100.0
97) Does your spouse currently receive health care benefits? (Check all that apply.) Yes, through my congregation or denomination (SPCHCCON)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked18952.4
1) Checked17247.6
TOTAL361100.0
98) Does your spouse currently receive health care benefits? (Check all that apply.) Yes, through his or her employer (SPCHCEMP)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked24567.9
1) Checked11632.1
TOTAL361100.0
99) Does your spouse currently receive health care benefits? (Check all that apply.) Yes, through my other employment (SPHCEMP)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked35798.9
1) Checked41.1
TOTAL361100.0
100) Does your spouse currently receive health care benefits? (Check all that apply.) Yes, through another source (SPHCOTH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked34495.3
1) Checked174.7
TOTAL361100.0
101) Does your spouse currently receive health care benefits? (Check all that apply.) No, we pay the health care premium ourselves (SPHCHPAY)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked35197.2
1) Checked102.8
TOTAL361100.0
102) Does your spouse currently receive health care benefits? (Check all that apply.) No, s/he doesn't have health care benefits (SPHCNCAR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked35297.5
1) Checked92.5
TOTAL361100.0
103) Does your spouse currently receive health care benefits? (Check all that apply.) No spouse (SPHCNNO)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked31787.8
1) Checked4412.2
TOTAL361100.0
104) Do your children who live at home currently receive health care benefits? (Check all that apply.) Yes, through my congregation or denomination (CHCARCON)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked25971.7
1) Checked10228.3
TOTAL361100.0
105) Do your children who live at home currently receive health care benefits? (Check all that apply.) Yes, through my spouse's employer (CHCARSP)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked31988.4
1) Checked4211.6
TOTAL361100.0
106) Do your children who live at home currently receive health care benefits? (Check all that apply.) Yes, through my other employment (CHCAREMP)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked36099.7
1) Checked10.3
TOTAL361100.0
107) Do your children who live at home currently receive health care benefits? (Check all that apply.) Yes, through another source (CHCAROTH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked34796.1
1) Checked143.9
TOTAL361100.0
108) Do your children who live at home currently receive health care benefits? (Check all that apply.) No, we pay the health care premium ourselves (CHCARPAY)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked35798.9
1) Checked41.1
TOTAL361100.0
109) Do your children who live at home currently receive health care benefits? (Check all that apply.) No, they don't have health care benefits (CHCARNO)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked36099.7
1) Checked10.3
TOTAL361100.0
110) Do your children who live at home currently receive health care benefits? (Check all that apply.) No children at home (CHCARNOC)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked16445.4
1) Checked19754.6
TOTAL361100.0
111) Does your congregation or denomination contribute to a retirement plan for you? (PENSION)
TOTAL%
1) Yes31087.8
2) No4211.9
3) Not sure10.3
Missing8 
TOTAL353100.0
112) Does your congregation or denomination contribute to a retirement plan for you? What percent of your annual salary? (PENAMT)
TOTAL%
2) 20.7
3) 10.4
4) 20.7
5) 10.4
5.5) 10.4
6) 31.1
7) 20.7
8) 10.4
9) 41.4
10) 10939.1
11) 259.0
12) 11240.1
13) 62.2
14) 20.7
15) 31.1
17) 10.4
18) 10.4
19.6) 10.4
20) 20.7
Missing82 
TOTAL279100.0
113) What is the total annual income that you and your family receive from sources other than your income from this congregation? Spouse's salary (INCSPSAL)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL28227710.74528677
114) What is the total annual income that you and your family receive from sources other than your income from this congregation? Your other employment (INCOTHEM)
TOTAL%
0) 11068.8
400) 10.6
500) 10.6
800) 10.6
1000) 21.3
1200) 10.6
1500) 10.6
2000) 21.3
2400) 10.6
2500) 10.6
2600) 10.6
3000) 21.3
3600) 10.6
3800) 10.6
4000) 10.6
4800) 10.6
5000) 21.3
5040) 10.6
5400) 10.6
7200) 10.6
7344) 10.6
8000) 31.9
9900) 10.6
10000) 10.6
12000) 21.3
13000) 10.6
14000) 10.6
14280) 10.6
18000) 21.3
20000) 10.6
21500) 10.6
24000) 31.9
32500) 10.6
37000) 10.6
37440) 10.6
40000) 10.6
50000) 10.6
60000) 10.6
70000) 10.6
74175) 10.6
100000) 10.6
Missing201 
TOTAL160100.0
115) 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.) (INCOTH)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL19116007.08973795
116) Over the past few years, has your financial situation been getting better, worse or has it stayed the same? (FINANC)
TOTAL%
1) Better13337.3
2) Worse9426.3
3) Stayed the same12234.2
4) Not sure82.2
Missing4 
TOTAL357100.0
117) How often during the past year did you take part in some form of continuing theological education lasting at least a full day? (CONTTHED)
TOTAL%
1) Never215.9
2) Once or twice15343.0
3) Three to five times13036.5
4) More than five times5214.6
Missing5 
TOTAL356100.0
118) Have you taken a sabbatical leave from a congregation or ministry organization in the past 10 years? (SABBATLV)
TOTAL%
1) Yes4211.9
2) No31288.1
Missing7 
TOTAL354100.0
119) Have you taken a sabbatical leave from a congregation or ministry organization in the past 10 years? How long was your sabbatical leave? (days) (SABBLONG)
TOTAL%
8) 12.4
21) 12.4
25) 12.4
30) 512.2
40) 12.4
42) 12.4
45) 12.4
60) 49.8
75) 12.4
77) 12.4
90) 1946.3
91) 12.4
120) 24.9
270) 12.4
330) 12.4
Missing320 
TOTAL41100.0
120) Do you regularly take a day off each week? (DAYOFF)
TOTAL%
1) Yes30485.9
2) No5014.1
Missing7 
TOTAL354100.0
121) Do you regularly take a day off each week? Which day? (DAYOFFW1)
TOTAL%
1) Sunday10.3
2) Monday12040.7
3) Tuesday31.0
4) Wednesday41.4
5) Thursday51.7
6) Friday13244.7
7) Saturday175.8
8) Part-time, not applicable41.4
9) Varies93.1
Missing66 
TOTAL295100.0
122) Do you regularly take a day off each week? Which day? (DAYOFFW2)
TOTAL%
1) Sunday16.3
2) Monday212.5
3) Tuesday318.8
6) Friday637.5
7) Saturday425.0
Missing345 
TOTAL16100.0
123) Over the past two years, has there been any conflict in this congregation? (Check only one.) (CONFLICT)
TOTAL%
1) No conflict that I'm aware of10328.9
2) Some minor conflict18952.9
3) Major conflict215.9
4) Major conflict with leaders or people leaving4211.8
5) Don't know20.6
Missing4 
TOTAL357100.0
124) What was the conflict about? (Check all that apply.) Finances (CNFLFIN)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked27576.2
1) Checked8623.8
TOTAL361100.0
125) What was the conflict about? (Check all that apply.) Changes in worship style (CNFLWORS)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked31286.4
1) Checked4913.6
TOTAL361100.0
126) What was the conflict about? (Check all that apply.) Changes in music style (CNFLMUS)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked33893.6
1) Checked236.4
TOTAL361100.0
127) What was the conflict about? (Check all that apply.) Changes in other programs of the congregation (CNFLPRG)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked33191.7
1) Checked308.3
TOTAL361100.0
128) What was the conflict about? (Check all that apply.) Doctrines (CNFLDCTR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked34395.0
1) Checked185.0
TOTAL361100.0
129) What was the conflict about? (Check all that apply.) Pastoral leadership style (CNFLPAST)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked27877.0
1) Checked8323.0
TOTAL361100.0
130) What was the conflict about? (Check all that apply.) Lay leadership style (CNFLLAY)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked32790.6
1) Checked349.4
TOTAL361100.0
131) What was the conflict about? (Check all that apply.) Conflicts between staff and/or clergy (CNFLSTFF)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked33091.4
1) Checked318.6
TOTAL361100.0
132) What was the conflict about? (Check all that apply.) Sexual misconduct (CNFLSEX)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked35999.4
1) Checked20.6
TOTAL361100.0
133) What was the conflict about? (Check all that apply.) Issues regarding homosexuality (CNFLHOMO)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked34094.2
1) Checked215.8
TOTAL361100.0
134) What was the conflict about? (Check all that apply.) Racial or ethnic issues (CNFLRACE)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked35899.2
1) Checked30.8
TOTAL361100.0
135) What was the conflict about? (Check all that apply.) Women in leadership positions in this congregation (CNFLWOMN)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked35698.6
1) Checked51.4
TOTAL361100.0
136) What was the conflict about? (Check all that apply.) Issues about a new building or renovation of an existing building (CNFLBLDG)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked31186.1
1) Checked5013.9
TOTAL361100.0
137) What was the conflict about? (Check all that apply.) Other (CNFLOTHR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked30985.6
1) Checked5214.4
TOTAL361100.0
138) What was the conflict about? (Check all that apply.) Changes in pastoral/staff/leadership (CNFLPSTL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked35498.1
1) Checked71.9
TOTAL361100.0
139) What was the conflict about? (Check all that apply.) Conflicts between pastor/staff and members/attendees (CNFLPMEM)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked35798.9
1) Checked41.1
TOTAL361100.0
140) What was the conflict about? (Check all that apply.) Conflicts between members/attendees (CNFLMEMS)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked35498.1
1) Checked71.9
TOTAL361100.0
141) What was the conflict about? (Check all that apply.) General personality conflicts/interpersonal problems (CNFLPERS)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked35698.6
1) Checked51.4
TOTAL361100.0
142) How was the conflict handled? (Check all that apply.) Held congregational meeting(s) to discuss the issue (CONMEET)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked26673.7
1) Checked9526.3
TOTAL361100.0
143) How was the conflict handled? (Check all that apply.) Appointed a special task force or committee to work through the issue (CONTASKF)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked29782.3
1) Checked6417.7
TOTAL361100.0
144) How was the conflict handled? (Check all that apply.) A denominational official or committee met with congregational leaders (CONOFFCL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked31286.4
1) Checked4913.6
TOTAL361100.0
