Faith Communities Today Survey (FACT) 2010, Christian Reformed Churches

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


All frequencies are raw numbers (no weights used).
1) Survey (SAMPLE)
TOTAL%
6) Christian Reformed Church378100.0
TOTAL378100.0
2) Please describe the worship services your congregation holds on a typical weekend. Write in the number of worship services held on a typical Friday. (FRISERVE)
TOTAL%
0) None36997.6
.5) 10.3
1) 182.1
TOTAL378100.0
3) Please describe the worship services your congregation holds on a typical weekend. Write in the number of worship services held on a typical Saturday. (SATSERVE)
TOTAL%
0) None36897.4
1) 1102.6
TOTAL378100.0
4) Please describe the worship services your congregation holds on a typical weekend. Write in the number of worship services held on a typical Sunday AM. (SUNAMSER)
TOTAL%
0) None154.0
1) 131884.1
2) 24010.6
3) 320.5
4) 430.8
TOTAL378100.0
5) Please describe the worship services your congregation holds on a typical weekend. Write in the number of worship services held on a typical Sunday PM. (SUNPMSER)
TOTAL%
0) None25968.5
1) 111630.7
2) 220.5
3) 310.3
TOTAL378100.0
6) Total number of worship services (SERVICES)
TOTAL%
0) None10.3
1) 123161.1
2) 212132.0
3) 3174.5
3.5) 3.510.3
4) 451.3
5) 520.5
TOTAL378100.0
7) Please describe the worship services your congregation holds on a typical weekend. Write in the average (or typical) attendance for all services on Friday. (FRIATT)
TOTAL%
0) None35897.5
3) 310.3
6) 610.3
8) 810.3
10) 1010.3
12) 1210.3
15) 1510.3
22) 2210.3
25) 2510.3
35) 3510.3
Missing11 
TOTAL367100.0
8) Please describe the worship services your congregation holds on a typical weekend. Write in the average (or typical) attendance for all services on Saturday. (SATATT)
TOTAL%
0) None35797.3
6) 610.3
10) 1010.3
15) 1510.3
18) 1810.3
20) 2020.5
100) 10020.5
120) 12010.3
500) 50010.3
Missing11 
TOTAL367100.0
9) Please describe the worship services your congregation holds on a typical weekend. Write in the average (or typical) attendance for all services on Sunday AM. (SUNAMATT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL367218.913204
10) Please describe the worship services your congregation holds on a typical weekend. Write in the average (or typical) attendance for all services on Sunday PM. (SUNPMATT)
TOTAL%
0) None25368.9
10) 1020.5
18) 1820.5
20) 2051.4
25) 2561.6
28) 2810.3
30) 3061.6
33) 3310.3
35) 3541.1
37) 3710.3
40) 4082.2
45) 4510.3
50) 50102.7
60) 6010.3
70) 7041.1
75) 7571.9
80) 8020.5
85) 8541.1
90) 9041.1
100) 10061.6
110) 11010.3
120) 12071.9
125) 12530.8
130) 13020.5
135) 13520.5
150) 15092.5
165) 16510.3
175) 17510.3
200) 20092.5
210) 21010.3
300) 30030.8
Missing11 
TOTAL367100.0
11) Sum of average attendance by day (ATTENSUM)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL367250.014236
12) Difference between Worship 2010 and ATTENSUM (ATTDIFF)
TOTAL%
-160) 10.3
-100) 30.8
-95) 20.5
-85) 10.3
-81) 10.3
-75) 20.5
-65) 10.3
-60) 10.3
-50) 30.8
-40) 20.5
-35) 10.3
-33) 10.3
-25) 20.5
-24) 10.3
-22) 10.3
-20) 51.4
-17) 10.3
-15) 10.3
-13) 10.3
-10) 20.5
-6) 20.5
-5) 71.9
-4) 10.3
-3) 30.8
-2) 30.8
-1) 10.3
0) 28377.1
3) 20.5
5) 92.5
6) 20.5
10) 51.4
15) 10.3
20) 30.8
21) 10.3
25) 41.1
30) 10.3
35) 10.3
47) 10.3
50) 10.3
100) 10.3
140) 10.3
325) 10.3
Missing11 
TOTAL367100.0
13) If you hold more than one service on a typical weekend, how different are these services from each other? (SIMSTYLE)
TOTAL%
1) We have only one service on a typical weekend15441.3
2) Very similar or identical in style7219.3
3) One or more is somewhat different in style from the other(s)10628.4
4) One or more is very different in style from the other(s)4111.0
Missing5 
TOTAL373100.0
14) During the past 5 years, has your congregation changed the style of any of its weekend worship services or added a new service with a different style of worship? (WORSHCH)
TOTAL%
1) No change in style10427.8
2) Changed style a little11631.0
3) Changed style somewhat10828.9
4) Changed style a lot277.2
5) Added a new service with a different style of worship195.1
Missing4 
TOTAL374100.0
15) On a typical weekend, does your congregation hold a worship service in a language other than English, or one that is bilingual in English and another language? (full services, not occasional songs or readings) (OTHLANG)
TOTAL%
1) No32987.5
2) Yes4712.5
Missing2 
TOTAL376100.0
16) In what other languages are services held? (LANGLIST)
17) So far in 2010 and for the past 5 years, estimate the average attendance at your regular weekend worship services. If you have more than one weekend worship service, estimate the attendance for all weekend services combined. Do not include special services such as weddings or funerals. Average worship attendance 2010 (WORSH10)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL377245.064232
18) So far in 2010 and for the past 5 years, estimate the average attendance at your regular weekend worship services. If you have more than one weekend worship service, estimate the attendance for all weekend services combined. Do not include special services such as weddings or funerals. Average worship attendance 2009 (WORSH09)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL350235.063213
19) So far in 2010 and for the past 5 years, estimate the average attendance at your regular weekend worship services. If you have more than one weekend worship service, estimate the attendance for all weekend services combined. Do not include special services such as weddings or funerals. Average worship attendance 2008 (WORSH08)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL345232.391208
20) So far in 2010 and for the past 5 years, estimate the average attendance at your regular weekend worship services. If you have more than one weekend worship service, estimate the attendance for all weekend services combined. Do not include special services such as weddings or funerals. Average worship attendance 2007 (WORSH07)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL334230.901206
21) So far in 2010 and for the past 5 years, estimate the average attendance at your regular weekend worship services. If you have more than one weekend worship service, estimate the attendance for all weekend services combined. Do not include special services such as weddings or funerals. Average worship attendance 2006 (WORSH06)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL326261.531644
22) So far in 2010 and for the past 5 years, estimate the average attendance at your regular weekend worship services. If you have more than one weekend worship service, estimate the attendance for all weekend services combined. Do not include special services such as weddings or funerals. Average worship attendance 2005 (WORSH05)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL322225.047194
23) In what year was your congregation officially founded? (YRORG)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL3471948.87642
24) How often are the following a part of your congregation's regular weekend worship services? Choir (CHOIR)
TOTAL%
1) Never12834.3
2) Seldom8222.0
3) Sometimes10227.3
4) Often4311.5
5) Always184.8
Missing5 
TOTAL373100.0
25) How often are the following a part of your congregation's regular weekend worship services? Organ (ORGAN)
TOTAL%
1) Never12834.5
2) Seldom246.5
3) Sometimes4812.9
4) Often8322.4
5) Always8823.7
Missing7 
TOTAL371100.0
26) How often are the following a part of your congregation's regular weekend worship services? Drums or other percussion instruments (DRUMS)
TOTAL%
1) Never5915.8
2) Seldom4812.9
3) Sometimes7620.4
4) Often9324.9
5) Always9726.0
Missing5 
TOTAL373100.0
27) How often are the following a part of your congregation's regular weekend worship services? Electric guitar or bass (ELECTRIC)
TOTAL%
1) Never6918.6
2) Seldom5514.9
3) Sometimes6918.6
4) Often8322.4
5) Always9425.4
Missing8 
TOTAL370100.0
28) How often are the following a part of your congregation's regular weekend worship services? Visual projection equipment (SCREEN)
TOTAL%
1) Never287.5
2) Seldom205.4
3) Sometimes174.6
4) Often328.6
5) Always27674.0
Missing5 
TOTAL373100.0
29) How often are the following a part of your congregation's regular weekend worship services? Kneeling by the congregation (KNEEL)
TOTAL%
1) Never26070.7
2) Seldom7720.9
3) Sometimes226.0
4) Often71.9
5) Always20.5
Missing10 
TOTAL368100.0
30) How often are the following a part of your congregation's regular weekend worship services? Communion, Eucharist, Lord's Supper (COMMUN)
TOTAL%
2) Seldom112.9
3) Sometimes23261.9
4) Often12032.0
5) Always123.2
Missing3 
TOTAL375100.0
31) How often are the following a part of your congregation's regular weekend worship services? Reading or performing by children or youth (KIDREAD)
TOTAL%
1) Never102.7
2) Seldom10427.7
3) Sometimes17847.3
4) Often7519.9
5) Always92.4
Missing2 
TOTAL376100.0
32) How well do the following describe your congregation's largest regular weekend worship service? Reverent (REVERENT)
TOTAL%
2) Slightly256.7
3) Somewhat10828.9
4) Quite well19552.1
5) Very well4612.3
Missing4 
TOTAL374100.0
33) How well do the following describe your congregation's largest regular weekend worship service? Filled with a sense of God's presence (GODTHERE)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all10.3
2) Slightly41.1
3) Somewhat6818.1
4) Quite well22158.9
5) Very well8121.6
Missing3 
TOTAL375100.0
34) How well do the following describe your congregation's largest regular weekend worship service? Joyful (JOYFUL)
TOTAL%
2) Slightly71.9
3) Somewhat7820.7
4) Quite well22058.5
5) Very well7118.9
Missing2 
TOTAL376100.0
35) How well do the following describe your congregation's largest regular weekend worship service? Innovative (INNOVATE)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all174.5
2) Slightly7720.5
3) Somewhat16844.8
4) Quite well8322.1
5) Very well308.0
Missing3 
TOTAL375100.0
36) How well do the following describe your congregation's largest regular weekend worship service? Inspirational (INSPIRE)
TOTAL%
2) Slightly71.9
3) Somewhat9324.7
4) Quite well22158.8
5) Very well5514.6
Missing2 
TOTAL376100.0
37) How well do the following describe your congregation's largest regular weekend worship service? Thought-provoking (THOUGHT)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all10.3
2) Slightly41.1
3) Somewhat6417.2
4) Quite well22259.5
5) Very well8222.0
Missing5 
TOTAL373100.0
38) Does your congregation have any of the following programs or activities? If yes, how much emphasis is given to the activity? Sunday school or church school (SSCHOOL)
TOTAL%
1) No246.4
2) Yes, some emphasis7720.6
3) Yes, a lot of emphasis24465.4
4) Yes, a specialty of the congregation287.5
Missing5 
TOTAL373100.0
39) Does your congregation have any of the following programs or activities? If yes, how much emphasis is given to the activity? Prayer or meditation groups (PRAYER)
