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FINANCES from Faith Communities Today Survey (FACT) 2010, Assemblies of God
How would you describe your congregations financial health today? (FINANCES)
TOTAL%
1) In serious difficulty165.3
2) In some difficulty3311.0
3) Tight, but we manage13043.3
4) Good8628.7
5) Excellent3511.7
TOTAL300100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:Congregations
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Mixed-mode


FINANCES from Faith Communities Today Survey (FACT) 2010, Church of the Nazarene
How would you describe your congregations financial health today? (FINANCES)
TOTAL%
1) In serious difficulty266.7
2) In some difficulty6216.1
3) Tight, but we manage15740.7
4) Good10326.7
5) Excellent389.8
TOTAL386100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:Congregations
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Mailed


FINANCES from Faith Communities Today Survey (FACT) 2010, Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA)
How would you describe your congregations financial health today? (FINANCES)
TOTAL%
1) In serious difficulty5211.3
2) In some difficulty7816.9
3) Tight, but we manage18139.3
4) Good11625.2
5) Excellent347.4
TOTAL461100.0
Survey Details
Scope:Other
Frame:Congregations
Sample:Unknown
Mode:Other


FINANCES from Faith Communities Today Survey (FACT) 2010, Jewish
How would you describe your congregations financial health today and five years ago? Today (FINANCES)
TOTAL%
1) In serious difficulty16918.5
2) In some difficulty23425.6
3) Tight, but we manage35438.7
4) Good11612.7
5) Excellent414.5
Missing32 
TOTAL914100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:Congregations
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Mailed


FINANCES from Faith Communities Today Survey (FACT) 2010, UCC Congregations
How would you describe your congregations current financial health (2010)? (FINANCES)
TOTAL%
1) In serious difficulty6010.0
2) In some difficulty11519.2
3) Tight, but we manage27646.1
4) Good11419.0
5) Excellent345.7
TOTAL599100.0
Survey Details
Scope:Other
Frame:Congregations
Sample:Unknown
Mode:Other


FINANCES from Faith Communities Today Survey (FACT) 2010, Seventh-Day Adventists
How would you describe your congregations financial health today? (FINANCES)
TOTAL%
1) In serious difficulty206.1
2) In some difficulty3611.0
3) Tight, but we manage10632.3
4) Good10532.0
5) Excellent6118.6
TOTAL328100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:Congregations
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Mailed


CASHPROB from Faith Communities Today Survey (FACT) 2000, Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA)
During the last five years, has your congregation experienced any disagreements or conflicts in the following areas? Money/Finances/Budget (CASHPROB)
TOTAL%
1) No36544.4
2) Yes, and it was very serious536.4
3) Yes, and it was moderately serious15819.2
4) Yes, and it was not very serious24629.9
TOTAL822100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:Other
Sample:Other
Mode:Mailed


CONCASH1 from Faith Communities Today Survey (FACT) 2010, Assemblies of God
During the past 5 years has your congregation experienced any disagreements or conflict in the following areas? (Check all that apply) Finances or budget (CONCASH1)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked24582.2
1) Yes, but it was not serious5317.8
TOTAL298100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:Congregations
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Mixed-mode


CONCASH2 from Faith Communities Today Survey (FACT) 2010, Assemblies of God
During the past 5 years has your congregation experienced any disagreements or conflict in the following areas? (Check all that apply) Finances or budget (CONCASH2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked27692.6
1) Yes, some people left227.4
TOTAL298100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:Congregations
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Mixed-mode


CONCASH3 from Faith Communities Today Survey (FACT) 2010, Assemblies of God
During the past 5 years has your congregation experienced any disagreements or conflict in the following areas? (Check all that apply) Finances or budget (CONCASH3)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked28395.0
1) Yes, some people withheld donations155.0
TOTAL298100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:Congregations
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Mixed-mode


