Presbyterian Panel Survey, August 2009 - Confessions and Other Topics, Members and Elders

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All frequencies are raw numbers (no weights used).
1) Code (CODE)
2) How important is it for the Council to carry out each of these types of mission activity: Christian education and curriculum – support for Christian educators including the publication of denominational curriculum? (Q1EDU)
TOTAL%
1) Very important36742.1
2) Important37643.2
3) Slightly important8910.2
4) Not at all important212.4
5) No opinion182.1
Missing16 
TOTAL871100.0
3) How important is it for the Council to carry out each of these types of mission activity: church development – support for congregational transformation and new church development? (Q1DEVELP)
TOTAL%
1) Very important30635.1
2) Important40546.4
3) Slightly important11813.5
4) Not at all important121.4
5) No opinion323.7
Missing14 
TOTAL873100.0
4) How important is it for the Council to carry out each of these types of mission activity: communications – telling PC(USA) stories that invite participation in ministry and mission? (Q1COMM)
TOTAL%
1) Very important15618.1
2) Important38945.0
3) Slightly important26330.4
4) Not at all important333.8
5) No opinion232.7
Missing23 
TOTAL864100.0
5) How important is it for the Council to carry out each of these types of mission activity: cross-cultural ministries/growth in diversity – racial/ethnic inclusion and leadership development? (Q1DIVERS)
TOTAL%
1) Very important24628.3
2) Important34239.4
3) Slightly important20623.7
4) Not at all important465.3
5) No opinion293.3
Missing18 
TOTAL869100.0
6) How important is it for the Council to carry out each of these types of mission activity: direct relief – immediate response to disaster and crisis with humanitarian aid and support? (Q1RELIEF)
TOTAL%
1) Very important43449.4
2) Important32837.4
3) Slightly important9911.3
4) Not at all important70.8
5) No opinion101.1
Missing9 
TOTAL878100.0
7) How important is it for the Council to carry out each of these types of mission activity: discipleship – programs to educate and strengthen church leaders? (Q1DISICP)
TOTAL%
1) Very important33138.0
2) Important42248.5
3) Slightly important9510.9
4) Not at all important111.3
5) No opinion111.3
Missing17 
TOTAL870100.0
8) How important is it for the Council to carry out each of these types of mission activity: ecumenical relations and interactions – coordinating work with other denominations and councils? (Q1ECUMEN)
TOTAL%
1) Very important14616.6
2) Important36341.3
3) Slightly important30935.2
4) Not at all important364.1
5) No opinion242.7
Missing9 
TOTAL878100.0
9) How important is it for the Council to carry out each of these types of mission activity: evangelism – programs to equip individuals to share their faith and congregations to do more effective outreach? (Q1EVANGE)
TOTAL%
1) Very important28232.4
2) Important38444.1
3) Slightly important17019.5
4) Not at all important192.2
5) No opinion151.7
Missing17 
TOTAL870100.0
10) How important is it for the Council to carry out each of these types of mission activity: gender justice – work on women's issues? (Q1GENDER)
TOTAL%
1) Very important9510.9
2) Important28432.7
3) Slightly important33138.1
4) Not at all important12614.5
5) No opinion333.8
Missing18 
TOTAL869100.0
11) How important is it for the Council to carry out each of these types of mission activity: international mission support – sending mission workers, supporting mission partners, and equipping the church for mission involvement? (Q1SUPORT)
TOTAL%
1) Very important23627.1
2) Important39545.3
3) Slightly important19922.8
4) Not at all important252.9
5) No opinion171.9
Missing15 
TOTAL872100.0
12) How important is it for the Council to carry out each of these types of mission activity: social justice – systemic work towards a just society (including hunger, poverty, peace and public advocacy)? (Q1SOCIAL)
TOTAL%
1) Very important31235.7
2) Important33037.8
3) Slightly important17119.6
4) Not at all important465.3
5) No opinion141.6
Missing14 
TOTAL873100.0
13) How important is it for the Council to carry out each of these types of mission activity: stewardship – equipping church leaders to inspire contributions of time, skills, and money? (Q1STEWAR)
TOTAL%
1) Very important24428.1
2) Important45752.6
3) Slightly important13815.9
4) Not at all important182.1
5) No opinion121.4
Missing18 
TOTAL869100.0
14) How important is it for the Council to carry out each of these types of mission activity: theology and worship – articulating the church's stance on issues of belief and practice; equipping the church for the worship of God? (Q1WORSHP)
TOTAL%
1) Very important36542.0
2) Important36341.7
3) Slightly important11012.6
4) Not at all important192.2
5) No opinion131.5
Missing17 
TOTAL870100.0
15) How important is it for the Council to carry out each of these types of mission activity: vocation – preparing and supporting ordained and commissioned leaders through the preparation and call processes? (Q1VOCATN)
TOTAL%
1) Very important23026.6
2) Important45252.2
3) Slightly important15317.7
4) Not at all important182.1
5) No opinion131.5
Missing21 
TOTAL866100.0
16) How important is it for the Council to carry out each of these types of mission activity: other (please specify)? (Q1OTHER)
TOTAL%
1) Very important3928.5
2) Important64.4
3) Slightly important21.5
4) Not at all important21.5
5) No opinion8864.2
Missing750 
TOTAL137100.0
17) Which two types of mission activity listed in Q1 are most important for the Council to carry out? (Q2MOST1)
TOTAL%
1) Christian education and curriculum – support for Christian educators including the publication of denomination curriculum16525.8
2) Church development – support for congregational transformation and new church development7211.3
3) Communications – telling PC(USA) stories that invite participation in ministry and mission203.1
4) Cross-cultural ministries/growth in diversity-racial/ethnic inclusion and leadership development538.3
5) Direct relief – immediate response to disaster and crisis with humanitarian aid and support12719.9
6) Discipleship – programs to educate and strengthen church leaders619.5
7) Ecumenical relations and interactions – coordinating work with other denominations and councils243.8
8) Evangelism – programs to equip individuals to share their faith and congregations to do more effective outreach578.9
9) Gender justice – work on women's issues10.2
10) International mission support – sending mission workers, supporting mission partners, and equipping the church for mission involvement121.9
11) Social justice – systemic work towards a just society (including hunger, poverty, peace, and public advocacy)274.2
12) Stewardship – equipping church leaders to inspire contributions of time, skills, and money91.4
13) Theology and worship – articulating the church's stance on issues of belief and practice; equipping the church for the worship of God101.6
15) Other (please specify)10.2
Missing248 
TOTAL639100.0
18) Which two types of mission activity listed in Q1 are most important for the Council to carry out? (Q2MOST2)
TOTAL%
2) Church development – support for congregational transformation and new church development172.7
3) Communications – telling PC(USA) stories that invite participation in ministry and mission71.1
4) Cross-cultural ministries/growth in diversity-racial/ethnic inclusion and leadership development142.2
5) Direct relief – immediate response to disaster and crisis with humanitarian aid and support477.5
6) Discipleship – programs to educate and strengthen church leaders477.5
7) Ecumenical relations and interactions – coordinating work with other denominations and councils152.4
8) Evangelism – programs to equip individuals to share their faith and congregations to do more effective outreach7011.2
9) Gender justice – work on women's issues182.9
10) International mission support – sending mission workers, supporting mission partners, and equipping the church for mission involvement6610.5
11) Social justice – systemic work towards a just society (including hunger, poverty, peace, and public advocacy)11017.6
12) Stewardship – equipping church leaders to inspire contributions of time, skills, and money436.9
13) Theology and worship – articulating the church's stance on issues of belief and practice; equipping the church for the worship of God11919.0
14) Vocation – preparing and supporting ordained and commissioned leaders through the preparation and call processes355.6
15) Other (please specify)182.9
Missing261 
TOTAL626100.0
19) Which two types of mission activity listed in Q1 are least important for the Council to carry out? (Q3LEAST1)
TOTAL%
1) Christian education and curriculum – support for Christian educators including the publication of denomination curriculum335.3
2) Church development – support for congregational transformation and new church development416.6
3) Communications – telling PC(USA) stories that invite participation in ministry and mission13020.9
4) Cross-cultural ministries/growth in diversity-racial/ethnic inclusion and leadership development9214.8
5) Direct relief – immediate response to disaster and crisis with humanitarian aid and support193.1
6) Discipleship – programs to educate and strengthen church leaders101.6
7) Ecumenical relations and interactions – coordinating work with other denominations and councils11017.7
8) Evangelism – programs to equip individuals to share their faith and congregations to do more effective outreach375.9
9) Gender justice – work on women's issues10617.0
10) International mission support – sending mission workers, supporting mission partners, and equipping the church for mission involvement193.1
11) Social justice – systemic work towards a just society (including hunger, poverty, peace, and public advocacy)81.3
12) Stewardship – equipping church leaders to inspire contributions of time, skills, and money40.6
13) Theology and worship – articulating the church's stance on issues of belief and practice; equipping the church for the worship of God101.6
14) Vocation – preparing and supporting ordained and commissioned leaders through the preparation and call processes10.2
15) Other (please specify)10.2
26) All10.2
Missing265 
TOTAL622100.0
20) Which two types of mission activity listed in Q1 are least important for the Council to carry out? (Q3LEAST2)
TOTAL%
2) Church development – support for congregational transformation and new church development30.5
3) Communications – telling PC(USA) stories that invite participation in ministry and mission162.7
4) Cross-cultural ministries/growth in diversity-racial/ethnic inclusion and leadership development172.9
5) Direct relief – immediate response to disaster and crisis with humanitarian aid and support40.7
6) Discipleship – programs to educate and strengthen church leaders20.3
7) Ecumenical relations and interactions – coordinating work with other denominations and councils599.9
8) Evangelism – programs to equip individuals to share their faith and congregations to do more effective outreach294.9
9) Gender justice – work on women's issues17529.4
10) International mission support – sending mission workers, supporting mission partners, and equipping the church for mission involvement569.4
11) Social justice – systemic work towards a just society (including hunger, poverty, peace, and public advocacy)7212.1
12) Stewardship – equipping church leaders to inspire contributions of time, skills, and money488.1
