Presbyterian Panel Survey, May 2016 - 1001 New Worshiping Communities, All

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All frequencies are raw numbers (no weights used).
1) Please enter your Panel ID. (You can find this on the paper copy of your survey. It is an 'M,' 'V,' or 'W' followed by 6 numbers.) (PANELID)
2) At the 2012 General Assembly, PC(USA) leaders encouraged Presbyterians to create 1,001 new worshiping communities between 2012 and 2022. The definition of a 'worshiping community' is deliberately broad, to include traditional new church developments, immigrant fellowships, house churches, and a variety of other possibilities, including experimental ones. How familiar are you with this 1001 NWC initiative? (Q1)
TOTAL%
1) Very familiar26220.1
2) Familiar44634.3
3) A little familiar32424.9
4) Not at all familiar27020.7
Missing2 
TOTAL1302100.0
3) Which of the following have helped you become more familiar with the 1001 NWC initiative? (Fill in all that apply.) 1001 Conference (Q2A)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked126296.8
1) Checked423.2
TOTAL1304100.0
4) Which of the following have helped you become more familiar with the 1001 NWC initiative? (Fill in all that apply.) 1001 NWC Videos (Q2B)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked108683.3
1) Checked21816.7
TOTAL1304100.0
5) Which of the following have helped you become more familiar with the 1001 NWC initiative? (Fill in all that apply.) 1001 NWC Website (Q2C)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked109884.2
1) Checked20615.8
TOTAL1304100.0
6) Which of the following have helped you become more familiar with the 1001 NWC initiative? (Fill in all that apply.) 2012 or 2014 General Assembly (Q2D)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked100176.8
1) Checked30323.2
TOTAL1304100.0
7) Which of the following have helped you become more familiar with the 1001 NWC initiative? (Fill in all that apply.) A previous Panel survey (Q2E)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked120392.3
1) Checked1017.7
TOTAL1304100.0
8) Which of the following have helped you become more familiar with the 1001 NWC initiative? (Fill in all that apply.) Big Tent event (Q2F)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked123294.5
1) Checked725.5
TOTAL1304100.0
9) Which of the following have helped you become more familiar with the 1001 NWC initiative? (Fill in all that apply.) Camp or retreat (Q2G)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked128298.3
1) Checked221.7
TOTAL1304100.0
10) Which of the following have helped you become more familiar with the 1001 NWC initiative? (Fill in all that apply.) Facebook (Q2H)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked111985.8
1) Checked18514.2
TOTAL1304100.0
11) Which of the following have helped you become more familiar with the 1001 NWC initiative? (Fill in all that apply.) Guest speaker at a congregation (Q2I)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked120192.1
1) Checked1037.9
TOTAL1304100.0
12) Which of the following have helped you become more familiar with the 1001 NWC initiative? (Fill in all that apply.) News story (Q2J)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked100777.2
1) Checked29722.8
TOTAL1304100.0
13) Which of the following have helped you become more familiar with the 1001 NWC initiative? (Fill in all that apply.) PC(USA) website (Q2K)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked90669.5
1) Checked39830.5
TOTAL1304100.0
14) Which of the following have helped you become more familiar with the 1001 NWC initiative? (Fill in all that apply.) Presbyterian News Service (Q2L)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked97975.1
1) Checked32524.9
TOTAL1304100.0
15) Which of the following have helped you become more familiar with the 1001 NWC initiative? (Fill in all that apply.) Presbytery meeting (Q2M)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked78960.5
1) Checked51539.5
TOTAL1304100.0
16) Which of the following have helped you become more familiar with the 1001 NWC initiative? (Fill in all that apply.) Presbytery sponsored 1001 event (Q2N)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked121993.5
1) Checked856.5
TOTAL1304100.0
17) Which of the following have helped you become more familiar with the 1001 NWC initiative? (Fill in all that apply.) Starting New Worshipping Communities (Q2O)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked115788.7
1) Checked14711.3
TOTAL1304100.0
18) Which of the following have helped you become more familiar with the 1001 NWC initiative? (Fill in all that apply.) The Starting New Worshipping Communities resource available in both print and downloadable formats (Q2Q)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked108783.4
1) Checked21716.6
TOTAL1304100.0
19) Which of the following have helped you become more familiar with the 1001 NWC initiative? (Fill in all that apply.) Synod meeting (Q2P)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked127797.9
1) Checked272.1
TOTAL1304100.0
20) Which of the following have helped you become more familiar with the 1001 NWC initiative? (Fill in all that apply.) Workshop (Q2R)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked124695.6
1) Checked584.4
TOTAL1304100.0
21) Which of the following have helped you become more familiar with the 1001 NWC initiative? (Fill in all that apply.) Other (please specify) (Q2S)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked103079.0
1) Checked27421.0
TOTAL1304100.0
22) Which of the following have helped you become more familiar with the 1001 NWC initiative? (Fill in all that apply.) Not sure/Don't remember (Q2T)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked110484.7
1) Checked20015.3
TOTAL1304100.0
23) In the past year, have you personally had any of the following connections or experiences with a PC(USA) new worshiping community (NWC)? (Fill in all that apply.) I have led (or helped to lead) a NWC (Q3A)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked123294.5
1) Checked725.5
TOTAL1304100.0
24) In the past year, have you personally had any of the following connections or experiences with a PC(USA) new worshiping community (NWC)? (Fill in all that apply.) I have regularly attended one or more NWCs (Q3B)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked125796.4
1) Checked473.6
TOTAL1304100.0
25) In the past year, have you personally had any of the following connections or experiences with a PC(USA) new worshiping community (NWC)? (Fill in all that apply.) A close friend or family member has attended a NWC (Q3C)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked116389.2
1) Checked14110.8
TOTAL1304100.0
26) In the past year, have you personally had any of the following connections or experiences with a PC(USA) new worshiping community (NWC)? (Fill in all that apply.) I have given a financial donation directly to one or more NWCs (Q3D)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked120092.0
1) Checked1048.0
TOTAL1304100.0
27) In the past year, have you personally had any of the following connections or experiences with a PC(USA) new worshiping community (NWC)? (Fill in all that apply.) I have prayed for one or more NWCs (Q3E)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked92671.0
1) Checked37829.0
TOTAL1304100.0
28) In the past year, have you personally had any of the following connections or experiences with a PC(USA) new worshiping community (NWC)? (Fill in all that apply.) I have helped one or more NWCs in some other way (e.g., serving on a support committee, helping them develop a class or event, helping them design or carry out a worship service, helping them with another ministry, etc.) (Q3F)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked111285.3
1) Checked19214.7
TOTAL1304100.0
29) In the past year, have you personally had any of the following connections or experiences with a PC(USA) new worshiping community (NWC)? (Fill in all that apply.) Other (please specify) (Q3G)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked119491.6
1) Checked1108.4
TOTAL1304100.0
30) In the past year, have you personally had any of the following connections or experiences with a PC(USA) new worshiping community (NWC)? (Fill in all that apply.) I haven't personally had any connections or experiences with a PC(USA) NWC in the past year (Q3H)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked55342.4
1) Checked75157.6
TOTAL1304100.0
31) Is your congregation involved in any way with a new worshiping community? (Q4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes19715.4
2) No80663.0
3) Not sure19315.1
4) I am not part of a congregation846.6
Missing24 
TOTAL1280100.0
32) In which of the following ways is your congregation involved with a new worshiping community? (Fill in all that apply.) Participates in events intentionally organized to build relationships between the church and new worshiping community (Q5A)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked36879.1
1) Checked9720.9
Missing839 
TOTAL465100.0
33) In which of the following ways is your congregation involved with a new worshiping community? (Fill in all that apply.) Partners in service work with the new worshiping community (local or international missions, volunteering, activism, etc.) (Q5B)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked39785.4
1) Checked6814.6
Missing839 
TOTAL465100.0
34) In which of the following ways is your congregation involved with a new worshiping community? (Fill in all that apply.) Provides financial support (Q5C)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked36077.4
1) Checked10522.6
Missing839 
TOTAL465100.0
35) In which of the following ways is your congregation involved with a new worshiping community? (Fill in all that apply.) Provides session oversight (Q5D)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked41489.0
1) Checked5111.0
Missing839 
TOTAL465100.0
36) In which of the following ways is your congregation involved with a new worshiping community? (Fill in all that apply.) Shares its staff (Q5E)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked41689.5
1) Checked4910.5
Missing839 
TOTAL465100.0
