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Faith Communities Today Survey (FACT) 2000, Church of the Nazarene Congregations - Codebook

All Frequencies weighted by 323) NAZWEIGH;
(The number of missing cases reported in the codebook are unweighted)

1) Case number (ID)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total4366,104.485,283.14
2) Religious group identity (GRPID)
 TOTAL%
10) Church of the Nazarene436100.0
Total436100.0
3) How well does each of the following statements describe your congregation?--Our congregation feels like a close-knit family. (DSCRB1)
 TOTAL%
1) Very well11927.5
2) Quite well20647.5
3) Somewhat9922.9
4) Slightly71.6
5) Not at all40.8
Total435100.0
4) How well does each of the following statements describe your congregation?--Our congregation is spiritually vital and alive. (DSCRB2)
 TOTAL%
1) Very well6013.9
2) Quite well21749.8
3) Somewhat13631.1
4) Slightly204.5
5) Not at all30.7
Total436100.0
5) How well does each of the following statements describe your congregation?--Our congregation is working for social justice. (DSCRB3)
 TOTAL%
1) Very well92.3
2) Quite well4811.3
3) Somewhat16739.7
4) Slightly15135.9
5) Not at all4610.9
Missing15
Total421100.0
6) How well does each of the following statements describe your congregation?--Our congregation helps members deepen their relationship with God. (DSCRB4)
 TOTAL%
1) Very well7417.1
2) Quite well19945.7
3) Somewhat13430.6
4) Slightly265.9
5) Not at all30.7
Total436100.0
7) How well does each of the following statements describe your congregation?--Our congregation is trying to increase its cross-cultural diversity. (DSCRB5)
 TOTAL%
1) Very well388.8
2) Quite well7116.4
3) Somewhat13631.5
4) Slightly10424.0
5) Not at all8319.1
Missing5
Total432100.0
8) How well does each of the following statements describe your congregation?--Our congregation clearly expresses its Nazarene heritage. (DSCRB6)
 TOTAL%
1) Very well7517.3
2) Quite well18642.6
3) Somewhat11626.6
4) Slightly4811.1
5) Not at all112.4
Total436100.0
9) How well does each of the following statements describe your congregation?--Our congregation is a moral beacon in the community. (DSCRB7)
 TOTAL%
1) Very well7717.6
2) Quite well20045.8
3) Somewhat11726.7
4) Slightly358.0
5) Not at all71.5
Missing2
Total436100.0
10) How well does each of the following statements describe your congregation?--Our congregation welcomes innovation and change. (DSCRB8)
 TOTAL%
1) Very well6114.0
2) Quite well14633.7
3) Somewhat15635.9
4) Slightly5312.1
5) Not at all184.1
Missing3
Total434100.0
11) How well does each of the following statements describe your congregation?--Our congregation deals openly with disagreements and conflicts. (DSCRB9)
 TOTAL%
1) Very well347.7
2) Quite well14533.3
3) Somewhat15335.1
4) Slightly8619.7
5) Not at all184.1
Total436100.0
12) How well does each of the following statements describe your congregation?--Our congregation has a strong racial, cultural or national heritage that it is trying to preserve. (DSCRB10)
 TOTAL%
1) Very well235.3
2) Quite well388.7
3) Somewhat10123.5
4) Slightly9522.2
5) Not at all17340.2
Missing6
Total430100.0
13) How well does each of the following statements describe your congregation?--Members are excited about the future of our congregation. (DSCRB11)
 TOTAL%
1) Very well12428.6
2) Quite well16037.0
3) Somewhat10824.9
4) Slightly306.8
5) Not at all112.6
Missing3
Total433100.0
14) How well does each of the following statements describe your congregation?--New people are easily incorporated into the life of our congregation. (DSCRB12)
 TOTAL%
1) Very well6114.0
2) Quite well18342.3
3) Somewhat13831.7
4) Slightly4410.1
5) Not at all81.8
Missing2
Total434100.0
15) How well does each of the following statements describe your congregation?--Our congregation has a clear sense of mission and purpose. (DSCRB13)
 TOTAL%
1) Very well5612.9
2) Quite well16237.3
3) Somewhat14833.9
4) Slightly5312.1
5) Not at all173.8
Total436100.0
16) How well does each of the following statements describe your congregation?--Our congregation's worship services are spiritually uplifting and inspirational. (DSCRB14)
 TOTAL%
1) Very well13731.3
2) Quite well22451.4
3) Somewhat6013.8
4) Slightly112.6
5) Not at all40.8
Total436100.0
17) How well does each of the following statements describe your congregation?--Our congregation's programs and activities are well organized. (DSCRB15)
 TOTAL%
1) Very well399.0
2) Quite well17740.8
3) Somewhat16838.7
4) Slightly4410.0
5) Not at all61.4
Missing2
Total434100.0
18) How well does each of the following statements describe your congregation?--Our congregation's programs and activities strengthen personal relationships among participants. (DSCRB16)
 TOTAL%
1) Very well6013.7
2) Quite well21048.1
3) Somewhat12929.4
4) Slightly337.5
5) Not at all51.1
Total437100.0
19) [If congregation holds less than one service a week, check here] (LESSWEEK)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total4360.000.00
20) How many worship services does your congregation have on each of the following days/times on a typical weekend: Friday (FRIWOR)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total4340.030.18
21) How many worship services does your congregation have on each of the following days/times on a typical weekend: Saturday (SATWOR)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total4340.040.20
22) How many worship services does your congregation have on each of the following days/times on a typical weekend: Sunday AM (SUNAM)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total4341.120.36
23) How many worship services does your congregation have on each of the following days/times on a typical weekend: Sunday PM (SUMPM)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total4340.870.37
24) What is the total attendance for all services held on this day/time on a typical weekend: Friday (FRIATTD)
 TOTAL%
-1) Does not apply42097.0
10) 1020.6
12) 1210.2
15) 1520.5
20) 2010.2
30) 3030.8
35) 3510.3
40) 4020.4
100) 10010.3
Missing2
Total433100.0
25) What is the total attendance for all services held on this day/time on a typical weekend: Saturday (SATATTD)
 TOTAL%
-1) Does not apply42096.5
2) 210.3
12) 1210.3
15) 1540.8
20) 2010.2
30) 3030.7
40) 4010.2
45) 4510.2
100) 10010.2
160) 16010.2
229) 22910.2
Missing2
Total435100.0
26) What is the total attendance for all services held on this day/time on a typical weekend: Sunday AM (SUNAMATT)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total430120.85207.08
27) What is the total attendance for all services held on this day/time on a typical weekend: Sunday PM (SUNPMATT)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total43048.6987.14
28) If you typically hold more than one service on the weekend, are these services: (WRSHP3)
 TOTAL%
0) Does not apply4715.3
1) Very similar in style (other than the language used)9430.6
2) One or more is somewhat different in style from the rest9831.9
3) One or more is very different in style from the rest6721.8
Missing131
Total306100.0
29) Please check all the languages in which your congregation conducts worship services on a typical weekend: Language 1 (LANG1)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total4321.315.25
30) Please check all the languages in which your congregation conducts worship services on a typical weekend: Language 2 (LANG2)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total4360.988.71
31) Please check all the languages in which your congregation conducts worship services on a typical weekend: Language 3 (LANG3)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total4360.285.28
32) Please check all the languages in which your congregation conducts worship services on a typical weekend: Language 4 (LANG4)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total4360.000.00
33) Please check all the languages in which your congregation conducts worship services on a typical weekend: Language 5 (LANG5)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total4360.000.00
34) How often does the sermon in your worship service focus on: God's love and care. (WRFCS1)
 TOTAL%
1) Always16137.4
2) Often23454.3
3) Sometimes358.2
Missing6
Total430100.0
35) How often does the sermon in your worship service focus on: Practical advice for daily living. (WRFCS2)
 TOTAL%
1) Always12729.7
2) Often22452.4
3) Sometimes7216.8
4) Seldom40.9
5) Never10.3
Missing8
Total428100.0
36) How often does the sermon in your worship service focus on: Personal spiritual growth. (WRFCS3)
 TOTAL%
1) Always18142.2
2) Often23053.5
3) Sometimes184.1
4) Seldom10.3
Missing6
Total430100.0
37) How often does the sermon in your worship service focus on: Social justice or social action. (WRFCS4)
 TOTAL%
1) Always61.5
2) Often6715.7
3) Sometimes23153.8
4) Seldom12128.1
5) Never40.9
Missing7
Total429100.0
38) How often does the sermon in your worship service focus on: End-times and/or The Second Coming. (WRFCS5)
 TOTAL%
1) Always51.3
2) Often7116.4
3) Sometimes19946.2
4) Seldom14132.9
5) Never143.3
Missing6
Total430100.0
39) How often does the sermon in your worship service focus on: Personal commitment and/or conversion. (WRFCS6)
 TOTAL%
1) Always16237.4
2) Often24356.2
3) Sometimes265.9
4) Seldom10.3
Missing5
Total432100.0
40) How often does the sermon include a lot of: Personal stories or first-hand experiences. (SRMN1)
 TOTAL%
1) Always6114.2
2) Often22552.2
3) Sometimes12929.9
4) Seldom174.0
Missing3
Total432100.0
41) How often does the sermon include a lot of: Literary or scholarly references. (SRMN2)
 TOTAL%
1) Always92.1
2) Often13932.2
3) Sometimes21249.2
4) Seldom6815.9
5) Never30.8
Missing4
Total431100.0
42) How often does the sermon include a lot of: Illustrations from contemporary media (e.g., magazines, newspapers, television, etc.) (SRMN3)
 TOTAL%
1) Always317.1
2) Often21749.9
3) Sometimes15435.5
4) Seldom286.5
5) Never40.8
Missing3
Total434100.0
43) How often does the sermon include a lot of: Detailed explanations of scripture or doctrine. (SRMN4)
 TOTAL%
1) Always11827.3
2) Often21449.3
3) Sometimes8619.7
4) Seldom153.3
5) Never10.2
Missing3
Total434100.0
44) How often are the following included as part of your worship service(s)?--Reading, recitation of creeds or statements of faith. (OFTNSV1)
 TOTAL%
1) Always112.6
2) Often5913.5
3) Sometimes18342.2
4) Seldom16037.1
5) Never204.7
Missing3
Total433100.0
45) How often are the following included as part of your worship service(s)?--A time for lay persons to testify about their faith. (OFTNSV2)
 TOTAL%
1) Always419.5
2) Often21950.6
3) Sometimes14232.8
