Faith Communities Today Survey (FACT) 2000, Unitarian Universalist Congregations

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All frequencies are raw numbers (no weights used).
1) Case number (ID)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL523286.04178
2) In what zip or postal code is this congregation's primary place of worship located? (ZIPCODE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL51239353.938717
3) In what year was your congregation officially affiliated with the UUA? (YEARORG)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL4571949.12345
4) In what year did your congregation begin worshiping in its current meeting place? (YEARSITE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL4871947.6267
5) How would you describe the place where your congregation's primary worship building is located? (SIZPLACE)
TOTAL%
1) Rural295.6
2) Town less than 10,0008416.3
3) City: 10,000 to 49,99915329.7
4) City: 50,000 to 249,99912724.7
5) City: 250,000+12223.7
Missing8 
TOTAL515100.0
6) [If in or around a city], is your building located: (CITYLOC)
TOTAL%
1) Downtown11829.0
2) Another area14034.4
3) Older suburb9723.8
4) Newer suburb5212.8
Missing116 
TOTAL407100.0
7) [If in or around a city], is your building located: (AREATYPE)
TOTAL%
1) Residential16843.8
2) Mixed residential and commercial19851.6
3) Commercial or industrial184.7
Missing139 
TOTAL384100.0
8) How adequate are the following for the current needs of your congregation?: your worship space (WORSHSIZ)
TOTAL%
1) Much more than we need407.7
2) Slightly more than we need7614.7
3) About right19938.5
4) Slightly less than we need14728.4
5) Much less than we need5510.6
Missing6 
TOTAL517100.0
9) How adequate are the following for the current needs of your congregation?: educational space (EDUCSIZ)
TOTAL%
1) Much more than we need102.0
2) Slightly more than we need418.2
3) About right13126.0
4) Slightly less than we need17635.0
5) Much less than we need14528.8
Missing20 
TOTAL503100.0
10) How adequate are the following for the current needs of your congregation?: your fellowship space (FELLOSIZ)
TOTAL%
1) Much more than we need61.2
2) Slightly more than we need265.1
3) About right17434.4
4) Slightly less than we need14228.1
5) Much less than we need15831.2
Missing17 
TOTAL506100.0
11) How adequate are the following for the current needs of your congregation?: space for parking (PARKSIZ)
TOTAL%
1) Much more than we need255.0
2) Slightly more than we need356.9
3) About right14027.7
4) Slightly less than we need15029.7
5) Much less than we need15530.7
Missing18 
TOTAL505100.0
12) What is the total seating capacity of your sanctuary (i.e., worship meeting space)? (SEATING)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL503177.225156
13) How would you describe the overall physical condition of your congregation's building(s)? (PHYSCOND)
TOTAL%
1) Excellent11322.0
2) Good20940.7
3) Needs improvement14828.8
4) In serious need438.4
Missing10 
TOTAL513100.0
14) How many congregations use your building space for worship (including your congregation)? (SHAREBLD)
TOTAL%
1) 38676.3
2) 9518.8
3) 204.0
4) 40.8
5) 10.2
Missing17 
TOTAL506100.0
15) Does your congregation hold worship services less than once a week? (LESSWEEK)
TOTAL%
1) Fewer than one worship service per week265.0
2) One or more worship services per week49695.0
Missing1 
TOTAL522100.0
16) How many worship services does your congregation have one each of the following days/times on a typical weekend?: Friday (FRIWORSH)
TOTAL%
0) 3489.5
1) 410.5
Missing485 
TOTAL38100.0
17) How many worship services does your congregation have one each of the following days/times on a typical weekend?: Saturday (SATWORSH)
TOTAL%
0) 3497.1
1) 12.9
Missing488 
TOTAL35100.0
18) How many worship services does your congregation have one each of the following days/times on a typical weekend?: Sunday a.m. (SUNDAYAM)
TOTAL%
0) 20.4
1) 41181.7
2) 8717.3
3) 30.6
Missing20 
TOTAL503100.0
19) How many worship services does your congregation have one each of the following days/times on a typical weekend?: Sunday p.m. (SUNDAYPM)
TOTAL%
0) 3150.8
1) 3049.2
Missing462 
TOTAL61100.0
20) What is the total attendance for all services held on this day/time on a typical weekend?: Friday (FRIATTEN)
TOTAL%
0) 2288.0
12) 14.0
20) 28.0
Missing498 
TOTAL25100.0
21) What is the total attendance for all services held on this day/time on a typical weekend?: Saturday (SATATTEN)
TOTAL%
0) 2295.7
55) 14.3
Missing500 
TOTAL23100.0
22) What is the total attendance for all services held on this day/time on a typical weekend?: Sunday a.m. (SUNATTAM)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL486105.17196
23) What is the total attendance for all services held on this day/time on a typical weekend?: Sunday p.m. (SUNATTPM)
TOTAL%
0) 2138.9
1) 11.9
8) 11.9
9) 11.9
10) 23.7
12) 47.4
13) 11.9
15) 35.6
17) 11.9
20) 11.9
21) 11.9
25) 11.9
30) 47.4
40) 23.7
45) 11.9
50) 35.6
90) 23.7
95) 11.9
100) 11.9
125) 11.9
200) 11.9
Missing469 
TOTAL54100.0
24) If you typically hold more than one service on the weekend, are these services: (SIMSTYLE)
TOTAL%
1) Similar7475.5
2) Somewhat different88.2
3) Very different1616.3
Missing425 
TOTAL98100.0
25) If your congregation has a midweek service, what is the focus of this service? (e.g. "Evensong, Meditation, Worship, etc.): (MIDWEEK)
TOTAL%
1) "Good News" Singing11.3
2) "Soulful Sundown"11.3
3) Adult Education22.5
4) Considering11.3
5) Discussion Wednesdays11.3
6) DNA22.5
7) Earth-Centered11.3
8) Enrichment/Learning11.3
9) Evensong1113.9
10) Evensong/EarthCent11.3
11) Evensong/Meditation11.3
12) Evensong/Vespers11.3
13) Humanistic/Earth/Art11.3
14) Jazz Workshop11.3
15) Meditation2227.8
16) Mixed Programs11.3
17) Pagan Ceremonies11.3
18) Personal Growth11.3
19) Religious Education Dinner11.3
20) Small Group Practice11.3
21) Social/Sing-Along11.3
22) Spiritual Soup Class11.3
23) Study Groups11.3
24) Various Topics11.3
25) Vespers1721.5
26) Women's Spirituality11.3
27) Worship/Fellowship33.8
28) Xian/Buddhist/Pagan11.3
Missing444 
TOTAL79100.0
26) Please list all the languages in which your congregation conducts worship services on a typical weekend: (LANGUAGE)
TOTAL%
1) English48597.2
2) English/ASL81.6
3) English/French10.2
4) English/Hebrew10.2
5) English/Seneca/Lakota10.2
