Presbyterian Panel Survey, February 2009 - The Sacraments, All

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All frequencies are raw numbers (no weights used).
1) Code survey number (CDSVNUM)
2) How recently did you attend a worship service that included celebration of the Lord's Supper? (Q1) (ATTLSUP)
TOTAL%
1) Within the last month207484.6
2) Around one month ago1777.2
3) Two to three months ago1466.0
4) Four to six months ago150.6
5) More than six months ago391.6
6) Never10.0
Missing1 
TOTAL2452100.0
3) How were the elements served? Individuals came to the Table for intinction or a common cup (Q2_1) (ELEMS_A)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked137656.1
1) Checked107743.9
TOTAL2453100.0
4) How were the elements served? Those serving distributed the elements to worshipers where they were (Q2_2) (ELEMS_B)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked73229.8
1) Checked172170.2
TOTAL2453100.0
5) How were the elements served? Other (Q2_3) (ELEMS_C)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked237796.9
1) Checked763.1
TOTAL2453100.0
6) How were the elements served? Don't remember (Q2_4) (ELEMS_D)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked244799.8
1) Checked60.2
TOTAL2453100.0
7) What form of bread was used? A whole loaf, broken during distribution (Q3A_1) (BREAD_A)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked127852.1
1) Checked117547.9
TOTAL2453100.0
8) What form of bread was used? Small pieces, broken before the service (Q3A_2) (BREAD_B)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked97239.6
1) Checked148160.4
TOTAL2453100.0
9) What form of bread was used? Wafers (Q3A_3) (BREAD_C)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked214787.5
1) Checked30612.5
TOTAL2453100.0
10) What form of bread was used? Other (Q3A_4) (BREAD_D)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked232794.9
1) Checked1265.1
TOTAL2453100.0
11) What form of bread was used? Don't remember (Q3A_5) (BREAD_E)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked245099.9
1) Checked30.1
TOTAL2453100.0
12) What form of fruit of the vine was used? Grape juice (Q3B_1) (FRUVIN_A)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked1717.0
1) Checked228293.0
TOTAL2453100.0
13) What form of fruit of the vine was used? Wine (Q3B_2) (FRUVIN_B)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked222590.7
1) Checked2289.3
TOTAL2453100.0
14) What form of fruit of the vine was used? Other (Q3B_3) (FRUVIN_C)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked244199.5
1) Checked120.5
TOTAL2453100.0
15) What form of fruit of the vine was used? Don't remember (Q3B_4) (FRUVIN_D)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked244799.8
1) Checked60.2
TOTAL2453100.0
16) Concerning the Lord's Supper, how often is it celebrated in your congregation? Every week (Q4A_1) (LSFREQ_A)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked225491.9
1) Checked1998.1
TOTAL2453100.0
17) Concerning the Lord's Supper, how often is it celebrated in your congregation? Once a month (Q4A_2) (LSFREQ_B)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked62225.4
1) Checked183174.6
TOTAL2453100.0
18) Concerning the Lord's Supper, how often is it celebrated in your congregation? Every six weeks (Q4A_3) (LSFREQ_C)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked229093.4
1) Checked1636.6
TOTAL2453100.0
19) Concerning the Lord's Supper, how often is it celebrated in your congregation? Quarterly (Q4A_4) (LSFREQ_D)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked221690.3
1) Checked2379.7
TOTAL2453100.0
20) Concerning the Lord's Supper, how often is it celebrated in your congregation? Less often than quarterly (Q4A_5) (LSFREQ_E)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked243999.4
1) Checked140.6
TOTAL2453100.0
21) Concerning the Lord's Supper, how often is it celebrated in your congregation? On feast days [special days and seasons] (Q4A_6) (LSFREQ_F)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked170769.6
1) Checked74630.4
TOTAL2453100.0