CONCASH4 from Faith Communities Today Survey (FACT) 2010, Assemblies of God
During the past 5 years has your congregation experienced any disagreements or conflict in the following areas? (Check all that apply) Finances or budget (CONCASH4)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked29197.7
1) Yes, pastor or staff member left72.3
TOTAL298100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:Congregations
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Mixed-mode


CONCASHN from Faith Communities Today Survey (FACT) 2010, Assemblies of God
During the past 5 years has your congregation experienced any disagreements or conflict in the following areas? (Check all that apply) Finances or budget (CONCASHN)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked8227.5
1) No21672.5
TOTAL298100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:Congregations
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Mixed-mode


CONCASH1 from Faith Communities Today Survey (FACT) 2010, Church of the Nazarene
During the past 5 years has your congregation experienced any disagreements or conflict in the following areas? Finances or budget. Check all that apply on each line (CONCASH1)
TOTAL%
0) 028673.9
1) Yes, but it was not serious10126.1
TOTAL387100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:Congregations
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Mailed


CONCASH2 from Faith Communities Today Survey (FACT) 2010, Church of the Nazarene
During the past 5 years has your congregation experienced any disagreements or conflict in the following areas? Finances or budget. Check all that apply on each line (CONCASH2)
TOTAL%
0) 035291.0
1) Yes, some people left359.0
TOTAL387100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:Congregations
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Mailed


CONCASH3 from Faith Communities Today Survey (FACT) 2010, Church of the Nazarene
During the past 5 years has your congregation experienced any disagreements or conflict in the following areas? Finances or budget. Check all that apply on each line (CONCASH3)
TOTAL%
0) 036694.6
1) Yes, some people withheld donations215.4
TOTAL387100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:Congregations
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Mailed


CONCASH4 from Faith Communities Today Survey (FACT) 2010, Church of the Nazarene
During the past 5 years has your congregation experienced any disagreements or conflict in the following areas? Finances or budget. Check all that apply on each line (CONCASH4)
TOTAL%
0) 037897.7
1) Yes, pastor or staff member left92.3
TOTAL387100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:Congregations
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Mailed


CONCASH1 from Faith Communities Today Survey (FACT) 2010, Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA)
During the past 5 years has your congregation experienced any disagreements or conflict in the following areas? (Check all that apply) Finances or budget (CONCASH1)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked29264.7
1) Yes, but it was not serious15935.3
TOTAL451100.0
Survey Details
Scope:Other
Frame:Congregations
Sample:Unknown
Mode:Other


CONCASH2 from Faith Communities Today Survey (FACT) 2010, Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA)
During the past 5 years has your congregation experienced any disagreements or conflict in the following areas? (Check all that apply) Finances or budget (CONCASH2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked39988.5
1) Yes, some people left5211.5
TOTAL451100.0
Survey Details
Scope:Other
Frame:Congregations
Sample:Unknown
Mode:Other


CONCASH3 from Faith Communities Today Survey (FACT) 2010, Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA)
During the past 5 years has your congregation experienced any disagreements or conflict in the following areas? (Check all that apply) Finances or budget (CONCASH3)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked39587.6
1) Yes, some people withheld donations5612.4
TOTAL451100.0
Survey Details
Scope:Other
Frame:Congregations
Sample:Unknown
Mode:Other


CONCASH4 from Faith Communities Today Survey (FACT) 2010, Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA)
During the past 5 years has your congregation experienced any disagreements or conflict in the following areas? (Check all that apply) Finances or budget (CONCASH4)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked43295.8
1) Yes, pastor or staff member left194.2
TOTAL451100.0
Survey Details
Scope:Other
Frame:Congregations
Sample:Unknown
Mode:Other


CONCASH1 from Faith Communities Today Survey (FACT) 2010, Jewish
During the past five years has your congregation experienced any disagreements or conflict in the following areas? Finances or budget: Yes, but it was not serious (CONCASH1)
TOTAL%
0) Not selected57660.9
1) Yes, but it was not serious37039.1
TOTAL946100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:Congregations
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Mailed


