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

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All frequencies are raw numbers (no weights used).
1) Congregation ID (CONGREGA)
2) In what year was this congregation officially founded? (FOUNDED)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL3461905.93153
3) What is the approximate seating capacity of the space where your largest worship service is held? (CAPACITY)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL348224.945106
4) Is this congregation's primary worship service held in a church, temple, mosque or some other kind of building? (Mark only one.) (BUILDING)
TOTAL%
1) A church35999.4
6) A school building10.3
8) A community center10.3
TOTAL361100.0
5) Does this building belong to your congregation or does it belong to another group that loans or rents space to you? (BLDBLONG)
TOTAL%
1) Building belongs to our congregation or denomination35798.9
2) Building belongs to another group, and we rent the space41.1
TOTAL361100.0
6) How often is this congregation's building or facilities used or rented by community groups not connected to the congregation? (RENTGRPS)
TOTAL%
1) At least weekly19554.0
2) At least monthly5013.9
3) Less often8222.7
4) Never308.3
5) The building doesn't belong to our congregation41.1
TOTAL361100.0
7) Does this congregation hold services in more than one location (such as satellite locations)? (Do not include more than one worship space at the same location.) (LOCATNS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes133.6
2) No34796.4
Missing1 
TOTAL360100.0
8) Does this congregation hold services in more than one location (such as satellite locations)? (Do not include more than one worship space at the same location.) Yes, at ____ different sites (NUMBLOCS)
TOTAL%
1) 646.2
2) 753.8
Missing348 
TOTAL13100.0
9) Is this congregation formally affiliated with a denomination, convention or some similar kind of association? (AFFILIAT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes35698.6
2) No41.1
3) Not sure10.3
TOTAL361100.0
10) If yes, what are the names of all denominations or other associations that this congregation belongs to? (DENOM1)
TOTAL%
23) Duck River10.3
123) Evangelical Lutheran Church in America35999.4
125) Lutheran Church, Missouri Synod10.3
TOTAL361100.0
11) If yes, what are the names of all denominations or other associations that this congregation belongs to? (DENOM2)
TOTAL%
286) Lutheran Congregations in Mission for Christ1100.0
Missing360 
TOTAL1100.0
12) How many people are associated in any way with the religious life of this congregation —- counting both adults and children, counting both regular and irregular participants, counting both official or registered members and also participating non-members? What is the total number of persons associated with this congregation to any degree at all? (CONGSIZE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL352448.17509
13) How many people -— counting both adults and children—regularly participate in the religious life of this congregation, whether or not they are officially members of this congregation? (REGPART)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL352207.017263
14) How many people in the following age groups regularly participate in the activities of this congregation? Less than 5 years old (CHILD1)
TOTAL%
0) None185.5
1) 1154.6
2) 2329.8
3) 3268.0
4) 4123.7
5) 53510.7
6) 6226.7
7) 792.8
8) 8216.4
9) 951.5
10) 103410.4
11) 1110.3
12) 12113.4
13) 1361.8
14) 1451.5
15) 15175.2
16) 1610.3
17) 1720.6
18) 1830.9
19) 1910.3
20) 20113.4
22) 2220.6
24) 2410.3
25) 2572.1
28) 2810.3
29) 2910.3
30) 3051.5
35) 3520.6
36) 3610.3
37) 3710.3
40) 4020.6
42) 4210.3
45) 4520.6
50) 5020.6
53) 5310.3
58) 5810.3
60) 6030.9
61) 6110.3
66) 6610.3
75) 7510.3
95) 9510.3
100) 10010.3
120) 12020.6
Missing34 
TOTAL327100.0
15) How many people in the following age groups regularly participate in the activities of this congregation? 5 to 11 years old (CHILD2)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL32920.8629
16) How many people in the following age groups regularly participate in the activities of this congregation? 12 to 18 years old (CHILD3)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL33419.92829
17) How many people in the following age groups regularly participate in the activities of this congregation? Adults (19 years old and older) (PARTNO2)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL323133.944169
18) For each of the last seven years, what is your best estimate of average weekly attendance at worship services for this congregation? If you have more than one worship service, record the average attendance for all services combined. 2008 (AVATT08)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL328113.726106
19) For each of the last seven years, what is your best estimate of average weekly attendance at worship services for this congregation? If you have more than one worship service, record the average attendance for all services combined. 2007 (AVATT07)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL360118.214107
20) For each of the last seven years, what is your best estimate of average weekly attendance at worship services for this congregation? If you have more than one worship service, record the average attendance for all services combined. 2006 (AVATT06)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL359120.727109
21) For each of the last seven years, what is your best estimate of average weekly attendance at worship services for this congregation? If you have more than one worship service, record the average attendance for all services combined. 2005 (AVATT05)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL353124.873112
22) For each of the last seven years, what is your best estimate of average weekly attendance at worship services for this congregation? If you have more than one worship service, record the average attendance for all services combined. 2004 (AVATT04)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL350128.797117
23) For each of the last seven years, what is your best estimate of average weekly attendance at worship services for this congregation? If you have more than one worship service, record the average attendance for all services combined. 2003 (AVATT03)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL347130.62119
24) For each of the last seven years, what is your best estimate of average weekly attendance at worship services for this congregation? If you have more than one worship service, record the average attendance for all services combined. 2002 (AVATT02)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL345133.551122
25) For each of the last seven years, what is your best estimate of average weekly attendance at worship services for this congregation? If you have more than one worship service, record the average attendance for all services combined. 2001 (AVATT01)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL341135.258121
26) In the past 12 months, has this congregation done any of the following to reach out to potential new members? (Mark all that apply.) Mailed or distributed newsletters, letters or flyers (MAILED)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked8523.5
1) Checked27676.5
TOTAL361100.0
27) In the past 12 months, has this congregation done any of the following to reach out to potential new members? (Mark all that apply.) Placed a paid ad in a newspaper or magazine (ADNEWS)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked13537.4
1) Checked22662.6
TOTAL361100.0
28) In the past 12 months, has this congregation done any of the following to reach out to potential new members? (Mark all that apply.) Advertised on radio or TV (ADRADIO)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked30985.6
1) Checked5214.4
TOTAL361100.0
29) In the past 12 months, has this congregation done any of the following to reach out to potential new members? (Mark all that apply.) Placed a paid ad in the phone book or Yellow Pages (ADPHONE)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked21158.4
1) Checked15041.6
TOTAL361100.0
30) In the past 12 months, has this congregation done any of the following to reach out to potential new members? (Mark all that apply.) Established or maintained a website for the congregation (WEBSITE)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked12634.9
1) Checked23565.1
TOTAL361100.0
31) In the past 12 months, has this congregation done any of the following to reach out to potential new members? (Mark all that apply.) Had an activity (fair, chili supper) to meet people in the neighborhood (ACTIVITY)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked14439.9
1) Checked21760.1
TOTAL361100.0
32) In the past 12 months, has this congregation done any of the following to reach out to potential new members? (Mark all that apply.) Conducted or used a survey of the community (CONDSURV)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked33292.0
1) Checked298.0
TOTAL361100.0
33) In the past 12 months, has this congregation done any of the following to reach out to potential new members? (Mark all that apply.) Encouraged people already in the congregation to invite a new person (ENCINVTE)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked4612.7
1) Checked31587.3
TOTAL361100.0
34) In the past 12 months, has this congregation done any of the following to reach out to potential new members? (Mark all that apply.) Tried to identify and contact people who recently moved into the area (CONTACT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked22361.8
1) Checked13838.2
TOTAL361100.0
35) In the past 12 months, has this congregation done any of the following to reach out to potential new members? (Mark all that apply.) Sponsored or participated in a worship service or other public event intended to bring people into this congregation (PUBEVENT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked23565.1
1) Checked12634.9
TOTAL361100.0
36) In the past 12 months, has this congregation done any of the following to reach out to potential new members? (Mark all that apply.) Sent a letter or other material to people who visited this congregation (SNTLETTR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked9526.3
1) Checked26673.7
TOTAL361100.0
37) In the past 12 months, has this congregation done any of the following to reach out to potential new members? (Mark all that apply.) Sent an email to people who visited this congregation (SNTEMAIL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked28077.6
1) Checked8122.4
TOTAL361100.0
38) In the past 12 months, has this congregation done any of the following to reach out to potential new members? (Mark all that apply.) Had someone from your congregation telephone people who visited this congregation (PHNEVIST)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked22762.9
1) Checked13437.1
TOTAL361100.0
39) In the past 12 months, has this congregation done any of the following to reach out to potential new members? (Mark all that apply.) Had someone from your congregation go to the home of people who visited this congregation (HOMEVIST)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked24166.8
1) Checked12033.2
TOTAL361100.0
40) In the past 12 months, has this congregation done any of the following to reach out to potential new members? (Mark all that apply.) Had a special committee to work on recruiting new members (COMITTEE)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked27475.9
1) Checked8724.1
TOTAL361100.0
41) In the past 12 months, has this congregation sent people or groups to provide assistance to people in need . . . (Mark all that apply.) In another part of the United States (ASSISTUS)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked21960.7
1) Checked14239.3
TOTAL361100.0
42) In the past 12 months, has this congregation sent people or groups to provide assistance to people in need . . . (Mark all that apply.) In another country (ASSISTAC)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked28478.7
1) Checked7721.3
TOTAL361100.0
43) In the past 12 months, has this congregation sent people or groups to provide assistance to people in need . . . (Mark all that apply.) Neither (ASSISTNE)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked16946.8
1) Checked19253.2
TOTAL361100.0
