Faith Communities Today Survey (FACT) 2010, Seventh-Day Adventists

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All frequencies are raw numbers (no weights used).
1) Survey used (FILE)
2) Please describe the worship services your congregation holds on a typical Sabbath. Write in the number of worship services held on a typical Sabbath (SATSERVE)
TOTAL%
1) 29886.6
2) 329.3
3) 113.2
4) 20.6
5) 10.3
Missing3 
TOTAL344100.0
3) Please describe the worship services your congregation holds on a typical Sabbath. Write in the average (or typical) attendance for all services on a typical Sabbath (SATATT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL34098.876113
4) If you hold more than one service on a typical Sabbath, how different are these services from each other? (SIMSTYLE)
TOTAL%
1) We have only one service on a typical weekend24282.6
2) Very similar or identical in style155.1
3) One or more is somewhat different in style from the other(s)186.1
4) One or more is very different in style from the other(s)186.1
Missing54 
TOTAL293100.0
5) During the past 5 years, has your congregation changed the style of any of its Sabbath worship services or added a new service with a different style of worship? (WORSHCH)
TOTAL%
1) No change in style16347.2
2) Changed style a little9527.5
3) Changed style somewhat6518.8
4) Changed style a lot144.1
5) Added a new service with a different style of worship82.3
Missing2 
TOTAL345100.0
6) On a typical Sabbath, does your congregation hold a worship service in a language other than English, or one that is bilingual in English and another language? (full services, not occasional songs or readings) (OTHLANG)
TOTAL%
1) No28181.0
2) Yes6619.0
TOTAL347100.0
7) In what other languages are services held? (first other language) (LANGLSTA)
8) In what other languages are services held? (other languages) (LANGLSTB)
9) So far in 2010 and for the past 5 years, estimate the average attendance at your regular Sabbath worship services. If you have more than one Sabbath worship service, estimate the attendance for all Sabbath services combined. Do not include special services such as weddings or funerals. Average worship attendance 2010 (WORSH10)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL33699.348125
10) So far in 2010 and for the past 5 years, estimate the average attendance at your regular Sabbath worship services. If you have more than one Sabbath worship service, estimate the attendance for all Sabbath services combined. Do not include special services such as weddings or funerals. Average worship attendance 2009 (WORSH09)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL33399.517153
11) So far in 2010 and for the past 5 years, estimate the average attendance at your regular Sabbath worship services. If you have more than one Sabbath worship service, estimate the attendance for all Sabbath services combined. Do not include special services such as weddings or funerals. Average worship attendance 2008 (WORSH08)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL32497.639152
12) So far in 2010 and for the past 5 years, estimate the average attendance at your regular Sabbath worship services. If you have more than one Sabbath worship service, estimate the attendance for all Sabbath services combined. Do not include special services such as weddings or funerals. Average worship attendance 2007 (WORSH07)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL30095.193149
13) So far in 2010 and for the past 5 years, estimate the average attendance at your regular Sabbath worship services. If you have more than one Sabbath worship service, estimate the attendance for all Sabbath services combined. Do not include special services such as weddings or funerals. Average worship attendance 2006 (WORSH06)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL29095.169145
14) So far in 2010 and for the past 5 years, estimate the average attendance at your regular Sabbath worship services. If you have more than one Sabbath worship service, estimate the attendance for all Sabbath services combined. Do not include special services such as weddings or funerals. Average worship attendance 2005 (WORSH05)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL28294.681145
15) How often are the following a part of your congregation's regular Sabbath worship services? Choir (CHOIR)
TOTAL%
1) Never19458.3
2) Seldom6118.3
3) Sometimes4312.9
4) Often247.2
5) Always113.3
Missing14 
TOTAL333100.0
16) How often are the following a part of your congregation's regular Sabbath worship services? Organ (ORGAN)
TOTAL%
1) Never11835.1
2) Seldom3510.4
3) Sometimes3811.3
4) Often5315.8
5) Always9227.4
Missing11 
TOTAL336100.0
17) How often are the following a part of your congregation's regular Sabbath worship services? Drums or other percussion instruments (DRUMS)
TOTAL%
1) Never25876.1
2) Seldom298.6
3) Sometimes247.1
4) Often102.9
5) Always185.3
Missing8 
TOTAL339100.0
18) How often are the following a part of your congregation's regular Sabbath worship services? Electric guitar or bass (ELECTRIC)
TOTAL%
1) Never21162.8
2) Seldom5215.5
3) Sometimes3711.0
4) Often216.3
5) Always154.5
Missing11 
TOTAL336100.0
19) How often are the following a part of your congregation's regular Sabbath worship services? Visual projection equipment (SCREEN)
TOTAL%
1) Never133.8
2) Seldom205.9
3) Sometimes9427.8
4) Often8926.3
5) Always12236.1
Missing9 
TOTAL338100.0
20) How often are the following a part of your congregation's regular Sabbath worship services? Kneeling by the congregation (KNEEL)
TOTAL%
1) Never51.5
2) Seldom41.2
3) Sometimes72.1
4) Often6819.9
5) Always25775.4
Missing6 
TOTAL341100.0
21) How often are the following a part of your congregation's regular Sabbath worship services? Communion or Lord's Supper (COMMUN)
TOTAL%
1) Never30.9
2) Seldom185.3
3) Sometimes11534.1
4) Often12737.7
5) Always7422.0
Missing10 
TOTAL337100.0
22) How often are the following a part of your congregation's regular Sabbath worship services? Reading or performing by children or youth (KIDREAD)
TOTAL%
1) Never154.4
2) Seldom7020.4
3) Sometimes11433.2
4) Often10330.0
5) Always4112.0
Missing4 
TOTAL343100.0
23) How well do the following describe your congregation's largest regular Sabbath worship service? Reverent (REVERENT)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all10.3
2) Slightly72.1
3) Somewhat9227.1
4) Quite well18052.9
5) Very well6017.6
Missing7 
TOTAL340100.0
24) How well do the following describe your congregation's largest regular Sabbath worship service? Filled with a sense of God's presence (GODTHERE)
TOTAL%
2) Slightly133.9
3) Somewhat7121.1
4) Quite well16248.1
5) Very well9127.0
Missing10 
TOTAL337100.0
25) How well do the following describe your congregation's largest regular Sabbath worship service? Joyful (JOYFUL)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all30.9
2) Slightly144.1
3) Somewhat7421.9
4) Quite well15947.0
5) Very well8826.0
Missing9 
TOTAL338100.0
26) How well do the following describe your congregation's largest regular Sabbath worship service? Innovative (INNOVATE)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all267.7
2) Slightly6920.5
3) Somewhat13038.6
4) Quite well8023.7
5) Very well329.5
Missing10 
TOTAL337100.0
27) How well do the following describe your congregation's largest regular Sabbath worship service? Inspirational (INSPIRE)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all20.6
2) Slightly175.0
3) Somewhat7321.7
4) Quite well16348.4
5) Very well8224.3
Missing10 
TOTAL337100.0
28) How well do the following describe your congregation's largest regular Sabbath worship service? Thought-provoking (THOUGHT)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all92.7
2) Slightly195.6
3) Somewhat7020.8
4) Quite well16749.6
5) Very well7221.4
Missing10 
TOTAL337100.0
29) Does your congregation have any of the following programs or activities? If yes, how much emphasis is given to the activity? Sabbath school (SSCHOOL)
TOTAL%
1) No61.8
2) Some emphasis5716.8