22) Concerning the Lord's Supper, how often is it celebrated in your congregation? Never (Q4A_7) (LSFREQ_G)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked2453100.0
TOTAL2453100.0
23) Concerning the Lord's Supper, how often is it celebrated in your congregation? Don't know (Q4A_8) (LSFREQ_H)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked242198.7
1) Checked321.3
TOTAL2453100.0
24) Concerning the Lord's Supper, how often is it celebrated in your congregation? Other (Q4A_9) (LSFREQ_I)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked245199.9
1) Checked20.1
TOTAL2453100.0
25) Concerning the Lord's Supper, how often would you like it celebrated in your congregation? Every week (Q4B_1) (LSLIKE_A)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked200581.7
1) Checked44818.3
TOTAL2453100.0
26) Concerning the Lord's Supper, how often would you like it celebrated in your congregation? Once a month (Q4B_2) (LSLIKE_B)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked95538.9
1) Checked149861.1
TOTAL2453100.0
27) Concerning the Lord's Supper, how often would you like it celebrated in your congregation? Every six weeks (Q4B_3) (LSLIKE_C)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked234095.4
1) Checked1134.6
TOTAL2453100.0
28) Concerning the Lord's Supper, how often would you like it celebrated in your congregation? Quarterly (Q4B_4) (LSLIKE_D)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked226592.3
1) Checked1887.7
TOTAL2453100.0
29) Concerning the Lord's Supper, how often would you like it celebrated in your congregation? Less often than quarterly (Q4B_5) (LSLIKE_E)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked245199.9
1) Checked20.1
TOTAL2453100.0
30) Concerning the Lord's Supper, how often would you like it celebrated in your congregation? On feast days [special days and seasons] (Q4B_6) (LSLIKE_F)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked183374.7
1) Checked62025.3
TOTAL2453100.0
31) Concerning the Lord's Supper, how often would you like it celebrated in your congregation? Never (Q4B_7) (LSLIKE_G)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked245099.9
1) Checked30.1
TOTAL2453100.0
32) Concerning the Lord's Supper, how often would you like it celebrated in your congregation? Don't know (Q4B_8) (LSLIKE_H)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked237596.8
1) Checked783.2
TOTAL2453100.0
33) How significant is each of these theological themes in your own personal understanding of the Lord's Supper? Thanksgiving to God (QP2_1A) (THXGIVNG)
TOTAL%
1) Very significant164468.7
2) Significant56223.5
3) Somewhat significant1154.8
4) Not too significant391.6
5) Not at all significant120.5
6) No opinion120.5
7) Not familiar with theme100.4
Missing59 
TOTAL2394100.0
34) How significant is each of these theological themes in your own personal understanding of the Lord's Supper? Remembrance of Jesus Christ (QP2_1B) (REMEMBR)
TOTAL%
1) Very significant207085.2
2) Significant29011.9
3) Somewhat significant441.8
4) Not too significant120.5
5) Not at all significant30.1
6) No opinion90.4
7) Not familiar with theme10.0
Missing24 
TOTAL2429100.0
35) How significant is each of these theological themes in your own personal understanding of the Lord's Supper? Invocation of the Holy Spirit (QP2_1C) (INVOCHS)
TOTAL%
1) Very significant113148.1
2) Significant70530.0
3) Somewhat significant30813.1
4) Not too significant1114.7
5) Not at all significant261.1
6) No opinion421.8
7) Not familiar with theme271.1
Missing103 
TOTAL2350100.0
36) How significant is each of these theological themes in your own personal understanding of the Lord's Supper? Communion of the faithful (QP2_1D) (COMFAITH)
TOTAL%
1) Very significant127653.9
2) Significant69329.3
3) Somewhat significant25810.9
4) Not too significant672.8
5) Not at all significant180.8
6) No opinion291.2
7) Not familiar with theme261.1
Missing86 
TOTAL2367100.0
37) How significant is each of these theological themes in your own personal understanding of the Lord's Supper? Meal of the Kingdom (QP2_1E) (MEALKING)
TOTAL%
1) Very significant77832.9
