Presbyterian Panel Survey, May 2000 --Public Worship, Clergy

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All frequencies are raw numbers (no weights used).
1) Panel Identification number (NEWCODE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL106760749.755436
2) Several questions ask about events in or trends at the congregation you serve or attend. Ministers who are not currently serving congregations or do not otherwise regularly attend a particular congregation may wish to skip such questions. If this situation describes you, please check here. (NOTSERVE)
TOTAL%
0) Not check100994.6
1) Checked585.4
TOTAL1067100.0
3) Several questions ask about events in or trends at the congregation you serve or attend. Ministers who serve more than one congregation are asked to answer as much as possible with regard to the parish as a whole. Where such an approach is not feasible, please respond in terms of the congregation whose name would be first in an alphabetical listing. If this situation describes you, please check here. (SERVETWO)
TOTAL%
0) Not check105198.5
1) Checked161.5
TOTAL1067100.0
4) In a typical week during the school year, how many worship services are held in the congregation(s) you serve or regularly attend? (NOSERVIC)
TOTAL%
1) 146445.1
2) 233932.9
3) 314113.7
4) 4363.5
5) 5141.4
6) 620.2
7) 740.4
9) 910.1
36) 3610.1
38) 3810.1
40) 4020.2
41) 4110.1
43) 4310.1
44) 4410.1
52) 5220.2
53) 5310.1
55) 5530.3
56) 5630.3
60) 6010.1
92) 9210.1
95) 9510.1
96) 9610.1
99) 99 or more80.8
Missing38 
TOTAL1029100.0
5) On what day and at what time are these services held?: Sunday morning around 8 or 8:30 a.m. (DAYTIME1)
TOTAL%
0) Not check74169.4
1) Checked32630.6
TOTAL1067100.0
6) On what day and at what time are these services held?: Sunday morning around 9 or 9:30 a.m. (DAYTIME2)
TOTAL%
0) Not check75770.9
1) Checked31029.1
TOTAL1067100.0
7) On what day and at what time are these services held?: Sunday morning around 10 or 10:30 a.m. (DAYTIME3)
TOTAL%
0) Not check69164.8
1) Checked37635.2
TOTAL1067100.0
8) On what day and at what time are these services held?: Sunday morning around 11 or 11:30 a.m. (DAYTIME4)
TOTAL%
0) Not check42539.8
1) Checked64260.2
TOTAL1067100.0
9) On what day and at what time are these services held?: Sunday afternoon (DAYTIME5)
TOTAL%
0) Not check104798.1
1) Checked201.9
TOTAL1067100.0
10) On what day and at what time are these services held?: Sunday evening (DAYTIME6)
TOTAL%
0) Not check100494.1
1) Checked635.9
TOTAL1067100.0
11) On what day and at what time are these services held?: Saturday evening (DAYTIME7)
TOTAL%
0) Not check103597.0
1) Checked323.0
TOTAL1067100.0
12) On what day and at what time are these services held?: Weekday evening (DAYTIME8)
TOTAL%
0) Not check100293.9
1) Checked656.1
TOTAL1067100.0
13) On what day and at what time are these services held?: Other (specify) (DAYTIME9)
TOTAL%
0) Not check101194.8
1) Checked565.2
TOTAL1067100.0
14) If you have two or more services, are all services identical? (SERVICE2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes13923.7
2) No44776.3
Missing481 
TOTAL586100.0
15) [ASK ONLY IF 2SERVICE=2 OR “NO”]If you have two or more services, are all services identical? In what ways do they differ? : Music (DIFFER1)
TOTAL%
0) Not check67062.8
1) Checked39737.2
TOTAL1067100.0
16) [ASK ONLY IF 2SERVICE=2 OR “NO”]If you have two or more services, are all services identical? In what ways do they differ? : Liturgy (DIFFER2)
TOTAL%
0) Not check75470.7
1) Checked31329.3
TOTAL1067100.0
17) [ASK ONLY IF 2SERVICE=2 OR “NO”]If you have two or more services, are all services identical? In what ways do they differ? : Length of service (DIFFER3)
TOTAL%
0) Not check79274.2
1) Checked27525.8
TOTAL1067100.0
18) [ASK ONLY IF 2SERVICE=2 OR “NO”]If you have two or more services, are all services identical? In what ways do they differ? : Sermon (DIFFER4)
TOTAL%
0) Not check92186.3
1) Checked14613.7
TOTAL1067100.0
19) [ASK ONLY IF 2SERVICE=2 OR “NO”]If you have two or more services, are all services identical? In what ways do they differ? : Other (specify) (DIFFER5)
TOTAL%
0) Not check93487.5
1) Checked13312.5
TOTAL1067100.0
20) [ASK ONLY IF DIFFER=5 “OTHER”]If you have two or more services, are all services identical? Other ways the services differ: (DIFFOTH1)
TOTAL%
1) Communion2015.2
2) Drama32.3
3) Video21.5
4) Trad/Cont118.3
5) Form/Infor1410.6
6) WhoPreach10.8
7) Location64.5
8) LangsUsed64.5
9) All others6952.3
Missing935 
TOTAL132100.0
21) [ASK ONLY IF DIFFER=5 “OTHER”]If you have two or more services, are all services identical? Other ways the services differ: (DIFFOTH2)
TOTAL%
1) Communion333.3
2) Drama111.1
5) Form/Infor222.2
7) Location222.2
9) All others111.1
Missing1058 
TOTAL9100.0
22) [ASK ONLY IF DIFFER=5 “OTHER”]If you have two or more services, are all services identical? Other ways the services differ: (DIFFOTH3)
TOTAL%
1) Communion133.3
4) Trad/Cont133.3
5) Form/Infor133.3
Missing1064 
TOTAL3100.0
23) Are there any changes in the numbers or times of services during the summer? : No, maintain same schedule year round (SUMRCHG1)
TOTAL%
0) Not check45042.2
1) Checked61757.8
TOTAL1067100.0
24) Are there any changes in the numbers or times of services during the summer? : Yes, main service held earlier (SUMRCHG2)
TOTAL%
0) Not check77672.7
1) Checked29127.3
TOTAL1067100.0
25) Are there any changes in the numbers or times of services during the summer? : Yes, main service held later (SUMRCHG3)
TOTAL%
0) Not check105498.8
1) Checked131.2
TOTAL1067100.0
26) Are there any changes in the numbers or times of services during the summer? : Yes, additional service offered on different day of the week (SUMRCHG4)
TOTAL%
0) Not check105398.7
1) Checked141.3
TOTAL1067100.0
27) Are there any changes in the numbers or times of services during the summer? : Yes, fewer services (SUMRCHG5)
TOTAL%
0) Not check89984.3
1) Checked16815.7
TOTAL1067100.0
28) Are there any changes in the numbers or times of services during the summer? : Yes, more services (SUMRCHG6)
TOTAL%
0) Not check104698.0
1) Checked212.0
TOTAL1067100.0
29) If your church has more than one worship service in a typical week, why? : Sanctuary/worship space is too small for the congregation (MOREWHY1)
TOTAL%
0) Not check80575.4
1) Checked26224.6
TOTAL1067100.0
30) If your church has more than one worship service in a typical week, why? : We accommodate people who want to come at different times on Sunday (MOREWHY2)
TOTAL%
0) Not check66262.0
1) Checked40538.0
TOTAL1067100.0
31) If your church has more than one worship service in a typical week, why? : We offer services to meet the needs of both traditional and contemporary worshipers (MOREWHY3)
TOTAL%
0) Not check82076.9
1) Checked24723.1
TOTAL1067100.0
32) If your church has more than one worship service in a typical week, why? : We want to offer services with different musical styles (MOREWHY4)
TOTAL%
0) Not check85379.9
1) Checked21420.1
TOTAL1067100.0
33) If your church has more than one worship service in a typical week, why? : We offer services in different languages (MOREWHY5)
TOTAL%
0) Not check104097.5
1) Checked272.5
TOTAL1067100.0
34) If your church has more than one worship service in a typical week, why? : Tradition/always done it/hard to change (MOREWHY6)
TOTAL%
0) Not check103196.6
1) Checked363.4
TOTAL1067100.0
35) If your church has more than one worship service in a typical week, why? : Don’t know (MOREWHY7)
TOTAL%
0) Not check106099.3
1) Checked70.7
TOTAL1067100.0
36) How often does the congregation celebrate the Lord’s Supper? : Every week (SUPPER1)
TOTAL%
0) Not check100494.1
1) Checked635.9
TOTAL1067100.0
37) How often does the congregation celebrate the Lord’s Supper? : Once a month (SUPPER2)
TOTAL%
0) Not check42639.9
1) Checked64160.1
TOTAL1067100.0
38) How often does the congregation celebrate the Lord’s Supper? : Every six weeks (SUPPER3)
TOTAL%
0) Not check92486.6
1) Checked14313.4
TOTAL1067100.0
39) How often does the congregation celebrate the Lord’s Supper? : Quarterly (SUPPER4)
TOTAL%
0) Not check89083.4
1) Checked17716.6
TOTAL1067100.0
40) How often does the congregation celebrate the Lord’s Supper? : Less than quarterly (SUPPER5)
TOTAL%
0) Not check106199.4
1) Checked60.6
TOTAL1067100.0
41) How often does the congregation celebrate the Lord’s Supper? : On Feast Days (Special Days and Seasons) (SUPPER6)
TOTAL%
0) Not check69364.9
1) Checked37435.1
TOTAL1067100.0
42) Describe the most recent Lord’s Supper commemoration you took part in or observed at your congregation. What form of the fruit of the vine was used? (SUPPVINE)
TOTAL%
1) Grp juice98793.8
2) Wine60.6
3) Both595.6
Missing15 
TOTAL1052100.0
43) Describe the most recent Lord’s Supper commemoration you took part in or observed at your congregation. What was the overall mood or atmosphere? (SUPPMOOD)
TOTAL%
1) Feast48546.9
2) Solemn50148.4
3) Both494.7
Missing32 
TOTAL1035100.0
44) Describe the most recent Lord’s Supper commemoration you took part in or observed at your congregation. Who presided? : Pastor(s) of the church (SUPPRES1)
TOTAL%
0) Not check302.8
1) Checked103797.2
TOTAL1067100.0
45) Describe the most recent Lord’s Supper commemoration you took part in or observed at your congregation. Who presided? : Other ordained minister(s) (SUPPRES2)
TOTAL%
0) Not check97891.7
1) Checked898.3
TOTAL1067100.0
46) Describe the most recent Lord’s Supper commemoration you took part in or observed at your congregation. Who presided? : Commissioned lay pastor (SUPPRES3)
