Presbyterian Panel Survey, May 2011 - Churchwide Special Offerings, Members

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All frequencies are raw numbers (no weights used).
1) How important is it for the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) to engage in each of the following ministries at a national level: Advocating on behalf of children (Q1a) (MINADVO)
TOTAL%
1) Very important28147.6
2) Important21135.8
3) Somewhat important6410.8
4) Only a little important132.2
5) Not important122.0
6) Not sure91.5
Missing10 
TOTAL590100.0
2) How important is it for the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) to engage in each of the following ministries at a national level: Emergency relief (Q1b) (MINEMER)
TOTAL%
1) Very important29349.3
2) Important23940.2
3) Somewhat important488.1
4) Only a little important50.8
5) Not important40.7
6) Not sure50.8
Missing6 
TOTAL594100.0
3) How important is it for the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) to engage in each of the following ministries at a national level: Financial assistance for church workers in need (Q1c) (MINFINAN)
TOTAL%
1) Very important12821.9
2) Important24441.8
3) Somewhat important16127.6
4) Only a little important284.8
5) Not important101.7
6) Not sure132.2
Missing16 
TOTAL584100.0
4) How important is it for the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) to engage in each of the following ministries at a national level: Financial support of PC(USA)-related racial-ethnic schools and colleges (Q1d) (MINFISP)
TOTAL%
1) Very important7212.2
2) Important17830.2
3) Somewhat important19933.8
4) Only a little important8213.9
5) Not important427.1
6) Not sure162.7
Missing11 
TOTAL589100.0
5) How important is it for the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) to engage in each of the following ministries at a national level: Helping local groups organize and improve their communities (Q1e) (INHELPL)
TOTAL%
1) Very important10517.7
2) Important21536.3
3) Somewhat important17529.6
4) Only a little important528.8
5) Not important355.9
6) Not sure101.7
Missing8 
TOTAL592100.0
6) How important is it for the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) to engage in each of the following ministries at a national level: Peacemaking (Q1f) (MINPEACE)
TOTAL%
1) Very important15326.2
2) Important20134.4
3) Somewhat important12922.1
4) Only a little important508.5
5) Not important417.0
6) Not sure111.9
Missing15 
TOTAL585100.0
7) How important is it for the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) to engage in each of the following ministries at a national level: Young adult ministries (Q1g) (MINYGAD)
TOTAL%
1) Very important17129.0
2) Important24541.5
3) Somewhat important13322.5
4) Only a little important213.6
5) Not important152.5
6) Not sure50.8
Missing10 
TOTAL590100.0
8) How important is it for the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) to engage in each of the following ministries at a national level: Youth ministries (Q1h) (MINYTHM)
TOTAL%
1) Very important21135.6
2) Important24841.9
3) Somewhat important9716.4
4) Only a little important152.5
5) Not important162.7
6) Not sure50.8
Missing8 
TOTAL592100.0
9) Have you read or viewed each of the following PC(USA) products or websites during the past 12 months and, if so, is your evaluation of it positive or negative: Child Advocacy e-newsletter (Q2a) (READCHLD)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, I have and it was a positive experience132.2
2) Yes, I have and it was a neutral experience213.6
3) Yes, I have and it was a negative experience20.3
4) No, I haven't done so or I don't know55093.9
Missing14 
TOTAL586100.0
10) Have you read or viewed each of the following PC(USA) products or websites during the past 12 months and, if so, is your evaluation of it positive or negative: Coming Home: Hurricane Katrina Five Years Later documentary on television or DVD (Q2b) (READKATR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, I have and it was a positive experience7412.7
2) Yes, I have and it was a neutral experience376.4
3) Yes, I have and it was a negative experience20.3
4) No, I haven't done so or I don't know46880.6
Missing19 
TOTAL581100.0
11) Have you read or viewed each of the following PC(USA) products or websites during the past 12 months and, if so, is your evaluation of it positive or negative: Kepulihan: Stories from the Tsunami documentary on television or DVD (Q2c) (READKEPU)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, I have and it was a positive experience376.4
2) Yes, I have and it was a neutral experience234.0
3) Yes, I have and it was a negative experience10.2
4) No, I haven't done so or I don't know51989.5
Missing20 
TOTAL580100.0
12) Have you read or viewed each of the following PC(USA) products or websites during the past 12 months and, if so, is your evaluation of it positive or negative: Mission Mosaic (Presbyterian Disaster Assistance) magazine (Q2d) (READMISS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, I have and it was a positive experience335.7
2) Yes, I have and it was a neutral experience335.7
3) Yes, I have and it was a negative experience20.3
4) No, I haven't done so or I don't know50988.2
Missing23 
TOTAL577100.0
13) Have you read or viewed each of the following PC(USA) products or websites during the past 12 months and, if so, is your evaluation of it positive or negative: PC(USA) Board of Pensions website (at www.pensions.org) (Q2e) (READBOPW)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, I have and it was a positive experience223.8
2) Yes, I have and it was a neutral experience366.3
3) Yes, I have and it was a negative experience71.2
4) No, I haven't done so or I don't know51088.7
Missing25 
TOTAL575100.0
14) Have you read or viewed each of the following PC(USA) products or websites during the past 12 months and, if so, is your evaluation of it positive or negative: PC(USA) General Assembly Mission Council Website (at gamc.pcusa.org) (Q2f) (READGAWB)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, I have and it was a positive experience335.7
2) Yes, I have and it was a neutral experience417.1
3) Yes, I have and it was a negative experience81.4
4) No, I haven't done so or I don't know49385.7
Missing25 
TOTAL575100.0
15) Have you read or viewed each of the following PC(USA) products or websites during the past 12 months and, if so, is your evaluation of it positive or negative: Peace Notes newsletter (print or electronic version) (Q2g) (READPNNW)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, I have and it was a positive experience213.6
2) Yes, I have and it was a neutral experience315.3
3) Yes, I have and it was a negative experience61.0
4) No, I haven't done so or I don't know52490.0
Missing18 
TOTAL582100.0
16) Have you read or viewed each of the following PC(USA) products or websites during the past 12 months and, if so, is your evaluation of it positive or negative: PHP Post (Presbyterian Hunger Program) newsletter (print or electronic version) (Q2h) (READPHP)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, I have and it was a positive experience345.8
2) Yes, I have and it was a neutral experience315.3
3) Yes, I have and it was a negative experience91.5
4) No, I haven't done so or I don't know50887.3
Missing18 
TOTAL582100.0
17) Have you read or viewed each of the following PC(USA) products or websites during the past 12 months and, if so, is your evaluation of it positive or negative: Presbyterian Youth Triennium website (at www.presbyterianyouthtriennium.org ) (Q2i) (READPYTW)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, I have and it was a positive experience295.0
2) Yes, I have and it was a neutral experience254.3
3) Yes, I have and it was a negative experience71.2