13) Theology and worship – articulating the church's stance on issues of belief and practice; equipping the church for the worship of God437.2
14) Vocation – preparing and supporting ordained and commissioned leaders through the preparation and call processes6911.6
15) Other (please specify)30.5
Missing291 
TOTAL596100.0
21) Do you currently have a copy of The Book of Confessions? (Q4BOOK)
TOTAL%
1) Yes52259.9
2) No31235.8
3) Don't know384.4
Missing15 
TOTAL872100.0
22) During the past 12 months, have you accessed The Book of Confessions on the PC(USA) Web site (at www.pcusa.org/theologyandworship/confession.htm)? (Q5WEB)
TOTAL%
1) Yes849.6
2) No77988.7
3) Don't know151.7
Missing9 
TOTAL878100.0
23) During the past 12 months, have you consulted each of the following creeds or confessions outside of public worship: Nicene Creed? (Q6NICENE)
TOTAL%
1) No or don't know62676.4
2) Yes19323.6
Missing68 
TOTAL819100.0
24) [If 'Yes' to 'Nicene Creed'] How many times? (Q6ATIMES)
TOTAL%
0) 010.8
1) 13831.1
2) 22823.0
3) 3129.8
4) 4119.0
5) 597.4
6) 643.3
10) 1043.3
11) 1110.8
12) 1243.3
17) 1710.8
25) 2532.5
30) 3010.8
48) 4810.8
97) 'A lot' or 'many'10.8
98) 'Do not remember'21.6
100) 10010.8
Missing765 
TOTAL122100.0
25) [If 'Yes' to 'Nicene Creed'] How helpful was it? (Q6AHELP)
TOTAL%
1) Very helpful7738.5
2) Somewhat helpful8241.0
3) Not helpful52.5
4) No opinion3618.0
Missing687 
TOTAL200100.0
26) During the past 12 months have you consulted each of the following creeds or confessions outside of public worship: Apostles' Creed? (Q6APOSTS)
TOTAL%
1) No or do not know53964.5
2) Yes29735.5
Missing51 
TOTAL836100.0
27) [If 'Yes' to 'Apostles' Creed'] How many times? (Q6BTIMES)
TOTAL%
1) 13117.5
2) 23620.3
3) 3158.5
4) 42212.4
5) 5137.3
6) 663.4
7) 710.6
8) 810.6
9) 910.6
10) 10116.2
11) 1110.6
12) 1263.4
14) 1410.6
16) 1610.6
18) 1810.6
20) 2052.8
25) 2531.7
27) 2710.6
30) 3021.1
35) 3510.6
40) 4031.7
50) 5010.6
52) 5252.8
60) 6010.6
97) 'A lot' or 'many'21.1
98) 'Do not remember'21.1
100) 10042.3
Missing710 
TOTAL177100.0
28) [If 'Yes' to 'Apostles' Creed'] How helpful was it? (Q6BHELP)
TOTAL%
1) Very helpful16358.6
2) Somewhat helpful7025.2
3) Not helpful93.2
4) No opinion3612.9
Missing609 
TOTAL278100.0
29) During the past 12 months have you consulted each of the following creeds or confessions outside public worship: Scots Confession? (Q6SCOTS)
TOTAL%
1) No or do not know72892.3
2) Yes617.7
Missing98 
TOTAL789100.0
30) [If 'Yes' to 'Scots Confession'] How many times? (Q6CTIMES)
TOTAL%
0) 012.6
1) 12257.9
2) 2615.8
3) 3410.5
5) 525.3
6) 612.6
10) 1012.6
97) 'A lot' or 'many'12.6
Missing849 
TOTAL38100.0
31) [If 'Yes' to 'Scots Confession'] How helpful was it? (Q6CHELP)
TOTAL%
1) Very helpful2326.1
2) Somewhat helpful1719.3
3) Not helpful55.7
4) No opinion4348.9
Missing799 
TOTAL88100.0
32) During the past 12 months have you consulted each of the following creeds or confessions outside public worship: Heidelberg Catechism? (Q6HEIDEL)
TOTAL%
1) No or do not know70889.4
2) Yes8410.6
Missing95 
TOTAL792100.0
33) [If 'Yes' to 'Heidelberg Catechism'] How many times? (Q6DTIMES)
TOTAL%
1) 12748.2
2) 21425.0
3) 347.1
4) 423.6
5) 547.1
6) 623.6
10) 1011.8
15) 1511.8
97) 'A lot' or 'many'11.8
Missing831 
TOTAL56100.0
34) [If 'Yes' to 'Heidelberg Catechism'] How helpful was it? (Q6DHELP)
TOTAL%
1) Very helpful3733.3
2) Somewhat helpful2522.5
3) Not helpful76.3
4) No opinion4237.8
Missing776 
TOTAL111100.0
35) During the past 12 months have you consulted each of the following creeds or confessions outside public worship: Second Helvetic Confession? (Q6HELVET)
TOTAL%
1) No or do not know73894.3
2) Yes455.7
Missing104 
TOTAL783100.0
36) [If 'Yes' to 'Second Helvetic Confession'] How many times? (Q6ETIMES)
TOTAL%
1) 11862.1
2) 2724.1
3) 313.4
6) 613.4
15) 1513.4
97) 'A lot' or 'many'13.4
Missing858 
TOTAL29100.0
37) [If 'Yes' to 'Second Helvetic Confession'] How helpful was it? (Q6EHELP)
TOTAL%
1) Very helpful1620.8
2) Somewhat helpful1823.4
3) Not helpful33.9
4) No opinion4051.9
Missing810 
TOTAL77100.0
38) During the past 12 months have you consulted each of the following creeds or confessions outside public worship: Westminster Confession of Faith? (Q6WESTMI)
TOTAL%
1) No or don't know69186.8
2) Yes10513.2
Missing91 
TOTAL796100.0
39) [If 'Yes' to 'Westminster Confession of Faith'] How many times? (Q6FTIMES)
TOTAL%
0) 011.4
1) 13855.1
2) 2710.1
3) 3710.1
4) 445.8
5) 557.2
6) 622.9
8) 834.3
97) 'A lot' or 'many'11.4
100) 10011.4
Missing818 
TOTAL69100.0
40) [If 'Yes' to 'Westminster Confession of Faith'] How helpful was it? (Q6FHELP)
TOTAL%
1) Very helpful4033.6
2) Somewhat helpful3630.3
3) Not helpful32.5
4) No opinion4033.6
Missing768 
TOTAL119100.0
41) During the past 12 months have you consulted each of the following creeds or confessions outside public worship: Shorter Catechism? (Q6SHORTR)
TOTAL%
1) No or don't know70388.7
2) Yes9011.3
Missing94 
TOTAL793100.0
42) [If 'Yes' to 'Shorter Catechism'] How many times? (Q6GTIMES)
TOTAL%
1) 13256.1
2) 21221.1
3) 358.8
4) 423.5
5) 511.8
6) 623.5
8) 811.8
10) 1011.8
97) 'A lot' or 'many'11.8
Missing830 
TOTAL57100.0
43) [If 'Yes' to 'Shorter Catechism'] How helpful was it? (Q6GHELP)
TOTAL%
1) Very helpful4136.6
2) Somewhat helpful2925.9
3) Not helpful43.6
4) No opinion3833.9
Missing775 
TOTAL112100.0
44) During the past 12 months have you consulted each of the following creeds or confessions outside of public worship: Larger Catechism? (Q6LARGER)
TOTAL%
1) No or don't know73293.4
2) Yes526.6
Missing103 
TOTAL784100.0
45) [If 'Yes' to 'Larger Catechism'] How many times? (Q6HTIMES)
TOTAL%
0) 012.9
1) 11544.1
2) 2411.8
3) 3514.7
4) 425.9
5) 512.9
6) 6411.8
20) 2012.9
97) 'A lot' or 'many'12.9
Missing853 
TOTAL34100.0
46) [If 'Yes' to 'Larger Catechism'] How helpful was it? (Q6HHELP)
TOTAL%
1) Very helpful2327.7
2) Somewhat helpful1821.7
3) Not helpful33.6
4) No opinion3947.0
Missing804 
TOTAL83100.0
47) During the past 12 months have you consulted each of the following creeds or confessions outside of public worship: Theological Declaration of Barmen? (Q6BARMEN)
TOTAL%
1) No or don't know72291.7
2) Yes658.3
Missing100 
TOTAL787100.0
48) [If 'Yes' to 'Theological Declaration of Barmen'] How many times? (Q6ITIMES)
TOTAL%
1) 2665.0
2) 820.0
3) 25.0
4) 12.5
5) 12.5
6) 12.5
7) 12.5
Missing847 
TOTAL40100.0
49) [If 'Yes' to 'Theological Declaration of Barmen'] How helpful was it? (Q6IHELP)
TOTAL%
1) Very helpful3030.0
2) Somewhat helpful2222.0
3) Not helpful55.0
4) No opinion4343.0
Missing787 
TOTAL100100.0
50) During the past 12 months have you consulted each of the following creeds or confessions outside of public worship: Confession of 1967? (Q6CONFES)
TOTAL%
1) No or don't know69489.5
2) Yes8110.5
Missing112 
TOTAL775100.0
51) [If 'Yes' to 'Confession of 1967'] How many times? (Q6JTIMES)
TOTAL%
1) 12653.1
2) 21020.4
3) 3510.2
5) 536.1
6) 624.1
12) 1224.1
97) 'A lot' or 'many'12.0
Missing838 
TOTAL49100.0
52) [If 'Yes' to 'Confession of 1967'] How helpful was it? (Q6JHELP)
TOTAL%
1) Very helpful2828.3
2) Somewhat helpful3030.3
3) Not helpful33.0
4) No opinion3838.4
Missing788 
TOTAL99100.0
53) During the past 12 months have you consulted each of the following creeds or confessions outside of public worship: A Brief Statement of Faith – Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)? (Q6FAITH)
TOTAL%
1) No or don't know59175.7
2) Yes19024.3
Missing106 
TOTAL781100.0
54) [If 'Yes' to 'A Brief Statement of Faith'] How many times? (Q6KTIMES)
TOTAL%
1) 14539.5
2) 22521.9
3) 31412.3
4) 443.5
5) 565.3
6) 654.4
8) 832.6
9) 910.9
10) 1043.5
12) 1221.8
97) 'A lot' or 'many'21.8
98) 'Do not remember'21.8
365) 36510.9
Missing773 
TOTAL114100.0
55) [If 'Yes' to 'A Brief Statement of Faith'] How helpful was it? (Q6KHELP)
TOTAL%
1) Very helpful7742.3
2) Somewhat helpful6636.3
3) Not helpful42.2
4) No opinion3519.2
Missing705 
TOTAL182100.0
56) In which of these settings has your congregation used each of the confessions during the past 12 months? Nicene Creed: used in adult Sunday school class? (Q8AADULT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked84094.7
1) Checked475.3
TOTAL887100.0
57) In which of these settings has your congregation used each of the confessions during the past 12 months? Nicene Creed: used in elder or deacon training? (Q8AELDER)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked80791.0
1) Checked809.0
TOTAL887100.0
58) In which of these settings has your congregation used each of the confessions during the past 12 months? Nicene Creed: used in new member training? (Q8ATRAIN)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked83894.5
1) Checked495.5
TOTAL887100.0
59) In which of these settings has your congregation used each of the confessions during the past 12 months? Nicene Creed: used in confirmation class? (Q8ACONFR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked82893.3
1) Checked596.7
TOTAL887100.0
60) In which of these settings has your congregation used each of the confessions during the past 12 months? Nicene Creed: used in other youth Sunday school class? (Q8ACLASS)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked87698.8
1) Checked111.2
TOTAL887100.0
61) In which of these settings has your congregation used each of the confessions during the past 12 months? Nicene Creed: used in group for men, women, or youth? (Q8AGROUP)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked87098.1
1) Checked171.9
TOTAL887100.0
62) In which of these settings has your congregation used each of the confessions during the past 12 months? Nicene Creed: used in another setting? (Q8AOTHER)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked79990.1
1) Checked889.9
TOTAL887100.0
63) In which of these settings has your congregation used each of the confessions during the past 12 months? Nicene Creed: has not used/don't know? (Q8ANOT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked68677.3
1) Checked20122.7
TOTAL887100.0
64) In which of these settings has your congregation used each of the confessions during the past 12 months? Nicene Creed: used in worship? (Q8AWORSH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked83594.1
1) Checked525.9
TOTAL887100.0
65) In which of these settings has your congregation used each of the confessions during the past 12 months? Apostles' Creed: used in adult Sunday school class? (Q8BADULT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked82893.3
1) Checked596.7
TOTAL887100.0
66) In which of these settings has your congregation used each of the confessions during the past 12 months? Apostles' Creed: used in elder or deacon training? (Q8BELDER)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked78288.2
1) Checked10511.8
TOTAL887100.0
67) In which of these settings has your congregation used each of the confessions during the past 12 months? Apostles' Creed: used in new member training? (Q8BTRAIN)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked80690.9
1) Checked819.1
TOTAL887100.0
68) In which of these settings has your congregation used each of the confessions during the past 12 months? Apostles' Creed: used in confirmation class? (Q8BCONFR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked78888.8
1) Checked9911.2
TOTAL887100.0
69) In which of these settings has your congregation used each of the confessions during the past 12 months? Apostles' Creed: used in other youth Sunday school class? (Q8BCLASS)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked86697.6
1) Checked212.4
TOTAL887100.0
70) In which of these settings has your congregation used each of the confessions during the past 12 months? Apostles' Creed: used in group for men, women or youth? (Q8BGROUP)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked85496.3