44) In the past 12 months, did your congregation provide any of the following services for this congregation's members or for people in the community? (Mark all that apply.) Housing for senior citizens (nursing homes, assisted living) (SRVSNIOR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked34595.6
1) Checked164.4
TOTAL361100.0
45) In the past 12 months, did your congregation provide any of the following services for this congregation's members or for people in the community? (Mark all that apply.) Housing for other groups (crisis, youth shelters, homeless, students) (SRVHOUS)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked31787.8
1) Checked4412.2
TOTAL361100.0
46) In the past 12 months, did your congregation provide any of the following services for this congregation's members or for people in the community? (Mark all that apply.) Other senior citizen programs or assistance (Meals on Wheels, transportation) (SRVOTHSR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked24367.3
1) Checked11832.7
TOTAL361100.0
47) In the past 12 months, did your congregation provide any of the following services for this congregation's members or for people in the community? (Mark all that apply.) Prison or jail ministry (SRVPRISN)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked30183.4
1) Checked6016.6
TOTAL361100.0
48) In the past 12 months, did your congregation provide any of the following services for this congregation's members or for people in the community? (Mark all that apply.) Care for persons with disabilities (skills training, respite care, home care) (SRVDISAB)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked31386.7
1) Checked4813.3
TOTAL361100.0
49) In the past 12 months, did your congregation provide any of the following services for this congregation's members or for people in the community? (Mark all that apply.) Counseling or support groups (marriage or bereavement counseling, parenting programs, women's groups) (SRVCNSL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked19152.9
1) Checked17047.1
TOTAL361100.0
50) In the past 12 months, did your congregation provide any of the following services for this congregation's members or for people in the community? (Mark all that apply.) Substance abuse or 12-step recovery programs (SRVSUBST)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked26172.3
1) Checked10027.7
TOTAL361100.0
51) In the past 12 months, did your congregation provide any of the following services for this congregation's members or for people in the community? (Mark all that apply.) Other programs for children and youth (job training, literacy program, scouting, sports) (SRVYOUTH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked22361.8
1) Checked13838.2
TOTAL361100.0
52) In the past 12 months, did your congregation provide any of the following services for this congregation's members or for people in the community? (Mark all that apply.) Programs or activities for college students (SRVSTDNT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked31888.1
1) Checked4311.9
TOTAL361100.0
53) In the past 12 months, did your congregation provide any of the following services for this congregation's members or for people in the community? (Mark all that apply.) Emergency relief or material assistance (free meals, food, clothes for the needy) (SRVEMRG)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked8423.3
1) Checked27776.7
TOTAL361100.0
54) In the past 12 months, did your congregation provide any of the following services for this congregation's members or for people in the community? (Mark all that apply.) Financial literacy programs or other help with budgeting, debt management, or investing (SRVFINAN)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked34094.2
1) Checked215.8
TOTAL361100.0
55) In the past 12 months, did your congregation provide any of the following services for this congregation's members or for people in the community? (Mark all that apply.) Health-related programs and activities (blood drives, screenings, health education) (SRVHLTH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked21960.7
1) Checked14239.3
TOTAL361100.0
56) In the past 12 months, did your congregation provide any of the following services for this congregation's members or for people in the community? (Mark all that apply.) Programs or services for persons with HIV or AIDS (SRVHIV)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked35698.6
1) Checked51.4
TOTAL361100.0
57) In the past 12 months, did your congregation provide any of the following services for this congregation's members or for people in the community? (Mark all that apply.) Immigrant support activities (English as a second language, refugee support, interpreting service) (SRVIMMG)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked33693.1
1) Checked256.9
TOTAL361100.0
58) In the past 12 months, did your congregation provide any of the following services for this congregation's members or for people in the community? (Mark all that apply.) Activities for unemployed people (preparation for job seeking, skills training) (SRVUNEMP)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked35397.8
1) Checked82.2
TOTAL361100.0
59) In the past 12 months, did your congregation provide any of the following services for this congregation's members or for people in the community? (Mark all that apply.) Voter registration or voter education (SRVVOTER)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked33693.1
1) Checked256.9
TOTAL361100.0
60) In the past 12 months, did your congregation provide any of the following services for this congregation's members or for people in the community? (Mark all that apply.) Community organizing or neighborhood action groups (SRVCOMM)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked31687.5
1) Checked4512.5
TOTAL361100.0
61) In the past 12 months, did your congregation provide any of the following services for this congregation's members or for people in the community? (Mark all that apply.) Political or social justice activities (civil rights or human rights) (SRVPOLIT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked32590.0
1) Checked3610.0
TOTAL361100.0
62) In the past 12 months, did your congregation provide any of the following services for this congregation's members or for people in the community? (Mark all that apply.) Animal welfare or environmental activities (SRVANIML)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked32790.6
1) Checked349.4
TOTAL361100.0
63) In the past 12 months, did your congregation provide any of the following services for this congregation's members or for people in the community? (Mark all that apply.) Other welfare, community service, or social action activities not mentioned above (SRVOTHWL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked23364.5
1) Checked12835.5
TOTAL361100.0
64) In the past 12 months, did your congregation provide any of the following services for this congregation's members or for people in the community? (Mark all that apply.) Sporting activities or teams (intramural teams) (SRVSPORT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked31687.5
1) Checked4512.5
TOTAL361100.0
65) In the past 12 months, did your congregation provide any of the following services for this congregation's members or for people in the community? (Mark all that apply.) Arts, music, or cultural activities or programs (SRVARTS)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked22562.3
1) Checked13637.7
TOTAL361100.0
66) In the past 12 months, did your congregation provide any of the following services for this congregation's members or for people in the community? (Mark all that apply.) Hobby or craft groups (SRVHBBY)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked23765.7
1) Checked12434.3
TOTAL361100.0
67) In the past 12 months, did your congregation provide any of the following services for this congregation's members or for people in the community? (Mark all that apply.) Other social, recreational, or leisure activities (SRVOTHSC)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked19453.7
1) Checked16746.3
TOTAL361100.0
68) In the past 12 months, did your congregation provide any of the following services for this congregation's members or for people in the community? (Mark all that apply.) Transportation to bring people to worship services (SRVTRANS)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked23665.4
1) Checked12534.6
TOTAL361100.0
69) Many congregations have small groups (or cells) for sharing and spiritual growth. Which of the following best describe this congregation? (Mark all that apply.) We do not have such groups here (GRPSNONE)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked25370.1
1) Checked10829.9
TOTAL361100.0
70) Many congregations have small groups (or cells) for sharing and spiritual growth. Which of the following best describe this congregation? (Mark all that apply.) A group or groups meet here, but they are not central to our congregational life (GRPMEET)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked28177.8
1) Checked8022.2
TOTAL361100.0
71) Many congregations have small groups (or cells) for sharing and spiritual growth. Which of the following best describe this congregation? (Mark all that apply.) Small groups are an important part of our strategy to involve people in the congregation (GRPINVCN)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked22161.2
1) Checked14038.8
TOTAL361100.0
72) Many congregations have small groups (or cells) for sharing and spiritual growth. Which of the following best describe this congregation? (Mark all that apply.) Small groups are an important part of our strategy for spiritual development and discipleship (GRPSPRTL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked23264.3
1) Checked12935.7
TOTAL361100.0
73) Many congregations have small groups (or cells) for sharing and spiritual growth. Which of the following best describe this congregation? (Mark all that apply.) Small groups are an important part of our strategy to involve people in community service or ministry (GRPINVSV)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked27074.8
1) Checked9125.2
TOTAL361100.0
74) Which of the following best describes the group prayer life of this congregation? (Mark all that apply.) We have no organized prayer groups (PRAYNO)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked26774.0
1) Checked9426.0
TOTAL361100.0
75) Which of the following best describes the group prayer life of this congregation? (Mark all that apply.) We have prayer groups, but they meet infrequently or only at certain times of the year (Lent, revivals) (PRAYINFR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked31988.4
1) Checked4211.6
TOTAL361100.0
76) Which of the following best describes the group prayer life of this congregation? (Mark all that apply.) We have regular prayer groups that are part of our small group or cell program or are attached to specific classes, groups or ministries (PRAYSMGR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked27776.7
1) Checked8423.3
TOTAL361100.0
77) Which of the following best describes the group prayer life of this congregation? (Mark all that apply.) We have some other type of prayer groups (PRAYOTHR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked17047.1
1) Checked19152.9
TOTAL361100.0
78) Once a person has joined this congregation, are there any planned procedures designed to ensure that he or she becomes integrated into the life of the congregation? (Mark all that apply.) Follow-up visits by clergy, lay leaders or members (FOLLOWUP)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked18651.5
1) Checked17548.5
TOTAL361100.0
79) Once a person has joined this congregation, are there any planned procedures designed to ensure that he or she becomes integrated into the life of the congregation? (Mark all that apply.) Designated people extend hospitality or invite them for meals (EXTNDHSP)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked29782.3
1) Checked6417.7
TOTAL361100.0
80) Once a person has joined this congregation, are there any planned procedures designed to ensure that he or she becomes integrated into the life of the congregation? (Mark all that apply.) A group or course for new members (GRPNEW)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked19253.2
1) Checked16946.8
TOTAL361100.0
81) Once a person has joined this congregation, are there any planned procedures designed to ensure that he or she becomes integrated into the life of the congregation? (Mark all that apply.) Invitation to join a small group, fellowship group or similar group (INVJOIN)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked18751.8