6) English/Spanish20.4
7) Spanish/English10.2
Missing24 
TOTAL499100.0
27) Languages in worship 1 (LANG1)
TOTAL%
1) English446100.0
Missing77 
TOTAL446100.0
28) Languages in worship2 (LANG2)
TOTAL%
1) English3100.0
Missing520 
TOTAL3100.0
29) About how full is your place of worship at the service with the largest attendance? (HOWFULL)
TOTAL%
1) Less than 20%163.1
2) 21-40%387.4
3) 41-60%8215.9
4) 61-80%15129.3
5) More than 80%16031.1
6) People standing6813.2
Missing8 
TOTAL515100.0
30) How well do the following describe your worship service with the largest attendance?: It is reverent (REVERENT)
TOTAL%
1) Very well489.3
2) Quite well18736.2
3) Somewhat22543.6
4) Slightly509.7
5) Not at all61.2
Missing7 
TOTAL516100.0
31) How well do the following describe your worship service with the largest attendance?: It is joyful (JOYFUL)
TOTAL%
1) Very well10820.8
2) Quite well27352.6
3) Somewhat12724.5
4) Slightly112.1
Missing4 
TOTAL519100.0
32) How well do the following describe your worship service with the largest attendance?: It is friendly (FRIENDLY)
TOTAL%
1) Very well23545.4
2) Quite well24146.5
3) Somewhat387.3
4) Slightly30.6
5) Not at all10.2
Missing5 
TOTAL518100.0
33) How well do the following describe your worship service with the largest attendance?: It is informal (INFORMAL)
TOTAL%
1) Very well6813.1
2) Quite well16030.8
3) Somewhat19637.8
4) Slightly7714.8
5) Not at all183.5
Missing4 
TOTAL519100.0
34) How well do the following describe your worship service with the largest attendance?: It is exciting (EXCITING)
TOTAL%
1) Very well346.6
2) Quite well13726.7
3) Somewhat25349.2
4) Slightly8216.0
5) Not at all81.6
Missing9 
TOTAL514100.0
35) How well do the following describe your worship service with the largest attendance?: It includes formal liturgy (LITURGY)
TOTAL%
1) Very well295.6
2) Quite well11923.1
3) Somewhat18335.5
4) Slightly12925.0
5) Not at all5510.7
Missing8 
TOTAL515100.0
36) How well do the following describe your worship service with the largest attendance?: It is innovative (INNOVATE)
TOTAL%
1) Very well295.6
2) Quite well11321.9
3) Somewhat22944.4
4) Slightly12824.8
5) Not at all173.3
Missing7 
TOTAL516100.0
37) How well do the following describe your worship service with the largest attendance?: It is predictable (PREDICT)
TOTAL%
1) Very well254.9
2) Quite well13726.7
3) Somewhat26351.2
4) Slightly7314.2
5) Not at all163.1
Missing9 
TOTAL514100.0
38) How well do the following describe your worship service with the largest attendance?: It has a sense of expectancy (EXPECT)
TOTAL%
1) Very well244.8
2) Quite well17434.5
3) Somewhat20841.3
4) Slightly8516.9
5) Not at all132.6
Missing19 
TOTAL504100.0
39) How well do the following describe your worship service with the largest attendance?: It has a sense of God's presence (GODTHERE)
TOTAL%
1) Very well336.6
2) Quite well9518.9
3) Somewhat18236.3
4) Slightly13627.1
5) Not at all5611.2
Missing21 
TOTAL502100.0
40) How well do the following describe your worship service with the largest attendance?: It uses gender neutral or inclusive language (INC_LANG)
TOTAL%
1) Very well34666.4
2) Quite well13626.1
3) Somewhat295.6
4) Slightly81.5
5) Not at all20.4
Missing2 
TOTAL521100.0
41) How often does the sermon in your worship service focus on: God's love and care (GODLOVE)
TOTAL%
1) Always112.2
2) Often5510.8
3) Sometimes12925.3
4) Seldom19939.0
5) Never11622.7
Missing13 
TOTAL510100.0
42) How often does the sermon in your worship service focus on: Practical advice for daily living (ADVIC)
TOTAL%
1) Always285.4
2) Often24446.9
3) Sometimes21441.2
4) Seldom305.8
5) Never40.8
Missing3 
TOTAL520100.0
43) How often does the sermon in your worship service focus on: Personal spiritual growth (SPIRGROW)
TOTAL%
1) Always5811.2
2) Often33765.1
3) Sometimes11522.2
4) Seldom81.5
Missing5 
TOTAL518100.0
44) How often does the sermon in your worship service focus on: Social justice or social action (SOCJUST)
TOTAL%
1) Always173.3
2) Often23044.9
3) Sometimes24547.9
4) Seldom203.9
Missing11 
TOTAL512100.0
45) How often does the sermon in your worship service focus on: The mystery of God (or the Holy) (MSTERY)
TOTAL%
1) Always214.1
2) Often12624.5
3) Sometimes21942.5
4) Seldom11522.3
5) Never346.6
Missing8 
TOTAL515100.0
46) How often does the sermon in your worship service focus on: Personal Salvation (SALVAT)
TOTAL%
1) Always30.6
2) Often163.1
3) Sometimes6212.2
4) Seldom18135.5
5) Never24848.6
Missing13 
TOTAL510100.0
47) How often does the sermon in your worship service focus on: Struggling with faith and belief (STRUGGLE)
TOTAL%
1) Always183.5
2) Often21140.7
3) Sometimes21641.7
4) Seldom6212.0
5) Never112.1
Missing5 
TOTAL518100.0
48) How often does the sermon in your worship service focus on: Living a moral life (MORALITY)
TOTAL%
1) Always7414.3
2) Often28354.8
3) Sometimes13025.2
4) Seldom265.0
5) Never30.6
Missing7 
TOTAL516100.0
49) How often does the sermon in your worship service focus on: Stewardship of time and money (STEWARD)
TOTAL%
1) Always61.2
2) Often428.1
3) Sometimes27553.0
4) Seldom17633.9
5) Never203.9
Missing4 
TOTAL519100.0
50) How often does the sermon include a lot of: Personal stories of first-hand experiences (STORIES)
TOTAL%
1) Always5711.0
2) Often33764.9
3) Sometimes11321.8
4) Seldom112.1
5) Never10.2
Missing4 
TOTAL519100.0
51) How often does the sermon include a lot of: Literary or scholarly references (LITREFER)
TOTAL%
1) Always5410.4
2) Often30458.6
3) Sometimes14127.2
4) Seldom183.5
5) Never20.4
Missing4 
TOTAL519100.0
52) How often does the sermon include a lot of: Illustrations from contemporary media (e.g. magazines, newspapers, television, movies, etc.) (NEWSREF)
TOTAL%
1) Always152.9
2) Often24547.1
3) Sometimes19737.9
4) Seldom5911.3
5) Never40.8
Missing3 
TOTAL520100.0
53) How often does the sermon include a lot of: Detailed explanations of scripture (EXPOSIT)
TOTAL%
1) Always10.2
2) Often193.7
3) Sometimes9718.7
4) Seldom29556.7
5) Never10820.8
Missing3 
TOTAL520100.0
54) How often does the sermon include a lot of: Explanations of UU Principles (UUKNOW)
TOTAL%
1) Always183.5
2) Often21841.9
3) Sometimes23144.4
4) Seldom448.5
5) Never91.7
Missing3 
TOTAL520100.0
55) How often are the following included as part of your congregation's worship services?: Reading/recitation of covenants or affirmations (COVENANT)