1) Checked333.7
TOTAL887100.0
71) In which of these settings has your congregation used each of the confessions during the past 12 months? Apostles' Creed: used in another setting? (Q8BOTHER)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked75384.9
1) Checked13415.1
TOTAL887100.0
72) In which of these settings has your congregation used each of the confessions during the past 12 months? Apostles' Creed: has not used/don't know? (Q8BNOT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked77387.1
1) Checked11412.9
TOTAL887100.0
73) In which of these settings has your congregation used each of the confessions during the past 12 months? Apostles' Creed: used in worship? (Q8BWORSH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked77287.0
1) Checked11513.0
TOTAL887100.0
74) In which of these settings has your congregation used each of the confessions during the past 12 months? Scots Confession: used in adult Sunday school class? (Q8CADULT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked87598.6
1) Checked121.4
TOTAL887100.0
75) In which of these settings has your congregation used each of the confessions during the past 12 months? Scots Confession: used in elder or deacon training? (Q8CELDER)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked85095.8
1) Checked374.2
TOTAL887100.0
76) In which of these settings has your congregation used each of the confessions during the past 12 months? Scots Confession: used in new member training? (Q8CMEMB)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked87198.2
1) Checked161.8
TOTAL887100.0
77) In which of these settings has your congregation used each of the confessions during the past 12 months? Scots Confession: used in confirmation class? (Q8CCONFR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked86597.5
1) Checked222.5
TOTAL887100.0
78) In which of these settings has your congregation used each of the confessions during the past 12 months? Scots Confession: used in other youth Sunday school class? (Q8CCLASS)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked88599.8
1) Checked20.2
TOTAL887100.0
79) In which of these settings has your congregation used each of the confessions during the past 12 months? Scots Confession: used in group for men, women or youth? (Q8CGROUP)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked88399.5
1) Checked40.5
TOTAL887100.0
80) In which of these settings has your congregation used each of the confessions during the past 12 months? Scots Confession: used in another setting? (Q8COTHER)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked87498.5
1) Checked131.5
TOTAL887100.0
81) In which of these settings has your congregation used each of the confessions during the past 12 months? Scots Confession: has not used/don't know? (Q8CNOT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked54961.9
1) Checked33838.1
TOTAL887100.0
82) In which of these settings has your congregation used each of the confessions during the past 12 months? Scots Confession: used in worship? (Q8CWORSH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked87999.1
1) Checked80.9
TOTAL887100.0
83) In which of these settings has your congregation used each of the confessions during the past 12 months? Heidelberg Catechism: used in adult Sunday school class? (Q8DADULT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked87798.9
1) Checked101.1
TOTAL887100.0
84) In which of these settings has your congregation used each of the confessions during the past 12 months? Heidelberg Catechism: used in elder or deacon training? (Q8DELDER)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked84495.2
1) Checked434.8
TOTAL887100.0
85) In which of these settings has your congregation used each of the confessions during the past 12 months? Heidelberg Catechism: used in new member training? (Q8DTRAIN)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked87398.4
1) Checked141.6
TOTAL887100.0
86) In which of these settings has your congregation used each of the confessions during the past 12 months? Heidelberg Catechism: used in confirmation class? (Q8DCONFR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked86998.0
1) Checked182.0
TOTAL887100.0
87) In which of these settings has your congregation used each of the confessions during the past 12 months? Heidelberg Catechism: used in other youth Sunday school class? (Q8DCLASS)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked88499.7
1) Checked30.3
TOTAL887100.0
88) In which of these settings has your congregation used each of the confessions during the past 12 months? Heidelberg Catechism: used in group for men, women or youth? (Q8DGROUP)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked88399.5
1) Checked40.5
TOTAL887100.0
89) In which of these settings has your congregation used each of the confessions during the past 12 months? Heidelberg Catechism: used in another setting? (Q8DOTHER)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked86998.0
1) Checked182.0
TOTAL887100.0
90) In which of these settings has your congregation used each of the confessions during the past 12 months? Heidelberg Catechism: has not used/don't know? (Q8DNOT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked55162.1
1) Checked33637.9
TOTAL887100.0
91) In which of these settings has your congregation used each of the confessions during the past 12 months? Heidelberg Catechism: used in worship? (Q8DWORSH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked87999.1
1) Checked80.9
TOTAL887100.0
92) In which of these settings has your congregation used each of the confessions during the past 12 months? Second Helvetic Confession: used in adult Sunday school class? (Q8EADULT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked88199.3
1) Checked60.7
TOTAL887100.0
93) In which of these settings has your congregation used each of the confessions during the past 12 months? Second Helvetic Confession: used in elder or deacon training? (Q8EELDER)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked85496.3
1) Checked333.7
TOTAL887100.0
94) In which of these settings has your congregation used each of the confessions during the past 12 months? Second Helvetic Confession: used in new member training? (Q8ETRAIN)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked87298.3
1) Checked151.7
TOTAL887100.0
95) In which of these settings has your congregation used each of the confessions during the past 12 months? Second Helvetic Confession: used in confirmation class? (Q8ECONFR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked87198.2
1) Checked161.8
TOTAL887100.0
96) In which of these settings has your congregation used each of the confessions during the past 12 months? Second Helvetic Confession: used in other youth Sunday school class? (Q8ECLASS)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked88599.8
1) Checked20.2
TOTAL887100.0
97) In which of these settings has your congregation used each of the confessions during the past 12 months? Second Helvetic Confession: used in group for men, women or youth? (Q8EGROUP)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked88499.7
1) Checked30.3
TOTAL887100.0
98) In which of these settings has your congregation used each of the confessions during the past 12 months? Second Helvetic Confession: used in another setting? (Q8EOTHER)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked88299.4
1) Checked50.6
TOTAL887100.0
99) In which of these settings has your congregation used each of the confessions during the past 12 months? Second Helvetic Confession: has not used/don't know? (Q8ENOT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked52959.6
1) Checked35840.4
TOTAL887100.0
100) In which of these settings has your congregation used each of the confessions during the past 12 months? Second Helvetic Confession: used in worship? (Q8EWORSH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked88299.4
1) Checked50.6
TOTAL887100.0
101) In which of these settings has your congregation used each of the confessions during the past 12 months? Westminster Confession of Faith: used in adult Sunday school class? (Q8FADULT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked87398.4
1) Checked141.6
TOTAL887100.0
102) In which of these settings has your congregation used each of the confessions during the past 12 months? Westminster Confession of Faith: used in elder or deacon training? (Q8FELDER)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked83393.9
1) Checked546.1
TOTAL887100.0
103) In which of these settings has your congregation used each of the confessions during the past 12 months? Westminster Confession of Faith: used in new member training? (Q8FTRAIN)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked86597.5
1) Checked222.5
TOTAL887100.0
104) In which of these settings has your congregation used each of the confessions during the past 12 months? Westminster Confession of Faith: used in confirmation class? (Q8FCONFR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked86297.2
1) Checked252.8
TOTAL887100.0
105) In which of these settings has your congregation used each of the confessions during the past 12 months? Westminster Confession of Faith: used in other youth Sunday school class? (Q8FCLASS)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked88399.5
1) Checked40.5
TOTAL887100.0
106) In which of these settings has your congregation used each of the confessions during the past 12 months? Westminster Confession of Faith: used in group for men, women or youth? (Q8FGROUP)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked88199.3
1) Checked60.7
TOTAL887100.0
107) In which of these settings has your congregation used each of the confessions during the past 12 months? Westminster Confession of Faith: used in another setting? (Q8FOTHER)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked87198.2
1) Checked161.8
TOTAL887100.0
108) In which of these settings has your congregation used each of the confessions during the past 12 months? Westminster Confession of Faith: has not used/don't know? (Q8FNOT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked56964.1
1) Checked31835.9
TOTAL887100.0
109) In which of these settings has your congregation used each of the confessions during the past 12 months? Westminster Confession of Faith: used in worship? (Q8FWORSH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked87498.5
1) Checked131.5
TOTAL887100.0
110) In which of these settings has your congregation used each of the confessions during the past 12 months? Shorter Catechism: used in adult Sunday school class? (Q8GADULT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked86998.0
1) Checked182.0
TOTAL887100.0
111) In which of these settings has your congregation used each of the confessions during the past 12 months? Shorter Catechism: used in elder or deacon training? (Q8GELDER)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked84895.6
1) Checked394.4
TOTAL887100.0
112) In which of these settings has your congregation used each of the confessions during the past 12 months? Shorter Catechism: used in new member training class? (Q8GTRAIN)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked86998.0
1) Checked182.0
TOTAL887100.0
113) In which of these settings has your congregation used each of the confessions during the past 12 months? Shorter Catechism: used in confirmation class? (Q8GCONFR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked85796.6
1) Checked303.4
TOTAL887100.0
