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Faith Communities Today (FACT) 2000, Presbyterian Congregations
The Faith Communities Today (FACT) surveys were coordinated by the Hartford Institute for Religion Research at the Hartford Seminary. Forty-two faith groups and denominations participated in the project. Each group designed a questionnaire in order to collect data that could be used to compare the local churches, synagogues and mosques within or between the participating groups. This dataset represents the results from the survey of Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) congregations in the United States.

Faith Communities Today Survey (FACT) 2010, Presbyterian Church (USA)
The Faith Communities Today 2010 national survey brings together 26 individual surveys of congregations. Twenty-four were conducted by or for partner denominations and faith groups, representing 32 of the country’s largest denominations and traditions. The common core questionnaire of the survey replicates more than 150 questions from the 2000, 2005 and 2008 surveys, plus a special section on the 2008 recession. This dataset contains the FACT 2010 data from the Presbyterian Church (USA).

Presbyterian Congregations, 1973-1988
"Benevolences as a percentage of receipts have declined in many Protestant denominations over the past three decades. To explain the decline, this study develops an economic model of religious congregations and estimates a version of it with data on a national sample of 40 Presbyterian congregations from 1973 to 1988." (Krohn, Gregory A., 1995, p.17).

Presbyterian Panel Series VII: Clergy Background Survey, Fall 1990
The Presbyterian Panel is an ongoing panel study in which mailed questionnaires are used to survey representative samples of constituency groups of Presbyterians-members, elders, pastors and clergy serving in specialized ministries. The major consideration guiding this research is a desire to gather broad information about Presbyterians in terms of their faith and their social, economic and demographic characteristics, to provide a comprehensive profile of the denomination. This data file contains the background information (including social, economic, demographic, and religious characteristics) for pastors and specialized clergy.

Presbyterian Panel Series VII: Member and Elder Background Survey, Fall 1990
The Presbyterian Panel is an ongoing panel study in which mailed questionnaires are used to survey representative samples of constituency groups of Presbyterians-members, elders, pastors and clergy serving in specialized ministries. The major consideration guiding this research is a desire to gather broad information about Presbyterians in terms of their faith and their social, economic and demographic characteristics, to provide a comprehensive profile of the denomination. This data file contains the background information (including social, economic, demographic, and religious characteristics) for members and elders.

Presbyterian Panel Study, August 2007 - The Mission Work Plan of the General Assembly Council, Members
The Presbyterian Panel began in 1973 and is an ongoing panel study in which mailed and web-based questionnaires are used to survey representative samples of constituency groups of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). These constituency groups include members, elders, pastors serving in a congregation, and specialized clergy serving elsewhere. The 3,742 member panel consists of 1,099 members, 1,164 elders and 1,469 clergy. Panels are re-sampled every three years. The main goal of this study is to gather broad information about Presbyterians in terms of their faith (beliefs, church background, and levels of church involvement), and their social, economic, and demographic characteristics (age, sex, marital status, living arrangements, etc.). The August 2007 survey focuses on the Mission Work Plan of the General Assembly Council.

Presbyterian Panel Survey Merged, 1991-1993
The Presbyterian Panel is an ongoing panel study in which mailed questionnaires are used to survey representative samples of constituency groups of Presbyterians - members, elders, pastors and clergy serving in specialized ministries. The major consideration guiding this research is a desire to gather broad information about Presbyterians in terms of their faith and their social, economic and demographic characteristics, to provide a comprehensive profile of the denomination. This data file contains the background information (including social, economic, demographic and religious characteristics) for respondents, as well as 11 surveys conducted for the panel, including disabilities issues, criminal justice issues, Christian education, health issues, the environment and spirituality.

Presbyterian Panel Survey Merged, 1994-1996
The 1994-1996 Presbyterian Panel Study consists of a background survey and twelve topical surveys administered over two years to the same panel of respondents. Each topical survey covers a different subject including: spirituality, communication, charitable giving and estate planning, volunteerism and other issues, the Bible, churchwide special offerings, social issues in investing, peacemaking, current issues in the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), HIV/AIDS issues, evangelism, and theological education. The 5,478 member panel includes four representative samples from the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.): 1) members, 2) active elders, 3) pastors, and 4) clergy in non-pastoral ministries. A majority of the questions were identical for all groups sampled, but a small number of questions were varied for the lay and clerical samples. These distinctions are noted in the variable descriptions.

In order to aid analysis, the data are presented as both a merged file and as twelve individual files. The merged file (PP8) includes the background survey and all twelve topical surveys. The twelve individual files (PP8_####) each include the background survey and one topical survey.

Presbyterian Panel Survey, 1997-1999 - Demographic Information, Clergy
The Presbyterian Panel began in 1973 and is an ongoing panel study in which mailed questionnaires are used to survey representative samples of constituency groups of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). These constituency groups include members, elders, pastors serving in a congregation, and specialized clergy serving elsewhere. Panels are re-sampled every three years. The main goal of this study is to gather broad information about Presbyterians in terms of their faith (beliefs, church background, and levels of church involvement), and their social, economic and demographic characteristics (age, sex, marital status, living arrangements, etc.).

Presbyterian Panel Survey, 1997-1999 - Demographic Information, Members and Elders
The Presbyterian Panel began in 1973 and is an ongoing panel study in which mailed questionnaires are used to survey representative samples of constituency groups of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). These constituency groups include members, elders, pastors serving in a congregation, and specialized clergy serving elsewhere. Panels are re-sampled every three years. The main goal of this study is to gather broad information about Presbyterians in terms of their faith (beliefs, church background, and levels of church involvement), and their social, economic and demographic characteristics (age, sex, marital status, living arrangements, etc.).

Presbyterian Panel Survey, 2000-2002 - Demographic Information, Clergy
The Presbyterian Panel began in 1973 and is an ongoing panel study in which mailed questionnaires are used to survey representative samples of constituency groups of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). These constituency groups include members, elders, pastors serving in a congregation, and specialized clergy serving elsewhere. Panels are re-sampled every three years. The main goal of this study is to gather broad information about Presbyterians in terms of their faith (beliefs, church background, and levels of church involvement), and their social, economic, and demographic characteristics (age, sex, marital status, living arrangements, etc.).

Presbyterian Panel Survey, 2000-2002 - Demographic Information, Members and Elders
The Presbyterian Panel began in 1973 and is an ongoing panel study in which mailed questionnaires are used to survey representative samples of constituency groups of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). These constituency groups include members, elders, pastors serving in a congregation, and specialized clergy serving elsewhere. Panels are re-sampled every three years. The main goal of this study is to gather broad information about Presbyterians in terms of their faith (beliefs, church background, and levels of church involvement), and their social, economic, and demographic characteristics (age, sex, marital status, living arrangements, etc.).

Presbyterian Panel Survey, 2003-2005 - Background Survey, Clergy
These data come from the background survey of the 2003-2005 Presbyterian Panel Study. The Presbyterian Panel, begun in 1973, is an ongoing panel study in which mailed questionnaires are used to survey representative samples of constituency groups of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). These constituency groups include members, elders, pastors serving in a congregation, and specialized clergy serving elsewhere. Panels are re-sampled every three years. The main goal of this study is to gather broad information about Presbyterians in terms of their faith (beliefs, church background, and levels of church involvement), and their social, economic, and demographic characteristics (age, sex, marital status, living arrangements, etc.).

Presbyterian Panel Survey, 2003-2005 - Background Survey, Members and Elders
These data come from the background survey of the 2003-2005 Presbyterian Panel Study. The Presbyterian Panel, begun in 1973, is an ongoing panel study in which mailed questionnaires are used to survey representative samples of constituency groups of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). These constituency groups include members, elders, pastors serving in a congregation, and specialized clergy serving elsewhere. Panels are re-sampled every three years. The main goal of this study is to gather broad information about Presbyterians in terms of their faith (beliefs, church background, and levels of church involvement), and their social, economic, and demographic characteristics (age, sex, marital status, living arrangements, etc.).

Presbyterian Panel Survey, 2006-2008 - Background Survey, Clergy
These data come from the background survey of the 2006-2008 Presbyterian Panel Study. The 3,742 member panel consists of 1,099 members, 1,164 elders and 1,469 clergy. This dataset includes responses from the 1,469 clergy on that panel. A majority of the questions were identical for all groups sampled, but a small number of questions were varied for the lay and clerical samples. This dataset profiles Presbyterians as a people, describing them as a faith community (beliefs, church backgrounds, and levels of church involvement) and as a social and demographic community (age, sex, marital status, living arrangements, etc.).

Presbyterian Panel Survey, 2006-2008 - Background Survey, Members and Elders
These data come from the background survey of the 2006-2008 Presbyterian Panel Study. The 3,742 member panel consists of 1,099 members, 1,164 elders and 1,469 clergy. This dataset includes responses from the 2,273 members and elders on that panel. A majority of the questions were identical for all groups sampled, but a small number of questions were varied for the lay and clerical samples. This dataset profiles Presbyterians as a people, describing them as a faith community (beliefs, church backgrounds, and levels of church involvement) and as a social and demographic community (age, sex, marital status, living arrangements, etc.).

Presbyterian Panel Survey, April 1991: The Nature of the Church and Its Practice of Governance
The Presbyterian Panel is an ongoing panel study in which mailed questionnaires are used to survey representative samples of constituency groups of Presbyterians-members, elders, pastors and clergy serving in specialized ministries. The major consideration guiding this research is a desire to gather broad information about Presbyterians in terms of their faith and their social, economic and demographic characteristics, to provide a comprehensive profile of the denomination. The April 1991 survey focuses on opinions of the Church's priorities, missions, governing bodies and polity-related issues.

Presbyterian Panel Survey, August 1992: Christian Education and Nurture
The Presbyterian Panel is an ongoing panel study in which mailed questionnaires are used to survey representative samples of constituency groups of Presbyterians-members, elders, pastors and clergy serving in specialized ministries. The major consideration guiding this research is a desire to gather broad information about Presbyterians in terms of their faith and their social, economic and demographic characteristics, to provide a comprehensive profile of the denomination. The August 1992 survey focuses on religious activity in childhood and youth, adult Christian education participation, uses of denominational resources, men's groups, divorce, and retreat centers.

Presbyterian Panel Survey, August 1993: Criminal Justice Issues
The Presbyterian Panel is an ongoing panel study in which mailed questionnaires are used to survey representative samples of constituency groups of Presbyterians-members, elders, pastors and clergy serving in specialized ministries. The major consideration guiding this research is a desire to gather broad information about Presbyterians in terms of their faith and their social, economic and demographic characteristics, to provide a comprehensive profile of the denomination. The August 1993 survey focuses on respondents' opinions on issues of crime and criminal justice in the U.S., as well as congregational involvement with criminal justice programs.

Presbyterian Panel Survey, August 1994: Charitable Giving and Estate Planning
The 1994-1996 Presbyterian Panel Study consists of a background survey and twelve topical surveys administered over two years to the same panel of respondents. Each topical survey covers a different subject including: spirituality, communication, charitable giving and estate planning, volunteerism and other issues, the Bible, churchwide special offerings, social issues in investing, peacemaking, current issues in the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), HIV/AIDS issues, evangelism, and theological education. The 5,478 member panel includes four representative samples from the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.): 1) members, 2) active elders, 3) pastors, and 4) clergy in non-pastoral ministries. A majority of the questions were identical for all groups sampled, but a small number of questions were varied for the lay and clerical samples. These distinctions are noted in the variable descriptions.

In order to aid analysis, the data are presented as both a merged file and as twelve individual files. The merged file (PP8) includes the background survey and all twelve topical surveys. The twelve individual files (PP8_####) each include the background survey and one topical survey.

Presbyterian Panel Survey, August 1995: Social Issues in Investing
The 1994-1996 Presbyterian Panel Study consists of a background survey and twelve topical surveys administered over two years to the same panel of respondents. Each topical survey covers a different subject including: spirituality, communication, charitable giving and estate planning, volunteerism and other issues, the Bible, churchwide special offerings, social issues in investing, peacemaking, current issues in the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), HIV/AIDS issues, evangelism, and theological education. The 5,478 member panel includes four representative samples from the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.): 1) members, 2) active elders, 3) pastors, and 4) clergy in non-pastoral ministries. A majority of the questions were identical for all groups sampled, but a small number of questions were varied for the lay and clerical samples. These distinctions are noted in the variable descriptions.

In order to aid analysis, the data are presented as both a merged file and as twelve individual files. The merged file (PP8) includes the background survey and all twelve topical surveys. The twelve individual files (PP8_####) each include the background survey and one topical survey.

Presbyterian Panel Survey, August 1996 - Evangelism
The 1994-1996 Presbyterian Panel Study consists of a background survey and twelve topical surveys administered over two years to the same panel of respondents. Each topical survey covers a different subject including: spirituality, communication, charitable giving and estate planning, volunteerism and other issues, the Bible, churchwide special offerings, social issues in investing, peacemaking, current issues in the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), HIV/AIDS issues, evangelism, and theological education. The 5,478 member panel includes four representative samples from the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.): 1) members, 2) active elders, 3) pastors, and 4) clergy in non-pastoral ministries. A majority of the questions were identical for all groups sampled, but a small number of questions were varied for the lay and clerical samples. These distinctions are noted in the variable descriptions.

In order to aid analysis, the data are presented as both a merged file and as twelve individual files. The merged file (PP8) includes the background survey and all twelve topical surveys. The twelve individual files (PP8_####) each include the background survey and one topical survey.

Presbyterian Panel Survey, August 1997 - Social Justice and Welfare, Clergy
The Presbyterian Panel began in 1973 and is an ongoing panel study in which mailed questionnaires are used to survey representative samples of constituency groups of Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). These constituency groups include: members, elders, pastors serving in a congregation, and specialized clergy serving elsewhere. Panels are re-sampled every three years. The main goal of this study is to gather broad information about Presbyterians in terms of their faith (beliefs, church background, and levels of church involvement), and their social, economic and demographic characteristics (age, sex, marital status, living arrangements, etc.). The August 1997 survey focuses on perceptions of social justice and welfare issues.

Presbyterian Panel Survey, August 1997 - Social Justice and Welfare, Elders
The Presbyterian Panel began in 1973 and is an ongoing panel study in which mailed questionnaires are used to survey representative samples of constituency groups of Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). These constituency groups include: members, elders, pastors serving in a congregation, and specialized clergy serving elsewhere. Panels are re-sampled every three years. The main goal of this study is to gather broad information about Presbyterians in terms of their faith (beliefs, church background, and levels of church involvement), and their social, economic and demographic characteristics (age, sex, marital status, living arrangements, etc.). The August 1997 survey focuses on perceptions of social justice and welfare issues.

Presbyterian Panel Survey, August 1997 - Social Justice and Welfare, Members
The Presbyterian Panel began in 1973 and is an ongoing panel study in which mailed questionnaires are used to survey representative samples of constituency groups of Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). These constituency groups include: members, elders, pastors serving in a congregation, and specialized clergy serving elsewhere. Panels are re-sampled every three years. The main goal of this study is to gather broad information about Presbyterians in terms of their faith (beliefs, church background, and levels of church involvement), and their social, economic and demographic characteristics (age, sex, marital status, living arrangements, etc.). The August 1997 survey focuses on perceptions of social justice and welfare issues.

Presbyterian Panel Survey, August 1998 - World Mission, Clergy
The Presbyterian Panel began in 1973 and is an ongoing panel study in which mailed questionnaires are used to survey representative samples of constituency groups of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). These constituency groups include members, elders, pastors serving in a congregation, and specialized clergy serving elsewhere. Panels are re-sampled every three years. The main goal of this study is to gather broad information about Presbyterians in terms of their faith (beliefs, church background, and levels of church involvement), and their social, economic and demographic characteristics (age, sex, marital status, living arrangements, etc.). The August 1998 survey focuses on world mission.