37) In which of the following ways is your congregation involved with a new worshiping community? (Fill in all that apply.) Shares office space (Q5F)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked41789.7
1) Checked4810.3
Missing839 
TOTAL465100.0
38) In which of the following ways is your congregation involved with a new worshiping community? (Fill in all that apply.) Shares space for studies/small groups (Q5G)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked40887.7
1) Checked5712.3
Missing839 
TOTAL465100.0
39) In which of the following ways is your congregation involved with a new worshiping community? (Fill in all that apply.) Shares worship space (Q5H)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked40687.3
1) Checked5912.7
Missing839 
TOTAL465100.0
40) In which of the following ways is your congregation involved with a new worshiping community? (Fill in all that apply.) Shares other resources with them besides money, staff, or space (i.e., musical instruments, Bibles, other print materials, etc.) (Q5I)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked41288.6
1) Checked5311.4
Missing839 
TOTAL465100.0
41) In which of the following ways is your congregation involved with a new worshiping community? (Fill in all that apply.) We pray for one another (Q5J)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked35175.5
1) Checked11424.5
Missing839 
TOTAL465100.0
42) In which of the following ways is your congregation involved with a new worshiping community? (Fill in all that apply.) Other (please specify) (Q5K)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked43693.8
1) Checked296.2
Missing839 
TOTAL465100.0
43) In which of the following ways is your congregation involved with a new worshiping community? (Fill in all that apply.) I don't know (Q5L)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked45397.4
1) Checked122.6
Missing839 
TOTAL465100.0
44) How much has your congregation's relationship with the NWC: Energized your congregation? (Q6A)
TOTAL%
1) Very much3516.8
2) Somewhat5526.4
3) Slightly5225.0
4) Not at all3818.3
5) Don't know/No opinion2813.5
Missing1096 
TOTAL208100.0
45) How much has your congregation's relationship with the NWC: Helped your congregation to grow numerically? (Q6B)
TOTAL%
1) Very much136.2
2) Somewhat2210.5
3) Slightly3516.7
4) Not at all9746.2
5) Don't know/No opinion4320.5
Missing1094 
TOTAL210100.0
46) How much has your congregation's relationship with the NWC: Increased your congregation's engagement with the community? (Q6C)
TOTAL%
1) Very much3315.6
2) Somewhat4219.9
3) Slightly6028.4
4) Not at all4119.4
5) Don't know/No opinion3516.6
Missing1093 
TOTAL211100.0
47) How much has your congregation's relationship with the NWC: Energized your congregation? (Q6AR)
TOTAL%
1) At least slightly3519.4
2) 25530.6
3) 35228.9
4) 43821.1
Missing1124 
TOTAL180100.0
48) How much has your congregation's relationship with the NWC: Helped your congregation to grow numerically? (Q6BR)
TOTAL%
1) At least slightly137.8
2) 22213.2
3) 33521.0
4) 49758.1
Missing1137 
TOTAL167100.0
49) How much has your congregation's relationship with the NWC: Increased your congregation's engagement with the community? (Q6CR)
TOTAL%
1) At least slightly3318.8
2) 24223.9
3) 36034.1
4) 44123.3
Missing1128 
TOTAL176100.0
50) If your congregation were to partner with a NWC, do you expect that you would personally do each of the following? (If your congregation currently partners with a NWC, answer based on whether you have done each of the following.) Included the NWC in my personal prayers (Q7A)
TOTAL%
1) Yes102487.4
2) No534.5
3) Not sure958.1
Missing132 
TOTAL1172100.0
51) If your congregation were to partner with a NWC, do you expect that you would personally do each of the following? (If your congregation currently partners with a NWC, answer based on whether you have done each of the following.) Make a personal financial contribution to support the NWC (Q7B)
TOTAL%
1) Yes46540.5
2) No23220.2
3) Not sure45239.3
Missing155 
TOTAL1149100.0
52) If your congregation were to partner with a NWC, do you expect that you would personally do each of the following? (If your congregation currently partners with a NWC, answer based on whether you have done each of the following.) Make a personal commitment to attend services at the NWC (Q7C)
TOTAL%
1) Yes41636.6
2) No24521.6
3) Not sure47541.8
Missing168 
TOTAL1136100.0
53) If your congregation were to partner with a NWC, do you expect that you would personally do each of the following? (If your congregation currently partners with a NWC, answer based on whether you have done each of the following.) Make a personal commitment to help the NWC in some other way (such as serving on a support committee, helping them develop a class or event, leading a class or event, helping them design or carry out a worship service, helping them with another ministry, etc.) (Q7D)
TOTAL%
1) Yes69060.5
2) No1139.9
3) Not sure33829.6
Missing163 
TOTAL1141100.0
54) Suppose you had $100 to donate to help existing congregations, start new worshiping communities, or both. Indicate how you would split that amount between the two options: Assistance to existing congregations (Q8A)
TOTAL%
0) 11710.2
10) 80.7
15) 30.3
20) 221.9
25) 585.0
30) 141.2
33) 10.1
35) 40.3
40) 433.7
50) 40435.1
51) 10.1
60) 393.4
65) 20.2
66) 20.2
70) 121.0
75) 14112.3
80) 544.7
85) 40.3
90) 595.1
95) 80.7
99) 10.1
100) 15313.3
Missing154 
TOTAL1150100.0
55) Suppose you had $100 to donate to help existing congregations, start new worshiping communities, or both. Indicate how you would split that amount between the two options: Development of new worshiping communities (Q8B)
TOTAL%
0) 15313.3
1) 10.1
5) 80.7
10) 595.1
15) 40.3
20) 544.7
25) 14112.3
30) 121.0
34) 20.2
35) 20.2
40) 393.4
49) 10.1
50) 40435.1
60) 433.7
65) 40.3
67) 10.1
70) 141.2
75) 585.0
80) 221.9
85) 30.3
90) 80.7
100) 11710.2
Missing154 
TOTAL1150100.0
56) Total (Q8TOTAL)
TOTAL%
100) 1150100.0
Missing154 
TOTAL1150100.0
57) How do you feel about the idea (or reality) of your congregation partnering with a NWC? (Fill in all that apply.) I think partnering with a NWC is an exciting opportunity to revitalize our congregation (Q9A)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked70460.7
1) Checked45539.3
Missing145 
TOTAL1159100.0
58) How do you feel about the idea (or reality) of your congregation partnering with a NWC? (Fill in all that apply.) I think it is a great way to reach out to people who would not normally attend our congregation (Q9B)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked36231.2
1) Checked79768.8
Missing145 
TOTAL1159100.0
59) How do you feel about the idea (or reality) of your congregation partnering with a NWC? (Fill in all that apply.) It would give us more ways to grow in our faith (Q9C)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked50143.2
1) Checked65856.8
Missing145 
TOTAL1159100.0
60) How do you feel about the idea (or reality) of your congregation partnering with a NWC? (Fill in all that apply.) I worry it will lure away members from our congregation (Q9D)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked107993.1
1) Checked806.9
Missing145 
TOTAL1159100.0
61) How do you feel about the idea (or reality) of your congregation partnering with a NWC? (Fill in all that apply.) I worry it will divide our resources (Q9E)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked93981.0
1) Checked22019.0
Missing145 
TOTAL1159100.0
62) How do you feel about the idea (or reality) of your congregation partnering with a NWC? (Fill in all that apply.) I worry about the theology taught in NWCs that is not guided by someone with a seminary education (Q9F)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked92579.8
1) Checked23420.2
Missing145 
TOTAL1159100.0
63) How do you feel about the idea (or reality) of your congregation partnering with a NWC? (Fill in all that apply.) I don't really care either way (Q9G)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked109494.4
1) Checked655.6
Missing145 
TOTAL1159100.0
64) How do you feel about the idea (or reality) of your congregation partnering with a NWC? (Fill in all that apply.) Other (Q9H)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked102388.3
1) Checked13611.7
Missing145 
TOTAL1159100.0
65) How supportive would you be if your congregation were to partner with a NWC in each of the following ways? (If it already partners with a NWC in any of these ways, answer about how supportive you are of this type of a partnership.) Allowing the NWC at no cost to use part of your congregation's building for worship space when your congregation does not normally meet for worship (Q10A)
TOTAL%
1) Very supportive64956.4
2) Somewhat supportive29725.8
3) Slightly supportive988.5
4) Not at all supportive464.0
5) Don't know/No opinion615.3
Missing153 
TOTAL1151100.0
66) How supportive would you be if your congregation were to partner with a NWC in each of the following ways? (If it already partners with a NWC in any of these ways, answer about how supportive you are of this type of a partnership.) Allowing the NWC at no cost to use some part of your congregation's building for office space (Q10B)
TOTAL%
1) Very supportive48942.6
2) Somewhat supportive30926.9
3) Slightly supportive16714.6
4) Not at all supportive917.9
5) Don't know/No opinion917.9
Missing157 
TOTAL1147100.0
67) How supportive would you be if your congregation were to partner with a NWC in each of the following ways? (If it already partners with a NWC in any of these ways, answer about how supportive you are of this type of a partnership.) Allowing the NWC at no cost to use some part of your congregation's building for small groups and/or meetings during the week (Q10C)
TOTAL%
1) Very supportive69060.5
2) Somewhat supportive26723.4
3) Slightly supportive948.2
4) Not at all supportive393.4
5) Don't know/No opinion514.5
Missing163 
TOTAL1141100.0
68) How supportive would you be if your congregation were to partner with a NWC in each of the following ways? (If it already partners with a NWC in any of these ways, answer about how supportive you are of this type of a partnership.) Sharing space with the NWC if the NWC paid rent to use space in your congregation's building (Q10D)
TOTAL%
1) Very supportive59852.9
2) Somewhat supportive25422.5
3) Slightly supportive11610.3
4) Not at all supportive746.5
