Presbyterian Panel Survey, August 2007 - The Mission Work Plan of the General Assembly Council, Clergy

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All frequencies are raw numbers (no weights used).
1) Survey Number (CODE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL7296139.811636
2) In general, how familiar are you with the General Assembly Council's 2007-2008 Mission Work Plan? (Q1FAMMWP)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all familiar35450.6
2) Not too familiar15822.6
3) Somewhat familiar13619.4
4) Generally familiar426.0
5) Very familiar101.4
Missing29 
TOTAL700100.0
3) Prior to receiving this survey, were you aware that the 2007-2008 Mission Work Plan for the General Assembly Council includes the following priority goal areas? Evangelism and Witness (Q2AEVANG)
TOTAL%
1) No, not aware7320.3
2) Yes, aware25270.0
3) Yes, very aware359.7
Missing369 
TOTAL360100.0
4) Prior to receiving this survey, were you aware that the 2007-2008 Mission Work Plan for the General Assembly Council includes the following priority goal areas? Justice and Compassion (Q2BJUST)
TOTAL%
1) No, not aware7320.4
2) Yes, aware25070.0
3) Yes, very aware349.5
Missing372 
TOTAL357100.0
5) Prior to receiving this survey, were you aware that the 2007-2008 Mission Work Plan for the General Assembly Council includes the following priority goal areas? Spirituality and Discipleship (Q2CSPIR)
TOTAL%
1) No, not aware9627.0
2) Yes, aware23164.9
3) Yes, very aware298.1
Missing373 
TOTAL356100.0
6) Prior to receiving this survey, were you aware that the 2007-2008 Mission Work Plan for the General Assembly Council includes the following priority goal areas? Leadership and Vocation (Q2DLEAD)
TOTAL%
1) No, not aware9526.6
2) Yes, aware23365.3
3) Yes, very aware298.1
Missing372 
TOTAL357100.0
7) Evangelism and Witness Priority Goal Area: Indicate how much need you believe there is in the PC(USA) for each of the following types of ministry: Helping people communicate what being Presbyterian "is all about." (Q3AEVANG)
TOTAL%
1) No need at all172.3
2) No need385.2
3) Slight need557.6
4) Moderate need15221.0
5) Good need11716.1
6) Great need13518.6
7) Very great need20928.8
8) Not sure20.3
Missing4 
TOTAL725100.0
8) Evangelism and Witness Priority Goal Area: Indicate how much need you believe there is in the PC(USA) for each of the following types of ministry: Finding ways of bringing people into community. (Q3BEVANG)
TOTAL%
1) No need at all50.7
2) No need71.0
3) Slight need141.9
4) Moderate need628.6
5) Good need10514.5
6) Great need21629.9
7) Very great need30542.2
8) Not sure91.2
Missing6 
TOTAL723100.0
9) Evangelism and Witness Priority Goal Area: Indicate how much need you believe there is in the PC(USA) for each of the following types of ministry: Developing vibrant, healthy congregations. (Q3CEVANG)
TOTAL%
1) No need at all30.4
2) No need30.4
3) Slight need40.6
4) Moderate need212.9
5) Good need567.7
6) Great need17123.6
7) Very great need46564.1
8) Not sure20.3
Missing4 
TOTAL725100.0
10) Evangelism and Witness Priority Goal Area: Indicate how much need you believe there is in the PC(USA) for each of the following types of ministry: Helping people invite others into the life of Christ. (Q3DEVANG)
TOTAL%
1) No need at all20.3
2) No need152.1
3) Slight need162.2
4) Moderate need527.2
5) Good need8411.7
6) Great need14820.6
7) Very great need40155.7
8) Not sure20.3
Missing9 
TOTAL720100.0
11) Evangelism and Witness Priority Goal Area: Indicate how much need you believe there is in the PC(USA) for each of the following types of ministry: Helping people become more articulate with their own faith story. (Q3EEVANG)
TOTAL%
1) No need at all10.1
2) No need60.8
3) Slight need121.7
4) Moderate need567.7
5) Good need10214.0
6) Great need20227.8
7) Very great need34547.5
8) Not sure20.3
Missing3 
TOTAL726100.0
12) Evangelism and Witness Priority Goal Area: Indicate how much need you believe there is in the PC(USA) for each of the following types of ministry: Supporting new congregations in the United States that reach out to immigrant populations. (Q3FEVANG)
TOTAL%
1) No need at all50.7
2) No need91.2
3) Slight need233.2
4) Moderate need10514.5
5) Good need13618.8
6) Great need21930.2
7) Very great need22230.6
8) Not sure60.8
Missing4 
TOTAL725100.0
13) Evangelism and Witness Priority Goal Area: Indicate how much need you believe there is in the PC(USA) for each of the following types of ministry: Supporting the sending out of people to do mission. (Q3GEVANG)
TOTAL%
1) No need at all40.6
2) No need101.4
3) Slight need243.3
4) Moderate need10814.9
5) Good need14820.5
6) Great need19226.6
7) Very great need23232.1
8) Not sure50.7
Missing6 
TOTAL723100.0
14) Evangelism and Witness Priority Goal Area: Indicate how much need you believe there is in the PC(USA) for each of the following types of ministry: Helping equip presbyteries, congregations, and individuals to share the good news of the gospel with those who have no church affiliation. (Q3HEVANG)
TOTAL%
1) No need at all40.6
2) No need111.5
3) Slight need192.6
4) Moderate need638.7
5) Good need10714.8
6) Great need16723.1
7) Very great need35048.4
8) Not sure20.3
Missing6 
TOTAL723100.0
15) Evangelism and Witness Priority Goal Area: Indicate how much need you believe there is in the PC(USA) for each of the following types of ministry: Supporting efforts to develop congregations that reflect the multicultural makeup of our society. (Q3IEVANG)
TOTAL%
1) No need at all141.9
2) No need202.8
3) Slight need405.5
4) Moderate need12417.1
5) Good need14419.9
6) Great need18926.1
7) Very great need18926.1
8) Not sure50.7
Missing4 
TOTAL725100.0
16) Evangelism and Witness Priority Goal Area: Indicate how much need you believe there is in the PC(USA) for each of the following types of ministry: Helping members see that they have a call from God to Christian witness in society and the church. (Q3JEVANG)
TOTAL%
1) No need at all40.6
2) No need71.0
3) Slight need223.0
4) Moderate need506.9
5) Good need9613.2
6) Great need22430.9
7) Very great need31843.8
8) Not sure50.7
Missing3 
TOTAL726100.0
17) Which of these church needs (Q3AEVANG to Q3JEVANG) would you rank as the most important one in the area of Evangelism and Witness? Circle the letter below that corresponds to your choice: (Q3XEVANG)
TOTAL%
1) Helping people communicate what being Presbyterian "is all about"334.6
2) Finding ways of bringing people into community679.4
3) Developing vibrant, healthy congregations17424.4
4) Helping people invite others into the life of Christ13819.3
5) Helping people become more articulate with their own faith story699.7
6) Supporting new congregations in the United States that reach out to immigrant populations212.9
7) Supporting the sending out of people to do mission212.9
8) Helping equip presbyteries, congregations, and individuals to share the good news of the gospel with those who have no church affiliation7710.8
9) Supporting efforts to develop congregations that reflect the multicultural makeup of our society314.3
10) Helping members see that they have a call from God to Christian witness in society and the church8311.6
Missing15 
TOTAL714100.0
18) And which of these church needs (Q3AEVANG to Q3JEVANG) would you rank as the second most important one in the area of Evangelism and Witness? Circle the letter below that corresponds to your choice: (Q3YEVANG)
TOTAL%
1) Helping people communicate what being Presbyterian "is all about"436.1
2) Finding ways of bringing people into community679.5
3) Developing vibrant, healthy congregations13819.5
4) Helping people invite others into the life of Christ8311.7
5) Helping people become more articulate with their own faith story8812.4
6) Supporting new congregations in the United States that reach out to immigrant populations385.4
7) Supporting the sending out of people to do mission436.1
8) Helping equip presbyteries, congregations, and individuals to share the good news of the gospel with those who have no church affiliation9713.7
9) Supporting efforts to develop congregations that reflect the multicultural makeup of our society395.5
10) Helping members see that they have a call from God to Christian witness in society and the church7210.2
Missing21 
TOTAL708100.0
19) Please use this space to suggest any other important church needs in the area of Evangelism and Witness: (Q3ZEVANG)
TOTAL%
1) Target specific populations178.8
2) Other resource-program suggestions2915.0
3) General suggestions related to evangelism or witness7136.8
4) Comment of fixed choice options5528.5
5) Comment on other unrelated matters2110.9
Missing536 
TOTAL193100.0
20) Justice and Compassion Priority Goal Area: Indicate how much need you believe there is in the PC(USA) for each of the following types of ministry: Supporting emergency relief operations (disaster assistance). (Q4AJUST)
TOTAL%
1) No need at all20.3
2) No need30.4
3) Slight need101.4
4) Moderate need9813.5
5) Good need11215.4
6) Great need19426.8
7) Very great need30441.9
8) Not sure20.3
Missing4 
TOTAL725100.0
21) Justice and Compassion Priority Goal Area: Indicate how much need you believe there is in the PC(USA) for each of the following types of ministry: Supporting efforts of people who are already taking steps to improve their social and economic situation. (Q4BJUST)
TOTAL%
1) No need at all20.3
2) No need101.4
3) Slight need192.6
4) Moderate need14319.8
5) Good need17624.3
6) Great need20928.9
7) Very great need15922.0
8) Not sure50.7
Missing6 
TOTAL723100.0
22) Justice and Compassion Priority Goal Area: Indicate how much need you believe there is in the PC(USA) for each of the following types of ministry: Helping people to discern matters of injustice in the world. (Q4CJUST)
TOTAL%
1) No need at all111.5
2) No need365.0
3) Slight need425.8
4) Moderate need13318.4
5) Good need15020.7
6) Great need16623.0
7) Very great need18125.0
8) Not sure40.6
Missing6 
TOTAL723100.0
23) Justice and Compassion Priority Goal Area: Indicate how much need you believe there is in the PC(USA) for each of the following types of ministry: Providing opportunities for people to be involved in ministries of compassion and justice. (Q4DJUST)