145) How was the conflict handled? (Check all that apply.) Worked with a specialized consultant who helps congregations in conflict (CONCONSL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked34896.4
1) Checked133.6
TOTAL361100.0
146) How was the conflict handled? (Check all that apply.) Used conflict resolution program or resources (CONRESOL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked33793.4
1) Checked246.6
TOTAL361100.0
147) How was the conflict handled? (Check all that apply.) No special approach was used other than how the congregation typically makes decisions (CONNOSP)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked25069.3
1) Checked11130.7
TOTAL361100.0
148) How was the conflict handled? (Check all that apply.) Other (CONOTH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked34595.6
1) Checked164.4
TOTAL361100.0
149) How was the conflict handled? (Check all that apply.) Pastor(s) took care of the conflict (CONPASTR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked35698.6
1) Checked51.4
TOTAL361100.0
150) How was the conflict handled? (Check all that apply.) General discussion/conversation/mediation/communication (individually or in groups) (CONDISCV)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked35297.5
1) Checked92.5
TOTAL361100.0
151) How was the conflict handled? (Check all that apply.) Spiritual/biblical tactics (CONBIBL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked35798.9
1) Checked41.1
TOTAL361100.0
152) How was the conflict handled? (Check all that apply.) Pastoral/staff/lay leader change (CONLDRCH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked35598.3
1) Checked61.7
TOTAL361100.0
153) How was the conflict handled? (Check all that apply.) Existing group in congregation dealt with issue (CONEXGRP)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked35498.1
1) Checked71.9
TOTAL361100.0
154) How was the conflict handled? (Check all that apply.) People left the congregation (CONPPLFT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked361100.0
TOTAL361100.0
155) Have you met regularly with other ministers or pastoral leaders in a small group for continuing education and support in the past five years? (SMGROUP)
TOTAL%
1) Yes31187.4
2) No4512.6
Missing5 
TOTAL356100.0
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. (GRPDSCR1)
TOTAL%
1) Ecumenical clergy group5417.8
3) Area ministers' group3912.8
4) Support/mentoring, often over meals72.3
5) D.Min./other seminary-related group82.6
6) Judiciary or denominational clergy8327.3
7) Study groups5518.1
8) Spiritual formation groups31.0
10) Specialized focus72.3
11) Therapeutic or counseling group20.7
12) Professional formation group10.3
13) SPE groups10.3
14) Other10.3
15) Minister or colleague group not otherwise specified4314.1
Missing57 
TOTAL304100.0
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. (GRPDSCR2)
TOTAL%
1) Ecumenical clergy groups1011.4
2) Women clergy11.1
3) Area ministers' group2427.3
4) Support/mentoring, often over meals78.0
6) Judiciary or denominational clergy2326.1
7) Study group1921.6
8) Spiritual formation group22.3
12) Professional formation groups11.1
16) Lay ministers11.1
Missing273 
TOTAL88100.0
158) 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. (GRPDSCR3)
TOTAL%
4) Support/mentoring, often over meals220.0
6) Judiciary or denominational clergy440.0
7) Study groups220.0
8) Spiritual formation groups110.0
9) Church ministry groups110.0
Missing351 
TOTAL10100.0
159) How long have you participated in that group? Years (GRPYRS)
TOTAL%
0) 7420.5
1) 195.3
2) 3610.0
3) 359.7
4) 308.3
5) 328.9
6) 164.4
7) 195.3
8) 185.0
9) 92.5
10) 154.2
11) 20.6
12) 51.4
13) 51.4
14) 30.8
15) 51.4
16) 92.5
18) 41.1
19) 30.8
20) 71.9
22) 30.8
23) 10.3
25) 20.6
26) 10.3
29) 10.3
30) 20.6
32) 10.3
35) 20.6
40) 20.6
TOTAL361100.0
160) How long have you participated in that group? Months (GRPMNTHS)
TOTAL%
0) 22261.5
1) 256.9
2) 226.1
3) 133.6
4) 133.6
5) 82.2
6) 205.5
7) 41.1
8) 102.8
9) 133.6
10) 71.9
11) 41.1
TOTAL361100.0
161) The group met/meets _____ times a year for an average of _____ hours per meeting. Times per year (GRPTIMES)
TOTAL%
1) 62.0
2) 62.0
3) 31.0
4) 113.6
5) 20.7
6) 103.3
7) 31.0
8) 113.6
9) 3310.8
10) 3912.8
11) 82.6
12) 5618.4
14) 10.3
18) 20.7
20) 31.0
24) 51.6
26) 31.0
30) 31.0
32) 10.3
36) 31.0
39) 10.3
40) 82.6
41) 10.3
44) 20.7
45) 41.3
48) 62.0
50) 3511.5
51) 31.0
52) 3511.5
56) 10.3
Missing56 
TOTAL305100.0
162) The group met/meets _____ times a year for an average of _____ hours per meeting. Hours per meeting (GRPDURAT)
TOTAL%
1) 289.2
1.25) 10.3
1.5) 5618.4
2) 11537.7
2.5) 123.9
3) 5217.0
3.5) 10.3
4) 165.2
5) 41.3
6) 41.3
9) 10.3
10) 10.3
12) 20.7
16) 10.3
20) 10.3
24) 10.3
36) 10.3
40) 20.7
56) 10.3
60) 10.3
72) 10.3
80) 20.7
120) 10.3
Missing56 
TOTAL305100.0
163) Which of these statements describe the group? (Check all that apply.) Members decide who belongs (GRPBELNG)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked28578.9
1) Checked7621.1
TOTAL361100.0
164) Which of these statements describe the group? (Check all that apply.) Members decide what group does (GRPDOES)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked16846.5
1) Checked19353.5
TOTAL361100.0
165) Which of these statements describe the group? (Check all that apply.) A sponsoring organization (such as judicatory, diocese or seminary) provides curriculum (GRPSPONS)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked33091.4
1) Checked318.6
TOTAL361100.0
166) Which of these statements describe the group? (Check all that apply.) The group includes persons of different races or ethnicities (GRPRACE)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked26372.9
1) Checked9827.1
TOTAL361100.0
167) Which of these statements describe the group? (Check all that apply.) The group includes persons of different denominations or faith traditions (GRPINCL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked24166.8
1) Checked12033.2
TOTAL361100.0
168) Which of these statements describe the group? (Check all that apply.) The group has a trained leader or facilitator (GRPLEADR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked30985.6
1) Checked5214.4
TOTAL361100.0
169) Which of these statements describe the group? (Check all that apply.) My congregation contributes to the cost of participation in the group (GRPCOST)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked29581.7
1) Checked6618.3
TOTAL361100.0
170) Which of these statements describe the group? (Check all that apply.) The group's primary focus is sharing personal concerns or struggles (GRPCONC)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked23063.7
1) Checked13136.3
TOTAL361100.0
171) Which of these statements describe the group? (Check all that apply.) The group's primary focus is engaging in biblical or theological reflection (GRPBIBLE)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked19554.0
1) Checked16646.0
TOTAL361100.0
172) Which of these statements describe the group? (Check all that apply.) The group's primary focus is sharing ideas and resources for effective ministry (GRPSHRNG)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked16545.7
1) Checked19654.3
TOTAL361100.0
173) Which of these statements describe the group? (Check all that apply.) Those I minister to have been positively affected by my participation (GRPPOSIT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked14339.6
1) Checked21860.4
TOTAL361100.0
174) How important would you say that this congregation's denomination is for the way that it organizes its programs or ministries? (DENOMIMP)
TOTAL%
1) Great importance17749.7
2) Somewhat important12735.7
3) Somewhat unimportant267.3
4) Of little importance257.0
5) Not affiliated with the denomination10.3
Missing5 
TOTAL356100.0
175) Choose one: (LEADSTYL)
TOTAL%
1) I make most of the decisions here; lay members generally follow my lead82.3
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 needed24970.3
3) Lay leaders come up with most of the initiatives in the congregation, although I try to exert a strong influence on their decisions3610.2
4) Lay leaders make most of the decisions about the congregation's directions and programs; my role is to empower them to implement their decisions6117.2
Missing7 
TOTAL354100.0
176) Of the following, which one best describes your opinion of the future directions of this congregation? (FUTDIREC)
TOTAL%
1) We need to get back to the way we did things in the past10.3
2) We are faithfully maintaining past directions359.9
3) We are currently deciding on new directions10830.6
4) We are currently moving in new directions12836.3
5) We need to rethink where we are heading5816.4
6) Our future is very unclear or doubtful215.9
7) Don't know20.6
Missing8 
TOTAL353100.0
177) In general, would you say your health is . . .? (HEALTH)
TOTAL%
1) Excellent8323.3
2) Very good16345.8
3) Good9125.6
4) Fair185.1
5) Poor10.3
Missing5 
TOTAL356100.0
178) During the past four weeks, how much did pain interfere with your normal activities (including both work outside the home and housework)? (PAIN)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all20958.7
2) A little bit10128.4
3) Moderately329.0
4) Quite a bit143.9
Missing5 
TOTAL356100.0
179) 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)? (HLTHPROB)
TOTAL%
1) All of the time10.3
2) Most of the time41.1
3) Some of the time267.4
4) A little of the time6518.5
5) None of the time25672.7
Missing9 
TOTAL352100.0
180) Taking all things together, how would you describe your marriage? (MARHAPPY)
TOTAL%
1) Very happy19054.9
2) Pretty happy10028.9
3) Not too happy154.3
4) Not married4111.8
Missing15 
TOTAL346100.0
181) What is your height? Feet (HEIGHTFT)
TOTAL%
0) 154.2
4) 10.3
5) 24768.4
6) 9827.1
TOTAL361100.0
182) What is your height? Inches (HEIGHTIN)
TOTAL%
0) 6317.5
1) 267.2
2) 226.1
3) 205.5
4) 174.7
5) 154.2
6) 298.0
7) 277.5
8) 328.9
9) 277.5
10) 4111.4
11) 4211.6
TOTAL361100.0
183) What is your weight? Pounds (WEIGHT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL344196.23361
184) Which statement comes closest to your view of the Bible? (BIBLVIEW)
TOTAL%
1) The Bible is the word of God, to be taken literally word for word102.8
2) The Bible is the word of God, to be interpreted in the light of its historical context and the Church's teachings17249.0
3) The Bible is the word of God, to be interpreted in the light of its historical and cultural context15243.3
4) The Bible is not the word of God, but contains God's word to us164.6
7) Don't know10.3
Missing10 
TOTAL351100.0
185) Which of the following terms best describes your current stand on theological issues? (THEOLOGY)
TOTAL%
1) Very conservative92.6
2) Conservative8423.9
3) Right in the middle11833.5
4) Liberal11833.5
5) Very liberal236.5
Missing9 
TOTAL352100.0
186) Have you ever had a conversion experience or a moment of decisive faith commitment? (CONVEXP)
TOTAL%
1) Yes20459.0
2) No12135.0
3) Not sure216.1