2) Significant56824.0
3) Somewhat significant42117.8
4) Not too significant2149.1
5) Not at all significant743.1
6) No opinion813.4
7) Not familiar with theme2269.6
Missing91 
TOTAL2362100.0
38) How significant is each of these theological themes in your own personal understanding of the Lord's Supper? Sign and seal of the Word (QP2_1F) (SUPPSIGN)
TOTAL%
1) Very significant82235.1
2) Significant61126.1
3) Somewhat significant40117.1
4) Not too significant2018.6
5) Not at all significant642.7
6) No opinion723.1
7) Not familiar with theme1747.4
Missing108 
TOTAL2345100.0
39) How significant is each of these theological themes in your own personal understanding of the Lord's Supper? Meal of the covenant community (QP2_1G) (MEALCOV)
TOTAL%
1) Very significant102443.2
2) Significant64627.3
3) Somewhat significant35515.0
4) Not too significant1114.7
5) Not at all significant441.9
6) No opinion602.5
7) Not familiar with theme1305.5
Missing83 
TOTAL2370100.0
40) How significant is each of these theological themes in your own personal understanding of the Lord's Supper? Renewal of baptism (QP2_1H) (SUPRENEW)
TOTAL%
1) Very significant50721.7
2) Significant56924.4
3) Somewhat significant52522.5
4) Not too significant37115.9
5) Not at all significant2028.6
6) No opinion823.5
7) Not familiar with theme803.4
Missing117 
TOTAL2336100.0
41) How significant is each of these theological themes in your own personal understanding of the Lord's Supper? Spiritual nourishment in Christ (QP2_1I) (NOURISH)
TOTAL%
1) Very significant153763.9
2) Significant52621.9
3) Somewhat significant1948.1
4) Not too significant652.7
5) Not at all significant271.1
6) No opinion371.5
7) Not familiar with theme200.8
Missing47 
TOTAL2406100.0
42) How significant is each of these theological themes in your own personal understanding of the Lord's Supper? Mystical presence of Christ (QP2_1J) (MYSTICAL)
TOTAL%
1) Very significant101442.6
2) Significant57224.1
3) Somewhat significant30212.7
4) Not too significant1807.6
5) Not at all significant1305.5
6) No opinion933.9
7) Not familiar with theme873.7
Missing75 
TOTAL2378100.0
43) How significant is each of these Bible passages for your own personal understanding of the Lord's Supper? The Passover of meal in Exodus [Exodus 12] (QP2_2A) (PASSOVER)
TOTAL%
1) Very significant67429.1
2) Significant71130.7
3) Somewhat significant50321.7
4) Not too significant27311.8
5) Not at all significant913.9
6) Not familiar with passage672.9
Missing134 
TOTAL2319100.0
44) How significant is each of these Bible passages for your own personal understanding of the Lord's Supper? Manna in the wilderness [Exodus 16] (QP2_2B) (MANNA)
TOTAL%
1) Very significant32314.2
2) Significant62227.4
3) Somewhat significant68530.1
4) Not too significant41918.4
5) Not at all significant1486.5
6) Not familiar with passage763.3
Missing180 
TOTAL2273100.0
45) How significant is each of these Bible passages for your own personal understanding of the Lord's Supper? You prepare a table for me [Psalm 23] (QP2_2C) (PRPTABLE)
TOTAL%
1) Very significant70730.4
2) Significant64927.9
3) Somewhat significant54723.5
4) Not too significant28712.3
5) Not at all significant934.0
6) Not familiar with passage451.9
Missing125 
TOTAL2328100.0
46) How significant is each of these Bible passages for your own personal understanding of the Lord's Supper? The endtimes banquet [Isaiah 25] (QP2_2D) (BANQUET)
TOTAL%
1) Very significant34515.4
2) Significant43819.5
3) Somewhat significant51122.8
4) Not too significant46920.9
5) Not at all significant2149.5
6) Not familiar with passage26611.9
Missing210 
TOTAL2243100.0
47) How significant is each of these Bible passages for your own personal understanding of the Lord's Supper? The wedding at Cana [John 2] (QP2_2E) (WED_CANA)
TOTAL%
1) Very significant1677.3
2) Significant43218.9
3) Somewhat significant61226.7
4) Not too significant65728.7
5) Not at all significant29112.7
6) Not familiar with passage1325.8
Missing162 
TOTAL2291100.0
48) How significant is each of these Bible passages for your own personal understanding of the Lord's Supper? The feeding of the multitude [Matthew 14] (QP2_2F) (FEEDMULT)