4) No, I haven't done so or I don't know51489.4
Missing25 
TOTAL575100.0
18) Please check here and skip to Q 13 if you are a minister of the Word and Sacrament who is not involved in a PC(USA) congregation (Q2x) (CHCKMINS)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked58998.2
1) Checked111.8
TOTAL600100.0
19) Did your congregation receive the Pentecost Offering in 2010 (usually in May or June)? (Q3) (RECPENTE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes23040.6
2) No (Skip to RECOFF)14024.7
3) Do not know (Skip to RECOFF)19634.6
Missing34 
TOTAL566100.0
20) If RECPENTE is yes, did you or any other member of your household contribute to the Pentecost Offering in 2010? (Q3a) (YESCONT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes16667.2
2) No (Skip to RECOFF)5020.2
3) Do not remember (Skip to RECOFF)3112.6
Missing353 
TOTAL247100.0
21) If YESCONT is yes, how much did you/your household give? (Please estimate if necessary. Write 'DK' if you don't know at all.) (Q3b) (YESMUCH)
TOTAL%
5) 32.5
10) 1916.0
15) 21.7
20) 2823.5
25) 3529.4
30) 21.7
35) 21.7
40) 21.7
50) 1512.6
100) 97.6
200) 21.7
Missing481 
TOTAL119100.0
22) How much did each of the following motivate you to give to the 2010 Pentecost Offering? (Please check here and skip to RECOFF if you personally did not contribute.) (Q4) (NOTGIVE)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked53489.0
1) Checked6611.0
TOTAL600100.0
23) How much did each of the following motivate you to give to the 2010 Pentecost Offering? A portion of the offering money received by your congregation goes to a local ministry of your congregation's choosing (Q4a) (MOTLOCA)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal4325.6
2) Quite a bit4828.6
3) Some3822.6
4) Only a little95.4
5) Not at all148.3
6) Not sure169.5
Missing432 
TOTAL168100.0
24) How much did each of the following motivate you to give to the 2010 Pentecost Offering? A way to support mission directly (Q4b) (MOTIDIRC)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal3923.9
2) Quite a bit5835.6
3) Some4125.2
4) Only a little95.5
5) Not at all84.9
6) Not sure84.9
Missing437 
TOTAL163100.0
25) How much did each of the following motivate you to give to the 2010 Pentecost Offering? A way to support the PC(USA) (Q4c) (MOTPCUSA)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal2716.5
2) Quite a bit4426.8
3) Some5634.1
4) Only a little1811.0
5) Not at all137.9
6) Not sure63.7
Missing436 
TOTAL164100.0
26) How much did each of the following motivate you to give to the 2010 Pentecost Offering? Habit or custom (Q4d) (MOTHBCS)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal2012.1
2) Quite a bit3118.8
3) Some4929.7
4) Only a little2515.2
5) Not at all3118.8
6) Not sure95.5
Missing435 
TOTAL165100.0
27) How much did each of the following motivate you to give to the 2010 Pentecost Offering? Someone asked you to give (Q4e) (MOTVGIVE)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal74.4
2) Quite a bit106.3
3) Some2717.0
4) Only a little2314.5
5) Not at all8654.1
6) Not sure63.8
Missing441 
TOTAL159100.0
28) How much did each of the following motivate you to give to the 2010 Pentecost Offering? The money received in this offering supports ministries for children (Q4f) (MOTIYTH)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal3722.4
2) Quite a bit5633.9
3) Some3621.8
4) Only a little95.5
5) Not at all84.8
6) Not sure1911.5
Missing435 
TOTAL165100.0
29) How much did each of the following motivate you to give to the 2010 Pentecost Offering? The money received in this offering supports ministries for youth and young adults (Q4g) (MOTYTAD)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal3118.9
2) Quite a bit5432.9
3) Some4024.4
4) Only a little95.5
5) Not at all95.5
6) Not sure2112.8
Missing436 
TOTAL164100.0
30) How much did each of the following motivate you to give to the 2010 Pentecost Offering? The time of the year the offering was received (Q4h) (MOTTIME)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal42.5
2) Quite a bit159.3
3) Some2414.8
4) Only a little148.6
5) Not at all9357.4
6) Not sure127.4
Missing438 
TOTAL162100.0
31) Did your congregation receive the Peacemaking Offering in 2010 (usually received in October)? (Q5) (RECOFF)
TOTAL%
1) Yes26746.9
2) No (Skip to CHRISTJO)11019.3
3) Do not know (Skip to CHRISTJO)19233.7
Missing31 
TOTAL569100.0
32) If RECOFF is yes, did you or any other member of your household contribute to the Peacemaking Offering in 2010? (Q5a) (RECYES)
TOTAL%
1) Yes17362.0
2) No (Skip to CHRISTJO)6824.4
3) Do not remember (Skip to CHRISTJO)3813.6
Missing321 
TOTAL279100.0
33) If RECOFF is yes, how much did you/your household give? (Please estimate if necessary. Write 'DK' if you don't know at all.) (Q5b) (HOWMUCH)
TOTAL%
5) 53.9
10) 1814.1
12) 10.8
15) 21.6
20) 2922.7
25) 2116.4
30) 53.9
35) 10.8
40) 43.1
50) 2519.5
75) 21.6
100) 118.6
150) 10.8
200) 32.3
Missing472 
TOTAL128100.0
34) How much did each of the following motivate you to give to the 2010 Peacemaking Offering? (Please check here and skip to CHRISTJO if you personally did not contribute.) (Q6) (NOTCONTR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked54590.8
1) Checked559.2
TOTAL600100.0
35) How much did each of the following motivate you to give to the 2010 Peacemaking Offering? A portion of the offering money received by your congregation goes to a local peacemaking ministry of your congregation's choosing (Q6a) (MOTLCON)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal4426.2
2) Quite a bit4124.4
3) Some3822.6
4) Only a little137.7
5) Not at all158.9
6) Not sure1710.1
Missing432 
TOTAL168100.0
36) How much did each of the following motivate you to give to the 2010 Peacemaking Offering? A portion of the offering money received by your congregation goes to peacemaking ministries of your presbytery or synod (Q6b) (MOTLPRSY)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal2414.5
2) Quite a bit4325.9
3) Some5734.3
4) Only a little116.6
5) Not at all169.6
6) Not sure159.0
Missing434 
TOTAL166100.0
37) How much did each of the following motivate you to give to the 2010 Peacemaking Offering? A way to support mission directly (Q6c) (MOTSUDR)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal4225.1
2) Quite a bit6237.1
3) Some3923.4
4) Only a little53.0
5) Not at all84.8
6) Not sure116.6
Missing433 
TOTAL167100.0
38) How much did each of the following motivate you to give to the 2010 Peacemaking Offering? A way to support the PC(USA) (Q6d) (MOTPCUS)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal3018.1
2) Quite a bit4325.9
3) Some5130.7
4) Only a little148.4
5) Not at all1810.8
6) Not sure106.0
Missing434 
TOTAL166100.0
39) How much did each of the following motivate you to give to the 2010 Peacemaking Offering? Habit or custom (Q6e) (MOTHABCU)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal1810.8
2) Quite a bit2515.1
3) Some4426.5
4) Only a little2615.7
5) Not at all4225.3
6) Not sure116.6
Missing434 
TOTAL166100.0
40) How much did each of the following motivate you to give to the 2010 Peacemaking Offering? Someone asked you to give (Q6f) (MOTSATG)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal74.3
2) Quite a bit106.1
3) Some1911.6
4) Only a little2414.6
5) Not at all9256.1
6) Not sure127.3
Missing436 
TOTAL164100.0
41) How much did each of the following motivate you to give to the 2010 Peacemaking Offering? The money received in this offering supports peacemaking ministries (Q6g) (MOTSUMIN)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal5029.8
2) Quite a bit5633.3
3) Some3319.6
4) Only a little106.0
5) Not at all95.4
6) Not sure106.0
Missing432 
TOTAL168100.0