Missing15 
TOTAL346100.0
187) Do you agree or disagree with these statements? All the different religions are equally good ways of helping a person find ultimate truth (RELIGEQ)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree82.3
2) Agree5315.0
3) Neutral or unsure4211.9
4) Disagree16747.3
5) Strongly disagree8323.5
Missing8 
TOTAL353100.0
188) Do you agree or disagree with these statements? Only followers of Jesus can be saved (SAVED)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree4312.1
2) Agree7621.5
3) Neutral or unsure7120.1
4) Disagree11432.2
5) Strongly disagree5014.1
Missing7 
TOTAL354100.0
189) Do you agree or disagree with these statements? God is directly involved in worldly affairs (GODINVLV)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree9326.6
2) Agree17148.9
3) Neutral or unsure4914.0
4) Disagree349.7
5) Strongly disagree30.9
Missing11 
TOTAL350100.0
190) Do you agree or disagree with these statements? God is angered by human sin (GODANGER)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree8323.4
2) Agree18652.5
3) Neutral or unsure339.3
4) Disagree4211.9
5) Strongly disagree102.8
Missing7 
TOTAL354100.0
191) How satisfied are you with: Your health? (SATHLTH)
TOTAL%
1) Extremely delighted3710.4
2) Somewhat delighted13537.9
3) A little delighted9025.3
4) Mixed feelings7019.7
5) A little terrible174.8
6) Somewhat terrible72.0
Missing5 
TOTAL356100.0
192) How satisfied are you with: Your relationships with family or friends? (SATRELAT)
TOTAL%
1) Extremely delighted8122.8
2) Somewhat delighted14941.9
3) A little delighted8122.8
4) Mixed feelings359.8
5) A little terrible61.7
6) Somewhat terrible41.1
Missing5 
TOTAL356100.0
193) How satisfied are you with: Your life as a whole? (SALIFE)
TOTAL%
1) Extremely delighted7019.7
2) Somewhat delighted16847.3
3) A little delighted7521.1
4) Mixed feelings3710.4
5) A little terrible30.8
6) Somewhat terrible20.6
Missing6 
TOTAL355100.0
194) How important is each of the following in your current congregation's acceptance of your leadership? Being ordained (IMPORDND)
TOTAL%
1) Great importance29483.3
2) Somewhat important4312.2
3) Somewhat unimportant61.7
4) Of little importance102.8
Missing8 
TOTAL353100.0
195) How important is each of the following in your current congregation's acceptance of your leadership? Having a seminary degree or certificate (IMPDEGR)
TOTAL%
1) Great importance25672.9
2) Somewhat important7320.8
3) Somewhat unimportant144.0
4) Of little importance82.3
Missing10 
TOTAL351100.0
196) How important is each of the following in your current congregation's acceptance of your leadership? Having a clear sense of call from God (IMPCALL)
TOTAL%
1) Great importance24369.2
2) Somewhat important9928.2
3) Somewhat unimportant82.3
4) Of little importance10.3
Missing10 
TOTAL351100.0
197) 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 (IMPCOMP)
TOTAL%
1) Great importance32591.8
2) Somewhat important277.6
3) Somewhat unimportant20.6
Missing7 
TOTAL354100.0
198) 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 (IMPGIFTS)
TOTAL%
1) Great importance30686.7
2) Somewhat important4312.2
3) Somewhat unimportant30.8
4) Of little importance10.3
Missing8 
TOTAL353100.0
199) 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 (IMPCHLNG)
TOTAL%
1) Great importance16847.6
2) Somewhat important16245.9
3) Somewhat unimportant185.1
4) Of little importance51.4
Missing8 
TOTAL353100.0
200) 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 (IMPCLOSE)
TOTAL%
1) Great importance10128.6
2) Somewhat important18953.5
3) Somewhat unimportant5515.6
4) Of little importance82.3
Missing8 
TOTAL353100.0
201) As you think about your experience, how important is each of the following in sustaining your commitment to pastoral ministry? Financial well-being (IMPFINAN)
TOTAL%
1) Great importance5816.4
2) Somewhat important22764.3
3) Somewhat unimportant5816.4
4) Of little importance102.8
Missing8 
TOTAL353100.0
202) At present, what is your level of satisfaction with . . .? Housing or living arrangements (SATLIVNG)
TOTAL%
1) Very satisfied25572.0
2) Somewhat satisfied8022.6
3) Somewhat dissatisfied144.0
4) Very dissatisfied51.4
Missing7 
TOTAL354100.0
203) At present, what is your level of satisfaction with . . .? Your spiritual life (SATSPRT)
TOTAL%
1) Very satisfied10529.7
2) Somewhat satisfied19755.6
3) Somewhat dissatisfied5114.4
4) Very dissatisfied10.3
Missing7 
TOTAL354100.0
204) At present, what is your level of satisfaction with . . .? Opportunities for continuing theological education (SATOPPED)
TOTAL%
1) Very satisfied12234.8
2) Somewhat satisfied16647.3
3) Somewhat dissatisfied5616.0
4) Very dissatisfied72.0
Missing10 
TOTAL351100.0
205) At present, what is your level of satisfaction with . . .? Support from your denominational officials, if applicable (SATDENOF)
TOTAL%
1) Very satisfied12536.0
2) Somewhat satisfied15143.5
3) Somewhat dissatisfied5315.3
4) Very dissatisfied185.2
Missing14 
TOTAL347100.0
206) At present, what is your level of satisfaction with . . .? Relationships with other clergy (SATCLRGY)
TOTAL%
1) Very satisfied15344.6
2) Somewhat satisfied15244.3
3) Somewhat dissatisfied3510.2
4) Very dissatisfied30.9
Missing18 
TOTAL343100.0
207) At present, what is your level of satisfaction with . . .? Relationships with lay leaders in this congregation (SATLAYLD)
TOTAL%
1) Very satisfied19856.9
2) Somewhat satisfied13237.9
3) Somewhat dissatisfied164.6
4) Very dissatisfied20.6
Missing13 
TOTAL348100.0
208) At present, what is your level of satisfaction with relationships with . . .? Other pastors in this congregation, if applicable (SATOTHPS)
TOTAL%
1) Very satisfied7558.1
2) Somewhat satisfied4736.4
3) Somewhat dissatisfied53.9
4) Very dissatisfied21.6
Missing232 
TOTAL129100.0
209) At present, what is your level of satisfaction with . . .? Your salary and benefits (SATSALRY)
TOTAL%
1) Very satisfied14341.1
2) Somewhat satisfied16547.4
3) Somewhat dissatisfied349.8
4) Very dissatisfied61.7
Missing13 
TOTAL348100.0
210) At present, what is your level of satisfaction with . . .? Your family life, if applicable (SATFAMLF)
TOTAL%
1) Very satisfied19257.7
2) Somewhat satisfied12136.3
3) Somewhat dissatisfied185.4
4) Very dissatisfied20.6
Missing28 
TOTAL333100.0
211) At present, what is your level of satisfaction with . . . ? Your personal life (SATPERSN)
TOTAL%
1) Very satisfied15143.0
2) Somewhat satisfied17148.7
3) Somewhat dissatisfied288.0
4) Very dissatisfied10.3
Missing10 
TOTAL351100.0
212) At present, what is your level of satisfaction with . . .? Your work in ministry (SATMINST)
TOTAL%
1) Very satisfied16347.0
2) Somewhat satisfied16146.4
3) Somewhat dissatisfied216.1
4) Very dissatisfied20.6
Missing14 
TOTAL347100.0
213) At present, what is your level of satisfaction with . . .? Your overall effectiveness as a pastoral leader in this particular congregation (SATEFFCT)
TOTAL%
1) Very satisfied12234.7
2) Somewhat satisfied20257.4
3) Somewhat dissatisfied257.1
4) Very dissatisfied30.9
Missing9 
TOTAL352100.0
214) 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 (PRBAGREE)
TOTAL%
1) Great problem123.4
2) Somewhat a problem3610.2
3) Very little problem15844.8
4) No problem14741.6
Missing8 
TOTAL353100.0
215) 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 (PRBPRIV)
TOTAL%
1) Great problem164.5
2) Somewhat a problem8524.1
3) Very little problem14641.4
4) No problem10630.0
Missing8 
TOTAL353100.0
216) How important are the following problems to you personally on a day-to-day basis? Finding time for recreation, relaxation and personal reflection (PRBTIME)
TOTAL%
1) Great problem3610.2
2) Somewhat a problem15242.9
3) Very little problem10730.2
4) No problem5916.7
Missing7 
TOTAL354100.0
217) How important are the following problems to you personally on a day-to-day basis? Relationships with the congregation's staff, if applicable (PRBSTAFF)
TOTAL%
1) Great problem51.6
2) Somewhat a problem227.0
3) Very little problem10031.8
4) No problem18759.6
Missing47 
TOTAL314100.0
218) During the past year, how often: have you experienced stress because of the challenges you face in this congregation? (EXPSTRES)
TOTAL%
1) Very often4312.2
2) Fairly often9226.1
3) Once in a while19756.0
4) Never205.7
Missing9 
TOTAL352100.0
219) During the past year, how often: have you felt lonely and isolated in your work? (LONELY)
TOTAL%
1) Very often216.0
2) Fairly often5816.5
3) Once in a while20157.1
4) Never7220.5
Missing9 
TOTAL352100.0
220) 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? (TIMECHLD)
TOTAL%
1) Very often51.4
2) Fairly often308.6
3) Once in a while13639.0
4) Never8123.2
5) Not applicable9727.8
Missing12 
TOTAL349100.0
221) During the past year, how often: has your spouse voiced resentment over the amount of time that your ministry takes up? (RESENTTM)
TOTAL%
1) Very often123.4
2) Fairly often318.9
3) Once in a while15644.8
4) Never10931.3
5) Not applicable4011.5
Missing13 
TOTAL348100.0
222) 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? (RESENTFN)
TOTAL%
1) Very often123.5
2) Fairly often164.6
3) Once in a while9728.1
4) Never17550.7
5) Not applicable4513.0
Missing16 
TOTAL345100.0
223) During the past year, how often have you: doubted that you are called by God to the ministry? (DOUBTCLL)
TOTAL%
1) Very often61.7
2) Fairly often51.4
3) Once in a while9526.8
4) Never24870.1
Missing7 
TOTAL354100.0
224) During the past year, how often have you: seriously thought of leaving your current position to become a pastor elsewhere? (LEAVEELS)
TOTAL%
1) Very often226.2
2) Fairly often3810.8
3) Once in a while11332.0
4) Never18051.0
Missing8 
TOTAL353100.0
225) During the past year, how often have you: seriously thought of leaving pastoral ministry in a congregation to enter another type of ministry position? (LEAVEOTH)
TOTAL%
1) Very often51.4
2) Fairly often154.3
3) Once in a while10931.1
4) Never22263.2
Missing10 
TOTAL351100.0
226) During the past year, how often have you: seriously thought of leaving pastoral ministry to enter a secular occupation? (LEAVESEC)
TOTAL%
1) Very often72.0
2) Fairly often123.4
3) Once in a while7922.5
4) Never25372.1
Missing10 
TOTAL351100.0
227) During the past year, how often have you: experienced stress as a result of dealing with members here who are critical of your work? (STRSSMEM)
TOTAL%
1) Very often133.7
2) Fairly often277.6
3) Once in a while18953.4
4) Never12535.3
Missing7 
TOTAL354100.0
228) During the past year, how often have you: experienced stress as a result of dealing with the other pastor(s) here, if applicable? (STRSSPST)
TOTAL%
1) Very often21.0
2) Fairly often52.5
3) Once in a while4823.6
4) Never14872.9
Missing158 
TOTAL203100.0
229) During the past year, how often have people in your congregation: made you feel loved and cared for? (CONGLOVE)
TOTAL%
1) Very often17549.4
2) Fairly often12735.9
3) Once in a while5114.4
4) Never10.3
Missing7 
TOTAL354100.0