TOTAL%
1) No need at all20.3
2) No need223.1
3) Slight need253.5
4) Moderate need9913.7
5) Good need12617.5
6) Great need20027.7
7) Very great need24333.7
8) Not sure40.6
Missing8 
TOTAL721100.0
24) Justice and Compassion Priority Goal Area: Indicate how much need you believe there is in the PC(USA) for each of the following types of ministry: Improving people's quality of life and well-being. (Q4EJUST)
TOTAL%
1) No need at all40.6
2) No need162.2
3) Slight need405.5
4) Moderate need13819.1
5) Good need17324.0
6) Great need15922.1
7) Very great need18225.2
8) Not sure91.2
Missing8 
TOTAL721100.0
25) Justice and Compassion Priority Goal Area: Indicate how much need you believe there is in the PC(USA) for each of the following types of ministry: Preserving the environment as God's creation. (Q4FJUST)
TOTAL%
1) No need at all50.7
2) No need182.5
3) Slight need365.0
4) Moderate need9112.6
5) Good need11916.5
6) Great need18425.6
7) Very great need26236.4
8) Not sure50.7
Missing9 
TOTAL720100.0
26) Justice and Compassion Priority Goal Area: Indicate how much need you believe there is in the PC(USA) for each of the following types of ministry: Sharing knowledge about what Presbyterians are doing in the area of justice and compassion. (Q4GJUST)
TOTAL%
1) No need at all233.2
2) No need395.4
3) Slight need679.3
4) Moderate need16022.2
5) Good need17424.1
6) Great need15821.9
7) Very great need9713.4
8) Not sure40.6
Missing7 
TOTAL722100.0
27) Justice and Compassion Priority Goal Area: Indicate how much need you believe there is in the PC(USA) for each of the following types of ministry: Building networks that support justice and compassion ministries. (Q4HJUST)
TOTAL%
1) No need at all111.5
2) No need415.7
3) Slight need537.3
4) Moderate need13418.6
5) Good need15621.6
6) Great need19226.6
7) Very great need12917.9
8) Not sure60.8
Missing7 
TOTAL722100.0
28) Justice and Compassion Priority Goal Area: Indicate how much need you believe there is in the PC(USA) for each of the following types of ministry: Encouraging and supporting efforts to address the underlying causes of poverty. (Q4IJUST)
TOTAL%
1) No need at all131.8
2) No need253.5
3) Slight need365.0
4) Moderate need8311.5
5) Good need11115.4
6) Great need20328.1
7) Very great need24734.2
8) Not sure50.7
Missing6 
TOTAL723100.0
29) Justice and Compassion Priority Goal Area: Indicate how much need you believe there is in the PC(USA) for each of the following types of ministry: Increasing awareness of non-violent options for conflict resolution, and of the skills needed to make use of them. (Q4JJUST)
TOTAL%
1) No need at all152.1
2) No need304.2
3) Slight need354.9
4) Moderate need9312.9
5) Good need11916.5
6) Great need19026.4
7) Very great need23332.4
8) Not sure50.7
Missing9 
TOTAL720100.0
30) Which of these church needs (Q4AJUST to Q4JJUST) would you rank as the most important one in the area of Justice and Compassion? Circle the letter below that corresponds to your choice: (Q4XJUST)
TOTAL%
1) Supporting emergency relief operations (disaster assistance)20128.3
2) Supporting efforts of people who are already taking steps to improve their social and economic situation324.5
3) Helping people to discern matters of injustice in the world436.1
4) Providing opportunities for people to be involved in ministries of compassion and justice12717.9
5) Improving people's quality of life and well-being395.5
6) Preserving the environment as God's creation588.2
7) Sharing knowledge about what Presbyterians are doing in the area of justice and compassion142.0
8) Building networks that support justice and compassion ministries344.8
9) Encouraging and supporting efforts to address the underlying causes of poverty9813.8
10) Increasing awareness of non-violent options for conflict resolution, and of the skills needed to make use of them649.0
Missing19 
TOTAL710100.0
31) And which of these church needs (Q4AJUST to Q4JJUST) would you rank as the second most important one in the area of Justice and Compassion? Circle the letter below that corresponds to your choice: (Q4YJUST)
TOTAL%
1) Supporting emergency relief operations (disaster assistance)699.7
2) Supporting efforts of people who are already taking steps to improve their social and economic situation7710.9
3) Helping people to discern matters of injustice in the world567.9
4) Providing opportunities for people to be involved in ministries of compassion and justice9112.9
5) Improving people's quality of life and well-being669.3
6) Preserving the environment as God's creation10114.3
7) Sharing knowledge about what Presbyterians are doing in the area of justice and compassion162.3
8) Building networks that support justice and compassion ministries517.2
9) Encouraging and supporting efforts to address the underlying causes of poverty9413.3
10) Increasing awareness of non-violent options for conflict resolution, and of the skills needed to make use of them8712.3
Missing21 
TOTAL708100.0
32) Please use this space to suggest any other important church needs in the area of Justice and Compassion: (Q4ZJUST)
TOTAL%
1) Suggestion or comment related to peacemaking or conflict management75.2
2) Suggestion or comment related to the environment107.5
3) Suggestion or comment related to hunger or poverty118.2
4) Suggestion or comment related to class or race64.5
5) Suggestion or comment related to politics or economics75.2
6) Suggestion or comment related to other specific topics129.0
7) Other suggestions or comments7253.7
8) Question related to meaning of fixed-choice options75.2
9) Comments on all other unrelated matters21.5
Missing595 
TOTAL134100.0
33) Leadership and Vocation Priority Goal Area: Indicate how much need you believe there is in the PC(USA) for each of the following types of ministry: Providing training for elders and deacons. (Q5ALEAD)
TOTAL%
1) No need at all71.0
2) No need162.2
3) Slight need223.0
4) Moderate need13218.3
5) Good need14119.5
6) Great need19026.3
7) Very great need21229.3
8) Not sure30.4
Missing6 
TOTAL723100.0
34) Leadership and Vocation Priority Goal Area: Indicate how much need you believe there is in the PC(USA) for each of the following types of ministry: Offering ministers opportunities and resources for continuing education. (Q5BLEAD)
TOTAL%
1) No need at all60.8
2) No need202.8
3) Slight need577.9
4) Moderate need15721.7
5) Good need15621.6
6) Great need17624.4
7) Very great need14720.4
8) Not sure30.4
Missing7 
TOTAL722100.0
35) Leadership and Vocation Priority Goal Area: Indicate how much need you believe there is in the PC(USA) for each of the following types of ministry: Creating resources for new members that communicate the benefits and expectations of church membership. (Q5CLEAD)
TOTAL%
1) No need at all71.0
2) No need233.2
3) Slight need537.4
4) Moderate need14520.1
5) Good need16923.4
6) Great need16022.2
7) Very great need16322.6
8) Not sure10.1
Missing8 
TOTAL721100.0
36) Leadership and Vocation Priority Goal Area: Indicate how much need you believe there is in the PC(USA) for each of the following types of ministry: Supporting and providing opportunities for leadership development among both ministers and laity. (Q5DLEAD)
TOTAL%
1) No need at all50.7
2) No need71.0
3) Slight need294.0
4) Moderate need14219.7
5) Good need16022.2
6) Great need20528.4
7) Very great need17023.5
8) Not sure40.6
Missing7 
TOTAL722100.0
37) Leadership and Vocation Priority Goal Area: Indicate how much need you believe there is in the PC(USA) for each of the following types of ministry: Supporting education among racial-ethnic populations. (Q5ELEAD)
TOTAL%
1) No need at all91.2
2) No need152.1
3) Slight need577.9
4) Moderate need15321.2
5) Good need18625.8
6) Great need17724.5
7) Very great need10815.0
8) Not sure162.2
Missing8 
TOTAL721100.0
38) Leadership and Vocation Priority Goal Area: Indicate how much need you believe there is in the PC(USA) for each of the following types of ministry: Supporting opportunities for skills development, such as mentoring. (Q5FLEAD)
TOTAL%
1) No need at all91.2
2) No need314.3
3) Slight need547.5
4) Moderate need17524.2
5) Good need21629.9
6) Great need15221.0
7) Very great need7710.7
8) Not sure91.2
Missing6 
TOTAL723100.0
39) Leadership and Vocation Priority Goal Area: Indicate how much need you believe there is in the PC(USA) for each of the following types of ministry: Developing church leaders from under-represented populations (e.g., new immigrants, racial-ethnic groups). (Q5GLEAD)
TOTAL%
1) No need at all121.7
2) No need263.6
3) Slight need618.4
4) Moderate need11616.1
5) Good need17824.7
6) Great need18725.9
7) Very great need13318.4
8) Not sure91.2
Missing7 
TOTAL722100.0
40) Leadership and Vocation Priority Goal Area: Indicate how much need you believe there is in the PC(USA) for each of the following types of ministry: Supporting opportunities for leadership by women. (Q5HLEAD)
TOTAL%
1) No need at all182.5
2) No need395.4
3) Slight need577.9
4) Moderate need16522.9
5) Good need17624.4
6) Great need15221.1
7) Very great need10514.6
8) Not sure81.1
Missing9 
TOTAL720100.0
41) Leadership and Vocation Priority Goal Area: Indicate how much need you believe there is in the PC(USA) for each of the following types of ministry: Helping to ensure the relevance of theological education for church professionals. (Q5ILEAD)
TOTAL%
1) No need at all111.5
2) No need172.4
3) Slight need496.8
4) Moderate need10114.0
5) Good need15120.9
6) Great need18025.0
7) Very great need20328.2
8) Not sure91.2
Missing8 
TOTAL721100.0
42) Leadership and Vocation Priority Goal Area: Indicate how much need you believe there is in the PC(USA) for each of the following types of ministry: Attracting competent and highly motivated church professionals. (Q5JLEAD)
TOTAL%
1) No need at all91.2
2) No need131.8
3) Slight need202.8
4) Moderate need7310.1
5) Good need11816.3
6) Great need22731.4
7) Very great need25535.3
8) Not sure71.0
Missing7 
TOTAL722100.0