1) Checked17448.2
TOTAL361100.0
82) Once a person has joined this congregation, are there any planned procedures designed to ensure that he or she becomes integrated into the life of the congregation? (Mark all that apply.) Invitation to participate in leading worship (such as Scripture reading, singing, taking the offering) (INVPART)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked13838.2
1) Checked22361.8
TOTAL361100.0
83) Once a person has joined this congregation, are there any planned procedures designed to ensure that he or she becomes integrated into the life of the congregation? (Mark all that apply.) Invitation to take on a task within the congregation (INVTSKCN)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked11531.9
1) Checked24668.1
TOTAL361100.0
84) Once a person has joined this congregation, are there any planned procedures designed to ensure that he or she becomes integrated into the life of the congregation? (Mark all that apply.) Invitation to take on a task in service to the community (INVTSKCM)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked25570.6
1) Checked10629.4
TOTAL361100.0
85) Once a person has joined this congregation, are there any planned procedures designed to ensure that he or she becomes integrated into the life of the congregation? (Mark all that apply.) Other procedures or activities not mentioned above (OTHRPROC)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked31587.3
1) Checked4612.7
TOTAL361100.0
86) Once a person has joined this congregation, are there any planned procedures designed to ensure that he or she becomes integrated into the life of the congregation? (Mark all that apply.) No planned procedures (NOPLAN)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked31787.8
1) Checked4412.2
TOTAL361100.0
87) Does this congregation have religious education classes, Sunday school or Sabbath school for any of the following age groups? (Mark all that apply to the left and give the number of participants on to the right.) Children 11 years of age and younger (RELED11A)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked4011.1
1) Checked32188.9
TOTAL361100.0
88) Does this congregation have religious education classes, Sunday school or Sabbath school for any of the following age groups? (Mark all that apply to the left and give the number of participants on to the right.) ____ children attend in a typical week (RELED11B)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL29326.43737
89) Does this congregation have religious education classes, Sunday school or Sabbath school for any of the following age groups? (Mark all that apply to the left and give the number of participants on to the right.) Youth, 12-18 years of age (RELED12A)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked7219.9
1) Checked28980.1
TOTAL361100.0
90) Does this congregation have religious education classes, Sunday school or Sabbath school for any of the following age groups? (Mark all that apply to the left and give the number of participants on to the right.) ____ youth attend in a typical week (RELED12B)
TOTAL%
1) 134.9
2) 207.5
3) 207.5
4) 238.7
5) 238.7
6) 145.3
7) 72.6
8) 155.7
9) 72.6
10) 217.9
11) 31.1
12) 93.4
14) 41.5
15) 114.2
16) 31.1
17) 10.4
18) 31.1
19) 10.4
20) 103.8
21) 10.4
23) 51.9
25) 72.6
26) 10.4
28) 20.8
30) 93.4
31) 10.4
32) 10.4
35) 41.5
40) 20.8
42) 20.8
45) 20.8
50) 62.3
55) 10.4
60) 20.8
70) 10.4
75) 31.1
80) 10.4
100) 10.4
125) 10.4
143) 10.4
165) 10.4
170) 10.4
205) 10.4
Missing96 
TOTAL265100.0
91) Does this congregation have religious education classes, Sunday school or Sabbath school for any of the following age groups? (Mark all that apply to the left and give the number of participants on to the right.) Adults (RELEDADA)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked7621.1
1) Checked28578.9
TOTAL361100.0
92) Does this congregation have religious education classes, Sunday school or Sabbath school for any of the following age groups? (Mark all that apply to the left and give the number of participants on to the right.) ____ adults attend in a typical week (RELEDADB)
TOTAL%
1) 10.4
2) 10.4
3) 20.8
4) 93.4
5) 72.7
6) 166.1
7) 41.5
8) 145.3
9) 31.1
10) 3613.6
11) 20.8
12) 228.3
13) 10.4
14) 72.7
15) 259.5
16) 41.5
17) 10.4
18) 134.9
20) 249.1
21) 10.4
22) 10.4
23) 10.4
24) 20.8
25) 134.9
26) 20.8
28) 10.4
30) 134.9
34) 10.4
35) 41.5
37) 10.4
40) 83.0
42) 10.4
45) 31.1
49) 10.4
50) 83.0
55) 10.4
60) 10.4
70) 10.4
75) 10.4
80) 10.4
85) 10.4
100) 10.4
110) 10.4
120) 10.4
122) 10.4
150) 10.4
Missing97 
TOTAL264100.0
93) Does this congregation have religious education classes, Sunday school or Sabbath school for any of the following age groups? (Mark all that apply to the left and give the number of participants on to the right.) No religious education classes (RELEDNO)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked34495.3
1) Checked174.7
TOTAL361100.0
94) Is there a pre-school, daycare, before or after school program, or elementary, middle, junior or high school provided by this congregation? If yes, how many children are enrolled? No, our congregation does not provide any schools (NOSCHOOL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked8122.4
1) Checked28077.6
TOTAL361100.0
95) Is there a preschool, daycare, before or after school program, or elementary, middle, junior or high school provided by this congregation? If yes, how many children are enrolled? Yes, a preschool or daycare (PRSCH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked30383.9
1) Checked5816.1
TOTAL361100.0
96) Is there a preschool, daycare, before or after school program, or elementary, middle, junior or high school provided by this congregation? If yes, how many children are enrolled? Yes, a preschool or daycare and ____ children are enrolled (PRSCHNUM)
TOTAL%
5) 11.8
8) 23.6
9) 11.8
10) 11.8
11) 11.8
15) 23.6
18) 11.8
20) 23.6
21) 11.8
24) 11.8
27) 11.8
30) 23.6
33) 11.8
36) 11.8
37) 11.8
39) 23.6
40) 23.6
43) 11.8
45) 35.4
48) 11.8
50) 35.4
53) 11.8
55) 23.6
58) 11.8
59) 11.8
60) 11.8
61) 11.8
65) 11.8
70) 11.8
71) 23.6
75) 11.8
86) 11.8
90) 11.8
100) 35.4
115) 11.8
120) 11.8
160) 11.8
180) 11.8
200) 23.6
212) 11.8
270) 11.8
Missing305 
TOTAL56100.0
97) Is there a preschool, daycare, before or after school program, or elementary, middle, junior or high school provided by this congregation? If yes, how many children are enrolled? Yes, before or after school program (SCPRG)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked33793.4
1) Checked246.6
TOTAL361100.0
98) Is there a preschool, daycare, before or after school program, or elementary, middle, junior or high school provided by this congregation? If yes, how many children are enrolled? Yes, before or after school program and ____ children are enrolled (SCPRGNUM)
TOTAL%
10) 14.5
12) 14.5
15) 14.5
17) 14.5
18) 14.5
20) 313.6
21) 14.5
23) 14.5
24) 14.5
25) 29.1
30) 313.6
35) 14.5
38) 14.5
50) 313.6
60) 14.5
Missing339 
TOTAL22100.0
99) Is there a preschool, daycare, before or after school program, or elementary, middle, junior or high school provided by this congregation? If yes, how many children are enrolled? Yes, an elementary school (ELSCH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked361100.0
TOTAL361100.0
100) Is there a preschool, daycare, before or after school program, or elementary, middle, junior or high school provided by this congregation? If yes, how many children are enrolled? Yes, a junior, middle and/or high school (HSSCH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked361100.0
TOTAL361100.0
101) Politically, would this congregation be considered . . . (POLITICS)
TOTAL%
1) More on the conservative side16847.3
2) Right in the middle15844.5
3) More on the liberal side298.2
Missing6 
TOTAL355100.0
102) Theologically, would this congregation be considered . . . (THEOLOGY)
TOTAL%
1) More on the conservative side12234.4
2) Right in the middle18552.1
3) More on the liberal side4813.5
Missing6 
TOTAL355100.0
103) Does your congregation have any special rules or prohibitions regarding the following: prohibitions against members smoking? (NOSMOKNG)
TOTAL%
1) Yes164.5
2) No34295.5
Missing3 
TOTAL358100.0
104) Does your congregation have any special rules or prohibitions regarding the following: drinking alcohol? (ALCOHOL)
TOTAL%
1) Yes92.5
2) No34997.5
Missing3 
TOTAL358100.0
105) Does your congregation have any special rules or prohibitions regarding the following: what people eat? (FOODRULE)
TOTAL%
2) No356100.0
Missing5 
TOTAL356100.0
106) Does your congregation have any special rules or prohibitions regarding the following: gambling? (GAMBLING)
TOTAL%
1) Yes72.0
2) No34698.0
Missing8 
TOTAL353100.0
107) Does your congregation have any special rules or prohibitions regarding the following: how much money people give to the congregation? (RULEMONY)
TOTAL%
1) Yes20.6
2) No35399.4
Missing6 
TOTAL355100.0
108) Does your congregation have any special rules or prohibitions regarding the following: unmarried adults living together? (COHABIT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes174.8
2) No33795.2
Missing7 
TOTAL354100.0
109) Does your congregation have any special rules or prohibitions regarding the following: homosexual behavior? (HOMOSEX)
TOTAL%
1) Yes339.3
2) No32290.7
Missing6 
TOTAL355100.0
110) In the past five years, has any of the following occurred? (Mark all that apply.) Congregation changed its name (NAMECHNG)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked35999.4
1) Checked20.6
TOTAL361100.0
111) In the past five years, has any of the following occurred? (Mark all that apply.) Congregation moved to a new location (CONGMOVD)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked35498.1
1) Checked71.9
TOTAL361100.0
112) In the past five years, has any of the following occurred? (Mark all that apply.) Absorbed another congregation, which closed (ABSRBOTH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked35598.3
1) Checked61.7
TOTAL361100.0
113) In the past five years, has any of the following occurred? (Mark all that apply.) Merged with other congregations of the same denomination, resulting in this congregation (MERGESAM)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked35798.9
1) Checked41.1
TOTAL361100.0
114) In the past five years, has any of the following occurred? (Mark all that apply.) Merged with other congregations of different denominations, resulting in this congregation (MERGEDIF)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked35999.4
1) Checked20.6
TOTAL361100.0
115) In the past five years, has any of the following occurred? (Mark all that apply.) Left a denomination and became independent (LEFTDENM)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked36099.7
1) Checked10.3
TOTAL361100.0
116) In the past five years, has any of the following occurred? (Mark all that apply.) Changed denominations (CHNGDENM)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked36099.7
1) Checked10.3
TOTAL361100.0
117) In the past five years, has any of the following occurred? (Mark all that apply.) This congregation has been involved in planting or growing a new congregation (PLANTNEW)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked34395.0
1) Checked185.0
TOTAL361100.0
118) In the past five years, has any of the following occurred? (Mark all that apply.) This congregation was established as a result of 'church planting' by another congregation or a growth program of the denomination (CHRPLANT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked35197.2
1) Checked102.8
TOTAL361100.0
119) In the past five years, has any of the following occurred? (Mark all that apply.) Started a new worship service (NEWSERVC)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked27074.8
1) Checked9125.2
TOTAL361100.0
120) In the past five years, has any of the following occurred? (Mark all that apply.) Changed the style of a worship service (CHNGSTYL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked22462.0
1) Checked13738.0
TOTAL361100.0
121) In the past five years, has any of the following occurred? (Mark all that apply.) Reorganized or started new worship services for distinct age, racial or ethnic, socio-economic, or interest groups (INTRGRPS)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked34094.2
1) Checked215.8
TOTAL361100.0
