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) In a rapidly changing world, it is essential that congregational leaders should seek to be innovative in such things as worship and music styles.
  2) In a rapidly changing world, it is essential that leaders keep their congregation focused on the inherited traditions and practices of the church.

Category Frequency Percentage Cumulative Percentage Z-Score
In a rapidly changing world, it is essential that congregational leaders should seek to be innovative in such things as worship and music styles. 131 78% 78% -.53
In a rapidly changing world, it is essential that leaders keep their congregation focused on the inherited traditions and practices of the church. 37 22% 100% 1.88

Variable Comparisons


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
In a rapidly changing world, it is essential that congregational leaders should seek to be innovative in such things as worship and music styles. 76.6%
98
84.6%
33
78.4%
131
In a rapidly changing world, it is essential that leaders keep their congregation focused on the inherited traditions and practices of the church. 23.4%
30
15.4%
6
21.6%
36
TOTAL 100.0%
128
100.0%
39

167


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
In a rapidly changing world, it is essential that congregational leaders should seek to be innovative in such things as worship and music styles. 25.0%
1
50.0%
1
75.0%
3
78.9%
60
81.0%
64
78.2%
129
In a rapidly changing world, it is essential that leaders keep their congregation focused on the inherited traditions and practices of the church. 75.0%
3
50.0%
1
25.0%
1
21.1%
16
19.0%
15
21.8%
36
TOTAL 100.0%
4
100.0%
2
100.0%
4
100.0%
76
100.0%
79

165


Marital status (I-MARITAL)

Never married In first marriage Divorced or separated Widowed Remarried after death of spouse Remarried after divorce TOTAL
In a rapidly changing world, it is essential that congregational leaders should seek to be innovative in such things as worship and music styles. 50.0%
5
77.7%
80
92.3%
12
100.0%
2
75.0%
3
82.9%
29
78.4%
131
In a rapidly changing world, it is essential that leaders keep their congregation focused on the inherited traditions and practices of the church. 50.0%
5
22.3%
23
7.7%
1
0.0%
0
25.0%
1
17.1%
6
21.6%
36
TOTAL 100.0%
10
100.0%
103
100.0%
13
100.0%
2
100.0%
4
100.0%
35

167


Household income (I-INCOME)

None Less than 25K 25K-49,999 50K-99,999 100K or more TOTAL
In a rapidly changing world, it is essential that congregational leaders should seek to be innovative in such things as worship and music styles. 100.0%
2
72.5%
29
79.8%
83
83.3%
15
100.0%
1
78.8%
130
In a rapidly changing world, it is essential that leaders keep their congregation focused on the inherited traditions and practices of the church. 0.0%
0
27.5%
11
20.2%
21
16.7%
3
0.0%
0
21.2%
35
TOTAL 100.0%
2
100.0%
40
100.0%
104
100.0%
18
100.0%
1

165


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Very conservative Conservative Moderate Liberal Very liberal TOTAL
In a rapidly changing world, it is essential that congregational leaders should seek to be innovative in such things as worship and music styles. 60.0%
3
75.0%
33
76.1%
54
88.6%
31
80.0%
8
78.2%
129
In a rapidly changing world, it is essential that leaders keep their congregation focused on the inherited traditions and practices of the church. 40.0%
2
25.0%
11
23.9%
17
11.4%
4
20.0%
2
21.8%
36
TOTAL 100.0%
5
100.0%
44
100.0%
71
100.0%
35
100.0%
10

165

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