U.S. Congregational Life Survey, Wave 2, 2008/2009, United Methodist Church Leader Survey

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


All frequencies are raw numbers (no weights used).
1) ID (ID)
2) What is your congregation's denominational affiliation? (If none, check here:) (Q1A) (NODENOM)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked134100.0
TOTAL134100.0
3) What is your congregation's denominational affiliation? (Q1B1) (DENOM1)
TOTAL%
155) United Methodist Church134100.0
TOTAL134100.0
4) What is your congregation's denominational affiliation? (Q1B2) (DENOM2)
TOTAL%
204) Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)1100.0
Missing133 
TOTAL1100.0
5) Before you were 12 years old, what was your denomination? (If you did not attend a congregation before age 12, check here:) (Q2A) (NODEN12)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked12694.0
1) Checked86.0
TOTAL134100.0
6) Before you were 12 years old, what was your denomination? (Q2B1) (DEN12_1)
TOTAL%
15) Baptist86.0
17) American Baptist Churches10.7
36) Seventh Day Baptist General Conference21.5
37) Southern Baptist32.2
58) Disciples of Christ21.5
70) Cleveland Church of God10.7
91) Episcopal Church10.7
118) Lutheran64.5
145) Methodist1813.4
155) United Methodist Church6347.0
186) Assemblies of God10.7
197) Presbyterian96.7
204) Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)10.7
213) Roman Catholic Church43.0
224) United Church of Christ43.0
251) National Association of Congregational Christian Churches10.7
998) Non-denominational10.7
999) None86.0
TOTAL134100.0
7) Before you were 12 years old, what was your denomination? (Q2B2) (DEN12_2)
TOTAL%
155) United Methodist Church375.0
197) Presbyterian125.0
Missing130 
TOTAL4100.0
8) What is your present denomination? (If none, check here:) (Q3A) (NOPRSDEN)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked134100.0
TOTAL134100.0
9) What is your present denomination? (Q3B1) (DENOMPR)
TOTAL%
145) Methodist21.5
146) African Methodist Episcopal Church10.7
155) United Methodist Church13097.0
186) Assemblies of God10.7
TOTAL134100.0
10) Are you ordained? (Q4) (ORDAINED)
TOTAL%
1) Yes8563.4
2) No, but I'm working toward ordination3929.1
3) No107.5
TOTAL134100.0
11) If ordained, how old were you when you received full ordination as minister, pastor, priest, or rabbi? (Q5) (AGEORD)
TOTAL%
21) 11.2
22) 11.2
24) 55.8
25) 89.3
26) 78.1
27) 1011.6
28) 33.5
29) 89.3
30) 78.1
31) 22.3
33) 22.3
34) 33.5
35) 11.2
36) 22.3
38) 11.2
40) 22.3
41) 11.2
42) 33.5
43) 22.3
44) 11.2
45) 33.5
46) 11.2
49) 11.2
50) 33.5
51) 11.2
54) 22.3
55) 22.3
56) 22.3
57) 11.2
Missing48 
TOTAL86100.0
12) Overall, how many YEARS have you been in the ordained ministry full- or part-time for which you were paid a salary? (Q6A) (YRSORD)
TOTAL%
1) 11.1
2) 22.2
3) 11.1
4) 11.1
5) 22.2
6) 22.2
7) 11.1
8) 55.6
9) 22.2
10) 11.1
11) 11.1
12) 66.7
13) 11.1
14) 22.2
15) 33.4
16) 11.1
17) 33.4
18) 22.2
19) 33.4
20) 44.5
22) 22.2
23) 22.2
24) 33.4
25) 55.6
26) 22.2
27) 22.2
28) 33.4
29) 11.1
30) 44.5
31) 11.1
32) 22.2
33) 22.2
34) 33.4
35) 22.2
36) 33.4
38) 22.2
41) 11.1
45) 11.1
47) 11.1
51) 11.1
58) 22.2
Missing45 
TOTAL89100.0
13) Overall, how many MONTHS have you been in the ordained ministry full- or part-time for which you were paid a salary? (Q6B) (MNTHSORD)
TOTAL%
0) 58.2
1) 69.8
3) 11.6
5) 34.9
6) 23.3
7) 11.6
8) 34.9
9) 23.3
10) 2337.7
11) 1524.6
Missing73 
TOTAL61100.0
14) In how many different positions, including your current one, have you served as a paid ordained minister? (Q7) (NUMBPOS)
TOTAL%
1) 910.1
2) 1314.6
3) 1719.1
4) 66.7
5) 1112.4
6) 1213.5
7) 77.9
8) 44.5
9) 66.7
11) 22.2
12) 11.1
13) 11.1
Missing45 
TOTAL89100.0
15) At what age did you first seriously consider that you were called to become an ordained minister, pastor, or priest? (Q8) (AGECALLD)
TOTAL%
3) 10.8
8) 10.8
10) 10.8
12) 97.4
13) 10.8
14) 32.5
15) 10.8
16) 1814.8
17) 86.6
18) 119.0
19) 43.3
20) 129.8
21) 10.8
22) 43.3
23) 21.6
24) 21.6
25) 32.5
26) 32.5
27) 10.8
28) 10.8
29) 10.8
30) 21.6
33) 43.3
35) 21.6
36) 43.3
37) 21.6
40) 10.8
42) 10.8
43) 10.8
44) 21.6
45) 43.3
50) 86.6
52) 21.6
62) 10.8
Missing12 
TOTAL122100.0
16) Did you work full-time at one or more other occupations before entering the ministry? (Q9) (OTHOCC)
TOTAL%
1) Yes9570.9
2) No3929.1
TOTAL134100.0
17) If yes, for how long? (Years) (Q10A) (OCCYEAR)
TOTAL%
0) 4432.8
1) 96.7
2) 21.5
3) 32.2
4) 21.5
5) 32.2
6) 21.5
8) 53.7
10) 43.0
12) 21.5
13) 10.7
14) 10.7
15) 64.5
16) 53.7
18) 21.5
19) 21.5
20) 53.7
22) 21.5
23) 21.5
24) 32.2
25) 53.7
26) 10.7
27) 32.2
28) 21.5
30) 96.7
31) 21.5
32) 21.5
33) 21.5
35) 10.7
42) 10.7
44) 10.7
TOTAL134100.0
18) If yes, for how long? (Months) (Q10B) (OCCMONTH)
TOTAL%
0) 10679.1
1) 43.0
2) 32.2
3) 21.5
4) 10.7
6) 75.2
8) 32.2
9) 10.7
10) 10.7
11) 64.5
TOTAL134100.0
19) What was your last full-time occupation before becoming a minister? (Q11A) (LASTOCC)
TOTAL%
2) Other religious professional33.2
5) Teachers and professors2122.3
6) All other professionals2223.4
7) Managers and administrators2627.7
8) Clerical and related workers22.1
9) Craftsman and related workers44.3
10) Operatives, factory22.1
11) Transport, laborers22.1
12) Farmers22.1
13) Service workers33.2
15) Homemaker44.3
16) Armed services, police, firefighter33.2
Missing40 
TOTAL94100.0
20) What was your last full-time occupation before becoming a minister? (Q11B) (LASTOCC2)
TOTAL%
7) Managers and administrators150.0
9) Craftsman and related workers150.0
Missing132 
TOTAL2100.0
21) In your final year in that job, what was your approximate annual cash salary? (Q12) (OCCSALRY)
TOTAL%
0) 22.3
5437) 11.1
8000) 22.3
8100) 11.1
9000) 11.1
9300) 11.1
10000) 22.3
12000) 33.4
14000) 22.3
14500) 11.1
15700) 11.1
16000) 22.3
16649) 11.1
18000) 11.1
19000) 11.1
20000) 11.1
21000) 11.1
22000) 22.3
24000) 22.3
26000) 11.1
27000) 11.1
28000) 22.3
30000) 22.3
32000) 44.6
32700) 11.1
34000) 11.1
35000) 66.9
36000) 33.4
38000) 11.1
40000) 44.6
42000) 22.3
45000) 44.6
47000) 11.1
48000) 44.6
50000) 55.7
55000) 11.1
60000) 33.4
63000) 22.3
68000) 11.1
70000) 22.3
72000) 11.1
85000) 22.3
115000) 11.1
147000) 11.1
150000) 11.1
165000) 22.3
Missing47 
TOTAL87100.0
22) What year was that? (Q13) (OCCFNLYR)
TOTAL%
1962) 11.1
1970) 11.1
1972) 11.1
1973) 22.1
1974) 11.1
1975) 22.1
1978) 11.1
1979) 22.1
1980) 44.2
1981) 33.2
1983) 55.3
1984) 22.1
1985) 22.1
1986) 22.1
1987) 22.1
1988) 22.1
1989) 22.1
1990) 11.1
1992) 33.2
1993) 11.1
1994) 11.1
1995) 33.2
1997) 44.2
1998) 44.2
1999) 66.3
2000) 44.2
2001) 22.1
2002) 77.4
2003) 66.3
2004) 33.2
2005) 11.1
2006) 44.2
2007) 22.1
2008) 22.1
2009) 66.3
Missing39 
TOTAL95100.0
23) Since entering the ministry, have you ever left parish ministry for a time to work in non-parish ministry or in another job or occupation? Yes, to work in non-parish ministry. (Q14A) (LFTJNPAR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked12794.8
1) Checked75.2
TOTAL134100.0
24) Since entering the ministry, have you ever left parish ministry for a time to work in non-parish ministry or in another job or occupation? Yes, to work in a secular position. (Q14B) (LFTJSEC)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked12694.0
1) Checked86.0
TOTAL134100.0
25) Since entering the ministry, have you ever left parish ministry for a time to work in non-parish ministry or in another job or occupation? No. (Q14C) (LFTJNOT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked1511.2
1) Checked11988.8
TOTAL134100.0
26) If yes, how long were you away from parish ministry before returning? Number of years: (Q15A) (YRSAWAY)
TOTAL%
0) 12291.0
1) 21.5
2) 21.5
3) 21.5
6) 21.5
10) 10.7
15) 10.7
24) 10.7
28) 10.7
TOTAL134100.0
27) If yes, how long were you away from parish ministry before returning? Number of months: (Q15B) (MNTHAWAY)
TOTAL%
0) 134100.0
TOTAL134100.0
28) What is the highest level of theological training you have obtained? (Q16) (THEOTRNG)
TOTAL%
1) None10.8
2) Certificate from denominational training program, Bible college, or seminary3022.9
4) Master of Divinity (M.Div.) or Bachelor of Divinity7557.3
5) M.A., S.T.M., Th.M., or other master's degree86.1
6) Doctor of Ministry degree1511.5
7) Ph.D. or Th.D.21.5
Missing3 
TOTAL131100.0
29) When did you receive your first theological degree? (Q17) (YRDEGREE)
TOTAL%
1956) 21.7
1957) 10.9
1968) 10.9
1969) 21.7
1970) 10.9
1972) 10.9
1973) 10.9
1974) 21.7
1975) 21.7
1976) 21.7
1977) 54.3
1978) 21.7
1979) 32.6
1980) 32.6
1981) 32.6
1982) 10.9
1983) 21.7
1984) 21.7
1985) 32.6
1986) 32.6
1987) 54.3
1988) 10.9
1989) 10.9
1990) 21.7
1991) 10.9
1992) 10.9
1993) 21.7
1994) 10.9
1995) 32.6
1996) 21.7
1997) 43.4
1998) 76.0
1999) 10.9
2000) 32.6
2001) 10.9
2002) 32.6
2003) 76.0
2004) 21.7
2005) 65.2
2006) 32.6
2007) 1412.1
2008) 32.6
2009) 10.9
Missing18 
TOTAL116100.0
30) Are you currently attending a seminary or theological school? (Q18) (ATTENSEM)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1914.2
2) No11585.8
TOTAL134100.0
31) If currently attending seminary or theological school, what degree are you seeking? (Q18A) (DEGSEEK)
TOTAL%
2) Certificate738.9
4) Master of Divinity (M.Div.) or Bachelor of Divinity844.4
6) Doctor of ministry211.1
9) None15.6
Missing116 
TOTAL18100.0
32) Are you the congregation's principal leader? (Q19) (LEADER)
TOTAL%
1) Yes13399.3
2) No10.7
TOTAL134100.0
33) Were you a member or regular participant in this congregation before becoming the congregation's leader? (Q20) (MEMBCONG)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, immediately before becoming the leader10.7
2) Yes, but I was a member or participant in the past10.7
3) No13298.5
TOTAL134100.0
34) In general, do people who serve in the position you currently hold have to be ordained? (Q21) (NEEDORD)
TOTAL%
1) Yes6347.0
2) No7153.0
TOTAL134100.0
35) How would you describe your current position? (Q22) (CURRPOS)
TOTAL%
1) Senior pastor, priest, or minister5541.0
2) Solo pastor, priest, or minister7757.5
4) Interim pastor, priest, or minister10.7
5) Associate or assistant minister, pastor, or priest10.7
TOTAL134100.0
36) In what year did you become the principal leader of this congregation? (Q23) (YRPASTOR)
TOTAL%
1986) 10.7
1992) 10.7
1993) 10.7
1994) 21.5
1995) 43.0
1996) 10.7
1997) 10.7
1998) 32.2
1999) 10.7
2000) 43.0
2001) 75.2
2002) 107.5
2003) 107.5
2004) 129.0
2005) 139.7
2006) 1712.7
2007) 2216.4
2008) 2317.2
2009) 10.7
TOTAL134100.0
37) Including yourself, how many principal leaders (such as senior pastors, priests, or ministers) have served this congregation in the past 10 years? Clergy filling regular or permanent positions as senior leader. (Q24A) (LEADPERM)
TOTAL%
0) 10.8
1) 2216.5
2) 3929.3
3) 4130.8
4) 2216.5
5) 43.0
6) 10.8
7) 32.3
Missing1 
TOTAL133100.0
38) Including yourself, how many principal leaders (such as senior pastors, priests, or ministers) have served this congregation in the past 10 years? Clergy filling interim or temporary positions as senior leader. (Q25B) (LEADTEMP)
TOTAL%
0) 1748.6
1) 1645.7
2) 25.7
Missing99 
TOTAL35100.0
39) Do you currently pastor another congregation? (Q25) (MULTCONG)
TOTAL%
1) Yes5238.8
2) No8261.2
TOTAL134100.0
40) If yes, how many? (Q25A) (NUMBCONG)
TOTAL%
1) 3269.6
2) 1123.9
3) 12.2
4) 24.3
Missing88 
TOTAL46100.0
41) Do you currently work at any other job other than as pastor of this congregation (and other related congregations)? (Q26) (OTHJOB)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1612.0
2) No11788.0
Missing1 
TOTAL133100.0
42) If yes, what is your other job or occupation? (Q26A1) (OTHJOB1)
TOTAL%
5) Teachers and professors637.5
6) All other professionals318.8
7) Managers and administrators318.8
9) Craftsmen and related workers16.3
10) Factory operators16.3
16) Armed services, police or firefighter16.3
17) Student16.3
Missing118 
TOTAL16100.0
43) If yes, what is your other job or occupation? (Q26A2) (OTHJOB2)
TOTAL%
2) Other religious professional1100.0
Missing133 
TOTAL1100.0
44) Average hours per week (at other job) (Q26B) (OTHJBHRS)
TOTAL%
3) 16.7
4) 16.7
10) 16.7
18) 16.7
20) 213.3
32) 16.7
38) 213.3
40) 426.7
55) 213.3
Missing119 
TOTAL15100.0
45) Including yourself, how many paid staff are employed by your congregation either full-time or part-time? If you have a school, don't count school staff. Number of ordained professionals: Full-time. (Q27A1) (ORDFULL)
TOTAL%
0) 2423.1
1) 7875.0
2) 21.9
Missing30 
TOTAL104100.0
46) Including yourself, how many paid staff are employed by your congregation either full-time or part-time? If you have a school, don't count school staff. Number of ordained professionals: Part-time. (Q27A2) (ORDPART)
TOTAL%
0) 5072.5
1) 1724.6
2) 22.9
Missing65 
TOTAL69100.0
47) Including yourself, how many paid staff are employed by your congregation either full-time or part-time? If you have a school, don't count school staff. Number of non-ordained pastoral leaders or lay ministers: Full-time. (Q27B1) (LAYFULL)
TOTAL%
0) 5061.0
1) 3036.6
2) 22.4
Missing52 
TOTAL82100.0
48) Including yourself, how many paid staff are employed by your congregation either full-time or part-time? If you have a school, don't count school staff. Number of non-ordained pastoral leaders or lay ministers: Part-time. (Q27B2) (LAYPART)
TOTAL%
0) 4251.9
1) 2834.6
2) 67.4
3) 22.5
4) 22.5
8) 11.2
Missing53 
TOTAL81100.0
49) Including yourself, how many paid staff are employed by your congregation either full-time or part-time? If you have a school, don't count school staff. Number of other paid employees: Full-time. (Q27C1) (OTHFULL)
TOTAL%
0) 4367.2
1) 914.1
2) 46.3
3) 34.7
4) 23.1
5) 23.1
10) 11.6
Missing70 
TOTAL64100.0
50) Including yourself, how many paid staff are employed by your congregation either full-time or part-time? If you have a school, don't count school staff. Number of other paid employees: Part-time. (Q27C2) (OTHPART)
TOTAL%
0) 1715.5
1) 2018.2
2) 1513.6
3) 2119.1
4) 87.3
5) 109.1
6) 98.2
7) 43.6
8) 21.8
9) 21.8
10) 10.9
11) 10.9
Missing24 
TOTAL110100.0
51) In the past 12 months, have you personally done any of the following? (Check all that apply.) Loaned money to someone outside your family. (Q28A) (LOANED)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked9470.1
1) Checked4029.9
TOTAL134100.0
52) In the past 12 months, have you personally done any of the following? (Check all that apply.) Cared for someone outside your family who was very sick. (Q28B) (CAREDSCK)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked8563.4