122) In the past five years, has any of the following occurred? (Mark all that apply.) Reorganized or started new worship services for people who typically do not attend ('seeker services') (SEEKRSRV)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked34294.7
1) Checked195.3
TOTAL361100.0
123) In the past five years, has any of the following occurred? (Mark all that apply.) Experienced a major conflict that resulted in the congregation splitting into two or more congregations (CNFLSPLT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked35598.3
1) Checked61.7
TOTAL361100.0
124) In the past five years, has any of the following occurred? (Mark all that apply.) Experienced a conflict that led some people to leave the congregation (CNFLLEAV)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked25370.1
1) Checked10829.9
TOTAL361100.0
125) In the past five years, has any of the following occurred? (Mark all that apply.) Experienced a conflict that led a pastor, minister, or priest to leave the congregation (CNFLPRLV)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked30584.5
1) Checked5615.5
TOTAL361100.0
126) In the past five years, has any of the following occurred? (Mark all that apply.) One or more members age 30 or younger entered seminary or formal theological education in preparation for professional ministry (MEMBSEM1)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked30584.5
1) Checked5615.5
TOTAL361100.0
127) In the past five years, has any of the following occurred? (Mark all that apply.) One or more members over age 30 entered seminary or formal theological education in preparation for professional ministry (MEMBSEM2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked31286.4
1) Checked4913.6
TOTAL361100.0
128) Does this congregation use electronic mail (email) to communicate with attendees? (EMAIL)
TOTAL%
1) Yes23364.9
2) No12635.1
Missing2 
TOTAL359100.0
129) Does this congregation use email to solicit feedback from worshipers? (EMLFDBCK)
TOTAL%
1) Yes5524.8
2) No16775.2
Missing139 
TOTAL222100.0
130) Does this congregation use email to disseminate information? (EMLINFO)
TOTAL%
1) Yes20787.3
2) No3012.7
Missing124 
TOTAL237100.0
131) Does this congregation use email to publicize events? (EMLPUBLC)
TOTAL%
1) Yes17879.1
2) No4720.9
Missing136 
TOTAL225100.0
132) Does this congregation use email to help members and guests engage in ministries? (EMLHELP)
TOTAL%
1) Yes12858.7
2) No9041.3
Missing143 
TOTAL218100.0
133) Does this congregation offer opportunities to register for events via email? (EMLRGSTR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes7434.9
2) No13865.1
Missing149 
TOTAL212100.0
134) Does this congregation use email to inform the congregation of joys and concerns among members? (EMLINFRM)
TOTAL%
1) Yes14865.5
2) No7834.5
Missing135 
TOTAL226100.0
135) Does this congregation use email to send out weekly or monthly devotional messages? (EMLDVTNL)
TOTAL%
1) Yes4923.8
2) No15776.2
Missing155 
TOTAL206100.0
136) Does this congregation use a website to communicate with attendees? (WEBSITEV)
TOTAL%
1) Yes20958.9
2) No14641.1
Missing6 
TOTAL355100.0
137) Does this congregation's website have a newsletter online? (WEBNEWSL)
TOTAL%
1) Yes13163.0
2) No7737.0
Missing153 
TOTAL208100.0
138) Does this congregation's website have a church calendar highlighting events? (WEBCAL)
TOTAL%
1) Yes18487.2
2) No2712.8
Missing150 
TOTAL211100.0
139) Does this congregation's website offer sermon transcripts (in audio, video or written form)? (WEBSERMN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes5125.4
2) No15074.6
Missing160 
TOTAL201100.0
140) Does this congregation's website list volunteer needs or service opportunities? (WEBVOLUN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes11757.1
2) No8842.9
Missing156 
TOTAL205100.0
141) Does this congregation's website offer an online giving option? (WEBGIVNG)
TOTAL%
1) Yes168.2
2) No17991.8
Missing166 
TOTAL195100.0
142) Does this congregation's website include a member directory? (WEBDRCTY)
TOTAL%
1) Yes115.6
2) No18794.4
Missing163 
TOTAL198100.0
143) Does this congregation's website offer online discussion groups or Bible studies? (WEBDISC)
TOTAL%
1) Yes126.1
2) No18493.9
Missing165 
TOTAL196100.0
144) Within the past 12 months, have people at worship services in this congregation been told of opportunities: to volunteer, providing assistance for needy people outside this congregation? (OPPVOLUN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes33295.1
2) No174.9
Missing12 
TOTAL349100.0
145) Within the past 12 months, have people at worship services in this congregation been told of opportunities: for political activity, including petition campaigns, lobbying or demonstrating? (OPPPOLIT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes288.3
2) No30891.7
Missing25 
TOTAL336100.0
146) Within the past 12 months, have people at worship services in this congregation been told of opportunities: to register to vote? (OPPVOTE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes5516.2
2) No28583.8
Missing21 
TOTAL340100.0
147) What are the biggest sources of income for this congregation? (Mark up to three options.) Offerings, pledges, donations, dues (INCOFFER)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked20.6
1) Checked35999.4
TOTAL361100.0
148) What are the biggest sources of income for this congregation? (Mark up to three options.) Income from charges for use of the congregation's facilities or buildings (INCCHRGS)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked25670.9
1) Checked10529.1
TOTAL361100.0
149) What are the biggest sources of income for this congregation? (Mark up to three options.) Income from trust funds, investments or bequests (INCTRSTF)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked21058.2
1) Checked15141.8
TOTAL361100.0
150) What are the biggest sources of income for this congregation? (Mark up to three options.) Financial support from the denomination or religious agency outside the congregation (INCDENOM)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked34695.8
1) Checked154.2
TOTAL361100.0
151) What are the biggest sources of income for this congregation? (Mark up to three options.) Grants/income from local, state, or federal government (INCGRNTS)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked35999.4
1) Checked20.6
TOTAL361100.0
152) What are the biggest sources of income for this congregation? (Mark up to three options.) Grants or income from non-governmental sources (INCSNGVT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked34695.8
1) Checked154.2
TOTAL361100.0
153) What are the biggest sources of income for this congregation? (Mark up to three options.) Other (INCOTHER)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked32890.9
1) Checked339.1
TOTAL361100.0
154) What is the total amount of money this congregation received in income from all sources (including pastor salary support, if applicable) during your most recent fiscal year? (TOTALINC)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL343215503.367249886
155) Of this amount, how much came from individuals' donations, dues or contributions? (DONATION)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL339175361.799174358
156) What was the total congregational budget for the most recent fiscal year -— the total amount that this congregation spent for all purposes, including standard operating costs, salaries, debt service, money sent to your denomination or other religious organizations, and all other purposes? (TOTBUDG)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL339200287.749180110
157) Of this amount, how much was used for the congregation's operating expenses, including salaries, maintenance of buildings, utilities and debt service? (OPEXPSNS)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL331168838.804158651
158) Does this congregation conduct an annual financial stewardship campaign? (STEWARD)
TOTAL%
1) Yes21459.9
2) No14340.1
Missing4 
TOTAL357100.0
159) Which one of the following best describes this congregation's financial situation? (FINANSIT)
TOTAL%
1) We have an increasing financial base3810.8
2) We have an essentially stable financial base19053.8
3) We have a declining financial base10830.6
4) Our financial situation is a serious threat to our ability to continue as a viable congregation174.8
Missing8 
TOTAL353100.0
160) Including yourself (if paid staff), how many people are employed by this congregation either full-time or part-time? If you have a school, don't count school staff. Enter 0 (zero) for any category with none. Ordained professionals, full-time (ORDNFULL)
TOTAL%
0) None8222.8
1) 124467.8
2) 2328.9
3) 320.6
Missing1 
TOTAL360100.0
161) Including yourself (if paid staff), how many people are employed by this congregation either full-time or part-time? If you have a school, don't count school staff. Enter 0 (zero) for any category with none. Ordained professionals, part-time (ORDNPART)
TOTAL%
0) None27576.4
1) 17821.7
2) 271.9
Missing1 
TOTAL360100.0
162) Including yourself (if paid staff), how many people are employed by this congregation either full-time or part-time? If you have a school, don't count school staff. Enter 0 (zero) for any category with none. Non-ordained pastoral leaders or other lay ministers, full-time (LAYFULL)
TOTAL%
0) None32289.7
1) 1277.5
2) 251.4
3) 330.8
4) 410.3
5) 510.3
Missing2 
TOTAL359100.0
163) Including yourself (if paid staff), how many people are employed by this congregation either full-time or part-time? If you have a school, don't count school staff. Enter 0 (zero) for any category with none. Non-ordained pastoral leaders or other lay ministers, part-time (LAYPART)
TOTAL%
0) None28378.8
1) 14211.7
2) 2113.1
3) 3164.5
4) 441.1
5) 510.3
7) 710.3
9) 910.3
Missing2 
TOTAL359100.0
164) Including yourself (if paid staff), how many people are employed by this congregation either full-time or part-time? If you have a school, don't count school staff. Enter 0 (zero) for any category with none. Other paid employees, full-time (OTHRFULL)
TOTAL%
0) None28278.6
1) 13910.9
2) 2185.0
3) 361.7
4) 430.8
5) 510.3
6) 620.6
8) 810.3
9) 920.6
10) 1020.6
11) 1120.6
13) 1310.3
Missing2 
TOTAL359100.0
165) Including yourself (if paid staff), how many people are employed by this congregation either full-time or part-time? If you have a school, don't count school staff. Enter 0 (zero) for any category with none. Other paid employees, part-time (OTHRPART)
TOTAL%
0) None7420.6
1) 16016.7
2) 26317.5
3) 36016.7
4) 44813.3
5) 5277.5
6) 661.7
7) 771.9
8) 851.4
9) 941.1
10) 1020.6
11) 1120.6
13) 1310.3
18) 1810.3
Missing1 
TOTAL360100.0
166) In a typical week, how many worship services does this congregation hold? (NUMBSRVC)
TOTAL%
1) 120055.7
2) 211431.8
3) 3339.2
4) 4102.8
5) 510.3
99) Varies10.3
Missing2 
TOTAL359100.0
167) If more than one service is held in a typical week, how do they compare? (SRVCTYPE)
TOTAL%
1) Very similar in style6224.4
2) One or more is somewhat different in style from the rest5722.4
3) One or more is very different in style from the rest4818.9
4) We only have one service in a typical week8734.3
Missing107 
TOTAL254100.0
168) Please answer these questions based on the worship service with the largest attendance. How long does this worship service generally last? (SRVLNGTH)
TOTAL%
1) Less than one hour5715.9
2) At least one hour but less than 1.5 hours29682.5
3) At least 1.5 hours but less than two hours61.7
Missing2 
TOTAL359100.0
169) Please answer these questions based on the worship service with the largest attendance. What type of order of service or program is used? (SRVORDER)
TOTAL%
1) Written liturgy or Prayer Book17548.9
2) Written service outline or bulletin17448.6
3) No written outline, but a standard approach is used41.1
4) Very flexible; varies from week to week51.4
Missing3 
TOTAL358100.0
170) Please answer these questions based on the worship service with the largest attendance. If there is a sermon, homily or speech, how long does it usually last? (SRMNLAST)
TOTAL%
1) 10 minutes or less257.0
2) 11 to 20 minutes31487.7
3) 21 to 30 minutes195.3
Missing3 
TOTAL358100.0
171) Which of the following types of music are used regularly in this service? (Mark all that apply.) Traditional hymns (TRADHYMN)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked92.5
1) Checked35297.5
TOTAL361100.0
172) Which of the following types of music are used regularly in this service? (Mark all that apply.) Classical music or chorales (CLASSICL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked21359.0
