U.S. Congregational Life Survey, 2001, United Methodist Leaders

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Please choose the option that seems most like your style and vision of pastoral leadership.
  1) When deciding on a new program or ministry, we first discuss the theological rationale for what we are considering.
  2) When deciding on a new program or ministry, we primarily take into consideration how well it meets the desires and needs of members or prosp. members.

Category Frequency Percentage Cumulative Percentage Z-Score
When deciding on a new program or ministry, we first discuss the theological rationale for what we are considering. 34 19.8% 19.8% -2.01
When deciding on a new program or ministry, we primarily take into consideration how well it meets the desires and needs of members or prosp. members. 138 80.2% 100% .5

Variable Comparisons


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
When deciding on a new program or ministry, we first discuss the theological rationale for what we are considering. 19.8%
26
20.0%
8
19.9%
34
When deciding on a new program or ministry, we primarily take into consideration how well it meets the desires and needs of members or prosp. members. 80.2%
105
80.0%
32
80.1%
137
TOTAL 100.0%
131
100.0%
40

171


Education (I-EDUC)

Completed high school Trade certificate Associate degree Bachelor's degree from a university or college Master's, Doctorate, or other graduate degree TOTAL
When deciding on a new program or ministry, we first discuss the theological rationale for what we are considering. 0.0%
0
100.0%
2
25.0%
1
15.6%
12
23.2%
19
20.1%
34
When deciding on a new program or ministry, we primarily take into consideration how well it meets the desires and needs of members or prosp. members. 100.0%
4
0.0%
0
75.0%
3
84.4%
65
76.8%
63
79.9%
135
TOTAL 100.0%
4
100.0%
2
100.0%
4
100.0%
77
100.0%
82

169


Marital status (I-MARITAL)

Never married In first marriage Divorced or separated Widowed Remarried after death of spouse Remarried after divorce TOTAL
When deciding on a new program or ministry, we first discuss the theological rationale for what we are considering. 10.0%
1
21.7%
23
7.7%
1
50.0%
1
25.0%
1
19.4%
7
19.9%
34
When deciding on a new program or ministry, we primarily take into consideration how well it meets the desires and needs of members or prosp. members. 90.0%
9
78.3%
83
92.3%
12
50.0%
1
75.0%
3
80.6%
29
80.1%
137
TOTAL 100.0%
10
100.0%
106
100.0%
13
100.0%
2
100.0%
4
100.0%
36

171


Household income (I-INCOME)

None Less than 25K 25K-49,999 50K-99,999 100K or more TOTAL
When deciding on a new program or ministry, we first discuss the theological rationale for what we are considering. 0.0%
0
17.1%
7
21.5%
23
22.2%
4
0.0%
0
20.1%
34
When deciding on a new program or ministry, we primarily take into consideration how well it meets the desires and needs of members or prosp. members. 100.0%
2
82.9%
34
78.5%
84
77.8%
14
100.0%
1
79.9%
135
TOTAL 100.0%
2
100.0%
41
100.0%
107
100.0%
18
100.0%
1

169


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Very conservative Conservative Moderate Liberal Very liberal TOTAL
When deciding on a new program or ministry, we first discuss the theological rationale for what we are considering. 40.0%
2
8.9%
4
24.7%
18
22.2%
8
20.0%
2
20.1%
34
When deciding on a new program or ministry, we primarily take into consideration how well it meets the desires and needs of members or prosp. members. 60.0%
3
91.1%
41
75.3%
55
77.8%
28
80.0%
8
79.9%
135
TOTAL 100.0%
5
100.0%
45
100.0%
73
100.0%
36
100.0%
10

169

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