3) A lot of emphasis22566.2
4) A specialty of the congregation5215.3
Missing7 
TOTAL340100.0
30) Does your congregation have any of the following programs or activities? If yes, how much emphasis is given to the activity? Prayer or meditation groups (PRAYER)
TOTAL%
1) No4513.2
2) Some emphasis14041.2
3) A lot of emphasis13038.2
4) A specialty of the congregation257.4
Missing7 
TOTAL340100.0
31) Does your congregation have any of the following programs or activities? If yes, how much emphasis is given to the activity? Bible study groups (BIBSTUDY)
TOTAL%
1) No5917.4
2) Some emphasis13238.8
3) A lot of emphasis12336.2
4) A specialty of the congregation267.6
Missing7 
TOTAL340100.0
32) Does your congregation have any of the following programs or activities? If yes, how much emphasis is given to the activity? Fellowship, trips, or other social activities (FELLOWSH)
TOTAL%
1) No4814.2
2) Some emphasis16949.9
3) A lot of emphasis10230.1
4) A specialty of the congregation205.9
Missing8 
TOTAL339100.0
33) Does your congregation have any of the following programs or activities? If yes, how much emphasis is given to the activity? Choir or other music groups (MUSIC)
TOTAL%
1) No13238.7
2) Some emphasis12536.7
3) A lot of emphasis6819.9
4) A specialty of the congregation164.7
Missing6 
TOTAL341100.0
34) Does your congregation have any of the following programs or activities? If yes, how much emphasis is given to the activity? Pastor's Bible classes (ADFORM)
TOTAL%
1) No18654.9
2) Some emphasis8023.6
3) A lot of emphasis5616.5
4) A specialty of the congregation175.0
Missing8 
TOTAL339100.0
35) Does your congregation have any of the following programs or activities? If yes, how much emphasis is given to the activity? Spiritual retreats (RETREAT)
TOTAL%
1) No17751.9
2) Some emphasis12637.0
3) A lot of emphasis339.7
4) A specialty of the congregation51.5
Missing6 
TOTAL341100.0
36) Does your congregation have any of the following programs or activities? If yes, how much emphasis is given to the activity? Support groups (bereavement, etc.) (SUPPORTG)
TOTAL%
1) No23569.1
2) Some emphasis7822.9
3) A lot of emphasis216.2
4) A specialty of the congregation61.8
Missing7 
TOTAL340100.0
37) Does your congregation have any of the following programs or activities? If yes, how much emphasis is given to the activity? Community service activities (COMMSERV)
TOTAL%
1) No6117.9
2) Some emphasis14943.7
3) A lot of emphasis9026.4
4) A specialty of the congregation4112.0
Missing6 
TOTAL341100.0
38) Does your congregation have any of the following programs or activities? If yes, how much emphasis is given to the activity? Parenting or marriage enrichment activities (PARENT)
TOTAL%
1) No19557.2
2) Some emphasis10831.7
3) A lot of emphasis3510.3
4) A specialty of the congregation30.9
Missing6 
TOTAL341100.0
39) Does your congregation have any of the following programs or activities? If yes, how much emphasis is given to the activity? Young adult activities or programs (YADULT)
TOTAL%
1) No11935.4
2) Some emphasis12838.1
3) A lot of emphasis6118.2
4) A specialty of the congregation288.3
Missing11 
TOTAL336100.0
40) Does your congregation have any of the following programs or activities? If yes, how much emphasis is given to the activity? Pathfinder club or other youth program (YOUTHACT)
TOTAL%
1) No14944.3
2) Some emphasis5215.5
3) A lot of emphasis8625.6
4) A specialty of the congregation4914.6
Missing11 
TOTAL336100.0
41) Does your congregation have any of the following programs or activities? If yes, how much emphasis is given to the activity? Team sports, fitness activities, exercise (SPORTS)
TOTAL%
1) No23770.1
2) Some emphasis6318.6
3) A lot of emphasis298.6
4) A specialty of the congregation92.7
Missing9 
TOTAL338100.0
42) Overall, to what extent are your congregation's active participants involved in recruiting new people? (RECRUIT)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all113.2
2) A little8324.3
3) Some15746.0
4) Quite a bit6920.2
5) A lot216.2
Missing6 
TOTAL341100.0
43) During the past 12 months, how often did your congregation hold special events or programs to attract people from the community (such as concerts, fairs, seminars, plays, special meals, etc.)? (EVENTS)
TOTAL%
1) Never298.6
2) Once or twice in the last year14542.9
3) Several times in the last year14743.5
4) Once a month or more175.0
Missing9 
TOTAL338100.0
44) How are visitors contacted after they attend your worship services or other activities? Check all that apply. (NOVISIT)
TOTAL%
1) We rarely, if ever, have any visitors30100.0
Missing317 
TOTAL30100.0
45) How are visitors contacted after they attend your worship services or other activities? Check all that apply. (NOCONTAC)
TOTAL%
1) We rarely, if ever, contact visitors85100.0
Missing262 
TOTAL85100.0
46) How are visitors contacted after they attend your worship services or other activities? Check all that apply. (BYMAIL)
TOTAL%
1) We contact visitors by mail107100.0
Missing240 
TOTAL107100.0
47) How are visitors contacted after they attend your worship services or other activities? Check all that apply. (BYPHONE)
TOTAL%
1) We contact visitors by phone138100.0
Missing209 
TOTAL138100.0
48) How are visitors contacted after they attend your worship services or other activities? Check all that apply. (BYEMAIL)
TOTAL%
1) We contact visitors by email49100.0
Missing298 
TOTAL49100.0
49) How are visitors contacted after they attend your worship services or other activities? Check all that apply. (BYVISIT)
TOTAL%
1) We contact visitors by personal visit119100.0
Missing228 
TOTAL119100.0
50) How are visitors contacted after they attend your worship services or other activities? Check all that apply. (BYMATER)
TOTAL%
1) We sent materials about our congregation to our visitors104100.0
Missing243 
TOTAL104100.0
51) During the past 12 months, did your congregation provide any of the following services for your own members or for people in the community? If yes, did you provide these services directly or together with another congregation or group? Food pantry or soup kitchen (SOUP)
TOTAL%
1) No14643.5
2) Provided directly14442.9
3) Together with another group4613.7
Missing11 
TOTAL336100.0
52) During the past 12 months, did your congregation provide any of the following services for your own members or for people in the community? If yes, did you provide these services directly or together with another congregation or group? Cash assistance for individuals or families (CASH)
TOTAL%
1) No5315.5
2) Provided directly27480.1
3) Together with another group154.4
Missing5 
TOTAL342100.0
53) During the past 12 months, did your congregation provide any of the following services for your own members or for people in the community? If yes, did you provide these services directly or together with another congregation or group? Day care, pre-school, before or after-school programs (DAYCARE)
TOTAL%
1) No30189.3
2) Provided directly298.6
3) Together with another group72.1
Missing10 
TOTAL337100.0
54) During the past 12 months, did your congregation provide any of the following services for your own members or for people in the community? If yes, did you provide these services directly or together with another congregation or group? Tutoring or literacy programs (TUTORING)
TOTAL%
1) No29688.6
2) Provided directly3510.5
3) Together with another group30.9
Missing13 
TOTAL334100.0
55) During the past 12 months, did your congregation provide any of the following services for your own members or for people in the community? If yes, did you provide these services directly or together with another congregation or group? Health education or clinics (HEATHED)
TOTAL%
1) No15245.2
2) Provided directly16950.3
3) Together with another group154.5
Missing11 
TOTAL336100.0
56) During the past 12 months, did your congregation provide any of the following services for your own members or for people in the community? If yes, did you provide these services directly or together with another congregation or group? Community organizing, organized social issue advocacy (COMMORG)