TOTAL%
0) Not check106599.8
1) Checked20.2
TOTAL1067100.0
47) Describe the most recent Lord’s Supper commemoration you took part in or observed at your congregation. Who presided? : Elder(s) (SUPPRES4)
TOTAL%
0) Not check78173.2
1) Checked28626.8
TOTAL1067100.0
48) Describe the most recent Lord’s Supper commemoration you took part in or observed at your congregation. Who presided? : Deacon(s) (SUPPRES5)
TOTAL%
0) Not check100394.0
1) Checked646.0
TOTAL1067100.0
49) Describe the most recent Lord’s Supper commemoration you took part in or observed at your congregation. Who presided? : Other member(s) (SUPPRES6)
TOTAL%
0) Not check105498.8
1) Checked131.2
TOTAL1067100.0
50) Describe the most recent Lord’s Supper commemoration you took part in or observed at your congregation. Who presided? : Other (specify) (SUPPRES7)
TOTAL%
0) Not check105398.7
1) Checked141.3
TOTAL1067100.0
51) Describe the most recent Lord’s Supper commemoration you took part in or observed at your congregation. Who distributed the elements to worshipers? : Pastor or other ordained minister (SUPELEM1)
TOTAL%
0) Not check75871.0
1) Checked30929.0
TOTAL1067100.0
52) Describe the most recent Lord’s Supper commemoration you took part in or observed at your congregation. Who distributed the elements to worshipers? : Commissioned lay pastor (SUPELEM2)
TOTAL%
0) Not check106399.6
1) Checked40.4
TOTAL1067100.0
53) Describe the most recent Lord’s Supper commemoration you took part in or observed at your congregation. Who distributed the elements to worshipers? : Elder(s) (SUPELEM3)
TOTAL%
0) Not check888.2
1) Checked97991.8
TOTAL1067100.0
54) Describe the most recent Lord’s Supper commemoration you took part in or observed at your congregation. Who distributed the elements to worshipers? : Deacon(s) (SUPELEM4)
TOTAL%
0) Not check81576.4
1) Checked25223.6
TOTAL1067100.0
55) Describe the most recent Lord’s Supper commemoration you took part in or observed at your congregation. Who distributed the elements to worshipers? : Other member(s) (SUPELEM5)
TOTAL%
0) Not check102996.4
1) Checked383.6
TOTAL1067100.0
56) Describe the most recent Lord’s Supper commemoration you took part in or observed at your congregation. Who distributed the elements to worshipers? : Other (specify) (SUPELEM6)
TOTAL%
0) Not check104798.1
1) Checked201.9
TOTAL1067100.0
57) Describe the most recent Lord’s Supper commemoration you took part in or observed at your congregation. How were the elements distributed? (SUPPDIST)
TOTAL%
1) Came Table19618.7
2) Where were69866.7
3) Both15314.6
Missing20 
TOTAL1047100.0
58) [ASK ONLY IF SUPPDIST=2 “Those serving distributed the elements to worshipers where they were” OR 3 “Both of the above checked]How did the worshipers take the bread and cup? (SUPPBRED)
TOTAL%
1) Ind each28032.7
2) Cup group18621.7
3) Both group31837.1
4) Other283.3
5) Cup indiv445.1
Missing211 
TOTAL856100.0
59) Describe the most recent Lord’s Supper commemoration you took part in or observed at your congregation. While the bread and cup were being distributed, what other activity(-ies) took place? : The congregation sang a hymn or other musical selection (SUPPACT1)
TOTAL%
0) Not check87882.3
1) Checked18917.7
TOTAL1067100.0
60) Describe the most recent Lord’s Supper commemoration you took part in or observed at your congregation. While the bread and cup were being distributed, what other activity(-ies) took place? : The choir sang an anthem, hymn, or other musical selection (SUPPACT2)
TOTAL%
0) Not check79374.3
1) Checked27425.7
TOTAL1067100.0
61) Describe the most recent Lord’s Supper commemoration you took part in or observed at your congregation. While the bread and cup were being distributed, what other activity(-ies) took place? : Instrumental music was played (SUPPACT3)
TOTAL%
0) Not check20218.9
1) Checked86581.1
TOTAL1067100.0
62) Describe the most recent Lord’s Supper commemoration you took part in or observed at your congregation. While the bread and cup were being distributed, what other activity(-ies) took place? : Passages of Scripture were read (SUPPACT4)
TOTAL%
0) Not check100394.0
1) Checked646.0
TOTAL1067100.0
63) Describe the most recent Lord’s Supper commemoration you took part in or observed at your congregation. While the bread and cup were being distributed, what other activity(-ies) took place? : A period of silence was provided for individual prayer (SUPPACT5)
TOTAL%
0) Not check77672.7
1) Checked29127.3
TOTAL1067100.0
64) Describe the most recent Lord’s Supper commemoration you took part in or observed at your congregation. While the bread and cup were being distributed, what other activity(-ies) took place? : Other (specify) (SUPPACT6)
TOTAL%
0) Not check104297.7
1) Checked252.3
TOTAL1067100.0
65) Who leads worship at a typical weekly service? (WHOLEADS)
TOTAL%
1) Head staff96093.4
2) Pastor333.2
3) Oth pastor131.3
4) Lay pastor10.1
6) Elder90.9
8) Other lay121.2
Missing39 
TOTAL1028100.0
66) Does the congregation provide child care during worship? (CHLDCARE)
TOTAL%
1) No807.8
2) Yes94692.2
Missing41 
TOTAL1026100.0
67) [ASK ONLY IF CHLDCARE=1 “NO”]Does the congregation provide child care during worship? How old are children in general when parents begin to bring them regularly to worship? (CHLDAGE)
TOTAL%
0) Infancy1523.8
1) 11015.9
2) 2812.7
3) 369.5
4) 423.2
5) 5914.3
6) 669.5
7) 711.6
10) 1011.6
12) 1223.2
15) 1511.6
18) 1811.6
28) 2811.6
Missing1004 
TOTAL63100.0
68) [ASK ONLY IF CHLDCARE=2 “YES”]Does the congregation provide child care during worship? For what ages of children? (CAREAGE1)
TOTAL%
0) Infants78687.3
1) 1485.3
2) 291.0
3) 3455.0
4) 440.4
5) 570.8
8) 810.1
Missing167 
TOTAL900100.0
69) [ASK ONLY IF CHLDCARE=2 “YES”]Does the congregation provide child care during worship? For what ages of children? (CAREAGE2)
TOTAL%
1) 20.2
2) 434.8
3) 808.9
4) 16618.4
5) 26329.2
6) 10311.4
7) 586.4
8) 515.7
9) 273.0
10) 252.8
11) 91.0
12) 616.8
13) 91.0
15) 10.1
17) 10.1
18) 20.2
Missing166 
TOTAL901100.0
70) [ASK ONLY IF CHLDCARE=2 “YES”]Does the congregation provide child care during worship? At what age are children generally expected to remain in worship regularly? (WORSHAGE)
TOTAL%
0) All ages10.1
1) 120.3
2) 210.1
3) 3121.5
4) 4334.2
5) 58711.1
6) 621928.0
7) 710012.8
8) 89311.9
9) 9678.6
10) 10536.8
11) 11232.9
12) 12425.4
13) 13243.1
14) 14141.8
15) 1530.4
16) 1610.1
17) 1720.3
18) 1840.5
19) 1910.1
Missing285 
TOTAL782100.0
71) Are special educational activities provided for children in a separate room during all or part of worship? (SPECEDUC)
TOTAL%
1) No28628.0
2) Yes73672.0
Missing45 
TOTAL1022100.0
72) [ASK ONLY IF CHLDEDUC=2 “YES”]Are special educational activities provided for children in a separate room during all or part of worship? For what ages of children? (SPEDAGE1)
TOTAL%
0) Infants21531.4
1) 1213.1
2) 2395.7
3) 313419.6
4) 410615.5
5) 512318.0
6) 6375.4
7) 750.7
8) 810.1
9) 920.3
10) 1010.1
Missing383 
TOTAL684100.0
73) [ASK ONLY IF CHLDEDUC=2 “YES”]Are special educational activities provided for children in a separate room during all or part of worship? For what ages of children? (SPEDAGE2)
TOTAL%
2) 230.4
3) 320.3
4) 4192.8
5) 57611.1
6) 68011.7
7) 77711.3
8) 88312.1
9) 9385.6
10) 108612.6
11) 11416.0
12) 1210214.9
13) 13213.1
14) 1481.2
15) 1540.6
16) 1650.7
17) 1791.3
18) 18273.9
20) 2010.1
99) Whenever20.3
Missing383 
TOTAL684100.0
74) [ASK ONLY IF CHLDEDUC=2 “YES”]Are special educational activities provided for children in a separate room during all or part of worship? Do these children: Stay in a separate area throughout the worship service? (SPEDACT1)
TOTAL%
0) Not checke93988.1
1) 112711.9
Missing1 
TOTAL1066100.0
75) [ASK ONLY IF CHLDEDUC=2 “YES”]Are special educational activities provided for children in a separate room during all or part of worship? Do these children: Start out in the worship service and at a specified point leave as a group for the educational activities? (SPEDACT2)
TOTAL%
0) Not check44141.3
1) Checked62658.7
TOTAL1067100.0
76) [ASK ONLY IF CHLDEDUC=2 “YES”]Are special educational activities provided for children in a separate room during all or part of worship? Do these children: Start out in the separate room and enter as a group during worship? (SPEDACT3)
TOTAL%
0) Not check104698.0
1) Checked212.0
TOTAL1067100.0
77) [ASK ONLY IF CHLDEDUC=2 “YES”]Are special educational activities provided for children in a separate room during all or part of worship? Are the separate children’s activities related to education about or to the experience of what is occurring in worship? (SPEDRELT)
TOTAL%
1) No16021.8
2) Occasional27938.1
3) Yes, often17824.3
4) Always11615.8
Missing334 
TOTAL733100.0
78) Does worship regularly include a children’s sermon or other children’s activities? : Yes, children’s sermon (CHLDSER1)
TOTAL%
0) Not check24422.9
1) Checked82177.1
Missing2 
TOTAL1065100.0
79) Does worship regularly include a children’s sermon or other children’s activities? : Yes, children’s choir or other musical group (CHLDSER2)
TOTAL%
0) Not check68464.1
1) Checked38335.9
TOTAL1067100.0
80) Does worship regularly include a children’s sermon or other children’s activities? : Yes, other (specify) (CHLDSER3)
TOTAL%
0) Not check95089.0
1) Checked11711.0
TOTAL1067100.0
81) Does worship regularly include a children’s sermon or other children’s activities? : No (CHLDSER4)
TOTAL%
0) Not check90684.9
1) Checked16115.1
TOTAL1067100.0