TOTAL%
1) Very significant48921.6
2) Significant64028.2
3) Somewhat significant56124.7
4) Not too significant37816.7
5) Not at all significant1707.5
6) Not familiar with passage311.4
Missing184 
TOTAL2269100.0
49) How significant is each of these Bible passages for your own personal understanding of the Lord's Supper? I am the bread of life [John 6] (QP2_2G) (BREADLIF)
TOTAL%
1) Very significant157066.6
2) Significant55923.7
3) Somewhat significant1566.6
4) Not too significant391.7
5) Not at all significant190.8
6) Not familiar with passage160.7
Missing94 
TOTAL2359100.0
50) How significant is each of these Bible passages for your own personal understanding of the Lord's Supper? I am the vine; you are the branches [John 15] (QP2_2H) (VINBRNCH)
TOTAL%
1) Very significant120652.1
2) Significant58525.3
3) Somewhat significant31213.5
4) Not too significant1235.3
5) Not at all significant582.5
6) Not familiar with passage321.4
Missing137 
TOTAL2316100.0
51) How significant is each of these Bible passages for your own personal understanding of the Lord's Supper? Do this in remembrance of me [Luke 22] (QP2_2I) (DOTHIS)
TOTAL%
1) Very significant203485.1
2) Significant27411.5
3) Somewhat significant542.3
4) Not too significant130.5
5) Not at all significant70.3
6) Not familiar with passage80.3
Missing63 
TOTAL2390100.0
52) How significant is each of these Bible passages for your own personal understanding of the Lord's Supper? Commandment to love one another [John 13] (QP2_2J) (LOVANOTH)
TOTAL%
1) Very significant83936.3
2) Significant74032.0
3) Somewhat significant44319.2
4) Not too significant1858.0
5) Not at all significant773.3
6) Not familiar with passage261.1
Missing143 
TOTAL2310100.0
53) How significant is each of these Bible passages for your own personal understanding of the Lord's Supper? The road to Emmaus [Luke 24] (QP2_2K) (EMMAUS)
TOTAL%
1) Very significant52722.8
2) Significant56524.5
3) Somewhat significant50822.0
4) Not too significant37116.1
5) Not at all significant1637.1
6) Not familiar with passage1737.5
Missing146 
TOTAL2307100.0
54) How significant is each of these Bible passages for your own personal understanding of the Lord's Supper? Breakfast beside the sea [John 21] (QP2_2L) (BREAKSEA)
TOTAL%
1) Very significant26111.4
2) Significant52823.0
3) Somewhat significant63527.7
4) Not too significant48621.2
5) Not at all significant2279.9
6) Not familiar with passage1546.7
Missing162 
TOTAL2291100.0
55) How significant is each of these Bible passages for your own personal understanding of the Lord's Supper? The early church after Pentecost [Acts 2] (QP2_2M) (EARLYCH)
TOTAL%
1) Very significant39517.2
2) Significant58125.4
3) Somewhat significant62827.4
4) Not too significant37216.2
5) Not at all significant1586.9
6) Not familiar with passage1576.9
Missing162 
TOTAL2291100.0
56) How significant is each of these Bible passages for your own personal understanding of the Lord's Supper? Our paschal lamb, Christ [1 Corinthians 5] (QP2_2N) (PASCHAL)
TOTAL%
1) Very significant58125.7
2) Significant48621.5
3) Somewhat significant48621.5
4) Not too significant33814.9
5) Not at all significant1486.5
6) Not familiar with passage2259.9
Missing189 
TOTAL2264100.0
57) How significant is each of these Bible passages for your own personal understanding of the Lord's Supper? As often as you eat this bread [1 Corinthians 11] (QP2_2O) (CORINTHS)
TOTAL%
1) Very significant181376.4
2) Significant38016.0
3) Somewhat significant974.1
4) Not too significant291.2
5) Not at all significant150.6
6) Not familiar with passage381.6
Missing81 
TOTAL2372100.0
58) How significant is each of these Bible passages for your own personal understanding of the Lord's Supper? The marriage supper of the Lamb [Revelation 19] (QP2_2P) (SUPPLAMB)
TOTAL%
1) Very significant33914.8
2) Significant42718.7
3) Somewhat significant51022.3
4) Not too significant46520.4
5) Not at all significant25211.0
6) Not familiar with passage29012.7
Missing170 
TOTAL2283100.0