TOTAL%
1) Always22543.6
2) Often9117.6
3) Sometimes10720.7
4) Seldom7013.6
5) Never234.5
Missing7 
TOTAL516100.0
56) How often are the following included as part of your congregation's worship services?: A time for members to share about their faith (TESTIFY)
TOTAL%
1) Always6612.8
2) Often7915.3
3) Sometimes22042.6
4) Seldom13225.5
5) Never203.9
Missing6 
TOTAL517100.0
57) How often are the following included as part of your congregation's worship services?: A time during worship for people to greet each other (GREET)
TOTAL%
1) Always15530.1
2) Often509.7
3) Sometimes7715.0
4) Seldom12223.7
5) Never11121.6
Missing8 
TOTAL515100.0
58) How often are the following included as part of your congregation's worship services?: The use of visual projection equipment (VISPROJ)
TOTAL%
1) Always40.8
2) Often51.0
3) Sometimes468.8
4) Seldom19537.5
5) Never27051.9
Missing3 
TOTAL520100.0
59) How often are the following included as part of your congregation's worship services?: The use of incense or candles (CANDLES)
TOTAL%
1) Always37972.9
2) Often387.3
3) Sometimes346.5
4) Seldom417.9
5) Never285.4
Missing3 
TOTAL520100.0
60) How often are the following included as part of your congregation's worship services?: Dance or drama (DANCE)
TOTAL%
1) Always20.4
2) Often101.9
3) Sometimes13225.5
4) Seldom30859.5
5) Never6612.7
Missing5 
TOTAL518100.0
61) How often are the following included as part of your congregation's worship services?: Kneeling by the congregation (KNEEL)
TOTAL%
1) Always30.6
2) Often10.2
4) Seldom61.2
5) Never51098.1
Missing3 
TOTAL520100.0
62) How often are the following included as part of your congregation's worship services?: Sharing of "joys and concerns" (SHAREJOY)
TOTAL%
1) Always39976.7
2) Often438.3
3) Sometimes244.6
4) Seldom193.7
5) Never356.7
Missing3 
TOTAL520100.0
63) How often are the following used in your congregation's worship services?: Organ and/or piano (PIANO)
TOTAL%
1) Always39475.9
2) Often7013.5
3) Sometimes112.1
4) Seldom142.7
5) Never305.8
Missing4 
TOTAL519100.0
64) How often are the following used in your congregation's worship services?: Electronic keyboard or synthesizer (KEYBOARD)
TOTAL%
1) Always142.8
2) Often234.5
3) Sometimes6412.6
4) Seldom15630.6
5) Never25249.5
Missing14 
TOTAL509100.0
65) How often are the following used in your congregation's worship services?: Electric guitar or bass (GUITAR)
TOTAL%
1) Always10.2
2) Often91.8
3) Sometimes7214.1
4) Seldom16732.6
5) Never26351.4
Missing11 
TOTAL512100.0
66) How often are the following used in your congregation's worship services?: Non-electronic string or wind instruments (NONELEC)
TOTAL%
1) Always30.6
2) Often12424.1
3) Sometimes24547.7
4) Seldom9518.5
5) Never479.1
Missing9 
TOTAL514100.0
67) How often are the following used in your congregation's worship services?: Drums or other percussion instruments (PERCUSS)
TOTAL%
1) Always20.4
2) Often244.7
3) Sometimes17033.3
4) Seldom19137.4
5) Never12424.3
Missing12 
TOTAL511100.0
68) How often are the following used in your congregation's worship services?: Recorded music (tapes, cd's, etc.) (RECMUSIC)
TOTAL%
1) Always336.4
2) Often6713.0
3) Sometimes13726.5
4) Seldom20239.1
5) Never7815.1
Missing6 
TOTAL517100.0
69) When visitors attend worship services at your church, about how many members (e.g. greeters and others) usually welcome them? (WELCOME)
TOTAL%
1) More than 512323.6
2) 3-526651.1
3) 1 or 212924.8
4) None30.6
Missing2 
TOTAL521100.0
70) 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: [Skip if your church is less than 5 years old] (WORCHANG)
TOTAL%
1) Basically same9819.7
2) Changed a little21543.3
3) Changed somewhat13126.4
4) Changed a great deal5310.7
Missing26 
TOTAL497100.0
71) How well does each of the following statements describe your congregation?: Our congregation is like a close-knit family (FAMILY)
TOTAL%
1) Very well448.6
2) Quite well15430.0
3) Somewhat22543.8
4) Slightly7715.0
5) Not at all142.7
Missing9 
TOTAL514100.0
72) How well does each of the following statements describe your congregation?: Our congregation is spiritually vital and alive (VITAL)
TOTAL%
1) Very well6312.3
2) Quite well22644.0
3) Somewhat19137.2
4) Slightly316.0
5) Not at all30.6
Missing9 
TOTAL514100.0
73) How well does each of the following statements describe your congregation?: Our congregation is working for social justice (JUSTICE)
TOTAL%
1) Very well499.5
2) Quite well15229.5
3) Somewhat22343.2
4) Slightly8316.1
5) Not at all91.7
Missing7 
TOTAL516100.0
74) How well does each of the following statements describe your congregation?: Our congregation is helps members deepen their relationship with God (or the Holy) (DEEPGOD)
TOTAL%
1) Very well254.9
2) Quite well10320.2
3) Somewhat23345.7
4) Slightly11622.7
5) Not at all336.5
Missing13 
TOTAL510100.0
75) How well does each of the following statements describe your congregation?: We are trying to increase our racial/ethnic diversity (DIVERSE)
TOTAL%
1) Very well265.0
2) Quite well8416.3
3) Somewhat19337.5
4) Slightly15129.3
5) Not at all6111.8
Missing8 
TOTAL515100.0
76) How well does each of the following statements describe your congregation?: Our congregation celebrates its Unitarian Universalist (UU) heritage (UUHERITA)
TOTAL%
1) Very well9518.4
2) Quite well25649.7
3) Somewhat13325.8
4) Slightly295.6
5) Not at all20.4
Missing8 
TOTAL515100.0
77) How well does each of the following statements describe your congregation?: We are a moral beacon in our community (BEACON)
TOTAL%
1) Very well5811.3
2) Quite well13626.6
3) Somewhat20239.5
4) Slightly9718.9
5) Not at all193.7
Missing11 
TOTAL512100.0
78) How well does each of the following statements describe your congregation?: We welcome new ways of doing worship and ministry (CHANGE)
TOTAL%
1) Very well397.5
2) Quite well17533.8
3) Somewhat23345.0
4) Slightly6512.5
5) Not at all61.2
Missing5 
TOTAL518100.0
79) How well does each of the following statements describe your congregation?: Disagreements and conflicts are dealt with openly here (OPENDISA)
TOTAL%
1) Very well336.4
2) Quite well19036.8
3) Somewhat20639.9
4) Slightly8115.7
5) Not at all61.2
Missing7 
TOTAL516100.0
80) How well does each of the following statements describe your congregation?: Our worship services are inspirational and uplifting (UPLIFT)
TOTAL%
1) Very well8617.0
