U.S. Congregational Life Survey, Wave 2, 2008/2009, Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Congregational Profile Survey

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All frequencies are raw numbers (no weights used).
1) Congregation ID (CONGREGA)
2) In what year was this congregation officially founded? (FOUNDED)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL5041889.70460
3) What is the approximate seating capacity of the space where your largest worship service is held? (CAPACITY)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL484254.091171
4) Is this congregation's primary worship service held in a church, temple, mosque, or some other kind of building? (Mark only one.) (BUILDING)
TOTAL%
1) A church50399.8
6) A school building10.2
Missing1 
TOTAL504100.0
5) Does this building belong to your congregation or does it belong to another group that loans or rents space to you? (BLDBLONG)
TOTAL%
1) Building belongs to our congregation or denomination50199.2
2) Building belongs to another group, and we rent the space40.8
TOTAL505100.0
6) How often is this congregation's building or facilities used or rented by community groups not connected to the congregation? (RENTGRPS)
TOTAL%
1) At least weekly30160.0
2) At least monthly499.8
3) Less often10220.3
4) Never499.8
5) The building doesn't belong to our congregation10.2
Missing3 
TOTAL502100.0
7) Does this congregation hold services in more than one location (such as satellite locations)? (Do not include more than one worship space at the same location.) (LOCATNS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes163.2
2) No48596.8
Missing4 
TOTAL501100.0
8) Does this congregation hold services in more than one location (such as satellite locations)? (Do not include more than one worship space at the same location.) Yes, at ____ different sites (NUMBLOCS)
TOTAL%
1) 956.3
2) 743.8
Missing489 
TOTAL16100.0
9) Is this congregation formally affiliated with a denomination, convention, or some similar kind of association? (AFFILIAT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes49397.8
2) No102.0
3) Not sure10.2
Missing1 
TOTAL504100.0
10) If yes, what are the names of all denominations or other associations that this congregation belongs to? (DENOM1)
TOTAL%
88) Episcopal/Anglican10.2
155) United Methodist Church20.4
204) Presbyterian Church USA50099.0
224) United Church of Christ20.4
TOTAL505100.0
11) If yes, what are the names of all denominations or other associations that this congregation belongs to? (DENOM2)
TOTAL%
17) American Baptist Churches211.1
58) Disciples of Christ15.6
123) Evangelical Lutheran Church in America211.1
155) United Methodist Church316.7
200) Cumberland Presbyterian211.1
204) Presbyterian Church USA422.2
224) United Church of Christ422.2
Missing487 
TOTAL18100.0
12) If yes, what are the names of all denominations or other associations that this congregation belongs to? (DENOM3)
TOTAL%
17) American Baptist Churches133.3
204) Presbyterian Church USA133.3
997) Willow Creek133.3
Missing502 
TOTAL3100.0
13) How many people are associated in any way with the religious life of this congregation—counting both adults and children, counting both regular and irregular participants, counting both official or registered members and also participating non-members? What is the total number of persons associated with this congregation to any degree at all? (CONGSIZE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL497290.575339
14) How many people—counting both adults and children—regularly participate in the religious life of this congregation—whether or not they are officially members of this congregation? (REGPART)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL494160.213185
15) How many people in the following age groups regularly participate in the activities of this congregation? Less than 5 years old (CHILD1)
TOTAL%
0) 5612.3
1) 327.0
2) 419.0
3) 429.2
4) 388.4
5) 357.7
6) 327.0
7) 184.0
8) 245.3
9) 51.1
10) 388.4
11) 20.4
12) 102.2
13) 40.9
14) 20.4
15) 92.0
16) 10.2
17) 30.7
18) 30.7
20) 112.4
21) 10.2
23) 10.2
24) 20.4
25) 81.8
28) 20.4
29) 20.4
30) 102.2
32) 10.2
35) 30.7
38) 10.2
40) 10.2
41) 10.2
42) 10.2
43) 10.2
45) 10.2
50) 20.4
52) 10.2
55) 10.2
60) 10.2
75) 20.4
80) 10.2
85) 10.2
100) 10.2
125) 10.2
200) 10.2
314) 10.2
Missing50 
TOTAL455100.0
16) How many people in the following age groups regularly participate in the activities of this congregation? 5 to 11 years old (CHILD2)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL46615.43326
17) How many people in the following age groups regularly participate in the activities of this congregation? 12 to 18 years old (CHILD3)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL46315.65727
18) How many people in the following age groups regularly participate in the activities of this congregation? Adults (19 years old and older) (PARTNO2)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL464115.677126
19) For each of the last seven years, what is your best estimate of average weekly attendance at worship services for this congregation? If you have more than one worship service, record the average attendance for all services combined. 2008 (AVATT08)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL502108.859106
20) For each of the last seven years, what is your best estimate of average weekly attendance at worship services for this congregation? If you have more than one worship service, record the average attendance for all services combined. 2007 (AVATT07)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL501108.613106
21) For each of the last seven years, what is your best estimate of average weekly attendance at worship services for this congregation? If you have more than one worship service, record the average attendance for all services combined. 2006 (AVATT06)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL502110.749107
22) For each of the last seven years, what is your best estimate of average weekly attendance at worship services for this congregation? If you have more than one worship service, record the average attendance for all services combined. 2005 (AVATT05)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL498111.861107
23) For each of the last seven years, what is your best estimate of average weekly attendance at worship services for this congregation? If you have more than one worship service, record the average attendance for all services combined. 2004 (AVATT04)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL494114.316107
24) For each of the last seven years, what is your best estimate of average weekly attendance at worship services for this congregation? If you have more than one worship service, record the average attendance for all services combined. 2003 (AVATT03)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL495115.036106
25) For each of the last seven years, what is your best estimate of average weekly attendance at worship services for this congregation? If you have more than one worship service, record the average attendance for all services combined. 2002 (AVATT02)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL496116.748105
26) For each of the last seven years, what is your best estimate of average weekly attendance at worship services for this congregation? If you have more than one worship service, record the average attendance for all services combined. 2001 (AVATT01)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL493119.041108
27) In the past 12 months, has this congregation done any of the following to reach out to potential new members? (Mark all that apply.) Mailed or distributed newsletters, letters, or flyers (MAILED)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked15731.1
1) Checked34868.9
TOTAL505100.0
28) In the past 12 months, has this congregation done any of the following to reach out to potential new members? (Mark all that apply.) Placed a paid ad in a newspaper or magazine (ADNEWS)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked20841.2
1) Checked29758.8
TOTAL505100.0
29) In the past 12 months, has this congregation done any of the following to reach out to potential new members? (Mark all that apply.) Advertised on radio or TV (ADRADIO)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked43986.9
1) Checked6613.1
TOTAL505100.0
30) In the past 12 months, has this congregation done any of the following to reach out to potential new members? (Mark all that apply.) Placed a paid ad in the phone book or yellow pages (ADPHONE)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked30760.8
1) Checked19839.2
TOTAL505100.0
31) In the past 12 months, has this congregation done any of the following to reach out to potential new members? (Mark all that apply.) Established or maintained a website for the congregation (WEBSITE)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked14929.5
1) Checked35670.5
TOTAL505100.0
32) In the past 12 months, has this congregation done any of the following to reach out to potential new members? (Mark all that apply.) Had an activity (fair, chili supper) to meet people in the neighborhood (ACTIVITY)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked25650.7
1) Checked24949.3
TOTAL505100.0
33) In the past 12 months, has this congregation done any of the following to reach out to potential new members? (Mark all that apply.) Conducted or used a survey of the community (CONDSURV)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked44588.1
1) Checked6011.9
TOTAL505100.0
34) In the past 12 months, has this congregation done any of the following to reach out to potential new members? (Mark all that apply.) Encouraged people already in the congregation to invite a new person (ENCINVTE)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked6913.7
1) Checked43686.3
TOTAL505100.0
35) In the past 12 months, has this congregation done any of the following to reach out to potential new members? (Mark all that apply.) Tried to identify and contact people who recently moved into the area (CONTACT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked34868.9
1) Checked15731.1
TOTAL505100.0
36) In the past 12 months, has this congregation done any of the following to reach out to potential new members? (Mark all that apply.) Sponsored or participated in a worship service or other public event intended to bring people into this congregation (PUBEVENT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked30159.6
1) Checked20440.4
TOTAL505100.0
37) In the past 12 months, has this congregation done any of the following to reach out to potential new members? (Mark all that apply.) Sent a letter or other material to people who visited this congregation (SNTLETTR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked10320.4
1) Checked40279.6
TOTAL505100.0
38) In the past 12 months, has this congregation done any of the following to reach out to potential new members? (Mark all that apply.) Sent an email to people who visited this congregation (SNTEMAIL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked36171.5
1) Checked14428.5
TOTAL505100.0
39) In the past 12 months, has this congregation done any of the following to reach out to potential new members? (Mark all that apply.) Had someone from your congregation telephone people who visited this congregation (PHNEVIST)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked28957.2
1) Checked21642.8
TOTAL505100.0
40) In the past 12 months, has this congregation done any of the following to reach out to potential new members? (Mark all that apply.) Had someone from your congregation go to the home of people who visited this congregation (HOMEVIST)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked35369.9
1) Checked15230.1
TOTAL505100.0
41) In the past 12 months, has this congregation done any of the following to reach out to potential new members? (Mark all that apply.) Had a special committee to work on recruiting new members (COMITTEE)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked31963.2
