Faith Communities Today Survey (FACT) 2010, Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA)

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


All frequencies are raw numbers (no weights used).
1) Survey used (SAMPLE)
TOTAL%
27) African-American church survey20.4
28) ELCA paper NYC33471.5
29) ELCA online10622.7
30) ELCA paper Hartford255.4
TOTAL467100.0
2) Please describe the worship services your congregation holds on a typical weekend. For each day or time on a typical weekend: write in the number of worship services held on each day or time. Friday. (FRISERVE)
TOTAL%
0) 46499.4
1) 30.6
TOTAL467100.0
3) Please describe the worship services your congregation holds on a typical weekend. For each day or time on a typical weekend: write in the number of worship services held on each day or time. Saturday. (SATSERVE)
TOTAL%
0) 40887.4
1) 5912.6
TOTAL467100.0
4) Please describe the worship services your congregation holds on a typical weekend. For each day or time on a typical weekend: write in the number of worship services held on each day or time. Sunday a.m. (SUNAMSER)
TOTAL%
0) 51.1
1) 25755.0
2) 17136.6
3) 306.4
4) 40.9
TOTAL467100.0
5) Please describe the worship services your congregation holds on a typical weekend. For each day or time on a typical weekend: write in the number of worship services held on each day or time. Sunday p.m. (SUNPMSER)
TOTAL%
0) 45697.6
1) 112.4
TOTAL467100.0
6) Please describe the total number of worship services your congregation holds on a typical weekend. (SERVICES)
TOTAL%
0) 20.4
1) 24251.8
2) 15433.0
3) 5311.3
4) 112.4
5) 51.1
TOTAL467100.0
7) Please describe the worship services your congregation holds on a typical weekend. For each day or time on a typical weekend: write in the average (or typical) attendance for all services on this day or time. Friday. (FRIATT)
TOTAL%
0) 45499.3
20) 10.2
30) 10.2
300) 10.2
Missing10 
TOTAL457100.0
8) Please describe the worship services your congregation holds on a typical weekend. For each day or time on a typical weekend: write in the average (or typical) attendance for all services on this day or time. Saturday. (SATATT)
TOTAL%
0) 40087.5
8) 10.2
12) 10.2
15) 20.4
16) 10.2
17) 20.4
18) 10.2
20) 30.7
23) 10.2
24) 10.2
25) 40.9
28) 20.4
30) 40.9
32) 10.2
34) 10.2
35) 10.2
40) 30.7
41) 10.2
45) 10.2
47) 10.2
50) 92.0
60) 10.2
65) 40.9
70) 30.7
75) 20.4
80) 10.2
82) 10.2
90) 10.2
95) 10.2
100) 10.2
400) 10.2
Missing10 
TOTAL457100.0
9) Please describe the worship services your congregation holds on a typical weekend. For each day or time on a typical weekend: write in the average (or typical) attendance for all services on this day or time. Sunday a.m. (SUNAMATT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL457135.243136
10) Please describe the worship services your congregation holds on a typical weekend. For each day or time on a typical weekend: write in the average (or typical) attendance for all services on this day or time. Sunday p.m. (SUNPMATT)
TOTAL%
0) 44597.4
7) 10.2
11) 10.2
20) 10.2
30) 10.2
50) 10.2
55) 10.2
80) 20.4
84) 10.2
90) 10.2
100) 10.2
800) 10.2
Missing10 
TOTAL457100.0
11) Sum of average attendance by day (ATTENSUM)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL457145.284153
12) Difference between Worship 2010 and attendance sum (ATTDIFF)
TOTAL%
-198) 10.2
-170) 10.2
-155) 10.2
-90) 10.2
-80) 10.2
-50) 10.2
-40) 10.2
-32) 10.2
-30) 20.4
-25) 10.2
-22) 10.2
-20) 20.4
-19) 20.4
-17) 10.2
-15) 51.1
-14) 20.4
-13) 20.4
-10) 132.8
-9) 20.4
-8) 20.4
-7) 20.4
-6) 20.4
-5) 122.6
-4) 30.7
-3) 102.2
-2) 81.8
-1) 51.1
0) 32270.5
1) 92.0
2) 40.9
3) 30.7
4) 20.4
5) 81.8
6) 10.2
7) 20.4
8) 30.7
9) 20.4
10) 61.3
11) 10.2
19) 10.2
20) 20.4
30) 10.2
33) 10.2
35) 10.2
40) 10.2
52) 10.2
65) 10.2
Missing10 
TOTAL457100.0
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 weekend17943.9
2) Very similar or identical in style7317.9
3) One or more is somewhat different in style from the other(s)7819.1
4) One or more very different in style from the other(s)7819.1
Missing59 
TOTAL408100.0
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 style16335.0
2) Changed style a little10121.7
3) Changed style somewhat11825.3
4) Changed style a lot337.1
5) Added a new service with a different style of worship5110.9
Missing1 
TOTAL466100.0
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) No44796.3
2) Yes173.7
Missing3 
TOTAL464100.0
16) In what other languages are services held? (first other language) (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
TOTAL467146.34153
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
TOTAL445142.279146
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
TOTAL442144.459144
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
TOTAL424147.578143
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
TOTAL415150.889143
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
TOTAL405157.909159
23) In what year was your congregation officially founded? (YRORG)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL4461910.59954
24) How often are the following a part of your congregation's regular weekend worship services? Choir (CHOIR)
TOTAL%
1) Never6012.9
2) Seldom5010.8
3) Sometimes6313.6
4) Often16435.3
5) Always12727.4
Missing3 
TOTAL464100.0
25) How often are the following a part of your congregation's regular weekend worship services? Organ (ORGAN)
TOTAL%
1) Never204.3
2) Seldom143.0
3) Sometimes224.8
4) Often11725.4
5) Always28862.5
Missing6 
TOTAL461100.0
26) How often are the following a part of your congregation's regular weekend worship services? Drums or other percussion instruments (DRUMS)
TOTAL%
1) Never16837.0
2) Seldom10422.9
3) Sometimes9019.8
4) Often408.8
5) Always5211.5
Missing13 
TOTAL454100.0
27) How often are the following a part of your congregation's regular weekend worship services? Electric guitar or bass (ELECTRIC)
TOTAL%
1) Never22448.9
2) Seldom8418.3
3) Sometimes7516.4
4) Often306.6
5) Always459.8
Missing9 
TOTAL458100.0
28) How often are the following a part of your congregation's regular weekend worship services? Visual projection equipment (SCREEN)
TOTAL%
1) Never22348.6
2) Seldom8618.7
3) Sometimes4710.2
4) Often143.1
5) Always8919.4
Missing8 
TOTAL459100.0
29) How often are the following a part of your congregation's regular weekend worship services? Kneeling by the congregation (KNEEL)
TOTAL%
1) Never24853.9
2) Seldom5211.3
3) Sometimes5411.7
4) Often418.9
5) Always6514.1
Missing7 
TOTAL460100.0
30) How often are the following a part of your congregation's regular weekend worship services? Communion, Eucharist, Lord's Supper, Communion, Sacrament (COMMUN)
TOTAL%
2) Seldom10.2
3) Sometimes286.1
4) Often16235.1
5) Always27058.6
Missing6 
TOTAL461100.0
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) Never194.1
2) Seldom8117.5
3) Sometimes22648.9
4) Often12326.6
5) Always132.8
Missing5 
TOTAL462100.0
32) How well do the following describe your congregation's largest regular weekend worship service? Worship is reverent (REVERENT)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all40.9
2) Slightly184.0
3) Somewhat10222.4
4) Quite well24453.6
5) Very well8719.1
Missing12 
TOTAL455100.0
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%
2) Slightly51.1
3) Somewhat5912.9
4) Quite well25155.0
5) Very well14130.9
Missing11 
TOTAL456100.0
34) How well do the following describe your congregation's largest regular weekend worship service? Worship is joyful (JOYFUL)
TOTAL%
2) Slightly132.9
3) Somewhat9520.9
4) Quite well21246.6
5) Very well13529.7
Missing12 
TOTAL455100.0
35) How well do the following describe your congregation's largest regular weekend worship service? Worship is innovative (INNOVATE)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all245.3
2) Slightly11725.8
3) Somewhat18841.4
4) Quite well9520.9
5) Very well306.6
Missing13 
TOTAL454100.0
36) How well do the following describe your congregation's largest regular weekend worship service? Worship is inspirational (INSPIRE)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all20.4
2) Slightly71.5
3) Somewhat9320.6
4) Quite well26258.0
5) Very well8819.5
Missing15 
TOTAL452100.0
37) How well do the following describe your congregation's largest regular weekend worship service? Worship is thought-provoking (THOUGHT)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all20.4
2) Slightly71.5
3) Somewhat9921.7
4) Quite well24152.7
5) Very well10823.6
Missing10 
TOTAL457100.0
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) No357.6
2) Some emphasis9821.2
3) A lot of emphasis27659.6