TOTAL%
1) No5314.1
2) Yes, some emphasis20053.3
3) Yes, a lot of emphasis9926.4
4) Yes, a specialty of the congregation236.1
Missing3 
TOTAL375100.0
40) Does your congregation have any of the following programs or activities? If yes, how much emphasis is given to the activity? Bible studies (other than Sunday school) (BIBSTUDY)
TOTAL%
1) No102.7
2) Yes, some emphasis13836.8
3) Yes, a lot of emphasis19752.5
4) Yes, a specialty of the congregation308.0
Missing3 
TOTAL375100.0
41) Does your congregation have any of the following programs or activities? If yes, how much emphasis is given to the activity? Fellowship, trips, or other social activities (FELLOWSH)
TOTAL%
1) No225.9
2) Yes, some emphasis20855.5
3) Yes, a lot of emphasis12132.3
4) Yes, a specialty of the congregation246.4
Missing3 
TOTAL375100.0
42) Does your congregation have any of the following programs or activities? If yes, how much emphasis is given to the activity? Music program (choir, etc.) (MUSIC)
TOTAL%
1) No5815.5
2) Yes, some emphasis14839.7
3) Yes, a lot of emphasis12633.8
4) Yes, a specialty of the congregation4111.0
Missing5 
TOTAL373100.0
43) Does your congregation have any of the following programs or activities? If yes, how much emphasis is given to the activity? Adult religious formation classes (ADFORM)
TOTAL%
1) No5815.5
2) Yes, some emphasis22459.7
3) Yes, a lot of emphasis8322.1
4) Yes, a specialty of the congregation102.7
Missing3 
TOTAL375100.0
44) Does your congregation have any of the following programs or activities? If yes, how much emphasis is given to the activity? Spiritual retreats (RETREAT)
TOTAL%
1) No22460.1
2) Yes, some emphasis12934.6
3) Yes, a lot of emphasis174.6
4) Yes, a specialty of the congregation30.8
Missing5 
TOTAL373100.0
45) Does your congregation have any of the following programs or activities? If yes, how much emphasis is given to the activity? Support groups (bereavement, job loss, 12-step) (SUPPORTG)
TOTAL%
1) No22760.5
2) Yes, some emphasis11029.3
3) Yes, a lot of emphasis308.0
4) Yes, a specialty of the congregation82.1
Missing3 
TOTAL375100.0
46) Does your congregation have any of the following programs or activities? If yes, how much emphasis is given to the activity? Community service activities (COMMSERV)
TOTAL%
1) No328.5
2) Yes, some emphasis18048.0
3) Yes, a lot of emphasis11129.6
4) Yes, a specialty of the congregation5213.9
Missing3 
TOTAL375100.0
47) Does your congregation have any of the following programs or activities? If yes, how much emphasis is given to the activity? Parenting or marriage enrichment activities (PARENT)
TOTAL%
1) No15040.2
2) Yes, some emphasis19351.7
3) Yes, a lot of emphasis256.7
4) Yes, a specialty of the congregation51.3
Missing5 
TOTAL373100.0
48) Does your congregation have any of the following programs or activities? If yes, how much emphasis is given to the activity? Young adult activities or programs (YADULT)
TOTAL%
1) No11330.5
2) Yes, some emphasis15541.8
3) Yes, a lot of emphasis8422.6
4) Yes, a specialty of the congregation195.1
Missing7 
TOTAL371100.0
49) Does your congregation have any of the following programs or activities? If yes, how much emphasis is given to the activity? Youth activities or programs (YOUTHACT)
TOTAL%
1) No287.5
2) Yes, some emphasis8422.6
3) Yes, a lot of emphasis19552.4
4) Yes, a specialty of the congregation6517.5
Missing6 
TOTAL372100.0
50) Does your congregation have any of the following programs or activities? If yes, how much emphasis is given to the activity? Team sports, fitness activities, exercise classes (SPORTS)
TOTAL%
1) No21357.0
2) Yes, some emphasis13937.2
3) Yes, a lot of emphasis215.6
4) Yes, a specialty of the congregation10.3
Missing4 
TOTAL374100.0
51) Overall, to what extent are your congregation's active participants involved in recruiting new people? (RECRUIT)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all92.4
2) A little13435.4
3) Some16944.7
4) Quite a bit5514.6
5) A lot112.9
TOTAL378100.0
52) During the past 12 months, how often did your congregation hold special events or programs to attract people from the community (such as concerts, fairs, seminars, plays, special meals, etc.)? (EVENTS)
TOTAL%
1) Never4311.4
2) Once or twice in the last year17746.8
3) Several times in the last year12833.9
4) Once a month or more307.9
TOTAL378100.0
53) How are visitors contacted after they attend your worship services or other activities? We rarely, if ever, have any visitors (NOVISIT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked35694.7
1) We rarely, if ever, have any visitors205.3
Missing2 
TOTAL376100.0
54) How are visitors contacted after they attend your worship services or other activities? We rarely, if ever, contact our visitors (NOCONTAC)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked32787.0
1) We rarely, if ever, contact visitors4913.0
Missing2 
TOTAL376100.0
55) How are visitors contacted after they attend your worship services or other activities? We contact visitors by mail (BYMAIL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked16944.9
1) We contact visitors by mail20755.1
Missing2 
TOTAL376100.0
56) How are visitors contacted after they attend your worship services or other activities? We contact visitors by phone (BYPHONE)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked20554.5
1) We contact visitors by phone17145.5
Missing2 
TOTAL376100.0
57) How are visitors contacted after they attend your worship services or other activities? We contact visitors by e-mail (BYEMAIL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked26570.5
1) We contact visitors by e-mail11129.5
Missing2 
TOTAL376100.0
58) How are visitors contacted after they attend your worship services or other activities? We contact visitors by personal visit (BYVISIT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked21557.2
1) We contact visitors by personal visit16142.8
Missing2 
TOTAL376100.0
59) How are visitors contacted after they attend your worship services or other activities? We send materials about our congregation to our visitors (BYMATER)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked26269.7
1) We send materials about our congregation to our visitors11430.3
Missing2 
TOTAL376100.0
60) During the past 12 months, did your congregation provide any of the following services for your own members or for people in the community? If yes, did you provide these services directly or together with another congregation or group? No food pantry or soup kitchen (SOUP_N)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked26771.4
1) No10728.6
Missing4 
TOTAL374100.0
61) During the past 12 months, did your congregation provide any of the following services for your own members or for people in the community? If yes, did you provide these services directly or together with another congregation or group? Food pantry or soup kitchen provided directly (SOUP_Y1)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked26169.8
1) Provided directly11330.2
Missing4 
TOTAL374100.0
62) During the past 12 months, did your congregation provide any of the following services for your own members or for people in the community? If yes, did you provide these services directly or together with another congregation or group? Food pantry or soup kitchen provided together with another group (SOUP_Y2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked20655.1
1) Together with another group16844.9
Missing4 
TOTAL374100.0
63) During the past 12 months, did your congregation provide any of the following services for your own members or for people in the community? If yes, did you provide these services directly or together with another congregation or group? No cash assistance for individuals or families (CASH_N)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked34592.5
1) No287.5
Missing5 
TOTAL373100.0
64) During the past 12 months, did your congregation provide any of the following services for your own members or for people in the community? If yes, did you provide these services directly or together with another congregation or group? Cash assistance for individuals or families provided directly (CASH_Y1)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked7219.3
1) Provided directly30180.7
Missing5 
TOTAL373100.0
65) During the past 12 months, did your congregation provide any of the following services for your own members or for people in the community? If yes, did you provide these services directly or together with another congregation or group? Cash assistance for individuals or families provided together with another group (CASH_Y2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked29879.9
1) Together with another group7520.1
Missing5 
TOTAL373100.0
66) During the past 12 months, did your congregation provide any of the following services for your own members or for people in the community? If yes, did you provide these services directly or together with another congregation or group? No day care, pre-school, before or after-school programs (DCARE_N)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked7019.1
1) No29680.9
Missing12 
TOTAL366100.0
67) During the past 12 months, did your congregation provide any of the following services for your own members or for people in the community? If yes, did you provide these services directly or together with another congregation or group? Day care, pre-school, before or after-school programs provided directly (DCARE_Y1)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked32087.4
1) Provided directly4612.6
Missing12 
TOTAL366100.0
68) During the past 12 months, did your congregation provide any of the following services for your own members or for people in the community? If yes, did you provide these services directly or together with another congregation or group? Day care, pre-school, before or after-school programs provided together with another group (DCARE_Y2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked34193.2
1) Together with another group256.8
Missing12 
TOTAL366100.0
69) During the past 12 months, did your congregation provide any of the following services for your own members or for people in the community? If yes, did you provide these services directly or together with another congregation or group? No tutoring or literacy programs (TUTOR_N)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked10428.1
1) No26671.9
Missing8 
TOTAL370100.0
70) During the past 12 months, did your congregation provide any of the following services for your own members or for people in the community? If yes, did you provide these services directly or together with another congregation or group? Tutoring or literacy programs provided directly (TUTOR_Y1)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked30482.2
1) Provided directly6617.8
Missing8 
TOTAL370100.0