1) Checked18636.8
TOTAL505100.0
42) In the past 12 months, has this congregation sent people or groups to provide assistance to people in need . . . (Mark all that apply.) In another part of the United States (ASSISTUS)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked26953.3
1) Checked23646.7
TOTAL505100.0
43) In the past 12 months, has this congregation sent people or groups to provide assistance to people in need . . . (Mark all that apply.) In another country (ASSISTAC)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked37474.1
1) Checked13125.9
TOTAL505100.0
44) In the past 12 months, has this congregation sent people or groups to provide assistance to people in need . . . (Mark all that apply.) Neither (ASSISTNE)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked27955.2
1) Checked22644.8
TOTAL505100.0
45) In the past 12 months, did your congregation provide any of the following services for this congregation's members or for people in the community? (Mark all that apply.) Housing for senior citizens (nursing homes, assisted living) (SRVSNIOR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked47794.5
1) Checked285.5
TOTAL505100.0
46) In the past 12 months, did your congregation provide any of the following services for this congregation's members or for people in the community? (Mark all that apply.) Housing for other groups (crisis, youth shelters, homeless, students) (SRVHOUS)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked42484.0
1) Checked8116.0
TOTAL505100.0
47) In the past 12 months, did your congregation provide any of the following services for this congregation's members or for people in the community? (Mark all that apply.) Other senior citizen programs or assistance (Meals on Wheels, transportation) (SRVOTHSR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked29859.0
1) Checked20741.0
TOTAL505100.0
48) In the past 12 months, did your congregation provide any of the following services for this congregation's members or for people in the community? (Mark all that apply.) Prison or jail ministry (SRVPRISN)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked42083.2
1) Checked8516.8
TOTAL505100.0
49) In the past 12 months, did your congregation provide any of the following services for this congregation's members or for people in the community? (Mark all that apply.) Care for persons with disabilities (skills training, respite care, home care) (SRVDISAB)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked43886.7
1) Checked6713.3
TOTAL505100.0
50) In the past 12 months, did your congregation provide any of the following services for this congregation's members or for people in the community? (Mark all that apply.) Counseling or support groups (marriage or bereavement counseling, parenting programs, women's groups) (SRVCNSL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked29057.4
1) Checked21542.6
TOTAL505100.0
51) In the past 12 months, did your congregation provide any of the following services for this congregation's members or for people in the community? (Mark all that apply.) Substance abuse or 12-step recovery programs (SRVSUBST)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked37373.9
1) Checked13226.1
TOTAL505100.0
52) In the past 12 months, did your congregation provide any of the following services for this congregation's members or for people in the community? (Mark all that apply.) Other programs for children and youth (job training, literacy program, scouting, sports) (SRVYOUTH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked30059.4
1) Checked20540.6
TOTAL505100.0
53) In the past 12 months, did your congregation provide any of the following services for this congregation's members or for people in the community? (Mark all that apply.) Programs or activities for college students (SRVSTDNT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked43786.5
1) Checked6813.5
TOTAL505100.0
54) In the past 12 months, did your congregation provide any of the following services for this congregation's members or for people in the community? (Mark all that apply.) Emergency relief or material assistance (free meals, food, clothes for the needy) (SRVEMRG)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked12324.4
1) Checked38275.6
TOTAL505100.0
55) In the past 12 months, did your congregation provide any of the following services for this congregation's members or for people in the community? (Mark all that apply.) Financial literacy programs or other help with budgeting, debt management, or investing (SRVFINAN)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked46391.7
1) Checked428.3
TOTAL505100.0
56) In the past 12 months, did your congregation provide any of the following services for this congregation's members or for people in the community? (Mark all that apply.) Health-related programs and activities (blood drives, screenings, health education) (SRVHLTH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked31261.8
1) Checked19338.2
TOTAL505100.0
57) In the past 12 months, did your congregation provide any of the following services for this congregation's members or for people in the community? (Mark all that apply.) Programs or services for persons with HIV or AIDS (SRVHIV)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked48796.4
1) Checked183.6
TOTAL505100.0
58) In the past 12 months, did your congregation provide any of the following services for this congregation's members or for people in the community? (Mark all that apply.) Immigrant support activities (English as a second language, refugee support, interpreting service) (SRVIMMG)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked46792.5
1) Checked387.5
TOTAL505100.0
59) In the past 12 months, did your congregation provide any of the following services for this congregation's members or for people in the community? (Mark all that apply.) Activities for unemployed people (preparation for job seeking, skills training) (SRVUNEMP)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked48596.0
1) Checked204.0
TOTAL505100.0
60) In the past 12 months, did your congregation provide any of the following services for this congregation's members or for people in the community? (Mark all that apply.) Voter registration or voter education (SRVVOTER)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked46091.1
1) Checked458.9
TOTAL505100.0
61) In the past 12 months, did your congregation provide any of the following services for this congregation's members or for people in the community? (Mark all that apply.) Community organizing or neighborhood action groups (SRVCOMM)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked44287.5
1) Checked6312.5
TOTAL505100.0
62) In the past 12 months, did your congregation provide any of the following services for this congregation's members or for people in the community? (Mark all that apply.) Political or social justice activities (civil rights or human rights) (SRVPOLIT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked44187.3
1) Checked6412.7
TOTAL505100.0
63) In the past 12 months, did your congregation provide any of the following services for this congregation's members or for people in the community? (Mark all that apply.) Animal welfare or environmental activities (SRVANIML)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked45189.3
1) Checked5410.7
TOTAL505100.0
64) In the past 12 months, did your congregation provide any of the following services for this congregation's members or for people in the community? (Mark all that apply.) Other welfare, community service, or social action activities not mentioned above (SRVOTHWL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked35570.3
1) Checked15029.7
TOTAL505100.0
65) In the past 12 months, did your congregation provide any of the following services for this congregation's members or for people in the community? (Mark all that apply.) Sporting activities or teams (intramural teams) (SRVSPORT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked43285.5
1) Checked7314.5
TOTAL505100.0
66) In the past 12 months, did your congregation provide any of the following services for this congregation's members or for people in the community? (Mark all that apply.) Arts, music, or cultural activities or programs (SRVARTS)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked28756.8
1) Checked21843.2
TOTAL505100.0
67) In the past 12 months, did your congregation provide any of the following services for this congregation's members or for people in the community? (Mark all that apply.) Hobby or craft groups (SRVHBBY)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked32965.1
1) Checked17634.9
TOTAL505100.0
68) In the past 12 months, did your congregation provide any of the following services for this congregation's members or for people in the community? (Mark all that apply.) Other social, recreational, or leisure activities (SRVOTHSC)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked27253.9
1) Checked23346.1
TOTAL505100.0
69) In the past 12 months, did your congregation provide any of the following services for this congregation's members or for people in the community? (Mark all that apply.) Transportation to bring people to worship services (SRVTRANS)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked28155.6
1) Checked22444.4
TOTAL505100.0
70) Many congregations have small groups (or cells) for sharing and spiritual growth. Which of the following best describe this congregation? (Mark all that apply.) We do not have such groups here (GRPSNONE)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked34768.7
1) Checked15831.3
TOTAL505100.0
71) Many congregations have small groups (or cells) for sharing and spiritual growth. Which of the following best describe this congregation? (Mark all that apply.) A group or groups meet here, but they are not central to our congregational life (GRPMEET)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked39878.8
1) Checked10721.2
TOTAL505100.0
72) Many congregations have small groups (or cells) for sharing and spiritual growth. Which of the following best describe this congregation? (Mark all that apply.) Small groups are an important part of our strategy to involve people in the congregation (GRPINVCN)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked32664.6
1) Checked17935.4
TOTAL505100.0
73) Many congregations have small groups (or cells) for sharing and spiritual growth. Which of the following best describe this congregation? (Mark all that apply.) Small groups are an important part of our strategy for spiritual development and discipleship (GRPSPRTL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked31462.2
1) Checked19137.8
TOTAL505100.0
74) Many congregations have small groups (or cells) for sharing and spiritual growth. Which of the following best describe this congregation? (Mark all that apply.) Small groups are an important part of our strategy to involve people in community service or ministry (GRPINVSV)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked40580.2
1) Checked10019.8
TOTAL505100.0
75) Which of the following best describes the group prayer life of this congregation? (Mark all that apply.) We have no organized prayer groups (PRAYNO)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked37975.0
1) Checked12625.0
TOTAL505100.0
76) Which of the following best describes the group prayer life of this congregation? (Mark all that apply.) We have prayer groups, but they meet infrequently or only at certain times of the year (Lent, revivals) (PRAYINFR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked44387.7
1) Checked6212.3
TOTAL505100.0
77) Which of the following best describes the group prayer life of this congregation? (Mark all that apply.) We have regular prayer groups that are part of our small group or cell program or are attached to specific classes, groups or ministries (PRAYSMGR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked34367.9
1) Checked16232.1
