Faith Communities Today (FACT) 2000, Presbyterian Congregations

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All frequencies are raw numbers (no weights used).
1) Region (REGION)
TOTAL%
1) Northeast10319.0
2) Midwest15829.2
3) South20938.6
4) West7113.1
TOTAL541100.0
2) In what year did your congregation begin worshipping in its current meeting place? (YEARSITE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL4941928.43348
3) How would you describe the place where your congregation's primary worship building is located? (SIZPLACE)
TOTAL%
1) Rural or open country7915.0
2) Town or village of less than 10,00017032.2
3) In or around a city of: 10,000-49,99910620.1
4) In or around a city of: 50,000-249,9996512.3
5) In or around a city of: 250,000+10820.5
Missing13 
TOTAL528100.0
4) [If in or around a city], is your building located: (CITYLOC)
TOTAL%
1) Downtown or in the inner city7425.3
2) In another part of the city (e.g. older residential area)9532.5
3) In an older suburb around the city8127.7
4) In a newer suburb around the city4214.4
Missing249 
TOTAL292100.0
5) [If in or around a city], is your building located: (AREATYPE)
TOTAL%
1) In a residential area12643.4
2) In a mixed residential and commercial/industrial area15553.4
3) In a commercial or industrial area93.1
Missing251 
TOTAL290100.0
6) How adequate are the following for the current needs of your congregation? (check one in each line) - Your worship space (WORSHSIZ)
TOTAL%
1) Much more than we need7914.8
2) Slightly more than we need12824.0
3) About right23443.8
4) Slightly less than we need6812.7
5) Much less than we need254.7
Missing7 
TOTAL534100.0
7) How adequate are the following for the current needs of your congregation? (check one in each line) - Your educational space (EDUCSIZ)
TOTAL%
1) Much more than we need5710.9
2) Slightly more than we need6211.9
3) About right17834.1
4) Slightly less than we need15930.5
5) Much less than we need6612.6
Missing19 
TOTAL522100.0
8) How adequate are the following for the current needs of your congregation? (check one in each line) - Your fellowship space (FELLOSIZ)
TOTAL%
1) Much more than we need254.8
2) Slightly more than we need346.5
3) About right27252.2
4) Slightly less than we need11922.8
5) Much less than we need7113.6
Missing20 
TOTAL521100.0
9) How adequate are the following for the current needs of your congregation? (check one in each line) - Space for parking (PARKSIZ)
TOTAL%
1) Much more than we need203.8
2) Slightly more than we need458.6
3) About right18034.4
4) Slightly less than we need16331.2
5) Much less than we need11522.0
Missing18 
TOTAL523100.0
10) What is the total seating capacity of your sanctuary? (SEATING)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL522255.716160
11) How would you describe the overall physical condition of your congregation's building(s)? (check one) (NEEDFIX)
TOTAL%
1) Excellent15929.7
2) Good25146.8
3) Needs improvement10519.6
4) In serious need of improvement & repair213.9
Missing5 
TOTAL536100.0
12) How many congregations use your building space for worship? (Including your congregation) (BLDSPACE)
TOTAL%
1) 46689.3
2) 438.2
3) 122.3
5) 10.2
Missing19 
TOTAL522100.0
13) [Note: if your congregation holds worship less than once a week, check here and answer[FOR VARIABLES FRIWORSH SATWORSH SUDNAYAM AND SUNDAYPM] for a typical weekend when you do hold services.] (LESSWEEK)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked53098.0
1) Checked112.0
TOTAL541100.0
14) How many worship services does your congregation have on each of the following days/times on a typical weekend? - Friday (FRIWORSH)
TOTAL%
0) NONE8489.4
1) 88.5
2) 22.1
Missing447 
TOTAL94100.0
15) How many worship services does your congregation have on each of the following days/times on a typical weekend? - Saturday (SATWORSH)
TOTAL%
0) NONE8586.7
1) 1313.3
Missing443 
TOTAL98100.0
16) How many worship services does your congregation have on each of the following days/times on a typical weekend? - Sunday AM (SUNDAYAM)
TOTAL%
1) 38974.2
2) 11321.6
3) 203.8
4) 10.2
6) 10.2
Missing17 
TOTAL524100.0
17) How many worship services does your congregation have on each of the following days/times on a typical weekend? - Sunday PM (SUNDAYPM)
TOTAL%
0) NONE7869.0
1) 3531.0
Missing428 
TOTAL113100.0
18) What is the total attendance for all services held on this day/time on a typical weekend? - Friday (FRIATTEN)
TOTAL%
0) 3576.1
1) 12.2
10) 12.2
12) 12.2
15) 12.2
25) 12.2
30) 12.2
35) 24.3
40) 24.3
80) 12.2
Missing495 
TOTAL46100.0
19) What is the total attendance for all services held on this day/time on a typical weekend? - Saturday (SATATTEN)
TOTAL%
0) 3676.6
8) 12.1
10) 12.1
15) 12.1
20) 12.1
25) 12.1
30) 12.1
50) 24.3
65) 12.1
130) 12.1
144) 12.1
Missing494 
TOTAL47100.0
20) What is the total attendance for all services held on this day/time on a typical weekend? - Sunday a.m. (SUNATTAM)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL521148.307186
21) What is the total attendance for all services held on this day/time on a typical weekend? - Sunday p.m. (SUNATTPM)
TOTAL%
0) 3549.3
7) 11.4
10) 22.8
12) 22.8
13) 11.4
14) 11.4
21) 11.4
25) 22.8
30) 45.6
35) 11.4
40) 22.8
50) 22.8
60) 34.2
70) 11.4
82) 11.4
90) 34.2
100) 45.6
110) 22.8
150) 11.4
190) 11.4
275) 11.4
Missing470 
TOTAL71100.0
22) If you typically hold more than one service on the weekend, are these services (check one): (SIMSTYLE)
TOTAL%
1) Very similar in style (other than language used)6840.5
2) One or more is somewhat different in style from the rest4929.2
3) One or more is very different in style from the rest5130.4
Missing373 
TOTAL168100.0
23) Please list all the languages in which your congregation conducts worship services on a typical weekend: (LANGUAGE)
TOTAL%
1) English Only50995.3
2) Others254.7
Missing7 
TOTAL534100.0
24) Languages in worship 1 (LANG1)
TOTAL%
10) Spanish726.9
16) Indian13.8
17) Native American13.8
18) Portuguese13.8
20) Korean1038.5
22) Taiwanese13.8
23) Vietnamese13.8
27) Filipino13.8
43) Marshallese13.8
50) Arabic13.8
80) Sign Language13.8
Missing515 
TOTAL26100.0
25) Languages in worship2 (LANG2)
TOTAL%
50) ARABIC1100.0
Missing540 
TOTAL1100.0
26) About how full is your place of worship at the service with the largest attendance? (HOWFULL)
TOTAL%
1) Less than 20%397.4
2) 21% to 40%8015.2
3) 41% to 60%11321.4
4) 61% to 80%14527.5
5) More than 80%11521.8
6) Completely full, with some people standing366.8
Missing13 
TOTAL528100.0
27) How well do the following describe your worship service with the largest attendance? (check one on each line) - It is reverent (REVERENT)
TOTAL%
1) Very well16831.8
2) Quite well25448.0
3) Somewhat9618.1
4) Slightly101.9
5) Not at all10.2
Missing12 
TOTAL529100.0
28) How well do the following describe your worship service with the largest attendance? (check one on each line) - It is joyful (JOYFUL)
TOTAL%
1) Very well16130.4
2) Quite well24746.7
3) Somewhat10219.3
4) Slightly193.6
Missing12 
TOTAL529100.0
29) How well do the following describe your worship service with the largest attendance? (check one on each line) - It is friendly (FRIENDLY)
TOTAL%
1) Very well27852.5
2) Quite well20538.7
3) Somewhat438.1
4) Slightly40.8
Missing11 
TOTAL530100.0
30) How well do the following describe your worship service with the largest attendance? (check one on each line) - It is informal (INFORMAL)
TOTAL%
1) Very well6913.2
2) Quite well11021.1
3) Somewhat22543.2
4) Slightly9117.5
5) Not at all265.0
Missing20 
TOTAL521100.0
31) How well do the following describe your worship service with the largest attendance? (check one on each line) - It is exciting (EXCITING)
TOTAL%
1) Very well5710.9
2) Quite well15730.0
3) Somewhat20539.2
4) Slightly8816.8
5) Not at all163.1
Missing18 
TOTAL523100.0
32) How well do the following describe your worship service with the largest attendance? (check one on each line) - It includes formal liturgy (LITURGY)
TOTAL%
1) Very well12924.4
2) Quite well21841.3
3) Somewhat12423.5
4) Slightly468.7
5) Not at all112.1
Missing13 
TOTAL528100.0
33) How well do the following describe your worship service with the largest attendance? (check one on each line) - It is innovative (INNOVATE)
TOTAL%
1) Very well438.3
2) Quite well11922.9
3) Somewhat19637.7
4) Slightly13626.2
5) Not at all265.0
Missing21 
TOTAL520100.0
34) How well do the following describe your worship service with the largest attendance? (check one on each line) - It is predictable (PREDICT)
TOTAL%
1) Very well8315.7
2) Quite well19236.3
3) Somewhat19637.1
4) Slightly478.9
5) Not at all112.1
Missing12 
TOTAL529100.0
35) How well do the following describe your worship service with the largest attendance? (check one on each line) - It has a sense of expectancy (EXPECT)
TOTAL%
1) Very well6111.6
2) Quite well16832.1
3) Somewhat20539.1
4) Slightly7213.7
5) Not at all183.4
Missing17 
TOTAL524100.0
36) How well do the following describe your worship service with the largest attendance? (check one on each line) - It has a sense of God's presence (GODTHERE)
TOTAL%
1) Very well20338.5
2) Quite well25548.4
3) Somewhat5811.0
4) Slightly112.1
Missing14 
TOTAL527100.0
37) How well do the following describe your worship service with the largest attendance? (check one on each line) - It uses gender neutral or inclusive language (INC_LANG)
TOTAL%
1) Very well12123.1
2) Quite well18234.7
3) Somewhat12022.9
4) Slightly6211.8
5) Not at all397.4
Missing17 
TOTAL524100.0
38) How often does the sermon in your worship service focus on (check one on each line) - God's love and care (GODLOVE)
TOTAL%
1) Always24546.0
2) Often27050.7
3) Sometimes152.8
4) Seldom20.4
5) Never10.2
Missing8 
TOTAL533100.0
39) How often does the sermon in your worship service focus on (check one on each line) - Practical advice for daily living (ADVICE)
TOTAL%
1) Always10018.8
2) Often24646.3
3) Sometimes15729.6
4) Seldom264.9
5) Never20.4
Missing10 
TOTAL531100.0
40) How often does the sermon in your worship service focus on (check one on each line) - Personal spiritual growth (SPIRGROW)
TOTAL%
1) Always12122.7
2) Often29755.7
3) Sometimes10419.5
4) Seldom91.7
5) Never20.4
Missing8 
TOTAL533100.0
41) How often does the sermon in your worship service focus on (check one on each line) - Social justice or social action (SOCJUST)
TOTAL%
1) Always295.5
2) Often15128.7
3) Sometimes25047.5
4) Seldom8716.5
5) Never91.7
Missing15 
TOTAL526100.0
42) How often does the sermon in your worship service focus on (check one on each line) - The mystery of God (or the Holy) (MSTERY)
TOTAL%
1) Always6512.2
2) Often21540.5
3) Sometimes20939.4
4) Seldom397.3
5) Never30.6
Missing10 
TOTAL531100.0
43) How often does the sermon in your worship service focus on (check one on each line) - Personal salvation (SALVAT)
TOTAL%
1) Always7313.7
2) Often17132.1
3) Sometimes20939.3
4) Seldom7013.2
5) Never91.7
Missing9 
TOTAL532100.0
44) How often does the sermon in your worship service focus on (check one on each line) - Struggling with faith and belief (STRUGGLE)
TOTAL%
1) Always6913.0
2) Often29755.8
3) Sometimes14827.8
4) Seldom152.8
5) Never30.6
Missing9 
TOTAL532100.0
45) How often does the sermon in your worship service focus on (check one on each line) - Living a moral life (MORALITY)
TOTAL%
1) Always5610.6
2) Often23744.9
3) Sometimes19436.7
4) Seldom387.2
5) Never30.6
Missing13 
TOTAL528100.0
46) How often does the sermon in your worship service focus on (check one on each line) - Stewardship of time and money (STEWARD)
TOTAL%
1) Always152.8
2) Often11321.3
3) Sometimes31960.1
4) Seldom8215.4
5) Never20.4
Missing10 
TOTAL531100.0
47) How often does the sermon include a lot of (check one on each line) - Personal stories of first-hand experiences (STORIES)
TOTAL%
1) Always7814.7
2) Often26650.1
3) Sometimes15929.9
4) Seldom254.7
5) Never30.6
Missing10 
TOTAL531100.0
48) How often does the sermon include a lot of (check one on each line) - Literary or scholarly references (LITREFER)
TOTAL%
1) Always5510.3
2) Often19135.9
3) Sometimes20839.1
4) Seldom7514.1
5) Never30.6
Missing9 
TOTAL532100.0
49) How often does the sermon include a lot of (check one on each line) - Illustrations from contemporary media (e.g. magazines, newspapers, television, movies, etc.) (NEWSREF)
TOTAL%
1) Always5510.3
2) Often25347.6
3) Sometimes18635.0
4) Seldom377.0
5) Never10.2
Missing9 
TOTAL532100.0
50) How often does the sermon include a lot of (check one on each line) - Detailed explanations of Scripture (EXPOSIT)
TOTAL%
1) Always10920.5
2) Often20939.2
3) Sometimes17432.6
4) Seldom397.3
5) Never20.4
Missing8 
TOTAL533100.0
51) How often are the following included as part of your congregation's worship services? (check one on each line) - Reading/recitation of creeds or statements of faith (CREEDS)
TOTAL%
1) Always29555.2
2) Often10018.7
3) Sometimes9718.2
4) Seldom407.5
5) Never20.4
Missing7 
TOTAL534100.0
52) How often are the following included as part of your congregation's worship services? (check one on each line) - A time for members to testify about their faith (TESTIFY)
TOTAL%
1) Always254.7
2) Often346.4
3) Sometimes13325.0
4) SeldICom23343.9
5) Never10620.0
Missing10 
TOTAL531100.0
53) How often are the following included as part of your congregation's worship services? (check one on each line) - A time during worship for people to greet each other (PASSPEAC)
TOTAL%
1) Always30256.9
2) Often458.5
3) Sometimes6913.0
4) Seldom6412.1
5) Never519.6
Missing10 
TOTAL531100.0
54) How often are the following included as part of your congregation's worship services? (check one on each line) - The use of visual projection equipment (SLIDES)
TOTAL%
1) Always234.3
2) Often112.1
3) Sometimes468.6
4) Seldom17432.6
5) Never27952.3
Missing8 
TOTAL533100.0