42) How much did each of the following motivate you to give to the 2010 Peacemaking Offering? The time of the year the offering was received (Q6h) (MOTIYEAR)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal53.0
2) Quite a bit74.3
3) Some2012.2
4) Only a little148.5
5) Not at all10463.4
6) Not sure148.5
Missing436 
TOTAL164100.0
43) Did your congregation receive the Christmas Joy Offering in 2010 (usually received during Advent)? (Q7) (CHRISTJO)
TOTAL%
1) Yes41673.1
2) No (Skip to GREHOSHA)498.6
3) Do not know (Skip to GREHOSHA)10418.3
Missing31 
TOTAL569100.0
44) If CHRISTJO is yes, did you or any other member of your household contribute to the Christmas Joy Offering in 2010? (Q7a) (YESCHRIS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes31575.2
2) No (Skip to GREHOSHA)7217.2
3) Do not remember (Skip to GREHOSHA)327.6
Missing181 
TOTAL419100.0
45) If CHRISTJO is yes, how much did you/your household give? (Please estimate if necessary. Write 'DK' if you don't know at all.) (Q7b) (YHOWMUC)
TOTAL%
0) 10.4
1) 10.4
5) 83.6
10) 2310.2
12) 10.4
15) 52.2
20) 3917.3
25) 5323.6
30) 52.2
35) 10.4
40) 41.8
45) 10.4
50) 4017.8
55) 20.9
60) 10.4
75) 41.8
100) 2812.4
150) 10.4
175) 10.4
200) 52.2
300) 10.4
Missing375 
TOTAL225100.0
46) How much did each of the following motivate you to give to the 2010 Christmas Joy Offering? (Please check here and skip to CONRELET if you personally did not contribute.) (Q8) (NOTCONCH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked54791.2
1) Checked538.8
TOTAL600100.0
47) How much did each of the following motivate you to give to the 2010 Christmas Joy Offering? A way to support mission directly (Q8a) (CMODIREC)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal8528.3
2) Quite a bit9832.7
3) Some8327.7
4) Only a little72.3
5) Not at all186.0
6) Not sure93.0
Missing300 
TOTAL300100.0
48) How much did each of the following motivate you to give to the 2010 Christmas Joy Offering? A way to support the PC(USA) (Q8b) (CMOPCSUA)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal4816.2
2) Quite a bit7425.0
3) Some10535.5
4) Only a little227.4
5) Not at all3812.8
6) Not sure93.0
Missing304 
TOTAL296100.0
49) How much did each of the following motivate you to give to the 2010 Christmas Joy Offering? Habit or custom (Q8c) (CMOHACU)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal5618.7
2) Quite a bit5719.1
3) Some8327.8
4) Only a little268.7
5) Not at all6521.7
6) Not sure124.0
Missing301 
TOTAL299100.0
50) How much did each of the following motivate you to give to the 2010 Christmas Joy Offering? Someone asked you to give (Q8d) (CMOASKED)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal186.4
2) Quite a bit155.4
3) Some4014.3
4) Only a little258.9
5) Not at all16960.4
6) Not sure134.6
Missing320 
TOTAL280100.0
51) How much did each of the following motivate you to give to the 2010 Christmas Joy Offering? The money received in this offering supports the PC(USA) Board of Pensions' assistance programs that aid church workers (active and retired) and their family members who have special economic needs (Q8e) (CMOTWORK)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal10635.3
2) Quite a bit8127.0
3) Some6923.0
4) Only a little165.3
5) Not at all113.7
6) Not sure175.7
Missing300 
TOTAL300100.0
52) How much did each of the following motivate you to give to the 2010 Christmas Joy Offering? The money received in this offering supports the work of six PC(USA)-related racial-ethnic schools and colleges (Q8f) (CMOSCHO)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal3913.2
2) Quite a bit4615.5
3) Some8829.7
4) Only a little4214.2
5) Not at all5317.9
6) Not sure289.5
Missing304 
TOTAL296100.0
53) How much did each of the following motivate you to give to the 2010 Christmas Joy Offering? The time of year the offering was received (Q8g) (CMOTYEAR)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal289.4
2) Quite a bit5719.2
3) Some7224.2
4) Only a little3110.4
5) Not at all9431.6
6) Not sure155.1
Missing303 
TOTAL297100.0
54) Did your congregation receive a letter from the PC(USA) thanking the congregation for its 2010 contributions to the Christmas Joy Offering? (Q9) (CONRELET)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, and I read it or heard it read5211.5
2) Yes, but I didn't read it or hear it read235.1
3) No163.5
4) Do not know36079.8
Missing149 
TOTAL451100.0
55) Has your congregation received the One Great Hour of Sharing Offering in 2011 (usually received during Lent or on Easter Sunday)? (Q10) (GREHOSHA)
TOTAL%
1) Yes49786.4
2) No (Skip to PST12MA)152.6
3) Do not know (Skip to PST12MA)6311.0
Missing25 
TOTAL575100.0
56) If GREHOSHA is yes, did you or any other member of your household contribute to the One Great Hour of Sharing Offering in 2011? (Q10a) (CONGREHO)
TOTAL%
1) Yes36173.7
2) No (Skip to RECBULL)10521.4
3) Do not remember (Skip to RECBULL)244.9
Missing110 
TOTAL490100.0
57) If GREHOSHA is yes, how much did you/your household give? (Please estimate if necessary. Write 'DK' if you don't know it all.) (Q10b) (GHHWMUCH)
TOTAL%
5) 155.4
10) 269.4
15) 41.4
20) 4917.7
25) 5720.6
30) 124.3
35) 31.1
40) 62.2
50) 5218.8
60) 20.7
75) 10.4
100) 3412.3
150) 20.7
200) 62.2
250) 20.7
300) 41.4
500) 10.4
1000) 10.4
Missing323 
TOTAL277100.0
58) How much did each of the following motivate you to give to the 2011 One Great Hour of Sharing Offering? (Please check here and skip to RECBULL if you personally did not contribute) (Q11) (NOTGIVEO)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked55692.7
1) Checked447.3
TOTAL600100.0
59) How much did each of the following motivate you to give to the 2011 One Great Hour of Sharing Offering? A way to support mission directly (Q11a) (OMOTDIR)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal13438.7
2) Quite a bit12034.7
3) Some6819.7
4) Only a little51.4
5) Not at all113.2
6) Not sure82.3
Missing254 
TOTAL346100.0
60) How much did each of the following motivate you to give to the 2011 One Great Hour of Sharing Offering? A way to support the PC(USA) (Q11b) (OMOPCUSA)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal6719.9
2) Quite a bit9427.9
3) Some9628.5
4) Only a little247.1
5) Not at all4914.5
6) Not sure72.1
Missing263 
TOTAL337100.0
61) How much did each of the following motivate you to give to the 2011 One Great Hour of Sharing Offering? Habit or custom (Q11c) (OMOHBCU)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal6418.9
2) Quite a bit7221.3
3) Some8124.0
4) Only a little3610.7
5) Not at all7923.4
6) Not sure61.8
Missing262 
TOTAL338100.0
62) How much did each of the following motivate you to give to the 2011 One Great Hour of Sharing Offering? Someone asked you to give (Q11d) (OMOASKED)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal216.5
2) Quite a bit226.9
3) Some4714.6
4) Only a little3912.1
5) Not at all17955.8
6) Not sure134.0
Missing279 
TOTAL321100.0
63) How much did each of the following motivate you to give to the 2011 One Great Hour of Sharing Offering? The money received in this offering supports the work of Presbyterian Disaster Assistance (Q11e) (OMOPDA)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal13640.0
2) Quite a bit11433.5
3) Some5014.7
4) Only a little133.8
5) Not at all144.1
6) Not sure133.8
Missing260 
TOTAL340100.0
64) How much did each of the following motivate you to give to the 2011 One Great Hour of Sharing Offering? The money received in this offering supports the work of the PC(USA) Self-Development of People ministry (Q11f) (OMOSDOP)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal6419.1
2) Quite a bit7522.4
3) Some8425.1
4) Only a little319.3
5) Not at all5717.0
6) Not sure247.2
Missing265 
TOTAL335100.0
65) How much did each of the following motivate you to give to the 2011 One Great Hour of Sharing Offering? The One Great Hour of Sharing is ecumenical, with nine Christian denominations in the United States participating (Q11g) (OMOECUM)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal6719.9