1) Checked4936.6
TOTAL134100.0
53) In the past 12 months, have you personally done any of the following? (Check all that apply.) Helped someone outside your family find a job. (Q28C) (HELPFND)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked6750.0
1) Checked6750.0
TOTAL134100.0
54) In the past 12 months, have you personally done any of the following? (Check all that apply.) Donated or prepared food for someone outside your family or congregation. (Q28D) (GIVEFOOD)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked2619.4
1) Checked10880.6
TOTAL134100.0
55) In the past 12 months, have you personally done any of the following? (Check all that apply.) Voted in the 2008 presidential election. (Q28E) (VOTEPRES)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked53.7
1) Checked12996.3
TOTAL134100.0
56) In the past 12 months, have you personally done any of the following? (Check all that apply.) Donated money to a charitable organization (other than this congregation). (Q28F) (CHARITAB)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked43.0
1) Checked13097.0
TOTAL134100.0
57) In the past 12 months, have you personally done any of the following? (Check all that apply.) Worked with others to try to solve a community problem. (Q28G) (WORKSOLV)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked2619.4
1) Checked10880.6
TOTAL134100.0
58) In the past 12 months, have you personally done any of the following? (Check all that apply.) Contacted an elected official about a public issue. (Q28H) (CONTACT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked5742.5
1) Checked7757.5
TOTAL134100.0
59) In the past 12 months, have you personally done any of the following? (Check all that apply.) Contributed money to a political campaign or candidate. (Q28I) (CONTPOL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked9268.7
1) Checked4231.3
TOTAL134100.0
60) In the past 12 months, have you personally done any of the following? (Check all that apply.) Went on a mission or service trip. (Q28J) (MISSION)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked7858.2
1) Checked5641.8
TOTAL134100.0
61) Please estimate how many hours in a typical week you devote to each task listed below, including preparation where applicable. Preaching and worship leadership (including sermon preparation, funerals, and weddings). (Q29A) (HRSPRCH)
TOTAL%
3) 21.5
4) 10.8
5) 107.5
6) 107.5
7) 64.5
8) 86.0
8.5) 10.8
9) 53.8
10) 2115.8
12) 96.8
12.5) 10.8
13) 10.8
13.5) 10.8
14) 53.8
15) 139.8
16) 21.5
16.5) 21.5
17) 21.5
18) 43.0
20) 2015.0
24) 10.8
25) 32.3
28) 21.5
30) 32.3
Missing1 
TOTAL133100.0
62) Please estimate how many hours in a typical week you devote to each task listed below, including preparation where applicable. Teaching people about the faith. (Q29B) (HRSFAITH)
TOTAL%
0) 32.3
1) 129.2
2) 2821.4
2.5) 10.8
3) 2116.0
4) 2317.6
5) 1813.7
6) 75.3
8) 43.1
8.5) 10.8
10) 107.6
20) 21.5
24) 10.8
Missing3 
TOTAL131100.0
63) Please estimate how many hours in a typical week you devote to each task listed below, including preparation where applicable. Training people for ministry and mission. (Q29C) (HRSTRAIN)
TOTAL%
0) 2925.7
.5) 32.7
1) 2623.0
2) 2623.0
3) 119.7
4) 54.4
5) 76.2
6) 10.9
8) 10.9
10) 32.7
15) 10.9
Missing21 
TOTAL113100.0
64) Please estimate how many hours in a typical week you devote to each task listed below, including preparation where applicable. Pastoral counseling and spiritual direction. (Q29D) (HRSCOUNS)
TOTAL%
0) 75.4
.5) 21.5
1) 2720.8
1.5) 10.8
2) 3224.6
3) 1914.6
4) 1511.5
5) 1310.0
6) 53.8
7) 10.8
8) 64.6
8.5) 10.8
10) 10.8
Missing4 
TOTAL130100.0
65) Please estimate how many hours in a typical week you devote to each task listed below, including preparation where applicable. Visiting members and their families, including the sick and shut-ins. (Q29E) (HRSVISIT)
TOTAL%
0) 21.5
.5) 10.8
1) 139.9
1.5) 21.5
2) 2418.3
2.5) 10.8
3) 1813.7
3.5) 10.8
4) 139.9
5) 1612.2
6) 1612.2
7) 53.8
8) 53.8
9) 10.8
10) 64.6
12) 10.8
14) 21.5
15) 10.8
20) 32.3
Missing3 
TOTAL131100.0
66) Please estimate how many hours in a typical week you devote to each task listed below, including preparation where applicable. Visiting or calling on prospective members; working to convert other to the faith. (Q29F) (HRSCONV)
TOTAL%
0) 119.6
.25) 21.8
.5) 65.3
1) 3530.7
2) 3530.7
3) 76.1
3.5) 10.9
4) 119.6
5) 10.9
6) 10.9
7) 10.9
10) 32.6
Missing20 
TOTAL114100.0
67) Please estimate how many hours in a typical week you devote to each task listed below, including preparation where applicable. Administering the work of the congregation, including staff supervision, attending congregational board and committee meeting. (Q29G) (HRSADMIN)
TOTAL%
0) 10.8
.25) 10.8
1) 129.1
2) 107.6
3) 10.8
3.5) 10.8
4) 1410.6
5) 53.8
6) 96.8
7) 10.8
8) 86.1
9) 21.5
10) 2518.9
12) 53.8
14) 10.8
15) 129.1
16) 21.5
18) 32.3
20) 96.8
21) 10.8
22) 10.8
25) 10.8
28) 10.8
30) 43.0
36) 21.5
Missing2 
TOTAL132100.0
68) Please estimate how many hours in a typical week you devote to each task listed below, including preparation where applicable. Involvement in denominational, interdenominational, and interfaith affairs. (Q29H) (HRSDENOM)
TOTAL%
0) 86.3
.25) 10.8
.5) 43.1
1) 3023.6
2) 3628.3
3) 1411.0
4) 1411.0
5) 86.3
6) 53.9
8) 32.4
10) 32.4
12) 10.8
Missing7 
TOTAL127100.0
69) Please estimate how many hours in a typical week you devote to each task listed below, including preparation where applicable. Involvement in community organizations and issues beyond the congregation. (Q29I) (HRSCOMM)
TOTAL%
0) 1512.2
.25) 10.8
.5) 10.8
1) 3326.8
2) 3931.7
3) 75.7
4) 1411.4
5) 75.7
6) 21.6
8) 10.8
10) 10.8
15) 21.6
Missing11 
TOTAL123100.0
70) Please estimate how many hours in a typical week you devote to each task listed below, including preparation where applicable. Youth ministry. (Q29J) (HRSYOUTH)
TOTAL%
0) 4136.9
.5) 43.6
1) 3834.2
2) 1614.4
3) 32.7
4) 21.8
5) 32.7
7) 10.9
10) 32.7
Missing23 
TOTAL111100.0
71) In a typical week approximately how many hours do you spend in work related to your employment in this congregation? (Q30) (HRSWK)
TOTAL%
3) 10.8
6) 10.8
8) 10.8
10) 21.5
12) 21.5
13) 10.8
15) 21.5
16) 10.8
18) 10.8
20) 107.6
21) 21.5
25) 64.6
30) 53.8
32) 10.8
35) 21.5
38) 10.8
40) 75.3
41) 53.8
42) 10.8
44) 43.1
45) 96.9
46) 21.5
48) 32.3
49) 21.5
50) 2015.3
51) 43.1
52) 10.8
53) 10.8
55) 96.9
57) 32.3
60) 1410.7
63) 10.8
65) 21.5
70) 21.5
71) 10.8
90) 10.8
Missing3 
TOTAL131100.0
72) In your preaching, do you use the scripture texts from a prescribed lectionary? (Q31) (TEXTS)
TOTAL%
1) Always2317.3
2) Most of the time7657.1
3) Occasionally2317.3
4) Never118.3
Missing1 
TOTAL133100.0
73) In the past two years, how many people from this congregation have you personally encouraged to consider becoming a pastor, minister, or priest? (Q32) (ENCOURG)
TOTAL%
0) 4735.6
1) 3627.3
2) 3022.7
3) 107.6
4) 43.0
5) 32.3
6) 10.8
7) 10.8
Missing2 
TOTAL132100.0
74) Within the past seven days, how much time did you spend in the following activities? Prayer, meditation, Bible reading, and other spiritual disciplines (Hours). (Q33A) (TIMEPRAY)
TOTAL%
0) 10.8
1) 43.0
2) 139.8
3) 129.0
3.5) 32.3
4) 107.5
5) 118.3
6) 107.5
7) 1712.8
8) 129.0
9) 43.0
10) 1410.5
11) 10.8
12) 53.8
14) 75.3
15) 43.0
17) 10.8
18) 21.5
21) 10.8
40) 10.8
Missing1 
TOTAL133100.0
75) Within the past seven days, how much time did you spend in the following activities? Reading (other than for specific sermons or teaching) (Hours). (Q33B) (TIMEREAD)
TOTAL%
0) 10.8
1) 129.0
2) 2720.3
3) 2720.3
3.5) 32.3
4) 129.0
5) 1410.5
6) 75.3
7) 96.8
8) 53.8
10) 64.5
12) 21.5
14) 32.3
15) 32.3
30) 21.5
Missing1 
TOTAL133100.0
76) Within the past seven days, how much time did you spend in the following activities? Using the Internet (including searching the web, reading blogs or online news, downloading music or videos, and using online social networking sites like Facebook) (Hours). (Q33C) (TIMEWEB)
TOTAL%
0) 32.3
1) 129.1
2) 96.8
3) 1511.4
4) 1410.6
5) 1712.9
6) 86.1
7) 139.8
8) 64.5
8.5) 10.8
9) 21.5
10) 139.8
11) 10.8
12) 86.1
14) 53.8
15) 21.5
20) 21.5
21) 10.8
Missing2 
TOTAL132100.0
77) Within the past seven days, how much time did you spend in the following activities? Email and text messaging (Hours). (Q33D) (TIMEEML)
TOTAL%
0) 21.5
1) 1914.3
1.5) 10.8
2) 2921.8
3) 1511.3
3.5) 53.8
4) 1511.3
5) 96.8
6) 43.0
7) 107.5
8) 86.0
10) 86.0
12) 10.8
14) 43.0
16) 21.5
20) 10.8
Missing1 
TOTAL133100.0
78) Within the past seven days, how much time did you spend in the following activities? Family life (time spent on family activities including meals) (Hours). (Q22E) (TIMEFAM)
TOTAL%
0) 21.6
.5) 10.8
1) 10.8
2) 86.2
3) 53.9
4) 32.3
5) 21.6
6) 32.3
7) 53.9
8) 64.7
9) 10.8
10) 2620.2
12) 97.0
14) 43.1
15) 1310.1
16) 10.8
18) 43.1
20) 1310.1
21) 21.6
23) 10.8
25) 21.6
28) 43.1
30) 32.3
33) 21.6
34) 10.8
35) 32.3
40) 10.8
50) 10.8
60) 10.8
65) 10.8
Missing5 
TOTAL129100.0
79) Within the past seven days, how much time did you spend in the following activities? Physical exercise for your health (Hours). (Q33F) (TIMEEXER)
TOTAL%
0) 1914.5
.5) 21.5
1) 1511.5
1.7) 10.8
2) 1813.7
3) 107.6
3.5) 32.3
4) 1713.0
4.5) 21.5
5) 1410.7
6) 86.1
7) 1410.7
8) 32.3
10) 32.3
12) 10.8
15) 10.8
Missing3 
TOTAL131100.0
80) Within the past seven days, how much time did you spend in the following activities? Recreation and hobbies (Hours). (Q33G) (TIMERECR)
TOTAL%
0) 3629.8
1) 2520.7
2) 2117.4
3) 97.4
3.5) 10.8
4) 65.0
5) 43.3
6) 21.7
7) 21.7
8) 65.0
10) 75.8
12) 10.8
14) 10.8
Missing13 
TOTAL121100.0
81) Within the past seven days, how much time did you spend in the following activities? Watching television (including news, sports, movies, and shows). (Q33H) (TIMETV)
TOTAL%
0) 107.6
1) 64.5
1.5) 21.5
2) 1410.6
3) 75.3
3.5) 10.8
4) 86.1
5) 1511.4
6) 86.1
7) 107.6
8) 43.0
9) 10.8
10) 1712.9
12) 43.0
12.5) 10.8
14) 75.3
15) 75.3
20) 64.5
21) 21.5
28) 10.8
40) 10.8
Missing2 
TOTAL132100.0
82) Within the past seven days, how much time did you spend in the following activities? Socializing or eating out with friends (Hours). (Q33I) (TIMESOC)
TOTAL%
0) 2922.1
.5) 10.8
1) 1612.2
1.5) 21.5
2) 2015.3
2.5) 10.8
3) 1713.0
4) 2015.3
5) 75.3
6) 64.6
8) 32.3
10) 64.6
12) 10.8
20) 21.5
Missing3 
TOTAL131100.0
83) What is your current annual salary as pastor, priest, or minister prior to taxes, including fringe benefits and allowances, but excluding housing, health insurance, and pension or retirement funds? (Q34) (SALARY)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL12436484.57317377
84) How much money do you pay each month toward your educational debts? (If no educational debt, check here:) (Q35A) (EDDEBTNO)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked5541.0
1) Checked7959.0
TOTAL134100.0
85) How much money do you pay each month toward your educational debts? (Q35B) (EDDEBT)
TOTAL%
0) 2642.6
75) 23.3
90) 11.6
115) 11.6
150) 11.6
166) 11.6
185) 11.6
200) 69.8
247) 11.6
250) 11.6
300) 711.5
350) 23.3
400) 11.6
410) 11.6
450) 11.6
500) 34.9
700) 23.3
1000) 11.6
1500) 23.3
Missing73 
TOTAL61100.0
86) Are you furnished with a parsonage, manse, or rectory (either by your congregation, denomination, or some other organization)? (Q36) (HOUSING)
TOTAL%
1) Yes8462.7
2) No5037.3
TOTAL134100.0
87) Are you furnished with a parsonage, manse, or rectory (either by your congregation, denomination, or some other organization)? What is the fair rental value? (Annual basis.) (Q36A) (RENTVAL)
TOTAL%
3000) 34.2
3600) 11.4
4000) 11.4
5000) 45.6
5100) 11.4
5400) 11.4
6000) 1115.3
6630) 11.4
7200) 79.7
7800) 45.6
8400) 11.4
9600) 68.3
10000) 68.3
10800) 11.4
11225) 11.4
11400) 11.4
12000) 912.5
13500) 11.4
14400) 34.2
15600) 11.4
20000) 11.4
20400) 11.4
24000) 22.8
45000) 11.4
75000) 34.2
Missing62 
TOTAL72100.0
88) Are you furnished with a housing allowance (either by your congregation, denomination, or some other organization)? (Q37) (HOUSALLW)
TOTAL%
1) Yes4030.3
2) No9269.7
Missing2 
TOTAL132100.0
89) Are you furnished with a housing allowance (either by your congregation, denomination, or some other organization)? Amount of housing allowance. (Annual basis.) (Q37) (AMOUNT)
TOTAL%
300) 25.0
1000) 12.5
1500) 12.5
1600) 12.5
2000) 12.5
2100) 12.5
3000) 12.5
3500) 12.5
6000) 12.5
7000) 12.5
9000) 12.5
9600) 12.5
10000) 25.0
12000) 37.5
13200) 25.0
13457) 12.5
14400) 37.5
15000) 12.5
16000) 25.0
16500) 12.5
18000) 12.5
18200) 12.5
19200) 12.5
20910) 12.5
21000) 12.5
22000) 12.5
24000) 12.5
25000) 12.5
25700) 12.5
32000) 12.5
34000) 25.0
Missing94 
TOTAL40100.0
90) Do you currently receive health-care benefits? (Check all that apply.) Yes, from my congregation or denomination. (Q38A) (HCARECON)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked3123.1
1) Checked10376.9
TOTAL134100.0
91) Do you currently receive health-care benefits? (Check all that apply.) Yes, from my spouse's employer. (Q38B) (HCARESP)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked11787.3
1) Checked1712.7
TOTAL134100.0
92) Do you currently receive health-care benefits? (Check all that apply.) Yes, from my other employment. (Q38C) (HCAREEMP)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked12492.5
1) Checked107.5
TOTAL134100.0
93) Do you currently receive health-care benefits? (Check all that apply.) Yes, from another source. (Q38D) (HCAREOTH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked12895.5
1) Checked64.5
TOTAL134100.0
94) Do you currently receive health-care benefits? (Check all that apply.) No, but I pay the health care premium myself. (Q38E) (HCAREPAY)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked12593.3
1) Checked96.7
TOTAL134100.0
95) Do you currently receive health-care benefits? (Check all that apply.) No, I don't have health care benefits. (Q38F) (HCARENO)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked13399.3
1) Checked10.7
TOTAL134100.0
96) Does your spouse currently receive health-care benefits? (Check all that apply.) Yes, through my congregation or denomination. (Q39A) (SPCHCCON)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked8160.4
1) Checked5339.6
TOTAL134100.0
97) Does your spouse currently receive health-care benefits? (Check all that apply.) Yes, through his or her employer. (Q39B) (SPCHCEMP)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked9470.1
1) Checked4029.9
TOTAL134100.0
