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U.S. Congregational Life Survey, Wave 2, 2008/2009, Church of the Nazarene Leader Survey (Added: March 28, 2014)

More than 500,000 worshipers in more than 5,000 congregations across America participated in the U.S. Congregational Life Survey (Wave 1 and Wave 2) — making it the largest survey of worshipers in America ever conducted. Three types of surveys were completed in each participating congregation: (a) an attender survey completed by all worshipers age 15 and older who attended worship services during the weekend the survey was given; (b) a congregational profile describing the congregation’s facilities, staff, programs and worship services completed by one person in the congregation; and © a leader survey completed by the pastor, priest, minister, rabbi or other principal leader. Together, the information collected provides a unique three-dimensional look at religious life in America. (From Appendix 1, U.S. Congregational Life Survey Methodology: A Field Guide to U.S. Congregations, Second Edition.)

This data file contains data for the Church of the Nazarene Leader Survey for congregations participating in Wave 2 of the U.S. Congregational Life Survey. (U.S. Congregational Life Survey Wave 2 Nazarene Attender data and Nazarene Congregational Profile data will be provided in separate data files.)

U.S. Congregational Life Survey, Wave 2, 2008/2009, Church of the Nazarene Attender Survey (Added: March 28, 2014)

More than 500,000 worshipers in more than 5,000 congregations across America participated in the U.S. Congregational Life Survey (Wave 1 and Wave 2) — making it the largest survey of worshipers in America ever conducted. Three types of surveys were completed in each participating congregation: (a) an attender survey completed by all worshipers age 15 and older who attended worship services during the weekend the survey was given; (b) a congregational profile describing the congregation’s facilities, staff, programs and worship services completed by one person in the congregation; and (c) a leader survey completed by the pastor, priest, minister, rabbi or other principal leader. Together the information collected provides a unique three-dimensional look at religious life in America. (From Appendix 1, U.S. Congregational Life Survey Methodology: A Field Guide to U.S. Congregations, Second Edition.)

This data file contains data for an oversample of Church of the Nazarene worship attenders participating in Wave 2 of the U.S. Congregational Life Survey. (Wave 2 Church of the Nazarene Congregational Profile data, and Church of the Nazarene Leader data will be provided in separate data files.)

U.S. Congregational Life Survey, Wave 2, 2008/2009, Church of the Nazarene Congregational Profile Survey (Added: March 28, 2014)

More than 500,000 worshipers in more than 5,000 congregations across America participated in the U.S. Congregational Life Survey (Wave 1 and Wave 2) — making it the largest survey of worshipers in America ever conducted. Three types of surveys were completed in each participating congregation: (a) an attender survey completed by all worshipers age 15 and older who attended worship services during the weekend the survey was given; (b) a congregational profile describing the congregation’s facilities, staff, programs and worship services completed by one person in the congregation; and (c) a leader survey completed by the pastor, priest, minister, rabbi or other principal leader. Together, the information collected provides a unique three-dimensional look at religious life in America. (From Appendix 1, U.S. Congregational Life Survey Methodology: A Field Guide to U.S. Congregations, Second Edition.)

This data file contains data for the sample of the Church of the Nazarene congregations that completed the Congregational Profile Survey form. (U.S. Congregational Life Survey Wave 2 Nazarene Attender data and Nazarene Leader data will be provided in separate data files.)

U.S. Congregational Life Survey, Wave 2, 2011, Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Associate or Assistant Leader Survey (Added: March 11, 2013)

Over 500,000 worshipers in more than 5,000 congregations across America participated in the U.S. Congregational Life Survey (Wave 1 and Wave 2)—making it the largest survey of worshipers in America ever conducted. Three types of surveys were completed in each participating congregation: (a) an attender survey completed by all worshipers age 15 and older who attended worship services during the weekend the survey was given; (b) a congregational profile describing the congregation’s facilities, staff, programs, and worship services completed by one person in the congregation; and (c) a leader survey completed by the pastor, priest, minister, rabbi, or other principal leader. Together the information collected provides a unique three-dimensional look at religious life in America. (From Appendix 1, U.S. Congregational Life Survey Methodology, A Field Guide to U.S. Congregations, Second Edition.)

This data file contains data for the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Associate Leader Survey for the Wave 2 U.S. Congregational Life Survey. (U.S. Congregational Life Survey Wave 2 PC(USA) Attender data, PC(USA) Congregational Profile data, and PC(USA) Leader data will be provided in separate data files.)

U.S. Congregational Life Survey, Wave 2, 2008/2009, Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Leader Survey (Added: March 11, 2013)

Over 500,000 worshipers in more than 5,000 congregations across America participated in the U.S. Congregational Life Survey (Wave 1 and Wave 2)—making it the largest survey of worshipers in America ever conducted. Three types of surveys were completed in each participating congregation: (a) an attender survey completed by all worshipers age 15 and older who attended worship services during the weekend the survey was given; (b) a congregational profile describing the congregation’s facilities, staff, programs, and worship services completed by one person in the congregation; and (c) a leader survey completed by the pastor, priest, minister, rabbi, or other principal leader. Together the information collected provides a unique three-dimensional look at religious life in America. (From Appendix 1, U.S. Congregational Life Survey Methodology, A Field Guide to U.S. Congregations, Second Edition.)

This data file contains data for the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Leader Survey for congregations participating in Wave 2 of the U.S. Congregational Life Survey. (U.S. Congregational Life Survey Wave 2 PC(USA) Attender data, PC(USA) Congregational Profile data, and PC(USA) Associate Leader data will be provided in separate data files.)