1) Checked14841.0
TOTAL361100.0
173) Which of the following types of music are used regularly in this service? (Mark all that apply.) Responsive psalms (RESPPSLM)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked18751.8
1) Checked17448.2
TOTAL361100.0
174) Which of the following types of music are used regularly in this service? (Mark all that apply.) Praise music or choruses (PRAISMUS)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked22963.4
1) Checked13236.6
TOTAL361100.0
175) Which of the following types of music are used regularly in this service? (Mark all that apply.) Contemporary hymns (CNTMHYMN)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked9426.0
1) Checked26774.0
TOTAL361100.0
176) Which of the following types of music are used regularly in this service? (Mark all that apply.) Other contemporary music or songs (not hymns) (OTHRCNTM)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked29080.3
1) Checked7119.7
TOTAL361100.0
177) Which of the following types of music are used regularly in this service? (Mark all that apply.) Music or songs from a variety of cultures (VARCULTR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked25169.5
1) Checked11030.5
TOTAL361100.0
178) Which of the following types of music are used regularly in this service? (Mark all that apply.) Contemplative chants (CHANTS)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked29982.8
1) Checked6217.2
TOTAL361100.0
179) Which of the following types of music are used regularly in this service? (Mark all that apply.) Gospel music (GOSPLMUS)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked26673.7
1) Checked9526.3
TOTAL361100.0
180) Which of the following types of music are used regularly in this service? (Mark all that apply.) Singing in tongues (SINGTONG)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked361100.0
TOTAL361100.0
181) Which of the following types of music are used regularly in this service? (Mark all that apply.) No music or songs (NOMUSIC)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked35999.4
1) Checked20.6
TOTAL361100.0
182) Which of the following are part of the largest worship service? (Mark all that apply.) Applause (APPLAUSE)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked24467.6
1) Checked11732.4
TOTAL361100.0
183) Which of the following are part of the largest worship service? (Mark all that apply.) Laughter (LAUGHTER)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked12835.5
1) Checked23364.5
TOTAL361100.0
184) Which of the following are part of the largest worship service? (Mark all that apply.) Use of incense (INCENSE)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked35999.4
1) Checked20.6
TOTAL361100.0
185) Which of the following are part of the largest worship service? (Mark all that apply.) Use of piano (PIANO)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked8724.1
1) Checked27475.9
TOTAL361100.0
186) Which of the following are part of the largest worship service? (Mark all that apply.) Use of organ (ORGAN)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked4011.1
1) Checked32188.9
TOTAL361100.0
187) Which of the following are part of the largest worship service? (Mark all that apply.) Use of drums (DRUMS)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked31587.3
1) Checked4612.7
TOTAL361100.0
188) Which of the following are part of the largest worship service? (Mark all that apply.) Use of electric guitar (GUITAR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked31888.1
1) Checked4311.9
TOTAL361100.0
189) Which of the following are part of the largest worship service? (Mark all that apply.) Use of hymn books (HYMNBOOK)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked5515.2
1) Checked30684.8
TOTAL361100.0
190) Which of the following are part of the largest worship service? (Mark all that apply.) Singing by the congregation (CONGSING)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked30.8
1) Checked35899.2
TOTAL361100.0
191) Which of the following are part of the largest worship service? (Mark all that apply.) Singing by a choir or soloist (CHOIR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked8623.8
1) Checked27576.2
TOTAL361100.0
192) Which of the following are part of the largest worship service? (Mark all that apply.) People greeting each other (by shaking hands or some other way) (GREETING)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked215.8
1) Checked34094.2
TOTAL361100.0
193) Which of the following are part of the largest worship service? (Mark all that apply.) Silent prayer or meditation (SILENT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked12133.5
1) Checked24066.5
TOTAL361100.0
194) Which of the following are part of the largest worship service? (Mark all that apply.) Take up a collection of money (COLLECTN)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked41.1
1) Checked35798.9
TOTAL361100.0
195) Which of the following are part of the largest worship service? (Mark all that apply.) Special time directed at children (TIMECHLD)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked9024.9
1) Checked27175.1
TOTAL361100.0
196) Which of the following are part of the largest worship service? (Mark all that apply.) Participation by teens (such as speaking, reading, singing or performing) (PARTTEEN)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked19955.1
1) Checked16244.9
TOTAL361100.0
197) Which of the following are part of the largest worship service? (Mark all that apply.) Time for testifying or witnessing about personal religious experiences (TESTIFY)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked34695.8
1) Checked154.2
TOTAL361100.0
198) Which of the following are part of the largest worship service? (Mark all that apply.) Calling out 'amen' or other expressions of approval (CALLAMEN)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked34395.0
1) Checked185.0
TOTAL361100.0
199) Which of the following are part of the largest worship service? (Mark all that apply.) Jumping, shouting or dancing that is unplanned (JUMPING)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked36099.7
1) Checked10.3
TOTAL361100.0
200) Which of the following are part of the largest worship service? (Mark all that apply.) People raising their hands in praise (RAISEHND)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked35097.0
1) Checked113.0
TOTAL361100.0
201) Which of the following are part of the largest worship service? (Mark all that apply.) Speaking in tongues (TONGUES)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked361100.0
TOTAL361100.0
202) Which of the following are part of the largest worship service? (Mark all that apply.) Regular use of sign language for those who are deaf (SIGNLANG)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked35498.1
1) Checked71.9
TOTAL361100.0
203) Which of the following are part of the largest worship service? (Mark all that apply.) Regular use of language(s) other than English (NONENGL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked35698.6
1) Checked51.4
TOTAL361100.0
204) Which of the following are part of the largest worship service? (Mark all that apply.) People speaking, reading or reciting something together (RECITING)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked4512.5
1) Checked31687.5
TOTAL361100.0
205) Which of the following are part of the largest worship service? (Mark all that apply.) People joining hands during prayer or other moments (JOINHNDS)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked33492.5
1) Checked277.5
TOTAL361100.0
206) Which of the following are part of the largest worship service? (Mark all that apply.) Communion, Eucharist or the Lord's Supper (COMMNION)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked154.2
1) Checked34695.8
TOTAL361100.0
207) Which of the following are part of the largest worship service? (Mark all that apply.) Use of visual projection equipment (PROJCTN)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked31787.8
1) Checked4412.2
TOTAL361100.0
208) Which of the following are part of the largest worship service? (Mark all that apply.) Use of amplification equipment (AMPLIFY)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked9426.0
1) Checked26774.0
TOTAL361100.0
209) Which of the following are part of the largest worship service? (Mark all that apply.) A leader wearing a robe or other special garments (LDRROBE)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked215.8
1) Checked34094.2
TOTAL361100.0
210) Please list each regularly scheduled worship service below and describe the service in terms of time and day of the week, number of worshipers and type of service. Start with the largest regularly scheduled service and work toward smaller services. If your schedule varies, report your services during the school year. Worship Service Number 1: Service time (TIME1)
TOTAL%
730) 20.6
800) 236.4
815) 113.0
830) 318.6
845) 41.1
900) 5515.2
915) 30.8
930) 226.1
945) 20.6
950) 10.3
1000) 5314.7
1015) 143.9
1025) 10.3
1030) 7119.7
1045) 92.5
1100) 256.9
1115) 51.4
1130) 10.3
1145) 10.3
1200) 10.3
1600) 10.3
1630) 10.3
1700) 92.5
1730) 51.4
1800) 41.1
1815) 10.3
1830) 30.8
1900) 10.3
2000) 10.3
TOTAL361100.0
211) Please list each regularly scheduled worship service below and describe the service in terms of time and day of the week, number of worshipers and type of service. Start with the largest regularly scheduled service and work toward smaller services. If your schedule varies, report your services during the school year. Worship Service Number 1: Day held (DAY1)
TOTAL%
1) Sunday33693.1
2) Monday10.3
4) Wednesday30.8
5) Thursday10.3
7) Saturday205.5
TOTAL361100.0
212) Please list each regularly scheduled worship service below and describe the service in terms of time and day of the week, number of worshipers and type of service. Start with the largest regularly scheduled service and work toward smaller services. If your schedule varies, report your services during the school year. Worship Service Number 1: Average attendance (ATTEND1)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL33376.23447
213) Please list each regularly scheduled worship service below and describe the service in terms of time and day of the week, number of worshipers and type of service. Start with the largest regularly scheduled service and work toward smaller services. If your schedule varies, report your services during the school year. Worship Service Number 1: How often is the service held? (OFTEN1)
TOTAL%
1) Every week or nearly every week35397.8
2) Every two weeks51.4
3) Less often30.8
TOTAL361100.0
214) Please list each regularly scheduled worship service below and describe the service in terms of time and day of the week, number of worshipers and type of service. Start with the largest regularly scheduled service and work toward smaller services. If your schedule varies, report your services during the school year. Worship Service Number 1: What type of service is it? (Mark all that apply.) Traditional style of worship (TYPE1TRD)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked8523.5
1) Checked27676.5
TOTAL361100.0
215) Please list each regularly scheduled worship service below and describe the service in terms of time and day of the week, number of worshipers and type of service. Start with the largest regularly scheduled service and work toward smaller services. If your schedule varies, report your services during the school year. Worship Service Number 1: What type of service is it? (Mark all that apply.) Contemporary style of worship (TYPE1CNT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked32088.6
1) Checked4111.4
TOTAL361100.0
216) Please list each regularly scheduled worship service below and describe the service in terms of time and day of the week, number of worshipers and type of service. Start with the largest regularly scheduled service and work toward smaller services. If your schedule varies, report your services during the school year. Worship Service Number 1: What type of service is it? (Mark all that apply.) Blended (both traditional and contemporary) worship (TYPE1BLD)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked23164.0
1) Checked13036.0
TOTAL361100.0