98) Does your spouse currently receive health-care benefits? (Check all that apply.) Yes, through my other employment. (Q39C) (SPHCEMP)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked12895.5
1) Checked64.5
TOTAL134100.0
99) Does your spouse currently receive health-care benefits? (Check all that apply.) Yes, through another source. (Q39D) (SPHCOTH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked12492.5
1) Checked107.5
TOTAL134100.0
100) Does your spouse currently receive health-care benefits? (Check all that apply.) No, we pay the health care premium ourselves. (Q39E) (SPHCHPAY)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked12391.8
1) Checked118.2
TOTAL134100.0
101) Does your spouse currently receive health-care benefits? (Check all that apply.) No, s/he doesn't have health-care benefits. (Q39F) (SPHCNCAR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked12794.8
1) Checked75.2
TOTAL134100.0
102) Does your spouse currently receive health-care benefits? (Check all that apply.) No spouse. (Q39G) (SPHCNNO)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked11888.1
1) Checked1611.9
TOTAL134100.0
103) Do your children who live at home currently receive health-care benefits? (Check all that apply.) Yes, through my congregation or denomination. (Q40A) (CHCARCON)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked10276.1
1) Checked3223.9
TOTAL134100.0
104) Do your children who live at home currently receive health-care benefits? (Check all that apply.) Yes, through my spouse's employer. (Q40B) (CHCARSP)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked12794.8
1) Checked75.2
TOTAL134100.0
105) Do your children who live at home currently receive health-care benefits? (Check all that apply.) Yes, through my other employment. (Q40C) (CHCAREMP)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked13097.0
1) Checked43.0
TOTAL134100.0
106) Do your children who live at home currently receive health-care benefits? (Check all that apply.) Yes, through another source. (Q40D) (CHCAROTH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked12694.0
1) Checked86.0
TOTAL134100.0
107) Do your children who live at home currently receive health-care benefits? (Check all that apply.) No, we pay the health-care premium ourselves. (Q40E) (CHCARPAY)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked12492.5
1) Checked107.5
TOTAL134100.0
108) Do your children who live at home currently receive health-care benefits? (Check all that apply.) No, they don't have health-care benefits. (Q40F) (CHCARNO)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked13097.0
1) Checked43.0
TOTAL134100.0
109) Do your children who live at home currently receive health-care benefits? (Check all that apply.) No children at home. (Q40G) (CHCARNOC)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked6145.5
1) Checked7354.5
TOTAL134100.0
110) Does your congregation or denomination contribute to a retirement plan for you? (Q41) (PENSION)
TOTAL%
1) Yes12090.9
2) No96.8
3) Not sure32.3
Missing2 
TOTAL132100.0
111) Does your congregation or denomination contribute to a retirement plan for you? What percent of your annual salary? (Q41A) (PENAMT)
TOTAL%
1) 22.4
1.7) 22.4
2) 67.3
3) 1012.2
4) 22.4
5) 67.3
6) 33.7
6.1) 11.2
7) 11.2
8) 11.2
8.4) 11.2
9) 33.7
10) 67.3
11) 22.4
12) 1923.2
13) 11.2
14) 11.2
14.4) 22.4
15) 33.7
16) 11.2
16.4) 11.2
17) 11.2
18.6) 11.2
20) 22.4
20.5) 11.2
21) 11.2
40) 11.2
100) 11.2
Missing52 
TOTAL82100.0
112) What is the total annual income that you and your family receive from sources other than your income from this congregation? Spouse's salary. (Q42A) (INCSPSAL)
TOTAL%
0) 3026.3
4000) 10.9
5000) 32.6
5040) 10.9
5400) 10.9
6000) 65.3
7000) 10.9
8000) 10.9
10000) 21.8
10800) 32.6
14400) 21.8
15000) 21.8
16000) 10.9
18000) 21.8
18900) 10.9
20000) 10.9
22000) 21.8
24000) 21.8
25000) 21.8
28000) 10.9
31000) 10.9
32000) 21.8
33100) 10.9
35000) 65.3
36000) 10.9
37000) 10.9
38000) 10.9
39800) 10.9
40000) 32.6
41000) 10.9
42000) 10.9
43000) 21.8
45000) 10.9
46000) 21.8
50000) 32.6
55000) 32.6
63000) 21.8
65000) 21.8
75000) 43.5
77000) 10.9
80000) 21.8
83000) 10.9
88000) 10.9
90000) 32.6
95000) 10.9
120000) 21.8
Missing20 
TOTAL114100.0
113) What is the total annual income that you and your family receive from sources other than your income from this congregation? Your other employment. (Q42B) (INCOTHEM)
TOTAL%
0) 4764.4
800) 11.4
1100) 11.4
1600) 11.4
2000) 22.7
2400) 11.4
2500) 11.4
4500) 11.4
5000) 11.4
6400) 11.4
7000) 22.7
10000) 22.7
13000) 11.4
15000) 11.4
22512) 11.4
30000) 11.4
35000) 11.4
42000) 22.7
50000) 22.7
58000) 11.4
60000) 11.4
70000) 11.4
Missing61 
TOTAL73100.0
114) What is the total annual income that you and your family receive from sources other than your income from this congregation? Other income (investment, pension or retirement, etc.). (Q42C) (INCOTH)
TOTAL%
0) 4862.3
100) 11.3
2000) 11.3
2100) 11.3
2400) 11.3
3000) 11.3
4000) 11.3
6000) 11.3
9108) 11.3
12000) 33.9
15000) 11.3
22000) 22.6
30000) 11.3
36000) 22.6
40000) 22.6
43764) 11.3
50000) 11.3
55000) 22.6
68000) 22.6
75000) 11.3
80000) 33.9
Missing57 
TOTAL77100.0
115) Over the past few years, has your financial situation been getting better, worse, or has it stayed the same? (Q43) (FINANC)
TOTAL%
1) Better4634.3
2) Worse3929.1
3) Stayed the same4634.3
4) Not sure32.2
TOTAL134100.0
116) How often during the past year did you take part in some form of continuing theological education lasting at least a full day? (Q44) (CONTTHED)
TOTAL%
1) Never64.5
2) Once or twice4735.1
3) Three to five times5944.0
4) More than five times2216.4
TOTAL134100.0
117) Have you taken a sabbatical leave from a congregation or ministry organization in the past ten years? (Q45) (SABBATLV)
TOTAL%
1) Yes107.5
2) No12492.5
TOTAL134100.0
118) Have you taken a sabbatical leave from a congregation or ministry organization in the past ten years? How long was your sabbatical leave? (Days.) (Q45A) (SABBLONG)
TOTAL%
6) 111.1
20) 111.1
90) 333.3
330) 111.1
365) 333.3
Missing125 
TOTAL9100.0
119) Do you regularly take a day off each week? (Q46) (DAYOFF)
TOTAL%
1) Yes9369.4
2) No4130.6
TOTAL134100.0
120) Do you regularly take a day off each week? Which day? (Q46A) (DAYOFFW1)
TOTAL%
2) Monday2830.8
3) Tuesday44.4
4) Wednesday22.2
5) Thursday66.6
6) Friday3538.5
7) Saturday1213.2
8) Part-time, not applicable11.1
9) Varies33.3
Missing43 
TOTAL91100.0
121) Do you regularly take a day off each week? Which day? (Q46B) (DAYOFFW2)
TOTAL%
6) Friday125.0
7) Saturday250.0
8) Part-time, not applicable125.0
Missing130 
TOTAL4100.0
122) Over the past two years, has there been any conflict in this congregation? (Check only one.) (Q47) (CONFLICT)
TOTAL%
1) No conflict that I'm aware of3627.3
2) Some minor conflict7657.6
3) Major conflict107.6
4) Major conflict with leaders or people leaving96.8
5) Don't know10.8
Missing2 
TOTAL132100.0
123) What was the conflict about? (Check all that apply.) Finances. (Q48A) (CNFLFIN)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked9973.9
1) Checked3526.1
TOTAL134100.0
124) What was the conflict about? (Check all that apply.) Changes in worship style. (Q48B) (CNFLWORS)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked11384.3
1) Checked2115.7
TOTAL134100.0
125) What was the conflict about? (Check all that apply.) Changes in music style. (Q48C) (CNFLMUS)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked12089.6
1) Checked1410.4
TOTAL134100.0
126) What was the conflict about? (Check all that apply.) Changes in other programs of the congregation. (Q48D) (CNFLPRG)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked12391.8
1) Checked118.2
TOTAL134100.0
127) What was the conflict about? (Check all that apply.) Doctrines. (Q48E) (CNFLDCTR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked13097.0
1) Checked43.0
TOTAL134100.0
128) What was the conflict about? (Check all that apply.) Pastoral leadership style. (Q48F) (CNFLPAST)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked10880.6
1) Checked2619.4
TOTAL134100.0
129) What was the conflict about? (Check all that apply.) Lay leadership style. (Q48G) (CNFLLAY)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked12190.3
1) Checked139.7
TOTAL134100.0
130) What was the conflict about? (Check all that apply.) Conflicts between staff and/or clergy. (Q48H) (CNFLSTFF)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked12593.3
1) Checked96.7
TOTAL134100.0
131) What was the conflict about? (Check all that apply.) Sexual misconduct. (Q48I) (CNFLSEX)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked13298.5
1) Checked21.5
TOTAL134100.0
132) What was the conflict about? (Check all that apply.) Issues regarding homosexuality. (Q48J) (CNFLHOMO)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked13298.5
1) Checked21.5
TOTAL134100.0
133) What was the conflict about? (Check all that apply.) Racial or ethnic issues. (Q48K) (CNFLRACE)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked13197.8
1) Checked32.2
TOTAL134100.0
134) What was the conflict about? (Check all that apply.) Women in leadership positions in this congregation. (Q48L) (CNFLWOMN)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked12190.3
1) Checked139.7
TOTAL134100.0
135) What was the conflict about? (Check all that apply.) Issues about a new building or renovation of an existing building. (Q48M) (CNFLBLDG)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked10779.9
1) Checked2720.1
TOTAL134100.0
136) What was the conflict about? (Check all that apply.) Other. (Q48N) (CNFLOTHR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked11585.8
1) Checked1914.2
TOTAL134100.0
137) What was the conflict about? (Check all that apply.) Changes in pastoral/staff/leadership. (Q48O) (CNFLPSTL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked13197.8
1) Checked32.2
TOTAL134100.0
138) What was the conflict about? (Check all that apply.) Conflicts between pastor/staff and members/attendees. (Q48P) (CNFLPMEM)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked134100.0
TOTAL134100.0
139) What was the conflict about? (Check all that apply.) Conflicts between members/attendees. (Q48Q) (CNFLMEMS)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked13399.3
1) Checked10.7
TOTAL134100.0
140) What was the conflict about? (Check all that apply.) General personality conflicts/interpersonal problems. (Q48R) (CNFLPERS)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked12996.3
1) Checked53.7
TOTAL134100.0
141) How was the conflict handled? (Check all that apply.) Held congregational meeting(s) to discuss the issue. (Q49A) (CONMEET)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked10779.9
1) Checked2720.1
TOTAL134100.0
142) How was the conflict handled? (Check all that apply.) Appointed a special task force or committee to work through the issue. (Q49B) (CONTASKF)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked11686.6
1) Checked1813.4
TOTAL134100.0
143) How was the conflict handled? (Check all that apply.) A denominational official or committee met with congregational leaders. (Q49C) (CONOFFCL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked12391.8
1) Checked118.2
TOTAL134100.0
144) How was the conflict handled? (Check all that apply.) Worked with a specialized consultant who helps congregations in conflict. (Q49D) (CONCONSL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked12895.5
1) Checked64.5
TOTAL134100.0
145) How was the conflict handled? (Check all that apply.) Used conflict resolution program or resources. (Q49E) (CONRESOL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked12492.5
1) Checked107.5
TOTAL134100.0
146) How was the conflict handled? (Check all that apply.) No special approach was used other than how the congregation typically makes decisions. (Q49F) (CONNOSP)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked9167.9
1) Checked4332.1
TOTAL134100.0
147) How was the conflict handled? (Check all that apply.) Other. (Q49G) (CONOTH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked12895.5
1) Checked64.5
TOTAL134100.0
148) How was the conflict handled? (Check all that apply.) Pastor(s) took care of the conflict. (Q49H) (CONPASTR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked13197.8
1) Checked32.2
TOTAL134100.0
149) How was the conflict handled? (Check all that apply.) General discussion/conversation/mediation/communication (individually or in groups). (Q49I) (CONDISCV)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked12794.8
1) Checked75.2
TOTAL134100.0
150) How was the conflict handled? (Check all that apply.) Spiritual/biblical tactics. (Q49J) (CONBIBL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked12996.3
1) Checked53.7
TOTAL134100.0
151) How was the conflict handled? (Check all that apply.) Pastoral/staff/lay leader change. (Q49K) (CONLDRCH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked12996.3
1) Checked53.7
TOTAL134100.0
152) How was the conflict handled? (Check all that apply.) Existing group in congregation dealt with issue. (Q49L) (CONEXGRP)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked134100.0
TOTAL134100.0
153) How was the conflict handled? (Check all that apply.) People left the congregation. (Q49M) (CONPPLFT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked13298.5
1) Checked21.5
TOTAL134100.0
154) Have you met regularly with other ministers or pastoral leaders in a small group for continuing education and support in the past five years? (Q50) (SMGROUP)
TOTAL%
1) Yes12190.3
2) No139.7
TOTAL134100.0
155) Briefly describe the group (for example, an association or diocese-based ministers' group, a D.Min. colleague group, or an ecumenical clergy group). If more than one group, answer about the group that met most recently. (Q51A) (GRPDSCR1)
TOTAL%
1) Ecumenical clergy group1915.8
2) Women clergy43.3
3) Area ministers' group1613.3
5) D.Min./other Seminary-related group10.8
6) Judiciary or denominational clergy4134.2
7) Study groups1310.8
8) Spiritual formation groups75.8
10) Specialized focus32.5
11) Therapeutic or counseling group10.8
12) Professional formation group21.7
13) SPE groups10.8
14) Other10.8
15) Minister or colleague group not otherwise specified119.2
Missing14 
TOTAL120100.0
156) Briefly describe the group (for example, an association or diocese-based ministers' group, a D.Min. colleague group, or an ecumenical clergy group). If more than one group, answer about the group that met most recently. (Q51B) (GRPDSCR2)
TOTAL%
1) Ecumenical clergy groups25.6