U.S. Congregational Life Survey, Wave 2, 2008/2009, Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Congregational Profile Survey (Added: March 11, 2013)

Over 500,000 worshipers in more than 5,000 congregations across America participated in the U.S. Congregational Life Survey (Wave 1 and Wave 2)—making it the largest survey of worshipers in America ever conducted. Three types of surveys were completed in each participating congregation: (a) an attender survey completed by all worshipers age 15 and older who attended worship services during the weekend the survey was given; (b) a congregational profile describing the congregation’s facilities, staff, programs, and worship services completed by one person in the congregation; and (c) a leader survey completed by the pastor, priest, minister, rabbi, or other principal leader. Together the information collected provides a unique three-dimensional look at religious life in America. (From Appendix 1, U.S. Congregational Life Survey Methodology, A Field Guide to U.S. Congregations, Second Edition.)

This data file contains data for the sample of Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) congregations that completed the Congregational Profile Survey form. (U.S. Congregational Life Survey Wave 2 PC(USA) Attender data, PC(USA) Leader data, and PC(USA) Associate Leader data will be provided in separate data files.)

U.S. Congregational Life Survey, Wave 2, 2008/2009, Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Attender Survey (Added: March 11, 2013)

Over 500,000 worshipers in more than 5,000 congregations across America participated in the U.S. Congregational Life Survey (Wave 1 and Wave 2)—making it the largest survey of worshipers in America ever conducted. Three types of surveys were completed in each participating congregation: (a) an attender survey completed by all worshipers age 15 and older who attended worship services during the weekend the survey was given; (b) a congregational profile describing the congregation’s facilities, staff, programs, and worship services completed by one person in the congregation; and (c) a leader survey completed by the pastor, priest, minister, rabbi, or other principal leader. Together the information collected provides a unique three-dimensional look at religious life in America. (From Appendix 1, U.S. Congregational Life Survey Methodology, A Field Guide to U.S. Congregations, Second Edition.)

This data file contains data for a random sample of Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Attenders participating in Wave 2 of the U.S. Congregational Life Survey. (U.S. Congregational Life Survey Wave 2 Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Congregational Profile data, PC(USA) Leader data, and PC(USA) Associate Leader data will be provided in separate data files.)

U.S. Congregational Life Survey, Wave 2, 2008/2009, Random Sample Attender Survey (Added: January 01, 2013)

Over 500,000 worshipers in more than 5,000 congregations across America participated in the U.S. Congregational Life Survey (Wave 1 and Wave 2)—making it the largest survey of worshipers in America ever conducted. Three types of surveys were completed in each participating congregation: (a) an attender survey completed by all worshipers age 15 and older who attended worship services during the weekend the survey was given; (b) a congregational profile describing the congregation’s facilities, staff, programs, and worship services completed by one person in the congregation; and (c) a leader survey completed by the pastor, priest, minister, rabbi, or other principal leader. Together the information collected provides a unique three-dimensional look at religious life in America. (From Appendix 1, U.S. Congregational Life Survey Methodology, A Field Guide to U.S. Congregations, Second Edition).

This data file contains data for Random Sample Attenders participating in Wave 2 of the U.S. Congregational Life Survey. (U.S. Congregational Life Survey Wave 2 Random Sample Congregational Profile data, Leader data, and Associate Leader data will be provided in separate data files.)

U.S. Congregational Life Survey, Wave 2, 2008/2009, Random Sample Associate Leader Survey (Added: January 01, 2013)

Over 500,000 worshipers in more than 5,000 congregations across America participated in the U.S. Congregational Life Survey (Wave 1 and Wave 2)—making it the largest survey of worshipers in America ever conducted. Three types of surveys were completed in each participating congregation: (a) an attender survey completed by all worshipers age 15 and older who attended worship services during the weekend the survey was given; (b) a congregational profile describing the congregation’s facilities, staff, programs, and worship services completed by one person in the congregation; and (c) a leader survey completed by the pastor, priest, minister, rabbi, or other principal leader. Together the information collected provides a unique three-dimensional look at religious life in America. (From Appendix 1, U.S. Congregational Life Survey Methodology, A Field Guide to U.S. Congregations, Second Edition).

This data file contains data for the Random Sample Associate Leader Survey for congregations participating in Wave 2 of the U.S. Congregational Life Survey. (U.S. Congregational Life Survey Wave 2 Random Sample Attender data, Congregational Profile data, and Leader data will be provided in separate data files.)

U.S. Congregational Life Survey, Wave 2, 2008/2009, Random Sample Congregational Profile Survey (Added: January 01, 2013)

Over 500,000 worshipers in more than 5,000 congregations across America participated in the U.S. Congregational Life Survey (Wave 1 and Wave 2)—making it the largest survey of worshipers in America ever conducted. Three types of surveys were completed in each participating congregation: (a) an attender survey completed by all worshipers age 15 and older who attended worship services during the weekend the survey was given; (b) a congregational profile describing the congregation’s facilities, staff, programs, and worship services completed by one person in the congregation; and (c) a leader survey completed by the pastor, priest, minister, rabbi, or other principal leader. Together the information collected provides a unique three-dimensional look at religious life in America. (From Appendix 1, U.S. Congregational Life Survey Methodology, A Field Guide to U.S. Congregations, Second Edition).