5) Don't know/No opinion897.9
Missing173 
TOTAL1131100.0
69) How supportive would you be if your congregation were to partner with a NWC in each of the following ways? (If it already partners with a NWC in any of these ways, answer about how supportive you are of this type of a partnership.) Sharing your congregation's pastor with the NWC at no cost to the NWC (Q10E)
TOTAL%
1) Very supportive26623.2
2) Somewhat supportive30626.7
3) Slightly supportive23220.3
4) Not at all supportive21819.0
5) Don't know/No opinion12310.7
Missing159 
TOTAL1145100.0
70) How supportive would you be if your congregation were to partner with a NWC in each of the following ways? (If it already partners with a NWC in any of these ways, answer about how supportive you are of this type of a partnership.) Sharing other staff in your congregation with the NWC at no cost to the NWC (Q10F)
TOTAL%
1) Very supportive22419.7
2) Somewhat supportive27724.4
3) Slightly supportive27324.1
4) Not at all supportive21418.9
5) Don't know/No opinion14713.0
Missing169 
TOTAL1135100.0
71) How supportive would you be if your congregation were to partner with a NWC in each of the following ways? (If it already partners with a NWC in any of these ways, answer about how supportive you are of this type of a partnership.) Sharing your congregation's pastor or other staff with the NWC if the NWC paid part of their salaries (Q10G)
TOTAL%
1) Very supportive37733.2
2) Somewhat supportive32228.3
3) Slightly supportive18716.4
4) Not at all supportive13011.4
5) Don't know/No opinion12110.6
Missing167 
TOTAL1137100.0
72) How supportive would you be if your congregation were to partner with a NWC in each of the following ways? (If it already partners with a NWC in any of these ways, answer about how supportive you are of this type of a partnership.) Setting aside a portion of your congregation's budget to support the NWC for a two-year period (Q10H)
TOTAL%
1) Very supportive25122.1
2) Somewhat supportive28324.9
3) Slightly supportive26823.6
4) Not at all supportive20317.8
5) Don't know/No opinion13311.7
Missing166 
TOTAL1138100.0
73) How supportive would you be if your congregation were to partner with a NWC in each of the following ways? (If it already partners with a NWC in any of these ways, answer about how supportive you are of this type of a partnership.) Including the NWC in regular prayers (Q10I)
TOTAL%
1) Very supportive92280.4
2) Somewhat supportive13511.8
3) Slightly supportive302.6
4) Not at all supportive161.4
5) Don't know/No opinion443.8
Missing157 
TOTAL1147100.0
74) How supportive would you be if your congregation were to partner with a NWC in each of the following ways? (If it already partners with a NWC in any of these ways, answer about how supportive you are of this type of a partnership.) Allowing the session to provide oversight for the NWC (Q10J)
TOTAL%
1) Very supportive46240.4
2) Somewhat supportive32528.4
3) Slightly supportive16114.1
4) Not at all supportive907.9
5) Don't know/No opinion1069.3
Missing160 
TOTAL1144100.0
75) Which of the following do you think NWCs are better equipped than traditional congregations to do? (Fill in all that apply.) Attract people who have never gone to church (Q11A)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked32826.5
1) Checked91173.5
Missing65 
TOTAL1239100.0
76) Which of the following do you think NWCs are better equipped than traditional congregations to do? (Fill in all that apply.) Attract people who used to go to church but stopped (Q11B)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked47838.6
1) Checked76161.4
Missing65 
TOTAL1239100.0
77) Which of the following do you think NWCs are better equipped than traditional congregations to do? (Fill in all that apply.) Attract people who belong to a different denomination (Q11C)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked93975.8
1) Checked30024.2
Missing65 
TOTAL1239100.0
78) Which of the following do you think NWCs are better equipped than traditional congregations to do? (Fill in all that apply.) Attract people who belong to a different religion (Q11D)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked95276.8
1) Checked28723.2
Missing65 
TOTAL1239100.0
79) Which of the following do you think NWCs are better equipped than traditional congregations to do? (Fill in all that apply.) Attract people who are anti-religious (Q11E)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked82566.6
1) Checked41433.4
Missing65 
TOTAL1239100.0
80) Which of the following do you think NWCs are better equipped than traditional congregations to do? (Fill in all that apply.) Attract young adults (Q11F)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked46337.4
1) Checked77662.6
Missing65 
TOTAL1239100.0
81) Which of the following do you think NWCs are better equipped than traditional congregations to do? (Fill in all that apply.) Attract young families (Q11G)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked74560.1
1) Checked49439.9
Missing65 
TOTAL1239100.0
82) Which of the following do you think NWCs are better equipped than traditional congregations to do? (Fill in all that apply.) Develop a strong faith community (Q11H)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked89171.9
1) Checked34828.1
Missing65 
TOTAL1239100.0
83) Which of the following do you think NWCs are better equipped than traditional congregations to do? (Fill in all that apply.) Grow the PC(USA) denomination numerically (Q11I)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked95877.3
1) Checked28122.7
Missing65 
TOTAL1239100.0
84) Which of the following do you think NWCs are better equipped than traditional congregations to do? (Fill in all that apply.) Help individuals grow deeper in faith (Q11J)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked79364.0
1) Checked44636.0
Missing65 
TOTAL1239100.0
85) Which of the following do you think NWCs are better equipped than traditional congregations to do? (Fill in all that apply.) Improve the public's opinion about Christianity (Q11K)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked86970.1
1) Checked37029.9
Missing65 
TOTAL1239100.0
86) Which of the following do you think NWCs are better equipped than traditional congregations to do? (Fill in all that apply.) Offer alternative forms of worship (Q11L)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked36329.3
1) Checked87670.7
Missing65 
TOTAL1239100.0
87) Which of the following do you think NWCs are better equipped than traditional congregations to do? (Fill in all that apply.) Reach out to the community in service and mission (Q11M)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked77762.7
1) Checked46237.3
Missing65 
TOTAL1239100.0
88) Which of the following do you think NWCs are better equipped than traditional congregations to do? (Fill in all that apply.) Other (Q11N)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked115293.0
1) Checked877.0
Missing65 
TOTAL1239100.0
89) Which of the following do you think NWCs are better equipped than traditional congregations to do? (Fill in all that apply.) NWCs are not better equipped than traditional congregations in any ways (Q11O)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked116393.9
1) Checked766.1
Missing65 
TOTAL1239100.0
90) If there were a new worshiping community nearby, would you consider attending? (Fill in only one.) (Q12)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, I would be excited for this opportunity20416.2
2) Yes, but only if the details about the NWC were relevant to me20916.6
3) I would visit out of curiosity but I would not be interested in joining23919.0
4) No, I am happy where I am32125.5
5) No, I prefer traditional congregations14211.3
6) I don't know14511.5
Missing44 
TOTAL1260100.0
91) Do you think a NWC should have a goal of becoming a PC(USA) congregation? (Q13)
TOTAL%
1) Yes39531.3
2) No453.6
3) It depends on the NWC69755.1
4) I don't know12710.0
Missing40 
TOTAL1264100.0
92) In general, what one part of the PC(USA) is best equipped to start new worshiping communities? (Fill in only one.) (Q14)
TOTAL%
1) The Presbyterian Mission Agency (the national mission and ministry agency of the PC(USA))806.3
2) Synods110.9
3) Presbyteries37429.6
4) Seminaries262.1
5) Existing congregations32025.3
6) Individual Presbyterians14611.6
7) Other (please specify)554.4
8) I don't know/can't decide25119.9
Missing41 
TOTAL1263100.0
93) In general, what one part of the PC(USA) is best equipped to start new worshiping communities? (Fill in only one.) (Q14R)
TOTAL%
1) The Presbyterian Mission Agency (the national mission and ministry agency of the PC(USA))807.9
2) Synods111.1
3) Presbyteries37437.0
4) Seminaries262.6
5) Existing congregations32031.6
6) Individual Presbyterians14614.4
7) Other (please specify)555.4
Missing292 
TOTAL1012100.0
94) How important do you think it is that NWCs advertise/publicize their relationship with the PC(USA)? (Q15)
TOTAL%
1) Extremely important23218.4
2) Somewhat important45636.2
3) Don't know/not sure27021.5
4) Somewhat unimportant23518.7
5) Extremely unimportant655.2
Missing46 
TOTAL1258100.0
95) How important do you think it is that NWCs advertise/publicize their relationship with the PC(USA)? (Q15R)
TOTAL%
1) Extremely important23223.5
2) Somewhat important45646.2
4) Somewhat unimportant23523.8
5) Extremely unimportant656.6
Missing316 
TOTAL988100.0
96) If you were in the position of seeking a new church family, what are the three most important things you would look for? (Select up to three) Good sermons (Q16A)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked48938.5
1) Checked78261.5
Missing33 
TOTAL1271100.0
97) If you were in the position of seeking a new church family, what are the three most important things you would look for? (Select up to three) Adult classes and/or Bible study (Q16B)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked93573.6
1) Checked33626.4
Missing33 
TOTAL1271100.0
98) If you were in the position of seeking a new church family, what are the three most important things you would look for? (Select up to three) Children's ministries (Q16C)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked106383.6
1) Checked20816.4
Missing33 
TOTAL1271100.0