114) In which of these settings has your congregation used each of the confessions during the past 12 months? Shorter Catechism: used in other youth Sunday school class? (Q8GCLASS)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked88199.3
1) Checked60.7
TOTAL887100.0
115) In which of these settings has your congregation used each of the confessions during the past 12 months? Shorter Catechism: used in group for men, women or youth? (Q8GGROUP)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked88399.5
1) Checked40.5
TOTAL887100.0
116) In which of these settings has your congregation used each of the confessions during the past 12 months? Shorter Catechism: used in another setting? (Q8GOTHER)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked87598.6
1) Checked121.4
TOTAL887100.0
117) In which of these settings has your congregation used each of the confessions during the past 12 months? Shorter Catechism: has not used/don't know? (Q8GNOT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked56163.2
1) Checked32636.8
TOTAL887100.0
118) In which of these settings has your congregation used each of the confessions during the past 12 months? Shorter Catechism: used in worship? (Q8GWORSH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked87999.1
1) Checked80.9
TOTAL887100.0
119) In which of these settings has your congregation used each of the confessions during the past 12 months? Larger Catechism: adult Sunday school class? (Q8HADULT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked88199.3
1) Checked60.7
TOTAL887100.0
120) In which of these settings has your congregation used each of the confessions during the past 12 months? Larger Catechism: elder or deacon training? (Q8HELDER)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked85596.4
1) Checked323.6
TOTAL887100.0
121) In which of these settings has your congregation used each of the confessions during the past 12 months? Larger Catechism: new member training? (Q8HTRAIN)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked87198.2
1) Checked161.8
TOTAL887100.0
122) In which of these settings has your congregation used each of the confessions during the past 12 months? Larger Catechism: confirmation class? (Q8HCONFR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked86797.7
1) Checked202.3
TOTAL887100.0
123) In which of these settings has your congregation used each of the confessions during the past 12 months? Larger Catechism: other youth Sunday school class? (Q8HCLASS)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked88399.5
1) Checked40.5
TOTAL887100.0
124) In which of these settings has your congregation used each of the confessions during the past 12 months? Larger Catechism: group for men, women or youth? (Q8HGROUP)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked88499.7
1) Checked30.3
TOTAL887100.0
125) In which of these settings has your congregation used each of the confessions during the past 12 months? Larger Catechism: another setting? (Q8HOTHER)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked88099.2
1) Checked70.8
TOTAL887100.0
126) In which of these settings has your congregation used each of the confessions during the past 12 months? Larger Catechism: has not used/don't know? (Q8HNOT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked54060.9
1) Checked34739.1
TOTAL887100.0
127) In which of these settings has your congregation used each of the confessions during the past 12 months? Larger Catechism: worship? (Q8HWORSH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked88399.5
1) Checked40.5
TOTAL887100.0
128) In which of these settings has your congregation used each of the confessions during the past 12 months? Theological Declaration of Barmen: adult Sunday school class? (Q8IADULT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked86998.0
1) Checked182.0
TOTAL887100.0
129) In which of these settings has your congregation used each of the confessions during the past 12 months? Theological Declaration of Barmen: elder or deacon training? (Q8IELDER)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked85496.3
1) Checked333.7
TOTAL887100.0
130) In which of these settings has your congregation used each of the confessions during the past 12 months? Theological Declaration of Barmen: new member training? (Q8ITRAIN)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked87298.3
1) Checked151.7
TOTAL887100.0
131) In which of these settings has your congregation used each of the confessions during the past 12 months? Theological Declaration of Barmen: confirmation class? (Q8ICONFR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked86897.9
1) Checked192.1
TOTAL887100.0
132) In which of these settings has your congregation used each of the confessions during the past 12 months? Theological Declaration of Barmen: other youth Sunday school class? (Q8ICLASS)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked88699.9
1) Checked10.1
TOTAL887100.0
133) In which of these settings has your congregation used each of the confessions during the past 12 months? Theological Declaration of Barmen: group for men, women or youth? (Q8IGROUP)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked88599.8
1) Checked20.2
TOTAL887100.0
134) In which of these settings has your congregation used each of the confessions during the past 12 months? Theological Declaration of Barmen: another setting? (Q8IOTHER)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked88099.2
1) Checked70.8
TOTAL887100.0
135) In which of these settings has your congregation used each of the confessions during the past 12 months? Theological Declaration of Barmen: has not used/don't know? (Q8INOT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked54661.6
1) Checked34138.4
TOTAL887100.0
136) In which of these settings has your congregation used each of the confessions during the past 12 months? Theological Declaration of Barmen: worship? (Q8IWORSH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked88199.3
1) Checked60.7
TOTAL887100.0
137) In which of these settings has your congregation used each of the confessions during the past 12 months? Confession of 1967: adult Sunday school class? (Q8JADULT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked87398.4
1) Checked141.6
TOTAL887100.0
138) In which of these settings has your congregation used each of the confessions during the past 12 months? Confession of 1967: elder or deacon training? (Q8JELDER)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked84294.9
1) Checked455.1
TOTAL887100.0
139) In which of these settings has your congregation used each of the confessions during the past 12 months? Confession of 1967: new member training? (Q8JTRAIN)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked86998.0
1) Checked182.0
TOTAL887100.0
140) In which of these settings has your congregation used each of the confessions during the past 12 months? Confession of 1967: confirmation class? (Q8JCONFR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked86497.4
1) Checked232.6
TOTAL887100.0
141) In which of these settings has your congregation used each of the confessions during the past 12 months? Confession of 1967: other youth Sunday school class? (Q8JCLASS)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked88599.8
1) Checked20.2
TOTAL887100.0
142) In which of these settings has your congregation used each of the confessions during the past 12 months? Confession of 1967: group for men, women or youth? (Q8JGROUP)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked88299.4
1) Checked50.6
TOTAL887100.0
143) In which of these settings has your congregation used each of the confessions during the past 12 months? Confession of 1967: another setting? (Q8JOTHER)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked86797.7
1) Checked202.3
TOTAL887100.0
144) In which of these settings has your congregation used each of the confessions during the past 12 months? Confession of 1967: has not used/don't know? (Q8JNOT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked56864.0
1) Checked31936.0
TOTAL887100.0
145) In which of these settings has your congregation used each of the confessions during the past 12 months? Confession of 1967: worship? (Q8JWORSH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked87498.5
1) Checked131.5
TOTAL887100.0
146) In which of these settings has your congregation used each of the confessions during the past 12 months? A Brief Statement of Faith – Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.): adult Sunday school class? (Q8KADULT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked85896.7
1) Checked293.3
TOTAL887100.0
147) In which of these settings has your congregation used each of the confessions during the past 12 months? A Brief Statement of Faith – Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.): elder or deacon training? (Q8KELDER)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked81491.8
1) Checked738.2
TOTAL887100.0
148) In which of these settings has your congregation used each of the confessions during the past 12 months? A Brief Statement of Faith – Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.): new member training? (Q8KTRAIN)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked84094.7
1) Checked475.3
TOTAL887100.0
149) In which of these settings has your congregation used each of the confessions during the past 12 months? A Brief Statement of Faith – Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.): confirmation class? (Q8KCONFR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked84094.7
1) Checked475.3
TOTAL887100.0
150) In which of these settings has your congregation used each of the confessions during the past 12 months? A Brief Statement of Faith – Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.): other youth Sunday school class? (Q8KCLASS)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked87698.8
1) Checked111.2
TOTAL887100.0
151) In which of these settings has your congregation used each of the confessions during the past 12 months? A Brief Statement of Faith – Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.): group for men, women or youth? (Q8KGROUP)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked86998.0
1) Checked182.0
TOTAL887100.0
152) In which of these settings has your congregation used each of the confessions during the past 12 months? A Brief Statement of Faith – Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.): another setting? (Q8KOTHER)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked84695.4
1) Checked414.6
TOTAL887100.0
153) In which of these settings has your congregation used each of the confession during the past 12 months? A Brief Statement of Faith – Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.): has not used/don't know? (Q8KNOT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked65373.6
1) Checked23426.4
TOTAL887100.0
154) In which of these settings has your congregation used each of the confession during the past 12 months? A Brief Statement of Faith – Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.): worship? (Q8KWORSH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked85796.6
1) Checked303.4
TOTAL887100.0
155) How important has each of these been to you for your own faith development: Nicene Creed? (Q10NICEN)
TOTAL%
1) Very important18323.1
2) Important23729.9
3) Slightly important14518.3
4) Not at all important8310.5
5) No opinion14418.2
Missing95 
TOTAL792100.0
156) How important has each of these been to you for your own faith development: Apostles' Creed? (Q10APOST)
TOTAL%
1) Very important44853.8
2) Important21225.5