Presbyterian Panel Survey, August 1998 - World Mission, Elders
The Presbyterian Panel began in 1973 and is an ongoing panel study in which mailed questionnaires are used to survey representative samples of constituency groups of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). These constituency groups include members, elders, pastors serving in a congregation, and specialized clergy serving elsewhere. Panels are re-sampled every three years. The main goal of this study is to gather broad information about Presbyterians in terms of their faith (beliefs, church background, and levels of church involvement), and their social, economic and demographic characteristics (age, sex, marital status, living arrangements, etc.). The August 1998 survey focuses on world mission.

Presbyterian Panel Survey, August 1998 - World Mission, Members
The Presbyterian Panel began in 1973 and is an ongoing panel study in which mailed questionnaires are used to survey representative samples of constituency groups of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). These constituency groups include members, elders, pastors serving in a congregation, and specialized clergy serving elsewhere. Panels are re-sampled every three years. The main goal of this study is to gather broad information about Presbyterians in terms of their faith (beliefs, church background, and levels of church involvement), and their social, economic and demographic characteristics (age, sex, marital status, living arrangements, etc.). The August 1998 survey focuses on world mission.

Presbyterian Panel Survey, August 1999 -- Public Role of Presbyterians, Clergy
The Presbyterian Panel began in 1973 and is an ongoing panel study in which mailed questionnaires are used to survey representative samples of constituency groups of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). These constituency groups include members, elders, pastors serving in a congregation, and specialized clergy serving elsewhere. Panels are re-sampled every three years. The main goal of this study is to gather broad information about Presbyterians in terms of their faith (beliefs, church background, and levels of church involvement), and their social, economic and demographic characteristics (age, sex, marital status, living arrangements, etc.). The August 1999 survey focuses on the public role of Presbyterians.

Presbyterian Panel Survey, August 1999 -- Public Role of Presbyterians, Elders
The Presbyterian Panel began in 1973 and is an ongoing panel study in which mailed questionnaires are used to survey representative samples of constituency groups of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). These constituency groups include members, elders, pastors serving in a congregation, and specialized clergy serving elsewhere. Panels are re-sampled every three years. The main goal of this study is to gather broad information about Presbyterians in terms of their faith (beliefs, church background, and levels of church involvement), and their social, economic and demographic characteristics (age, sex, marital status, living arrangements, etc.). The August 1999 survey focuses on the public role of Presbyterians.

Presbyterian Panel Survey, August 1999 -- Public Role of Presbyterians, Member
The Presbyterian Panel began in 1973 and is an ongoing panel study in which mailed questionnaires are used to survey representative samples of constituency groups of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). These constituency groups include members, elders, pastors serving in a congregation, and specialized clergy serving elsewhere. Panels are re-sampled every three years. The main goal of this study is to gather broad information about Presbyterians in terms of their faith (beliefs, church background, and levels of church involvement), and their social, economic and demographic characteristics (age, sex, marital status, living arrangements, etc.). The August 1999 survey focuses on the public role of Presbyterians.

Presbyterian Panel Survey, August 2000 --Ministry to Families and Same-Sex Issues in the PC(USA), Clergy
The Presbyterian Panel began in 1973 and is an ongoing panel study in which mailed questionnaires are used to survey representative samples of constituency groups of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). These constituency groups include members, elders, pastors serving in a congregation, and specialized clergy serving elsewhere. Panels are re-sampled every three years. The main goal of this study is to gather broad information about Presbyterians in terms of their faith (beliefs, church background, and levels of church involvement), and their social, economic, and demographic characteristics (age, sex, marital status, living arrangements, etc.). The August 2000 survey focuses on ministry to families and same-sex issues in the PC(USA).

Presbyterian Panel Survey, August 2000 --Ministry to Families and Same-Sex Issues in the PC(USA), Elders
The Presbyterian Panel began in 1973 and is an ongoing panel study in which mailed questionnaires are used to survey representative samples of constituency groups of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). These constituency groups include members, elders, pastors serving in a congregation, and specialized clergy serving elsewhere. Panels are re-sampled every three years. The main goal of this study is to gather broad information about Presbyterians in terms of their faith (beliefs, church background, and levels of church involvement), and their social, economic, and demographic characteristics (age, sex, marital status, living arrangements, etc.). The August 2000 survey focuses on ministry to families and same-sex issues in the PC(USA).

Presbyterian Panel Survey, August 2000 --Ministry to Families and Same-Sex Issues in the PC(USA), Members
The Presbyterian Panel began in 1973 and is an ongoing panel study in which mailed questionnaires are used to survey representative samples of constituency groups of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). These constituency groups include members, elders, pastors serving in a congregation, and specialized clergy serving elsewhere. Panels are re-sampled every three years. The main goal of this study is to gather broad information about Presbyterians in terms of their faith (beliefs, church background, and levels of church involvement), and their social, economic, and demographic characteristics (age, sex, marital status, living arrangements, etc.). The August 2000 survey focuses on ministry to families and same-sex issues in the PC(USA).

Presbyterian Panel Survey, August 2001 -- Presbyterian Women and Other Topics, Clergy
The Presbyterian Panel began in 1973 and is an ongoing panel study in which mailed questionnaires are used to survey representative samples of constituency groups of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). These constituency groups include members, elders, pastors serving in a congregation, and specialized clergy serving elsewhere. Panels are re-sampled every three years. The main goal of this study is to gather broad information about Presbyterians in terms of their faith (beliefs, church background, and levels of church involvement), and their social, economic, and demographic characteristics (age, sex, marital status, living arrangements, etc.). The August 2001 survey focuses on Presbyterian Women and Other Topics.

Presbyterian Panel Survey, August 2001 -- Presbyterian Women and Other Topics, Elders
The Presbyterian Panel began in 1973 and is an ongoing panel study in which mailed questionnaires are used to survey representative samples of constituency groups of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). These constituency groups include members, elders, pastors serving in a congregation, and specialized clergy serving elsewhere. Panels are re-sampled every three years. The main goal of this study is to gather broad information about Presbyterians in terms of their faith (beliefs, church background, and levels of church involvement), and their social, economic, and demographic characteristics (age, sex, marital status, living arrangements, etc.). The August 2001 survey focuses on Presbyterian Women and Other Topics.

Presbyterian Panel Survey, August 2001 -- Presbyterian Women and Other Topics, Members
The Presbyterian Panel began in 1973 and is an ongoing panel study in which mailed questionnaires are used to survey representative samples of constituency groups of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). These constituency groups include members, elders, pastors serving in a congregation, and specialized clergy serving elsewhere. Panels are re-sampled every three years. The main goal of this study is to gather broad information about Presbyterians in terms of their faith (beliefs, church background, and levels of church involvement), and their social, economic, and demographic characteristics (age, sex, marital status, living arrangements, etc.). The August 2001 survey focuses on Presbyterian Women and Other Topics.

Presbyterian Panel Survey, August 2002 -- Church Camps and Retreats, Clergy
The Presbyterian Panel began in 1973 and is an ongoing panel study in which mailed questionnaires are used to survey representative samples of constituency groups of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). These constituency groups include members, elders, pastors serving in a congregation, and specialized clergy serving elsewhere. Panels are re-sampled every three years. The main goal of this study is to gather broad information about Presbyterians in terms of their faith (beliefs, church background, and levels of church involvement), and their social, economic, and demographic characteristics (age, sex, marital status, living arrangements, etc.). The August 2002 survey focuses on church camps and retreats.

Presbyterian Panel Survey, August 2002 -- Church Camps and Retreats, Elders
The Presbyterian Panel began in 1973 and is an ongoing panel study in which mailed questionnaires are used to survey representative samples of constituency groups of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). These constituency groups include members, elders, pastors serving in a congregation, and specialized clergy serving elsewhere. Panels are re-sampled every three years. The main goal of this study is to gather broad information about Presbyterians in terms of their faith (beliefs, church background, and levels of church involvement), and their social, economic, and demographic characteristics (age, sex, marital status, living arrangements, etc.). The August 2002 survey focuses on church camps and retreats.

Presbyterian Panel Survey, August 2002 -- Church Camps and Retreats, Members
The Presbyterian Panel began in 1973 and is an ongoing panel study in which mailed questionnaires are used to survey representative samples of constituency groups of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). These constituency groups include members, elders, pastors serving in a congregation, and specialized clergy serving elsewhere. Panels are re-sampled every three years. The main goal of this study is to gather broad information about Presbyterians in terms of their faith (beliefs, church background, and levels of church involvement), and their social, economic, and demographic characteristics (age, sex, marital status, living arrangements, etc.). The August 2002 survey focuses on church camps and retreats.

Presbyterian Panel Survey, August 2003 - Presbyterians Today, Clergy
The Presbyterian Panel, begun in 1973, is an ongoing panel study in which mailed questionnaires are used to survey representative samples of constituency groups of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). These constituency groups include members, elders, pastors serving in a congregation, and specialized clergy serving elsewhere. Panels are re-sampled every three years. The main goal of this study is to gather broad information about Presbyterians in terms of their faith (beliefs, church background, and levels of church involvement), and their social, economic, and demographic characteristics (age, sex, marital status, living arrangements, etc.) The August 2003 survey focuses on Presbyterians Today.

Presbyterian Panel Survey, August 2003 - Presbyterians Today, Elders
The Presbyterian Panel, begun in 1973, is an ongoing panel study in which mailed questionnaires are used to survey representative samples of constituency groups of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). These constituency groups include members, elders, pastors serving in a congregation, and specialized clergy serving elsewhere. Panels are re-sampled every three years. The main goal of this study is to gather broad information about Presbyterians in terms of their faith (beliefs, church background, and levels of church involvement), and their social, economic, and demographic characteristics (age, sex, marital status, living arrangements, etc.) The August 2003 survey focuses on Presbyterians Today.

Presbyterian Panel Survey, August 2003 - Presbyterians Today, Members
The Presbyterian Panel, begun in 1973, is an ongoing panel study in which mailed questionnaires are used to survey representative samples of constituency groups of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). These constituency groups include members, elders, pastors serving in a congregation, and specialized clergy serving elsewhere. Panels are re-sampled every three years. The main goal of this study is to gather broad information about Presbyterians in terms of their faith (beliefs, church background, and levels of church involvement), and their social, economic, and demographic characteristics (age, sex, marital status, living arrangements, etc.) The August 2003 survey focuses on Presbyterians Today.

Presbyterian Panel Survey, August 2004 -- Energy Issues, All
The Presbyterian Panel, begun in 1973, is an ongoing panel study in which mailed questionnaires are used to survey representative samples of constituency groups of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). These constituency groups include members, elders, pastors serving in a congregation, and specialized clergy serving elsewhere. Panels are re-sampled every three years. The main goal of this study is to gather broad information about Presbyterians in terms of their faith (beliefs, church background, and levels of church involvement), and their social, economic, and demographic characteristics (age, sex, marital status, living arrangements, etc.) The August 2004 survey focuses on Energy Issues.

Presbyterian Panel Survey, August 2004 -- Energy Issues, Clergy
The Presbyterian Panel, begun in 1973, is an ongoing panel study in which mailed questionnaires are used to survey representative samples of constituency groups of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). These constituency groups include members, elders, pastors serving in a congregation, and specialized clergy serving elsewhere. Panels are re-sampled every three years. The main goal of this study is to gather broad information about Presbyterians in terms of their faith (beliefs, church background, and levels of church involvement), and their social, economic, and demographic characteristics (age, sex, marital status, living arrangements, etc.) The August 2004 survey focuses on Energy Issues.

Presbyterian Panel Survey, August 2004 -- Energy Issues, Members and Elders
The Presbyterian Panel, begun in 1973, is an ongoing panel study in which mailed questionnaires are used to survey representative samples of constituency groups of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). These constituency groups include members, elders, pastors serving in a congregation, and specialized clergy serving elsewhere. Panels are re-sampled every three years. The main goal of this study is to gather broad information about Presbyterians in terms of their faith (beliefs, church background, and levels of church involvement), and their social, economic, and demographic characteristics (age, sex, marital status, living arrangements, etc.) The August 2004 survey focuses on Energy Issues.

Presbyterian Panel Survey, August 2005 - Hymnals, All
The Presbyterian Panel, begun in 1973, is an ongoing panel study in which mailed questionnaires are used to survey representative samples of constituency groups of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). These constituency groups include members, elders, pastors serving in a congregation, and specialized clergy serving elsewhere. Panels are re-sampled every three years. The main goal of this study is to gather broad information about Presbyterians in terms of their faith (beliefs, church background, and levels of church involvement), and their social, economic, and demographic characteristics (age, sex, marital status, living arrangements, etc.) The August 2005 survey focuses on hymnals.

Presbyterian Panel Survey, August 2005 - Hymnals, Clergy
The Presbyterian Panel, begun in 1973, is an ongoing panel study in which mailed questionnaires are used to survey representative samples of constituency groups of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). These constituency groups include members, elders, pastors serving in a congregation, and specialized clergy serving elsewhere. Panels are re-sampled every three years. The main goal of this study is to gather broad information about Presbyterians in terms of their faith (beliefs, church background, and levels of church involvement), and their social, economic, and demographic characteristics (age, sex, marital status, living arrangements, etc.) The August 2005 survey focuses on hymnals.

Presbyterian Panel Survey, August 2005 - Hymnals, Elders
The Presbyterian Panel, begun in 1973, is an ongoing panel study in which mailed questionnaires are used to survey representative samples of constituency groups of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). These constituency groups include members, elders, pastors serving in a congregation, and specialized clergy serving elsewhere. Panels are re-sampled every three years. The main goal of this study is to gather broad information about Presbyterians in terms of their faith (beliefs, church background, and levels of church involvement), and their social, economic, and demographic characteristics (age, sex, marital status, living arrangements, etc.) The August 2005 survey focuses on hymnals.

Presbyterian Panel Survey, August 2005 - Hymnals, Members
The Presbyterian Panel, begun in 1973, is an ongoing panel study in which mailed questionnaires are used to survey representative samples of constituency groups of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). These constituency groups include members, elders, pastors serving in a congregation, and specialized clergy serving elsewhere. Panels are re-sampled every three years. The main goal of this study is to gather broad information about Presbyterians in terms of their faith (beliefs, church background, and levels of church involvement), and their social, economic, and demographic characteristics (age, sex, marital status, living arrangements, etc.) The August 2005 survey focuses on hymnals.

Presbyterian Panel Survey, August 2006 - The Bible, All
The Presbyterian Panel began in 1973 and is an ongoing panel study in which mailed and web-based questionnaires are used to survey representative samples of constituency groups of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). These constituency groups include members, elders, pastors serving in a congregation, and specialized clergy serving elsewhere. The 3,742 member panel consists of 1,099 members, 1,164 elders and 1,469 clergy. Panels are re-sampled every three years. The main goal of this study is to gather broad information about Presbyterians in terms of their faith (beliefs, church background, and levels of church involvement), and their social, economic, and demographic characteristics (age, sex, marital status, living arrangements, etc.). The August 2006 survey focuses on the Bible.

Presbyterian Panel Survey, August 2006 - The Bible, Clergy
The Presbyterian Panel began in 1973 and is an ongoing panel study in which mailed and web-based questionnaires are used to survey representative samples of constituency groups of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). These constituency groups include members, elders, pastors serving in a congregation, and specialized clergy serving elsewhere. The 3,742 member panel consists of 1,099 members, 1,164 elders and 1,469 clergy. Panels are re-sampled every three years. The main goal of this study is to gather broad information about Presbyterians in terms of their faith (beliefs, church background, and levels of church involvement), and their social, economic, and demographic characteristics (age, sex, marital status, living arrangements, etc.). The August 2006 survey focuses on the Bible.