230) During the past year, how often have people in your congregation: listened to you talk about your private problems and concerns? (CONGLSTN)
TOTAL%
1) Very often216.0
2) Fairly often7120.3
3) Once in a while19555.7
4) Never6318.0
Missing11 
TOTAL350100.0
231) During the past year, how often have people in your congregation: made too many demands on you? (CONGDMND)
TOTAL%
1) Very often72.0
2) Fairly often5214.7
3) Once in a while20457.8
4) Never9025.5
Missing8 
TOTAL353100.0
232) During the past year, how often have people in your congregation: expressed interest in and concern about your well-being? (CONGINTR)
TOTAL%
1) Very often7521.2
2) Fairly often15042.4
3) Once in a while11833.3
4) Never113.1
Missing7 
TOTAL354100.0
233) Do you agree or disagree with each of these statements? I have enthusiasm for my work (ENTHUS)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree20858.9
2) Somewhat agree11933.7
3) Neutral or unsure154.2
4) Somewhat disagree82.3
5) Strongly disagree30.8
Missing8 
TOTAL353100.0
234) Do you agree or disagree with each of these statements? This congregation is always ready to try something new (TRYNEW)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree298.3
2) Somewhat agree17449.7
3) Neutral or unsure6017.1
4) Somewhat disagree7120.3
5) Strongly disagree164.6
Missing11 
TOTAL350100.0
235) 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 (HAPPYOTH)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree6618.7
2) Somewhat agree12836.3
3) Neutral or unsure7822.1
4) Somewhat disagree5515.6
5) Strongly disagree267.4
Missing8 
TOTAL353100.0
236) Do you agree or disagree with each of these statements? I feel drained in fulfilling my functions in this congregation (DRAINED)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree113.2
2) Somewhat agree9727.8
3) Neutral or unsure5616.0
4) Somewhat disagree9527.2
5) Strongly disagree9025.8
Missing12 
TOTAL349100.0
237) Do you agree or disagree with each of these statements? I am less patient with people in this congregation than I used to be (LESSPTNT)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree51.4
2) Somewhat agree4813.9
3) Neutral or unsure4312.4
4) Somewhat disagree11031.8
5) Strongly disagree14040.5
Missing15 
TOTAL346100.0
238) Do you agree or disagree with each of these statements? In general, there is a good match between this congregation and my leadership (MTCHCONG)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree18653.0
2) Somewhat agree12635.9
3) Neutral or unsure216.0
4) Somewhat disagree133.7
5) Strongly disagree51.4
Missing10 
TOTAL351100.0
239) 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) (MTCHOTHR)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree4639.7
2) Somewhat agree4135.3
3) Neutral or unsure1412.1
4) Somewhat disagree76.0
5) Strongly disagree86.9
Missing245 
TOTAL116100.0
240) Do you agree or disagree with each of these statements? I feel negative or cynical about the people with whom I work (FEELNEG)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree51.4
2) Somewhat agree298.4
3) Neutral or unsure267.5
4) Somewhat disagree8725.1
5) Strongly disagree19957.5
Missing15 
TOTAL346100.0
241) 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 (FRUSTRTD)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree154.3
2) Somewhat agree11432.4
3) Neutral or unsure4011.4
4) Somewhat disagree10931.0
5) Strongly disagree7421.0
Missing9 
TOTAL352100.0
242) Do you agree or disagree with each of these statements? Members of this congregation have a sense of excitement about the congregation's future (MEMBEXCT)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree6217.6
2) Somewhat agree15543.9
3) Neutral or unsure6317.8
4) Somewhat disagree5615.9
5) Strongly disagree174.8
Missing8 
TOTAL353100.0
243) Do you agree or disagree with each of these statements? I have accomplished many worthwhile things in my ministry here (ACCMPLSH)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree12936.8
2) Somewhat agree16847.9
3) Neutral or unsure4111.7
4) Somewhat disagree113.1
5) Strongly disagree20.6
Missing10 
TOTAL351100.0
244) 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? (FELTCALM)
TOTAL%
1) All of the time113.1
2) Most of the time18351.7
3) Some of the time12936.4
4) A little of the time298.2
5) None of the time20.6
Missing7 
TOTAL354100.0
245) How much of the time during the past four weeks: did you have a lot of energy? (LOTENRGY)
TOTAL%
1) All of the time82.3
2) Most of the time21460.5
3) Some of the time9426.6
4) A little of the time3610.2
5) None of the time20.6
Missing7 
TOTAL354100.0
246) How much of the time during the past four weeks: have you felt downhearted and depressed? (FELTDOWN)
TOTAL%
2) Most of the time82.3
3) Some of the time7521.2
4) A little of the time18051.0
5) None of the time9025.5
Missing8 
TOTAL353100.0
247) How much of the time during the past four weeks: did you feel worn out? (FEELWORN)
TOTAL%
1) All of the time30.9
2) Most of the time267.4
3) Some of the time10229.0
4) A little of the time16847.7
5) None of the time5315.1
Missing9 
TOTAL352100.0
248) How much of the time during the past four weeks: have you been happy? (BEENHPPY)
TOTAL%
1) All of the time3810.8
2) Most of the time23466.3
3) Some of the time6418.1
4) A little of the time154.2
5) None of the time20.6
Missing8 
TOTAL353100.0
249) 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 (POTENTLV)
TOTAL%
1) All of the time9727.6
2) Most of the time19355.0
3) Some of the time5014.2
4) A little of the time102.8
5) None of the time10.3
Missing10 
TOTAL351100.0
250) 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 (INTOUCH)
TOTAL%
1) All of the time4613.0
2) Most of the time26976.2
3) Some of the time308.5
4) A little of the time82.3
Missing8 
TOTAL353100.0
251) 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 (SACRIFCE)
TOTAL%
1) All of the time154.3
2) Most of the time10028.7
3) Some of the time18553.0
4) A little of the time4512.9
5) None of the time41.1
Missing12 
TOTAL349100.0
252) 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 (PLCONVIN)
TOTAL%
1) All of the time102.9
2) Most of the time14541.9
3) Some of the time15344.2
4) A little of the time3811.0
Missing15 
TOTAL346100.0
253) 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 (KNWHAPPN)
TOTAL%
1) All of the time133.7
2) Most of the time19155.0
3) Some of the time12134.9
4) A little of the time195.5
5) None of the time30.9
Missing14 
TOTAL347100.0
254) How often do the following statements accurately describe you as a pastoral leader in this congregation? I am talented at helping others heal emotionally (HELPHEAL)
TOTAL%
1) All of the time267.4
2) Most of the time20859.4
3) Some of the time9527.1
4) A little of the time216.0
Missing11 
TOTAL350100.0
255) 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 (BESTINTR)
TOTAL%
1) All of the time339.5
2) Most of the time17550.3
3) Some of the time11934.2
4) A little of the time205.7
5) None of the time10.3
Missing13 
TOTAL348100.0
256) 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 (PERSUADE)
TOTAL%
1) All of the time133.7
2) Most of the time12636.1
3) Some of the time17349.6
4) A little of the time3610.3
5) None of the time10.3
Missing12 
TOTAL349100.0
257) 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 (HELPEMOT)
TOTAL%
1) All of the time298.3
2) Most of the time21160.3
3) Some of the time9527.1
4) A little of the time154.3
Missing11 
TOTAL350100.0
258) 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 (FUNCCOMM)
TOTAL%
1) All of the time18753.6
2) Most of the time13137.5
3) Some of the time236.6
4) A little of the time82.3
Missing12 
TOTAL349100.0
259) How often do the following statements accurately describe you? I help people here to think about old problems in new ways (THINKNEW)
TOTAL%
1) All of the time216.0
2) Most of the time19455.6
3) Some of the time12034.4
4) A little of the time133.7
5) None of the time10.3
Missing12 
TOTAL349100.0
260) How often do the following statements accurately describe you? I tend to allow people here to do pretty much what they want (ALLOWDO)
TOTAL%
1) All of the time51.4
2) Most of the time10529.9
3) Some of the time17249.0
4) A little of the time6418.2
5) None of the time51.4
Missing10 
TOTAL351100.0
261) How often do the following statements accurately describe you? I help people here learn and grow as individuals (HELPLRN)
TOTAL%
1) All of the time3710.6
2) Most of the time23667.4
3) Some of the time7220.6
4) A little of the time51.4
Missing11 
TOTAL350100.0
262) How often do the following statements accurately describe you? People have complete faith in me as their leader here (COMPLFTH)
TOTAL%
1) All of the time308.5
2) Most of the time25472.2
3) Some of the time5515.6
4) A little of the time123.4
5) None of the time10.3
Missing9 
TOTAL352100.0
263) How often do the following statements accurately describe you? I provide appealing ideas about what we can do here (PROVIDE)
TOTAL%
1) All of the time226.3
2) Most of the time20258.0
3) Some of the time11432.8
4) A little of the time102.9
Missing13 
TOTAL348100.0
264) How often do the following statements accurately describe you? I encourage people here to think in new ways about puzzling things (PUZZLNG)
TOTAL%
1) All of the time4312.3
2) Most of the time18352.1
3) Some of the time11332.2
4) A little of the time102.8
5) None of the time20.6
Missing10 
TOTAL351100.0
265) How often do the following statements accurately describe you? As long as things are working here, I don't try to change things (NOCHANGE)
TOTAL%
1) All of the time154.3
2) Most of the time12836.6
3) Some of the time14742.0
4) A little of the time4914.0
5) None of the time113.1
Missing11 
TOTAL350100.0
266) How often do the following statements accurately describe you? I make people here feel good to be around me (MAKEFEEL)
TOTAL%
1) All of the time298.3
2) Most of the time25171.5
3) Some of the time6719.1
4) A little of the time41.1
Missing10 
TOTAL351100.0
267) How often do the following statements accurately describe you? I help others find meaning in their involvement here (HELPFIND)
TOTAL%
1) All of the time288.0
2) Most of the time24770.2
3) Some of the time7421.0
4) A little of the time30.9
Missing9 
TOTAL352100.0
268) How often do the following statements accurately describe you? I give personal attention to those who seem less involved here (PRSNLATT)
TOTAL%
1) All of the time82.3
2) Most of the time10730.4
3) Some of the time18552.6
4) A little of the time5014.2
5) None of the time20.6
Missing9 
TOTAL352100.0
269) In the past year, how often have you: used the Internet? (USEDNET)
TOTAL%
1) Daily27878.5
2) At least weekly6117.2
3) Less often82.3
4) Never72.0
Missing7 
TOTAL354100.0
270) In the past year, how often have you: sent or received emails? (EMAIL)
TOTAL%
1) Daily26378.0
2) At least weekly6017.8
3) Less often72.1
4) Never72.1
Missing24 
TOTAL337100.0