2) Quite well28656.5
3) Somewhat11823.3
4) Slightly122.4
5) Not at all40.8
Missing17 
TOTAL506100.0
81) How well does each of the following statements describe your congregation?: Our congregation has a strong racial/ethnic or national heritage it is trying to preserve (PRESERVE)
TOTAL%
1) Very well101.9
2) Quite well122.3
3) Somewhat468.9
4) Slightly9418.2
5) Not at all35568.7
Missing6 
TOTAL517100.0
82) How well does each of the following statements describe your congregation?: Members are excited about the future of our church (FUTURE)
TOTAL%
1) Very well15229.5
2) Quite well21742.1
3) Somewhat11221.7
4) Slightly295.6
5) Not at all51.0
Missing8 
TOTAL515100.0
83) How well does each of the following statements describe your congregation?: New members are easily incorporated into the life of our congregation (INCLUSIO)
TOTAL%
1) Very well489.4
2) Quite well21642.2
3) Somewhat20940.8
4) Slightly377.2
5) Not at all20.4
Missing11 
TOTAL512100.0
84) How well does each of the following statements describe your congregation?: We have a clear sense of mission and purpose (PURPOSE)
TOTAL%
1) Very well377.2
2) Quite well17033.0
3) Somewhat25349.1
4) Slightly479.1
5) Not at all81.6
Missing8 
TOTAL515100.0
85) How well does each of the following statements describe your congregation?: Our congregation provides many opportunities for members to learn about their faith (FAITHEDU)
TOTAL%
1) Very well448.5
2) Quite well17333.5
3) Somewhat22142.8
4) Slightly7414.3
5) Not at all40.8
Missing7 
TOTAL516100.0
86) How well does each of the following statements describe your congregation?: Our programs and activities are well-organized (WELLORG)
TOTAL%
1) Very well397.5
2) Quite well23745.8
3) Somewhat20639.8
4) Slightly326.2
5) Not at all40.8
Missing5 
TOTAL518100.0
87) How well does each of the following statements describe your congregation?: The community around the church is well informed about the activities taking place in our congregation (PUBREL)
TOTAL%
1) Very well224.3
2) Quite well9518.4
3) Somewhat17734.2
4) Slightly18936.6
5) Not at all346.6
Missing6 
TOTAL517100.0
88) How important are the following sources of authority in the worship and teaching of your congregation?: The Bible (AUTHSCRP)
TOTAL%
1) Foundational51.0
2) Very important275.2
3) Somewhat important25950.1
4) No importance22643.7
Missing6 
TOTAL517100.0
89) How important are the following sources of authority in the worship and teaching of your congregation?: Historic creeds, doctrines & tradition (AUTHDOCT)
TOTAL%
1) Foundational122.3
2) Very important8216.0
3) Somewhat important23245.1
4) No importance18836.6
Missing9 
TOTAL514100.0
90) How important are the following sources of authority in the worship and teaching of your congregation?: Inspiration of the Holy Spirit (AUTHSPIR)
TOTAL%
1) Foundational132.5
2) Very important5911.5
3) Somewhat important16432.0
4) No importance27653.9
Missing11 
TOTAL512100.0
91) How important are the following sources of authority in the worship and teaching of your congregation?: Human reason and knowledge (AUTHREAS)
TOTAL%
1) Foundational23144.5
2) Very important26951.8
3) Somewhat important152.9
4) No importance40.8
Missing4 
TOTAL519100.0
92) How important are the following sources of authority in the worship and teaching of your congregation?: Unitarian Universalist Principles (AUTHPRIN)
TOTAL%
1) Foundational25048.3
2) Very important21341.1
3) Somewhat important479.1
4) No importance81.5
Missing5 
TOTAL518100.0
93) How important are the following sources of authority in the worship and teaching of your congregation?: World religious traditions (WORLDREL)
TOTAL%
1) Foundational509.7
2) Very important25348.9
3) Somewhat important20439.5
4) No importance101.9
Missing6 
TOTAL517100.0
94) How important are the following sources of authority in the worship and teaching of your congregation?: Personal Experience (AUTHEXPE)
TOTAL%
1) Foundational21641.9
2) Very important25248.9
3) Somewhat important468.9
4) No importance10.2
Missing8 
TOTAL515100.0
95) What is the ONE source of authority that is MOST important in your congregation's worship and teaching? (KEYSOURC)
TOTAL%
1) Scripture102.0
2) Tradition51.0
3) Spirit51.0
4) Reason18636.8
5) UU principles16833.3
6) World religious traditions91.8
7) Experience12224.2
Missing18 
TOTAL505100.0
96) Approximately how many persons would you say are associated in any way with the religious life of this congregation---counting both adults, youth and children, counting both regular and irregular participants, counting both official or registered members and also participating nonmembers? (TOTASSOC)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL512287.598363
97) Approximately how many persons---both adults, youth 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 (REGADULT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL515137.06154
98) Approximately how many persons-both adults, youth 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 youth (REGYOUTH)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL51650.89559
99) Since 1995, has the above number of regularly participating adults: (GROWPLAT)
TOTAL%
1) Increased 10% or more22544.5
2) Increased 5% to 9%8316.4
3) Stayed about the same15630.8
4) Decreased 5% to 9%204.0
5) Decreased 10% or more224.3
Missing17 
TOTAL506100.0
100) Of your total number of regularly participating adults, what percent would you estimate are: Female (FEMALES)
TOTAL%
1) None 0%20.4
3) Few 11-20%20.4
4) Some 21-40%61.2
5) Many 41-60%36672.0
6) Most 61-80%12725.0
7) All or nearly all 81-100%51.0
Missing15 
TOTAL508100.0
101) Of your total number of regularly participating adults, what percent would you estimate are: Not high school graduates (NOHSDIPL)
TOTAL%
1) None 0%13727.2
2) Hardly any 1-10%29358.3
3) Few 11-20%387.6
4) Some 21-40%71.4
5) Many 41-60%81.6
6) Most 61-80%61.2
7) All or nearly all 81-100%142.8
Missing20 
TOTAL503100.0
102) Of your total number of regularly participating adults, what percent would you estimate are: College graduates (COLLEGE)
TOTAL%
1) None 0%10.2
2) Hardly any 1-10%91.8
3) Few 11-20%122.4
4) Some 21-40%255.0
5) Many 41-60%9118.3
6) Most 61-80%18537.3
7) All or nearly all 81-100%17334.9
Missing27 
TOTAL496100.0
103) Of your total number of regularly participating adults, what percent would you estimate are: Age 35 or younger (YNGADULT)