55) How often are the following included as part of your congregation's worship services? (check one on each line) - The use of incense or candles (CANDLES)
TOTAL%
1) Always26149.1
2) Often529.8
3) Sometimes6211.7
4) Seldom8015.0
5) Never7714.5
Missing9 
TOTAL532100.0
56) How often are the following included as part of your congregation's worship services? (check one on each line) - Dance or drama (DANCE)
TOTAL%
2) Often163.0
3) Sometimes14126.5
4) Seldom21640.6
5) Never15929.9
Missing9 
TOTAL532100.0
57) How often are the following included as part of your congregation's worship services? (check one in each line) - Kneeling by the congregation (KNEEL)
TOTAL%
1) Always10.2
2) Often30.6
3) Sometimes173.2
4) Seldom7814.7
5) Never43181.3
Missing11 
TOTAL530100.0
58) How often are the following used in your congregation's worship services? (check one on each line) - Organ and/or piano (PIANO)
TOTAL%
1) Always49793.6
2) Often173.2
3) Sometimes112.1
4) Seldom50.9
5) Never10.2
Missing10 
TOTAL531100.0
59) How often are the following used in your congregation's worship services? (check one on each line) - Electronic keyboard or synthesizer (KEYBOARD)
TOTAL%
1) Always5510.5
2) Often397.5
3) Sometimes9117.4
4) Seldom12523.9
5) Never21240.6
Missing19 
TOTAL522100.0
60) How often are the following used in your congregation's worship services? (check one on each line) - Electric guitar or bass (ELECTRIC)
TOTAL%
1) Always285.4
2) Often234.4
3) Sometimes6512.5
4) Seldom14327.4
5) Never26250.3
Missing20 
TOTAL521100.0
61) How often are the following used in your congregation's worship services? (check one on each line) - Non-electronic string or wind instruments (VIOLINS)
TOTAL%
1) Always142.7
2) Often8115.4
3) Sometimes21140.2
4) Seldom12924.6
5) Never9017.1
Missing16 
TOTAL525100.0
62) How often are the following used in your congregation's worship services? (check one on each line) - Drums or other percussion instruments (DRUMS)
TOTAL%
1) Always254.8
2) Often254.8
3) Sometimes9417.9
4) Seldom15429.3
5) Never22743.2
Missing16 
TOTAL525100.0
63) How often are the following used in your congregation's worship services? (check one on each line) - Recorded music (tapes, cd's, etc.) (CDMUSIC)
TOTAL%
1) Always91.7
2) Often305.7
3) Sometimes14026.4
4) Seldom19035.8
5) Never16130.4
Missing11 
TOTAL530100.0
64) When visitors attend worship services at your church, about how many members usually welcome them? (WELCOME)
TOTAL%
1) More than five33162.6
2) Three to five15228.7
3) One or two468.7
Missing12 
TOTAL529100.0
65) In comparison to the style of your congregation's primary worship service 5 years ago, would you say the style of your current primary worship service: [Check here and skip to Q-11 if your church is less than 5 years old] (STYLEDIF)
TOTAL%
1) Is basically the same16030.2
2) Changed a little21941.3
3) Changed more than a little9718.3
4) Changed a lot5410.2
Missing11 
TOTAL530100.0
66) How well does each of the following statements describe your congregation? - Our congregation is like a close-knit family (FAMILY)
TOTAL%
1) Very well15729.5
2) Quite well19837.1
3) Somewhat15529.1
4) Slightly203.8
5) Not at all30.6
Missing8 
TOTAL533100.0
67) How well does each of the following statements describe your congregation? - Our congregation is spiritually vital and alive (VITAL)
TOTAL%
1) Very well8616.3
2) Quite well23043.5
3) Somewhat17833.6
4) Slightly315.9
5) Not at all40.8
Missing12 
TOTAL529100.0
68) How well does each of the following statements describe your congregation? - Our congregation is working for social justice (JUSTICE)
TOTAL%
1) Very well326.0
2) Quite well9317.6
3) Somewhat22041.6
4) Slightly14527.4
5) Not at all397.4
Missing12 
TOTAL529100.0
69) How well does each of the following statements describe your congregation? - Our congregation helps members deepen their relationship with God (DEEPGOD)
TOTAL%
1) Very well8516.1
2) Quite well24446.3
3) Somewhat16330.9
4) Slightly305.7
5) Not at all50.9
Missing14 
TOTAL527100.0
70) How well does each of the following statements describe your congregation? - We are trying to increase our racial/ethnic diversity (DIVERSE)
TOTAL%
1) Very well387.4
2) Quite well7414.3
3) Somewhat12624.4
4) Slightly15730.4
5) Not at all12123.4
Missing25 
TOTAL516100.0
71) How well does each of the following statements describe your congregation? - Our congregation celebrates its Presbyterian heritage (OKDENOM)
TOTAL%
1) Very well6913.1
2) Quite well17032.2
3) Somewhat18334.7
4) Slightly9017.0
5) Not at all163.0
Missing13 
TOTAL528100.0
72) How well does each of the following statements describe your congregation? - We are a moral beacon in our community (BEACON)
TOTAL%
1) Very well5510.5
2) Quite well14828.3
3) Somewhat21641.3
4) Slightly9117.4
5) Not at all132.5
Missing18 
TOTAL523100.0
73) How well does each of the following statements describe your congregation? - We welcome new ways of doing worship and ministry (CHANGE)
TOTAL%
1) Very well6612.5
2) Quite well15228.7
3) Somewhat21841.2
4) Slightly8415.9
5) Not at all91.7
Missing12 
TOTAL529100.0
74) How well does each of the following statements describe your congregation? - Disagreements and conflicts are dealt with openly here (OPENDEAL)
TOTAL%
1) Very well5811.0
2) Quite well20238.3
3) Somewhat18735.4
4) Slightly6412.1
5) Not at all173.2
Missing13 
TOTAL528100.0
75) How well does each of the following statements describe your congregation? - We encourage the public expression of speaking in tongues (TONGUES)
TOTAL%
1) Very well10.2
2) Quite well30.6
3) Somewhat142.7
4) Slightly407.7
5) Not at all46488.9
Missing19 
TOTAL522100.0
76) How well does each of the following statements describe your congregation? - Our worship services are inspirational and uplifting (UPLIFT)
TOTAL%
1) Very well13325.1
2) Quite well28453.6
3) Somewhat9918.7
4) Slightly132.5
5) Not at all10.2
Missing11 
TOTAL530100.0
77) How well does each of the following statements describe your congregation? - Our congregation has a strong racial/ethnic or national heritage it is trying to preserve (PRESERVE)
TOTAL%
1) Very well163.1
2) Quite well346.5
3) Somewhat387.3
4) Slightly7614.6
5) Not at all35668.5
Missing21 
TOTAL520100.0
78) How well does each of the following statements describe your congregation? - Members are excited about the future of our church (FUTURE)
TOTAL%
1) Very well13425.4
2) Quite well20438.7
3) Somewhat12924.5
4) Slightly468.7
5) Not at all142.7
Missing14 
TOTAL527100.0
79) How well does each of the following statements describe your congregation? - New members are easily incorporated into the life of our congregation (ADDFOLKS)
TOTAL%
1) Very well9217.4
2) Quite well24245.7
3) Somewhat16531.1
4) Slightly315.8
Missing11 
TOTAL530100.0
80) How well does each of the following statements describe your congregation? - We have a clear sense of mission and purpose (PURPOSE)
TOTAL%
1) Very well9117.3
2) Quite well20138.2
3) Somewhat17934.0
4) Slightly468.7
5) Not at all91.7
Missing15 
TOTAL526100.0
81) How well does each of the following statements describe your congregation? - Our congregation provides many opportunities for members to learn about their faith (IRNFAITH)
TOTAL%
1) Very well7213.6
2) Quite well20238.2
3) Somewhat17833.6
4) Slightly6412.1
5) Not at all132.5
Missing12 
TOTAL529100.0
82) How well does each of the following statements describe your congregation? - Our programs and activities are well-organized (WELLORG)
TOTAL%
1) Very well8015.2
2) Quite well26249.7
3) Somewhat15128.7
4) Slightly305.7
5) Not at all40.8
Missing14 
TOTAL527100.0
83) How well does each of the following statements describe your congregation? - The community around the church is well informed about the activities taking place in our congregation (COMMKNOW)
TOTAL%
1) Very well448.3
2) Quite well13425.3
3) Somewhat21039.6
4) Slightly12523.6
5) Not at all173.2
Missing11 
TOTAL530100.0
84) How important are the following sources of authority in the worship and teaching of your congregation? - The Bible (AUTHSCRP)
TOTAL%
1) Absolutely fundamental41777.8
2) Very important11621.6
3) Somewhat important30.6
Missing5 
TOTAL536100.0
85) How important are the following sources of authority in the worship and teaching of your congregation? - Historic creeds, doctrines & tradition (AUTHDOCT)
TOTAL%
1) Absolutely fundamental8415.8
2) Very important27752.1
3) Somewhat important16430.8
4) Little or no importance71.3
Missing9 
TOTAL532100.0
86) How important are the following sources of authority in the worship and teaching of your congregation? - Inspiration of the Holy Spirit (AUTHSPIR)
TOTAL%
1) Absolutely fundamental21340.2
2) Very important23644.5
3) Somewhat important7714.5
4) Little or no importance40.8
Missing11 
TOTAL530100.0
87) How important are the following sources of authority in the worship and teaching of your congregation? - Human reason (AUTHREAS)
TOTAL%
1) Absolutely fundamental377.0
2) Very important28653.9
3) Somewhat important17933.7
4) Little or no importance295.5
Missing10 
TOTAL531100.0
88) How important are the following sources of authority in the worship and teaching of your congregation? - Personal intuition or enlightenment (AUTHEXPE)
TOTAL%
1) Absolutely fundamental346.4
2) Very important20037.6
3) Somewhat important23844.7
4) Little or no importance6011.3
Missing9 
TOTAL532100.0
89) Now please write the letter of the one source of authority that is most important in your congregation's worship and teaching (as difficult a choice as this may be) in this box. (AUTHIMP)
TOTAL%
1) The Bible44388.2
2) Historic creeds, doctrines & tradition183.6
3) Inspiration of the Holy Spirit275.4
4) Human reason91.8
5) Personal intuition or enlightenment51.0
Missing39 
TOTAL502100.0
90) Approximately how many persons would you say are associated in any way with the religious life of this congregation--counting both adults and children, counting both regular and irregular participants, counting both official or registered members and also participating nonmembers? (EVERYONE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL522334.511474
91) Approximately how many persons--both adults and children--would you say regularly participate in the religious life of your congregation--whether or not they are officially members of your congregation? - Number of regularly participating adults (18 and over) (REGADULT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL530174.009250
92) Approximately how many persons--both adults, youth and children--would you say regularly participate in the religious life of your congregation-whether or not they are officially members of your congregation? - Number of regularly participating children and teens (17 and under) (REGKIDS)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL52560.682124
93) Since 1995, has the above number of regularly participating adults: (check one) (GROWPLAT)
TOTAL%
1) Increased 10% or more14427.2
2) Increased 5% to 9%11020.8
3) Stayed about the same (+/- 4%)19536.8
4) Decreased 5% to 9%489.1
5) Decreased 10% or more336.2
Missing11 
TOTAL530100.0
94) Of your total number of regularly participating adults, what percent would you estimate are - Female (FEMALES)
TOTAL%
1) None 0%10.2
3) Few 11%-20%20.4
4) Some 21%-40%122.3
5) Many 41%-60%36167.7
6) Most 61%-80%15228.5
7) All or nearly all 81%-100%50.9
Missing8 
TOTAL533100.0
95) Of your total number of regularly participating adults, what percent would you estimate are - Not high school graduates (LOWEDUC)
TOTAL%
1) None 0%7514.3
2) Hardly any 1%-10%28153.6
3) Few 11%-20%9017.2
4) Some 21%-40%356.7
5) Many 41%-60%112.1
6) Most 61%-80%173.2
7) All or nearly all 81%-100%152.9
Missing17 
TOTAL524100.0
96) Of your total number of regularly participating adults, what percent would you estimate are - College graduates (COLLEGE)
TOTAL%
1) None 0%61.2
2) Hardly any 1%-10%316.0
3) Few 11%-20%6211.9
4) Some 21%-40%13025.0
5) Many 41%-60%16030.8
6) Most 61%-80%10119.5
7) All or nearly all 81%-100%295.6
Missing22 
TOTAL519100.0
97) Of your total number of regularly participating adults, what percent would you estimate are - Age 35 or younger (YNGADULT)
TOTAL%
1) None 0%91.7
2) Hardly any 1%-10%7914.9
3) Few 11%-20%17032.0
4) Some 21%-40%19636.9
5) Many 41%-60%529.8
6) Most 61%-80%203.8
7) All or nearly all 81%-100%50.9
Missing10 
TOTAL531100.0
98) Of your total number of regularly participating adults, what percent would you estimate are - Over 60 years old (OLDADULT)
TOTAL%
2) Hardly any 1%-10%112.1
3) Few 11%-20%5810.9
4) Some 21%-40%17132.1
5) Many 41%-60%16330.6
6) Most 61%-80%11421.4
7) All or nearly all 81%-100%163.0
Missing8 
TOTAL533100.0
99) Of your total number of regularly participating adults, what percent would you estimate are - Married (MARRIED)
TOTAL%
2) Hardly any 1%-10%10.2
3) Few 11%-20%71.3
4) Some 21%-40%6512.4
5) Many 41%-60%20539.2
6) Most 61%-80%21040.2
7) All or nearly all 81%-100%356.7
Missing18 
TOTAL523100.0
100) Of your total number of regularly participating adults, what percent would you estimate are - Life-long Presbyterians (LIFELONG)
TOTAL%
1) None 0%10.2
2) Hardly any 1%-10%264.9
3) Few 11%-20%9417.9
4) Some 21%-40%18735.6
5) Many 41%-60%13826.2
6) Most 61%-80%6111.6
7) All or nearly all 81%-100%193.6
Missing15 
TOTAL526100.0
101) Of your total number of regularly participating adults, what percent would you estimate are - New to our congregation in the last five years (NEWMEMB)
TOTAL%
1) None 0%91.7
2) Hardly any 1%-10%11922.4
3) Few 11%-20%20338.2
4) Some 21%-40%15028.2
5) Many 41%-60%427.9
6) Most 61%-80%61.1
7) All or nearly all 81%-100%30.6
Missing9 
TOTAL532100.0
102) Of your total number of regularly participating adults, what percent would you estimate are - Living in the immediate area around our church building (NEARBY)
TOTAL%
1) None 0%81.5
2) Hardly any 1%-10%9217.3