TOTAL505100.0
78) Which of the following best describes the group prayer life of this congregation? (Mark all that apply.) We have some other type of prayer groups (PRAYOTHR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked28957.2
1) Checked21642.8
TOTAL505100.0
79) Once a person has joined this congregation, are there any planned procedures designed to ensure that he or she becomes integrated into the life of the congregation? (Mark all that apply.) Follow-up visits by clergy, lay leaders, or members (FOLLOWUP)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked29658.6
1) Checked20941.4
TOTAL505100.0
80) Once a person has joined this congregation, are there any planned procedures designed to ensure that he or she becomes integrated into the life of the congregation? (Mark all that apply.) Designated people extend hospitality or invite them for meals (EXTNDHSP)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked40780.6
1) Checked9819.4
TOTAL505100.0
81) Once a person has joined this congregation, are there any planned procedures designed to ensure that he or she becomes integrated into the life of the congregation? (Mark all that apply.) A group or course for new members (GRPNEW)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked27654.7
1) Checked22945.3
TOTAL505100.0
82) Once a person has joined this congregation, are there any planned procedures designed to ensure that he or she becomes integrated into the life of the congregation? (Mark all that apply.) Invitation to join a small group, fellowship group, or similar group (INVJOIN)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked26352.1
1) Checked24247.9
TOTAL505100.0
83) Once a person has joined this congregation, are there any planned procedures designed to ensure that he or she becomes integrated into the life of the congregation? (Mark all that apply.) Invitation to participate in leading worship (such as scripture reading, singing, taking the offering) (INVPART)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked30059.4
1) Checked20540.6
TOTAL505100.0
84) Once a person has joined this congregation, are there any planned procedures designed to ensure that he or she becomes integrated into the life of the congregation? (Mark all that apply.) Invitation to take on a task within the congregation (INVTSKCN)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked19839.2
1) Checked30760.8
TOTAL505100.0
85) Once a person has joined this congregation, are there any planned procedures designed to ensure that he or she becomes integrated into the life of the congregation? (Mark all that apply.) Invitation to take on a task in service to the community (INVTSKCM)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked38676.4
1) Checked11923.6
TOTAL505100.0
86) Once a person has joined this congregation, are there any planned procedures designed to ensure that he or she becomes integrated into the life of the congregation? (Mark all that apply.) Other procedures or activities not mentioned above (OTHRPROC)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked45189.3
1) Checked5410.7
TOTAL505100.0
87) Once a person has joined this congregation, are there any planned procedures designed to ensure that he or she becomes integrated into the life of the congregation? (Mark all that apply.) No planned procedures (NOPLAN)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked43085.1
1) Checked7514.9
TOTAL505100.0
88) Does this congregation have religious education classes, Sunday school, or Sabbath school for any of the following age groups? (Mark all that apply to the left and give the number of participants on to the right.) Children 11 years of age and younger (RELED11A)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked7414.7
1) Checked43185.3
TOTAL505100.0
89) Does this congregation have religious education classes, Sunday school, or Sabbath school for any of the following age groups? (Mark all that apply to the left and give the number of participants on to the right.) ____ children attend in a typical week (RELED11B)
TOTAL%
1) 41.1
2) 195.1
3) 287.6
4) 184.9
5) 349.2
6) 308.1
7) 123.2
8) 267.0
9) 82.2
10) 287.6
11) 10.3
12) 154.1
13) 51.4
14) 82.2
15) 225.9
16) 61.6
17) 20.5
18) 51.4
19) 41.1
20) 143.8
21) 20.5
22) 10.3
23) 10.3
25) 164.3
26) 10.3
30) 82.2
32) 10.3
34) 20.5
35) 92.4
38) 10.3
40) 92.4
50) 51.4
55) 10.3
60) 82.2
64) 10.3
65) 30.8
75) 30.8
80) 20.5
90) 20.5
95) 10.3
96) 10.3
100) 10.3
350) 10.3
1200) 10.3
Missing135 
TOTAL370100.0
90) Does this congregation have religious education classes, Sunday school, or Sabbath school for any of the following age groups? (Mark all that apply to the left and give the number of participants on to the right.) Youth, 12-18 years of age (RELED12A)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked14929.5
1) Checked35670.5
TOTAL505100.0
91) Does this congregation have religious education classes, Sunday school, or Sabbath school for any of the following age groups? (Mark all that apply to the left and give the number of participants on to the right.) ____ youth attend in a typical week (RELED12B)
TOTAL%
1) 144.5
2) 289.0
3) 278.7
4) 196.1
5) 268.4
6) 216.8
7) 92.9
8) 268.4
9) 41.3
10) 289.0
12) 165.2
13) 41.3
14) 31.0
15) 154.8
16) 10.3
17) 10.3
18) 72.3
20) 113.5
21) 10.3
22) 10.3
23) 10.3
25) 82.6
28) 10.3
30) 41.3
32) 10.3
33) 10.3
34) 10.3
35) 41.3
38) 10.3
40) 61.9
41) 10.3
42) 10.3
45) 31.0
46) 10.3
50) 51.6
52) 10.3
53) 10.3
57) 10.3
60) 10.3
65) 20.6
90) 10.3
250) 10.3
300) 10.3
Missing195 
TOTAL310100.0
92) Does this congregation have religious education classes, Sunday school, or Sabbath school for any of the following age groups? (Mark all that apply to the left and give the number of participants on to the right.) Adults (RELEDADA)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked6713.3
1) Checked43886.7
TOTAL505100.0
93) Does this congregation have religious education classes, Sunday school, or Sabbath school for any of the following age groups? (Mark all that apply to the left and give the number of participants on to the right.) ____ adults attend in a typical week (RELEDADB)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL39227.89565
94) Does this congregation have religious education classes, Sunday school, or Sabbath school for any of the following age groups? (Mark all that apply to the left and give the number of participants on to the right.) No religious education classes (RELEDNO)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked48395.6
1) Checked224.4
TOTAL505100.0
95) Is there a pre-school, daycare, before or after school program, or elementary, middle, junior, or high school provided by this congregation? If yes, how many children are enrolled? No, our congregation does not provide any schools (NOSCHOOL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked15831.3
1) Checked34768.7
TOTAL505100.0
96) Is there a pre-school, daycare, before or after school program, or elementary, middle, junior, or high school provided by this congregation? If yes, how many children are enrolled? Yes, a pre-school or daycare and ____ children are enrolled (PRSCH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked38776.6
1) Checked11823.4
TOTAL505100.0
97) Is there a pre-school, daycare, before or after school program, or elementary, middle, junior, or high school provided by this congregation? If yes, how many children are enrolled? Yes, a pre-school or daycare and ____ children are enrolled (PRSCHNUM)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL10366.42762
98) Is there a pre-school, daycare, before or after school program, or elementary, middle, junior, or high school provided by this congregation? If yes, how many children are enrolled? Yes, before or after school program and ____ children are enrolled (SCPRG)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked46391.7
1) Checked428.3
TOTAL505100.0
99) Is there a pre-school, daycare, before or after school program, or elementary, middle, junior, or high school provided by this congregation? If yes, how many children are enrolled? Yes, before or after school program and ____ children are enrolled (SCPRGNUM)
TOTAL%
4) 12.8
8) 38.3
9) 12.8
10) 25.6
12) 12.8
13) 12.8
14) 12.8
15) 38.3
16) 25.6
18) 12.8
20) 38.3
21) 12.8
30) 411.1
32) 12.8
35) 12.8
36) 12.8
40) 513.9
45) 12.8
55) 12.8
60) 25.6
Missing469 
TOTAL36100.0
100) Is there a pre-school, daycare, before or after school program, or elementary, middle, junior, or high school provided by this congregation? If yes, how many children are enrolled? Yes, an elementary school and ____ children are enrolled (ELSCH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked49397.6
1) Checked122.4
TOTAL505100.0
101) Is there a pre-school, daycare, before or after school program, or elementary, middle, junior, or high school provided by this congregation? If yes, how many children are enrolled? Yes, an elementary school and ____ children are enrolled (ELSCHNUM)
TOTAL%
5) 218.2
7) 19.1
15) 218.2
20) 19.1
21) 19.1
30) 218.2
40) 19.1
95) 19.1
Missing494 
TOTAL11100.0
102) Is there a pre-school, daycare, before or after school program, or elementary, middle, junior, or high school provided by this congregation? If yes, how many children are enrolled? Yes, a junior, middle, and/or high school and ____ children are enrolled (HSSCH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked49898.6
1) Checked71.4
TOTAL505100.0
103) Is there a pre-school, daycare, before or after school program, or elementary, middle, junior, or high school provided by this congregation? If yes, how many children are enrolled? Yes, a junior, middle, and/or high school and ____ children are enrolled (HSSCHNUM)
TOTAL%
6) 120.0
10) 240.0
15) 120.0
60) 120.0
Missing500 
TOTAL5100.0
104) Politically, would this congregation be considered . . . (POLITICS)
TOTAL%
1) More on the conservative side22745.6
2) Right in the middle20340.8
3) More on the liberal side6813.7
Missing7 
TOTAL498100.0
105) Theologically, would this congregation be considered . . . (THEOLOGY)
TOTAL%
1) More on the conservative side20440.9
2) Right in the middle21142.3
3) More on the liberal side8416.8
Missing6 
TOTAL499100.0
106) Does your congregation have any special rules or prohibitions regarding the following? Prohibitions against members smoking (NOSMOKNG)
TOTAL%
1) Yes193.8
2) No47796.2
Missing9 
TOTAL496100.0
107) Does your congregation have any special rules or prohibitions regarding the following? Drinking alcohol (ALCOHOL)
TOTAL%
1) Yes163.2
2) No47996.8
Missing10 
TOTAL495100.0
108) Does your congregation have any special rules or prohibitions regarding the following? What people eat (FOODRULE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes10.2
2) No49399.8
Missing11 
TOTAL494100.0
109) Does your congregation have any special rules or prohibitions regarding the following? Gambling (GAMBLING)
TOTAL%
1) Yes173.5
2) No47596.5
Missing13 
TOTAL492100.0
110) Does your congregation have any special rules or prohibitions regarding the following? How much money people give to the congregation (RULEMONY)
TOTAL%
1) Yes71.4
2) No48698.6
Missing12 
TOTAL493100.0
111) Does your congregation have any special rules or prohibitions regarding the following? Unmarried adults living together (COHABIT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes5711.6
2) No43388.4
Missing15 
TOTAL490100.0
112) Does your congregation have any special rules or prohibitions regarding the following? Homosexual behavior (HOMOSEX)
TOTAL%
1) Yes9118.6
2) No39781.4
Missing17 
TOTAL488100.0
113) In the past five years has any of the following occurred? (Mark all that apply.) Congregation changed its name (NAMECHNG)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked50199.2
1) Checked40.8
TOTAL505100.0
114) In the past five years has any of the following occurred? (Mark all that apply.) Congregation moved to a new location (CONGMOVD)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked49998.8
1) Checked61.2
TOTAL505100.0