3) Slightly important708.4
4) Not at all important445.3
5) No opinion597.1
Missing54 
TOTAL833100.0
157) How important has each of these been to you for your own faith development: Scots Confession? (Q10SCOTS)
TOTAL%
1) Very important192.5
2) Important577.5
3) Slightly important9011.8
4) Not at all important20526.8
5) No opinion39351.4
Missing123 
TOTAL764100.0
158) How important has each of these been to you for your own faith development: Heidelberg Catechism? (Q10HEIDE)
TOTAL%
1) Very important243.1
2) Important567.3
3) Slightly important8411.0
4) Not at all important20627.0
5) No opinion39451.6
Missing123 
TOTAL764100.0
159) How important has each of these been to you for your own faith development: Second Helvetic Confession? (Q10HELVE)
TOTAL%
1) Very important131.7
2) Important415.4
3) Slightly important709.3
4) Not at all important21828.9
5) No opinion41254.6
Missing133 
TOTAL754100.0
160) How important has each of these been to you for your own faith development: Westminster Confession of Faith? (Q10WESTM)
TOTAL%
1) Very important486.3
2) Important8911.6
3) Slightly important10914.2
4) Not at all important17022.1
5) No opinion35245.8
Missing119 
TOTAL768100.0
161) How important has each of these been to you for your own faith development: Shorter Catechism? (Q10SHORT)
TOTAL%
1) Very important567.3
2) Important8911.6
3) Slightly important8911.6
4) Not at all important17222.5
5) No opinion36047.0
Missing121 
TOTAL766100.0
162) How important has each of these been to you for your own faith development: Larger Catechism? (Q10LARGE)
TOTAL%
1) Very important314.1
2) Important587.6
3) Slightly important8911.7
4) Not at all important19425.4
5) No opinion39151.2
Missing124 
TOTAL763100.0
163) How important has each of these been to you for your own faith development: Theological Declaration of Barmen? (Q10BARME)
TOTAL%
1) Very important172.3
2) Important445.8
3) Slightly important8511.3
4) Not at all important20026.5
5) No opinion40954.2
Missing132 
TOTAL755100.0
164) How important has each of these been to you for your own faith development: Confession of 1967? (Q10CONFE)
TOTAL%
1) Very important334.4
2) Important709.4
3) Slightly important8511.4
4) Not at all important18224.4
5) No opinion37650.4
Missing141 
TOTAL746100.0
165) How important has each of these been to you for your own faith development: A Brief Statement of Faith – Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)? (Q10FAITH)
TOTAL%
1) Very important11615.8
2) Important15421.0
3) Slightly important11816.1
4) Not at all important11115.1
5) No opinion23431.9
Missing154 
TOTAL733100.0
166) How important, in general, is each of these to you as a Christian: current friend or family member and his or her advice or example? (Q11FAM)
TOTAL%
1) Very important38846.2
2) Important33339.7
3) Slightly important758.9
4) Not at all important222.6
5) No opinion212.5
Missing48 
TOTAL839100.0
167) How important, in general, is each of these to you as a Christian: current pastor or spiritual advisor and his or her teaching or example? (Q11PASTR)
TOTAL%
1) Very important43451.1
2) Important31136.6
3) Slightly important677.9
4) Not at all important192.2
5) No opinion192.2
Missing37 
TOTAL850100.0
168) How important, in general, is each of these to you as a Christian: God? (Q11GOD)
TOTAL%
1) Very important77091.3
2) Important384.5
3) Slightly important111.3
4) Not at all important50.6
5) No opinion192.3
Missing44 
TOTAL843100.0
169) How important, in general, is each of these to you as a Christian: PC(USA) Book of Order? (Q11BOOK)
TOTAL%
1) Very important597.1
2) Important22427.0
3) Slightly important28634.4
4) Not at all important16920.3
5) No opinion9311.2
Missing56 
TOTAL831100.0
170) How important, in general, is each of these to you as a Christian: PC(USA) creeds and confessions? (Q11CREED)
TOTAL%
1) Very important748.9
2) Important25230.4
3) Slightly important28834.7
4) Not at all important12815.4
5) No opinion8810.6
Missing57 
TOTAL830100.0
171) How important, in general, is each of these to you as a Christian: Scripture? (Q11SCRIP)
TOTAL%
1) Very important58169.3
2) Important19523.3
3) Slightly important354.2
4) Not at all important81.0
5) No opinion192.3
Missing49 
TOTAL838100.0
172) How important, in general, is each of these to you as a Christian: the work of the Holy Spirit? (Q11HOLYS)
TOTAL%
1) Very important60171.9
2) Important15218.2
3) Slightly important293.5
4) Not at all important101.2
5) No opinion445.3
Missing51 
TOTAL836100.0
173) How important, in general, is each of these to you as a Christian: other (please specify)? (Q11OTHER)
TOTAL%
1) Very important5726.0
2) Important146.4
3) Slightly important20.9
4) Not at all important62.7
5) No opinion14063.9
Missing668 
TOTAL219100.0
174) During the past 12 months has your congregation used any PC(USA) We Believe Christian education curriculum resources? (Q12CURRI)
TOTAL%
1) Yes9711.3
2) No15217.8
3) Do not know60670.9
Missing32 
TOTAL855100.0
175) During the past 12 months, have you used any We Believe resources? (Q13RESRS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes435.1
2) No56065.9
3) Do not know24729.1
Missing37 
TOTAL850100.0
176) Some of the resources that are part of the We Believe curriculum feature references to the PC(USA) confessions. Were you aware of these references? (Q14REFER)
TOTAL%
1) Yes2712.6
2) No18787.4
Missing673 
TOTAL214100.0
177) [If 'Yes'] How helpful are these references? (Q14HELP)
TOTAL%
1) Very helpful37.3
2) Helpful1536.6
3) Slightly helpful49.8
4) Not at all helpful12.4
5) No opinion1843.9
Missing846 
TOTAL41100.0
178) How familiar are you with the Belhar Confession? (Q15BELHA)
TOTAL%
1) Very familiar30.4
2) Familiar80.9
3) Slightly familiar425.0
4) Not at all familiar79593.8
Missing39 
TOTAL848100.0
179) How familiar are you with the proposal to incorporate the Belhar Confession into The Book of Confessions? (Q15PROP)
TOTAL%
1) Very familiar20.2
2) Familiar131.6
3) Slightly familiar293.5
4) Not at all familiar77794.6
Missing66 
TOTAL821100.0
180) The PC(USA) Theology and Worship staff has published a Belhar Confession study guide, which is available through Presbyterian Distribution Service and on the Web. During the past 12 months have you consulted this study guide? (Q16STUDY)
TOTAL%
1) Yes70.8
2) No80495.0
3) Do not know354.1
Missing41 
TOTAL846100.0
181) [If 'Yes' to 'Belhar Confession study guide'] How helpful was it? (Q16HELP)
TOTAL%
1) Very helpful312.5
2) Helpful14.2
3) Slightly helpful28.3
5) No opinion1875.0
Missing863 
TOTAL24100.0
182) Would you support incorporation of the Belhar Confession into The Book of Confessions? (Q17INCOR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, definitely121.4
2) Yes, probably789.2
3) No556.5
4) Not sure70783.0
Missing35 
TOTAL852100.0
183) How important is each of these for improving the situation in Israel/Palestine and the rest of the Middle East: achieving a nuclear-free Middle East? (Q18NUCFR)
TOTAL%
1) Very important46554.8
2) Important22826.9
3) Slightly important718.4
4) Not at all important313.7
5) No opinion536.3
Missing39 
TOTAL848100.0
184) How important is each of these for improving the situation in Israel/Palestine and the rest of the Middle East: addressing extremism and the threat of violence? (Q18EXTRE)
TOTAL%
1) Very important60672.8
2) Important16219.5
3) Slightly important242.9
4) Not at all important70.8
5) No opinion334.0
Missing55 
TOTAL832100.0
185) How important is each of these for improving the situation in Israel/Palestine and the rest of the Middle East: compliance with United Nations resolutions and human rights treaties? (Q18UNRES)
TOTAL%
1) Very important34340.4
2) Important31236.8
3) Slightly important9511.2
4) Not at all important505.9
5) No opinion485.7
Missing39 
TOTAL848100.0
186) How important is each of these for improving the situation in Israel/Palestine and the rest of the Middle East: freedom of worship at all major religious sites? (Q18RELIG)
TOTAL%
1) Very important53063.4
2) Important23327.9
3) Slightly important303.6
4) Not at all important40.5
5) No opinion394.7
Missing51 
TOTAL836100.0
187) How important is each of these for improving the situation in Israel/Palestine and the rest of the Middle East: maintaining positive relations between Presbyterians and members of the U.S. Jewish community? (Q18RELAT)
TOTAL%
1) Very important33038.3
2) Important33138.4
3) Slightly important12915.0
4) Not at all important303.5
5) No opinion414.8
Missing26 
TOTAL861100.0
188) How important is each of these for improving the situation in Israel/Palestine and the rest of the Middle East: maintaining the close diplomatic and military relationship between the U.S. and Israeli governments? (Q18DIPLO)
TOTAL%
1) Very important32538.1
2) Important31436.8
3) Slightly important13515.8
4) Not at all important323.8
5) No opinion475.5
Missing34 
TOTAL853100.0
189) How important is each of these for improving the situation in Israel/Palestine and the rest of the Middle East: promoting democracy throughout the Middle East? (Q18DEMOC)
TOTAL%
1) Very important23527.6
2) Important29835.0
3) Slightly important19823.2
4) Not at all important647.5
5) No opinion576.7
Missing35 
TOTAL852100.0
190) How important is each of these for improving the situation in Israel/Palestine and the rest of the Middle East: providing for religious freedom throughout the Middle East? (Q18FREED)
TOTAL%
1) Very important43951.5
2) Important29434.5
3) Slightly important677.9
4) Not at all important101.2
5) No opinion435.0
Missing34 
TOTAL853100.0
191) How important is each of these for improving the situation in Israel/Palestine and the rest of the Middle East: reconciliation among racial/ethnic groups within Middle Eastern countries? (Q18RECON)
TOTAL%
1) Very important37443.6
2) Important31837.1
3) Slightly important8610.0
4) Not at all important212.5
5) No opinion586.8
Missing30 
TOTAL857100.0
192) How important is each of these for improving the situation in Israel/Palestine and the rest of the Middle East: reducing economic inequality with Middle Eastern countries? (Q18ECONO)
TOTAL%
1) Very important20624.2
2) Important31236.7
3) Slightly important20624.2
4) Not at all important445.2
5) No opinion829.6
Missing37 
TOTAL850100.0
193) How important is each of these for improving the situation in Israel/Palestine and the rest of the Middle East: refugee resettlement? (Q18REFUG)
TOTAL%
1) Very important21525.3
2) Important33339.2
3) Slightly important17921.1
4) Not at all important323.8
5) No opinion9010.6
Missing38 
TOTAL849100.0
194) How important is each of these for improving the situation in Israel/Palestine and the rest of the Middle East: supporting Christian minorities in Israel/Palestine? (Q18MINOR)
TOTAL%
1) Very important31837.5
2) Important33038.9
3) Slightly important13115.4
4) Not at all important172.0
5) No opinion536.2
Missing38 
TOTAL849100.0
195) Do you support a two-state solution in the Middle East with both a state of Israel and a state of Palestine? (Q19STATE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes56566.5
2) No617.2
3) Do not know22426.4
Missing37 
TOTAL850100.0
196) How much do you support or oppose each of the following: construction of a separation barrier between territory that the Israeli government administers and the Palestinian authorities administer? (Q20CONST)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly support617.2
2) Moderately support12414.6
3) Neither support nor oppose22426.4
4) Moderately oppose15117.8
5) Strongly oppose14116.6
6) No opinion14617.2
Missing40 
TOTAL847100.0