217) Please list each regularly scheduled worship service below and describe the service in terms of time and day of the week, number of worshipers and type of service. Start with the largest regularly scheduled service and work toward smaller services. If your schedule varies, report your services during the school year. Worship Service Number 1: What type of service is it? (Mark all that apply.) What type of service is it? For children and their parents (TYPE1CH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked19353.5
1) Checked16846.5
TOTAL361100.0
218) Please list each regularly scheduled worship service below and describe the service in terms of time and day of the week, number of worshipers and type of service. Start with the largest regularly scheduled service and work toward smaller services. If your schedule varies, report your services during the school year. Worship Service Number 1: What type of service is it? (Mark all that apply.) What type of service is it? For youth (13 to 18 years) (TYPE1YTH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked26774.0
1) Checked9426.0
TOTAL361100.0
219) Please list each regularly scheduled worship service below and describe the service in terms of time and day of the week, number of worshipers and type of service. Start with the largest regularly scheduled service and work toward smaller services. If your schedule varies, report your services during the school year. Worship Service Number 1: What type of service is it? (Mark all that apply.) What type of service is it? For non-members or 'seekers' (TYPE1NMB)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked28879.8
1) Checked7320.2
TOTAL361100.0
220) Please list each regularly scheduled worship service below and describe the service in terms of time and day of the week, number of worshipers and type of service. Start with the largest regularly scheduled service and work toward smaller services. If your schedule varies, report your services during the school year. Worship Service Number 1: What type of service is it? (Mark all that apply.) What type of service is it? Other (TYPE1OTH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked35798.9
1) Checked41.1
TOTAL361100.0
221) Please list each regularly scheduled worship service below and describe the service in terms of time and day of the week, number of worshipers and type of service. Start with the largest regularly scheduled service and work toward smaller services. If your schedule varies, report your services during the school year. Worship Service Number 1: Does it regularly include Communion or Eucharist? (COMMUN1)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, every service16746.3
2) Yes, at least monthly19453.7
TOTAL361100.0
222) Please list each regularly scheduled worship service below and describe the service in terms of time and day of the week, number of worshipers and type of service. Start with the largest regularly scheduled service and work toward smaller services. If your schedule varies, report your services during the school year. Worship Service Number 2: Service time (TIME2)
TOTAL%
715) 10.6
800) 2514.1
815) 63.4
830) 126.8
845) 31.7
900) 74.0
915) 21.1
930) 95.1
945) 31.7
1000) 105.6
1015) 52.8
1030) 2614.7
1040) 10.6
1045) 147.9
1100) 126.8
1115) 21.1
1200) 10.6
1700) 52.8
1730) 74.0
1800) 31.7
1830) 31.7
1845) 21.1
1900) 126.8
1915) 10.6
1930) 42.3
2045) 10.6
Missing184 
TOTAL177100.0
223) Please list each regularly scheduled worship service below and describe the service in terms of time and day of the week, number of worshipers and type of service. Start with the largest regularly scheduled service and work toward smaller services. If your schedule varies, report your services during the school year. Worship Service Number 2: Day held (DAY2)
TOTAL%
1) Sunday13878.0
2) Monday21.1
4) Wednesday179.6
5) Thursday63.4
7) Saturday116.2
9) Holiday/special31.7
Missing184 
TOTAL177100.0
224) Please list each regularly scheduled worship service below and describe the service in terms of time and day of the week, number of worshipers and type of service. Start with the largest regularly scheduled service and work toward smaller services. If your schedule varies, report your services during the school year. Worship Service Number 2: Average attendance (ATTEND2)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL16167.04348
225) Please list each regularly scheduled worship service below and describe the service in terms of time and day of the week, number of worshipers and type of service. Start with the largest regularly scheduled service and work toward smaller services. If your schedule varies, report your services during the school year. Worship Service Number 2: How often is the service held? (OFTEN2)
TOTAL%
1) Every week or nearly every week15789.2
2) Every two weeks74.0
3) Less often126.8
Missing185 
TOTAL176100.0
226) Please list each regularly scheduled worship service below and describe the service in terms of time and day of the week, number of worshipers and type of service. Start with the largest regularly scheduled service and work toward smaller services. If your schedule varies, report your services during the school year. Worship Service Number 2: What type of service is it? (Mark all that apply.) Traditional style of worship (TYPE2TRD)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked26473.1
1) Checked9726.9
TOTAL361100.0
227) Please list each regularly scheduled worship service below and describe the service in terms of time and day of the week, number of worshipers and type of service. Start with the largest regularly scheduled service and work toward smaller services. If your schedule varies, report your services during the school year. Worship Service Number 2: What type of service is it? (Mark all that apply.) Contemporary style of worship (TYPE2CNT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked31888.1
1) Checked4311.9
TOTAL361100.0
228) Please list each regularly scheduled worship service below and describe the service in terms of time and day of the week, number of worshipers and type of service. Start with the largest regularly scheduled service and work toward smaller services. If your schedule varies, report your services during the school year. Worship Service Number 2: What type of service is it? (Mark all that apply.) Blended (both traditional and contemporary) worship (TYPE2BLD)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked30083.1
1) Checked6116.9
TOTAL361100.0
229) Please list each regularly scheduled worship service below and describe the service in terms of time and day of the week, number of worshipers and type of service. Start with the largest regularly scheduled service and work toward smaller services. If your schedule varies, report your services during the school year. Worship Service Number 2: What type of service is it? (Mark all that apply.) For children and their parents (TYPE2CH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked27977.3
1) Checked8222.7
TOTAL361100.0
230) Please list each regularly scheduled worship service below and describe the service in terms of time and day of the week, number of worshipers and type of service. Start with the largest regularly scheduled service and work toward smaller services. If your schedule varies, report your services during the school year. Worship Service Number 2: What type of service is it? (Mark all that apply.) For youth (13 to 18 years) (TYPE2YTH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked31487.0
1) Checked4713.0
TOTAL361100.0
231) Please list each regularly scheduled worship service below and describe the service in terms of time and day of the week, number of worshipers and type of service. Start with the largest regularly scheduled service and work toward smaller services. If your schedule varies, report your services during the school year. Worship Service Number 2: What type of service is it? (Mark all that apply.) For non-members or 'seekers' (TYPE2NMB)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked31085.9
1) Checked5114.1
TOTAL361100.0
232) Please list each regularly scheduled worship service below and describe the service in terms of time and day of the week, number of worshipers and type of service. Start with the largest regularly scheduled service and work toward smaller services. If your schedule varies, report your services during the school year. Worship Service Number 2: What type of service is it? (Mark all that apply.) Other (TYPE2OTH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked35598.3
1) Checked61.7
TOTAL361100.0
233) Please list each regularly scheduled worship service below and describe the service in terms of time and day of the week, number of worshipers and type of service. Start with the largest regularly scheduled service and work toward smaller services. If your schedule varies, report your services during the school year. Worship Service Number 2: Does it regularly include Communion or Eucharist? (COMMUN2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, every service9252.6
2) Yes, at least monthly7040.0
3) No137.4
Missing186 
TOTAL175100.0
234) Please list each regularly scheduled worship service below and describe the service in terms of time and day of the week, number of worshipers and type of service. Start with the largest regularly scheduled service and work toward smaller services. If your schedule varies, report your services during the school year. Worship Service Number 3: Service time (TIME3)
TOTAL%
700) 22.9
800) 34.3
815) 22.9
830) 11.4
900) 22.9
915) 45.7
920) 11.4
1000) 22.9
1015) 34.3
1030) 11.4
1045) 22.9
1100) 710.0
1115) 11.4
1120) 11.4
1145) 11.4
1300) 22.9
1500) 11.4
1600) 11.4
1700) 57.1
1730) 34.3
1800) 57.1
1815) 11.4
1830) 57.1
1845) 22.9
1900) 811.4
1930) 34.3
2000) 11.4
Missing291 
TOTAL70100.0
235) Please list each regularly scheduled worship service below and describe the service in terms of time and day of the week, number of worshipers and type of service. Start with the largest regularly scheduled service and work toward smaller services. If your schedule varies, report your services during the school year. Worship Service Number 3: Day held (DAY3)
TOTAL%
1) Sunday3652.2
2) Monday11.4
3) Tuesday11.4
4) Wednesday1420.3
5) Thursday22.9
7) Saturday811.6
9) Holiday/special710.1
Missing292 
TOTAL69100.0
236) Please list each regularly scheduled worship service below and describe the service in terms of time and day of the week, number of worshipers and type of service. Start with the largest regularly scheduled service and work toward smaller services. If your schedule varies, report your services during the school year. Worship Service Number 3: Average attendance (ATTEND3)
TOTAL%
4) 11.6
6) 11.6
8) 23.2
10) 11.6
12) 23.2
15) 34.8
18) 11.6
20) 46.5
24) 11.6
25) 23.2
28) 11.6
30) 11.6
33) 23.2
35) 34.8
37) 11.6
40) 34.8
42) 11.6
43) 11.6
44) 11.6
45) 34.8
48) 11.6
51) 11.6
52) 11.6
60) 46.5
65) 11.6
70) 23.2
75) 23.2
77) 11.6
90) 11.6
100) 11.6
115) 11.6
120) 11.6
125) 11.6
130) 11.6
135) 11.6
140) 11.6
155) 11.6
180) 11.6
200) 23.2
225) 11.6
250) 11.6
Missing299 
TOTAL62100.0
237) Please list each regularly scheduled worship service below and describe the service in terms of time and day of the week, number of worshipers and type of service. Start with the largest regularly scheduled service and work toward smaller services. If your schedule varies, report your services during the school year. Worship Service Number 3: How often is the service held? (OFTEN3)
TOTAL%
1) Every week or nearly every week4971.0
2) Every two weeks11.4
3) Less often1927.5
Missing292 
TOTAL69100.0
238) Please list each regularly scheduled worship service below and describe the service in terms of time and day of the week, number of worshipers and type of service. Start with the largest regularly scheduled service and work toward smaller services. If your schedule varies, report your services during the school year. Worship Service Number 3: What type of service is it? (Mark all that apply.) Traditional style of worship (TYPE3TRD)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked32790.6
1) Checked349.4
TOTAL361100.0
239) Please list each regularly scheduled worship service below and describe the service in terms of time and day of the week, number of worshipers and type of service. Start with the largest regularly scheduled service and work toward smaller services. If your schedule varies, report your services during the school year. Worship Service Number 3: What type of service is it? (Mark all that apply.) Contemporary style of worship (TYPE3CNT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked34294.7