99) If you were in the position of seeking a new church family, what are the three most important things you would look for? (Select up to three) Friends and fellowship; sense of community (Q16D)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked43934.5
1) Checked83265.5
Missing33 
TOTAL1271100.0
100) If you were in the position of seeking a new church family, what are the three most important things you would look for? (Select up to three) Mission, outreach, and social justice opportunities (Q16E)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked49438.9
1) Checked77761.1
Missing33 
TOTAL1271100.0
101) If you were in the position of seeking a new church family, what are the three most important things you would look for? (Select up to three) Spiritual formation (Q16F)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked69554.7
1) Checked57645.3
Missing33 
TOTAL1271100.0
102) If you were in the position of seeking a new church family, what are the three most important things you would look for? (Select up to three) Other (please specify) (Q16G)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked110286.7
1) Checked16913.3
Missing33 
TOTAL1271100.0
103) Of the three items you selected above, which one is the most important to you? (Fill in only one.) (Q17)
TOTAL%
1) Good sermons27722.1
2) Adult classes and/or Bible study524.1
3) Children's ministries332.6
4) Friends and fellowship; sense of community31324.9
5) Mission, outreach, and social justice opportunities27021.5
6) Spiritual formation20015.9
7) Other (please specify)1118.8
Missing48 
TOTAL1256100.0
104) Completed survey via web or paper (SOURCE)
TOTAL%
0) Web98775.7
1) Paper31724.3
TOTAL1304100.0
105) Teaching elder (TEACHINGELDER) (TEACHELD)
TOTAL%
0) No47637.3
1) Yes79962.7
Missing29 
TOTAL1275100.0
106) Lead status (LEADSTATUS) (LEADSTAT)
TOTAL%
0) Member17414.3
1) Ruling elder28623.5
3) Pastor52543.1
4) Specialized minister23219.1
Missing87 
TOTAL1217100.0
107) Minister (MINISTER)
TOTAL%
0) Member46037.8
1) Minister75762.2
Missing87 
TOTAL1217100.0
108) Volunteer (VOLUNTEER) (VOLUNTR)
TOTAL%
0) No69957.4
1) Yes51942.6
Missing86 
TOTAL1218100.0
109) In the past year, how often have you attended Sunday worship at your congregation (Select one)? (WORSHIP)
TOTAL%
1) Every week92576.6
2) 2-3 times a month18315.2
3) About once a month403.3
4) Occasionally or for holidays-special occasions443.6
5) Never151.2
Missing97 
TOTAL1207100.0
110) In what faith or denomination were you raised? (If you were part of more than one faith or denomination as a child, answer by selecting the one in which you were most involved.) (CHILDFAITH) (CHLDFAIT)
TOTAL%
1) Baptist957.8
2) Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)131.1
3) Episcopal171.4
4) Lutheran352.9
5) Methodist917.5
6) Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), PCUS, UPCUSA, or UPCNA71959.3
7) Other Presbyterian211.7
8) Reformed231.9
9) Roman Catholic524.3
10) UCC (United Church of Christ/Congregationalist)262.1
11) Independent or non-denominational252.1
12) Other Christian534.4
13) Other non-Christian40.3
14) None393.2
Missing91 
TOTAL1213100.0
111) In what faith or denomination were you raised? (If you were part of more than one faith or denomination as a child, answer by selecting the one in which you were most involved.) Other Christian (specify) (CHILDFAITHTEXT) (CHLDTEXT)
112) In what faith or denomination were you raised? (If you were part of more than one faith or denomination as a child, answer by selecting the one in which you were the most involved.) Other non-Christian (specify) (CHILDFAITHTEXT2) (CHLDTX2)
113) How old were you when you first began regularly attending a Presbyterian church? (If less than one year old, write 0 (zero).) (AGEPCUSA)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL120812.89715
114) The next set of questions asks about matters of faith and belief. Which one of the following terms best describes your current stand on theological issues? (THEOLOGY)
TOTAL%
1) Very conservative332.7
2) Conservative22618.7
3) Moderate41134.0
4) Liberal37230.8
5) Very liberal16613.7
Missing96 
TOTAL1208100.0
115) The PC(USA) recently began to permit Presbyterian ministers to perform same-sex marriages. Do you personally agree that Presbyterian ministers should be allowed to perform same-sex marriages? (SAMESEX)
TOTAL%
1) Yes80266.4
2) Yes, as long as the ceremony takes place away from PC(USA) church property and facilities292.4
3) No28423.5
4) Not sure927.6
Missing97 
TOTAL1207100.0
116) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with each of the following statements. There is a life beyond death. (LIFEBEYOND) (LIFBEYND)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree100.8
2) 2221.8
3) 3121.0
4) 4605.0
5) 5625.2
6) 616814.0
7) Strongly agree86672.2
Missing104 
TOTAL1200100.0
117) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with each of the following statements. Jesus will return to Earth someday. (JESUSRETURN) (JESURTRN)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree332.8
2) 2595.0
3) 3554.7
4) 415213.0
5) 51008.5
6) 615713.4
7) Strongly agree61652.6
Missing132 
TOTAL1172100.0
118) 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 church. (INBELIEFS) (INDBELFS)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree22220.1
2) 231828.8
3) 316114.6
4) 415914.4
5) 5867.8
6) 6686.2
7) Strongly agree918.2
Missing199 
TOTAL1105100.0
119) 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. (RELIGEQUAL) (RELIEQUL)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree22720.7
2) 223521.5
3) 314413.2
4) 418416.8
5) 511810.8
6) 6958.7
7) Strongly agree928.4
Missing209 
TOTAL1095100.0
120) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with each of the following statements: Only followers of Jesus Christ can be saved. (FOLLOWJESUS) (FLWJESUS)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree30829.2
2) 215014.2
3) 3817.7
4) 414513.7
5) 5706.6
6) 611110.5
7) Strongly agree19018.0
Missing249 
TOTAL1055100.0
121) Over the past year, approximately how often have you engaged in the following activities? Read the Bible privately. (READBIBLE) (READBIBL)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/Almost daily42835.5
2) Several times a week33727.9
3) Weekly13611.3
4) Several times a month1139.4
5) Once a month544.5
6) Less than once a month1099.0
7) Never302.5
Missing97 
TOTAL1207100.0
122) Over the past year, approximately how often have you engaged in the following activities? Prayed privately. (PRAY)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/Almost daily89474.0
2) Several times a week18014.9
3) Weekly504.1
4) Several times a month494.1
5) Once a month80.7
6) Less than once a month201.7
7) Never70.6
Missing96 
TOTAL1208100.0
123) Over the past year, approximately how often have you engaged in the following activities? Attended a Bible study or prayer group. (BIBLESTUDY) (BIBLSTUD)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/Almost daily292.4
2) Several times a week867.2
3) Weekly38732.4
4) Several times a month15012.6
5) Once a month15513.0
6) Less than once a month21317.9
7) Never17314.5
Missing111 
TOTAL1193100.0
124) Over the past year, approximately how often have you engaged in the following activities? Otherwise read Bible or prayed with family or friends. (FELLOWSHIP) (FELWSHIP)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/Almost daily17815.0
2) Several times a week17714.9
3) Weekly20016.9
4) Several times a month18415.5
5) Once a month1038.7
6) Less than once a month21418.1
7) Never12910.9
Missing119 
TOTAL1185100.0
125) Over the past year, approximately how often have you engaged in the following activities? Read devotional materials or religious books. (DEVOTIONAL) (DEVOTION)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/Almost daily30125.0
2) Several times a week25721.4
3) Weekly18515.4
4) Several times a month16113.4
5) Once a month1089.0
6) Less than once a month13811.5
7) Never524.3
Missing102 
TOTAL1202100.0
126) Over the past year, approximately how often have you engaged in the following activities? Used the Internet for religious or spiritual purposes. (RELIGINTERNET) (RELINTN)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/Almost daily32627.1
2) Several times a week26522.0
3) Weekly12610.5
4) Several times a month13311.1
5) Once a month836.9
6) Less than once a month13311.1
7) Never13611.3
Missing102 
TOTAL1202100.0
127) Over the past year, approximately how often have you engaged in the following activities? Said grace before meals. (SAIDGRACE) (SAIDGRAC)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/Almost daily68056.3
2) Several times a week19516.2
3) Weekly534.4
4) Several times a month1058.7
5) Once a month504.1
6) Less than once a month937.7
7) Never312.6
Missing97 
TOTAL1207100.0
128) Over the past year, approximately how often have you engaged in the following activities? Met with a spiritual director and/or coach. (SPIRITUALDIR) (SPIRDIRC)
TOTAL%
2) Several times a week110.9
3) Weekly231.9
4) Several times a month463.8
5) Once a month1109.1
6) Less than once a month28623.7
7) Never72960.5
Missing99 
TOTAL1205100.0
129) Which statement comes closest to your view of Bible? (Fill in only one circle) (BIBLEVIEW) (BIBLVIEW)
TOTAL%
1) The Bible is the word of God, to be taken literally word for word.242.0
2) The Bible is the word of God, to be interpreted in the light of its historical and cultural context.46838.9
3) The Bible is the word of God, to be interpreted in the light of its historical context and the Church's teachings.27823.1
4) The Bible is the word of God, to be interpreted with the help of the Holy Spirit.41134.2
5) The Bible is not the word of God.211.7
Missing102 
TOTAL1202100.0
130) How important is being part of Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) to you? (BELONGPCUSA) (BLGPCUSA)
TOTAL%
1) Very important60049.5
2) Important43235.7
3) Slightly important1169.6
4) Not important463.8
5) Not sure171.4
Missing93 
TOTAL1211100.0
131) Now, we'd like you to tell us about yourself. Which of the following best describes your gender? (GENDER)
TOTAL%
1) Female57347.4
2) Male63452.4
3) Other20.2
Missing95 
TOTAL1209100.0
132) Now, we'd like you to tell us about yourself. Which of the following best describes your gender? Other (specify) (GENDERTEXT) (GNDRTEXT)
133) What is your citizenship history (CITIZEN)
TOTAL%