115) In the past five years has any of the following occurred? (Mark all that apply.) Absorbed another congregation, which closed (ABSRBOTH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked49798.4
1) Checked81.6
TOTAL505100.0
116) In the past five years has any of the following occurred? (Mark all that apply.) Merged with other congregations of the same denomination, resulting in this congregation (MERGESAM)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked49898.6
1) Checked71.4
TOTAL505100.0
117) In the past five years has any of the following occurred? (Mark all that apply.) Merged with other congregations of different denominations, resulting in this congregation (MERGEDIF)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked50199.2
1) Checked40.8
TOTAL505100.0
118) In the past five years has any of the following occurred? (Mark all that apply.) Left a denomination and became independent (LEFTDENM)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked505100.0
TOTAL505100.0
119) In the past five years has any of the following occurred? (Mark all that apply.) Changed denominations (CHNGDENM)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked505100.0
TOTAL505100.0
120) In the past five years has any of the following occurred? (Mark all that apply.) This congregation has been involved in planting or growing a new congregation (PLANTNEW)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked49397.6
1) Checked122.4
TOTAL505100.0
121) In the past five years has any of the following occurred? (Mark all that apply.) This congregation was established as a result of 'church planting' by another congregation or a growth program of the denomination (CHRPLANT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked49898.6
1) Checked71.4
TOTAL505100.0
122) In the past five years has any of the following occurred? (Mark all that apply.) Started a new worship service (NEWSERVC)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked40981.0
1) Checked9619.0
TOTAL505100.0
123) In the past five years has any of the following occurred? (Mark all that apply.) Changed the style of a worship service (CHNGSTYL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked37173.5
1) Checked13426.5
TOTAL505100.0
124) In the past five years has any of the following occurred? (Mark all that apply.) Reorganized or started new worship services for distinct age, racial or ethnic, socio-economic, or interest groups (INTRGRPS)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked47894.7
1) Checked275.3
TOTAL505100.0
125) In the past five years has any of the following occurred? (Mark all that apply.) Reorganized or started new worship services for people who typically do not attend ('seeker services') (SEEKRSRV)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked48696.2
1) Checked193.8
TOTAL505100.0
126) [IN THE PAST FIVE YEARS HAS ANY OF THE FOLLOWING OCCURRED?] Experienced a major conflict that resulted in the congregation splitting into two or more congregations (CNFLSPLT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked50299.4
1) Checked30.6
TOTAL505100.0
127) In the past five years has any of the following occurred? (Mark all that apply.) Experienced a conflict that led some people to leave the congregation (CNFLLEAV)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked37073.3
1) Checked13526.7
TOTAL505100.0
128) In the past five years has any of the following occurred? (Mark all that apply.) Experienced a conflict that led a pastor, minister, or priest to leave the congregation (CNFLPRLV)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked44287.5
1) Checked6312.5
TOTAL505100.0
129) In the past five years has any of the following occurred? (Mark all that apply.) One or more members age 30 or younger entered seminary or formal theological education in preparation for professional ministry (MEMBSEM1)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked43986.9
1) Checked6613.1
TOTAL505100.0
130) In the past five years has any of the following occurred? (Mark all that apply.) One or more members over age 30 entered seminary or formal theological education in preparation for professional ministry (MEMBSEM2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked43185.3
1) Checked7414.7
TOTAL505100.0
131) Does this congregation use electronic mail (email) to communicate with attendees? (EMAIL)
TOTAL%
1) Yes36172.2
2) No13927.8
Missing5 
TOTAL500100.0
132) Does this congregation . . . Use email to solicit feedback from worshipers (EMLFDBCK)
TOTAL%
1) Yes6620.3
2) No25979.7
Missing180 
TOTAL325100.0
133) Does this congregation . . . Use email to disseminate information (EMLINFO)
TOTAL%
1) Yes34094.2
2) No215.8
Missing144 
TOTAL361100.0
134) Does this congregation . . . Use email to publicize events (EMLPUBLC)
TOTAL%
1) Yes28382.0
2) No6218.0
Missing160 
TOTAL345100.0
135) Does this congregation . . . Use email to help members and guests engage in ministries (EMLHELP)
TOTAL%
1) Yes21464.3
2) No11935.7
Missing172 
TOTAL333100.0
136) Does this congregation . . . Offer opportunities to register for events via email (EMLRGSTR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes12037.3
2) No20262.7
Missing183 
TOTAL322100.0
137) Does this congregation . . . Use email to inform the congregation of joys and concerns among members (EMLINFRM)
TOTAL%
1) Yes25473.4
2) No9226.6
Missing159 
TOTAL346100.0
138) Does this congregation . . . Use email to send out weekly or monthly devotional messages (EMLDVTNL)
TOTAL%
1) Yes7021.9
2) No25078.1
Missing185 
TOTAL320100.0
139) Does this congregation use a website to communicate with attendees? (WEBSITEV)
TOTAL%
1) Yes31163.1
2) No18236.9
Missing12 
TOTAL493100.0
140) Does this congregation's website . . . Have a newsletter online (WEBNEWSL)
TOTAL%
1) Yes19060.5
2) No12439.5
Missing191 
TOTAL314100.0
141) Does this congregation's website . . . Have a church calendar highlighting events (WEBCAL)
TOTAL%
1) Yes27487.0
2) No4113.0
Missing190 
TOTAL315100.0
142) Does this congregation's website . . . Offer sermon transcripts (in audio, video, or written form) (WEBSERMN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes12541.8
2) No17458.2
Missing206 
TOTAL299100.0
143) Does this congregation's website . . . List volunteer needs or service opportunities (WEBVOLUN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes14849.8
2) No14950.2
Missing208 
TOTAL297100.0
144) Does this congregation's website . . . Offer an online giving option (WEBGIVNG)
TOTAL%
1) Yes124.2
2) No27795.8
Missing216 
TOTAL289100.0
145) Does this congregation's website . . . Include a member directory (WEBDRCTY)
TOTAL%
1) Yes196.5
2) No27293.5
Missing214 
TOTAL291100.0
146) Does this congregation's website . . . Offer online discussion groups or Bible studies (WEBDISC)
TOTAL%
1) Yes227.6
2) No26892.4
Missing215 
TOTAL290100.0
147) Within the past 12 months, have people at worship services in this congregation been told of opportunities . . . To volunteer, providing assistance for needy people outside this congregation? (OPPVOLUN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes45893.5
2) No326.5
Missing15 
TOTAL490100.0
148) Within the past 12 months, have people at worship services in this congregation been told of opportunities . . . For political activity, including petition campaigns, lobbying, or demonstrating? (OPPPOLIT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes398.4
2) No42491.6
Missing42 
TOTAL463100.0
149) Within the past 12 months, have people at worship services in this congregation been told of opportunities . . . To register to vote? (OPPVOTE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes9921.1
2) No37078.9
Missing36 
TOTAL469100.0
150) What are the biggest sources of income for this congregation? (Mark up to three options.) Offerings, pledges, donations, dues (INCOFFER)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked61.2
1) Checked49998.8
TOTAL505100.0
151) What are the biggest sources of income for this congregation? (Mark up to three options.) Income from charges for use of the congregation's facilities or buildings (INCCHRGS)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked38476.0
1) Checked12124.0
TOTAL505100.0
152) What are the biggest sources of income for this congregation? (Mark up to three options.) Income from trust funds, investments, or bequests (INCTRSTF)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked22344.2
1) Checked28255.8
TOTAL505100.0
153) What are the biggest sources of income for this congregation? (Mark up to three options.) Financial support from the denomination or religious agency outside the congregation (INCDENOM)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked49297.4
1) Checked132.6
TOTAL505100.0
154) What are the biggest sources of income for this congregation? (Mark up to three options.) Grants/income from local, state, or federal government (INCGRNTS)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked50499.8
1) Checked10.2
TOTAL505100.0
155) What are the biggest sources of income for this congregation? (Mark up to three options.) Grants or income from non-governmental sources (INCSNGVT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked48996.8
1) Checked163.2
TOTAL505100.0
156) What are the biggest sources of income for this congregation? (Mark up to three options.) Other (INCOTHER)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked47594.1
1) Checked305.9
TOTAL505100.0
157) What is the total amount of money this congregation received in income from all sources (including pastor salary support, if applicable) during your most recent fiscal year? (TOTALINC)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL469283505.493385322
158) Of this amount, how much came from individuals' donations, dues, or contributions? (DONATION)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL466230018.895331913
159) What was the total congregational budget for the most recent fiscal year—the total amount that this congregation spent for all purposes, including standard operating costs, salaries, debt service, money sent to your denomination or other religious organizations, and all other purposes? (TOTBUDG)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL467271472.709352772
160) Of this amount, how much was used for the congregation's operating expenses, including salaries, maintenance of buildings, utilities, and debt service? (OPEXPSNS)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL466218934.504252326
161) Does this congregation conduct an annual financial stewardship campaign? (STEWARD)
TOTAL%
1) Yes36873.9
2) No13026.1
Missing7 
TOTAL498100.0
162) Which one of the following best describes this congregation's financial situation? (FINANSIT)
TOTAL%
1) We have an increasing financial base7415.0
2) We have an essentially stable financial base23247.0
3) We have a declining financial base15932.2
4) Our financial situation is a serious threat to our ability to continue as a viable congregation295.9
Missing11 
TOTAL494100.0
163) Including yourself (if paid staff), how many people are employed by this congregation either full-time or part-time? If you have a school, don't count school staff. Enter 0 (zero) for any category with none. Ordained professionals, full-time (ORDNFULL)
TOTAL%
0) None12625.2
1) 132164.2
2) 2448.8
3) 371.4
4) 410.2
5) 510.2
Missing5 
TOTAL500100.0
164) Including yourself (if paid staff), how many people are employed by this congregation either full-time or part-time? If you have a school, don't count school staff. Enter 0 (zero) for any category with none. Ordained professionals, part-time (ORDNPART)
TOTAL%
0) None36673.8
1) 111823.8
2) 2112.2
3) 310.2
Missing9 
TOTAL496100.0
165) Including yourself (if paid staff), how many people are employed by this congregation either full-time or part-time? If you have a school, don't count school staff. Enter 0 (zero) for any category with none. Non-ordained pastoral leaders or other lay ministers, full-time (LAYFULL)
TOTAL%
0) None43587.7
1) 1346.9
2) 2132.6