1) Checked195.3
TOTAL361100.0
240) Please list each regularly scheduled worship service below and describe the service in terms of time and day of the week, number of worshipers and type of service. Start with the largest regularly scheduled service and work toward smaller services. If your schedule varies, report your services during the school year. Worship Service Number 3: What type of service is it? (Mark all that apply.) Blended (both traditional and contemporary) worship (TYPE3BLD)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked34194.5
1) Checked205.5
TOTAL361100.0
241) Please list each regularly scheduled worship service below and describe the service in terms of time and day of the week, number of worshipers and type of service. Start with the largest regularly scheduled service and work toward smaller services. If your schedule varies, report your services during the school year. Worship Service Number 3: What type of service is it? (Mark all that apply.) For children and their parents (TYPE3CH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked33793.4
1) Checked246.6
TOTAL361100.0
242) Please list each regularly scheduled worship service below and describe the service in terms of time and day of the week, number of worshipers and type of service. Start with the largest regularly scheduled service and work toward smaller services. If your schedule varies, report your services during the school year. Worship Service Number 3: What type of service is it? (Mark all that apply.) For youth (13 to 18 years) (TYPE3YTH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked34194.5
1) Checked205.5
TOTAL361100.0
243) Please list each regularly scheduled worship service below and describe the service in terms of time and day of the week, number of worshipers and type of service. Start with the largest regularly scheduled service and work toward smaller services. If your schedule varies, report your services during the school year. Worship Service Number 3: What type of service is it? (Mark all that apply.) For non-members or 'seekers' (TYPE3NMB)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked34395.0
1) Checked185.0
TOTAL361100.0
244) Please list each regularly scheduled worship service below and describe the service in terms of time and day of the week, number of worshipers and type of service. Start with the largest regularly scheduled service and work toward smaller services. If your schedule varies, report your services during the school year. Worship Service Number 3: What type of service is it? (Mark all that apply.) Other (TYPE3OTH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked35297.5
1) Checked92.5
TOTAL361100.0
245) Please list each regularly scheduled worship service below and describe the service in terms of time and day of the week, number of worshipers and type of service. Start with the largest regularly scheduled service and work toward smaller services. If your schedule varies, report your services during the school year. Worship Service Number 3: Does it regularly include Communion or Eucharist? (COMMUN3)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, every service3145.6
2) Yes, at least monthly2333.8
3) No1420.6
Missing293 
TOTAL68100.0
246) Please list each regularly scheduled worship service below and describe the service in terms of time and day of the week, number of worshipers and type of service. Start with the largest regularly scheduled service and work toward smaller services. If your schedule varies, report your services during the school year. Worship Service Number 4: Service time (TIME4)
TOTAL%
930) 16.3
1030) 212.5
1035) 16.3
1045) 318.8
1130) 16.3
1300) 16.3
1400) 16.3
1700) 16.3
1730) 16.3
1900) 425.0
Missing345 
TOTAL16100.0
247) Please list each regularly scheduled worship service below and describe the service in terms of time and day of the week, number of worshipers and type of service. Start with the largest regularly scheduled service and work toward smaller services. If your schedule varies, report your services during the school year. Worship Service Number 4: Day held (DAY4)
TOTAL%
1) Sunday956.3
4) Wednesday318.8
5) Thursday212.5
7) Saturday16.3
9) Holiday/special16.3
Missing345 
TOTAL16100.0
248) Please list each regularly scheduled worship service below and describe the service in terms of time and day of the week, number of worshipers and type of service. Start with the largest regularly scheduled service and work toward smaller services. If your schedule varies, report your services during the school year. Worship Service Number 4: Average attendance (ATTEND4)
TOTAL%
25) 18.3
30) 18.3
44) 18.3
75) 216.7
80) 18.3
85) 18.3
100) 216.7
130) 18.3
175) 18.3
245) 18.3
Missing349 
TOTAL12100.0
249) Please list each regularly scheduled worship service below and describe the service in terms of time and day of the week, number of worshipers and type of service. Start with the largest regularly scheduled service and work toward smaller services. If your schedule varies, report your services during the school year. Worship Service Number 4: How often is the service held? (OFTEN4)
TOTAL%
1) Every week or nearly every week1280.0
3) Less often320.0
Missing346 
TOTAL15100.0
250) Please list each regularly scheduled worship service below and describe the service in terms of time and day of the week, number of worshipers and type of service. Start with the largest regularly scheduled service and work toward smaller services. If your schedule varies, report your services during the school year. Worship Service Number 4: What type of service is it? (Mark all that apply.) Traditional style of worship (TYPE4TRD)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked35798.9
1) Checked41.1
TOTAL361100.0
251) Please list each regularly scheduled worship service below and describe the service in terms of time and day of the week, number of worshipers and type of service. Start with the largest regularly scheduled service and work toward smaller services. If your schedule varies, report your services during the school year. Worship Service Number 4: What type of service is it? (Mark all that apply.) Contemporary style of worship (TYPE4CNT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked35798.9
1) Checked41.1
TOTAL361100.0
252) Please list each regularly scheduled worship service below and describe the service in terms of time and day of the week, number of worshipers and type of service. Start with the largest regularly scheduled service and work toward smaller services. If your schedule varies, report your services during the school year. Worship Service Number 4: What type of service is it? (Mark all that apply.) Blended (both traditional and contemporary) worship (TYPE4BLD)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked35999.4
1) Checked20.6
TOTAL361100.0
253) Please list each regularly scheduled worship service below and describe the service in terms of time and day of the week, number of worshipers and type of service. Start with the largest regularly scheduled service and work toward smaller services. If your schedule varies, report your services during the school year. Worship Service Number 4: What type of service is it? (Mark all that apply.) For children and their parents (TYPE4CH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked35698.6
1) Checked51.4
TOTAL361100.0
254) Please list each regularly scheduled worship service below and describe the service in terms of time and day of the week, number of worshipers and type of service. Start with the largest regularly scheduled service and work toward smaller services. If your schedule varies, report your services during the school year. Worship Service Number 4: What type of service is it? (Mark all that apply.) For youth (13 to 18 years) (TYPE4YTH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked35999.4
1) Checked20.6
TOTAL361100.0
255) Please list each regularly scheduled worship service below and describe the service in terms of time and day of the week, number of worshipers and type of service. Start with the largest regularly scheduled service and work toward smaller services. If your schedule varies, report your services during the school year. Worship Service Number 4: What type of service is it? (Mark all that apply.) For non-members or 'seekers' (TYPE4NMB)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked36099.7
1) Checked10.3
TOTAL361100.0
256) Please list each regularly scheduled worship service below and describe the service in terms of time and day of the week, number of worshipers and type of service. Start with the largest regularly scheduled service and work toward smaller services. If your schedule varies, report your services during the school year. Worship Service Number 4: What type of service is it? (Mark all that apply.) Other (TYPE4OTH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked35798.9
1) Checked41.1
TOTAL361100.0
257) Please list each regularly scheduled worship service below and describe the service in terms of time and day of the week, number of worshipers and type of service. Start with the largest regularly scheduled service and work toward smaller services. If your schedule varies, report your services during the school year. Worship Service Number 4: Does it regularly include Communion or Eucharist? (COMMUN4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, every service538.5
2) Yes, at least monthly753.8
3) No17.7
Missing348 
TOTAL13100.0
258) Please list each regularly scheduled worship service below and describe the service in terms of time and day of the week, number of worshipers and type of service. Start with the largest regularly scheduled service and work toward smaller services. If your schedule varies, report your services during the school year. Worship Service Number 5: Service time (TIME5)
TOTAL%
1100) 1100133.3
1900) 1900133.3
9999) Multiple identical services133.3
Missing358 
TOTAL3100.0
259) Please list each regularly scheduled worship service below and describe the service in terms of time and day of the week, number of worshipers and type of service. Start with the largest regularly scheduled service and work toward smaller services. If your schedule varies, report your services during the school year. Worship Service Number 5: Day held (DAY5)
TOTAL%
1) Sunday133.3
4) Wednesday133.3
9) Holiday/special133.3
Missing358 
TOTAL3100.0
260) Please list each regularly scheduled worship service below and describe the service in terms of time and day of the week, number of worshipers and type of service. Start with the largest regularly scheduled service and work toward smaller services. If your schedule varies, report your services during the school year. Worship Service Number 5: Average attendance (ATTEND5)
TOTAL%
122) 133.3
125) 133.3
500) 133.3
Missing358 
TOTAL3100.0
261) Please list each regularly scheduled worship service below and describe the service in terms of time and day of the week, number of worshipers and type of service. Start with the largest regularly scheduled service and work toward smaller services. If your schedule varies, report your services during the school year. Worship Service Number 5: How often is the service held? (OFTEN5)
TOTAL%
1) Every week or nearly every week266.7
3) Less often133.3
Missing358 
TOTAL3100.0
262) Please list each regularly scheduled worship service below and describe the service in terms of time and day of the week, number of worshipers and type of service. Start with the largest regularly scheduled service and work toward smaller services. If your schedule varies, report your services during the school year. Worship Service Number 5: What type of service is it? (Mark all that apply.) Traditional style of worship (TYPE5TRD)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked36099.7
1) Checked10.3
TOTAL361100.0
263) Please list each regularly scheduled worship service below and describe the service in terms of time and day of the week, number of worshipers and type of service. Start with the largest regularly scheduled service and work toward smaller services. If your schedule varies, report your services during the school year. Worship Service Number 5: What type of service is it? (Mark all that apply.) Contemporary style of worship (TYPE5CNT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked361100.0
TOTAL361100.0