271) In the past year, how often have you: used the Internet for religious or spiritual purposes (including sermon preparation)? (NETRELIG)
TOTAL%
1) Daily11933.7
2) At least weekly14942.2
3) Less often6217.6
4) Never236.5
Missing8 
TOTAL353100.0
272) In the past year, how often have you: sent email to individual worshipers here? (SNTEMAIL)
TOTAL%
1) Daily9727.6
2) At least weekly12635.8
3) Less often9627.3
4) Never339.4
Missing9 
TOTAL352100.0
273) In the past year, how often have you: received email from a worshiper here? (RECEMAIL)
TOTAL%
1) Daily8925.1
2) At least weekly16245.6
3) Less often8022.5
4) Never246.8
Missing6 
TOTAL355100.0
274) In the past year, how often have you: participated in a listserv or online group related to this congregation? (LISTSERV)
TOTAL%
1) Daily236.6
2) At least weekly6217.7
3) Less often6017.1
4) Never20658.7
Missing10 
TOTAL351100.0
275) In the past year, how often have you: conducted any congregational business by email? (BIZEMAIL)
TOTAL%
1) Daily6819.2
2) At least weekly13838.9
3) Less often10128.5
4) Never4813.5
Missing6 
TOTAL355100.0
276) In the past year, how often have you: used email to plan an event for this congregation? (EMAILPLN)
TOTAL%
1) Daily3911.0
2) At least weekly9827.6
3) Less often14039.4
4) Never7822.0
Missing6 
TOTAL355100.0
277) In the past year, how often have you: forwarded an email with spiritual or religious content to a member here? (FRWRDEML)
TOTAL%
1) Daily277.6
2) At least weekly7320.6
3) Less often15543.7
4) Never10028.2
Missing6 
TOTAL355100.0
278) In the past year, how often have you: maintained a blog related to your ministry? (BLOG)
TOTAL%
1) Daily61.7
2) At least weekly102.8
3) Less often277.6
4) Never31087.8
Missing8 
TOTAL353100.0
279) How long does it usually take you to get to the congregation where you serve? (COMMUTE)
TOTAL%
1) 1-5 minutes14440.6
2) 6-10 minutes6919.4
3) 11-15 minutes4813.5
4) 16-20 minutes277.6
5) 21-30 minutes3710.4
6) More than 30 minutes308.5
Missing6 
TOTAL355100.0
280) Are you: (GENDER)
TOTAL%
1) Male26274.0
2) Female9226.0
Missing7 
TOTAL354100.0
281) What is your race or origin? (Check all that apply.) Asian or Pacific Islander (RACASIAN)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked35999.4
1) Checked20.6
TOTAL361100.0
282) What is your race or origin? (Check all that apply.) Black or African American (RACBLACK)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked35899.2
1) Checked30.8
TOTAL361100.0
283) What is your race or origin? (Check all that apply.) Hispanic, Latino or Spanish origin (RACHISP)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked35498.1
1) Checked71.9
TOTAL361100.0
284) What is your race or origin? (Check all that apply.) Indian (American) or Alaska Native (RACINDN)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked36099.7
1) Checked10.3
TOTAL361100.0
285) What is your race or origin? (Check all that apply.) White or Caucasian (RACWHT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked143.9
1) Checked34796.1
TOTAL361100.0
286) What is your race or origin? (Check all that apply.) Some other race (RACOTHR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked36099.7
1) Checked10.3
TOTAL361100.0
287) Would you describe yourself as Hispanic or Latino/a? (HISPANIC)
TOTAL%
1) Yes51.4
2) No34398.6
Missing13 
TOTAL348100.0
288) In what year were you born? (YEARBORN)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL3531953.6611
289) Which of the following best describes your current marital status? (MARITAL)
TOTAL%
1) Never married215.9
2) In first marriage24869.9
3) Divorced or separated215.9
4) Widowed30.8
5) Remarried after death of spouse41.1
6) Remarried after divorce5214.6
7) In a committed relationship61.7
Missing6 
TOTAL355100.0
290) If currently married or in a committed relationship, what is your spouse or partner's employment status? Employed or self-employed full-time (SPEMFULL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked21559.6
1) Checked14640.4
TOTAL361100.0
291) If currently married or in a committed relationship, what is your spouse or partner's employment status? Employed or self-employed part-time (SPEMPLYD)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked28879.8
1) Checked7320.2
TOTAL361100.0
292) If currently married or in a committed relationship, what is your spouse or partner's employment status? Student (SPSTDNT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked35899.2
1) Checked30.8
TOTAL361100.0
293) If currently married or in a committed relationship, what is your spouse or partner's employment status? Homemaker (SPHOME)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked32590.0
1) Checked3610.0
TOTAL361100.0
294) If currently married or in a committed relationship, what is your spouse or partner's employment status? Retired (SPRETIRE)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked31587.3
1) Checked4612.7
TOTAL361100.0
295) If currently married or in a committed relationship, what is your spouse or partner's employment status? Other (SPOTHER)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked35899.2
1) Checked30.8
TOTAL361100.0
296) If currently married or in a committed relationship, what is your spouse or partner's employment status? Unemployed (SPUNEMP)
TOTAL%
1) Checked2100.0
Missing359 
TOTAL2100.0
297) If currently married or in a committed relationship, what is your spouse or partner's employment status? Disabled (SPDISABL)
TOTAL%
1) Checked2100.0
Missing359 
TOTAL2100.0
298) Is your spouse or partner an ordained minister? (SPMNSTR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, and serves in this congregation82.6
2) Yes, but serves elsewhere247.7
3) No26786.1
4) No, but he/she is a lay minister or pastoral leader103.2
5) Yes, retired10.3
Missing51 
TOTAL310100.0
299) How many people in your household (including you) are: less than six years old? (HSHLD6)
TOTAL%
0) 12674.6
1) 2917.2
2) 137.7
5) 10.6
Missing192 
TOTAL169100.0
300) How many people in your household (including you) are: six to 12 years old? (HSHLD12)
TOTAL%
0) 12367.2
1) 3820.8
2) 189.8
3) 42.2
Missing178 
TOTAL183100.0
301) How many people in your household (including you) are: 13 to 18 years old? (HSHLD18)
TOTAL%
0) 11464.0
1) 4324.2
2) 1810.1
3) 31.7
Missing183 
TOTAL178100.0
302) How many people in your household (including you) are: 19 to 24 years old? (HSHLD24)
TOTAL%
0) 11467.5
1) 4224.9
2) 95.3
3) 42.4
Missing192 
TOTAL169100.0
303) How many people in your household (including you) are: 25 years or older? (HSHLD25)
TOTAL%
0) 30.9
1) 4914.0
2) 27979.9
3) 154.3
4) 20.6
7) 10.3
Missing12 
TOTAL349100.0
304) How many people in your household (including you) participate in this congregation? Less than six years old (HSCNG6)
TOTAL%
0) 12175.2
1) 2716.8
2) 127.5
5) 10.6
Missing200 
TOTAL161100.0
305) How many people in your household (including you) participate in this congregation? Six to 12 years old (HSCNG12)
TOTAL%
0) 11868.2
1) 3419.7
2) 179.8
3) 42.3
Missing188 
TOTAL173100.0
306) How many people in your household (including you) participate in this congregation? 13 to 18 years old (HSCNG18)
TOTAL%
0) 11166.1
1) 3923.2
2) 169.5
3) 21.2
Missing193 
TOTAL168100.0
307) How many people in your household (including you) participate in this congregation? 19 to 24 years old (HSCNG24)
TOTAL%
0) 11676.8
1) 2717.9
2) 64.0
3) 21.3
Missing210 
TOTAL151100.0
308) How many people in your household (including you) participate in this congregation? 25 years or older (HSCNG25)
TOTAL%
0) 20.6
1) 8123.3
2) 25673.6
3) 82.3
7) 10.3
Missing13 
TOTAL348100.0
309) How many children of any age do you have, whether they live at home or elsewhere? Please write the number. (CHILDREN)
TOTAL%
0) 4613.0
1) 4412.4
2) 13036.7
3) 7721.8
4) 3710.5
5) 144.0
6) 30.8
7) 20.6
9) 10.3
Missing7 
TOTAL354100.0
310) How many of your children of any age live at home with you? Please write the number. (CHLDHOME)
TOTAL%
0) 21260.2
1) 5214.8
2) 5615.9
3) 267.4
4) 51.4
6) 10.3
Missing9 
TOTAL352100.0
311) What is the highest educational level you have completed apart from your theological education? (EDUC)
TOTAL%
4) Completed high school10.3
5) Trade certificate61.7
6) Associate degree30.8
7) Bachelor's degree from a university or college22362.8
8) Master's, doctorate or other graduate degree12234.4
Missing6 
TOTAL355100.0
312) Where were you born? (WHEREBRN)
TOTAL%
1) In the United States34697.5
2) In another English-speaking country20.6
3) In a non-English speaking country72.0
Missing6 
TOTAL355100.0
313) Where were your parents born? (PARBORN)
TOTAL%
1) Both born in United States32691.8
2) Only father born in the United States82.3
3) Only mother born in the United States133.7
4) Both father and mother born in another country82.3
Missing6 
TOTAL355100.0
314) Where did you live when you were five years old? (LIVEFIVE)
TOTAL%
1) In the United States34797.7
2) In another country82.3
Missing6 
TOTAL355100.0
315) When you were five years old, was English your primary language? (ENGLISH5)
TOTAL%
1) Yes34797.7
2) No82.3
Missing6 
TOTAL355100.0
316) Job #1: Job description (JB1DESCR)
TOTAL%
1) Secular work113.9
2) Solo pastor12042.7
3) Senior pastor31.1
4) Co-pastor82.8
5) Solo pastor serving more than one congregation4817.1
6) Associate/assistant pastor7326.0
7) Interim pastor41.4
10) Chaplain20.7
11) Other ministry124.3
Missing80 
TOTAL281100.0
317) Job #1: Month job began (JB1MNBEG)
TOTAL%
1) 51.8
2) 72.6
3) 103.6
4) 103.6
5) 93.3
6) 5319.3
7) 6122.3
8) 4616.8
9) 4115.0
10) 134.7
11) 155.5
12) 41.5
Missing87 
TOTAL274100.0
318) Job #1: Year job began (JB1YRBEG)
TOTAL%
1953) 10.4
1955) 20.7
1957) 10.4
1960) 20.7
1961) 20.7
1962) 20.7
1963) 41.4
1964) 10.4
1965) 10.4
1966) 10.4
1967) 10.4
1968) 41.4
1969) 41.4
1970) 62.2
1971) 62.2
1972) 51.8
1973) 82.9
1974) 82.9
1975) 93.2
1976) 82.9
1977) 82.9
1978) 93.2
1979) 82.9
1980) 103.6
1981) 124.3
1982) 134.7
1983) 62.2
1984) 124.3
1985) 82.9
1986) 62.2
1987) 72.5
1988) 82.9
1989) 20.7
1990) 62.2
1991) 62.2
1992) 51.8
1993) 31.1
1994) 41.4
1995) 62.2
1996) 113.9
1997) 72.5
1998) 62.2
1999) 41.4
2000) 72.5
2001) 103.6
2002) 62.2
2003) 82.9
2004) 31.1
2005) 20.7
Missing82 
TOTAL279100.0
319) Job #1: Month job ended (JB1MNEND)
TOTAL%
1) 1134.8
2) 2145.1
3) 3228.1
4) 4197.0
5) 5103.7
6) 63312.1
7) 7248.8
8) 83713.6
9) 93011.0
10) 102810.3
11) 11165.9
12) 12248.8
98) Current position20.7
Missing89 
TOTAL272100.0
320) Job #1: Year job ended (JB1YREND)
TOTAL%
1955) 195510.4
1957) 195720.7
1963) 196310.4
1964) 196420.7
1965) 196520.7
1966) 196620.7
1967) 196720.7
1969) 196962.2
1970) 197031.1
1971) 197131.1
1972) 197220.7
1973) 197341.4
1974) 197420.7
1975) 197551.8
1976) 197651.8
1977) 197782.9
1978) 197831.1
1979) 1979103.6
1980) 198062.2
1981) 198151.8
1982) 198293.2
1983) 198362.2
1984) 1984113.9
1985) 1985113.9
1986) 198693.2
1987) 1987103.6
1988) 198862.2
1989) 1989145.0
1990) 199031.1
1991) 199151.8
1992) 199293.2
1993) 199393.2