CONCASH2 from Faith Communities Today Survey (FACT) 2010, Jewish
During the past five years has your congregation experienced any disagreements or conflict in the following areas? Finances or budget: Yes, some people left (CONCASH2)
TOTAL%
0) Not selected80284.8
1) Yes, some people left14415.2
TOTAL946100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:Congregations
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Mailed


CONCASH3 from Faith Communities Today Survey (FACT) 2010, Jewish
During the past five years has your congregation experienced any disagreements or conflict in the following areas? Finances or budget: Yes, some people withheld donations (CONCASH3)
TOTAL%
0) Not selected82186.8
1) Yes, some people withheld donations12513.2
TOTAL946100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:Congregations
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Mailed


CONCASH4 from Faith Communities Today Survey (FACT) 2010, Jewish
During the past five years has your congregation experienced any disagreements or conflict in the following areas? Finances or budget: Yes, leader or staff member left (CONCASH4)
TOTAL%
0) Not selected88593.6
1) Yes, leader or staff member left616.4
TOTAL946100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:Congregations
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Mailed


CONCASH1 from Faith Communities Today Survey (FACT) 2010, UCC Congregations
During the past five years, has your congregation experienced any disagreements or conflict in the following areas? Conflict over finances/budget -- not serious (CONCASH1)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked36961.9
1) Conflict not serious22738.1
TOTAL596100.0
Survey Details
Scope:Other
Frame:Congregations
Sample:Unknown
Mode:Other


CONCASH2 from Faith Communities Today Survey (FACT) 2010, UCC Congregations
During the past five years, has your congregation experienced any disagreements or conflict in the following areas? Conflict over finances/budget -- some left (CONCASH2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked54391.1
1) Some people left538.9
TOTAL596100.0
Survey Details
Scope:Other
Frame:Congregations
Sample:Unknown
Mode:Other


CONCASH3 from Faith Communities Today Survey (FACT) 2010, UCC Congregations
During the past five years, has your congregation experienced any disagreements or conflict in the following areas? Conflict over finances/budget -- some withheld donations (CONCASH3)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked55593.1
1) Some people withheld donations416.9
TOTAL596100.0
Survey Details
Scope:Other
Frame:Congregations
Sample:Unknown
Mode:Other


CONCASH4 from Faith Communities Today Survey (FACT) 2010, UCC Congregations
During the past five years, has your congregation experienced any disagreements or conflict in the following areas? Conflict over finances/budget -- staff left (CONCASH4)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked57095.6
1) Pastor or staff member dismissed or resigned264.4
TOTAL596100.0
Survey Details
Scope:Other
Frame:Congregations
Sample:Unknown
Mode:Other


CONCASHN from Faith Communities Today Survey (FACT) 2010, UCC Congregations
During the past five years, has your congregation experienced any disagreements or conflict in the following areas? Conflict over finances/budget -- no conflict (CONCASHN)
TOTAL%
0) Some conflict32153.9
1) No conflict27546.1
TOTAL596100.0
Survey Details
Scope:Other
Frame:Congregations
Sample:Unknown
Mode:Other


CASHPROB from Faith Communities Today (FACT) 2000, Combined File
During the last five years has your congregation experienced any disagreements or conflicts in the following areas? Money/Finances/Budget (CASHPROB)
TOTAL%
0) Missing100.1
1) No6,20256.6
2) Yes, not very serious2,56923.5
3) Yes, moderately serious1,57114.3
4) Yes, very serious6015.5
Missing3,349 
TOTAL10,953100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:Congregations
Sample:Other
Mode:Mixed-mode


QL15A2 from Faith Communities Today Survey (FACT) 2010, Presbyterian Church (USA)
During the past 5 years has your congregation experienced any disagreements or conflict in the following areas? If yes, please indicate how serious the conflict was and the consequences. Finances or budget yes, but it was not serious (QL15A2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked50872.0
1) Checked19828.0
TOTAL706100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:Congregations
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Mailed