Presbyterian Panel Survey, August 2006 - The Bible, Elders
The Presbyterian Panel began in 1973 and is an ongoing panel study in which mailed and web-based questionnaires are used to survey representative samples of constituency groups of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). These constituency groups include members, elders, pastors serving in a congregation, and specialized clergy serving elsewhere. The 3,742 member panel consists of 1,099 members, 1,164 elders and 1,469 clergy. Panels are re-sampled every three years. The main goal of this study is to gather broad information about Presbyterians in terms of their faith (beliefs, church background, and levels of church involvement), and their social, economic, and demographic characteristics (age, sex, marital status, living arrangements, etc.). The August 2006 survey focuses on the Bible.

Presbyterian Panel Survey, August 2006 - The Bible, Members
The Presbyterian Panel began in 1973 and is an ongoing panel study in which mailed and web-based questionnaires are used to survey representative samples of constituency groups of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). These constituency groups include members, elders, pastors serving in a congregation, and specialized clergy serving elsewhere. The 3,742 member panel consists of 1,099 members, 1,164 elders and 1,469 clergy. Panels are re-sampled every three years. The main goal of this study is to gather broad information about Presbyterians in terms of their faith (beliefs, church background, and levels of church involvement), and their social, economic, and demographic characteristics (age, sex, marital status, living arrangements, etc.). The August 2006 survey focuses on the Bible.

Presbyterian Panel Survey, August 2007 - The Mission Work Plan of the General Assembly Council, All
The Presbyterian Panel began in 1973 and is an ongoing panel study in which mailed and web-based questionnaires are used to survey representative samples of constituency groups of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). These constituency groups include members, elders, pastors serving in a congregation, and specialized clergy serving elsewhere. The 3,742 member panel consists of 1,099 members, 1,164 elders and 1,469 clergy. Panels are re-sampled every three years. The main goal of this study is to gather broad information about Presbyterians in terms of their faith (beliefs, church background, and levels of church involvement), and their social, economic, and demographic characteristics (age, sex, marital status, living arrangements, etc.). The August 2007 survey focuses on the Mission Work Plan of the General Assembly Council.

Presbyterian Panel Survey, August 2007 - The Mission Work Plan of the General Assembly Council, Clergy
The Presbyterian Panel began in 1973 and is an ongoing panel study in which mailed and web-based questionnaires are used to survey representative samples of constituency groups of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). These constituency groups include members, elders, pastors serving in a congregation, and specialized clergy serving elsewhere. The 3,742 member panel consists of 1,099 members, 1,164 elders and 1,469 clergy. Panels are re-sampled every three years. The main goal of this study is to gather broad information about Presbyterians in terms of their faith (beliefs, church background, and levels of church involvement), and their social, economic, and demographic characteristics (age, sex, marital status, living arrangements, etc.). The August 2007 survey focuses on the Mission Work Plan of the General Assembly Council.

Presbyterian Panel Survey, August 2007 - The Mission Work Plan of the General Assembly Council, Elders
The Presbyterian Panel began in 1973 and is an ongoing panel study in which mailed and web-based questionnaires are used to survey representative samples of constituency groups of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). These constituency groups include members, elders, pastors serving in a congregation, and specialized clergy serving elsewhere. The 3,742 member panel consists of 1,099 members, 1,164 elders and 1,469 clergy. Panels are re-sampled every three years. The main goal of this study is to gather broad information about Presbyterians in terms of their faith (beliefs, church background, and levels of church involvement), and their social, economic, and demographic characteristics (age, sex, marital status, living arrangements, etc.). The August 2007 survey focuses on the Mission Work Plan of the General Assembly Council.

Presbyterian Panel Survey, Fall 2003, Reparations, All
The Presbyterian Panel, begun in 1973, is an ongoing panel study in which mailed questionnaires are used to survey representative samples of constituency groups of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). These constituency groups include members, elders, pastors serving in a congregation, and specialized clergy serving elsewhere. Panels are re-sampled every three years. The main goal of this study is to gather broad information about Presbyterians in terms of their faith (beliefs, church background, and levels of church involvement), and their social, economic, and demographic characteristics (age, sex, marital status, living arrangements, etc.) The Fall 2003 survey focuses on reparations.

Presbyterian Panel Survey, Fall 2003, Reparations, Clergy
The Presbyterian Panel, begun in 1973, is an ongoing panel study in which mailed questionnaires are used to survey representative samples of constituency groups of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). These constituency groups include members, elders, pastors serving in a congregation, and specialized clergy serving elsewhere. Panels are re-sampled every three years. The main goal of this study is to gather broad information about Presbyterians in terms of their faith (beliefs, church background, and levels of church involvement), and their social, economic, and demographic characteristics (age, sex, marital status, living arrangements, etc.) The Fall 2003 survey focuses on reparations.

Presbyterian Panel Survey, Fall 2003, Reparations, Members and Elders
The Presbyterian Panel, begun in 1973, is an ongoing panel study in which mailed questionnaires are used to survey representative samples of constituency groups of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). These constituency groups include members, elders, pastors serving in a congregation, and specialized clergy serving elsewhere. Panels are re-sampled every three years. The main goal of this study is to gather broad information about Presbyterians in terms of their faith (beliefs, church background, and levels of church involvement), and their social, economic, and demographic characteristics (age, sex, marital status, living arrangements, etc.) The Fall 2003 survey focuses on reparations.

Presbyterian Panel Survey, Feb 1998 - Books, Reading, and Study Resources, Clergy
The Presbyterian Panel began in 1973 and is an ongoing panel study in which mailed questionnaires are used to survey representative samples of constituency groups of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). These constituency groups include members, elders, pastors serving in a congregation, and specialized clergy serving elsewhere. Panels are re-sampled every three years. The main goal of this study is to gather broad information about Presbyterians in terms of their faith (beliefs, church background, and levels of church involvement), and their social, economic and demographic characteristics (age, sex, marital status, living arrangements, etc.). The February 1998 survey focuses on books, reading, and study resources.

Presbyterian Panel Survey, Feb 1998 - Books, Reading, and Study Resources, Elders
The Presbyterian Panel began in 1973 and is an ongoing panel study in which mailed questionnaires are used to survey representative samples of constituency groups of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). These constituency groups include members, elders, pastors serving in a congregation, and specialized clergy serving elsewhere. Panels are re-sampled every three years. The main goal of this study is to gather broad information about Presbyterians in terms of their faith (beliefs, church background, and levels of church involvement), and their social, economic and demographic characteristics (age, sex, marital status, living arrangements, etc.). The February 1998 survey focuses on books, reading, and study resources.

Presbyterian Panel Survey, Feb 1998 - Books, Reading, and Study Resources, Members
The Presbyterian Panel began in 1973 and is an ongoing panel study in which mailed questionnaires are used to survey representative samples of constituency groups of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). These constituency groups include members, elders, pastors serving in a congregation, and specialized clergy serving elsewhere. Panels are re-sampled every three years. The main goal of this study is to gather broad information about Presbyterians in terms of their faith (beliefs, church background, and levels of church involvement), and their social, economic and demographic characteristics (age, sex, marital status, living arrangements, etc.). The February 1998 survey focuses on books, reading, and study resources.

Presbyterian Panel Survey, Feb 1999 - Language and God, Clergy
The Presbyterian Panel began in 1973 and is an ongoing panel study in which mailed questionnaires are used to survey representative samples of constituency groups of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). These constituency groups include members, elders, pastors serving in a congregation, and specialized clergy serving elsewhere. Panels are re-sampled every three years. The main goal of this study is to gather broad information about Presbyterians in terms of their faith (beliefs, church background, and levels of church involvement), and their social, economic and demographic characteristics (age, sex, marital status, living arrangements, etc.). The February 1999 survey focuses on language and God.

Presbyterian Panel Survey, Feb 1999 - Language and God, Elders
The Presbyterian Panel began in 1973 and is an ongoing panel study in which mailed questionnaires are used to survey representative samples of constituency groups of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). These constituency groups include members, elders, pastors serving in a congregation, and specialized clergy serving elsewhere. Panels are re-sampled every three years. The main goal of this study is to gather broad information about Presbyterians in terms of their faith (beliefs, church background, and levels of church involvement), and their social, economic and demographic characteristics (age, sex, marital status, living arrangements, etc.). The February 1999 survey focuses on language and God.

Presbyterian Panel Survey, Feb 1999 - Language and God, Member
The Presbyterian Panel began in 1973 and is an ongoing panel study in which mailed questionnaires are used to survey representative samples of constituency groups of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). These constituency groups include members, elders, pastors serving in a congregation, and specialized clergy serving elsewhere. Panels are re-sampled every three years. The main goal of this study is to gather broad information about Presbyterians in terms of their faith (beliefs, church background, and levels of church involvement), and their social, economic and demographic characteristics (age, sex, marital status, living arrangements, etc.). The February 1999 survey focuses on language and God.

Presbyterian Panel Survey, February 1993: Presbyterian Colleges and Universities
The Presbyterian Panel is an ongoing panel study in which mailed questionnaires are used to survey representative samples of constituency groups of Presbyterians-members, elders, pastors and clergy serving in specialized ministries. The major consideration guiding this research is a desire to gather broad information about Presbyterians in terms of their faith and their social, economic and demographic characteristics, to provide a comprehensive profile of the denomination. The February 1993 survey focuses on respondents' knowledge/background/opinions concerning Presbyterian-related schools.

Presbyterian Panel Survey, February 1994: Spirituality
The 1994-1996 Presbyterian Panel Study consists of a background survey and twelve topical surveys administered over two years to the same panel of respondents. Each topical survey covers a different subject including: spirituality, communication, charitable giving and estate planning, volunteerism and other issues, the Bible, churchwide special offerings, social issues in investing, peacemaking, current issues in the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), HIV/AIDS issues, evangelism, and theological education. The 5,478 member panel includes four representative samples from the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.): 1) members, 2) active elders, 3) pastors, and 4) clergy in non-pastoral ministries. A majority of the questions were identical for all groups sampled, but a small number of questions were varied for the lay and clerical samples. These distinctions are noted in the variable descriptions.

In order to aid analysis, the data are presented as both a merged file and as twelve individual files. The merged file (PP8) includes the background survey and all twelve topical surveys. The twelve individual files (PP8_####) each include the background survey and one topical survey.

Presbyterian Panel Survey, February 1995: The Bible
The 1994-1996 Presbyterian Panel Study consists of a background survey and twelve topical surveys administered over two years to the same panel of respondents. Each topical survey covers a different subject including: spirituality, communication, charitable giving and estate planning, volunteerism and other issues, the Bible, churchwide special offerings, social issues in investing, peacemaking, current issues in the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), HIV/AIDS issues, evangelism, and theological education. The 5,478 member panel includes four representative samples from the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.): 1) members, 2) active elders, 3) pastors, and 4) clergy in non-pastoral ministries. A majority of the questions were identical for all groups sampled, but a small number of questions were varied for the lay and clerical samples. These distinctions are noted in the variable descriptions.

In order to aid analysis, the data are presented as both a merged file and as twelve individual files. The merged file (PP8) includes the background survey and all twelve topical surveys. The twelve individual files (PP8_####) each include the background survey and one topical survey.

Presbyterian Panel Survey, February 1996: Current Issues in the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A)
The 1994-1996 Presbyterian Panel Study consists of a background survey and twelve topical surveys administered over two years to the same panel of respondents. Each topical survey covers a different subject including: spirituality, communication, charitable giving and estate planning, volunteerism and other issues, the Bible, churchwide special offerings, social issues in investing, peacemaking, current issues in the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), HIV/AIDS issues, evangelism, and theological education. The 5,478 member panel includes four representative samples from the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.): 1) members, 2) active elders, 3) pastors, and 4) clergy in non-pastoral ministries. A majority of the questions were identical for all groups sampled, but a small number of questions were varied for the lay and clerical samples. These distinctions are noted in the variable descriptions.

In order to aid analysis, the data are presented as both a merged file and as twelve individual files. The merged file (PP8) includes the background survey and all twelve topical surveys. The twelve individual files (PP8_####) each include the background survey and one topical survey.

Presbyterian Panel Survey, February 1997 - Spirituality and Health, Clergy
The Presbyterian Panel began in 1973 and is an ongoing panel study in which mailed questionnaires are used to survey representative samples of constituency groups of Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). These constituency groups include: members, elders, pastors serving in a congregation, and specialized clergy serving elsewhere. Panels are re-sampled every three years. The main goal of this study is to gather broad information about Presbyterians in terms of their faith (beliefs, church background, and levels of church involvement), and their social, economic and demographic characteristics (age, sex, marital status, living arrangements, etc.). The February 1997 survey focuses on perceptions of spirituality and health.

Presbyterian Panel Survey, February 1997 - Spirituality and Health, Elders
The Presbyterian Panel began in 1973 and is an ongoing panel study in which mailed questionnaires are used to survey representative samples of constituency groups of Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). These constituency groups include: members, elders, pastors serving in a congregation, and specialized clergy serving elsewhere. Panels are re-sampled every three years. The main goal of this study is to gather broad information about Presbyterians in terms of their faith (beliefs, church background, and levels of church involvement), and their social, economic and demographic characteristics (age, sex, marital status, living arrangements, etc.). The February 1997 survey focuses on perceptions of spirituality and health.

Presbyterian Panel Survey, February 1997 - Spirituality and Health, Members
The Presbyterian Panel began in 1973 and is an ongoing panel study in which mailed questionnaires are used to survey representative samples of constituency groups of Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). These constituency groups include: members, elders, pastors serving in a congregation, and specialized clergy serving elsewhere. Panels are re-sampled every three years. The main goal of this study is to gather broad information about Presbyterians in terms of their faith (beliefs, church background, and levels of church involvement), and their social, economic and demographic characteristics (age, sex, marital status, living arrangements, etc.). The February 1997 survey focuses on perceptions of spirituality and health.

Presbyterian Panel Survey, February 2000 --Gambling and the Christian Faith, Clergy
The Presbyterian Panel began in 1973 and is an ongoing panel study in which mailed questionnaires are used to survey representative samples of constituency groups of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). These constituency groups include members, elders, pastors serving in a congregation, and specialized clergy serving elsewhere. Panels are re-sampled every three years. The main goal of this study is to gather broad information about Presbyterians in terms of their faith (beliefs, church background, and levels of church involvement), and their social, economic, and demographic characteristics (age, sex, marital status, living arrangements, etc.). The February 2000 survey focuses on gambling and the Christian faith.

Presbyterian Panel Survey, February 2000 --Gambling and the Christian Faith, Elders
The Presbyterian Panel began in 1973 and is an ongoing panel study in which mailed questionnaires are used to survey representative samples of constituency groups of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). These constituency groups include members, elders, pastors serving in a congregation, and specialized clergy serving elsewhere. Panels are re-sampled every three years. The main goal of this study is to gather broad information about Presbyterians in terms of their faith (beliefs, church background, and levels of church involvement), and their social, economic, and demographic characteristics (age, sex, marital status, living arrangements, etc.). The February 2000 survey focuses on gambling and the Christian faith.

Presbyterian Panel Survey, February 2000 --Gambling and the Christian Faith, Member
The Presbyterian Panel began in 1973 and is an ongoing panel study in which mailed questionnaires are used to survey representative samples of constituency groups of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). These constituency groups include members, elders, pastors serving in a congregation, and specialized clergy serving elsewhere. Panels are re-sampled every three years. The main goal of this study is to gather broad information about Presbyterians in terms of their faith (beliefs, church background, and levels of church involvement), and their social, economic, and demographic characteristics (age, sex, marital status, living arrangements, etc.). The February 2000 survey focuses on gambling and the Christian faith.