82) [ASK ONLY IF CHLDSERM=1 “YES”]Does worship regularly include a children’s sermon or other children’s activities? For what ages of children? (SERMAGE1)
TOTAL%
0) Infants26937.9
1) 1344.8
2) 28712.3
3) 317023.9
4) 4588.2
5) 5628.7
6) 6172.4
7) 740.6
8) 810.1
9) 930.4
10) 1030.4
11) 1110.1
22) 2210.1
Missing357 
TOTAL710100.0
83) [ASK ONLY IF CHLDSERM=1 “YES”]Does worship regularly include a children’s sermon or other children’s activities? For what ages of children? (SERMAGE2)
TOTAL%
0) 0162.2
2) 210.1
4) 410.1
5) 5223.1
6) 6192.7
7) 7405.6
8) 88812.3
9) 9588.1
10) 1017324.2
11) 11679.4
12) 1215922.2
13) 13121.7
14) 1430.4
15) 1530.4
16) 1610.1
17) 1740.6
18) 1850.7
99) All ages446.1
Missing351 
TOTAL716100.0
84) Is the practice at your congregation to allow all baptized children to receive the Lord’s Supper? (PRCTSUPP)
TOTAL%
1) Yes94892.9
2) No727.1
Missing47 
TOTAL1020100.0
85) How familiar are you with The Book of Common Worship? (BKWRSH1)
TOTAL%
1) None242.4
2) Some25725.2
3) Great73772.4
Missing49 
TOTAL1018100.0
86) How often do you use The Book of Common Worship in planning congregational worship? (BKWRSH2)
TOTAL%
1) Often46547.8
2) Occasion42243.4
3) Never858.7
Missing95 
TOTAL972100.0
87) How familiar are you with The Book of Occasional Services? (BKSERV1)
TOTAL%
1) None40340.6
2) Some41241.5
3) Great17717.8
Missing75 
TOTAL992100.0
88) How often do you use The Book of Occasional Services in planning congregational worship? (BKSERV2)
TOTAL%
1) Often788.6
2) Occasion37641.5
3) Never45149.8
Missing162 
TOTAL905100.0
89) How familiar are you with The Psalter? (PSLTER1)
TOTAL%
1) None46348.1
2) Some38339.8
3) Great11612.1
Missing105 
TOTAL962100.0
90) How often do you use The Psalter in planning congregational worship? (PSLTER2)
TOTAL%
1) Often748.5
2) Occasion19722.7
3) Never59568.7
Missing201 
TOTAL866100.0
91) How familiar are you with The Psalter for Christian Worship? (CHRWRSH1)
TOTAL%
1) None69172.7
2) Some20421.5
3) Great555.8
Missing117 
TOTAL950100.0
92) How often do you use The Psalter for Christian Worship in planning congregational worship? (CHRWRSH2)
TOTAL%
1) Often576.7
2) Occasion9711.4
3) Never70082.0
Missing213 
TOTAL854100.0
93) How familiar are you with El Himnario Presbiteriano? (HIMNRIO1)
TOTAL%
1) None77990.3
2) Some718.2
3) Great131.5
Missing204 
TOTAL863100.0
94) How often do you use El Himnario Presbiteriano in planning congregational worship? (HIMNRIO2)
TOTAL%
1) Often415.4
2) Occasion202.6
3) Never70592.0
Missing301 
TOTAL766100.0
95) How familiar are you with other resources in planning congregational worship? (FMOTHER1)
TOTAL%
1) None5934.9
2) Some31.8
3) Great53.0
4) Something10260.4
Missing898 
TOTAL169100.0
96) How often do you use other resources in planning congregational worship? (FMOTHER2)
TOTAL%
1) Often7345.9
2) Occasion2817.6
3) Never5836.5
Missing908 
TOTAL159100.0
97) Does your congregation use the newest PC(USA) hymnal, The Presbyterian Hymnal, in its weekly worship services? (HYMNAL)
TOTAL%
1) Always52251.0
2) Yes, often807.8
3) Occasion787.6
4) No, never34333.5
Missing44 
TOTAL1023100.0
98) If you don’t always use The Presbyterian Hymnal, which other hymnal(s) or music books do you use? : Hymnal 1933 (OTHHYMN1)
TOTAL%
0) Not check105198.6
1) Checked151.4
Missing1 
TOTAL1066100.0
99) If you don’t always use The Presbyterian Hymnal, which other hymnal(s) or music books do you use? : Hymnbook 1955 (OTHHYMN2)
TOTAL%
0) Not check86981.4
1) Checked19818.6
TOTAL1067100.0
100) If you don’t always use The Presbyterian Hymnal, which other hymnal(s) or music books do you use? : Worshipbook 1972 (OTHHYMN3)
TOTAL%
0) Not check104297.7
1) Checked242.3
Missing1 
TOTAL1066100.0
101) If you don’t always use The Presbyterian Hymnal, which other hymnal(s) or music books do you use? : Other (specify) (OTHHYMN4)
TOTAL%
0) Not check68364.0
1) Checked38436.0
TOTAL1067100.0
102) If you don’t always use The Presbyterian Hymnal, which other hymnal(s) or music books do you use? : None (OTHHYMN5)
TOTAL%
0) Not check104297.7
1) Checked252.3
TOTAL1067100.0
103) [ASK ONLY IF OTHHYMN=4 “OTHER (SPECIFY)”] Other hymnals specified. (OTHHYMNS)
TOTAL%
10) Cele Worsh5817.0
11) Fam of God5014.7
12) Pilgrim Hm30.9
13) Wrsh Chrch247.0
14) Liv Church247.0
15) Prase Wrsh41.2
16) New Cent20.6
17) Pilgrim41.2
40) Unidntfied288.2
41) Overhead144.1
42) Youthorien10.3
43) Unspecfied41.2
44) Various216.2
45) All other10430.5
Missing726 
TOTAL341100.0
104) What types of worship resources would you like to see the Office of Theology and Worship of the PC(USA) produce? : “Ready to use” outlines for services (WRSHRSC1)
TOTAL%
0) Not check90284.5
1) Checked16515.5
TOTAL1067100.0
105) What types of worship resources would you like to see the Office of Theology and Worship of the PC(USA) produce? : “Ready to use” services, complete with litanies, prayers, and suggested hymns (WRSHRSC2)
TOTAL%
0) Not check79174.1
1) Checked27625.9
TOTAL1067100.0
106) What types of worship resources would you like to see the Office of Theology and Worship of the PC(USA) produce? : Prayers, litanies, or responsive readings (WRSHRSC3)
TOTAL%
0) Not check47544.5
1) Checked59255.5
TOTAL1067100.0
107) What types of worship resources would you like to see the Office of Theology and Worship of the PC(USA) produce? : Sermon aids (WRSHRSC4)
TOTAL%
0) Not check83077.8
1) Checked23722.2
TOTAL1067100.0
108) What types of worship resources would you like to see the Office of Theology and Worship of the PC(USA) produce? : Hymnal supplement (WRSHRSC5)
TOTAL%
0) Not check78873.9
1) Checked27926.1
TOTAL1067100.0
109) What types of worship resources would you like to see the Office of Theology and Worship of the PC(USA) produce? : Book of contemporary hymns (WRSHRSC6)
TOTAL%
0) Not check45842.9
1) Checked60957.1
TOTAL1067100.0
110) What types of worship resources would you like to see the Office of Theology and Worship of the PC(USA) produce? : Aids for planning worship (WRSHRSC7)
TOTAL%
0) Not check73869.2
1) Checked32930.8
TOTAL1067100.0
111) What types of worship resources would you like to see the Office of Theology and Worship of the PC(USA) produce? : Aids for designing worship space (WRSHRSC8)
TOTAL%
0) Not check85580.1
1) Checked21219.9
TOTAL1067100.0
112) What types of worship resources would you like to see the Office of Theology and Worship of the PC(USA) produce? : Resources in other language(s) (WRSHRSC9)
TOTAL%
0) Not check101394.9
1) Checked545.1
TOTAL1067100.0
113) What types of worship resources would you like to see the Office of Theology and Worship of the PC(USA) produce? : Other (specify) (WRSHRS10)
TOTAL%
0) Not check96090.0
1) Checked10710.0
TOTAL1067100.0
114) [ASK ONLY IF WRSHRSCS=9 “RESOURCES IN OTHER LANGUAGE(S)”]What types of worship resources would you like to see the Office of Theology and Worship of the PC(USA) produce? : Other languages specified: (LANGRSC1)
TOTAL%
10) Spanish3266.7
11) Portuguese12.1
20) Korean714.6
24) Laotian12.1
28) Japanese12.1
40) Hawaiian12.1
60) French12.1
62) German12.1
70) Swahili12.1
80) Sign Lang24.2
Missing1019 
TOTAL48100.0
115) [ASK ONLY IF WRSHRSCS=9 “RESOURCES IN OTHER LANGUAGE(S)”]What types of worship resources would you like to see the Office of Theology and Worship of the PC(USA) produce? : Other languages specified: (LANGRSC2)
TOTAL%
10) Spanish150.0
11) Portuguese150.0
Missing1065 
TOTAL2100.0
116) [ASK ONLY IF WRSHRSCS=9 “RESOURCES IN OTHER LANGUAGE(S)”]What types of worship resources would you like to see the Office of Theology and Worship of the PC(USA) produce? : Other languages specified: (LANGRSCS)
TOTAL%
22) Taiwanese1100.0
Missing1066 
TOTAL1100.0
117) Does your congregation have a worship committee? (WRSHCOMM)
TOTAL%
1) Yes93891.0
2) No939.0
Missing36 
TOTAL1031100.0
118) [ASK ONLY IF WRSHCOMM=1 “YES”]Does your congregation have a worship committee? How many people usually attend its meetings? (COMMNOS)
TOTAL%
0) No meeting20.2
1) 150.6
2) 2141.6
3) 3475.5
4) 4728.5
5) 514917.5
6) 614917.5
7) 78810.3
8) 813115.4
9) 9344.0
10) 10809.4
11) 1170.8
12) 12394.6
13) 1330.4
14) 1430.4
15) 15151.8
16) 1620.2
20) 2030.4
35) 3510.1
999) Don’t know70.8
Missing216 
TOTAL851100.0
119) [ASK ONLY IF WRSHCOMM=1 “YES”]Does your congregation have a worship committee? How often does it meet? (COMMFREQ)
TOTAL%
1) Weekly242.6
2) Monthly65971.2
3) Bi-monthly11212.1
4) Quarterly13014.1
Missing142 
TOTAL925100.0
120) [ASK ONLY IF WRSHCOMM=1 “YES”]Does your congregation have a worship committee? Have the committee members, either individually or as a group, studied “The Directory for Worship”? (COMMSTUD)
TOTAL%
1) Yes group17821.3
2) Yes indiv12414.9
3) No53363.8
Missing232 
TOTAL835100.0
121) [ASK ONLY IF COMMSTUD=1 “YES, AS A GROUP”]Does your congregation have a worship committee? Have the committee members, either individually or as a group, studied “The Directory for Worship”? When did this take place? (STUDWHEN)
TOTAL%
1) In year9038.8
2) Year ago14261.2
Missing835 
TOTAL232100.0
122) [ASK ONLY IF COMMSTUD=1 “YES, AS A GROUP”]Does your congregation have a worship committee? Have the committee members, either individually or as a group, studied “The Directory for Worship”? How many meetings were held for this purpose? (STUDMEET)
TOTAL%
0) 0127.1
1) 14526.6
2) 22917.2
3) 33118.3
4) 41911.2
5) 574.1
6) 663.6
8) 853.0
9) 910.6
10) 1042.4
11) 1121.2
12) 1253.0
20) 2021.2
99) Many10.6
Missing898 
TOTAL169100.0