4) A specialty of the congregation5411.7
Missing4 
TOTAL463100.0
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) No14230.7
2) Some emphasis22348.3
3) A lot of emphasis8618.6
4) A specialty of the congregation112.4
Missing5 
TOTAL462100.0
40) Does your congregation have any of the following programs or activities? If yes, how much emphasis is given to the activity? Scripture/Bible/Torah studies (other than Sunday school) (BIBSTUDY)
TOTAL%
1) No378.0
2) Some emphasis19642.4
3) A lot of emphasis18640.3
4) A specialty of the congregation439.3
Missing5 
TOTAL462100.0
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) No459.8
2) Some emphasis24352.9
3) A lot of emphasis13729.8
4) A specialty of the congregation347.4
Missing8 
TOTAL459100.0
42) Does your congregation have any of the following programs or activities? If yes, how much emphasis is given to the activity? Music program (MUSIC)
TOTAL%
1) No6514.1
2) Some emphasis13829.9
3) A lot of emphasis15333.1
4) A specialty of the congregation10622.9
Missing5 
TOTAL462100.0
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) No12627.6
2) Some emphasis21747.5
3) A lot of emphasis9721.2
4) A specialty of the congregation173.7
Missing10 
TOTAL457100.0
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) No30065.5
2) Some emphasis12928.2
3) A lot of emphasis224.8
4) A specialty of the congregation71.5
Missing9 
TOTAL458100.0
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 etc.) (SUPPORTG)
TOTAL%
1) No26557.7
2) Some emphasis13930.3
3) A lot of emphasis4710.2
4) A specialty of the congregation81.7
Missing8 
TOTAL459100.0
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) No235.0
2) Some emphasis15634.1
3) A lot of emphasis16135.2
4) A specialty of the congregation11825.8
Missing9 
TOTAL458100.0
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) No30466.5
2) Some emphasis12928.2
3) A lot of emphasis214.6
4) A specialty of the congregation30.7
Missing10 
TOTAL457100.0
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) No21647.3
2) Some emphasis17939.2
3) A lot of emphasis5411.8
4) A specialty of the congregation81.8
Missing10 
TOTAL457100.0
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) No7015.2
2) Some emphasis15333.2
3) A lot of emphasis17738.4
4) A specialty of the congregation6113.2
Missing6 
TOTAL461100.0
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) No34174.6
2) Some emphasis10021.9
3) A lot of emphasis122.6
4) A specialty of the congregation40.9
Missing10 
TOTAL457100.0
51) Overall, to what extent are your congregation's active participants involved in recruiting new people? (RECRUIT)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all296.3
2) A little16936.5
3) Some18640.2
4) Quite a bit6714.5
5) A lot122.6
Missing4 
TOTAL463100.0
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) Never4610.0
2) Once or twice in the last year21045.7
3) Several times in the last year18139.3
4) Once a month or more235.0
Missing7 
TOTAL460100.0
53) How are visitors contacted after they attend your worship services or other activities? Check all that apply. (NOVISIT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked41289.8
1) We rarely, if ever, have any visitors4710.2
Missing8 
TOTAL459100.0
54) How are visitors contacted after they attend your worship services or other activities? Check all that apply. (NOCONTAC)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked41690.6
1) We rarely, if ever, contact visitors439.4
Missing8 
TOTAL459100.0
55) How are visitors contacted after they attend your worship services or other activities? Check all that apply. (BYMAIL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked15132.9
1) We contact visitors by mail30867.1
Missing8 
TOTAL459100.0
56) How are visitors contacted after they attend your worship services or other activities? Check all that apply. (BYPHONE)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked24854.0
1) We contact visitors by phone21146.0
Missing8 
TOTAL459100.0
57) How are visitors contacted after they attend your worship services or other activities? Check all that apply. (BYEMAIL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked35176.5
1) We contact visitors by email10823.5
Missing8 
TOTAL459100.0
58) How are visitors contacted after they attend your worship services or other activities? Check all that apply. (BYVISIT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked28061.0
1) We contact visitors by personal visit17939.0
Missing8 
TOTAL459100.0
59) How are visitors contacted after they attend your worship services or other activities? Check all that apply. (BYMATER)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked29764.7
1) We send materials about our congregation to our visitors16235.3
Missing8 
TOTAL459100.0
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: Food pantry or soup kitchen. No. (SOUP_N)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked39686.1
1) No6413.9
Missing7 
TOTAL460100.0
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 checked33071.7
1) Provided directly13028.3
Missing7 
TOTAL460100.0
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 together with another group. (SOUP_Y2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked18740.7
1) Together with another group27359.3
Missing7 
TOTAL460100.0
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: Cash assistance for individuals or families. No. (CASH_N)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked39685.5
1) No6714.5
Missing4 
TOTAL463100.0
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 checked18540.0
1) Provided directly27860.0
Missing4 
TOTAL463100.0
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 together with another group. (CASH_Y2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked33772.8
1) Together with another group12627.2
Missing4 
TOTAL463100.0
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: Day care, pre-school, before or after school programs. No. (DCARE_N)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked14832.5
1) No30767.5
Missing12 
TOTAL455100.0
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 checked33874.3
1) Provided directly11725.7
Missing12 
TOTAL455100.0
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 together with another group. (DCARE_Y2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked42393.0
1) Together with another group327.0
Missing12 
TOTAL455100.0
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: Tutoring or literacy programs. No. (TUTOR_N)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked6113.4
1) No39586.6
Missing11 
TOTAL456100.0
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 checked42693.4
1) Provided directly306.6
Missing11 
TOTAL456100.0
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 together with another group. (TUTOR_Y2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked42593.2
1) Together with another group316.8
Missing11 
TOTAL456100.0
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: Health education, clinics, parish nurse. No. (HEALTH_N)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked13830.3
1) No31869.7
Missing11 
TOTAL456100.0
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 checked35778.3
1) Provided directly9921.7
Missing11 
TOTAL456100.0
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. Together with another group. (HEALTHY2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked41791.4
1) Together with another group398.6
Missing11 
TOTAL456100.0
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: Community organizing, organized social issue advocacy. No. (COMORG_N)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked13429.3
1) No32370.7
Missing10 
TOTAL457100.0
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 checked40588.6
1) Provided directly5211.4
Missing10 
TOTAL457100.0
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 together with another group. (COMORGY2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked37381.6
1) Together with another group8418.4
Missing10 
TOTAL457100.0
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: Job placement, job training, employment counseling. No. (JOBED_N)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked4910.8
1) No40589.2
Missing13 
TOTAL454100.0
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 checked43495.6
1) Provided directly204.4
Missing13 
TOTAL454100.0
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 together with another group. (JOBED_Y2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked42593.6