This data file contains data for the Random Sample of congregations that completed the Congregational Profile Survey form in Wave 2. (U.S. Congregational Life Survey Wave 2 Random Sample Attender data, Leader data, and Associate Leader data will be provided in separate data files.)

U.S. Congregational Life Survey, Wave 2, 2008/2009, Random Sample Leader Survey (Added: January 01, 2013)

Over 500,000 worshipers in more than 5,000 congregations across America participated in the U.S. Congregational Life Survey (Wave 1 and Wave 2)—making it the largest survey of worshipers in America ever conducted. Three types of surveys were completed in each participating congregation: (a) an attender survey completed by all worshipers age 15 and older who attended worship services during the weekend the survey was given; (b) a congregational profile describing the congregation’s facilities, staff, programs, and worship services completed by one person in the congregation; and (c) a leader survey completed by the pastor, priest, minister, rabbi, or other principal leader. Together the information collected provides a unique three-dimensional look at religious life in America. (From Appendix 1, U.S. Congregational Life Survey Methodology, A Field Guide to U.S. Congregations, Second Edition).

This data file contains data for the Random Sample Leader Survey for congregations participating in Wave 2 of the U.S. Congregational Life Survey. (U.S. Congregational Life Survey Wave 2 Random Sample Attender data, Congregational Profile data, and Associate Leader data will be provided in separate data files.)

U.S. Congregational Life Survey, 2001, Random Attenders Backfile (Added: May 31, 2011)

“Over 300,000 worshipers in over 2,000 congregations across America participated in the U.S. Congregational Life Survey—-making it the largest survey of worshipers in America ever conducted. Three types of surveys were completed in each participating congregation: (a) an Attendee survey completed by all worshipers age 15 and older who attended worship services during the weekend of April 29, 2001; (b) a Congregational Profile describing the congregation’s facilities, staff, programs, and worship services completed by one person in the congregation; and (c) a Leader Survey completed by the pastor, priest, minister, rabbi, or other leader. Together the information collected provides a unique three-dimensional look at religious life in America.” (From Appendix 1, A Field Guide to U.S. Congregations: Who’s Going Where and Why. U.S. Congregational Life Survey Methodology.) This data file contains data on financial contributions for Random sample Attenders only. The Congregational Life Survey also has a Congregational profile for Random Attenders.

U.S. Congregational Life Survey, 2001, Racial Ethnic Presbyterian, Profile (Added: September 19, 2008)

“Over 300,000 worshipers in over 2,000 congregations across America participated in the U.S. Congregational Life Survey—-making it the largest survey of worshipers in America ever conducted. Three types of surveys were completed in each participating congregation: (a) an Attendee survey completed by all worshipers age 15 and older who attended worship services during the weekend of April 29, 2001; (b) a Congregational Profile describing the congregation’s facilities, staff, programs, and worship services completed by one person in the congregation; and (c) a Leader Survey completed by the pastor, priest, minister, rabbi, or other leader. Together the information collected provides a unique three-dimensional look at religious life in America.” (From Appendix 1, A Field Guide to U.S. Congregations: Who’s Going Where and Why. U.S. Congregational Life Survey Methodology.) This data file contains data for the Congregational Profile for the Racial Ethnic Presbyterian congregations. The Congregational Life Survey also has a Leader survey of the Racial Ethnic Presbyterian leaders and an Attender survey of the Racial Ethnic Presbyterian worshipers.

U.S. Congregational Life Survey, 2001, Fast-Growing Presbyterian, Profile (Added: September 19, 2008)

“Over 300,000 worshipers in over 2,000 congregations across America participated in the U.S. Congregational Life Survey—-making it the largest survey of worshipers in America ever conducted. Three types of surveys were completed in each participating congregation: (a) an Attendee survey completed by all worshipers age 15 and older who attended worship services during the weekend of April 29, 2001; (b) a Congregational Profile describing the congregation’s facilities, staff, programs, and worship services completed by one person in the congregation; and (c) a Leader Survey completed by the pastor, priest, minister, rabbi, or other leader. Together the information collected provides a unique three-dimensional look at religious life in America.” (From Appendix 1, A Field Guide to U.S. Congregations: Who’s Going Where and Why. U.S. Congregational Life Survey Methodology.) This data file contains data for the Congregational Profile for the Fast-growing Presbyterian congregations. The Congregational Life Survey also has a Leader survey of Fast-growing Presbyterian leaders and an Attender survey of the Fast-growing Presbyterian worshipers.

U.S. Congregational Life Survey, 2001, Fast-Growing Presbyterian Attenders (Added: September 19, 2008)

Over 300,000 worshipers in over 2,000 congregations across America participated in the U.S. Congregational Life Survey—-making it the largest survey of worshipers in America ever conducted. Three types of surveys were completed in each participating congregation: (a) an Attendee survey completed by all worshipers age 15 and older who attended worship services during the weekend of April 29, 2001; (b) a Congregational Profile describing the congregation’s facilities, staff, programs, and worship services completed by one person in the congregation; and (c) a Leader Survey completed by the pastor, priest, minister, rabbi, or other leader. Together the information collected provides a unique three-dimensional look at religious life in America.” (From Appendix 1, A Field Guide to U.S. Congregations: Who’s Going Where and Why. U.S. Congregational Life Survey Methodology.) Three different groups of Presbyterian Congregations were sampled: Presbyterian, Racial Ethnic/Multicultural Presbyterian, and Fast Growing Presbyterian. This data file contains data for Presbyterian (USA) Growing Attenders only. The Congregational Life Survey also has a Congregational profile for Presbyterian (USA) Growing congregations and a Leader survey of Presbyterian (USA) growing leaders.

