Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Annual Congregational Statistical Report, 2007

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All frequencies are raw numbers (no weights used).
1) Year (YEAR)
TOTAL%
2007) 10820100.0
TOTAL10820100.0
2) Synod (SYNOD)
TOTAL%
30) 2682.5
35) 730.7
40) 7837.2
80) 9088.4
100) 6616.1
115) 7456.9
140) 4684.3
150) 145013.4
180) 116010.7
220) 4634.3
300) 2392.2
315) 9789.0
360) 2982.8
380) 1641.5
400) 8838.2
420) 127911.8
TOTAL10820100.0
3) Synod name (SYNNAME)
4) Presbytery (PRESBY)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL10820416.697213
5) Presbytery name (PRSBNAME)
6) State (STATE)
7) County (COUNTY)
8) Year organized (OYEAR)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL108201804.961418
9) Total number of active members (MEMBERS)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL10820204.195342
10) Total number of females in the active membership (FEMALES)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL10820119.144195
11) Profession of faith gains for those 17 years old and younger (includes reaffirmation and restoration) (PRGAIN17)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL108202.0385
12) Profession of faith gains for those 18 years old and older (includes reaffirmation and restoration) (PRGAIN18)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL108204.1849
13) Total number of profession of faith gains (includes reaffirmation and restoration) (PROFGAIN)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL108206.22213
14) Persons received into membership by certificate of transfer from other churches (CTGAIN)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL108202.7847
15) Other gains (all other additions to active members' roll, including adjustments) (OTGAINS)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL108201.0667
16) Total number of gains from all sources (TOTGAINS)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1082010.07321
17) Persons dismissed to other churches for whom certificates of transfer were issued. (CTLOSS)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL108202.3777
18) Persons deleted from the rolls due to death (DEATHS)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL108203.0995
19) All other reductions of the active members' roll (OTLOSS)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL108209.28427
20) Total number of losses from all sources (TOTLOSS)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1082014.7632
21) Number of infant baptisms (children of believers and professions of faith by person aged 17 and under) (BABAPT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL108202.5626
22) Number of adult baptisms (ADBAPT)
TOTAL%
0) 805674.5
1) 142913.2
2) 5855.4
3) 2812.6
4) 1641.5
5) 790.7
6) 590.5
7) 350.3
8) 170.2
9) 130.1
10) 130.1
11) 190.2
12) 110.1
13) 70.1
14) 80.1
15) 80.1
16) 40.0
17) 30.0
18) 20.0
19) 40.0
20) 30.0
21) 20.0
22) 20.0
23) 20.0
27) 10.0
29) 20.0
30) 10.0
33) 10.0
34) 10.0
35) 20.0
37) 10.0
39) 10.0
42) 10.0
43) 10.0
50) 10.0
68) 10.0
TOTAL10820100.0
23) 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
TOTAL1082094.54256
24) Number of active officers serving as of 12/31/2005. Session officers, men. (MENELD)
TOTAL%
0) 171415.8
1) 6626.1
2) 115710.7
3) 158314.6
4) 136412.6
5) 10679.9
6) 9749.0
7) 6195.7
8) 4664.3
9) 3483.2
10) 2622.4
11) 1681.6
12) 1101.0
13) 790.7
14) 750.7
15) 380.4
16) 390.4
17) 240.2
18) 200.2
19) 170.2
20) 30.0
21) 70.1
22) 50.0
23) 10.0
24) 10.0
25) 20.0
26) 20.0
27) 10.0
28) 40.0
30) 40.0
31) 10.0
32) 10.0
33) 10.0
40) 10.0
TOTAL10820100.0
25) Number of active officers serving as of 12/31/2005. Session officers, women. (FEMELD)
TOTAL%
0) 176916.3
1) 4103.8
2) 8838.2
3) 149413.8
4) 147513.6
5) 136812.6
6) 111810.3
7) 7907.3
8) 5284.9
9) 3583.3
10) 2222.1
11) 1361.3
12) 950.9
13) 570.5
14) 350.3
15) 230.2
16) 140.1
17) 100.1
18) 80.1
19) 70.1
20) 50.0
21) 20.0
22) 20.0
23) 10.0
24) 30.0
25) 20.0
27) 20.0
30) 10.0
31) 20.0
TOTAL10820100.0
26) Number of active officers serving as of 12/13/2005. Session officers, total. (ELDERS)
TOTAL%
0) 155614.4
1) 150.1
2) 880.8
3) 3122.9
4) 3383.1
5) 5435.0
6) 158714.7
7) 5224.8
8) 4654.3
9) 159814.8
10) 2772.6
11) 2942.7
12) 123311.4
13) 2252.1
14) 1591.5
15) 5294.9
16) 1191.1
17) 890.8
18) 2982.8
19) 710.7
20) 400.4
21) 1311.2
22) 220.2
23) 280.3
24) 860.8
25) 350.3
26) 180.2
27) 300.3
28) 120.1
29) 130.1
30) 300.3
31) 50.0
32) 90.1