2) Quite a bit8525.3
3) Some5717.0
4) Only a little3711.0
5) Not at all6920.5
6) Not sure216.3
Missing264 
TOTAL336100.0
66) How much did each of the following motivate you to give to the 2011 One Great Hour of Sharing Offering? The time of year offering was received (Q11h) (OMOYEAR)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal3911.6
2) Quite a bit4713.9
3) Some5917.5
4) Only a little4112.2
5) Not at all13740.7
6) Not sure144.2
Missing263 
TOTAL337100.0
67) Do you recall hearing or seeing each of these materials or promotions for the offering before or while it was received in your congregation? Bulletin insert about the One Great Hour of Sharing Offering (Q12a) (RECBULL)
TOTAL%
1) Yes46593.2
2) No346.8
Missing101 
TOTAL499100.0
68) Do you recall hearing or seeing each of these materials or promotions for the offering before or while it was received in your congregation? Church newsletter article about the One Great Hour of Sharing Offering (Q12b) (RECARTI)
TOTAL%
1) Yes32166.0
2) No16534.0
Missing114 
TOTAL486100.0
69) Do you recall hearing or seeing each of these materials or promotions for the offering before or while it was received in your congregation? Minute for Mission about the One Great Hour of Sharing Offering (Q12c) (RECAMIN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes32868.2
2) No15331.8
Missing119 
TOTAL481100.0
70) Do you recall hearing or seeing each of these materials or promotions for the offering before or while it was received in your congregation? Poster about the One Great Hour of Sharing Offering (Q12d) (RECAPOST)
TOTAL%
1) Yes19340.0
2) No29060.0
Missing117 
TOTAL483100.0
71) Do you recall hearing or seeing each of these materials or promotions for the offering before or while it was received in your congregation? Other (please specify) (Q12e) (RECOTHR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes4220.9
2) No15979.1
Missing399 
TOTAL201100.0
72) During the past 12 months, have you or another member of your household contributed money to each of the following? A PC(USA) Presbyterian Women offering (please specify): (Q13a) (PST12MA)
TOTAL%
1) Yes16929.2
2) No34459.5
3) Do not know6511.2
Missing22 
TOTAL578100.0
73) During the past 12 months, have you or another member of your household contributed money to each of the following? A ministry in your presbytery (please specify): (Q13b) (PST12MB)
TOTAL%
1) Yes17630.9
2) No28650.2
3) Do not know10818.9
Missing30 
TOTAL570100.0
74) During the past 12 months, have you or another member of your household contributed money to each of the following? Another PC(USA) ministry (please specify) (Q13c) (PST12MC)
TOTAL%
1) Yes8615.7
2) No33962.0
3) Do not know12222.3
Missing53 
TOTAL547100.0
75) During the past 12 months, have you or another member of your household contributed money to each of the following? A non-PC(USA) ministry or cause (Q13d) (PST12MD)
TOTAL%
1) Yes32558.6
2) No15728.3
3) Do not know7313.2
Missing45 
TOTAL555100.0
76) During the past 12 months, have you or has another member of your household made a charitable contribution in each of the following ways, and, if so, how many times? In response to a direct mail solicitation (Q14a) (CHARCONA)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, I have and I did so once7613.6
2) Yes, I have and I did so 2-6 times18933.8
3) Yes, I have and I did so 7-12 times407.2
4) Yes, I have and I did so more than 12 times213.8
5) Yes, I have and I don't know how many times112.0
6) No, haven't done so or I don't know if I did22239.7
Missing41 
TOTAL559100.0
77) During the past 12 months, have you or has another member of your household made a charitable contribution in each of the following ways, and, if so, how many times? In response to a telephone solicitation (Q14b) (CHARCONB)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, I have and I did so once5710.4
2) Yes, I have and I did so 2-6 times7213.2
3) Yes, I have and I did so 7-12 times40.7
4) Yes, I have and I did so more than 12 times10.2
5) Yes, I have and I don't know how many times81.5
6) No, haven't done so or I don't know if I did40574.0
Missing53 
TOTAL547100.0
78) During the past 12 months, have you or has another member of your household made a charitable contribution in each of the following ways, and, if so, how many times? Through an automatic giving process (for example, through a deduction from a checking account or a scheduled credit card charge) (Q14c) (CHARCONC)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, I have and I did so once173.1
2) Yes, I have and I did so 2-6 times254.6
3) Yes, I have and I did so 7-12 times5610.2
4) Yes, I have and I did so more than 12 times397.1
5) Yes, I have and I don't know how many times50.9
6) No, haven't done so or I don't know if I did40674.1
Missing52 
TOTAL548100.0
79) During the past 12 months, have you or has another member of your household made a charitable contribution in each of the following ways, and, if so, how many times? Through online giving (Q14d) (CHARCOND)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, I have and I did so once458.2
2) Yes, I have and I did so 2-6 times10619.4
3) Yes, I have and I did so 7-12 times132.4
4) Yes, I have and I did so more than 12 times71.3
5) Yes, I have and I don't know how many times50.9
6) No, haven't done so or I don't know if I did37167.8
Missing53 
TOTAL547100.0
80) During the past 12 months, have you or has another member of your household made a charitable contribution in each of the following ways, and, if so, how many times? Through text message giving (Q14e) (CHARCONE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, I have and I did so once112.0
2) Yes, I have and I did so 2-6 times101.8
3) Yes, I have and I did so 7-12 times10.2
5) Yes, I have and I don't know how many times50.9
6) No, haven't done so or I don't know if I did51895.0
Missing55 
TOTAL545100.0
81) Is there a ministry at the national level that the PC(USA) churchwide special offerings do not currently fund that you believe they should fund? (Q16) (MINFUND)
TOTAL%
1) Yes345.9
2) No16628.9
3) Not sure37565.2
Missing25 
TOTAL575100.0
82) Would you be more or less likely to contribute money to churchwide special offerings in the next 12 months if the PC(USA) made each of the following changes? Decreased the number of churchwide special offerings (Q17a) (CHDESPOF)
TOTAL%
1) Much more likely284.9
2) More likely10618.5
3) Neither more nor less likely or not sure38967.8
4) Less likely325.6
5) Much less likely193.3
Missing26 
TOTAL574100.0
83) Would you be more or less likely to contribute money to churchwide special offerings in the next 12 months if the PC(USA) made each of the following changes? Emphasized the history and tradition of the churchwide special offerings more (Q17b) (CHEMPHIS)
TOTAL%
1) Much more likely264.5
2) More likely18332.0
3) Neither more nor less likely or not sure31454.9
4) Less likely315.4
5) Much less likely183.1
Missing28 
TOTAL572100.0
84) Would you be more or less likely to contribute money to churchwide special offerings in the next 12 months if the PC(USA) made each of the following changes? Emphasized the Presbyterian character of the churchwide special offerings more (Q17c) (CHDECHAR)
TOTAL%
1) Much more likely325.6
2) More likely16428.8
3) Neither more nor less likely or not sure31755.6
4) Less likely356.1
5) Much less likely223.9
Missing30 
TOTAL570100.0
85) Would you be more or less likely to contribute money to churchwide special offerings in the next 12 months if the PC(USA) made each of the following changes? Gave you and your congregation more information throughout the year about ministries supported by churchwide special offerings (Q17d) (CHGAINFO)