3) Few 11%-20%9517.9
4) Some 21%-40%10119.0
5) Many 41%-60%9618.1
6) Most 61%-80%9317.5
7) All or nearly all 81%-100%468.7
Missing10 
TOTAL531100.0
103) Of your total number of regularly participating adults, what percent would you estimate are - Commuting more than 15 minutes to get to our worship services (COMMUTE)
TOTAL%
1) None 0%264.9
2) Hardly any 1%-10%16230.6
3) Few 11%-20%14527.4
4) Some 21%-40%12824.2
5) Many 41%-60%478.9
6) Most 61%-80%163.0
7) All or nearly all 81%-100%50.9
Missing12 
TOTAL529100.0
104) Of your total number of regularly participating adults, what percent would you estimate are - Currently holding volunteer leadership roles in our church (serve on committees; teach Sunday school) (VOLS)
TOTAL%
1) None 0%10.2
2) Hardly any 1%-10%244.5
3) Few 11%-20%10519.9
4) Some 21%-40%24145.6
5) Many 41%-60%12122.9
6) Most 61%-80%295.5
7) All or nearly all 81%-100%71.3
Missing13 
TOTAL528100.0
105) Of your total number of regularly participating adults, what percent would you estimate are - In household with incomes below $20,000 (POORHH)
TOTAL%
1) None 0%285.4
2) Hardly any 1%-10%26551.3
3) Few 11%-20%13826.7
4) Some 21%-40%5711.0
5) Many 41%-60%193.7
6) Most 61%-80%71.4
7) All or nearly all 81%-100%30.6
Missing24 
TOTAL517100.0
106) Of your total number of regularly participating adults, what percent would you estimate are - In households with incomes above $75,000 (RIGHHH)
TOTAL%
1) None 0%265.0
2) Hardly any 1%-10%15229.5
3) Few 11%-20%11221.7
4) Some 21%-40%9618.6
5) Many 41%-60%8215.9
6) Most 61%-80%458.7
7) All or nearly all 81%-100%20.4
Missing26 
TOTAL515100.0
107) Of your total number of regularly participating adults, what percent would you estimate are - In households with children under 18 present (KIDATHOM)
TOTAL%
1) None 0%112.1
2) Hardly any 1%-10%10419.9
3) Few 11%-20%14928.5
4) Some 21%-40%18435.2
5) Many 41%-60%6211.9
6) Most 61%-80%132.5
Missing18 
TOTAL523100.0
108) Of your total number of regularly participating adults, how many would you estimate are - American Indian/Alaska Native (AMINDIAN)
TOTAL%
0) NONE44887.0
1) 285.4
2) 112.1
3) 81.6
4) 20.4
5) 40.8
6) 20.4
8) 20.4
9) 10.2
10) 30.6
24) 10.2
35) 10.2
40) 10.2
44) 10.2
45) 10.2
50) 10.2
Missing26 
TOTAL515100.0
109) Of your total number of regularly participating adults, how many would you estimate are - Asian (ASIAN)
TOTAL%
0) 34065.8
1) 468.9
2) 265.0
3) 112.1
4) 275.2
5) 203.9
6) 71.4
8) 10.2
9) 10.2
10) 81.5
11) 10.2
12) 10.2
14) 10.2
15) 30.6
20) 51.0
23) 10.2
27) 10.2
37) 10.2
40) 10.2
50) 10.2
56) 10.2
70) 10.2
75) 10.2
80) 10.2
96) 10.2
100) 20.4
130) 10.2
160) 10.2
170) 10.2
190) 10.2
203) 10.2
400) 10.2
470) 10.2
Missing24 
TOTAL517100.0
110) Of your total number of regularly participating adults, how many would you estimate are - Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander (ISLANDER)
TOTAL%
0) NONE49295.3
1) 112.1
2) 71.4
3) 30.6
4) 10.2
8) 20.4
Missing25 
TOTAL516100.0
111) Of your total number of regularly participating adults, how many would you estimate are - Black or African American (BLACK)
TOTAL%
0) NONE31961.7
1) 499.5
2) 336.4
3) 203.9
4) 152.9
5) 132.5
6) 112.1
7) 20.4
8) 40.8
9) 10.2
10) 122.3
11) 20.4
12) 10.2
14) 20.4
15) 51.0
16) 20.4
18) 20.4
20) 40.8
24) 10.2
28) 10.2
30) 20.4
35) 20.4
38) 10.2
39) 10.2
40) 30.6
50) 20.4
51) 10.2
85) 10.2
88) 10.2
100) 10.2
120) 10.2
171) 10.2
175) 10.2
Missing24 
TOTAL517100.0
112) Of your total number of regularly participating adults, how many would you estimate are - Hispanic or Latino/a (LATINO)
TOTAL%
0) NONE35368.5
1) 336.4
2) 397.6
3) 132.5
4) 122.3
5) 193.7
6) 61.2
7) 20.4
8) 51.0
9) 10.2
10) 91.7
12) 10.2
14) 10.2
15) 20.4
17) 10.2
18) 20.4
20) 61.2
30) 10.2
35) 10.2
40) 10.2
48) 10.2
56) 10.2
69) 10.2
80) 10.2
100) 10.2
168) 10.2
170) 10.2
Missing26 
TOTAL515100.0
113) Of your total number of regularly participating adults, how many would you estimate are - White (WHITE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL514164.054253
114) Of your total number of regularly participating adults, how many would you estimate are - Biracial/multiracial (OTHRACEG)
TOTAL%
0) 42281.9
1) 203.9
2) 234.5
3) 61.2
4) 71.4
5) 173.3
6) 30.6
8) 10.2
9) 10.2
10) 81.6
12) 20.4
20) 10.2
30) 10.2
46) 10.2
100) 10.2
485) 10.2
Missing26 
TOTAL515100.0
115) Within these racial/ethnic groups, are there any significant national sub-groups (e.g. German, Korean, Irish, Mexican, Caribbean, etc)? (SUBGROUP)
TOTAL%
1) Yes7515.8
2) No39984.2
Missing67 
TOTAL474100.0
116) Please list any significant national sub-groups - First group listed (SUBGRP1)
TOTAL%
12) Caribbean79.3
13) Mexican79.3
14) Hispanic American22.7
15) Puerto Rican11.3
16) Indian45.3
17) Native American22.7
20) Korean1114.7
21) Chinese11.3
22) Taiwanese11.3
23) Vietnamese11.3
27) Filipino56.7
28) Japanese11.3
29) Slovak11.3
30) Pakistan22.7
42) Jamaican11.3
53) Egyptian11.3
62) German1317.3
64) Scots34.0
65) Northern European11.3
66) Italian11.3
67) Polish11.3
68) Hungary11.3
71) African American22.7
72) South African11.3
73) West African11.3
74) Kenya22.7
76) Malawian11.3
Missing466 
TOTAL75100.0
117) Please list any significant national sub-groups - Second group listed (SUBGRP2)
TOTAL%
12) Caribbean15.0
13) Mexican15.0
15) Puerto Rican15.0
23) Vietnamese15.0
27) Filipino15.0
54) Middle East Other15.0
62) German15.0
63) Czech15.0
64) Scots315.0
66) Italian15.0
67) Polish15.0
69) Norway15.0
71) African American525.0
75) Makah15.0
Missing521 
TOTAL20100.0
118) Please list any significant national sub-groups - Third group listed (SUBGRP3)
TOTAL%
15) Puerto Rican133.3
16) Indian133.3
27) Filipino133.3
Missing538 
TOTAL3100.0
119) How would you describe the basic theological outlook of the majority of your regularly participating adults? (check one) (LIBCONS)
TOTAL%
1) Very conservative529.7
2) Somewhat conservative21339.7
3) Moderate19235.8
4) Somewhat progressive or liberal6712.5
5) Very progressive or liberal122.2
Missing5 
TOTAL536100.0
120) Would you describe the regularly participating adults in your congregation as basically similar or dissimilar to nearby residents in terms of race, ethnicity, income, age and lifestyle? - Race (SIMRACE)
TOTAL%
1) Similar47989.4
2) Dissimilar5710.6
Missing5 
TOTAL536100.0
121) Would you describe the regularly participating adults in your congregation as basically similar or dissimilar to nearby residents in terms of race, ethnicity, income, age and lifestyle? - Ethnicity (culture or language) (SIMETH)
TOTAL%
1) Similar48490.3
2) Dissimilar529.7
Missing5 
TOTAL536100.0
122) Would you describe the regularly participating adults in your congregation as basically similar or dissimilar to nearby residents in terms of race, ethnicity, income, age and lifestyle? - Income (SIMINCOM)
TOTAL%
1) Similar42179.4
2) Dissimilar10920.6
Missing11 
TOTAL530100.0
123) Would you describe the regularly participating adults in your congregation as basically similar or dissimilar to nearby residents in terms of race, ethnicity, income, age and lifestyle? - Age (SIMAGE)
TOTAL%
1) Similar41678.2
2) Dissimilar11621.8
Missing9 
TOTAL532100.0
124) Would you describe the regularly participating adults in your congregation as basically similar or dissimilar to nearby residents in terms of race, ethnicity, income, age and lifestyle? - Lifestyle (SIMLIFE)
TOTAL%
1) Similar42379.7
2) Dissimilar10820.3
Missing10 
TOTAL531100.0
125) During the last 12 months, our congregation has NOT offered the following program or activity in addition to Church school or Sunday school - Bible study (other than Sunday School) (SCRIP_NO)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked48790.0
1) Checked5410.0
TOTAL541100.0
126) During the last 12 months, our congregation offered the following activity as a one time, short term or occasional event in addition to Church school or Sunday school - Bible study (other than Sunday School) (SCRIP_Y1)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked40775.2
1) Checked13424.8
TOTAL541100.0
127) During the last 12 months, our congregation offered the following activity as an on-going program during a season in addition to Church school or Sunday school - Bible study (other than Sunday school) (SCRIP_Y2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked37769.7
1) Checked16430.3
TOTAL541100.0
128) During the last 12 months, our congregation offered the following activity as an on-going program throughout the year in addition to Church school or Sunday school - Bible study (other than Sunday school) (SCRIP_Y3)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked25847.7
1) Checked28352.3
TOTAL541100.0
129) During the last 12 months, our congregation has NOT offered the following program or activity in addition to Church school or Sunday school - Theological or doctrinal groups (THEOL_NO)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked33762.3
1) Checked20437.7
TOTAL541100.0
130) During the last 12 months, our congregation offered the following activity as a one time, short term or occasional event in addition to Church school or Sunday school - Theological or doctrinal groups (THEOL_Y1)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked38270.6
1) Checked15929.4
TOTAL541100.0
131) During the last 12 months, our congregation offered the following activity as an on-going program during a season in addition to Church school or Sunday school - Theological or doctrinal groups (THEOL_Y2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked42478.4
1) Checked11721.6
TOTAL541100.0
132) During the last 12 months, our congregation offered the following activity as an on-going program throughout the year in addition to Church school or Sunday school - Theological or doctrinal groups (THEOL_Y3)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked49391.1
1) Checked488.9
TOTAL541100.0
133) During the last 12 months, our congregation has NOT offered the following program or activity in addition to Church school or Sunday school - Prayer or meditation groups (PRAYG_NO)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked38871.7
1) Checked15328.3
TOTAL541100.0
134) During the last 12 months, our congregation offered the following activity as a one time, short term or occasional event in addition to Church school or Sunday school - Prayer or meditation groups (PRAYG_Y1)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked44081.3
1) Checked10118.7
TOTAL541100.0
135) During the last 12 months, our congregation offered the following activity as an on-going program during a season in addition to Church school or Sunday school - Prayer or meditation groups (PRAYG_Y2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked44381.9
1) Checked9818.1
TOTAL541100.0
136) During the last 12 months, our congregation offered the following activity as an on-going program throughout the year in addition to Church school or Sunday school - Prayer or meditation groups (PRAYG_Y3)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked33762.3
1) Checked20437.7
TOTAL541100.0
137) During the last 12 months, our congregation has NOT offered the following program or activity in addition to Church school or Sunday school - Spiritual retreats (WOODS_NO)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked27350.5
1) Checked26849.5
TOTAL541100.0
138) During the last 12 months, our congregation offered the following activity as a one time, short term or occasional event in addition to Church school or Sunday school - Spiritual retreats (WOODS_Y1)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked34263.2
1) Checked19936.8
TOTAL541100.0
139) During the last 12 months, our congregation offered the following activity as an on-going program during a season in addition to Church school or Sunday school - Spiritual retreats (WOODS_Y2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked51294.6
1) Checked295.4
TOTAL541100.0
140) During the last 12 months, our congregation offered the following activity as an on-going program throughout the year in addition to Church school or Sunday school - Spiritual retreats (WOODS_Y3)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked51394.8
1) Checked285.2
TOTAL541100.0
141) During the last 12 months, our congregation has NOT offered the following program or activity in addition to Church school or Sunday school - Community service (HELP_NO)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked50393.0
1) Checked387.0
TOTAL541100.0
142) During the last 12 months, our congregation offered the following activity as a one time, short term or occasional event in addition to Church school or Sunday school - Community service (HELP_Y1)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked36868.0
1) Checked17332.0
TOTAL541100.0
143) During the last 12 months, our congregation offered the following activity as an on-going program during a season in addition to Church school or Sunday school - Community service (HELP_Y2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked44582.3
1) Checked9617.7
TOTAL541100.0
144) During the last 12 months, our congregation offered the following activity as an on-going program throughout the year in addition to Church school or Sunday school - Community service (HELP_Y3)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked26348.6
1) Checked27851.4
TOTAL541100.0
145) During the last 12 months, our congregation has NOT offered the following program or activity in addition to Church school or Sunday school - Parenting or marriage enrichment (FAMLY_NO)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked23543.4
1) Checked30656.6
TOTAL541100.0
146) During the last 12 months, our congregation offered the following activity as a one time, short term or occasional event in addition to Church school or Sunday school - Parenting or marriage enrichment (FAMLY_Y1)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked40875.4