71) During the past 12 months, did your congregation provide any of the following services for your own members or for people in the community? If yes, did you provide these services directly or together with another congregation or group? Tutoring or literacy programs provided together with another group (TUTOR_Y2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked32988.9
1) Together with another group4111.1
Missing8 
TOTAL370100.0
72) During the past 12 months, did your congregation provide any of the following services for your own members or for people in the community? If yes, did you provide these services directly or together with another congregation or group? No health education, clinics, parish nurse (HEALTH_N)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked7019.1
1) No29680.9
Missing12 
TOTAL366100.0
73) During the past 12 months, did your congregation provide any of the following services for your own members or for people in the community? If yes, did you provide these services directly or together with another congregation or group? Health education, clinics, parish nurse provided directly (HEALTHY1)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked33691.8
1) Provided directly308.2
Missing12 
TOTAL366100.0
74) During the past 12 months, did your congregation provide any of the following services for your own members or for people in the community? If yes, did you provide these services directly or together with another congregation or group? Health education, clinics, parish nurse provided together with another group (HEALTHY2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked32689.1
1) Together with another group4010.9
Missing12 
TOTAL366100.0
75) During the past 12 months, did your congregation provide any of the following services for your own members or for people in the community? If yes, did you provide these services directly or together with another congregation or group? No community organizing, organized social issue advocacy (COMORG_N)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked12734.3
1) No24365.7
Missing8 
TOTAL370100.0
76) During the past 12 months, did your congregation provide any of the following services for your own members or for people in the community? If yes, did you provide these services directly or together with another congregation or group? Community organizing, organized social issue advocacy provided directly (COMORGY1)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked31284.3
1) Provided directly5815.7
Missing8 
TOTAL370100.0
77) During the past 12 months, did your congregation provide any of the following services for your own members or for people in the community? If yes, did you provide these services directly or together with another congregation or group? Community organizing, organized social issue advocacy provided together with another group (COMORGY2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked29178.6
1) Together with another group7921.4
Missing8 
TOTAL370100.0
78) During the past 12 months, did your congregation provide any of the following services for your own members or for people in the community? If yes, did you provide these services directly or together with another congregation or group? No job placement, job training, employment counseling (JOBED_N)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked8723.5
1) No28476.5
Missing7 
TOTAL371100.0
79) During the past 12 months, did your congregation provide any of the following services for your own members or for people in the community? If yes, did you provide these services directly or together with another congregation or group? Job placement, job training, employment counseling provided directly (JOBED_Y1)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked32687.9
1) Provided directly4512.1
Missing7 
TOTAL371100.0
80) During the past 12 months, did your congregation provide any of the following services for your own members or for people in the community? If yes, did you provide these services directly or together with another congregation or group? Job placement, job training, employment counseling provided together with another group (JOBED_Y2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked32687.9
1) Together with another group4512.1
Missing7 
TOTAL371100.0
81) During the past 12 months, did your congregation provide any of the following services for your own members or for people in the community? If yes, did you provide these services directly or together with another congregation or group? No financial counseling or education (FINED_N)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked18349.6
1) No18650.4
Missing9 
TOTAL369100.0
82) During the past 12 months, did your congregation provide any of the following services for your own members or for people in the community? If yes, did you provide these services directly or together with another congregation or group? Financial counseling or education provided directly (FINED_Y1)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked24365.9
1) Provided directly12634.1
Missing9 
TOTAL369100.0
83) During the past 12 months, did your congregation provide any of the following services for your own members or for people in the community? If yes, did you provide these services directly or together with another congregation or group? Financial counseling or education provided together with another group (FINED_Y2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked30783.2
1) Together with another group6216.8
Missing9 
TOTAL369100.0
84) During the past 12 months, did your congregation provide any of the following services for your own members or for people in the community? If yes, did you provide these services directly or together with another congregation or group? No elderly or home-bound programs (OLDPRO_N)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked14940.5
1) No21959.5
Missing10 
TOTAL368100.0
85) During the past 12 months, did your congregation provide any of the following services for your own members or for people in the community? If yes, did you provide these services directly or together with another congregation or group? Elderly or home-bound programs provided directly (OLDPROY1)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked25368.8
1) Provided directly11531.3
Missing10 
TOTAL368100.0
86) During the past 12 months, did your congregation provide any of the following services for your own members or for people in the community? If yes, did you provide these services directly or together with another congregation or group? Elderly or home-bound programs provided together with another group (OLDPROY2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked33189.9
1) Together with another group3710.1
Missing10 
TOTAL368100.0
87) During the past 12 months, did your congregation provide any of the following services for your own members or for people in the community? If yes, did you provide these services directly or together with another congregation or group? No voter education or registration (VOTEED_N)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked5815.8
1) No31084.2
Missing10 
TOTAL368100.0
88) During the past 12 months, did your congregation provide any of the following services for your own members or for people in the community? If yes, did you provide these services directly or together with another congregation or group? Voter education or registration provided directly (VOTEEDY1)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked32788.9
1) Provided directly4111.1
Missing10 
TOTAL368100.0
89) During the past 12 months, did your congregation provide any of the following services for your own members or for people in the community? If yes, did you provide these services directly or together with another congregation or group? Voter education or registration provided together with another group (VOTEEDY2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked35095.1
1) Together with another group184.9
Missing10 
TOTAL368100.0
90) During the past 12 months, did your congregation provide any of the following services for your own members or for people in the community? If yes, did you provide these services directly or together with another congregation or group? No programs for migrants or immigrants (IMMPRO_N)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked6016.3
1) No30883.7
Missing10 
TOTAL368100.0
91) During the past 12 months, did your congregation provide any of the following services for your own members or for people in the community? If yes, did you provide these services directly or together with another congregation or group? Programs for migrants or immigrants provided directly (IMMPROY1)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked33992.1
1) Provided directly297.9
Missing10 
TOTAL368100.0
92) During the past 12 months, did your congregation provide any of the following services for your own members or for people in the community? If yes, did you provide these services directly or together with another congregation or group? Programs for migrants or immigrants provided together with another group (IMMPROY2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked33591.0
1) Together with another group339.0
Missing10 
TOTAL368100.0
93) How much does your congregation emphasize the following personal and family religious practices? Personal prayer, meditation, devotions or other spiritual practices (GOODPRAY)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all10.3
2) A little112.9
3) Some8422.5
4) Quite a bit18048.1
5) A lot9826.2
Missing4 
TOTAL374100.0
94) How much does your congregation emphasize the following personal and family religious practices? Personal Bible study (STUDYBIB)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all10.3
2) A little92.4
3) Some8623.1
4) Quite a bit17246.2
5) A lot10428.0
Missing6 
TOTAL372100.0
95) How much does your congregation emphasize the following personal and family religious practices? Fasting (GOODFAST)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all16644.6
2) A little14137.9
3) Some4612.4
4) Quite a bit164.3
5) A lot30.8
Missing6 
TOTAL372100.0
96) How much does your congregation emphasize the following personal and family religious practices? Keeping the Sabbath day holy (GOODHOLY)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all267.0
2) A little10528.2
3) Some12533.5
4) Quite a bit8723.3
5) A lot308.0
Missing5 
TOTAL373100.0
97) How much does your congregation emphasize the following personal and family religious practices? Observing dietary restrictions (GOODVEG)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all32186.5
2) A little359.4
3) Some113.0
4) Quite a bit30.8
5) A lot10.3
Missing7 
TOTAL371100.0
98) How much does your congregation emphasize the following personal and family religious practices? Abstaining from premarital sex (NOSHACK)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all174.6