1) Together with another group296.4
Missing13 
TOTAL454100.0
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: Financial counseling or education. No. (FINED_N)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked9019.8
1) No36480.2
Missing13 
TOTAL454100.0
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 checked40088.1
1) Provided directly5411.9
Missing13 
TOTAL454100.0
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 together with another group. (FINED_Y2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked41892.1
1) Together with another group367.9
Missing13 
TOTAL454100.0
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: Elderly or home-bound programs. No. (OLDPRO_N)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked28862.9
1) No17037.1
Missing9 
TOTAL458100.0
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 checked21647.2
1) Provided directly24252.8
Missing9 
TOTAL458100.0
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 together with another group. (OLDPROY2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked41189.7
1) Together with another group4710.3
Missing9 
TOTAL458100.0
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: Voter education or registration. No. (VOTEED_N)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked429.2
1) No41490.8
Missing11 
TOTAL456100.0
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 checked43395.0
1) Provided directly235.0
Missing11 
TOTAL456100.0
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 together with another group. (VOTEEDY2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked43795.8
1) Together with another group194.2
Missing11 
TOTAL456100.0
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: Programs for migrants or immigrants. No. (IMMPR_N)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked4710.4
1) No40589.6
Missing15 
TOTAL452100.0
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. (IMMIPRY1)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked43395.8
1) Provided directly194.2
Missing15 
TOTAL452100.0
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 together with another group. (IMMIPRY2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked42293.4
1) Together with another group306.6
Missing15 
TOTAL452100.0
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 all91.9
2) A little5812.5
3) Some18139.1
4) Quite a bit14731.7
5) A lot6814.7
Missing4 
TOTAL463100.0
94) How much does your congregation emphasize the following personal and family religious practices: Personal scripture or Bible study. (STUDYBIB)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all132.8
2) A little6514.0
3) Some20143.4
4) Quite a bit12827.6
5) A lot5612.1
Missing4 
TOTAL463100.0
95) How much does your congregation emphasize the following personal and family religious practices: Fasting. (GOODFAST)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all35075.9
2) A little8819.1
3) Some173.7
4) Quite a bit61.3
Missing6 
TOTAL461100.0
96) How much does your congregation emphasize the following personal and family religious practices: Keeping the Sabbath day holy. (GOODHOLY)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all6113.2
2) A little12627.3
3) Some14130.5
4) Quite a bit9320.1
5) A lot418.9
Missing5 
TOTAL462100.0
97) How much does your congregation emphasize the following personal and family religious practices: Observing dietary restrictions. (GOODVEG)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all42291.5
2) A little275.9
3) Some81.7
4) Quite a bit40.9
Missing6 
TOTAL461100.0
98) How much does your congregation emphasize the following personal and family religious practices: Abstaining from premarital sex. (NOSHACK)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all18841.2
2) A little13329.2
3) Some10222.4
4) Quite a bit265.7
5) A lot71.5
Missing11 
TOTAL456100.0
99) How much does your congregation emphasize the following personal and family religious practices: Family devotions. (DEVOTION)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all235.0
2) A little9921.6
3) Some18540.4
4) Quite a bit11324.7
5) A lot388.3
Missing9 
TOTAL458100.0
100) How much does your congregation emphasize the following personal and family religious practices: Parents talking with their children about faith. (PARENTS)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all163.5
2) A little6915.0
3) Some15834.4
4) Quite a bit15433.6
5) A lot6213.5
Missing8 
TOTAL459100.0
101) Which of the following technologies does your congregation use on a regular basis? (Check all that apply) E-mail. (EMAIL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked398.6
1) Uses e-mail41591.4
Missing13 
TOTAL454100.0
102) Which of the following technologies does your congregation use on a regular basis? (Check all that apply) Website. (WEBSITE)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked11324.9
1) Uses a website34175.1
Missing13 
TOTAL454100.0
103) Which of the following technologies does your congregation use on a regular basis? (Check all that apply) Blogs. (BLOGS)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked39787.4
1) Uses blogs5712.6
Missing13 
TOTAL454100.0
104) Which of the following technologies does your congregation use on a regular basis? (Check all that apply) Facebook or other social media. (FACEBOOK)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked27961.5
1) Uses facebook or other social media17538.5
Missing13 
TOTAL454100.0
105) Which of the following technologies does your congregation use on a regular basis? (Check all that apply) Podcasts. (PODCASTS)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked41892.1
1) Uses podcasts367.9
Missing13 
TOTAL454100.0
106) Which of the following technologies does your congregation use on a regular basis? (Check all that apply) Other technologies. (OTHTECH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked41791.9
1) Uses other technology378.1
Missing13 
TOTAL454100.0
107) Which of the following technologies does your congregation use on a regular basis? (Check all that apply) Other technologies used text. (TECH1)
108) Do you agree or disagree with each of the following statements? Our congregation: Is like a close-knit family. (FAMILY)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree30.6
2) Disagree4710.1
3) Neutral/Unsure7516.2
4) Agree25254.3
5) Strongly agree8718.8
Missing3 
TOTAL464100.0
109) Do you agree or disagree with each of the following statements? Our congregation: Is spiritually vital and alive. (VITAL)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree20.4
2) Disagree204.3
3) Neutral/Unsure9320.1
4) Agree27960.3
5) Strongly agree6914.9
Missing4 
TOTAL463100.0
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 disagree326.9
2) Disagree15934.3
3) Neutral/Unsure8618.6
4) Agree16836.3
5) Strongly agree183.9
Missing4 
TOTAL463100.0
111) Do you agree or disagree with each of the following statements? Our congregation: Has a clear mission and purpose. (PURPOSE)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree61.3
2) Disagree5812.6
3) Neutral/Unsure9320.1
4) Agree21747.0
5) Strongly agree8819.0
Missing5 
TOTAL462100.0
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 disagree132.8
2) Disagree7917.2
3) Neutral/Unsure17838.7
4) Agree16936.7
5) Strongly agree214.6
Missing7 
TOTAL460100.0
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 disagree143.0
2) Disagree4910.6
3) Neutral/Unsure10322.3
4) Agree23851.5
5) Strongly agree5812.6
Missing5 
TOTAL462100.0
114) Do you agree or disagree with each of the following statements? Our congregation: Wants to grow in membership. (WANTGROW)
TOTAL%
2) Disagree61.3
3) Neutral/Unsure367.8
4) Agree26858.0
5) Strongly agree15232.9
Missing5 
TOTAL462100.0
115) Do you agree or disagree with each of the following statements? Our congregation: Holds strong beliefs and values. (BELIEFS)
TOTAL%
2) Disagree71.5
3) Neutral/Unsure439.3
4) Agree30165.3
5) Strongly agree11023.9
Missing6 
TOTAL461100.0
116) Do you agree or disagree with each of the following statements? Our congregation: Celebrates its denominational heritage. (OKDENOM)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree20.4
2) Disagree235.0
3) Neutral/Unsure7215.6
4) Agree29363.6
5) Strongly agree7115.4
Missing6 
TOTAL461100.0
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 disagree163.5
2) Disagree6313.8
3) Neutral/Unsure15834.5
4) Agree16034.9
5) Strongly agree6113.3
Missing9 
TOTAL458100.0
118) Do you agree or disagree with each of the following statements? Our congregation: Is working for social justice. (JUSTICE)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree173.7