QL15A3 from Faith Communities Today Survey (FACT) 2010, Presbyterian Church (USA)
During the past 5 years has your congregation experienced any disagreements or conflict in the following areas? If yes, please indicate how serious the conflict was and the consequences. Finances or budget yes, some people left (QL15A3)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked66494.1
1) Checked425.9
TOTAL706100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:Congregations
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Mailed


QL15A4 from Faith Communities Today Survey (FACT) 2010, Presbyterian Church (USA)
During the past 5 years has your congregation experienced any disagreements or conflict in the following areas? If yes, please indicate how serious the conflict was and the consequences. Finances or budget yes, some people withheld donations (QL15A4)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked64891.8
1) Checked588.2
TOTAL706100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:Congregations
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Mailed


QL15A5 from Faith Communities Today Survey (FACT) 2010, Presbyterian Church (USA)
During the past 5 years has your congregation experienced any disagreements or conflict in the following areas? If yes, please indicate how serious the conflict was and the consequences. Finances or budget yes, pastor or staff member left (QL15A5)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked68296.6
1) Checked243.4
TOTAL706100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:Congregations
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Mailed


CASHPROB from Faith Communities Today (FACT) 2000, Presbyterian Congregations
During the last five years has your congregation experienced any disagreements or conflicts in the following areas? (check one on each line)? - Money/finances/budget (CASHPROB)
TOTAL%
1) No25447.7
2) Yes, very serious264.9
3) Yes, moderately serious9417.6
4) Yes, not very serious15929.8
TOTAL533100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:Congregations
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Mailed


CASHPROB from Faith Communities Today Survey (Fact) 2000, Seventh-Day Adventist
During the last five years has your congregation experienced any disagreements or conflicts in the following areas? Money/finances/budget (CASHPROB)
TOTAL%
1) No23158.0
2) Yes, and it was very serious164.0
3) Yes, and it was moderately serious5914.8
4) Yes, and it was not very serious9223.1
TOTAL398100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:Congregations
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Mailed


MONEY from Faith Communities Today Survey (FACT) 2000, Unitarian Universalist Congregations
During the last five years has your congregation experienced any disagreements or conflicts in the following areas?: Money/Finances/Budget (MONEY)
TOTAL%
1) No17734.8
2) Yes, very serious387.5
3) Yes, moderately serious14628.7
4) Yes, not very serious14829.1
TOTAL509100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:Congregations
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Mailed


DSGRMT2 from Faith Communities Today Survey (FACT) 2000: Church of the Nazarene Congregations
During the past five years has your congregation experienced any disagreements or conflicts in the following areas?--Money, finances, budget. (DSGRMT2)
TOTAL%
1) No22953.3
2) Yes, very serious388.8
3) Yes, moderately serious7317.0
4) Yes, not very serious9020.9
TOTAL430100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:Congregations
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Mailed


PASACT22 from Congregational Ministry, Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod, 1987
How well does your pastor perform the following activity - Helps manage church finances. (PASACT22)
TOTAL%
1) Ineffective916.5
2) Somewhat ineffective16411.6
3) Average61843.9
4) Very effective21715.4
5) Outstanding936.6
9) Dont know22616.0
TOTAL1409100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:Congregations
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Mailed


PASPER22 from Congregational Ministry, Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod, 1987
Listed below are a number of activities that pastors perform. Please indicate how important you think it is that the pastor of your church perform that activity - Helps manage church finances. (PASPER22)
TOTAL%
1) Not important30121.1
2) Somewhat important45431.8
3) Average importance44631.3
4) Very important16411.5
5) Most important614.3
TOTAL1426100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:Congregations
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Mailed


 

Subcategories
Current StatusThis question type asks the respondent about the current financial health of the congregation.
Disagreements aboutHave there been disagreements in the congregations regarding finances?
Rating of PastorThis question type asks the respondent to rate the pastor's ability to manage finances

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