TOTAL%
1) None 0%142.8
2) Hardly any 1-10%10320.5
3) Few 11-20%18035.8
4) Some 21-40%15731.2
5) Many 41-60%265.2
6) Most 61-80%122.4
7) All or nearly all 81-100%112.2
Missing20 
TOTAL503100.0
104) Of your total number of regularly participating adults, what percent would you estimate are: Over 60 years old (OLDADULT)
TOTAL%
1) None 0%10.2
2) Hardly any 1-10%234.5
3) Few 11-20%9518.7
4) Some 21-40%19939.2
5) Many 41-60%13226.0
6) Most 61-80%448.7
7) All or nearly all 81-100%142.8
Missing15 
TOTAL508100.0
105) Of your total number of regularly participating adults, what percent would you estimate are: Married (MARRIED)
TOTAL%
1) None 0%10.2
2) Hardly any 1-10%20.4
3) Few 11-20%51.0
4) Some 21-40%7615.4
5) Many 41-60%23547.7
6) Most 61-80%15531.4
7) All or nearly all 81-100%193.9
Missing30 
TOTAL493100.0
106) Of your total number of regularly participating adults, what percent would you estimate are: Life-long Unitarian Universalists (BORNUU)
TOTAL%
1) None 0%71.4
2) Hardly any 1-10%25950.4
3) Few 11-20%17333.7
4) Some 21-40%5610.9
5) Many 41-60%152.9
6) Most 61-80%30.6
7) All or nearly all 81-100%10.2
Missing9 
TOTAL514100.0
107) Of your total number of regularly participating adults, what percent would you estimate are: New to our congregation in the last five years (NEWMEMB)
TOTAL%
1) None 0%40.8
2) Hardly any 1-10%203.9
3) Few 11-20%11121.7
4) Some 21-40%23045.0
5) Many 41-60%9117.8
6) Most 61-80%336.5
7) All or nearly all 81-100%224.3
Missing12 
TOTAL511100.0
108) Of your total number of regularly participating adults, what percent would you estimate are: Living in the immediate area around our church building (NEARBY)
TOTAL%
1) None 0%295.7
2) Hardly any 1-10%16432.2
3) Few 11-20%14628.7
4) Some 21-40%9218.1
5) Many 41-60%418.1
6) Most 61-80%254.9
7) All or nearly all 81-100%122.4
Missing14 
TOTAL509100.0
109) Of your total number of regularly participating adults, what percent would you estimate are: Commuting more than 15 minutes to get to our worship services (COMMUTE)
TOTAL%
1) None 0%30.6
2) Hardly any 1-10%479.2
3) Few 11-20%10420.3
4) Some 21-40%16532.2
5) Many 41-60%11422.2
6) Most 61-80%6512.7
7) All or nearly all 81-100%152.9
Missing10 
TOTAL513100.0
110) Of your total number of regularly participating adults, what percent would you estimate are: Currently holding volunteer leadership roles in our church (serve on committees; teach Sunday school) (LEADERS)
TOTAL%
2) Hardly any 1-10%61.2
3) Few 11-20%6312.3
4) Some 21-40%19337.6
5) Many 41-60%18035.1
6) Most 61-80%6111.9
7) All or nearly all 81-100%101.9
Missing10 
TOTAL513100.0
111) Of your total number of regularly participating adults, what percent would you estimate are: In household with incomes below $20,000 (POVERTY)
TOTAL%
1) None 0%367.0
2) Hardly any 1-10%30659.9
3) Few 11-20%13225.8
4) Some 21-40%244.7
5) Many 41-60%102.0
6) Most 61-80%20.4
7) All or nearly all 81-100%10.2
Missing12 
TOTAL511100.0
112) Of your total number of regularly participating adults, what percent would you estimate are: In households with incomes above $75,000 (WEALTHY)
TOTAL%
1) None 0%91.8
2) Hardly any 1-10%6412.7
3) Few 11-20%11122.1
4) Some 21-40%13426.7
5) Many 41-60%12023.9
6) Most 61-80%5711.4
7) All or nearly all 81-100%71.4
Missing21 
TOTAL502100.0
113) Of your total number of regularly participating adults, how many would you estimate are: American Indian/Alaska Native (AMINDIAN)
TOTAL%
0) 4627.4
1) 4627.4
2) 4929.2
3) 63.6
4) 42.4
5) 137.7
6) 10.6
8) 10.6
10) 10.6
20) 10.6
Missing355 
TOTAL168100.0
114) Of your total number of regularly participating adults, how many would you estimate are: Asian (ASIAN)
TOTAL%
0) 3313.1
1) 6325.1
2) 5220.7
3) 3112.4
4) 197.6
5) 166.4
6) 93.6
7) 41.6
8) 20.8
10) 114.4
12) 10.4
15) 20.8
20) 31.2
25) 20.8
30) 20.8
40) 10.4
Missing272 
TOTAL251100.0
115) Of your total number of regularly participating adults, how many would you estimate are: Native Hawaiian or Other (HAWAIIAN)
TOTAL%
0) 6573.0
1) 1516.9
2) 77.9
3) 11.1
4) 11.1
Missing434 
TOTAL89100.0
116) Of your total number of regularly participating adults, how many would you estimate are: Pacific Islander (ISLANDER)
TOTAL%
0) 6074.1
1) 1619.8
2) 44.9
3) 11.2
Missing442 
TOTAL81100.0
117) Of your total number of regularly participating adults, how many would you estimate are: Black or African American (BLACK)
TOTAL%
0) 3110.0
1) 9129.3
2) 6219.9
3) 3812.2
4) 206.4
5) 206.4
6) 72.3
7) 10.3
8) 41.3
10) 134.2
12) 51.6
15) 31.0
17) 10.3
18) 10.3
20) 61.9
25) 31.0
30) 20.6
50) 10.3
74) 10.3
80) 10.3
Missing212 
TOTAL311100.0
118) Of your total number of regularly participating adults, how many would you estimate are: Hispanic or Latino/a (LATINO)
TOTAL%
0) 3714.3
1) 4818.6
2) 6123.6
3) 3413.2
4) 228.5
5) 166.2
6) 62.3
7) 31.2
8) 31.2
10) 145.4
12) 10.4
15) 20.8
20) 41.6
28) 10.4
30) 20.8
40) 20.8
50) 10.4
74) 10.4
Missing265 
TOTAL258100.0
119) Of your total number of regularly participating adults, how many would you estimate are: White or European American (WHITE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL477128.857154
120) Of your total number of regularly participating adults, how many would you estimate are: Biracial/multiracial (OTHRACEG)
TOTAL%
0) 3516.8
1) 3215.4
2) 4119.7
3) 2311.1
4) 125.8
5) 199.1
6) 52.4
7) 31.4
8) 31.4
9) 10.5
10) 167.7
11) 10.5
15) 31.4
20) 62.9
22) 21.0
25) 10.5
30) 21.0
50) 10.5
75) 10.5
100) 10.5
Missing315 
TOTAL208100.0
121) Within these racial/ethnic groups, are there any significant national sub-groups (e.g. German, Korean, Irish, Mexican, Caribbean, etc)? (SUBGROUP)
TOTAL%
1) Yes5411.6
2) No41388.4
Missing56 
TOTAL467100.0
122) National sub-group list (SUBLIST)
TOTAL%
1) British11.8
2) British/German/Dutch11.8
3) Canadian/Celtic/Laish/Italia11.8
4) Celtic/Jewish/French/Polish11.8
5) Cuban11.8
6) Cuban/Carribean11.8
7) Danish11.8
8) Dutch-American11.8
9) East Indian11.8
10) English/Irish23.6
11) Finnish23.6
12) Franco-American11.8
13) French-Canadian/Scotish11.8
14) French-Canadian11.8
15) French/Europe/Caribbean11.8
16) French/Scotish11.8
17) Gay & Lesbian11.8
18) German47.3
19) German-American11.8
20) German/Caribbean11.8
21) German/English/Irish11.8
22) German/Irish/Jews11.8
23) German/Irish23.6
24) German/Swedish/Norwegian11.8
25) German/Dutch/Argentinian11.8