2) A little5314.3
3) Some11731.5
4) Quite a bit13035.0
5) A lot5414.6
Missing7 
TOTAL371100.0
99) How much does your congregation emphasize the following personal and family religious practices? Family devotions (DEVOTION)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all41.1
2) A little297.8
3) Some13335.6
4) Quite a bit12834.2
5) A lot8021.4
Missing4 
TOTAL374100.0
100) How much does your congregation emphasize the following personal and family religious practices? Parents talking with their kids about faith (PARENTS)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all30.8
2) A little143.7
3) Some9024.1
4) Quite a bit14639.0
5) A lot12132.4
Missing4 
TOTAL374100.0
101) Which of the following technologies does your congregation use on a regular basis? Email (EMAIL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked184.8
1) Uses email36095.2
TOTAL378100.0
102) Which of the following technologies does your congregation use on a regular basis? Our own church Web site (WEBSITE)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked7219.0
1) Uses website30681.0
TOTAL378100.0
103) Which of the following technologies does your congregation use on a regular basis? Blogs (BLOGS)
TOTAL%
0) Uses blogs32485.7
1) Checked5414.3
TOTAL378100.0
104) Which of the following technologies does your congregation use on a regular basis? Facebook or other social media (FACEBOOK)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked24464.6
1) Uses facebook13435.4
TOTAL378100.0
105) Which of the following technologies does your congregation use on a regular basis? Podcasts (PODCASTS)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked32084.7
1) Uses podcasts5815.3
TOTAL378100.0
106) Which of the following technologies does your congregation use on a regular basis? Other (OTHTECH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked1024.4
1) Uses other technology3175.6
Missing337 
TOTAL41100.0
107) Which of the following technologies does your congregation use on a regular basis? Other - listed (TECH1)
108) Do you agree or disagree with each of the following statements? Our congregation is like a close-knit family (FAMILY)
TOTAL%
2) Disagree143.7
3) Neutral/Unsure5614.9
4) Agree21557.2
5) Strongly agree9124.2
Missing2 
TOTAL376100.0
109) Do you agree or disagree with each of the following statements? Our congregation is spiritually vital and alive (VITAL)
TOTAL%
2) Disagree133.5
3) Neutral/Unsure5715.2
4) Agree25066.5
5) Strongly agree5614.9
Missing2 
TOTAL376100.0
110) Do you agree or disagree with each of the following statements? Our congregation is not that different from other congregations in our community (NODIFF)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree318.3
2) Disagree13937.3
3) Neutral/Unsure8923.9
4) Agree11129.8
5) Strongly agree30.8
Missing5 
TOTAL373100.0
111) Do you agree or disagree with each of the following statements? Our congregation has a clear mission and purpose (PURPOSE)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree20.5
2) Disagree4311.5
3) Neutral/Unsure7018.7
4) Agree19752.5
5) Strongly agree6316.8
Missing3 
TOTAL375100.0
112) Do you agree or disagree with each of the following statements? Our congregation is a 'moral beacon' in our community (BEACON)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree41.1
2) Disagree3910.5
3) Neutral/Unsure13335.7
4) Agree17446.6
5) Strongly agree236.2
Missing5 
TOTAL373100.0
113) Do you agree or disagree with each of the following statements? Our congregation is willing to change to meet new challenges (CHANGE)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree41.1
2) Disagree338.8
3) Neutral/Unsure9324.7
4) Agree19150.8
5) Strongly agree5514.6
Missing2 
TOTAL376100.0
114) Do you agree or disagree with each of the following statements? Our congregation wants to grow in membership (WANTGROW)
TOTAL%
2) Disagree71.9
3) Neutral/Unsure4913.0
4) Agree20554.5
5) Strongly agree11530.6
Missing2 
TOTAL376100.0
115) Do you agree or disagree with each of the following statements? Our congregation holds strong beliefs and values (BELIEFS)
TOTAL%
2) Disagree30.8
3) Neutral/Unsure184.8
4) Agree21757.7
5) Strongly agree13836.7
Missing2 
TOTAL376100.0
116) Do you agree or disagree with each of the following statements? Our congregation celebrates its Reformed heritage (OKDENOM)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree20.5
2) Disagree184.8
3) Neutral/Unsure7219.3
4) Agree19251.3
5) Strongly agree9024.1
Missing4 
TOTAL374100.0
117) Do you agree or disagree with each of the following statements? Our congregation wants to be racially and culturally diverse (DIVERSE)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree20.5
2) Disagree4712.5
3) Neutral/Unsure12633.6
4) Agree13435.7
5) Strongly agree6617.6
Missing3 
TOTAL375100.0
118) Do you agree or disagree with each of the following statements? Our congregation is working for social justice (JUSTICE)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree71.9
2) Disagree5815.5
3) Neutral/Unsure13536.2
4) Agree14037.5
5) Strongly agree338.8
Missing5 
TOTAL373100.0
119) How would you describe the theological outlook of the majority of your regularly participating adults? (THEOLIB)
TOTAL%
1) Very liberal10.3
2) Somewhat liberal174.5
3) Moderate8622.9
4) Somewhat conservative20053.3
5) Very conservative7118.9
Missing3 
TOTAL375100.0
120) Of the regular participants, estimate the number who are American Indian/Alaska Native (NATAMS)
TOTAL%
0) None29789.2
1) 182.4
2) 272.1
3) 351.5
4) 420.6
5) 530.9
7) 710.3
9) 910.3
10) 1030.9
15) 1510.3
32) 3210.3
35) 3510.3
43) 4310.3
125) 12510.3
310) 31010.3
Missing45 
TOTAL333100.0
121) Of the regular participants, estimate the number who are Asian (ASIANS)
TOTAL%
0) None15747.1
1) 1278.1
2) 2278.1
3) 3216.3
4) 4113.3
5) 5175.1
6) 672.1
7) 741.2
8) 830.9
9) 910.3
10) 10206.0
14) 1410.3
15) 1561.8
16) 1610.3
17) 1720.6
20) 2051.5
24) 2410.3
25) 2520.6
30) 3010.3
40) 4010.3
42) 4210.3
50) 5051.5
60) 6010.3
70) 7010.3
75) 7510.3
80) 8010.3
85) 8510.3
90) 9020.6
110) 11010.3
125) 12510.3
135) 13510.3
150) 15020.6
Missing45 
TOTAL333100.0
122) Of the regular participants, estimate the number who are Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander (PACIFICI)
TOTAL%
0) None31394.0
1) 172.1
2) 251.5
3) 310.3
4) 420.6
5) 510.3
7) 710.3
8) 810.3
10) 1010.3
20) 2010.3
Missing45 
TOTAL333100.0
123) Of the regular participants, estimate the number who are Black or African American (BLACKS)
TOTAL%
0) None17151.4
1) 1257.5
2) 2298.7
3) 3133.9
4) 492.7
5) 5185.4
6) 620.6
7) 741.2
8) 872.1
10) 10154.5
13) 1310.3
14) 1410.3
15) 1551.5
16) 1610.3
20) 2092.7
21) 2110.3
25) 2520.6
26) 2610.3
28) 2810.3
30) 3020.6
34) 3410.3
40) 4020.6
45) 4520.6
50) 5020.6
60) 6020.6
70) 7010.3
75) 7520.6
85) 8510.3
96) 9610.3
145) 14510.3
160) 16010.3
Missing45 
TOTAL333100.0
124) Of the regular participants, estimate the number who are Hispanic or Latino/a (HISPANIC)
TOTAL%
0) None16449.2
1) 1236.9
2) 2257.5
3) 3144.2
4) 492.7
5) 5267.8
6) 630.9
7) 730.9
8) 841.2
9) 910.3
10) 10226.6
13) 1310.3
15) 1561.8
17) 1720.6
20) 2030.9
22) 2210.3
25) 2520.6
27) 2710.3
30) 3020.6
32) 3210.3
35) 3530.9
40) 4020.6
50) 5020.6
53) 5310.3
56) 5610.3
60) 6010.3
65) 6510.3
69) 6910.3
75) 7520.6
85) 8510.3
87) 8710.3
110) 11010.3
120) 12010.3
125) 12510.3
135) 13510.3
Missing45 
TOTAL333100.0
125) Of the regular participants, estimate the number who are white (WHITE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL333207.769260
126) Of the regular participants, estimate the number who are biracial/multiracial (MULTI)
TOTAL%
0) None22367.0
1) 192.7
2) 2216.3
3) 3133.9
4) 4123.6
5) 5175.1
6) 661.8
8) 830.9
9) 910.3
10) 1092.7
12) 1210.3
13) 1310.3
15) 1530.9
17) 1720.6
20) 2041.2
25) 2520.6
28) 2810.3
30) 3010.3
40) 4010.3
50) 5020.6
75) 7510.3
Missing45 
TOTAL333100.0
127) Total race (RACETOT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL333233.58269
128) Difference between active participants and race total (RACEDIFF)
TOTAL%
-200) 10.3
-120) 10.3
-10) 10.3
-8) 10.3
-5) 10.3
-4) 20.6
-3) 20.6
-2) 10.3
-1) 41.2
0) 29290.4
1) 61.9
2) 20.6
3) 10.3
5) 10.3
7) 10.3
8) 10.3
32) 10.3
40) 10.3
50) 10.3
75) 10.3
145) 10.3
Missing55 
TOTAL323100.0
129) Percent Black (PCTBLACK)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL3333.51310
130) Percent White (PCTWHITE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL33380.33831
131) Percent Hispanic (PCTHISP)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL3334.49514
132) Percent Asian (PCTASIAN)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL3337.8324
133) Percent Pacific Islander (PCTPACIS)
TOTAL%
0) 31394.0
.117647058823529) 10.3
.18348623853211) 10.3
.809716599190283) 10.3
.857142857142857) 10.3
1) 10.3
1.11111111111111) 10.3
1.33333333333333) 20.6
1.42857142857143) 20.6
1.66666666666667) 10.3
1.72413793103448) 10.3
2) 20.6
2.63157894736842) 10.3
3.33333333333333) 10.3
4.04040404040404) 10.3
5.33333333333333) 10.3
20) 10.3
22.5806451612903) 10.3
Missing45 
TOTAL333100.0
134) Percent Native American (PCTNATAM)
TOTAL%
0) 29789.2
.333333333333333) 20.6
.625) 10.3
.666666666666667) 20.6
.714285714285714) 10.3
.8) 10.3
.869565217391304) 20.6
1) 20.6
1.14285714285714) 10.3
1.2) 10.3
1.6) 10.3
1.66666666666667) 10.3
1.81818181818182) 10.3
1.875) 10.3
2) 30.9
2.77777777777778) 10.3
2.8) 10.3
3.63636363636364) 10.3
5) 10.3
7.14285714285714) 10.3
7.5) 10.3
8.33333333333333) 10.3
10) 10.3
11.8110236220472) 10.3
20.5882352941176) 10.3
76.1904761904762) 10.3
95.3846153846154) 10.3
96.1538461538462) 10.3
100) 30.9
Missing45 
TOTAL333100.0
135) Percent Multiracial (PCTMULTI)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL3331.5864
136) Majority racial or ethnic group (RACE)
TOTAL%
1) American Indian/Alaskan Native61.8
2) Asian226.6
4) Black or African American41.2
5) Hispanic or Latino/a72.1
6) White28585.6
7) No majority, multiracial92.7
Missing45 
TOTAL333100.0
137) Of your regular participants, estimate the percent who are: Older adults, age 65 or older (SENIORS)
TOTAL%
0) None216.1
1) 110.3
2) 272.0
3) 351.5
4) 430.9
5) 5205.8
6) 630.9
7) 730.9
8) 841.2
9) 930.9
10) 104011.7
12) 1241.2
13) 1330.9
14) 1420.6
15) 15339.6
16) 1620.6
17) 1730.9
18) 1830.9
19) 1920.6
20) 204814.0
21) 2110.3
22) 2220.6
23) 2330.9
24) 2420.6
25) 25277.9
26) 2620.6
27) 2720.6
28) 2820.6
30) 30298.5
31) 3110.3
32) 3210.3
33) 3310.3
35) 35113.2
36) 3610.3
40) 40154.4
45) 4572.0
47) 4710.3
50) 50102.9
55) 5510.3
60) 6082.3
65) 6520.6
70) 7020.6
88) 8810.3
95) 9510.3
Missing35 
TOTAL343100.0
138) Of your regular participants, estimate the percent who are: Adults, age 50-64 (MIDDLEAG)
TOTAL%
0) None51.5
2) 210.3
3) 320.6
4) 410.3
5) 572.0
7) 720.6
8) 820.6
9) 910.3
10) 10319.0
12) 1220.6
13) 1330.9
14) 1451.5
15) 155114.9
16) 1610.3
17) 1720.6
18) 1892.6
19) 1930.9
20) 208625.1
21) 2110.3
22) 2241.2
23) 2330.9
24) 2420.6