3) Area ministers' group1233.3
4) Support/mentoring, often over meals38.3
6) Judiciary or denominational clergy1130.6
7) Study group513.9
8) Spiritual formation group38.3
Missing98 
TOTAL36100.0
157) Briefly describe the group (for example, an association or diocese-based ministers' group, a D.Min. colleague group, or an ecumenical clergy group). If more than one group, answer about the group that met most recently. (Q51C) (GRPDSCR3)
TOTAL%
3) Area ministers111.1
4) Support/mentoring, often over meals444.4
8) Spiritual formation groups111.1
10) Specialized focus111.1
14) Other222.2
Missing125 
TOTAL9100.0
158) How long have you participated in that group? Years. (Q52A) (GRPYRS)
TOTAL%
0) 3223.9
1) 1712.7
2) 2518.7
3) 1813.4
4) 96.7
5) 64.5
6) 86.0
7) 43.0
8) 43.0
10) 53.7
11) 10.7
13) 10.7
18) 10.7
22) 10.7
30) 10.7
40) 10.7
TOTAL134100.0
159) How long have you participated in that group? Months. (Q52B) (GRPMNTHS)
TOTAL%
0) 8563.4
2) 43.0
3) 43.0
4) 43.0
6) 118.2
8) 32.2
9) 53.7
10) 118.2
11) 75.2
TOTAL134100.0
160) The group met/meets _____ times a year for an average of _____ hours per meeting. Times per year. (Q53A) (GRPTIMES)
TOTAL%
1) 54.2
2) 54.2
3) 65.0
4) 43.3
6) 32.5
8) 108.3
9) 86.7
10) 1714.2
11) 21.7
12) 3025.0
15) 10.8
18) 21.7
20) 10.8
24) 10.8
39) 10.8
40) 21.7
44) 10.8
45) 21.7
48) 32.5
50) 108.3
52) 65.0
Missing14 
TOTAL120100.0
161) The group met/meets _____ times a year for an average of _____ hours per meeting. Hours per meeting. (Q53B) (GRPDURAT)
TOTAL%
1) 1512.6
1.25) 10.8
1.5) 2319.3
2) 4235.3
2.5) 32.5
3) 1512.6
4) 43.4
5) 10.8
6) 32.5
8) 32.5
10) 10.8
12) 10.8
16) 10.8
24) 10.8
26) 10.8
40) 10.8
48) 21.7
72) 10.8
Missing15 
TOTAL119100.0
162) Which of these statements describe the group? (Check all that apply.) Members decide who belongs. (Q54A) (GRPBELNG)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked10578.4
1) Checked2921.6
TOTAL134100.0
163) Which of these statements describe the group? (Check all that apply.) Members decide what group does. (Q54B) (GRPDOES)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked6750.0
1) Checked6750.0
TOTAL134100.0
164) Which of these statements describe the group? (Check all that apply.) A sponsoring organization (such as judicatory, diocese, or seminary) provides curriculum. (Q54C) (GRPSPONS)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked11384.3
1) Checked2115.7
TOTAL134100.0
165) Which of these statements describe the group? (Check all that apply.) The group includes persons of different races or ethnicities. (Q54D) (GRPRACE)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked9167.9
1) Checked4332.1
TOTAL134100.0
166) Which of these statements describe the group? (Check all that apply.) The group includes persons of different denominations or faith traditions. (Q54E) (GRPINCL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked9369.4
1) Checked4130.6
TOTAL134100.0
167) Which of these statements describe the group? (Check all that apply.) The group has a trained leader or facilitator. (Q54F) (GRPLEADR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked9973.9
1) Checked3526.1
TOTAL134100.0
168) Which of these statements describe the group? (Check all that apply.) My congregation contributes to the cost of participation in the group. (Q54G) (GRPCOST)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked11787.3
1) Checked1712.7
TOTAL134100.0
169) Which of these statements describe the group? (Check all that apply.) The group's primary focus is sharing personal concerns or struggles. (Q54H) (GRPCONC)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked7354.5
1) Checked6145.5
TOTAL134100.0
170) Which of these statements describe the group? (Check all that apply.) The group's primary focus is engaging in biblical or theological reflection. (Q54I) (GRPBIBLE)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked8865.7
1) Checked4634.3
TOTAL134100.0
171) Which of these statements describe the group? (Check all that apply.) The group's primary focus is sharing ideas and resources for effective ministry. (Q54J) (GRPSHRNG)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked5238.8
1) Checked8261.2
TOTAL134100.0
172) Which of these statements describe the group? (Check all that apply.) Those I minister to have been positively affected by my participation. (Q54K) (GRPPOSIT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked4835.8
1) Checked8664.2
TOTAL134100.0
173) How important would you say that this congregation's denomination is for the way that it organizes its programs or ministries? (Q55) (DENOMIMP)
TOTAL%
1) Great importance7757.5
2) Somewhat important4634.3
3) Somewhat unimportant64.5
4) Of little importance53.7
TOTAL134100.0
174) Role in decision making. Choose one: (Q56) (LEADSTYL)
TOTAL%
1) I make most of the decisions here; lay members generally follow my lead.10.7
2) I try to inspire and encourage lay members to make decisions and take action, although I will take action alone if I believe that it is needed.10376.9
3) Lay leaders come up with most of the initiatives in the congregation, although I try to exert a strong influence on their decisions.64.5
4) Lay leaders make most of the decisions about the congregation's directions and programs; my role is to empower them to implement their decisions2417.9
TOTAL134100.0
175) Of the following, which one best describes your opinion of the future directions of this congregation? (Q57) (FUTDIREC)
TOTAL%
1) We need to get back to the way we did things in the past21.5
2) We are faithfully maintaining past directions64.5
3) We are currently deciding on new directions4231.3
4) We are currently moving in new directions5238.8
5) We need to rethink where we are heading2417.9
6) Our future is very unclear or doubtful75.2
7) Don't know10.7
TOTAL134100.0
176) In general, would you say your health is... (Q58) (HEALTH)
TOTAL%
1) Excellent3022.4
2) Very good4835.8
3) Good4835.8
4) Fair64.5
5) Poor21.5
TOTAL134100.0
177) During the past four weeks, how much did pain interfere with your normal activities (including both work outside the home and housework)? (Q59) (PAIN)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all8059.7
2) A little bit3727.6
3) Moderately107.5
4) Quite a bit53.7
5) Extremely21.5
TOTAL134100.0
178) During the past four weeks, how much of the time has your physical health or emotional problems interfered with your social activities (like visiting friends or relatives)? (Q60) (HLTHPROB)
TOTAL%
1) All of the time53.8
2) Most of the time43.1
3) Some of the time107.6
4) A little of the time3426.0
5) None of the time7859.5
Missing3 
TOTAL131100.0
179) Taking all things together, how would you describe your marriage? (Q61) (MARHAPPY)
TOTAL%
1) Very happy7255.0
2) Pretty happy3929.8
3) Not too happy32.3
4) Not married1713.0
Missing3 
TOTAL131100.0
180) What is your height? Feet. (Q62A) (HEIGHTFT)
TOTAL%
0) 53.7
5) 10376.9
6) 2619.4
TOTAL134100.0
181) What is your height? Inches. (Q62B) (HEIGHTIN)
TOTAL%
0) 118.2
1) 86.0
2) 118.2
3) 129.0
4) 53.7
5) 86.0
6) 1914.2
7) 75.2
8) 139.7
9) 139.7
10) 1611.9
11) 118.2
TOTAL134100.0
182) What is your weight? Pounds. (Q63) (WEIGHT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL127207.7855
183) Which statement comes closest to your view of the Bible? (Q64) (BIBLVIEW)
TOTAL%
1) The Bible is the word of God, to be taken literally word for word53.8
2) The Bible is the word of God, to be interpreted in the light of its historical context and the Church's teachings7154.2
3) The Bible is the word of God, to be interpreted in the light of its historical and cultural context4735.9
4) The Bible is not the word of God, but contains God's word to us75.3
5) The Bible is not the word of God, but is a valuable book10.8
Missing3 
TOTAL131100.0
184) Which of the following terms best describes your current stand on theological issues? (Q65) (THEOLOGY)
TOTAL%
1) Very conservative75.3
2) Conservative4232.1
3) Right in the middle4433.6
4) Liberal3123.7
5) Very liberal75.3
Missing3 
TOTAL131100.0
185) Have you ever had a conversion experience or a moment of decisive faith commitment? (Q66) (CONVEXP)
TOTAL%
1) Yes10782.3
2) No1914.6
3) Not sure43.1
Missing4 
TOTAL130100.0
186) Do you agree or disagree with these statements? All the different religions are equally good ways of helping a person find ultimate truth. (Q67A) (RELIGEQ)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree75.3
2) Agree2115.9
3) Neutral or unsure1712.9
4) Disagree5138.6
5) Strongly disagree3627.3
Missing2 
TOTAL132100.0
187) Do you agree or disagree with these statements? Only followers of Jesus Christ can be saved. (Q67B) (SAVED)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree3526.3
2) Agree3526.3
3) Neutral or unsure2015.0
4) Disagree2418.0
5) Strongly disagree1914.3
Missing1 
TOTAL133100.0
188) Do you agree or disagree with these statements? God is directly involved in worldly affairs. (Q67C) (GODINVLV)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree5642.1
2) Agree5742.9
3) Neutral or unsure75.3
4) Disagree139.8
Missing1 
TOTAL133100.0
189) Do you agree or disagree with these statements? God is angered by human sin. (Q67D) (GODANGER)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree2821.1
2) Agree5742.9
3) Neutral or unsure1511.3
4) Disagree2317.3
5) Strongly disagree107.5
Missing1 
TOTAL133100.0
190) How satisfied are you with: Your health? (Q68A) (SATHLTH)
TOTAL%
1) Extremely delighted2014.9
2) Somewhat delighted3929.1
3) A little delighted2720.1
4) Mixed feelings2820.9
5) A little terrible118.2
6) Somewhat terrible86.0
7) Extremely terrible10.7
TOTAL134100.0
191) How satisfied are you with: Your relationships with family or friends? (Q68B) (SATRELAT)
TOTAL%
1) Extremely delighted3727.6
2) Somewhat delighted5238.8
3) A little delighted2417.9
4) Mixed feelings139.7
5) A little terrible64.5
6) Somewhat terrible21.5
TOTAL134100.0
192) How satisfied are you with: Your life as a whole? (Q68C) (SALIFE)
TOTAL%
1) Extremely delighted3123.1
2) Somewhat delighted6548.5
3) A little delighted2317.2
4) Mixed feelings86.0
5) A little terrible64.5
6) Somewhat terrible10.7
TOTAL134100.0
193) How important is each of the following in your current congregation's acceptance of your leadership? Being ordained. (Q69A) (IMPORDND)
TOTAL%
1) Great importance5843.3
2) Somewhat important3828.4
3) Somewhat unimportant1511.2
4) Of little importance2317.2
TOTAL134100.0
194) How important is each of the following in your current congregation's acceptance of your leadership? Having a seminary degree or certificate. (Q69B) (IMPDEGR)
TOTAL%
1) Great importance5642.1
2) Somewhat important4735.3
3) Somewhat unimportant1612.0
4) Of little importance1410.5
Missing1 
TOTAL133100.0
195) How important is each of the following in your current congregation's acceptance of your leadership? Having a clear sense of call from God. (Q69C) (IMPCALL)
TOTAL%
1) Great importance10881.2
2) Somewhat important2317.3
3) Somewhat unimportant21.5
Missing1 
TOTAL133100.0
196) How important is each of the following in your current congregation's acceptance of your leadership? Being competent in the tasks of ministry, including preaching. (Q69D) (IMPCOMP)
TOTAL%
1) Great importance12593.3
2) Somewhat important96.7
TOTAL134100.0
197) As you think about your experience, how important is each of the following in sustaining your commitment to pastoral ministry? Feeling that your gifts for ministry are right for the congregation you are serving. (Q70A) (IMPGIFTS)
TOTAL%
1) Great importance11283.6
2) Somewhat important2216.4
TOTAL134100.0
198) As you think about your experience, how important is each of the following in sustaining your commitment to pastoral ministry? Serving a congregation that offers challenges to your creativity. (Q70B) (IMPCHLNG)
TOTAL%
1) Great importance5843.6
2) Somewhat important6951.9
3) Somewhat unimportant64.5
Missing1 
TOTAL133100.0
199) As you think about your experience, how important is each of the following in sustaining your commitment to pastoral ministry? Having close relationships with your congregation's members. (Q70C) (IMPCLOSE)
TOTAL%
1) Great importance3626.9
2) Somewhat important7656.7
3) Somewhat unimportant2216.4
TOTAL134100.0
200) As you think about your experience, how important is each of the following in sustaining your commitment to pastoral ministry? Financial well-being. (Q70D) (IMPFINAN)
TOTAL%
1) Great importance139.7
2) Somewhat important8865.7
3) Somewhat unimportant2619.4
4) Of little importance75.2
TOTAL134100.0
201) At present, what is your level of satisfaction with . . .? Housing or living arrangements. (Q71A) (SATLIVNG)
TOTAL%
1) Very satisfied8160.4
2) Somewhat satisfied4332.1
3) Somewhat dissatisfied75.2
4) Very dissatisfied32.2
TOTAL134100.0
202) At present, what is your level of satisfaction with . . .? Your spiritual life. (Q71B) (SATSPRT)
TOTAL%
1) Very satisfied3224.1
2) Somewhat satisfied9369.9
3) Somewhat dissatisfied86.0
Missing1 
TOTAL133100.0
203) At present, what is your level of satisfaction with . . .? Opportunities for continuing theological education. (Q71C) (SATOPPED)
TOTAL%
1) Very satisfied4835.8
2) Somewhat satisfied7052.2
3) Somewhat dissatisfied139.7
4) Very dissatisfied32.2
TOTAL134100.0
204) At present, what is your level of satisfaction with . . .? Support from your denominational officials, if applicable. (Q71D) (SATDENOF)
TOTAL%
1) Very satisfied4735.6
2) Somewhat satisfied6347.7
3) Somewhat dissatisfied1813.6
4) Very dissatisfied43.0
Missing2 
TOTAL132100.0
205) At present, what is your level of satisfaction with . . .? Relationships with other clergy. (Q71E) (SATCLRGY)
TOTAL%
1) Very satisfied5138.1
2) Somewhat satisfied6750.0
3) Somewhat dissatisfied1511.2
4) Very dissatisfied10.7
TOTAL134100.0
206) At present, what is your level of satisfaction with . . .? Relationships with lay leaders in this congregation. (Q71F) (SATLAYLD)
TOTAL%
1) Very satisfied6649.6
2) Somewhat satisfied5440.6
3) Somewhat dissatisfied139.8
Missing1 
TOTAL133100.0
207) At present, what is your level of satisfaction with relationships with . . .? Other pastors in this congregation, if applicable. (Q71G) (SATOTHPS)
TOTAL%
1) Very satisfied3355.0
2) Somewhat satisfied2541.7
3) Somewhat dissatisfied23.3
Missing74 
TOTAL60100.0
208) At present, what is your level of satisfaction with . . .? Your salary and benefits. (Q71H) (SATSALRY)
TOTAL%
1) Very satisfied5944.0
2) Somewhat satisfied5440.3