26) German/Latino11.8
27) German/Scandinavian11.8
28) German/Swedish11.8
29) Indian11.8
30) Irish/Italian/Jewsih11.8
31) Japanese11.8
32) Jewish11.8
33) Jewish/Irish11.8
34) Mexican11.8
35) Mexican-Americans11.8
36) Mulitcultural11.8
37) New Mexican Hispanics11.8
38) Norwegian11.8
39) Portuguese11.8
40) Prev Humanist but Now Divers11.8
41) Quebecois11.8
42) Salvadorian/Nicaraguan11.8
43) Scandinavian11.8
44) Scotch11.8
45) Scottish11.8
46) Southerners-/Whire/Black/Bira11.8
47) Swedes11.8
48) Vietnamese11.8
49) "Everybody's Irish"11.8
Missing468 
TOTAL55100.0
123) How would you describe the basic theological outlook of the majority of your regularly participating adults? (LIBCONS)
TOTAL%
1) Very conservative61.2
2) Somewhat conservative71.4
3) Moderate387.4
4) Somewhat liberal23345.3
5) Very liberal23044.7
Missing9 
TOTAL514100.0
124) Please check any of the following that best describes the primary theological perspective(s) of your congregation: Theist (THEIST)
TOTAL%
1) Checked28454.7
2) Not checked23545.3
Missing4 
TOTAL519100.0
125) Please check any of the following that best describes the primary theological perspective(s) of your congregation: Humanist (HUMANIST)
TOTAL%
1) Checked47391.0
2) Not checked479.0
Missing3 
TOTAL520100.0
126) Please check any of the following that best describes the primary theological perspective(s) of your congregation: Christian (CHRISTIA)
TOTAL%
1) Checked20238.8
2) Not checked31861.2
Missing3 
TOTAL520100.0
127) Please check any of the following that best describes the primary theological perspective(s) of your congregation: Buddhist (BUDDHIST)
TOTAL%
1) Checked14027.0
2) Not checked37973.0
Missing4 
TOTAL519100.0
128) Please check any of the following that best describes the primary theological perspective(s) of your congregation: Jewish (JEWISH)
TOTAL%
1) Checked13225.4
2) Not checked38874.6
Missing3 
TOTAL520100.0
129) Please check any of the following that best describes the primary theological perspective(s) of your congregation: Earth-centered (EARTHCEN)
TOTAL%
1) Checked30458.5
2) Not checked21641.5
Missing3 
TOTAL520100.0
130) Please check any of the following that best describes the primary theological perspective(s) of your congregation: Mystic (MYSTIC)
TOTAL%
1) Checked14628.2
2) Not checked37171.8
Missing6 
TOTAL517100.0
131) Please check any of the following that best describes the primary theological perspective(s) of your congregation: Others (OTHRELIG)
TOTAL%
1) Checked6212.2
2) Not checked44887.8
Missing13 
TOTAL510100.0
132) Would you describe the regularly participating adults in your congregation as basically similar or dissimilar to nearby residents in terms of: Race (SIMRACE)
TOTAL%
1) Similar46890.3
2) Dissimilar509.7
Missing5 
TOTAL518100.0
133) Would you describe the regularly participating adults in your congregation as basically similar or dissimilar to nearby residents in terms of: Ethnicity (SIMETH)
TOTAL%
1) Similar47491.2
2) Dissimilar468.8
Missing3 
TOTAL520100.0
134) Would you describe the regularly participating adults in your congregation as basically similar or dissimilar to nearby residents in terms of: Income (SIMINCOM)
TOTAL%
1) Similar39275.5
2) Dissimilar12724.5
Missing4 
TOTAL519100.0
135) Would you describe the regularly participating adults in your congregation as basically similar or dissimilar to nearby residents in terms of: Age (SIMAGE)
TOTAL%
1) Similar40779.2
2) Dissimilar10720.8
Missing9 
TOTAL514100.0
136) Would you describe the regularly participating adults in your congregation as basically similar or dissimilar to nearby residents in terms of: Lifestyle (SIMLIFE)
TOTAL%
1) Similar36169.7
2) Dissimilar15730.3
Missing5 
TOTAL518100.0
137) 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) Circled30057.5
2) Not circled22242.5
Missing1 
TOTAL522100.0
138) 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) Circled11722.4
2) Not circled40577.6
Missing1 
TOTAL522100.0
139) 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) Circled5911.3
2) Not circled46388.7
Missing1 
TOTAL522100.0
140) 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) Circled224.2
2) Not circled50095.8
Missing1 
TOTAL522100.0
141) During the last 12 months, our congregation has NOT offered the following activity outside of worship or Sunday school: Theological or doctrinal groups (THEOL_NO)
TOTAL%
1) Circled16832.2
2) Not circled35467.8
Missing1 
TOTAL522100.0
142) During the last 12 months, our congregation offered the following activity as a one-time, short-term or occasional event: Theological or doctrinal groups (THEOL_Y1)
TOTAL%
1) Circled18735.8
2) Not circled33664.2
TOTAL523100.0
143) During the last 12 months, our congregation offered the following activity as an on-going program during a particular season: Theological or doctrinal groups (THEOL_Y2)
TOTAL%
1) Circled10319.7
2) Not circled41980.3
Missing1 
TOTAL522100.0
144) During the last 12 months, our congregation offered the following activity as an on-going program throughout the year: Theological or doctrinal groups (THEOL_Y3)
TOTAL%
1) Circled428.0
2) Not circled48092.0
Missing1 
TOTAL522100.0
145) During the last 12 months, our congregation has NOT offered the following activity outside of worship or Sunday school: Prayer or meditation groups (PRAYG_NO)
TOTAL%
1) Circled19236.8
2) Not circled33063.2
Missing1 
TOTAL522100.0
146) 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) Circled10319.7
2) Not circled42080.3
TOTAL523100.0
147) 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) Circled7915.2
2) Not circled44284.8
Missing2 
TOTAL521100.0
148) 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) Circled13125.1
2) Not circled39174.9
Missing1 
TOTAL522100.0
149) 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) Circled30458.2
2) Not circled21841.8
Missing1 
TOTAL522100.0
150) 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) Circled15529.8
2) Not circled36670.2
Missing2 
TOTAL521100.0
151) 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) Circled295.5
2) Not circled49494.5
TOTAL523100.0
152) 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) Circled142.7
2) Not circled50897.3
Missing1 
TOTAL522100.0
153) 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) Circled397.5
2) Not circled48392.5
Missing1 
TOTAL522100.0