43) Leadership and Vocation Priority Goal Area: Indicate how much need you believe there is in the PC(USA) for each of the following types of ministry: Providing support and coaching for church professionals. (Q5KLEAD)
TOTAL%
1) No need at all71.0
2) No need233.2
3) Slight need294.0
4) Moderate need11916.5
5) Good need16623.0
6) Great need21229.4
7) Very great need15621.6
8) Not sure91.2
Missing8 
TOTAL721100.0
44) Leadership and Vocation Priority Goal Area: Indicate how much need you believe there is in the PC(USA) for each of the following types of ministry: Helping congregations find pastoral leadership. (Q5LLEAD)
TOTAL%
1) No need at all40.6
2) No need60.8
3) Slight need142.0
4) Moderate need10014.0
5) Good need14820.7
6) Great need21930.6
7) Very great need22231.0
8) Not sure20.3
Missing14 
TOTAL715100.0
45) Leadership and Vocation Priority Goal Area: Indicate how much need you believe there is in the PC(USA) for each of the following types of ministry: Helping members understand that their vocation, whatever it may be, is a call from God. (Q5MLEAD)
TOTAL%
1) No need at all40.6
2) No need172.4
3) Slight need324.4
4) Moderate need9813.6
5) Good need12216.9
6) Great need19727.2
7) Very great need25034.6
8) Not sure30.4
Missing6 
TOTAL723100.0
46) Leadership and Vocation Priority Goal Area: Indicate how much need you believe there is in the PC(USA) for each of the following types of ministry: Helping Presbyterians discern whether they have a call from God to serve as ministers. (Q5NLEAD)
TOTAL%
1) No need at all40.6
2) No need233.2
3) Slight need506.9
4) Moderate need14419.9
5) Good need22130.6
6) Great need15821.9
7) Very great need11816.3
8) Not sure40.6
Missing7 
TOTAL722100.0
47) Leadership and Vocation Priority Goal Area: Indicate how much need you believe there is in the PC(USA) for each of the following types of ministry: Helping small congregations. (Q5OLEAD)
TOTAL%
1) No need at all40.6
2) No need243.3
3) Slight need283.9
4) Moderate need9212.8
5) Good need14319.8
6) Great need20929.0
7) Very great need21730.1
8) Not sure40.6
Missing8 
TOTAL721100.0
48) Leadership and Vocation Priority Goal Area: Indicate how much need you believe there is in the PC(USA) for each of the following types of ministry: Sending mission workers/missionaries to other countries. (Q5PLEAD)
TOTAL%
1) No need at all131.8
2) No need385.3
3) Slight need547.5
4) Moderate need11616.1
5) Good need14119.6
6) Great need18325.5
7) Very great need16823.4
8) Not sure60.8
Missing10 
TOTAL719100.0
49) Which of these church needs (Q5ALEAD to Q5PLEAD) would you rank as the most important one in the area of Leadership and Vocation? Circle the letter below that corresponds to your choice: (Q5XLEAD)
TOTAL%
1) Providing training for elders and deacons709.8
2) Offering ministers opportunities and resources for continuing education162.2
3) Creating resources for new members that communicate the benefits and expectations of church membership324.5
4) Supporting and providing opportunities for leadership development among both ministers and laity7911.0
5) Supporting education among racial-ethnic populations152.1
6) Supporting opportunities for skills development, such as mentoring131.8
7) Developing church leaders from under-represented populations (e.g., new immigrants, racial-ethnic groups)375.2
8) Supporting opportunities for leadership by women81.1
9) Helping to ensure the relevance of theological education for church professionals425.9
10) Attracting competent and highly motivated church professionals7911.0
11) Providing support and coaching for church professionals334.6
12) Helping congregations find pastoral leadership598.2
13) Helping members understand that their vocation, whatever it may be, is a call from God10214.2
14) Helping Presbyterians discern whether they have a call from God to serve as ministers142.0
15) Helping small congregations679.3
16) Sending mission workers/missionaries to other countries517.1
Missing12 
TOTAL717100.0
50) And which of these church needs (Q5ALEAD to Q5PLEAD) would you rank as the second most important one in the area of Leadership and Vocation? Circle the letter below that corresponds to your choice: (Q5YLEAD)
TOTAL%
1) Providing training for elders and deacons588.1
2) Offering ministers opportunities and resources for continuing education294.1
3) Creating resources for new members that communicate the benefits and expectations of church membership405.6
4) Supporting and providing opportunities for leadership development among both ministers and laity537.4
5) Supporting education among racial-ethnic populations202.8
6) Supporting opportunities for skills development, such as mentoring192.7
7) Developing church leaders from under-represented populations (e.g., new immigrants, racial-ethnic groups)436.0
8) Supporting opportunities for leadership by women121.7
9) Helping to ensure the relevance of theological education for church professionals405.6
10) Attracting competent and highly motivated church professionals649.0
11) Providing support and coaching for church professionals507.0
12) Helping congregations find pastoral leadership608.4
13) Helping members understand that their vocation, whatever it may be, is a call from God709.8
14) Helping Presbyterians discern whether they have a call from God to serve as ministers182.5
15) Helping small congregations8011.2
16) Sending mission workers/missionaries to other countries567.9
Missing17 
TOTAL712100.0
51) Please use this space to suggest any other important church needs in the area of Leadership and Vocation: (Q5ZLEAD)
TOTAL%
1) Suggestion or comment related to lay or CLP training1410.0
2) Suggestion or comment related to minister training4129.3
3) Suggestion or comment related to recruitment of people info21.4
4) Suggestion or comment related to small congregations96.4
5) Suggestion or comment related to women in leadership32.1
6) Other suggestions or comments regarding leadership or vocation5237.1
7) Questions related to the meaning of questions Q5A through Q5J64.3
8) Comments on all other unrelated matters139.3
Missing589 
TOTAL140100.0
52) Spirituality and Discipleship Goal Area: Indicate how much need you believe there is in the PC(USA) for each of the following types of ministry: Providing help in the discernment of spiritual gifts. (Q6ASPIR)
TOTAL%
1) No need at all131.8
2) No need142.0
3) Slight need405.6
4) Moderate need13919.4
5) Good need18125.2
6) Great need17123.8
7) Very great need15421.5
8) Not sure50.7
Missing12 
TOTAL717100.0
53) Spirituality and Discipleship Goal Area: Indicate how much need you believe there is in the PC(USA) for each of the following types of ministry: Providing resources for individual spiritual discernment. (Q6BSPIR)
TOTAL%
1) No need at all172.4
2) No need182.5
3) Slight need425.8
4) Moderate need15721.9
5) Good need17224.0
6) Great need18625.9
7) Very great need12217.0
8) Not sure40.6
Missing11 
TOTAL718100.0
54) Spirituality and Discipleship Goal Area: Indicate how much need you believe there is in the PC(USA) for each of the following types of ministry: Reaching college students and young adults. (Q6CSPIR)
TOTAL%
1) No need at all50.7
2) No need60.8
3) Slight need101.4
4) Moderate need638.8
5) Good need10514.6
6) Great need21930.5
7) Very great need30842.9
8) Not sure20.3
Missing11 
TOTAL718100.0
55) Spirituality and Discipleship Goal Area: Indicate how much need you believe there is in the PC(USA) for each of the following types of ministry: Strengthening Christian education. (Q6DSPIR)
TOTAL%
1) No need at all50.7
2) No need60.8
3) Slight need141.9
4) Moderate need9713.4
5) Good need15421.3
6) Great need23532.5
7) Very great need21329.4
Missing5 
TOTAL724100.0
56) Spirituality and Discipleship Goal Area: Indicate how much need you believe there is in the PC(USA) for each of the following types of ministry: Articulating our faith theologically. (Q6ESPIR)
TOTAL%
1) No need at all50.7
2) No need111.5
3) Slight need212.9
4) Moderate need8712.1
5) Good need16422.7
6) Great need21229.4
7) Very great need21930.4
8) Not sure20.3
Missing8 
TOTAL721100.0
57) Spirituality and Discipleship Goal Area: Indicate how much need you believe there is in the PC(USA) for each of the following types of ministry: Interpreting our Reformed identity as Presbyterians. (Q6FSPIR)
TOTAL%
1) No need at all91.3
2) No need233.2
3) Slight need446.1
4) Moderate need10314.4
5) Good need16422.9
6) Great need19727.5
7) Very great need17624.5
8) Not sure10.1
Missing12 
TOTAL717100.0
58) Spirituality and Discipleship Goal Area: Indicate how much need you believe there is in the PC(USA) for each of the following types of ministry: Providing resources to help strengthen faith practices (e.g., Bible reading, prayer, devotions). (Q6GSPIR)
TOTAL%
1) No need at all101.4
2) No need131.8
3) Slight need243.3
4) Moderate need9312.9
5) Good need16522.9
6) Great need21429.8
7) Very great need20027.8
Missing10 
TOTAL719100.0
59) Spirituality and Discipleship Goal Area: Indicate how much need you believe there is in the PC(USA) for each of the following types of ministry: Developing spirituality and discipleship principles for immigrants to the United States who speak other languages. (Q6HSPIR)
TOTAL%
1) No need at all141.9
2) No need192.6
3) Slight need496.8
4) Moderate need14920.7
5) Good need19727.3
6) Great need17023.6
7) Very great need10514.6
8) Not sure182.5
Missing8 
TOTAL721100.0
60) Spirituality and Discipleship Goal Area: Indicate how much need you believe there is in the PC(USA) for each of the following types of ministry: Educating Presbyterians about stewardship. (Q6ISPIR)
TOTAL%
1) No need at all81.1
2) No need152.1
3) Slight need385.3
4) Moderate need10013.9
5) Good need15521.6
6) Great need20128.0
7) Very great need19927.7
8) Not sure30.4
Missing10 
TOTAL719100.0
61) Spirituality and Discipleship Goal Area: Indicate how much need you believe there is in the PC(USA) for each of the following types of ministry: Educating members to be exemplary citizens who are not only concerned with their rights, but also accepting of their responsibilities ("stewardship of public life"). (Q6JSPIR)