123) [ASK ONLY IF COMMSTUD=1 “YES, AS A GROUP”]Does your congregation have a worship committee? Have the committee members, either individually or as a group, studied “The Directory for Worship”? How much time in total was spent in these group meetings? (STUDTIME)
TOTAL%
0) 95.2
1) 3319.0
2) 3821.8
3) 2313.2
4) 137.5
5) 74.0
6) 179.8
7) 21.1
8) 74.0
9) 21.1
10) 105.7
12) 63.4
15) 10.6
20) 10.6
21) 10.6
30) 21.1
130) 10.6
150) 10.6
Missing893 
TOTAL174100.0
124) Who plans the typical worship service in your congregation? : Head of staff or solo pastor (PLANNER1)
TOTAL%
0) Not check60.6
1) Checked100499.4
Missing57 
TOTAL1010100.0
125) Who plans the typical worship service in your congregation? : Associate pastor (PLANNER2)
TOTAL%
0) Not check3510.7
1) Checked29389.3
Missing739 
TOTAL328100.0
126) Who plans the typical worship service in your congregation? : Commissioned lay pastor (PLANNER3)
TOTAL%
0) Not check5087.7
1) Checked712.3
Missing1010 
TOTAL57100.0
127) Who plans the typical worship service in your congregation? : Other pastor/minister (PLANNER4)
TOTAL%
0) Not check4845.7
1) Checked5754.3
Missing962 
TOTAL105100.0
128) Who plans the typical worship service in your congregation? : Christian educator (PLANNER5)
TOTAL%
0) Not check5150.0
1) Checked5150.0
Missing965 
TOTAL102100.0
129) Who plans the typical worship service in your congregation? : Choir/music director (PLANNER6)
TOTAL%
0) Not check233.5
1) Checked62996.5
Missing415 
TOTAL652100.0
130) Who plans the typical worship service in your congregation? : Other paid staff (PLANNER7)
TOTAL%
0) Not check4937.1
1) Checked8362.9
Missing935 
TOTAL132100.0
131) Who plans the typical worship service in your congregation? : Worship committee (PLANNER8)
TOTAL%
0) Not check4215.4
1) Checked23084.6
Missing795 
TOTAL272100.0
132) Who plans the typical worship service in your congregation? : Other (specify) (PLANNER9)
TOTAL%
0) Not check4734.6
1) Checked8965.4
Missing931 
TOTAL136100.0
133) If you checked more than one person for PLANNER, indicate the one person or group most involved in the planning of weekly worship services. (ONEPLANR)
TOTAL%
1) Head staff74589.7
2) Pastor81.0
4) Oth pastor30.4
6) Choir Dir374.5
7) Oth staff30.4
8) Wrsh comm111.3
9) Other242.9
Missing236 
TOTAL831100.0
134) Who selects the hymns or other congregational music for worship? : Head of staff or solo pastor (HYMSLCT1)
TOTAL%
0) Not check151.7
1) Checked85398.3
Missing199 
TOTAL868100.0
135) Who selects the hymns or other congregational music for worship? : Associate pastor (HYMSLCT2)
TOTAL%
0) Not check4118.6
1) Checked17981.4
Missing847 
TOTAL220100.0
136) Who selects the hymns or other congregational music for worship? : Commissioned lay solo pastor (HYMSLCT3)
TOTAL%
0) Not check5092.6
1) Checked47.4
Missing1013 
TOTAL54100.0
137) Who selects the hymns or other congregational music for worship? : Other pastor/minister (HYMSLCT4)
TOTAL%
0) Not check5066.7
1) Checked2533.3
Missing992 
TOTAL75100.0
138) Who selects the hymns or other congregational music for worship? : Christian educator (HYMSLCT5)
TOTAL%
0) Not check5277.6
1) Checked1522.4
Missing1000 
TOTAL67100.0
139) Who selects the hymns or other congregational music for worship? : Choir/music director (HYMSLCT6)
TOTAL%
0) Not check224.2
1) Checked50595.8
Missing540 
TOTAL527100.0
140) Who selects the hymns or other congregational music for worship? : Other paid staff (HYMSLCT7)
TOTAL%
0) Not check5262.7
1) Checked3137.3
Missing984 
TOTAL83100.0
141) Who selects the hymns or other congregational music for worship? : Worship committee (HYMSLCT8)
TOTAL%
0) Not check5153.1
1) Checked4546.9
Missing971 
TOTAL96100.0
142) Who selects the hymns or other congregational music for worship? : Other (specify) (HYMSLCT9)
TOTAL%
0) Not check4335.2
1) Checked7964.8
Missing945 
TOTAL122100.0
143) Who typically chooses the Scripture to be read in worship? : Head of staff or solo pastor (SPTSLCT1)
TOTAL%
0) Not check757.0
1) Checked99293.0
TOTAL1067100.0
144) Who typically chooses the Scripture to be read in worship? : Associate pastor (SPTSLCT2)
TOTAL%
0) Not check86481.0
1) Checked20319.0
TOTAL1067100.0
145) Who typically chooses the Scripture to be read in worship? : Commissioned lay pastor (SPTSLCT3)
TOTAL%
0) Not check106499.7
1) Checked30.3
TOTAL1067100.0
146) Who typically chooses the Scripture to be read in worship? : Other pastor/minister (SPTSLCT4)
TOTAL%
0) Not check103597.0
1) Checked323.0
TOTAL1067100.0
147) Who typically chooses the Scripture to be read in worship? : Christian educator (SPTSLCT5)
TOTAL%
0) Not check105899.2
1) Checked90.8
TOTAL1067100.0
148) Who typically chooses the Scripture to be read in worship? : Choir/music director (SPTSLCT6)
TOTAL%
0) Not check105398.7
1) Checked141.3
TOTAL1067100.0
149) Who typically chooses the Scripture to be read in worship? : Other paid staff (SPTSLCT7)
TOTAL%
0) Not check106499.7
1) Checked30.3
TOTAL1067100.0
150) Who typically chooses the Scripture to be read in worship? : Worship committee (SPTSLCT8)
TOTAL%
0) Not check105899.2
1) Checked90.8
TOTAL1067100.0
151) Who typically chooses the Scripture to be read in worship? : Other (specify) (SPTSLCT9)
TOTAL%
0) Not check98692.4
1) Checked817.6
TOTAL1067100.0
152) Do you use the Revised Common Lectionary (RCL) on a regular basis? (RCLUSE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes61060.7
2) No39539.3
Missing62 
TOTAL1005100.0
153) [ASK ONLY IF RCLUSE=1 “YES”]Do you use the Revised Common Lectionary (RCL) on a regular basis? Which lectionary texts are typically used in worship at the congregation you attend or serve? (RCLTEXT1)
TOTAL%
1) All with8413.7
2) One with17428.4
3) All w/out396.4
4) Selected31551.5
Missing455 
TOTAL612100.0
154) [ASK ONLY IF RCLUSE=1 “YES”]Do you use the Revised Common Lectionary (RCL) on a regular basis? Do you preach from one (or more) of the lectionary texts? (RCLTEXT2)
TOTAL%
1) Always19821.5
2) Usually37240.3
3) Sometimes13314.4
4) Rarely626.7
5) No15817.1
Missing144 
TOTAL923100.0
155) [ASK ONLY IF RCLUSE=2 “NO”]Do you use the Revised Common Lectionary (RCL) on a regular basis? Which statement best describes your congregation’s use of lectionary texts in worship? (RCLTEXT3)
TOTAL%
1) Seasonal13739.8
2) Never try12937.5
3) Not like298.4
4) Another205.8
5) Other298.4
Missing723 
TOTAL344100.0
156) Who leads the typical worship service? : Head of staff or solo pastor (LEDWRSH1)
TOTAL%
0) Not check989.2
1) Checked96990.8
TOTAL1067100.0
157) Who leads the typical worship service? : Associate pastor (LEDWRSH2)
TOTAL%
0) Not check69865.5
1) Checked36734.5
Missing2 
TOTAL1065100.0
158) Who leads the typical worship service? : Commissioned lay pastor (LEDWRSH3)
TOTAL%
0) Not check105699.1
1) Checked100.9
Missing1 
TOTAL1066100.0
159) Who leads the typical worship service? : Other pastor/minister (LEDWRSH4)
TOTAL%
0) Not check98792.5
1) Checked807.5
TOTAL1067100.0
160) Who leads the typical worship service? : Christian educator (LEDWRSH5)
TOTAL%
0) Not check102496.0
1) Checked434.0
TOTAL1067100.0
161) Who leads the typical worship service? : Choir/music director (LEDWRSH6)
TOTAL%
0) Not check79174.1
1) Checked27625.9
TOTAL1067100.0
162) Who leads the typical worship service? : Other paid staff (LEDWRSH7)
TOTAL%
0) Not check101394.9
1) Checked545.1
TOTAL1067100.0
163) Who leads the typical worship service? : Elder currently on session (LEDWRSH8)
TOTAL%
0) Not check91285.5
1) Checked15514.5
TOTAL1067100.0
164) Who leads the typical worship service? : Other elder (LEDWRSH9)
TOTAL%
0) Not check93287.3
1) Checked13512.7
TOTAL1067100.0
165) Who leads the typical worship service? : Other member (LEDWRS10)
TOTAL%
0) Not check83278.0
1) Checked23522.0
TOTAL1067100.0
166) Who leads the typical worship service? : Other (specify) (LEDWRS11)
TOTAL%
0) Not check93087.2
1) Checked13712.8
TOTAL1067100.0
167) If changes were to happen in your congregation’s worship service(s), for example in style or music, how do you think it would be more helpful for these to be introduced? (CHANGES)
TOTAL%
1) Gradually79479.4
2) Quickly616.1
3) No pref696.9
4) Don’t know656.5
5) Written111.1
Missing67 
TOTAL1000100.0
168) Survey form (SURVEY)
TOTAL%
1) Paper102696.2
2) Web413.8
TOTAL1067100.0
169) When were you ordained as a minister of the Word and Sacrament? (WHENORD)
TOTAL%
42) 10.1
48) 10.1
52) 10.1
53) 20.2
55) 20.2
56) 10.1
57) 70.7
58) 50.5
59) 111.0
60) 171.6
61) 212.0
62) 181.7
63) 201.9
64) 232.2
65) 201.9
66) 181.7
67) 232.2
68) 151.4
69) 181.7
70) 131.2
71) 191.8
72) 333.1
73) 181.7
74) 201.9
75) 333.1
76) 201.9
77) 262.5
78) 262.5
79) 424.0
80) 424.0
81) 313.0
82) 313.0
83) 292.8
84) 323.0
85) 282.7
86) 373.5
87) 444.2
88) 212.0
89) 232.2
90) 252.4
91) 272.6
92) 302.9
93) 302.9
94) 323.0
95) 262.5
96) 302.9
97) 272.6
98) 292.8
99) 20.2
Missing17 
TOTAL1050100.0
170) If you were ordained by a denomination other than the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) or one of its predecessor denominations, name that body. (DENOMORD)
TOTAL%
1) Baptist1615.0
2) DofChrist32.8
4) Lutheran10.9
5) Methodist54.7
6) Presbyt5046.7
7) OtherPres21.9
8) Reformed65.6
10) UCC32.8
12) Other10.9
61) PerkinsSMU10.9
66) RefChinAm10.9
70) Other1110.3
71) Evangelic21.9
73) CanadPres10.9
74) UPC21.9
99) Other21.9
Missing960 
TOTAL107100.0
171) Are you presently enrolled in a graduate school, seminary, or theological school? (Check the appropriate box) (ENRLPRES)
TOTAL%
1) Yes868.3
2) No94691.7
Missing35 
TOTAL1032100.0
172) [IF YES TO ENRLPRES], degree: (ENRLDEGR)