Presbyterian Panel Survey, February 2001 -- Presbyterians in the 21st Century, Clergy
The Presbyterian Panel began in 1973 and is an ongoing panel study in which mailed questionnaires are used to survey representative samples of constituency groups of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). These constituency groups include members, elders, pastors serving in a congregation, and specialized clergy serving elsewhere. Panels are re-sampled every three years. The main goal of this study is to gather broad information about Presbyterians in terms of their faith (beliefs, church background, and levels of church involvement), and their social, economic, and demographic characteristics (age, sex, marital status, living arrangements, etc.). The February 2001 survey focuses on Presbyterians in the 21st Century.

Presbyterian Panel Survey, February 2001 -- Presbyterians in the 21st Century, Members
The Presbyterian Panel began in 1973 and is an ongoing panel study in which mailed questionnaires are used to survey representative samples of constituency groups of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). These constituency groups include members, elders, pastors serving in a congregation, and specialized clergy serving elsewhere. Panels are re-sampled every three years. The main goal of this study is to gather broad information about Presbyterians in terms of their faith (beliefs, church background, and levels of church involvement), and their social, economic, and demographic characteristics (age, sex, marital status, living arrangements, etc.). The February 2001 survey focuses on Presbyterians in the 21st Century.

Presbyterian Panel Survey, February 2001-- Presbyterians in the 21st Century, Elders
The Presbyterian Panel began in 1973 and is an ongoing panel study in which mailed questionnaires are used to survey representative samples of constituency groups of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). These constituency groups include members, elders, pastors serving in a congregation, and specialized clergy serving elsewhere. Panels are re-sampled every three years. The main goal of this study is to gather broad information about Presbyterians in terms of their faith (beliefs, church background, and levels of church involvement), and their social, economic, and demographic characteristics (age, sex, marital status, living arrangements, etc.). The February 2001 survey focuses on Presbyterians in the 21st Century.

Presbyterian Panel Survey, February 2002 –- Children's Issues, Clergy
The Presbyterian Panel began in 1973 and is an ongoing panel study in which mailed questionnaires are used to survey representative samples of constituency groups of the Presbyterian Church (USA). These constituency groups include members, elders, pastors serving in a congregation, and specialized clergy serving elsewhere. Panels are re-sampled every three years. The main goal of this study is to gather broad information about Presbyterians in terms of their faith (beliefs, church background, and levels of church involvement), and their social, economic, and demographic characteristics (age, sex, marital status, living arrangements, etc.). The February 2002 survey focuses on children’s issues.

Presbyterian Panel Survey, February 2002 -- Children's Issues, Elders
The Presbyterian Panel began in 1973 and is an ongoing panel study in which mailed questionnaires are used to survey representative samples of constituency groups of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). These constituency groups include members, elders, pastors serving in a congregation, and specialized clergy serving elsewhere. Panels are re-sampled every three years. The main goal of this study is to gather broad information about Presbyterians in terms of their faith (beliefs, church background, and levels of church involvement), and their social, economic, and demographic characteristics (age, sex, marital status, living arrangements, etc.). The February 2002 survey focuses on children’s issues.

Presbyterian Panel Survey, February 2002 -- Children's Issues, Members
The Presbyterian Panel began in 1973 and is an ongoing panel study in which mailed questionnaires are used to survey representative samples of constituency groups of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). These constituency groups include members, elders, pastors serving in a congregation, and specialized clergy serving elsewhere. Panels are re-sampled every three years. The main goal of this study is to gather broad information about Presbyterians in terms of their faith (beliefs, church background, and levels of church involvement), and their social, economic, and demographic characteristics (age, sex, marital status, living arrangements, etc.). The February 2002 survey focuses on children’s issues.

Presbyterian Panel Survey, February 2003 -- Hunger Issues, All
The Presbyterian Panel, begun in 1973, is an ongoing panel study in which mailed questionnaires are used to survey representative samples of constituency groups of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). These constituency groups include members, elders, pastors serving in a congregation, and specialized clergy serving elsewhere. Panels are re-sampled every three years. The main goal of this study is to gather broad information about Presbyterians in terms of their faith (beliefs, church background, and levels of church involvement), and their social, economic, and demographic characteristics (age, sex, marital status, living arrangements, etc.) The February 2003 survey focuses on hunger issues.

Presbyterian Panel Survey, February 2003 -- Hunger Issues, Clergy
The Presbyterian Panel began in 1973 and is an ongoing panel study in which mailed questionnaires are used to survey representative samples of constituency groups of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). These constituency groups include members, elders, pastors serving in a congregation, and specialized clergy serving elsewhere. Panels are re-sampled every three years. The main goal of this study is to gather broad information about Presbyterians in terms of their faith (beliefs, church background, and levels of church involvement), and their social, economic, and demographic characteristics (age, sex, marital status, living arrangements, etc.) The February 2003 survey focuses on Hunger Issues.

Presbyterian Panel Survey, February 2003 -- Hunger Issues, Members and Elders
The Presbyterian Panel, begun in 1973, is an ongoing panel study in which mailed questionnaires are used to survey representative samples of constituency groups of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). These constituency groups include members, elders, pastors serving in a congregation, and specialized clergy serving elsewhere. Panels are re-sampled every three years. The main goal of this study is to gather broad information about Presbyterians in terms of their faith (beliefs, church background, and levels of church involvement), and their social, economic, and demographic characteristics (age, sex, marital status, living arrangements, etc.) The February 2003 survey focuses on hunger issues.

Presbyterian Panel Survey, February 2004 -- Presbyterian Colleges and Universities , All
The Presbyterian Panel, begun in 1973, is an ongoing panel study in which mailed questionnaires are used to survey representative samples of constituency groups of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). These constituency groups include members, elders, pastors serving in a congregation, and specialized clergy serving elsewhere. Panels are re-sampled every three years. The main goal of this study is to gather broad information about Presbyterians in terms of their faith (beliefs, church background, and levels of church involvement), and their social, economic, and demographic characteristics (age, sex, marital status, living arrangements, etc.) The February 2004 survey focuses on Presbyterian Colleges and Universities.

Presbyterian Panel Survey, February 2004 -- Presbyterian Colleges and Universities , Clergy
The Presbyterian Panel, begun in 1973, is an ongoing panel study in which mailed questionnaires are used to survey representative samples of constituency groups of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). These constituency groups include members, elders, pastors serving in a congregation, and specialized clergy serving elsewhere. Panels are re-sampled every three years. The main goal of this study is to gather broad information about Presbyterians in terms of their faith (beliefs, church background, and levels of church involvement), and their social, economic, and demographic characteristics (age, sex, marital status, living arrangements, etc.) The February 2004 survey focuses on Presbyterian Colleges and Universities.

Presbyterian Panel Survey, February 2004 -- Presbyterian Colleges and Universities , Elders
The Presbyterian Panel, begun in 1973, is an ongoing panel study in which mailed questionnaires are used to survey representative samples of constituency groups of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). These constituency groups include members, elders, pastors serving in a congregation, and specialized clergy serving elsewhere. Panels are re-sampled every three years. The main goal of this study is to gather broad information about Presbyterians in terms of their faith (beliefs, church background, and levels of church involvement), and their social, economic, and demographic characteristics (age, sex, marital status, living arrangements, etc.) The February 2004 survey focuses on Presbyterian Colleges and Universities.

Presbyterian Panel Survey, February 2004 -- Presbyterian Colleges and Universities , Members
The Presbyterian Panel, begun in 1973, is an ongoing panel study in which mailed questionnaires are used to survey representative samples of constituency groups of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). These constituency groups include members, elders, pastors serving in a congregation, and specialized clergy serving elsewhere. Panels are re-sampled every three years. The main goal of this study is to gather broad information about Presbyterians in terms of their faith (beliefs, church background, and levels of church involvement), and their social, economic, and demographic characteristics (age, sex, marital status, living arrangements, etc.) The February 2004 survey focuses on Presbyterian Colleges and Universities.

Presbyterian Panel Survey, February 2005 - Pastoral Leadership, Personal Outreach, and the Directory for Worship, Clergy
The Presbyterian Panel, begun in 1973, is an ongoing panel study in which mailed questionnaires are used to survey representative samples of constituency groups of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). These constituency groups include members, elders, pastors serving in a congregation, and specialized clergy serving elsewhere. Panels are re-sampled every three years. The main goal of this study is to gather broad information about Presbyterians in terms of their faith (beliefs, church background, and levels of church involvement), and their social, economic, and demographic characteristics (age, sex, marital status, living arrangements, etc.) The February 2005 survey focuses on pastoral leadership, personal outreach, and the directory for worship.

Presbyterian Panel Survey, February 2005 - Pastoral Leadership, Personal Outreach, and the Directory for Worship, Members and Elders
The Presbyterian Panel, begun in 1973, is an ongoing panel study in which mailed questionnaires are used to survey representative samples of constituency groups of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). These constituency groups include members, elders, pastors serving in a congregation, and specialized clergy serving elsewhere. Panels are re-sampled every three years. The main goal of this study is to gather broad information about Presbyterians in terms of their faith (beliefs, church background, and levels of church involvement), and their social, economic, and demographic characteristics (age, sex, marital status, living arrangements, etc.) The February 2005 survey focuses on pastoral leadership, personal outreach, and the directory for worship.

Presbyterian Panel Survey, February 2006, Mental Illness, All
The Presbyterian Panel began in 1973 and is an ongoing panel study in which mailed and web-based questionnaires are used to survey representative samples of constituency groups of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). These constituency groups include members, elders, pastors serving in a congregation, and specialized clergy serving elsewhere. The 3,742 member panel consists of 1,099 members, 1,164 elders and 1,469 clergy. Panels are re-sampled every three years. The main goal of this study is to gather broad information about Presbyterians in terms of their faith (beliefs, church background, and levels of church involvement), and their social, economic, and demographic characteristics (age, sex, marital status, living arrangements, etc.). The February 2006 survey focuses on mental illness.

Presbyterian Panel Survey, February 2006, Mental Illness, Clergy
The Presbyterian Panel began in 1973 and is an ongoing panel study in which mailed and web-based questionnaires are used to survey representative samples of constituency groups of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). These constituency groups include members, elders, pastors serving in a congregation, and specialized clergy serving elsewhere. The 3,742 member panel consists of 1,099 members, 1,164 elders and 1,469 clergy. Panels are re-sampled every three years. The main goal of this study is to gather broad information about Presbyterians in terms of their faith (beliefs, church background, and levels of church involvement), and their social, economic, and demographic characteristics (age, sex, marital status, living arrangements, etc.). The February 2006 survey focuses on mental illness.

Presbyterian Panel Survey, February 2006, Mental Illness, Elders
The Presbyterian Panel began in 1973 and is an ongoing panel study in which mailed and web-based questionnaires are used to survey representative samples of constituency groups of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). These constituency groups include members, elders, pastors serving in a congregation, and specialized clergy serving elsewhere. The 3,742 member panel consists of 1,099 members, 1,164 elders and 1,469 clergy. Panels are re-sampled every three years. The main goal of this study is to gather broad information about Presbyterians in terms of their faith (beliefs, church background, and levels of church involvement), and their social, economic, and demographic characteristics (age, sex, marital status, living arrangements, etc.). The February 2006 survey focuses on mental illness.

Presbyterian Panel Survey, February 2006, Mental Illness, Members
The Presbyterian Panel began in 1973 and is an ongoing panel study in which mailed and web-based questionnaires are used to survey representative samples of constituency groups of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). These constituency groups include members, elders, pastors serving in a congregation, and specialized clergy serving elsewhere. The 3,742 member panel consists of 1,099 members, 1,164 elders and 1,469 clergy. Panels are re-sampled every three years. The main goal of this study is to gather broad information about Presbyterians in terms of their faith (beliefs, church background, and levels of church involvement), and their social, economic, and demographic characteristics (age, sex, marital status, living arrangements, etc.). The February 2006 survey focuses on mental illness.

Presbyterian Panel Survey, February 2008 - Volunteering and Other Topics, All
The Presbyterian Panel began in 1973 and is an ongoing panel study in which mailed and web-based questionnaires are used to survey representative samples of constituency groups of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). These constituency groups include members, elders, pastors serving in a congregation, and specialized clergy serving elsewhere. The 3,742 member panel consists of 1,099 members, 1,164 elders and 1,469 clergy. Panels are re-sampled every three years. The main goal of this study is to gather broad information about Presbyterians in terms of their faith (beliefs, church background, and levels of church involvement), and their social, economic, and demographic characteristics (age, sex, marital status, living arrangements, etc.). The February 2008 survey focuses on volunteering and other topics.

Presbyterian Panel Survey, February 2008 - Volunteering and Other Topics, Clergy
The Presbyterian Panel began in 1973 and is an ongoing panel study in which mailed and web-based questionnaires are used to survey representative samples of constituency groups of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). These constituency groups include members, elders, pastors serving in a congregation, and specialized clergy serving elsewhere. The 3,742 member panel consists of 1,099 members, 1,164 elders and 1,469 clergy. Panels are re-sampled every three years. The main goal of this study is to gather broad information about Presbyterians in terms of their faith (beliefs, church background, and levels of church involvement), and their social, economic, and demographic characteristics (age, sex, marital status, living arrangements, etc.). The February 2008 survey focuses on volunteering and other topics.

Presbyterian Panel Survey, February 2008 - Volunteering and Other Topics, Members and Elders
The Presbyterian Panel began in 1973 and is an ongoing panel study in which mailed and web-based questionnaires are used to survey representative samples of constituency groups of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). These constituency groups include members, elders, pastors serving in a congregation, and specialized clergy serving elsewhere. The 3,742 member panel consists of 1,099 members, 1,164 elders and 1,469 clergy. Panels are re-sampled every three years. The main goal of this study is to gather broad information about Presbyterians in terms of their faith (beliefs, church background, and levels of church involvement), and their social, economic, and demographic characteristics (age, sex, marital status, living arrangements, etc.). The February 2008 survey focuses on volunteering and other topics.

Presbyterian Panel Survey, January 1991: Spirituality
The Presbyterian Panel is an ongoing panel study in which mailed questionnaires are used to survey representative samples of constituency groups of Presbyterians-members, elders, pastors and clergy serving in specialized ministries. The major consideration guiding this research is a desire to gather broad information about Presbyterians in terms of their faith and their social, economic and demographic characteristics, to provide a comprehensive profile of the denomination. The January 1991 survey focuses on prayer, Bible reading, religious experience, and faith development.

Presbyterian Panel Survey, January 2007 - Spirituality and Health, All
The Presbyterian Panel began in 1973 and is an ongoing panel study in which mailed and web-based questionnaires are used to survey representative samples of constituency groups of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). These constituency groups include members, elders, pastors serving in a congregation, and specialized clergy serving elsewhere. The 3,742 member panel consists of 1,099 members, 1,164 elders and 1,469 clergy. Panels are re-sampled every three years. The main goal of this study is to gather broad information about Presbyterians in terms of their faith (beliefs, church background, and levels of church involvement), and their social, economic, and demographic characteristics (age, sex, marital status, living arrangements, etc.). The January 2007 survey focuses on spirituality and health.