59) When you were baptized? (QP3_1) (WHENBAPT)
TOTAL%
1) As an infant (two years or less)149461.1
2) As a young child (three to seven years)1325.4
3) As an older child (8 to 12 years)37615.4
4) As an adolescent (13 to 17 years)1998.1
5) As an adult (18 years or older)1747.1
6) Not baptized50.2
7) More than one option selected642.6
Missing9 
TOTAL2444100.0
60) IF WHENBAPT = 1-5 OR 7: In what way were you baptized? (QP3_2) (HOWBAPT)
TOTAL%
1) By sprinkling from the hand185276.1
2) By pouring from a vessel783.2
3) By immersing in a pool33313.7
4) Other140.6
5) Don't know1074.4
7) More than one option selected502.1
Missing19 
TOTAL2434100.0
61) IF WHENBAPT = 1-5 OR 7: Were you baptized in a Presbyterian church or in another church? (QP3_3) (WHEREBAP)
TOTAL%
1) Presbyterian123451.0
2) Other church or faith group114747.4
3) Don't know170.7
7) More than one option selected220.9
Missing33 
TOTAL2420100.0
62) IF WHEREBAP = 2: Which other church or faith group [were you baptized in]? (QP3_3A) (OTHRBAPT)
TOTAL%
1) Baptist21018.3
2) Disciples of Christ302.6
3) Episcopalian605.2
4) Lutheran1008.7
5) Methodist27423.9
6) Presbyterian10.1
7) Other Presbyterian80.7
8) Reformed343.0
9) Roman Catholic14612.8
10) United Church of Christ817.1
11) Nondenominational211.8
13) All other18015.7
Missing1308 
TOTAL1145100.0
63) Have you witnessed or participated in a baptism in a Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) congregation within the past two years? (QP3_4) (WITNESS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes225792.4
2) No1857.6
Missing11 
TOTAL2442100.0
64) IF WITNESS = 1: At the most recent baptism you witnessed or participated in, how many people were baptized? (QP3_5) (NUMBAPT)
TOTAL%
1) 141169.9
2) 37418.5
3) 1236.1
4) 482.4
5) 160.8
6) 190.9
7) 70.3
8) 50.2
9) 20.1
10) 20.1
12) 20.1
13) 10.0
15) 10.0
16) 10.0
22) 10.0
40) 10.0
50) 10.0
99) 10.0
115) 10.0
200) 20.1
Missing434 
TOTAL2019100.0
65) IF WITNESS = 1: If you don't remember [how many people were baptized at the most recent baptism you witnessed or participated in], check here. (QP3_5A) (DKBAPT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked233795.3
1) Checked1164.7
TOTAL2453100.0
66) IF WITNESS = 1: At the most recent baptism you witnessed or participated in, in which age group was the person(s) baptized? An infant [two years or less] (QP3_6_1) (AGEBAP_A)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked63325.8
1) Checked182074.2
TOTAL2453100.0
67) IF WITNESS = 1: At the most recent baptism you witnessed or participated in, in which age group was the person(s) baptized? A young child [three to seven years] (QP3_6_2) (AGEBAP_B)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked220790.0
1) Checked24610.0
TOTAL2453100.0
68) IF WITNESS = 1: At the most recent baptism you witnessed or participated in, which age group was the person(s) baptized? An older child [8-12 years] (QP3_6_3) (AGEBAP_C)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked231794.5
1) Checked1365.5
TOTAL2453100.0
69) IF WITNESS = 1: At the most recent baptism you witnessed or participated in, which age group was the person(s) baptized? An adolescent [13-17 years] (QP3_6_4) (AGEBAP_D)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked232094.6
1) Checked1335.4
TOTAL2453100.0
70) IF WITNESS = 1: At the most recent baptism you witnessed or participated in, which age group was the person(s) baptized? An adult [18 years or older] (QP3_6_5) (AGEBAP_E)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked203282.8
1) Checked42117.2
TOTAL2453100.0
71) IF WITNESS = 1: At the most recent baptism you witnessed or participated in, which age group was the person(s) baptized? Don't know or don't remember (QP3_6_6) (AGEBAP_F)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked243399.2
1) Checked200.8
TOTAL2453100.0
72) IF WITNESS = 1: In what way was the water administered? (QP3_7) (HOWWATER)
TOTAL%
1) By sprinkling from the hand209292.4
2) By pouring from a vessel924.1
3) By immersion in a pool301.3
4) Other281.2
5) Don't know40.2
7) More than one option selected170.8
Missing190 