TOTAL%
1) MCE/MRE22.7
4) D.Min5776.0
5) PhD/STD1114.7
6) Other56.7
Missing992 
TOTAL75100.0
173) [IF YES TO ENRLPRES], school: (ENRLSCHO)
TOTAL%
5) Austin46.0
6) Bangor11.5
8) Bethel23.0
16) Claremont11.5
18) Columbia1420.9
22) Dubuque11.5
27) Erskine11.5
30) Fuller57.5
33) GConwell11.5
41) Louisville23.0
43) Luth PA11.5
45) McCormick57.5
52) NewBrunsw11.5
57) NWLutheran11.5
63) Pittsburgh34.5
65) Princeton46.0
66) Reformed23.0
68) SanFrancis46.0
74) TrinEvang23.0
78) UnionVA23.0
89) Emory11.5
99) Other913.4
Missing1000 
TOTAL67100.0
174) Before entering seminary for your B.D. or M.Div., were you engaged in any long-term secular job or career? (BEF_SEM)
TOTAL%
1) Yes35033.8
2) No68566.2
Missing32 
TOTAL1035100.0
175) Please indicate the year and the school from which you received your B.D. or M.Div. degree. - Year degree received (YEAR_DEG)
TOTAL%
0) NoDegree141.4
42) 4210.1
48) 4810.1
52) 5220.2
53) 5320.2
55) 5530.3
56) 5630.3
57) 5760.6
58) 5870.7
59) 59131.3
60) 60181.7
61) 61201.9
62) 62161.5
63) 63232.2
64) 64222.1
65) 65212.0
66) 66212.0
67) 67201.9
68) 68191.8
69) 69201.9
70) 7080.8
71) 71313.0
72) 72292.8
73) 73201.9
74) 74141.4
75) 75353.4
76) 76191.8
77) 77282.7
78) 78333.2
79) 79393.8
80) 80363.5
81) 81272.6
82) 82302.9
83) 83343.3
84) 84333.2
85) 85353.4
86) 86302.9
87) 87313.0
88) 88323.1
89) 89232.2
90) 90302.9
91) 91161.5
92) 92313.0
93) 93292.8
94) 94222.1
95) 95252.4
96) 96292.8
97) 97201.9
98) 98111.1
99) 9910.1
Missing34 
TOTAL1033100.0
176) [IF YES TO YEAR_DEG] Please indicate the year and the school from which you received your B.D. or M.Div. degree. - School from which degree received (SCHL_DEG)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL101150.50825
177) Do you have one or more other graduate degrees from a seminary or other school of theological education (besides your B.D. or M.Div.)? (Check one box) (OTH_DEG)
TOTAL%
1) Yes39638.0
2) No64562.0
Missing26 
TOTAL1041100.0
178) [IF YES TO OTH_DEG] Please indicate the degree(s), year(s) received, and school(s) - has received M.C.E./M.R.E. (ODEG_MCE)
TOTAL%
0) Not check92298.8
1) Checked111.2
Missing134 
TOTAL933100.0
179) [IF YES TO OTH_DEG] Please indicate the degree(s), year(s) received, and school(s) - year received M.C.E./M.R.E. (OSCH_MCE)
TOTAL%
59) 15.6
60) 15.6
62) 211.1
63) 422.2
64) 15.6
67) 15.6
68) 15.6
72) 211.1
75) 15.6
77) 15.6
84) 15.6
95) 15.6
97) 15.6
Missing1049 
TOTAL18100.0
180) [IF YES TO OTH_DEG] Please indicate the degree(s), year(s) received, and school(s) - school received M.C.E./M.R.E. (OYR_MCE)
TOTAL%
41) Louisville15.6
51) Nazarene15.6
64) PSCE950.0
65) Princeton316.7
75) Union/Aubu15.6
99) Other316.7
Missing1049 
TOTAL18100.0
181) [IF YES TO OTH_DEG] Please indicate the degree(s), year(s) received, and school(s) - has received M.A. (ODEG_MA)
TOTAL%
0) Not check86992.5
1) Checked707.5
Missing128 
TOTAL939100.0
182) [IF YES TO OTH_DEG] Please indicate the degree(s), year(s) received, and school(s) - year received M.A. (OSCH_MA)
TOTAL%
55) 22.6
58) 11.3
61) 11.3
62) 11.3
63) 11.3
64) 33.9
66) 33.9
67) 11.3
68) 33.9
69) 11.3
70) 33.9
72) 33.9
73) 22.6
74) 56.6
75) 33.9
76) 33.9
77) 22.6
78) 22.6
79) 22.6
80) 33.9
81) 11.3
82) 11.3
83) 33.9
84) 33.9
85) 33.9
86) 45.3
87) 11.3
88) 11.3
89) 56.6
90) 11.3
91) 11.3
92) 11.3
93) 11.3
94) 33.9
95) 11.3
96) 11.3
Missing991 
TOTAL76100.0
183) [IF YES TO OTH_DEG] Please indicate the degree(s), year(s) received, and school(s) - school received M.A. (OYR_MA)
TOTAL%
13) ChicgDivin11.3
16) Claremont22.6
18) Columbia33.9
22) Dubuque33.9
30) Fuller22.6
31) Garrett11.3
41) Louisville11.3
42) Luther NW11.3
53) NewYork11.3
63) Pittsburgh11.3
64) PSCE2228.9
65) Princeton11.3
68) SanFrancis11.3
74) TrinEvang22.6
78) UnionVA11.3
79) UnivND11.3
88) Yale22.6
99) Other3039.5
Missing991 
TOTAL76100.0
184) [IF YES TO OTH_DEG] Please indicate the degree(s), year(s) received, and school(s) - has received Th.M./S.T.M. (ODEG_THM)
TOTAL%
0) Not check86792.5
1) Checked707.5
Missing130 
TOTAL937100.0
185) [IF YES TO OTH_DEG] Please indicate the degree(s), year(s) received, and school(s) - year received Th.M./S.T.M. (OSCH_THM)
TOTAL%
48) 11.3
60) 11.3
62) 33.8
63) 22.6
64) 22.6
65) 33.8
66) 33.8
67) 67.7
68) 45.1
69) 33.8
70) 22.6
71) 33.8
72) 22.6
73) 33.8
74) 22.6
75) 11.3
76) 11.3
77) 33.8
78) 22.6
79) 22.6
80) 33.8
81) 22.6
82) 11.3
83) 11.3
85) 11.3
87) 33.8
88) 11.3
89) 45.1
90) 11.3
91) 45.1
92) 45.1
93) 11.3
96) 11.3
98) 22.6
Missing989 
TOTAL78100.0
186) [IF YES TO OTH_DEG] Please indicate the degree(s), year(s) received, and school(s) - school received Th.M./S.T.M. (OYR_THM)
TOTAL%
2) AndNewton11.3
9) Brite11.3
15) ChristTheo11.3
18) Columbia67.6
20) Covenant11.3
22) Dubuque33.8
30) Fuller22.5
34) Harvard11.3
45) McCormick33.8
53) New York33.8
61) Perkins11.3
63) Pittsburgh22.5
65) Princeton2936.7
67) Regent11.3
68) SanFrancis33.8
75) Union-Aubu33.8
78) Union VA67.6
88) Yale45.1
99) Other810.1
Missing988 
TOTAL79100.0
187) [IF YES TO OTH_DEG] Please indicate the degree(s), year(s) received, and school(s) - has received D.Min. (ODEG_DMN)
TOTAL%
0) Not check74577.4
1) Checked21822.6
Missing104 
TOTAL963100.0
188) [IF YES TO OTH_DEG] Please indicate the degree(s), year(s) received, and school(s) - year received D.Min. (OSCH_DMN)
TOTAL%
59) 10.4
63) 10.4
69) 10.4
70) 20.8
74) 20.8
75) 72.9
76) 93.8
77) 41.7
78) 41.7
79) 72.9
80) 177.1
81) 52.1
82) 125.0
83) 114.6
84) 135.4
85) 125.0
86) 135.4
87) 72.9
88) 83.3
89) 83.3
90) 145.8
91) 93.8
92) 125.0
93) 83.3
94) 114.6
95) 83.3
96) 125.0
97) 20.8
98) 135.4
99) 72.9
Missing827 
TOTAL240100.0
189) [IF YES TO OTH_DEG] Please indicate the degree(s), year(s) received, and school(s) - school received D.Min. (OYR_DMN)
TOTAL%
4) Ashland10.4
5) Austin114.7
8) Bethel10.4
14) Chicago TS10.4
15) Christn TS20.9
16) Claremont10.4
17) Colg Roch20.9
18) Columbia2510.8
20) Covenant10.4
21) Drew10.4
22) Dubuque20.9
24) East Bapt73.0
25) Eden10.4
30) Fuller166.9
33) GConwell20.9
34) Harvard10.4
39) Lancaster10.4
40) Lexington10.4
41) Louisville125.2
45) McCormick4017.2
53) New York20.9
63) Pittsburgh166.9
65) Princeton146.0
68) SanFrancis208.6
69) SEBaptist10.4
71) St Mary’s10.4
75) Union-Aubu10.4
76) UTheoDayto10.4
77) UTheoMN31.3
78) Union VA2611.2
81) Vanderbilt10.4
83) Wesley10.4
84) WTheoSem31.3
85) Westminste10.4
89) Emory10.4
99) Other114.7
Missing835 
TOTAL232100.0
190) [IF YES TO OTH_DEG] Please indicate the degree(s), year(s) received, and school(s) - has received Ph.D./S.T.D./Th.D. (ODEG_PHD)
TOTAL%
0) Not check87093.3
1) Checked626.7
Missing135 
TOTAL932100.0
191) [IF YES TO OTH_DEG] Please indicate the degree(s), year(s) received, and school(s) - year received Ph.D./S.T.D./Th.D. (OSCH_PHD)
TOTAL%
52) 11.6
63) 11.6
64) 23.3
66) 23.3
69) 11.6
70) 23.3
72) 34.9
73) 11.6
74) 46.6
76) 46.6
77) 11.6
79) 23.3
80) 11.6
81) 34.9
82) 46.6
83) 34.9
84) 11.6
85) 11.6
86) 46.6
87) 34.9
90) 46.6
91) 23.3
92) 34.9
93) 11.6
94) 11.6
95) 11.6
97) 34.9
99) 23.3
Missing1006 
TOTAL61100.0
192) [IF YES TO OTH_DEG] Please indicate the degree(s), year(s) received, and school(s) - school received Ph.D./S.T.D./Th.D. (OYR_PHD)
TOTAL%
13) ChicgDivin11.6
14) Chicago TS11.6
16) Claremont23.2
18) Columbia11.6
21) Drew11.6
22) Dubuque11.6
23) Duke Univ46.5
30) Fuller11.6
34) Harvard11.6
45) McCormick11.6
63) Pittsburgh11.6
65) Princeton46.5
68) SanFrancis11.6
74) TrinEvang11.6
75) Union-Aub11.6
78) Union VA69.7
79) Univ ND23.2
81) Vanderbilt34.8
88) Yale23.2
99) Other2743.5
Missing1005 
TOTAL62100.0
193) [IF YES TO OTH_DEG] Please indicate the degree(s), year(s) received, and school(s) - has received other degree (ODEG_OTH)
TOTAL%
0) Not check90997.3
1) Checked252.7
Missing133 
TOTAL934100.0
194) [IF YES TO OTH_DEG] Please indicate the degree(s), year(s) received, and school(s) - year received other degree (OSCH_OTH)
TOTAL%
55) 14.2
57) 14.2
60) 14.2
64) 14.2
67) 14.2
71) 14.2
72) 14.2
74) 14.2
79) 14.2
80) 14.2
81) 312.5
83) 14.2
84) 14.2
88) 14.2
90) 28.3
91) 14.2
92) 14.2
93) 14.2
94) 14.2
96) 14.2
98) 14.2
Missing1043 
TOTAL24100.0
195) [IF YES TO OTH_DEG] Please indicate the degree(s), year(s) received, and school(s) - school received other degree (OYR_OTH)
TOTAL%
21) Drew14.2
30) Fuller14.2
38) JohnCSmith14.2
53) New York14.2
65) Princeton312.5
71) St Marys14.2
78) Union VA14.2
99) Other1562.5
Missing1043 
TOTAL24100.0
196) What is the highest level of formal education you have attained besides your theological or Christian education training? (HIGH_DEG)
TOTAL%
2) Compl HS50.5
3) Some coll50.5
4) College62760.9
5) Some grad16816.3
6) Grad degr22521.8
Missing37 
TOTAL1030100.0
197) What category(-ies) below describes your current paid employment? (Check all that apply) - First response (EMP_CAT1)
TOTAL%
1) Pastor86582.5
2) NonParish15614.9
3) Unemployed90.9
4) RetMinist191.8
Missing18 
TOTAL1049100.0
198) What category(-ies) below describes your current paid employment? (Check all that apply) - Second response (EMP_CAT2)
TOTAL%
1) Pastor12.4
2) NonParish3585.4
4) RetMinist512.2
Missing1026 
TOTAL41100.0
199) If you currently serve as a pastor in one or more congregations, do you consider yourself a full-time or part-time parish pastor? (PSTRTIME)
TOTAL%
1) Full-time75487.7
2) Part-time10612.3
Missing207 
TOTAL860100.0
200) [IF PART-TIME FOR VARIABLE PSTRTIME] specify hours per week. (PSTRPART)
TOTAL%
1) 22.0
2) 22.0
4) 11.0
5) 22.0
6) 22.0
8) 22.0
10) 87.9
11) 11.0
12) 22.0
15) 76.9
16) 44.0
17) 11.0
18) 22.0
20) 1615.8
22) 11.0