2) Disagree7015.2
3) Neutral/Unsure15533.6
4) Agree16636.0
5) Strongly agree5311.5
Missing6 
TOTAL461100.0
119) How would you describe the theological outlook of the majority of your regularly participating adults? (Check one) (THEOLIB)
TOTAL%
1) Very liberal163.5
2) Somewhat liberal7416.0
3) Moderate17337.4
4) Somewhat conservative16736.1
5) Very conservative326.9
Missing5 
TOTAL462100.0
120) Of your regular participants, estimate the number who are: American Indian/Alaska Native (NATAMS)
TOTAL%
0) 38587.1
1) 204.5
2) 143.2
3) 51.1
4) 40.9
5) 40.9
7) 20.5
10) 10.2
12) 10.2
22) 10.2
26) 10.2
35) 10.2
100) 10.2
308) 10.2
336) 10.2
Missing25 
TOTAL442100.0
121) Of your regular participants, estimate the number who are: Asian (ASIANS)
TOTAL%
0) 30368.6
1) 245.4
2) 265.9
3) 245.4
4) 173.8
5) 184.1
6) 61.4
7) 20.5
8) 10.2
9) 30.7
10) 81.8
12) 10.2
13) 10.2
15) 20.5
20) 10.2
22) 10.2
25) 10.2
28) 10.2
31) 10.2
80) 10.2
Missing25 
TOTAL442100.0
122) Of your regular participants, estimate the number who are: Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander (PACIFICI)
TOTAL%
0) 40792.1
1) 122.7
2) 40.9
3) 40.9
4) 30.7
5) 102.3
8) 10.2
15) 10.2
Missing25 
TOTAL442100.0
123) Of your regular participants, estimate the number who are: Black or African American (BLACKS)
TOTAL%
0) 25357.2
1) 398.8
2) 398.8
3) 194.3
4) 153.4
5) 214.8
6) 102.3
7) 30.7
8) 20.5
9) 10.2
10) 71.6
11) 10.2
12) 10.2
13) 20.5
14) 10.2
15) 51.1
16) 20.5
18) 10.2
20) 40.9
24) 10.2
35) 20.5
38) 10.2
45) 10.2
53) 10.2
64) 10.2
68) 10.2
77) 10.2
80) 10.2
95) 10.2
107) 10.2
120) 20.5
135) 10.2
140) 10.2
Missing25 
TOTAL442100.0
124) Of your regular participants, estimate the number who are: Hispanic or Latino/a (HISPANIC)
TOTAL%
0) 28163.6
1) 317.0
2) 225.0
3) 143.2
4) 173.8
5) 276.1
6) 40.9
7) 20.5
8) 40.9
9) 10.2
10) 122.7
11) 20.5
12) 10.2
15) 40.9
16) 20.5
19) 10.2
20) 20.5
25) 20.5
30) 30.7
40) 20.5
50) 20.5
65) 10.2
70) 10.2
80) 10.2
81) 10.2
250) 10.2
2000) 10.2
Missing25 
TOTAL442100.0
125) Of your regular participants, estimate the number who are: White (WHITE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL442195.894299
126) Of your regular participants, estimate the number who are: Biracial/multiracial (MULTI)
TOTAL%
0) 28263.8
1) 255.7
2) 327.2
3) 245.4
4) 184.1
5) 163.6
6) 71.6
7) 20.5
8) 20.5
9) 20.5
10) 153.4
12) 20.5
14) 10.2
15) 20.5
18) 10.2
19) 10.2
20) 51.1
25) 10.2
27) 10.2
45) 10.2
65) 20.5
Missing25 
TOTAL442100.0
127) Of your regular participants, estimate the total of race variables (RACETOT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL442214.864322
128) Difference between active participants and race total (RACEDIFF)
TOTAL%
-1014) 10.2
-758) 10.2
-302) 10.2
-271) 10.2
-200) 10.2
-105) 10.2
-50) 20.5
-40) 10.2
-35) 10.2
-25) 10.2
-20) 10.2
-15) 10.2
-11) 10.2
-10) 40.9
-5) 10.2
-4) 10.2
-3) 20.5
-2) 40.9
-1) 40.9
0) 37987.1
1) 92.1
2) 20.5
3) 30.7
4) 10.2
7) 10.2
9) 10.2
10) 10.2
19) 10.2
20) 10.2
30) 20.5
35) 10.2
55) 10.2
80) 10.2
120) 10.2
Missing32 
TOTAL435100.0
129) Of your regular participants, estimate the percent who are: Black (PCTBLACK)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL4422.95811
130) Of your regular participants, estimate the percent who are: White (PCTWHITE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL44291.43519
131) Of your regular participants, estimate the percent who are: Hispanic (PCTHISP)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL4422.29910
132) Of your regular participants, estimate the percent who are: Asian (PCTASIAN)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL442.692
133) Of your regular participants, estimate the percent who are: Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander (PCTPACIS)
TOTAL%
0) 40792.1
4.70809792843691E-02) 10.2
.105820105820106) 10.2
.182481751824818) 10.2
.196270853778214) 10.2
.2) 10.2
.222222222222222) 10.2
.230769230769231) 10.2
.25) 10.2
.265957446808511) 10.2
.277777777777778) 10.2
.416666666666667) 10.2
.43859649122807) 10.2
.444444444444444) 10.2
.537634408602151) 10.2
.588235294117647) 10.2
.655737704918033) 10.2
.689655172413793) 10.2
.854700854700855) 10.2
.898876404494382) 10.2
.909090909090909) 10.2
1.25628140703518) 10.2
1.42857142857143) 10.2
1.53846153846154) 10.2
1.66666666666667) 10.2
1.9047619047619) 10.2
1.92307692307692) 10.2
1.96078431372549) 10.2
2) 10.2
2.29357798165138) 10.2
2.5) 10.2
2.54777070063694) 10.2
2.66666666666667) 10.2
3) 10.2
8.57142857142857) 10.2
42.8571428571429) 10.2
Missing25 
TOTAL442100.0
134) Of your regular participants, estimate the percent who are: American Indian/Alaska Native (PCTNATAM)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL4421.0569
135) Of your regular participants, estimate the percent who are: Biracial/multicultural (PCTMULTI)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL4421.3664
136) Of your regular participants, estimate the majority racial or ethnic group (RACE)
TOTAL%
1) American Indian/Alaskan Native40.9
4) Black or African American61.4
5) Hispanic or Latino/a40.9
6) White42195.2
7) No majority, multiracial71.6
Missing25 
TOTAL442100.0
137) Of your regular participants, estimate the percent who are: Senior adults, age 65 or older (SENIORS)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL43035.07220
138) Of your regular participants, estimate the percent who are: Adults, age 50-64 (MIDDLEAG)
TOTAL%
0) 81.9
2) 40.9
3) 20.5
5) 92.1
6) 10.2
8) 20.5
10) 337.7
11) 40.9
12) 30.7
13) 51.2
14) 10.2
15) 296.7
16) 102.3
17) 30.7
18) 81.9
19) 71.6
20) 9121.2
21) 20.5
22) 51.2
23) 20.5
24) 40.9
25) 5613.0
26) 30.7
27) 71.6
28) 30.7
29) 51.2
30) 6014.0
31) 10.2
32) 10.2
33) 71.6
35) 153.5
37) 20.5
40) 174.0
42) 30.7
44) 10.2
45) 30.7
50) 71.6
53) 10.2
57) 10.2
60) 20.5
65) 10.2
70) 10.2
Missing37 
TOTAL430100.0
139) Of your regular participants, estimate the percent who are: Adults, age 35-49 (MEDADULT)
TOTAL%
0) 133.0
1) 10.2
2) 40.9
3) 51.2
4) 40.9
5) 286.5
6) 10.2
7) 30.7
8) 112.6
9) 71.6
10) 5613.0
11) 40.9
12) 81.9
13) 20.5
14) 51.2
15) 4811.2
16) 92.1
17) 81.9
18) 102.3
19) 10.2
20) 9421.9
21) 81.9
22) 61.4
23) 40.9
24) 30.7
25) 368.4
26) 20.5
27) 20.5
28) 30.7
29) 10.2
30) 245.6
33) 10.2
35) 40.9
37) 10.2
40) 51.2
44) 10.2
45) 10.2
50) 40.9
65) 10.2
66) 10.2
Missing37 
TOTAL430100.0
140) Of your regular participants, estimate the percent who are: Younger adults, age 18-34 (YADULTS)
TOTAL%
0) 388.8
1) 102.3
2) 194.4
3) 122.8
4) 30.7
5) 8319.3
6) 71.6
7) 92.1
8) 71.6
9) 10.2
10) 9622.3
11) 51.2
12) 81.9
13) 81.9
14) 71.6
15) 5111.9
16) 51.2
17) 71.6
18) 20.5
19) 40.9
20) 266.0
21) 30.7
22) 20.5
23) 10.2
25) 40.9
26) 10.2
27) 20.5
28) 10.2
30) 61.4
50) 20.5
Missing37 
TOTAL430100.0
141) Of your regular participants, estimate the percent who are: Children and youth, age 0-17 (KIDYTH)
TOTAL%
0) 122.8
1) 51.2
2) 112.6
3) 92.1
4) 30.7
5) 5111.9
6) 51.2
7) 40.9
8) 71.6
9) 30.7
10) 7918.4
11) 30.7
12) 30.7
13) 40.9
14) 51.2
15) 5212.1
16) 20.5
17) 51.2
18) 40.9
20) 6014.0
21) 40.9
22) 61.4
23) 40.9
24) 71.6
25) 399.1
26) 20.5
27) 40.9
28) 40.9
29) 30.7
30) 143.3
31) 10.2
33) 10.2
35) 40.9
36) 10.2
38) 10.2
40) 61.4
42) 10.2
50) 10.2
Missing37 
TOTAL430100.0
142) Of your regular participants, estimate the sum of age percentages (CUMAGE)
TOTAL%
99) 112.6
100) 40594.2
101) 143.3
Missing37 
TOTAL430100.0
143) How many persons (including children) regularly participate in worship or other religious activities in your congregation? (MEMBERS)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL444225.268341
144) How many people are associated in any way with the religious life of your congregation? (EVERYONE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL355428.434609
145) Of your total regular participants age 18 and older, estimate the percent who are: Females (FEMALES)
TOTAL%
3) 20.5
5) 10.2
7) 10.2
20) 10.2
24) 10.2
25) 10.2
30) 10.2
35) 10.2
40) 51.2
42) 10.2
43) 30.7
45) 61.4
46) 20.5
47) 10.2
48) 20.5
50) 409.4
51) 30.7
52) 71.6
53) 10.2
54) 92.1
55) 6014.1
56) 40.9
57) 51.2
58) 102.3
59) 10.2
60) 13732.2
62) 10.2
63) 20.5
65) 4610.8
66) 51.2
67) 20.5
68) 20.5
69) 20.5
70) 307.0
75) 112.6
80) 92.1
85) 40.9
90) 40.9
95) 20.5
Missing41 
TOTAL426100.0
146) Of your total regular participants age 18 and older, estimate the percent who are: College graduates (COLLEGE)
TOTAL%
0) 133.1
1) 10.2
2) 61.4
3) 30.7
4) 10.2
5) 143.3
8) 41.0
10) 245.7
12) 10.2
14) 10.2
15) 102.4
16) 10.2
19) 10.2
20) 317.4
21) 10.2
22) 30.7
24) 10.2
25) 235.5
26) 20.5
28) 10.2
30) 368.6
32) 20.5