3) 361.2
4) 410.2
5) 540.8
8) 810.2
9) 920.4
Missing9 
TOTAL496100.0
166) Including yourself (if paid staff), how many people are employed by this congregation either full-time or part-time? If you have a school, don't count school staff. Enter 0 (zero) for any category with none. Non-ordained pastoral leaders or other lay ministers, part-time (LAYPART)
TOTAL%
0) None37475.6
1) 16613.3
2) 2214.2
3) 3153.0
4) 471.4
5) 530.6
6) 651.0
7) 710.2
9) 920.4
10) 1010.2
Missing10 
TOTAL495100.0
167) Including yourself (if paid staff), how many people are employed by this congregation either full-time or part-time? If you have a school, don't count school staff. Enter 0 (zero) for any category with none. Other paid employees, full-time (OTHRFULL)
TOTAL%
0) None36874.3
1) 15410.9
2) 2234.6
3) 3153.0
4) 4102.0
5) 551.0
6) 640.8
7) 771.4
8) 851.0
9) 920.4
13) 1310.2
21) 2110.2
Missing10 
TOTAL495100.0
168) Including yourself (if paid staff), how many people are employed by this congregation either full-time or part-time? If you have a school, don't count school staff. Enter 0 (zero) for any category with none. Other paid employees, part-time (OTHRPART)
TOTAL%
0) None10621.1
1) 16012.0
2) 28116.1
3) 39318.5
4) 4459.0
5) 5469.2
6) 6275.4
7) 7183.6
8) 881.6
9) 971.4
10) 1020.4
11) 1110.2
12) 1210.2
13) 1310.2
15) 1520.4
16) 1610.2
17) 1710.2
21) 2110.2
30) 3010.2
Missing3 
TOTAL502100.0
169) In a typical week, how many worship services does this congregation hold? (NUMBSRVC)
TOTAL%
1) 37274.1
2) 10921.7
3) 183.6
4) 30.6
Missing3 
TOTAL502100.0
170) If more than one service is held in a typical week, how do they compare? (SRVCTYPE)
TOTAL%
1) Very similar in style3812.2
2) One or more is somewhat different in style from the rest3812.2
3) One or more is very different in style from the rest5618.0
4) We only have one service in a typical week17957.6
Missing194 
TOTAL311100.0
171) Please answer these questions based on the worship service with the largest attendance. How long does this worship service generally last? (SRVLNGTH)
TOTAL%
1) Less than 1 hour6412.7
2) At least 1 hour but less than 1.5 hours42484.3
3) At least 1.5 hours but less than 2 hours122.4
4) 2 hours or more30.6
Missing2 
TOTAL503100.0
172) Please answer these questions based on the worship service with the largest attendance. What type of order of service or program is used? (SRVORDER)
TOTAL%
1) Written liturgy or Prayer Book153.0
2) Written service outline or bulletin47795.0
3) No written outline, but a standard approach is used61.2
4) Very flexible; varies from week to week40.8
Missing3 
TOTAL502100.0
173) Please answer these questions based on the worship service with the largest attendance. If there is a sermon, homily, or speech, how long does it usually last? (SRMNLAST)
TOTAL%
1) 10 minutes or less132.6
2) 11 to 20 minutes37975.2
3) 21 to 30 minutes10320.4
4) 31 to 60 minutes91.8
Missing1 
TOTAL504100.0
174) Which of the following types of music are used regularly in this service? (Mark all that apply.) Traditional hymns (TRADHYMN)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked91.8
1) Checked49698.2
TOTAL505100.0
175) Which of the following types of music are used regularly in this service? (Mark all that apply.) Classical music or chorales (CLASSICL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked25049.5
1) Checked25550.5
TOTAL505100.0
176) Which of the following types of music are used regularly in this service? (Mark all that apply.) Responsive psalms (RESPPSLM)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked42083.2
1) Checked8516.8
TOTAL505100.0
177) Which of the following types of music are used regularly in this service? (Mark all that apply.) Praise music or choruses (PRAISMUS)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked27554.5
1) Checked23045.5
TOTAL505100.0
178) Which of the following types of music are used regularly in this service? (Mark all that apply.) Contemporary hymns (CNTMHYMN)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked22444.4
1) Checked28155.6
TOTAL505100.0
179) Which of the following types of music are used regularly in this service? (Mark all that apply.) Other contemporary music or songs (not hymns) (OTHRCNTM)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked39077.2
1) Checked11522.8
TOTAL505100.0
180) Which of the following types of music are used regularly in this service? (Mark all that apply.) Music or songs from a variety of cultures (VARCULTR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked39377.8
1) Checked11222.2
TOTAL505100.0
181) Which of the following types of music are used regularly in this service? (Mark all that apply.) Contemplative chants (CHANTS)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked44087.1
1) Checked6512.9
TOTAL505100.0
182) Which of the following types of music are used regularly in this service? (Mark all that apply.) Gospel music (GOSPLMUS)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked37073.3
1) Checked13526.7
TOTAL505100.0
183) Which of the following types of music are used regularly in this service? (Mark all that apply.) Singing in tongues (SINGTONG)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked505100.0
TOTAL505100.0
184) Which of the following types of music are used regularly in this service? (Mark all that apply.) No music or songs (NOMUSIC)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked505100.0
TOTAL505100.0
185) Which of the following are part of the largest worship service? (Mark all that apply.) Applause (APPLAUSE)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked30159.6
1) Checked20440.4
TOTAL505100.0
186) Which of the following are part of the largest worship service? (Mark all that apply.) Laughter (LAUGHTER)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked14228.1
1) Checked36371.9
TOTAL505100.0
187) Which of the following are part of the largest worship service? (Mark all that apply.) Use of incense (INCENSE)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked50399.6
1) Checked20.4
TOTAL505100.0
188) Which of the following are part of the largest worship service? (Mark all that apply.) Use of piano (PIANO)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked7815.4
1) Checked42784.6
TOTAL505100.0
189) Which of the following are part of the largest worship service? (Mark all that apply.) Use of organ (ORGAN)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked10019.8
1) Checked40580.2
TOTAL505100.0
190) Which of the following are part of the largest worship service? (Mark all that apply.) Use of drums (DRUMS)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked44888.7
1) Checked5711.3
TOTAL505100.0
191) Which of the following are part of the largest worship service? (Mark all that apply.) Use of electric guitar (GUITAR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked45690.3
1) Checked499.7
TOTAL505100.0
192) Which of the following are part of the largest worship service? (Mark all that apply.) Use of hymn books (HYMNBOOK)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked458.9
1) Checked46091.1
TOTAL505100.0
193) Which of the following are part of the largest worship service? (Mark all that apply.) Singing by the congregation (CONGSING)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked61.2
1) Checked49998.8
TOTAL505100.0
194) Which of the following are part of the largest worship service? (Mark all that apply.) Singing by a choir or soloist (CHOIR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked9719.2
1) Checked40880.8
TOTAL505100.0
195) Which of the following are part of the largest worship service? (Mark all that apply.) People greeting each other (by shaking hands or some other way) (GREETING)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked9819.4
1) Checked40780.6
TOTAL505100.0
196) Which of the following are part of the largest worship service? (Mark all that apply.) Silent prayer or meditation (SILENT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked10120.0
1) Checked40480.0
TOTAL505100.0
197) Which of the following are part of the largest worship service? (Mark all that apply.) Take up a collection of money (COLLECTN)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked102.0
1) Checked49598.0
TOTAL505100.0
198) Which of the following are part of the largest worship service? (Mark all that apply.) Special time directed at children (TIMECHLD)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked10420.6
1) Checked40179.4
TOTAL505100.0
199) Which of the following are part of the largest worship service? (Mark all that apply.) Participation by teens (such as speaking, reading, singing, or performing) (PARTTEEN)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked35369.9
1) Checked15230.1
TOTAL505100.0
200) Which of the following are part of the largest worship service? (Mark all that apply.) Time for testifying or witnessing about personal religious experiences (TESTIFY)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked47293.5
1) Checked336.5
TOTAL505100.0
201) Which of the following are part of the largest worship service? (Mark all that apply.) Calling out 'amen' or other expressions of approval (CALLAMEN)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked44487.9
1) Checked6112.1
TOTAL505100.0
202) Which of the following are part of the largest worship service? (Mark all that apply.) Jumping, shouting, or dancing that is unplanned (JUMPING)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked50499.8
1) Checked10.2
TOTAL505100.0
203) Which of the following are part of the largest worship service? (Mark all that apply.) People raising their hands in praise (RAISEHND)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked45489.9
1) Checked5110.1
TOTAL505100.0
204) Which of the following are part of the largest worship service? (Mark all that apply.) Speaking in tongues (TONGUES)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked505100.0
TOTAL505100.0
205) Which of the following are part of the largest worship service? (Mark all that apply.) Regular use of sign language for those who are deaf (SIGNLANG)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked50099.0
1) Checked51.0
TOTAL505100.0
206) Which of the following are part of the largest worship service? (Mark all that apply.) Regular use of language(s) other than English (NONENGL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked49798.4
1) Checked81.6
TOTAL505100.0
207) Which of the following are part of the largest worship service? (Mark all that apply.) People speaking, reading, or reciting something together (RECITING)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked8216.2
1) Checked42383.8
TOTAL505100.0
208) Which of the following are part of the largest worship service? (Mark all that apply.) People joining hands during prayer or other moments (JOINHNDS)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked44287.5
1) Checked6312.5
TOTAL505100.0
209) Which of the following are part of the largest worship service? (Mark all that apply.) Communion, Eucharist, or the Lord's Supper (COMMNION)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked10721.2
1) Checked39878.8
TOTAL505100.0
210) Which of the following are part of the largest worship service? (Mark all that apply.) Use of visual projection equipment (PROJCTN)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked39377.8
1) Checked11222.2
TOTAL505100.0
211) Which of the following are part of the largest worship service? (Mark all that apply.) Use of amplification equipment (AMPLIFY)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked11623.0
1) Checked38977.0
TOTAL505100.0
212) Which of the following are part of the largest worship service? (Mark all that apply.) A leader wearing a robe or other special garments (LDRROBE)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked11021.8
1) Checked39578.2
TOTAL505100.0