23) 11.0
24) 98.9
25) 87.9
27) 11.0
28) 44.0
30) 1312.9
32) 22.0
33) 11.0
34) 22.0
35) 44.0
40) 22.0
50) 11.0
Missing966 
TOTAL101100.0
201) If you currently serve as a pastor in one or more congregations, what position(s) do you have in a congregation? (Check all that apply) - First response (PSTRPOS1)
TOTAL%
1) SoloPastor37743.1
2) SrPastor20223.1
3) AsstAssoc18120.7
4) Co-Pastor384.3
5) TempSupply222.5
6) DesigPast50.6
7) Interim293.3
8) Tentmaker30.3
9) PdParAssoc101.1
10) Other80.9
Missing192 
TOTAL875100.0
202) If you currently serve as a pastor in one or more congregations, what position(s) do you have in a congregation? (Check all that apply) - Second response (PSTRPOS2)
TOTAL%
1) SoloPastor78.5
2) SrPastor1315.9
3) AsstAssoc44.9
5) TempSupply2530.5
6) DesigPast56.1
7) Interim1720.7
8) Tentmaker33.7
9) PdParAssoc33.7
10) Other56.1
Missing985 
TOTAL82100.0
203) If you currently serve as a pastor in one or more congregations, how many congregations do you currently serve as pastor? (Include here congregations you are serving as stated or temporary supply.) (PSTRNUM1)
TOTAL%
1) One81394.4
2) Two+485.6
Missing206 
TOTAL861100.0
204) [IF "TWO OR MORE" TO PSTRNUM1] How many congregations do you currently serve as pastor? (Include here congregations you are serving as stated or temporary supply.) (PSTRNUM2)
TOTAL%
0) 012.1
2) 23166.0
3) 3817.0
4) 424.3
5) 524.3
7) 712.1
9) 9 or more12.1
10) 1012.1
Missing1020 
TOTAL47100.0
205) [IF "TWO OR MORE" TO PSTRNUM1] Are some or all of these congregations yoked as a larger parish? (PSTRYOKE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes2040.0
2) No3060.0
Missing1017 
TOTAL50100.0
206) What is the approximate membership of the congregation(s) you serve? Write the combined membership if you serve two or more. (CONGMEMB)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL8582145.40940380
207) If you are currently employed in one or more non-parish jobs or ministries, is your non-parish job or ministry full-time or part-time? (If you have more than one, answer in terms of the combined hours.) (NPAR_FUL)
TOTAL%
1) Full-time16368.2
2) Part-time7631.8
Missing828 
TOTAL239100.0
208) If you are currently employed part time in one or more non-parish jobs or ministries, specify hours per week. (If you have more than one, answer in terms of the combined hours.) (NPAR_PAR)
TOTAL%
4) 22.8
5) 68.3
6) 45.6
7) 22.8
8) 56.9
9) 11.4
10) 1419.4
12) 34.2
15) 56.9
16) 34.2
20) 45.6
23) 11.4
24) 34.2
25) 45.6
28) 11.4
30) 79.7
32) 22.8
35) 22.8
37) 11.4
40) 11.4
50) 11.4
Missing995 
TOTAL72100.0
209) If you are currently employed in one or more non-parish jobs or ministries, in what type of non-parish job or ministry are you currently employed? (Check all that apply) - First response (NPAR_JB1)
TOTAL%
1) FSEduc5423.9
2) Chaplain4921.7
3) Missionary20.9
4) NatlStaff2912.8
5) StaffEcum104.4
6) Counselor135.8
7) Other6930.5
Missing841 
TOTAL226100.0
210) If you are currently employed in one or more non-parish jobs or ministries, in what type of non-parish job or ministry are you currently employed? (Check all that apply) - Second response (NPAR_JB2)
TOTAL%
1) FSEduc14.2
2) Chaplain416.7
3) Missionary14.2
4) NatStaff14.2
5) StaffEcum28.3
6) Counselor520.8
7) Other1041.7
Missing1043 
TOTAL24100.0
211) If you are currently employed in one or more non-parish jobs or ministries, in what type of institution do you work? (Check all that apply) - First response (NPAR_IN1)
TOTAL%
1) Military104.3
2) Civilian83.4
3) School166.9
4) College3012.9
5) Seminary208.6
6) Hospital3012.9
7) Church4519.4
8) NonProfit2912.5
9) For-profit2812.1
10) Other166.9
Missing835 
TOTAL232100.0
212) If you are currently employed in one or more non-parish jobs or ministries, in what type of institution do you work? (Check all that apply) - Second response (NPAR_IN2)
TOTAL%
3) School13.7
4) College13.7
5) Seminary27.4
7) Church518.5
8) NonProfit622.2
9) For-Profit518.5
10) Other725.9
Missing1040 
TOTAL27100.0
213) If you are currently employed in one or more non-parish jobs or ministries, is this organization affiliated with the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)? (NPAR_AFF)
TOTAL%
1) Yes8637.9
2) No14162.1
Missing840 
TOTAL227100.0
214) How old were you when you first became a member of a Presbyterian church? (HOWOLD)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL104120.81619
215) When you were growing up, say ages 10 to 12, how active were your parents in church? (PAR_ACTV)
TOTAL%
1) Very58155.7
2) Generally17516.8
3) Somewhat969.2
4) NotVery827.9
5) NotActive10710.2
6) DK30.3
Missing23 
TOTAL1044100.0
216) In what religious denomination were you raised? (Check only one. If you were part of more than one denomination as a child, answer by putting a check in the one that influenced you the most.) (DEN_RAIS)
TOTAL%
1) Baptist716.9
2) DofChrist30.3
3) Episcopal181.7
4) Lutheran232.2
5) Methodist626.0
6) Presbyt66664.6
7) OtherPres181.7
8) Reformed222.1
9) Roman Cath343.3
10) UCC232.2
11) Independ212.0
12) Other605.8
13) None20.2
70) Other80.8
Missing36 
TOTAL1031100.0
217) Do any of your relatives serve as pastors, Christian educators, mission workers, or in other full-time ministry for a Presbyterian or other church? (RELPAST)
TOTAL%
1) Yes25925.3
2) No76474.7
Missing44 
TOTAL1023100.0
218) [IF YES TO RELPAST] How many relatives are currently serving the church in full-time paid positions? (RELPAST2)
TOTAL%
0) 20.7
1) 15557.4
2) 8130.0
3) 186.7
4) 72.6
5) 41.5
6) 10.4
7) 10.4
10) 10.4
Missing797 
TOTAL270100.0
219) [IF YES TO RELPAST] How are they related to you? (Check the box for all that apply) - My father (DADPAST)
TOTAL%
0) Not check90697.3
1) Checked252.7
Missing136 
TOTAL931100.0
220) [IF YES TO RELPAST] How are they related to you? (Check the box for all that apply) - My mother (MOMPAST)
TOTAL%
0) Not check92899.6
1) Checked40.4
Missing135 
TOTAL932100.0
221) [IF YES TO RELPAST] How are they related to you? (Check the box for all that apply) - My grandfather (GDADPAST)
TOTAL%
0) Not check92999.8
1) Checked20.2
Missing136 
TOTAL931100.0
222) [IF YES TO RELPAST] How are they related to you? (Check the box for all that apply) - My grandmother (GMOMPAST)
TOTAL%
0) Not check93099.9
1) Checked10.1
Missing136 
TOTAL931100.0
223) [IF YES TO RELPAST] How are they related to you? (Check the box for all that apply) - My son (SONPAST)
TOTAL%
0) Not check92198.8
1) Checked111.2
Missing135 
TOTAL932100.0
224) [IF YES TO RELPAST] How are they related to you? (Check the box for all that apply) - My daughter (DAUGPAST)
TOTAL%
0) Not check92399.0
1) Checked91.0
Missing135 
TOTAL932100.0
225) [IF YES TO RELPAST] How are they related to you? (Check the box for all that apply) - A brother or sister (SIBPAST)
TOTAL%
0) Not check85891.4
1) Checked818.6
Missing128 
TOTAL939100.0
226) [IF YES TO RELPAST] How are they related to you? (Check the box for all that apply) - Other (OTHPAST)
TOTAL%
0) Other76280.1
1) Grandchild70.7
2) Ancestor30.3
3) Aunt/Uncle272.8
4) Niece/Neph131.4
5) Cousin565.9
8) Spouse353.7
9) In-law485.0
Missing116 
TOTAL951100.0
227) Have any other relatives, whether living or dead, such as grandparents or great-grandparents, served in the past as pastors, Christian educators, missionary workers, or in other full-time ministry for a Presbyterian or other church? (RELCRCH)
TOTAL%
1) Yes35336.3
2) No62063.7
Missing94 
TOTAL973100.0
228) [IF YES TO RELCRCH] How many relatives in the past served the church in full-time paid positions? (Approximate number) (RELCRCH2)
TOTAL%
1) 18756.2
2) 7021.0
3) 3711.1
4) 195.7
5) 82.4
6) 51.5
7) 10.3
8) 20.6
10) 20.6
11) 10.3
15) 10.3
Missing734 
TOTAL333100.0
229) [IF YES TO RELCRCH] How are they related to you? (Check the box for all that apply) - My father (DADCRCH)
TOTAL%
0) Not check85792.1
1) Checked747.9
Missing136 
TOTAL931100.0
230) [IF YES TO RELCRCH] How are they related to you? (Check the box for all that apply) - My mother (MOMCRCH)
TOTAL%
0) Not check91296.6
1) Checked323.4
Missing123 
TOTAL944100.0
231) [IF YES TO RELCRCH] How are they related to you? (Check the box for all that apply) - My grandfather (GDADCRCH)
TOTAL%
0) Not check85291.1
1) Checked838.9
Missing132 
TOTAL935100.0
232) [IF YES TO RELCRCH] How are they related to you? (Check the box for all that apply) - My grandmother (GMOMCRCH)
TOTAL%
0) Not check91897.6
1) Checked232.4
Missing126 
TOTAL941100.0
233) [IF YES TO RELCRCH] How are they related to you? (Check the box for all that apply) - My son (SONCRCH)
TOTAL%
0) Not check92799.5
1) Checked50.5
Missing135 
TOTAL932100.0
234) [IF YES TO RELCRCH] How are they related to you? (Check the box for all that apply) - My daughter (DAUGCRCH)
TOTAL%
0) Not check92999.7
1) Checked30.3
Missing135 
TOTAL932100.0
235) [IF YES TO RELCRCH] How are they related to you? (Check the box for all that apply) - A brother or sister (SIBCRCH)
TOTAL%
0) Not check90697.3
1) Checked252.7
Missing136 
TOTAL931100.0
236) [IF YES TO RELCRCH] How are they related to you? (Check the box for all that apply) - Other (OTHCRCH)
TOTAL%
0) All other73976.8
1) Grandchild10.1
2) Distant an909.4
3) Aunt/uncle909.4
4) Niece/Neph20.2
5) Cousin121.2
8) Spouse80.8
9) In-law202.1
Missing105 
TOTAL962100.0
237) Which of the following terms best describes your current stand on theological issues? (LIB_CONS)
TOTAL%
1) VeryConser353.4
2) Conserv27526.5
3) Moderate40038.6
4) Liberal24924.0
5) VeryLib777.4
Missing31 
TOTAL1036100.0