TOTAL%
1) No need at all121.7
2) No need304.2
3) Slight need517.1
4) Moderate need11415.8
5) Good need16022.2
6) Great need18425.6
7) Very great need16422.8
8) Not sure50.7
Missing9 
TOTAL720100.0
62) Spirituality and Discipleship Goal Area: Indicate how much need you believe there is in the PC(USA) for each of the following types of ministry: Supporting military chaplains in their work with young adults. (Q6KSPIR)
TOTAL%
1) No need at all192.6
2) No need202.8
3) Slight need577.9
4) Moderate need13719.1
5) Good need19026.5
6) Great need16623.1
7) Very great need11716.3
8) Not sure121.7
Missing11 
TOTAL718100.0
63) Spirituality and Discipleship Goal Area: Indicate how much need you believe there is in the PC(USA) for each of the following types of ministry: Helping families of all types to identify and resist destructive pressures and temptations in society. (Q6LSPIR)
TOTAL%
1) No need at all101.4
2) No need121.7
3) Slight need354.9
4) Moderate need7810.8
5) Good need12317.1
6) Great need22331.0
7) Very great need22731.5
8) Not sure121.7
Missing9 
TOTAL720100.0
64) Which of the church needs (Q6ASPIR to Q6LSPIR) would you rank as the most important one in the area of Spirituality and Discipleship? Circle the letter below that corresponds to your choice: (Q6XSPIR)
TOTAL%
1) Providing help in the discernment of spiritual gifts699.7
2) Providing resources for individual spiritual discernment283.9
3) Reaching college students and young adults11115.6
4) Strengthening Christian education9713.6
5) Articulating our faith theologically7710.8
6) Interpreting our Reformed identity as Presbyterians446.2
7) Providing resources to help strengthen faith practices (e.g., Bible reading, prayer, devotions)9813.8
8) Developing spirituality and discipleship principles for immigrants to the United States who speak other languages131.8
9) Educating Presbyterians about stewardship344.8
10) Educating members to be exemplary citizens who are not only concerned with their rights, but also accepting of their responsibilities ("stewardship of public life")557.7
11) Supporting military chaplains in their work with young adults101.4
12) Helping families of all types to identify and resist destructive pressures and temptations in society7510.5
Missing18 
TOTAL711100.0
65) And which of these church needs (Q6ASPIR to Q6LSPIR) would you rank as the second most important one in the area of Spirituality and Discipleship? Circle the letter below that corresponds to your choice: (Q6YSPIR)
TOTAL%
1) Providing help in the discernment of spiritual gifts354.9
2) Providing resources for individual spiritual discernment273.8
3) Reaching college students and young adults689.6
4) Strengthening Christian education7310.3
5) Articulating our faith theologically7410.4
6) Interpreting our Reformed identity as Presbyterians537.5
7) Providing resources to help strengthen faith practices (e.g., Bible reading, prayer, devotions)8612.1
8) Developing spirituality and discipleship principles for immigrants to the United States who speak other languages273.8
9) Educating Presbyterians about stewardship709.9
10) Educating members to be exemplary citizens who are not only concerned with their rights, but also accepting of their responsibilities ("stewardship of public life")659.2
11) Supporting military chaplains in their work with young adults223.1
12) Helping families of all types to identify and resist destructive pressures and temptations in society11015.5
Missing19 
TOTAL710100.0
66) Please use this space to suggest any other important church needs in the area of Spirituality and Discipleship: (Q6ZSPIR)
TOTAL%
1) Suggestion related to spirituality or discipleship5855.2
2) Comment on fixed-choice options4038.1
3) Suggestions or comments on all other unrelated matters76.7
Missing624 
TOTAL105100.0
67) The work of the General Assembly Council takes place in the United States as well as internationally. Would you like to see the Council do mission entirely in the U.S., entirely in other countries, or some combination of both? (Q7GLOBAL)
TOTAL%
1) Entirely in the United States121.7
2) Almost all in the United States243.4
3) Mostly in the United States12317.3
4) A little more than half in the United States14320.1
5) Half in the United States, half in other countries26737.4
6) Two-thirds in other countries375.2
7) 75% in other countries344.8
8) Almost entirely in other countries30.4
9) Entirely in other countries30.4
10) Not sure679.4
Missing16 
TOTAL713100.0
68) Sample (SAMPLE)
TOTAL%
3) Clergy729100.0
TOTAL729100.0
69) Survey form: (SURVEY)
TOTAL%
1) Paper49668.0
2) Web23332.0
TOTAL729100.0
70) In what year were you ordained as a minister of the Word and Sacrament? (ORDAINED)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL7231984.17711
71) 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) Baptist819.5
2) Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)24.9
4) Lutheran12.4
5) Methodist922.0
6) Presbyterian12.4
7) Other Presbyterian922.0
8) Reformed24.9
10) United Church of Christ37.3
12) Other614.6
Missing688 
TOTAL41100.0
72) Are you currently enrolled in a graduate school, seminary, or theological school? (SCHOOL)
TOTAL%
1) Yes557.7
2) No65692.3
Missing18 
TOTAL711100.0
73) [If you are currently enrolled in a graduate school, seminary, or theological school] What degree do you seek? (DEGWORK)
TOTAL%
2) M.A.35.7
3) Th.M./S.T.M.11.9
4) D.Min.4483.0
5) Ph.D./S.T.D./Th.D./Ed.D.59.4
Missing676 
TOTAL53100.0
74) [If you currently enrolled in a graduate school, seminary, or theological school] At what school are you enrolled? (SCHOOL2)
TOTAL%
4) Ashland12.6
5) Austin25.1
18) Columbia820.5
30) Fuller512.8
36) Iliff12.6
39) Lancaster12.6
41) Louisville PTS12.6
45) McCormick410.3
53) New York12.6
63) Pittsburgh37.7
65) Princeton12.6
68) San Francisco25.1
78) Union PSCE25.1
99) Other717.9
Missing690 
TOTAL39100.0
75) Before entering seminary for your B.D. or M.Div., were you engaged in any long-term secular job or career? (SECJOB)
TOTAL%
1) Yes32345.0
2) No39455.0
Missing12 
TOTAL717100.0
76) [If you were engaged in any long-term secular job or career before entering seminary] How long were you in that job or career? (YRSSECJB)
TOTAL%
1) 51.8
2) 196.9
3) 3010.9
3.5) 10.4
4) 238.4
5) 228.0
6) 176.2
7) 145.1
8) 124.4
9) 72.5
10) 3512.7
11) 72.5
12) 62.2
13) 31.1
14) 51.8
15) 124.4
16) 72.5
17) 10.4
18) 41.5
20) 165.8
21) 20.7
22) 31.1
23) 10.4
25) 41.5
26) 31.1
27) 31.1
28) 10.4
29) 10.4
30) 72.5
32) 10.4
35) 20.7
37) 10.4
Missing454 
TOTAL275100.0
77) In what year did you receive your B.A., B.S., or other bachelor's degree? (YRBA)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL7262027.647668
78) What school awarded this degree? (SCHOOLBA)
TOTAL%
1) A Presbyterian-related college or university17524.3
2) Another church-related college or university15321.3
3) Other college or university39254.4
Missing9 
TOTAL720100.0
79) From what school and in what year did you receive your M.Div. or B.D. degree? School awarding degree: (NAMEMDIV)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL70550.17224
80) From what school and in what year did you receive your M.Div. or B.D. degree? Year received M.Div. or B.D. degree: (YRMDIV)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL7091983.17911
81) Check here if no other graduate degrees. (NOGRAD)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked47265.1
1) Checked25334.9
Missing4 
TOTAL725100.0
82) Check here if you have earned a M.C.E./M.R.E. in theology, Christian education, or religion. (MCEMRE)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked71598.5
1) Checked111.5
Missing3 
TOTAL726100.0
83) Year M.C.E./M.R.E. received: (YRMCEMRE)
TOTAL%
1953) 19.1
1963) 19.1
1969) 218.2
1976) 19.1
1980) 19.1
1981) 19.1
1985) 19.1
1988) 19.1
1990) 19.1
2000) 19.1
Missing718 
TOTAL11100.0
84) School awarding M.C.E./M.R.E. degree: (NAMEMCE)
TOTAL%
64) PSCE19.1
65) Princeton218.2
72) St. Paul19.1
78) Union PSCE654.5
99) Other19.1
Missing718 
TOTAL11100.0
85) Check here if you have earned a M.A. in theology, Christian education, or religion. (GRADMA)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked69395.5
1) Checked334.5
Missing3 
TOTAL726100.0
86) Year M.A. received: (YEARMA)
TOTAL%
1958) 12.9
1965) 12.9
1968) 12.9
1969) 12.9
1970) 12.9
1971) 12.9
1972) 25.9
1973) 12.9
1974) 12.9
1975) 12.9
1977) 25.9
1978) 12.9
1981) 12.9
1982) 25.9
1983) 12.9
1984) 25.9
1985) 12.9
1986) 12.9
1987) 12.9
1988) 12.9
1989) 25.9
1992) 12.9
1994) 12.9
1996) 25.9
1997) 25.9
2002) 12.9
2004) 12.9
Missing695 
TOTAL34100.0
87) School awarding M.A. degree: (NAMEMA)
TOTAL%
16) Claremont12.9
23) Duke University12.9
30) Fuller411.4
33) Gordon Conwell12.9
39) Lancaster12.9
64) PSCE12.9
68) San Francisco12.9
74) Trinity Evangelical12.9
78) Union PSCE617.1
99) Other1851.4
Missing694 
TOTAL35100.0
88) Check here if you have earned a Th.M./S.T.M. in theology, Christian education, or religion. (THMSTM)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked68994.9
1) Checked375.1
Missing3 
TOTAL726100.0
89) Year Th.M./S.T.M. received: (YRTHMSTM)
TOTAL%
1955) 12.7
1966) 12.7
1968) 12.7
1969) 12.7
1970) 12.7
1971) 12.7
1974) 12.7
1975) 410.8
1978) 25.4
1979) 12.7
1980) 25.4
1981) 12.7
1983) 12.7
1985) 25.4
1987) 12.7
1989) 38.1
1991) 12.7
1992) 38.1
1994) 25.4
1997) 25.4
2001) 25.4
2003) 12.7
2004) 12.7
2005) 12.7
Missing692 
TOTAL37100.0
90) School awarding Th.M./S.T.M. degree: (NTHM-STM)
TOTAL%
5) Austin38.1
13) University of Chicago Divinity12.7
18) Columbia38.1
34) Harvard University38.1
41) Louisville PTS12.7
45) McCormick25.4
65) Princeton1745.9
78) Union PSCE25.4
88) Yale25.4
99) Other38.1
Missing692 
TOTAL37100.0
91) Check here if you have received a D.Min. in theology, Christian education, or religion. (DMIN)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked56477.7
1) Checked16222.3
Missing3 
TOTAL726100.0
92) Year D.Min. degree received: (YRDMIN)
TOTAL%
1964) 10.6
1974) 10.6
1975) 21.3
1976) 31.9
1977) 21.3
1978) 53.1
1979) 42.5
1980) 31.9
1981) 42.5
1982) 74.4
1983) 63.8
1984) 42.5
1985) 53.1