3) Somewhat dissatisfied2014.9
4) Very dissatisfied10.7
TOTAL134100.0
209) At present, what is your level of satisfaction with . . .? Your family life, if applicable. (Q71I) (SATFAMLF)
TOTAL%
1) Very satisfied7456.1
2) Somewhat satisfied4735.6
3) Somewhat dissatisfied118.3
Missing2 
TOTAL132100.0
210) At present, what is your level of satisfaction with . . . ? Your personal life. (Q71J) (SATPERSN)
TOTAL%
1) Very satisfied6347.4
2) Somewhat satisfied5642.1
3) Somewhat dissatisfied1410.5
Missing1 
TOTAL133100.0
211) At present, what is your level of satisfaction with . . .? Your work in ministry. (Q71K) (SATMINST)
TOTAL%
1) Very satisfied7052.2
2) Somewhat satisfied5541.0
3) Somewhat dissatisfied96.7
TOTAL134100.0
212) At present, what is your level of satisfaction with . . .? Your overall effectiveness as a pastoral leader in this particular congregation. (Q71L) (SATEFFCT)
TOTAL%
1) Very satisfied5641.8
2) Somewhat satisfied6246.3
3) Somewhat dissatisfied1410.4
4) Very dissatisfied21.5
TOTAL134100.0
213) How important are the following problems to you personally on a day-to-day basis? Lack of agreement between the congregation and me over what my role as a pastor here is. (Q72A) (PRBAGREE)
TOTAL%
1) Great problem43.0
2) Somewhat a problem1813.4
3) Very little problem5843.3
4) No problem5440.3
TOTAL134100.0
214) How important are the following problems to you personally on a day-to-day basis? Difficulty of having a private life apart from my ministerial role. (Q72B) (PRBPRIV)
TOTAL%
1) Great problem86.0
2) Somewhat a problem3727.6
3) Very little problem5238.8
4) No problem3727.6
TOTAL134100.0
215) How important are the following problems to you personally on a day-to-day basis? Finding time for recreation, relaxation, and personal reflection. (Q72C) (PRBTIME)
TOTAL%
1) Great problem2014.9
2) Somewhat a problem5843.3
3) Very little problem3929.1
4) No problem1712.7
TOTAL134100.0
216) How important are the following problems to you personally on a day-to-day basis? Relationships with the congregation's staff, if applicable. (Q72D) (PRBSTAFF)
TOTAL%
1) Great problem11.0
2) Somewhat a problem1211.4
3) Very little problem3937.1
4) No problem5350.5
Missing29 
TOTAL105100.0
217) During the past year, how often . . . Have you experienced stress because of the challenges you face in this congregation? (Q73A) (EXPSTRES)
TOTAL%
1) Very often96.7
2) Fairly often3123.1
3) Once in a while8664.2
4) Never86.0
TOTAL134100.0
218) During the past year, how often . . . Have you felt lonely and isolated in your work? (Q73B) (LONELY)
TOTAL%
1) Very often75.2
2) Fairly often2518.7
3) Once in a while7153.0
4) Never3123.1
TOTAL134100.0
219) During the past year, how often . . . Have you felt that your work in this congregation did not permit you to devote adequate time to your children? (Q73C) (TIMECHLD)
TOTAL%
1) Very often32.3
2) Fairly often1511.4
3) Once in a while3828.8
4) Never3022.7
5) Not applicable4634.8
Missing2 
TOTAL132100.0
220) During the past year, how often . . . Has your spouse voiced resentment over the amount of time that your ministry takes up? (Q73D) (RESENTTM)
TOTAL%
1) Very often107.5
2) Fairly often1611.9
3) Once in a while5641.8
4) Never3526.1
5) Not applicable1712.7
TOTAL134100.0
221) During the past year, how often . . . Has your spouse voiced resentment over the financial situation in which you find yourselves by being in pastoral ministry? (Q73E) (RESENTFN)
TOTAL%
1) Very often75.2
2) Fairly often75.2
3) Once in a while2720.1
4) Never7455.2
5) Not applicable1914.2
TOTAL134100.0
222) During the past year, how often have you . . . Doubted that you are called by God to the ministry? (Q74A) (DOUBTCLL)
TOTAL%
2) Fairly often21.5
3) Once in a while2720.1
4) Never10578.4
TOTAL134100.0
223) During the past year, how often have you . . . Seriously thought of leaving your current position to become a pastor elsewhere? (Q74B) (LEAVEELS)
TOTAL%
1) Very often53.8
2) Fairly often1410.5
3) Once in a while3828.6
4) Never7657.1
Missing1 
TOTAL133100.0
224) During the past year, how often have you . . . Seriously thought of leaving pastoral ministry in a congregation to enter another type of ministry position? (Q74C) (LEAVEOTH)
TOTAL%
1) Very often21.5
2) Fairly often75.2
3) Once in a while3526.1
4) Never9067.2
TOTAL134100.0
225) During the past year, how often have you . . . Seriously thought of leaving pastoral ministry to enter a secular occupation? (Q74D) (LEAVESEC)
TOTAL%
2) Fairly often53.8
3) Once in a while2317.3
4) Never10578.9
Missing1 
TOTAL133100.0
226) During the past year, how often have you . . . Experienced stress as a result of dealing with members here who are critical of your work? (Q74E) (STRSSMEM)
TOTAL%
1) Very often64.5
2) Fairly often1410.5
3) Once in a while7556.4
4) Never3828.6
Missing1 
TOTAL133100.0
227) During the past year, how often have you . . . Experienced stress as a result of dealing with the other pastor(s) here, if applicable? (Q74F) (STRSSPST)
TOTAL%
2) Fairly often22.5
3) Once in a while1519.0
4) Never6278.5
Missing55 
TOTAL79100.0
228) During the past year, how often have people in your congregation . . . Made you feel loved and cared for? (Q75A) (CONGLOVE)
TOTAL%
1) Very often6347.4
2) Fairly often5339.8
3) Once in a while1612.0
4) Never10.8
Missing1 
TOTAL133100.0
229) During the past year, how often have people in your congregation . . . Listened to you talk about your private problems and concerns? (Q75B) (CONGLSTN)
TOTAL%
1) Very often32.3
2) Fairly often2317.3
3) Once in a while8160.9
4) Never2619.5
Missing1 
TOTAL133100.0
230) During the past year, how often have people in your congregation . . . Made too many demands on you? (Q75C) (CONGDMND)
TOTAL%
1) Very often96.8
2) Fairly often1612.0
3) Once in a while7153.4
4) Never3727.8
Missing1 
TOTAL133100.0
231) During the past year, how often have people in your congregation . . . Expressed interest in and concern about your well-being? (Q75D) (CONGINTR)
TOTAL%
1) Very often3828.6
2) Fairly often4836.1
3) Once in a while4030.1
4) Never75.3
Missing1 
TOTAL133100.0
232) Do you agree or disagree with each of these statements? I have enthusiasm for my work. (Q76A) (ENTHUS)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree8563.9
2) Somewhat agree4030.1
3) Neutral or unsure53.8
4) Somewhat disagree32.3
Missing1 
TOTAL133100.0
233) Do you agree or disagree with each of these statements? This congregation is always ready to try something new. (Q76B) (TRYNEW)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree1410.6
2) Somewhat agree5843.9
3) Neutral or unsure2216.7
4) Somewhat disagree3123.5
5) Strongly disagree75.3
Missing2 
TOTAL132100.0
234) Do you agree or disagree with each of these statements? I could be just as happy in some other congregation, it wouldn't have to be this one. (Q76C) (HAPPYOTH)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree2317.4
2) Somewhat agree6347.7
3) Neutral or unsure2115.9
4) Somewhat disagree1813.6
5) Strongly disagree75.3
Missing2 
TOTAL132100.0
235) Do you agree or disagree with each of these statements? I feel drained in fulfilling my functions in this congregation. (Q76D) (DRAINED)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree53.8
2) Somewhat agree3728.0
3) Neutral or unsure1712.9
4) Somewhat disagree4534.1
5) Strongly disagree2821.2
Missing2 
TOTAL132100.0
236) Do you agree or disagree with each of these statements? I am less patient with people in this congregation than I used to be. (Q76E) (LESSPTNT)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree32.3
2) Somewhat agree1914.6
3) Neutral or unsure2418.5
4) Somewhat disagree3930.0
5) Strongly disagree4534.6
Missing4 
TOTAL130100.0
237) Do you agree or disagree with each of these statements? In general, there is a good match between this congregation and my leadership. (Q76F) (MTCHCONG)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree6146.2
2) Somewhat agree4836.4
3) Neutral or unsure1410.6
4) Somewhat disagree53.8
5) Strongly disagree43.0
Missing2 
TOTAL132100.0
238) Do you agree or disagree with each of these statements? In general, there is a good match between my leadership and other pastors here (if applicable). (Q76G) (MTCHOTHR)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree1735.4
2) Somewhat agree1735.4
3) Neutral or unsure918.8
4) Somewhat disagree36.3
5) Strongly disagree24.2
Missing86 
TOTAL48100.0
239) Do you agree or disagree with each of these statements? I feel negative or cynical about the people with whom I work. (Q76H) (FEELNEG)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree10.8
2) Somewhat agree86.1
3) Neutral or unsure107.6
4) Somewhat disagree3929.8
5) Strongly disagree7355.7
Missing3 
TOTAL131100.0
240) Do you agree or disagree with each of these statements? I find myself frustrated in my attempts to accomplish tasks that are important to me. (Q76I) (FRUSTRTD)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree32.3
2) Somewhat agree3426.0
3) Neutral or unsure1612.2
4) Somewhat disagree4735.9
5) Strongly disagree3123.7
Missing3 
TOTAL131100.0
241) Do you agree or disagree with each of these statements? Members of this congregation have a sense of excitement about the congregation's future. (Q76J) (MEMBEXCT)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree2619.8
2) Somewhat agree5441.2
3) Neutral or unsure2015.3
4) Somewhat disagree2216.8
5) Strongly disagree96.9
Missing3 
TOTAL131100.0
242) Do you agree or disagree with each of these statements? I have accomplished many worthwhile things in my ministry here. (Q76K) (ACCMPLSH)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree5440.9
2) Somewhat agree4534.1
3) Neutral or unsure2720.5
4) Somewhat disagree64.5
Missing2 
TOTAL132100.0
243) The following questions are about how you feel and how things have been with you during the past four weeks. For each question, please give the one answer that comes closest to the way you have been feeling. How much of the time during the past four weeks . . . Have you felt calm and peaceful? (Q77A) (FELTCALM)
TOTAL%
1) All of the time43.0
2) Most of the time7556.4
3) Some of the time3526.3
4) A little of the time1914.3
Missing1 
TOTAL133100.0
244) How much of the time during the past four weeks . . . Did you have a lot of energy? (Q77B) (LOTENRGY)
TOTAL%
1) All of the time86.0
2) Most of the time7455.6
3) Some of the time3929.3
4) A little of the time129.0
Missing1 
TOTAL133100.0
245) How much of the time during the past four weeks . . . Have you felt downhearted and depressed? (Q77C) (FELTDOWN)
TOTAL%
1) All of the time10.8
2) Most of the time64.5
3) Some of the time1612.0
4) A little of the time7354.9
5) None of the time3727.8
Missing1 
TOTAL133100.0
246) How much of the time during the past four weeks . . . Did you feel worn out? (Q77D) (FEELWORN)
TOTAL%
1) All of the time21.5
2) Most of the time96.8
3) Some of the time3828.6
4) A little of the time6649.6
5) None of the time1813.5
Missing1 
TOTAL133100.0
247) How much of the time during the past four weeks . . . Have you been happy? (Q77E) (BEENHPPY)
TOTAL%
1) All of the time1511.3
2) Most of the time8866.2
3) Some of the time2317.3
4) A little of the time64.5
5) None of the time10.8
Missing1 
TOTAL133100.0
248) How often do the following statements accurately describe you as a pastoral leader in this congregation? I see this congregation's potential to contribute to society. (Q78A) (POTENTLV)
TOTAL%
1) All of the time4130.8
2) Most of the time6951.9
3) Some of the time1914.3
4) A little of the time43.0
Missing1 
TOTAL133100.0
249) How often do the following statements accurately describe you as a pastoral leader in this congregation? I am in touch with what's happening here. (Q78B) (INTOUCH)
TOTAL%
1) All of the time1712.8
2) Most of the time9672.2
3) Some of the time1813.5
4) A little of the time21.5
Missing1 
TOTAL133100.0
250) How often do the following statements accurately describe you as a pastoral leader in this congregation? I sacrifice my own interests to meet needs of people here. (Q78C) (SACRIFCE)
TOTAL%
1) All of the time96.8
2) Most of the time4332.6
3) Some of the time6247.0
4) A little of the time1712.9
5) None of the time10.8
Missing2 
TOTAL132100.0
251) How often do the following statements accurately describe you as a pastoral leader in this congregation? I am good at convincing others to do things here. (Q78D) (PLCONVIN)
TOTAL%
1) All of the time43.1
2) Most of the time6146.6
3) Some of the time5340.5
4) A little of the time129.2
5) None of the time10.8
Missing3 
TOTAL131100.0
252) How often do the following statements accurately describe you as a pastoral leader in this congregation? I seem to know what is going to happen here. (Q78E) (KNWHAPPN)
TOTAL%
1) All of the time75.3
2) Most of the time8262.1
3) Some of the time3425.8
4) A little of the time96.8
Missing2 
TOTAL132100.0
253) How often do the following statements accurately describe you as a pastoral leader in this congregation? I am talented at helping others heal emotionally. (Q78F) (HELPHEAL)
TOTAL%
1) All of the time1410.5
2) Most of the time6347.4
3) Some of the time4634.6
4) A little of the time96.8
5) None of the time10.8
Missing1 
TOTAL133100.0
254) How often do the following statements accurately describe you as a pastoral leader in this congregation? I put the congregation's best interests ahead of my own. (Q78G) (BESTINTR)
TOTAL%
1) All of the time2015.2
2) Most of the time5541.7
3) Some of the time4634.8
4) A little of the time118.3
Missing2 
TOTAL132100.0
255) How often do the following statements accurately describe you as a pastoral leader in this congregation? I am gifted when it comes to persuading others. (Q78H) (PERSUADE)
TOTAL%
1) All of the time53.8
2) Most of the time5743.5
3) Some of the time5441.2
4) A little of the time1410.7
5) None of the time10.8
Missing3 
TOTAL131100.0
256) How often do the following statements accurately describe you as a pastoral leader in this congregation? I am good at helping others with their emotional issues. (Q78I) (HELPEMOT)
TOTAL%
1) All of the time1511.4
2) Most of the time6448.5
3) Some of the time4433.3
4) A little of the time96.8
Missing2 
TOTAL132100.0
257) How often do the following statements accurately describe you as a pastoral leader in this congregation? I believe this congregation needs to function as a community. (Q78J) (FUNCCOMM)
TOTAL%
1) All of the time7658.0
2) Most of the time4030.5
3) Some of the time139.9
4) A little of the time21.5