TOTAL%
1) No29587.5
2) Provided directly288.3
3) Together with another group144.2
Missing10 
TOTAL337100.0
57) During the past 12 months, did your congregation provide any of the following services for your own members or for people in the community? If yes, did you provide these services directly or together with another congregation or group? Job placement, job training, employment counseling (JOBTRAIN)
TOTAL%
1) No31293.1
2) Provided directly175.1
3) Together with another group61.8
Missing12 
TOTAL335100.0
58) During the past 12 months, did your congregation provide any of the following services for your own members or for people in the community? If yes, did you provide these services directly or together with another congregation or group? Financial counseling or education (FINANCED)
TOTAL%
1) No21764.2
2) Provided directly10631.4
3) Together with another group154.4
Missing9 
TOTAL338100.0
59) During the past 12 months, did your congregation provide any of the following services for your own members or for people in the community? If yes, did you provide these services directly or together with another congregation or group? Elderly or home-bound programs (OLDPROG)
TOTAL%
1) No23268.4
2) Provided directly9828.9
3) Together with another group92.7
Missing8 
TOTAL339100.0
60) During the past 12 months, did your congregation provide any of the following services for your own members or for people in the community? If yes, did you provide these services directly or together with another congregation or group? Voter education or registration (VOTEREDU)
TOTAL%
1) No30189.1
2) Provided directly3410.1
3) Together with another group30.9
Missing9 
TOTAL338100.0
61) During the past 12 months, did your congregation provide any of the following services for your own members or for people in the community? If yes, did you provide these services directly or together with another congregation or group? Programs for migrants or immigrants (IMMIPROG)
TOTAL%
1) No28584.3
2) Provided directly4713.9
3) Together with another group61.8
Missing9 
TOTAL338100.0
62) How much does your congregation emphasize the following personal and family religious practices? Personal prayer, meditation, devotions, or other spiritual practices (GOODPRAY)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all51.5
2) A little175.0
3) Some6920.2
4) Quite a bit13639.8
5) A lot11533.6
Missing5 
TOTAL342100.0
63) How much does your congregation emphasize the following personal and family religious practices? Personal Bible study (STUDYBIB)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all10.3
2) A little154.4
3) Some5716.7
4) Quite a bit14843.3
5) A lot12135.4
Missing5 
TOTAL342100.0
64) How much does your congregation emphasize the following personal and family religious practices? Fasting (GOODFAST)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all11433.4
2) A little11934.9
3) Some7321.4
4) Quite a bit277.9
5) A lot82.3
Missing6 
TOTAL341100.0
65) How much does your congregation emphasize the following personal and family religious practices? Keeping the Sabbath day holy (GOODHOLY)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all61.8
2) A little205.8
3) Some5917.3
4) Quite a bit12536.5
5) A lot13238.6
Missing5 
TOTAL342100.0
66) How much does your congregation emphasize the following personal and family religious practices? Observing dietary standards (GOODVEG)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all185.3
2) A little4312.6
3) Some12035.3
4) Quite a bit12637.1
5) A lot339.7
Missing7 
TOTAL340100.0
67) How much does your congregation emphasize the following personal and family religious practices? Abstaining from premarital sex (NOSHACK)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all5415.9
2) A little8926.3
3) Some6418.9
4) Quite a bit7221.2
5) A lot6017.7
Missing8 
TOTAL339100.0
68) How much does your congregation emphasize the following personal and family religious practices? Family worship in the home (DEVOTION)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all267.6
2) A little5817.0
3) Some11533.7
4) Quite a bit9126.7
5) A lot5115.0
Missing6 
TOTAL341100.0
69) How much does your congregation emphasize the following personal and family religious practices? Parents talking with their kids about faith (PARENTS)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all319.1
2) A little5917.3
3) Some10029.3
4) Quite a bit9026.4
5) A lot6117.9
Missing6 
TOTAL341100.0
70) Which of the following technologies does your congregation use on a regular basis? Check all that apply. Email (EMAIL)
TOTAL%
1) Uses email261100.0
Missing86 
TOTAL261100.0
71) Which of the following technologies does your congregation use on a regular basis? Check all that apply. Website (WEBSITE)
TOTAL%
1) Uses a web site206100.0
Missing141 
TOTAL206100.0
72) Which of the following technologies does your congregation use on a regular basis? Check all that apply. Blogs (BLOGS)
TOTAL%
1) Uses blogs20100.0
Missing327 
TOTAL20100.0
73) Which of the following technologies does your congregation use on a regular basis? Check all that apply. Facebook or other social media (FACEBOOK)
TOTAL%
1) Uses facebook80100.0
Missing267 
TOTAL80100.0
74) Which of the following technologies does your congregation use on a regular basis? Check all that apply. Podcasts (PODCASTS)
TOTAL%
1) Uses podcasts29100.0
Missing318 
TOTAL29100.0
75) Which of the following technologies does your congregation use on a regular basis? Check all that apply. Other (OTHTECH)
TOTAL%
1) Uses other technology70100.0
Missing277 
TOTAL70100.0
76) Other technology used 1 (OTHTECHA)
77) Other technology used 2 (OTHTECHB)
78) Do you agree or disagree with each of the following statements? Our congregation is like a close-knit family (FAMILY)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree51.4
2) Disagree267.5
3) Neutral/Unsure5315.3
4) Agree17049.1
5) Strongly agree9226.6
Missing1 
TOTAL346100.0
79) Do you agree or disagree with each of the following statements? Our congregation is spiritually vital and alive (VITAL)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree20.6
2) Disagree298.4
3) Neutral/Unsure7321.1
4) Agree18653.8
5) Strongly agree5616.2
Missing1 
TOTAL346100.0
80) Do you agree or disagree with each of the following statements? Our congregation is not that different from other Protestant congregations in our community (NODIFF)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree7822.9
2) Disagree15545.5
3) Neutral/Unsure6218.2
4) Agree3710.9
5) Strongly agree92.6
Missing6 
TOTAL341100.0
81) Do you agree or disagree with each of the following statements? Our congregation has a clear mission and purpose (PURPOSE)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree30.9
2) Disagree298.4
3) Neutral/Unsure5515.9
4) Agree17851.4
5) Strongly agree8123.4
Missing1 
TOTAL346100.0
82) Do you agree or disagree with each of the following statements? Our congregation is a 'moral beacon' in our community (BEACON)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree72.0
2) Disagree4713.5
3) Neutral/Unsure12235.2
4) Agree13037.5
5) Strongly agree4111.8
TOTAL347100.0
83) Do you agree or disagree with each of the following statements? Our congregation is willing to change to meet new challenges (CHANGE)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree82.3
2) Disagree5415.6
3) Neutral/Unsure9326.8
4) Agree16046.1
5) Strongly agree329.2
TOTAL347100.0
84) Do you agree or disagree with each of the following statements? Our congregation wants to grow in membership (WANTGROW)
TOTAL%
2) Disagree30.9
3) Neutral/Unsure216.1
4) Agree15845.5
5) Strongly agree16547.6
TOTAL347100.0
85) Do you agree or disagree with each of the following statements? Our congregation holds strong beliefs and values (BELIEFS)
TOTAL%
2) Disagree51.4
3) Neutral/Unsure144.0
4) Agree16246.8
5) Strongly agree16547.7
Missing1 
TOTAL346100.0
86) Do you agree or disagree with each of the following statements? Our congregation celebrates its Adventist heritage (OKDENOM)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree20.6