25) 254011.7
26) 2610.3
27) 2720.6
28) 2841.2
29) 2920.6
30) 30339.6
31) 3110.3
32) 3220.6
34) 3410.3
35) 35113.2
40) 4082.3
45) 4520.6
50) 5082.3
56) 5610.3
60) 6020.6
76) 7610.3
Missing35 
TOTAL343100.0
139) Of your regular participants, estimate the percent who are: Adults, age 35-49 (MEDADULT)
TOTAL%
0) None41.2
2) 220.6
3) 310.3
4) 410.3
5) 572.0
6) 610.3
7) 720.6
8) 810.3
9) 920.6
10) 10288.2
11) 1110.3
12) 1230.9
13) 1310.3
14) 1441.2
15) 153811.1
16) 1610.3
17) 1782.3
18) 18123.5
19) 1930.9
20) 209026.2
21) 2110.3
22) 2241.2
23) 2361.7
25) 254011.7
26) 2610.3
27) 2741.2
28) 2830.9
29) 2941.2
30) 30349.9
34) 3410.3
35) 3572.0
38) 3820.6
40) 40133.8
41) 4110.3
43) 4310.3
45) 4551.5
50) 5020.6
60) 6020.6
70) 7020.6
Missing35 
TOTAL343100.0
140) Of your regular participants, estimate the percent who are: Younger adults, age 18-34 (YADULTS)
TOTAL%
0) None82.3
2) 220.6
3) 320.6
4) 410.3
5) 5339.6
7) 710.3
8) 830.9
9) 920.6
10) 106218.1
11) 1141.2
13) 1361.7
14) 1451.5
15) 155516.0
16) 1610.3
17) 1782.3
18) 1861.7
19) 1961.7
20) 207020.4
21) 2110.3
22) 2220.6
23) 2351.5
25) 25205.8
26) 2610.3
27) 2710.3
28) 2820.6
29) 2910.3
30) 30195.5
33) 3320.6
35) 3561.7
36) 3610.3
37) 3710.3
40) 4010.3
45) 4510.3
48) 4810.3
50) 5020.6
95) 9510.3
Missing35 
TOTAL343100.0
141) Of your regular participants, estimate the percent who are: Children and youth, age 0-17 (KIDYTH)
TOTAL%
0) None92.6
1) 120.6
2) 210.3
4) 410.3
5) 5133.8
6) 610.3
7) 720.6
8) 810.3
9) 910.3
10) 105114.9
11) 1120.6
12) 1230.9
13) 1310.3
14) 1410.3
15) 154513.1
17) 1782.3
18) 1872.0
19) 1920.6
20) 207421.6
21) 2130.9
22) 2241.2
23) 2330.9
24) 2420.6
25) 254412.8
27) 2741.2
28) 2810.3
29) 2910.3
30) 30288.2
32) 3230.9
33) 3320.6
34) 3420.6
35) 3561.7
36) 3620.6
37) 3710.3
38) 3820.6
40) 4030.9
41) 4110.3
42) 4220.6
45) 4510.3
47) 4710.3
50) 5010.3
65) 6510.3
Missing35 
TOTAL343100.0
142) Total age percent (CUMAGE)
TOTAL%
99) 20.6
100) 33196.5
101) 102.9
Missing35 
TOTAL343100.0
143) How many people (including children) regularly participate in worship or other religious activities in your congregation? (MEMBERS)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL337244.27283
144) How many people are associated in any way with the religious life of your congregation? (EVERYONE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL272377.471474
145) Of your total regular participants age 18 and older, estimate the percent who are: Female (FEMALES)
TOTAL%
.5) 10.3
9) 930.9
12) 1210.3
30) 3010.3
35) 3520.6
40) 4051.4
43) 4310.3
45) 4520.6
47) 4710.3
50) 5010029.0
51) 5151.4
52) 5272.0
53) 5351.4
54) 5420.6
55) 559527.5
56) 5610.3
57) 5710.3
59) 5920.6
60) 607922.9
62) 6220.6
63) 6310.3
65) 65102.9
70) 70123.5
75) 7541.2
80) 8020.6
Missing33 
TOTAL345100.0
146) Of your total regular participants age 18 and older, estimate the percent who are: College graduates (COLLEGE)
TOTAL%
0) None20.6
.45) 10.3
1) 120.6
2) 210.3
3) 310.3
5) 572.1
7) 710.3
9) 930.9
10) 10226.5
15) 15175.0
16) 1620.6
20) 20216.2
21) 2110.3
25) 253510.3
26) 2610.3
28) 2810.3
30) 30267.6
32) 3210.3
33) 3330.9
35) 35154.4
40) 40308.8
43) 4310.3
44) 4410.3
45) 4572.1
46) 4610.3
50) 50339.7
54) 5410.3
55) 5530.9
60) 60236.8
62) 6210.3
65) 6592.6
67) 6720.6
70) 70133.8
75) 75175.0
80) 80133.8
85) 8561.8
88) 8810.3
90) 90102.9
95) 9510.3
98) 9820.6
99) 9910.3
100) 10010.3
Missing38 
TOTAL340100.0
147) Of your total regular participants age 18 and older, estimate the percent who are: New to this congregation in the past 5 years (NEWMEMB)
TOTAL%
0) None41.2
.5) 10.3
1) 120.6
2) 251.4
3) 351.4
5) 55014.5
6) 610.3
7) 772.0
8) 882.3
9) 930.9
10) 106418.6
12) 1220.6
13) 1310.3
15) 153710.7
17) 1710.3
20) 20339.6
21) 2110.3
25) 25236.7
27) 2720.6
30) 30236.7
33) 3310.3
35) 3561.7
39) 3910.3
40) 40144.1
45) 4510.3
50) 5092.6
52) 5210.3
58) 5810.3
60) 6072.0
62) 6210.3
65) 6520.6
70) 7030.9
75) 7530.9
80) 8030.9
90) 9010.3
95) 9520.6
100) 100164.6
Missing33 
TOTAL345100.0
148) Of your total regular participants age 18 and older, estimate the percent who are: Life-long members of the Christian Reformed Church (LIFELONG)
TOTAL%
0) None175.0
.75) 10.3
1) 110.3
2) 251.5
3) 361.8
4) 420.6
5) 5102.9
6) 630.9
9) 930.9
10) 10205.8
12) 1210.3
15) 15102.9
16) 1620.6
20) 20195.6
25) 25133.8
26) 2610.3
30) 30154.4
35) 3541.2
40) 4072.0
45) 4541.2
49) 4910.3
50) 50308.8
55) 5520.6
56) 5610.3
60) 60216.1
65) 6582.3
67) 6720.6
70) 70226.4
72) 7210.3
75) 75185.3
80) 804513.2
85) 8592.6
90) 90185.3
92) 9210.3
93) 9310.3
95) 95144.1
97) 9710.3
99) 9910.3
100) 10020.6
Missing36 
TOTAL342100.0
149) Of your total regular participants age 18 and older, estimate the percent who: Live within 15 minutes of your congregation's place of worship (NEARBY)
TOTAL%
.98) 10.3
2) 210.3
9) 930.9
10) 1020.6
11) 1120.6
15) 1530.9
20) 2082.3
25) 2530.9
26) 2610.3
30) 3082.3
35) 3520.6
40) 4072.0
45) 4510.3
50) 50298.4
54) 5410.3
60) 60174.9
65) 6592.6
68) 6810.3
70) 70185.2
75) 753610.5
80) 80308.7
85) 85257.3
88) 8810.3
90) 904312.5
92) 9210.3
95) 953911.3
97) 9751.5
98) 9841.2
99) 9941.2
100) 1003911.3
Missing34 
TOTAL344100.0
150) Our congregation has: (LEADTYPE)
TOTAL%
1) A senior pastor with one or more assistant or associate pastors12132.0
2) One pastor (no assistant or associate pastor)22559.5
3) Co-pastors (two or more persons sharing the pastoral role equally)184.8
4) No pastor at present143.7
TOTAL378100.0
151) Please describe the pastor or principal leader of your congregation (if co-pastors, answer only about your oldest co-pastor). Pastor's ordained status (ORDAINED)
TOTAL%
1) Lay person61.7
2) Ordained35798.3
Missing15 
TOTAL363100.0
152) Please describe the pastor or principal leader of your congregation (if co-pastors, answer only about your oldest co-pastor). Pastor's permanent or temporary status (CALL)
TOTAL%
1) Permanent pastor34595.6
2) Interim or supply pastor123.3
3) Retired clergy serving as pastor41.1
Missing17 
TOTAL361100.0
153) Please describe the pastor or principal leader of your congregation (if co-pastors, answer only about your oldest co-pastor). Age (LEADAGE)
TOTAL%
25) 10.3
26) 20.6
27) 30.8
28) 20.6
29) 20.6
30) 61.7
31) 41.1
32) 51.4
33) 51.4
34) 41.1
35) 82.2
36) 92.5
37) 30.8
38) 92.5
39) 41.1
40) 113.1
41) 72.0
42) 82.2
43) 41.1
44) 123.4
45) 61.7
46) 61.7
47) 92.5
48) 61.7
49) 143.9
50) 195.3
51) 123.4
52) 174.7
53) 102.8
54) 164.5
55) 226.1
56) 61.7
57) 185.0
58) 82.2
59) 113.1
60) 102.8
61) 123.4
62) 143.9
63) 123.4
64) 72.0
65) 82.2
66) 10.3
67) 30.8
71) 10.3
75) 10.3
Missing20 
TOTAL358100.0
154) Please describe the pastor or principal leader of your congregation (if co-pastors, answer only about your oldest co-pastor). Employment status of pastor (EMPLOY)
TOTAL%
1) Full-time paid33592.0
2) Full-time unpaid61.6
3) Part-time paid226.0
4) Part-time unpaid10.3
Missing14 
TOTAL364100.0
155) Please describe the pastor or principal leader of your congregation (if co-pastors, answer only about your oldest co-pastor). Gender (LEADSEX)
TOTAL%
1) Male35497.8
2) Female82.2
Missing16 
TOTAL362100.0
156) Please describe the pastor or principal leader of your congregation (if co-pastors, answer only about your oldest co-pastor). Pastor's highest level of education (CLEGEDU)
TOTAL%
2) Some college or technical school; associate's degree92.5
3) College bachelor's degree184.9
4) Master's degree (including M. Div.)28578.3
5) Doctoral degree (including Ph.D., D. Min.)5214.3
Missing14 
TOTAL364100.0
157) Please describe the pastor or principal leader of your congregation (if co-pastors, answer only about your oldest co-pastor). Pastor's race/ethnicity (LEADRACE)
158) Leader's race categorized (LEADRAC2)
TOTAL%
1) Native American30.8
2) Asian257.0
3) Pacific Islander10.3
4) Black71.9
5) Hispanic102.8
6) White Non-Hispanic31286.9
7) Bi- or Multi-Racial10.3
Missing19 
TOTAL359100.0
159) Please describe the pastor or principal leader of your congregation (if co-pastors, answer only about your oldest co-pastor). This person became the pastor of your congregation in what year? (YEARCALL)
TOTAL%
1980) 30.8
1981) 10.3
1982) 20.6
1983) 10.3
1984) 10.3
1985) 10.3
1986) 30.8
1987) 30.8
1988) 30.8
1989) 30.8
1990) 30.8
1991) 10.3
1992) 30.8
1993) 30.8
1994) 51.4
1995) 51.4
1996) 51.4
1997) 113.1
1998) 123.4
1999) 92.5
2000) 174.8
2001) 144.0
2002) 195.4
2003) 185.1
2004) 277.6
2005) 267.3
2006) 3610.2
2007) 318.8
2008) 3610.2
2009) 4111.6
2010) 113.1
Missing24 
TOTAL354100.0
160) How much time does your pastor spend in the following areas? Planning and leading worship (LEADWORS)
TOTAL%
1) Very little82.2
2) Some5415.0
3) Quite a bit17147.4
4) A great deal12835.5
Missing17 
TOTAL361100.0
161) How much time does your pastor spend in the following areas? Developing and promoting a vision and purpose for the congregation (LEADVIS)
TOTAL%
1) Very little287.8
2) Some15142.2
3) Quite a bit12534.9
4) A great deal5415.1
Missing20 
TOTAL358100.0
162) How much time does your pastor spend in the following areas? Evangelism or recruitment (DOEVAN)
TOTAL%
1) Very little7520.9
2) Some17248.0
3) Quite a bit8824.6
4) A great deal236.4
Missing20 
TOTAL358100.0
163) How much time does your pastor spend in the following areas? Recruiting and training lay leaders (DOTRAIN)
TOTAL%
1) Very little6919.3
2) Some20055.9
3) Quite a bit7119.8
4) A great deal185.0
Missing20 
TOTAL358100.0
164) How much time does your pastor spend in the following areas? Providing pastor care (visiting the sick, counseling people) (DOCARE)
TOTAL%
1) Very little143.9
2) Some11331.6
3) Quite a bit16345.5
4) A great deal6819.0
Missing20 
TOTAL358100.0
165) How much time does your pastor spend in the following areas? Teaching people about the faith and scripture (DOTEACH)
TOTAL%
1) Very little82.2
2) Some7821.7
3) Quite a bit17649.0
4) A great deal9727.0
Missing19 
TOTAL359100.0
166) How much time does your pastor spend in the following areas? Leading small groups (for sharing, support, spiritual growth) (DOSMALL)
TOTAL%
1) Very little7320.4
2) Some16044.8
3) Quite a bit10328.9
4) A great deal215.9
Missing21 
TOTAL357100.0
167) How much time does your pastor spend in the following areas? Administration, supervision, and committee meetings (DOADMIN)
TOTAL%
1) Very little215.8
2) Some13136.4
3) Quite a bit17348.1
4) A great deal359.7
Missing18 
TOTAL360100.0
168) How much time does your pastor spend in the following areas? Representing the congregation in the community (DOREPRES)
TOTAL%
1) Very little4813.3
2) Some16545.8
3) Quite a bit11331.4
4) A great deal349.4
Missing18 
TOTAL360100.0
169) How much time does your pastor spend in the following areas? Engaging youth and young adults (WORKYADS)
TOTAL%
1) Very little5716.0
2) Some18652.1
3) Quite a bit9426.3
4) A great deal205.6
Missing21 
TOTAL357100.0
170) How much time does your pastor spend in the following areas? Dealing with conflict and disagreements (DEALARGU)
TOTAL%
1) Very little6919.2
2) Some20456.8
3) Quite a bit7019.5