Presbyterian Panel Survey, January 2007 - Spirituality and Health, Clergy
The Presbyterian Panel began in 1973 and is an ongoing panel study in which mailed and web-based questionnaires are used to survey representative samples of constituency groups of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). These constituency groups include members, elders, pastors serving in a congregation, and specialized clergy serving elsewhere. The 3,742 member panel consists of 1,099 members, 1,164 elders and 1,469 clergy. Panels are re-sampled every three years. The main goal of this study is to gather broad information about Presbyterians in terms of their faith (beliefs, church background, and levels of church involvement), and their social, economic, and demographic characteristics (age, sex, marital status, living arrangements, etc.). The January 2007 survey focuses on spirituality and health.

Presbyterian Panel Survey, January 2007 - Spirituality and Health, Elders
The Presbyterian Panel began in 1973 and is an ongoing panel study in which mailed and web-based questionnaires are used to survey representative samples of constituency groups of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). These constituency groups include members, elders, pastors serving in a congregation, and specialized clergy serving elsewhere. The 3,742 member panel consists of 1,099 members, 1,164 elders and 1,469 clergy. Panels are re-sampled every three years. The main goal of this study is to gather broad information about Presbyterians in terms of their faith (beliefs, church background, and levels of church involvement), and their social, economic, and demographic characteristics (age, sex, marital status, living arrangements, etc.). The January 2007 survey focuses on spirituality and health.

Presbyterian Panel Survey, January 2007 - Spirituality and Health, Members
The Presbyterian Panel began in 1973 and is an ongoing panel study in which mailed and web-based questionnaires are used to survey representative samples of constituency groups of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). These constituency groups include members, elders, pastors serving in a congregation, and specialized clergy serving elsewhere. The 3,742 member panel consists of 1,099 members, 1,164 elders and 1,469 clergy. Panels are re-sampled every three years. The main goal of this study is to gather broad information about Presbyterians in terms of their faith (beliefs, church background, and levels of church involvement), and their social, economic, and demographic characteristics (age, sex, marital status, living arrangements, etc.). The January 2007 survey focuses on spirituality and health.

Presbyterian Panel Survey, May 1992: Peacemaking
The Presbyterian Panel is an ongoing panel study in which mailed questionnaires are used to survey representative samples of constituency groups of Presbyterians-members, elders, pastors and clergy serving in specialized ministries. The major consideration guiding this research is a desire to gather broad information about Presbyterians in terms of their faith and their social, economic and demographic characteristics, to provide a comprehensive profile of the denomination. The May 1992 survey focuses on the importance of peacemaking for the Church, peacemaking activities of individuals, congregations, and opinions on national and international issues.

Presbyterian Panel Survey, May 1993: Societal and Human Development
The Presbyterian Panel is an ongoing panel study in which mailed questionnaires are used to survey representative samples of constituency groups of Presbyterians-members, elders, pastors and clergy serving in specialized ministries. The major consideration guiding this research is a desire to gather broad information about Presbyterians in terms of their faith and their social, economic and demographic characteristics, to provide a comprehensive profile of the denomination. The May 1993 survey focuses on respondents' knowledge and opinions on sustainable development and related issues.

Presbyterian Panel Survey, May 1994 -- Communications Issues
The 1994-1996 Presbyterian Panel Study consists of a background survey and twelve topical surveys administered over two years to the same panel of respondents. Each topical survey covers a different subject including: spirituality, communication, charitable giving and estate planning, volunteerism and other issues, the Bible, churchwide special offerings, social issues in investing, peacemaking, current issues in the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), HIV/AIDS issues, evangelism, and theological education. The 5,478 member panel includes four representative samples from the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.): 1) members, 2) active elders, 3) pastors, and 4) clergy in non-pastoral ministries. A majority of the questions were identical for all groups sampled, but a small number of questions were varied for the lay and clerical samples. These distinctions are noted in the variable descriptions.

In order to aid analysis, the data are presented as both a merged file and as twelve individual files. The merged file (PP8) includes the background survey and all twelve topical surveys. The twelve individual files (PP8_####) each include the background survey and one topical survey.

Presbyterian Panel Survey, May 1995: Churchwide Special Offerings
The 1994-1996 Presbyterian Panel Study consists of a background survey and twelve topical surveys administered over two years to the same panel of respondents. Each topical survey covers a different subject including: spirituality, communication, charitable giving and estate planning, volunteerism and other issues, the Bible, churchwide special offerings, social issues in investing, peacemaking, current issues in the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), HIV/AIDS issues, evangelism, and theological education. The 5,478 member panel includes four representative samples from the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.): 1) members, 2) active elders, 3) pastors, and 4) clergy in non-pastoral ministries. A majority of the questions were identical for all groups sampled, but a small number of questions were varied for the lay and clerical samples. These distinctions are noted in the variable descriptions.

In order to aid analysis, the data are presented as both a merged file and as twelve individual files. The merged file (PP8) includes the background survey and all twelve topical surveys. The twelve individual files (PP8_####) each include the background survey and one topical survey.

Presbyterian Panel Survey, May 1996: HIV/AIDS Issues
The 1994-1996 Presbyterian Panel Study consists of a background survey and twelve topical surveys administered over two years to the same panel of respondents. Each topical survey covers a different subject including: spirituality, communication, charitable giving and estate planning, volunteerism and other issues, the Bible, churchwide special offerings, social issues in investing, peacemaking, current issues in the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), HIV/AIDS issues, evangelism, and theological education. The 5,478 member panel includes four representative samples from the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.): 1) members, 2) active elders, 3) pastors, and 4) clergy in non-pastoral ministries. A majority of the questions were identical for all groups sampled, but a small number of questions were varied for the lay and clerical samples. These distinctions are noted in the variable descriptions.

In order to aid analysis, the data are presented as both a merged file and as twelve individual files. The merged file (PP8) includes the background survey and all twelve topical surveys. The twelve individual files (PP8_####) each include the background survey and one topical survey.

Presbyterian Panel Survey, May 1997 - Nature and the Environment, Clergy
The Presbyterian Panel began in 1973 and is an ongoing panel study in which mailed questionnaires are used to survey representative samples of constituency groups of Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). These constituency groups include: members, elders, pastors serving in a congregation, and specialized clergy serving elsewhere. Panels are re-sampled every three years. The main goal of this study is to gather broad information about Presbyterians in terms of their faith (beliefs, church background, and levels of church involvement), and their social, economic and demographic characteristics (age, sex, marital status, living arrangements, etc.). The May 1997 survey focuses on perceptions of nature and the environment.

Presbyterian Panel Survey, May 1997 - Nature and the Environment, Elders
The Presbyterian Panel began in 1973 and is an ongoing panel study in which mailed questionnaires are used to survey representative samples of constituency groups of Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). These constituency groups include: members, elders, pastors serving in a congregation, and specialized clergy serving elsewhere. Panels are re-sampled every three years. The main goal of this study is to gather broad information about Presbyterians in terms of their faith (beliefs, church background, and levels of church involvement), and their social, economic and demographic characteristics (age, sex, marital status, living arrangements, etc.). The May 1997 survey focuses on perceptions of nature and the environment.

Presbyterian Panel Survey, May 1997 - Nature and the Environment, Members
The Presbyterian Panel began in 1973 and is an ongoing panel study in which mailed questionnaires are used to survey representative samples of constituency groups of Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). These constituency groups include: members, elders, pastors serving in a congregation, and specialized clergy serving elsewhere. Panels are re-sampled every three years. The main goal of this study is to gather broad information about Presbyterians in terms of their faith (beliefs, church background, and levels of church involvement), and their social, economic and demographic characteristics (age, sex, marital status, living arrangements, etc.). The May 1997 survey focuses on perceptions of nature and the environment.

Presbyterian Panel Survey, May 1998 -- Communications Across the Church, Clergy
The Presbyterian Panel began in 1973 and is an ongoing panel study in which mailed questionnaires are used to survey representative samples of constituency groups of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). These constituency groups include members, elders, pastors serving in a congregation, and specialized clergy serving elsewhere. Panels are re-sampled every three years. The main goal of this study is to gather broad information about Presbyterians in terms of their faith (beliefs, church background, and levels of church involvement), and their social, economic and demographic characteristics (age, sex, marital status, living arrangements, etc.). The May 1998 survey focuses on communications across the church.

Presbyterian Panel Survey, May 1998 - Communications Across the Church, Elders
The Presbyterian Panel began in 1973 and is an ongoing panel study in which mailed questionnaires are used to survey representative samples of constituency groups of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). These constituency groups include members, elders, pastors serving in a congregation, and specialized clergy serving elsewhere. Panels are re-sampled every three years. The main goal of this study is to gather broad information about Presbyterians in terms of their faith (beliefs, church background, and levels of church involvement), and their social, economic and demographic characteristics (age, sex, marital status, living arrangements, etc.). The May 1998 survey focuses on communications across the church.

Presbyterian Panel Survey, May 1998 - Communications Across the Church, Members
The Presbyterian Panel began in 1973 and is an ongoing panel study in which mailed questionnaires are used to survey representative samples of constituency groups of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). These constituency groups include members, elders, pastors serving in a congregation, and specialized clergy serving elsewhere. Panels are re-sampled every three years. The main goal of this study is to gather broad information about Presbyterians in terms of their faith (beliefs, church background, and levels of church involvement), and their social, economic and demographic characteristics (age, sex, marital status, living arrangements, etc.). The May 1998 survey focuses on communications across the church.

Presbyterian Panel Survey, May 1998 - Communications Across the Church, Specialized Clergy
The Presbyterian Panel began in 1973 and is an ongoing panel study in which mailed questionnaires are used to survey representative samples of constituency groups of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). These constituency groups include members, elders, pastors serving in a congregation, and specialized clergy serving elsewhere. Panels are re-sampled every three years. The main goal of this study is to gather broad information about Presbyterians in terms of their faith (beliefs, church background, and levels of church involvement), and their social, economic and demographic characteristics (age, sex, marital status, living arrangements, etc.). The May 1998 survey focuses on communications across the church.

Presbyterian Panel Survey, May 1999 - Sabbath-Keeping, Clergy
The Presbyterian Panel began in 1973 and is an ongoing panel study in which mailed questionnaires are used to survey representative samples of constituency groups of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). These constituency groups include members, elders, pastors serving in a congregation, and specialized clergy serving elsewhere. Panels are re-sampled every three years. The main goal of this study is to gather broad information about Presbyterians in terms of their faith (beliefs, church background, and levels of church involvement), and their social, economic and demographic characteristics (age, sex, marital status, living arrangements, etc.). The May 1999 survey focuses on Sabbath-keeping.

Presbyterian Panel Survey, May 1999 - Sabbath-Keeping, Elders
The Presbyterian Panel began in 1973 and is an ongoing panel study in which mailed questionnaires are used to survey representative samples of constituency groups of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). These constituency groups include members, elders, pastors serving in a congregation, and specialized clergy serving elsewhere. Panels are re-sampled every three years. The main goal of this study is to gather broad information about Presbyterians in terms of their faith (beliefs, church background, and levels of church involvement), and their social, economic and demographic characteristics (age, sex, marital status, living arrangements, etc.). The May 1999 survey focuses on Sabbath-Keeping.

Presbyterian Panel Survey, May 1999 - Sabbath-Keeping, Members
The Presbyterian Panel began in 1973 and is an ongoing panel study in which mailed questionnaires are used to survey representative samples of constituency groups of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). These constituency groups include members, elders, pastors serving in a congregation, and specialized clergy serving elsewhere. Panels are re-sampled every three years. The main goal of this study is to gather broad information about Presbyterians in terms of their faith (beliefs, church background, and levels of church involvement), and their social, economic and demographic characteristics (age, sex, marital status, living arrangements, etc.). The May 1999 survey focuses on Sabbath-Keeping.

Presbyterian Panel Survey, May 2000 --Public Worship, Clergy
The Presbyterian Panel began in 1973 and is an ongoing panel study in which mailed questionnaires are used to survey representative samples of constituency groups of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). These constituency groups include members, elders, pastors serving in a congregation, and specialized clergy serving elsewhere. Panels are re-sampled every three years. The main goal of this study is to gather broad information about Presbyterians in terms of their faith (beliefs, church background, and levels of church involvement), and their social, economic, and demographic characteristics (age, sex, marital status, living arrangements, etc.). The May 2000 survey focuses on public worship.

Presbyterian Panel Survey, May 2000 --Public Worship, Elders
The Presbyterian Panel began in 1973 and is an ongoing panel study in which mailed questionnaires are used to survey representative samples of constituency groups of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). These constituency groups include members, elders, pastors serving in a congregation, and specialized clergy serving elsewhere. Panels are re-sampled every three years. The main goal of this study is to gather broad information about Presbyterians in terms of their faith (beliefs, church background, and levels of church involvement), and their social, economic, and demographic characteristics (age, sex, marital status, living arrangements, etc.). The May 2000 survey focuses on public worship.

Presbyterian Panel Survey, May 2000 --Public Worship, Member
The Presbyterian Panel began in 1973 and is an ongoing panel study in which mailed questionnaires are used to survey representative samples of constituency groups of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). These constituency groups include members, elders, pastors serving in a congregation, and specialized clergy serving elsewhere. Panels are re-sampled every three years. The main goal of this study is to gather broad information about Presbyterians in terms of their faith (beliefs, church background, and levels of church involvement), and their social, economic, and demographic characteristics (age, sex, marital status, living arrangements, etc.). The May 2000 survey focuses on public worship.

Presbyterian Panel Survey, May 2001, The U.S. Congregational Life Survey (Presbyterian Panel Version), Clergy
The Presbyterian Panel began in 1973 and is an ongoing panel study in which mailed questionnaires are used to survey representative samples of constituency groups of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). These constituency groups include members, elders, pastors serving in a congregation, and specialized clergy serving elsewhere. Panels are re-sampled every three years. The main goal of this study is to gather broad information about Presbyterians in terms of their faith (beliefs, church background, and levels of church involvement), and their social, economic, and demographic characteristics (age, sex, marital status, living arrangements, etc.). The May 2001 survey focuses on the U.S. Congregational Life Survey (Presbyterian Panel Version).

Presbyterian Panel Survey, May 2001, The U.S. Congregational Life Survey (Presbyterian Panel Version), Elders
The Presbyterian Panel began in 1973 and is an ongoing panel study in which mailed questionnaires are used to survey representative samples of constituency groups of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). These constituency groups include members, elders, pastors serving in a congregation, and specialized clergy serving elsewhere. Panels are re-sampled every three years. The main goal of this study is to gather broad information about Presbyterians in terms of their faith (beliefs, church background, and levels of church involvement), and their social, economic, and demographic characteristics (age, sex, marital status, living arrangements, etc.). The May 2001 survey focuses on the U.S. Congregational Life Survey (Presbyterian Panel Version).

Presbyterian Panel Survey, May 2001, The U.S. Congregational Life Survey (Presbyterian Panel Version), Members
The Presbyterian Panel began in 1973 and is an ongoing panel study in which mailed questionnaires are used to survey representative samples of constituency groups of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). These constituency groups include members, elders, pastors serving in a congregation, and specialized clergy serving elsewhere. Panels are re-sampled every three years. The main goal of this study is to gather broad information about Presbyterians in terms of their faith (beliefs, church background, and levels of church involvement), and their social, economic, and demographic characteristics (age, sex, marital status, living arrangements, etc.). The May 2001 survey focuses on the U.S. Congregational Life Survey (Presbyterian Panel Version).

Presbyterian Panel Survey, May 2002 -- Peacemaking, International Conflict and Related Issues, Clergy
The Presbyterian Panel began in 1973 and is an ongoing panel study in which mailed questionnaires are used to survey representative samples of constituency groups of the Presbyterian Church (USA). These constituency groups include members, elders, pastors serving in a congregation, and specialized clergy serving elsewhere. Panels are re-sampled every three years. The main goal of this study is to gather broad information about Presbyterians in terms of their faith (beliefs, church background, and levels of church involvement), and their social, economic, and demographic characteristics (age, sex, marital status, living arrangements, etc.). The May 2002 survey focuses on peacemaking, international conflict and related issues.