2) Disagree195.5
3) Neutral/Unsure6218.0
4) Agree16247.0
5) Strongly agree10029.0
Missing2 
TOTAL345100.0
87) Do you agree or disagree with each of the following statements? Our congregation welcomes racial and cultural diversity (DIVERSE)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree30.9
2) Disagree92.6
3) Neutral/Unsure277.8
4) Agree12937.3
5) Strongly agree17851.4
Missing1 
TOTAL346100.0
88) Do you agree or disagree with each of the following statements? Our congregation is working for social justice (JUSTICE)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree195.6
2) Disagree7522.0
3) Neutral/Unsure13740.2
4) Agree8123.8
5) Strongly agree298.5
Missing6 
TOTAL341100.0
89) How would you describe the theological outlook of the majority of your regularly participating adults? (THEOLIB)
TOTAL%
1) Very liberal30.9
2) Somewhat liberal267.6
3) Moderate9126.6
4) Somewhat conservative16046.8
5) Very conservative6218.1
Missing5 
TOTAL342100.0
90) How many people (including children) regularly participate in worship or other religious activities in your congregation? (MEMBERS)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL33587.352119
91) Of the regular participants (the figure given above), estimate the number who are: American Indian/Alaska Native (NATAMS)
TOTAL%
1) 1328.3
2) 1123.9
3) 12.2
4) 36.5
5) 613.0
7) 48.7
8) 12.2
10) 48.7
15) 12.2
30) 12.2
45) 12.2
Missing301 
TOTAL46100.0
92) Of the regular participants (the figure given above), estimate the number who are: Asian (ASIAN)
TOTAL%
1) 2418.8
2) 1410.9
3) 107.8
4) 107.8
5) 129.4
6) 43.1
7) 21.6
8) 43.1
9) 10.8
10) 97.0
11) 10.8
13) 10.8
15) 86.3
20) 75.5
21) 10.8
25) 10.8
26) 10.8
28) 10.8
30) 21.6
40) 10.8
45) 10.8
46) 10.8
47) 10.8
50) 21.6
56) 10.8
58) 10.8
60) 10.8
67) 10.8
75) 10.8
84) 10.8
120) 10.8
140) 10.8
193) 10.8
Missing219 
TOTAL128100.0
93) Of the regular participants (the figure given above), estimate the number who are: Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander (PACIFICI)
TOTAL%
1) 1425.9
2) 1629.6
3) 611.1
4) 23.7
5) 35.6
9) 11.9
10) 47.4
12) 11.9
15) 23.7
20) 23.7
25) 11.9
30) 23.7
Missing293 
TOTAL54100.0
94) Of the regular participants (the figure given above), estimate the number who are: Black or African American (BLACKS)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL20737.12696
95) Of the regular participants (the figure given above), estimate the number who are: Hispanic or Latino/a (HISPANIC)
TOTAL%
1) 2110.4
2) 209.9
3) 2311.4
4) 167.9
5) 2210.9
6) 31.5
7) 31.5
8) 10.5
9) 10.5
10) 146.9
12) 63.0
14) 42.0
15) 94.5
16) 10.5
18) 10.5
20) 115.4
22) 10.5
25) 73.5
28) 10.5
30) 21.0
35) 63.0
40) 63.0
45) 10.5
49) 10.5
50) 21.0
60) 31.5
75) 10.5
85) 10.5
90) 10.5
100) 31.5
115) 10.5
120) 31.5
125) 10.5
170) 10.5
185) 10.5
200) 21.0
300) 10.5
Missing145 
TOTAL202100.0
96) Of the regular participants (the figure given above), estimate the number who are: White (WHITE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL28246.87666
97) Of the regular participants (the figure given above), estimate the number who are: Biracial/multiracial (MULTI)
TOTAL%
1) 1615.0
2) 1816.8
3) 1816.8
4) 43.7
5) 87.5
6) 21.9
7) 21.9
8) 21.9
9) 21.9
10) 1110.3
12) 21.9
13) 21.9
15) 21.9
16) 10.9
20) 54.7
25) 10.9
30) 54.7
35) 21.9
40) 10.9
60) 10.9
110) 10.9
190) 10.9
Missing240 
TOTAL107100.0
98) Of your regular participants, estimate the percent who are: Senior adults, age 65 or older (SENIORS)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL31928.08223
99) Of your regular participants, estimate the percent who are: Adults, age 50-64 (MIDDLEAG)
TOTAL%
1) 10.3
2) 30.9
4) 20.6
5) 92.8
6) 20.6
7) 41.3
8) 41.3
9) 30.9
10) 4012.7
11) 20.6
13) 30.9
15) 196.0
16) 20.6
17) 20.6
18) 20.6
19) 20.6
20) 4012.7
21) 20.6
22) 10.3
23) 41.3
24) 10.3
25) 4213.3
26) 20.6
27) 20.6
28) 30.9
29) 20.6
30) 3310.4
31) 10.3
32) 41.3
33) 30.9
34) 51.6
35) 206.3
38) 20.6
39) 10.3
40) 165.1
43) 10.3
44) 10.3
45) 41.3
46) 10.3
50) 154.7
55) 20.6
60) 20.6
70) 20.6
75) 10.3
80) 30.9
Missing31 
TOTAL316100.0
100) Of your regular participants, estimate the percent who are: Adults, age 35-49 (MEDADULT)
TOTAL%
1) 31.0
2) 10.3
4) 10.3
5) 165.2
6) 10.3
7) 10.3
8) 51.6
9) 20.6
10) 4414.2
11) 41.3
12) 61.9
13) 41.3
14) 20.6
15) 237.4
17) 31.0
18) 20.6
19) 10.3
20) 6019.4
21) 31.0
22) 51.6
23) 10.3
24) 20.6
25) 3110.0
26) 10.3
27) 20.6
28) 31.0
30) 289.0
32) 10.3
34) 20.6
35) 82.6
36) 10.3
38) 10.3
39) 10.3
40) 185.8
44) 10.3
45) 41.3
50) 61.9
54) 10.3
55) 10.3
60) 51.6
65) 10.3
79) 10.3
80) 31.0
Missing37 
TOTAL310100.0
101) Of your regular participants, estimate the percent who are: Younger adults, age 18-34 (YADULTS)
TOTAL%
1) 31.1
2) 93.2
3) 51.8
4) 31.1
5) 3211.5
6) 51.8
7) 82.9
8) 82.9
9) 10.4
10) 6423.0
11) 51.8
12) 93.2
13) 10.4
14) 41.4
15) 3111.2
16) 20.7
17) 10.4
18) 10.4
20) 3612.9
21) 10.4
23) 20.7
24) 10.4
25) 134.7
29) 10.4
30) 134.7
33) 10.4
35) 31.1
40) 31.1
50) 51.8
55) 10.4
60) 20.7
65) 10.4
68) 10.4
80) 10.4
95) 10.4
Missing69 
TOTAL278100.0
102) Of your regular participants, estimate the percent who are: Children and youth, age 0-17 (KIDYTH)
TOTAL%
1) 62.0
2) 62.0
3) 51.7
4) 20.7
5) 248.1
6) 41.4
7) 10.3
8) 41.4
9) 20.7
10) 6522.0
12) 31.0
13) 41.4
14) 41.4
15) 3210.8
16) 31.0
17) 20.7
18) 20.7
19) 20.7
20) 5318.0
21) 20.7
22) 20.7
23) 41.4
24) 20.7
25) 289.5
26) 10.3
27) 10.3
28) 10.3
29) 10.3
30) 155.1
34) 10.3
35) 31.0
36) 20.7
38) 10.3
39) 10.3
40) 41.4
60) 10.3
75) 10.3
Missing52 
TOTAL295100.0
103) Of your total regular participants age 18 and older, estimate the percent who are: Female (FEMALES)
TOTAL%
1) 20.6
3) 10.3
4) 10.3
8) 10.3
10) 51.5
15) 30.9
20) 20.6
25) 10.3
27) 10.3
30) 51.5
33) 30.9
35) 61.8
37) 10.3
38) 20.6
40) 103.1
42) 10.3
43) 10.3
44) 20.6
45) 92.8
46) 20.6
47) 10.3
48) 41.2
50) 5216.0
51) 20.6
52) 30.9
53) 51.5
54) 20.6
55) 288.6
56) 41.2
58) 41.2
59) 30.9
60) 7021.5
61) 10.3
62) 20.6
64) 10.3
65) 257.7
66) 30.9
67) 10.3
68) 10.3
70) 226.7
72) 10.3
73) 10.3
75) 164.9
76) 10.3
80) 92.8
85) 10.3
90) 30.9
100) 10.3
Missing21 
TOTAL326100.0
104) Of your total regular participants age 18 and older, estimate the percent who are: College graduates (COLLEGE)
TOTAL%
1) 72.3
2) 31.0
3) 31.0
4) 20.7
5) 248.0
7) 10.3
8) 31.0
9) 10.3
10) 268.7
11) 10.3
12) 10.3
13) 20.7
15) 186.0
16) 10.3
17) 20.7
18) 10.3
20) 3511.7
22) 20.7
23) 10.3
25) 237.7
26) 10.3
27) 20.7
29) 31.0
30) 175.7
31) 10.3
32) 10.3
33) 51.7
35) 103.3
36) 10.3
38) 20.7
40) 206.7
43) 20.7
45) 20.7
46) 10.3
50) 289.4
54) 10.3
60) 62.0
67) 10.3
69) 10.3
70) 51.7
75) 62.0
80) 93.0
81) 10.3
85) 62.0
90) 41.3
95) 20.7
100) 31.0
710) 10.3
Missing48 
TOTAL299100.0
105) Of your total regular participants age 18 and older, estimate the percent who are: New to this congregation in the past 5 years (NEWMEMB)
TOTAL%
1) 82.7
2) 82.7
3) 62.0
4) 20.7
5) 248.1
6) 31.0
7) 10.3
8) 10.3
9) 10.3
10) 6722.6
12) 31.0
14) 31.0
15) 206.8
16) 41.4
17) 20.7
18) 20.7
19) 10.3
20) 4214.2
21) 10.3
23) 10.3
24) 20.7
25) 217.1
26) 20.7
27) 20.7
29) 10.3
30) 175.7
33) 20.7
35) 20.7
38) 20.7
40) 103.4
45) 20.7
50) 103.4
55) 10.3
60) 62.0
61) 10.3
65) 10.3
70) 20.7
75) 20.7
80) 10.3
85) 20.7
90) 10.3
95) 10.3
100) 51.7
Missing51 
TOTAL296100.0
106) Of your total regular participants age 18 and older, estimate the percent who are: Life-long Adventists (LIFELONG)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL30843.57826
107) Of your total regular participants age 18 and older, estimate the percent who are: Live within 15 minutes of your congregation's place of worship (NEARBY)
TOTAL%
1) 82.6
2) 31.0
3) 10.3
4) 20.6
5) 123.9
8) 20.6
10) 237.4
12) 10.3
13) 10.3
15) 92.9
20) 247.8
21) 10.3
22) 10.3
23) 10.3
25) 51.6
28) 20.6
29) 20.6
30) 92.9
32) 10.3
33) 31.0
35) 61.9
39) 20.6
40) 92.9
41) 10.3
42) 20.6
45) 20.6
48) 10.3
49) 10.3
50) 268.4
54) 20.6
60) 165.2
63) 20.6
65) 92.9
66) 10.3
70) 113.6
71) 10.3
72) 10.3
73) 10.3
75) 175.5
80) 237.4
85) 41.3
87) 20.6
90) 268.4
92) 10.3
95) 123.9
98) 10.3
100) 185.8
Missing38 
TOTAL309100.0