1986) 42.5
1987) 31.9
1988) 53.1
1989) 31.9
1990) 31.9
1991) 42.5
1992) 74.4
1993) 53.1
1994) 53.1
1995) 95.7
1996) 106.3
1997) 63.8
1998) 53.1
1999) 53.1
2000) 63.8
2001) 74.4
2002) 63.8
2003) 74.4
2004) 42.5
2005) 85.0
Missing570 
TOTAL159100.0
93) School awarding D.Min. degree: (NAMEDMIN)
TOTAL%
2) Andover Newton21.2
3) Asbury10.6
5) Austin74.3
15) Christian Theo10.6
17) Colgate Rochester10.6
18) Columbia2515.5
19) Concordia10.6
21) Drew42.5
22) Dubuque42.5
24) Eastern Baptist10.6
27) Erskine10.6
30) Fuller138.1
33) Gordon Conwell42.5
40) Lexington10.6
41) Louisville PTS63.7
45) McCormick2716.8
62) Phillips21.2
63) Pittsburgh127.5
65) Princeton63.7
68) San Francisco95.6
74) Trinity Evangelical10.6
76) United Theo Dayton21.2
77) United Theo MN10.6
78) Union PSCE2012.4
83) Wesley10.6
84) Western Theo Sem10.6
90) United Theo Sem10.6
98) Union-unspecified10.6
99) Other53.1
Missing568 
TOTAL161100.0
94) Check here if you have received a Ph.D./S.T.D./Th.D. in theology, Christian education, or religion. (PHD)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked67993.5
1) Checked476.5
Missing3 
TOTAL726100.0
95) Year Ph.D./S.T.D./Th.D. degree received: (YRPHD)
TOTAL%
1962) 12.2
1968) 12.2
1969) 12.2
1970) 12.2
1971) 12.2
1973) 24.3
1975) 12.2
1976) 24.3
1979) 12.2
1982) 48.7
1983) 12.2
1984) 12.2
1985) 12.2
1986) 36.5
1988) 36.5
1990) 12.2
1993) 24.3
1995) 12.2
1996) 12.2
1997) 48.7
1998) 12.2
1999) 24.3
2000) 12.2
2001) 36.5
2003) 24.3
2004) 24.3
2005) 24.3
Missing683 
TOTAL46100.0
96) School awarding Ph.D./S.T.D./Th.D. degree: (NAMEPHD)
TOTAL%
16) Claremont24.3
21) Drew36.4
23) Duke University36.4
31) Garrett Evangelical12.1
34) Harvard University12.1
63) Pittsburgh12.1
65) Princeton48.5
68) San Francisco12.1
75) Union-Auburn12.1
78) Union PSCE12.1
81) Vanderbilt24.3
99) Other2757.4
Missing682 
TOTAL47100.0
97) Check here if you have received other graduate degrees in theology, Christian education, and religion. (OTHERGRD)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked71498.3
1) Checked121.7
Missing3 
TOTAL726100.0
98) Year all other degrees received: (YROTHER)
TOTAL%
1973) 18.3
1986) 18.3
1991) 18.3
1993) 18.3
1998) 216.7
2000) 18.3
2002) 325.0
2003) 18.3
2004) 18.3
Missing717 
TOTAL12100.0
99) School awarding other degrees: (NAMEOTHR)
TOTAL%
23) Duke University18.3
65) Princeton18.3
68) San Francisco216.7
78) Union PSCE18.3
83) Wesley18.3
98) Union-unspecified18.3
99) Other541.7
Missing717 
TOTAL12100.0
100) List any other graduate degrees you have earned: (GRAD2)
TOTAL%
1) Bachelor's degree75.3
2) Master's degree11385.6
3) Doctoral degree86.1
4) Other43.0
Missing597 
TOTAL132100.0
101) Year degree received: (GRAD2YR)
TOTAL%
1951) 10.8
1957) 10.8
1961) 10.8
1962) 10.8
1963) 21.5
1965) 32.3
1966) 21.5
1968) 10.8
1969) 32.3
1970) 21.5
1971) 64.6
1972) 64.6
1973) 32.3
1974) 32.3
1975) 32.3
1976) 64.6
1977) 64.6
1978) 64.6
1979) 43.1
1980) 75.3
1981) 43.1
1982) 32.3
1983) 43.1
1984) 53.8
1985) 21.5
1986) 53.8
1987) 32.3
1988) 53.8
1989) 53.8
1990) 10.8
1991) 21.5
1992) 10.8
1993) 53.8
1994) 10.8
1995) 32.3
1996) 43.1
1997) 21.5
1998) 10.8
2000) 10.8
2002) 43.1
2003) 10.8
2004) 10.8
2006) 10.8
Missing598 
TOTAL131100.0
102) Major or subject: (MAJOR)
TOTAL%
1) Business/Finance/Accounting/Management1511.5
2) Education1612.3
3) English/Humanities/Languages1612.3
4) Fine arts/Music43.1
5) Journalism/Communication/Speech32.3
6) Medical/Health43.1
7) Natural science/Engineering/Math/Computer science75.4
8) Philosophy/Religion/Theology32.3
9) Social and behavioral science/History4534.6
10) Other1713.1
Missing599 
TOTAL130100.0
103) List any other graduate degrees you have earned: (GRAD3)
TOTAL%
1) Bachelor's degree313.0
2) Master's degree1147.8
3) Doctoral degree939.1
Missing706 
TOTAL23100.0
104) Year degree received: (GRAD3YR)
TOTAL%
1969) 14.3
1971) 14.3
1972) 14.3
1976) 313.0
1978) 14.3
1980) 28.7
1983) 14.3
1984) 14.3
1986) 28.7
1988) 14.3
1992) 313.0
1993) 14.3
1995) 14.3
1998) 313.0
2000) 14.3
Missing706 
TOTAL23100.0
105) Major or subject: (MAJOR3)
TOTAL%
1) Business/Finance/Accounting/Management14.3
2) Education313.0
3) English/Humanities/Languages14.3
6) Medical/Health28.7
7) Natural science/Engineering/Math/Computer science14.3
8) Philosophy/Religion/Theology28.7
9) Social and behavioral science/History1043.5
10) Other313.0
Missing706 
TOTAL23100.0
106) Which category(-ies) below describes your current paid employment? Pastor, co-pastor, associate, or other pastor in a congregation (PASTORAL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked20528.2
1) Checked52171.8
Missing3 
TOTAL726100.0
107) Which category(-ies) below describes your current paid employment? Other position in a congregation (specify) (POSITION)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked70497.0
1) Checked223.0
Missing3 
TOTAL726100.0
108) Which category(-ies) below describes your current paid employment? Non-parish job or ministry (NONPARSH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked57078.5
1) Checked15621.5
Missing3 
TOTAL726100.0
109) Which category(-ies) below describes your current paid employment? Unemployed (UNEMPLY)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked69996.3
1) Checked273.7
Missing3 
TOTAL726100.0
110) Which category(-ies) below describes your current paid employment? Retired from active ministry (RETIRE)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked69195.7
1) Checked314.3
Missing7 
TOTAL722100.0
111) Do you consider yourself a full-time or part-time parish pastor? (FULLPART)
TOTAL%
1) Full-time (35 or more hours per week)46387.5
2) Part-time6612.5
Missing200 
TOTAL529100.0
112) [If "part-time,"] Specify hours per week: (HOURS)
TOTAL%
2) 23.9
4) 12.0
8) 12.0
10) 59.8
11) 12.0
15) 12.0
16) 12.0
18) 35.9
20) 917.6
21) 12.0
22) 12.0
23) 12.0
25) 713.7
26) 12.0
30) 1121.6
31) 12.0
32) 12.0
35) 12.0
40) 12.0
50) 12.0
Missing678 
TOTAL51100.0
113) How many congregations do you currently serve as pastor? (Include here congregations you are serving as stated or temporary supply.) (CONGREG)
TOTAL%
1) One50696.4
2) Two or more yoked congregations122.3
3) Two or more non-yoked congregations71.3
Missing204 
TOTAL525100.0
114) [If you are serving two or more congregations] How many? (MANY)
TOTAL%
2) Three1593.8
3) Four or more16.3
Missing713 
TOTAL16100.0
115) What is the approximate membership of the congregation(s) you serve? (Write the combined membership if you serve two or more.) (MEMBER)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL510450.237580
116) What position(s) do you have in a congregation? Solo pastor (SOLO)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked45963.2
1) Checked26736.8
Missing3 
TOTAL726100.0
117) What position(s) do you have in a congregation? Senior pastor (SENIOR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked54274.7
1) Checked18425.3
Missing3 
TOTAL726100.0
118) What position(s) do you have in a congregation? Associate pastor (ASSO)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked65389.9
1) Checked7310.1
Missing3 
TOTAL726100.0
119) What position(s) do you have in a congregation? Co-pastor (COPASTOR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked70296.7
1) Checked243.3
Missing3 
TOTAL726100.0
120) What position(s) do you have in a congregation? Stated or temporary supply (TEMP)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked70196.6
1) Checked253.4
Missing3 
TOTAL726100.0
121) What position(s) do you have in a congregation? Designated pastor (DESIGNAT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked71698.6
1) Checked101.4
Missing3 
TOTAL726100.0
122) What position(s) do you have in a congregation? Interim pastor (INTERMIN)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked69195.2
1) Checked354.8
Missing3 
TOTAL726100.0
123) What position(s) do you have in a congregation? Tentmaker (TENTMAKE)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked72299.4
1) Checked40.6
Missing3 
TOTAL726100.0
124) What position(s) do you have in a congregation? Paid parish associate (PAID)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked71598.5
1) Checked111.5
Missing3 
TOTAL726100.0
125) What position(s) do you have in a congregation? Other (specify) (OTHER2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked70597.1
1) Checked212.9
Missing3 
TOTAL726100.0
126) Is your non-parish or non-pastoral job or ministry full-time or part-time? (If you have more than one, answer in terms of the combined hours.) (NOPARJOB)
TOTAL%
1) Full-time (35 or more hours per week)12464.9
2) Part-time6735.1
Missing538 
TOTAL191100.0
127) [If "part-time,"] Specify hours per week: (HOURS2)
TOTAL%
1) 11.7
4) 23.4
5) 35.1
6) 35.1
9) 11.7
10) 58.5
12) 35.1
15) 915.3
18) 11.7
19) 11.7
20) 1322.0
24) 11.7
25) 46.8
28) 11.7
30) 58.5
32) 11.7
35) 23.4
40) 11.7
50) 11.7
98) 11.7
Missing670 
TOTAL59100.0
128) What type of non-parish/non-pastoral job or ministry do you currently have? Faculty/staff at an educational institution (STAFF)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked67392.7
1) Checked537.3
Missing3 
TOTAL726100.0
129) What type of non-parish/non-pastoral job or ministry do you currently have? Chaplain (CHAPLAIN)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked69395.5
1) Checked334.5
Missing3 
TOTAL726100.0
130) What type of non-parish/non-pastoral job or ministry do you currently have? Missionary/mission co-worker (MISSION)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked72399.6
1) Checked30.4
Missing3 
TOTAL726100.0
131) What type of non-parish/non-pastoral job or ministry do you currently have? National staff or middle governing body staff (NATFSTAF)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked71598.5
1) Checked111.5
Missing3 
TOTAL726100.0
132) What type of non-parish/non-pastoral job or ministry do you currently have? Staff of an ecumenical or non-denominational agency (ECUMENIC)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked72199.3
1) Checked50.7
Missing3 
TOTAL726100.0