Presbyterian Panel Survey, May 2002 -- Peacemaking, International Conflict and Related Issues, Elders
The Presbyterian Panel began in 1973 and is an ongoing panel study in which mailed questionnaires are used to survey representative samples of constituency groups of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). These constituency groups include members, elders, pastors serving in a congregation, and specialized clergy serving elsewhere. Panels are re-sampled every three years. The main goal of this study is to gather broad information about Presbyterians in terms of their faith (beliefs, church background, and levels of church involvement), and their social, economic, and demographic characteristics (age, sex, marital status, living arrangements, etc.). The May 2002 survey focuses on peacemaking, international conflict and related issues.

Presbyterian Panel Survey, May 2002 -- Peacemaking, International Conflict and Related Issues, Members
The Presbyterian Panel began in 1973 and is an ongoing panel study in which mailed questionnaires are used to survey representative samples of constituency groups of the Presbyterian Church (USA). These constituency groups include members, elders, pastors serving in a congregation, and specialized clergy serving elsewhere. Panels are re-sampled every three years. The main goal of this study is to gather broad information about Presbyterians in terms of their faith (beliefs, church background, and levels of church involvement), and their social, economic, and demographic characteristics (age, sex, marital status, living arrangements, etc.). The May 2002 survey focuses on peacemaking, international conflict and related issues.

Presbyterian Panel Survey, May 2003 - Stewardship, Finances, and Allocation of Resources, All
The Presbyterian Panel, begun in 1973, is an ongoing panel study in which mailed questionnaires are used to survey representative samples of constituency groups of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). These constituency groups include members, elders, pastors serving in a congregation, and specialized clergy serving elsewhere. Panels are re-sampled every three years. The main goal of this study is to gather broad information about Presbyterians in terms of their faith (beliefs, church background, and levels of church involvement), and their social, economic, and demographic characteristics (age, sex, marital status, living arrangements, etc.) The May 2003 survey focuses on stewardship, finances and the allocation of resources.

Presbyterian Panel Survey, May 2003 - Stewardship, Finances, and Allocation of Resources, Clergy
The Presbyterian Panel, begun in 1973, is an ongoing panel study in which mailed questionnaires are used to survey representative samples of constituency groups of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). These constituency groups include members, elders, pastors serving in a congregation, and specialized clergy serving elsewhere. Panels are re-sampled every three years. The main goal of this study is to gather broad information about Presbyterians in terms of their faith (beliefs, church background, and levels of church involvement), and their social, economic, and demographic characteristics (age, sex, marital status, living arrangements, etc.) The May 2003 survey focuses on stewardship, finances and the allocation of resources.

Presbyterian Panel Survey, May 2003 - Stewardship, Finances, and Allocation of Resources, Elders
The Presbyterian Panel, begun in 1973, is an ongoing panel study in which mailed questionnaires are used to survey representative samples of constituency groups of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). These constituency groups include members, elders, pastors serving in a congregation, and specialized clergy serving elsewhere. Panels are re-sampled every three years. The main goal of this study is to gather broad information about Presbyterians in terms of their faith (beliefs, church background, and levels of church involvement), and their social, economic, and demographic characteristics (age, sex, marital status, living arrangements, etc.) The May 2003 survey focuses on stewardship, finances and the allocation of resources.

Presbyterian Panel Survey, May 2003 - Stewardship, Finances, and Allocation of Resources, Members
The Presbyterian Panel, begun in 1973, is an ongoing panel study in which mailed questionnaires are used to survey representative samples of constituency groups of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). These constituency groups include members, elders, pastors serving in a congregation, and specialized clergy serving elsewhere. Panels are re-sampled every three years. The main goal of this study is to gather broad information about Presbyterians in terms of their faith (beliefs, church background, and levels of church involvement), and their social, economic, and demographic characteristics (age, sex, marital status, living arrangements, etc.) The May 2003 survey focuses on stewardship, finances and the allocation of resources.

Presbyterian Panel Survey, May 2004 -- Disabilities Issues , All
The Presbyterian Panel, begun in 1973, is an ongoing panel study in which mailed questionnaires are used to survey representative samples of constituency groups of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). These constituency groups include members, elders, pastors serving in a congregation, and specialized clergy serving elsewhere. Panels are re-sampled every three years. The main goal of this study is to gather broad information about Presbyterians in terms of their faith (beliefs, church background, and levels of church involvement), and their social, economic, and demographic characteristics (age, sex, marital status, living arrangements, etc.) The May 2004 survey focuses on Disabilities Issues.

Presbyterian Panel Survey, May 2004 -- Disabilities Issues , Clergy
The Presbyterian Panel, begun in 1973, is an ongoing panel study in which mailed questionnaires are used to survey representative samples of constituency groups of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). These constituency groups include members, elders, pastors serving in a congregation, and specialized clergy serving elsewhere. Panels are re-sampled every three years. The main goal of this study is to gather broad information about Presbyterians in terms of their faith (beliefs, church background, and levels of church involvement), and their social, economic, and demographic characteristics (age, sex, marital status, living arrangements, etc.) The May 2004 survey focuses on Disabilities Issues.

Presbyterian Panel Survey, May 2004 -- Disabilities Issues , Elders
The Presbyterian Panel, begun in 1973, is an ongoing panel study in which mailed questionnaires are used to survey representative samples of constituency groups of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). These constituency groups include members, elders, pastors serving in a congregation, and specialized clergy serving elsewhere. Panels are re-sampled every three years. The main goal of this study is to gather broad information about Presbyterians in terms of their faith (beliefs, church background, and levels of church involvement), and their social, economic, and demographic characteristics (age, sex, marital status, living arrangements, etc.) The May 2004 survey focuses on Disabilities Issues.

Presbyterian Panel Survey, May 2004 -- Disabilities Issues , Members
The Presbyterian Panel, begun in 1973, is an ongoing panel study in which mailed questionnaires are used to survey representative samples of constituency groups of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). These constituency groups include members, elders, pastors serving in a congregation, and specialized clergy serving elsewhere. Panels are re-sampled every three years. The main goal of this study is to gather broad information about Presbyterians in terms of their faith (beliefs, church background, and levels of church involvement), and their social, economic, and demographic characteristics (age, sex, marital status, living arrangements, etc.) The May 2004 survey focuses on Disabilities Issues.

Presbyterian Panel Survey, May 2005 - Funding Christ's Mission Through the PC(USA), Clergy
The Presbyterian Panel, begun in 1973, is an ongoing panel study in which mailed questionnaires are used to survey representative samples of constituency groups of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). These constituency groups include members, elders, pastors serving in a congregation, and specialized clergy serving elsewhere. Panels are re-sampled every three years. The main goal of this study is to gather broad information about Presbyterians in terms of their faith (beliefs, church background, and levels of church involvement), and their social, economic, and demographic characteristics (age, sex, marital status, living arrangements, etc.) The May 2005 survey focuses on funding Christ's mission through the PC(USA).

Presbyterian Panel Survey, May 2005 - Funding Christ's Mission Through the PC(USA), Elders
The Presbyterian Panel, begun in 1973, is an ongoing panel study in which mailed questionnaires are used to survey representative samples of constituency groups of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). These constituency groups include members, elders, pastors serving in a congregation, and specialized clergy serving elsewhere. Panels are re-sampled every three years. The main goal of this study is to gather broad information about Presbyterians in terms of their faith (beliefs, church background, and levels of church involvement), and their social, economic, and demographic characteristics (age, sex, marital status, living arrangements, etc.) The May 2005 survey focuses on funding Christ's mission through the PC(USA).

Presbyterian Panel Survey, May 2005 - Funding Christ's Mission Through the PC(USA), Members
The Presbyterian Panel, begun in 1973, is an ongoing panel study in which mailed questionnaires are used to survey representative samples of constituency groups of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). These constituency groups include members, elders, pastors serving in a congregation, and specialized clergy serving elsewhere. Panels are re-sampled every three years. The main goal of this study is to gather broad information about Presbyterians in terms of their faith (beliefs, church background, and levels of church involvement), and their social, economic, and demographic characteristics (age, sex, marital status, living arrangements, etc.) The May 2005 survey focuses on funding Christ's mission through the PC(USA).

Presbyterian Panel Survey, May 2006 - Issues in the PC(USA), All
The Presbyterian Panel began in 1973 and is an ongoing panel study in which mailed and web-based questionnaires are used to survey representative samples of constituency groups of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). These constituency groups include members, elders, pastors serving in a congregation, and specialized clergy serving elsewhere. The 3,742 member panel consists of 1,099 members, 1,164 elders and 1,469 clergy. Panels are re-sampled every three years. The main goal of this study is to gather broad information about Presbyterians in terms of their faith (beliefs, church background, and levels of church involvement), and their social, economic, and demographic characteristics (age, sex, marital status, living arrangements, etc.). The May 2006 survey focuses on issues in the Presbyterian Church (USA).

Presbyterian Panel Survey, May 2006 - Issues in the PC(USA), Clergy
The Presbyterian Panel began in 1973 and is an ongoing panel study in which mailed and web-based questionnaires are used to survey representative samples of constituency groups of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). These constituency groups include members, elders, pastors serving in a congregation, and specialized clergy serving elsewhere. The 3,742 member panel consists of 1,099 members, 1,164 elders and 1,469 clergy. Panels are re-sampled every three years. The main goal of this study is to gather broad information about Presbyterians in terms of their faith (beliefs, church background, and levels of church involvement), and their social, economic, and demographic characteristics (age, sex, marital status, living arrangements, etc.). The May 2006 survey focuses on issues in the PC(USA).

Presbyterian Panel Survey, May 2006 - Issues in the PC(USA), Elders
The Presbyterian Panel began in 1973 and is an ongoing panel study in which mailed and web-based questionnaires are used to survey representative samples of constituency groups of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). These constituency groups include members, elders, pastors serving in a congregation, and specialized clergy serving elsewhere. The 3,742 member panel consists of 1,099 members, 1,164 elders and 1,469 clergy. Panels are re-sampled every three years. The main goal of this study is to gather broad information about Presbyterians in terms of their faith (beliefs, church background, and levels of church involvement), and their social, economic, and demographic characteristics (age, sex, marital status, living arrangements, etc.). The May 2006 survey focuses on issues in the PC(USA).

Presbyterian Panel Survey, May 2006 - Issues in the PC(USA), Members
The Presbyterian Panel began in 1973 and is an ongoing panel study in which mailed and web-based questionnaires are used to survey representative samples of constituency groups of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). These constituency groups include members, elders, pastors serving in a congregation, and specialized clergy serving elsewhere. The 3,742 member panel consists of 1,099 members, 1,164 elders and 1,469 clergy. Panels are re-sampled every three years. The main goal of this study is to gather broad information about Presbyterians in terms of their faith (beliefs, church background, and levels of church involvement), and their social, economic, and demographic characteristics (age, sex, marital status, living arrangements, etc.). The May 2006 survey focuses on issues in the Presbyterian Church (USA).

Presbyterian Panel Survey, May 2007 - Churchwide Special Offerings, All
The Presbyterian Panel began in 1973 and is an ongoing panel study in which mailed and web-based questionnaires are used to survey representative samples of constituency groups of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). These constituency groups include members, elders, pastors serving in a congregation, and specialized clergy serving elsewhere. The 3,742 member panel consists of 1,099 members, 1,164 elders and 1,469 clergy. Panels are re-sampled every three years. The main goal of this study is to gather broad information about Presbyterians in terms of their faith (beliefs, church background, and levels of church involvement), and their social, economic, and demographic characteristics (age, sex, marital status, living arrangements, etc.). The May 2007 survey focuses on churchwide special offerings.

Presbyterian Panel Survey, May 2007 - Churchwide Special Offerings, Clergy
The Presbyterian Panel began in 1973 and is an ongoing panel study in which mailed and web-based questionnaires are used to survey representative samples of constituency groups of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). These constituency groups include members, elders, pastors serving in a congregation, and specialized clergy serving elsewhere. The 3,742 member panel consists of 1,099 members, 1,164 elders and 1,469 clergy. Panels are re-sampled every three years. The main goal of this study is to gather broad information about Presbyterians in terms of their faith (beliefs, church background, and levels of church involvement), and their social, economic, and demographic characteristics (age, sex, marital status, living arrangements, etc.). The May 2007 survey focuses on churchwide special offerings.

Presbyterian Panel Survey, May 2007 - Churchwide Special Offerings, Elders
The Presbyterian Panel began in 1973 and is an ongoing panel study in which mailed and web-based questionnaires are used to survey representative samples of constituency groups of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). These constituency groups include members, elders, pastors serving in a congregation, and specialized clergy serving elsewhere. The 3,742 member panel consists of 1,099 members, 1,164 elders and 1,469 clergy. Panels are re-sampled every three years. The main goal of this study is to gather broad information about Presbyterians in terms of their faith (beliefs, church background, and levels of church involvement), and their social, economic, and demographic characteristics (age, sex, marital status, living arrangements, etc.). The May 2007 survey focuses on churchwide special offerings.

Presbyterian Panel Survey, May 2007 - Churchwide Special Offerings, Members
The Presbyterian Panel began in 1973 and is an ongoing panel study in which mailed and web-based questionnaires are used to survey representative samples of constituency groups of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). These constituency groups include members, elders, pastors serving in a congregation, and specialized clergy serving elsewhere. The 3,742 member panel consists of 1,099 members, 1,164 elders and 1,469 clergy. Panels are re-sampled every three years. The main goal of this study is to gather broad information about Presbyterians in terms of their faith (beliefs, church background, and levels of church involvement), and their social, economic, and demographic characteristics (age, sex, marital status, living arrangements, etc.). The May 2007 survey focuses on churchwide special offerings.

Presbyterian Panel Survey, May 2008 - Charitable Giving and Financial Planning, All
The Presbyterian Panel began in 1973 and is an ongoing panel study in which mailed and web-based questionnaires are used to survey representative samples of constituency groups of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). These constituency groups include members, elders, pastors serving in a congregation, and specialized clergy serving elsewhere. The 3,742 member panel consists of 1,099 members, 1,164 elders and 1,469 clergy. Panels are re-sampled every three years. The main goal of this study is to gather broad information about Presbyterians in terms of their faith (beliefs, church background, and levels of church involvement), and their social, economic, and demographic characteristics (age, sex, marital status, living arrangements, etc.). The May 2008 survey focuses on charitable giving and financial planning.

Presbyterian Panel Survey, May 2008 - Charitable Giving and Financial Planning, Clergy
The Presbyterian Panel began in 1973 and is an ongoing panel study in which mailed and web-based questionnaires are used to survey representative samples of constituency groups of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). These constituency groups include members, elders, pastors serving in a congregation, and specialized clergy serving elsewhere. The 3,742 member panel consists of 1,099 members, 1,164 elders and 1,469 clergy. Panels are re-sampled every three years. The main goal of this study is to gather broad information about Presbyterians in terms of their faith (beliefs, church background, and levels of church involvement), and their social, economic, and demographic characteristics (age, sex, marital status, living arrangements, etc.). The May 2008 survey focuses on charitable giving and financial planning.