197) How much do you support or oppose each of the following: delivery by international organizations of humanitarian aid to people living in Palestinian territory occupied or controlled by Israel? (Q20AID)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly support28733.7
2) Moderately support29434.5
3) Neither support nor oppose13315.6
4) Moderately oppose273.2
5) Strongly oppose202.3
6) No opinion9110.7
Missing35 
TOTAL852100.0
198) How much do you support or oppose each of the following: expansion of Israeli settlements further into the West Bank and East Jerusalem on Palestinian land? (Q20EXPAN)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly support283.3
2) Moderately support586.8
3) Neither support nor oppose18021.1
4) Moderately oppose16519.3
5) Strongly oppose28433.3
6) No opinion13916.3
Missing33 
TOTAL854100.0
199) How much do you support or oppose each of the following: the inclusion of democratically elected Hamas leaders in negotiations about the future of Israel/Palestine? (Q20HAMAS)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly support9911.7
2) Moderately support22827.0
3) Neither support nor oppose19523.0
4) Moderately oppose728.5
5) Strongly oppose10612.5
6) No opinion14617.3
Missing41 
TOTAL846100.0
200) How much do you support or oppose each of the following: limiting the influence and military capacity of the Iranian government? (Q20MILIT)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly support32338.2
2) Moderately support22927.1
3) Neither support nor oppose12715.0
4) Moderately oppose323.8
5) Strongly oppose313.7
6) No opinion10312.2
Missing42 
TOTAL845100.0
201) How much do you support or oppose each of the following: maintaining a U.S. military presence in Iraq? (Q20US)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly support11213.2
2) Moderately support23427.6
3) Neither support nor oppose12014.2
4) Moderately oppose17420.5
5) Strongly oppose14817.5
6) No opinion597.0
Missing40 
TOTAL847100.0
202) How much do you support or oppose each of the following: permanent Israeli withdrawal from all of Gaza, the West Bank, and East Jerusalem? (Q20WITHD)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly support10412.2
2) Moderately support18722.0
3) Neither support nor oppose22025.9
4) Moderately oppose10111.9
5) Strongly oppose9611.3
6) No opinion14116.6
Missing38 
TOTAL849100.0
203) How much do you support or oppose each of the following: permanently disabling the military capacities of any Palestinian government? (Q20DISAB)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly support768.9
2) Moderately support10812.7
3) Neither support nor oppose25129.5
4) Moderately oppose17820.9
5) Strongly oppose8910.5
6) No opinion14817.4
Missing37 
TOTAL850100.0
204) How much do you support or oppose each of the following: permitting Gaza residents to enter the West Bank and Israel for trade or other legitimate purposes? (Q20TRADE)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly support27132.7
2) Moderately support31638.1
3) Neither support nor oppose11113.4
4) Moderately oppose111.3
5) Strongly oppose60.7
6) No opinion11513.9
Missing57 
TOTAL830100.0
205) How much do you support or oppose each of the following: the presence of United Nations peacekeepers to help supervise the border between Israel and Palestine? (Q20PEACE)
TOTAL%
1) Strong support25630.8
2) Moderately support33840.6
3) Neither support nor oppose10813.0
4) Moderately oppose253.0
5) Strongly oppose283.4
6) No opinion779.3
Missing55 
TOTAL832100.0
206) How much do you agree or disagree with each of the following statements: Presbyterians can contribute to peace-building in Israel/Palestine and the rest of the Middle East? (Q21PRESB)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree16419.7
2) Moderately agree36744.0
3) Neither agree nor disagree17721.2
4) Moderately disagree536.4
5) Strongly disagree273.2
6) No opinion465.5
Missing53 
TOTAL834100.0
207) How much do you agree or disagree with each of the following statements: Presbyterians should try to improve the situation in Israel/Palestine and the rest of the Middle East? (Q21IMPRO)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree16519.9
2) Moderately agree31237.5
3) Neither agree nor disagree19823.8
4) Moderately disagree748.9
5) Strongly disagree374.5
6) No opinion455.4
Missing56 
TOTAL831100.0
208) How much do you agree or disagree with each of the following statements: The PC(USA) should avoid making investment profits from unjust situations and should use its investments in corporations to promote justice and other Christian values? (Q21PROFI)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree35041.8
2) Moderately agree23327.8
3) Neither agree nor disagree10612.6
4) Moderately disagree556.6
5) Strongly disagree404.8
6) No opinion546.4
Missing49 
TOTAL838100.0
209) How much do you agree or disagree with each of the following statements: The PC(USA) should try to dissuade corporations from doing things that directly or indirectly support violence against Israeli or Palestinian civilians? (Q21CORP)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree33840.4
2) Moderately agree23127.6
3) Neither agree nor disagree10712.8
4) Moderately disagree586.9
5) Strongly disagree556.6
6) No opinion475.6
Missing51 
TOTAL836100.0
210) How much do you agree or disagree with each of the following statements: If the PC(USA) is unable to dissuade corporations from doing things that directly or indirectly support violence against Israeli or Palestinian civilians, it should shift PC(USA) investment funds away from those corporations (as it already does from corporations involved in tobacco, military-related production, and human rights violations)? (Q21FUNDS)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree34941.8
2) Moderately agree20524.6
3) Neither agree nor disagree11714.0
4) Moderately disagree506.0
5) Strongly disagree597.1
6) No opinion556.6
Missing52 
TOTAL835100.0
211) Survey Form (SURVEY)
TOTAL%
1) Paper59567.1
2) Web29232.9
TOTAL887100.0
212) Skip_1 (SKIP_1)
TOTAL%
0) 28697.9
1) 62.1
Missing595 
TOTAL292100.0
213) Sample (SAMPLE)
TOTAL%
1) Members35439.9
2) Elders53360.1
TOTAL887100.0
214) Checked (CHECKED)
TOTAL%
1) 754100.0
Missing133 
TOTAL754100.0
215) How many years have you been a member of your current congregation? (BQ1YRSME)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL87722.31217
216) How far do you live from your congregation? (BQ2MILES)
TOTAL%
0) Less than one mile536.1
1) 112814.6
2) 212814.6
3) 311613.3
4) 4667.6
5) 510211.7
6) 6495.6
7) 7374.2
8) 8263.0
9) 9101.1
10) 10586.6
11) 1170.8
12) 12131.5
13) 1350.6
14) 1440.5
15) 15161.8
16) 1620.2
17) 1740.5
18) 1850.6
19) 1910.1
20) 20171.9
22) 2210.1
23) 2310.1
25) 2591.0
27) 2710.1
30) 3050.6
35) 3540.5
40) 4010.1
50) 5010.1
54) 5410.1
100) 10010.1
1150) 115010.1
4000) 400010.1
Missing13 
TOTAL874100.0
217) What is the approximate number of members in your congregation? (BQ3NMMEM)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL8241537.6812994
218) Have you ever been ordained an elder in a Presbyterian church? (BQ4ELDER)
TOTAL%
1) Yes69278.5
2) No19021.5
Missing5 
TOTAL882100.0
219) [If 'yes'] Are you currently serving on session? (BQ4ELDSV)
TOTAL%
1) Yes52470.9
2) No21529.1
Missing148 
TOTAL739100.0
220) Have you ever been ordained a deacon in a Presbyterian Church? (BQ5DEAC)
TOTAL%
1) Yes32637.3
2) No54862.7
Missing13 
TOTAL874100.0
221) [If 'yes'] Are you currently serving on the board of deacons? (BQ5DEACS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes306.5
2) No43593.5
Missing422 
TOTAL465100.0
222) Which other positions, if any, do you currently hold in the church: chair of congregational committee or task force? (BQ6CHRCO)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked60468.2
1) Checked28231.8
Missing1 
TOTAL886100.0
223) Which other positions, if any, do you currently hold in the church: member of congregational committee or task force? (BQ6COCOM)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked55162.2
1) Checked33537.8
Missing1 
TOTAL886100.0
224) Which other positions, if any, do you currently hold in the church: member of presbytery, synod, or General Assembly committee or task force? (BQ6PRSYC)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked83694.4
1) Checked505.6
Missing1 
TOTAL886100.0
225) Which other positions, if any, do you currently hold in the church: officer of men's, women's, or youth group? (BQ6OFFCR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked79489.6
1) Checked9210.4
Missing1 
TOTAL886100.0
226) Which other positions, if any, do you currently hold in the church: member of men's, women's, or youth group? (BQ6YOUTH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked66174.6
1) Checked22525.4
Missing1 
TOTAL886100.0
227) Which other positions, if any, do you currently hold in the church: organist or choir director? (BQ6ORGST)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked86998.1
1) Checked171.9
Missing1 
TOTAL886100.0
228) Which other positions, if any, do you currently hold in the church: member of choir? (BQ6CHOIR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked72882.2
1) Checked15817.8
Missing1 
TOTAL886100.0
229) Which other positions, if any, do you currently hold in the church: church school or Sunday school teacher/leader? (BQ6CHTEA)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked69878.8
1) Checked18821.2
Missing1 
TOTAL886100.0
230) Which other positions, if any, do you currently hold in the church: other? (BQ6OTHER)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked71881.0
1) Checked16819.0
Missing1 
TOTAL886100.0
231) How often do you generally attend Sunday worship at your congregation? (BQ7ATTEN)
TOTAL%
1) Never20.2
2) Less than once a year40.5
3) Once-twice a year70.8
4) Several times year171.9
5) Once a month192.2
6) 2-3 times a month10111.5
7) Nearly every week42748.4
8) Every week30534.6
Missing5 
TOTAL882100.0
232) How many hours, if any, during the past month have you...attended programs or events at your church (besides worship)? (BQ8ATHRS)
TOTAL%
1) 0 hours13315.6
2) 1-2 hours19022.3
3) 3-4 hours19322.6
4) 5-6 hours13115.4
5) 7 or more hours20624.2
Missing34 
TOTAL853100.0
233) How many hours, if any, during the past month have you...given volunteer time at your church to teach, lead, serve on a committee or help with some program or event? (BQ8VOLUN)
TOTAL%
1) 0 hours13716.5
2) 1-2 hours21225.5
3) 3-4 hours18722.5
4) 5-6 hours10412.5
5) 7 or more hours19123.0
Missing56 
TOTAL831100.0
234) How many hours, if any, during the past month have you...participated in religious events, programs or groups sponsored by a church or other religious organization that took place in a home or other facility away from your church? (BQ8EVENT)
TOTAL%
1) 0 hours43054.7
2) 1-2 hours17822.6
3) 3-4 hours8811.2
4) 5-6 hours293.7
5) 7 or more hours617.8
Missing101 
TOTAL786100.0
235) How many hours, if any, during the past month have you...given volunteer time, apart from church programs, to help the less fortunate or to help make your own community a better place to live (e.g., through volunteer or community work)? (BQ8CMVOL)
TOTAL%
1) 0 hours31138.0
2) 1-2 hours21926.7
3) 3-4 hours10412.7
4) 5-6 hours688.3
5) 7 or more hours11714.3
Missing68 
TOTAL819100.0
236) How old were you when you first began regularly attending a Presbyterian church? _________ years old. (BQ9ATAGE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL87220.73919
237) In what faith or denomination were you raised? (BQ10DENM)
TOTAL%
1) Baptist849.7
2) Disciples of Christ202.3
3) Episcopal172.0
4) Lutheran414.8
5) United Methodist13315.4