33) 51.2
34) 10.2
35) 122.9
36) 10.2
37) 10.2
40) 307.1
42) 10.2
45) 81.9
46) 10.2
48) 10.2
50) 5212.4
53) 10.2
55) 51.2
60) 307.1
64) 10.2
65) 61.4
66) 10.2
67) 20.5
68) 10.2
70) 153.6
72) 10.2
75) 286.7
80) 143.3
81) 10.2
85) 102.4
90) 81.9
95) 10.2
98) 20.5
Missing47 
TOTAL420100.0
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) 174.0
1) 112.6
2) 194.5
3) 102.4
4) 20.5
5) 5212.3
6) 10.2
7) 71.7
8) 92.1
9) 20.5
10) 7718.2
11) 20.5
12) 30.7
15) 409.5
16) 10.2
17) 40.9
18) 20.5
20) 5613.2
22) 20.5
23) 20.5
24) 10.2
25) 215.0
30) 215.0
33) 10.2
35) 71.7
37) 10.2
40) 174.0
44) 10.2
45) 30.7
48) 10.2
50) 92.1
51) 10.2
60) 51.2
65) 30.7
70) 10.2
75) 20.5
80) 20.5
90) 20.5
100) 51.2
Missing44 
TOTAL423100.0
148) Of your total regular participants age 18 and older, estimate the percent who are: Life-long denomination (LIFELONG)
TOTAL%
0) 71.6
1) 10.2
2) 10.2
3) 10.2
5) 10.2
8) 10.2
10) 71.6
12) 10.2
15) 51.2
20) 133.1
21) 10.2
25) 61.4
30) 194.5
33) 20.5
34) 10.2
35) 143.3
39) 20.5
40) 194.5
45) 71.6
48) 10.2
50) 4610.8
55) 51.2
56) 10.2
57) 20.5
60) 4410.3
61) 10.2
65) 102.3
66) 20.5
70) 378.7
73) 20.5
74) 10.2
75) 368.5
80) 409.4
83) 10.2
85) 235.4
89) 10.2
90) 358.2
92) 10.2
93) 10.2
94) 10.2
95) 143.3
98) 20.5
99) 10.2
100) 92.1
Missing41 
TOTAL426100.0
149) Of your total regular participants age 18 and older, estimate the percent who are: Living within 15 minutes of this congregation's place of worship (NEARBY)
TOTAL%
0) 20.5
2) 10.2
5) 10.2
8) 10.2
10) 122.8
12) 10.2
15) 20.5
20) 92.1
23) 10.2
24) 10.2
25) 30.7
30) 30.7
31) 10.2
35) 30.7
40) 61.4
41) 20.5
45) 10.2
50) 317.2
55) 20.5
60) 184.2
63) 10.2
65) 71.6
66) 10.2
67) 20.5
70) 194.4
71) 10.2
74) 10.2
75) 347.9
76) 10.2
77) 10.2
79) 10.2
80) 4911.4
85) 235.4
86) 10.2
88) 10.2
90) 7417.3
91) 10.2
92) 20.5
93) 20.5
94) 20.5
95) 4510.5
96) 10.2
97) 20.5
98) 71.6
99) 61.4
100) 429.8
Missing39 
TOTAL428100.0
150) Our congregation has: (LEADTYPE)
TOTAL%
1) A senior pastor with one or more assistant or associate pastors8819.0
2) One pastor (no assistant or associate pastors)34574.5
3) Co-pastors (Two or more persons sharing the pastoral role equally)122.6
4) No pastor at present183.9
Missing4 
TOTAL463100.0
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 person92.0
2) Ordained43798.0
Missing21 
TOTAL446100.0
152) Please describe the pastor or principal leader of your congregation (if co-pastors, answer only about your oldest co-pastor). Permanent or temporary status (CALL)
TOTAL%
1) Permanent pastor38185.8
2) Interim or supply pastor429.5
3) Retired clergy serving as pastor214.7
Missing23 
TOTAL444100.0
153) Please describe the pastor or principal leader of your congregation (if co-pastors, answer only about your oldest co-pastor). Age (Years old) (LEADAGE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL44355.16511
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 (Check one) (EMPLOY)
TOTAL%
1) Full-time paid36080.4
3) Part-time paid8819.6
Missing19 
TOTAL448100.0
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) Male34977.9
2) Female9922.1
Missing19 
TOTAL448100.0
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 (CLERGEDU)
TOTAL%
2) Some college or technical school; associate's degree30.7
3) College bachelor's degree214.7
4) Master's degree (including M Div)36281.5
5) Doctoral degree (PhD, D Min)5813.1
Missing23 
TOTAL444100.0
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) Please describe the pastor or principal leader of your congregation (if co-pastors, answer only about your oldest co-pastor). Pastor's race/ethnicity categorized (LEADRAC2)
TOTAL%
1) Native American10.2
2) Asian20.5
4) Black81.9
5) Hispanic20.5
6) White Non-Hispanic41096.7
7) Bi- or multi-racial10.2
Missing43 
TOTAL424100.0
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%
1968) 10.2
1969) 10.2
1977) 10.2
1978) 20.5
1981) 30.7
1982) 30.7
1983) 10.2
1984) 10.2
1985) 40.9
1986) 30.7
1987) 81.8
1988) 81.8
1989) 30.7
1990) 40.9
1991) 71.6
1992) 20.5
1993) 20.5
1994) 122.7
1995) 112.5
1996) 153.4
1997) 112.5
1998) 92.0
1999) 102.3
2000) 163.6
2001) 132.9
2002) 225.0
2003) 163.6
2004) 337.5
2005) 286.3
2006) 245.4
2007) 409.0
2008) 347.7
2009) 409.0
2010) 5211.8
2011) 20.5
Missing25 
TOTAL442100.0
160) How much time does your pastor spend in the following areas: Planning and leading worship (LEADWORS)
TOTAL%
1) Very little10.2
2) Some4710.6
3) Quite a bit26660.2
4) A great deal12829.0
Missing25 
TOTAL442100.0
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 little184.1
2) Some18742.5
3) Quite a bit17940.7
4) A great deal5612.7
Missing27 
TOTAL440100.0
162) How much time does your pastor spend in the following areas: Evangelism or recruitment (DOEVAN)
TOTAL%
1) Very little7517.1
2) Some25357.6
3) Quite a bit10123.0
4) A great deal102.3
Missing28 
TOTAL439100.0
163) How much time does your pastor spend in the following areas: Recruiting and training lay leaders (DOTRAIN)
TOTAL%
1) Very little8318.9
2) Some22250.7
3) Quite a bit12528.5
4) A great deal81.8
Missing29 
TOTAL438100.0
164) How much time does your pastor spend in the following areas: Providing pastoral care (visiting the sick, counseling people) (DOCARE)
TOTAL%
1) Very little81.8
2) Some10724.3
3) Quite a bit20947.5
4) A great deal11626.4
Missing27 
TOTAL440100.0
165) How much time does your pastor spend in the following areas: Teaching people about the faith and scripture (DOTEACH)
TOTAL%
1) Very little71.6
2) Some10524.0
3) Quite a bit23954.6
4) A great deal8719.9
Missing29 
TOTAL438100.0
166) How much time does your pastor spend in the following areas: Leading small groups (for sharing, support, spiritual growth) (DOSMALL)
TOTAL%
1) Very little11726.8
2) Some21649.4
3) Quite a bit8218.8
4) A great deal225.0
Missing30 
TOTAL437100.0
167) How much time does your pastor spend in the following areas: Administration, supervision and committee meetings (DOADMIN)
TOTAL%
1) Very little245.5
2) Some14031.9
3) Quite a bit19544.4
4) A great deal8018.2
Missing28 
TOTAL439100.0
168) How much time does your pastor spend in the following areas: Representing the congregation in the community (DOREPRES)
TOTAL%
1) Very little5011.4
2) Some18742.7
3) Quite a bit13330.4
4) A great deal6815.5
Missing29 
TOTAL438100.0
169) How much time does your pastor spend in the following areas: Engaging youth and young adults (WORKYADS)
TOTAL%
1) Very little5813.2
2) Some21248.3
3) Quite a bit13831.4
4) A great deal317.1
Missing28 
TOTAL439100.0
170) How much time does your pastor spend in the following areas: Dealing with conflict and disagreements (DEALARGU)
TOTAL%
1) Very little11125.4
2) Some20847.6
3) Quite a bit9622.0
4) A great deal225.0
Missing30 
TOTAL437100.0
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) Yes37585.8
2) No6214.2
Missing30 
TOTAL437100.0
172) If YES on SPEGROUP, for how many years has your pastor participated in such a group? (YEARSMET)
TOTAL%
0) 123.4
1) 267.4
2) 339.4
3) 6618.8
4) 195.4
5) 288.0
6) 154.3
7) 226.3
8) 133.7
9) 61.7
10) 226.3
11) 30.9
12) 102.8
13) 41.1
14) 51.4
15) 82.3
16) 30.9
17) 30.9
18) 30.9
19) 30.9
20) 113.1
22) 30.9
23) 20.6
24) 10.3
25) 61.7
26) 20.6
27) 10.3
28) 20.6
29) 20.6
30) 82.3
32) 20.6
35) 20.6
38) 20.6
39) 10.3
40) 10.3
41) 20.6
Missing115 
TOTAL352100.0
173) If YES on SPEGROUP, for how many months (in addition to years in YEARSMET) has your pastor participated in such a group? (MONTHMET)
TOTAL%
0) 25271.6
1) 51.4
2) 82.3
3) 133.7
4) 92.6
5) 61.7
6) 349.7
7) 41.1
8) 41.1
9) 72.0
10) 72.0
11) 30.9
Missing115 
TOTAL352100.0
174) How many people are employed by your congregation including your pastor? Ordained professionals (pastor & other ordained ministers), full-time paid employees (FULLORD)
TOTAL%
0) 15032.1
1) 26757.2
1.5) 10.2
2) 377.9
3) 122.6
TOTAL467100.0
175) How many people are employed by your congregation including your pastor? Ordained professionals (pastor & other ordained ministers), part-time paid employees (PARTORD)
TOTAL%
0) 34674.1
1) 10622.7
2) 132.8
3) 20.4
TOTAL467100.0
176) How many people are employed by your congregation including your pastor? Lay administrative professionals, full-time paid employees (FULLADM)
TOTAL%
0) 40887.4
1) 418.8
2) 122.6
3) 20.4
4) 20.4
11) 20.4
TOTAL467100.0
177) How many people are employed by your congregation including your pastor? Lay administrative professionals, part-time paid employees (PARTADM)
TOTAL%
0) 38883.1
1) 6113.1
2) 143.0
3) 20.4
4) 10.2
7) 10.2
TOTAL467100.0
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) 40386.3
1) 408.6
2) 132.8
3) 71.5
4) 20.4
5) 20.4
TOTAL467100.0