TOTAL%
1) Much more likely468.0
2) More likely23340.3
3) Neither more nor less likely or not sure27146.9
4) Less likely162.8
5) Much less likely122.1
Missing22 
TOTAL578100.0
86) Would you be more or less likely to contribute money to churchwide special offerings in the next 12 months if the PC(USA) made each of the following changes? Gave you as an individual more choice about what ministries you can support through your churchwide special offering giving (Q17e) (CHGACHOI)
TOTAL%
1) Much more likely7513.1
2) More likely19233.4
3) Neither more nor less likely or not sure26846.7
4) Less likely305.2
5) Much less likely91.6
Missing26 
TOTAL574100.0
87) Would you be more or less likely to contribute money to churchwide special offerings in the next 12 months if the PC(USA) made each of the following changes? Gave your congregation the option of directing a portion of the funds it receives to a local cause of your congregation's choosing or increasing the portion of funds it can direct to a local cause (Q17f) (CHGALOCA)
TOTAL%
1) Much more likely12922.4
2) More likely23540.7
3) Neither more nor less likely or not sure18732.4
4) Less likely183.1
5) Much less likely81.4
Missing23 
TOTAL577100.0
88) Would you be more or less likely to contribute money to churchwide special offerings in the next 12 months if the PC(USA) made each of the following changes? Invited you by email to give to a churchwide special offering (Q17g) (CHEMAIL)
TOTAL%
1) Much more likely71.2
2) More likely579.9
3) Neither more nor less likely or not sure28649.8
4) Less likely12521.8
5) Much less likely9917.2
Missing26 
TOTAL574100.0
89) Would you be more or less likely to contribute money to churchwide special offerings in the next 12 months if the PC(USA) made each of the following changes? Invited you by regular mail to give to a churchwide special offering (Q17h) (CHMAIL)
TOTAL%
1) Much more likely71.2
2) More likely518.9
3) Neither more nor less likely or not sure29551.5
4) Less likely13323.2
5) Much less likely8715.2
Missing27 
TOTAL573100.0
90) Would you be more or less likely to contribute money to churchwide special offerings in the next 12 months if the PC(USA) made each of the following changes? Provided opportunities for you and others to give to churchwide special offerings through bequest giving or other planned giving methods (Q17i) (CHBEQUES)
TOTAL%
1) Much more likely81.4
2) More likely6110.6
3) Neither more nor less likely or not sure39268.3
4) Less likely6411.1
5) Much less likely498.5
Missing26 
TOTAL574100.0
91) Would you be more or less likely to contribute money to churchwide special offerings in the next 12 months if the PC(USA) made each of the following changes? Other (please specify): (Q17j) (CHOTHER)
TOTAL%
1) Much more likely84.5
2) More likely105.7
3) Neither more nor less likely or not sure12973.3
4) Less likely63.4
5) Much less likely2313.1
Missing424 
TOTAL176100.0
92) How interested would you be in reading or viewing each of the following possible resources about churchwide special offerings during the next 12 months? Blogs by special offering funding recipients and other beneficiaries (Q18a) (IRBLOGS)
TOTAL%
1) Extremely interested30.5
2) Interested10217.7
3) Not interested39568.5
4) Not sure or not applicable7713.3
Missing23 
TOTAL577100.0
93) How interested would you be in reading or viewing each of the following possible resources about churchwide special offerings during the next 12 months? Church bulletin inserts with stories about the impact of the offerings (Q18b) (IRCHUBUL)
TOTAL%
1) Extremely interested488.2
2) Interested41771.2
3) Not interested8514.5
4) Not sure or not applicable366.1
Missing14 
TOTAL586100.0
94) How interested would you be in reading or viewing each of the following possible resources about churchwide special offerings during the next 12 months? Email updates about offering beneficiaries (Q18c) (IREMAIL)
TOTAL%
1) Extremely interested111.9
2) Interested11820.3
3) Not interested38766.7
4) Not sure or not applicable6411.0
Missing20 
TOTAL580100.0
95) How interested would you be in reading or viewing each of the following possible resources about churchwide special offerings during the next 12 months? Printed newsletters about the impact of the offerings (Q18d) (IRPRINEW)
TOTAL%
1) Extremely interested203.5
2) Interested27247.3
3) Not interested23240.3
4) Not sure or not applicable518.9
Missing25 
TOTAL575100.0
96) How interested would you be in reading or viewing each of the following possible resources about churchwide special offerings during the next 12 months? Text messages on your cell phone about the impact of the offerings (Q18e) (IRTEXTME)
TOTAL%
1) Extremely interested10.2
2) Interested101.7
3) Not interested49084.8
4) Not sure or not applicable7713.3
Missing22 
TOTAL578100.0
97) How interested would you be in reading or viewing each of the following possible resources about churchwide special offerings during the next 12 months? Video clips about offering beneficiaries posted on the PC(USA) website or on YouTube or other video sharing sites (Q18f) (IRVIDEO)
TOTAL%
1) Extremely interested183.1
2) Interested15025.9
3) Not interested34058.6
4) Not sure or not applicable7212.4
Missing20 
TOTAL580100.0
98) Survey number (SURVEYN)
99) Survey Form (SURFORM)
TOTAL%
1) Paper34557.5
2) Web25542.5
TOTAL600100.0
100) Sample (SAMPLE)
TOTAL%
1) Members24540.8
2) Elders35559.2
TOTAL600100.0
101) How many years have you been a member of your current congregation? (BQ1YRSME)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL59423.41417
102) How far do you live from your congregation? (BQ2MILES)
TOTAL%
0) Less than one mile508.5
1) 19115.4
2) 28514.4
3) 37112.0
4) 4478.0
5) 55910.0
6) 6345.8
7) 7193.2
8) 8233.9
9) 971.2
10) 10427.1
11) 1140.7
12) 1291.5
13) 1340.7
14) 1420.3
15) 1550.8
16) 1620.3
17) 1710.2
18) 1830.5
19) 1910.2
20) 2091.5
22) 2210.2
23) 2310.2
25) 2561.0
30) 3050.8
35) 3530.5
40) 4010.2
50) 5010.2
55) 5510.2
60) 6010.2
100) 10010.2
4000) 400010.2
Missing10 
TOTAL590100.0
103) What is the approximate number of members in your congregation? (BQ3NMMEM)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL5661394.5552839
104) Have you ever been ordained an elder in a Presbyterian church? (BQ4ELDER)
TOTAL%
1) Yes46277.5
2) No13422.5
Missing4 
TOTAL596100.0
105) [If BQ4ELDER is 'yes'] Are you currently serving on session? (BQ4ELDSV)
TOTAL%
1) Yes33768.5
2) No15531.5
Missing108 
TOTAL492100.0
106) Have you ever been ordained a deacon in a Presbyterian Church? (BQ5DEAC)
TOTAL%
1) Yes21836.8
2) No37463.2
Missing8 
TOTAL592100.0
107) [If BQ5DEAC is 'yes'] Are you currently serving on the board of deacons? (BQ5DEACS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes196.2
2) No28993.8
Missing292 
TOTAL308100.0
108) Which other positions, if any, do you currently hold in the church: chair of congregational committee or task force? (BQ6CHRCO)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked39966.7
1) Checked19933.3
Missing2 
TOTAL598100.0
109) Which other positions, if any, do you currently hold in the church: member of congregational committee or task force? (BQ6COCOM)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked36661.2
1) Checked23238.8
Missing2 
TOTAL598100.0
110) 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 checked55292.3
1) Checked467.7
Missing2 
TOTAL598100.0
111) 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 checked53088.6
1) Checked6811.4
Missing2 
TOTAL598100.0
112) 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 checked44374.1
1) Checked15525.9
Missing2 
TOTAL598100.0
113) Which other positions, if any, do you currently hold in the church: organist or choir director? (BQ6ORGST)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked58597.8
1) Checked132.2