108) How many people are associated in any way (including inactive members) with the religious life of your congregation? (EVERYONE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL290132.038210
109) Our congregation has: (leader type) (LEADTYPE)
TOTAL%
1) A senior pastor with one or more assistant or associate pastors4613.7
2) One pastor (no assistant or associate pastors)24773.5
3) Co-pastors (two or more persons sharing the pastoral role equally)133.9
4) No pastor at present308.9
Missing11 
TOTAL336100.0
110) Please describe the senior pastor of your congregation. Age _____ years old (LEADAGE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL30451.48412
111) Please describe the senior pastor of your congregation. Sex (LEADSEX)
TOTAL%
1) Male30799.4
2) Female20.6
Missing38 
TOTAL309100.0
112) Please describe the senior pastor of your congregation. Employment status of pastor (EMPLOY)
TOTAL%
1) Full-time paid27889.7
2) Full-time unpaid41.3
3) Part-time paid268.4
4) Part-time unpaid20.6
Missing37 
TOTAL310100.0
113) Please describe the senior pastor of your congregation. Pastor's ordained status (ORDAINED)
TOTAL%
1) Not ordained4615.0
2) Ordained26185.0
Missing40 
TOTAL307100.0
114) Please describe the senior pastor of your congregation. Permanent or temporary status (check only one) (CALL)
TOTAL%
1) Regular pastor29997.1
2) Interim or supply pastor31.0
3) Retired clergy serving as pastor61.9
Missing39 
TOTAL308100.0
115) Please describe the senior pastor of your congregation. Highest level of education (CLERGEDU)
TOTAL%
1) High school diploma or GED62.0
2) Some college or technical school; associate's degree186.1
3) College bachelor's degree8528.7
4) Master's degree (including M Div)14649.3
5) Doctoral degree (PhD, D Min)4113.9
Missing51 
TOTAL296100.0
116) Please describe the senior pastor of your congregation. Pastor's race/ethnicity (LEADRACE)
117) Please describe the senior pastor of your congregation. This person became the pastor of your congregation in what year? (YEARCALL)
TOTAL%
1987) 10.3
1990) 10.3
1991) 31.0
1992) 10.3
1993) 31.0
1994) 20.7
1995) 31.0
1996) 41.3
1997) 31.0
1998) 10.3
1999) 51.6
2000) 62.0
2001) 72.3
2002) 113.6
2003) 123.9
2004) 196.2
2005) 185.9
2006) 278.9
2007) 4916.1
2008) 4815.7
2009) 5317.4
2010) 289.2
Missing42 
TOTAL305100.0
118) How much time does your pastor spend in the following areas? Planning and leading worship (LEADWORS)
TOTAL%
1) Very little248.0
2) Some7825.9
3) Quite a bit12039.9
4) A great deal7926.2
Missing46 
TOTAL301100.0
119) How much time does your pastor spend in the following areas? Developing and promoting a vision and purpose for the congregation (LEADVIS)
TOTAL%
1) Very little268.6
2) Some8427.9
3) Quite a bit12441.2
4) A great deal6722.3
Missing46 
TOTAL301100.0
120) How much time does your pastor spend in the following areas? Evangelism or recruitment (DOEVAN)
TOTAL%
1) Very little289.3
2) Some9932.9
3) Quite a bit11437.9
4) A great deal6019.9
Missing46 
TOTAL301100.0
121) How much time does your pastor spend in the following areas? Recruiting and training lay leaders (DOTRAIN)
TOTAL%
1) Very little5618.7
2) Some13846.2
3) Quite a bit7926.4
4) A great deal268.7
Missing48 
TOTAL299100.0
122) How much time does your pastor spend in the following areas? Providing pastoral care (visiting the sick, counsel) (DOCARE)
TOTAL%
1) Very little186.0
2) Some9431.3
3) Quite a bit10635.3
4) A great deal8227.3
Missing47 
TOTAL300100.0
123) How much time does your pastor spend in the following areas? Teaching people about the faith and scripture (DOTEACH)
TOTAL%
1) Very little113.7
2) Some4113.6
3) Quite a bit15551.5
4) A great deal9431.2
Missing46 
TOTAL301100.0
124) How much time does your pastor spend in the following areas? Leading small groups (for sharing, support, sp. gr.) (DOSMALL)
TOTAL%
1) Very little6521.8
2) Some12240.9
3) Quite a bit7525.2
4) A great deal3612.1
Missing49 
TOTAL298100.0
125) How much time does your pastor spend in the following areas? Administration, supervision, and committees (DOADMIN)
TOTAL%
1) Very little186.0
2) Some8528.4
3) Quite a bit12943.1
4) A great deal6722.4
Missing48 
TOTAL299100.0
126) How much time does your pastor spend in the following areas? Representing the congregation in the community (DOREPRES)
TOTAL%
1) Very little6421.5
2) Some12943.3
3) Quite a bit7123.8
4) A great deal3411.4
Missing49 
TOTAL298100.0
127) How much time does your pastor spend in the following areas? Engaging youth and young adults (WORKYADS)
TOTAL%
1) Very little5317.7
2) Some10133.7
3) Quite a bit10535.0
4) A great deal4113.7
Missing47 
TOTAL300100.0
128) How much time does your pastor spend in the following areas? Dealing with conflict and disagreements (DEALARGU)
TOTAL%
1) Very little4615.5
2) Some11940.2
3) Quite a bit8930.1
4) A great deal4214.2
Missing51 
TOTAL296100.0
129) During the past 3 years, has your pastor met regularly with other ministers or pastoral leaders in a small group for continuing education and support? (SPEGROUP)
TOTAL%
1) Yes17462.6
2) No10437.4
Missing69 
TOTAL278100.0
130) If SPEGROUP is Yes, for how long has your pastor participated in such a group? Years (YEARSMET)
TOTAL%
1) 1812.8
2) 3122.0
3) 2719.1
4) 1611.3
5) 85.7
6) 64.3
7) 53.5
8) 53.5
10) 128.5
11) 10.7
12) 10.7
15) 10.7
16) 10.7
18) 32.1
19) 10.7
20) 10.7
28) 10.7
35) 10.7
40) 21.4
Missing206 
TOTAL141100.0
131) If SPEGROUP is Yes, for how long has your pastor participated in such a group? Months (MONTHMET)
TOTAL%
1) 25.1
2) 12.6
3) 717.9
4) 410.3
5) 37.7
6) 1128.2
8) 410.3
9) 25.1
10) 37.7
11) 25.1
Missing308 
TOTAL39100.0
132) How many paid employees does your congregation have, including pastors paid by the conference? Total full-time ordained pastor(s) paid by the conference (FULLORD)
TOTAL%
1) 24291.7
2) 155.7
3) 51.9
4) 10.4
5) 10.4
Missing83 
TOTAL264100.0
133) How many paid employees does your congregation have, including pastors paid by the conference? Total part-time ordained pastor(s) paid by the conference (PARTORD)
TOTAL%
1) 3895.0
2) 12.5
4) 12.5
Missing307 
TOTAL40100.0
134) How many paid employees does your congregation have, including pastors paid by the conference? Total full-time ministerial associates paid by congregation (FLLMNASS)
TOTAL%
1) 11100.0
Missing336 
TOTAL11100.0
135) How many paid employees does your congregation have, including pastors paid by the conference? Total part-time ministerial associates paid by congregation (PRTMNASS)
TOTAL%
1) 1090.9
2) 19.1
Missing336 
TOTAL11100.0
136) How many paid employees does your congregation have, including pastors paid by the conference? Total full-time paid lay administrative professionals (FULLADM)
TOTAL%
1) 571.4
2) 114.3
8) 114.3
Missing340 
TOTAL7100.0
137) How many paid employees does your congregation have, including pastors paid by the conference? Total part-time paid lay administrative professionals (PARTADM)
TOTAL%
1) 1583.3
2) 211.1
5) 15.6
Missing329 
TOTAL18100.0
138) How many paid employees does your congregation have, including pastors paid by the conference? Total full-time paid lay program professionals (including musicians) (FULLPROF)
TOTAL%
1) 583.3
2) 116.7
Missing341 
TOTAL6100.0
139) How many paid employees does your congregation have, including pastors paid by the conference? Total part-time paid lay program professionals (including musicians) (PARTPROG)
TOTAL%
1) 857.1
2) 17.1
3) 214.3
4) 214.3
8) 17.1
Missing333 
TOTAL14100.0
140) How many paid employees does your congregation have, including pastors paid by the conference? Total full-time paid clerical or secretarial employees (FULLSEC)
TOTAL%
1) 1588.2
2) 211.8
Missing330 
TOTAL17100.0
141) How many paid employees does your congregation have, including pastors paid by the conference? Total part-time paid clerical or secretarial employees (PARTSEC)
TOTAL%
1) 3992.9
2) 37.1
Missing305 
TOTAL42100.0
142) How many paid employees does your congregation have, including pastors paid by the conference? Total full-time paid custodial or maintenance employees (FULLCUST)
TOTAL%
1) 1973.1
2) 519.2
3) 27.7
Missing321 
TOTAL26100.0