U.S. Congregational Life Survey, 2001, United Church of Christ, Leaders (Added: September 28, 2007)

“Over 300,000 worshipers in over 2,000 congregations across America participated in the U.S. Congregational Life Survey—-making it the largest survey of worshipers in America ever conducted. Three types of surveys were completed in each participating congregation: (a) an Attendee survey completed by all worshipers age 15 and older who attended worship services during the weekend of April 29, 2001; (b) a Congregational Profile describing the congregation’s facilities, staff, programs, and worship services completed by one person in the congregation; and (c) a Leader Survey completed by the pastor, priest, minister, rabbi, or other leader. Together the information collected provides a unique three-dimensional look at religious life in America.” (From Appendix 1, A Field Guide to U.S. Congregations: Who’s Going Where and Why. U.S. Congregational Life Survey Methodology.) This data file contains data for the United Church of Christ Leaders from the random sample of United Church of Christ congregations. The Congregational Life Survey also has a Congregational profile for the United Church of Christ congregations and an Attender survey of the United Church of Christ worshipers.

U.S. Congregational Life Survey, 2001, United Church of Christ, Profile (Added: September 28, 2007)

“Over 300,000 worshipers in over 2,000 congregations across America participated in the U.S. Congregational Life Survey—-making it the largest survey of worshipers in America ever conducted. Three types of surveys were completed in each participating congregation: (a) an Attendee survey completed by all worshipers age 15 and older who attended worship services during the weekend of April 29, 2001; (b) a Congregational Profile describing the congregation’s facilities, staff, programs, and worship services completed by one person in the congregation; and (c) a Leader Survey completed by the pastor, priest, minister, rabbi, or other leader. Together the information collected provides a unique three-dimensional look at religious life in America.” (From Appendix 1, A Field Guide to U.S. Congregations: Who’s Going Where and Why. U.S. Congregational Life Survey Methodology.) This data file contains data from the Congregational Profile for the United Church of Christ congregations. The Congregational Life Survey also has a Leader survey of the United Church of Christ leaders and an Attender survey of the United Church of Christ worshipers.

U.S. Congregational Life Survey, 2001, United Church of Christ, Attenders (Added: September 28, 2007)

“Over 300,000 worshipers in over 2,000 congregations across America participated in the U.S. Congregational Life Survey—-making it the largest survey of worshipers in America ever conducted. Three types of surveys were completed in each participating congregation: (a) an Attendee survey completed by all worshipers age 15 and older who attended worship services during the weekend of April 29, 2001; (b) a Congregational Profile describing the congregation’s facilities, staff, programs, and worship services completed by one person in the congregation; and (c) a Leader Survey completed by the pastor, priest, minister, rabbi, or other leader. Together the information collected provides a unique three-dimensional look at religious life in America.” (From Appendix 1, A Field Guide to U.S. Congregations: Who’s Going Where and Why. U.S. Congregational Life Survey Methodology.) This data file contains data for the United Church of Christ random sample Attenders only. The Congregational Life Survey also has a Congregational profile for the United Church of Christ congregations and a Leader survey of the United Church of Christ leaders.

U.S. Congregational Life Survey, 2001, Seventh-Day Adventist, Profile (Added: June 29, 2007)

“Over 300,000 worshipers in over 2,000 congregations across America participated in the U.S. Congregational Life Survey—-making it the largest survey of worshipers in America ever conducted. Three types of surveys were completed in each participating congregation: (a) an Attendee survey completed by all worshipers age 15 and older who attended worship services during the weekend of April 29, 2001; (b) a Congregational Profile describing the congregation’s facilities, staff, programs, and worship services completed by one person in the congregation; and (c) a Leader Survey completed by the pastor, priest, minister, rabbi, or other leader. Together the information collected provides a unique three-dimensional look at religious life in America.” (From Appendix 1, A Field Guide to U.S. Congregations: Who’s Going Where and Why. U.S. Congregational Life Survey Methodology.) This data file contains data for the Congregational Profile for the Seventh-day Adventist congregations. The Congregational Life Survey also has a Leader survey of the Seventh-day Adventist leaders and an Attender survey of the Seventh-day Adventist worshipers.

U.S. Congregational Life Survey, 2001, Seventh-Day Adventist, Leaders (Added: June 29, 2007)

“Over 300,000 worshipers in over 2,000 congregations across America participated in the U.S. Congregational Life Survey—-making it the largest survey of worshipers in America ever conducted. Three types of surveys were completed in each participating congregation: (a) an Attendee survey completed by all worshipers age 15 and older who attended worship services during the weekend of April 29, 2001; (b) a Congregational Profile describing the congregation’s facilities, staff, programs, and worship services completed by one person in the congregation; and (c) a Leader Survey completed by the pastor, priest, minister, rabbi, or other leader. Together the information collected provides a unique three-dimensional look at religious life in America.” (From Appendix 1, A Field Guide to U.S. Congregations: Who’s Going Where and Why. U.S. Congregational Life Survey Methodology.) This data file contains data for the Seventh-day Adventist Leaders from the random sample of Seventh-day Adventist congregations. The Congregational Life Survey also has a Congregational profile for the Seventh-day Adventist congregations and an Attender survey of the Seventh-day Adventist worshipers.