Missing2 
TOTAL598100.0
114) Which other positions, if any, do you currently hold in the church: member of choir? (BQ6CHOIR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked47779.8
1) Checked12120.2
Missing2 
TOTAL598100.0
115) Which other positions, if any, do you currently hold in the church: church school or Sunday school teacher/leader? (BQ6CHTEA)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked47278.9
1) Checked12621.1
Missing2 
TOTAL598100.0
116) Which other positions, if any, do you currently hold in the church: other? (BQ6OTHER)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked47779.8
1) Checked12120.2
Missing2 
TOTAL598100.0
117) How often do you generally attend Sunday worship at your congregation? (BQ7ATTEN)
TOTAL%
1) Never10.2
2) Less than once a year10.2
3) Once-twice a year50.8
4) Several times year132.2
5) Once a month152.5
6) Two to three times a month7212.1
7) Nearly every week27846.6
8) Every week21135.4
Missing4 
TOTAL596100.0
118) How many hours, if any, during the past month have you...attended programs or events at your church (besides worship)? (BQ8ATHRS)
TOTAL%
1) Zero hours7613.2
2) One to two hours12121.1
3) Three to four hours13323.2
4) Five to six hours9616.7
5) Seven or more hours14825.8
Missing26 
TOTAL574100.0
119) 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) Zero hours8915.6
2) One to two hours13924.4
3) Three to four hours14425.3
4) Five to six hours7513.2
5) Seven or more hours12321.6
Missing30 
TOTAL570100.0
120) 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) Zero hours27851.8
2) One to two hours11721.8
3) Three to four hours7113.2
4) Five to six hours264.8
5) Seven or more hours458.4
Missing63 
TOTAL537100.0
121) 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) Zero hours20035.8
2) One to two hours15928.4
3) Three to four hours6812.2
4) Five to six hours498.8
5) Seven or more hours8314.8
Missing41 
TOTAL559100.0
122) How old were you when you first began regularly attending a Presbyterian church? _________ years old. (BQ9ATAGE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL59219.70819
123) In what faith or denomination were you raised? (BQ10DENM)
TOTAL%
1) Baptist508.5
2) Disciples of Christ132.2
3) Episcopal101.7
4) Lutheran213.6
5) United Methodist8714.8
6) Presbyterian27045.8
7) Other Presbyterian50.8
8) Reformed101.7
9) Roman Catholic345.8
10) UCC (United Church of Christ/Congregational)305.1
11) Non-denominational91.5
12) None101.7
13) Other406.8
Missing11 
TOTAL589100.0
124) Approximately how often do you engage in the following activities: read the Bible privately? (BQ11READ)
TOTAL%
1) Daily-almost daily8514.6
2) Several times a week10718.4
3) Weekly8514.6
4) Several times a month8113.9
5) Once a month6310.8
6) Less than once a month11720.1
7) Never447.6
Missing18 
TOTAL582100.0
125) Approximately how often do you engage in the following activities: pray privately? (BQ11PRAY)
TOTAL%
1) Daily-almost daily37864.4
2) Several times a week10517.9
3) Weekly284.8
4) Several times a month467.8
5) Once a month71.2
6) Less than once a month132.2
7) Never101.7
Missing13 
TOTAL587100.0
126) Approximately how often do you engage in the following activities: attend Bible study or prayer group? (BQ11STDG)
TOTAL%
1) Daily-almost daily50.9
2) Several times a week162.9
3) Weekly14025.1
4) Several times a month498.8
5) Once a month6912.4
6) Less than once a month9016.1
7) Never18933.9
Missing42 
TOTAL558100.0
127) 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 daily529.3
2) Several times a week529.3
3) Weekly6511.6
4) Several times a month6712.0
5) Once a month478.4
6) Less than once a month11620.8
7) Never16028.6
Missing41 
TOTAL559100.0
128) Approximately how often do you engage in the following activities: read devotional materials or religious books? (BQ11DEVO)
TOTAL%
1) Daily-almost daily9616.6
2) Several times a week559.5
3) Weekly498.5
4) Several times a month10418.0
5) Once a month6611.4
6) Less than once a month13924.1
7) Never6811.8
Missing23 
TOTAL577100.0
129) Approximately how often do you engage in the following activities: use the internet for religious or spiritual purposes? (BQ11WEB)
TOTAL%
1) Daily-almost daily223.9
2) Several times a week274.8
3) Weekly285.0
4) Several times a month529.3
5) Once a month5610.0
6) Less than once a month13123.3
7) Never24643.8
Missing38 
TOTAL562100.0
130) Approximately how often do you engage in the following activities: say grace before meals? (BQ11MEAL)
TOTAL%
1) Daily-almost daily27646.8
2) Several times a week6911.7
3) Weekly264.4
4) Several times a month6711.4
5) Once a month355.9
6) Less than once a month8113.7
7) Never366.1
Missing10 
TOTAL590100.0
131) Which one of the following terms best describes your current stand on theological issues? (BQ12THEO)
TOTAL%
1) Very conservative376.3
2) Conservative17529.6
3) Moderate22738.3
4) Liberal11319.1
5) Very liberal406.8
Missing8 
TOTAL592100.0
132) Have you ever tried to encourage someone to believe in Jesus Christ or to accept Him as a personal savior? (BQ13ACCT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes38865.7
2) No20334.3
Missing9 
TOTAL591100.0
133) 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) Yes25743.8
2) No33056.2
Missing13 
TOTAL587100.0
134) [If BQ14CONV is 'yes'] How old were you when this happened? ______ years old. (BQ14CVYR)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL25022.19615
135) In the past year, have you invited someone to attend worship at your congregation? (BQ15INVT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes41169.8
2) No17830.2
Missing11 
TOTAL589100.0
136) [If BQ15INVT is 'yes'] How many people would you estimate you have invited in the past year? (BQ15INPP)
TOTAL%
0) 010.3
1) 14511.6
2) 210527.1
3) 36717.3
4) 45213.4
5) 54411.3
6) 6266.7
7) 741.0
8) 861.5
9) 910.3
10) 10215.4
12) 1220.5
14) 1410.3
15) 1510.3
19) 1910.3
20) 2051.3
45) 4510.3
50) 5010.3
97) A few-several30.8
99) Do not know10.3
Missing212 
TOTAL388100.0
137) 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.7412.6
2) The Bible is the word of God, to be interpreted in the light of its historical and cultural context.31954.3
3) The Bible is the word of God, to be interpreted in the light of its historical context and the Church's teachings.18431.3
4) The Bible is not the word of God.111.9
Missing12 
TOTAL588100.0
138) 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 agree41669.8
2) Agree10918.3
3) Not sure6110.2
4) Disagree71.2
5) Strongly disagree30.5
Missing4 
TOTAL596100.0
139) 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 agree30951.8
2) Agree12120.3
3) Not sure12621.1
4) Disagree274.5
5) Strongly disagree142.3
Missing3 
TOTAL597100.0
140) 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 agree498.3
2) Agree14524.5
3) Not sure12020.3
4) Disagree21035.5
5) Strongly disagree6711.3
Missing9 
TOTAL591100.0
141) 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 agree528.8
2) Agree13522.7
3) Not sure12120.4
4) Disagree15726.4
5) Strongly disagree12921.7
Missing6 
TOTAL594100.0
142) 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 agree22938.6
2) Agree13723.1
3) Not sure11118.7
4) Disagree7713.0
5) Strongly disagree396.6
Missing7 
TOTAL593100.0
143) 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 agree14824.8
2) Agree10116.9
3) Not sure14123.7
4) Disagree11920.0
5) Strongly disagree8714.6
Missing4 
TOTAL596100.0
144) 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) Yes43974.2
2) No15325.8
Missing8 
TOTAL592100.0
145) 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 issue26745.3
2) Approve the new amendment and change the Book of Order19332.7
3) Not sure13022.0
Missing10 
TOTAL590100.0
146) 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, definitely15826.8
2) Yes, probably12120.5
3) Not sure6010.2