1) I was born a United States citizen116296.0
2) I was not born a United States citizen but I am a citizen now393.2
3) I am not a United States citizen but I am working towards becoming one60.5
4) I am not a United States citizen and don't plan to become one40.3
Missing93 
TOTAL1211100.0
134) What is your current age? (AGE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL120957.26613
135) What is your race and/or ethnicity? (Select all that apply.): Hispanic, Latino/a, or Spanish origin (HISPANIC)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked118997.6
1) Checked292.4
Missing86 
TOTAL1218100.0
136) What is your race and/or ethnicity? (Select all that apply.): White (WHITE)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked877.1
1) Checked113192.9
Missing86 
TOTAL1218100.0
137) What is your race and/or ethnicity? (Select all that apply.): Black or African American (BLACK)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked118697.4
1) Checked322.6
Missing86 
TOTAL1218100.0
138) What is your race and/or ethnicity? (Select all that apply.): African immigrant (AFRICANIMM) (AFRCNIMM)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked121799.9
1) Checked10.1
Missing86 
TOTAL1218100.0
139) What is your race and/or ethnicity? (Select all that apply.): Korean (KOREAN)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked120699.0
1) Checked121.0
Missing86 
TOTAL1218100.0
140) What is your race and/or ethnicity? (Select all that apply.): Asian but not Korean (ASIAN)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked120598.9
1) Checked131.1
Missing86 
TOTAL1218100.0
141) What is your race and/or ethnicity? (Select all that apply.): Native American (NATIVEAM)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked120298.7
1) Checked161.3
Missing86 
TOTAL1218100.0
142) What is your race and/or ethnicity? (Select all that apply.): Middle Eastern (MIDEASTERN) (MIDEASTN)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked121599.8
1) Checked30.2
Missing86 
TOTAL1218100.0
143) What is your race and/or ethnicity? (Select all that apply.): Other (OTHERRACE) (OTHRRACE)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked119898.4
1) Checked201.6
Missing86 
TOTAL1218100.0
144) What is your race and/or ethnicity? (Select all that apply.): Other (specify) (OTHERRACETEXT) (OTHRTEXT)
145) Generally speaking, do you think of yourself as a Democrat, Independent, Republican, or other? (POLITICS)
TOTAL%
1) Democrat60049.9
2) Independent23419.5
3) Republican22118.4
4) Other151.2
5) I don't identify with a political party13211.0
Missing102 
TOTAL1202100.0
146) Generally speaking, do you think of yourself as a Democrat, Independent, Republican, or other?: Other (specify) (POLITICSTEXT) (POLITEXT)
147) Which of these categories best describes your total household income from all sources, before taxes, during 2014? (If you live alone or with non-relatives, answer in terms of your own personal income.) (INCOME)
TOTAL%
1) $20,000 or less211.8
2) $20,001 - $40,000937.9
3) $40,001 - $65,00025221.4
4) $65,001 - $105,00044638.0
5) $105,001 - $195,00027523.4
6) $195,001 or more887.5
Missing129 
TOTAL1175100.0
148) Fill out pledge card (PLEDGE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes91075.3
2) No28923.9
3) Don't know100.8
Missing95 
TOTAL1209100.0
149) Indicate whether, during the 2014 calendar year, you or other household family members contributed any money to each of the following and, if so, give your best estimate of the total amount donated in each category: To your congregation, in regular giving (not including special offerings or contributions to a capital campaign). Donated? (CONGREGULARR) (CONREGLR)
TOTAL%
1) No705.8
2) Yes113694.2
Missing98 
TOTAL1206100.0
150) Indicate whether, during the 2014 calendar year, you or other household family members contributed any money to each of the following and, if so, give your best estimate of the total amount donated in each category: To your congregation, in regular giving (not including a special offerings or contributions to a capital campaign). If donated is yes, estimate how much. (CONGREGULARAMT2 (CONREGAM)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL10044702.255557
151) Indicate whether, during the 2014 calendar year, you or other household family members contributed any money to each of the following and, if so, give your best estimate of the total amount donated in each category: 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. Donated? (CONGCAPITALR) (CONCAPIT)
TOTAL%
1) No73661.0
2) Yes47039.0
Missing98 
TOTAL1206100.0
152) Indicate whether, during the 2014 calendar year, you or other household family members contributed any money to each of the following and, if so, give your best estimate of the total amount donated in each category: 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. If donated is yes, estimate how much. (CONGCAPITALAMT2) (CONCAPAM)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL3921500.8573734
153) Indicate whether, during the 2014 calendar year, you or other household family members contributed any money to each of the following and, if so, give your best estimate of the total amount donated in each category: 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, Peace and Global Witness, and Christmas Joy. Donated? (CONGSPECIALR) (CONSPECL)
TOTAL%
1) No29924.8
2) Yes90775.2
Missing98 
TOTAL1206100.0
154) Indicate whether, during the 2014 calendar year, you or other household family members contributed any money to each of the following and, if so, give your best estimate of the total amount donated in each category: 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, Peace and Global Witness, and Christmas Joy. If donated is yes, estimate how much. (CONGSPECIALAMT2) (CONSPCAM)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL785409.2511544
155) Indicate whether, during the 2014 calendar year, you or other household family members contributed any money to each of the following and, if so, give your best estimate of the total amount donated in each category: Directly to the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) or one of its ministries, such as Presbyterian Disaster Assistance. Donated? (DONATEPCUSAR) (DONPCUSA)
TOTAL%
1) No74461.7
2) Yes46238.3
Missing98 
TOTAL1206100.0
156) Indicate whether, during the 2014 calendar year, you or other household family members contributed any money to each of the following and, if so, give your best estimate of the total amount donated in each category: Directly to the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) or one of its ministries, such as Presbyterian Disaster Assistance. If donated is yes, estimate how much. (DONATEPCUSAAMT2) (DONPCUAM)
TOTAL%
10) 71.8
15) 41.0
20) 92.3
25) 287.3
30) 10.3
40) 10.3
45) 10.3
50) 6015.6
55) 10.3
75) 20.5
100) 11229.1
125) 30.8
150) 61.6
185) 10.3
200) 4611.9
250) 92.3
300) 82.1
350) 20.5
360) 10.3
365) 10.3
400) 71.8
500) 266.8
600) 51.3
720) 10.3
750) 20.5
776) 10.3
800) 10.3
820) 10.3
840) 10.3
1000) 123.1
1100) 41.0
1200) 10.3
1300) 10.3
1500) 30.8
1950) 10.3
2000) 41.0
2500) 10.3
3000) 30.8
5000) 51.3
6000) 10.3
7500) 10.3
Missing919 
TOTAL385100.0
157) Indicate whether, during the 2014 calendar year, you or other household family members contributed any money to each of the following and, if so, give your best estimate of the total amount donated in each category: Directly to other religious groups or religious causes outside the PC(USA). Donated? (DONATERELIGR) (DONRELIG)
TOTAL%
1) No62651.9
2) Yes58048.1
Missing98 
TOTAL1206100.0
158) Indicate whether, during the 2014 calendar year, you or other household family members contributed any money to each of the following and, if so, give your best estimate of the total amount donated in each category: Directly to other religious groups or religious causes outside the PC(USA). If donated is yes, estimate how much. (DONATERELIGAMT2) (DONRELAM)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL4821460.9834041
159) Indicate whether, during the 2014 calendar year, you or other household family members contributed any money to each of the following and, if so, give your best estimate of the total amount donated in each category: To non-religious charities, community organizations, or social causes (United Way, Red Cross, arts group, etc.). Donated? (DONATENONRELIGR) (DONNONRE)
TOTAL%
1) No25421.1
2) Yes95278.9
Missing98 
TOTAL1206100.0
160) Indicate whether, during the 2014 calendar year, you or other household family members contributed any money to each of the following and, if so, give your best estimate of the total amount donated in each category: To non-religious charities, community organizations, or social causes (United Way, Red Cross, arts group, etc.). If donated is yes, estimate how much. (DONATENONRELIGAMT2) (DONNONAM)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL8251363.893760
161) What is your current relationship status? (Fill in only one circle.) (RELATIONSHIP) (RELATION)
TOTAL%
1) Single1068.8
2) Married94578.5
3) Living in a committed relationship151.2
4) Divorced786.5
5) Widowed534.4
6) Other70.6
Missing100 
TOTAL1204100.0
162) What is your current relationship status? (Fill in only one circle.) Other (Specify) (RELATIONSHIPTEXT) (RELATEXT)
163) How many children and/or dependents do you have? (If none, write 0 (zero).) Number of children living with me (KIDSWITHR) (KIDSWITH)
TOTAL%
0) 81067.4
1) 18315.2
2) 13711.4
3) 615.1
4) 90.7
6) 10.1
Missing103 
TOTAL1201100.0
164) How many children and/or dependents do you have? (If none, write 0 (zero).) Number of children living elsewhere (KIDSELSER) (KIDSELSE)
TOTAL%
0) 52543.7
1) 16613.8
2) 32226.8
3) 12210.2
4) 463.8
5) 90.7
6) 70.6
7) 40.3
Missing103 
TOTAL1201100.0
165) How many children and/or dependents do you have? (If none, write 0 (zero).) Number of dependents that are NOT my children (DEPENDENTSR) (DEPENDNT)
TOTAL%
0) 113694.6
1) 554.6
2) 30.2
3) 30.2
4) 30.2
10) 10.1
Missing103 
TOTAL1201100.0
166) About how many hours per week do you work in total paid employment? (HRSWRKR)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL78442.61414
167) If you have additional comments, please write them in the space below. (COMMENTS)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL209
168) Type of survey completed (MSURVEY)