1994) 199420.7
1995) 199531.1
1996) 199651.8
1997) 1997113.9
1998) 199882.9
1999) 199962.2
2000) 200072.5
2001) 2001113.9
2002) 200293.2
2003) 2003103.6
2004) 200451.8
2005) 200593.2
2006) 2006103.6
2007) 200720.7
2008) 200831.1
9998) Current position20.7
Missing82 
TOTAL279100.0
321) Job #1: Average paid hours worked per week (JB1PDHRS)
TOTAL%
0) 010.4
10) 1031.3
15) 1510.4
18) 1810.4
20) 20114.7
24) 2410.4
25) 2531.3
30) 3031.3
32) 3210.4
34) 3410.4
35) 3531.3
40) 4010846.0
41) 4131.3
42) 4210.4
45) 45146.0
48) 4883.4
50) 503816.2
51) 5120.9
54) 5410.4
55) 5593.8
56) 5610.4
60) 6083.4
62) 6210.4
80) 8010.4
999) Salaried114.7
Missing126 
TOTAL235100.0
322) Job #1: Average actual hours worked per week (JB1ACTHR)
TOTAL%
10) 1010.4
16) 1610.4
18) 1810.4
20) 20103.9
22) 2210.4
25) 2510.4
30) 3062.4
32) 3210.4
35) 3510.4
36) 3610.4
38) 3810.4
40) 40249.4
41) 4110.4
42) 4210.4
43) 4320.8
45) 45166.3
47) 4720.8
48) 4862.4
50) 505622.0
51) 5162.4
52) 5220.8
53) 5320.8
54) 5420.8
55) 552610.2
56) 5610.4
60) 605019.7
61) 6141.6
62) 6220.8
63) 6310.4
65) 65145.5
70) 7020.8
71) 7120.8
73) 7310.4
75) 7520.8
80) 8031.2
998) Varies10.4
Missing107 
TOTAL254100.0
323) Job #1: Average worship attendance (JB1WORAT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL232175.69177
324) Job #1: Job overlap (JB1OVRLP)
TOTAL%
0) No overlap26796.4
1) Secular-ministry bivocation10.4
2) Ministry-ministry overlap51.8
4) Secular-ministry overlap41.4
Missing84 
TOTAL277100.0
325) Job #1: Community (JB1COMM)
TOTAL%
1) Rural area11642.0
2) Town or small city (under 250,000)8831.9
3) Suburb of a large metro area4014.5
4) Large metro area (250,000 or more)3211.6
Missing85 
TOTAL276100.0
326) Job #2: Job Description (JB2DESCR)
TOTAL%
1) Secular work104.8
2) Solo pastor9243.8
3) Senior pastor52.4
4) Co-pastor104.8
5) Solo pastor serving more than one congregation2210.5
6) Associate/assistant pastor3918.6
7) Interim pastor115.2
8) Regional staff21.0
10) Chaplain115.2
11) Other ministry83.8
Missing151 
TOTAL210100.0
327) Job #2: Month job began (JB2MNBEG)
TOTAL%
1) 2311.3
2) 125.9
3) 115.4
4) 157.4
5) 157.4
6) 94.4
7) 2210.8
8) 2713.2
9) 3014.7
10) 188.8
11) 136.4
12) 94.4
Missing157 
TOTAL204100.0
328) Job #2: Year job began (JB2YRBEG)
TOTAL%
1955) 10.5
1957) 21.0
1963) 10.5
1964) 21.0
1965) 21.0
1966) 21.0
1967) 21.0
1968) 10.5
1969) 41.9
1970) 31.4
1971) 10.5
1972) 21.0
1973) 52.4
1974) 21.0
1975) 31.4
1976) 73.3
1977) 52.4
1978) 52.4
1979) 83.8
1980) 73.3
1981) 62.9
1982) 104.8
1983) 52.4
1984) 83.8
1985) 104.8
1986) 94.3
1987) 83.8
1988) 62.9
1989) 115.2
1990) 31.4
1991) 41.9
1992) 94.3
1993) 73.3
1994) 21.0
1995) 21.0
1996) 52.4
1997) 73.3
1998) 83.8
1999) 31.4
2000) 21.0
2001) 83.8
2002) 41.9
2003) 31.4
2004) 10.5
2005) 41.9
Missing151 
TOTAL210100.0
329) Job #2: Month job ended (JB2MNEND)
TOTAL%
1) 1136.5
2) 2199.5
3) 3126.0
4) 4147.0
5) 5105.0
6) 63015.0
7) 7168.0
8) 82613.0
9) 9168.0
10) 10147.0
11) 11105.0
12) 12199.5
98) Current position10.5
Missing161 
TOTAL200100.0
330) Job #2: Year job ended (JB2YREND)
TOTAL%
1958) 195810.5
1964) 196421.0
1967) 196710.5
1968) 196810.5
1970) 197031.4
1971) 197121.0
1972) 197210.5
1973) 197341.9
1975) 197510.5
1976) 197631.4
1977) 197710.5
1978) 197821.0
1979) 197941.9
1980) 198062.9
1981) 198173.3
1982) 198241.9
1983) 198362.9
1984) 198462.9
1985) 198541.9
1986) 198683.8
1987) 198762.9
1988) 198873.3
1989) 198973.3
1990) 199062.9
1991) 199173.3
1992) 1992115.2
1993) 199362.9
1994) 199494.3
1995) 199552.4
1996) 199652.4
1997) 199762.9
1998) 199883.8
1999) 199931.4
2000) 200083.8
2001) 200152.4
2002) 200241.9
2003) 200373.3
2004) 200473.3
2005) 200562.9
2006) 200662.9
2007) 200794.3
2008) 200841.9
9998) Current position10.5
Missing151 
TOTAL210100.0
331) Job #2: Average paid hours worked per week (JB2PDHRS)
TOTAL%
0) 010.6
10) 1021.2
15) 1542.4
20) 2063.6
24) 2410.6
25) 2531.8
30) 3042.4
34) 3410.6
35) 3510.6
40) 407846.7
45) 4584.8
48) 4863.6
50) 502414.4
51) 5110.6
54) 5410.6
55) 5563.6
60) 6063.6
61) 6110.6
62) 6210.6
75) 7510.6
80) 8010.6
999) Salaried106.0
Missing194 
TOTAL167100.0
332) Job #2: Average actual worked hours per week (JB2ACTHR)
TOTAL%
10) 31.7
15) 31.7
20) 42.2
21) 21.1
24) 10.6
25) 10.6
40) 2111.7
41) 21.1
45) 147.8
47) 10.6
48) 42.2
50) 4323.9
51) 42.2
52) 21.1
55) 1810.0
56) 10.6
58) 10.6
60) 3016.7
61) 42.2
62) 10.6
64) 10.6
65) 73.9
67) 21.1
70) 42.2
71) 10.6
75) 21.1
80) 31.7
Missing181 
TOTAL180100.0
333) Job #2: Average worship attendance (JB2WORAT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL160203.006187
334) Job #2: Job overlap (JB2OVRLP)
TOTAL%
0) No overlap19793.8
1) Secular-ministry bivocation21.0
2) Ministry-ministry overlap83.8
4) Secular-ministry overlap31.4
Missing151 
TOTAL210100.0
335) Job #2: Community (JB2COMM)
TOTAL%
1) Rural area5125.5
2) Town or small city (under 250,000)9145.5
3) Suburb of a large metro area2713.5
4) Large metro area (250,000 or more)3115.5
Missing161 
TOTAL200100.0
336) Job #3: Job description (JB3DESCR)
TOTAL%
1) Secular work149.3
2) Solo pastor6442.7
3) Senior pastor64.0
4) Co-pastor53.3
5) Solo pastor serving multiple congregations117.3
6) Associate/assistant pastor1510.0
7) Interim pastor128.0
8) Regional staff21.3
10) Chaplain117.3
11) Other ministry106.7
Missing211 
TOTAL150100.0
337) Job #3: Month job began (JB3MNBEG)
TOTAL%
1) 1611.0
2) 117.6
3) 117.6
4) 64.1
5) 96.2
6) 139.0
7) 149.7
8) 1611.0
9) 1812.4
10) 1812.4
11) 96.2
12) 42.8
Missing216 
TOTAL145100.0
338) Job #3: Year job began (JB3YRBEG)
TOTAL%
1958) 10.7
1964) 21.3
1967) 10.7
1968) 10.7
1970) 32.0
1972) 21.3
1973) 42.6
1975) 10.7
1976) 32.0
1977) 10.7
1978) 10.7
1979) 53.3
1980) 53.3
1981) 63.9
1982) 42.6
1983) 53.3
1984) 53.3
1985) 21.3
1986) 85.2
1987) 85.2
1988) 63.9
1989) 63.9
1990) 42.6
1991) 63.9
1992) 127.8
1993) 32.0
1994) 85.2
1995) 53.3
1996) 53.3
1997) 32.0
1998) 42.6
1999) 32.0
2000) 42.6
2001) 21.3
2002) 10.7
2003) 32.0
2004) 32.0
2005) 32.0
2006) 21.3
2007) 21.3
Missing208 
TOTAL153100.0
339) Job #3: Month job began (JB3MNEND)
TOTAL%
1) 1106.8
2) 274.8
3) 3128.2
4) 485.5
5) 5138.9
6) 61913.0
7) 7117.5
8) 82315.8
9) 91611.0
10) 10117.5
11) 1142.7
12) 12117.5
98) Current position10.7
Missing215 
TOTAL146100.0
340) Job #3: Year job ended (JB3YREND)
TOTAL%
1960) 196010.7
1966) 196610.7
1971) 197110.7
1973) 197310.7
1974) 197410.7
1975) 197521.3
1976) 197610.7
1977) 197732.0
1979) 197910.7
1980) 198021.3
1981) 198110.7
1982) 198242.6
1983) 198321.3
1984) 198410.7
1985) 198510.7
1986) 198610.7
1987) 198732.0
1988) 198863.9
1989) 198942.6
1990) 199042.6
1991) 199142.6
1992) 199242.6
1993) 199385.3
1994) 199410.7
1995) 199563.9
1996) 1996138.6
1997) 199732.0
1998) 199863.9
1999) 1999117.2
2000) 200085.3
2001) 200174.6
2002) 200221.3
2003) 200353.3
2004) 2004106.6
2005) 200532.0
2006) 200685.3
2007) 200785.3
2008) 200832.0
9998) Current position10.7
Missing209 
TOTAL152100.0
341) Job #3: Average paid hours worked per week (JB3PDHRS)
TOTAL%
5) 510.8
10) 1010.8
15) 1521.6
16) 1610.8
20) 2097.4
24) 2410.8
25) 2510.8
26) 2610.8
30) 3021.6
40) 405444.3
41) 4110.8
45) 4532.5
48) 4832.5
50) 501713.9
51) 5110.8
54) 5410.8
55) 5597.4
56) 5610.8
60) 6043.3
61) 6110.8
62) 6210.8
75) 7510.8
80) 8021.6
999) Salaried43.3
Missing239 
TOTAL122100.0
342) Job #3: Average actual hours worked per week (JB3ACTHR)
TOTAL%
12) 10.7
15) 43.0
20) 64.4
24) 10.7
25) 43.0
30) 21.5
35) 10.7
40) 139.6
41) 10.7
45) 107.4
47) 10.7
48) 21.5
50) 2216.3
51) 21.5
53) 10.7
54) 10.7
55) 139.6
56) 10.7
60) 2417.8
61) 64.4
62) 10.7
63) 10.7
65) 96.7
70) 43.0
75) 10.7
80) 32.2
Missing226 
TOTAL135100.0
343) Job #3: Average worship attendance (JB3WORAT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL101221.733210
344) Job #3: Job overlap (JB3OVRLP)
TOTAL%
0) No overlap13890.8
1) Secular-ministry bivocation42.6
2) Ministry-ministry overlap85.3
3) Secular-secular overlap10.7
4) Secular-ministry overlap10.7
Missing209 
TOTAL152100.0
345) Job #3: Community (JB3COMM)
TOTAL%
1) Rural area3020.7
2) Town or small city (under 250,000)6444.1
3) Suburb of a large metro area2517.2
4) Large metro area (250,000 or more)2617.9
Missing216 
TOTAL145100.0
346) Job #4: Job description (JB4DESCR)
TOTAL%
1) Secular work1010.1
2) Solo pastor3434.3
3) Senior pastor66.1
4) Co-pastor22.0
5) Solo pastor serving multiple congregations77.1
6) Associate/assistant pastor66.1
7) Interim pastor1818.2
10) Chaplain88.1
11) Other ministry88.1
Missing262 
TOTAL99100.0
347) Job #4: Month job began (JB4MNBEG)
TOTAL%
1) 1212.5
2) 55.2
3) 55.2
4) 33.1
5) 77.3
6) 1212.5
7) 99.4
8) 1515.6
9) 1111.5
10) 1212.5
11) 44.2
12) 11.0
Missing265 
TOTAL96100.0
348) Job #4: Year job began (JB4YRBEG)
TOTAL%
1961) 11.0
1966) 11.0
1971) 11.0
1973) 11.0
1974) 11.0
1975) 22.0
1976) 11.0
1977) 33.0
1978) 11.0
1980) 22.0
1982) 11.0
1983) 22.0
1984) 22.0
1985) 11.0
1987) 33.0
1988) 66.0
1989) 44.0
1990) 44.0
1991) 33.0
1992) 33.0
1993) 55.0
1994) 22.0
1995) 55.0
1996) 99.0
1997) 77.0
1998) 11.0
1999) 77.0
2000) 55.0
2001) 44.0
2003) 11.0
2004) 55.0
2005) 11.0
2006) 22.0
2007) 33.0
Missing261 
TOTAL100100.0
349) Job #4: Month job ended (JB4MNEND)
TOTAL%
1) 188.3
2) 255.2
3) 344.2
4) 422.1
5) 588.3
6) 61515.6
7) 71010.4
8) 81414.6
9) 988.3
10) 1044.2
11) 1144.2
12) 121111.5
98) Current position33.1
Missing265 
TOTAL96100.0
350) Job #4: Year job ended (JB4YREND)
TOTAL%
1964) 196411.0
1970) 197011.0
1975) 197511.0
1977) 197711.0
1978) 197811.0
1979) 197911.0
1980) 198011.0
1981) 198133.0
1982) 198211.0
1983) 198311.0
1984) 198411.0
1985) 198511.0
1987) 198711.0
1988) 198822.0
1989) 198922.0
1990) 199011.0
1991) 199111.0
1992) 199222.0
1993) 199333.0
1994) 199422.0
1995) 199544.0
1996) 199688.0
1997) 199733.0
1998) 199877.0
1999) 199966.0
2000) 200055.0
2001) 200133.0
2002) 200244.0
2003) 200377.0
2004) 200455.0
2005) 200544.0
2006) 200655.0
2007) 200755.0
2008) 200833.0
9998) Current position33.0
Missing261 
TOTAL100100.0
351) Job #4: Average paid hours worked per week (JB4PDHRS)
TOTAL%
8) 811.3
10) 1011.3
15) 1522.5
20) 20911.3
24) 2411.3
25) 2545.0
30) 3045.0
40) 402733.8
41) 4111.3
42) 4222.5
45) 4522.5
48) 4822.5
50) 501113.8
54) 5411.3
55) 5522.5
60) 6045.0
62) 6211.3
75) 7511.3
80) 8011.3
999) Salaried33.8
Missing281 
TOTAL80100.0
352) Job #4: Average actual hours worked per week (JB4ACTHR)
TOTAL%
8) 11.1
10) 22.2
15) 11.1
20) 33.4
22) 11.1
24) 11.1
25) 55.6
28) 11.1
30) 66.7
35) 33.4
40) 66.7
41) 11.1
45) 44.5
48) 11.1
50) 1516.9
51) 33.4
55) 33.4
56) 22.2
60) 1516.9
61) 22.2
62) 11.1
63) 11.1
65) 44.5
70) 11.1
71) 11.1
75) 11.1
80) 22.2
81) 22.2
Missing272 
TOTAL89100.0
353) Job #4: Average worship attendance (JB4WORAT)
TOTAL%
25) 23.2
30) 23.2
35) 23.2
40) 11.6
50) 23.2
55) 11.6
60) 23.2
65) 11.6
71) 11.6
80) 23.2
85) 11.6
90) 46.5
100) 46.5
115) 11.6
120) 34.8
125) 34.8
130) 11.6
135) 11.6
140) 11.6
150) 11.6
170) 11.6
180) 11.6
190) 11.6
200) 23.2
220) 23.2
225) 11.6
230) 23.2
250) 34.8
280) 11.6
295) 11.6
300) 34.8
380) 11.6
400) 11.6
420) 11.6
