Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Annual Congregational Statistical Report, 2000

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All frequencies are raw numbers (no weights used).
1) Year (YEAR)
TOTAL%
2000) 11178100.0
TOTAL11178100.0
2) Synod (SYNOD)
TOTAL%
30) Alaska Northwest2732.4
35) Boriquen720.6
40) Covenant8057.2
80) Lakes and Prairies9578.6
100) Lincoln Trails6936.2
115) Living Waters7877.0
140) Mid-America4994.5
150) Mid-Atlantic148013.2
180) Northeast117910.5
220) Pacific4674.2
300) Rocky Mountains2352.1
315) South Atlantic9958.9
360) South California and Hawaii3132.8
380) Southwest1641.5
400) Synod of the Sun9338.3
420) Trinity132611.9
TOTAL11178100.0
3) Synod name (SYNNAME)
4) Presbytery (PRESBY)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL11178417.303213
5) Presbytery name (PRSBNAME)
6) State (STATE)
7) Year organized (OYEAR)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL111781801.833422
8) Total number of active members (MEMBERS)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL11178225.91352
9) Total number of females in the active membership (FEMALES)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL11150133.558205
10) Profession of faith gains for those 17 years old and younger (includes reaffirmation and restoration) (PRGAIN17)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL111782.76
11) Profession of faith gains for those 18 years old and older (includes reaffirmation and restoration) (PRGAIN18)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL111785.39412
12) Total number of profession of faith gains (includes reaffirmation and restoration) (PROFGAIN)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL111788.09516
13) Persons received into membership by certificate of transfer from other churches (CTGAIN)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL111784.11110
14) Other gains (all other additions to active members' roll, including adjustments) (OTGAINS)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL111781.1498
15) Total number of gains from all sources (TOTGAINS)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1117813.35526
16) Persons dismissed to other churches for whom certificates of transfer were issued. (CTLOSS)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL111783.117
17) Persons deleted from the rolls due to death (DEATHS)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL111783.5865
18) All other reductions of the active members' roll (OTLOSS)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL111789.58633
19) Total number of losses from all sources (TOTLOSS)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1117816.28139
20) Number of infant baptisms (children of believers and professions of faith by person aged 17 and under) (BABAPT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL66575.9269
21) Number of adult baptisms (ADBAPT)
TOTAL%
1) 153644.9
2) 76422.4
3) 37010.8
4) 2196.4
5) 1374.0
6) 1063.1
7) 521.5
8) 371.1
9) 190.6
10) 300.9
11) 170.5
12) 120.4
13) 130.4
14) 90.3
15) 90.3
16) 110.3
17) 70.2
18) 60.2
19) 70.2
20) 50.1
21) 50.1
22) 20.1
23) 60.2
24) 50.1
25) 50.1
26) 10.0
27) 30.1
28) 10.0
30) 30.1
31) 10.0
32) 10.0
36) 10.0
39) 10.0
40) 10.0
43) 10.0
45) 20.1
46) 10.0
49) 10.0
50) 10.0
52) 10.0
53) 10.0
54) 10.0
64) 10.0
65) 10.0
68) 10.0
69) 10.0
95) 10.0
263) 10.0
484) 10.0
Missing7760 
TOTAL3418100.0
22) Total number of persons enrolled in all Christian education activities including (but not limited to) small groups, such as Bible studies, spiritual formation groups, and youth groups; includes teachers. (Changed to current definition in the late 1990s; previously 'Church School Enrollment.') (ENROLL)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL9235117.417220
23) Inactive members. Number of persons whose names appear on the inactive roll. The inactive members' roll shall list the names of those who have been removed from the active members' roll because of their failure, in the judgment of the session, to participate in the church's work and worship. (INACTS)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL805562.936102
24) Baptized members. Number of persons who have received the Sacrament of Baptism and who have been enrolled as baptized members by the session, but who have not made a profession of faith in Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior (sometimes referred to as 'Friends of the Church'). (BAPMEM)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL715763.354132
25) Total number of active members, inactive members, and baptized members (ADHERE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL11146312.68475
26) The average attendance at Sunday worship (ATTEND)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL9586124.223174
27) Contributions. Total of all payments on pledges (current as well as delinquent), loose offerings (cash or check), and special offerings received by all treasurers (the church, all boards, and organizations of the church). This measure does not include capital and building funds, investment income, bequest, other income, and aid and subsidy. (CONTRIBS)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL11170174831.897401492
28) Capital and building funds. Total of all moneys received for capital purposes, extraordinary repairs, building funds, and equipment with anticipated useful life in excess of three years, including loans. (BUILD)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1117038455.33190565
29) Investment and endowment income. All returns, such as interest and dividends, received from stocks, bonds, and other investments and endowments owned by the church. Also includes the proceeds from the sale or liquidation of investments held by the church. This measure does not include the monetary value or principal amount of investments that continue to be held by the church. (INVINC)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1117017847.26896011
30) Bequests. The total monetary value of all new gifts from estates received by the church in the last year. This measure includes all one-time contributions of anything of value received by the church from estates, such as bequests, planned gifts (gift annuities, charitable trust, life insurance), stocks, real estate, or other non-monetary gifts. (BEQSTS)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1117010581.58764900
31) Other income. The total of all other income, such as rent or other reimbursements from organizations using church property. This measure includes such things as tuition/fees for day-care, day school, etc. (OTHINC)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1117021290.311173843
32) Local program. All moneys , from all sources, expended for current operations of the congregations, such as salaries and wages, pension and Social Security payments, printing, postage, materials, utilities, insurance premiums, payments of interest and principal loans, whether or not secured by mortgage, etc. (LOCPRG)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL11170164580.503377832
33) Local mission. The total of all moneys paid for local mission programs and projects approved and directed by the session and to local ecumenical bodies. (LOCMIS)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1117013427.79859825
34) Capital expenditures. Total of all moneys expended for real property, whether improved or unimproved, the construction of new buildings, extraordinary repairs or renovations of existing buildings, and equipment with anticipated useful life in excess of three years. (CAPEXP)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1117045595.625268584
35) Investment expenditures. The total amount of moneys newly placed into savings or investments (such as certificates of deposit, stocks, bond, money market accounts, reinvested dividends) during the year and remaining invested. Also included in this measure are investment costs,, such as moneys expended to facilitate new investments made in earlier years. This measure does not include moneys invested in earlier years that were switched from one type of investment to another (e.g. stocks to bonds or one stock to another). (INVEXP)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1117015151.61327321
36) Per capita appointments. The total of all moneys spent for presbytery, synod, and General Assembly apportionments. (PERCAP)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL111703583.0888412
37) Validated mission PC(USA). The total of all money given to presbytery, synod, and General Assembly agencies, including payments toward the mission budgets of these entities. This measure also includes presbytery, synod, and General Assembly special offerings: One Great Hour of Sharing, Christmas Joy, Peacemaking, Pentecost and other offerings (Hunger, Disaster Relief, and Women's Birthday). It also includes the totals for mission program and projects related to the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) and not already reported as Local Mission. (VALID)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1117012228.29432436
38) Other mission. The total of all moneys expended for mission causes not related to the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) and not already included under Session Local Mission. (OTMIS)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL111706379.30872846
39) I-ATTEND: The average attendance at Sunday worship (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-ATTEND)
TOTAL%
1) Fewer than 100585061.0
2) 100 to 249265527.7
3) 250 to 4998138.5
4) 500 or more2682.8
Missing1592 
TOTAL9586100.0