4) Seldom307.0
5) Never10.2
Missing3
Total433100.0
46) How often are the following included as part of your worship service(s)?--A time during worship for people to greet each other. (OFTNSV3)
 TOTAL%
1) Always19043.8
2) Often13430.8
3) Sometimes6414.7
4) Seldom378.5
5) Never92.0
Missing3
Total434100.0
47) How often are the following included as part of your worship service(s)?--The use of visual projection equipment. (OFTNSV4)
 TOTAL%
1) Always11626.8
2) Often6815.8
3) Sometimes7216.8
4) Seldom11927.6
5) Never5713.2
Missing3
Total432100.0
48) How often are the following included as part of your worship service(s)?--Incense or candles. (OFTNSV5)
 TOTAL%
1) Always235.2
2) Often255.8
3) Sometimes7216.7
4) Seldom20647.6
5) Never10724.6
Missing3
Total433100.0
49) How often are the following included as part of your worship service(s)?-Drama. (OFTNSV6)
 TOTAL%
2) Often225.2
3) Sometimes11326.1
4) Seldom20447.1
5) Never9421.6
Missing3
Total433100.0
50) How often are the following included as part of your worship service(s)?--Kneeling by the congregation. (OFTNSV7)
 TOTAL%
1) Always4710.8
2) Often10724.9
3) Sometimes13130.3
4) Seldom8920.5
5) Never5813.3
Missing5
Total432100.0
51) Check if instrumental music is not used in your worship service(s). (NOMUSIC)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total4360.000.00
52) How often are the following used in your worship service(s)?--Organ and/or piano. (OFTNUSD1)
 TOTAL%
1) Always35782.0
2) Often337.5
3) Sometimes92.0
4) Seldom194.4
5) Never173.8
Missing2
Total435100.0
53) How often are the following used in your worship service(s)?--Electronic keyboard or synthesizer. (OFTNUSD2)
 TOTAL%
1) Always9722.9
2) Often4310.1
3) Sometimes5312.5
4) Seldom8620.2
5) Never14734.5
Missing9
Total426100.0
54) How often are the following used in your worship service(s)?--Electric guitar, bass. (OFTNUSD3)
 TOTAL%
1) Always8720.2
2) Often5111.9
3) Sometimes317.2
4) Seldom7918.5
5) Never18242.4
Missing5
Total430100.0
55) How often are the following used in your worship service(s)?--Non-electronic string or wind instruments (e.g., harp, violin, guitar, flute, brass, etc.). (OFTNUSD4)
 TOTAL%
1) Always6715.6
2) Often7517.6
3) Sometimes9221.4
4) Seldom10424.1
5) Never9221.5
Missing5
Total430100.0
56) How often are the following used in your worship service(s)?--Drums or other percussion instruments. (OFTNUSD5)
 TOTAL%
1) Always7116.6
2) Often4710.9
3) Sometimes296.9
4) Seldom6815.8
5) Never21249.7
Missing9
Total427100.0
57) How often are the following used in your worship service(s)?--Recorded music (tapes, cd's, etc.). (OFTNUSD6)
 TOTAL%
1) Always7717.7
2) Often22652.1
3) Sometimes9421.7
4) Seldom235.2
5) Never143.3
Missing2
Total434100.0
58) In comparison to the style of your congregation's primary worship service 5 years ago, would you say the style of your current primary worship service: (STLWRSHP)
 TOTAL%
1) Is basically the same7116.4
2) Changed a little9722.4
3) Changed somewhat13631.5
4) Changed a great deal12128.1
5) Our congregation did not exist in 199571.7
Missing4
Total432100.0
59) How important are the following sources of authority in the worship and teaching of your congregation?--Sacred scripture. (AUTHRTY1)
 TOTAL%
1) Absolutely foundational41094.8
2) Very important214.9
4) Little or no importance20.5
Missing2
Total433100.0
60) How important are the following sources of authority in the worship and teaching of your congregation?--Historic creeds, doctrines & traditions. (AUTHRTY2)
 TOTAL%
1) Absolutely foundational399.0
2) Very important23755.1
3) Somewhat important14132.8
4) Little or no importance143.2
Missing5
Total431100.0
61) How important are the following sources of authority in the worship and teaching of your congregation?--The Holy Spirit. (AUTHRTY3)
 TOTAL%
1) Absolutely foundational37687.0
2) Very important5111.9
3) Somewhat important51.2
Missing3
Total432100.0
62) How important are the following sources of authority in the worship and teaching of your congregation?--Human reason and understanding. (AUTHRTY4)
 TOTAL%
1) Absolutely foundational286.4
2) Very important23354.2
3) Somewhat important15235.3
4) Little or no importance174.0
Missing6
Total430100.0
63) How important are the following sources of authority in the worship and teaching of your congregation?--Personal experience. (AUTHRTY5)
 TOTAL%
1) Absolutely foundational7417.1
2) Very important24456.5
3) Somewhat important11225.8
4) Little or no importance20.4
Missing5
Total432100.0
64) How important are the following sources of authority in the worship and teaching of your congregation?--Now please write the letter of the one source of authority that is most important in your congregation's worship and teaching. (AUTHRTY6)
 TOTAL%
1) Scripture29569.2
2) Tradition71.7
3) Spirit12028.2
4) Reason10.2
5) Experience30.7
Missing10
Total426100.0
65) Year founded? (YRORG)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total4361,947.8323.19
66) In approximately what year did your congregation begin worshiping at its current location? (YRLOCTN)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total4221,964.3122.49
67) How would you describe the place where your congregation's primary worship building is located? (BLDNG)
 TOTAL%
1) Rural or open country429.8
2) Town or village of less than 10,00014032.4
3) In or around a city of 10,000-49,99912729.4
4) In or around a city of 50,000-249,9996314.6
5) In or around a city of 250,000+6013.8
Missing3
Total432100.0
68) How would you describe the place where your congregation's primary worship building is located?--If 'In or around a city...', is your building located: (BLDNGA)
 TOTAL%
0) Does not apply18342.2
1) In a central or downtown area of the city409.1
2) In another area of the city8219.0
3) In an older suburb around the city8018.4
4) In a newer suburb around the city4811.0
Missing4
Total433100.0
69) How would you describe the place where your congregation's primary worship building is located?--If 'In or around a city...', is your building located in a: (BLDNGB)
 TOTAL%
0) Does not apply18342.3
1) Residential area11626.8
2) Mixed residential and commercial area12428.7
3) Commercial or industrial area92.2
Missing4
Total432100.0
70) What is the total seating capacity of your sanctuary? (CAPCTY)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total431243.35250.69
71) How would you describe the size of the following relative to the current needs of your congregation?--Worship space. (SZNEED1)
 TOTAL%
1) Much more than we need9121.0
2) Slightly more than we need13832.0
3) Just about right10925.3
4) Slightly less than we need5312.2
5) Much less than we need429.6
Missing3
Total433100.0
72) How would you describe the size of the following relative to the current needs of your congregation?--Educational space. (SZNEED2)
 TOTAL%
1) Much more than we need358.1
2) Slightly more than we need5512.9
3) Just about right11125.9
4) Slightly less than we need12128.3
5) Much less than we need10624.8
Missing8
Total428100.0
73) How would you describe the size of the following relative to the current needs of your congregation?--Fellowship space. (SZNEED3)
 TOTAL%
1) Much more than we need225.0
2) Slightly more than we need184.1
3) Just about right14834.4
4) Slightly less than we need11326.2
5) Much less than we need12930.0
Missing7
Total430100.0
74) How would you describe the size of the following relative to the current needs of your congregation?--Space for parking. (SZNEED4)
 TOTAL%
1) Much more than we need327.3
2) Slightly more than we need6715.6
3) Just about right13431.2
4) Slightly less than we need10223.7
5) Much less than we need9522.2
Missing6
Total430100.0
75) How would you describe the overall physical condition of your congregation's building(s)? (CNDBLD)
 TOTAL%
1) Excellent12328.7
2) Good18643.3
3) Needs improvement9522.2
4) In serious need of improvements and repairs265.9
Missing5
Total430100.0
76) Do any other congregations use your building space for worship? (OTHRUSE)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes347.9
2) No39892.0
Missing4
Total432100.0
77) Does your congregation have a Sunday School that meets regularly? (SUNDSCL)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes42297.2
2) No122.7
Missing2
Total434100.0
78) Does your congregation have a Sunday School that meets regularly?--What is the typical, total, weekly attendance of adults (18 and over)? (SUNDSCLA)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total42752.6487.79
79) Does your congregation have a Sunday School that meets regularly?--What is the typical, total, weekly attendance of children and teens (17 and under)? (SUNDSCLB)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total42634.2849.16
80) During the last 12 months, our congregation has NOT offered the following activity outside of worship or Sunday School: Bible study (other than Sunday School) (BBLE_NO)
 TOTAL%
1) Circled419.5
2) Not circled39190.4
Missing4
Total432100.0
81) During the last 12 months, our congregation offered the following activity as a one-time, short-term or occasional event: Bible study (other than Sunday School) (BIBLE_Y1)
 TOTAL%
1) Circled7517.3
2) Not circled35782.6
Missing4
Total432100.0
82) During the last 12 months, our congregation offered the following activity as an on-going program during a particular season: Bible study (other than Sunday school) (BIBLE_Y2)
 TOTAL%
1) Circled7216.6
2) Not circled36083.3
Missing4
Total432100.0
83) During the last 12 months, our congregation offered the following activity as an on-going program throughout the year: Bible study (other than Sunday school) (BIBLE_Y3)
 TOTAL%
1) Circled26762.0
2) Not circled16438.1
Missing4
Total431100.0
84) During the last 12 months, our congregation has NOT offered the following activity outside of worship or Sunday School: Theological or doctrinal study (THEOL_NO)
 TOTAL%
1) Circled12929.8
2) Not circled30370.1
Missing4
Total432100.0
85) During the last 12 months, our congregation offered the following activity as a one-time, short-term or occasional event: Theological or doctrinal study (THEOL_Y1)
 TOTAL%
1) Circled16237.5
2) Not circled27062.4
Missing4
Total432100.0
86) During the last 12 months, our congregation offered the following activity as an on-going program during a particular season: Theological or doctrinal study (THEOL_Y2)
 TOTAL%
1) Circled8620.0
2) Not circled34580.1
Missing4
Total431100.0
87) During the last 12 months, our congregation offered the following activity as an on-going program throughout the year: Theological or doctrinal study (THEOL_Y3)
 TOTAL%
1) Circled419.6