1) Checked13324.6
TOTAL541100.0
147) During the last 12 months, our congregation offered the following activity as an on-going program during a season in addition to Church school or Sunday school - Parenting or marriage enrichment (FAMLY_Y2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked48689.8
1) Checked5510.2
TOTAL541100.0
148) During the last 12 months, our congregation offered the following activity as an on-going program throughout the year in addition to Church school or Sunday school - Parenting or marriage enrichment (FAMLY_Y3)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked50893.9
1) Checked336.1
TOTAL541100.0
149) During the last 12 months, our congregation has NOT offered the following program or activity in addition to Church school or Sunday school - Choir(s) (CHOIR_NO)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked47688.0
1) Checked6512.0
TOTAL541100.0
150) During the last 12 months, our congregation offered the following activity as a one time, short term or occasional event in addition to Church school or Sunday school - Choir(s) (CHOIR_Y1)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked49290.9
1) Checked499.1
TOTAL541100.0
151) During the last 12 months, our congregation offered the following activity as an on-going program during a season in addition to Church school or Sunday school - Choir(s) (CHOIR_Y2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked46385.6
1) Checked7814.4
TOTAL541100.0
152) During the last 12 months, our congregation offered the following activity as an on-going program throughout the year in addition to Church school or Sunday school - Choir(s) (CHOIR_Y3)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked17732.7
1) Checked36467.3
TOTAL541100.0
153) During the last 12 months, our congregation has NOT offered the following program or activity in addition to Church school or Sunday school - Other performing arts (e.g. music, dance, drama) (ARTS_NO)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked35064.7
1) Checked19135.3
TOTAL541100.0
154) During the last 12 months, our congregation offered the following activity as a one time, short term or occasional event in addition to Church school or Sunday school - Other performing arts (e.g. music, dance, drama) (ARTS_Y1)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked34964.5
1) Checked19235.5
TOTAL541100.0
155) During the last 12 months, our congregation offered the following activity as an on-going program during a season in addition to Church school or Sunday school - Other performing arts (e.g. music, dance, drama) (ARTS_Y2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked46385.6
1) Checked7814.4
TOTAL541100.0
156) During the last 12 months, our congregation offered the following activity as an on-going program throughout the year in addition to Church school or Sunday school - Other performing arts (e.g. music, dance, drama) (ARTS_Y3)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked47688.0
1) Checked6512.0
TOTAL541100.0
157) During the last 12 months, our congregation has NOT offered the following program or activity in addition to Church school or Sunday school - Groups that discuss books or contemporary issues (BOOKG_NO)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked26448.8
1) Checked27751.2
TOTAL541100.0
158) During the last 12 months, our congregation offered the following activity as a one time, short term or occasional event in addition to Church school or Sunday school - Groups that discuss books or contemporary issues (BOOKG_Y1)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked42278.0
1) Checked11922.0
TOTAL541100.0
159) During the last 12 months, our congregation offered the following activity as an on-going program during a season in addition to Church school or Sunday school - Groups that discuss books or contemporary issues (BOOKG_Y2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked48890.2
1) Checked539.8
TOTAL541100.0
160) During the last 12 months, our congregation offered the following activity as an on-going program throughout the year in addition to Church school or Sunday school - Groups that discuss books or contemporary issues (BOOKF_Y3)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked45884.7
1) Checked8315.3
TOTAL541100.0
161) During the last 12 months, our congregation has NOT offered the following program or activity in addition to Church school or Sunday school - Self-help or personal growth groups (SELFH_NO)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked21639.9
1) Checked32560.1
TOTAL541100.0
162) During the last 12 months, our congregation offered the following activity as a one time, short term or occasional event in addition to Church school or Sunday school - Self-help or personal growth groups (SELFH_Y1)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked46185.2
1) Checked8014.8
TOTAL541100.0
163) During the last 12 months, our congregation offered the following activity as an on-going program during a season in addition to Church school or Sunday school - Self-help or personal growth groups (SELFH_Y2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked49992.2
1) Checked427.8
TOTAL541100.0
164) During the last 12 months, our congregation offered the following activity as an on-going program throughout the year in addition to Church school or Sunday school - Self-help or personal growth groups (SELFH_Y3)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked46986.7
1) Checked7213.3
TOTAL541100.0
165) During the last 12 months, our congregation has NOT offered the following program or activity in addition to Church school or Sunday school - Exercise, fitness or weight loss groups/classes (FIT_N)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked15127.9
1) Checked39072.1
TOTAL541100.0
166) During the last 12 months, our congregation offered the following activity as a one time, short term or occasional event in addition to Church school or Sunday school - Exercise, fitness or weight loss groups/classes (FIT_Y1)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked49090.6
1) Checked519.4
TOTAL541100.0
167) During the last 12 months, our congregation offered the following activity as an on-going program during a season in addition to Church school or Sunday school - Exercise, fitness or weight loss groups/classes (FIT_Y2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked51695.4
1) Checked254.6
TOTAL541100.0
168) During the last 12 months, our congregation offered the following activity as an on-going program throughout the year in addition to Church school or Sunday school - Exercise, fitness or weight loss groups/classes (FIT_Y3)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked48389.3
1) Checked5810.7
TOTAL541100.0
169) During the last 12 months, our congregation has NOT offered the following program or activity in addition to Church school or Sunday school - Sports teams (SPORT_NO)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked17632.5
1) Checked36567.5
TOTAL541100.0
170) During the last 12 months, our congregation offered the following activity as a one time, short term or occasional event in addition to Church school or Sunday school - Sports teams (SPORT_Y1)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked49391.1
1) Checked488.9
TOTAL541100.0
171) During the last 12 months, our congregation offered the following activity as an on-going program during a season in addition to Church school or Sunday school - Sports teams (SPORT_Y2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked46686.1
1) Checked7513.9
TOTAL541100.0
172) During the last 12 months, our congregation offered the following activity as an on-going program throughout the year in addition to Church school or Sunday school - Sports teams (SPORT_Y3)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked50793.7
1) Checked346.3
TOTAL541100.0
173) During the last 12 months, our congregation has NOT offered the following program or activity in addition to Church school or Sunday school - Youth/Teen activities (YOUTH_NO)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked46385.6
1) Checked7814.4
TOTAL541100.0
174) During the last 12 months, our congregation offered the following activity as a one time, short term or occasional event in addition to Church school or Sunday school - Youth/Teen activities (YOUTH_Y1)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked45784.5
1) Checked8415.5
TOTAL541100.0
175) During the last 12 months, our congregation offered the following activity as an on-going program during a season in addition to Church school or Sunday school - Youth/Teen activities (YOUTH_Y2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked46986.7
1) Checked7213.3
TOTAL541100.0
176) During the last 12 months, our congregation offered the following activity as an on-going program throughout the year in addition to Church school or Sunday school - Youth/Teen activities (YOUTH_Y3)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked21439.6
1) Checked32760.4
TOTAL541100.0
177) During the last 12 months, our congregation has NOT offered the following program or activity in addition to Church school or Sunday school - Young adult activities (YMCA_NO)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked28252.1
1) Checked25947.9
TOTAL541100.0
178) During the last 12 months, our congregation offered the following activity as a one time, short term or occasional event in addition to Church school or Sunday school - Young Adult activities (YMCA_Y1)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked43580.4
1) Checked10619.6
TOTAL541100.0
179) During the last 12 months, our congregation offered the following activity as an on-going program during a season in addition to Church school or Sunday school - Young Adult activities (YMCA_Y2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked49691.7
1) Checked458.3
TOTAL541100.0
180) During the last 12 months, our congregation offered the following activity as an on-going program throughout the year in addition to Church school or Sunday school - Young Adult activities (YMCA_Y3)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked43780.8
1) Checked10419.2
TOTAL541100.0
181) During the last 12 months, our congregation has NOT offered the following program or activity in addition to Church school or Sunday school - Senior Adult activities (FOGEY_NO)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked35365.2
1) Checked18834.8
TOTAL541100.0
182) During the last 12 months, our congregation offered the following activity as a one time, short term or occasional event in addition to Church school or Sunday school - Senior Adult Activities (FOGEY_Y1)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked43881.0
1) Checked10319.0
TOTAL541100.0
183) During the last 12 months, our congregation offered the following activity as an on-going program during a season in addition to Church school or Sunday school - Senior Adult activities (FOGEY_Y2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked47888.4
1) Checked6311.6
TOTAL541100.0
184) During the last 12 months, our congregation offered the following activity as an on-going program throughout the year in addition to Church school or Sunday school - Senior adult activities (FOGEY_Y3)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked36066.5
1) Checked18133.5
TOTAL541100.0
185) During the last 12 months, our congregation has NOT offered the following program or activity in addition to Church school or Sunday school - Men's ministries (AGLOW_NO)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked39873.6
1) Checked14326.4
TOTAL541100.0
186) During the last 12 months, our congregation offered the following activity as a one time, short term or occasional event in addition to Church school or Sunday school - Men's ministries (AGLOW_Y1)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked49090.6
1) Checked519.4
TOTAL541100.0
187) During the last 12 months, our congregation offered the following activity as an on-going program during a season in addition to Church school or Sunday school - Men's ministries (AGLOW_Y2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked49791.9
1) Checked448.1
TOTAL541100.0
188) During the last 12 months, our congregation offered the following activity as an on-going program throughout the year in addition to Church school or Sunday school - Men's ministries (AGLOW_Y3)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked23743.8
1) Checked30456.2
TOTAL541100.0
189) To what extent does your congregation emphasize in its worship and education the following HOME OR PERSONAL PRACTICES (check one on each line) - Personal prayer, meditation or devotions (GOODPRAY)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal15629.2
2) Quite a bit21540.3
3) Some12623.6
4) A little336.2
5) Not at all40.7
Missing7 
TOTAL534100.0
190) To what extent does your congregation emphasize in its worship and education the following HOME OR PERSONAL PRACTICES (check one on each line) - Studying the Bible (STUDYBIB)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal16931.6
2) Quite a bit20839.0
3) Some12623.6
4) A little285.2
5) Not at all30.6
Missing7 
TOTAL534100.0
191) To what extent does your congregation emphasize in its worship and education the following HOME OR PERSONAL PRACTICES (check one on each line) - Family devotions (DEVOTION)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal468.7
2) Quite a bit12924.4
3) Some21741.1
4) A little10519.9
5) Not at all315.9
Missing13 
TOTAL528100.0