238) Do you believe that some or all of the Bible was inspired by God? (INSP_GOD)
TOTAL%
1) Yes98898.6
2) No141.4
Missing65 
TOTAL1002100.0
239) [IF YES TO INSP_GOD] How much of what the Bible contains do you believe was inspired by God? (INSPMUCH)
TOTAL%
1) All66065.7
2) AlmostAll13413.3
3) Most13613.5
4) Some545.4
5) SmallAmt10.1
6) Not sure191.9
Missing63 
TOTAL1004100.0
240) The account of Creation presented in Genesis - (Check the one box that best describes your view) (CREA_TRU)
TOTAL%
1) LitTrue232.3
2) True59559.1
3) NotTrue38938.6
Missing60 
TOTAL1007100.0
241) Which statement best summarizes your view of the Bible? (Check one box) (BIBL_ACC)
TOTAL%
1) Accurate11911.8
2) Spir Accur54554.2
3) Errors34234.0
Missing61 
TOTAL1006100.0
242) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the following statement. - An individual should arrive at his or her own religious beliefs independent of any church. (IND_BEL)
TOTAL%
1) Str agree222.1
2) Agree625.9
3) Not sure302.9
4) Disagree53050.7
5) Str disag40238.4
Missing21 
TOTAL1046100.0
243) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the following statement. - All the different religions are equally good ways of helping a person find ultimate truth. (ALL_RELS)
TOTAL%
1) Str agree171.6
2) Agree858.1
3) Not sure575.4
4) Disagree41539.7
5) Str disag47245.1
Missing21 
TOTAL1046100.0
244) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the following statement. - There is a life beyond death. (BYND_DTH)
TOTAL%
1) Str agree82078.5
2) Agree16415.7
3) Not sure484.6
4) Disagree101.0
5) Str disag20.2
Missing23 
TOTAL1044100.0
245) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the following statement. - The only absolute truth for humanity is in Jesus Christ. (JES_TRUE)
TOTAL%
1) Str agree47745.6
2) Agree23922.8
3) Not sure676.4
4) Disagree20519.6
5) Str disag585.5
Missing21 
TOTAL1046100.0
246) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the following statement. - Only followers of Jesus Christ can be saved. (JES_SAVE)
TOTAL%
1) Str agree19318.6
2) Agree16215.6
3) Not sure16616.0
4) Disagree29428.3
5) Str disag22321.5
Missing29 
TOTAL1038100.0
247) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the following statement. - It is important to share my faith with other people. (SHAR_FTH)
TOTAL%
1) Str agree64762.0
2) Agree38236.6
3) Not sure50.5
4) Disagree60.6
5) Str disag40.4
Missing23 
TOTAL1044100.0
248) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the following statement. - The Devil (Satan) really exists. (DEVL_XST)
TOTAL%
1) Str agree33632.3
2) Agree27025.9
3) Not sure14614.0
4) Disagree18417.7
5) Str disag10510.1
Missing26 
TOTAL1041100.0
249) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the following statement. - Jesus was born of a virgin. (JES_VRGN)
TOTAL%
1) Str agree38236.7
2) Agree26925.9
3) Not sure20319.5
4) Disagree12712.2
5) Str disag595.7
Missing27 
TOTAL1040100.0
250) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activity? (Check one box on each line) - Read the Bible privately (OFT_BPRI)
TOTAL%
1) Daily52349.9
2) SevXWeek33932.3
3) Weekly11010.5
4) SevXMonth474.5
5) Monthly101.0
6) SevXYear171.6
7) Yearly20.2
8) Never10.1
Missing18 
TOTAL1049100.0
251) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activity? (Check one box on each line) - Read the Bible with family or friends (OFT_BFAM)
TOTAL%
1) Daily827.9
2) SevXWeek20519.7
3) Weekly32731.4
4) SevXMonth13412.9
5) Monthly555.3
6) SevXYear14013.4
7) Yearly484.6
8) Never504.8
Missing26 
TOTAL1041100.0
252) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activity? (Check one box on each line) - Attend a Bible study group (OFT_BGRP)
TOTAL%
1) Daily272.6
2) SevXWeek12912.5
3) Weekly45844.3
4) SevXMonth11210.8
5) Monthly817.8
6) SevXYear11911.5
7) Yearly565.4
8) Never525.0
Missing33 
TOTAL1034100.0
253) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activity? (Check one box on each line) - Pray privately (OFT_PPRI)
TOTAL%
1) Daily89485.5
2) SevXWeek10810.3
3) Weekly212.0
4) SevXMonth111.1
5) Monthly60.6
6) SevXYear40.4
8) Never20.2
Missing21 
TOTAL1046100.0
254) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activity? (Check one box on each line) - Pray with family or friends (OFT_PFAM)
TOTAL%
1) Daily50948.7
2) SevXWeek28427.2
3) Weekly13412.8
4) SevXMonth514.9
5) Monthly101.0
6) SevXYear343.3
7) Yearly70.7
8) Never171.6
Missing21 
TOTAL1046100.0
255) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activity? (Check one box on each line) - Attend a prayer group (OFT_PGRP)
TOTAL%
1) Daily393.8
2) SevXWeek737.1
3) Weekly30429.4
4) SevXMonth959.2
5) Monthly959.2
6) SevXYear16916.3
7) Yearly11411.0
8) Never14614.1
Missing32 
TOTAL1035100.0
256) Do you believe that Jesus will return to earth some day? (JES_RTRN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes76575.0
2) No1009.8
3) Not Sure15515.2
Missing47 
TOTAL1020100.0
257) [IF YES TO JES_RTRN] Do you think that Jesus's return is more likely in 2000, less likely in 2000, or about as likely then as in any other year? (RTRN2000)
TOTAL%
1) More40.5
2) Same58569.0
3) Less313.7
4) No opinion22826.9
Missing219 
TOTAL848100.0
258) Do you currently have plans for this coming New Year's Eve (Dec. 31, 1999)? (PLAN_NYR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes41840.4
2) No61759.6
Missing32 
TOTAL1035100.0
259) [IF YES TO PLAN_NYR] Will you be celebrating or commemorating the end of 1999 and the beginning of 2000 in a way different from how you would usually mark the end of one year and the beginning of a new one? (PLAN_USU)
TOTAL%
1) Yes27649.9
2) No27750.1
Missing514 
TOTAL553100.0
260) [IF YES TO PLAN_NYR] What do you plan to do? - First response (PLAN_DO1)
TOTAL%
1) Home247.7
2) Family247.7
3) Party4715.0
4) Work61.9
5) Church18258.1
6) Travel144.5
9) Undecided165.1
Missing754 
TOTAL313100.0
261) [IF YES TO PLAN_NYR] What do you plan to do? - Second response (PLAN_DO2)
TOTAL%
2) Family120.0
3) Party120.0
4) Work120.0
5) Church240.0
Missing1062 
TOTAL5100.0
262) Does your congregation plan to hold a worship service on New Year's Eve or New Year's Day to mark the transition to 2000? (NEW_SERV)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, def16415.7
2) Yes, prob12411.9
3) No, prob37235.7
4) No, def14914.3
5) Don't know23322.4
Missing25 
TOTAL1042100.0
263) What sort of disruptions, if any, do you think the Y2K computer problem will cause in early 2000 - in U.S. society generally? (Y2KSOCI)
TOTAL%
1) Very major10.1
2) Major131.2
3) Minor54752.2
4) Very minor39637.8
5) None575.4
6) No opinion343.2
Missing19 
TOTAL1048100.0
264) What sort of disruptions, if any, do you think the Y2K computer problem will cause in early 2000 - in your local community? (Y2KCOMM)
TOTAL%
1) Very major10.1
2) Major90.9
3) Minor47745.7
4) Very minor43942.0
5) None878.3
6) No opinion313.0
Missing23 
TOTAL1044100.0
265) What sort of disruptions, if any, do you think the Y2K computer problem will cause in early 2000 - in your local church? (Y2KCRCH)
TOTAL%
1) Very major20.2
2) Major40.4
3) Minor22521.5
4) Very minor38136.5
5) None40238.5
6) No opinion313.0
Missing22 
TOTAL1045100.0
266) What sort of disruptions, if any, do you think the Y2K computer problem will cause in early 2000 - in your own personal life? (Y2KLIFE)
TOTAL%
1) Very major20.2
2) Major40.4
3) Minor26225.0
4) Very minor46344.2
5) None28927.6
6) No opinion272.6
Missing20 
TOTAL1047100.0
267) What is your sex? (SEX2)
TOTAL%
1) Female23722.6
2) Male81177.4
Missing19 
TOTAL1048100.0
268) What is your present age? (AGE2)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL104750.25810
269) Which of the categories below most closely describes the place in which you currently live? (HOME)
TOTAL%
1) Country696.6
2) Farm70.7
3) SmTown31830.5
4) MedCity15715.0
5) Suburb858.1
6) LgCity17717.0
7) LgSuburb23122.1
Missing23 
TOTAL1044100.0
270) What is your present marital status? (MAR_STAT)
TOTAL%
1) Married92388.5
2) Single12011.5
Missing24 
TOTAL1043100.0
271) If not currently married, have you ever been married? (MAR_EVER)
TOTAL%
1) Never Mar5443.9
2) Widowed1411.4
3) Divorced5343.1
4) Wid/Div21.6
Missing944 
TOTAL123100.0
272) What is the highest level of education completed by you and, if married, by your spouse? - Spouse's educational level (EDUCSPOU)
TOTAL%
3) Some high20.2
4) High schl182.0
5) Some coll9210.2
6) College25328.1
7) Some grad11312.6
8) Grad degr42146.8
Missing168 
TOTAL899100.0
273) If currently married, have you ever had a previous marriage (or marriages)? (PREV_MAR)
TOTAL%
1) No77884.5
2) Widowed70.8
3) Divorced13414.5
4) Wid&Div20.2
Missing146 
TOTAL921100.0
274) Please indicate your employment status and, if married, the employment of your spouse. - Employment status of spouse, first response (SPOUEMP1)
TOTAL%
1) FullTime44749.2
2) PartTime17619.4
3) SelfEmp657.2
4) Unemployed242.6
5) Retired566.2
6) Homemaker12413.6
7) Student121.3
8) Other50.6
Missing158 
TOTAL909100.0
275) Please indicate your employment status and, if married, the employment of your spouse. - Employment status of spouse, second response (SPOUEMP2)
TOTAL%
1) FullTime11.1
2) PartTime55.3
3) SelfEmp2223.4
4) Unemployed22.1
5) Retired1010.6
6) Homemaker3537.2
7) Student1313.8
8) Other66.4
Missing973 
TOTAL94100.0
276) If your husband or wife is: employed full-time, part-time, or self-employed, please indicate the average hours worked per week over the last year. (SPOUHRS)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL70538.96316