2) Not circled39090.6
Missing4
Total431100.0
88) During the last 12 months, our congregation has NOT offered the following activity outside of worship or Sunday School: Prayer or meditation study (PRAYG_NO)
 TOTAL%
1) Circled429.7
2) Not circled38990.2
Missing5
Total431100.0
89) During the last 12 months, our congregation offered the following activity as a one-time, short-term or occasional event: Prayer or meditation groups (PRAYG_Y1)
 TOTAL%
1) Circled6615.4
2) Not circled36484.7
Missing5
Total430100.0
90) During the last 12 months, our congregation offered the following activity as an on-going program during a particular season: Prayer or meditation groups (PRAYG_Y2)
 TOTAL%
1) Circled5212.0
2) Not circled37987.9
Missing5
Total431100.0
91) During the last 12 months, our congregation offered the following activity as an on-going program throughout the year: Prayer or meditation groups (PRAYG_Y3)
 TOTAL%
1) Circled28265.4
2) Not circled14934.6
Missing5
Total431100.0
92) During the last 12 months, our congregation has NOT offered the following activity outside of worship or Sunday School: Spiritual retreats (RETR_NO)
 TOTAL%
1) Circled26461.0
2) Not circled16838.9
Missing4
Total432100.0
93) During the last 12 months, our congregation offered the following activity as a one-time, short-term or occasional event: Spiritual retreats (RETR_Y1)
 TOTAL%
1) Circled11526.8
2) Not circled31673.4
Missing4
Total431100.0
94) During the last 12 months, our congregation offered the following activity as an on-going program during a particular season: Spiritual retreats (RETR_Y2)
 TOTAL%
1) Circled266.1
2) Not circled40594.1
Missing4
Total431100.0
95) During the last 12 months, our congregation offered the following activity as an on-going program throughout the year: Spiritual retreats (RETR_Y3)
 TOTAL%
1) Circled81.9
2) Not circled42498.0
Missing4
Total432100.0
96) During the last 12 months, our congregation has NOT offered the following activity outside of worship or Sunday School: Community service (SERV_NO)
 TOTAL%
1) Circled12729.6
2) Not circled30370.5
Missing5
Total430100.0
97) During the last 12 months, our congregation offered the following activity as a one-time, short-term or occasional event: Community service (SERVE_Y1)
 TOTAL%
1) Circled17941.5
2) Not circled25258.4
Missing5
Total431100.0
98) During the last 12 months, our congregation offered the following activity as an on-going program during a particular season: Community service (SERVE_Y2)
 TOTAL%
1) Circled6114.3
2) Not circled36985.9
Missing5
Total430100.0
99) During the last 12 months, our congregation offered the following activity as an on-going program throughout the year: Community service (SERVE_Y3)
 TOTAL%
1) Circled5412.4
2) Not circled37787.5
Missing5
Total431100.0
100) During the last 12 months, our congregation has NOT offered the following activity outside of worship or Sunday School: Parenting or marriage enrichment (PARENT_N)
 TOTAL%
1) Circled25559.2
2) Not circled17640.9
Missing4
Total431100.0
101) During the last 12 months, our congregation offered the following activity as a one-time, short-term or occasional event: Parenting or marriage enrichment (PAREN_Y1)
 TOTAL%
1) Circled11326.1
2) Not circled31973.8
Missing4
Total432100.0
102) During the last 12 months, our congregation offered the following activity as an on-going program during a particular season: Parenting or marriage enrichment (PAREN_Y2)
 TOTAL%
1) Circled296.6
2) Not circled40393.3
Missing4
Total432100.0
103) During the last 12 months, our congregation offered the following activity as an on-going program throughout the year: Parenting or marriage enrichment (PAREN_Y3)
 TOTAL%
1) Circled174.0
2) Not circled41496.2
Missing4
Total431100.0
104) During the last 12 months, our congregation has NOT offered the following activity outside of worship or Sunday School: Choir(s) (CHOIR_NO)
 TOTAL%
1) Circled14834.2
2) Not circled28465.7
Missing4
Total432100.0
105) During the last 12 months, our congregation offered the following activity as a one-time, short-term or occasional event: Choir(s) (CHOIR_Y1)
 TOTAL%
1) Circled5612.9
2) Not circled37687.0
Missing4
Total432100.0
106) During the last 12 months, our congregation offered the following activity as an on-going program during a particular season: Choir(s) (CHOIR_Y2)
 TOTAL%
1) Circled6114.2
2) Not circled37085.9
Missing4
Total431100.0
107) During the last 12 months, our congregation offered the following activity as an on-going program throughout the year: Choir(s) (CHOIR_Y3)
 TOTAL%
1) Circled16437.9
2) Not circled26862.1
Missing4
Total432100.0
108) During the last 12 months, our congregation has NOT offered the following activity outside of worship or Sunday School: Other performing arts (e.g. music, dance, drama) (ARTS_NO)
 TOTAL%
1) Circled12528.9
2) Not circled30771.0
Missing4
Total432100.0
109) During the last 12 months, our congregation offered the following activity as a one-time, short-term or occasional event: Other performing arts (e.g. music, dance, drama) (ARTS_Y1)
 TOTAL%
1) Circled16237.6
2) Not circled26962.5
Missing4
Total431100.0
110) During the last 12 months, our congregation offered the following activity as an on-going program during a particular season: Other performing arts (e.g. music, dance, drama) (ARTS_Y2)
 TOTAL%
1) Circled6515.2
2) Not circled36685.0
Missing4
Total431100.0
111) During the last 12 months, our congregation offered the following activity as an on-going program throughout the year: Other performing arts (e.g. music, dance, drama) (ARTS_Y3)
 TOTAL%
1) Circled7717.9
2) Not circled35482.2
Missing4
Total431100.0
112) During the last 12 months, our congregation has NOT offered the following activity outside of worship or Sunday School: Groups that discuss books or contemporary issues (BOOKG_NO)
 TOTAL%
1) Circled26561.3
2) Not circled16738.6
Missing4
Total432100.0
113) During the last 12 months, our congregation offered the following activity as a one-time, short-term or occasional event: Groups that discuss books or contemporary issues (BOOKG_Y1)
 TOTAL%
1) Circled6214.3
2) Not circled37085.6
Missing4
Total432100.0
114) During the last 12 months, our congregation offered the following activity as an on-going program during a particular season: Groups that discuss books or contemporary issues (BOOKG_Y2)
 TOTAL%
1) Circled4510.3
2) Not circled38789.6
Missing4
Total432100.0
115) During the last 12 months, our congregation offered the following activity as an on-going program throughout the year: Groups that discuss books or contemporary issues (BOOKF_Y3)
 TOTAL%
1) Circled5111.9
2) Not circled38088.2
Missing4
Total431100.0
116) During the last 12 months, our congregation has NOT offered the following activity outside of worship or Sunday School: Self-help or personal growth groups (SELFH_NO)
 TOTAL%
1) Circled23955.2
2) Not circled19344.7
Missing4
Total432100.0
117) During the last 12 months, our congregation offered the following activity as a one-time, short-term or occasional event: Self-help or personal growth groups (SELFH_Y1)
 TOTAL%
1) Circled7818.0
2) Not circled35481.9
Missing4
Total432100.0
118) During the last 12 months, our congregation offered the following activity as an on-going program during a particular season: Self-help or personal growth groups (SELFH_Y2)
 TOTAL%
1) Circled5011.5
2) Not circled38288.4
Missing4
Total432100.0
119) During the last 12 months, our congregation offered the following activity as an on-going program throughout the year: Self-help or personal growth groups (SELFH_Y3)
 TOTAL%
1) Circled4911.4
2) Not circled38388.5
Missing4
Total432100.0
120) During the last 12 months, our congregation has NOT offered the following activity outside of worship or Sunday School: Exercise, fitness or weight loss groups/classes (HEALTH_N)
 TOTAL%
1) Circled29067.5
2) Not circled14032.6
Missing5
Total430100.0
121) During the last 12 months, our congregation offered the following activity as a one-time, short-term or occasional event: Exercise, fitness or weight loss groups/classes (HEALT_Y1)
 TOTAL%
1) Circled5412.6
2) Not circled37687.5
Missing5
Total430100.0
122) During the last 12 months, our congregation offered the following activity as an on-going program during a particular season: Exercise, fitness or weight loss groups/classes (HEALT_Y2)
 TOTAL%
1) Circled388.9
2) Not circled39291.3
Missing5
Total430100.0
123) During the last 12 months, our congregation offered the following activity as an on-going program throughout the year: Exercise, fitness or weight loss groups/classes (HEALT_Y3)
 TOTAL%
1) Circled388.8
2) Not circled39391.1
Missing5
Total431100.0
124) During the last 12 months, our congregation has NOT offered the following activity outside of worship or Sunday School: Sports teams (SPORT_NO)
 TOTAL%
1) Circled26962.6
2) Not circled16137.5
Missing5
Total430100.0
125) During the last 12 months, our congregation offered the following activity as a one-time, short-term or occasional event: Sports teams (SPORT_Y1)
 TOTAL%
1) Circled307.0
2) Not circled40193.0
Missing5
Total431100.0
126) During the last 12 months, our congregation offered the following activity as an on-going program during a particular season: Sports teams (SPORT_Y2)
 TOTAL%
1) Circled8820.4
2) Not circled34379.5
Missing5
Total431100.0
127) During the last 12 months, our congregation offered the following activity as an on-going program throughout the year: Sports teams (SPORT_Y3)
 TOTAL%
1) Circled337.7
2) Not circled39792.4
Missing5
Total430100.0
128) During the last 12 months, our congregation has NOT offered the following activity outside of worship or Sunday School: Youth/teen activities and programs (YOUTH_NO)
 TOTAL%
1) Circled429.7
2) Not circled39090.2
Missing4
Total432100.0
129) During the last 12 months, our congregation offered the following activity as a one-time, short-term or occasional event: Youth/teen activities and programs (YOUTH_Y1)
 TOTAL%
1) Circled6114.0
2) Not circled37185.9
Missing4
Total432100.0
130) During the last 12 months, our congregation offered the following activity as an on-going program during a particular season: Youth/teen activities and programs (YOUTH_Y2)
 TOTAL%
1) Circled347.8
2) Not circled39892.1
Missing4
Total432100.0
131) During the last 12 months, our congregation offered the following activity as an on-going program throughout the year: Youth/teen activities and programs (YOUTH_Y3)
 TOTAL%
1) Circled30269.9
2) Not circled13030.0
Missing4
Total432100.0
132) During the last 12 months, our congregation has NOT offered the following activity outside of worship or Sunday School: Young adult/singles activities and programs (YNGAD_NO)