U.S. Congregational Life Survey, 2001, Seventh-Day Adventist, Attenders (Added: June 29, 2007)

“Over 300,000 worshipers in over 2,000 congregations across America participated in the U.S. Congregational Life Survey—-making it the largest survey of worshipers in America ever conducted. Three types of surveys were completed in each participating congregation: (a) an Attendee survey completed by all worshipers age 15 and older who attended worship services during the weekend of April 29, 2001; (b) a Congregational Profile describing the congregation’s facilities, staff, programs, and worship services completed by one person in the congregation; and (c) a Leader Survey completed by the pastor, priest, minister, rabbi, or other leader. Together the information collected provides a unique three-dimensional look at religious life in America.” (From Appendix 1, A Field Guide to U.S. Congregations: Who’s Going Where and Why. U.S. Congregational Life Survey Methodology.) This data file contains data for the Seventh-day Adventist random sample Attenders only. The Congregational Life Survey also has a Congregational profile for the Seventh-day Adventist congregations and a Leader survey of the Seventh-day Adventist leaders.

U.S. Congregational Life Survey, 2001, Fast-Growing Presbyterian Leaders (Added: December 15, 2006)

“Over 300,000 worshipers in over 2,000 congregations across America participated in the U.S. Congregational Life Survey—-making it the largest survey of worshipers in America ever conducted. Three types of surveys were completed in each participating congregation: (a) an attendee survey completed by all worshipers age 15 and older who attended worship services during the weekend of April 29, 2001; (b) a Congregational Profile describing the congregation’s facilities, staff, programs, and worship services completed by one person in the congregation; and (c) a Leader Survey completed by the pastor, priest, minister, rabbi, or other leader. Together the information collected provides a unique three-dimensional look at religious life in America.” (From Appendix 1, A Field Guide to U.S. Congregations: Who’s Going Where and Why. U.S. Congregational Life Survey Methodology.) This data file contains data for Fast-growing Presbyterian Leaders and PC(USA) random sample leaders from PC(USA) congregations. The Congregational Life Survey also has a Congregational profile for Fast-growing PC(USA) congregations and an Attender survey of all Fast-growing PC(USA) worshipers.

U.S. Congregational Life Survey, 2001, Racial Ethnic Presbyterian Leaders (Added: December 15, 2006)

“Over 300,000 worshipers in over 2,000 congregations across America participated in the U.S. Congregational Life Survey—-making it the largest survey of worshipers in America ever conducted. Three types of surveys were completed in each participating congregation: (a) an attendee survey completed by all worshipers age 15 and older who attended worship services during the weekend of April 29, 2001; (b) a Congregational Profile describing the congregation’s facilities, staff, programs, and worship services completed by one person in the congregation; and (c) a Leader Survey completed by the pastor, priest, minister, rabbi, or other leader. Together the information collected provides a unique three-dimensional look at religious life in America.” (From Appendix 1, A Field Guide to U.S. Congregations: Who’s Going Where and Why. U.S. Congregational Life Survey Methodology.) This data file contains data for the Racial Ethnic Presbyterian Leaders from the random sample of PC(USA) congregations. The Congregational Life Survey also has a Congregational profile for Racial Ethnic PC(USA) congregations and an Attender survey of all Racial Ethnic PC(USA) worshipers.

U.S. Congregational Life Survey, 2001, Racial Ethnic Presbyterian Attenders (Added: December 15, 2006)

“Over 300,000 worshipers in over 2,000 congregations across America participated in the U.S. Congregational Life Survey—-making it the largest survey of worshipers in America ever conducted. Three types of surveys were completed in each participating congregation: (a) an attendee survey completed by all worshipers age 15 and older who attended worship services during the weekend of April 29, 2001; (b) a Congregational Profile describing the congregation’s facilities, staff, programs, and worship services completed by one person in the congregation; and (c) a Leader Survey completed by the pastor, priest, minister, rabbi, or other leader. Together the information collected provides a unique three-dimensional look at religious life in America.” (From Appendix 1, A Field Guide to U.S. Congregations: Who’s Going Where and Why. U.S. Congregational Life Survey Methodology.) This data file contains data for the Racial Ethnic Presbyterian Attenders from the random sample of PC(USA) attenders. The Congregational Life Survey also has a Congregational profile for Racial Ethnic PC(USA) congregations and a Leader survey of all Racial Ethnic PC(USA) random sample leaders.

U.S. Congregational Life Survey, 2001, Random Attenders (Added: November 07, 2005)

“Over 300,000 worshipers in over 2,000 congregations across America participated in the U.S. Congregational Life Survey—-making it the largest survey of worshipers in America ever conducted. Three types of surveys were completed in each participating congregation: (a) an Attendee survey completed by all worshipers age 15 and older who attended worship services during the weekend of April 29, 2001; (b) a Congregational Profile describing the congregation’s facilities, staff, programs, and worship services completed by one person in the congregation; and (c) a Leader Survey completed by the pastor, priest, minister, rabbi, or other leader. Together the information collected provides a unique three-dimensional look at religious life in America.” (From Appendix 1, A Field Guide to U.S. Congregations: Who’s Going Where and Why. U.S. Congregational Life Survey Methodology.) This data file contains data for Random sample Attenders only. The Congregational Life Survey also has a Congregational profile for Random Attenders.