435) 11.6
498) 11.6
600) 11.6
700) 11.6
1200) 11.6
Missing299 
TOTAL62100.0
354) Job #4: Job overlap (JB4OVRLP)
TOTAL%
0) No overlap8686.0
1) Secular-ministry bivocation55.0
2) Ministry-ministry overlap66.0
3) Secular-secular overlap11.0
4) Secular-ministry overlap22.0
Missing261 
TOTAL100100.0
355) Job #4: Community (JB4COMM)
TOTAL%
1) Rural area2828.9
2) Town or small city (under 250,000)4243.3
3) Suburb of a large metro area1414.4
4) Large metro area (250,000 or more)1313.4
Missing264 
TOTAL97100.0
356) Job #5: Job description (JB5DESCR)
TOTAL%
1) Secular work46.0
2) Solo pastor1928.4
3) Senior pastor34.5
4) Co-pastor11.5
5) Solo pastor serving multiple congregations69.0
6) Associate/assistant pastor69.0
7) Interim pastor1725.4
8) Regional staff11.5
10) Chaplain57.5
11) Other ministry57.5
Missing294 
TOTAL67100.0
357) Job #5: Month job began (JB5MNBEG)
TOTAL%
1) 69.1
2) 34.5
3) 34.5
4) 23.0
5) 34.5
6) 913.6
7) 913.6
8) 913.6
9) 710.6
10) 913.6
11) 23.0
12) 46.1
Missing295 
TOTAL66100.0
358) Job #5: Year job began (JB5YRBEG)
TOTAL%
1964) 11.5
1970) 11.5
1978) 22.9
1979) 22.9
1980) 11.5
1981) 22.9
1982) 11.5
1983) 11.5
1984) 11.5
1985) 22.9
1986) 11.5
1987) 11.5
1988) 11.5
1989) 22.9
1990) 11.5
1991) 11.5
1992) 22.9
1993) 22.9
1994) 11.5
1995) 22.9
1996) 811.8
1997) 34.4
1998) 34.4
1999) 45.9
2000) 22.9
2001) 22.9
2002) 45.9
2003) 11.5
2004) 68.8
2005) 45.9
2006) 11.5
2007) 22.9
Missing293 
TOTAL68100.0
359) Job #5: Month Job ended (JB5MNEND)
TOTAL%
1) 146.1
2) 246.1
3) 323.0
4) 4913.6
5) 534.5
6) 6710.6
7) 734.5
8) 81218.2
9) 934.5
10) 1034.5
11) 1157.6
12) 12812.1
98) Current position34.5
Missing295 
TOTAL66100.0
360) Job #5: Year Job ended (JB5YREND)
TOTAL%
1966) 196611.5
1977) 197711.5
1980) 198022.9
1982) 198222.9
1986) 198611.5
1988) 198845.9
1989) 198911.5
1993) 199322.9
1994) 199411.5
1995) 199511.5
1996) 199634.4
1997) 199745.9
1998) 199834.4
1999) 199922.9
2000) 200057.4
2001) 200157.4
2002) 200234.4
2003) 200357.4
2004) 200411.5
2005) 2005710.3
2006) 200657.4
2007) 200734.4
2008) 200834.4
9998) Current position34.4
Missing293 
TOTAL68100.0
361) Job #5: Average paid hours worked per week (JB5PDHRS)
TOTAL%
15) 1535.1
20) 2046.8
25) 2535.1
30) 3011.7
32) 3211.7
35) 3511.7
40) 402644.1
43) 4311.7
45) 4511.7
48) 4823.4
50) 5058.5
54) 5411.7
55) 5523.4
59) 5911.7
60) 6023.4
62) 6211.7
80) 8011.7
999) Salaried35.1
Missing302 
TOTAL59100.0
362) Job #5: Average actual hours worked per week (JB5ACTHR)
TOTAL%
15) 34.7
20) 23.1
22) 11.6
28) 11.6
30) 11.6
35) 46.3
40) 914.1
42) 11.6
45) 34.7
48) 23.1
50) 1320.3
55) 23.1
57) 11.6
59) 11.6
60) 710.9
61) 11.6
62) 11.6
63) 11.6
65) 57.8
70) 11.6
76) 11.6
80) 23.1
81) 11.6
Missing297 
TOTAL64100.0
363) Job #5: Average worship attendance (JB5WORAT)
TOTAL%
17) 12.1
22) 12.1
25) 12.1
45) 12.1
50) 24.2
55) 12.1
60) 36.3
70) 48.3
82) 12.1
95) 12.1
100) 48.3
110) 24.2
117) 12.1
120) 12.1
125) 24.2
150) 12.1
170) 12.1
185) 12.1
200) 48.3
225) 24.2
250) 12.1
265) 12.1
275) 12.1
286) 12.1
300) 24.2
325) 12.1
450) 12.1
550) 12.1
600) 24.2
1000) 12.1
1100) 12.1
Missing313 
TOTAL48100.0
364) Job #5: Job overlap (JB5OVRLP)
TOTAL%
0) No overlap5986.8
1) Secular-ministry bivocation45.9
2) Ministry-ministry overlap34.4
3) Secular-secular overlap11.5
4) Secular-ministry overlap11.5
Missing293 
TOTAL68100.0
365) Job #5: Community (JB5COMM)
TOTAL%
1) Rural area1421.9
2) Town or small city (under 250,000)3351.6
3) Suburb of a large metro area46.3
4) Large metro area (250,000 or more)1320.3
Missing297 
TOTAL64100.0
366) Job #6: Job description (JB6DESCR)
TOTAL%
1) Secular work24.8
2) Solo pastor1842.9
3) Senior pastor24.8
4) Co-pastor12.4
5) Solo pastor serving multiple congregations511.9
7) Interim pastor1023.8
10) Chaplain12.4
11) Other ministry37.1
Missing319 
TOTAL42100.0
367) Job #6: Month job began (JB6MNBEG)
TOTAL%
1) 49.5
2) 49.5
4) 24.8
5) 24.8
6) 37.1
7) 37.1
8) 1023.8
9) 49.5
10) 49.5
11) 49.5
12) 24.8
Missing319 
TOTAL42100.0
368) Job #6: Year job began (JB6YRBEG)
TOTAL%
1967) 12.3
1977) 12.3
1980) 12.3
1982) 24.7
1985) 12.3
1986) 12.3
1988) 24.7
1989) 24.7
1993) 24.7
1994) 12.3
1995) 12.3
1996) 24.7
1997) 511.6
1998) 24.7
1999) 12.3
2000) 49.3
2001) 12.3
2002) 37.0
2003) 24.7
2004) 37.0
2005) 24.7
2006) 24.7
2007) 12.3
Missing318 
TOTAL43100.0
369) Job #6: Month job ended (JB6MNEND)
TOTAL%
1) 124.8
2) 237.1
3) 337.1
4) 4716.7
5) 524.8
6) 637.1
7) 749.5
8) 837.1
9) 949.5
10) 1024.8
11) 1137.1
12) 1237.1
98) Current position37.1
Missing319 
TOTAL42100.0
370) Job #6: Year job ended (JB6YREND)
TOTAL%
1967) 196712.3
1983) 198312.3
1985) 198512.3
1991) 199137.0
1993) 199312.3
1994) 199412.3
1996) 199612.3
1997) 199712.3
1998) 199824.7
1999) 199912.3
2000) 200024.7
2001) 2001511.6
2003) 2003818.6
2004) 200412.3
2005) 200524.7
2006) 200649.3
2007) 200724.7
2008) 200837.0
9998) Current position37.0
Missing318 
TOTAL43100.0
371) Job #6: Average paid hours worked per week (JB6PDHRS)
TOTAL%
20) 20513.9
25) 2525.6
30) 3012.8
34) 3412.8
40) 401233.3
48) 4812.8
50) 50616.7
55) 55411.1
60) 6012.8
80) 8012.8
998) Varies12.8
999) Salaried12.8
Missing325 
TOTAL36100.0
372) Job #6: Average actual hours worked per week (JB6ACTHR)
TOTAL%
20) 24.9
25) 12.4
28) 12.4
30) 12.4
35) 24.9
36) 12.4
40) 37.3
45) 12.4
48) 12.4
50) 922.0
51) 12.4
55) 24.9
57) 12.4
60) 512.2
61) 24.9
65) 37.3
76) 12.4
80) 24.9
81) 24.9
Missing320 
TOTAL41100.0
373) Job #6: Average worship attendance (JB6WORAT)
TOTAL%
20) 26.5
40) 13.2
45) 13.2
50) 26.5
60) 13.2
70) 13.2
75) 26.5
76) 13.2
80) 13.2
85) 26.5
110) 39.7
115) 13.2
125) 26.5
150) 39.7
155) 13.2
175) 13.2
200) 13.2
250) 13.2
300) 26.5
392) 13.2
1400) 13.2
Missing330 
TOTAL31100.0
374) Job #6: Job overlap (JB6OVRLP)
TOTAL%
0) No overlap3683.7
1) Secular-ministry bivocation37.0
2) Ministry-ministry overlap49.3
Missing318 
TOTAL43100.0
375) Job #6: Community (JB6COMM)
TOTAL%
1) Rural area1126.8
2) Town or small city (under 250,000)2151.2
3) Suburb of a large metro area512.2
4) Large metro area (250,000 or more)49.8
Missing320 
TOTAL41100.0
376) Job #7: Job description (JB7DESCR)
TOTAL%
1) Secular work312.0
2) Solo pastor624.0
3) Senior pastor28.0
6) Associate/assistant pastor28.0
7) Interim pastor1040.0
10) Chaplain14.0
11) Other ministry14.0
Missing336 
TOTAL25100.0
377) Job #7: Month job began (JB7MNBEG)
TOTAL%
1) 14.0
2) 312.0
3) 312.0
5) 28.0
6) 14.0
7) 14.0
8) 312.0
9) 312.0
10) 520.0
11) 312.0
Missing336 
TOTAL25100.0
378) Job #7: Year job began (JB7YRBEG)
TOTAL%
1968) 14.0
1983) 14.0
1985) 14.0
1990) 14.0
1991) 312.0
1993) 14.0
1994) 14.0
1997) 14.0
1998) 312.0
1999) 14.0
2000) 14.0
2001) 312.0
2002) 14.0
2003) 312.0
2004) 14.0
2006) 28.0
Missing336 
TOTAL25100.0
379) Job #7: Month job ended (JB7MNEND)
TOTAL%
1) 312.0
2) 14.0
4) 520.0
5) 14.0
6) 28.0
7) 312.0
8) 416.0
9) 28.0
11) 28.0
12) 28.0
Missing336 
TOTAL25100.0
380) Job #7: Year job ended (JB7YREND)
TOTAL%
1973) 14.0
1984) 14.0
1989) 14.0
1991) 14.0
1993) 14.0
1995) 14.0
1997) 14.0
1999) 28.0
2001) 14.0
2002) 14.0
2003) 520.0
2004) 28.0
2005) 28.0
2006) 312.0
2007) 28.0
Missing336 
TOTAL25100.0
381) Job #7: Average paid hours worked per week (JB7PDHRS)
TOTAL%
10) 1029.1
15) 1514.5
20) 2014.5
30) 3014.5
32) 3214.5
40) 40731.8
45) 4514.5
48) 4814.5
50) 50313.6
55) 5514.5
56) 5614.5
60) 6014.5
999) Salaried14.5
Missing339 
TOTAL22100.0
382) Job #7: Average actual hours worked per week (JB7ACTHR)
TOTAL%
10) 29.1
20) 14.5
30) 14.5
32) 14.5
40) 313.6
45) 29.1
48) 14.5
50) 522.7
56) 14.5
57) 14.5
60) 29.1
65) 14.5
70) 14.5
Missing339 
TOTAL22100.0
383) Job #7: Average worship attendance (JB7WORAT)
TOTAL%
15) 211.8
50) 211.8
92) 15.9
100) 15.9
125) 211.8
135) 15.9
200) 423.5
220) 15.9
486) 15.9
600) 15.9
1140) 15.9
Missing344 
TOTAL17100.0
384) Job #7: Job overlap (JB7OVRLP)
TOTAL%
0) No overlap1664.0
1) Secular-ministry bivocation416.0
2) Ministry-ministry overlap416.0
4) Secular-ministry overlap14.0
Missing336 
TOTAL25100.0
385) Job #7: Community (JB7COMM)
TOTAL%
1) Rural area523.8
2) Town or small city (under 250,000)1152.4
3) Suburb of a large metro area314.3
4) Large metro area (250,000 or more)29.5
Missing340 
TOTAL21100.0
386) Job #8: Job description (JB8DESCR)
TOTAL%
1) Secular work16.3
2) Solo pastor425.0
6) Associate/assistant pastor16.3
7) Interim pastor956.3
10) Chaplain16.3
Missing345 
TOTAL16100.0
387) Job #8: Month job began (JB8MNBEG)
TOTAL%
1) 214.3
4) 214.3
5) 17.1
7) 214.3
8) 321.4
9) 17.1
11) 214.3
12) 17.1
Missing347 
TOTAL14100.0
388) Job #8: Year job began (JB8YRBEG)
TOTAL%
1973) 17.1
1984) 17.1
1989) 17.1
1991) 17.1
1993) 17.1
1995) 17.1
1997) 17.1
1999) 214.3
2000) 17.1
2003) 214.3
2004) 17.1
2005) 17.1
Missing347 
TOTAL14100.0
389) Job #8: Month job ended (JB8MNEND)
TOTAL%
3) 317.1
5) 5321.4
6) 617.1
7) 717.1
8) 8321.4
11) 1117.1
12) 12321.4
98) Current position17.1
Missing347 
TOTAL14100.0
390) Job #8: Year job ended (JB8YREND)
TOTAL%
1975) 197517.1
1985) 198517.1
1990) 199017.1
1992) 199217.1
1994) 199417.1
1998) 199817.1
2000) 2000214.3
2001) 2001214.3
2004) 200417.1
2006) 2006214.3
9998) Current position17.1
Missing347 
TOTAL14100.0
391) Job #8: Average paid hours worked per week (JB8PDHRS)
TOTAL%
20) 18.3
23) 18.3
30) 216.7
40) 433.3
45) 18.3
50) 216.7
60) 18.3
Missing349 
TOTAL12100.0
392) Job #8: Average actual hours worked per week (JB8ACTHR)
TOTAL%
20) 216.7
40) 18.3
45) 216.7
50) 325.0
51) 18.3
60) 216.7
65) 18.3
Missing349 
TOTAL12100.0
393) Job #8: Average worship attendance (JB8WORAT)
TOTAL%
48) 18.3
50) 18.3
65) 18.3
75) 18.3
85) 18.3
100) 216.7
120) 18.3
130) 18.3
140) 18.3
300) 18.3
325) 18.3
Missing349 
TOTAL12100.0
394) Job #8: Job overlap (JB8OVRLP)
TOTAL%
0) No overlap1071.4
1) Secular-ministry bivocation321.4
4) Secular-ministry overlap17.1
Missing347 
TOTAL14100.0
395) Job #8: Community (JB8COMM)
TOTAL%
1) Rural area215.4
2) Town or small city (under 250,000)538.5
3) Suburb of a large metro area323.1
4) Large metro area (250,000 or more)323.1
Missing348 
TOTAL13100.0
396) Job #9: Job description (JB9DESCR)
TOTAL%
1) Secular work17.7
2) Solo pastor323.1
3) Senior pastor17.7
5) Solo pastor serving multiple congregations215.4
7) Interim pastor538.5
10) Chaplain17.7
Missing348 
TOTAL13100.0
397) Job #9: Month job began (JB9MNBEG)
TOTAL%
1) 17.7
3) 215.4
4) 17.7
5) 17.7
6) 17.7
7) 17.7
8) 215.4
9) 215.4
11) 215.4
Missing348 
TOTAL13100.0
398) Job #9: Year job began (JB9YRBEG)
TOTAL%
1975) 17.7
1986) 17.7
1991) 17.7
1992) 17.7
1994) 17.7
1998) 17.7
2000) 215.4
2001) 17.7
2003) 17.7
2004) 17.7
2006) 17.7
2007) 17.7
Missing348 
TOTAL13100.0
399) Job #9: Month job ended (JB9MNEND)
TOTAL%
3) 17.7
5) 215.4
7) 17.7
8) 430.8
10) 323.1
11) 215.4
Missing348 
TOTAL13100.0
400) Job #9: Year job ended (JB9YREND)
TOTAL%
1984) 17.7
1995) 17.7
1996) 17.7
1998) 17.7
2002) 17.7
2004) 17.7
2005) 215.4
2006) 17.7
2007) 323.1
2008) 17.7
Missing348 
TOTAL13100.0
401) Job #9: Average paid hours worked per week (JB9PDHRS)
TOTAL%
20) 19.1
35) 19.1
40) 654.5
50) 218.2
70) 19.1
Missing350 