143) How many paid employees does your congregation have, including pastors paid by the conference? Total part-time paid custodial or maintenance employees (PARTCUST)
TOTAL%
1) 9085.7
2) 1312.4
4) 11.0
5) 11.0
Missing242 
TOTAL105100.0
144) How many paid employees does your congregation have, including pastors paid by the conference? Total full-time paid other employees of the congregation (FULLOTH)
TOTAL%
1) 660.0
2) 110.0
3) 220.0
4) 110.0
Missing337 
TOTAL10100.0
145) How many paid employees does your congregation have, including pastors paid by the conference? Total part-time paid other employees of the congregation (PARTOTH)
TOTAL%
1) 2583.3
2) 516.7
Missing317 
TOTAL30100.0
146) Do the same people tend to serve in volunteer leadership roles year after year, or does your congregation rotate volunteer service among a large number of people? (MISVOLS)
TOTAL%
1) The same people tend to serve11133.5
2) Although there is some rotation, it tends to be among a limited number of people19358.3
3) We have a lot of rotation among persons in volunteer leadership roles278.2
Missing16 
TOTAL331100.0
147) During the past 12 months, has your congregation been involved in any of these interfaith activities? Check all that apply on each line. Worship services (JOINT_N)
TOTAL%
1) No262100.0
Missing85 
TOTAL262100.0
148) During the past 12 months, has your congregation been involved in any of these interfaith activities? Check all that apply on each line. Worship services (JOINT_Y1)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, with other Christian groups67100.0
Missing280 
TOTAL67100.0
149) During the past 12 months, has your congregation been involved in any of these interfaith activities? Check all that apply on each line. Worship services (JOINT_Y2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, with other faith traditions10100.0
Missing337 
TOTAL10100.0
150) During the past 12 months, has your congregation been involved in any of these interfaith activities? Check all that apply on each line. Joint celebrations (CELEB_N)
TOTAL%
1) No224100.0
Missing123 
TOTAL224100.0
151) During the past 12 months, has your congregation been involved in any of these interfaith activities? Check all that apply on each line. Joint celebrations (CELEB_Y1)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, with other Christian groups88100.0
Missing259 
TOTAL88100.0
152) During the past 12 months, has your congregation been involved in any of these interfaith activities? Check all that apply on each line. Joint celebrations (CELEB_Y2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, with other faith traditions18100.0
Missing329 
TOTAL18100.0
153) During the past 12 months, has your congregation been involved in any of these interfaith activities? Check all that apply on each line. Educational or fellowship activities (EDFEL_N)
TOTAL%
1) No247100.0
Missing100 
TOTAL247100.0
154) During the past 12 months, has your congregation been involved in any of these interfaith activities? Check all that apply on each line. Educational or fellowship activities (EDFEL_Y1)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, with other Christian groups69100.0
Missing278 
TOTAL69100.0
155) During the past 12 months, has your congregation been involved in any of these interfaith activities? Check all that apply on each line. Educational or fellowship activities (EDFEL_Y2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, with other faith traditions12100.0
Missing335 
TOTAL12100.0
156) During the past 12 months, has your congregation been involved in any of these interfaith activities? Check all that apply on each line. Community service activities (COMM_N)
TOTAL%
1) No175100.0
Missing172 
TOTAL175100.0
157) During the past 12 months, has your congregation been involved in any of these interfaith activities? Check all that apply on each line. Community service activities (COMM_Y1)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, with other Christian groups134100.0
Missing213 
TOTAL134100.0
158) During the past 12 months, has your congregation been involved in any of these interfaith activities? Check all that apply on each line. Community service activities (COMM_Y2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, with other faith traditions29100.0
Missing318 
TOTAL29100.0
159) During the past 5 years has your congregation experienced any conflict in the following areas? Finances or budget. Check all that apply on each line (CONCASHN)
TOTAL%
1) No207100.0
Missing140 
TOTAL207100.0
160) During the past 5 years has your congregation experienced any conflict in the following areas? Finances or budget. Check all that apply on each line (CONCASH1)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, but it was not serious82100.0
Missing265 
TOTAL82100.0
161) During the past 5 years has your congregation experienced any conflict in the following areas? Finances or budget. Check all that apply on each line (CONCASH2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, some people left28100.0
Missing319 
TOTAL28100.0
162) During the past 5 years has your congregation experienced any conflict in the following areas? Finances or budget. Check all that apply on each line (CONCASH3)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, some people withheld donations23100.0
Missing324 
TOTAL23100.0
163) During the past 5 years has your congregation experienced any conflict in the following areas? Finances or budget. Check all that apply on each line (CONCASH4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, pastor or staff member left6100.0
Missing341 
TOTAL6100.0
164) During the past 5 years has your congregation experienced any conflict in the following areas? How worship is conducted. Check all that apply on each line (CONWORSN)
TOTAL%
1) No188100.0
Missing159 
TOTAL188100.0
165) During the past 5 years has your congregation experienced any conflict in the following areas? How worship is conducted. Check all that apply on each line (CONWORS1)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, but it was not serious97100.0
Missing250 
TOTAL97100.0
166) During the past 5 years has your congregation experienced any conflict in the following areas? How worship is conducted. Check all that apply on each line (CONWORS2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, some people left42100.0
Missing305 
TOTAL42100.0
167) During the past 5 years has your congregation experienced any conflict in the following areas? How worship is conducted. Check all that apply on each line (CONWORS3)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, some people withheld donations10100.0
Missing337 
TOTAL10100.0
168) During the past 5 years has your congregation experienced any conflict in the following areas? How worship is conducted. Check all that apply on each line (CONWORS4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, pastor or staff member left6100.0
Missing341 
TOTAL6100.0
169) During the past 5 years has your congregation experienced any conflict in the following areas? Program priorities. Check all that apply on each line (CONPROGN)
TOTAL%
1) No210100.0
Missing137 
TOTAL210100.0
170) During the past 5 years has your congregation experienced any conflict in the following areas? Program priorities. Check all that apply on each line (CONPROG1)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, but it was not serious92100.0
Missing255 
TOTAL92100.0
171) During the past 5 years has your congregation experienced any conflict in the following areas? Program priorities. Check all that apply on each line (CONPROG2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, some people left20100.0
Missing327 
TOTAL20100.0
172) During the past 5 years has your congregation experienced any conflict in the following areas? Program priorities. Check all that apply on each line (CONPROG3)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, some people withheld donations7100.0
Missing340 
TOTAL7100.0