TOTAL%
0) Paper11324.6
1) Web sample8618.7
2) Web volunteer25755.9
3) Teaching elder survey40.9
Missing844 
TOTAL460100.0
169) First, we'd like to ask a few questions about you and your congregation. Are you ordained as any of the following? (Select all that apply.) Deacon (MQ1A)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked30365.9
1) Checked15734.1
Missing844 
TOTAL460100.0
170) First, we'd like to ask a few questions about you and your congregation. Are you ordained as any of the following? (Select all that apply.) Ruling elder (MQ1B)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked18440.0
1) Checked27660.0
Missing844 
TOTAL460100.0
171) First, we'd like to ask a few questions about you and your congregation. Are you ordained as any of the following? (Select all that apply.) Commissioned ruling elder (MQ1C)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked43895.2
1) Checked224.8
Missing844 
TOTAL460100.0
172) First, we'd like to ask a few questions about you and your congregation. Are you ordained as any of the following? (Select all that apply.) Teaching elder (If you are a teaching elder, please stop taking this survey and contact Research Services to receive a survey specifically for teaching elders.) (MQ1D)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked460100.0
Missing844 
TOTAL460100.0
173) MQ1MISS (MQ1MISS)
TOTAL%
0) 34374.6
1) 11725.4
Missing844 
TOTAL460100.0
174) First, we'd like to ask a few questions about you and your congregation. How many years have you been a member of your current congregation? (If less than one year, write 0 (zero).) (MQ2)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL45219.97316
175) First, we'd like to ask a few questions about you and your congregation. How many years have you been a member of your current congregation? (If less than one year, write 0 (zero).) (Recoded) (MQ2R)
TOTAL%
1) Less than 5 years8619.0
2) 5-9 years7115.7
3) 10-14 years439.5
4) 15-19 years449.7
5) 20-24 years4910.8
6) 25-29 years419.1
7) 30-34 years316.9
8) 35-39 years255.5
9) 40 years or more6213.7
Missing852 
TOTAL452100.0
176) First, we'd like to ask a few questions about you and your congregation. Do you currently hold any of the following positions in your congregation or the denomination? Christian education and/or youth director (or comparable position): Yes, paid (MQ3A)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked44897.4
1) Checked122.6
Missing844 
TOTAL460100.0
177) First, we'd like to ask a few questions about you and your congregation. Do you currently hold any of the following positions in your congregation or the denomination? Christian education and/or youth director (or comparable position): Yes, unpaid (MQ3A2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked42893.0
1) Checked327.0
Missing844 
TOTAL460100.0
178) First, we'd like to ask a few questions about you and your congregation. Do you currently hold any of the following positions in your congregation or the denomination? Mid-council executive or stated clerk: Yes, paid (MQ3B)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked45899.6
1) Checked20.4
Missing844 
TOTAL460100.0
179) First, we'd like to ask a few questions about you and your congregation. Do you currently hold any of the following positions in your congregation or the denomination? Mid-council executive or stated clerk: Yes, unpaid (MQ3B2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked45598.9
1) Checked51.1
Missing844 
TOTAL460100.0
180) First, we'd like to ask a few questions about you and your congregation. Do you currently hold any of the following positions in your congregation or the denomination? Clerk of session: Yes, paid (MQ3C)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked45899.6
1) Checked20.4
Missing844 
TOTAL460100.0
181) First, we'd like to ask a few questions about you and your congregation. Do you currently hold any of the following positions in your congregation or the denomination? Clerk of session: Yes, unpaid (MQ3C2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked43594.6
1) Checked255.4
Missing844 
TOTAL460100.0
182) First, we'd like to ask a few questions about you and your congregation. Do you currently hold any of the following positions in your congregation or the denomination? Elder commissioner to presbytery, synod, or GA: Yes, paid (MQ3D)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked45799.3
1) Checked30.7
Missing844 
TOTAL460100.0
183) First, we'd like to ask a few questions about you and your congregation. Do you currently hold any of the following positions in your congregation or the denomination? Elder commissioner to presbytery, synod, or GA: Yes, unpaid (MQ3D2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked39585.9
1) Checked6514.1
Missing844 
TOTAL460100.0
184) First, we'd like to ask a few questions about you and your congregation. Do you currently hold any of the following positions in your congregation or the denomination? Member of a presbytery, synod, or General Assembly committee, task force, or board: Yes, paid (MQ3E)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked45498.7
1) Checked61.3
Missing844 
TOTAL460100.0
185) First, we'd like to ask a few questions about you and your congregation. Do you currently hold any of the following positions in your congregation or the denomination? Member of a presbytery, synod, or General Assembly committee, task force, or board: Yes, unpaid (MQ3E2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked40788.5
1) Checked5311.5
Missing844 
TOTAL460100.0
186) First, we'd like to ask a few questions about you and your congregation. Do you currently hold any of the following positions in your congregation or the denomination? Chairperson of a congregational committee or task force: Yes, paid (MQ3F)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked45598.9
1) Checked51.1
Missing844 
TOTAL460100.0
187) First, we'd like to ask a few questions about you and your congregation. Do you currently hold any of the following positions in your congregation or the denomination? Chairperson of a congregational committee or task force: Yes, unpaid (MQ3F2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked37581.5
1) Checked8518.5
Missing844 
TOTAL460100.0
188) First, we'd like to ask a few questions about you and your congregation. Do you currently hold any of the following positions in your congregation or the denomination? Member of a congregational committee or task force: Yes, paid (MQ3G)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked45298.3
1) Checked81.7
Missing844 
TOTAL460100.0
189) First, we'd like to ask a few questions about you and your congregation. Do you currently hold any of the following positions in your congregation or the denomination? Member of a congregational committee or task force: Yes, unpaid (MQ3G2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked28962.8
1) Checked17137.2
Missing844 
TOTAL460100.0
190) First, we'd like to ask a few questions about you and your congregation. Do you currently hold any of the following positions in your congregation or the denomination? Member of current session or board of deacons: Yes, paid (MQ3H)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked45498.7
1) Checked61.3
Missing844 
TOTAL460100.0
191) First, we'd like to ask a few questions about you and your congregation. Do you currently hold any of the following positions in your congregation or the denomination? Member of current session or board of deacons: Yes, unpaid (MQ3H2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked35176.3
1) Checked10923.7
Missing844 
TOTAL460100.0
192) First, we'd like to ask a few questions about you and your congregation. Do you currently hold any of the following positions in your congregation or the denomination? Leader of a men's or women's group: Yes, paid (MQ3I)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked45899.6
1) Checked20.4
Missing844 
TOTAL460100.0
193) First, we'd like to ask a few questions about you and your congregation. Do you currently hold any of the following positions in your congregation or the denomination? Leader of a men's or women's group: Yes, unpaid (MQ3I2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked40387.6
1) Checked5712.4
Missing844 
TOTAL460100.0
194) First, we'd like to ask a few questions about you and your congregation. Do you currently hold any of the following positions in your congregation or the denomination? Member of a men's or women's group: Yes, paid (MQ3J)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked45198.0
1) Checked92.0
Missing844 
TOTAL460100.0
195) First, we'd like to ask a few questions about you and your congregation. Do you currently hold any of the following positions in your congregation or the denomination? Member of a men's or women's group: Yes, unpaid (MQ3J2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked35176.3
1) Checked10923.7
Missing844 
TOTAL460100.0
196) First, we'd like to ask a few questions about you and your congregation. Do you currently hold any of the following positions in your congregation or the denomination? Music director, choir director, or praise team leader: Yes, paid (MQ3K)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked45799.3
1) Checked30.7
Missing844 
TOTAL460100.0
197) First, we'd like to ask a few questions about you and your congregation. Do you currently hold any of the following positions in your congregation or the denomination? Music director, choir director, or praise team leader: Yes, unpaid (MQ3K2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked45398.5
1) Checked71.5
Missing844 
TOTAL460100.0
198) First, we'd like to ask a few questions about you and your congregation. Do you currently hold any of the following positions in your congregation or the denomination? Organist or other musician: Yes, paid (MQ3L)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked45699.1
1) Checked40.9
Missing844 
TOTAL460100.0
199) First, we'd like to ask a few questions about you and your congregation. Do you currently hold any of the following positions in your congregation or the denomination? Organist or other musician: Yes, unpaid (MQ3L2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked44195.9
1) Checked194.1