6) Presbyterian36542.3
7) Other Presbyterian50.6
8) Reformed151.7
9) Roman Catholic576.6
10) UCC (United Church of Christ/Congregational)404.6
11) Non-denominational111.3
12) None161.9
13) Other586.7
Missing25 
TOTAL862100.0
238) Approximately how often do you engage in the following activities: read the Bible privately? (BQ11READ)
TOTAL%
1) Daily-almost daily13715.9
2) Several times a week14516.8
3) Weekly12214.2
4) Several times a month11913.8
5) Once a month8610.0
6) Less than once a month18221.1
7) Never718.2
Missing25 
TOTAL862100.0
239) Approximately how often do you engage in the following activities: pray privately? (BQ11PRAY)
TOTAL%
1) Daily-almost daily55764.1
2) Several times a week14917.1
3) Weekly323.7
4) Several times a month718.2
5) Once a month192.2
6) Less than once a month263.0
7) Never151.7
Missing18 
TOTAL869100.0
240) Approximately how often do you engage in the following activities: attend Bible study or prayer group? (BQ11STDG)
TOTAL%
1) Daily-almost daily91.1
2) Several times a week242.9
3) Weekly19924.2
4) Several times a month698.4
5) Once a month10012.2
6) Less than once a month12815.6
7) Never29335.6
Missing65 
TOTAL822100.0
241) Approximately how often do you engage in the following activities: otherwise read the Bible or pray with family or friends? (BQ11OTHR)
TOTAL%
1) Daily-almost daily8510.3
2) Several times a week728.7
3) Weekly9411.4
4) Several times a month9811.9
5) Once a month708.5
6) Less than once a month15919.2
7) Never24830.0
Missing61 
TOTAL826100.0
242) Approximately how often do you engage in the following activities: read devotional materials or religious books? (BQ11DEVO)
TOTAL%
1) Daily-almost daily13315.6
2) Several times a week9010.5
3) Weekly758.8
4) Several times a month15017.6
5) Once a month8710.2
6) Less than once a month20123.5
7) Never11813.8
Missing33 
TOTAL854100.0
243) Approximately how often do you engage in the following activities: use the internet for religious or spiritual purposes? (BQ11WEB)
TOTAL%
1) Daily-almost daily323.9
2) Several times a week415.0
3) Weekly404.8
4) Several times a month799.5
5) Once a month698.3
6) Less than once a month18422.2
7) Never38346.3
Missing59 
TOTAL828100.0
244) Approximately how often do you engage in the following activities: say grace before meals? (BQ11MEAL)
TOTAL%
1) Daily-almost daily40446.4
2) Several times a week9611.0
3) Weekly354.0
4) Several times a month8910.2
5) Once a month536.1
6) Less than once a month13215.2
7) Never617.0
Missing17 
TOTAL870100.0
245) Which one of the following terms best describes your current stand on theological issues? (BQ12THEO)
TOTAL%
1) Very conservative505.7
2) Conservative27831.7
3) Moderate34439.2
4) Liberal14816.9
5) Very liberal586.6
Missing9 
TOTAL878100.0
246) Have you ever tried to encourage someone to believe in Jesus Christ or to accept Him as a personal savior? (BQ13ACCT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes55963.7
2) No31836.3
Missing10 
TOTAL877100.0
247) Would you say you have had a conversion experience—that is, a turning point in your life when you committed yourself to Christ? (BQ14CONV)
TOTAL%
1) Yes37543.3
2) No49156.7
Missing21 
TOTAL866100.0
248) [If 'yes'] How old were you when this happened? ______ years old. (BQ14CVYR)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL36621.37413
249) In the past year, have you invited someone to attend worship at your congregation? (BQ15INVT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes61870.8
2) No25529.2
Missing14 
TOTAL873100.0
250) [If 'yes'] How many people would you estimate you have invited in the past year? (BQ15INPP)
TOTAL%
0) 010.2
1) 16711.5
2) 215927.2
3) 310317.6
4) 47212.3
5) 56210.6
6) 6457.7
7) 781.4
8) 8101.7
9) 920.3
10) 10325.5
11) 1110.2
12) 1230.5
13) 1310.2
14) 1410.2
15) 1520.3
19) 1910.2
20) 2061.0
50) 5010.2
97) A few-several50.9
99) Do not know20.3
Missing303 
TOTAL584100.0
251) Which statement comes closest to your view of the Bible? (BQ16BIBL)
TOTAL%
1) The Bible is the word of God, to be taken literally word for word.11813.6
2) The Bible is the word of God, to be interpreted in the light of its historical and cultural context.42949.4
3) The Bible is the word of God, to be interpreted in the light of its historical context and the Church's teachings.29834.3
4) The Bible is not the word of God.232.6
Missing19 
TOTAL868100.0
252) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with each of the following statements: There is a life beyond death. (BQ17AFTR)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree59667.7
2) Agree17620.0
3) Not sure9510.8
4) Disagree121.4
5) Strongly disagree20.2
Missing6 
TOTAL881100.0
253) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with each of the following statements: Jesus will return to earth someday. (BQ17JESU)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree45151.3
2) Agree18621.2
3) Not sure18120.6
4) Disagree445.0
5) Strongly disagree171.9
Missing8 
TOTAL879100.0
254) 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. (BQ17OWNB)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree9010.3
2) Agree21024.1
3) Not sure19021.8
4) Disagree29633.9
5) Strongly disagree869.9
Missing15 
TOTAL872100.0
255) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with each of the following statements: All the world's different religions are equally good ways of helping a person find ultimate truth. (BQ17REEQ)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree758.6
2) Agree20323.2
3) Not sure18320.9
4) Disagree23727.1
5) Strongly disagree17620.1
Missing13 
TOTAL874100.0
256) 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. (BQ17ABSO)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree32937.6
2) Agree21324.3
3) Not sure17319.7
4) Disagree11713.4
5) Strongly disagree445.0
Missing11 
TOTAL876100.0
257) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with each of the following statements: Only followers of Jesus Christ can be saved. (BQ17EXCL)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree21524.5
2) Agree13515.4
3) Not sure21124.1
4) Disagree19422.1
5) Strongly disagree12213.9
Missing10 
TOTAL877100.0
258) The 218th General Assembly (June 2008) approved a constitutional amendment that, if also approved by a majority of presbyteries, would replace this provision with more general language about officers declaring 'their fidelity to the standards of the church.' Are you familiar with this action of the General Assembly? (BQ18FIDC)
TOTAL%
1) Yes63572.4
2) No24227.6
Missing10 
TOTAL877100.0
259) What would you personally like the presbyteries to do with regard to this proposed change? (BQ19ACTF)
TOTAL%
1) Reject the new amendment and keep the Book of Order as it is now on this issue41647.7
2) Approve the new amendment and change the Book of Order26630.5
3) Not sure19021.8
Missing15 
TOTAL872100.0
260) Would you personally like to see the PC(USA) permit sexually active gay and lesbian persons to be ordained to the office of: deacon? (BQ20HOMD)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, definitely21925.1
2) Yes, probably17720.3
3) Not sure819.3
4) No, probably not12514.3
5) No, definitely not27031.0
Missing15 
TOTAL872100.0
261) Would you personally like to see the PC(USA) permit sexually active gay and lesbian persons to be ordained to the office of: elder? (BQ20HOME)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, definitely21825.0
2) Yes, probably16518.9
3) Not sure789.0
4) No, probably not13415.4
5) No, definitely not27631.7
Missing16 
TOTAL871100.0
262) 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 Word and Sacrament? (BQ20HOMM)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, definitely17520.0
2) Yes, probably10011.5
3) Not sure10411.9
4) No, probably not11613.3
5) No, definitely not37843.3
Missing14 
TOTAL873100.0
263) What is your gender? (BQ21SEX)
TOTAL%
1) Female49355.8
2) Male39044.2
Missing4 
TOTAL883100.0
264) What is your current age? _________ years old. (BQ22AGE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL88261.08214
265) What is your current marital status? (BQ23MARS)
TOTAL%
1) Not married18320.8
2) Married69879.2
Missing6 
TOTAL881100.0
266) [If 'not currently married'] Have you ever been married? No, never married. (BQ23NMAR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked84194.9
1) Checked455.1
Missing1 
TOTAL886100.0
267) [If 'not currently married'] Have you ever been married? Yes, am now widowed. (BQ23WIDW)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked79790.0
1) Checked8910.0
Missing1 
TOTAL886100.0
268) [If 'not currently married'] Have you ever been married? Yes, am now divorced. (BQ23DIVC)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked82893.5
1) Checked586.5
Missing1 
TOTAL886100.0
269) If currently married, have you had a previous marriage (or marriages)? Yes, was widowed. (BQ24PMWI)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked85095.9
1) Checked364.1
Missing1 
TOTAL886100.0
270) If currently married, have you had a previous marriage (or marriages)? Yes, was divorced. (BQ24PMDI)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked76886.7
1) Checked11813.3
Missing1 
TOTAL886100.0
271) If currently married, have you had a previous marriage (or marriages)? No. (BQ24NPM)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked34639.1
1) Checked54060.9
Missing1 
TOTAL886100.0
272) Please list the faith or denomination in which your spouse was raised (if more than one, list the one in which s/he was most involved). (BQ25SFAI)
TOTAL%
1) Baptist9513.8
2) Disciples of Christ121.7
3) Episcopal142.0
4) Lutheran365.2
5) United Methodist10615.4
6) Presbyterian Church21130.7
7) Other Presbyterian30.4
8) Reformed152.2
9) Roman Catholic7711.2
10) UCC (United Church of Christ/Congregational)294.2
11) Non-denominational71.0
12) None294.2
13) Other547.8
Missing199 
TOTAL688100.0
273) Please list his/her current faith or denomination. (BQ25SREL)
TOTAL%
1) Baptist10.2
2) Disciples of Christ20.3
3) Episcopal20.3
4) Lutheran10.2
5) United Methodist40.6
6) Presbyterian Church57189.8
7) Other Presbyterian10.2
9) Roman Catholic152.4
10) United Church of Christ30.5
11) Non-denominational20.3
12) None253.9
13) Other91.4
Missing251 
TOTAL636100.0
274) How often does your spouse attend Sunday (or other weekly) worship at your congregation? (BQ26SSAM)
TOTAL%
1) Never192.8
2) Less than once a year121.7
3) About once-twice a year263.8
4) Several times a year517.4
5) About once a month273.9
6) 2-3 times a month7911.5
7) Nearly every week27439.9
8) Every week19828.9
Missing201 
TOTAL686100.0
275) How often does your spouse attend Sunday (or other weekly) worship at another congregation? (BQ26SDIF)
TOTAL%
1) Never12344.7
2) Less than once a year3010.9
3) About once-twice a year5720.7
4) Several times a year3713.5
5) About once a month93.3
6) 2-3 times a month72.5
7) Nearly every week51.8
8) Every week72.5
Missing612 
TOTAL275100.0
276) Please indicate your employment status: employed full-time. (BQ27FULL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked56663.9
1) Checked32036.1
Missing1 
TOTAL886100.0
277) Please indicate your employment status: employed part-time. (BQ27PART)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked79790.0
1) Checked8910.0
Missing1 
TOTAL886100.0
278) Please indicate your employment status: self-employed. (BQ27SELF)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked80791.1
1) Checked798.9
Missing1 
TOTAL886100.0
279) Please indicate your employment status: unemployed. (BQ27UNEM)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked87198.3
1) Checked151.7