U.S. Congregational Life Survey, 2001, Lutheran Attenders (Added: August 25, 2005)

Over 300,000 worshipers in over 2,000 congregations across America participated in the U.S. Congregational Life Survey--making it the largest survey of worshipers in America ever conducted. Three types of surveys were completed in each participating congregation: (a) an attendee survey completed by all worshipers age 15 and older who attended worship services during the weekend of April 29, 2001; (b) a Congregational Profile describing the congregation’s facilities, staff, programs, and worship services completed by one person in the congregation; and (c) a Leader Survey completed by the pastor, priest, minister, rabbi, or other leader. Together the information collected provides a unique three-dimensional look at religious life in America.” (From Appendix 1, A Field Guide to U.S. Congregations: Who’s Going Where and Why. U.S. Congregational Life Survey Methodology.) This data file contains data for the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) random sample Attenders only. The Congregational Life Survey also has a Congregational profile for ELCA congregations and a Leader survey of ELCA leaders.

U.S. Congregational Life Survey, 2001, Lutheran Profile (Added: August 25, 2005)

"Over 300,000 worshipers in over 2,000 congregations across America participated in the U.S. Congregational Life Survey-—making it the largest survey of worshipers in America ever conducted. Three types of surveys were completed in each participating congregation: (a) an Attendee survey completed by all worshipers age 15 and older who attended worship services during the weekend of April 29, 2001; (b) a Congregational Profile describing the congregation’s facilities, staff, programs, and worship services completed by one person in the congregation; and (c) a Leader Survey completed by the pastor, priest, minister, rabbi, or other leader. Together the information collected provides a unique three-dimensional look at religious life in America.” (From Appendix 1, A Field Guide to U.S. Congregations: Who’s Going Where and Why. U.S. Congregational Life Survey Methodology.) The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) Profile contains data from the Congregational Profile for ELCA congregations. The Congregational Life Survey also has an Attender survey of all ELCA worshipers and a Leader survey of ELCA leaders.

U.S. Congregational Life Survey, 2001, Lutheran Leaders (Added: August 25, 2005)

“Over 300,000 worshipers in over 2,000 congregations across America participated in the U.S. Congregational Life Survey-—making it the largest survey of worshipers in America ever conducted. Three types of surveys were completed in each participating congregation: (a) an Attendee survey completed by all worshipers age 15 and older who attended worship services during the weekend of April 29, 2001; (b) a Congregational Profile describing the congregation’s facilities, staff, programs, and worship services completed by one person in the congregation; and (c) a Leader Survey completed by the pastor, priest, minister, rabbi, or other leader. Together the information collected provides a unique three-dimensional look at religious life in America.” (From Appendix 1, A Field Guide to U.S. Congregations: Who’s Going Where and Why. U.S. Congregational Life Survey Methodology.) This data file contains data for Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) Leaders from the random sample of ELCA congregations.

U.S. Congregational Life Survey, 2001, Church of the Nazarene Profile (Added: July 13, 2005)

"Over 300,000 worshipers in over 2,000 congregations across America participated in the U.S. Congregational Life Survey—-making it the largest survey of worshipers in America ever conducted. Three types of surveys were completed in each participating congregation: (a) an attendee survey completed by all worshipers age 15 and older who attended worship services during the weekend of April 29, 2001; (b) a Congregational Profile describing the congregation’s facilities, staff, programs, and worship services completed by one person in the congregation; and (c) a Leader Survey completed by the pastor, priest, minister, rabbi, or other leader. Together the information collected provides a unique three-dimensional look at religious life in America.” (From Appendix 1, A Field Guide to U.S. Congregations: Who’s Going Where and Why U.S. Congregational Life Survey Methodology.) The Church of the Nazarene Profile contains data from the Congregational Profile for Church of the Nazarene congregations The Congregational Life Survey also has a Leader survey of Church of the Nazarene leaders and an Attender survey of all Church of the Nazarene worshipers.

U.S. Congregational Life Survey, 2001, Church of the Nazarene Leaders (Added: July 13, 2005)

"Over 300,000 worshipers in over 2,000 congregations across America participated in the U.S. Congregational Life Survey—-making it the largest survey of worshipers in America ever conducted. Three types of surveys were completed in each participating congregation: (a) an attendee survey completed by all worshipers age 15 and older who attended worship services during the weekend of April 29, 2001; (b) a Congregational Profile describing the congregation’s facilities, staff, programs, and worship services completed by one person in the congregation; and (c) a Leader Survey completed by the pastor, priest, minister, rabbi, or other leader. Together the information collected provides a unique three-dimensional look at religious life in America.” (From Appendix 1, A Field Guide to U.S. Congregations: Who’s Going Where and Why. U.S. Congregational Life Survey Methodology.) This data file contains data for Church of the Nazarene Leaders from the random sample of Church of the Nazarene congregations. The Congregational Life Survey also has a Congregational profile for Church of the Nazarene congregations and an Attender survey of all Church of the Nazarene worshipers.

U.S. Congregational Life Survey, 2001, Church of the Nazarene Attenders (Added: July 13, 2005)

Over 300,000 worshipers in over 2,000 congregations across America participated in the U.S. Congregational Life Survey—-making it the largest survey of worshipers in America ever conducted. Three types of surveys were completed in each participating congregation: (a) an Attendee survey completed by all worshipers age 15 and older who attended worship services during the weekend of April 29, 2001; (b) a Congregational Profile describing the congregation’s facilities, staff, programs, and worship services completed by one person in the congregation; and (c) a Leader Survey completed by the pastor, priest, minister, rabbi, or other leader. Together the information collected provides a unique three-dimensional look at religious life in America.” (From Appendix 1, A Field Guide to U.S. Congregations: Who’s Going Where and Why. U.S. Congregational Life Survey Methodology.) This data file contains data for the Church of the Nazarene random sample Attenders only. The Congregational Life Survey also has a Congregational profile for Church of the Nazarene congregations and a Leader survey of Church of the Nazarene leaders.