133) What type of non-parish/non-pastoral job or ministry do you currently have? Professional pastoral counselor (PROFCOUN)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked70797.4
1) Checked192.6
Missing3 
TOTAL726100.0
134) What type of non-parish/non-pastoral job or ministry do you currently have? Other church-related employment (specify) (OTHCHEMP)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked69996.3
1) Checked273.7
Missing3 
TOTAL726100.0
135) What type of non-parish/non-pastoral job or ministry do you currently have? All other (including "secular") employment (specify) (ALOTHEMP)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked65790.5
1) Checked699.5
Missing3 
TOTAL726100.0
136) For what type of institution do you work? Military (MILITARY)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked72199.3
1) Checked50.7
Missing3 
TOTAL726100.0
137) For what type of institution do you work? Civilian government (CIVLGOVT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked72199.3
1) Checked50.7
Missing3 
TOTAL726100.0
138) For what type of institution do you work? Elementary, middle, or high school (ELEM)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked71898.9
1) Checked81.1
Missing3 
TOTAL726100.0
139) For what type of institution do you work? College or university (COLLEGE)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked70196.6
1) Checked253.4
Missing3 
TOTAL726100.0
140) For what type of institution do you work? Seminary or other theological school (SEMINARY)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked69996.3
1) Checked273.7
Missing3 
TOTAL726100.0
141) For what type of institution do you work? Hospital or other medical facility (HOSPITAL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked70196.6
1) Checked253.4
Missing3 
TOTAL726100.0
142) For what type of institution do you work? Church/religious body (CHURCH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked68293.9
1) Checked446.1
Missing3 
TOTAL726100.0
143) For what type of institution do you work? Other non-profit organization (NOPROFIT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked69796.0
1) Checked294.0
Missing3 
TOTAL726100.0
144) For what type of institution do you work? For-profit business (FOPROFIT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked69295.3
1) Checked344.7
Missing3 
TOTAL726100.0
145) For what type of institution do you work? Other (specify) (OTHER3)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked69996.3
1) Checked273.7
Missing3 
TOTAL726100.0
146) Is this organization affiliated with the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)? (PCUSA)
TOTAL%
1) Yes5830.4
2) No13369.6
Missing538 
TOTAL191100.0
147) How old were you when you first began attending a Presbyterian church? (AGEPCUSE)
TOTAL%
0) 152.4
1) 26142.2
2) 172.8
3) 132.1
4) 182.9
5) 223.6
6) 81.3
7) 71.1
8) 132.1
9) 71.1
10) 71.1
11) 91.5
12) 111.8
13) 71.1
14) 30.5
15) 61.0
16) 71.1
17) 20.3
18) 152.4
19) 61.0
20) 152.4
21) 81.3
22) 162.6
23) 142.3
24) 71.1
25) 132.1
26) 101.6
27) 40.6
28) 71.1
29) 91.5
30) 132.1
31) 61.0
32) 20.3
33) 30.5
34) 10.2
35) 101.6
36) 40.6
37) 10.2
38) 10.2
39) 20.3
40) 71.1
42) 10.2
43) 10.2
45) 30.5
48) 30.5
50) 10.2
58) 10.2
59) 10.2
Missing111 
TOTAL618100.0
148) 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 by the one that influenced you most.) (DENRAISE)
TOTAL%
1) Baptist446.1
2) Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)71.0
3) Episcopal91.3
4) Lutheran131.8
5) Methodist577.9
6) Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), PCUS, UPCUSA, or UPCNA45463.2
7) Other Presbyterian (specify)121.7
8) Reformed71.0
9) Roman Catholic212.9
10) UCC (United Church of Christ/Congregational)172.4
11) Independent or Non-denominational131.8
12) Other (specify)486.7
13) None162.2
Missing11 
TOTAL718100.0
149) Which of the following terms best describes your current stand on theological issues? (ISSUES)
TOTAL%
1) Very conservative283.9
2) Conservative16222.6
3) Moderate26837.4
4) Liberal20628.8
5) Very liberal527.3
Missing13 
TOTAL716100.0
150) Which statement comes closest to your view of the Bible? (BIBLE)
TOTAL%
1) The Bible is the word of God, to be taken literally word for word.223.1
2) The Bible is the word of God, to be interpreted in the light of its historical and cultural context.40055.6
3) The Bible is the word of God, to be interpreted in the light of its historical context and the Church's teachings.23732.9
4) The Bible is not the word of God but contains God's word to us.608.3
5) The Bible is not the word of God but is a valuable book.10.1
Missing9 
TOTAL720100.0
151) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with each of the following statements. There is a life beyond death. (LIFE)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree56678.1
2) Agree11816.3
3) Neutral or not sure334.6
4) Disagree60.8
5) Strongly disagree20.3
Missing4 
TOTAL725100.0
152) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with each of the following statements. Jesus will return to Earth someday. (EARTH)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree37251.4
2) Agree16522.8
3) Neutral or not sure13618.8
4) Disagree395.4
5) Strongly disagree121.7
Missing5 
TOTAL724100.0
153) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with each of the following statements. An individual should arrive at his or her own religious beliefs independent of any church. (OWNBELIE)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree162.2
2) Agree517.1
3) Neutral or not sure628.6
4) Disagree36250.4
5) Strongly disagree22731.6
Missing11 
TOTAL718100.0
154) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with each of the following statements. All the different religions are equally good ways of helping a person find ultimate truth. (EQUALLY)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree212.9
2) Agree709.8
3) Neutral or not sure9613.4
4) Disagree26637.1
5) Strongly disagree26436.8
Missing12 
TOTAL717100.0
155) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with each of the following statements. The only absolute Truth for humankind is in Jesus Christ. (TRUTH)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree26436.6
2) Agree16923.4
3) Neutral or not sure8311.5
4) Disagree15721.8
5) Strongly disagree486.7
Missing8 
TOTAL721100.0
156) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with each of the following statements. Only followers of Jesus Christ can be saved. (FOLLOWER)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree11716.3
2) Agree9513.2
3) Neutral or not sure13018.1
4) Disagree20829.0
5) Strongly disagree16723.3
Missing12 
TOTAL717100.0
157) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with each of the following statements. It is important to share my faith with other people. (SHARE)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree41156.8
2) Agree28339.1
3) Neutral or not sure223.0
4) Disagree71.0
5) Strongly disagree10.1
Missing5 
TOTAL724100.0
158) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activities? Read the Bible privately (BIBLEPRI)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily34647.8
2) Several times a week24333.6
3) Weekly669.1
4) Several times a month354.8
5) Once a month131.8
6) Less than once a month202.8
7) Never10.1
Missing5 
TOTAL724100.0
159) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activities? Read the Bible with family or friends (BIBLEOTH)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily405.6
2) Several times a week12918.0
3) Weekly25235.2
4) Several times a month7410.3
5) Once a month415.7
6) Less than once a month12217.1
7) Never578.0
Missing14 
TOTAL715100.0
160) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activities? Attend a Bible study group (BIBLESTY)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily142.0
2) Several times a week8011.2
3) Weekly29941.9
4) Several times a month7911.1
5) Once a month517.1
6) Less than once a month11816.5
7) Never7310.2
Missing15 
TOTAL714100.0
161) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activities? Pray privately (PRAYPRI)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily61885.8
2) Several times a week7710.7
3) Weekly91.3
4) Several times a month131.8
6) Less than once a month30.4
Missing9 
TOTAL720100.0
162) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activities? Pray with family or friends (PRAYOTH)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily32245.4
2) Several times a week18426.0
3) Weekly9513.4
4) Several times a month405.6
5) Once a month91.3
6) Less than once a month405.6
7) Never192.7
Missing20 
TOTAL709100.0
163) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activities? Attend a prayer group (PRAYGRP)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily152.1
2) Several times a week426.0
3) Weekly18326.1
4) Several times a month649.1
5) Once a month7110.1
6) Less than once a month17024.2
7) Never15722.4
Missing27 
TOTAL702100.0
164) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activities? Use the Internet, in general (GINTERNT)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily55076.5
2) Several times a week9312.9
3) Weekly192.6
4) Several times a month202.8
5) Once a month81.1
6) Less than once a month131.8
7) Never162.2
Missing10 
TOTAL719100.0
165) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activities? Send and receive email (EMAIL)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily58081.3
2) Several times a week8111.4
3) Weekly182.5
4) Several times a month101.4
5) Once a month71.0
6) Less than once a month30.4
7) Never142.0
Missing16 
TOTAL713100.0
166) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activities? Use the Internet for religious/spiritual purposes (RINTERNT)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily20528.7
2) Several times a week16022.4
3) Weekly7310.2
4) Several times a month7210.1
5) Once a month537.4
6) Less than once a month8311.6
7) Never689.5
Missing15 
TOTAL714100.0
167) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activities? Say grace before meals (SAYGRACE)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily53774.9