213) Please list each regularly scheduled worship service below and describe the service in terms of time and day of the week, number of worshipers, and type of service. Start with the largest regularly scheduled service and work toward smaller services. If your schedule varies, report your services during the school year. Worship Service Number 1: Service time (TIME1)
TOTAL%
800) 81.6
815) 40.8
830) 224.4
845) 71.4
900) 377.4
915) 40.8
917) 10.2
930) 357.0
945) 40.8
955) 20.4
1000) 7214.5
1015) 132.6
1030) 10721.5
1045) 193.8
1055) 20.4
1100) 15430.9
1115) 30.6
1145) 10.2
1300) 10.2
1700) 20.4
Missing7 
TOTAL498100.0
214) Please list each regularly scheduled worship service below and describe the service in terms of time and day of the week, number of worshipers, and type of service. Start with the largest regularly scheduled service and work toward smaller services. If your schedule varies, report your services during the school year. Worship Service Number 1: Day held (DAY1)
TOTAL%
1) Sunday49899.6
7) Saturday20.4
Missing5 
TOTAL500100.0
215) Please list each regularly scheduled worship service below and describe the service in terms of time and day of the week, number of worshipers, and type of service. Start with the largest regularly scheduled service and work toward smaller services. If your schedule varies, report your services during the school year. Worship Service Number 1: Average attendance (ATTEND1)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL46385.77866
216) Please list each regularly scheduled worship service below and describe the service in terms of time and day of the week, number of worshipers, and type of service. Start with the largest regularly scheduled service and work toward smaller services. If your schedule varies, report your services during the school year. Worship Service Number 1: How often is the service held? (OFTEN1)
TOTAL%
1) Every week or nearly every week49899.6
2) Every two weeks20.4
Missing5 
TOTAL500100.0
217) Please list each regularly scheduled worship service below and describe the service in terms of time and day of the week, number of worshipers, and type of service. Start with the largest regularly scheduled service and work toward smaller services. If your schedule varies, report your services during the school year. Worship Service Number 1: What type of service is it? (Mark all that apply.) Traditional style of worship (TYPE1TRD)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked13827.3
1) Checked36772.7
TOTAL505100.0
218) Please list each regularly scheduled worship service below and describe the service in terms of time and day of the week, number of worshipers, and type of service. Start with the largest regularly scheduled service and work toward smaller services. If your schedule varies, report your services during the school year. Worship Service Number 1: What type of service is it? (Mark all that apply.) Contemporary style of worship (TYPE1CNT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked46391.7
1) Checked428.3
TOTAL505100.0
219) Please list each regularly scheduled worship service below and describe the service in terms of time and day of the week, number of worshipers, and type of service. Start with the largest regularly scheduled service and work toward smaller services. If your schedule varies, report your services during the school year. Worship Service Number 1: What type of service is it? (Mark all that apply.) Blended (both traditional and contemporary) worship (TYPE1BLD)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked35870.9
1) Checked14729.1
TOTAL505100.0
220) Please list each regularly scheduled worship service below and describe the service in terms of time and day of the week, number of worshipers, and type of service. Start with the largest regularly scheduled service and work toward smaller services. If your schedule varies, report your services during the school year. Worship Service Number 1: What type of service is it? (Mark all that apply.) What type of service is it? For children and their parents (TYPE1CH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked31963.2
1) Checked18636.8
TOTAL505100.0
221) Please list each regularly scheduled worship service below and describe the service in terms of time and day of the week, number of worshipers, and type of service. Start with the largest regularly scheduled service and work toward smaller services. If your schedule varies, report your services during the school year. Worship Service Number 1: What type of service is it? (Mark all that apply.) What type of service is it? For youth (13 to 18 years) (TYPE1YTH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked41181.4
1) Checked9418.6
TOTAL505100.0
222) Please list each regularly scheduled worship service below and describe the service in terms of time and day of the week, number of worshipers, and type of service. Start with the largest regularly scheduled service and work toward smaller services. If your schedule varies, report your services during the school year. Worship Service Number 1: What type of service is it? (Mark all that apply.) What type of service is it? For non-members or 'seekers' (TYPE1NMB)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked41782.6
1) Checked8817.4
TOTAL505100.0
223) Please list each regularly scheduled worship service below and describe the service in terms of time and day of the week, number of worshipers, and type of service. Start with the largest regularly scheduled service and work toward smaller services. If your schedule varies, report your services during the school year. Worship Service Number 1: What type of service is it? (Mark all that apply.) What type of service is it? Other (TYPE1OTH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked50299.4
1) Checked30.6
TOTAL505100.0
224) Please list each regularly scheduled worship service below and describe the service in terms of time and day of the week, number of worshipers, and type of service. Start with the largest regularly scheduled service and work toward smaller services. If your schedule varies, report your services during the school year. Worship Service Number 1: Does it regularly include Communion or Eucharist? (COMMUN1)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, every service81.6
2) Yes, at least monthly41583.7
3) No6713.5
4) Yes, quarterly61.2
Missing9 
TOTAL496100.0
225) Please list each regularly scheduled worship service below and describe the service in terms of time and day of the week, number of worshipers, and type of service. Start with the largest regularly scheduled service and work toward smaller services. If your schedule varies, report your services during the school year. Worship Service Number 2: Service time (TIME2)
TOTAL%
700) 10.7
800) 10.7
815) 32.0
830) 149.2
845) 95.9
900) 85.2
930) 63.9
945) 42.6
1000) 21.3
1030) 2013.1
1045) 106.5
1100) 2415.7
1105) 10.7
1115) 21.3
1130) 21.3
1200) 32.0
1330) 10.7
1600) 10.7
1630) 10.7
1700) 63.9
1715) 10.7
1730) 42.6
1800) 85.2
1815) 10.7
1830) 10.7
1845) 21.3
1900) 117.2
1915) 10.7
1930) 10.7
1945) 10.7
2000) 21.3
2015) 10.7
Missing352 
TOTAL153100.0
226) Please list each regularly scheduled worship service below and describe the service in terms of time and day of the week, number of worshipers, and type of service. Start with the largest regularly scheduled service and work toward smaller services. If your schedule varies, report your services during the school year. Worship Service Number 2: Day held (DAY2)
TOTAL%
1) Sunday11575.2
3) Tuesday32.0
4) Wednesday2113.7
5) Thursday32.0
6) Friday10.7
7) Saturday63.9
9) Holiday/special42.6
Missing352 
TOTAL153100.0
227) Please list each regularly scheduled worship service below and describe the service in terms of time and day of the week, number of worshipers, and type of service. Start with the largest regularly scheduled service and work toward smaller services. If your schedule varies, report your services during the school year. Worship Service Number 2: Average attendance (ATTEND2)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL13881.71777
228) Please list each regularly scheduled worship service below and describe the service in terms of time and day of the week, number of worshipers, and type of service. Start with the largest regularly scheduled service and work toward smaller services. If your schedule varies, report your services during the school year. Worship Service Number 2: How often is the service held? (OFTEN2)
TOTAL%
1) Every week or nearly every week12884.2
2) Every 2 weeks85.3
3) Less often1610.5
Missing353 
TOTAL152100.0
229) Please list each regularly scheduled worship service below and describe the service in terms of time and day of the week, number of worshipers, and type of service. Start with the largest regularly scheduled service and work toward smaller services. If your schedule varies, report your services during the school year. Worship Service Number 2: What type of service is it? (Mark all that apply.) Traditional style of worship (TYPE2TRD)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked44087.1
1) Checked6512.9
TOTAL505100.0
230) Please list each regularly scheduled worship service below and describe the service in terms of time and day of the week, number of worshipers, and type of service. Start with the largest regularly scheduled service and work toward smaller services. If your schedule varies, report your services during the school year. Worship Service Number 2: What type of service is it? (Mark all that apply.) Contemporary style of worship (TYPE2CNT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked46391.7
1) Checked428.3
TOTAL505100.0
231) Please list each regularly scheduled worship service below and describe the service in terms of time and day of the week, number of worshipers, and type of service. Start with the largest regularly scheduled service and work toward smaller services. If your schedule varies, report your services during the school year. Worship Service Number 2: What type of service is it? (Mark all that apply.) Blended (both traditional and contemporary) worship (TYPE2BLD)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked47493.9
1) Checked316.1
TOTAL505100.0
232) Please list each regularly scheduled worship service below and describe the service in terms of time and day of the week, number of worshipers, and type of service. Start with the largest regularly scheduled service and work toward smaller services. If your schedule varies, report your services during the school year. Worship Service Number 2: What type of service is it? (Mark all that apply.) For children and their parents (TYPE2CH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked45489.9
1) Checked5110.1
TOTAL505100.0
233) Please list each regularly scheduled worship service below and describe the service in terms of time and day of the week, number of worshipers, and type of service. Start with the largest regularly scheduled service and work toward smaller services. If your schedule varies, report your services during the school year. Worship Service Number 2: What type of service is it? (Mark all that apply.) For youth (13 to 18 years) (TYPE2YTH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked47594.1
1) Checked305.9
TOTAL505100.0
234) Please list each regularly scheduled worship service below and describe the service in terms of time and day of the week, number of worshipers, and type of service. Start with the largest regularly scheduled service and work toward smaller services. If your schedule varies, report your services during the school year. Worship Service Number 2: What type of service is it? (Mark all that apply.) For non-members or 'seekers' (TYPE2NMB)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked47894.7
1) Checked275.3
TOTAL505100.0
235) Please list each regularly scheduled worship service below and describe the service in terms of time and day of the week, number of worshipers, and type of service. Start with the largest regularly scheduled service and work toward smaller services. If your schedule varies, report your services during the school year. Worship Service Number 2: What type of service is it? (Mark all that apply.) Other (TYPE2OTH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked47994.9