 TOTAL%
1) Circled19244.6
2) Not circled23955.4
Missing5
Total431100.0
133) During the last 12 months, our congregation offered the following activity as a one-time, short-term or occasional event: Young adult/singles activities and programs (YNGAD_Y1)
 TOTAL%
1) Circled9522.2
2) Not circled33578.0
Missing5
Total430100.0
134) During the last 12 months, our congregation offered the following activity as an on-going program during a particular season: Young adult/singles activities and programs (YNGAD_Y2)
 TOTAL%
1) Circled317.3
2) Not circled39992.9
Missing5
Total430100.0
135) During the last 12 months, our congregation offered the following activity as an on-going program throughout the year: Young adult/singles activities (YNGAD_Y3)
 TOTAL%
1) Circled9923.1
2) Not circled33177.1
Missing5
Total430100.0
136) How much does your congregation, in its worship and education, emphasize the following home or personal practices?--Personal prayer, scripture study or devotions. (PRCTS1)
 TOTAL%
1) A great deal25558.5
2) Quite a bit14934.2
3) Some306.9
5) Not at all10.3
Missing1
Total435100.0
137) How much does your congregation, in its worship and education, emphasize the following home or personal practices?--Family devotions. (PRCTS2)
 TOTAL%
1) A great deal10724.8
2) Quite a bit14733.8
3) Some13531.1
4) Little409.2
5) Not at all51.1
Missing2
Total434100.0
138) How much does your congregation, in its worship and education, emphasize the following home or personal practices?--Fasting. (PRCTS3)
 TOTAL%
1) A great deal204.5
2) Quite a bit5813.3
3) Some19645.1
4) Little13531.2
5) Not at all255.8
Missing2
Total434100.0
139) How much does your congregation, in its worship and education, emphasize the following home or personal practices?--Observing dietary restrictions. (PRCTS4)
 TOTAL%
1) A great deal71.6
2) Quite a bit102.2
3) Some6114.0
4) Little12428.7
5) Not at all23053.2
Missing5
Total432100.0
140) How much does your congregation, in its worship and education, emphasize the following home or personal practices?--Abstinence from alcohol. (PRCTS5)
 TOTAL%
1) A great deal14232.7
2) Quite a bit12428.5
3) Some10123.2
4) Little5412.4
5) Not at all143.2
Missing1
Total435100.0
141) How much does your congregation, in its worship and education, emphasize the following home or personal practices?--Keeping the Sabbath. (PRCTS6)
 TOTAL%
1) A great deal11125.6
2) Quite a bit13030.1
3) Some14232.6
4) Little4510.4
5) Not at all61.3
Missing2
Total434100.0
142) How much does your congregation, in its worship and education, emphasize the following home or personal practices?--Displaying religious objects, symbols, or pictures in the home. (PRCTS7)
 TOTAL%
1) A great deal214.8
2) Quite a bit419.4
3) Some6916.0
4) Little11326.1
5) Not at all18943.7
Missing3
Total433100.0
143) How much does your congregation, in its worship and education, emphasize the following home or personal practices?--Abstaining from premarital sex. (PRCTS8)
 TOTAL%
1) A great deal17239.7
2) Quite a bit14934.4
3) Some9822.5
4) Little102.4
5) Not at all51.3
Missing1
Total434100.0
144) In addition to the outreach activities of the denomination, did your congregation do any of the following to reach out to new or inactive participants, or to make your congregation better known in your community during the past 12 months?--Newspaper advertisements or articles. (OUTRCH1)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes, done in last 12 months32875.4
2) No, but members would support8519.6
3) No, but members would not support225.0
Missing1
Total435100.0
145) In addition to the outreach activities of the denomination, did your congregation do any of the following to reach out to new or inactive participants, or to make your congregation better known in your community during the past 12 months?--Radio or television advertisements or coverage. (OUTRCH2)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes, done in last 12 months13631.5
2) No, but members would support21048.6
3) No, but members would not support8619.8
Missing4
Total432100.0
146) In addition to the outreach activities of the denomination, did your congregation do any of the following to reach out to new or inactive participants, or to make your congregation better known in your community during the past 12 months?--Direct mail promotions to area residents. (OUTRCH3)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes, done in last 12 months12328.7
2) No, but members would support25358.7
3) No, but members would not support5412.6
Missing6
Total430100.0
147) In addition to the outreach activities of the denomination, did your congregation do any of the following to reach out to new or inactive participants, or to make your congregation better known in your community during the past 12 months?--A growth or evangelistic campaign/program. (OUTRCH4)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes, done in last 12 months23855.6
2) No, but members would support16438.1
3) No, but members would not support276.2
Missing7
Total429100.0
148) In addition to the outreach activities of the denomination, did your congregation do any of the following to reach out to new or inactive participants, or to make your congregation better known in your community during the past 12 months?--Efforts to identify and contact people who have recently moved into your congregation's area. (OUTRCH5)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes, done in last 12 months12027.6
2) No, but members would support28966.4
3) No, but members would not support266.0
Missing1
Total435100.0
149) In addition to the outreach activities of the denomination, did your congregation do any of the following to reach out to new or inactive participants, or to make your congregation better known in your community during the past 12 months?--Stressing in your congregation's preaching and teaching the importance of witnessing to others about one's faith. (OUTRCH6)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes, done in last 12 months40092.7
2) No, but members would support317.3
3) No, but members would not support10.3
Missing3
Total432100.0
150) In addition to the outreach activities of the denomination, did your congregation do any of the following to reach out to new or inactive participants, or to make your congregation better known in your community during the past 12 months?--Special worship services intended to attract the unchurched or non-members (e.g., 'bring a friend' services, seeker services, revivals, etc.). (OUTRCH7)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes, done in last 12 months34679.6
2) No, but members would support7817.9
3) No, but members would not support112.5
Missing1
Total435100.0
151) In addition to the outreach activities of the denomination, did your congregation do any of the following to reach out to new or inactive participants, or to make your congregation better known in your community during the past 12 months?--Special programs (e.g. parenting classes, young single nights, art festivals, street ministries) especially intended to attract unchurched persons or non-members in your community. (OUTRCH8)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes, done in last 12 months17139.7
2) No, but members would support22953.0
3) No, but members would not support327.4
Missing4
Total432100.0
152) In addition to the outreach activities of the denomination, did your congregation do any of the following to reach out to new or inactive participants, or to make your congregation better known in your community during the past 12 months?--Phone calls or personal visits by your pastoral staff. (OUTRCH9)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes, done in last 12 months40794.0
2) No, but members would support225.1
3) No, but members would not support40.9
Missing3
Total433100.0
153) In addition to the outreach activities of the denomination, did your congregation do any of the following to reach out to new or inactive participants, or to make your congregation better known in your community during the past 12 months?--Phone calls or personal visits by laity. (OUTRCH10)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes, done in last 12 months37085.0
2) No, but members would support4911.3
3) No, but members would not support163.7
Missing1
Total435100.0
154) During the last 12 months, our congregation has NOT provided or cooperated in providing: Food pantry or soup kitchen (FOOD_NO)
 TOTAL%
1) Circled9722.5
2) Not circled33677.7
Missing2
Total433100.0
155) During the last 12 months, our congregation has provided directly: Food pantry or soup kitchen (FOOD_Y1)
 TOTAL%
1) Circled18743.2
2) Not circled24656.9
Missing2
Total433100.0
156) During the last 12 months, our congregation has cooperated with another congregation, agency or organization in providing: Food pantry or soup kitchen (FOOD_Y2)
 TOTAL%
1) Circled17841.2
2) Not circled25558.9
Missing2
Total433100.0
157) During the last 12 months, our congregation has NOT provided or cooperated in providing: Cash assistance to families or individuals (CASH_NO)
 TOTAL%
1) Circled5612.8
2) Not circled37887.1
Missing2
Total434100.0
158) During the last 12 months, our congregation has provided directly: Cash assistance to families or individuals (CASH_Y1)
 TOTAL%
1) Circled33276.7
2) Not circled10123.4
Missing2
Total433100.0
159) During the last 12 months, our congregation has cooperated with another congregation, agency or organization in providing: Cash assistance to families or individuals (CASH_Y2)
 TOTAL%
1) Circled8319.2
2) Not circled35080.9
Missing2
Total433100.0
160) During the last 12 months, our congregation has NOT provided or cooperated in providing: Thrift store or thrift store donations (THRFT_NO)
 TOTAL%
1) Circled18643.0
2) Not circled24757.2
Missing2
Total433100.0
161) During the last 12 months, our congregation has provided directly: Thrift store or thrift store donations (THRFT_Y1)
 TOTAL%
1) Circled11025.4
2) Not circled32374.7
Missing2
Total433100.0
162) During the last 12 months, our congregation has cooperated with another congregation, agency or organization in providing: Thrift store or thrift store donations (THRFT_Y2)
 TOTAL%
1) Circled13631.4
2) Not circled29768.7
Missing2
Total433100.0
163) During the last 12 months, our congregation has NOT provided or cooperated in providing: Elderly, emergency or affordable housing (SHELT_NO)
 TOTAL%
1) Circled33076.2
2) Not circled10323.9
Missing2
Total433100.0