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) 22347.8
1) 11825.3
2) 5912.6
3) 306.4
4) 194.1
5) 61.3
6) 71.5
8) 10.2
10) 10.2
13) 10.2
14) 10.2
17) 10.2
TOTAL467100.0
180) How many people are employed by your congregation including your pastor? Clerical or secretarial employees, full-time paid employees (FULLSEC)
TOTAL%
0) 37480.1
1) 8317.8
2) 71.5
3) 30.6
TOTAL467100.0
181) How many people are employed by your congregation including your pastor? Clerical or secretarial employees, part-time paid employees (PARTSEC)
TOTAL%
0) 22347.8
1) 21245.4
2) 245.1
3) 61.3
4) 10.2
6) 10.2
TOTAL467100.0
182) How many people are employed by your congregation including your pastor? Custodial or maintenance employees, full-time paid employees (FULLCUST)
TOTAL%
0) 34273.2
1) 7215.4
2) 296.2
3) 132.8
4) 71.5
5) 20.4
10) 10.2
13) 10.2
TOTAL467100.0
183) How many people are employed by your congregation including your pastor? Custodial or maintenance employees, part-time paid employees (PARTCUST)
TOTAL%
0) 15132.3
1) 25354.2
2) 4910.5
3) 102.1
4) 30.6
5) 10.2
TOTAL467100.0
184) How many people are employed by your congregation including your pastor? Other employees of the congregation, full-time paid employees (FULLOTH)
TOTAL%
0) 33278.7
1) 6515.4
2) 163.8
3) 30.7
4) 30.7
16) 10.2
20) 10.2
30) 10.2
Missing45 
TOTAL422100.0
185) How many people are employed by your congregation including your pastor? Other employees of the congregation, part-time paid employees (PARTOTH)
TOTAL%
0) 28571.6
1) 5313.3
2) 205.0
3) 164.0
4) 71.8
5) 30.8
6) 51.3
7) 20.5
8) 10.3
9) 10.3
10) 10.3
12) 10.3
14) 10.3
15) 10.3
25) 10.3
Missing69 
TOTAL398100.0
186) Do the same people tend to serve in volunteer leadership roles year after year, or does your congregation rotate volunteer service among a larger number of people? (MIXVOLS)
TOTAL%
1) The same people tend to serve10122.2
2) Although there is some rotation, it tends to be among a limited number of people28663.0
3) We have a lot of rotation among persons in volunteer leadership roles6714.8
Missing13 
TOTAL454100.0
187) During the past 12 months, has your congregation been involved in any of the following ecumenical or interfaith activities: Worship services. No involvement in joint worship services with other denominations or faith groups. (JOINT_N)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked34877.0
1) No involvement10423.0
Missing15 
TOTAL452100.0
188) During the past 12 months, has your congregation been involved in any of the following ecumenical or interfaith activities: Yes, joint worship services with other denominations or faith groups (JOINT_Y1)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked12828.3
1) Yes, with other denominations32471.7
Missing15 
TOTAL452100.0
189) During the past 12 months, has your congregation been involved in any of the following ecumenical or interfaith activities: Yes, joint worship services with other groups in your faith traditions (JOINT_Y2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked39687.6
1) Yes, with other faith traditions5612.4
Missing15 
TOTAL452100.0
190) During the past 12 months, has your congregation been involved in any of the following ecumenical or interfaith activities: Joint celebrations, fairs, meals or cultural events. No joint celebrations with other denominations or faith groups (CELEB_N)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked29665.8
1) No involvement15434.2
Missing17 
TOTAL450100.0
191) During the past 12 months, has your congregation been involved in any of the following ecumenical or interfaith activities: Yes, joint celebrations with other denominations or faith groups (CELEB_Y1)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked18140.2
1) Yes, with other denominations26959.8
Missing17 
TOTAL450100.0
192) During the past 12 months, has your congregation been involved in any of the following ecumenical or interfaith activities: Yes, joint celebrations with other faith traditions (CELEB_Y2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked39688.0
1) Yes, with other faith traditions5412.0
Missing17 
TOTAL450100.0
193) During the past 12 months, has your congregation been involved in any of the following ecumenical or interfaith activities: Educational or fellowship activities. No educational or fellowship activities with other denominations or faith groups (EDFEL_N)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked29866.7
1) No involvement14933.3
Missing20 
TOTAL447100.0
194) During the past 12 months, has your congregation been involved in any of the following ecumenical or interfaith activities: Yes, educational or fellowship activities with other denominations or faith groups (EDFEL_Y1)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked17839.8
1) Yes, with other denominations26960.2
Missing20 
TOTAL447100.0
195) During the past 12 months, has your congregation been involved in any of the following ecumenical or interfaith activities: Yes, educational or fellowship activities with other faith traditions (EDFEL_Y2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked39889.0
1) Yes, with other faith traditions4911.0
Missing20 
TOTAL447100.0
196) During the past 12 months, has your congregation been involved in any of the following ecumenical or interfaith activities: Community service activities. No community service activities with other denominations or faith groups (COMM_N)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked37682.6
1) No involvement7917.4
Missing12 
TOTAL455100.0
197) During the past 12 months, has your congregation been involved in any of the following ecumenical or interfaith activities: Yes, community service activities with other denominations or faith groups (COMM_Y1)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked13229.0
1) Yes, with other denominations32371.0
Missing12 
TOTAL455100.0
198) During the past 12 months, has your congregation been involved in any of the following ecumenical or interfaith activities: Yes, community service activities with other faith traditions (COMM_Y2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked36480.0
1) Yes, with other faith traditions9120.0
Missing12 
TOTAL455100.0
199) During the past 5 years has your congregation experienced any disagreements or conflict in the following areas? (Check all that apply) Finances or budget (CONCASHN)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked25055.4
1) No involvement20144.6
Missing16 
TOTAL451100.0
200) During the past 5 years has your congregation experienced any disagreements or conflict in the following areas? (Check all that apply) Finances or budget (CONCASH1)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked29264.7
1) Yes, but it was not serious15935.3
Missing16 
TOTAL451100.0
201) During the past 5 years has your congregation experienced any disagreements or conflict in the following areas? (Check all that apply) Finances or budget (CONCASH2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked39988.5
1) Yes, some people left5211.5
Missing16 
TOTAL451100.0
202) During the past 5 years has your congregation experienced any disagreements or conflict in the following areas? (Check all that apply) Finances or budget (CONCASH3)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked39587.6
1) Yes, some people withheld donations5612.4
Missing16 
TOTAL451100.0
203) During the past 5 years has your congregation experienced any disagreements or conflict in the following areas? (Check all that apply) Finances or budget (CONCASH4)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked43295.8
1) Yes, pastor or staff member left194.2
Missing16 
TOTAL451100.0
204) During the past 5 years has your congregation experienced any disagreements or conflict in the following areas? (Check all that apply) How worship is conducted (CONWORSN)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked21848.1
1) No23551.9
Missing14 
TOTAL453100.0
205) During the past 5 years has your congregation experienced any disagreements or conflict in the following areas? (Check all that apply) How worship is conducted (CONWORS1)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked29064.0
1) Yes, but it was not serious16336.0
Missing14 
TOTAL453100.0
206) During the past 5 years has your congregation experienced any disagreements or conflict in the following areas? (Check all that apply) How worship is conducted (CONWORS2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked40589.4
1) Yes, some people left4810.6
Missing14 
TOTAL453100.0