TOTAL2263100.0
73) Ideally, would you like congregations to schedule baptisms whenever needed, even if it means they could occur on adjacent Sundays, or would you prefer them scheduled at intervals during the year? (QP3_8) (SCHEDBAP)
TOTAL%
1) Schedule when needed204284.1
2) Schedule at intervals28711.8
3) No opinion994.1
Missing25 
TOTAL2428100.0
74) IF SCHEDBAP = 2: How far apart should they take place, at a minimum? (QP3_8A) (BAPFAR)
TOTAL%
1) No more often than once a month21646.1
2) No more often than every six weeks6313.4
3) No more often than quarterly5211.1
4) Less than quarterly but more than once a year143.0
5) Only once a year30.6
6) Only on feast days132.8
7) No opinion10823.0
Missing1984 
TOTAL469100.0
75) How significant is each of these theological themes in your own personal understanding of Baptism? Participation in Christ's death and resurrection (QP4_1A) (BAPPART)
TOTAL%
1) Very significant129854.8
2) Significant56323.8
3) Somewhat significant2349.9
4) Not too significant1325.6
5) Not at all significant672.8
6) No opinion441.9
7) Not familiar with theme311.3
Missing84 
TOTAL2369100.0
76) How significant is each of these theological themes in your own personal understanding of Baptism? Conversion, pardon and cleansing (QP4_1B) (BAPCONV)
TOTAL%
1) Very significant108746.0
2) Significant66428.1
3) Somewhat significant35815.1
4) Not too significant1385.8
5) Not at all significant662.8
6) No opinion281.2
7) Not familiar with theme241.0
Missing88 
TOTAL2365100.0
77) How significant is each of these theological themes in your own personal understanding of Baptism? The gift of the Holy Spirit (QP4_1C) (BAPGIFT)
TOTAL%
1) Very significant142360.2
2) Significant60225.5
3) Somewhat significant2219.4
4) Not too significant522.2
5) Not at all significant311.3
6) No opinion241.0
7) Not familiar with theme100.4
Missing90 
TOTAL2363100.0
78) How significant is each of these theological themes in your own personal understanding of Baptism? Incorporation into the body of Christ (QP4_1D) (BAPINCOR)
TOTAL%
1) Very significant164770.0
2) Significant45919.5
3) Somewhat significant1255.3
4) Not too significant431.8
5) Not at all significant241.0
6) No opinion341.4
7) Not familiar with theme220.9
Missing99 
TOTAL2354100.0
79) How significant is each of these theological themes in your own personal understanding of Baptism? The sign of the Kingdom (QP4_1E) (BAPSIGNK)
TOTAL%
1) Very significant80234.3
2) Significant75832.4
3) Somewhat significant39516.9
4) Not too significant1516.5
5) Not at all significant602.6
6) No opinion693.0
7) Not familiar with theme1014.3
Missing117 
TOTAL2336100.0
80) How significant is each of these theological themes in your own personal understanding of Baptism? Entry into covenant community or relationship (QP4_1F) (BAPENTRY)
TOTAL%
1) Very significant156965.8
2) Significant54722.9
3) Somewhat significant1606.7
4) Not too significant341.4
5) Not at all significant110.5
6) No opinion231.0
7) Not familiar with theme401.7
Missing69 
TOTAL2384100.0
81) How significant is each of these theological themes in your own personal understanding of Baptism? Sign and seal of the Word (QP4_1G) (BAPSSEAL)
TOTAL%
1) Very significant105244.5
2) Significant63927.0
3) Somewhat significant30512.9
4) Not too significant1476.2
5) Not at all significant532.2
6) No opinion572.4
7) Not familiar with theme1134.8
Missing87 
TOTAL2366100.0
82) How significant is each of these theological themes in your own personal understanding of Baptism? Source of ministry, discipleship or vocation (QP4_1H) (BAPMINIS)
TOTAL%
1) Very significant59825.4
2) Significant70630.0
3) Somewhat significant52122.1
4) Not too significant24710.5
5) Not at all significant1175.0
6) No opinion713.0
7) Not familiar with theme954.0
Missing98 
TOTAL2355100.0
83) How significant is each of these Bible passages for your own personal understanding of Baptism? The creation of the world [Genesis 1-2] (QP4_2A) (BBCREATE)
TOTAL%
1) Very significant38816.7
2) Significant51222.0
3) Somewhat significant53923.2
4) Not too significant55623.9
5) Not at all significant30012.9