U.S. Congregational Life Survey, 2001, United Methodist Profile (Added: July 01, 2005)

"Over 300,000 worshipers in over 2,000 congregations across America participated in the U.S. Congregational Life Survey-—making it the largest survey of worshipers in America ever conducted. Three types of surveys were completed in each participating congregation: (a) an Attendee survey completed by all worshipers age 15 and older who attended worship services during the weekend of April 29, 2001; (b) a Congregational Profile describing the congregation’s facilities, staff, programs, and worship services completed by one person in the congregation; and (c) a Leader Survey completed by the pastor, priest, minister, rabbi, or other leader. Together the information collected provides a unique three-dimensional look at religious life in America.” (From Appendix 1, A Field Guide to U.S. Congregations: Who’s Going Where and Why. U.S. Congregational Life Survey Methodology.) The United Methodist Profile contains data from the Congregational Profile for United Methodist Church congregations. The Congregational Life Survey also has a Leader survey of United Methodist leaders and an Attender survey of United Methodist worshipers.

U.S. Congregational Life Survey, 2001, United Methodist Leaders (Added: July 01, 2005)

"Over 300,000 worshipers in over 2,000 congregations across America participated in the U.S. Congregational Life Survey-—making it the largest survey of worshipers in America ever conducted. Three types of surveys were completed in each participating congregation: (a) an Attendee survey completed by all worshipers age 15 and older who attended worship services during the weekend of April 29, 2001; (b) a Congregational Profile describing the congregation’s facilities, staff, programs, and worship services completed by one person in the congregation; and (c) a Leader Survey completed by the pastor, priest, minister, rabbi, or other leader. Together the information collected provides a unique three-dimensional look at religious life in America.” (From Appendix 1, A Field Guide to U.S. Congregations: Who’s Going Where and Why. U.S. Congregational Life Survey Methodology.) This data file contains data for United Methodist Church Leaders from the random sample of United Methodist congregations. The Congregational Life Survey also has a Congregational profile for United Methodist congregations and an Attender survey of United Methodist worshipers.

U.S. Congregational Life Survey, 2001, United Methodist Attenders (Added: July 01, 2005)

Over 300,000 worshipers in over 2,000 congregations across America participated in the U.S. Congregational Life Survey-—making it the largest survey of worshipers in America ever conducted. Three types of surveys were completed in each participating congregation: (a) an Attendee survey completed by all worshipers age 15 and older who attended worship services during the weekend of April 29, 2001; (b) a Congregational Profile describing the congregation’s facilities, staff, programs, and worship services completed by one person in the congregation; and (c) a Leader Survey completed by the pastor, priest, minister, rabbi, or other leader. Together the information collected provides a unique three-dimensional look at religious life in America.” (From Appendix 1, A Field Guide to U.S. Congregations: Who’s Going Where and Why. U.S. Congregational Life Survey Methodology.) This data file contains data for the United Methodist Church random sample Attenders only. The Congregational Life Survey also has a Congregational profile for United Methodist congregations and a Leader survey of United Methodist leaders.

U.S. Congregational Life Survey, 2001, Southern Baptist Profile (Added: June 09, 2005)

"Over 300,000 worshipers in over 2,000 congregations across America participated in the U.S. Congregational Life Survey—-making it the largest survey of worshipers in America ever conducted. Three types of surveys were completed in each participating congregation: (a) an attendee survey completed by all worshipers age 15 and older who attended worship services during the weekend of April 29, 2001; (b) a Congregational Profile describing the congregation’s facilities, staff, programs, and worship services completed by one person in the congregation; and (c) a Leader Survey completed by the pastor, priest, minister, rabbi, or other leader. Together the information collected provides a unique three-dimensional look at religious life in America.” (From Appendix 1, A Field Guide to U.S. Congregations: Who’s Going Where and Why. U.S. Congregational Life Survey Methodology.) The Southern Baptist Profile contains data from the Congregational Profile for Southern Baptist Convention congregations. The Congregational Life Survey also has an Attender survey of all Southern Baptist Convention worshipers and a Leader survey of Southern Baptist Convention leaders.

U.S. Congregational Life Survey, 2001, Southern Baptist Leaders (Added: June 09, 2005)

"Over 300,000 worshipers in over 2,000 congregations across America participated in the U.S. Congregational Life Survey—-making it the largest survey of worshipers in America ever conducted. Three types of surveys were completed in each participating congregation: (a) an attendee survey completed by all worshipers age 15 and older who attended worship services during the weekend of April 29, 2001; (b) a Congregational Profile describing the congregation’s facilities, staff, programs, and worship services completed by one person in the congregation; and (c) a Leader Survey completed by the pastor, priest, minister, rabbi, or other leader. Together the information collected provides a unique three-dimensional look at religious life in America.” (From Appendix 1, A Field Guide to U.S. Congregations: Who’s Going Where and Why. U.S. Congregational Life Survey Methodology.) This data file contains data for Southern Baptist Convention Leaders from the random sample of Southern Baptist congregations. The Congregational Life Survey also has a Congregational profile for Southern Baptist Convention congregations and an Attender survey for all Southern Baptist Convention worshipers.