2) Several times a week9112.7
3) Weekly212.9
4) Several times a month395.4
5) Once a month60.8
6) Less than once a month182.5
7) Never50.7
Missing12 
TOTAL717100.0
168) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activities? Meet with other ministers in a pastoral support group or peer group (PASTSUPG)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily233.2
2) Several times a week233.2
3) Weekly9913.7
4) Several times a month9813.5
5) Once a month23232.0
6) Less than once a month15621.5
7) Never9312.8
Missing5 
TOTAL724100.0
169) Listed below are a number of statements concerning church membership. For each, indicate your level of agreement or disagreement by checking the box in the appropriate column. Being part of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) is an important part of my identity as a Christian. (IDPCUSA)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree34347.4
2) Agree28138.9
3) Neutral or not sure456.2
4) Disagree466.4
5) Strongly disagree81.1
Missing6 
TOTAL723100.0
170) Listed below are a number of statements concerning church membership. For each, indicate your level of agreement or disagreement by checking the box in the appropriate column. While they may have disagreements from time to time, Christians should remain loyal to one denomination throughout their adult lives. (LOYALDEN)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree233.2
2) Agree17223.8
3) Neutral or not sure22030.5
4) Disagree25735.6
5) Strongly disagree506.9
Missing7 
TOTAL722100.0
171) Listed below are a number of statements concerning church membership. For each, indicate your level of agreement or disagreement by checking the box in the appropriate column. There are several other denominations where I could belong and be just as satisfied. (DENOMSAT)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree506.9
2) Agree27738.4
3) Neutral or not sure15521.5
4) Disagree20228.0
5) Strongly disagree375.1
Missing8 
TOTAL721100.0
172) Listed below are a number of statements concerning church membership. For each, indicate your level of agreement or disagreement by checking the box in the appropriate column. The Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) has a clearer understanding of the church's mission in the world today than do most other denominations. (MISPCUSA)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree344.7
2) Agree16623.0
3) Neutral or not sure21629.9
4) Disagree25635.4
5) Strongly disagree517.1
Missing6 
TOTAL723100.0
173) Listed below are a number of statements concerning church membership. For each, indicate your level of agreement or disagreement by checking the box in the appropriate column. I have a sense of excitement about the future of my congregation. (EXCITFUT)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree23532.7
2) Agree31644.0
3) Neutral or not sure10013.9
4) Disagree496.8
5) Strongly disagree182.5
Missing11 
TOTAL718100.0
174) Listed below are a number of statements concerning church membership. For each, indicate your level of agreement or disagreement by checking the box in the appropriate column. I have a sense of excitement about the future of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). (FUTPCUSA)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree466.4
2) Agree20027.7
3) Neutral or not sure21930.3
4) Disagree20027.7
5) Strongly disagree577.9
Missing7 
TOTAL722100.0
175) Please indicate whether you agree or disagree with each statement. Gay partners who make a legal commitment to each other should be entitled to the same rights and benefits as couples in traditional marriages. (GPARBEN)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree25936.0
2) Agree20628.6
3) Neutral or not sure577.9
4) Disagree9713.5
5) Strongly disagree10114.0
Missing9 
TOTAL720100.0
176) Please indicate whether you agree or disagree with each statement. Presbyterian ministers should be prohibited from performing ceremonies that bless the union between two people of the same sex. (SSUNION)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree19326.7
2) Agree10013.8
3) Neutral or not sure679.3
4) Disagree16122.3
5) Strongly disagree20227.9
Missing6 
TOTAL723100.0
177) Please indicate whether you agree or disagree with each statement. It should be OK for two people of the same sex to hold a union ceremony in a Presbyterian church. (UNIONCER)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree17724.5
2) Agree16322.6
3) Neutral or not sure8111.2
4) Disagree10815.0
5) Strongly disagree19326.7
Missing7 
TOTAL722100.0
178) Please indicate whether you agree or disagree with each statement. In general, a person who has sex with someone of the same sex is committing a sin. (SAMESEX)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree17223.8
2) Agree12116.8
3) Neutral or not sure10214.1
4) Disagree15521.5
5) Strongly disagree17223.8
Missing7 
TOTAL722100.0
179) Please indicate whether you agree or disagree with each statement. Same-sex couples should be allowed to marry. (SSMARRY)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree17324.1
2) Agree14119.6
3) Neutral or not sure8812.2
4) Disagree12217.0
5) Strongly disagree19527.1
Missing10 
TOTAL719100.0
180) Please indicate whether you agree or disagree with each statement. Decisions on ordination to the ministry of the Word and Sacrament of sexually active gay and lesbian persons should be left for each presbytery to make on a case-by-case basis. (GAYORDIN)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree14820.5
2) Agree17824.7
3) Neutral or not sure496.8
4) Disagree12717.6
5) Strongly disagree22030.5
Missing7 
TOTAL722100.0
181) Please indicate whether you agree or disagree with each statement. Same-sex couples should be allowed to adopt children. (ADPTCHLD)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree22431.0
2) Agree20628.5
3) Neutral or not sure8311.5
4) Disagree9513.2
5) Strongly disagree11415.8
Missing7 
TOTAL722100.0
182) Please indicate whether you agree or disagree with each statement. I would be comfortable with a pastor who is gay or lesbian. (GAYPASTR)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree20127.8
2) Agree17324.0
3) Neutral or not sure9112.6
4) Disagree9312.9
5) Strongly disagree16422.7
Missing7 
TOTAL722100.0
183) Would you personally like to see the PC(USA) permit sexually active gay and lesbian persons to be ordained to the office of deacon? (GAYDEAC)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, definitely30442.4
2) Yes, probably9713.5
3) Not sure375.2
4) No, probably not7410.3
5) No, definitely not20528.6
Missing12 
TOTAL717100.0
184) Would you personally like to see the PC(USA) permit sexually active gay and lesbian persons to be ordained to the office of elder? (GAYELDER)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, definitely30342.3
2) Yes, probably9012.6
3) Not sure365.0
4) No, probably not7610.6
5) No, definitely not21229.6
Missing12 
TOTAL717100.0
185) Would you personally like to see the PC(USA) permit sexually active gay and lesbian persons to be ordained to the office of minister of the Word and Sacrament? (GAYMIN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, definitely28339.5
2) Yes, probably8211.5
3) Not sure385.3
4) No, probably not7510.5
5) No, definitely not23833.2
Missing13 
TOTAL716100.0
186) What is your sex? (SEX)
TOTAL%
1) Female22931.9
2) Male48968.1
Missing11 
TOTAL718100.0
187) What is your present age? (AGE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL71953.1289
188) Which of the categories below most closely describes the place in which you currently live? (LIVE)
TOTAL%
1) In open country, but not on a farm476.6
2) On a farm50.7
3) In a small city or town (under 50,000 population)23132.2
4) In a medium-size city (50,000-250,000 population)10915.2
5) In a suburb near a medium-size city446.1
6) In a large city (over 250,000 population)9613.4
7) In a suburb near a large city18525.8
Missing12 
TOTAL717100.0
189) Which of the categories below most closely describes the place where your congregation is located? (CONGLOC)
TOTAL%
1) In open country, but not on a farm294.3
2) On a farm50.7
3) In a small city or town (under 50,000 population)23435.0
4) In a medium-size city (50,000-250,000 population)11316.9
5) In a suburb near a medium-size city375.5
6) In a large city (over 250,000 population)11316.9
7) In a suburb near a large city13720.5
Missing61 
TOTAL668100.0
190) What is your present marital status? (MARITAL)
TOTAL%
1) Married60083.8
2) Not married11616.2
Missing13 
TOTAL716100.0
191) If not currently married; have you ever been married? (MARRY)
TOTAL%
1) No, never married5346.9
2) Yes, am now widowed54.4
3) Yes, am now divorced5246.0
4) Yes, am both widowed and divorced32.7
Missing616 
TOTAL113100.0
192) If currently married: have you had a previous marriage (or marriages)? (PREMARRY)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, was widowed81.4
2) Yes, was divorced11019.5
3) Yes, both widowed and divorced10.2
4) No44678.9
Missing164 
TOTAL565100.0
193) What is the highest level of education completed by your spouse? (SEDUC)
TOTAL%
2) Some high school10.2
3) High school diploma172.8
4) Some college, but no degree498.1
5) Associate's degree223.7
6) Bachelor's degree11619.3
7) Some graduate work7011.6
8) Graduate degree32754.3
Missing127 
TOTAL602100.0
194) Is your husband or wife an ordained minister? (SMINISTR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes8714.5
2) No51385.5
Missing129 
TOTAL600100.0
195) Please indicate your spouse's employment status. Employed full-time (SFULL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked41657.4
1) Checked30942.6
Missing4 
TOTAL725100.0
196) Please indicate your spouse's employment status. Employed part-time (SPART)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked62285.7
1) Checked10414.3
Missing3 
TOTAL726100.0
197) Please indicate your spouse's employment status. Self-employed (SSELF)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked66491.5
1) Checked628.5
Missing3 
TOTAL726100.0