192) To what extent does your congregation emphasize in its worship and education the following HOME OR PERSONAL PRACTICES (check one on each line) - Fasting (GOODFAST)
TOTAL%
2) Quite a bit40.8
3) Some377.0
4) A little15429.2
5) Not at all33263.0
Missing14 
TOTAL527100.0
193) To what extent does your congregation emphasize in its worship and education the following HOME OR PERSONAL PRACTICES (check one on each line) - Observing dietary restrictions (GOODVEG)
TOTAL%
2) Quite a bit30.6
3) Some132.5
4) A little489.1
5) Not at all46387.9
Missing14 
TOTAL527100.0
194) To what extent does your congregation emphasize in its worship and education the following HOME OR PERSONAL PRACTICES (check one on each line) - Abstinence from alcohol (NODRINK)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal112.1
2) Quite a bit112.1
3) Some6612.7
4) A little10019.2
5) Not at all33363.9
Missing20 
TOTAL521100.0
195) To what extent does your congregation emphasize in its worship and education the following HOME OR PERSONAL PRACTICES (check one on each line) - Keeping the Sabbath day holy (GOODHOLY)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal366.9
2) Quite a bit7915.0
3) Some16130.7
4) A little14026.7
5) Not at all10920.8
Missing16 
TOTAL525100.0
196) To what extent does your congregation emphasize in its worship and education the following HOME OR PERSONAL PRACTICES (check one on each line) - Abstaining from premarital sex (NOSHACK)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal499.4
2) Quite a bit7514.3
3) Some15128.9
4) A little13024.9
5) Not at all11822.6
Missing18 
TOTAL523100.0
197) Does your church have an organized program for keeping up with members' needs and providing ministry at the neighborhood level (e.g. shepherding deacon/elder, care group, area pastor)? (SHEPHERD)
TOTAL%
1) Yes38271.3
2) No15428.7
Missing5 
TOTAL536100.0
198) Many churches make use of small groups for fellowship, spiritual nurture, etc. (in addition to Church school). Which statement best describes your congregation? (SMALLGRP)
TOTAL%
1) Such groups do not exist within our congregation11020.7
2) A few such groups meet, but they are not central to our congregation's program29755.8
3) Small groups are central to our strategy for Christian nurture and spiritual formation12523.5
Missing9 
TOTAL532100.0
199) To what extent are the teenage children of church members involved in the religious life of your congregation? (TEENACT)
TOTAL%
1) Very great extent7814.9
2) Large extent14327.2
3) Some extent19937.9
4) Slight extent7414.1
5) Not at all315.9
Missing16 
TOTAL525100.0
200) If someone visited your church and indicated that he or she was a visitor in the visitor's book, registration book, or on a visitor's card, how long would it take on average before he or she received a visit or phone call from the church? (CALLSOON)
TOTAL%
1) We have no visitor's cards or friendship/registration books for visitors to identify themselves295.5
2) Within a few days26650.1
3) Within a week11521.7
4) Within a few weeks489.0
5) More than a few weeks (or never)254.7
6) No visits or phone calls, but we do send a letter489.0
Missing10 
TOTAL531100.0
201) About how many visits or phone calls to prospective members, worship visitors, or newcomers in the community does the ministerial staff of your church make in an average month? (VISITS)
TOTAL%
0) NONE7115.1
1) 4910.4
2) 6914.7
3) 347.2
4) 4710.0
5) 5411.5
6) 194.1
7) 40.9
8) 143.0
9) 40.9
10) 418.7
11) 10.2
12) 102.1
13) 20.4
14) 10.2
15) 91.9
16) 10.2
17) 10.2
20) 173.6
25) 51.1
30) 61.3
33) 10.2
35) 10.2
40) 40.9
50) 10.2
80) 10.2
135) 10.2
150) 10.2
Missing72 
TOTAL469100.0
202) To what extent are your church members involved in recruiting new members? (RECRUIT)
TOTAL%
1) Very great extent346.4
2) Large extent7614.3
3) Some extent23043.3
4) Slight extent16831.6
5) Not at all234.3
Missing10 
TOTAL531100.0
203) Are efforts made to provide special parking or seating for visitors to your church? (SPECPARK)
TOTAL%
1) Yes14126.9
2) No38473.1
Missing16 
TOTAL525100.0
204) During the past 12 months, did your congregation do any of the following to reach out to nonmembers or less active members, or to make your church better known in your community? (check one on each line) - Advertisements or stories in local newspapers (EWSADS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, done in last 12 months38272.3
2) No, but church members would support this activity10920.6
3) No, and church members would NOT support this activity377.0
Missing13 
TOTAL528100.0
205) During the past 12 months, did your congregation do any of the following to reach out to nonmembers or less active members, or to make your church better known in your community? (check one on each line) - Radio or television advertisements (RADIOADS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, done in last 12 months7614.9
2) No, but church members would support this activity26552.0
3) No, and church members would NOT support this activity16933.1
Missing31 
TOTAL510100.0
206) During the past 12 months, did your congregation do any of the following to reach out to nonmembers or less active members, or to make your church better known in your community? (check one on each line) - Direct mail or distribution of announcements to area residents (MAILADS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, done in last 12 months18134.9
2) No, but church members would support this activity25448.9
3) No, and church members would NOT support this activity8416.2
Missing22 
TOTAL519100.0
207) During the past 12 months, did your congregation do any of the following to reach out to nonmembers or less active members, or to make your church better known in your community? (check one on each line) - A programmed growth or evangelistic campaign (EVANCAMP)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, done in last 12 months7915.5
2) No, but church members would support this activity30559.8
3) No, and church members would NOT support this activity12624.7
Missing31 
TOTAL510100.0
208) During the past 12 months, did your congregation do any of the following to reach out to nonmembers or less active members, or to make your church better known in your community? (check one on each line) - Efforts to identify and contact people who recently moved into our congregation's area (NEWCOMER)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, done in last 12 months20239.1
2) No, but church members would support this activity28154.4
3) No, and church members would NOT support this activity346.6
Missing24 
TOTAL517100.0
209) During the past 12 months, did your congregation do any of the following to reach out to nonmembers or less active members, or to make your church better known in your community? (check one on each line) - Stressing the importance of sharing one's faith (WITNESS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, done in last 12 months31159.6
2) No, but church members would support this activity17032.6
3) No, and church members would NOT support this activity417.9
Missing19 
TOTAL522100.0
210) During the past 12 months, did your congregation do any of the following to reach out to nonmembers or less active members, or to make your church better known in your community? (check one on each line) - Special worship services intended to attract the unchurched ("bring a friend" or seeker services, revivals, etc.) (REVIVALS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, done in last 12 months22342.8
2) No, but church members would support this activity22443.0
3) No, and church members would NOT support this activity7414.2
Missing20 
TOTAL521100.0
211) During the past 12 months, did your congregation do any of the following to reach out to nonmembers or less active members, or to make your church better known in your community? (check one on each line) - Special programs (parenting classes, singles nights, festivals) intended to attract the unchurched in your community (BIGEVENT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, done in last 12 months19537.9
2) No, but church members would support this activity26351.2
3) No, and church members would NOT support this activity5610.9
Missing27 
TOTAL514100.0
212) During the past 12 months, did your congregation do any of the following to reach out to nonmembers or less active members, or to make your church better known in your community? (check one on each line) - Phone calls or personal visits by the ministerial staff (MINCALLS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, done in last 12 months42079.7
2) No, but church members would support this activity9718.4
3) No, and church members would NOT support this activity101.9
Missing14 
TOTAL527100.0
213) During the past 12 months, did your congregation do any of the following to reach out to nonmembers or less active members, or to make your church better known in your community? (check one on each line) - Phone calls or personal visits by lay members (LAYCALLS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, done in last 12 months38173.6
2) No, but church members would support this activity11923.0
3) No, and church members would NOT support this activity183.5
Missing23 
TOTAL518100.0
214) During the last 12 months, has your congregation been involved in any of the following types of inter-congregational, ecumenical or interfaith activities? (circle all the "Yeses" that apply) - No joint worship services (JOINT_NO)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked45584.1
1) Checked8615.9
TOTAL541100.0
215) During the last 12 months, has your congregation been involved in any of the following types of inter-congregational, ecumenical or interfaith activities? (circle all the "Yeses" that apply) - Joint worship services with other congregations or persons from the PCUSA (JOINT_Y1)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked37769.7
1) Checked16430.3
TOTAL541100.0
216) During the last 12 months, has your congregation been involved in any of the following types of inter-congregational, ecumenical or interfaith activities? (circle all the "Yeses" that apply) - Joint worship services with other congregations or persons from other Christian denominations (JOINT_Y2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked18033.3
1) Checked36166.7
TOTAL541100.0
217) During the last 12 months, has your congregation been involved in any of the following types of inter-congregational, ecumenical or interfaith activities? (circle all the "Yeses" that apply) - Joint worship services with other congregations or persons from other faith traditions (JOINT_Y3)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked49791.9
1) Checked448.1
TOTAL541100.0
218) During the last 12 months, has your congregation been involved in any of the following types of inter-congregational, ecumenical or interfaith activities? (circle all the "Yeses" that apply) - No joint celebrations or programs other than worship (CELEB_NO)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked40775.2
1) Checked13424.8
TOTAL541100.0
219) During the last 12 months, has your congregation been involved in any of the following types of inter-congregational, ecumenical or interfaith activities? (circle all the "Yeses" that apply) - Joint celebrations or programs other than worship with other congregations or persons from the PCUSA (CELEB_Y1)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked39472.8
1) Checked14727.2
TOTAL541100.0
220) During the last 12 months, has your congregation been involved in any of the following types of inter-congregational, ecumenical or interfaith activities? (circle all the "Yeses" that apply) - Joint celebrations or programs other than worship with other congregations or persons from other Christian denominations (CELEB_Y2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked26248.4
1) Checked27951.6
TOTAL541100.0
221) During the last 12 months, has your congregation been involved in any of the following types of inter-congregational, ecumenical or interfaith activities? (circle all the "Yeses" that apply) - Joint celebrations or programs other than worship with other congregations or persons from other faith traditions (CELEB_Y3)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked50994.1
1) Checked325.9
TOTAL541100.0
222) During the last 12 months, has your congregation been involved in any of the following types of inter-congregational, ecumenical or interfaith activities? (circle all the "Yeses" that apply) - No joint service projects (DGOOD_NO)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked39973.8
1) Checked14226.2
TOTAL541100.0
223) During the last 12 months, has your congregation been involved in any of the following types of inter-congregational, ecumenical or interfaith activities? (circle all the "Yeses" that apply) - Joint service projects with other congregations or persons from the PCUSA (DGOOD_Y1)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked40073.9
1) Checked14126.1
TOTAL541100.0
224) During the last 12 months, has your congregation been involved in any of the following types of inter-congregational, ecumenical or interfaith activities? (circle all the "Yeses" that apply) - Joint service projects with other congregations or persons from other Christian denominations (DGOOD_Y2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked24745.7
1) Checked29454.3
TOTAL541100.0
225) During the last 12 months, has your congregation been involved in any of the following types of inter-congregational, ecumenical or interfaith activities? (circle all the "Yeses" that apply) - Joint service projects with other congregations or persons from other faith traditions (DGOOD_Y3)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked49491.3
1) Checked478.7
TOTAL541100.0