TOTAL11100.0
402) Job #9: Average actual hours worked per week (JB9ACTHR)
TOTAL%
20) 19.1
37) 19.1
45) 19.1
50) 218.2
55) 19.1
60) 218.2
65) 218.2
70) 19.1
Missing350 
TOTAL11100.0
403) Job #9: Average worship attendance (JB9WORAT)
TOTAL%
55) 110.0
65) 110.0
135) 110.0
160) 110.0
175) 110.0
200) 110.0
210) 110.0
240) 110.0
300) 110.0
400) 110.0
Missing351 
TOTAL10100.0
404) Job #9: Job overlap (JB9OVRLP)
TOTAL%
0) No overlap861.5
1) Secular-ministry bivocation17.7
2) Ministry-ministry overlap323.1
4) Secular-ministry overlap17.7
Missing348 
TOTAL13100.0
405) Job #9: Community (JB9COMM)
TOTAL%
1) Rural area216.7
2) Town or small city (under 250,000)325.0
3) Suburb of a large metro area18.3
4) Large metro area (250,000 or more)650.0
Missing349 
TOTAL12100.0
406) Job #10: Job description (J10DESCR)
TOTAL%
2) Solo pastor342.9
3) Senior pastor114.3
7) Interim pastor342.9
Missing354 
TOTAL7100.0
407) Job #10: Month job began (J10MNBEG)
TOTAL%
2) 114.3
3) 114.3
4) 114.3
5) 114.3
8) 114.3
10) 114.3
12) 114.3
Missing354 
TOTAL7100.0
408) Job #10: Year job began (J10YRBEG)
TOTAL%
1995) 114.3
2002) 114.3
2004) 114.3
2005) 228.6
2006) 114.3
2007) 114.3
Missing354 
TOTAL7100.0
409) Job #10: Month job ended (J10MNEND)
TOTAL%
6) 114.3
8) 228.6
12) 457.1
Missing354 
TOTAL7100.0
410) Job #10: Year job ended (J10YREND)
TOTAL%
1999) 114.3
2006) 457.1
2007) 114.3
2008) 114.3
Missing354 
TOTAL7100.0
411) Job #10: Average paid hours worked per week (J10PDHRS)
TOTAL%
15) 116.7
20) 116.7
35) 116.7
40) 233.3
50) 116.7
Missing355 
TOTAL6100.0
412) Job #10: Average actual hours worked per week (J10ACTHR)
TOTAL%
15) 116.7
30) 116.7
35) 116.7
45) 116.7
50) 233.3
Missing355 
TOTAL6100.0
413) Job #10: Average worship attendance (J10WORAT)
TOTAL%
33) 116.7
60) 116.7
65) 116.7
80) 116.7
150) 116.7
200) 116.7
Missing355 
TOTAL6100.0
414) Job #10: Job overlap (J10OVRLP)
TOTAL%
0) No overlap266.7
2) Ministry-ministry overlap133.3
Missing358 
TOTAL3100.0
415) Job #10: Community (J10COMM)
TOTAL%
1) Rural area228.6
2) Town or small city (under 250,000)114.3
3) Suburb of a large metro area114.3
4) Large metro area (250,000 or more)342.9
Missing354 
TOTAL7100.0
416) More than 10 jobs since graduation (MORE10)
TOTAL%
1) Yes52.5
2) No19397.5
Missing163 
TOTAL198100.0
417) Current Job #1: Job description (CJ1DESCR)
TOTAL%
1) Secular work41.1
2) Solo pastor20857.9
3) Senior pastor5415.0
4) Co-pastor102.8
5) Solo pastor serving multiple congregations4011.1
6) Associate/assistant pastor61.7
7) Interim pastor318.6
11) Other ministry30.8
12) Lay minister or pastoral leader30.8
Missing2 
TOTAL359100.0
418) Current Job #1: Month job began (CJ1MNBEG)
TOTAL%
1) 226.5
2) 247.1
3) 195.6
4) 205.9
5) 185.3
6) 267.7
7) 4413.1
8) 4312.8
9) 4613.6
10) 298.6
11) 288.3
12) 185.3
Missing24 
TOTAL337100.0
419) Current Job #1: Year job began (CJ1YRBEG)
TOTAL%
1955) 10.3
1969) 10.3
1971) 20.6
1975) 10.3
1976) 20.6
1977) 10.3
1979) 20.6
1980) 10.3
1981) 30.8
1982) 10.3
1983) 10.3
1984) 41.1
1985) 10.3
1986) 10.3
1987) 10.3
1988) 20.6
1989) 51.4
1990) 20.6
1991) 20.6
1992) 61.7
1993) 41.1
1994) 61.7
1995) 51.4
1996) 61.7
1997) 51.4
1998) 143.9
1999) 113.1
2000) 257.0
2001) 154.2
2002) 154.2
2003) 257.0
2004) 318.7
2005) 329.0
2006) 4613.0
2007) 3911.0
2008) 3610.1
Missing6 
TOTAL355100.0
420) Current Job #1: Average paid hours worked per week (CJ1PDHRS)
TOTAL%
0) 020.7
5) 510.4
9) 910.4
10) 1031.1
12) 1210.4
15) 1520.7
16) 1610.4
20) 20196.9
23) 2310.4
24) 2410.4
25) 2531.1
27) 2710.4
28) 2810.4
30) 3093.3
32) 3241.4
33) 3310.4
34) 3410.4
35) 3520.7
36) 3610.4
37) 3731.1
40) 4011340.9
41) 4141.4
42) 4220.7
45) 45176.2
46) 4610.4
48) 4893.3
50) 503312.0
51) 5110.4
53) 5310.4
54) 5410.4
55) 5593.3
56) 5610.4
60) 6051.8
62) 6210.4
65) 6510.4
75) 7510.4
80) 8010.4
999) Salaried176.2
Missing85 
TOTAL276100.0
421) Current Job #1: Average actual hours worked per week (CJ1ACTHR)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL34547.2214
422) Current Job #1: Average worship attendance (CJ1WORAT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL301139.492120
423) Current Job #1: Job overlap (CJ1OVRLP)
TOTAL%
0) No overlap31588.5
1) Secular-ministry bivocation102.8
2) Ministry-ministry overlap185.1
4) Secular-ministry overlap123.4
9) Overlap-type unknown10.3
Missing5 
TOTAL356100.0
424) Current Job #1: Community (CJ1COMM)
TOTAL%
1) Rural area11936.0
2) Town or small city (under 250,000)12437.5
3) Suburb of a large metro area5316.0
4) Large metro area (250,000 or more)3510.6
Missing30 
TOTAL331100.0
425) Current Job #2: Job description (CJ2DESCR)
TOTAL%
1) Secular work215.4
2) Solo pastor17.7
7) Interim pastor17.7
10) Chaplain430.8
11) Other ministry323.1
12) Lay minister or pastoral leader215.4
Missing348 
TOTAL13100.0
426) Current Job #2: Month job began (CJ2MNBEG)
TOTAL%
1) 325.0
2) 18.3
5) 18.3
6) 18.3
7) 18.3
8) 216.7
9) 325.0
Missing349 
TOTAL12100.0
427) Current Job #2: Year job began (CJ2YRBEG)
TOTAL%
1978) 17.7
1982) 17.7
1983) 17.7
1993) 17.7
1997) 17.7
1999) 17.7
2000) 17.7
2004) 17.7
2005) 17.7
2006) 17.7
2007) 215.4
2008) 17.7
Missing348 
TOTAL13100.0
428) Current Job #2: Average paid hours worked per week (CJ2PDHRS)
TOTAL%
0) 110.0
10) 110.0
20) 330.0
22) 110.0
40) 330.0
60) 110.0
Missing351 
TOTAL10100.0
429) Current Job #2: Average actual hours worked per week (CJ2ACTHR)
TOTAL%
4) 418.3
10) 1018.3
15) 15216.7
20) 20216.7
22) 2218.3
40) 40216.7
55) 5518.3
60) 6018.3
998) Varies18.3
Missing349 
TOTAL12100.0
430) Current Job #2: Average worship attendance (CJ2WORAT)
TOTAL%
45) 150.0
55) 150.0
Missing359 
TOTAL2100.0
431) Current Job #2: Job overlap (CJ2OVRLP)
TOTAL%
1) Secular-ministry bivocation538.5
2) Ministry-ministry overlap753.8
4) Secular-ministry overlap17.7
Missing348 
TOTAL13100.0
432) Current Job #2: Community (CJ2COMM)
TOTAL%
1) Rural area433.3
2) Town or small city (under 250,000)325.0
3) Suburb of a large metro area18.3
4) Large metro area (250,000 or more)433.3
Missing349 
TOTAL12100.0
433) Survey form (SURVEY)
TOTAL%
1) 35297.5
2) 92.5
TOTAL361100.0
434) Q6ANEW (Q6ANEW)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL36119.4914
435) Q6BNEW (Q6BNEW)
TOTAL%
0) 8824.4
1) 3810.5
2) 5013.9
3) 6317.5
4) 4211.6
5) 123.3
6) 226.1
7) 71.9
8) 82.2
9) 61.7
10) 154.2
11) 102.8
TOTAL361100.0
436) Years converted into months (YEARSREC)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL361233.884162
437) Ministry time converted into months (MINMONRE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL361236.97162
438) How many years in ordained ministry (YEARSMIN)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL34320.78413
439) Years worked before ministry converted into months (MOS)
TOTAL%
0) 15242.1
12) 174.7
24) 256.9
36) 143.9
48) 185.0
60) 113.0
72) 123.3
84) 102.8
96) 61.7
108) 71.9
120) 133.6
132) 30.8
144) 20.6
156) 20.6
168) 82.2
180) 71.9
192) 30.8
204) 20.6
216) 10.3
228) 10.3
240) 113.0
252) 10.3
264) 30.8
276) 10.3
288) 30.8
300) 71.9
312) 20.6
336) 41.1
348) 10.3
360) 41.1
384) 30.8
396) 10.3
408) 10.3
420) 10.3
480) 20.6
504) 10.3
648) 10.3
TOTAL361100.0
440) Time worked before ministry converted into months (WRKMONTH)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL36177.377113
441) How long worked full-time before entering ministry? (PRIORMIN)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL21011.08510
442) Years away from ministry converted into months (AWAYMOS)
TOTAL%
0) 31085.9
12) 154.2
24) 41.1
36) 41.1
48) 30.8
60) 51.4
72) 30.8
84) 10.3
96) 20.6
108) 30.8
120) 20.6
144) 10.3
156) 10.3
204) 10.3
216) 10.3
228) 10.3
240) 20.6
276) 10.3
360) 10.3
TOTAL361100.0
443) Years away from ministry converted into months added to months (AWYMONTH)
TOTAL%
0) 30684.8
3) 10.3
6) 20.6
9) 10.3
12) 51.4
15) 30.8
17) 10.3
18) 30.8
21) 20.6
22) 10.3
24) 20.6
26) 10.3
32) 10.3
36) 20.6
41) 10.3
42) 10.3
48) 10.3
57) 10.3
58) 10.3
60) 51.4
72) 20.6
78) 10.3
85) 10.3
96) 10.3
103) 10.3
108) 20.6
112) 10.3
120) 20.6
151) 10.3
158) 10.3
209) 10.3
216) 10.3
228) 10.3
240) 20.6
276) 10.3
360) 10.3
TOTAL361100.0
444) How long away from parish ministry? (AWAYPAR)
TOTAL%
.25) 11.8
.5) 23.6
.75) 11.8
1) 59.1
1.25) 35.5
1.42) 11.8
1.5) 35.5
1.75) 23.6
1.83) 11.8
2) 23.6
2.17) 11.8
2.67) 11.8
3) 23.6
3.42) 11.8
3.5) 11.8
4) 11.8
4.75) 11.8
4.83) 11.8
5) 59.1
6) 23.6
6.5) 11.8
7.08) 11.8
8) 11.8
8.58) 11.8
9) 23.6
9.33) 11.8
10) 23.6
12.58) 11.8
13.17) 11.8
17.42) 11.8
18) 11.8
19) 11.8
20) 23.6
23) 11.8
30) 11.8
Missing306 
TOTAL55100.0
445) Years participated in group converted into months (PARTMOS)
TOTAL%
0) 7420.5
12) 195.3
24) 3610.0
36) 359.7
48) 308.3
60) 328.9
72) 164.4
84) 195.3
96) 185.0
108) 92.5
120) 154.2
132) 20.6
144) 51.4
156) 51.4
168) 30.8
180) 51.4
192) 92.5
216) 41.1
228) 30.8
240) 71.9
264) 30.8
276) 10.3
300) 20.6
312) 10.3
348) 10.3
360) 20.6
384) 10.3
420) 20.6
480) 20.6
TOTAL361100.0
446) Time participated in group converted into months (TIMEPART)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL36174.72384
447) Number of years participated in group (PARTICIP)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL3077.3227
448) Feet converted into inches (INCHES)
TOTAL%
0) 154.2
48) 10.3
60) 24768.4
72) 9827.1
TOTAL361100.0
449) Height in inches (HEIGHT)
TOTAL%
0) 154.2
58) 10.3
60) 41.1
61) 61.7
62) 61.7
63) 102.8
64) 133.6
65) 133.6
66) 287.8
67) 277.5
68) 318.6
69) 277.5
70) 4011.1
71) 4211.6
72) 4412.2
73) 205.5
74) 164.4
75) 102.8
76) 41.1
77) 20.6
78) 10.3
80) 10.3
TOTAL361100.0
450) Height in feet and inches (THEIGHT)
TOTAL%
4.83) 10.3
5) 41.2
5.08) 61.7
5.17) 61.7
5.25) 102.9
5.33) 133.8
5.42) 133.8
5.5) 288.1
5.58) 277.8
5.67) 319.0
5.75) 277.8
5.83) 4011.6
5.92) 4212.1
6) 4412.7
6.08) 205.8
6.17) 164.6
6.25) 102.9
6.33) 41.2
6.42) 20.6
6.5) 10.3
6.67) 10.3
Missing15 
TOTAL346100.0
451) Age (AGE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL35354.3411
452) I-AGE: Age (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-AGE)
TOTAL%
1) Under 40 years old3911.0
2) 40 to 49 years old6117.3
3) 50 to 59 years old13738.8
4) 60 years or older11632.9
Missing8 
TOTAL353100.0
453) I-EDUC: What is the highest educational level you have completed apart from your theological education? (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-EDUC)
TOTAL%
1) Completed high school10.3
2) Trade certificate61.7
3) Associate degree30.8
4) Bachelor's degree from a university or college22362.8
5) Master's, doctorate or other graduate degree12234.4
Missing6 
TOTAL355100.0
454) I-GENDER: Are you: (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-GENDER)
TOTAL%
1) Male26274.0
2) Female9226.0
Missing7 
TOTAL354100.0
455) I-THEOLOGY: Which of the following terms best describes your current stand on theological issues? (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-THEOLOGY)
TOTAL%
1) Very conservative92.6
2) Conservative8423.9
3) Right in the middle11833.5
4) Liberal11833.5
5) Very liberal236.5
Missing9 
TOTAL352100.0