207) During the past 5 years has your congregation experienced any disagreements or conflict in the following areas? (Check all that apply) How worship is conducted (CONWORS3)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked44197.4
1) Yes, some people withheld donations122.6
Missing14 
TOTAL453100.0
208) During the past 5 years has your congregation experienced any disagreements or conflict in the following areas? (Check all that apply) How worship is conducted (CONWORS4)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked44898.9
1) Yes, pastor or staff member left51.1
Missing14 
TOTAL453100.0
209) During the past 5 years has your congregation experienced any disagreements or conflict in the following areas? (Check all that apply) Program priorities (CONPROGN)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked15333.9
1) No29866.1
Missing16 
TOTAL451100.0
210) During the past 5 years has your congregation experienced any disagreements or conflict in the following areas? (Check all that apply) Program priorities (CONPROG1)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked34275.8
1) Yes, but it was not serious10924.2
Missing16 
TOTAL451100.0
211) During the past 5 years has your congregation experienced any disagreements or conflict in the following areas? (Check all that apply) Program priorities (CONPROG2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked41191.1
1) Yes, some people left408.9
Missing16 
TOTAL451100.0
212) During the past 5 years has your congregation experienced any disagreements or conflict in the following areas? (Check all that apply) Program priorities (CONPROG3)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked44598.7
1) Yes, some people withheld donations61.3
Missing16 
TOTAL451100.0
213) During the past 5 years has your congregation experienced any disagreements or conflict in the following areas? (Check all that apply) Program priorities (CONPROG4)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked44999.6
1) Yes, pastor or staff member left20.4
Missing16 
TOTAL451100.0
214) During the past 5 years has your congregation experienced any disagreements or conflict in the following areas? (Check all that apply) Actions of denomination or supervisory body (CONSYNNO)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked31669.9
1) No13630.1
Missing15 
TOTAL452100.0
215) During the past 5 years has your congregation experienced any disagreements or conflict in the following areas? (Check all that apply) Actions of denomination or supervisory body (CONSYN1)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked35177.7
1) Yes, but it was not serious10122.3
Missing15 
TOTAL452100.0
216) During the past 5 years has your congregation experienced any disagreements or conflict in the following areas? (Check all that apply) Actions of denomination or supervisory body (CONSYN2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked27059.7
1) Yes, some people left18240.3
Missing15 
TOTAL452100.0
217) During the past 5 years has your congregation experienced any disagreements or conflict in the following areas? (Check all that apply) Actions of denomination or supervisory body (CONSYN3)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked34275.7
1) Yes, some people withheld donations11024.3
Missing15 
TOTAL452100.0
218) During the past 5 years has your congregation experienced any disagreements or conflict in the following areas? (Check all that apply) Actions of denomination or supervisory body (CONSYN4)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked44197.6
1) Yes, pastor or staff member left112.4
Missing15 
TOTAL452100.0
219) During the past 5 years has your congregation experienced any disagreements or conflict in the following areas? (Check all that apply) Pastor's leadership style (CONLEADN)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked17438.4
1) No27961.6
Missing14 
TOTAL453100.0
220) During the past 5 years has your congregation experienced any disagreements or conflict in the following areas? (Check all that apply) Pastor's leadership style (CONLEAD1)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked39386.8
1) Yes, but it was not serious6013.2
Missing14 
TOTAL453100.0
221) During the past 5 years has your congregation experienced any disagreements or conflict in the following areas? (Check all that apply) Pastor's leadership style (CONLEAD2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked36380.1
1) Yes, some people left9019.9
Missing14 
TOTAL453100.0
222) During the past 5 years has your congregation experienced any disagreements or conflict in the following areas? (Check all that apply) Pastor's leadership style (CONLEAD3)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked42593.8
1) Yes, some people withheld donations286.2
Missing14 
TOTAL453100.0
223) During the past 5 years has your congregation experienced any disagreements or conflict in the following areas? (Check all that apply) Pastor's leadership style (CONLEAD4)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked41792.1
1) Yes, pastor or staff member left367.9
Missing14 
TOTAL453100.0
224) During the past 5 years has your congregation experienced any disagreements or conflict in the following areas? (Check all that apply) Pastor's personal behavior (CONLACTN)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked6714.8
1) No38685.2
Missing14 
TOTAL453100.0
225) During the past 5 years has your congregation experienced any disagreements or conflict in the following areas? (Check all that apply) Pastor's personal behavior (CONLACT1)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked43295.4
1) Yes, but it was not serious214.6
Missing14 
TOTAL453100.0
226) During the past 5 years has your congregation experienced any disagreements or conflict in the following areas? (Check all that apply) Pastor's personal behavior (CONLACT2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked42192.9
1) Yes, some people left327.1
Missing14 
TOTAL453100.0
227) During the past 5 years has your congregation experienced any disagreements or conflict in the following areas? (Check all that apply) Pastor's personal behavior (CONLACT3)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked44397.8
1) Yes, some people withheld donations102.2
Missing14 
TOTAL453100.0
228) During the past 5 years has your congregation experienced any disagreements or conflict in the following areas? (Check all that apply) Pastor's personal behavior (CONLACT4)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked42894.5
1) Yes, pastor or staff member left255.5
Missing14 
TOTAL453100.0
229) During the past 5 years has your congregation experienced any disagreements or conflict in the following areas? (Check all that apply) Member's personal behavior (CONMACTN)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked13329.5
1) No31870.5
Missing16 
TOTAL451100.0
230) During the past 5 years has your congregation experienced any disagreements or conflict in the following areas? (Check all that apply) Member's personal behavior (CONMACT1)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked38184.5
1) Yes, but it was not serious7015.5
Missing16 
TOTAL451100.0
231) During the past 5 years has your congregation experienced any disagreements or conflict in the following areas? (Check all that apply) Member's personal behavior (CONMACT2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked38986.3
1) Yes, some people left6213.7
Missing16 
TOTAL451100.0
232) During the past 5 years has your congregation experienced any disagreements or conflict in the following areas? (Check all that apply) Member's personal behavior (CONMACT3)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked44598.7
1) Yes, some people withheld donations61.3
Missing16 
TOTAL451100.0
233) During the past 5 years has your congregation experienced any disagreements or conflict in the following areas? (Check all that apply) Member's personal behavior (CONMACT4)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked44899.3
1) Yes, pastor or staff member left30.7
Missing16 
TOTAL451100.0
234) During the past 5 years has your congregation experienced any disagreements or conflict in the following areas? (Check all that apply) Use of facilities (CONFACNO)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked12427.4
1) No32872.6
Missing15 
TOTAL452100.0
235) During the past 5 years has your congregation experienced any disagreements or conflict in the following areas? (Check all that apply) Use of facilities (CONFAC1)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked34175.4
1) Yes, but it was not serious11124.6