Presbyterian Panel Survey, May 2008 - Charitable Giving and Financial Planning, Members and Elders
The Presbyterian Panel began in 1973 and is an ongoing panel study in which mailed and web-based questionnaires are used to survey representative samples of constituency groups of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). These constituency groups include members, elders, pastors serving in a congregation, and specialized clergy serving elsewhere. The 3,742 member panel consists of 1,099 members, 1,164 elders and 1,469 clergy. Panels are re-sampled every three years. The main goal of this study is to gather broad information about Presbyterians in terms of their faith (beliefs, church background, and levels of church involvement), and their social, economic, and demographic characteristics (age, sex, marital status, living arrangements, etc.). The May 2008 survey focuses on charitable giving and financial planning.

Presbyterian Panel Survey, Nov 1999 -- Interpersonal Violence, Clergy
The Presbyterian Panel began in 1973 and is an ongoing panel study in which mailed questionnaires are used to survey representative samples of constituency groups of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). These constituency groups include members, elders, pastors serving in a congregation, and specialized clergy serving elsewhere. Panels are re-sampled every three years. The main goal of this study is to gather broad information about Presbyterians in terms of their faith (beliefs, church background, and levels of church involvement), and their social, economic and demographic characteristics (age, sex, marital status, living arrangements, etc.). The November 1999 survey focuses on Interpersonal violence.

Presbyterian Panel Survey, Nov 1999 -- Interpersonal Violence, Elders
The Presbyterian Panel began in 1973 and is an ongoing panel study in which mailed questionnaires are used to survey representative samples of constituency groups of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). These constituency groups include members, elders, pastors serving in a congregation, and specialized clergy serving elsewhere. Panels are re-sampled every three years. The main goal of this study is to gather broad information about Presbyterians in terms of their faith (beliefs, church background, and levels of church involvement), and their social, economic and demographic characteristics (age, sex, marital status, living arrangements, etc.). The November 1999 survey focuses on Interpersonal violence.

Presbyterian Panel Survey, Nov 1999 -- Interpersonal Violence, Member
The Presbyterian Panel began in 1973 and is an ongoing panel study in which mailed questionnaires are used to survey representative samples of constituency groups of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). These constituency groups include members, elders, pastors serving in a congregation, and specialized clergy serving elsewhere. Panels are re-sampled every three years. The main goal of this study is to gather broad information about Presbyterians in terms of their faith (beliefs, church background, and levels of church involvement), and their social, economic and demographic characteristics (age, sex, marital status, living arrangements, etc.). The November 1999 survey focuses on Interpersonal violence.

Presbyterian Panel Survey, November 1991: Health Issues
The Presbyterian Panel is an ongoing panel study in which mailed questionnaires are used to survey representative samples of constituency groups of Presbyterians-members, elders, pastors and clergy serving in specialized ministries. The major consideration guiding this research is a desire to gather broad information about Presbyterians in terms of their faith and their social, economic and demographic characteristics, to provide a comprehensive profile of the denomination. The November 1991 survey focuses on health and lifestyle characteristics, as well as opinions on health insurance.

Presbyterian Panel Survey, November 1992: Relations with Other Religious Groups
The Presbyterian Panel is an ongoing panel study in which mailed questionnaires are used to survey representative samples of constituency groups of Presbyterians-members, elders, pastors and clergy serving in specialized ministries. The major consideration guiding this research is a desire to gather broad information about Presbyterians in terms of their faith and their social, economic and demographic characteristics, to provide a comprehensive profile of the denomination. The November 1992 survey focuses on opinions on and participation in ecumenical and interfaith events and organizations.

Presbyterian Panel Survey, November 1993: Disabilities Issues
The Presbyterian Panel is an ongoing panel study in which mailed questionnaires are used to survey representative samples of constituency groups of Presbyterians-members, elders, pastors and clergy serving in specialized ministries. The major consideration guiding this research is a desire to gather broad information about Presbyterians in terms of their faith and their social, economic and demographic characteristics, to provide a comprehensive profile of the denomination. The November 1993 survey focuses on respondents' opinions on Church inclusion of persons with disabilities, accessibility of congregations and presbyteries, and number of Presbyterians with disabilities.

Presbyterian Panel Survey, November 1994: Volunteer Issues
The 1994-1996 Presbyterian Panel Study consists of a background survey and twelve topical surveys administered over two years to the same panel of respondents. Each topical survey covers a different subject including: spirituality, communication, charitable giving and estate planning, volunteerism and other issues, the Bible, churchwide special offerings, social issues in investing, peacemaking, current issues in the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), HIV/AIDS issues, evangelism, and theological education. The 5,478 member panel includes four representative samples from the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.): 1) members, 2) active elders, 3) pastors, and 4) clergy in non-pastoral ministries. A majority of the questions were identical for all groups sampled, but a small number of questions were varied for the lay and clerical samples. These distinctions are noted in the variable descriptions.

In order to aid analysis, the data are presented as both a merged file and as twelve individual files. The merged file (PP8) includes the background survey and all twelve topical surveys. The twelve individual files (PP8_####) each include the background survey and one topical survey.

Presbyterian Panel Survey, November 1995: Peacemaking
The 1994-1996 Presbyterian Panel Study consists of a background survey and twelve topical surveys administered over two years to the same panel of respondents. Each topical survey covers a different subject including: spirituality, communication, charitable giving and estate planning, volunteerism and other issues, the Bible, churchwide special offerings, social issues in investing, peacemaking, current issues in the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), HIV/AIDS issues, evangelism, and theological education. The 5,478 member panel includes four representative samples from the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.): 1) members, 2) active elders, 3) pastors, and 4) clergy in non-pastoral ministries. A majority of the questions were identical for all groups sampled, but a small number of questions were varied for the lay and clerical samples. These distinctions are noted in the variable descriptions.

In order to aid analysis, the data are presented as both a merged file and as twelve individual files. The merged file (PP8) includes the background survey and all twelve topical surveys. The twelve individual files (PP8_####) each include the background survey and one topical survey.

Presbyterian Panel Survey, November 1996: Theological Education
The 1994-1996 Presbyterian Panel Study consists of a background survey and twelve topical surveys administered over two years to the same panel of respondents. Each topical survey covers a different subject including: spirituality, communication, charitable giving and estate planning, volunteerism and other issues, the Bible, churchwide special offerings, social issues in investing, peacemaking, current issues in the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), HIV/AIDS issues, evangelism, and theological education. The 5,478 member panel includes four representative samples from the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.): 1) members, 2) active elders, 3) pastors, and 4) clergy in non-pastoral ministries. A majority of the questions were identical for all groups sampled, but a small number of questions were varied for the lay and clerical samples. These distinctions are noted in the variable descriptions.

In order to aid analysis, the data are presented as both a merged file and as twelve individual files. The merged file (PP8) includes the background survey and all twelve topical surveys. The twelve individual files (PP8_####) each include the background survey and one topical survey.

Presbyterian Panel Survey, November 1997 - Older Adult Ministries, Clergy
The Presbyterian Panel began in 1973 and is an ongoing panel study in which mailed questionnaires are used to survey representative samples of constituency groups of Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). These constituency groups include: members, elders, pastors serving in a congregation, and specialized clergy serving elsewhere. Panels are re-sampled every three years. The main goal of this study is to gather broad information about Presbyterians in terms of their faith (beliefs, church background, and levels of church involvement), and their social, economic and demographic characteristics (age, sex, marital status, living arrangements, etc.). The November 1997 survey focuses on perceptions of older adult ministries in the church.

Presbyterian Panel Survey, November 1997 - Older Adult Ministries, Elders
The Presbyterian Panel began in 1973 and is an ongoing panel study in which mailed questionnaires are used to survey representative samples of constituency groups of Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). These constituency groups include: members, elders, pastors serving in a congregation, and specialized clergy serving elsewhere. Panels are re-sampled every three years. The main goal of this study is to gather broad information about Presbyterians in terms of their faith (beliefs, church background, and levels of church involvement), and their social, economic and demographic characteristics (age, sex, marital status, living arrangements, etc.). The November 1997 survey focuses on perceptions of older adult ministries in the church.

Presbyterian Panel Survey, November 1997 - Older Adult Ministries, Members
The Presbyterian Panel began in 1973 and is an ongoing panel study in which mailed questionnaires are used to survey representative samples of constituency groups of Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). These constituency groups include: members, elders, pastors serving in a congregation, and specialized clergy serving elsewhere. Panels are re-sampled every three years. The main goal of this study is to gather broad information about Presbyterians in terms of their faith (beliefs, church background, and levels of church involvement), and their social, economic and demographic characteristics (age, sex, marital status, living arrangements, etc.). The November 1997 survey focuses on perceptions of older adult ministries in the church.

Presbyterian Panel Survey, November 1998 - Science, Technology, and Faith, Clergy
The Presbyterian Panel began in 1973 and is an ongoing panel study in which mailed questionnaires are used to survey representative samples of constituency groups of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). These constituency groups include members, elders, pastors serving in a congregation, and specialized clergy serving elsewhere. Panels are re-sampled every three years. The main goal of this study is to gather broad information about Presbyterians in terms of their faith (beliefs, church background, and levels of church involvement), and their social, economic and demographic characteristics (age, sex, marital status, living arrangements, etc.). The November 1998 survey focuses on science, technology, and faith.

Presbyterian Panel Survey, November 1998 -- Science, Technology, and Faith, Elders
The Presbyterian Panel began in 1973 and is an ongoing panel study in which mailed questionnaires are used to survey representative samples of constituency groups of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). These constituency groups include members, elders, pastors serving in a congregation, and specialized clergy serving elsewhere. Panels are re-sampled every three years. The main goal of this study is to gather broad information about Presbyterians in terms of their faith (beliefs, church background, and levels of church involvement), and their social, economic and demographic characteristics (age, sex, marital status, living arrangements, etc.). The November 1998 survey focuses on science, technology, and faith.

Presbyterian Panel Survey, November 1998 - Science, Technology, and Faith, Members
The Presbyterian Panel began in 1973 and is an ongoing panel study in which mailed questionnaires are used to survey representative samples of constituency groups of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). These constituency groups include members, elders, pastors serving in a congregation, and specialized clergy serving elsewhere. Panels are re-sampled every three years. The main goal of this study is to gather broad information about Presbyterians in terms of their faith (beliefs, church background, and levels of church involvement), and their social, economic and demographic characteristics (age, sex, marital status, living arrangements, etc.). The November 1998 survey focuses on science, technology, and faith.

Presbyterian Panel Survey, November 2000 -- Racism,and Racial Justice- Clergy
The Presbyterian Panel began in 1973 and is an ongoing panel study in which mailed questionnaires are used to survey representative samples of constituency groups of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). These constituency groups include members, elders, pastors serving in a congregation, and specialized clergy serving elsewhere. Panels are re-sampled every three years. The main goal of this study is to gather broad information about Presbyterians in terms of their faith (beliefs, church background, and levels of church involvement), and their social, economic, and demographic characteristics (age, sex, marital status, living arrangements, etc.). The November 2000 survey focuses on racism and racial justice.

Presbyterian Panel Survey, November 2000 --Racism and Racial Justice, Elders
The Presbyterian Panel began in 1973 and is an ongoing panel study in which mailed questionnaires are used to survey representative samples of constituency groups of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). These constituency groups include members, elders, pastors serving in a congregation, and specialized clergy serving elsewhere. Panels are re-sampled every three years. The main goal of this study is to gather broad information about Presbyterians in terms of their faith (beliefs, church background, and levels of church involvement), and their social, economic, and demographic characteristics (age, sex, marital status, living arrangements, etc.). The November 2000 survey focuses on racism and racial justice.

Presbyterian Panel Survey, November 2000, Racism and Racial Justice, Member
The Presbyterian Panel began in 1973 and is an ongoing panel study in which mailed questionnaires are used to survey representative samples of constituency groups of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). These constituency groups include members, elders, pastors serving in a congregation, and specialized clergy serving elsewhere. Panels are re-sampled every three years. The main goal of this study is to gather broad information about Presbyterians in terms of their faith (beliefs, church background, and levels of church involvement), and their social, economic and demographic characteristics (age, sex, marital status, living arrangements, etc.). The November 2000 survey focuses on racism and racial justice.

Presbyterian Panel Survey, November 2001 -- September 11 and Other Topics, Clergy
The Presbyterian Panel began in 1973 and is an ongoing panel study in which mailed questionnaires are used to survey representative samples of constituency groups of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). These constituency groups include members, elders, pastors serving in a congregation, and specialized clergy serving elsewhere. Panels are re-sampled every three years. The main goal of this study is to gather broad information about Presbyterians in terms of their faith (beliefs, church background, and levels of church involvement), and their social, economic, and demographic characteristics (age, sex, marital status, living arrangements, etc.). The November 2001 survey focuses on September 11 and other topics (including Christian Educators).

Presbyterian Panel Survey, November 2001 -- September 11 and Other Topics, Elders
The Presbyterian Panel began in 1973 and is an ongoing panel study in which mailed questionnaires are used to survey representative samples of constituency groups of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). These constituency groups include members, elders, pastors serving in a congregation, and specialized clergy serving elsewhere. Panels are re-sampled every three years. The main goal of this study is to gather broad information about Presbyterians in terms of their faith (beliefs, church background, and levels of church involvement), and their social, economic, and demographic characteristics (age, sex, marital status, living arrangements, etc.). The November 2001 survey focuses on September 11 and other topics (including Christian Educators).

Presbyterian Panel Survey, November 2001 -- September 11 and Other Topics, Members
The Presbyterian Panel began in 1973 and is an ongoing panel study in which mailed questionnaires are used to survey representative samples of constituency groups of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). These constituency groups include members, elders, pastors serving in a congregation, and specialized clergy serving elsewhere. Panels are re-sampled every three years. The main goal of this study is to gather broad information about Presbyterians in terms of their faith (beliefs, church background, and levels of church involvement), and their social, economic, and demographic characteristics (age, sex, marital status, living arrangements, etc.). The November 2001 survey focuses on September 11 and other topics (including Christian Educators).

Presbyterian Panel Survey, November 2002 -- End -of-Life Issues, Clergy
The Presbyterian Panel began in 1973 and is an ongoing panel study in which mailed questionnaires are used to survey representative samples of constituency groups of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). These constituency groups include members, elders, pastors serving in a congregation, and specialized clergy serving elsewhere. Panels are re-sampled every three years. The main goal of this study is to gather broad information about Presbyterians in terms of their faith (beliefs, church background, and levels of church involvement), and their social, economic, and demographic characteristics (age, sex, marital status, living arrangements, etc.). The November 2002 survey focuses on end-of-life issues.

Presbyterian Panel Survey, November 2002 -- End-of-Life Issues, Elders
The Presbyterian Panel began in 1973 and is an ongoing panel study in which mailed questionnaires are used to survey representative samples of constituency groups of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). These constituency groups include members, elders, pastors serving in a congregation, and specialized clergy serving elsewhere. Panels are re-sampled every three years. The main goal of this study is to gather broad information about Presbyterians in terms of their faith (beliefs, church background, and levels of church involvement), and their social, economic, and demographic characteristics (age, sex, marital status, living arrangements, etc.). The November 2002 survey focuses on end-of-life issues.

Presbyterian Panel Survey, November 2002 -- End-of-Life Issues, Members
The Presbyterian Panel began in 1973 and is an ongoing panel study in which mailed questionnaires are used to survey representative samples of constituency groups of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). These constituency groups include members, elders, pastors serving in a congregation, and specialized clergy serving elsewhere. Panels are re-sampled every three years. The main goal of this study is to gather broad information about Presbyterians in terms of their faith (beliefs, church background, and levels of church involvement), and their social, economic, and demographic characteristics (age, sex, marital status, living arrangements, etc.). The November 2002 survey focuses on end-of-life issues.