Missing3 
TOTAL131100.0
258) How often do the following statements accurately describe you? I help people here to think about old problems in new ways. (Q79A) (THINKNEW)
TOTAL%
1) All of the time75.3
2) Most of the time6851.1
3) Some of the time5440.6
4) A little of the time32.3
5) None of the time10.8
Missing1 
TOTAL133100.0
259) How often do the following statements accurately describe you? I tend to allow people here to do pretty much what they want. (Q79B) (ALLOWDO)
TOTAL%
1) All of the time10.8
2) Most of the time2921.8
3) Some of the time6548.9
4) A little of the time3526.3
5) None of the time32.3
Missing1 
TOTAL133100.0
260) How often do the following statements accurately describe you? I help people here learn and grow as individuals. (Q79C) (HELPLRN)
TOTAL%
1) All of the time2619.5
2) Most of the time9067.7
3) Some of the time1612.0
4) A little of the time10.8
Missing1 
TOTAL133100.0
261) How often do the following statements accurately describe you? People have complete faith in me as their leader here. (Q79D) (COMPLFTH)
TOTAL%
1) All of the time1410.6
2) Most of the time9370.5
3) Some of the time2015.2
4) A little of the time53.8
Missing2 
TOTAL132100.0
262) How often do the following statements accurately describe you? I provide appealing ideas about what we can do here. (Q79E) (PROVIDE)
TOTAL%
1) All of the time107.5
2) Most of the time8664.7
3) Some of the time3425.6
4) A little of the time32.3
Missing1 
TOTAL133100.0
263) How often do the following statements accurately describe you? I encourage people here to think in new ways about puzzling things. (Q79F) (PUZZLNG)
TOTAL%
1) All of the time2015.2
2) Most of the time7254.5
3) Some of the time3728.0
4) A little of the time32.3
Missing2 
TOTAL132100.0
264) How often do the following statements accurately describe you? As long as things are working here, I don't try to change things. (Q79G) (NOCHANGE)
TOTAL%
1) All of the time43.0
2) Most of the time3526.5
3) Some of the time5743.2
4) A little of the time3022.7
5) None of the time64.5
Missing2 
TOTAL132100.0
265) How often do the following statements accurately describe you? I make people here feel good to be around me. (Q79H) (MAKEFEEL)
TOTAL%
1) All of the time2015.2
2) Most of the time8564.4
3) Some of the time2619.7
4) A little of the time10.8
Missing2 
TOTAL132100.0
266) How often do the following statements accurately describe you? I help others find meaning in their involvement here. (Q79I) (HELPFIND)
TOTAL%
1) All of the time2115.8
2) Most of the time8966.9
3) Some of the time2317.3
Missing1 
TOTAL133100.0
267) How often do the following statements accurately describe you? I give personal attention to those who seem less involved here. (Q79J) (PRSNLATT)
TOTAL%
1) All of the time139.8
2) Most of the time3929.3
3) Some of the time6448.1
4) A little of the time1712.8
Missing1 
TOTAL133100.0
268) In the past year, how often have you . . . Used the Internet? (Q80A) (USEDNET)
TOTAL%
1) Daily12090.2
2) At least weekly118.3
4) Never21.5
Missing1 
TOTAL133100.0
269) In the past year, how often have you . . . Sent or received emails? (Q80B) (EMAIL)
TOTAL%
1) Daily12294.6
2) At least weekly53.9
4) Never21.6
Missing5 
TOTAL129100.0
270) In the past year, how often have you . . . Used the Internet for religious or spiritual purposes (including sermon preparation)? (Q80C) (NETRELIG)
TOTAL%
1) Daily7455.6
2) At least weekly4936.8
3) Less often86.0
4) Never21.5
Missing1 
TOTAL133100.0
271) In the past year, how often have you . . . Sent email to individual worshipers here? (Q80D) (SNTEMAIL)
TOTAL%
1) Daily5138.6
2) At least weekly5642.4
3) Less often2015.2
4) Never53.8
Missing2 
TOTAL132100.0
272) In the past year, how often have you . . . Received email from a worshiper here? (Q80E) (RECEMAIL)
TOTAL%
1) Daily4937.4
2) At least weekly6045.8
3) Less often1813.7
4) Never43.1
Missing3 
TOTAL131100.0
273) In the past year, how often have you . . . Participated in a listserv or online group related to this congregation? (Q80F) (LISTSERV)
TOTAL%
1) Daily1511.3
2) At least weekly139.8
3) Less often3224.1
4) Never7354.9
Missing1 
TOTAL133100.0
274) In the past year, how often have you . . . Conducted any congregational business by email? (Q80G) (BIZEMAIL)
TOTAL%
1) Daily2821.1
2) At least weekly5239.1
3) Less often4030.1
4) Never139.8
Missing1 
TOTAL133100.0
275) In the past year, how often have you . . . Used email to plan an event for this congregation? (Q80H) (EMAILPLN)
TOTAL%
1) Daily1712.8
2) At least weekly3526.3
3) Less often5138.3
4) Never3022.6
Missing1 
TOTAL133100.0
276) In the past year, how often have you . . . Forwarded an email with spiritual or religious content to a member here? (Q80I) (FRWRDEML)
TOTAL%
1) Daily2115.8
2) At least weekly3224.1
3) Less often6246.6
4) Never1813.5
Missing1 
TOTAL133100.0
277) In the past year, how often have you . . . Maintained a blog related to your ministry? (Q80J) (BLOG)
TOTAL%
1) Daily64.5
2) At least weekly107.5
3) Less often96.8
4) Never10881.2
Missing1 
TOTAL133100.0
278) How long does it usually take you to get to the congregation where you serve? (Q82) (COMMUTE)
TOTAL%
1) 1-5 minutes7153.4
2) 6-10 minutes2418.0
3) 11-15 minutes118.3
4) 16-20 minutes129.0
5) 21-30 minutes86.0
6) More than 30 minutes75.3
Missing1 
TOTAL133100.0
279) (Gender) Are you: (Q83) (GENDER)
TOTAL%
1) Male9068.2
2) Female4231.8
Missing2 
TOTAL132100.0
280) What is your race or origin? (Check all that apply.) Asian or Pacific Islander. (Q84A) (RACASIAN)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked13298.5
1) Checked21.5
TOTAL134100.0
281) What is your race or origin? (Check all that apply.) Black or African American. (Q84B) (RACBLACK)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked12694.0
1) Checked86.0
TOTAL134100.0
282) What is your race or origin? (Check all that apply.) Hispanic, Latino, or Spanish origin. (Q84C) (RACHISP)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked134100.0
TOTAL134100.0
283) What is your race or origin? (Check all that apply.) Indian (American) or Alaska Native. (Q84D) (RACINDN)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked13197.8
1) Checked32.2
TOTAL134100.0
284) What is your race or origin? (Check all that apply.) White or Caucasian. (Q84E) (RACWHT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked129.0
1) Checked12291.0
TOTAL134100.0
285) What is your race or origin? (Check all that apply.) Some other race. (Q84F) (RACOTHR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked134100.0
TOTAL134100.0
286) Would you describe yourself as Hispanic or Latino/a? (Q85) (HISPANIC)
TOTAL%
2) No132100.0
Missing2 
TOTAL132100.0
287) In what year were you born? (Q86) (YEARBORN)
TOTAL%
1929) 21.5
1930) 10.8
1932) 21.5
1934) 10.8
1935) 10.8
1942) 21.5
1943) 10.8
1944) 43.0
1945) 53.8
1946) 43.0
1947) 32.3
1948) 43.0
1949) 32.3
1950) 86.1
1951) 64.5
1952) 1511.4
1953) 53.8
1954) 53.8
1955) 64.5
1956) 53.8
1957) 53.8
1959) 64.5
1960) 32.3
1961) 21.5
1962) 32.3
1963) 10.8
1964) 32.3
1965) 21.5
1968) 10.8
1969) 43.0
1970) 21.5
1971) 21.5
1973) 21.5
1974) 21.5
1975) 10.8
1976) 21.5
1979) 32.3
1980) 10.8
1981) 21.5
1982) 21.5
Missing2 
TOTAL132100.0
288) Which of the following best describes your current marital status? (Q87) (MARITAL)
TOTAL%
1) Never married107.6
2) In first marriage8362.9
3) Divorced or separated32.3
4) Widowed43.0
5) Remarried after death of spouse64.5
6) Remarried after divorce2619.7
Missing2 
TOTAL132100.0
289) If currently married or in a committed relationship, what is your spouse or partner's employment status? Employed or self-employed full-time. (Q88A) (SPEMFULL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked7959.0
1) Checked5541.0
TOTAL134100.0
290) If currently married or in a committed relationship, what is your spouse or partner's employment status? Employed or self-employed part-time. (Q88B) (SPEMPLYD)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked11485.1
1) Checked2014.9
TOTAL134100.0
291) If currently married or in a committed relationship, what is your spouse or partner's employment status? Student. (Q88C) (SPSTDNT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked13197.8
1) Checked32.2
TOTAL134100.0
292) If currently married or in a committed relationship, what is your spouse or partner's employment status? Homemaker. (Q88D) (SPHOME)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked11585.8
1) Checked1914.2
TOTAL134100.0
293) If currently married or in a committed relationship, what is your spouse or partner's employment status? Retired. (Q88E) (SPRETIRE)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked12291.0
1) Checked129.0
TOTAL134100.0
294) If currently married or in a committed relationship, what is your spouse or partner's employment status? Other. (Q88F) (SPOTHER)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked13097.0
1) Checked43.0
TOTAL134100.0
295) If currently married or in a committed relationship, what is your spouse or partner's employment status? Unemployed. (Q88G) (SPUNEMP)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked11399.1
1) Checked10.9
Missing20 
TOTAL114100.0
296) If currently married or in a committed relationship, what is your spouse or partner's employment status? Disabled. (Q88H) (SPDISABL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked11197.4
1) Checked32.6
Missing20 
TOTAL114100.0
297) Is your spouse or partner an ordained minister? (Q89) (SPMNSTR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, and serves in this congregation10.9
2) Yes, but serves elsewhere119.5
3) No10086.2
4) No, but he/she is a lay minister or pastoral leader43.4
Missing18 
TOTAL116100.0
298) How many people in your household (including you) are: Less than 6 years old? (Q90A) (HSHLD6)
TOTAL%
0) 5680.0
1) 710.0
2) 34.3
3) 34.3
4) 11.4
Missing64 
TOTAL70100.0
299) How many people in your household (including you) are: 6 to 12 years old? (Q90B) (HSHLD12)
TOTAL%
0) 5476.1
1) 811.3
2) 912.7
Missing63 
TOTAL71100.0
300) How many people in your household (including you) are: 13 to 18 years old? (Q90C) (HSHLD18)
TOTAL%
0) 4972.1
1) 1217.6
2) 57.4
3) 11.5
4) 11.5
Missing66 
TOTAL68100.0
301) How many people in your household (including you) are: 19 to 24 years old? (Q90D) (HSHLD24)
TOTAL%
0) 5373.6
1) 1115.3
2) 811.1
Missing62 
TOTAL72100.0
302) How many people in your household (including you) are: 25 years or older? (Q90E) (HSHLD25)
TOTAL%
1) 1310.0
2) 10177.7
3) 1511.5
4) 10.8
Missing4 
TOTAL130100.0
303) How many people in your household (including you) participate in this congregation? Less than 6 years old. (Q91A) (HSCNG6)
TOTAL%
0) 5480.6
1) 69.0
2) 34.5
3) 34.5
4) 11.5
Missing67 
TOTAL67100.0
304) How many people in your household (including you) participate in this congregation? 6 to 12 years old. (Q91B) (HSCNG12)
TOTAL%
0) 5277.6
1) 69.0
2) 913.4
Missing67 
TOTAL67100.0
305) How many people in your household (including you) participate in this congregation? 13 to 18 years old. (Q91C) (HSCNG18)
TOTAL%
0) 5074.6
1) 1217.9
2) 34.5
3) 11.5
4) 11.5
Missing67 
TOTAL67100.0
306) How many people in your household (including you) participate in this congregation? 19 to 24 years old. (Q91D) (HSCNG24)
TOTAL%
0) 5377.9
1) 1116.2
2) 45.9
Missing66 
TOTAL68100.0
307) How many people in your household (including you) participate in this congregation? 25 years or older. (Q91E) (HSCNG25)
TOTAL%
1) 3224.4
2) 9572.5
3) 43.1
Missing3 
TOTAL131100.0
308) How many children of any age do you have, whether they live at home or elsewhere? Please write the number. (Q92) (CHILDREN)
TOTAL%
0) 1712.8
1) 1410.5
2) 4030.1
3) 3727.8
4) 1712.8
5) 64.5
6) 21.5
Missing1 
TOTAL133100.0
309) How many of your children of any age live at home with you? Please write the number. (Q93) (CHLDHOME)
TOTAL%
0) 7355.7
1) 2821.4
2) 1813.7
3) 96.9
4) 21.5
6) 10.8
Missing3 
TOTAL131100.0
310) What is the highest educational level you have completed apart from your theological education? (Q94) (EDUC)
TOTAL%
4) Completed high school43.0
5) Trade certificate21.5
6) Associate degree75.3
7) Bachelor's degree from a university or college6851.1
8) Master's, doctorate, or other graduate degree5239.1
Missing1 
TOTAL133100.0
311) Where were you born? (Q95) (WHEREBRN)
TOTAL%
1) In the United States12795.5
2) In another English-speaking country10.8
3) In a non-English speaking country53.8
Missing1 
TOTAL133100.0
312) Where were your parents born? (Q96) (PARBORN)
TOTAL%
1) Both born in United States12694.7
2) Only father born in the United States21.5
3) Only mother born in the United States21.5
4) Both father and mother born in another country32.3
Missing1 
TOTAL133100.0
313) Where did you live when you were 5 years old? (Q97) (LIVEFIVE)
TOTAL%
1) In the United States13097.7
2) In another country32.3
Missing1 
TOTAL133100.0
314) When you were 5 years old, was English your primary language? (Q98) (ENGLISH5)
TOTAL%
1) Yes13097.7
2) No32.3
Missing1 
TOTAL133100.0
315) Job #1: Job description. (Q100A1) (JB1DESCR)
TOTAL%
1) Secular work21.9
2) Solo pastor4744.8
3) Senior pastor43.8
4) Co-pastor32.9
5) Solo pastor serving more than one congregation2221.0
6) Associate/assistant pastor2019.0
7) Interim pastor32.9
10) Chaplain11.0
11) Other ministry32.9
Missing29 
TOTAL105100.0
316) Job #1: Month job began. (Q100A2A) (JB1MNBEG)
TOTAL%
1) 65.9
2) 22.0
3) 22.0
4) 11.0
5) 54.9
6) 3130.4
7) 3736.3
8) 98.8
9) 43.9
10) 54.9
Missing32 
TOTAL102100.0
317) Job #1: Year job began. (Q100A2B) (JB1YRBEG)
TOTAL%
1954) 21.9
1957) 11.0
1962) 11.0
1964) 11.0
1969) 11.0
1970) 11.0
1972) 11.0
1973) 21.9
1974) 11.0
1975) 54.9
1976) 32.9
1977) 32.9
1978) 11.0
1979) 21.9
1980) 32.9
1981) 32.9
1983) 32.9
1984) 32.9
1985) 32.9
1986) 43.9
1987) 21.9
1988) 32.9
1990) 32.9
1991) 32.9
1992) 11.0
1993) 11.0
1994) 32.9
1995) 21.9
1996) 43.9
1997) 87.8
1999) 54.9
2000) 65.8
2001) 32.9
2002) 11.0
2003) 65.8
2004) 43.9
2005) 43.9
Missing31 
TOTAL103100.0
318) Job #1: Month job ended. (Q100A3A) (JB1MNEND)
TOTAL%
4) 422.0
5) 5109.9
6) 66564.4
7) 71312.9
8) 822.0
9) 911.0
10) 1011.0
11) 1122.0
12) 1233.0
98) Current position22.0
Missing33 
TOTAL101100.0
319) Job #1: Year job ended. (Q100A3B) (JB1YREND)
TOTAL%
1960) 196022.0
1962) 196211.0
1966) 196611.0
1967) 196711.0
1971) 197111.0
1972) 197211.0
1974) 197411.0
1975) 197511.0
1976) 197622.0
1977) 197732.9
1978) 197811.0
1979) 197932.9
1980) 198011.0
1981) 198143.9
1982) 198232.9
1983) 198332.9
1984) 198422.0
1985) 198511.0
1987) 198732.9
1988) 198843.9