226) During the last 12 months, has your congregation been involved in any of the following types of inter-congregational, ecumenical or interfaith activities? (circle all the "Yeses" that apply) - No councils of churches or ministerial associations (COUNC_NO)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked39673.2
1) Checked14526.8
TOTAL541100.0
227) During the last 12 months, has your congregation been involved in any of the following types of inter-congregational, ecumenical or interfaith activities? (circle all the "Yeses" that apply) - Councils of churches or ministerial associations with other congregations or persons from the PCUSA (COUNC_Y1)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked42578.6
1) Checked11621.4
TOTAL541100.0
228) During the last 12 months, has your congregation been involved in any of the following types of inter-congregational, ecumenical or interfaith activities? (circle all the "Yeses" that apply) - Councils of churches or ministerial associations with other congregations or persons from other Christian denominations (COUNC_Y2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked23042.5
1) Checked31157.5
TOTAL541100.0
229) During the last 12 months, has your congregation been involved in any of the following types of inter-congregational, ecumenical or interfaith activities? (circle all the "Yeses" that apply) - Councils of churches or ministerial associations with other congregations or persons from other faith traditions (COUNC_Y3)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked48489.5
1) Checked5710.5
TOTAL541100.0
230) In the past 12 months, your congregation DID NOT provide, or cooperate in providing, any of the following services for your own congregation's members or for people in the community - Food pantry, soup kitchen or food donations (SOUP_NO)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked52196.3
1) Checked203.7
TOTAL541100.0
231) In the past 12 months, the following services for your own congregation's members or for people in the community were provided directly by your congregation - food pantry, soup kitchen or food donations (SOUP_Y1)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked26649.2
1) Checked27550.8
TOTAL541100.0
232) During the last 12 months your congregation cooperated with another congregation, agency, or organization to provide any of the following services for your own congregation's members or for people in the community - Food pantry, soup kitchen or food donations (SOUP_Y2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked17432.2
1) Checked36767.8
TOTAL541100.0
233) In the past 12 months, your congregation DID NOT provide, or cooperate in providing, any of the following services for your own congregation's members or for people in the community - Cash or vouchers given to families or individuals (CASH_NO)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked44782.6
1) Checked9417.4
TOTAL541100.0
234) In the past 12 months, the following services for your own congregation's members or for people in the community were provided directly by your congregation - Cash or vouchers given to families or individuals (CASH_Y1)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked21038.8
1) Checked33161.2
TOTAL541100.0
235) During the last 12 months your congregation cooperated with another congregation, agency, or organization to provide any of the following services for your own congregation's members or for people in the community - Cash or vouchers given to families or individuals (CASH_Y2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked36868.0
1) Checked17332.0
TOTAL541100.0
236) In the past 12 months, your congregation DID NOT provide, or cooperate in providing, any of the following services for your own congregation's members or for people in the community - Thrift store or thrift store donations (THRFT_NO)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked35064.7
1) Checked19135.3
TOTAL541100.0
237) In the past 12 months, the following services for your own congregation's members or for people in the community were provided directly by your congregation - Thrift store or thrift store donations (THRFT_Y1)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked38170.4
1) Checked16029.6
TOTAL541100.0
238) During the last 12 months your congregation cooperated with another congregation, agency, or organization to provide any of the following services for your own congregation's members or for people in the community - Thrift store or thrift store donations (THRFT_Y2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked34062.8
1) Checked20137.2
TOTAL541100.0
239) In the past 12 months, your congregation DID NOT provide, or cooperate in providing, any of the following services for your own congregation's members or for people in the community - Temporary or permenent shelter/housing (SHELT_NO)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked28552.7
1) Checked25647.3
TOTAL541100.0
240) In the past 12 months, the following services for your own congregation's members or for people in the community were provided directly by your congregation - Temporary or permanent shelter/housing (SHELT_Y1)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked43079.5
1) Checked11120.5
TOTAL541100.0
241) During the last 12 months your congregation cooperated with another congregation, agency, or organization to provide any of the following services for your own congregation's members or for people in the community - Temporary or permanent shelter/housing (SHELT_Y2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked34864.3
1) Checked19335.7
TOTAL541100.0
242) In the past 12 months, your congregation DID NOT provide, or cooperate in providing, any of the following services for your own congregation's members or for people in the community - Counseling services or support groups (HOT_NO)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked29955.3
1) Checked24244.7
TOTAL541100.0
243) In the past 12 months, the following services for your own congregation's members or for people in the community were provided directly by your congregation - Counseling services or support groups (HOT_Y1)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked36567.5
1) Checked17632.5
TOTAL541100.0
244) During the last 12 months your congregation cooperated with another congregation, agency, or organization to provide any of the following services for your own congregation's members or for people in the community - Counseling services or support groups (HOT_Y2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked41276.2
1) Checked12923.8
TOTAL541100.0
245) In the past 12 months, your congregation DID NOT provide, or cooperate in providing, any of the following services for your own congregation's members or for people in the community - Substance abuse & 12-step recovery programs (ABUSE_NO)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked23343.1
1) Checked30856.9
TOTAL541100.0
246) In the past 12 months, the following services for your own congregation's members or for people in the community were provided directly by your congregation - Substance abuse & 12-step recovery programs (ABUSE_Y1)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked41977.4
1) Checked12222.6
TOTAL541100.0
247) During the last 12 months your congregation cooperated with another congregation, agency, or organization to provide any of the following services for your own congregation's members or for people in the community - Substance abuse & 12-step recovery programs (ABUSE_Y2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked44482.1
1) Checked9717.9
TOTAL541100.0
248) In the past 12 months, your congregation DID NOT provide, or cooperate in providing, any of the following services for your own congregation's members or for people in the community - Day care, pre-school, before/after-school programs (DAYC_NO)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked27049.9
1) Checked27150.1
TOTAL541100.0
249) In the past 12 months, the following services for your own congregation's members or for people in the community were provided directly by your congregation - Day care, pre-school, before/after-school programs (DAYC_Y1)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked34964.5
1) Checked19235.5
TOTAL541100.0
250) During the last 12 months your congregation cooperated with another congregation, agency, or organization to provide any of the following services for your own congregation's members or for people in the community - Day care, pre-school, before/after-school programs (DAYC_Y2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked47688.0
1) Checked6512.0
TOTAL541100.0
251) In the past 12 months, your congregation DID NOT provide, or cooperate in providing, any of the following services for your own congregation's members or for people in the community - Tutoring or literacy programs (TUTOR_NO)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked19335.7
1) Checked34864.3
TOTAL541100.0
252) In the past 12 months, the following services for your own congregation's members or for people in the community were provided directly by your congregation - Tutoring or literacy programs (TUTOR_Y1)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked44882.8
1) Checked9317.2
TOTAL541100.0
253) During the last 12 months your congregation cooperated with another congregation, agency, or organization to provide any of the following services for your own congregation's members or for people in the community - Tutoring or literacy programs (TUTOR_Y2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked45784.5
1) Checked8415.5
TOTAL541100.0
254) In the past 12 months, your congregation DID NOT provide, or cooperate in providing, any of the following services for your own congregation's members or for people in the community - Voter registration or voter education (VOTE_NO)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked8916.5
1) Checked45283.5
TOTAL541100.0
255) In the past 12 months, the following services for your own congregation's members or for people in the community were provided directly by your congregation - Voter registration or voter education (VOTE_Y1)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked50092.4
1) Checked417.6
TOTAL541100.0
256) During the last 12 months your congregation cooperated with another congregation, agency, or organization to provide any of the following services for your own congregation's members or for people in the community - Voter registration or voter education (VOTE_Y2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked51995.9
1) Checked224.1
TOTAL541100.0
257) In the past 12 months, your congregation DID NOT provide, or cooperate in providing, any of the following services for your own congregation's members or for people in the community - Organized social issue advocacy (ADVOC_NO)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked15628.8
1) Checked38571.2
TOTAL541100.0
258) In the past 12 months, the following services for your own congregation's members or for people in the community were provided directly by your congregation - Organized social issue advocacy (ADVOC_Y1)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked46986.7
1) Checked7213.3
TOTAL541100.0
259) During the last 12 months your congregation cooperated with another congregation, agency, or organization to provide any of the following services for your own congregation's members or for people in the community - Organized social issue advocacy (ADVOC_Y2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked47587.8
1) Checked6612.2
TOTAL541100.0
260) In the past 12 months, your congregation DID NOT provide, or cooperate in providing, any of the following services for your own congregation's members or for people in the community - Employment counseling, placement or training (WORK_NO)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked10719.8
1) Checked43480.2
TOTAL541100.0
261) In the past 12 months, the following services for your own congregation's members or for people in the community were provided directly by your congregation - Employment counseling, placement or training (WORK_Y1)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked51995.9
1) Checked224.1
TOTAL541100.0
262) During the last 12 months your congregation cooperated with another congregation, agency, or organization to provide any of the following services for your own congregation's members or for people in the community - Employment counseling, placement or training (WORK_Y2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked48489.5
1) Checked5710.5
TOTAL541100.0
263) In the past 12 months, your congregation DID NOT provide, or cooperate in providing, any of the following services for your own congregation's members or for people in the community - Health programs/clinics/health education (HEAL_NO)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked20137.2
1) Checked34062.8
TOTAL541100.0
264) In the past 12 months, the following services for your own congregation's members or for people in the community were provided directly by your congregation - Health programs/clinics/health education (HEAL_Y1)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked44482.1
1) Checked9717.9
TOTAL541100.0
265) During the last 12 months your congregation cooperated with another congregation, agency, or organization to provide any of the following services for your own congregation's members or for people in the community - Health programs/clinics/health education (HEAL_Y2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked44782.6
1) Checked9417.4
TOTAL541100.0