164) During the last 12 months, our congregation has provided directly: Elderly, emergency or affordable housing (SHELT_Y1)
 TOTAL%
1) Circled388.8
2) Not circled39591.3
Missing2
Total433100.0
165) During the last 12 months, our congregation has cooperated with another congregation, agency or organization in providing: Elderly, emergency or affordable housing (SHELT_Y2)
 TOTAL%
1) Circled5913.7
2) Not circled37486.4
Missing2
Total433100.0
166) During the last 12 months, our congregation has NOT provided or cooperated in providing: Counseling services or 'hot line' (COUNS_NO)
 TOTAL%
1) Circled29668.4
2) Not circled13731.7
Missing2
Total433100.0
167) During the last 12 months, our congregation has provided directly: Counseling services or 'hot line' (COUNS_Y1)
 TOTAL%
1) Circled10323.8
2) Not circled33076.3
Missing2
Total433100.0
168) During the last 12 months, our congregation has cooperated with another congregation, agency or organization in providing: Counseling services or 'hot line' (COUNS_Y2)
 TOTAL%
1) Circled368.3
2) Not circled39791.8
Missing2
Total433100.0
169) During the last 12 months, our congregation has NOT provided or cooperated in providing: Substance abuse programs (RECOV_NO)
 TOTAL%
1) Circled34679.9
2) Not circled8720.2
Missing2
Total433100.0
170) During the last 12 months, our congregation has provided directly: Substance abuse programs (RECOV_Y1)
 TOTAL%
1) Circled347.9
2) Not circled39992.2
Missing2
Total433100.0
171) During the last 12 months, our congregation has cooperated with another congregation, agency or organization in providing: Substance abuse programs (RECOV_Y2)
 TOTAL%
1) Circled5011.5
2) Not circled38388.6
Missing2
Total433100.0
172) During the last 12 months, our congregation has NOT provided or cooperated in providing: Day care, pre-school, before/after-school programs (DAYC_NO)
 TOTAL%
1) Circled37586.3
2) Not circled5913.6
Missing2
Total434100.0
173) During the last 12 months, our congregation has provided directly: Day care, pre-school, before/after-school programs (DAYC_Y1)
 TOTAL%
1) Circled429.7
2) Not circled39190.4
Missing2
Total433100.0
174) During the last 12 months, our congregation has cooperated with another congregation, agency or organization in providing: Day care, pre-school, before/after-school programs (DAYC_Y2)
 TOTAL%
1) Circled112.6
2) Not circled42297.5
Missing2
Total433100.0
175) During the last 12 months, our congregation has NOT provided or cooperated in providing: Tutoring or literacy programs for children & teens (TUTOR_NO)
 TOTAL%
1) Circled37987.2
2) Not circled5512.6
Missing2
Total434100.0
176) During the last 12 months, our congregation has provided directly: Tutoring or literacy programs for children & teens (TUTOR_Y1)
 TOTAL%
1) Circled378.4
2) Not circled39791.4
Missing2
Total434100.0
177) During the last 12 months, our congregation has cooperated with another congregation, agency or organization in providing: Tutoring or literacy programs for children & teens (TUTOR_Y2)
 TOTAL%
1) Circled122.8
2) Not circled42197.3
Missing2
Total433100.0
178) During the last 12 months, our congregation has NOT provided or cooperated in providing: Voter registration or voter education (VOTE_NO)
 TOTAL%
1) Circled34479.5
2) Not circled8920.6
Missing2
Total433100.0
179) During the last 12 months, our congregation has provided directly: Voter registration or voter education (VOTE_Y1)
 TOTAL%
1) Circled6916.0
2) Not circled36484.1
Missing2
Total433100.0
180) During the last 12 months, our congregation has cooperated with another congregation, agency or organization in providing: Voter registration or voter education (VOTE_Y2)
 TOTAL%
1) Circled173.8
2) Not circled41796.0
Missing2
Total434100.0
181) During the last 12 months, our congregation has NOT provided or cooperated in providing: Organized social issue advocacy or community organizing (ADVOC_NO)
 TOTAL%
1) Circled34078.6
2) Not circled9321.5
Missing2
Total433100.0
182) During the last 12 months, our congregation has provided directly: Organized social issue advocacy or community organizing (ADVOC_Y1)
 TOTAL%
1) Circled439.8
2) Not circled39190.0
Missing2
Total434100.0
183) During the last 12 months, our congregation has cooperated with another congregation, agency or organization in providing: Organized social issue advocacy or community organizing (ADVOC_Y2)
 TOTAL%
1) Circled4911.3
2) Not circled38488.8
Missing2
Total433100.0
184) During the last 12 months, our congregation has NOT provided or cooperated in providing: Employment counseling, placement or training (WORK_NO)
 TOTAL%
1) Circled38488.7
2) Not circled4911.4
Missing2
Total433100.0
185) During the last 12 months, our congregation has provided directly: Employment counseling, placement or training (WORK_Y1)
 TOTAL%
1) Circled225.1
2) Not circled41195.0
Missing2
Total433100.0
186) During the last 12 months, our congregation has cooperated with another congregation, agency or organization in providing: Employment counseling, placement or training (WORK_Y2)
 TOTAL%
1) Circled235.2
2) Not circled41194.6
Missing2
Total434100.0
187) During the last 12 months, our congregation has NOT provided or cooperated in providing: Health programs/clinics/health education (HEAL_NO)
 TOTAL%
1) Circled36083.2
2) Not circled7316.9
Missing2
Total433100.0
188) During the last 12 months, our congregation has provided directly: Health programs/clinics/health education (HEAL_Y1)
 TOTAL%
1) Circled347.9
2) Not circled39992.2
Missing2
Total433100.0
189) During the last 12 months, our congregation has cooperated with another congregation, agency or organization in providing: Health programs/clinics/health education (HEAL_Y2)
 TOTAL%
1) Circled368.4
2) Not circled39791.7
Missing2
Total433100.0
190) During the last 12 months, our congregation has NOT provided or cooperated in providing: Hospitals or nursing homes (HOSP_NO)
 TOTAL%
1) Circled23955.2
2) Not circled19444.9
Missing2
Total433100.0
191) During the last 12 months, our congregation has provided directly: Hospitals or nursing homes (HOSP_Y1)
 TOTAL%
1) Circled16237.2
2) Not circled27262.6
Missing2
Total434100.0
192) During the last 12 months, our congregation has cooperated with another congregation, agency or organization in providing: Hospitals or nursing homes (HOSP_Y2)
 TOTAL%
1) Circled317.2
2) Not circled40292.9
Missing2
Total433100.0
193) During the last 12 months, our congregation has NOT provided or cooperated in providing: Senior citizen programs (other than housing) (SEN_NO)
 TOTAL%
1) Circled28565.9
2) Not circled14834.3
Missing2
Total433100.0
194) During the last 12 months, our congregation has provided directly: Senior citizen programs (other than housing) (SEN_Y1)
 TOTAL%
1) Circled11626.9
2) Not circled31773.2
Missing2
Total433100.0
195) During the last 12 months, our congregation has cooperated with another congregation, agency or organization in providing: Senior citizen programs (other than housing) (SEN_Y2)
 TOTAL%
1) Circled286.4
2) Not circled40693.5
Missing2
Total434100.0
196) During the last 12 months, our congregation has NOT provided or cooperated in providing: Program for migrants or immigrants (IMMIG_NO)
 TOTAL%
1) Circled39090.1
2) Not circled4310.0
Missing2
Total433100.0
197) During the last 12 months, our congregation has provided directly: Program for migrants or immigrants (IMMIG_Y1)
 TOTAL%
1) Circled194.4
2) Not circled41495.7
Missing2
Total433100.0
198) During the last 12 months, our congregation has cooperated with another congregation, agency or organization in providing: Program for migrants or immigrants (IMMIG_Y2)
 TOTAL%
1) Circled184.2
2) Not circled41595.9
Missing2
Total433100.0
199) During the last 12 months, our congregation has NOT provided or cooperated in providing: Prison ministry or jail ministry (JAIL_NO)
 TOTAL%
1) Circled29067.0
2) Not circled14333.1
Missing2
Total433100.0
200) During the last 12 months, our congregation has provided directly: Prison ministry or jail ministry (JAIL_Y1)
 TOTAL%
1) Circled10724.7
2) Not circled32675.4
Missing2
Total433100.0
201) During the last 12 months, our congregation has cooperated with another congregation, agency or organization in providing: Prison ministry of jail ministry (JAIL_Y2)
 TOTAL%
1) Circled378.6
2) Not circled39691.5
Missing2
Total433100.0
202) In a typical month, about how many people do you estimate are served through the services your congregation directly provides? (NMBRSV)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total38371.15167.25
203) Which of the following best describes the situation in your congregation? (SITUATN)
 TOTAL%
1) We do not have any problem getting people to accept volunteer leadership roles.6415.0
2) Recruiting volunteer leaders is a continual challenge, but we eventually find enough willing people.24657.3
3) We cannot find enough people who are willing to serve.12027.9
Missing5
Total430100.0
204) If you have co-pastors, please check here (COPAST)
 TOTAL%
1) Co-pastors23101.5
Missing410
Total23100.0
205) If you do not currently have a pastor, please check here (NOPAST)
 TOTAL%
1) No pastor10100.9
Missing426
Total10100.0
206) Please describe the current senior pastor by checking all of the boxes that apply or filling in the requested information--Age (SNRPAS1)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total42448.8810.10
207) Please describe the current senior pastor by checking all of the boxes that apply or filling in the requested information--Paid (SNRPAS2)
 TOTAL%
1) Paid39994.4
2) Volunteer245.8
Missing12
Total423100.0
208) Please describe the current senior pastor by checking all of the boxes that apply or filling in the requested information--Time (SNRPAS3)
 TOTAL%
1) Full time30972.6
2) Full time, supplemented by outside employment7818.3
3) Part time399.1
Missing10
Total426100.0
209) IF PART TIME [in SNRPAS3], does pastor also: Serve another congregation? (OTHCONG)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes13.2
2) No3896.2
Missing401
Total39100.0
210) IF PART TIME [in SNRPAS3], does pastor also: Work a secular job? (SECJOB)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes3486.7
2) No512.7
Missing401
Total39100.0
211) Please describe the current senior pastor by checking all of the boxes that apply or filling in the requested information.--Gender (SNRPAS4)
 TOTAL%
1) Male41798.0
2) Female82.0
Missing11
Total425100.0
212) Please describe the current senior pastor by checking all of the boxes that apply or filling in the requested information.--Type of call (SNRPAS5)
 TOTAL%
1) Regular call40497.4
2) Temporary/interim call112.6
Missing20
Total415100.0