4) No, probably not8614.6
5) No, definitely not16427.8
Missing11 
TOTAL589100.0
147) 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, definitely15626.6
2) Yes, probably11719.9
3) Not sure569.5
4) No, probably not8514.5
5) No, definitely not17329.5
Missing13 
TOTAL587100.0
148) 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, definitely13022.1
2) Yes, probably6911.7
3) Not sure7312.4
4) No, probably not7212.2
5) No, definitely not24441.5
Missing12 
TOTAL588100.0
149) What is your gender? (BQ21SEX)
TOTAL%
1) Female34057.0
2) Male25743.0
Missing3 
TOTAL597100.0
150) What is your current age? _________ years old. (BQ22AGE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL59661.58713
151) What is your current marital status? (BQ23MARS)
TOTAL%
1) Not married13121.9
2) Married46678.1
Missing3 
TOTAL597100.0
152) [If 'not currently married'] Have you ever been married? No, never married. (BQ23NMAR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked56594.5
1) Checked335.5
Missing2 
TOTAL598100.0
153) [If 'not currently married'] Have you ever been married? Yes, am now widowed. (BQ23WIDW)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked53789.8
1) Checked6110.2
Missing2 
TOTAL598100.0
154) [If 'not currently married'] Have you ever been married? Yes, am now divorced. (BQ23DIVC)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked55592.8
1) Checked437.2
Missing2 
TOTAL598100.0
155) If currently married, have you had a previous marriage (or marriages)? Yes, was widowed. (BQ24PMWI)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked57796.5
1) Checked213.5
Missing2 
TOTAL598100.0
156) If currently married, have you had a previous marriage (or marriages)? Yes, was divorced. (BQ24PMDI)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked52788.1
1) Checked7111.9
Missing2 
TOTAL598100.0
157) If currently married, have you had a previous marriage (or marriages)? No. (BQ24NPM)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked22938.3
1) Checked36961.7
Missing2 
TOTAL598100.0
158) 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) Baptist6614.4
2) Disciples of Christ92.0
3) Episcopal143.1
4) Lutheran316.8
5) United Methodist6915.1
6) Presbyterian Church13128.6
7) Other Presbyterian20.4
8) Reformed81.7
9) Roman Catholic5211.4
10) UCC (United Church of Christ/Congregational)194.1
11) Non-denominational51.1
12) None153.3
13) Other378.1
Missing142 
TOTAL458100.0
159) Please list his/her current faith or denomination. (BQ25SREL)
TOTAL%
1) Baptist20.5
2) Disciples of Christ20.5
3) Episcopal20.5
4) Lutheran41.0
5) United Methodist41.0
6) Presbyterian Church36286.0
8) Reformed10.2
9) Roman Catholic112.6
10) United Church of Christ20.5
11) Non-denominational20.5
12) None225.2
13) Other71.7
Missing179 
TOTAL421100.0
160) How often does your spouse attend Sunday (or other weekly) worship at your congregation? (BQ26SSAM)
TOTAL%
1) Never153.3
2) Less than once a year122.7
3) About once-twice a year245.3
4) Several times a year306.6
5) About once a month163.5
6) Two to three times a month6213.7
7) Nearly every week16937.4
8) Every week12427.4
Missing148 
TOTAL452100.0
161) How often does your spouse attend Sunday (or other weekly) worship at another congregation? (BQ26SDIF)
TOTAL%
1) Never8342.1
2) Less than once a year2110.7
3) About once-twice a year4221.3
4) Several times a year2713.7
5) About once a month73.6
6) Two to three times a month52.5
7) Nearly every week63.0
8) Every week63.0
Missing403 
TOTAL197100.0
162) Please indicate your employment status: employed full-time. (BQ27FULL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked39165.4
1) Checked20734.6
Missing2 
TOTAL598100.0
163) Please indicate your employment status: employed part-time. (BQ27PART)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked53689.6
1) Checked6210.4
Missing2 
TOTAL598100.0
164) Please indicate your employment status: self-employed. (BQ27SELF)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked54691.3
1) Checked528.7
Missing2 
TOTAL598100.0
165) Please indicate your employment status: unemployed. (BQ27UNEM)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked58898.3
1) Checked101.7
Missing2 
TOTAL598100.0
166) Please indicate your employment status: retired. (BQ27RETI)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked33055.2
1) Checked26844.8
Missing2 
TOTAL598100.0
167) Please indicate your employment status: full-time homemaker. (BQ27HMAK)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked54491.0
1) Checked549.0
Missing2 
TOTAL598100.0
168) Please indicate your employment status: student. (BQ27STUD)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked58698.0
1) Checked122.0
Missing2 
TOTAL598100.0
169) Please indicate your employment status: other. (BQ27OTHR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked59499.3
1) Checked40.7
Missing2 
TOTAL598100.0
170) Please indicate, if married, the employment status of your spouse: employed full-time. (BQ27SFUL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked43071.9
1) Checked16828.1
Missing2 
TOTAL598100.0
171) Please indicate, if married, the employment status of your spouse: employed part-time. (BQ27SPRT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked55392.5
1) Checked457.5
Missing2 
TOTAL598100.0
172) Please indicate, if married, the employment status of your spouse: self-employed. (BQ27SSLF)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked55793.1
1) Checked416.9
Missing2 
TOTAL598100.0
173) Please indicate, if married, the employment status of your spouse: unemployed. (BQ27SUNE)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked59399.2
1) Checked50.8
Missing2 
TOTAL598100.0
174) Please indicate, if married, the employment status of your spouse: retired. (BQ27SRET)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked42070.2
1) Checked17829.8
Missing2 
TOTAL598100.0
175) Please indicate, if married, the employment status of your spouse: full-time homemaker. (BQ27SHMK)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked55292.3
1) Checked467.7
Missing2 
TOTAL598100.0
176) Please indicate, if married, the employment status of your spouse: student. (BQ27SSTU)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked59399.2
1) Checked50.8
Missing2 
TOTAL598100.0
177) Please indicate, if married, the employment status of your spouse: other. (BQ27SOTH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked58998.5
1) Checked91.5
Missing2 
TOTAL598100.0
178) 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) 0123.7
1) 120.6
2) 210.3
4) 410.3
5) 530.9
7) 710.3
8) 872.2
9) 910.3
10) 1061.9
12) 1220.6
15) 1530.9
16) 1620.6
18) 1820.6
20) 20195.9
24) 2451.5
25) 2530.9
30) 30175.2
31) 3110.3
32) 3241.2
35) 3582.5
36) 3630.9
38) 3810.3
40) 409429.0
42) 4261.9
43) 4320.6
44) 4420.6
45) 45299.0
46) 4620.6
47) 4730.9
48) 4820.6
49) 4910.3
50) 504714.5
55) 5572.2
58) 5830.9
60) 60144.3
65) 6530.9
70) 7010.3
72) 7210.3
99) It varies/Don't know20.6
100) 10010.3
Missing276 
TOTAL324100.0
179) 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) 0155.6
4) 420.7
5) 510.4
6) 610.4
8) 851.9
10) 1020.7
12) 1231.1
14) 1420.7
15) 1562.2
16) 1610.4
18) 1810.4
20) 20217.9
24) 2441.5
25) 2551.9
28) 2810.4
30) 3072.6
32) 3220.7
34) 3410.4
35) 3551.9
36) 3610.4
38) 3810.4
40) 408230.7
41) 4110.4
42) 4272.6
45) 45134.9
48) 4841.5
50) 504416.5
55) 5562.2
60) 60134.9
65) 6531.1
70) 7020.7
75) 7510.4
80) 8010.4
99) It varies/Don't know10.4
100) 10010.4
168) 16810.4
Missing333 
TOTAL267100.0
180) How many children do you have? (BQ29CHLD)
TOTAL%
0) None7012.0
1) 17312.5
2) 223139.6
3) 313823.6
4) 4518.7
5) 5142.4
6) 671.2
Missing16 
TOTAL584100.0
181) What is your highest level of education completed? (BQ30EDUC)
TOTAL%
1) Some high school or less20.3
2) High school diploma559.3
3) Some college but no degree7913.3