198) Please indicate your spouse's employment status. Unemployed (SUNEMPLY)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked70897.5
1) Checked182.5
Missing3 
TOTAL726100.0
199) Please indicate your spouse's employment status. Retired (SRETIRED)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked66691.7
1) Checked608.3
Missing3 
TOTAL726100.0
200) Please indicate your spouse's employment status. Full-time homemaker (SHOMEMAK)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked66892.0
1) Checked588.0
Missing3 
TOTAL726100.0
201) Please indicate your spouse's employment status. Student (SSTUDENT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked71698.6
1) Checked101.4
Missing3 
TOTAL726100.0
202) Please indicate your spouse's employment status. Other (specify) (SOTHER)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked71798.8
1) Checked91.2
Missing3 
TOTAL726100.0
203) 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. (SHRWK)
TOTAL%
0) 20.4
2) 10.2
5) 10.2
6) 10.2
8) 30.6
10) 71.5
12) 40.9
15) 91.9
16) 10.2
17) 10.2
18) 51.1
20) 367.7
22) 10.2
24) 30.6
25) 173.6
27) 10.2
30) 296.2
32) 61.3
34) 10.2
35) 194.0
36) 20.4
37) 20.4
38) 61.3
39) 10.2
40) 11424.3
42) 20.4
43) 10.2
45) 428.9
47) 10.2
48) 81.7
50) 7014.9
53) 10.2
55) 224.7
58) 10.2
60) 347.2
65) 40.9
70) 51.1
71) 10.2
80) 40.9
90) 10.2
Missing259 
TOTAL470100.0
204) Please indicate the faith or denomination in which your husband or wife was raised (if more than one, select the one in which she or he was most involved). (SFAITH)
TOTAL%
1) Baptist6110.2
2) Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)91.5
3) Episcopal122.0
4) Lutheran366.0
5) Methodist7412.4
6) Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), PCUS, UPCUSA, or UPCNA23939.9
7) Other Presbyterian122.0
8) Reformed71.2
9) Roman Catholic528.7
10) UCC (United Church of Christ/Congregational)183.0
11) Independent or non-denominational111.8
12) Other (specify)528.7
13) None162.7
Missing130 
TOTAL599100.0
205) Please indicate the faith or denomination in which your husband or wife is currently affiliated. (SFAITH2)
TOTAL%
1) Baptist10.2
3) Episcopal61.0
4) Lutheran71.2
5) Methodist91.5
6) Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), PCUS, UPCUSA, or UPCNA52188.9
7) Other Presbyterian20.3
9) Roman Catholic101.7
10) UCC (United Church of Christ/Congregational)71.2
11) Independent or non-denominational20.3
12) Other (specify)101.7
13) None111.9
Missing143 
TOTAL586100.0
206) How many children do you have? (If none, write 0.) Include any legally adopted children; exclude stepchildren unless legally adopted. (CHILDREN)
TOTAL%
0) None11716.4
1) 18812.3
2) 230142.2
3) 315621.9
4) 4395.5
5) 560.8
6) 650.7
11) 1110.1
Missing16 
TOTAL713100.0
207) Do you currently live in a manse or other housing provided by your congregation? (MANSE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes11516.0
2) No60484.0
Missing10 
TOTAL719100.0
208) How many persons, including yourself, live in your household? (Do not count students who live elsewhere while they attend college or university.) (PERSONS)
TOTAL%
1) I live alone8311.4
2) Two of us35348.7
3) Three of us12216.8
4) Four of us10314.2
5) Five of us476.5
6) Six of us121.7
7) Seven or more of us50.7
Missing4 
TOTAL725100.0
209) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are aged under 6 years? (AGE6)
TOTAL%
0) None20775.8
1) One4115.0
2) Two217.7
3) Three31.1
4) Four10.4
Missing456 
TOTAL273100.0
210) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are aged 612 years? (AGE12)
TOTAL%
0) None19361.7
1) One7724.6
2) Two3310.5
3) Three92.9
4) Four10.3
Missing416 
TOTAL313100.0
211) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are aged 1317 years? (AGE17)
TOTAL%
0) None18657.2
1) One9930.5
2) Two3611.1
3) Three30.9
4) Four10.3
Missing404 
TOTAL325100.0
212) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are aged 1824 years? (AGE24)
TOTAL%
0) None19777.0
1) One4818.8
2) Two103.9
5) Five10.4
Missing473 
TOTAL256100.0
213) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are aged 25 years and over? (AGE25)
TOTAL%
0) None10.1
1) One9913.8
2) Two57580.0
3) Three405.6
4) Four20.3
5) Five10.1
9) Nine-more10.1
Missing10 
TOTAL719100.0
214) From the list below, select the choice which best describes all of the people in the household in which you live. (PEOPLE)
TOTAL%
1) A single adult, living alone8111.2
2) A single parent, living with one or more children202.8
3) A married couple, no children in household32645.2
4) A married couple, living with one or more children25134.8
5) Some other arrangement (please describe your household here)446.1
Missing7 
TOTAL722100.0
215) Generally speaking, do you think of yourself as a Democrat, Independent, Republican, or other? (PARTYID)
TOTAL%
1) Democrat40756.4
2) Independent13819.1
3) Republican16222.5
4) Other (specify)141.9
Missing8 
TOTAL721100.0
216) What is your race or origin? White or Caucasian (RACE)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked476.5
1) Checked67993.5
Missing3 
TOTAL726100.0
217) What is your race or origin? Black or African American (RACE2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked71598.5
1) Checked111.5
Missing3 
TOTAL726100.0
218) What is your race or origin? Indian (American) or Alaska native (RACE3)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked71698.6
1) Checked101.4
Missing3 
TOTAL726100.0
219) What is your race or origin? Asian or Pacific Islander (RACE4)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked70897.5
1) Checked182.5
Missing3 
TOTAL726100.0
220) What is your race or origin? Hispanic, Latino/a, or Spanish origin (RACE5)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked71598.5
1) Checked111.5
Missing3 
TOTAL726100.0
221) What is your race or origin? Some other race (specify) (RACE6)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked72499.7
1) Checked20.3
Missing3 
TOTAL726100.0
222) Which of these categories best describes your total family income from all sources, before taxes, during 2004? (If you live alone, or with non-relatives, answer in terms of your own personal income.) (INCOME)
TOTAL%
1) Less than $10,00030.4
2) $10,000-$14,99920.3
3) $15,000-$19,99950.7
4) $20,000-$29,999223.1
5) $30,000-$39,999496.9
6) $40,000-$49,9997810.9
7) $50,000-$59,9998612.0
8) $60,000-$69,9997810.9
9) $70,000-$79,9997210.1
10) $80,000-$89,999679.4
11) $90,000-$99,9997710.8
12) $100,000-$124,9999112.7
13) $125,000-$149,999446.2
14) $150,000-$199,999202.8
15) $200,000-$249,99960.8
16) $250,000 or more152.1
Missing14 
TOTAL715100.0
223) During the calendar year 2004, did you or other family members in your household contribute any money to each of the following? To your congregation, in regular giving (not including special offerings or contributions to a capital campaign). (GIVING)
TOTAL%
1) Yes58480.8
2) No13919.2
Missing6 
TOTAL723100.0
224) Write your best estimate of the amount given. (AMTGIVE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL6554640.9694771
225) During the calendar year 2004, did you or other family members in your household contribute any money to each of the following? To your congregation, in giving to a special capital campaign, for example for a new or remodeled building, or for a new program for the church. (CAPCAMP)
TOTAL%
1) Yes30543.8
2) No39256.2
Missing32 
TOTAL697100.0
226) Write your best estimate of the amount given. (AMTCAP)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL2681735.6794000
227) During the calendar year 2004, did you or other family members in your household contribute any money to each of the following? 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, Pentecost, Peacemaking, and Christmas Joy. (SPECAPP)
TOTAL%
1) Yes53674.7
2) No18225.3
Missing11 
TOTAL718100.0
228) Write your best estimate of the amount given. (AMTSPEC)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL5765670.47272020
229) During the calendar year 2004, did you or other family members in your household contribute any money to each of the following? To all religious groups or religious causes outside the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). (OUTPCUSA)
TOTAL%
1) Yes40457.7
2) No29642.3
Missing29 
TOTAL700100.0
230) Write your best estimate of the amount given. (ALLCAUSE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL4096163.48269814
231) During the calendar year 2004, did you or other family members in your household contribute any money to each of the following? To non-religious charities, community organizations, or social causes. (NONRELIG)
TOTAL%
1) Yes52473.9
2) No18526.1
Missing20 
TOTAL709100.0
232) Write your best estimate of the amount given. (AMTNOREL)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL5898826.27284630
233) Pastor (PASTOR)
TOTAL%
0) Non-pastor24133.2
1) Pastor48566.8
Missing3 
TOTAL726100.0
234) Sample (SAMPLEC)
TOTAL%
3) Pastors48566.8
4) Specialized clergy24133.2
Missing3 
TOTAL726100.0
235) State (STATE)
236) Region of residents (REGION)
TOTAL%
1) Northeast15821.8
2) Midwest18525.5
3) South25134.6
4) West13218.2
Missing3 
TOTAL726100.0
237) I-AGE: What is your present age? (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-AGE)
TOTAL%
1) Less than 39598.2
2) 40-4916623.1
3) 50-6443460.4
4) 65+608.3
Missing10 
TOTAL719100.0
238) I-SEX: What is your sex? (for use with online analysis) (I-SEX)
TOTAL%
1) Female22931.9
2) Male48968.1
Missing11 
TOTAL718100.0
239) I-INCOME: Which of these categories best describes your total family income from all sources, before taxes, during 2004? (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) Less than $20,000101.4
2) $20,000-$49,99914920.8
3) $50,000-$99,99938053.1
4) $100,000+17624.6
Missing14 
TOTAL715100.0
240) 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) Democrat40756.4
2) Independent13819.1
3) Republican16222.5
4) Other (specify)141.9
Missing8 
TOTAL721100.0
241) I-REGION: Region of residents (for use with online analysis) (I-REGION)
TOTAL%
1) Northeast15821.8
2) Midwest18525.5
3) South25134.6
4) West13218.2
Missing3 
TOTAL726100.0