264) Please list each regularly scheduled worship service below and describe the service in terms of time and day of the week, number of worshipers and type of service. Start with the largest regularly scheduled service and work toward smaller services. If your schedule varies, report your services during the school year. Worship Service Number 5: What type of service is it? (Mark all that apply.) Blended (both traditional and contemporary) worship (TYPE5BLD)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked36099.7
1) Checked10.3
TOTAL361100.0
265) Please list each regularly scheduled worship service below and describe the service in terms of time and day of the week, number of worshipers and type of service. Start with the largest regularly scheduled service and work toward smaller services. If your schedule varies, report your services during the school year. Worship Service Number 5: What type of service is it? (Mark all that apply.) For children and their parents (TYPE5CH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked36099.7
1) Checked10.3
TOTAL361100.0
266) Please list each regularly scheduled worship service below and describe the service in terms of time and day of the week, number of worshipers and type of service. Start with the largest regularly scheduled service and work toward smaller services. If your schedule varies, report your services during the school year. Worship Service Number 5: What type of service is it? (Mark all that apply.) For youth (13 to 18 years) (TYPE5YTH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked36099.7
1) Checked10.3
TOTAL361100.0
267) Please list each regularly scheduled worship service below and describe the service in terms of time and day of the week, number of worshipers and type of service. Start with the largest regularly scheduled service and work toward smaller services. If your schedule varies, report your services during the school year. Worship Service Number 5: What type of service is it? (Mark all that apply.) For non-members or 'seekers' (TYPE5NMB)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked35999.4
1) Checked20.6
TOTAL361100.0
268) Please list each regularly scheduled worship service below and describe the service in terms of time and day of the week, number of worshipers and type of service. Start with the largest regularly scheduled service and work toward smaller services. If your schedule varies, report your services during the school year. Worship Service Number 5: What type of service is it? (Mark all that apply.) Other (TYPE5OTH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked361100.0
TOTAL361100.0
269) Please list each regularly scheduled worship service below and describe the service in terms of time and day of the week, number of worshipers and type of service. Start with the largest regularly scheduled service and work toward smaller services. If your schedule varies, report your services during the school year. Worship Service Number 5: Does it regularly include Communion or Eucharist? (COMMUN5)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, every service266.7
3) No133.3
Missing358 
TOTAL3100.0
270) Survey form (FORM)
TOTAL%
1) Paper35999.4
2) Web20.6
TOTAL361100.0
271) Year completed survey (SURVYEAR)
TOTAL%
2008) 361100.0
TOTAL361100.0
272) Year congregation founded (FOUNDREC)
TOTAL%
1) Before 18504312.4
2) 1850-189912135.0
3) 1900-19194613.3
4) 1920-1939288.1
5) 1940-19594111.8
6) 1960-19794613.3
7) 1980 to present216.1
Missing15 
TOTAL346100.0
273) Seating capacity (SEATING)
TOTAL%
1) Under 100133.7
2) 100-19913538.8
3) 200-29910530.2
4) 300-3996518.7
5) 400-499226.3
6) 500-99982.3
Missing13 
TOTAL348100.0
274) Number of congregational locations (NUMLOCAT)
TOTAL%
1) One646.2
2) Two753.8
Missing348 
TOTAL13100.0
275) Number of people associated with congregation (ASSOCPEP)
TOTAL%
1) Under 50102.8
2) 50-99349.7
3) 100-1997621.6
4) 200-2995916.8
5) 300-3994111.6
6) 400-499318.8
7) 500-599195.4
8) 600-699154.3
9) 700-999339.4
10) 1000-1299133.7
11) 1300-149920.6
12) 1500-1999102.8
13) 2000-299972.0
14) 3000-399910.3
15) 4000-499910.3
Missing9 
TOTAL352100.0
276) Number of people who regularly participate (PARTPEP)
TOTAL%
1) Under 504713.4
2) 50-999426.7
3) 100-1999326.4
4) 200-2995014.2
5) 300-399216.0
6) 400-49992.6
7) 500-599133.7
8) 600-699123.4
9) 700-99951.4
10) 1000-129951.4
12) 1500-199920.6
13) 2000-299910.3
Missing9 
TOTAL352100.0
277) Number of people who participate under five years old (PARTUND5)
TOTAL%
1) None185.5
2) One-four8526.0
3) Five-nine9228.1
4) 10-145717.4
5) 15-19247.3
6) 20-29237.0
7) 30-3992.8
8) 40-4951.5
9) 50-99113.4
10) 100-19930.9
Missing34 
TOTAL327100.0
278) Number of people who participate ages five to 11 (PART511)
TOTAL%
1) None175.2
2) One-four5817.6
3) Five-nine6319.1
4) 10-145115.5
5) 15-19329.7
6) 20-294313.1
7) 30-39195.8
8) 40-4992.7
9) 50-99257.6
10) 100-199103.0
11) 200 or more20.6
Missing32 
TOTAL329100.0
279) Number of people who participate ages 12 to 18 (PART1218)
TOTAL%
1) None113.3
2) One-four6419.2
3) Five-nine7723.1
4) 10-144312.9
5) 15-193410.2
6) 20-294714.1
7) 30-39133.9
8) 40-49123.6
9) 50-99236.9
10) 100-19992.7
11) 200 or more10.3
Missing27 
TOTAL334100.0
280) Number of adults who regularly participate (PARTADUL)
TOTAL%
1) Under 508426.0
2) 50-999930.7
3) 100-1998426.0
4) 200-299237.1
5) 300-399144.3
6) 400-499103.1
7) 500-59920.6
8) 600-69910.3
9) 700-99930.9
10) 1000-129920.6
12) 1500-199910.3
Missing38 
TOTAL323100.0
281) 2008 average weekly attendance (ATTEND08)
TOTAL%
1) Under 507823.8
2) 50-9911936.3
3) 100-1998726.5
4) 200-299247.3
5) 300-399134.0
6) 400-49920.6
7) 500-59941.2
9) 700-99910.3
Missing33 
TOTAL328100.0
282) 2007 average weekly attendance (ATTEND07)
TOTAL%
1) Under 508222.8
2) 50-9913136.4
3) 100-1999225.6
4) 200-299328.9
5) 300-399154.2
6) 400-49930.8
7) 500-59941.1
9) 700-99910.3
Missing1 
TOTAL360100.0
283) 2006 average weekly attendance (ATTEND06)
TOTAL%
1) Under 507922.0
2) 50-9912434.5
3) 100-1999827.3
4) 200-299308.4
5) 300-399205.6
6) 400-49930.8
7) 500-59941.1
9) 700-99910.3
Missing2 
TOTAL359100.0
284) 2005 average weekly attendance (ATTEND05)
TOTAL%
1) Under 507521.2
2) 50-9911632.9
3) 100-19910630.0
4) 200-299257.1
5) 300-399205.7
6) 400-49951.4
7) 500-59951.4
9) 700-99910.3
Missing8 
TOTAL353100.0
285) 2004 average weekly attendance (ATTEND04)
TOTAL%
1) Under 507521.4
2) 50-9911131.7
3) 100-19910830.9
4) 200-299277.7
5) 300-399164.6
6) 400-49961.7
7) 500-59951.4
8) 600-69910.3
9) 700-99910.3
Missing11 
TOTAL350100.0
286) 2003 average weekly attendance (ATTEND03)
TOTAL%
1) Under 507421.3
2) 50-9910530.3
3) 100-19911232.3
4) 200-299267.5
5) 300-399164.6
6) 400-49961.7
7) 500-59961.7
9) 700-99920.6
Missing14 
TOTAL347100.0
287) 2002 average weekly attendance (ATTEND02)
TOTAL%
1) Under 507020.3
2) 50-9910430.1
3) 100-19911132.2
4) 200-299277.8
5) 300-399205.8
6) 400-49951.4
7) 500-59930.9
8) 600-69930.9
9) 700-99920.6
Missing16 
TOTAL345100.0
288) 2001 average weekly attendance (ATTEND01)
TOTAL%
1) Under 506920.2
2) 50-9910029.3
3) 100-19911032.3
4) 200-299319.1
5) 300-399175.0
6) 400-49961.8
7) 500-59941.2
8) 600-69920.6
9) 700-99920.6
Missing20 
TOTAL341100.0
289) Religious education attendance: children (RELEDCHI)
TOTAL%
2) One-four4214.3
3) Five-nine6120.8
4) 10-143913.3
5) 15-193210.9
6) 20-294214.3
7) 30-39175.8
8) 40-49134.4
9) 50-993411.6
10) 100-19993.1
11) 200 or more41.4
Missing68 
TOTAL293100.0
290) Religious education attendance: youth (RELEDYOU)
TOTAL%
2) One-four7628.7
3) Five-nine6624.9
4) 10-143714.0
5) 15-19197.2
6) 20-29269.8
7) 30-39155.7
8) 40-4962.3
9) 50-99145.3
10) 100-19951.9
11) 200 or more10.4
Missing96 
TOTAL265100.0
291) Religious education attendance: adult (RELEDADU)
TOTAL%
2) One-four134.9
3) Five-nine4416.7
4) 10-146825.8
5) 15-194316.3
6) 20-294517.0
7) 30-39197.2
8) 40-49134.9
9) 50-99145.3
10) 100-19951.9
Missing97 
TOTAL264100.0
292) Number of children enrolled in congregation's preschool/daycare (ENRPREDC)
TOTAL%
3) Five-nine47.1
4) 10-1423.6
5) 15-1935.4
6) 20-2958.9
7) 30-39712.5
8) 40-49712.5
9) 50-991730.4
10) 100-199712.5
11) 200 or more47.1
Missing305 
TOTAL56100.0
293) Number of children enrolled in congregation's before/after school program (ENRAFTR)
TOTAL%
4) 10-1429.1
5) 15-19313.6
6) 20-29836.4
7) 30-39522.7
9) 50-99418.2
Missing339 
TOTAL22100.0
294) Total congregational income (TOTINC)
TOTAL%
1) Less than $24,999133.8
2) $25,000-$49,999329.3
3) $50,000-$74,999247.0
4) $75,000-$99,9993510.2
5) $100,000-$149,9996619.2
6) $150,000-$199,9995616.3
7) $200,000-$299,9995415.7
8) $300,000-$399,999226.4
9) $400,000-$499,999133.8
10) $500,000-$749,999175.0
11) $750,000-$999,99951.5
12) $1,000,000-$1,999,99951.5
13) $2,000,000-$4,999,99910.3
Missing18 
TOTAL343100.0
295) Total income from donations (TOTDONAT)
TOTAL%
1) Less than $24,999205.9
2) $25,000-$49,9993510.3
3) $50,000-$74,9993610.6
4) $75,000-$99,9994112.1
5) $100,000-$149,9996820.1
6) $150,000-$199,9994914.5
7) $200,000-$299,9994112.1
8) $300,000-$399,999226.5
9) $400,000-$499,99992.7
10) $500,000-$749,999123.5
11) $750,000-$999,99930.9
12) $1,000,000-$1,999,99930.9
Missing22 
TOTAL339100.0
296) Congregation total budget (TOTBUDGR)
TOTAL%
1) Less than $24,999102.9
2) $25,000-$49,999329.4
3) $50,000-$74,999288.3
4) $75,000-$99,9993410.0
5) $100,000-$149,9996619.5
6) $150,000-$199,9995415.9
7) $200,000-$299,9995215.3
8) $300,000-$399,999247.1
9) $400,000-$499,999154.4
10) $500,000-$749,999175.0
11) $750,000-$999,99961.8
12) $1,000,000-$1,999,99910.3
Missing22 
TOTAL339100.0
297) Congregation operating expenses (CONGEXP)
TOTAL%
1) Less than $24,999236.9
2) $25,000-$49,9993310.0
3) $50,000-$74,999319.4
4) $75,000-$99,9993811.5
5) $100,000-$149,9997121.5
6) $150,000-$199,9994613.9
7) $200,000-$299,9994313.0
8) $300,000-$399,999195.7
9) $400,000-$499,999113.3
10) $500,000-$749,999123.6
11) $750,000-$999,99930.9
12) $1,000,000-$1,999,99910.3
Missing30 
TOTAL331100.0
298) Number of full-time ordained professionals (ORDFT)
TOTAL%
0) None8222.8
1) 124467.8
2) 2328.9
3) 320.6
Missing1 
TOTAL360100.0
299) Number of part-time ordained professionals (ORDPT)
TOTAL%
0) None27576.4
1) 17821.7
2) 271.9
Missing1 
TOTAL360100.0
300) Number of full-time other employees (OTHERFT)
TOTAL%
0) None28278.6
1) 13910.9
2) 2185.0
3) 361.7
4) 430.8
5) Five-1082.2
6) More than 1030.8
Missing2 
TOTAL359100.0
301) Number of part-time other employees (OTHERPT)
TOTAL%
0) None28278.6
1) 13910.9
2) 2185.0
3) 361.7
4) 430.8
5) Five-1082.2
6) More than 1030.8
Missing2 
TOTAL359100.0
302) Time of first service (SERVT1)
TOTAL%
1) Before 8:00 a.m.20.6
2) 8:00 to 8:59 a.m.6919.1
3) 9:00 to 9:59 a.m.8323.0
4) 10:00 to 10:59 a.m.14841.0
5) 11:00 to 11:59 a.m.328.9
6) Noon to 5:59 p.m.174.7
7) 6:00 p.m. to midnight102.8
TOTAL361100.0
303) Time of second service (SERVT2)
TOTAL%
1) Before 8:00 a.m.10.6
2) 8:00 to 8:59 a.m.4626.0
3) 9:00 to 9:59 a.m.2111.9
4) 10:00 to 10:59 a.m.5631.6
5) 11:00 to 11:59 a.m.147.9
6) Noon to 5:59 p.m.137.3
7) 6:00 p.m. to midnight2614.7
Missing184 
TOTAL177100.0
304) Time of third service (SERVT3)
TOTAL%
1) Before 8:00 a.m.22.9
2) 8:00 to 8:59 a.m.68.6
3) 9:00 to 9:59 a.m.710.0
4) 10:00 to 10:59 a.m.811.4
5) 11:00 to 11:59 a.m.1014.3
6) Noon to 5:59 p.m.1217.1
7) 6:00 p.m. to midnight2535.7
Missing291 
TOTAL70100.0
305) Time of fourth service (SERVT4)
TOTAL%
3) 9:00 to 9:59 a.m.16.3
4) 10:00 to 10:59 a.m.637.5
5) 11:00 to 11:59 a.m.16.3
6) Noon to 5:59 p.m.425.0
7) 6:00 p.m. to midnight425.0
Missing345 
TOTAL16100.0
306) Time of fifth service (SERVT5)
TOTAL%
5) 11:00 to 11:59 a.m.133.3
7) 6:00 p.m. to midnight133.3
8) Various times133.3
Missing358 
TOTAL3100.0
307) I-ATTEND: 2008 average weekly attendance (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-ATTEND)
TOTAL%
1) Under 507823.8
2) 50-9911936.3
3) 100 or more13139.9
Missing33 
TOTAL328100.0
308) I-YEAR: Year congregation founded (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-YEAR)
TOTAL%
1) Before 18504312.4
2) 1850-189912135.0
3) 1900-19194613.3
4) 1920-1939288.1
5) 1940-19594111.8
6) 1960 to present6719.4
Missing15 
TOTAL346100.0
309) I-POLITICS: Politically, would this congregation be considered . . . (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-POLITICS)
TOTAL%
1) More on the conservative side16847.3
2) Right in the middle15844.5
3) More on the liberal side298.2
Missing6 
TOTAL355100.0
310) I-THEOLOGY: Theologically, would this congregation be considered . . . (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-THEOLOGY)
TOTAL%
1) More on the conservative side12234.4
2) Right in the middle18552.1
3) More on the liberal side4813.5
Missing6 
TOTAL355100.0