266) In the past 12 months, your congregation DID NOT provide, or cooperate in providing, any of the following services for your own congregation's members or for people in the community - Hospital or nursing home facilities (HOSP_NO)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked22842.1
1) Checked31357.9
TOTAL541100.0
267) In the past 12 months, the following services for your own congregation's members or for people in the community were provided directly by your congregation - Hospital or nursing home facilities (HOSP_Y1)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked40875.4
1) Checked13324.6
TOTAL541100.0
268) During the last 12 months your congregation cooperated with another congregation, agency, or organization to provide any of the following services for your own congregation's members or for people in the community - Hospital or nursing home facilities (HOSP_Y2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked44983.0
1) Checked9217.0
TOTAL541100.0
269) In the past 12 months, your congregation DID NOT provide, or cooperate in providing, any of the following services for your own congregation's members or for people in the community - Prison ministry or jail ministry (JAIL_NO)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked16430.3
1) Checked37769.7
TOTAL541100.0
270) In the past 12 months, the following services for your own congregation's members or for people in the community were provided directly by your congregation - Prison ministry or jail ministry (JAIL_Y1)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked47086.9
1) Checked7113.1
TOTAL541100.0
271) During the last 12 months your congregation cooperated with another congregation, agency, or organization to provide any of the following services for your own congregation's members or for people in the community - Prison ministry or jail ministry (JAIL_Y2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked46786.3
1) Checked7413.7
TOTAL541100.0
272) In the past 12 months, your congregation DID NOT provide, or cooperate in providing, any of the following services for your own congregation's members or for people in the community - Community organizing (SAUL_NO)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked19135.3
1) Checked35064.7
TOTAL541100.0
273) In the past 12 months, the following services for your own congregation's members or for people in the community were provided directly by your congregation - Community organizing (SAUL_Y1)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked46586.0
1) Checked7614.0
TOTAL541100.0
274) During the last 12 months your congregation cooperated with another congregation, agency, or organization to provide any of the following services for your own congregation's members or for people in the community - Community organizing (SAUL_Y2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked43881.0
1) Checked10319.0
TOTAL541100.0
275) In the past 12 months, your congregation DID NOT provide, or cooperate in providing, any of the following services for your own congregation's members or for people in the community - Programs for migrants or immigrants (IMMIG_NO)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked10519.4
1) Checked43680.6
TOTAL541100.0
276) In the past 12 months, the following services for your own congregation's members or for people in the community were provided directly by your congregation - Programs for migrants or immigrants (IMMIG_Y1)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked50693.5
1) Checked356.5
TOTAL541100.0
277) During the last 12 months your congregation cooperated with another congregation, agency, or organization to provide any of the following services for your own congregation's members or for people in the community programs for migrants or immigrants (IMMIG_Y2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked49791.9
1) Checked448.1
TOTAL541100.0
278) In the past 12 months, your congregation DID NOT provide, or cooperate in providing, any of the following services for your own congregation's members or for people in the community - Senior citizen programs (other than housing) (ELDER_NO)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked28252.1
1) Checked25947.9
TOTAL541100.0
279) In the past 12 months, the following services for your own congregation's members or for people in the community were provided directly by your congregation - Senior citizen programs (other than housing) (ELDER_Y1)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked36767.8
1) Checked17432.2
TOTAL541100.0
280) During the last 12 months your congregation cooperated with another congregation, agency, or organization to provide any of the following services for your own congregation's members or for people in the community - Senior citizen programs (other than housing) (ELDER_Y2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked41176.0
1) Checked13024.0
TOTAL541100.0
281) In a typical month, about how many people do you estimate are served through the services your congregation directly provides? (NOSERVED)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL4374717.3867565
282) If you have co-pastors, please check here. (COPAST)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked52797.4
1) Checked142.6
TOTAL541100.0
283) If you do not currently have a pastor, please check here. (NOPASTOR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked54099.8
1) Checked10.2
TOTAL541100.0
284) Please describe the current (senior) pastor by checking all of the boxes that apply or filling in the requested information. If you have co-pastors, answer the following question for the older of your co-pastors. - Age (AGECLERG)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL51751.15110
285) Please describe the current (senior) pastor by checking all of the boxes that apply or filling in the requested information. If you have co-pastors, answer the following question for the older of your co-pastors. - Paid status (CLERGVOL)
TOTAL%
1) Paid50099.6
2) Volunteer20.4
Missing39 
TOTAL502100.0
286) Please describe the current (senior) pastor by checking all of the boxes that apply or filling in the requested information. If you have co-pastors, answer the following question for the older of your co-pastors. - Employment status (FULLTIME)
TOTAL%
1) Full time39776.1
2) Full time, supplemented by outside employment132.5
3) Part time11221.5
Missing19 
TOTAL522100.0
287) [IF PART-TIME IN VARIABLE PARTTIME]: Does s/he [your congregation's senior pastor] also serve another congregation? (SERVETWO)
TOTAL%
1) Yes4743.9
2) No6056.1
Missing434 
TOTAL107100.0
288) [IF PART-TIME IN VARIABLE PARTTIME] Does s/he [your congregation's senior pastor] work a secular job? (BIVOCAT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes4744.8
2) No5855.2
Missing436 
TOTAL105100.0
289) Please describe the current (senior) pastor by checking all of the boxes that apply or filling in the requested information. If you have co-pastors, answer the following question for the older of your co-pastors. - Clergy's gender (GENDER)
TOTAL%
1) Male43883.7
2) Female8516.3
Missing18 
TOTAL523100.0
290) Please describe the current (senior) pastor by checking all of the boxes that apply or filling in the requested information. If you have co-pastors, answer the following question for the older of your co-pastors. - Type of calling (TYPECALL)
TOTAL%
1) Regular call41480.7
2) Temporary/interim9919.3
Missing28 
TOTAL513100.0
291) Please describe the current (senior) pastor by checking all of the boxes that apply or filling in the requested information. If you have co-pastors, answer the following question for the older of your co-pastors. - Highest level of education (check one): (EDUC)
TOTAL%
1) High school or less20.4
2) Some college or technical61.3
3) College bachelor's degree13729.5
4) Master's degree20243.4
5) Doctoral degree11825.4
Missing76 
TOTAL465100.0
292) Please describe the current (senior) pastor by checking all of the boxes that apply or filling in the requested information. If you have co-pastors, answer the following question for the older of your co-pastors. - Highest level of ministerial education (check one): (SEMINARY)
TOTAL%
1) None20.4
2) Certificate or correspondence program30.7
3) Bible college or some seminary153.3
4) Seminary Master's degree (e.g., M.Div., M.R.E.)29463.8
5) Post-master s, seminary degree (e.g., D.Min., Ph.D.)14731.9
Missing80 
TOTAL461100.0
293) Please describe the current (senior) pastor by checking all of the boxes that apply or filling in the requested information. If you have co-pastors, answer the following question for the older of your co-pastors. - Race/ethnicity (check one) (RACEMIN)
TOTAL%
1) American Indian/Alaska native71.3
2) Asian122.3
4) Black or African American101.9
5) Hispanic or Latino/a40.8
6) White48892.8
7) Other51.0
Missing15 
TOTAL526100.0
294) Please describe the current (senior) pastor by checking all of the boxes that apply or filling in the requested information. If you have co-pastors, answer the following question for the older of your co-pastors. - This person became your (senior) pastor in what year? (YRCALLED)
TOTAL%
1947) 10.2
1959) 10.2
1967) 20.4
1968) 10.2
1970) 20.4
1971) 10.2
1972) 20.4
1973) 10.2
1974) 10.2
1975) 40.8
1977) 20.4
1978) 20.4
1979) 71.4
1980) 40.8
1981) 40.8
1982) 10.2
1983) 71.4
1984) 81.6
1985) 132.6
1986) 102.0
1987) 132.6
1988) 132.6
1989) 163.2
1990) 183.6
1991) 132.6
1992) 183.6
1993) 336.6
1994) 224.4
1995) 387.6
1996) 469.1
1997) 418.2
1998) 5410.7
1999) 8817.5
2000) 163.2
Missing38 
TOTAL503100.0
295) How well would most of your members say the following statements describe your (senior) pastor (check one on each line)? - Good Preacher (PREACHER)
TOTAL%
1) Very well25749.8
2) Quite well22543.6
3) Somewhat326.2
4) Slightly20.4
Missing25 
TOTAL516100.0
296) How well would most of your members say the following statements describe your (senior) pastor (check one on each line)? - Knows how to get people to work together (WORKGOOD)
TOTAL%
1) Very well15830.8
2) Quite well25850.3
3) Somewhat8917.3
4) Slightly61.2
5) Not at all20.4
Missing28 
TOTAL513100.0
297) How well would most of your members say the following statements describe your (senior) pastor (check one on each line)? - Effective administrator (ADMINIST)
TOTAL%
1) Very well13326.3
2) Quite well20841.1
3) Somewhat13727.1
4) Slightly244.7
5) Not at all40.8
Missing35 
TOTAL506100.0
298) How well would most of your members say the following statements describe your (senior) pastor (check one on each line)? - Cares about people (CARES)
TOTAL%
1) Very well32863.9
2) Quite well16331.8
3) Somewhat163.1
4) Slightly51.0
5) Not at all10.2
Missing28 
TOTAL513100.0
299) How well would most of your members say the following statements describe your (senior) pastor (check one on each line)? - Charismatic leader (CHARISMA)
TOTAL%
1) Very well8917.5
2) Quite well17233.8
3) Somewhat18736.7
4) Slightly469.0
5) Not at all152.9
Missing32 
TOTAL509100.0
300) How well would most of your members say the following statements describe your (senior) pastor (check one on each line)? - Has a close relationship with God or Holy (V303)
TOTAL%
1) Very well24647.9
2) Quite well22543.8
3) Somewhat438.4
Missing27 
TOTAL514100.0
301) How well would most of your members say the following statements describe your (senior) pastor (check one on each line)? - Generates enthusiasm (ENTHUSED)
TOTAL%
1) Very well16832.7
2) Quite well23445.6
3) Somewhat9618.7
4) Slightly132.5
5) Not at all20.4
Missing28 
TOTAL513100.0
302) How well would most of your members say the following statements describe your (senior) pastor (check one on each line)? - Has a clear vision for the congregation (VISION)
TOTAL%
1) Very well16532.3
2) Quite well22043.1
3) Somewhat11021.5
4) Slightly132.5
5) Not at all30.6
Missing30 
TOTAL511100.0
303) How well would most of your members say the following statements describe your (senior) pastor (check one on each line)? - Knows how to get things done (GETDONE)
TOTAL%
1) Very well13426.3
2) Quite well22644.3
3) Somewhat13025.5
4) Slightly183.5
5) Not at all20.4
Missing31 
TOTAL510100.0
304) How well would most of your members say the following statements describe your (senior) pastor (check one on each line)? - Knows the Bible (KNOWSBIB)
TOTAL%
1) Very well28655.5
2) Quite well19537.9
3) Somewhat336.4
4) Slightly10.2
Missing26 
TOTAL515100.0
305) How well would most of your members say the following statements describe your (senior) pastor (check one on each line)? - Mediates conflict (MEDIATOR)
TOTAL%
1) Very well10520.9
2) Quite well23045.7
3) Somewhat14629.0
4) Slightly193.8
5) Not at all30.6
Missing38 
TOTAL503100.0
306) How well would most of your members say the following statements describe your (senior) pastor (check one on each line)? - Hard worker (HARDWORK)
TOTAL%
1) Very well26852.4
2) Quite well18937.0
3) Somewhat469.0
4) Slightly51.0
5) Not at all30.6
Missing30 
TOTAL511100.0
307) How well would most of your members say the following statements describe your (senior) pastor (check one on each line)? - Evangelistic (SOULWIN)
TOTAL%
1) Very well10721.1
2) Quite well16232.0
3) Somewhat15731.0
4) Slightly6212.3
5) Not at all183.6
Missing35 
TOTAL506100.0
308) How well would most of your members say the following statements describe your (senior) pastor (check one on each line)? - Effective teacher (TEACHER)
TOTAL%
1) Very well23145.1
2) Quite well20740.4
3) Somewhat6713.1
4) Slightly61.2
5) Not at all10.2
Missing29 
TOTAL512100.0
309) How many (senior) pastors, including the current one, have served this congregation during the past 10 years? (PASTPAST)
TOTAL%
0) NONE(SENIOR PASTORS)20.4
1) 15529.2
2) 21340.2
3) 10920.6
4) 387.2
5) 81.5
6) 20.4
7) 10.2
8) 10.2
12) 10.2
Missing11 
TOTAL530100.0