Missing1 
TOTAL886100.0
280) Please indicate your employment status: retired. (BQ27RETI)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked50857.3
1) Checked37842.7
Missing1 
TOTAL886100.0
281) Please indicate your employment status: full-time homemaker. (BQ27HMAK)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked81191.5
1) Checked758.5
Missing1 
TOTAL886100.0
282) Please indicate your employment status: student. (BQ27STUD)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked87398.5
1) Checked131.5
Missing1 
TOTAL886100.0
283) Please indicate your employment status: other. (BQ27OTHR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked88099.3
1) Checked60.7
Missing1 
TOTAL886100.0
284) Please indicate, if married, the employment status of your spouse: employed full-time. (BQ27SFUL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked62270.2
1) Checked26429.8
Missing1 
TOTAL886100.0
285) Please indicate, if married, the employment status of your spouse: employed part-time. (BQ27SPRT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked82092.6
1) Checked667.4
Missing1 
TOTAL886100.0
286) Please indicate, if married, the employment status of your spouse: self-employed. (BQ27SSLF)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked82292.8
1) Checked647.2
Missing1 
TOTAL886100.0
287) Please indicate, if married, the employment status of your spouse: unemployed. (BQ27SUNE)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked88099.3
1) Checked60.7
Missing1 
TOTAL886100.0
288) Please indicate, if married, the employment status of your spouse: retired. (BQ27SRET)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked62670.7
1) Checked26029.3
Missing1 
TOTAL886100.0
289) Please indicate, if married, the employment status of your spouse: full-time homemaker. (BQ27SHMK)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked81692.1
1) Checked707.9
Missing1 
TOTAL886100.0
290) Please indicate, if married, the employment status of your spouse: student. (BQ27SSTU)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked88199.4
1) Checked50.6
Missing1 
TOTAL886100.0
291) Please indicate, if married, the employment status of your spouse: other. (BQ27SOTH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked87698.9
1) Checked101.1
Missing1 
TOTAL886100.0
292) If you are employed full-time, part-time or self-employed, please indicate the average hours worked per week over the past year. (BQ28WHRS)
TOTAL%
0) 0224.5
1) 110.2
2) 210.2
4) 410.2
5) 520.4
6) 610.2
7) 710.2
8) 851.0
9) 930.6
10) 10122.5
12) 1230.6
15) 1530.6
16) 1630.6
18) 1810.2
20) 20244.9
22) 2210.2
24) 2471.4
25) 2591.9
26) 2610.2
30) 30193.9
31) 3110.2
32) 3230.6
35) 35142.9
36) 3630.6
37) 3710.2
38) 3810.2
40) 4014630.1
42) 4281.6
43) 4310.2
44) 4430.6
45) 45418.5
46) 4640.8
47) 4740.8
48) 4820.4
49) 4910.2
50) 508016.5
55) 55132.7
58) 5820.4
60) 60255.2
65) 6551.0
70) 7030.6
80) 8010.2
99) It varies-Do not know20.4
100) 10010.2
Missing402 
TOTAL485100.0
293) If your spouse is employed full-time, part-time or self-employed, please indicate the average hours worked per week over the past year. (BQ28SWHR)
TOTAL%
0) 0256.1
2) 210.2
4) 420.5
5) 541.0
6) 620.5
8) 830.7
9) 910.2
10) 10102.4
12) 1241.0
14) 1420.5
15) 15133.2
16) 1610.2
18) 1810.2
20) 20204.9
24) 2471.7
25) 2561.5
26) 2610.2
28) 2820.5
30) 30153.7
32) 3210.2
35) 3582.0
36) 3620.5
38) 3810.2
40) 4012831.2
41) 4110.2
42) 4271.7
45) 45297.1
48) 4851.2
50) 506515.9
55) 55122.9
60) 60204.9
65) 6520.5
70) 7030.7
75) 7510.2
80) 8020.5
99) It varies-Do not know10.2
100) 10010.2
168) 16810.2
Missing477 
TOTAL410100.0
294) How many children do you have? (BQ29CHLD)
TOTAL%
0) None10612.3
1) 110612.3
2) 234039.4
3) 320724.0
4) 4768.8
5) 5212.4
6) 670.8
7) 710.1
Missing23 
TOTAL864100.0
295) What is your highest level of education completed? (BQ30EDUC)
TOTAL%
1) Some high school or less70.8
2) High school diploma829.3
3) Some college but no degree12514.2
4) Associate degree465.2
5) Bachelor's degree21724.7
6) Some graduate work10411.8
7) Graduate degree29833.9
Missing8 
TOTAL879100.0
296) What is the highest level of education completed by your spouse? (BQ30SEDU)
TOTAL%
1) Some high school or less101.4
2) High school diploma8111.6
3) Some college but no degree10214.6
4) Associate degree446.3
5) Bachelor's degree18726.8
6) Some graduate work446.3
7) Graduate degree23133.0
Missing188 
TOTAL699100.0
297) Check here if you live in a dormitory, nursing home or other institutional housing. (BQ31INHO)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked88299.5
1) Checked40.5
Missing1 
TOTAL886100.0
298) Including yourself, how many persons live in your household? (BQ31NUHH)
TOTAL%
1) 13715.7
2) 48756.0
3) 12214.0
4) 869.9
5) 303.4
6) 60.7
7) 20.2
Missing17 
TOTAL870100.0
299) From the list below, select the choice that best describes all of the people in the household in which you live. (BQ32DHH)
TOTAL%
1) A single adult living alone13815.8
2) A single adult living with children192.2
3) A married couple with no kids45352.0
4) A married couple living with kids22025.3
5) Some other arrangement414.7
Missing16 
TOTAL871100.0
300) Generally speaking, do you think of yourself as a Democrat, Independent, Republican or other? (BQ33PRTY)
TOTAL%
1) Democrat27331.5
2) Independent17019.6
3) Republican39645.7
4) Other283.2
Missing20 
TOTAL867100.0
301) Did you or any other household family member fill out a pledge card regarding church giving for the current year? (BQ34PLED)
TOTAL%
1) Yes73483.3
2) No13515.3
3) Do not know80.9
4) Congregation does not use pledge cards40.5
Missing6 
TOTAL881100.0
302) What is your race or origin: white? (BQ35WHIT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked434.9
1) Checked84395.1
Missing1 
TOTAL886100.0
303) What is your race or origin: black? (BQ35BLAC)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked87398.5
1) Checked131.5
Missing1 
TOTAL886100.0
304) What is your race or origin: Indian or Alaska native? (BQ35INDI)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked87799.0
1) Checked91.0
Missing1 
TOTAL886100.0
305) What is your race or origin: Asian? (BQ35ASIA)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked87298.4
1) Checked141.6
Missing1 
TOTAL886100.0
306) What is your race or origin: Hispanic? (BQ35HISP)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked88199.4
1) Checked50.6
Missing1 
TOTAL886100.0
307) What is your race or origin: some other race? (BQ35ORAC)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked88399.7
1) Checked30.3
Missing1 
TOTAL886100.0
308) Which of these categories best describes your total family income from all sources, before taxes? (BQ36INC)
TOTAL%
1) Less than $20,000151.9
2) $20,000-$29,999496.1
3) $30,000-$39,999668.2
4) $40,000-$49,999587.2
5) $50,000-$59,999698.5
6) $60,000-$69,999536.6
7) $70,000-$79,999718.8
8) $80,000-$89,999475.8
9) $90,000-$99,999627.7
10) $100,000-$124,99911213.8
11) $125,000-$149,999536.6
12) $150,000-$199,999455.6
13) $200,000-$249,999415.1
14) $250,000 or more688.4
Missing78 
TOTAL809100.0
309) Did you or other household family members contribute any money…to your congregation, in regular giving? (BQ37GICG)
TOTAL%
1) No14216.3
2) Yes73183.7
Missing14 
TOTAL873100.0
310) [If 'yes' to 'regular giving'] How much? (BQ37CGAM)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL76215986.236107816
311) Did you or other household family members contribute any money…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? (BQ37GISC)
TOTAL%
1) No40149.1
2) Yes41550.9
Missing71 
TOTAL816100.0
312) [If 'yes' to a 'special capital campaign'] How much? (BQ37SCAM)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL36012490.44498055
313) Did you or other household family members contribute any money…to your congregation, in response to a special appeal for a ministry supported by the congregation, presbytery, or PC(USA), including the four churchwide special offerings—One Great Hour of Sharing, Pentecost, Peacemaking, and Christmas Joy? (BQ37GISA)
TOTAL%
1) No21926.2
2) Yes61673.8
Missing52 
TOTAL835100.0
314) [If 'yes' to a 'special appeal'] How much? (BQ37SAAM)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL62019635.316137842
315) Did you or other household family members contribute any money…directly to the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) or one of its ministries, such as Disaster Assistance, the Hunger Program, missions or missionaries, etc.? (BQ37GIPC)
TOTAL%
1) No46758.0
2) Yes33842.0
Missing82 
TOTAL805100.0
316) [If 'yes' to 'PC(U.S.A)'] How much? (BQ37PCAM)
TOTAL%
0) None20.8
10) 1093.8
12) 1210.4
15) 1541.7
20) 20177.1
24) 2410.4
25) 25229.2
30) 3020.8
40) 4031.3
48) 4810.4
50) 504217.5
55) 5510.4
60) 6052.1
75) 7520.8
95) 9510.4
100) 1006125.4
110) 11010.4
120) 12010.4
150) 15010.4
200) 200218.8
250) 25020.8
275) 27510.4
300) 30052.1
400) 40010.4
500) 50041.7
600) 60010.4
900) 90010.4
1000) 100052.1
1355) 135510.4
1500) 150010.4
1800) 180010.4
2000) 200020.8
2300) 230010.4
3300) 330010.4
3550) 355010.4
4000) 400020.8
5239) 523910.4
8000) 800020.8
38000) 3800010.4
999999) Don't know83.3
Missing647 
TOTAL240100.0
317) Did you or other household family members contribute any money…directly to other religious groups or religious causes outside the PC(USA)? (BQ37GIAL)
TOTAL%
1) No42252.3
2) Yes38547.7
Missing80 
TOTAL807100.0
318) [If 'yes' to 'other religious causes'] How much? (BQ37RCAM)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL3267464.98578231
319) Did you or other household family members contribute any money…to non-religious charities, community organizations or social causes (United Way, Red Cross, American Cancer Society, an environmental organization, an arts group, etc.)? (BQ37GINR)
TOTAL%
1) No18421.7
2) Yes66478.3
Missing39 
TOTAL848100.0
320) [If 'yes' to 'non-religious causes'] How much? (BQ37NRAM)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL68720785.911136393
321) State (STATE)
322) Region (REGION)
TOTAL%
1) Northeast14216.0
2) Midwest22024.8
3) South38343.2
4) West14115.9
Missing1 
TOTAL886100.0
323) ORGYEAR (ORGYEAR)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL8861875.738229
324) TOTMEM08 (TOTMEM08)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL886548.006707
325) I-SEX: What is your gender? (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-SEX)
TOTAL%
1) Female49355.8
2) Male39044.2
Missing4 
TOTAL883100.0
326) I-AGE: What is your current age? _________ years old. (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-AGE)
TOTAL%
1) 14-29212.4
2) 30-44829.3
3) 45-5927831.5
4) 60-7434338.9
5) 75-9315817.9
Missing5 
TOTAL882100.0
327) I-EDUC: What is your highest level of education completed? (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-EDUC)
TOTAL%
1) High school or less8910.1
2) Some college but no degree12514.2
3) Associate degree465.2
4) Bachelor's degree21724.7
5) Some graduate work10411.8
6) Graduate degree29833.9
Missing8 
TOTAL879100.0
328) I-PARTYID: Generally speaking, do you think of yourself as a Democrat, Independent, Republican, or other? (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-PARTYID)
TOTAL%
1) Democrat27331.5
2) Independent17019.6
3) Republican39645.7
4) Other283.2
Missing20 
TOTAL867100.0
329) I-INCOME: Which of these categories best describes your total family income from all sources, before taxes? (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-INCOME)
TOTAL%
1) Less than $29,999647.9
2) $30,000-$59,99919323.9
3) $60,000-$89,99917121.1
4) $90,000-$124,99917421.5
5) $125,000-$249,99913917.2
6) $250,000 or more688.4
Missing78 
TOTAL809100.0