4) Associate degree315.2
5) Bachelor's degree13823.3
6) Some graduate work7412.5
7) Graduate degree21336.0
Missing8 
TOTAL592100.0
182) What is the highest level of education completed by your spouse? (BQ30SEDU)
TOTAL%
1) Some high school or less102.2
2) High school diploma5010.8
3) Some college but no degree6914.8
4) Associate degree265.6
5) Bachelor's degree12727.3
6) Some graduate work347.3
7) Graduate degree14932.0
Missing135 
TOTAL465100.0
183) Check here if you live in a dormitory, nursing home or other institutional housing. (BQ31INHO)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked59399.2
1) Checked50.8
Missing2 
TOTAL598100.0
184) Including yourself, how many persons live in your household? (BQ31NUHH)
TOTAL%
1) 9716.4
2) 33857.2
3) 8614.6
4) 508.5
5) 172.9
6) 20.3
7) 10.2
Missing9 
TOTAL591100.0
185) 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 alone9816.6
2) A single adult living with children142.4
3) A married couple with no kids31453.3
4) A married couple living with kids13422.8
5) Some other arrangement294.9
Missing11 
TOTAL589100.0
186) Generally speaking, do you think of yourself as a Democrat, Independent, Republican or other? (BQ33PRTY)
TOTAL%
1) Democrat19432.9
2) Independent12120.5
3) Republican26044.1
4) Other142.4
Missing11 
TOTAL589100.0
187) Did you or any other household family member fill out a pledge card regarding church giving for the current year? (BQ34PLED)
TOTAL%
1) Yes50084.2
2) No8915.0
3) Do not know20.3
4) Congregation does not use pledge cards30.5
Missing6 
TOTAL594100.0
188) What is your race or origin: white? (BQ35WHIT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked305.0
1) Checked56895.0
Missing2 
TOTAL598100.0
189) What is your race or origin: black? (BQ35BLAC)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked58798.2
1) Checked111.8
Missing2 
TOTAL598100.0
190) What is your race or origin: Indian or Alaska native? (BQ35INDI)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked59399.2
1) Checked50.8
Missing2 
TOTAL598100.0
191) What is your race or origin: Asian? (BQ35ASIA)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked58998.5
1) Checked91.5
Missing2 
TOTAL598100.0
192) What is your race or origin: Hispanic? (BQ35HISP)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked59399.2
1) Checked50.8
Missing2 
TOTAL598100.0
193) What is your race or origin: some other race? (BQ35ORAC)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked598100.0
Missing2 
TOTAL598100.0
194) Which of these categories best describes your total family income from all sources, before taxes? (BQ36INC)
TOTAL%
1) Less than $20,00091.6
2) $20,000-$29,999325.7
3) $30,000-$39,999447.9
4) $40,000-$49,999437.7
5) $50,000-$59,999468.2
6) $60,000-$69,999437.7
7) $70,000-$79,9995910.6
8) $80,000-$89,999386.8
9) $90,000-$99,999478.4
10) $100,000-$124,9996912.3
11) $125,000-$149,999427.5
12) $150,000-$199,999254.5
13) $200,000-$249,999244.3
14) $250,000 or more386.8
Missing41 
TOTAL559100.0
195) Did you or other household family members contribute any money…to your congregation, in regular giving? (BQ37GICG)
TOTAL%
1) No91.5
2) Yes58398.5
Missing8 
TOTAL592100.0
196) [If 'yes' to 'regular giving'] How much? (BQ37CGAM)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL5314070.3315477
197) 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) No27448.8
2) Yes28751.2
Missing39 
TOTAL561100.0
198) [If 'yes' to a 'special capital campaign'] How much? (BQ37SCAM)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL2573520.39717209
199) 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) No8815.3
2) Yes48984.7
Missing23 
TOTAL577100.0
200) [If 'yes' to a 'special appeal'] How much? (BQ37SAAM)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL446277.02565
201) 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) No37367.2
2) Yes18232.8
Missing45 
TOTAL555100.0
202) [If 'yes' to 'PC(USA)'] How much? (BQ37PCAM)
TOTAL%
0) None10.7
10) 1032.0
12) 1210.7
15) 1510.7
20) 20149.2
24) 2410.7
25) 251811.8
30) 3010.7
40) 4021.3
48) 4810.7
50) 502315.1
55) 5510.7
60) 6032.0
75) 7521.3
100) 1004026.3
110) 11010.7
120) 12010.7
150) 15010.7
200) 200159.9
250) 25032.0
275) 27510.7
300) 30042.6
360) 36010.7
500) 50053.3
1000) 100010.7
1355) 135510.7
2000) 200010.7
2300) 230010.7
3300) 330010.7
4000) 400010.7
8000) 800010.7
38000) 3800010.7
Missing448 
TOTAL152100.0
203) 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) No29954.1
2) Yes25445.9
Missing47 
TOTAL553100.0
204) [If 'yes' to 'other religious causes'] How much? (BQ37RCAM)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL224782.6611284
205) 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) No406.8
2) Yes54493.2
Missing16 
TOTAL584100.0
206) [If 'yes' to 'non-religious causes'] How much? (BQ37NRAM)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL4942043.0269978
207) State (STATE)
208) Region (REGION)
TOTAL%
1) Northeast10918.2
2) Midwest14424.1
3) South24140.3
4) West10417.4
Missing2 
TOTAL598100.0
209) Orgyear (ORGYEAR)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL5981878.722214
210) Size Congregation (SIZECONG)
TOTAL%
1) 294.8
2) 7412.4
3) 6711.2
4) 559.2
5) 6010.0
6) 294.8
7) 294.8
8) 294.8
9) 213.5
10) 244.0
11) 162.7
12) 122.0
13) 122.0
14) 61.0
15) 162.7
16) 20.3
17) 61.0
18) 71.2
19) 142.3
20) 50.8
21) 30.5
22) 30.5
23) 142.3
24) 10.2
25) 61.0
26) 50.8
27) 40.7
28) 10.2
29) 30.5
30) 10.2
31) 20.3
32) 40.7
34) 30.5
36) 111.8
37) 30.5
39) 30.5
41) 183.0
Missing2 
TOTAL598100.0
211) Size1 Congregation (SIZE1CON)
TOTAL%
1) 294.8
2) 7412.4
3) 6711.2
4) 559.2
5) 8914.9
6) 10317.2
7) 6410.7
8) 538.9
9) 264.3
10) 386.4
Missing2 
TOTAL598100.0
212) Statecde (STATECDE)
TOTAL%
1000) 91.5
2000) 20.3
4000) 91.5
6000) 315.2
8000) 50.8
9000) 30.5
10000) 50.8
11000) 10.2
12000) 294.8
13000) 162.7
16000) 50.8
17000) 274.5
18000) 122.0
19000) 101.7
20000) 81.3
21000) 101.7
22000) 40.7
24000) 50.8
25000) 61.0
26000) 193.2
27000) 152.5
28000) 20.3
29000) 122.0
30000) 40.7
31000) 30.5
32000) 10.2
34000) 183.0
35000) 50.8
36000) 305.0
37000) 416.9
38000) 30.5
39000) 244.0
40000) 50.8
41000) 142.3
42000) 528.7
45000) 172.8
47000) 111.8
48000) 376.2
51000) 437.2
53000) 244.0
54000) 71.2
55000) 122.0
56000) 10.2
72000) 10.2
Missing2 
TOTAL598100.0
213) Metro (METRO)
TOTAL%
0) 6611.8
1) 49388.2
Missing41 
TOTAL559100.0
214) Micro (MICRO)
TOTAL%
0) 49388.2
1) 6611.8
Missing41 
TOTAL559100.0
215) Connected with PDA? Contributed money to PDA but not related to any disaster (fq5c) (CONPDA)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, I have and it was a positive experience6413.3
2) Yes, I have and it was a neutral experience7816.3
3) Yes, I have and it was a negative experience30.6
4) No, have not done so or do not know33569.8
Missing120 
TOTAL480100.0
216) I-AGE: What is your current age? _________ years old. (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-AGE)
TOTAL%
2) 17-44549.1
3) 45-5919232.2
4) 60-7424641.3
5) 75+10417.4
Missing4 
TOTAL596100.0
217) I-SEX: What is your gender? (for use with online analysis) (I-SEX)
TOTAL%
1) Female34057.0
2) Male25743.0
Missing3 
TOTAL597100.0
218) I-EDUC: What is your highest level of education completed? (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-EDUC)
TOTAL%
1) High school diploma or less579.6
4) Associate degree or Some college but no degree11018.6
5) Bachelor's degree13823.3
6) Some graduate work7412.5
7) Graduate degree21336.0
Missing8 
TOTAL592100.0
219) 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) Democrat19433.7
2) Independent12121.0
3) Republican26045.2
Missing25 
TOTAL575100.0
220) 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%
2) Less than $59,99917431.1
3) $60,000-$89,99914025.0
4) $90,000-$124,99911620.8
5) $125,000 or more12923.1
Missing41 
TOTAL559100.0