4) A great deal164.5
Missing19 
TOTAL359100.0
171) During the past 3 years, has your pastor met regularly with other ministers or pastoral leaders in a small group for continuing education and support? (SPEGROUP)
TOTAL%
1) Yes28278.1
2) No7921.9
Missing17 
TOTAL361100.0
172) If yes for SPEGROUP, for how long has your pastor participated in such a group? Years (YEARSMET)
TOTAL%
0) 114.7
1) 2410.2
2) 3314.0
3) 4920.9
4) 4017.0
5) 177.2
6) 114.7
7) 20.9
8) 104.3
9) 41.7
10) 177.2
11) 41.7
12) 10.4
14) 31.3
20) 52.1
22) 31.3
23) 10.4
Missing143 
TOTAL235100.0
173) If yes for SPEGROUP, for how long has your pastor participated in such a group? Months (MONTHMET)
TOTAL%
0) 18679.1
1) 10.4
2) 31.3
3) 52.1
4) 31.3
5) 31.3
6) 198.1
8) 52.1
9) 62.6
10) 41.7
Missing143 
TOTAL235100.0
174) How many people are employed by your congregation including your pastor? Ordained professionals (pastor and other ordained ministers) -- full-time paid employees (FULLORD)
TOTAL%
0) None8021.2
1) 125366.9
2) 2379.8
3) 361.6
4) 420.5
TOTAL378100.0
175) How many people are employed by your congregation including your pastor? Ordained professionals (pastor and other ordained ministers) -- part-time paid employees (PARTORD)
TOTAL%
0) None31884.1
1) 14511.9
2) 2143.7
3) 310.3
TOTAL378100.0
176) How many people are employed by your congregation including your pastor? Lay administrative professionals -- full-time paid employees (FULLADM)
TOTAL%
0) None34691.5
1) 1266.9
2) 220.5
3) 330.8
7) 710.3
TOTAL378100.0
177) How many people are employed by your congregation including your pastor? Lay administrative professionals -- part-time paid employees (PARTADM)
TOTAL%
0) None30981.7
1) 15414.3
2) 2123.2
3) 310.3
4) 420.5
TOTAL378100.0
178) How many people are employed by your congregation including your pastor? Lay program professionals (including musicians and lay pastors) -- full-time paid employees (FULLPROG)
TOTAL%
0) None31884.1
1) 13810.1
2) 292.4
3) 371.9
4) 451.3
15) 1510.3
TOTAL378100.0
179) How many people are employed by your congregation including your pastor? Lay program professionals (including musicians and lay pastors) -- part-time paid employees (PARTPROG)
TOTAL%
0) None20955.3
.5) 10.3
1) 17720.4
2) 23910.3
3) 3195.0
4) 4184.8
5) 561.6
6) 610.3
7) 710.3
8) 841.1
10) 1020.5
18) 1810.3
TOTAL378100.0
180) How many people are employed by your congregation including your pastor? Clerical or secretarial employees -- full-time paid employees (FULLSEC)
TOTAL%
0) None33488.4
1) 1338.7
2) 292.4
3) 320.5
TOTAL378100.0
181) How many people are employed by your congregation including your pastor? Clerical or secretarial employees -- part-time paid employees (PARTSEC)
TOTAL%
0) None16744.2
.5) 20.5
1) 116343.1
2) 23810.1
3) 371.9
5) 510.3
TOTAL378100.0
182) How many people are employed by your congregation including your pastor? Custodial or maintenance employees -- full-time paid employees (FULLCUST)
TOTAL%
0) None32886.8
1) 14211.1
2) 261.6
3) 310.3
4) 410.3
TOTAL378100.0
183) How many people are employed by your congregation including your pastor? Custodial or maintenance employees -- part-time paid employees (PARTCUST)
TOTAL%
0) None14137.3
.5) 20.5
1) 116142.6
2) 26116.1
3) 371.9
4) 451.3
5) 510.3
TOTAL378100.0
184) How many people are employed by your congregation including your pastor? Other employees of the congregation -- full-time paid employees (FULLOTH)
TOTAL%
0) None36897.4
1) 151.3
2) 210.3
3) 310.3
4) 410.3
6) 610.3
10) 1010.3
TOTAL378100.0
185) How many people are employed by your congregation including your pastor? Other employees of the congregation -- part-time paid employees (PARTOTH)
TOTAL%
0) None33388.1
1) 1266.9
2) 292.4
3) 320.5
4) 441.1
5) 510.3
6) 610.3
10) 1010.3
200) 20010.3
TOTAL378100.0
186) Do the same people tend to serve in volunteer leadership roles year after year, or does your congregation rotate volunteer service among a large number of people? (MIXVOLS)
TOTAL%
1) The same people tend to serve6517.3
2) Although there is some rotation, it tends to be among a limited number of people22359.3
3) We have a lot of rotation among persons in volunteer leadership roles8823.4
Missing2 
TOTAL376100.0
187) During the past 12 months, has your congregation been involved in any ecumenical or interfaith activities of these types? Not involved in worship services (JOINT_N)
TOTAL%
0) Some involvement27975.0
1) No involvement9325.0
Missing6 
TOTAL372100.0
188) During the past 12 months, has your congregation been involved in any ecumenical or interfaith activities of these types? Involved with other Christian groups in worship services (JOINT_Y1)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked10127.2
1) Yes, with other denominations27172.8
Missing6 
TOTAL372100.0
189) During the past 12 months, has your congregation been involved in any ecumenical or interfaith activities of these types? Involved with other faith traditions in worship services (JOINT_Y2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked35394.9
1) Yes, with other faith groups195.1
Missing6 
TOTAL372100.0
190) During the past 12 months, has your congregation been involved in any ecumenical or interfaith activities of these types? Not involved in joint celebrations, fairs, meals or cultural events (CELEB_N)
TOTAL%
0) Some involvement22963.1
1) No involvement13436.9
Missing15 
TOTAL363100.0
191) During the past 12 months, has your congregation been involved in any ecumenical or interfaith activities of these types? Involved with other Christian groups in joint celebrations, fairs, meals or cultural events (CELEB_Y1)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked14840.8
1) Yes, with other denominations21559.2
Missing15 
TOTAL363100.0
192) During the past 12 months, has your congregation been involved in any ecumenical or interfaith activities of these types? Involved with other faith traditions in joint celebrations, fairs, meals or cultural events (CELEB_Y2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked34093.7
1) Yes, with other faith groups236.3
Missing15 
TOTAL363100.0
193) During the past 12 months, has your congregation been involved in any ecumenical or interfaith activities of these types? Not involved in educational or fellowship activities (EDFEL_N)
TOTAL%
0) Some involvement24767.3
1) No involvement12032.7
Missing11 
TOTAL367100.0
194) During the past 12 months, has your congregation been involved in any ecumenical or interfaith activities of these types? Involved with other Christian groups in educational or fellowship activities (EDFEL_Y1)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked13135.7
1) Yes, with other denominations23664.3
Missing11 
TOTAL367100.0
195) During the past 12 months, has your congregation been involved in any ecumenical or interfaith activities of these types? Involved with other faith traditions in educational or fellowship activities (EDFEL_Y2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked34794.6
1) Yes, with other faith groups205.4
Missing11 
TOTAL367100.0
196) During the past 12 months, has your congregation been involved in any ecumenical or interfaith activities of these types? Not involved in community service activities (COMM_N)
TOTAL%
0) Some involvement28877.6
1) No involvement8322.4
Missing7 
TOTAL371100.0
197) During the past 12 months, has your congregation been involved in any ecumenical or interfaith activities of these types? Involved with other Christian groups in community service activities (COMM_Y1)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked11129.9
1) Yes, with other denominations26070.1
Missing7 
TOTAL371100.0
198) During the past 12 months, has your congregation been involved in any ecumenical or interfaith activities of these types? Involved with other faith traditions in community service activities (COMM_Y2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked31986.0
1) Yes, with other faith groups5214.0
Missing7 
TOTAL371100.0
199) During the past 5 years has your congregation experienced any disagreements or conflict in the following areas? If yes, please indicate how serious the conflict was and the consequences. Finances or budget-no conflict (CONCASHN)
TOTAL%
0) Some conflict16343.7
1) No conflict21056.3
Missing5 
TOTAL373100.0
200) During the past 5 years has your congregation experienced any disagreements or conflict in the following areas? If yes, please indicate how serious the conflict was and the consequences. Finances or budget -- yes, but it was not serious (CONCASH1)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked25668.6
1) Conflict not serious11731.4
Missing5 
TOTAL373100.0
201) During the past 5 years has your congregation experienced any disagreements or conflict in the following areas? If yes, please indicate how serious the conflict was and the consequences. Finances or budget -- yes, some people left (CONCASH2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked34492.2
1) Some people left297.8
Missing5 
TOTAL373100.0
202) During the past 5 years has your congregation experienced any disagreements or conflict in the following areas? If yes, please indicate how serious the conflict was and the consequences. Finances or budget -- yes, some people withheld donations (CONCASH3)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked33890.6
1) Some people withheld funds359.4
Missing5 
TOTAL373100.0
203) During the past 5 years has your congregation experienced any disagreements or conflict in the following areas? If yes, please indicate how serious the conflict was and the consequences. Finances or budget -- yes, pastor or staff member left (CONCASH4)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked36798.4
1) Staff member dismissed or resigned61.6
Missing5 
TOTAL373100.0
204) During the past 5 years has your congregation experienced any disagreements or conflict in the following areas? If yes, please indicate how serious the conflict was and the consequences. How worship is conducted -- no conflict (CONWORSN)
TOTAL%
0) Some conflict22761.0
1) No conflict14539.0
Missing6 
TOTAL372100.0
205) During the past 5 years has your congregation experienced any disagreements or conflict in the following areas? If yes, please indicate how serious the conflict was and the consequences. How worship is conducted -- yes, but it was not serious (CONWORS1)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked24465.6
1) Conflict not serious12834.4
Missing6 
TOTAL372100.0
206) During the past 5 years has your congregation experienced any disagreements or conflict in the following areas? If yes, please indicate how serious the conflict was and the consequences. How worship is conducted -- yes, some people left (CONWORS2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked27573.9
1) Some people left9726.1
Missing6 
TOTAL372100.0