U.S. Congregational Life Survey, 2001, Southern Baptist Attenders (Added: June 09, 2005)

Over 300,000 worshipers in over 2,000 congregations across America participated in the U.S. Congregational Life Survey--making it the largest survey of worshipers in America ever conducted. Three types of surveys were completed in each participating congregation: (a) an Attendee survey completed by all worshipers age 15 and older who attended worship services during the weekend of April 29, 2001; (b) a Congregational Profile describing the congregation's facilities, staff, programs, and worship services completed by one person in the congregation; and (c) a Leader Survey completed by the pastor, priest, minister, rabbi, or other leader. Together the information collected provides a unique three-dimensional look at religious life in America." (From Appendix 1, A Field Guide to U.S. Congregations: Who's Going Where and Why. U.S. Congregational Life Survey Methodology.) This data file contains data for the Southern Baptist Convention random sample Attenders only. The Congregational Life Survey also has a Congregational profile for Southern Baptist Convention congregations and a Leader survey of Southern Baptist Convention leaders.

U.S. Congregational Life Survey, 2001, Random Profile (Added: May 01, 2005)

“Over 300,000 worshipers in over 2,000 congregations across America participated in the U.S. Congregational Life Survey—-making it the largest survey of worshipers in America ever conducted. Three types of surveys were completed in each participating congregation: (a) an attendee survey completed by all worshipers age 15 and older who attended worship services during the weekend of April 29, 2001; (b) a Congregational Profile describing the congregation’s facilities, staff, programs, and worship services completed by one person in the congregation; and (c) a Leader Survey completed by the pastor, priest, minister, rabbi, or other leader. Together the information collected provides a unique three-dimensional look at religious life in America.” (From Appendix 1, A Field Guide to U.S. Congregations: Who’s Going Where and Why. U.S. Congregational Life Survey Methodology.) The Random Profile file contains data from the Congregational Profile for all congregations in the random sample.

U.S. Congregational Life Survey, 2001, Presbyterian Leaders (Added: May 01, 2005)

"Over 300,000 worshipers in over 2,000 congregations across America participated in the U.S. Congregational Life Survey—-making it the largest survey of worshipers in America ever conducted. Three types of surveys were completed in each participating congregation: (a) an attendee survey completed by all worshipers age 15 and older who attended worship services during the weekend of April 29, 2001; (b) a Congregational Profile describing the congregation’s facilities, staff, programs, and worship services completed by one person in the congregation; and (c) a Leader Survey completed by the pastor, priest, minister, rabbi, or other leader. Together the information collected provides a unique three-dimensional look at religious life in America." (From Appendix 1, A Field Guide to U.S. Congregations: Who’s Going Where and Why. U.S. Congregational Life Survey Methodology.) This data file contains data for Presbyterian Leaders from the random sample of PC(USA) congregations. The Congregational Life Survey also has a Congregational profile for PC(USA) congregations and an Attender survey of all PC(USA) worshipers.

U.S. Congregational Life Survey, 2001, Presbyterian Profile (Added: May 01, 2005)

"Over 300,000 worshipers in over 2,000 congregations across America participated in the U.S. Congregational Life Survey—-making it the largest survey of worshipers in America ever conducted. Three types of surveys were completed in each participating congregation: (a) an attendee survey completed by all worshipers age 15 and older who attended worship services during the weekend of April 29, 2001; (b) a Congregational Profile describing the congregation’s facilities, staff, programs, and worship services completed by one person in the congregation; and (c) a Leader Survey completed by the pastor, priest, minister, rabbi, or other leader. Together the information collected provides a unique three-dimensional look at religious life in America.” (From Appendix 1, A Field Guide to U.S. Congregations: Who’s Going Where and Why. U.S. Congregational Life Survey Methodology.) Three different groups of Presbyterian Congregations were sampled: Presbyterian, Racial Ethnic/Multicultural Presbyterian, and Fast Growing Presbyterian. The Presbyterian Profile contains data from the Congregational Profile for PC(USA) random sample congregations. The Congregational Life Survey also has a Leader survey of PC(USA) leaders and an Attender survey of all PC(USA) worshipers."

U.S. Congregational Life Survey, 2001, Presbyterian Attenders (Added: May 01, 2005)

Over 300,000 worshipers in over 2,000 congregations across America participated in the U.S. Congregational Life Survey—-making it the largest survey of worshipers in America ever conducted. Three types of surveys were completed in each participating congregation: (a) an Attendee survey completed by all worshipers age 15 and older who attended worship services during the weekend of April 29, 2001; (b) a Congregational Profile describing the congregation’s facilities, staff, programs, and worship services completed by one person in the congregation; and (c) a Leader Survey completed by the pastor, priest, minister, rabbi, or other leader. Together the information collected provides a unique three-dimensional look at religious life in America.” (From Appendix 1, A Field Guide to U.S. Congregations: Who’s Going Where and Why. U.S. Congregational Life Survey Methodology.) Three different groups of Presbyterian Congregations were sampled: Presbyterian, Racial Ethnic/Multicultural Presbyterian, and Fast Growing Presbyterian. This data file contains data for Presbyterian (USA) random sample Attenders only. The Congregational Life Survey also has a Congregational profile for Presbyterian (USA) random sample congregations and a Leader survey of Presbyterian (USA) random sample leaders.