213) Please describe the current senior pastor by checking all of the boxes that apply or filling in the requested information.--Highest level of education. (SNRPAS6)
 TOTAL%
1) High school diploma or less204.7
2) Some college or technical11627.2
3) College bachelors degree13431.4
4) Masters degree12930.2
5) Doctoral degree276.4
Missing10
Total426100.0
214) Please describe the current senior pastor by checking all of the boxes that apply or filling in the requested information.--Highest level of ministerial education. (SNRPAS7)
 TOTAL%
1) None143.2
2) Certificate or correspondence program7618.0
3) Bible college or some Seminary21049.4
4) Seminary Masters degree10123.8
5) Post-Masters, Seminary degree235.4
Missing14
Total424100.0
215) Please describe the current senior pastor by checking all of the boxes that apply or filling in the requested information.--Race/cultural group. (SNRPAS8)
 TOTAL%
1) American Indian, Alaska Native92.1
2) Asian20.6
3) Black or African American40.8
4) Hispanic or Latino61.3
6) White40394.3
7) Other30.6
Missing10
Total427100.0
216) Please describe the current senior pastor by checking all of the boxes that apply or filling in the requested information.--This person became the senior pastor in what year? (SNRPAS9)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total4211,993.636.34
217) How many senior pastors, including the current one, have served this congregation during the past 10 years? (NMBRPAS)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total4312.591.40
218) How long was the previous senior pastor employed by this congregation? (TMEMPL)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total4095.615.21
219) How many paid, ministerial and program staff does this congregation have?--Number full-time. (NMEMPL1)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total4260.971.44
220) How many paid, ministrial and program staff does this congregation have?--Number part-time. (NMEMPL2)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total4260.671.14
221) During the last 12 months, has your congregation been involved in any of the following types of inter-congregational, ecumenical or interfaith activities: No joint worship services (JOINT_NO)
 TOTAL%
1) Circled11526.5
2) Not circled31773.3
Missing5
Total432100.0
222) During the last 12 months, has your congregation been involved in any of the following types of inter-congregational, ecumenical or interfaith activities: Joint worship services with other congregations or persons from our Denomination (JOINT_Y1)
 TOTAL%
1) Circled17841.1
2) Not circled25458.7
Missing5
Total432100.0
223) During the last 12 months, has your congregation been involved in any of the following types of inter-congregational, ecumenical or interfaith activities: Joint worship services with other Christian Denominations (JOINT_Y2)
 TOTAL%
1) Circled21048.8
2) Not circled22151.3
Missing5
Total431100.0
224) During the last 12 months, has your congregation been involved in any of the following types of inter-congregational, ecumenical or interfaith activities: Joint worship services with other faith traditions (JOINT_Y3)
 TOTAL%
1) Circled296.6
2) Not circled40393.2
Missing5
Total432100.0
225) During the last 12 months, has your congregation been involved in any of the following types of inter-congregational, ecumenical or interfaith activities: No joint celebrations or programs other than worship (CELEB_NO)
 TOTAL%
1) Circled14333.2
2) Not circled28766.8
Missing6
Total430100.0
226) During the last 12 months, has your congregation been involved in any of the following types of inter-congregational, ecumenical or interfaith activities: Joint celebrations or programs other than worship with other congregations or persons from our Denomination (CELEB_Y1)
 TOTAL%
1) Circled12729.4
2) Not circled30370.6
Missing6
Total430100.0
227) During the last 12 months, has your congregation been involved in any of the following types of inter-congregational, ecumenical or interfaith activities: Joint celebrations or programs other than worship with other Christian Denominations (CELEB_Y2)
 TOTAL%
1) Circled17841.4
2) Not circled25258.6
Missing6
Total430100.0
228) During the last 12 months, has your congregation been involved in any of the following types of inter-congregational, ecumenical or interfaith activities: Joint celebrations or programs other than worship with other faith traditions (CELEB_Y3)
 TOTAL%
1) Circled204.6
2) Not circled41095.3
Missing6
Total430100.0
229) During the last 12 months, has your congregation been involved in any of the following types of inter-congregational, ecumenical or interfaith activities: No joint social outreach or service projects (JTSER_NO)
 TOTAL%
1) Circled20948.3
2) Not circled22351.5
Missing5
Total432100.0
230) During the last 12 months, has your congregation been involved in any of the following types of inter-congregational, ecumenical or interfaith activities: Joint social outreach or service projects with other congregations or persons from our Denomination (JTSER_Y1)
 TOTAL%
1) Circled6615.4
2) Not circled36584.6
Missing5
Total431100.0
231) During the last 12 months, has your congregation been involved in any of the following types of inter-congregational, ecumenical or interfaith activities: Joint social outreach or service projects with other Christian Denominations (JTSER_Y2)
 TOTAL%
1) Circled15134.9
2) Not circled28165.0
Missing5
Total432100.0
232) During the last 12 months, has your congregation been involved in any of the following types of inter-congregational, ecumenical or interfaith activities: Joint social outreach or service projects with other faith traditions (JTSER_Y3)
 TOTAL%
1) Circled306.8
2) Not circled40293.0
Missing5
Total432100.0
233) During the last 12 months, has your congregation been involved in any of the following types of inter-congregational, ecumenical or interfaith activities: No councils of churches or ministerial associations (COUNC_NO)
 TOTAL%
1) Circled16338.0
2) Not circled26661.9
Missing8
Total429100.0
234) During the last 12 months, has your congregation been involved in any of the following types of inter-congregational, ecumenical or interfaith activities: Councils of churches or ministerial associations with other congregations or persons from our Denomination (COUNC_Y1)
 TOTAL%
1) Circled10324.0
2) Not circled32675.9
Missing8
Total429100.0
235) During the last 12 months, has your congregation been involved in any of the following types of inter-congregational, ecumenical or interfaith activities: Councils of churches or ministerial associations with other Christian Denominations (COUNC_Y2)
 TOTAL%
1) Circled21048.9
2) Not circled21951.0
Missing8
Total429100.0
236) During the last 12 months, has your congregation been involved in any of the following types of inter-congregational, ecumenical or interfaith activities: Councils of churches or ministerial associations with other faith traditions (COUNC_Y3)
 TOTAL%
1) Circled317.1
2) Not circled39892.8
Missing8
Total429100.0
237) During the past five years has your congregation experienced any disagreements or conflicts in the following areas?--Theology. (DSGRMT1)
 TOTAL%
1) No34179.8
2) Yes, very serious194.4
3) Yes, moderately serious163.9
4) Yes, not very serious5212.1
Missing7
Total428100.0
238) During the past five years has your congregation experienced any disagreements or conflicts in the following areas?--Money, finances, budget. (DSGRMT2)
 TOTAL%
1) No22552.5
2) Yes, very serious419.6
3) Yes, moderately serious7417.3
4) Yes, not very serious8920.7
Missing6
Total429100.0
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239) During the past five years has your congregation experienced any disagreements or conflicts in the following areas?--How worship is conducted. (DSGRMT3)
 TOTAL%
1) No22753.5
2) Yes, very serious235.3
3) Yes, moderately serious5412.6
4) Yes, not very serious12128.5
Missing11
Total425100.0
240) During the past five years has your congregation experienced any disagreements or conflicts in the following areas?-Program/mission priorities or emphasis. (DSGRMT4)
 TOTAL%
1) No29168.1
2) Yes, very serious153.6
3) Yes, moderately serious4310.1
4) Yes, not very serious7818.1
Missing8
Total427100.0
241) During the past five years has your congregation experienced any disagreements or conflicts in the following areas?--Who should make a decision. (DSGRMT5)
 TOTAL%
1) No26261.9
2) Yes, very serious399.1
3) Yes, moderately serious5011.8
4) Yes, not very serious7317.2
Missing10
Total424100.0
242) During the past five years has your congregation experienced any disagreements or conflicts in the following areas?--Pastor's leadership style. (DSGRMT6)
 TOTAL%
1) No24156.5
2) Yes, very serious4911.5
3) Yes, moderately serious5713.4
4) Yes, not very serious7918.5
Missing9
Total426100.0
243) During the past five years has your congregation experienced any disagreements or conflicts in the following areas?--Pastor's personal behavior. (DSGRMT7)
 TOTAL%
0) Does not apply10.2
1) No32776.9
2) Yes, very serious317.3
3) Yes, moderately serious276.4
4) Yes, not very serious409.4
Missing8
Total426100.0
244) During the past five years has your congregation experienced any disagreements or conflicts in the following areas?--Member's personal behavior. (DSGRMT8)
 TOTAL%
1) No20147.6
2) Yes, very serious5112.2
3) Yes, moderately serious8720.5
4) Yes, not very serious8319.6
Missing13
Total422100.0
245) During the past five years has your congregation experienced any disagreements or conflicts in the following areas?--Other. (DSGRMT9)
 TOTAL%
1) No7869.4
2) Yes, very serious2017.3
3) Yes, moderately serious65.3
4) Yes, not very serious98.2
Missing325
Total113100.0
246) When your congregation purchases worship, educational, stewardship, evangelism, etc. materials or supplies, does it purchase them: (PRCHS)
 TOTAL%
1) Exclusively from within the denomination8218.9
2) Primarily from within the denomination27563.3
3) Primarily from outside the denomination153.3
4) Exclusively from outside the denomination20.4
5) From a pretty even balance between denominational and non-denominational sources6114.0
Missing1
Total435100.0
247) Which of the following three statements best describes your congregation? (DSCRB)
 TOTAL%
1) Our congregation has definite expectations for members that are strictly enforced6815.8
2) Our congregation has fairly clear expectations for members, but the enforcement of these expectations is not very strict31673.2
3) Our congregation has only vague expectations for members that are seldom, if ever, enforced4811.2
Missing3