Missing844 
TOTAL460100.0
200) First, we'd like to ask a few questions about you and your congregation. Do you currently hold any of the following positions in your congregation or the denomination? Member of a choir or praise team: Yes, paid (MQ3M)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked45598.9
1) Checked51.1
Missing844 
TOTAL460100.0
201) First, we'd like to ask a few questions about you and your congregation. Do you currently hold any of the following positions in your congregation or the denomination? Member of a choir or praise team: Yes, unpaid (MQ3M2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked36880.0
1) Checked9220.0
Missing844 
TOTAL460100.0
202) First, we'd like to ask a few questions about you and your congregation. Do you currently hold any of the following positions in your congregation or the denomination? Church school or Sunday school teacher or leader: Yes, paid (MQ3N)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked45398.5
1) Checked71.5
Missing844 
TOTAL460100.0
203) First, we'd like to ask a few questions about you and your congregation. Do you currently hold any of the following positions in your congregation or the denomination? Church school or Sunday school teacher or leader: Yes, unpaid (MQ3N2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked35777.6
1) Checked10322.4
Missing844 
TOTAL460100.0
204) First, we'd like to ask a few questions about you and your congregation. Do you currently hold any of the following positions in your congregation or the denomination? Other (Specify): Yes, paid (MQ3O)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked44697.0
1) Checked143.0
Missing844 
TOTAL460100.0
205) First, we'd like to ask a few questions about you and your congregation. Do you currently hold any of the following positions in your congregation or the denomination? Other (Specify): Yes, unpaid (MQ3O2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked40788.5
1) Checked5311.5
Missing844 
TOTAL460100.0
206) MQ3MISS (MQ3MISS)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked38283.0
1) Checked7817.0
Missing844 
TOTAL460100.0
207) First, we'd like to ask a few questions about you and your congregation. Do you currently hold any of the following positions in your congregation or the denomination? Other (specify) (MQ3TEXT)
208) How many hours, if any, during the past month have you...? (If you do not know for sure, please estimate.) A. Attended programs or events (including Sunday school) at your church besides worship (MQ5A)
TOTAL%
0) 6416.0
1) 266.5
2) 4411.0
3) 389.5
4) 6215.5
5) 317.8
6) 246.0
7) 82.0
8) 205.0
9) 10.3
10) 266.5
11) 20.5
12) 174.3
13) 10.3
14) 30.8
15) 71.8
16) 20.5
17) 10.3
18) 20.5
20) 71.8
22) 20.5
24) 20.5
25) 20.5
30) 30.8
40) 10.3
60) 20.5
75) 10.3
99) 10.3
Missing904 
TOTAL400100.0
209) How many hours, if any, during the past month have you...? (If you do not know for sure, please estimate.) B. Volunteered time at your church to teach, lead, serve on a committee, or help with some program or event (MQ5B)
TOTAL%
0) 6616.8
1) 4411.2
2) 5113.0
3) 4411.2
4) 4812.2
5) 256.4
6) 205.1
7) 71.8
8) 153.8
9) 20.5
10) 246.1
12) 71.8
13) 10.3
14) 20.5
15) 92.3
16) 10.3
20) 82.0
24) 10.3
25) 41.0
30) 10.3
40) 92.3
45) 10.3
50) 20.5
120) 10.3
Missing911 
TOTAL393100.0
210) How many hours, if any, during the past month have you...? (If you do not know for sure, please estimate.) C. Participated in a religious event, program, or group sponsored by a church or other religious organization that took place in a home or other facility away from your church (MQ5C)
TOTAL%
0) 17148.9
1) 318.9
2) 4412.6
3) 216.0
4) 257.1
5) 144.0
6) 123.4
7) 10.3
8) 61.7
9) 20.6
10) 41.1
12) 30.9
15) 51.4
16) 20.6
17) 10.3
20) 10.3
24) 10.3
30) 10.3
32) 10.3
52) 10.3
60) 10.3
100) 10.3
140) 10.3
Missing954 
TOTAL350100.0
211) How many hours, if any, during the past month have you...? (If you do not know for sure, please estimate.) D. Volunteered time, apart from church programs, to help the less fortunate or to help make your own community a better place to live (that is, through volunteer or community work) (MQ5D)
TOTAL%
0) 13837.7
1) 267.1
2) 4211.5
3) 215.7
4) 226.0
5) 174.6
6) 133.6
8) 123.3
10) 195.2
11) 10.3
12) 92.5
15) 51.4
16) 30.8
17) 10.3
18) 20.5
19) 10.3
20) 82.2
24) 20.5
25) 30.8
28) 10.3
29) 10.3
30) 82.2
36) 10.3
40) 51.4
50) 10.3
100) 10.3
130) 10.3
160) 10.3
200) 10.3
Missing938 
TOTAL366100.0
212) What is the highest level of education you have completed? (MQ24)
TOTAL%
1) Some high school or less20.4
2) High school diploma81.8
3) Some college, but no degree347.5
4) Trade school, certificate30.7
5) Associate degree122.7
6) Bachelor's degree12527.7
7) Some graduate work5812.9
8) Master's degree14532.2
9) Doctorate6414.2
Missing853 
TOTAL451100.0
213) Please indicate your employment status. (Select all that apply.) Employed full-time (MQ25A)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked30666.5
1) Checked15433.5
Missing844 
TOTAL460100.0
214) Please indicate your employment status. (Select all that apply.) Employed part-time (MQ25B)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked40588.0
1) Checked5512.0
Missing844 
TOTAL460100.0
215) Please indicate your employment status. (Select all that apply.) Self-employed (MQ25C)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked42692.6
1) Checked347.4
Missing844 
TOTAL460100.0
216) Please indicate your employment status. (Select all that apply.) Unemployed (MQ25D)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked44897.4
1) Checked122.6
Missing844 
TOTAL460100.0
217) Please indicate your employment status. (Select all that apply.) Retired (MQ25E)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked26958.5
1) Checked19141.5
Missing844 
TOTAL460100.0
218) Please indicate your employment status. (Select all that apply.) Full-time homemaker (MQ25F)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked43694.8
1) Checked245.2
Missing844 
TOTAL460100.0
219) Please indicate your employment status. (Select all that apply.) Student (MQ25G)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked45198.0
1) Checked92.0
Missing844 
TOTAL460100.0
220) Please indicate your employment status. (Select all that apply.) Other (specify) (MQ25H)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked45598.9
1) Checked51.1
Missing844 
TOTAL460100.0
221) Please indicate your employment status. (Select all that apply.) Other (specify) (MQ25TEXT)
222) Type of survey completed (TSURVEY)
TOTAL%
0) Paper26635.1
1) Web sample24131.8
2) Web Korean20.3
3) Web volunteer24632.5
4) Member survey30.4
Missing546 
TOTAL758100.0
223) First, we'd like to ask you about your background as a teaching elder. Which seminary degrees do you currently have? (Select all that apply.) BD (TQ1A)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked73697.1
1) Checked222.9
Missing546 
TOTAL758100.0
224) First, we'd like to ask you about your background as a teaching elder. Which seminary degrees do you currently have? (Select all that apply.) MDiv (TQ1B)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked648.4
1) Checked69491.6
Missing546 
TOTAL758100.0
225) First, we'd like to ask you about your background as a teaching elder. Which seminary degrees do you currently have? (Select all that apply.) ThM (TQ1C)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked71594.3
1) Checked435.7
Missing546 
TOTAL758100.0
226) First, we'd like to ask you about your background as a teaching elder. Which seminary degrees do you currently have? (Select all that apply.) MA (TQ1D)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked71093.7
1) Checked486.3
Missing546 
TOTAL758100.0
227) First, we'd like to ask you about your background as a teaching elder. Which seminary degrees do you currently have? (Select all that apply.) MATS (TQ1E)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked75199.1
1) Checked70.9
Missing546 
TOTAL758100.0
228) First, we'd like to ask you about your background as a teaching elder. Which seminary degrees do you currently have? (Select all that apply.) DMin (TQ1F)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked58076.5
1) Checked17823.5
Missing546 
TOTAL758100.0
229) First, we'd like to ask you about your background as a teaching elder. Which seminary degrees do you currently have? (Select all that apply.) DD (TQ1G)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked75399.3
1) Checked50.7
Missing546 
TOTAL758100.0
230) First, we'd like to ask you about your background as a teaching elder. Which seminary degrees do you currently have? (Select all that apply.) PhD (TQ1H)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked72595.6
1) Checked334.4
Missing546 
TOTAL758100.0
231) First, we'd like to ask you about your background as a teaching elder. Which seminary degrees do you currently have? (Select all that apply.) Other (Specify) (TQ1I)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked75098.9
1) Checked81.1
Missing546 
TOTAL758100.0
232) First, we'd like to ask you about your background as a teaching elder. Which seminary degrees do you currently have? (Select all that apply.) Other text (TQ1TEXT)
233) First, we'd like to ask you about your background as a teaching elder. In what year were you ordained as a teaching elder? (yyyy) (TQ2)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL7501993.43313
234) First, we'd like to ask you about your background as a teaching elder. In what year were you ordained as a teaching elder? (yyyy) (Recoded) (TQ2R)
TOTAL%
1) 1959 or earlier70.9
2) 1960-196960.8
3) 1970-197910814.4
4) 1980-198919826.4
5) 1990-199914519.3
6) 2000-200918324.4
7) 2010 to present10313.7
Missing554 
TOTAL750100.0
235) First, we'd like to ask you about your background as a teaching elder. In what denomination were you ordained? (TQ3)
TOTAL%
1) Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) or one of its predecessor denominations72696.4
2) Other (Specify)273.6
Missing551 
TOTAL753100.0
236) First, we'd like to ask you about your background as a teaching elder. In what denomination were you ordained? Other text (TQ3TEXT)
237) First, we'd like to ask you about your background as a teaching elder. Before entering seminary, were you engaged in any long-term secular job or career? (TQ4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes31341.7