154) 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) Circled15529.7
2) Not circled36770.3
Missing1 
TOTAL522100.0
155) 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) Circled7414.1
2) Not circled44985.9
TOTAL523100.0
156) 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) Circled26751.1
2) Not circled25548.9
Missing1 
TOTAL522100.0
157) 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) Circled33263.6
2) Not circled19036.4
Missing1 
TOTAL522100.0
158) 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) Circled9518.2
2) Not circled42781.8
Missing1 
TOTAL522100.0
159) 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) Circled479.0
2) Not circled47591.0
Missing1 
TOTAL522100.0
160) 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) Circled224.2
2) Not circled50095.8
Missing1 
TOTAL522100.0
161) 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) Circled10420.0
2) Not circled41780.0
Missing2 
TOTAL521100.0
162) 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) Circled5610.7
2) Not circled46689.3
Missing1 
TOTAL522100.0
163) 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) Circled6612.6
2) Not circled45687.4
Missing1 
TOTAL522100.0
164) 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) Circled29055.4
2) Not circled23344.6
TOTAL523100.0
165) 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) Circled14928.5
2) Not circled37371.5
Missing1 
TOTAL522100.0
166) 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) Circled20940.1
2) Not circled31259.9
Missing2 
TOTAL521100.0
167) 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) Circled5310.2
2) Not circled46889.8
Missing2 
TOTAL521100.0
168) 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) Circled9918.9
2) Not circled42481.1
TOTAL523100.0
169) 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) Circled8616.5
2) Not circled43683.5
Missing1 
TOTAL522100.0
170) 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) Circled10520.2
2) Not circled41679.8
Missing2 
TOTAL521100.0
171) 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) Circled8115.5
2) Not circled44184.5
Missing1 
TOTAL522100.0
172) 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) Circled25248.3
2) Not circled27051.7
Missing1 
TOTAL522100.0
173) 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) Circled17834.1
2) Not circled34465.9
Missing1 
TOTAL522100.0
174) 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) Circled10520.1
2) Not circled41779.9
Missing1 
TOTAL522100.0
175) 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) Circled8716.6
2) Not circled43683.4
TOTAL523100.0
176) 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) Circled13225.3
2) Not circled39074.7
Missing1 
TOTAL522100.0
177) 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) Circled39675.7
2) Not circled12724.3
TOTAL523100.0
178) 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) Circled326.1
2) Not circled49093.9
Missing1 
TOTAL522100.0
179) 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) Circled183.5
2) Not circled50396.5
Missing2 
TOTAL521100.0
180) 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) Circled489.2
2) Not circled47390.8
Missing2 
TOTAL521100.0
181) 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) Circled45987.9
2) Not circled6312.1
Missing1 
TOTAL522100.0
182) 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) Circled81.5
2) Not circled51498.5
Missing1 
TOTAL522100.0
183) 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) Circled234.4
2) Not circled49995.6
Missing1 
TOTAL522100.0
184) 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) Circled71.3
2) Not circled51698.7
TOTAL523100.0
185) During the last 12 months, our congregation has NOT offered the following activity outside of worship or Sunday school: Youth/Teen activities (YOUTH_NO)
TOTAL%
1) Circled12523.9
2) Not circled39776.1
Missing1 
TOTAL522100.0
186) During the last 12 months, our congregation offered the following activity as a one-time, short-term or occasional event: Youth/Teen activities (YOUTH_Y1)
TOTAL%
1) Circled9718.6
2) Not circled42581.4
Missing1 
TOTAL522100.0
187) During the last 12 months, our congregation offered the following activity as an on-going program during a particular season: Youth/Teen activities (YOUTH_Y2)
TOTAL%
1) Circled5210.0
2) Not circled47090.0
Missing1 
TOTAL522100.0
188) During the last 12 months, our congregation offered the following activity as an on-going program throughout the year: Youth/Teen activities (YOUTH_Y3)
TOTAL%
1) Circled24146.1
2) Not circled28253.9
TOTAL523100.0
189) During the last 12 months, our congregation has NOT offered the following activity outside of worship or Sunday school: Young Adult activities (YNGAD_NO)
TOTAL%
1) Circled34465.9
2) Not circled17834.1
Missing1 
TOTAL522100.0
190) During the last 12 months, our congregation offered the following activity as a one-time, short-term or occasional event: Young Adult activities (YNGAD_Y1)
TOTAL%
1) Circled6512.5
2) Not circled45787.5
Missing1 
TOTAL522100.0
191) During the last 12 months, our congregation offered the following activity as an on-going program during a particular season: Young Adult activities (YNGAD_Y2)
TOTAL%
1) Circled193.6
2) Not circled50396.4
Missing1 
TOTAL522100.0
192) During the last 12 months, our congregation offered the following activity as an on-going program throughout the year: Young Adult activities (YNGAD_Y3)
TOTAL%
1) Circled6412.3
2) Not circled45887.7
Missing1 
TOTAL522100.0
193) During the last 12 months, our congregation has NOT offered the following activity outside of worship or Sunday school: Senior Adult activities (SENAD_NO)
TOTAL%
1) Circled24847.6
2) Not circled27352.4
Missing2 
TOTAL521100.0
194) During the last 12 months, our congregation offered the following activity as a one-time, short-term or occasional event: Senior Adult Activities (SENAD_Y1)
TOTAL%
1) Circled6312.1
2) Not circled45987.9
Missing1 
TOTAL522100.0
195) During the last 12 months, our congregation offered the following activity as an on-going program during a particular season: Senior Adult activities (SENAD_Y2)
TOTAL%
1) Circled509.6
2) Not circled47290.4
Missing1 
TOTAL522100.0
196) During the last 12 months, our congregation offered the following activity as an on-going program throughout the year: Senior adult activities (SENAD_Y3)