Missing15 
TOTAL452100.0
236) During the past 5 years has your congregation experienced any disagreements or conflict in the following areas? (Check all that apply) Use of facilities (CONFAC2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked44197.6
1) Yes, some people left112.4
Missing15 
TOTAL452100.0
237) During the past 5 years has your congregation experienced any disagreements or conflict in the following areas? (Check all that apply) Use of facilities (CONFAC3)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked45099.6
1) Yes, some people withheld donations20.4
Missing15 
TOTAL452100.0
238) During the past 5 years has your congregation experienced any disagreements or conflict in the following areas? (Check all that apply) Use of facilities (CONFAC4)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked45099.6
1) Yes, pastor or staff member left20.4
Missing15 
TOTAL452100.0
239) What was the approximate dollar amount of your congregation's total budget for 2009 (or most recent fiscal year)? (Do not count funds for capital improvements or primary/secondary schools) (BUDGET)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL423259854.426308138
240) Of this total budget amount (IN VBUDGET), estimate the percent that was spent in each of the following categories in 2009 (or most recent fiscal year). Staff salaries and benefits (PCTSTAFF)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL41455.38513
241) Of this total budget amount (IN VBUDGET), 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)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL41422.23911
242) Of this total budget amount (IN VBUDGET), 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) 163.9
1) 163.9
2) 245.8
2.7) 10.2
2.76666666666667) 10.2
3) 225.3
4) 122.9
5) 6916.7
5.56666666666667) 10.2
6) 215.1
6.26666666666667) 10.2
7) 235.6
7.5) 10.2
8) 204.8
8.3) 20.5
9) 143.4
9.5) 10.2
10) 10625.6
11) 51.2
12) 92.2
13) 41.0
13.5) 10.2
14) 51.2
15) 215.1
16) 10.2
17) 10.2
18) 10.2
19) 10.2
20) 61.4
21) 10.2
22) 10.2
24) 10.2
25) 30.7
30) 10.2
60) 10.2
Missing53 
TOTAL414100.0
243) Of this total budget amount (IN VBUDGET), 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) 92.2
1) 92.2
2) 133.1
3) 174.1
4) 122.9
5) 4210.1
5.4) 10.2
5.56666666666667) 10.2
6) 194.6
6.26666666666667) 10.2
6.4) 10.2
7) 194.6
8) 215.1
8.3) 10.2
9) 122.9
9.5) 10.2
9.9) 10.2
10) 10926.3
10.4) 10.2
11) 133.1
12) 235.6
12.4) 10.2
12.5) 10.2
13) 133.1
14) 81.9
15) 245.8
16) 61.4
16.3666666666667) 10.2
17) 20.5
18) 20.5
19) 30.7
20) 122.9
22) 20.5
24) 10.2
25) 51.2
26) 10.2
28) 10.2
30) 41.0
31) 10.2
Missing53 
TOTAL414100.0
244) Of this total budget amount (IN VBUDGET), 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) 14936.0
1) 245.8
2) 256.0
2.1) 10.2
2.2) 10.2
3) 225.3
4) 122.9
5) 4911.8
6) 143.4
7) 81.9
8) 112.7
8.3) 10.2
9) 81.9
10) 389.2
11) 51.2
12) 81.9
13) 41.0
14) 41.0
15) 71.7
16) 20.5
17) 20.5
18) 10.2
20) 61.4
21) 10.2
22) 20.5
22.8) 10.2
25) 10.2
28) 10.2
30) 20.5
31) 10.2
39) 20.5
45) 10.2
Missing53 
TOTAL414100.0
245) What was the approximate dollar amount of your congregation's total budget for 2009 (or most recent fiscal year)? (FINTOTAL)
TOTAL%
99) 81.9
99.9) 41.0
100) 38192.0
100.066666666667) 30.7
100.4) 20.5
101) 163.9
Missing53 
TOTAL414100.0
246) How would you describe your congregation's financial health today? (FINANCES)
TOTAL%
1) In serious difficulty5211.3
2) In some difficulty7816.9
3) Tight, but we manage18139.3
4) Good11625.2
5) Excellent347.4
Missing6 
TOTAL461100.0
247) How would you describe your congregation's financial health five years ago? (FINAN05)
TOTAL%
1) In serious difficulty337.4
2) In some difficulty6514.7
3) Tight, but we manage15735.4
4) Good15033.9
5) Excellent388.6
Missing24 
TOTAL443100.0
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 lot7115.4
2) Our income declined a little19241.7
3) Our income declined at first, but has since rebounded418.9
4) No significant change in income11625.2
5) Our income has grown408.7
Missing7 
TOTAL460100.0
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 impact37382.9
2) Minor impact337.3
3) Moderate impact255.6
4) Major impact194.2
Missing17 
TOTAL450100.0
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 freezes (PAYCUTS)
TOTAL%
1) No impact17739.1
2) Minor impact10322.7
3) Moderate impact9621.2
4) Major impact7717.0
Missing14 
TOTAL453100.0
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 impact35278.6
2) Minor impact4710.5
3) Moderate impact235.1
4) Major impact265.8
Missing19 
TOTAL448100.0
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 account (INVEST)
TOTAL%
1) No impact17238.7
2) Minor impact11225.2
3) Moderate impact10623.9
4) Major impact5412.2
Missing23 
TOTAL444100.0
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 impact17037.6
2) Minor impact12928.5
3) Moderate impact9420.8
4) Major impact5913.1
Missing15 
TOTAL452100.0
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 impact28063.5
2) Minor impact6514.7
3) Moderate impact5512.5
4) Major impact419.3
Missing26 
TOTAL441100.0
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 impact16536.7
2) Minor impact17338.5
3) Moderate impact9821.8
4) Major impact132.9
Missing18 
TOTAL449100.0
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 impact10523.4
2) Minor impact14331.8
3) Moderate impact13530.1
4) Major impact6614.7
Missing18 
TOTAL449100.0
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 impact25055.6
2) Minor impact10924.2
3) Moderate impact6614.7
4) Major impact255.6
Missing17 
TOTAL450100.0
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 impact7416.3
2) Minor impact20645.3
3) Moderate impact15233.4
4) Major impact235.1
Missing12 
TOTAL455100.0
259) How would you describe the location of your place of worship? (PLACE)
TOTAL%
1) Rural area or open country8218.0
2) Village or town with a population of less than 10,00013229.0
3) Small city or large town with a population of 10,000 to 50,0008318.2
4) Downtown or central area of a large city with a population of 10,000 to 50,000214.6
5) Older residential area of a large city with a population of 50,000 or more5612.3
6) Older suburb around a large city with a population of 50,000 or more6113.4
7) Newer suburb around a large city with a population of 50,000 or more204.4
Missing12 
TOTAL455100.0
260) What is the approximate seating capacity of the space where your largest worship service is held (SEATING)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL351240.154134
261) How adequate are the following for the current needs of your congregation: Space for worship (WORSHSIZ)
TOTAL%
1) Much less than we need51.1
2) Slightly less than we need418.9
3) Just about right20143.8
4) Slightly more than we need14130.7
5) Much more than we need7115.5
Missing8 
TOTAL459100.0
262) How adequate are the following for the current needs of your congregation: Space for parking (PARKSIZ)
TOTAL%
1) Much less than we need5612.3
2) Slightly less than we need10021.9
3) Just about right20945.8
4) Slightly more than we need6714.7
5) Much more than we need245.3
Missing11 
TOTAL456100.0
263) Census region (9 regions) (REGION9)
TOTAL%
1) New England163.5
2) Mid-Atlantic7717.1
3) South Atlantic4610.2
4) East-South central51.1
5) West-South central235.1
6) East-North central12327.3
7) West-North central12227.1
8) Mountain163.5
9) Pacific235.1
Missing16 
TOTAL451100.0
264) Census region (4 regions) (REGION4)
TOTAL%
1) Northeast9320.6
2) South7416.4
3) North central24554.3
4) West398.6
Missing16 
TOTAL451100.0
265) I-ATTEND: Sum of average attendance by day (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-ATTEND)
TOTAL%
1) 0-5011224.5
2) 51-10012026.3
3) 101-25016736.5
4) 251-400337.2
5) 401-1200255.5
Missing10 
TOTAL457100.0
266) 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 country8218.0
2) Village or town with a population of less than 10,00013229.0
3) Small city or large town with a population of 10,000 to 50,0008318.2
4) Downtown or central area of a large city with a population of 10,000 to 50,000214.6
5) Older residential area of a large city with a population of 50,000 or more5612.3
6) Suburb around a large city with a population of 50,000 or more8117.8
Missing12 
TOTAL455100.0
267) I-THEOLOGY: How would you describe the theological outlook of the majority of your regularly participating adults? (Check one). (For use with online analysis) (I-THEOLOGY)
TOTAL%
1) Very liberal163.5
2) Somewhat liberal7416.0
3) Moderate17337.4
4) Somewhat conservative16736.1
5) Very conservative326.9
Missing5 
TOTAL462100.0