173) During the past 5 years has your congregation experienced any conflict in the following areas? Program priorities. Check all that apply on each line (CONPROG4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, pastor or staff member left7100.0
Missing340 
TOTAL7100.0
174) During the past 5 years has your congregation experienced any conflict in the following areas? Actions of conference, union, or division. Check all that apply on each line (CONSYNNO)
TOTAL%
1) No233100.0
Missing114 
TOTAL233100.0
175) During the past 5 years has your congregation experienced any conflict in the following areas? Actions of conference, union, or division. Check all that apply on each line (CONSYN1)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, but it was not serious64100.0
Missing283 
TOTAL64100.0
176) During the past 5 years has your congregation experienced any conflict in the following areas? Actions of conference, union, or division. Check all that apply on each line (CONSYN2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, some people left24100.0
Missing323 
TOTAL24100.0
177) During the past 5 years has your congregation experienced any conflict in the following areas? Actions of conference, union, or division. Check all that apply on each line (CONSYN3)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, some people withheld donations10100.0
Missing337 
TOTAL10100.0
178) During the past 5 years has your congregation experienced any conflict in the following areas? Actions of conference, union, or division. Check all that apply on each line (CONSYN4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, pastor or staff member left8100.0
Missing339 
TOTAL8100.0
179) During the past 5 years has your congregation experienced any conflict in the following areas? Pastor's leadership style. Check all that apply on each line (CONLEADN)
TOTAL%
1) No202100.0
Missing145 
TOTAL202100.0
180) During the past 5 years has your congregation experienced any conflict in the following areas? Pastor's leadership style. Check all that apply on each line (CONLEAD1)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, but it was not serious49100.0
Missing298 
TOTAL49100.0
181) During the past 5 years has your congregation experienced any conflict in the following areas? Pastor's leadership style. Check all that apply on each line (CONLEAD2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, some people left57100.0
Missing290 
TOTAL57100.0
182) During the past 5 years has your congregation experienced any conflict in the following areas? Pastor's leadership style. Check all that apply on each line (CONLEAD3)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, some people withheld donations8100.0
Missing339 
TOTAL8100.0
183) During the past 5 years has your congregation experienced any conflict in the following areas? Pastor's leadership style. Check all that apply on each line (CONLEAD4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, pastor or staff member left24100.0
Missing323 
TOTAL24100.0
184) During the past 5 years has your congregation experienced any conflict in the following areas? Pastor's personal behavior. Check all that apply on each line (CONLACTN)
TOTAL%
1) No253100.0
Missing94 
TOTAL253100.0
185) During the past 5 years has your congregation experienced any conflict in the following areas? Pastor's personal behavior. Check all that apply on each line (CONLACT1)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, but it was not serious24100.0
Missing323 
TOTAL24100.0
186) During the past 5 years has your congregation experienced any conflict in the following areas? Pastor's personal behavior. Check all that apply on each line (CONLACT2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, some people left36100.0
Missing311 
TOTAL36100.0
187) During the past 5 years has your congregation experienced any conflict in the following areas? Pastor's personal behavior. Check all that apply on each line (CONLACT3)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, some people withheld donations5100.0
Missing342 
TOTAL5100.0
188) During the past 5 years has your congregation experienced any conflict in the following areas? Pastor's personal behavior. Check all that apply on each line (CONLACT4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, pastor or staff member left16100.0
Missing331 
TOTAL16100.0
189) During the past 5 years has your congregation experienced any conflict in the following areas? Members' personal behavior. Check all that apply on each line (CONMACTN)
TOTAL%
1) No130100.0
Missing217 
TOTAL130100.0
190) During the past 5 years has your congregation experienced any conflict in the following areas? Members' personal behavior. Check all that apply on each line (CONMACT1)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, but it was not serious109100.0
Missing238 
TOTAL109100.0
191) During the past 5 years has your congregation experienced any conflict in the following areas? Members' personal behavior. Check all that apply on each line (CONMACT2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, some people left83100.0
Missing264 
TOTAL83100.0
192) During the past 5 years has your congregation experienced any conflict in the following areas? Members' personal behavior. Check all that apply on each line (CONMACT3)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, some people withheld donations5100.0
Missing342 
TOTAL5100.0
193) During the past 5 years has your congregation experienced any conflict in the following areas? Members' personal behavior. Check all that apply on each line (CONMACT4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, pastor or staff member left10100.0
Missing337 
TOTAL10100.0
194) During the past 5 years has your congregation experienced any conflict in the following areas? Use of facilities. Check all that apply on each line (CONFACNO)
TOTAL%
1) No241100.0
Missing106 
TOTAL241100.0
195) During the past 5 years has your congregation experienced any conflict in the following areas? Use of facilities. Check all that apply on each line (CONFAC1)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, but it was not serious75100.0
Missing272 
TOTAL75100.0
196) During the past 5 years has your congregation experienced any conflict in the following areas? Use of facilities. Check all that apply on each line (CONFAC2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, some people left15100.0
Missing332 
TOTAL15100.0
197) During the past 5 years has your congregation experienced any conflict in the following areas? Use of facilities. Check all that apply on each line (CONFAC3)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, some people withheld donations2100.0
Missing345 
TOTAL2100.0
198) During the past 5 years has your congregation experienced any conflict in the following areas? Use of facilities. Check all that apply on each line (CONFAC4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, pastor or staff member left2100.0
Missing345 
TOTAL2100.0
199) What was the approximate dollar amount of your congregation's total tithes and offerings for 2009? (BUDGET)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL264247939.115366213
200) Of this total amount, estimate the percent that was spent in each of the following categories in 2009. Tithe remitted to the conference (TITHE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL27262.9518
201) Of this total amount, estimate the percent that was spent in each of the following categories in 2009. Mission and other offerings remitted to the conference (MISSIONS)
TOTAL%
1) 177.4
1.9) 10.4
2) 3213.9
3) 3213.9
4) 198.3
5) 4117.8
6) 135.7
7) 104.3
8) 52.2
9) 93.9
10) 2711.7
11) 10.4
12) 31.3
15) 52.2
17) 10.4
18) 20.9
19) 10.4
20) 62.6
21) 10.4
23) 10.4
28) 10.4
30) 10.4
50) 10.4
Missing117 
TOTAL230100.0
202) Of this total amount, estimate the percent that was spent in each of the following categories in 2009. Staff salaries and benefits (local church funds) (SALARIES)
TOTAL%
1) 2522.1
2) 2219.5
3) 1513.3
4) 87.1
5) 108.8
6) 32.7
7) 32.7
8) 32.7
9) 10.9
10) 76.2
11) 10.9