207) During the past 5 years has your congregation experienced any disagreements or conflict in the following areas? If yes, please indicate how serious the conflict was and the consequences. How worship is conducted -- yes, some people withheld donations (CONWORS3)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked35796.0
1) Some people withheld funds154.0
Missing6 
TOTAL372100.0
208) During the past 5 years has your congregation experienced any disagreements or conflict in the following areas? If yes, please indicate how serious the conflict was and the consequences. How worship is conducted -- yes, pastor or staff member left (CONWORS4)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked36197.0
1) Staff member dismissed or resigned113.0
Missing6 
TOTAL372100.0
209) During the past 5 years has your congregation experienced any disagreements or conflict in the following areas? If yes, please indicate how serious the conflict was and the consequences. Program priorities -- no conflict (CONPROGN)
TOTAL%
0) Some conflict15040.8
1) No conflict21859.2
Missing10 
TOTAL368100.0
210) During the past 5 years has your congregation experienced any disagreements or conflict in the following areas? If yes, please indicate how serious the conflict was and the consequences. Program priorities -- yes, but it was not serious (CONPROG1)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked26170.9
1) Conflict not serious10729.1
Missing10 
TOTAL368100.0
211) During the past 5 years has your congregation experienced any disagreements or conflict in the following areas? If yes, please indicate how serious the conflict was and the consequences. Program priorities -- yes, some people left (CONPROG2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked32588.3
1) Some people left4311.7
Missing10 
TOTAL368100.0
212) During the past 5 years has your congregation experienced any disagreements or conflict in the following areas? If yes, please indicate how serious the conflict was and the consequences. Program priorities -- yes, some people withheld donations (CONPROG3)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked36298.4
1) Some people withheld funds61.6
Missing10 
TOTAL368100.0
213) During the past 5 years has your congregation experienced any disagreements or conflict in the following areas? If yes, please indicate how serious the conflict was and the consequences. Program priorities -- yes, pastor or staff member left (CONPROG4)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked36298.4
1) Staff member dismissed or resigned61.6
Missing10 
TOTAL368100.0
214) During the past 5 years has your congregation experienced any disagreements or conflict in the following areas? If yes, please indicate how serious the conflict was and the consequences. Actions of denomination, synod, or presbytery -- no conflict (CONSYNNO)
TOTAL%
0) Some conflict11130.0
1) No conflict25970.0
Missing8 
TOTAL370100.0
215) During the past 5 years has your congregation experienced any disagreements or conflict in the following areas? If yes, please indicate how serious the conflict was and the consequences. Actions of denomination, synod, or presbytery -- yes, but it was not serious (CONSYN1)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked30181.4
1) Conflict not serious6918.6
Missing8 
TOTAL370100.0
216) During the past 5 years has your congregation experienced any disagreements or conflict in the following areas? If yes, please indicate how serious the conflict was and the consequences. Actions of denomination, synod, or presbytery -- yes, some people left (CONSYN2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked33690.8
1) Some people left349.2
Missing8 
TOTAL370100.0
217) During the past 5 years has your congregation experienced any disagreements or conflict in the following areas? If yes, please indicate how serious the conflict was and the consequences. Actions of denomination, synod, or presbytery -- yes, some people withheld donations (CONSYN3)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked35997.0
1) Some people withheld funds113.0
Missing8 
TOTAL370100.0
218) During the past 5 years has your congregation experienced any disagreements or conflict in the following areas? If yes, please indicate how serious the conflict was and the consequences. Actions of denomination, synod, or presbytery -- yes, pastor or staff member left (CONSYN4)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked36899.5
1) Staff member dismissed or resigned20.5
Missing8 
TOTAL370100.0
219) During the past 5 years has your congregation experienced any disagreements or conflict in the following areas? If yes, please indicate how serious the conflict was and the consequences. Pastor's leadership style -- no conflict (CONLEADN)
TOTAL%
0) Some conflict15441.5
1) No conflict21758.5
Missing7 
TOTAL371100.0
220) During the past 5 years has your congregation experienced any disagreements or conflict in the following areas? If yes, please indicate how serious the conflict was and the consequences. Pastor's leadership style -- yes, but it was not serious (CONLEAD1)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked30381.7
1) Conflict not serious6818.3
Missing7 
TOTAL371100.0
221) During the past 5 years has your congregation experienced any disagreements or conflict in the following areas? If yes, please indicate how serious the conflict was and the consequences. Pastor's leadership style -- yes, some people left (CONLEAD2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked29980.6
1) Some people left7219.4
Missing7 
TOTAL371100.0
222) During the past 5 years has your congregation experienced any disagreements or conflict in the following areas? If yes, please indicate how serious the conflict was and the consequences. Pastor's leadership style -- yes, some people withheld donations (CONLEAD3)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked36097.0
1) Some people withheld funds113.0
Missing7 
TOTAL371100.0
223) During the past 5 years has your congregation experienced any disagreements or conflict in the following areas? If yes, please indicate how serious the conflict was and the consequences. Pastor's leadership style -- yes, pastor or staff member left (CONLEAD4)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked34893.8
1) Staff member dismissed or resigned236.2
Missing7 
TOTAL371100.0
224) During the past 5 years has your congregation experienced any disagreements or conflict in the following areas? If yes, please indicate how serious the conflict was and the consequences. Pastor's personal behavior -- no conflict (CONLACTN)
TOTAL%
0) Some conflict6417.2
1) No conflict30882.8
Missing6 
TOTAL372100.0
225) During the past 5 years has your congregation experienced any disagreements or conflict in the following areas? If yes, please indicate how serious the conflict was and the consequences. Pastor's personal behavior -- yes, but it was not serious (CONLACT1)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked34492.5
1) Conflict not serious287.5
Missing6 
TOTAL372100.0
226) During the past 5 years has your congregation experienced any disagreements or conflict in the following areas? If yes, please indicate how serious the conflict was and the consequences. Pastor's personal behavior -- yes, some people left (CONLACT2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked34492.5
1) Some people left287.5
Missing6 
TOTAL372100.0
227) During the past 5 years has your congregation experienced any disagreements or conflict in the following areas? If yes, please indicate how serious the conflict was and the consequences. Pastor's personal behavior -- yes, some people withheld donations (CONLACT3)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked36297.3
1) Some people withheld funds102.7
Missing6 
TOTAL372100.0
228) During the past 5 years has your congregation experienced any disagreements or conflict in the following areas? If yes, please indicate how serious the conflict was and the consequences. Pastor's personal behavior -- yes, pastor or staff member left (CONLACT4)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked36297.3
1) Staff member dismissed or resigned102.7
Missing6 
TOTAL372100.0
229) During the past 5 years has your congregation experienced any disagreements or conflict in the following areas? If yes, please indicate how serious the conflict was and the consequences. Members' personal behavior -- no conflict (CONMACTN)
TOTAL%
0) Some conflict16544.5
1) No conflict20655.5
Missing7 
TOTAL371100.0
230) During the past 5 years has your congregation experienced any disagreements or conflict in the following areas? If yes, please indicate how serious the conflict was and the consequences. Members' personal behavior -- yes, but it was not serious (CONMACT1)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked28877.6
1) Conflict not serious8322.4
Missing7 
TOTAL371100.0
231) During the past 5 years has your congregation experienced any disagreements or conflict in the following areas? If yes, please indicate how serious the conflict was and the consequences. Members' personal behavior -- yes, some people left (CONMACT2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked29178.4
1) Some people left8021.6
Missing7 
TOTAL371100.0
232) During the past 5 years has your congregation experienced any disagreements or conflict in the following areas? If yes, please indicate how serious the conflict was and the consequences. Members' personal behavior -- yes, some people withheld donations (CONMACT3)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked36899.2
1) Some people withheld funds30.8
Missing7 
TOTAL371100.0
233) During the past 5 years has your congregation experienced any disagreements or conflict in the following areas? If yes, please indicate how serious the conflict was and the consequences. Members' personal behavior -- yes, pastor or staff member left (CONMACT4)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked36498.1
1) Staff member dismissed or resigned71.9
Missing7 
TOTAL371100.0
234) During the past 5 years has your congregation experienced any disagreements or conflict in the following areas? If yes, please indicate how serious the conflict was and the consequences. Use of facilities -- no conflict (CONFACNO)
TOTAL%
0) Some conflict11832.1
1) No conflict25067.9
Missing10 
TOTAL368100.0
235) During the past 5 years has your congregation experienced any disagreements or conflict in the following areas? If yes, please indicate how serious the conflict was and the consequences. Use of facilities -- yes, but it was not serious (CONFAC1)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked26471.7
1) Conflict not serious10428.3
Missing10 
TOTAL368100.0
236) During the past 5 years has your congregation experienced any disagreements or conflict in the following areas? If yes, please indicate how serious the conflict was and the consequences. Use of facilities -- yes, some people left (CONFAC2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked35596.5