1989) 198965.9
1990) 199011.0
1992) 199211.0
1993) 199332.9
1994) 199411.0
1995) 199511.0
1996) 199622.0
1997) 199711.0
1998) 199832.9
1999) 199954.9
2000) 200054.9
2001) 200132.9
2002) 200222.0
2003) 200365.9
2004) 200432.9
2005) 200522.0
2006) 200687.8
2007) 200743.9
2008) 200843.9
9998) Current position22.0
Missing32 
TOTAL102100.0
320) Job #1: Average paid hours worked per week. (Q100A4) (JB1PDHRS)
TOTAL%
1) 111.1
6) 611.1
10) 1044.5
15) 1522.3
18) 1811.1
20) 201921.6
30) 3078.0
40) 404247.7
41) 4122.3
47) 4711.1
48) 4822.3
50) 5033.4
60) 6011.1
65) 6511.1
999) Salaried11.1
Missing46 
TOTAL88100.0
321) Job #1: Average actual hours worked per week. (Q100A5) (JB1ACTHR)
TOTAL%
1) 11.0
8) 11.0
17) 11.0
20) 88.2
25) 66.2
30) 66.2
35) 33.1
37) 22.1
40) 1616.5
42) 11.0
45) 88.2
47) 11.0
48) 33.1
50) 2424.7
51) 11.0
52) 11.0
55) 33.1
58) 11.0
60) 66.2
61) 11.0
65) 22.1
81) 11.0
Missing37 
TOTAL97100.0
322) Job #1: Average worship attendance. (Q100A6) (JB1WORAT)
TOTAL%
6) 11.2
10) 33.5
25) 22.3
30) 89.3
35) 11.2
40) 67.0
45) 44.7
50) 78.1
55) 11.2
60) 67.0
65) 11.2
70) 22.3
72) 11.2
75) 55.8
80) 55.8
90) 44.7
95) 11.2
100) 44.7
120) 44.7
125) 11.2
135) 11.2
150) 11.2
155) 11.2
250) 33.5
300) 33.5
315) 11.2
350) 33.5
375) 11.2
400) 11.2
600) 11.2
800) 11.2
960) 11.2
2200) 11.2
Missing48 
TOTAL86100.0
323) Job #1: Job overlap. (Q100A7) (JB1OVRLP)
TOTAL%
0) No overlap9494.0
1) Secular-ministry bivocation11.0
2) Ministry-ministry overlap55.0
Missing34 
TOTAL100100.0
324) Job #1: Community. (Q100A8) (JB1COMM)
TOTAL%
1) Rural area5553.4
2) Town or small city (Under 250,000)3029.1
3) Suburb of a large metro area87.8
4) Large metro area (250,000 or more)109.7
Missing31 
TOTAL103100.0
325) Job #2: Job Description. (Q100B1) (JB2DESCR)
TOTAL%
1) Secular work22.7
2) Solo pastor3445.3
3) Senior pastor11.3
4) Co-pastor22.7
5) Solo pastor serving more than one congregation1418.7
6) Associate/assistant pastor1317.3
7) Interim pastor11.3
8) Regional staff11.3
10) Chaplain45.3
11) Other ministry34.0
Missing59 
TOTAL75100.0
326) Job #2: Month job began. (Q100B2A) (JB2MNBEG)
TOTAL%
1) 22.7
4) 22.7
5) 11.4
6) 2534.2
7) 3649.3
8) 11.4
9) 11.4
10) 22.7
11) 22.7
12) 11.4
Missing61 
TOTAL73100.0
327) Job #2: Year job began. (Q100B2B) (JB2YRBEG)
TOTAL%
1960) 22.7
1962) 11.4
1966) 11.4
1968) 11.4
1971) 11.4
1972) 11.4
1974) 11.4
1975) 11.4
1976) 22.7
1977) 34.1
1978) 11.4
1979) 45.4
1980) 11.4
1981) 45.4
1982) 34.1
1983) 34.1
1984) 22.7
1985) 11.4
1987) 34.1
1988) 45.4
1989) 68.1
1990) 11.4
1992) 11.4
1993) 34.1
1995) 11.4
1996) 22.7
1997) 11.4
1998) 56.8
1999) 22.7
2000) 34.1
2001) 34.1
2003) 22.7
2004) 22.7
2005) 11.4
2007) 11.4
Missing60 
TOTAL74100.0
328) Job #2: Month job ended. (Q100B3A) (JB2MNEND)
TOTAL%
1) 22.8
2) 11.4
5) 56.9
6) 4866.7
7) 68.3
8) 45.6
9) 11.4
10) 11.4
11) 34.2
12) 11.4
Missing62 
TOTAL72100.0
329) Job #2: Year job ended. (Q100B3B) (JB2YREND)
TOTAL%
1965) 11.4
1968) 22.7
1969) 11.4
1973) 11.4
1977) 11.4
1978) 11.4
1979) 34.1
1980) 11.4
1981) 11.4
1982) 11.4
1983) 11.4
1984) 45.5
1985) 45.5
1986) 34.1
1987) 11.4
1988) 34.1
1989) 11.4
1990) 22.7
1991) 45.5
1992) 34.1
1993) 34.1
1994) 11.4
1995) 11.4
1996) 22.7
1998) 22.7
1999) 56.8
2000) 11.4
2001) 11.4
2002) 22.7
2003) 22.7
2004) 22.7
2005) 45.5
2006) 22.7
2007) 22.7
2008) 45.5
Missing61 
TOTAL73100.0
330) Job #2: Average paid hours worked per week. (Q100B4) (JB2PDHRS)
TOTAL%
0) 011.6
2) 211.6
10) 1023.2
15) 1511.6
20) 2058.1
40) 403962.9
41) 4123.2
48) 4823.2
50) 5034.8
52) 5211.6
60) 6034.8
65) 6511.6
999) Salaried11.6
Missing72 
TOTAL62100.0
331) Job #2: Average actual worked hours per week. (Q100B5) (JB2ACTHR)
TOTAL%
2) 11.5
5) 11.5
15) 22.9
18) 11.5
20) 11.5
25) 11.5
35) 11.5
40) 68.8
41) 11.5
42) 22.9
43) 22.9
44) 11.5
45) 57.4
48) 22.9
50) 1522.1
51) 34.4
52) 11.5
53) 11.5
54) 11.5
60) 1522.1
61) 11.5
70) 22.9
72) 11.5
80) 11.5
Missing66 
TOTAL68100.0
332) Job #2: Average worship attendance. (Q100B6) (JB2WORAT)
TOTAL%
10) 11.7
12) 11.7
20) 11.7
35) 11.7
40) 35.2
45) 11.7
50) 23.4
60) 46.9
65) 11.7
67) 11.7
69) 11.7
70) 11.7
72) 11.7
75) 23.4
80) 11.7
85) 23.4
90) 23.4
100) 23.4
105) 11.7
108) 11.7
110) 23.4
115) 11.7
120) 58.6
125) 11.7
128) 11.7
140) 11.7
141) 11.7
150) 11.7
200) 11.7
210) 11.7
225) 11.7
230) 11.7
300) 11.7
345) 11.7
350) 11.7
365) 11.7
400) 11.7
500) 11.7
550) 11.7
630) 11.7
900) 11.7
1500) 11.7
1700) 11.7
Missing76 
TOTAL58100.0
333) Job #2: Job overlap. (Q100B7) (JB2OVRLP)
TOTAL%
0) No overlap6690.4
1) Secular-ministry bivocation11.4
2) Ministry-ministry overlap68.2
Missing61 
TOTAL73100.0
334) Job #2: Community. (Q100B8) (JB2COMM)
TOTAL%
1) Rural area2635.1
2) Town or small city (Under 250,000)2939.2
3) Suburb of a large metro area1013.5
4) Large metro area (250,000 or more)912.2
Missing60 
TOTAL74100.0
335) Job #3: Job description. (Q100C1) (JB3DESCR)
TOTAL%
1) Secular work47.1
2) Solo pastor2951.8
3) Senior pastor47.1
4) Co-pastor11.8
5) Solo pastor serving multiple congregations712.5
6) Associate/assistant pastor712.5
10) Chaplain11.8
11) Other ministry35.4
Missing78 
TOTAL56100.0
336) Job #3: Month job began. (Q100C2A) (JB3MNBEG)
TOTAL%
1) 23.8
2) 23.8
6) 2037.7
7) 2547.2
11) 47.5
Missing81 
TOTAL53100.0
337) Job #3: Year job began. (Q100C2B) (JB3YRBEG)
TOTAL%
1965) 11.9
1968) 23.7
1969) 11.9
1973) 11.9
1977) 11.9
1978) 11.9
1979) 35.6
1980) 11.9
1981) 23.7
1983) 23.7
1984) 59.3
1985) 35.6
1986) 35.6
1987) 11.9
1988) 23.7
1989) 23.7
1990) 23.7
1991) 47.4
1992) 23.7
1993) 47.4
1994) 11.9
1995) 11.9
1996) 11.9
1998) 47.4
1999) 23.7
2000) 11.9
2001) 11.9
Missing80 
TOTAL54100.0
338) Job #3: Month job ended. (Q100C3A) (JB3MNEND)
TOTAL%
3) 11.9
5) 23.8
6) 3771.2
7) 59.6
8) 11.9
9) 11.9
11) 47.7
12) 11.9
Missing82 
TOTAL52100.0
339) Job #3: Year job ended. (Q100C3B) (JB3YREND)
TOTAL%
1969) 11.9
1972) 11.9
1978) 23.8
1979) 23.8
1982) 11.9
1983) 11.9
1985) 23.8
1986) 11.9
1987) 59.4
1988) 11.9
1989) 11.9
1990) 11.9
1991) 47.5
1992) 11.9
1994) 59.4
1995) 23.8
1996) 23.8
1997) 47.5
1998) 611.3
1999) 47.5
2000) 23.8
2002) 11.9
2004) 11.9
2005) 11.9
2006) 11.9
Missing81 
TOTAL53100.0
340) Job #3: Average paid hours worked per week. (Q100C4) (JB3PDHRS)
TOTAL%
10) 10511.6
15) 1524.7
20) 2012.3
30) 3012.3
40) 402455.8
41) 4124.7
48) 4812.3
50) 5024.7
55) 5512.3
60) 6037.0
999) Salaried12.3
Missing91 
TOTAL43100.0
341) Job #3: Average actual hours worked per week. (Q100C5) (JB3ACTHR)
TOTAL%
12) 12.1
15) 24.2
25) 36.3
30) 12.1
35) 12.1
40) 36.3
45) 612.5
46) 12.1
48) 12.1
50) 714.6
51) 12.1
55) 36.3
60) 1122.9
61) 24.2
70) 12.1
71) 12.1
72) 12.1
80) 24.2
Missing86 
TOTAL48100.0
342) Job #3: Average worship attendance. (Q100C6) (JB3WORAT)
TOTAL%
40) 12.6
50) 12.6
60) 12.6
65) 12.6
75) 25.1
80) 25.1
90) 37.7
95) 12.6
100) 37.7
102) 12.6
110) 25.1
115) 12.6
120) 410.3
125) 12.6
135) 25.1
150) 25.1
163) 12.6
165) 12.6
175) 12.6
200) 12.6
210) 12.6
240) 12.6
260) 12.6
300) 12.6
410) 12.6
500) 12.6
730) 12.6
Missing95 
TOTAL39100.0
343) Job #3: Job overlap. (Q100C7) (JB3OVRLP)
TOTAL%
0) No overlap4788.7
2) Ministry-ministry overlap611.3
Missing81 
TOTAL53100.0
344) Job #3: Community. (Q100C8) (JB3COMM)
TOTAL%
1) Rural area1222.6
2) Town or small city (Under 250,000)2852.8
3) Suburb of a large metro area815.1
4) Large metro area (250,000 or more)59.4
Missing81 
TOTAL53100.0
345) Job #4: Job description. (Q100D1) (JB4DESCR)
TOTAL%
1) Secular work12.0
2) Solo pastor2854.9
3) Senior pastor611.8
4) Co-pastor35.9
5) Solo pastor serving multiple congregations713.7
7) Interim pastor23.9
8) Regional staff23.9
11) Other ministry23.9
Missing83 
TOTAL51100.0
346) Job #4: Month job began. (Q100D2A) (JB4MNBEG)
TOTAL%
1) 12.1
6) 1837.5
7) 2245.8
8) 12.1
9) 12.1
10) 12.1
11) 12.1
12) 36.3
Missing86 
TOTAL48100.0
347) Job #4: Year job began. (Q100D2B) (JB4YRBEG)
TOTAL%
1969) 12.0
1972) 12.0
1978) 24.1
1979) 24.1
1982) 12.0
1983) 12.0
1985) 24.1
1986) 12.0
1987) 510.2
1989) 24.1
1990) 12.0
1991) 36.1
1992) 12.0
1993) 24.1
1994) 48.2
1995) 12.0
1996) 24.1
1997) 48.2
1998) 510.2
1999) 48.2
2000) 36.1
2004) 12.0
Missing85 
TOTAL49100.0
348) Job #4: Month job ended. (Q100D3A) (JB4MNEND)
TOTAL%
3) 12.1
5) 24.2
6) 3879.2
7) 510.4
9) 12.1
11) 12.1
Missing86 
TOTAL48100.0
349) Job #4: Year job ended. (Q100D3B) (JB4YREND)
TOTAL%
1971) 12.0
1978) 12.0
1981) 12.0
1982) 12.0
1983) 24.1
1984) 24.1
1987) 24.1
1988) 12.0
1990) 48.2
1994) 12.0
1995) 48.2
1996) 12.0
1997) 24.1
1998) 510.2
1999) 12.0
2001) 48.2
2002) 24.1
2003) 612.2
2004) 24.1
2005) 24.1
2006) 24.1
2007) 12.0
2008) 12.0
Missing85 
TOTAL49100.0
350) Job #4: Average paid hours worked per week. (Q100D4) (JB4PDHRS)
TOTAL%
20) 2012.6
40) 402564.1
41) 4125.1
45) 4537.7
48) 4812.6
50) 5037.7
55) 5525.1
60) 6012.6
999) Salaried12.6
Missing95 
TOTAL39100.0
351) Job #4: Average actual hours worked per week. (Q100D5) (JB4ACTHR)
TOTAL%
25) 12.3
30) 12.3
40) 49.1
45) 49.1
48) 24.5
50) 36.8
51) 36.8
52) 12.3
55) 511.4
60) 1329.5
65) 12.3
70) 24.5
75) 12.3
80) 24.5
81) 12.3
Missing90 
TOTAL44100.0
352) Job #4: Average worship attendance. (Q100D6) (JB4WORAT)
TOTAL%
30) 25.4
40) 12.7
45) 38.1
50) 12.7
65) 12.7
75) 38.1
80) 12.7
85) 12.7
89) 12.7
90) 410.8
95) 12.7
100) 12.7
110) 12.7
120) 12.7
125) 12.7
135) 12.7
140) 12.7
150) 12.7
153) 12.7
200) 25.4
250) 12.7
291) 12.7
300) 25.4
315) 12.7
320) 12.7
325) 12.7
350) 12.7
Missing97 
TOTAL37100.0
353) Job #4: Job overlap. (Q100D7) (JB4OVRLP)
TOTAL%
0) No overlap4489.8
2) Ministry-ministry overlap510.2
Missing85 
TOTAL49100.0
354) Job #4: Community. (Q100D8) (JB4COMM)
TOTAL%
1) Rural area1428.0
2) Town or small city (Under 250,000)2244.0
3) Suburb of a large metro area714.0
4) Large metro area (250,000 or more)714.0
Missing84 
TOTAL50100.0
355) Job #5: Job description. (Q100E1) (JB5DESCR)
TOTAL%
1) Secular work12.6
2) Solo pastor1847.4
3) Senior pastor1128.9
4) Co-pastor12.6
5) Solo pastor serving multiple congregations37.9
6) Associate/assistant pastor12.6
8) Regional staff12.6
10) Chaplain12.6
11) Other ministry12.6
Missing96 
TOTAL38100.0
356) Job #5: Month job began. (Q100E2A) (JB5MNBEG)
TOTAL%
4) 12.7
6) 1745.9
7) 1745.9
9) 12.7
12) 12.7
Missing97 
TOTAL37100.0
357) Job #5: Year job began. (Q100E2B) (JB5YRBEG)
TOTAL%
1971) 12.7
1978) 12.7
1981) 12.7
1983) 38.1
1984) 38.1
1987) 25.4
1988) 12.7
1990) 410.8
1995) 38.1
1996) 12.7
1997) 12.7
1998) 410.8
1999) 410.8
2001) 38.1
2002) 25.4
2003) 38.1
Missing97 
TOTAL37100.0
358) Job #5: Month Job Ended. (Q100E3A) (JB5MNEND)
TOTAL%
3) 12.8
4) 12.8
5) 38.3
6) 2466.7
7) 513.9
9) 12.8
11) 12.8
Missing98 
TOTAL36100.0
359) Job #5: Year Job Ended. (Q100E3B) (JB5YREND)
TOTAL%
1979) 12.8
1983) 12.8
1985) 12.8
1986) 12.8
1991) 25.6
1992) 12.8
1993) 25.6
1994) 25.6
1995) 38.3
1997) 12.8
1998) 12.8
1999) 25.6
2001) 38.3
2002) 25.6
2004) 25.6
2005) 25.6
2006) 411.1
2007) 38.3
2008) 25.6
Missing98 
TOTAL36100.0
360) Job #5: Average paid hours worked per week. (Q100E4) (JB5PDHRS)
TOTAL%
15) 15416.0
40) 401456.0
41) 4114.0
50) 50312.0
51) 5114.0
70) 7014.0
999) Salaried14.0
Missing109 
TOTAL25100.0
361) Job #5: Average actual hours worked per week. (Q100E5) (JB5ACTHR)
TOTAL%
14) 13.3
20) 310.0
40) 26.7
48) 13.3
50) 620.0
51) 26.7
55) 13.3
58) 13.3
60) 1033.3
65) 13.3
70) 13.3
81) 13.3
Missing104 
TOTAL30100.0
362) Job #5: Average worship attendance. (Q100E6) (JB5WORAT)
TOTAL%
20) 28.0
22) 14.0
60) 14.0
65) 28.0
68) 14.0
70) 14.0
80) 28.0
87) 14.0
89) 14.0
108) 14.0
115) 14.0
130) 14.0
150) 28.0
180) 14.0
200) 312.0
300) 14.0
400) 14.0
675) 14.0
750) 14.0
Missing109 
TOTAL25100.0
363) Job #5: Job overlap. (Q100E7) (JB5OVRLP)
TOTAL%
0) No overlap3288.9
1) Secular-ministry bivocation12.8
2) Ministry-ministry overlap38.3
Missing98 
TOTAL36100.0
364) Job #5: Community. (Q100E8) (JB5COMM)
TOTAL%
1) Rural area513.2
2) Town or small city (Under 250,000)2155.3
3) Suburb of a large metro area615.8
4) Large metro area (250,000 or more)615.8
Missing96 
TOTAL38100.0
365) Job #6: Job description. (Q100F1) (JB6DESCR)
TOTAL%
1) Secular work312.5
2) Solo pastor1041.7
3) Senior pastor416.7
4) Co-pastor14.2
5) Solo pastor serving multiple congregations416.7
6) Associate/assistant pastor14.2
11) Other ministry14.2
Missing110 
TOTAL24100.0
366) Job #6: Month job began. (Q100F2A) (JB6MNBEG)
TOTAL%
4) 28.3
6) 833.3
7) 1354.2
11) 14.2
Missing110 
TOTAL24100.0
367) Job #6: Year job began. (Q100F2B) (JB6YRBEG)
TOTAL%
1979) 14.2
1983) 14.2
1985) 14.2
1986) 14.2
1991) 312.5
1992) 14.2
1993) 14.2
1994) 28.3
1995) 14.2
1997) 14.2
1998) 28.3
1999) 14.2
2001) 312.5
2004) 14.2
2005) 14.2
2006) 28.3
2007) 14.2
Missing110 
TOTAL24100.0
368) Job #6: Month job ended. (Q100F3A) (JB6MNEND)
TOTAL%
4) 28.7
5) 14.3
6) 1565.2
7) 313.0
12) 28.7
Missing111 
TOTAL23100.0
369) Job #6: Year job ended. (Q100F3B) (JB6YREND)
TOTAL%
1985) 28.7
1986) 14.3
1996) 28.7
1997) 14.3
1998) 28.7
1999) 14.3
2000) 14.3
2001) 14.3
2002) 14.3
2003) 313.0
2004) 313.0
2008) 417.4
2009) 14.3
Missing111 
TOTAL23100.0
370) Job #6: Average paid hours worked per week. (Q100F4) (JB6PDHRS)
TOTAL%
20) 20426.7
25) 2516.7
30) 3016.7
40) 40640.0
55) 5516.7
60) 6016.7
999) Salaried16.7
Missing119 
TOTAL15100.0
371) Job #6: Average actual hours worked per week. (Q100F5) (JB6ACTHR)
TOTAL%
25) 15.6
30) 316.7
35) 15.6
39) 15.6
40) 15.6
42) 15.6
45) 15.6
50) 316.7
51) 211.1
60) 211.1
68) 15.6
80) 15.6
Missing116 
TOTAL18100.0
372) Job #6: Average worship attendance. (Q100F6) (JB6WORAT)
TOTAL%
35) 323.1
52) 17.7
68) 17.7
70) 17.7
80) 17.7
98) 17.7
105) 17.7
130) 215.4
350) 17.7
500) 17.7
Missing121 
TOTAL13100.0
373) Job #6: Job overlap. (Q100F7) (JB6OVRLP)
TOTAL%
0) No overlap1982.6
1) Secular-ministry bivocation14.3
2) Ministry-ministry overlap313.0
Missing111 
TOTAL23100.0
374) Job #6: Community. (Q100F8) (JB6COMM)
TOTAL%
1) Rural area417.4
2) Town or small city (Under 250,000)1356.5
3) Suburb of a large metro area313.0
4) Large metro area (250,000 or more)313.0
Missing111 
TOTAL23100.0
375) Job #7: Job description. (Q100G1) (JB7DESCR)
TOTAL%
1) Secular work16.3
2) Solo pastor1275.0
5) Solo pastor serving multiple congregations16.3
11) Other ministry212.5
Missing118 
TOTAL16100.0
376) Job #7: Month job began. (Q100G2A) (JB7MNBEG)
TOTAL%
1) 212.5
2) 16.3
6) 425.0
7) 956.3
Missing118 
TOTAL16100.0
377) Job #7: Year job began. (Q100G2B) (JB7YRBEG)
TOTAL%
1985) 16.3
1986) 16.3
1994) 16.3
1996) 16.3
1997) 212.5
1998) 212.5
1999) 16.3
2000) 212.5
2003) 318.8
2004) 16.3
2005) 16.3
Missing118 
TOTAL16100.0
378) Job #7: Month job ended. (Q100G3A) (JB7MNEND)
TOTAL%
5) 16.7
6) 1173.3
7) 320.0
Missing119 
TOTAL15100.0