6) Not familiar with passage281.2
Missing130 
TOTAL2323100.0
84) How significant is each of these Bible passages for your own personal understanding of Baptism? The flood in Genesis [Genesis 6-9] (QP4_2B) (BBFLOOD)
TOTAL%
1) Very significant25010.8
2) Significant44819.4
3) Somewhat significant58825.4
4) Not too significant64728.0
5) Not at all significant34214.8
6) Not familiar with passage381.6
Missing140 
TOTAL2313100.0
85) How significant is each of these Bible passages for your own personal understanding of Baptism? Crossing the Red Sea [Exodus 14] (QP4_2C) (BBREDSEA)
TOTAL%
1) Very significant30713.3
2) Significant47720.6
3) Somewhat significant54623.6
4) Not too significant60926.3
5) Not at all significant34414.9
6) Not familiar with passage321.4
Missing138 
TOTAL2315100.0
86) How significant is each of these Bible passages for your own personal understanding of Baptism? Crossing the Jordan [Joshua 3] (QP4_2D) (BBJORDAN)
TOTAL%
1) Very significant2239.8
2) Significant42918.8
3) Somewhat significant60926.6
4) Not too significant62427.3
5) Not at all significant33614.7
6) Not familiar with passage652.8
Missing167 
TOTAL2286100.0
87) How significant is each of these Bible passages for your own personal understanding of Baptism? The healing of Naaman [2 Kings 5] (QP4_2E) (BBNAAMAN)
TOTAL%
1) Very significant1456.3
2) Significant36115.6
3) Somewhat significant59425.7
4) Not too significant64027.7
5) Not at all significant33414.5
6) Not familiar with passage23510.2
Missing144 
TOTAL2309100.0
88) How significant is each of these Bible passages for your own personal understanding of Baptism? Come to the waters [Isaiah 55] (QP2_2F) (BBWATERS)
TOTAL%
1) Very significant41718.5
2) Significant55924.8
3) Somewhat significant56625.1
4) Not too significant37216.5
5) Not at all significant1797.9
6) Not familiar with passage1627.2
Missing198 
TOTAL2255100.0
89) How significant is each of these Bible passages for your own personal understanding of Baptism? Jesus' baptism by John [Matthew 3] (QP2_2G) (BBJOHN)
TOTAL%
1) Very significant179375.0
2) Significant44418.6
3) Somewhat significant1124.7
4) Not too significant170.7
5) Not at all significant130.5
6) Not familiar with passage130.5
Missing61 
TOTAL2392100.0
90) How significant is each of these Bible passages for your own personal understanding of Baptism? Jesus welcomes the little children [Matthew 19] (QP2_2H) (BBCHILDR)
TOTAL%
1) Very significant100142.5
2) Significant67328.6
3) Somewhat significant37916.1
4) Not too significant1948.2
5) Not at all significant813.4
6) Not familiar with passage251.1
Missing100 
TOTAL2353100.0
91) How significant is each of these Bible passages for your own personal understanding of Baptism? Go and make disciples of all nations [Matthew 28] (QP2_2I) (BBNATNS)
TOTAL%
1) Very significant121852.0
2) Significant60425.8
3) Somewhat significant30413.0
4) Not too significant1255.3
5) Not at all significant682.9
6) Not familiar with passage231.0
Missing111 
TOTAL2342100.0
92) How significant is each of these Bible passages for your own personal understanding of Baptism? Jesus and the woman at the well [John 4] (QP2_2J) (BBWELL)
TOTAL%
1) Very significant40817.7
2) Significant61826.8
3) Somewhat significant58825.5
4) Not too significant45919.9
5) Not at all significant1938.4
6) Not familiar with passage381.6
Missing149 
TOTAL2304100.0
93) How significant is each of these Bible passages for your own personal understanding of Baptism? The gift of the spirit at Pentecost [Acts 2] (QP2_2K) (BBPENTEC)
TOTAL%
1) Very significant81435.0
2) Significant66828.7
3) Somewhat significant41918.0
4) Not too significant2309.9
5) Not at all significant1104.7
6) Not familiar with passage853.7
Missing127 
TOTAL2326100.0
94) How significant is each of these Bible passages for your own personal understanding of Baptism? Philip and the Ethiopian eunuch [Acts 8] (QP2_2L) (BBEUNUCH)
TOTAL%
1) Very significant34615.1
2) Significant54623.8
3) Somewhat significant55724.3
4) Not too significant36015.7
5) Not at all significant1848.0
6) Not familiar with passage30013.1
Missing160 