310) How many years did the previous (senior) minister serve this congregation? (TENURE)
TOTAL%
0) No previous pastor71.3
1) 244.6
2) 468.8
3) 5510.6
4) 407.7
5) 6712.9
6) 285.4
7) 275.2
8) 377.1
9) 122.3
10) 407.7
11) 81.5
12) 101.9
13) 112.1
14) 163.1
15) 163.1
16) 61.2
17) 81.5
18) 30.6
19) 30.6
20) 112.1
21) 20.4
22) 40.8
23) 40.8
24) 30.6
25) 61.2
26) 40.8
27) 10.2
28) 40.8
29) 10.2
30) 40.8
31) 10.2
32) 20.4
33) 30.6
35) 30.6
36) 20.4
42) 10.2
45) 10.2
Missing20 
TOTAL521100.0
311) How many paid, ministerial staff and program staff does this congregation have (including the current pastor)? - Number full-time, paid (TOTFULL)
TOTAL%
0) NONE5011.2
1) 26359.1
2) 4911.0
3) 378.3
4) 143.1
5) 122.7
6) 10.2
7) 61.3
8) 30.7
9) 20.4
10) 20.4
11) 10.2
15) 10.2
16) 10.2
20) 10.2
40) 10.2
49) 10.2
Missing96 
TOTAL445100.0
312) How many paid, ministerial staff and program staff does this congregation have (including the current pastor)? - Number part-time, paid (TOTPART)
TOTAL%
0) NONE4610.8
1) 12028.3
2) 8820.8
3) 6715.8
4) 348.0
5) 255.9
6) 122.8
7) 81.9
8) 40.9
9) 40.9
10) 10.2
11) 20.5
12) 20.5
13) 20.5
14) 10.2
15) 10.2
17) 20.5
22) 10.2
23) 10.2
27) 10.2
30) 10.2
50) 10.2
Missing117 
TOTAL424100.0
313) How easy or difficult is it for your church to recruit people for volunteer leadership roles? (check one) (LAYVOLS)
TOTAL%
1) We have no problem recruiting volunteer leaders13224.9
2) Recruiting volunteer leaders is a continual challenge, but we eventuallly find enough willing people35867.5
3) We can't find enough people who are willing to serve407.5
Missing11 
TOTAL530100.0
314) During the last five years has your congregation experienced any disagreements or conflicts in the following areas? (check one on each line) - Theology (THEOPROB)
TOTAL%
1) No38873.2
2) Yes, very serious173.2
3) Yes, moderately serious519.6
4) Yes, not very serious7414.0
Missing11 
TOTAL530100.0
315) During the last five years has your congregation experienced any disagreements or conflicts in the following areas? (check one on each line)? - Money/finances/budget (CASHPROB)
TOTAL%
1) No25447.7
2) Yes, very serious264.9
3) Yes, moderately serious9417.6
4) Yes, not very serious15929.8
Missing8 
TOTAL533100.0
316) During the last five years has your congregation experienced any disagreements or conflicts in the following areas? (check one on each line) - How worship is conducted (WORSPROB)
TOTAL%
1) No28754.3
2) Yes, very serious183.4
3) Yes, moderately serious6011.3
4) Yes, not very serious16431.0
Missing12 
TOTAL529100.0
317) During the last five years has your congregation experienced any disagreements or conflicts in the following areas? (check one on each line) - Program/mission priorities or emphases (PROGPROB)
TOTAL%
1) No33162.8
2) Yes, very serious183.4
3) Yes, moderately serious499.3
4) Yes, not very serious12924.5
Missing14 
TOTAL527100.0
318) During the last five years has your congregation experienced any disagreements or conflicts in the following areas? (check one on each line) - Who should make a decision (AUTHPROB)
TOTAL%
1) No30357.3
2) Yes, very serious326.0
3) Yes, moderately serious7313.8
4) Yes, not very serious12122.9
Missing12 
TOTAL529100.0
319) During the last five years has your congregation experienced any disagreements or conflicts in the following areas? (check one on each line) - Pastor's leadership style (LEADPROB)
TOTAL%
1) No27452.0
2) Yes, very serious6111.6
3) Yes, moderately serious7614.4
4) Yes, not very serious11622.0
Missing14 
TOTAL527100.0
320) During the last five years has your congregation experienced any disagreements or conflicts in the following areas? (check one on each line) - Pastor's personal behavior (ACTPROB)
TOTAL%
1) No39274.0
2) Yes, very serious397.4
3) Yes, moderately serious438.1
4) Yes, not very serious5610.6
Missing11 
TOTAL530100.0
321) During the last five years has your congregation experienced any disagreements or conflicts in the following areas? (check one on each line) - Member's personal behavior (LAYPROB)
TOTAL%
1) No33964.3
2) Yes, very serious407.6
3) Yes, moderately serious499.3
4) Yes, not very serious9918.8
Missing14 
TOTAL527100.0
322) During the last five years has your congregation experienced any disagreements or conflicts in the following areas? (check one on each line) - Other (OTHPROB)
TOTAL%
1) No4955.1
2) Yes, very serious1719.1
3) Yes, moderately serious1415.7
4) Yes, not very serious910.1
Missing452 
TOTAL89100.0
323) If your congregation experienced serious conflict in any of the above areas in the past five years, was the conflict resolved or does it still affect the life of your congregation? (check one) (CONFLICT)
TOTAL%
1) All conflicts were resolved with no negative consequences11933.2
2) All conflicts were resolved, but resulted in some negative consequences (e.g., people left church, etc.)12936.0
3) Some conflict still exists, but it is no longer serious8423.5
4) We still have serious conflict in this congregation267.3
Missing183 
TOTAL358100.0
324) When your congregation purchases worship, educational, stewardship, evangelism, etc. materials or supplies, does it purchase them: (check one) (BUYDENOM)
TOTAL%
1) Exclusively from within the PCUSA244.6
2) Primarily from within the PCUSA22142.1
3) From a pretty even balance between PCUSA and non-PCUSA sources18034.3
4) Primarily from outside the PCUSA8716.6
5) Exclusively from outside the PCUSA132.5
Missing16 
TOTAL525100.0
325) Which one of the following statements best describes your congregation? (check one) (STRICT)
TOTAL%
1) Our congregation has definite expectations for members that are strictly enforced101.9
2) Our congregation has fairly clear expectations for members, but the enforcement of these expectations is not very strict25248.2
3) Our congregation has only implicit expectations for members that are seldom, if ever, enforced26149.9
Missing18 
TOTAL523100.0
326) Does your congregation have a mission or vision statement? (VISSTATE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes40576.7
2) No12323.3
Missing13 
TOTAL528100.0
327) If yes [if congregation has mission/vision statement], which of the following are true? (If you have both, answer for the vision statement.) - Most members know the mission/vision statement (KNOWVIS)
TOTAL%
1) True17142.3
2) False23357.7
Missing137 
TOTAL404100.0
328) If yes [if congregation has mission/vision statement], which of the following are true? (If you have both, answer for the vision statement.) - The statement is displayed publicly in our church (VDISPLAY)
TOTAL%
1) True19348.4
2) False20651.6
Missing142 
TOTAL399100.0
329) If yes [if congregation has mission/vision statement], which of the following are true? (If you have both, answer for the vision statement.) - The statement has been used to determine spending priorities (VISINFLU)
TOTAL%
1) True20050.0
2) False20050.0
Missing141 
TOTAL400100.0
330) If yes [if congregation has mission/vision statement], which of the following are true? (If you have both, answer for the vision statement.) - The statement has been used to resolve disputes (VRESOLVE)
TOTAL%
1) True7619.3
2) False31880.7
Missing147 
TOTAL394100.0
331) How would you describe your congregation's financial health currently and 5 years ago (in 1995)? - Currently (FINAN00)
TOTAL%
1) Excellent17833.4
2) Good17833.4
3) Tight, but we manage13926.1
4) In some difficulty305.6
5) In serious difficulty81.5
Missing8 
TOTAL533100.0
332) How would you describe your congregation's financial health currently and 5 years ago (1995)? - 5 years ago (FINAN95)
TOTAL%
1) Excellent7714.8
2) Good17934.4
3) Tight, but we manage18335.2
4) In some difficulty5410.4
5) In serious difficulty275.2
Missing21 
TOTAL520100.0
333) Approximately how much income did your congregation receive last year from all sources? (TOTINCOM)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL501295777.78658299
334) Approximately what percentage of your church's total income last year was received from endowments or investments? (ENDOWPCT)
TOTAL%
0) NONE16332.9
1) 459.1
2) 5010.1
3) 244.8
4) 81.6
5) 5611.3
6) 51.0
7) 71.4
8) 91.8
10) 489.7
11) 20.4
12) 61.2
13) 20.4
14) 20.4
15) 81.6
18) 10.2
20) 132.6
23) 10.2
25) 51.0
26) 20.4
30) 102.0
33) 10.2
35) 40.8
37) 10.2
40) 61.2
48) 20.4
50) 71.4
56) 20.4
60) 30.6
65) 10.2
70) 10.2
85) 10.2
Missing45 
TOTAL496100.0
335) Approximately what percentage of your congregation's total expenditures went to each of the following last year? - All staff salaries and benefits (PAYPCT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL50146.71916
336) Approximately what percentage of your congregation's total expenditures went to each of the following last year? - Congregation operations (including building and grounds, utilities, mortgage, insurance, equipment, etc.) (OPEXPPCT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL48920.2711
337) Approximately what percentage of your congregation's total expenditures went to each of the following last year? - Capital improvements (new buildings, renovations, etc.) (CAPITPCT)
TOTAL%
0) NONE8120.0
1) 184.4
2) 204.9
3) 133.2
4) 71.7
5) 6415.8
6) 143.5
7) 71.7
8) 102.5
9) 10.2
10) 5413.3
11) 41.0
12) 51.2
13) 41.0
14) 10.2
15) 164.0
16) 30.7
17) 20.5
18) 41.0
19) 20.5
20) 235.7
21) 30.7
22) 41.0
23) 51.2
25) 61.5
26) 10.2
28) 10.2
30) 61.5
31) 30.7
32) 10.2
35) 10.2
36) 30.7
37) 30.7
40) 20.5
42) 20.5
45) 10.2
50) 61.5
52) 10.2
55) 10.2
58) 10.2
65) 10.2
Missing136 
TOTAL405100.0
338) Approximately what percentage of your congregation's total expenditures went to each of the following last year? - Program support and materials (for church school, evangelism, fellowship, etc.) (PROGPCT)
TOTAL%
0) NONE51.1
1) 378.1
2) 429.2
3) 357.7
4) 337.2
5) 11024.1
6) 194.2
7) 122.6
8) 265.7
9) 81.8
10) 6915.1
11) 40.9
12) 40.9
13) 30.7
14) 51.1
15) 92.0
16) 10.2
17) 10.2
18) 10.2
19) 10.2
20) 204.4
21) 20.4
22) 10.2
24) 10.2
25) 30.7
26) 10.2
30) 10.2
32) 10.2
52) 10.2
65) 10.2
Missing84 
TOTAL457100.0
339) Approximately what percentage of your congregation's total expenditures went to each of the following last year? - PCUSA mission work (One Great Hour of Sharing, etc.) (DMISSPCT)
TOTAL%
0) NONE143.0
1) 6013.0
2) 5010.9
3) 286.1
4) 296.3
5) 8518.5
6) 224.8
7) 132.8
8) 194.1
9) 112.4
10) 5912.8
11) 122.6
12) 81.7
13) 92.0
14) 51.1
15) 132.8
16) 20.4
17) 10.2
18) 40.9
20) 92.0
22) 30.7
23) 10.2
25) 10.2
65) 10.2
100) 10.2
Missing81 
TOTAL460100.0
340) Approximately what percentage of your congregation's total expenditures went to each of the following last year? - Other local mission work (not through your presbytery or synod (LMISSPCT)
TOTAL%
0) NONE225.0
1) 7717.5
2) 7216.4
3) 4710.7
4) 214.8
5) 8820.0
6) 184.1
7) 112.5
8) 112.5
9) 92.0
10) 358.0
11) 10.2
12) 40.9
13) 40.9
14) 10.2
15) 92.0
16) 10.2
17) 20.5
20) 40.9
24) 10.2
33) 10.2
37) 10.2
Missing101 
TOTAL440100.0
341) Approximately what percentage of your congregation's total expenditures went to each of the following last year? - Other national and international msssion work and programs (not through PCUSA) (NMISSPCT)
TOTAL%
0) NONE10431.9
1) 7322.4
2) 3410.4
3) 237.1
4) 61.8
5) 4212.9
6) 61.8
7) 30.9
8) 61.8
9) 10.3
10) 206.1
13) 10.3
15) 10.3
20) 30.9
24) 10.3
26) 10.3
30) 10.3
Missing215 
TOTAL326100.0
342) Approximately what percentage of your congregation's total expenditures went to each of the following last year? - Subsidies to school, day care or before/after school program (SCHPCT)
TOTAL%
0) NONE21177.6
1) 259.2
2) 103.7
3) 51.8
4) 31.1
5) 82.9
7) 20.7
10) 41.5
13) 10.4
15) 10.4
20) 10.4
26) 10.4
Missing269 
TOTAL272100.0
343) Approximately what percentage of your congregation's total expenditures went to each of the following last year? - Money put into reserve/endowments/investments (INVESTPC)
TOTAL%
0) NONE14246.6
1) 258.2
2) 278.9
3) 51.6
4) 113.6
5) 3110.2
6) 62.0
7) 51.6
8) 31.0
9) 20.7
10) 165.2
11) 41.3
12) 20.7
13) 20.7
15) 51.6
16) 10.3
17) 20.7
20) 41.3
25) 51.6
30) 51.6
40) 10.3
68) 10.3
Missing236 
TOTAL305100.0
344) Approximately what percentage of your congregation's total expenditures went to each of the following last year? - Other expenditures (OTHERPCT)
TOTAL%
0) NONE6230.5
1) 136.4
2) 94.4
3) 178.4
4) 115.4
5) 2512.3
6) 94.4
7) 31.5
8) 31.5
9) 52.5
10) 125.9
11) 21.0
12) 21.0
13) 63.0
14) 31.5
15) 21.0
17) 10.5
18) 10.5
19) 10.5
20) 31.5
21) 10.5
22) 10.5
23) 10.5
25) 21.0
27) 21.0
30) 10.5
32) 10.5
38) 10.5
45) 10.5
95) 10.5
100) 10.5
Missing338 
TOTAL203100.0
345) Approximate total dollar amount of expenditures (of all the above expenditures) (TOTALEXP)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL482267087.952426793
346) Does your congregation have a formal written budget? (BUDGET)
TOTAL%
1) Yes50494.4
2) No305.6
Missing7 
TOTAL534100.0
347) I-SIZPLACE: How would you describe the place where your congregation's primary worship building is located? (for use with online analysis) (I-SIZPLACE)
TOTAL%
1) Rural or open country7915.0
2) Town or village of less than 10,00017032.2
3) In or around a city of: 10,000-49,99910620.1
4) In or around a city of: 50,000-249,9996512.3
5) In or around a city of: 250,000+10820.5
Missing13 
TOTAL528100.0
348) I-LIBCONS: How would you describe the basic theological outlook of the majority of your regularly participating adults? (check one) (for use with online analysis) (I-LIBCONS)
TOTAL%
1) Very conservative529.7
2) Somewhat conservative21339.7
3) Moderate19235.8
4) Somewhat progressive or liberal6712.5
5) Very progressive or liberal122.2
Missing5 
TOTAL536100.0
349) I-SUNATAM: What is the total attendance for all services held on this day/time on a typical weekend? - Sunday a.m. (recoded for use with online analysis) (I-SUNATAM)
TOTAL%
1) 0-5013926.7
2) 51-10014928.6
3) 101-25016331.3
4) 251-500479.0
5) 501+234.4
Missing20 
TOTAL521100.0