12) 32.7
13) 21.8
15) 21.8
16) 10.9
17) 21.8
18) 10.9
20) 10.9
25) 21.8
55) 10.9
Missing234 
TOTAL113100.0
203) Of this total amount, estimate the percent that was spent in each of the following categories in 2009. Program support and materials (for local Sabbath school, evang, educ, etc.) (PCTPROG)
TOTAL%
1) 125.0
2) 93.8
3) 177.1
4) 125.0
5) 3414.2
6) 104.2
7) 104.2
8) 93.8
9) 52.1
10) 4016.7
11) 31.3
12) 62.5
13) 10.4
14) 41.7
15) 135.4
16) 83.3
17) 62.5
18) 20.8
19) 41.7
20) 104.2
21) 20.8
22) 31.3
23) 31.3
24) 20.8
25) 31.3
27) 10.4
29) 10.4
30) 31.3
32) 10.4
34) 10.4
35) 10.4
39) 10.4
40) 10.4
49) 10.4
Missing108 
TOTAL239100.0
204) Of this total amount, estimate the percent that was spent in each of the following categories in 2009. Building operations (utilities, mortgage, insurance, maintenance, etc.) (BUILDING)
TOTAL%
1) 10.4
2) 62.5
3) 41.7
4) 62.5
5) 208.4
6) 83.4
7) 83.4
8) 104.2
9) 125.0
10) 4016.8
11) 72.9
12) 41.7
13) 31.3
14) 83.4
15) 135.5
16) 31.3
17) 31.3
18) 72.9
19) 20.8
20) 177.1
21) 31.3
22) 20.8
23) 10.4
24) 10.4
25) 125.0
26) 10.4
28) 10.4
30) 114.6
31) 10.4
32) 31.3
35) 52.1
36) 31.3
37) 10.4
38) 10.4
40) 31.3
46) 10.4
50) 20.8
53) 10.4
60) 10.4
70) 20.8
Missing109 
TOTAL238100.0
205) Of this total amount, estimate the percent that was spent in each of the following categories in 2009. All other expenditures (PCTOTHER)
TOTAL%
1) 2312.0
2) 2814.6
3) 136.8
4) 147.3
5) 3116.1
6) 52.6
7) 52.6
8) 115.7
9) 10.5
10) 136.8
11) 63.1
12) 42.1
13) 31.6
14) 31.6
15) 42.1
16) 10.5
17) 42.1
18) 10.5
19) 10.5
20) 52.6
21) 10.5
22) 21.0
26) 31.6
30) 21.0
34) 10.5
36) 10.5
40) 10.5
44) 21.0
49) 10.5
50) 10.5
57) 10.5
Missing155 
TOTAL192100.0
206) How would you describe your congregation's financial health today? (FINANCES)
TOTAL%
1) In serious difficulty206.1
2) In some difficulty3611.0
3) Tight, but we manage10632.3
4) Good10532.0
5) Excellent6118.6
Missing19 
TOTAL328100.0
207) How would you describe your congregation's financial health five years ago? (FINAN05)
TOTAL%
1) In serious difficulty185.9
2) In some difficulty268.6
3) Tight, but we manage9130.0
4) Good11136.6
5) Excellent5718.8
Missing44 
TOTAL303100.0
208) How would you assess the impact of the 2008-2009 economic crisis on your congregation's income? (ECONOMY)
TOTAL%
1) Our income declined a lot5818.1
2) Our income declined a little12639.3
3) Our income declined at first, but has since rebounded247.5
4) No significant change in income8426.2
5) Our income has grown299.0
Missing26 
TOTAL321100.0
209) How would you assess the impact of the 2008-2009 economic crisis on your congregation in the following areas? Staff layoffs or furloughs (LAYOFFS)
TOTAL%
1) No impact26988.2
2) Minor impact196.2
3) Moderate impact113.6
4) Major impact62.0
Missing42 
TOTAL305100.0
210) How would you assess the impact of the 2008-2009 economic crisis on your congregation in the following areas? Staff salary reductions or salary freeze (PAYCUTS)
TOTAL%
1) No impact23978.9
2) Minor impact309.9
3) Moderate impact268.6
4) Major impact82.6
Missing44 
TOTAL303100.0
211) How would you assess the impact of the 2008-2009 economic crisis on your congregation in the following areas? Delays in filling staff positions (DELAYS)
TOTAL%
1) No impact27089.7
2) Minor impact124.0
3) Moderate impact113.7
4) Major impact82.7
Missing46 
TOTAL301100.0
212) How would you assess the impact of the 2008-2009 economic crisis on your congregation in the following areas? Funds available from investments or savings account (INVEST)
TOTAL%
1) No impact21268.8
2) Minor impact5517.9
3) Moderate impact216.8
4) Major impact206.5
Missing39 
TOTAL308100.0
213) How would you assess the impact of the 2008-2009 economic crisis on your congregation in the following areas? Funds available for mission and benevolence (MISSION)
TOTAL%
1) No impact17556.6
2) Minor impact9229.8
3) Moderate impact299.4
4) Major impact134.2
Missing38 
TOTAL309100.0
214) How would you assess the impact of the 2008-2009 economic crisis on your congregation in the following areas? Capital campaign or building program (CAPITAL)
TOTAL%
1) No impact18961.4
2) Minor impact5016.2
3) Moderate impact4314.0
4) Major impact268.4
Missing39 
TOTAL308100.0
215) How would you assess the impact of the 2008-2009 economic crisis on your congregation in the following areas? Requests for pastoral counseling (COUNSEL)
TOTAL%
1) No impact15952.1
2) Minor impact10935.7
3) Moderate impact289.2
4) Major impact93.0
Missing42 
TOTAL305100.0
216) How would you assess the impact of the 2008-2009 economic crisis on your congregation in the following areas? Requests for cash assistance (CASHNEED)
TOTAL%
1) No impact9328.8
2) Minor impact12639.0
3) Moderate impact8125.1
4) Major impact237.1
Missing24 
TOTAL323100.0
217) How would you assess the impact of the 2008-2009 economic crisis on your congregation in the following areas? Requests for emergency housing (HOUSNEED)
TOTAL%
1) No impact20063.7
2) Minor impact7824.8
3) Moderate impact319.9
4) Major impact51.6
Missing33 
TOTAL314100.0
218) How would you assess the impact of the 2008-2009 economic crisis on your congregation in the following areas? Unemployment among your members (NOWORK)
TOTAL%
1) No impact6720.7
2) Minor impact14645.2
3) Moderate impact8325.7
4) Major impact278.4
Missing24 
TOTAL323100.0
219) In what year was your congregation officially founded? (YRORG)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL2891956.32237
220) How would you describe the location of your place of worship? (PLACE)
TOTAL%
1) Rural area or open country3811.5
2) Village or town with a population of less than 10,0007923.9
3) Small city or large town with a population of 10,000 to 50,00010130.5
4) Downtown or central area of a large city with a population of 50,000 or more278.2
5) Older residential area of a large city with a population of 50,000 or more3911.8
6) Older suburb around a large city with a population of 50,000 or more278.2
7) New suburb around a large city with a population of 50,000 or more206.0
Missing16 
TOTAL331100.0
221) What is the approximate seating capacity of the space where your largest worship service is held? (SEATING)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL325206.735152
222) How adequate are the following for the current needs of the congregation? Space for worship (WORSHSIZ)
TOTAL%
1) Much less than we need247.2
2) Slightly less than we need298.7
3) Just about right10832.2
4) Slightly more than we need9327.8
5) Much more than we need8124.2
Missing12 
TOTAL335100.0
223) How adequate are the following for the current needs of the congregation? Space for parking (PARKSIZ)
TOTAL%
1) Much less than we need4914.8
2) Slightly less than we need5917.8
3) Just about right10331.0
4) Slightly more than we need7923.8
5) Much more than we need4212.7
Missing15 
TOTAL332100.0
224) Please estimate how many inactive or former Adventists have returned to regular attendance in your church in the past year. (DENOM)
TOTAL%
0) 93.5
1) 3513.7
2) 6123.9
3) 3212.5
4) 259.8
5) 3413.3
6) 93.5
7) 20.8
8) 10.4
9) 10.4
10) 166.3
12) 31.2
13) 20.8
15) 72.7
20) 52.0
25) 41.6
30) 41.6
35) 10.4
40) 10.4
50) 20.8
75) 10.4
Missing92 
TOTAL255100.0
225) I-AGE: In what year was your congregation officially founded? (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-AGE)
TOTAL%
1) 1850-1900258.7
2) 1901-19509733.6
3) 1951-19755619.4
4) 1976-20007224.9
5) After 20003913.5
Missing58 
TOTAL289100.0
226) I-THEOLOGY: How would you describe the theological outlook of the majority of your regularly participating adults? (for use with online analysis) (I-THEOLOGY)
TOTAL%
1) Very liberal30.9
2) Somewhat liberal267.6
3) Moderate9126.6
4) Somewhat conservative16046.8
5) Very conservative6218.1
Missing5 
TOTAL342100.0
227) I-SIZPLACE: How many people (including children) regularly participate in worship or other religious activities in your congregation? (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-SIZPLACE)
TOTAL%
1) 1-5018655.5
2) 51-1006619.7
3) 101-2506118.2
4) 251-500185.4
5) Over 50041.2
Missing12 
TOTAL335100.0