TOTAL2293100.0
95) How significant is each of these Bible passages for your own personal understanding of Baptism? We have been buried with Christ [Romans 6] (QP2_2M) (BBBURIED)
TOTAL%
1) Very significant83135.9
2) Significant52222.5
3) Somewhat significant40017.3
4) Not too significant25310.9
5) Not at all significant1225.3
6) Not familiar with passage1878.1
Missing138 
TOTAL2315100.0
96) How significant is each of these Bible passages for your own personal understanding of Baptism? There is neither Jew nor Greek [Galatians 3] (QP2_2N) (BBNOR)
TOTAL%
1) Very significant72331.5
2) Significant62127.0
3) Somewhat significant39617.2
4) Not too significant23510.2
5) Not at all significant1235.4
6) Not familiar with passage1988.6
Missing157 
TOTAL2296100.0
97) How significant is each of these Bible passages for your own personal understanding of Baptism? One Lord, one faith, one baptism [Ephesians 4] (QP2_2O) (BBONE)
TOTAL%
1) Very significant157766.5
2) Significant49320.8
3) Somewhat significant1626.8
4) Not too significant522.2
5) Not at all significant371.6
6) Not familiar with passage512.2
Missing81 
TOTAL2372100.0
98) How significant is each of these Bible passages for your own personal understanding of Baptism? You are a royal priesthood [1 Peter 2] (QP2_2P) (BBROYAL)
TOTAL%
1) Very significant52422.9
2) Significant61026.6
3) Somewhat significant48921.3
4) Not too significant29913.0
5) Not at all significant1516.6
6) Not familiar with passage2199.6
Missing161 
TOTAL2292100.0
99) How significant is each of these Bible passages for your own personal understanding of Baptism? The river of life [Ezekiel 47, Revelation 22] (QP2_2Q) (BBRIVER)
TOTAL%
1) Very significant37116.0
2) Significant51222.1
3) Somewhat significant52022.5
4) Not too significant41417.9
5) Not at all significant2279.8
6) Not familiar with passage26911.6
Missing140 
TOTAL2313100.0
100) How familiar are you with the 2006 PC(USA) report, 'Invitation to Christ: A Guide to Sacramental Practices?' (QP5_1) (REPORT06)
TOTAL%
1) Very familiar763.1
2) Familiar2309.5
3) A little familiar42217.4
4) Not familiar169570.0
Missing30 
TOTAL2423100.0
101) Have you used 'Invitation to Christ' in personal study? (QP5_2A) (REPORTPS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes17823.2
2) No58876.8
Missing1687 
TOTAL766100.0
102) Have you used 'Invitation to Christ' in teaching or discussion groups? (QP5_2B) (REPORTDG)
TOTAL%
1) Yes11716.5
2) No59083.5
Missing1746 
TOTAL707100.0
103) Have you visited the 'Invitation to Christ' Web site? [www.pcusa.org/sacraments] (QP5_2C) (REPORTWB)
TOTAL%
1) Yes14220.2
2) No56179.8
Missing1750 
TOTAL703100.0
104) Do you think that children who have not been baptized should be permitted to participate in the Lord's Supper? (QP5_3A) (CHILDLS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, definitely83034.5
2) Yes, probably51621.4
3) Not sure29312.2
4) No, probably not48820.3
5) No, definitely not28211.7
Missing44 
TOTAL2409100.0
105) Do you think that adults who have not been baptized should be permitted to participate in the Lord's Supper? (QP5_3B) (ADULTLS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, definitely91438.1
2) Yes, probably54522.7
3) Not sure24410.2
4) No, probably not41717.4
5) No, definitely not27711.6
Missing56 
TOTAL2397100.0
106) What is your gender (sex)? (QP6_1) (SEX)
TOTAL%
1) Female116147.6
2) Male128052.4
Missing12 
TOTAL2441100.0
107) What is your current age? (QP6_2) (CURRAGE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL242157.72413
108) Survey form (SURVEY) (SURVFORM)
TOTAL%
1) Paper199881.5
2) Web45518.5
TOTAL2453100.0
109) Sample (SAMPLE)
TOTAL%
1) Members57823.6
2) Elders77931.8
3) Clergy109344.6
Missing3 
TOTAL2450100.0
110) I-SEX: What is your gender (sex)? (QP6_1) (for use with online analysis) (I-SEX)
TOTAL%
1) Female116147.6
2) Male128052.4
Missing12 
TOTAL2441100.0
111) I-AGE: What is your current age? (QP6_2) (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-AGE)
TOTAL%
1) Less than 351154.8
2) 35 to 4947419.6
3) 50 to 64115547.7
4) 65 and up67728.0
Missing32 
TOTAL2421100.0