Total432100.0
248) Approximately how many persons would you say are associated in any way with the religious life of your congregation---counting all adults and children, regular and irregular participants, members and also participating non-members. (NMBPRS)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total430235.80525.78
249) Approximately how many persons---both adult and children---would you say regularly participate in the religious life of your congregation, whether or not they are officially members of your congregation?--Number of regularly participating adults (18 and over). (RGLPRS1)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total427100.63175.98
250) Approximately How many persons---both adult and children---would you say regularly participate in the religious life of your congregation, whether or not they are officially members of your congregation?--Number of regularly participating children and teens (17 and under). (RGLPRS2)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total42449.5182.86
251) Since 1995, has the number of regularly participating adults: (NMRGL)
 TOTAL%
1) Increased 10% or more16137.0
2) Increased 5% to 9%7517.2
3) Stayed about the same (+,-4%)10424.0
4) Decreased 5% to 9%368.3
5) Decreased 10% or more5412.4
6) Our congregation did not exist in 199540.9
Missing3
Total434100.0
252) Of the total number of regularly participating adults, what percent would you estimate are: Female. (RGLRAD1)
 TOTAL%
2) Hardly any30.8
3) Few30.7
4) Some266.2
5) Many31373.6
6) Most7216.8
7) All or nearly all92.1
Missing9
Total426100.0
253) Of the total number of regularly participating adults, what percent would you estimate are: Not high school graduates. (RGLRAD2)
 TOTAL%
1) None317.3
2) Hardly any18643.8
3) Few10424.5
4) Some5011.8
5) Many276.3
6) Most122.8
7) All or nearly all143.2
Missing12
Total424100.0
254) Of the total number of regularly participating adults, what percent would you estimate are: College graduates. (RGLRAD3)
 TOTAL%
1) None174.0
2) Hardly any10424.2
3) Few12228.6
4) Some12028.1
5) Many4811.1
6) Most163.8
7) All or nearly all10.2
Missing8
Total428100.0
255) Of the total number of regularly participating adults, what percent would you estimate are: Age 35 or younger. (RGLRAD4)
 TOTAL%
1) None112.7
2) Hardly any388.9
3) Few9221.6
4) Some16137.8
5) Many9823.0
6) Most245.6
7) All or nearly all20.5
Missing9
Total426100.0
256) Of the total number of regularly participating adults, what percent would you estimate are: Over 60 years old. (RGLRAD5)
 TOTAL%
1) None40.9
2) Hardly any5212.1
3) Few11226.2
4) Some13531.6
5) Many7617.8
6) Most409.3
7) All or nearly all102.4
Missing6
Total429100.0
257) Of the total number of regularly participating adults, what percent would you estimate are: Married. (RGLRAD6)
 TOTAL%
2) Hardly any30.6
3) Few153.6
4) Some5813.5
5) Many14734.4
6) Most17340.6
7) All or nearly all317.3
Missing8
Total427100.0
258) Of the total number of regularly participating adults, what percent would you estimate are: Life long Nazarenes. (RGLRAD7)
 TOTAL%
1) None61.5
2) Hardly any7016.2
3) Few10624.6
4) Some13230.6
5) Many7216.7
6) Most368.4
7) All or nearly all81.8
Missing7
Total430100.0
259) Of the total number of regularly participating adults, what percent would you estimate are: New to the congregation in the last five years. (RGLRAD8)
 TOTAL%
1) None81.8
2) Hardly any5813.6
3) Few12729.5
4) Some11226.0
5) Many8419.6
6) Most317.1
7) All or nearly all112.6
Missing4
Total431100.0
260) Of the total number of regularly participating adults, what percent would you estimate are: Living in the immediate area around the church building. (RGLRAD9)
 TOTAL%
1) None184.2
2) Hardly any10323.8
3) Few11626.8
4) Some7517.4
5) Many6013.9
6) Most429.6
7) All or nearly all184.1
Missing4
Total432100.0
261) Of the total number of regularly participating adults, what percent would you estimate are: Commuting more than 15 minutes to get to the worship services. (RGLRAD10)
 TOTAL%
1) None143.3
2) Hardly any10724.9
3) Few10223.7
4) Some9020.8
5) Many8018.7
6) Most327.5
7) All or nearly all61.5
Missing3
Total431100.0
262) Of the total number of regularly participating adults, what percent would you estimate are: Currently holding volunteer leadership roles in the congregation (e.g., serving on committees, teaching 'Sunday School', etc.). (RGLRAD11)
 TOTAL%
1) None61.3
2) Hardly any276.2
3) Few12128.0
4) Some16337.6
5) Many8820.2
6) Most194.5
7) All or nearly all92.2
Missing3
Total433100.0
263) Of the total number of regularly participating adults, what percent would you estimate are: In households with incomes below $20,000. (RGLRAD12)
 TOTAL%
1) None132.9
2) Hardly any12428.6
3) Few13130.1
4) Some8319.0
5) Many4710.8
6) Most255.7
7) All or nearly all112.6
Missing3
Total434100.0
264) Of the total number of regularly participating adults, what percent would you estimate are: In households with children under age 18 present. (RGLRAD13)
 TOTAL%
1) None112.5
2) Hardly any6314.6
3) Few10624.6
4) Some15435.5
5) Many8018.5
6) Most184.1
7) All or nearly all10.2
Missing3
Total433100.0
265) Of your total number of regularly participating adults, how many would you estimate are: American Indian/Alaska Native (AMINDIAN)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total4351.669.67
266) Of your total number of regularly participating adults, how many would you estimate are: Asian (ASIAN)
 TOTAL%
0) Does not apply37085.1
1) 1327.2
2) 2132.9
3) 340.8
4) 410.2
5) 561.4
9) 910.3
10) 1020.5
15) 1520.5
25) 2510.2
50) 5010.3
100) 10020.5
Missing1
Total435100.0
267) Of your total number of regularly participating adults, how many would you estimate are: Black or African American (BLACK)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total4352.199.35
268) Of your total number of regularly participating adults, how many would you estimate are: Hispanic or Latino/a (LATINO)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total4353.7112.69
269) Of your total number of regularly participating adults, how many would you estimate are: Native Hawaiian/Other Pacific Islander (HAWAIIAN)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total4350.170.93
270) Of your total number of regularly participating adults, how many would you estimate are: White (WHITE)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total43587.4126.15
271) Of your total number of regularly participating adults, how many would you estimate are: Other (OTHRACEG)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total4353.7417.27
272) List of other race groups from OTHRACEG (RACEGRPS)
 TOTAL%
1) Arabic17.5
2) Asian/White110.3
3) Bi-racial110.9
4) Cape Verdean17.8
5) Filipino16.3
6) Haitian110.3
7) Indian19.6
8) Indian (India)19.6
9) Middle Eastern17.5
10) Middle Eastern17.5
11) Portuguese110.8
12) White/Native American110.4
Missing424
Total12100.0
273) Within these racial/cultural groups, are there any significant national sub-groups (e.g., German, Korean, Irish, Mexican, Caribbean, etc.)? (ETHNAD2)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes5714.5
2) No33785.6
Missing39
Total394100.0
274) National sub-group list from ETHNAD2 (ETHNLIST)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total5817.078.23
275) Of your total number of adult participants, how many would you estimate are involved in: Recruiting new members. (ADPART1)
 TOTAL%
1) Almost all81.9
2) Most358.0
3) Some17239.7
4) Few19845.7
5) None214.8
Missing1
Total434100.0
276) Of your total number of adult participants, how many would you estimate are involved in: Activities outside of worship that strengthen their faith. (ADPART2)
 TOTAL%
1) Almost all40.9
2) Most4911.3
3) Some24957.4
4) Few12228.2
5) None92.2
Missing2
Total433100.0
277) Of your total number of adult participants, how many would you estimate are involved in: Expressing their faith through helping others. (ADPART3)
 TOTAL%
1) Almost all133.1
2) Most10323.7
3) Some25859.6
4) Few5613.0
5) None30.7
Missing2
Total433100.0
278) How many of the high school age children of your adult participants would you estimate are involved in the religious life and activities of your congregation? (HSCLAD)
 TOTAL%
1) Almost all9522.6
2) Most14835.4
3) Some8520.4
4) Few4410.5
5) Hardly any4711.2
Missing14
Total419100.0
279) How would you describe your congregation's financial health currently and 5 years ago (1995)?--Currently. (CNGRMNY1)
 TOTAL%
1) Excellent10423.8
2) Good14132.3
3) Tight, but manageable14232.6
4) In some difficulty368.3
5) In serious difficulty133.0
Total436100.0
280) How would you describe your congregation's financial health currently and 5 years ago (1995)?--In 1995. (CNGRMNY2)
 TOTAL%
1) Excellent368.4
2) Good11927.7
3) Tight, but manageable14633.8
4) In some difficulty8218.9
5) In serious difficulty4310.0
6) Did not exist in 199561.4
Missing3
Total432100.0
281) Total income for year (in dollars) (INCOME)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total434157,145.42309,555.33
282) Approximately what percentage of your church's total income last year was from endowments or investments? (ENDWINVT)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total4300.965.73
283) Approximately how much money did your congregation spend in the following areas last year?--Staff salaries (CNGSPND1)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total43437,514.3864,218.28
284) Approximately how much money did your congregation spend in the following areas last year?--Congregational operations (CNGSPND2)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total43458,770.61119,775.20
285) Approximately how much money did your congregation spend in the following areas last year?--Capital expenses (CNGSPND3)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total43418,332.3250,387.74
286) Approximately how much money did your congregation spend in the following areas last year?--Program support and materials (CNGSPND4)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total4346,416.1213,446.97
287) Approximately how much money did your congregation spend in the following areas last year?--Mission work through denomination (CNGSPND5)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total43428,685.3856,248.37
288) Approximately how much money did your congregation spend in the following areas last year?--Local mission work (other than through denomination) (CNGSPND6)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total4351,578.006,173.45