1) Some people left133.5
Missing10 
TOTAL368100.0
237) During the past 5 years has your congregation experienced any disagreements or conflict in the following areas? If yes, please indicate how serious the conflict was and the consequences. Use of facilities -- yes, some people withheld donations (CONFAC3)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked36498.9
1) Some people withheld funds41.1
Missing10 
TOTAL368100.0
238) During the past 5 years has your congregation experienced any disagreements or conflict in the following areas? If yes, please indicate how serious the conflict was and the consequences. Use of facilities -- yes, pastor or staff member left (CONFAC4)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked36799.7
1) Staff member dismissed or resigned10.3
Missing10 
TOTAL368100.0
239) What was the approximate dollar amount of your congregation's total budget for 2009? (Do not count funds from capital improvements or primary/secondary schools.) (BUDGET)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL344351451.765649590
240) Of this total budget amount, estimate the percent that was spent in each of the following categories in 2009 (or most recent fiscal year). Staff salaries and benefits (PCTSTAFF)
TOTAL%
0) None51.5
10) 1020.6
15) 1520.6
19) 1910.3
20) 2041.2
25) 25164.8
27) 2710.3
28) 2810.3
29) 2910.3
30) 30319.2
32) 3210.3
33) 3372.1
34) 3410.3
35) 35133.9
37) 3730.9
38) 3841.2
40) 403811.3
41) 4110.3
42) 4230.9
43) 4320.6
44) 4420.6
45) 45236.8
46) 4630.9
48) 4851.5
49) 4920.6
50) 504714.0
51) 5141.2
52) 5210.3
53) 5310.3
54) 5430.9
55) 55206.0
56) 5610.3
58) 5810.3
60) 603911.6
61) 6110.3
62) 6241.2
63) 6310.3
64) 6410.3
65) 65113.3
66) 6630.9
67) 6710.3
70) 70113.3
71) 7110.3
72) 7220.6
73) 7310.3
75) 7582.4
78) 7810.3
85) 8510.3
Missing42 
TOTAL336100.0
241) Of this total budget amount, estimate the percent that was spent in each of the following categories in 2009 (or most recent fiscal year). Building operations (utilities, mortgage, insurance, maintenance, etc.) (PCTBLDGR)
TOTAL%
0) None41.2
3) 320.6
5) 551.5
6) 610.3
7) 710.3
8) 841.2
9) 941.2
10) 105616.7
11) 1110.3
12) 1261.8
13) 1341.2
14) 1472.1
15) 153410.1
16) 1630.9
17) 1782.4
18) 1841.2
19) 1930.9
20) 206820.2
21) 2120.6
22) 2220.6
23) 2310.3
24) 2410.3
25) 253711.0
26) 2610.3
27) 2730.9
28) 2851.5
29) 2910.3
30) 30329.5
31) 3110.3
33) 3320.6
35) 3572.1
36) 3610.3
38) 3820.6
40) 4072.1
45) 4551.5
47) 4710.3
50) 5051.5
57) 5710.3
60) 6010.3
70) 7010.3
75) 7510.3
80) 8010.3
Missing42 
TOTAL336100.0
242) Of this total budget amount, estimate the percent that was spent in each of the following categories in 2009 (or most recent fiscal year). Program support and materials (for Sunday school, evangelism, education, etc.) (PCTPROG)
TOTAL%
0) None82.4
1) 120.6
2) 2103.0
3) 392.7
4) 420.6
4.5) 4.510.3
5) 55315.8
6) 692.7
7) 772.1
8) 8133.9
9) 910.3
10) 1010932.4
11) 1120.6
12) 1282.4
13) 1351.5
15) 154112.2
17) 1710.3
18) 1820.6
19) 1910.3
20) 203610.7
21) 2110.3
23) 2320.6
25) 2541.2
30) 3061.8
33) 3310.3
45) 4510.3
70) 7010.3
Missing42 
TOTAL336100.0
243) Of this total budget amount, estimate the percent that was spent in each of the following categories in 2009 (or most recent fiscal year). Mission and benevolence (including assessments) (PCTMISS)
TOTAL%
0) None113.3
1) 110.3
2) 220.6
3) 330.9
4) 420.6
5) 54413.1
6) 620.6
7) 730.9
8) 851.5
9) 951.5
10) 108224.4
11) 1151.5
12) 1261.8
13) 1320.6
14) 1420.6
15) 15288.3
16) 1630.9
18) 1830.9
19) 1920.6
20) 203711.0
21) 2130.9
22) 2210.3
23) 2330.9
24) 2420.6
25) 25226.5
26) 2620.6
27) 2751.5
28) 2820.6
29) 2910.3
30) 30216.3
31) 3110.3
33) 3330.9
34) 3430.9
35) 3530.9
37) 3710.3
40) 40103.0
50) 5041.2
55) 5510.3
Missing42 
TOTAL336100.0
244) Of this total budget amount, estimate the percent that was spent in each of the following categories in 2009 (or most recent fiscal year). All other expenditures (PCTOTHER)
TOTAL%
0) None13339.6
1) 182.4
2) 2226.5
3) 372.1
4) 482.4
5) 55717.0
6) 641.2
7) 751.5
8) 851.5
9) 920.6
10) 103610.7
11) 1110.3
12) 1210.3
13) 1310.3
14) 1420.6
15) 15123.6
16) 1610.3
17) 1730.9
18) 1820.6
20) 20103.0
25) 2530.9
30) 3041.2
35) 3510.3
36) 3610.3
37) 3720.6
40) 4010.3
50) 5030.9
54) 5410.3
Missing42 
TOTAL336100.0
245) Total Budget Percent (FINTOTAL)
TOTAL%
99.5) 10.3
100) 33399.1
101) 20.6
Missing42 
TOTAL336100.0
246) How would you describe your congregation's financial health today and five years ago? Today (FINANCES)
TOTAL%
1) In serious difficulty267.1
2) In some difficulty6618.1
3) Tight, but we manage15542.5
4) Good8924.4
5) Excellent297.9
Missing13 
TOTAL365100.0
247) How would you describe your congregation's financial health today and five years ago? 2005 (FINAN05)
TOTAL%
1) In serious difficulty71.9
2) In some difficulty359.7
3) Tight, but we manage10529.2
4) Good15743.6
5) Excellent5615.6
Missing18 
TOTAL360100.0
248) How would you assess the impact of the 2008-2009 economic crisis on your congregation's income? (ECONOMY)
TOTAL%
1) Our income declined a lot7219.1
2) Our income declined a little15741.8
3) Our income declined at first, but has since rebounded369.6
4) No significant change in income9124.2
5) Our income has grown205.3
Missing2 
TOTAL376100.0
249) How would you assess the impact of the 2008-2009 economic crisis on your congregation in the following areas? Staff layoffs or furloughs (LAYOFFS)
TOTAL%
1) No impact29881.0
2) Minor impact339.0
3) Moderate impact174.6
4) Major impact205.4
Missing10 
TOTAL368100.0
250) How would you assess the impact of the 2008-2009 economic crisis on your congregation in the following areas? Staff salary reductions or salary freeze (PAYCUTS)
TOTAL%
1) No impact12433.5
2) Minor impact9525.7
3) Moderate impact10528.4
4) Major impact4612.4
Missing8 
TOTAL370100.0
251) How would you assess the impact of the 2008-2009 economic crisis on your congregation in the following areas? Delays in filling staff positions (DELAYS)
TOTAL%
1) No impact26672.9
2) Minor impact3710.1
3) Moderate impact369.9
4) Major impact267.1
Missing13 
TOTAL365100.0
252) How would you assess the impact of the 2008-2009 economic crisis on your congregation in the following areas? Funds available from investments or savings accounts (INVEST)
TOTAL%
1) No impact21659.7
2) Minor impact7621.0
3) Moderate impact369.9
4) Major impact349.4
Missing16 
TOTAL362100.0
253) How would you assess the impact of the 2008-2009 economic crisis on your congregation in the following areas? Funds available for mission and benevolence (MISSION)
TOTAL%
1) No impact18049.0
2) Minor impact11030.0
3) Moderate impact5414.7
4) Major impact236.3
Missing11 
TOTAL367100.0
254) How would you assess the impact of the 2008-2009 economic crisis on your congregation in the following areas? Capital campaign or building program (CAPITAL)
TOTAL%
1) No impact19553.7
2) Minor impact7921.8
3) Moderate impact4712.9
4) Major impact4211.6
Missing15 
TOTAL363100.0
255) How would you assess the impact of the 2008-2009 economic crisis on your congregation in the following areas? Requests for pastoral counseling (COUNSEL)
TOTAL%
1) No impact13135.7
2) Minor impact16444.7
3) Moderate impact6417.4
4) Major impact82.2
Missing11 
TOTAL367100.0
256) How would you assess the impact of the 2008-2009 economic crisis on your congregation in the following areas? Requests for cash assistance (CASHNEED)
TOTAL%
1) No impact5214.1
2) Minor impact14238.6
3) Moderate impact13035.3
4) Major impact4412.0
Missing10 
TOTAL368100.0
257) How would you assess the impact of the 2008-2009 economic crisis on your congregation in the following areas? Requests for emergency housing (HOUSNEED)
TOTAL%
1) No impact18751.2
2) Minor impact10629.0
3) Moderate impact5715.6
4) Major impact154.1
Missing13 
TOTAL365100.0
258) How would you assess the impact of the 2008-2009 economic crisis on your congregation in the following areas? Unemployment among your members (NOWORK)
TOTAL%
1) No impact4612.5
2) Minor impact15842.8
3) Moderate impact11932.2
4) Major impact4612.5
Missing9 
TOTAL369100.0
259) How would you describe the location of your place of worship? (PLACE)
TOTAL%
1) Rural area or open country4110.9
2) Village or town with a population of less than 10,0007820.7
3) Small city or large town with a population of 10,000 to 50,0008422.3
4) Downtown or central area of a large city with a population of more than 50,000215.6
5) Older residential area of a large city with a population of more than 50,0005815.4
6) Older suburb around a large city with a population of more than 50,0006216.5
7) Newer suburb around a large city with a population of more than 50,000328.5
Missing2 
TOTAL376100.0
260) What is the approximate seating capacity of the space where your largest worship service is held? (SEATING)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL371343.709191
261) How adequate are the following for the current needs of the congregation? Space for worship (WORSHSIZ)
TOTAL%
1) Much less than we need174.5
2) Slightly less than we need4612.2
3) Just about right13435.5
4) Slightly more than we need11731.0
5) Much more than we need6316.7
Missing1 
TOTAL377100.0
262) How adequate are the following for the current needs of the congregation? Space for parking (PARKSIZ)
TOTAL%
1) Much less than we need328.6
2) Slightly less than we need6417.2
3) Just about right15140.6
4) Slightly more than we need7821.0
5) Much more than we need4712.6
Missing6 
TOTAL372100.0
263) I-ATTEND: So far in 2010 and for the past 5 years, estimate the average attendance at your regular weekend worship services. If you have more than one weekend worship service, estimate the attendance for all weekend services combined. Do not include special services such as weddings or funerals. Average worship attendance 2010 (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-ATTEND)
TOTAL%
1) 0-503810.1
2) 51-1008723.1
3) 101-25012031.8
4) 251-4005614.9
5) 401 or more7620.2
Missing1 
TOTAL377100.0
264) I-SIZPLACE: How would you describe the location of your place of worship? (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-SIZPLACE)
TOTAL%
1) Rural area or open country4110.9
2) Village or town with a population of less than 10,0007820.7
3) Small city or large town with a population of 10,000 to 50,0008422.3
4) Downtown or central area of a large city with a population of more than 50,000215.6
5) Older residential area of a large city with a population of more than 50,0005815.4
6) Suburb around a large city with a population of more than 50,0009425.0
Missing2 
TOTAL376100.0
265) I-THEOLOGY: How would you describe the theological outlook of the majority of your regularly participating adults? (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-THEOLOGY)
TOTAL%
1) Very or somewhat liberal184.8
2) Moderate8622.9
3) Somewhat conservative20053.3
4) Very conservative7118.9
Missing3 
TOTAL375100.0