1) Checked265.1
TOTAL505100.0
236) Please list each regularly scheduled worship service below and describe the service in terms of time and day of the week, number of worshipers, and type of service. Start with the largest regularly scheduled service and work toward smaller services. If your schedule varies, report your services during the school year. Worship Service Number 2: Does it regularly include Communion or Eucharist? (COMMUN2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, every service1913.0
2) Yes, at least monthly8658.9
3) No4128.1
Missing359 
TOTAL146100.0
237) Please list each regularly scheduled worship service below and describe the service in terms of time and day of the week, number of worshipers, and type of service. Start with the largest regularly scheduled service and work toward smaller services. If your schedule varies, report your services during the school year. Worship Service Number 3: Service time (TIME3)
TOTAL%
630) 12.3
700) 12.3
800) 12.3
815) 24.7
830) 12.3
900) 12.3
945) 12.3
1000) 12.3
1030) 49.3
1045) 12.3
1100) 49.3
1115) 37.0
1200) 12.3
1700) 12.3
1730) 49.3
1800) 614.0
1830) 12.3
1900) 716.3
1930) 12.3
2100) 12.3
Missing462 
TOTAL43100.0
238) Please list each regularly scheduled worship service below and describe the service in terms of time and day of the week, number of worshipers, and type of service. Start with the largest regularly scheduled service and work toward smaller services. If your schedule varies, report your services during the school year. Worship Service Number 3: Day held (DAY3)
TOTAL%
1) Sunday2558.1
3) Tuesday24.7
4) Wednesday818.6
6) Friday24.7
7) Saturday37.0
9) Holiday/special37.0
Missing462 
TOTAL43100.0
239) Please list each regularly scheduled worship service below and describe the service in terms of time and day of the week, number of worshipers, and type of service. Start with the largest regularly scheduled service and work toward smaller services. If your schedule varies, report your services during the school year. Worship Service Number 3: Average attendance (ATTEND3)
TOTAL%
1) 12.5
3) 12.5
5) 12.5
6) 12.5
10) 12.5
12) 12.5
13) 12.5
15) 25.0
20) 12.5
25) 12.5
26) 12.5
28) 12.5
30) 37.5
35) 12.5
40) 25.0
45) 12.5
46) 12.5
50) 37.5
60) 410.0
75) 12.5
78) 12.5
80) 12.5
84) 12.5
100) 25.0
125) 12.5
135) 12.5
145) 12.5
166) 12.5
242) 12.5
300) 12.5
Missing465 
TOTAL40100.0
240) Please list each regularly scheduled worship service below and describe the service in terms of time and day of the week, number of worshipers, and type of service. Start with the largest regularly scheduled service and work toward smaller services. If your schedule varies, report your services during the school year. Worship Service Number 3: How often is the service held? (OFTEN3)
TOTAL%
1) Every week or nearly every week2356.1
3) Less often1843.9
Missing464 
TOTAL41100.0
241) Please list each regularly scheduled worship service below and describe the service in terms of time and day of the week, number of worshipers, and type of service. Start with the largest regularly scheduled service and work toward smaller services. If your schedule varies, report your services during the school year. Worship Service Number 3: What type of service is it? (Mark all that apply.) Traditional style of worship (TYPE3TRD)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked49397.6
1) Checked122.4
TOTAL505100.0
242) Please list each regularly scheduled worship service below and describe the service in terms of time and day of the week, number of worshipers, and type of service. Start with the largest regularly scheduled service and work toward smaller services. If your schedule varies, report your services during the school year. Worship Service Number 3: What type of service is it? (Mark all that apply.) Contemporary style of worship (TYPE3CNT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked49197.2
1) Checked142.8
TOTAL505100.0
243) Please list each regularly scheduled worship service below and describe the service in terms of time and day of the week, number of worshipers, and type of service. Start with the largest regularly scheduled service and work toward smaller services. If your schedule varies, report your services during the school year. Worship Service Number 3: What type of service is it? (Mark all that apply.) Blended (both traditional and contemporary) worship (TYPE3BLD)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked50099.0
1) Checked51.0
TOTAL505100.0
244) Please list each regularly scheduled worship service below and describe the service in terms of time and day of the week, number of worshipers, and type of service. Start with the largest regularly scheduled service and work toward smaller services. If your schedule varies, report your services during the school year. Worship Service Number 3: What type of service is it? (Mark all that apply.) For children and their parents (TYPE3CH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked49598.0
1) Checked102.0
TOTAL505100.0
245) Please list each regularly scheduled worship service below and describe the service in terms of time and day of the week, number of worshipers, and type of service. Start with the largest regularly scheduled service and work toward smaller services. If your schedule varies, report your services during the school year. Worship Service Number 3: What type of service is it? (Mark all that apply.) For youth (13 to 18 years) (TYPE3YTH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked49798.4
1) Checked81.6
TOTAL505100.0
246) Please list each regularly scheduled worship service below and describe the service in terms of time and day of the week, number of worshipers, and type of service. Start with the largest regularly scheduled service and work toward smaller services. If your schedule varies, report your services during the school year. Worship Service Number 3: What type of service is it? (Mark all that apply.) For non-members or 'seekers' (TYPE3NMB)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked49998.8
1) Checked61.2
TOTAL505100.0
247) Please list each regularly scheduled worship service below and describe the service in terms of time and day of the week, number of worshipers, and type of service. Start with the largest regularly scheduled service and work toward smaller services. If your schedule varies, report your services during the school year. Worship Service Number 3: What type of service is it? (Mark all that apply.) Other (TYPE3OTH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked49397.6
1) Checked122.4
TOTAL505100.0
248) Please list each regularly scheduled worship service below and describe the service in terms of time and day of the week, number of worshipers, and type of service. Start with the largest regularly scheduled service and work toward smaller services. If your schedule varies, report your services during the school year. Worship Service Number 3: Does it regularly include Communion or Eucharist? (COMMUN3)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, every service717.9
2) Yes, at least monthly1435.9
3) No1846.2
Missing466 
TOTAL39100.0
249) Please list each regularly scheduled worship service below and describe the service in terms of time and day of the week, number of worshipers, and type of service. Start with the largest regularly scheduled service and work toward smaller services. If your schedule varies, report your services during the school year. Worship Service Number 4: Service time (TIME4)
TOTAL%
1115) 114.3
1200) 114.3
1700) 114.3
1900) 228.6
2000) 228.6
Missing498 
TOTAL7100.0
250) Please list each regularly scheduled worship service below and describe the service in terms of time and day of the week, number of worshipers, and type of service. Start with the largest regularly scheduled service and work toward smaller services. If your schedule varies, report your services during the school year. Worship Service Number 4: Day held (DAY4)
TOTAL%
1) Sunday228.6
4) Wednesday228.6
9) Holiday/special342.9
Missing498 
TOTAL7100.0
251) Please list each regularly scheduled worship service below and describe the service in terms of time and day of the week, number of worshipers, and type of service. Start with the largest regularly scheduled service and work toward smaller services. If your schedule varies, report your services during the school year. Worship Service Number 4: Average attendance (ATTEND4)
TOTAL%
20) 114.3
25) 114.3
30) 114.3
35) 114.3
50) 228.6
120) 114.3
Missing498 
TOTAL7100.0
252) Please list each regularly scheduled worship service below and describe the service in terms of time and day of the week, number of worshipers, and type of service. Start with the largest regularly scheduled service and work toward smaller services. If your schedule varies, report your services during the school year. Worship Service Number 4: How often is the service held? (OFTEN4)
TOTAL%
1) Every week or nearly every week342.9
3) Less often457.1
Missing498 
TOTAL7100.0
253) Please list each regularly scheduled worship service below and describe the service in terms of time and day of the week, number of worshipers, and type of service. Start with the largest regularly scheduled service and work toward smaller services. If your schedule varies, report your services during the school year. Worship Service Number 4: What type of service is it? (Mark all that apply.) Traditional style of worship (TYPE4TRD)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked50399.6
1) Checked20.4
TOTAL505100.0
254) Please list each regularly scheduled worship service below and describe the service in terms of time and day of the week, number of worshipers, and type of service. Start with the largest regularly scheduled service and work toward smaller services. If your schedule varies, report your services during the school year. Worship Service Number 4: What type of service is it? (Mark all that apply.) Contemporary style of worship (TYPE4CNT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked50299.4
1) Checked30.6
TOTAL505100.0
255) Please list each regularly scheduled worship service below and describe the service in terms of time and day of the week, number of worshipers, and type of service. Start with the largest regularly scheduled service and work toward smaller services. If your schedule varies, report your services during the school year. Worship Service Number 4: What type of service is it? (Mark all that apply.) Blended (both traditional and contemporary) worship (TYPE4BLD)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked505100.0
TOTAL505100.0
256) Please list each regularly scheduled worship service below and describe the service in terms of time and day of the week, number of worshipers, and type of service. Start with the largest regularly scheduled service and work toward smaller services. If your schedule varies, report your services during the school year. Worship Service Number 4: What type of service is it? (Mark all that apply.) For children and their parents (TYPE4CH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked505100.0
TOTAL505100.0
257) Please list each regularly scheduled worship service below and describe the service in terms of time and day of the week, number of worshipers, and type of service. Start with the largest regularly scheduled service and work toward smaller services. If your schedule varies, report your services during the school year. Worship Service Number 4: What type of service is it? (Mark all that apply.) For youth (13 to 18 years) (TYPE4YTH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked50399.6
1) Checked20.4
TOTAL505100.0