Presbyterian Panel Survey, November 2003 - Churchwide Special Offerings, All
The Presbyterian Panel, begun in 1973, is an ongoing panel study in which mailed questionnaires are used to survey representative samples of constituency groups of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). These constituency groups include members, elders, pastors serving in a congregation, and specialized clergy serving elsewhere. Panels are re-sampled every three years. The main goal of this study is to gather broad information about Presbyterians in terms of their faith (beliefs, church background, and levels of church involvement), and their social, economic, and demographic characteristics (age, sex, marital status, living arrangements, etc.) The November 2003 survey focuses on churchwide special offerings.

Presbyterian Panel Survey, November 2003 - Churchwide Special Offerings, Members/Elders
The Presbyterian Panel, begun in 1973, is an ongoing panel study in which mailed questionnaires are used to survey representative samples of constituency groups of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). These constituency groups include members, elders, pastors serving in a congregation, and specialized clergy serving elsewhere. Panels are re-sampled every three years. The main goal of this study is to gather broad information about Presbyterians in terms of their faith (beliefs, church background, and levels of church involvement), and their social, economic, and demographic characteristics (age, sex, marital status, living arrangements, etc.) The November 2003 survey focuses on churchwide special offerings.

Presbyterian Panel Survey, November 2004 -- Current Issues in Church and Society, All
The Presbyterian Panel, begun in 1973, is an ongoing panel study in which mailed questionnaires are used to survey representative samples of constituency groups of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). These constituency groups include members, elders, pastors serving in a congregation, and specialized clergy serving elsewhere. Panels are re-sampled every three years. The main goal of this study is to gather broad information about Presbyterians in terms of their faith (beliefs, church background, and levels of church involvement), and their social, economic, and demographic characteristics (age, sex, marital status, living arrangements, etc.) The November 2004 survey focuses on current issues in church and society.

Presbyterian Panel Survey, November 2004 -- Current Issues in Church and Society, Clergy
The Presbyterian Panel, begun in 1973, is an ongoing panel study in which mailed questionnaires are used to survey representative samples of constituency groups of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). These constituency groups include members, elders, pastors serving in a congregation, and specialized clergy serving elsewhere. Panels are re-sampled every three years. The main goal of this study is to gather broad information about Presbyterians in terms of their faith (beliefs, church background, and levels of church involvement), and their social, economic, and demographic characteristics (age, sex, marital status, living arrangements, etc.) The November 2004 survey focuses on current issues in church and society.

Presbyterian Panel Survey, November 2004 -- Current Issues in Church and Society, Elders
The Presbyterian Panel, begun in 1973, is an ongoing panel study in which mailed questionnaires are used to survey representative samples of constituency groups of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). These constituency groups include members, elders, pastors serving in a congregation, and specialized clergy serving elsewhere. Panels are re-sampled every three years. The main goal of this study is to gather broad information about Presbyterians in terms of their faith (beliefs, church background, and levels of church involvement), and their social, economic, and demographic characteristics (age, sex, marital status, living arrangements, etc.) The November 2004 survey focuses on current issues in church and society.

Presbyterian Panel Survey, November 2004 -- Current Issues in Church and Society, Members
The Presbyterian Panel, begun in 1973, is an ongoing panel study in which mailed questionnaires are used to survey representative samples of constituency groups of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). These constituency groups include members, elders, pastors serving in a congregation, and specialized clergy serving elsewhere. Panels are re-sampled every three years. The main goal of this study is to gather broad information about Presbyterians in terms of their faith (beliefs, church background, and levels of church involvement), and their social, economic, and demographic characteristics (age, sex, marital status, living arrangements, etc.) The November 2004 survey focuses on current issues in church and society.

Presbyterian Panel Survey, November 2005 - The Social Creed, All
The Presbyterian Panel, begun in 1973, is an ongoing panel study in which mailed questionnaires are used to survey representative samples of constituency groups of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). These constituency groups include members, elders, pastors serving in a congregation, and specialized clergy serving elsewhere. Panels are re-sampled every three years. The main goal of this study is to gather broad information about Presbyterians in terms of their faith (beliefs, church background, and levels of church involvement), and their social, economic, and demographic characteristics (age, sex, marital status, living arrangements, etc.) The November 2005 survey focuses on the social creed.

Presbyterian Panel Survey, November 2005 - The Social Creed, Clergy
The Presbyterian Panel, begun in 1973, is an ongoing panel study in which mailed questionnaires are used to survey representative samples of constituency groups of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). These constituency groups include members, elders, pastors serving in a congregation, and specialized clergy serving elsewhere. Panels are re-sampled every three years. The main goal of this study is to gather broad information about Presbyterians in terms of their faith (beliefs, church background, and levels of church involvement), and their social, economic, and demographic characteristics (age, sex, marital status, living arrangements, etc.) The November 2005 survey focuses on the social creed.

Presbyterian Panel Survey, November 2005 - The Social Creed, Elders
The Presbyterian Panel, begun in 1973, is an ongoing panel study in which mailed questionnaires are used to survey representative samples of constituency groups of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). These constituency groups include members, elders, pastors serving in a congregation, and specialized clergy serving elsewhere. Panels are re-sampled every three years. The main goal of this study is to gather broad information about Presbyterians in terms of their faith (beliefs, church background, and levels of church involvement), and their social, economic, and demographic characteristics (age, sex, marital status, living arrangements, etc.) The November 2005 survey focuses on the social creed.

Presbyterian Panel Survey, November 2005 - The Social Creed, Members
The Presbyterian Panel, begun in 1973, is an ongoing panel study in which mailed questionnaires are used to survey representative samples of constituency groups of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). These constituency groups include members, elders, pastors serving in a congregation, and specialized clergy serving elsewhere. Panels are re-sampled every three years. The main goal of this study is to gather broad information about Presbyterians in terms of their faith (beliefs, church background, and levels of church involvement), and their social, economic, and demographic characteristics (age, sex, marital status, living arrangements, etc.) The November 2005 survey focuses on the social creed.

Presbyterian Panel Survey, November 2007 - Women in the Church, All
The Presbyterian Panel began in 1973 and is an ongoing panel study in which mailed and web-based questionnaires are used to survey representative samples of constituency groups of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). These constituency groups include members, elders, pastors serving in a congregation, and specialized clergy serving elsewhere. The 3,742 member panel consists of 1,099 members, 1,164 elders and 1,469 clergy. Panels are re-sampled every three years. The main goal of this study is to gather broad information about Presbyterians in terms of their faith (beliefs, church background, and levels of church involvement), and their social, economic, and demographic characteristics (age, sex, marital status, living arrangements, etc.). The November 2007 survey focuses on women in the church.

Presbyterian Panel Survey, November 2007 - Women in the Church, Clergy
The Presbyterian Panel began in 1973 and is an ongoing panel study in which mailed and web-based questionnaires are used to survey representative samples of constituency groups of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). These constituency groups include members, elders, pastors serving in a congregation, and specialized clergy serving elsewhere. The 3,742 member panel consists of 1,099 members, 1,164 elders and 1,469 clergy. Panels are re-sampled every three years. The main goal of this study is to gather broad information about Presbyterians in terms of their faith (beliefs, church background, and levels of church involvement), and their social, economic, and demographic characteristics (age, sex, marital status, living arrangements, etc.). The November 2007 survey focuses on women in the church.

Presbyterian Panel Survey, November 2007 - Women in the Church, Elders
The Presbyterian Panel began in 1973 and is an ongoing panel study in which mailed and web-based questionnaires are used to survey representative samples of constituency groups of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). These constituency groups include members, elders, pastors serving in a congregation, and specialized clergy serving elsewhere. The 3,742 member panel consists of 1,099 members, 1,164 elders and 1,469 clergy. Panels are re-sampled every three years. The main goal of this study is to gather broad information about Presbyterians in terms of their faith (beliefs, church background, and levels of church involvement), and their social, economic, and demographic characteristics (age, sex, marital status, living arrangements, etc.). The November 2007 survey focuses on women in the church.

Presbyterian Panel Survey, November 2007 - Women in the Church, Members
The Presbyterian Panel began in 1973 and is an ongoing panel study in which mailed and web-based questionnaires are used to survey representative samples of constituency groups of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). These constituency groups include members, elders, pastors serving in a congregation, and specialized clergy serving elsewhere. The 3,742 member panel consists of 1,099 members, 1,164 elders and 1,469 clergy. Panels are re-sampled every three years. The main goal of this study is to gather broad information about Presbyterians in terms of their faith (beliefs, church background, and levels of church involvement), and their social, economic, and demographic characteristics (age, sex, marital status, living arrangements, etc.). The November 2007 survey focuses on women in the church.

Presbyterian Panel Survey, November 2008 - Spirituality and Health, All
The Presbyterian Panel began in 1973 and is an ongoing panel study in which mailed and web-based questionnaires are used to survey representative samples of constituency groups of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). These constituency groups include members, elders, pastors serving in a congregation, and specialized clergy serving elsewhere. The 3,742 member panel consists of 1,099 members, 1,164 elders and 1,469 clergy. Panels are re-sampled every three years. The main goal of this study is to gather broad information about Presbyterians in terms of their faith (beliefs, church background, and levels of church involvement), and their social, economic, and demographic characteristics (age, sex, marital status, living arrangements, etc.). The November 2008 survey focuses on spirituality and health and repeats many of the same questions that were asked on the January 2007 survey on the same topic.

Presbyterian Panel Survey, November 2008 - Spirituality and Health, Clergy
The Presbyterian Panel began in 1973 and is an ongoing panel study in which mailed and web-based questionnaires are used to survey representative samples of constituency groups of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). These constituency groups include members, elders, pastors serving in a congregation, and specialized clergy serving elsewhere. The 3,742 member panel consists of 1,099 members, 1,164 elders and 1,469 clergy. Panels are re-sampled every three years. The main goal of this study is to gather broad information about Presbyterians in terms of their faith (beliefs, church background, and levels of church involvement), and their social, economic, and demographic characteristics (age, sex, marital status, living arrangements, etc.). The November 2008 survey focuses on spirituality and health and repeats many of the same questions that were asked on the January 2007 survey on the same topic.

Presbyterian Panel Survey, November 2008 - Spirituality and Health, Members and Elders
The Presbyterian Panel began in 1973 and is an ongoing panel study in which mailed and web-based questionnaires are used to survey representative samples of constituency groups of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). These constituency groups include members, elders, pastors serving in a congregation, and specialized clergy serving elsewhere. The 3,742 member panel consists of 1,099 members, 1,164 elders and 1,469 clergy. Panels are re-sampled every three years. The main goal of this study is to gather broad information about Presbyterians in terms of their faith (beliefs, church background, and levels of church involvement), and their social, economic, and demographic characteristics (age, sex, marital status, living arrangements, etc.). The November 2008 survey focuses on spirituality and health and repeats many of the same questions that were asked on the January 2007 survey on the same topic.

Presbyterian Panel Survey, September 1991: The Environment
The Presbyterian Panel is an ongoing panel study in which mailed questionnaires are used to survey representative samples of constituency groups of Presbyterians-members, elders, pastors and clergy serving in specialized ministries. The major consideration guiding this research is a desire to gather broad information about Presbyterians in terms of their faith and their social, economic and demographic characteristics, to provide a comprehensive profile of the denomination. The September 1991 survey focuses on opinions on environmental problems, involvement of individuals and the Church in environmental issues, recycling, and outdoor activities.

Presbyterians Panel Survey, August 2003 - Presbyterians Today, All
The Presbyterian Panel, begun in 1973, is an ongoing panel study in which mailed questionnaires are used to survey representative samples of constituency groups of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). These constituency groups include members, elders, pastors serving in a congregation, and specialized clergy serving elsewhere. Panels are re-sampled every three years. The main goal of this study is to gather broad information about Presbyterians in terms of their faith (beliefs, church background, and levels of church involvement), and their social, economic, and demographic characteristics (age, sex, marital status, living arrangements, etc.) The August 2003 survey focuses on Presbyterians Today.

Presbyterians Panel Survey, November 2003 - Churchwide Special Offerings, Clergy
The Presbyterian Panel, begun in 1973, is an ongoing panel study in which mailed questionnaires are used to survey representative samples of constituency groups of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). These constituency groups include members, elders, pastors serving in a congregation, and specialized clergy serving elsewhere. Panels are re-sampled every three years. The main goal of this study is to gather broad information about Presbyterians in terms of their faith (beliefs, church background, and levels of church involvement), and their social, economic, and demographic characteristics (age, sex, marital status, living arrangements, etc.) The November 2003 survey focuses on churchwide special offerings.

Survey of Alumni/ae of Presbyterian Theological Schools, 1990
The purpose of this study is to provide answers to a series of basic questions posed by the 1988 General Assembly. The questions are demographic and descriptive in nature. An overall profile of alumni/ae of Presbyterian theological institutions is provided.

Survey of Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Pastors, 2008
The 2008 Survey of Pastors, conducted by the Research Services of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), represents findings from a survey completed by 725 pastors of the Presbyterian church. The survey deals with matters such as clergy compensation, housing, the cost of education of children, the effectiveness of ministry support groups, the frequency and effectiveness of sabbaticals, health and well-being, and other topics.

"The 2008 Survey of Presbyterian Pastors reveals that most pastors consider their present compensation package to be fair and reasonable given the circumstances of the congregation. One in six live in a manse. Two in three report making changes to improve their health in the previous year. Learn more about Presbyterian pastors from this survey." (2008 Survey of Pastors).

Survey of Presbyterian Students in Non-Presbyterian Theological Schools, 1990
The purpose of this study is to provide answers to a series of basic questions posed by the 1988 General Assembly. The questions are demographic and descriptive in nature. An overall profile of Presbyterian (USA) theological students in non-Presbyterian seminaries is provided. Data come from PCUSA students in 37 non-Presbyterian theological schools.

Survey of Students in Presbyterian Theological Schools, 1990
The purpose of this study is to provide answers to a series of basic questions posed by the 1988 General Assembly. The questions are demographic and descriptive in nature. An overall profile of Presbyterian (USA) theological students in Presbyterian seminaries is provided.

The Online Session Annual Statistical Report for the Presbyterian Church (USA) (2007)
This dataset is a compilation of information provided by local congregations to their presbytery. Each congregation supplied information on their location, membership, racial/ethnic makeup, finances, and several other topics. If a church had changed its name in the past year, this was reported to The Office of the General Assembly (OGA) by the presbytery, since name changes require presbytery approval. The information from each congregation was then combined by the OGA to make this dataset.

The Online Session Annual Statistical Report for the Presbyterian Church (USA) (2008)
This dataset is a compilation of information provided by local congregations to their presbytery. Each congregation supplied information on their location, membership, racial/ethnic makeup, finances, and several other topics. If a church had changed its name in the past year, this was reported to The Office of the General Assembly (OGA) by the presbytery, since name changes require presbytery approval. The information from each congregation was then combined by the OGA to make this dataset.

The Online Session Annual Statistical Report for the Presbyterian Church (USA) (2009)
This dataset is a compilation of information provided by local congregations to their presbytery. Each congregation supplied information on their location, membership, racial/ethnic makeup, finances, and several other topics. If a church had changed its name in the past year, this was reported to The Office of the General Assembly (OGA) by the presbytery, since name changes require presbytery approval. The information from each congregation was then combined by the OGA to make this dataset.

U.S. Congregational Life Survey, 2001, Fast-Growing Presbyterian Attenders
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, Fast-Growing Presbyterian Leaders
“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, Fast-Growing Presbyterian, Profile
“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, Presbyterian Attenders
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.

U.S. Congregational Life Survey, 2001, Presbyterian Leaders
"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
"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, Racial Ethnic Presbyterian Attenders
“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, Racial Ethnic Presbyterian Leaders
“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, Profile
“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.