379) Job #7: Year job ended. (Q100G3B) (JB7YREND)
TOTAL%
1988) 16.7
1992) 16.7
1997) 213.3
2003) 320.0
2004) 320.0
2005) 16.7
2006) 426.7
Missing119 
TOTAL15100.0
380) Job #7: Average paid hours worked per week. (Q100G4) (JB7PDHRS)
TOTAL%
40) 40450.0
50) 50337.5
999) Salaried112.5
Missing126 
TOTAL8100.0
381) Job #7: Average actual hours worked per week. (Q100G5) (JB7ACTHR)
TOTAL%
40) 18.3
53) 18.3
55) 18.3
58) 18.3
60) 216.7
61) 216.7
65) 18.3
75) 325.0
Missing122 
TOTAL12100.0
382) Job #7: Average worship attendance. (Q100G6) (JB7WORAT)
TOTAL%
65) 110.0
70) 330.0
111) 110.0
125) 330.0
141) 110.0
200) 110.0
Missing124 
TOTAL10100.0
383) Job #7: Job overlap. (Q100G7) (JB7OVRLP)
TOTAL%
0) No overlap1493.3
1) Secular-ministry bivocation16.7
Missing119 
TOTAL15100.0
384) Job #7: Community. (Q100G8) (JB7COMM)
TOTAL%
1) Rural area533.3
2) Town or small city (Under 250,000)853.3
4) Large metro area (250,000 or more)213.3
Missing119 
TOTAL15100.0
385) Job #8: Job description. (Q100H1) (JB8DESCR)
TOTAL%
1) Secular work112.5
2) Solo pastor337.5
3) Senior pastor112.5
5) Solo pastor serving more than one congregation112.5
11) Other ministry225.0
Missing126 
TOTAL8100.0
386) Job #8: Month job began. (Q100H2A) (JB8MNBEG)
TOTAL%
4) 112.5
6) 337.5
7) 337.5
8) 112.5
Missing126 
TOTAL8100.0
387) Job #8: Year job began. (Q100H2B) (JB8YRBEG)
TOTAL%
1988) 112.5
1992) 112.5
1998) 337.5
2003) 225.0
2004) 112.5
Missing126 
TOTAL8100.0
388) Job #8: Month job ended. (Q100H3A) (JB8MNEND)
TOTAL%
4) 114.3
5) 228.6
6) 228.6
7) 228.6
Missing127 
TOTAL7100.0
389) Job #8: Year job ended. (Q100H3B) (JB8YREND)
TOTAL%
1992) 114.3
1995) 114.3
2001) 114.3
2007) 228.6
2008) 228.6
Missing127 
TOTAL7100.0
390) Job #8: Average paid hours worked per week. (Q100H4) (JB8PDHRS)
TOTAL%
40) 2100.0
Missing132 
TOTAL2100.0
391) Job #8: Average actual hours worked per week. (Q100H5) (JB8ACTHR)
TOTAL%
45) 120.0
50) 120.0
51) 240.0
60) 120.0
Missing129 
TOTAL5100.0
392) Job #8: Average worship attendance. (Q100H6) (JB8WORAT)
TOTAL%
70) 250.0
80) 125.0
132) 125.0
Missing130 
TOTAL4100.0
393) Job #8: Job overlap. (Q100H7) (JB8OVRLP)
TOTAL%
0) No overlap6100.0
Missing128 
TOTAL6100.0
394) Job #8: Community. (Q100H8) (JB8COMM)
TOTAL%
2) Town or small city (Under 250,000)562.5
3) Suburb of a large metro area112.5
4) Large metro area (250,000 or more)225.0
Missing126 
TOTAL8100.0
395) Job #9: Job description. (Q100I1) (JB9DESCR)
TOTAL%
2) Solo pastor250.0
6) Associate/assistant pastor125.0
9) National staff125.0
Missing130 
TOTAL4100.0
396) Job #9: Month job began. (Q100I2A) (JB9MNBEG)
TOTAL%
6) 133.3
7) 133.3
8) 133.3
Missing131 
TOTAL3100.0
397) Job #9: Year job began. (Q100I2B) (JB9YRBEG)
TOTAL%
1992) 125.0
1995) 125.0
2001) 125.0
2003) 125.0
Missing130 
TOTAL4100.0
398) Job #9: Month job ended. (Q100I3A) (JB9MNEND)
TOTAL%
5) 133.3
6) 266.7
Missing131 
TOTAL3100.0
399) Job #9: Year job ended. (Q100I3B) (JB9YREND)
TOTAL%
2000) 266.7
2008) 133.3
Missing131 
TOTAL3100.0
400) Job #9: Average paid hours worked per week. (Q100I4) (JB9PDHRS)
TOTAL%
40) 1100.0
Missing133 
TOTAL1100.0
401) Job #9: Average actual hours worked per week. (Q100I5) (JB9ACTHR)
TOTAL%
22) 133.3
45) 133.3
55) 133.3
Missing131 
TOTAL3100.0
402) Job #9: Average worship attendance. (Q100I6) (JB9WORAT)
TOTAL%
90) 133.3
110) 133.3
150) 133.3
Missing131 
TOTAL3100.0
403) Job #9: Job overlap. (Q100I7) (JB9OVRLP)
TOTAL%
0) No overlap3100.0
Missing131 
TOTAL3100.0
404) Job #9: Community. (Q100I8) (JB9COMM)
TOTAL%
2) Town or small city (Under 250,000)375.0
4) Large metro area (250,000 or more)125.0
Missing130 
TOTAL4100.0
405) Job #10: Job description. (Q100J1) (J10DESCR)
TOTAL%
5) Solo pastor serving more than one congregation1100.0
Missing133 
TOTAL1100.0
406) Job #10: Month job began. (Q100J2A) (J10MNBEG)
TOTAL%
6) 150.0
7) 150.0
Missing132 
TOTAL2100.0
407) Job #10: Year job began. (Q100J2B) (J10YRBEG)
TOTAL%
2000) 150.0
2004) 150.0
Missing132 
TOTAL2100.0
408) Job #10: Month job ended. (Q100J3A) (J10MNEND)
TOTAL%
6) 1100.0
Missing133 
TOTAL1100.0
409) Job #10: Year job ended. (Q100J3B) (J10YREND)
TOTAL%
2004) 1100.0
Missing133 
TOTAL1100.0
410) Job #10: Average actual hours worked per week. (Q100J5) (J10ACTHR)
TOTAL%
32) 1100.0
Missing133 
TOTAL1100.0
411) Job #10: Average worship attendance. (Q100J6) (J10WORAT)
TOTAL%
95) 1100.0
Missing133 
TOTAL1100.0
412) Job #10: Community. (Q100J8) (J10COMM)
TOTAL%
2) Town or small city (Under 250,000)2100.0
Missing132 
TOTAL2100.0
413) More than 10 jobs since graduation. (Q100K) (MORE10)
TOTAL%
1) Yes69.4
2) No5890.6
Missing70 
TOTAL64100.0
414) Current Job #1: Job description. (Q100L1) (CJ1DESCR)
TOTAL%
1) Secular work10.7
2) Solo pastor7153.0
3) Senior pastor4029.9
5) Solo pastor serving multiple congregations1914.2
6) Associate/assistant pastor21.5
11) Other ministry10.7
TOTAL134100.0
415) Current Job #1: Month job began. (Q100L2A) (CJ1MNBEG)
TOTAL%
1) 21.6
4) 21.6
5) 10.8
6) 3124.6
7) 7559.5
8) 64.8
9) 64.8
11) 32.4
Missing8 
TOTAL126100.0
416) Current Job #1: Year job began. (Q100L2B) (CJ1YRBEG)
TOTAL%
1986) 10.8
1993) 10.8
1994) 10.8
1995) 53.8
1996) 10.8
1997) 10.8
1998) 32.3
2000) 43.0
2001) 64.5
2002) 129.0
2003) 107.5
2004) 107.5
2005) 139.8
2006) 1612.0
2007) 2418.0
2008) 2418.0
2009) 10.8
Missing1 
TOTAL133100.0
417) Current Job #1: Average paid hours worked per week. (Q100L4) (CJ1PDHRS)
TOTAL%
2) 11.0
6) 11.0
10) 21.9
15) 21.9
16) 11.0
20) 1312.4
34) 11.0
40) 6763.8
41) 21.9
48) 21.9
50) 65.7
51) 11.0
55) 21.9
60) 11.0
61) 21.9
65) 11.0
Missing29 
TOTAL105100.0
418) Current Job #1: Average actual hours worked per week. (Q100L5) (CJ1ACTHR)
TOTAL%
2) 10.8
6) 10.8
10) 21.7
20) 97.5
21) 10.8
22) 10.8
25) 21.7
30) 75.8
31) 10.8
35) 10.8
37) 21.7
40) 32.5
41) 32.5
44) 10.8
45) 108.3
46) 21.7
47) 10.8
48) 10.8
50) 2218.3
51) 54.2
52) 10.8
55) 108.3
57) 21.7
60) 1714.2
61) 10.8
63) 10.8
65) 86.7
70) 32.5
80) 10.8
Missing14 
TOTAL120100.0
419) Current Job #1: Average worship attendance. (Q100L6) (CJ1WORAT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL113106.93885
420) Current Job #1: Job overlap. (Q100L7) (CJ1OVRLP)
TOTAL%
0) No overlap11087.3
1) Secular-ministry bivocation107.9
2) Ministry-ministry overlap10.8
4) Secular-ministry overlap43.2
9) Overlap-type unknown10.8
Missing8 
TOTAL126100.0
421) Current Job #1: Community. (Q100L8) (CJ1COMM)
TOTAL%
1) Rural area4535.7
2) Town or small city (Under 250,000)5846.0
3) Suburb of a large metro area1411.1
4) Large metro area (250,000 or more)97.1
Missing8 
TOTAL126100.0
422) Current Job #2: Job description. (Q100M1) (CJ2DESCR)
TOTAL%
1) Secular work120.0
2) Solo pastor480.0
Missing129 
TOTAL5100.0
423) Current Job #2: Month job began. (Q100M2A) (CJ2MNBEG)
TOTAL%
1) 125.0
7) 125.0
9) 125.0
12) 125.0
Missing130 
TOTAL4100.0
424) Current Job #2: Year job began. (Q100M2B) (CJ2YRBEG)
TOTAL%
1995) 120.0
2000) 120.0
2002) 120.0
2004) 120.0
2005) 120.0
Missing129 
TOTAL5100.0
425) Current Job #2: Average paid hours worked per week. (Q100M4) (CJ2PDHRS)
TOTAL%
10) 125.0
15) 125.0
20) 125.0
60) 125.0
Missing130 
TOTAL4100.0
426) Current Job #2: Average actual hours worked per week. (Q100M5) (CJ2ACTHR)
TOTAL%
10) 120.0
20) 120.0
22) 120.0
40) 120.0
60) 120.0
Missing129 
TOTAL5100.0
427) Current Job #2: Average worship attendance. (Q100M6) (CJ2WORAT)
TOTAL%
20) 133.3
34) 133.3
52) 133.3
Missing131 
TOTAL3100.0
428) Current Job #2: Job overlap. (Q100M7) (CJ2OVRLP)
TOTAL%
1) Secular-ministry360.0
2) Ministry-ministry overlap120.0
4) Secular-ministry overlap120.0
Missing129 
TOTAL5100.0
429) Current Job #2: Community. (Q100M8) (CJ2COMM)
TOTAL%
1) Rural area4100.0
Missing130 
TOTAL4100.0
430) Survey Form. (SURVEY)
TOTAL%
1) Paper13197.8
2) Web32.2
TOTAL134100.0
431) Q6A New (Q6ANEW)
TOTAL%
0) 4533.6
1) 10.7
2) 21.5
3) 10.7
4) 10.7
5) 21.5
6) 21.5
7) 10.7
8) 53.7
9) 21.5
10) 10.7
11) 10.7
12) 64.5
13) 10.7
14) 21.5
15) 32.2
16) 10.7
17) 32.2
18) 21.5
19) 32.2
20) 43.0
22) 21.5
23) 21.5
24) 32.2
25) 53.7
26) 21.5
27) 21.5
28) 32.2
29) 10.7
30) 43.0
31) 10.7
32) 21.5
33) 21.5
34) 32.2
35) 21.5
36) 32.2
38) 21.5
41) 10.7
45) 10.7
47) 10.7
51) 10.7
58) 21.5
TOTAL134100.0
432) Q6B New (Q6BNEW)
TOTAL%
0) 7858.2
1) 64.5
3) 10.7
5) 32.2
6) 21.5
7) 10.7
8) 32.2
9) 21.5
10) 2317.2
11) 1511.2
TOTAL134100.0
433) Month years converted into months (MONTHS)
TOTAL%
0) 4533.6
12) 10.7
24) 21.5
36) 10.7
48) 10.7
60) 21.5
72) 21.5
84) 10.7
96) 53.7
108) 21.5
120) 10.7
132) 10.7
144) 64.5
156) 10.7
168) 21.5
180) 32.2
192) 10.7
204) 32.2
216) 21.5
228) 32.2
240) 43.0
264) 21.5
276) 21.5
288) 32.2
300) 53.7
312) 21.5
324) 21.5
336) 32.2
348) 10.7
360) 43.0
372) 10.7
384) 21.5
396) 21.5
408) 32.2
420) 21.5
432) 32.2
456) 21.5
492) 10.7
540) 10.7
564) 10.7
612) 10.7
696) 21.5
TOTAL134100.0
434) Ministry time converted into months (MINMONTH)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL134179.194177
435) How many years in ordained ministry? (YEARSMIN)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL9022.23313
436) Years worked before ministry converted into months (BEFORMIN)
TOTAL%
0) 4432.8
12) 96.7
24) 21.5
36) 32.2
48) 21.5
60) 32.2
72) 21.5
96) 53.7
120) 43.0
144) 21.5
156) 10.7
168) 10.7
180) 64.5
192) 53.7
216) 21.5
228) 21.5
240) 53.7
264) 21.5
276) 21.5
288) 32.2
300) 53.7
312) 10.7
324) 32.2
336) 21.5
360) 96.7
372) 21.5
384) 21.5
396) 21.5
420) 10.7
504) 10.7
528) 10.7
TOTAL134100.0
437) Time worked before ministry converted into months (WRKMONTH)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL134141.425146
438) How long worked full-time before entering ministry? (PRIORMIN)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL13112.05512
439) Years away from ministry converted into months (AWAYMOS)
TOTAL%
0) 12291.0
12) 21.5
24) 21.5
36) 21.5
72) 21.5
120) 10.7
180) 10.7
288) 10.7
336) 10.7
TOTAL134100.0
440) Years away from ministry converted into months added to months (AWYMONTH)
TOTAL%
0) 12291.0
12) 21.5
24) 21.5
36) 21.5
72) 21.5
120) 10.7
180) 10.7
288) 10.7
336) 10.7
TOTAL134100.0
441) How long away from parish ministry? (AWAYPAR)
TOTAL%
0) 11990.8
1) 21.5
2) 21.5
3) 21.5
6) 21.5
10) 10.8
15) 10.8
24) 10.8
28) 10.8
Missing3 
TOTAL131100.0
442) Years participated in group converted into months (PARTMOS)
TOTAL%
0) 3223.9
12) 1712.7
24) 2518.7
36) 1813.4
48) 96.7
60) 64.5
72) 86.0
84) 43.0
96) 43.0
120) 53.7
132) 10.7
156) 10.7
216) 10.7
264) 10.7
360) 10.7
480) 10.7
TOTAL134100.0
443) Time participated in group converted into months (TIMEPART)
TOTAL%
0) 1511.2
2) 32.2
4) 21.5
6) 32.2
8) 10.7
9) 10.7
10) 53.7
11) 21.5
12) 118.2
18) 10.7
21) 10.7
22) 10.7
23) 32.2
24) 1914.2
27) 21.5
30) 10.7
34) 32.2
36) 107.5
40) 10.7
42) 43.0
44) 10.7
45) 10.7
46) 10.7
48) 53.7
50) 10.7
52) 10.7
59) 21.5
60) 64.5
72) 75.2
81) 10.7
84) 21.5
87) 21.5
96) 21.5
105) 10.7
106) 10.7
120) 32.2
126) 10.7
128) 10.7
132) 10.7
156) 10.7
216) 10.7
264) 10.7
366) 10.7
480) 10.7
TOTAL134100.0
444) Number of years participated in group (PARTICIP)
TOTAL%
0) 139.8
.166666666666667) 32.3
.333333333333333) 21.5
.5) 32.3
.666666666666667) 10.8
.75) 10.8
.833333333333333) 53.8
.916666666666667) 21.5
1) 118.3
1.5) 10.8
1.75) 10.8
1.83333333333333) 10.8
1.91666666666667) 32.3
2) 1914.4
2.25) 21.5
2.5) 10.8
2.83333333333333) 32.3
3) 107.6
3.33333333333333) 10.8
3.5) 43.0
3.66666666666667) 10.8
3.75) 10.8
3.83333333333333) 10.8
4) 53.8
4.16666666666667) 10.8
4.33333333333333) 10.8
4.91666666666667) 21.5
5) 64.5
6) 75.3
6.75) 10.8
7) 21.5
7.25) 21.5
8) 21.5
8.75) 10.8
8.83333333333333) 10.8
10) 32.3
10.5) 10.8
10.6666666666667) 10.8
11) 10.8
13) 10.8
18) 10.8
22) 10.8
30.5) 10.8
40) 10.8
Missing2 
TOTAL132100.0
445) Feet converted into inches (INCHES)
TOTAL%
0) 53.7
60) 10376.9
72) 2619.4
TOTAL134100.0
446) Height in inches (HEIGHT)
TOTAL%
0) 53.7
61) 43.0
62) 64.5
63) 64.5
64) 43.0
65) 75.2
66) 1611.9
67) 75.2
68) 139.7
69) 139.7
70) 1611.9
71) 118.2
72) 64.5
73) 43.0
74) 53.7
75) 64.5
76) 10.7
77) 10.7
78) 32.2
TOTAL134100.0
447) Height in feet and inches (THEIGHT)
TOTAL%
0) 53.7
5.08333333333333) 43.0
5.16666666666667) 64.5
5.25) 64.5
5.33333333333333) 43.0
5.41666666666667) 75.2
5.5) 1611.9
5.58333333333333) 75.2
5.66666666666667) 139.7
5.75) 139.7
5.83333333333333) 1611.9
5.91666666666667) 118.2
6) 64.5
6.08333333333333) 43.0
6.16666666666667) 53.7
6.25) 64.5
6.33333333333333) 10.7
6.41666666666667) 10.7
6.5) 32.2
TOTAL134100.0
448) Age (AGE)
TOTAL%
27) 21.5
28) 21.5
29) 10.8
30) 32.3
33) 21.5
34) 10.8
35) 21.5
36) 21.5
38) 21.5
39) 21.5
40) 43.0
41) 10.8
44) 21.5
45) 32.3
46) 10.8
47) 32.3
48) 21.5
49) 32.3
50) 64.5
52) 53.8
53) 53.8
54) 64.5
55) 53.8
56) 53.8
57) 1511.4
58) 64.5
59) 86.1
60) 32.3
61) 43.0
62) 32.3
63) 43.0
64) 53.8
65) 43.0
66) 10.8
67) 21.5
74) 10.8
75) 10.8
77) 21.5
79) 10.8
80) 21.5
Missing2 
TOTAL132100.0
449) HH Less than 6 (Q90ANEW)
TOTAL%
0) 12089.6
1) 1410.4
TOTAL134100.0
450) HH 6 to 12 (Q90BNEW)
TOTAL%
0) 11787.3
1) 1712.7
TOTAL134100.0
451) HH 13 to 18 (Q90CNEW)
TOTAL%
0) 11585.8
1) 1914.2
TOTAL134100.0
452) HH 19 to 24 (Q90DNEW)
TOTAL%
0) 11585.8
1) 1914.2
TOTAL134100.0
453) HH 25 or older (Q90ENEW)
TOTAL%
0) 43.0
1) 13097.0
TOTAL134100.0
454) HH Participate less than 6 (Q91ANEW)
TOTAL%
0) 12190.3
1) 139.7
TOTAL134100.0
455) HH Participate 6 to 12 (Q91BNEW)
TOTAL%
0) 11988.8
1) 1511.2
TOTAL134100.0
456) HH Participate 13 to 18 (Q91CNEW)
TOTAL%
0) 11787.3
1) 1712.7
TOTAL134100.0
457) HH Participate 19 to 24 (Q91DNEW)
TOTAL%
0) 11988.8
1) 1511.2
TOTAL134100.0
458) HH Participate 25 or older (Q91ENEW)
TOTAL%
0) 32.2
1) 13197.8
TOTAL134100.0
459) Number of children (Q92NEW)
TOTAL%
0) 01712.8
1) 11410.5
2) 24030.1
3) 33727.8
4) 4 or more2518.8
Missing1 
TOTAL133100.0
460) Number of children at home (Q93NEW)
TOTAL%
0) 07355.7
1) 12821.4
2) 21813.7
3) 396.9
4) 4 or more32.3
Missing3 
TOTAL131100.0
461) I-AGE: Age (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-AGE)
TOTAL%
1) Less than 401914.4
2) 40-491914.4
3) 50-596146.2
4) 60 or more3325.0
Missing2 
TOTAL132100.0
462) I-EDUC: What is the highest educational level you have completed apart from your theological education? (Q94) (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-EDUC)
TOTAL%
1) Completed high school, Trade certificate, or Associate degree139.8
2) Bachelor's degree from a university or college6851.1
3) Master's, doctorate, or other graduate degree5239.1
Missing1 
TOTAL133100.0
463) I-GENDER: (Gender) Are you: (Q83) (for use with online analysis) (I-GENDER)
TOTAL%
1) Male9068.2
2) Female4231.8
Missing2 
TOTAL132100.0