258) Please list each regularly scheduled worship service below and describe the service in terms of time and day of the week, number of worshipers, and type of service. Start with the largest regularly scheduled service and work toward smaller services. If your schedule varies, report your services during the school year. Worship Service Number 4: What type of service is it? (Mark all that apply.) For non-members or 'seekers' (TYPE4NMB)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked505100.0
TOTAL505100.0
259) Please list each regularly scheduled worship service below and describe the service in terms of time and day of the week, number of worshipers, and type of service. Start with the largest regularly scheduled service and work toward smaller services. If your schedule varies, report your services during the school year. Worship Service Number 4: What type of service is it? (Mark all that apply.) Other (TYPE4OTH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked50499.8
1) Checked10.2
TOTAL505100.0
260) Please list each regularly scheduled worship service below and describe the service in terms of time and day of the week, number of worshipers, and type of service. Start with the largest regularly scheduled service and work toward smaller services. If your schedule varies, report your services during the school year. Worship Service Number 4: Does it regularly include Communion or Eucharist? (COMMUN4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, every service350.0
2) Yes, at least monthly116.7
3) No233.3
Missing499 
TOTAL6100.0
261) Please list each regularly scheduled worship service below and describe the service in terms of time and day of the week, number of worshipers, and type of service. Start with the largest regularly scheduled service and work toward smaller services. If your schedule varies, report your services during the school year. Worship Service Number 5: Service time (TIME5)
TOTAL%
1800) 150.0
1900) 150.0
Missing503 
TOTAL2100.0
262) Please list each regularly scheduled worship service below and describe the service in terms of time and day of the week, number of worshipers, and type of service. Start with the largest regularly scheduled service and work toward smaller services. If your schedule varies, report your services during the school year. Worship Service Number 5: Day held (DAY5)
TOTAL%
9) 2100.0
Missing503 
TOTAL2100.0
263) Please list each regularly scheduled worship service below and describe the service in terms of time and day of the week, number of worshipers, and type of service. Start with the largest regularly scheduled service and work toward smaller services. If your schedule varies, report your services during the school year. Worship Service Number 5: Average attendance (ATTEND5)
TOTAL%
25) 150.0
130) 150.0
Missing503 
TOTAL2100.0
264) Please list each regularly scheduled worship service below and describe the service in terms of time and day of the week, number of worshipers, and type of service. Start with the largest regularly scheduled service and work toward smaller services. If your schedule varies, report your services during the school year. Worship Service Number 5: How often is the service held? (OFTEN5)
TOTAL%
3) Less often2100.0
Missing503 
TOTAL2100.0
265) Please list each regularly scheduled worship service below and describe the service in terms of time and day of the week, number of worshipers, and type of service. Start with the largest regularly scheduled service and work toward smaller services. If your schedule varies, report your services during the school year. Worship Service Number 5: What type of service is it? (Mark all that apply.) Traditional style of worship (TYPE5TRD)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked50499.8
1) Checked10.2
TOTAL505100.0
266) Please list each regularly scheduled worship service below and describe the service in terms of time and day of the week, number of worshipers, and type of service. Start with the largest regularly scheduled service and work toward smaller services. If your schedule varies, report your services during the school year. Worship Service Number 5: What type of service is it? (Mark all that apply.) Contemporary style of worship (TYPE5CNT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked50499.8
1) Checked10.2
TOTAL505100.0
267) Please list each regularly scheduled worship service below and describe the service in terms of time and day of the week, number of worshipers, and type of service. Start with the largest regularly scheduled service and work toward smaller services. If your schedule varies, report your services during the school year. Worship Service Number 5: What type of service is it? (Mark all that apply.) Blended (both traditional and contemporary) worship (TYPE5BLD)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked505100.0
TOTAL505100.0
268) Please list each regularly scheduled worship service below and describe the service in terms of time and day of the week, number of worshipers, and type of service. Start with the largest regularly scheduled service and work toward smaller services. If your schedule varies, report your services during the school year. Worship Service Number 5: What type of service is it? (Mark all that apply.) For children and their parents (TYPE5CH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked50499.8
1) Checked10.2
TOTAL505100.0
269) Please list each regularly scheduled worship service below and describe the service in terms of time and day of the week, number of worshipers, and type of service. Start with the largest regularly scheduled service and work toward smaller services. If your schedule varies, report your services during the school year. Worship Service Number 5: What type of service is it? (Mark all that apply.) For youth (13 to 18 years) (TYPE5YTH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked50499.8
1) Checked10.2
TOTAL505100.0
270) Please list each regularly scheduled worship service below and describe the service in terms of time and day of the week, number of worshipers, and type of service. Start with the largest regularly scheduled service and work toward smaller services. If your schedule varies, report your services during the school year. Worship Service Number 5: What type of service is it? (Mark all that apply.) For non-members or 'seekers' (TYPE5NMB)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked505100.0
TOTAL505100.0
271) Please list each regularly scheduled worship service below and describe the service in terms of time and day of the week, number of worshipers, and type of service. Start with the largest regularly scheduled service and work toward smaller services. If your schedule varies, report your services during the school year. Worship Service Number 5: What type of service is it? (Mark all that apply.) Other (TYPE5OTH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked505100.0
TOTAL505100.0
272) Please list each regularly scheduled worship service below and describe the service in terms of time and day of the week, number of worshipers, and type of service. Start with the largest regularly scheduled service and work toward smaller services. If your schedule varies, report your services during the school year. Worship Service Number 5: Does it regularly include Communion or Eucharist? (COMMUN5)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, every service150.0
3) No150.0
Missing503 
TOTAL2100.0
273) Web survey (WEBSRVY)
TOTAL%
0) No49598.0
1) Yes102.0
TOTAL505100.0
274) Year completed survey (SURVYEAR)
TOTAL%
2008) 41582.2
2009) 9017.8
TOTAL505100.0
275) Congregation size (SIZE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL505108.129106
276) Survey wave (WAVE)
TOTAL%
1) Congregations repeating from 200120941.4
2) Congregations newly sampled in 200827955.2
3) Both 2001 and 2008173.4
TOTAL505100.0
277) Ten year trends total members 2008 (TOTMEM08)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL504209.685247
278) Ten year trends total attendance 2008 (ATTEND08)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL50497.339107
279) Ten year trends total members 2007 (TOTMEM07)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL505215.156248
280) Ten year trends total attendance 2007 (ATTEND07)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL50598.925110
281) Ten year trends total members 2006 (TOTMEM06)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL504220.484250
282) Ten year trends total attendance 2006 (ATTEND06)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL504104.504112
283) Ten year trends total members 2005 (TOTMEM05)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL503226.191252
284) Ten year trends total attendance 2005 (ATTEND05)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL503106.453112
285) Ten year trends total members 2004 (TOTMEM04)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL502229.811252
286) Ten year trends total attendance 2004 (ATTEND04)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL502105.729113
287) Ten year trends total members 2003 (TOTMEM03)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL502234.104257
288) Ten year trends total attendance 2003 (ATTEND03)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL502109.108110
289) Ten year trends total members 2002 (TOTMEM02)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL502238.04255
290) Ten year trends total attendance 2002 (ATTEND02)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL501109.202106
291) Ten year trends total members 2001 (TOTMEM01)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL502242.954254
292) Ten year trends total attendance 2001 (ATTEND01)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL502115.384116
293) Ten year trends total members 2000 (TOTMEM00)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL501246.154254
294) Ten year trends total attendance 2000 (ATTEND00)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL505109.461109
295) Number of full-time ordained professionals (ORDFT)
TOTAL%
0) 12925.6
1) 32163.8
2) 448.7
3) 71.4
4) 10.2
5) 10.2
Missing2 
TOTAL503100.0
296) Number of part-time ordained professionals (ORDPT)
TOTAL%
0) 37374.2
1) 11823.5
2) 112.2
3) 10.2
Missing2 
TOTAL503100.0
297) Number of full-time non-ordained leaders (NONFT)
TOTAL%
0) 44287.9
1) 346.8
2) 132.6
3) 61.2
4) 10.2
5) 40.8
8) 10.2
9) 20.4
Missing2 
TOTAL503100.0
298) Number of part-time non-ordained leaders (NONPT)
TOTAL%
0) 38275.9
1) 6613.1
2) 214.2
3) 153.0
4) 71.4
5) 30.6
6) 51.0
7) 10.2
9) 20.4
10) 10.2
Missing2 
TOTAL503100.0
299) Number of full-time other employees (OTHERFT)
TOTAL%
0) 37674.8
1) 5410.7
2) 234.6
3) 153.0
4) 102.0
5) 51.0
6) 40.8
7) 71.4
8) 51.0
9) 20.4
13) 10.2
21) 10.2
Missing2 
TOTAL503100.0
300) Number of part-time other employees (OTHERPT)
TOTAL%
0) 10721.3
1) 6011.9
2) 8116.1
3) 9318.5
4) 458.9
5) 469.1
6) 275.4
7) 183.6
8) 81.6
9) 71.4
10) 20.4
11) 10.2
12) 10.2
13) 10.2
15) 20.4
16) 10.2
17) 10.2
21) 10.2
30) 10.2
Missing2 
TOTAL503100.0
301) I-ATTEND: For each of the last seven years, what is your best estimate of average weekly attendance at worship services for this congregation? If you have more than one worship service, record the average attendance for all services combined. 2008 (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-ATTEND)
TOTAL%
1) Less than 5013927.7
2) 50 to 9917735.3
3) 100 or more18637.1
Missing3 
TOTAL502100.0
302) I-POLITICS: Politically, would this congregation be considered . . . (for use with online analysis) (I-POLITICS)
TOTAL%
1) More on the conservative side22745.6
2) Right in the middle20340.8
3) More on the liberal side6813.7
Missing7 
TOTAL498100.0
303) I-THEOLOGY: Theologically, would this congregation be considered . . . (for use with online analysis) (I-THEOLOGY)
TOTAL%
1) More on the conservative side20440.9
2) Right in the middle21142.3
3) More on the liberal side8416.8
Missing6 
TOTAL499100.0
304) I-YEAR: In what year was this congregation officially founded? (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-YEAR)
TOTAL%
1) Before 190029257.9
2) 1900 to 19499719.2
3) 1950 or later11522.8
Missing1 
TOTAL504100.0