2) No43758.3
Missing554 
TOTAL750100.0
238) Which category(-ies) below describes your current employment? (Select all that apply.) Pastoral leader of a congregation (TQ5A)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked20527.0
1) Checked55373.0
Missing546 
TOTAL758100.0
239) Which category(-ies) below describes your current employment? (Select all that apply.) A non-pastoral position in a congregation (TQ5B)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked74097.6
1) Checked182.4
Missing546 
TOTAL758100.0
240) Which category(-ies) below describes your current employment? (Select all that apply.) Faculty or staff at a seminary or theological school (TQ5C)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked73797.2
1) Checked212.8
Missing546 
TOTAL758100.0
241) Which category(-ies) below describes your current employment? (Select all that apply.) Faculty or staff at another educational institution (TQ5D)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked73797.2
1) Checked212.8
Missing546 
TOTAL758100.0
242) Which category(-ies) below describes your current employment? (Select all that apply.) Chaplain in the military (TQ5E)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked75098.9
1) Checked81.1
Missing546 
TOTAL758100.0
243) Which category(-ies) below describes your current employment? (Select all that apply.) Chaplain in a hospital or other health-care facility (TQ5F)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked72495.5
1) Checked344.5
Missing546 
TOTAL758100.0
244) Which category(-ies) below describes your current employment? (Select all that apply.) Other chaplain (Specify) (TQ5G)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked74798.5
1) Checked111.5
Missing546 
TOTAL758100.0
245) Which category(-ies) below describes your current employment? (Select all that apply.) PC(USA) national, synod, or presbytery staff (TQ5H)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked70693.1
1) Checked526.9
Missing546 
TOTAL758100.0
246) First, we'd like to ask you about your background as a teaching elder. Which category(-ies) below describes your current employment? (Select all that apply.) Staff of an ecumenical or non-denominational agency (TQ5I)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked75098.9
1) Checked81.1
Missing546 
TOTAL758100.0
247) Which category(-ies) below describes your current employment? (Select all that apply.) Professional pastoral counselor (TQ5J)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked74898.7
1) Checked101.3
Missing546 
TOTAL758100.0
248) Which category(-ies) below describes your current employment? (Select all that apply.) Other employment with a religious organization (Specify) (TQ5K)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked73296.6
1) Checked263.4
Missing546 
TOTAL758100.0
249) Which category(-ies) below describes your current employment? (Select all that apply.) All other (including secular) employment (Specify) (TQ5L)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked70993.5
1) Checked496.5
Missing546 
TOTAL758100.0
250) Which category(-ies) below describes your current employment? (Select all that apply.) Unemployed (TQ5M)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked74498.2
1) Checked141.8
Missing546 
TOTAL758100.0
251) Which category(-ies) below describes your current employment? (Select all that apply.) Retired (TQ5N)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked70693.1
1) Checked526.9
Missing546 
TOTAL758100.0
252) Which category(-ies) below describes your current employment? (Select all that apply.) Other chaplain text (TQ5GTEXT)
253) Which category(-ies) below describes your current employment? (Select all that apply.) Other employment with a religious organization text (TQ5KTEXT)
254) Which category(-ies) below describes your current employment? (Select all that apply.) All other (including secular) employment text (TQ5LTEXT)
255) About how many hours per week do you work in total paid employment? For Clergy only (Recoded) (TQ6R2)
TOTAL%
1) 9 hours or fewer40.7
2) 10-19 hours183.3
3) 20-39 hours8114.8
4) 40-49 hours18934.6
5) 50-59 hours16930.9
6) 60 hours or more8615.7
Missing757 
TOTAL547100.0
256) [If not currently a pastor, skip to TQ10.] How many congregations do you currently serve as pastor? (Include congregations you are serving as a stated or temporary supply pastor.) (TQ7)
TOTAL%
1) One50193.5
2) Two or more356.5
Missing768 
TOTAL536100.0
257) [If not currently a pastor, skip to TQ10.] Approximately how many hours per week do you spend working as a pastor? (If you serve more than one congregation, provide the combined total hours.) Paid hours per week. (TQ8A)
TOTAL%
0) 40.7
1) 10.2
3) 10.2
5) 20.4
8) 10.2
10) 81.5
12) 20.4
15) 61.1
16) 30.6
19) 20.4
20) 254.7
22) 40.7
23) 10.2
24) 81.5
25) 91.7
27) 10.2
28) 10.2
29) 10.2
30) 213.9
32) 20.4
33) 10.2
34) 20.4
35) 112.1
36) 20.4
37) 10.2
40) 15529.0
42) 30.6
43) 20.4
44) 20.4
45) 346.4
48) 173.2
50) 10619.9
53) 20.4
55) 346.4
56) 10.2
57) 10.2
58) 20.4
60) 417.7
62) 10.2
65) 81.5
67) 10.2
70) 30.6
80) 10.2
Missing770 
TOTAL534100.0
258) [If not currently a pastor, skip to TQ10.] Approximately how many hours per week do you spend working as a pastor? (If you serve more than one congregation, provide the combined total hours.) Paid hours per week. (Recoded) (TQ8AR)
TOTAL%
1) 9 hours and fewer91.7
2) 10-19 hours213.9
3) 20-39 hours9016.9
4) 40-49 hours21339.9
5) 50-59 hours14627.3
6) 60 hours or more5510.3
Missing770 
TOTAL534100.0
259) [If not currently a pastor, skip to TQ10.] Approximately how many hours per week do you spend working as a pastor? (If you serve more than one congregation, provide the combined total hours.) Unpaid hours per week. (TQ8B)
TOTAL%
0) 32260.3
1) 20.4
2) 20.4
3) 50.9
4) 50.9
5) 213.9
6) 40.7
7) 30.6
8) 61.1
10) 7313.7
12) 81.5
13) 10.2
15) 224.1
17) 10.2
18) 30.6
20) 244.5
22) 10.2
25) 91.7
26) 10.2
27) 10.2
30) 71.3
35) 10.2
37) 10.2
40) 71.3
50) 20.4
53) 10.2
55) 10.2
Missing770 
TOTAL534100.0
260) [If not currently a pastor, skip to TQ10.] Approximately how many hours per week do you spend working as a pastor? (If you serve more than one congregation, provide the combined total hours.) Unpaid hours per week. (Recoded) (TQ8BR)
TOTAL%
1) 0 hours32260.3
2) 1-4 hours142.6
3) 5-9 hours346.4
4) 10-14 hours8215.4
5) 15-19 hours264.9
6) 20-29 hours366.7
7) 30 hours or more203.7
Missing770 
TOTAL534100.0
261) [If not currently a pastor, skip to TQ10.] Approximately how many hours per week do you spend working as a pastor? (If you serve more than one congregation, provide the combined total hours.) Paid and unpaid hours per week (TQ8TOTAL)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL53247.89814
262) [If not currently a pastor, skip to TQ10.] What pastoral position(s) do you currently occupy in a congregation? (Select all that apply.) Pastor (TQ9A)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked38350.5
1) Checked37549.5
Missing546 
TOTAL758100.0
263) [If not currently a pastor, skip to TQ10.] What pastoral position(s) do you currently occupy in a congregation? (Select all that apply.) Associate pastor (TQ9B)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked69191.2
1) Checked678.8
Missing546 
TOTAL758100.0
264) [If not currently a pastor, skip to TQ10.] What pastoral position(s) do you currently occupy in a congregation? (Select all that apply.) Worshiping community leader (TQ9C)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked73997.5
1) Checked192.5
Missing546 
TOTAL758100.0
265) [If not currently a pastor, skip to TQ10.] What pastoral position(s) do you currently occupy in a congregation? (Select all that apply.) Co-pastor (TQ9D)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked74398.0
1) Checked152.0
Missing546 
TOTAL758100.0
266) [If not currently a pastor, skip to TQ10.] What pastoral position(s) do you currently occupy in a congregation? (Select all that apply.) Stated or temporary supply pastor (TQ9E)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked70693.1
1) Checked526.9
Missing546 
TOTAL758100.0
267) [If not currently a pastor, skip to TQ10.] What pastoral position(s) do you currently occupy in a congregation? (Select all that apply.) Interim pastor (TQ9F)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked71894.7
1) Checked405.3
Missing546 
TOTAL758100.0
268) [If not currently a pastor, skip to TQ10.] What pastoral position(s) do you currently occupy in a congregation? (Select all that apply.) Designated pastor (TQ9G)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked75199.1
1) Checked70.9
Missing546 
TOTAL758100.0
269) [If not currently a pastor, skip to TQ10.] What pastoral position(s) do you currently occupy in a congregation? (Select all that apply.) Parish associate (TQ9H)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked74798.5
1) Checked111.5
Missing546 
TOTAL758100.0
270) [If not currently a pastor, skip to TQ10.] What pastoral position(s) do you currently occupy in a congregation? (Select all that apply.) Other (specify) (TQ9I)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked74798.5
1) Checked111.5
Missing546 
TOTAL758100.0
271) [If not currently a pastor, skip to TQ10.] What pastoral position(s) do you currently occupy in a congregation? (Select all that apply.) Other (specify) text (TQ9TEXT)
272) Is the congregation or other organization where you are employed affiliated with the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)? (TQ10)
TOTAL%
1) Yes62086.4
2) No8812.3
3) I am employed with two or more congregations or organizations and at least one of them is affiliated with the PC(USA) and at least one is not101.4
Missing586 
TOTAL718100.0
273) Have you worshiped at a PC(USA) congregation a majority of these times? (TQ11A)
TOTAL%
1) Yes68093.0
2) No517.0
Missing573 
TOTAL731100.0
274) Over the past year, approximately how often have you engaged in the following activities? Met with other teaching elders in a pastoral support or peer group (TQ17H)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/Almost daily131.7
2) Several times a week141.9
3) Weekly8311.1
4) Several times a month9913.3
5) Once a month24733.1
6) Less than once a month20026.8
7) Never9012.1
Missing558 
TOTAL746100.0