277) Please indicate the faith in which your husband or wife was raised (if more than one, select the one in which she or he was most involved), and his or her current religious affiliation. - Faith in which spouse was raised (SPOURAIS)
TOTAL%
1) Baptist9710.6
2) DofChrist121.3
3) Episcopal394.3
4) Lutheran424.6
5) Methodist11112.2
6) Presbyt38542.2
7) OtherPres202.2
8) Reformed202.2
9) Catholic566.1
10) UCC353.8
11) Independ283.1
12) Other687.4
Missing154 
TOTAL913100.0
278) Please indicate the faith in which your husband or wife was raised (if more than one, select the one in which she or he was most involved), and his or her current religious affiliation. - Spouse's current faith (SPOUFATH)
TOTAL%
3) Episcopal30.3
4) Lutheran80.9
5) Methodist70.8
6) Presbyt81994.6
7) OtherPres20.2
8) Reformed10.1
9) Catholic70.8
10) UCC70.8
11) Indep40.5
12) Other80.9
Missing201 
TOTAL866100.0
279) How often does your husband or wife attend Sunday worship at your congregation? (SPOUWORS)
TOTAL%
1) Never212.3
2) <1XYear131.4
3) 1-2XYear192.1
4) SevXYear293.1
5) 1XMonth283.0
6) SevXMonth363.9
7) MostWeeks18520.1
8) Weekly59064.1
Missing146 
TOTAL921100.0
280) Is your husband or wife a member of the same congregation which you serve or attend? (SPOUCONG)
TOTAL%
1) Yes69175.4
2) No22624.6
Missing150 
TOTAL917100.0
281) Is your husband or wife an ordained minister? (SPOUMIN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes13414.5
2) No78985.5
Missing144 
TOTAL923100.0
282) Which statements below, if any, apply to your husband or wife's current call? (Check all that apply) - First response (SPOUCAL1)
TOTAL%
1) CoPastor3121.4
2) Pastor4430.3
3) PresStaff32.1
4) PCUSAOther74.8
5) PastOther117.6
6) ChurchOth32.1
7) Secular1913.1
8) Other2718.6
Missing922 
TOTAL145100.0
283) Which statements below, if any, apply to your husband or wife's current call? (Check all that apply) - Second response (SPOUCAL2)
TOTAL%
2) Pastor116.7
3) PresStaff233.3
7) Secular116.7
8) Other233.3
Missing1061 
TOTAL6100.0
284) How many children do you have? (If none, write 0.) Include any legally adopted children; exclude stepchildren unless legally adopted. (NO_KIDS)
TOTAL%
0) None16015.4
1) 111511.1
2) 244042.4
3) 322221.4
4) 4737.0
5) 5212.0
6) 640.4
7) 730.3
Missing29 
TOTAL1038100.0
285) Generally speaking, do you think of yourself as a Democrat, Independent, Republican, or other? (DEM_REP)
TOTAL%
1) Democrat55753.5
2) Indep20119.3
3) Republican26225.1
4) Other212.0
8) NaturalLaw10.1
Missing25 
TOTAL1042100.0
286) How many persons, including yourself, live in your household? (Do not count students who live elsewhere while they attend college or university.) (Check only one box.) (HH_SIZE)
TOTAL%
1) Live alone989.4
2) Two of us43041.1
3) Three us20719.8
4) Four of us21220.3
5) Five of us767.3
6) Six of us181.7
7) 7+40.4
Missing22 
TOTAL1045100.0
287) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are - under six years of age? (HH_UNDR6)
TOTAL%
0) None21860.1
1) 19927.3
2) 24211.6
3) 330.8
4) 410.3
Missing704 
TOTAL363100.0
288) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are - 6-12 years of age? (HH_6-12)
TOTAL%
0) None21552.1
1) 112029.1
2) 26616.0
3) 3122.9
Missing654 
TOTAL413100.0
289) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are - 13-17 years of age? (HH_13-17)
TOTAL%
0) None20044.9
1) 118040.4
2) 25712.8
3) 371.6
4) 410.2
Missing622 
TOTAL445100.0
290) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are - 18-24 years of age? (HH_18-24)
TOTAL%
0) None21169.4
1) 17324.0
2) 2206.6
Missing763 
TOTAL304100.0
291) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are - 25 years of age and over? (HH_25UP)
TOTAL%
0) None171.7
1) 110810.8
2) 282982.6
3) 3444.4
4) 460.6
Missing63 
TOTAL1004100.0
292) From the list below, select the choice which best describes all of the people in the household in which you live. (For example, a teenager living with both parents would check "4.") (HH_TYPE)
TOTAL%
1) SglAdlt959.2
2) SglPrnt161.5
3) MarNoKids39838.5
4) MarWKids48346.7
5) Other424.1
Missing33 
TOTAL1034100.0
293) Is the home in which you currently live: (HOM_NOW)
TOTAL%
1) Rented817.8
2) Owned807.7
3) Mortgaged68365.5
4) Congreg17817.1
5) Other201.9
Missing25 
TOTAL1042100.0
294) Where did you live five years ago, in October 1994? (HOM_94)
TOTAL%
1) Same house51749.3
2) SameCnty11410.9
3) SameStat1049.9
4) DiffStat30429.0
5) DiffCtry90.9
Missing19 
TOTAL1048100.0
295) In what state were you born? If you were not born in the United States, in what country were you born? (ST_BORN)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL103833.70417
296) What is your race of origin? (Check all that apply) - First response (RACE1)
TOTAL%
1) White99695.3
2) Black131.2
3) Indian30.3
4) Asian181.7
5) Hispanic131.2
6) Other20.2
Missing22 
TOTAL1045100.0
297) What is your race of origin? (Check all that apply) - Second response (RACE2)
TOTAL%
2) Black15.0
3) Indian1155.0
4) Asian210.0
5) Hispanic210.0
6) Other420.0
Missing1047 
TOTAL20100.0
298) Which of these categories best describes your total family income from all sources, before taxes, during 1998? (If you live alone, or with non-relatives, answer in terms of your own personal income.) (HH_INCOM)
TOTAL%
2) 10-14,99920.2
3) 15-19,99950.5
4) 20-29,999403.8
5) 30-39,99911811.3
6) 40-49,99914714.1
7) 50-59,99915214.6
8) 60-69,99913412.9
9) 70-79,99912712.2
10) 80-89,999969.2
11) 90-99,999706.7
12) 100-124999838.0
13) 125-149999282.7
14) $150K+403.8
Missing25 
TOTAL1042100.0
299) During the last year, approximately how much money did you and other family members in your household contribute to each of the following? Write your best estimate on the lines provided. - To your congregation, in regular giving (not including special offerings or contributions to a capital campaign) (MNY_REG)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL10114303.1847283
300) During the last year, approximately how much money did you and other family members in your household contribute to each of the following? Write your best estimate on the lines provided. - To your church, in giving to a special campaign, for example for a new or remodeled building, or for a new program for the church (MNY_SPEC)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL7041447.8786984
301) During the last year, approximately how much money did you and other family members in your household contribute to each of the following? Write your best estimate on the lines provided. - To your congregation, in response to a special appeal for a ministry supported by the congregation, presbytery, or Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), including the denomination-wide special offerings--One Great Hour of Sharing, Witness, Peacemaking, and Christmas Joy (MNY_APPL)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL896857.316767
302) During the last year, approximately how much money did you and your family contribute to all religious groups or religious causes outside the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)? (MNY_OUTS)
TOTAL%
1) $018017.6
2) $1-5012211.9
3) $51-10011210.9
4) $101-50028828.2
5) $501-100011611.3
6) $1001-2000727.0
7) $2001+13313.0
Missing44 
TOTAL1023100.0
303) During the last year, approximately how much money did you and your family contribute to non-religious charities, community organizations, or social causes? (MNY_NREL)
TOTAL%
1) $0494.7
2) $1-5013312.9
3) $51-10017617.0
4) $101-50042541.1
5) $501-100012111.7
6) $1001-2000646.2
7) $2001+666.4
Missing33 
TOTAL1034100.0
304) [If BEF_SEM is yes] Before entering seminary for your B.D. or M.Div., were you engaged in any long-term secular job or career? How long were you in that job or career? (BEF_SEMA)
TOTAL%
1) 26.5
2) 13.2
3) 516.1
4) 13.2
5) 39.7
6) 13.2
7) 619.4
8) 412.9
10) 516.1
12) 13.2
13) 13.2
17) 13.2
Missing1036 
TOTAL31100.0
305) Sample (SAMPLE)
TOTAL%
3) Pastors82678.4
4) Spc Clergy22721.6
Missing14 
TOTAL1053100.0
306) Total Members in 1999 (TOTMEM99)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL840773.4381256
307) I-AGE: What is your present age? (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-AGE)
TOTAL%
1) < 4014714.0
2) 40-4936334.7
3) 50-6446144.0
4) 65+767.3
Missing20 
TOTAL1047100.0
308) I-GENDER: What is your sex? (for use with online analysis) (I-GENDER)
TOTAL%
1) Female23722.6
2) Male81177.4
Missing19 
TOTAL1048100.0
309) I-INCOME: Which of these categories best describes your total family income from all sources, before taxes, during 1998? (If you live alone, or with non-relatives, answer in terms of your own personal income.) (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-INCOME)
TOTAL%
1) < $20K70.7
2) $20K-4999930529.3
3) $50K-9999957955.6
4) $100K+15114.5
Missing25 
TOTAL1042100.0
310) I-PARTYID: Generally speaking, do you think of yourself as a Democrat, Independent, Republican, or other? (for use with online analysis) (I-PARTYID)
TOTAL%
1) Democrat55753.5
2) Indep20119.3
3) Republican26225.1
4) Other212.0
8) NaturalLaw10.1
Missing25 
TOTAL1042100.0
311) I-MARITAL: What is your present marital status? (for use with online analysis) (I-MARITAL)
TOTAL%
1) Married92388.5
2) Single12011.5
Missing24 
TOTAL1043100.0
312) I-RACE: What is your race of origin? (Check all that apply) - First response (for use with online analysis) (I-RACE)
TOTAL%
1) White99695.3
2) Black131.2
3) Indian30.3
4) Asian181.7
5) Hispanic131.2
6) Other20.2
Missing22 
TOTAL1045100.0