289) Approximately how much money did your congregation spend in the following areas last year?--National and international mission work and programs (other than through denomination) (CNGSPND7)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total4351,571.858,405.05
290) Approximately how much money did your congregation spend in the following areas last year?--Subsidies to school, day care or before/after school program (CNGSPND8)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total435420.792,386.70
291) Approximately how much money did your congregation spend in the following areas last year?--Money put into reserves, endowments, investments (CNGSPND9)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total4359,141.2788,423.17
292) Approximately how much money did your congregation spend in the following areas last year?--Other (CNGSPN10)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total435866.632,373.54
293) Total expenditures (TOTEXP)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total434163,336.15323,043.33
294) During the past 12 months, what methods did your congregation use to encourage financial giving among members?: Sermons on stewardship (ENCRGV1)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes37387.0
2) No5613.1
Missing6
Total429100.0
295) During the past 12 months, what methods did your congregation use to encourage financial giving among members?: Appeals of testimonies from lay participants during worship services (ENCRGV2)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes19244.6
2) No23855.3
Missing6
Total430100.0
296) During the past 12 months, what methods did your congregation use to encourage financial giving among members?: Special fund raisers (fairs, bake sales, etc) (ENCRGV3)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes18342.7
2) No24657.4
Missing6
Total429100.0
297) During the past 12 months, what methods did your congregation use to encourage financial giving among members?: Appeals based on specific, concrete and special needs (ENCRGV4)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes34279.5
2) No8820.4
Missing6
Total430100.0
298) During the past 12 months, what methods did your congregation use to encourage financial giving among members?: Distribution of promotional material (from Stewardship Development, etc) (ENCRGV5)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes15636.4
2) No27363.7
Missing6
Total429100.0
299) During the past 12 months, what methods did your congregation use to encourage financial giving among members?: Canvassing members by phone or in person (e.g., member visitation) (ENCRGV6)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes153.5
2) No41596.4
Missing6
Total430100.0
300) During the past 12 months, what methods did your congregation use to encourage financial giving among members?: Pledge or commitment cards (ENCRGV7)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes20547.8
2) No22452.3
Missing6
Total429100.0
301) During the past 12 months, what methods did your congregation use to encourage financial giving among members?: Weekly giving envelopes (ENCRGV8)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes29167.6
2) No13932.3
Missing6
Total430100.0
302) During the past 12 months, what methods did your congregation use to encourage financial giving among members?: Quarterly giving statements (ENCRGV9)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes6615.4
2) No36384.7
Missing6
Total429100.0
303) During the past 12 months, what methods did your congregation use to encourage financial giving among members?: Teaching that a 10% tithe belongs to God, is due God and should be given to God (ENCRGV10)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes39391.7
2) No368.4
Missing6
Total429100.0
304) During the past 12 months, what methods did your congregation use to encourage financial giving among Members?: Teaching that giving a proportion of one's income, not tithing per se, is sufficient (ENCRGV11)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes225.0
2) No40894.8
Missing6
Total430100.0
305) Has your church started any other congregations? [Note: question part of the 'Megachurch Supplement' section of the survey, so not all congregations responded to this question.] (STRTDCNG)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes471.8
2) No238.0
Missing427
Total6100.0
306) Do you have any satellite churches in other locations that are part of your congregation? [Note: question part of the 'Megachurch Supplement' section of the survey, so not all congregations responded to this question.] (SATELA)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes120.8
2) No589.0
Missing427
Total6100.0
307) [If YES to SATELA], how many? [Note: question part of the 'Megachurch Supplement' section of the survey, so not all congregations responded to this question.] (SATNUM)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total11.621.09
308) [If YES to SATELA], do they have distinctive styles, missions? [Note: question part of the 'Megachurch Supplement' section of the survey, so not all congregations responded to this question.] (SATELB)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes1125.0
Missing434
Total1100.0
309) Does your congregation have a radio ministry? [Note: question part of the 'Megachurch Supplement' section of the survey, so not all congregations responded to this question.] (RADIOMN)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes226.4
2) No567.7
Missing427
Total7100.0
310) Does your congregation have a television ministry? [Note: question part of the 'Megachurch Supplement' section of the survey, so not all congregations responded to this question.] (TVMNSTRY)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes113.4
2) No680.7
Missing427
Total7100.0
311) Does your church sponsor pastor's or ministerial conferences? [Note: question part of the 'Megachurch Supplement' section of the survey, so not all congregations responded to this question.] (PSTRCNFR)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes238.2
2) No471.7
Missing427
Total6100.0
312) Are new members required to take a membership class prior to or after becoming members? [Note: question part of the 'Megachurch Supplement' section of the survey, so not all congregations responded to this question.] (NEWMMBR)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes794.1
Missing427
Total7100.0
313) Are new members assigned a 'mentor'? [Note: question part of the 'Megachurch Supplement' section of the survey, so not all congregations responded to this question.] (NEWMNTR)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes110.7
2) No683.4
Missing427
Total7100.0
314) Are new members strongly encouraged to volunteer in the church's ministries? [Note: question part of the 'Megachurch Supplement' section of the survey, so not all congregations responded to this question.] (NEWVLNTR)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes794.1
Missing427
Total7100.0
315) Are efforts made to provide special parking or seating for visitors to your church? [Note: question part of the 'Megachurch Supplement' section of the survey, so not all congregations responded to this question.] (SPCLVSTR)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes794.1
Missing427
Total7100.0
316) Are visitors acknowledged in an obvious way (stand up, raise hand, visitor label, etc.)? [Note: question part of the 'Megachurch Supplement' section of the survey, so not all congregations responded to this question.] (NEWOBVS)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes228.9
2) No565.3
Missing427
Total7100.0
317) Which statement best describes the situation in your congregation concerning the use of small groups for fellowship, spiritual nurture, etc. [Note: question part of the 'Megachurch Supplement' section of the survey, so not all congregations responded to this question.] (FLLWSHP)
 TOTAL%
2) A few such groups meet, but they are not central to our church's program123.3
3) Small groups are central to our strategy for Christian nurture and spiritual formation586.5
Missing427
Total6100.0
318) Does your church have a web site? [Note: question part of the 'Megachurch Supplement' section of the survey, so not all congregations responded to this question.] (WBSITE)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes680.7
2) No113.4
Missing427
Total7100.0
319) Is your church part of a network, fellowship, or association in addition to the denomination? [Note: question part of the 'Megachurch Supplement' section of the survey, so not all congregations responded to this question.] (CHRCHPRT)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes452.6
2) No341.6
Missing427
Total7100.0
320) Is your church part of a network, fellowship, or association in addition to the denomination?--If 'Yes', what is the name of the network? [Note: question part of the 'Megachurch Supplement' section of the survey, so not all congregations responded to this question.] (CHRCHPRA)
 TOTAL%
1) Leadership Network125.0
2) Mission Media124.7
3) The Churches of Chesterfield131.3
4) Willow Creek Association016.0
Missing432
Total3100.0
321) Nazarene size category (NAZSIZE)
 TOTAL%
1) Less than 10030269.2
2) 100 to 24910223.5
3) 250 or more327.4
Total436100.0
322) Nazarene region (NAZREGN)
 TOTAL%
1) USA Central Region6715.5
2) USA East Central Region5111.8
3) USA Eastern Region5412.5
4) USA North Central Region429.6
5) USA Northwest Region399.0
6) USA South Central Region5713.0
7) USA Southeast Region7517.3
8) USA Southwest Region5011.6
Total435100.0
323) Weight (NAZWEIGH)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total4361.000.23
324) Clergy age category (AGECAT)
 TOTAL%
1) 35 or younger378.8
2) 36 to 4512930.6
3) 46 to 5515035.6
4) 56 or older10725.2
Missing12
Total423100.0
325) Location recoded (LOCREC)
 TOTAL%
1) Rural429.8
2) Town14032.4
3) Center of city409.4
4) Other of city8219.1
5) Older suburb8018.4
6) Newer suburb4811.0
Missing3
Total432100.0
326) How would you describe the place where your congregation's primary worship building is located? (for use with online analysis) (I-SIZPLACE)
 TOTAL%
1) Rural or open country429.8
2) Town or village of less than 10,00014032.4
3) In or around a city of 10,000-49,99912729.4
4) In or around a city of 50,000-249,9996314.6
5) In or around a city of 250,000+6013.8
Missing3
Total432100.0
327) What is the total attendance for all services held on this day/time on a typical weekend: Sunday AM (recoded for use with online analysis) (I-ATTEND)
 TOTAL%
1) 0-5016237.7
2) 51-10012629.4
3) 101-25010624.5
4) 251-500255.8
5) 501+112.5
Missing6
Total430100.0

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