33) 30.0
35) 20.0
36) 170.2
39) 10.0
40) 10.0
41) 10.0
42) 10.0
43) 10.0
44) 20.0
45) 20.0
46) 20.0
47) 20.0
48) 10.0
49) 20.0
53) 20.0
60) 10.0
62) 20.0
TOTAL10820100.0
27) Number of active officers serving as of 12/31/2005. Deacons, men. (MDEACN)
TOTAL%
0) 640459.2
1) 8738.1
2) 9388.7
3) 7136.6
4) 5314.9
5) 3653.4
6) 2572.4
7) 1721.6
8) 1381.3
9) 1010.9
10) 580.5
11) 580.5
12) 430.4
13) 310.3
14) 170.2
15) 260.2
16) 140.1
17) 100.1
18) 80.1
19) 120.1
20) 70.1
21) 70.1
22) 30.0
23) 30.0
24) 10.0
25) 10.0
26) 10.0
28) 20.0
29) 20.0
30) 10.0
31) 10.0
32) 10.0
33) 20.0
35) 20.0
36) 20.0
37) 10.0
40) 20.0
42) 10.0
43) 10.0
46) 20.0
51) 10.0
52) 20.0
55) 10.0
56) 10.0
62) 10.0
80) 10.0
95) 10.0
TOTAL10820100.0
28) Number of active officers serving as of 12/31/2005. Deacons, women. (FDEACN)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL108204.2286
29) Number of active officers serving as of 12/31/2005. Deacons, total. (DEACONS)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL108205.9699
30) 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
TOTAL1082040.68796
31) 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
TOTAL1082026.95378
32) Total number of active members, inactive members, and baptized members (ADHERE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL10820271.835453
33) The average attendance at Sunday worship (ATTEND)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1082095.277155
34) 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
TOTAL10820199827.324469551
35) 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
TOTAL1082038317.292207301
36) 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
TOTAL1082011967.22483812
37) 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
TOTAL1082019402.485101560
38) 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
TOTAL1082029547.221290807
39) Total receipts (TOTRECS)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL10820299061.546769057
40) 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
TOTAL10820187391.619437368
41) 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
TOTAL1082014655.09685860
42) 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
TOTAL1081945367.323293880
43) 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., stock to bonds or one stock to another). (INVEXP)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL108207376.40269141
44) Per capita appointments. The total of all moneys spent for presbytery, synod, and General Assembly apportionments. (PERCAP)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL108204104.5019517
45) 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
TOTAL1082010042.92727537
46) 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
TOTAL108208300.80249827
47) Total expenditures (TOTEXPS)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL10820277234.082723231
48) Potential Giving Units. Total number of households in the congregation. (GIVEUNIT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL10820226.6793329
49) Operating income. Based on your approved budget, enter the Total Budgeted Income and Total Budgeted Expense. You congregation might only have an expense budget or your income/expense could be the same number. These are those figures that you have been working from all year. The figures should be the original budget for the church approved by the session at the end of last year or the beginning of this year. Many churches work with a 'Faith Budget,' meaning you only have the budgeted expenses for the year. (OPERINC)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL10820220799.762515938
50) Operating expenses. Based on your approved budget, enter the Total Budgeted Income and Total Budgeted Expense. You congregation might only have an expense budget or your income/expense could be the same number. These are those figures that you have been working from all year. The figures should be the original budget for the church approved by the session at the end of last year or the beginning of this year. Many churches work with a 'Faith Budget,' meaning you only have the budgeted expenses for the year. (OPEREXP)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL10820232531.681517352
51) I-ATTEND: The average attendance at Sunday worship (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-ATTEND)
TOTAL%
1) Fewer than 100772371.4
2) 100 to 249216320.0
3) 250 to 4997196.6
4) 500 or more2152.0
TOTAL10820100.0