TOTAL%
1) Circled14026.8
2) Not circled38273.2
Missing1 
TOTAL522100.0
197) During the last 12 months, our congregation has NOT offered the following activity outside of worship or Sunday school: Men's ministries (MENS_NO)
TOTAL%
1) Circled29456.2
2) Not circled22943.8
TOTAL523100.0
198) During the last 12 months, our congregation offered the following activity as a one-time, short-term or occasional event: Men's ministries (MENS_Y1)
TOTAL%
1) Circled346.5
2) Not circled48793.5
Missing2 
TOTAL521100.0
199) During the last 12 months, our congregation offered the following activity as an on-going program during a particular season: Men's ministries (MENS_Y2)
TOTAL%
1) Circled315.9
2) Not circled49194.1
Missing1 
TOTAL522100.0
200) During the last 12 months, our congregation offered the following activity as an on-going program throughout the year: Men's ministries (MENS_Y3)
TOTAL%
1) Circled13726.3
2) Not circled38473.7
Missing2 
TOTAL521100.0
201) During the last 12 months, our congregation has NOT offered the following activity outside of worship or Sunday school: Women's ministries (WOMEN_NO)
TOTAL%
1) Circled18735.8
2) Not circled33564.2
Missing1 
TOTAL522100.0
202) During the last 12 months, our congregation offered the following activity as a one-time, short-term or occasional event: Women's ministries (WOMEN_Y1)
TOTAL%
1) Circled428.1
2) Not circled47991.9
Missing2 
TOTAL521100.0
203) During the last 12 months, our congregation offered the following activity as an on-going program during a particular season: Women's ministries (WOMEN_Y2)
TOTAL%
1) Circled6312.1
2) Not circled45987.9
Missing1 
TOTAL522100.0
204) During the last 12 months, our congregation offered the following activity as an on-going program throughout the year: Women's ministries (WOMEN_Y3)
TOTAL%
1) Circled21240.5
2) Not circled31159.5
TOTAL523100.0
205) During the last 12 months, our congregation has NOT offered the following activity outside of worship or Sunday school: Others (OTHER_NO)
TOTAL%
1) Circled398.1
2) Not circled44291.9
Missing42 
TOTAL481100.0
206) During the last 12 months, our congregation offered the following activity as a one-time, short-term or occasional event: Others (OTHER_Y1)
TOTAL%
1) Circled245.0
2) Not circled45695.0
Missing43 
TOTAL480100.0
207) During the last 12 months, our congregation offered the following activity as an on-going program during a particular season: Others (OTHER_Y2)
TOTAL%
1) Circled163.3
2) Not circled46496.7
Missing43 
TOTAL480100.0
208) During the last 12 months, our congregation offered the following activity as an on-going program throughout the year: Others (OTHER_Y3)
TOTAL%
1) Circled5912.3
2) Not circled42187.7
Missing43 
TOTAL480100.0
209) How many children and youth attend Religious Education on a typical Sunday? (CHILDSS)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL50340.3848
210) To what extent does your congregation emphasize in its worship and education the following HOME OR PERSONAL PRACTICES: Personal prayer, meditation or devotions (PRAYER)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal203.9
2) Quite a bit5711.0
3) Some11121.5
4) A little16732.4
5) Not at all16131.2
Missing7 
TOTAL516100.0
211) To what extent does your congregation emphasize in its worship and education the following HOME OR PERSONAL PRACTICES: Studying the Bible (BIBLESTU)
TOTAL%
2) Quite a bit61.2
3) Some163.1
4) A little11722.5
5) Not at all38073.2
Missing4 
TOTAL519100.0
212) To what extent does your congregation emphasize in its worship and education the following HOME OR PERSONAL PRACTICES: Family devotions (FAMDEVO)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal10.2
2) Quite a bit101.9
3) Some6412.3
4) A little15630.1
5) Not at all28855.5
Missing4 
TOTAL519100.0
213) To what extent does your congregation emphasize in its worship and education the following HOME OR PERSONAL PRACTICES: Fasting (FASTING)
TOTAL%
2) Quite a bit10.2
3) Some51.0
4) A little234.4
5) Not at all49194.4
Missing3 
TOTAL520100.0
214) To what extent does your congregation emphasize in its worship and education the following HOME OR PERSONAL PRACTICES: Observing dietary restrictions (DIETREST)
TOTAL%
3) Some30.6
4) A little234.4
5) Not at all49595.0
Missing2 
TOTAL521100.0
215) To what extent does your congregation emphasize in its worship and education the following HOME OR PERSONAL PRACTICES: Abstinence from alcohol (ALCOHOL)
TOTAL%
2) Quite a bit10.2
3) Some71.4
4) A little438.3
5) Not at all46590.1
Missing7 
TOTAL516100.0
216) To what extent does your congregation emphasize in its worship and education the following HOME OR PERSONAL PRACTICES: Keeping the Sabbath day holy (SABBATH)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal30.6
2) Quite a bit122.3
3) Some377.1
4) A little10820.8
5) Not at all35969.2
Missing4 
TOTAL519100.0
217) To what extent does your congregation emphasize in its worship and education the following HOME OR PERSONAL PRACTICES: Abstaining from premarital sex (ABST_SEX)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal20.4
2) Quite a bit91.8
3) Some275.3
4) A little7514.6
5) Not at all39977.9
Missing11 
TOTAL512100.0
218) To what extent does your congregation emphasize in its worship and education the following HOME OR PERSONAL PRACTICES: Conscious Ecological practices (ECOLOGY)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal10019.2
2) Quite a bit19637.7
3) Some15028.8
4) A little5811.2
5) Not at all163.1
Missing3 
TOTAL520100.0
219) To what extent does your congregation emphasize in its worship and education the following HOME OR PERSONAL PRACTICES: Simple Living (SIMPLE)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal366.9
2) Quite a bit13626.3
3) Some17634.0
4) A little13726.4
5) Not at all336.4
Missing5 
TOTAL518100.0
220) Does your congregation have an organized program for keeping up with members' needs and providing ministry at the neighborhood level (e.g. a caring committee, pastoral care group, etc.)? (PASTCARE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes38374.2
2) No13325.8
Missing7 
TOTAL516100.0
221) Many congregations make use of small groups for fellowship, spiritual nurture, etc. Which statement best describes your congregation: 1) Such groups do not exist within our congregation, 2) A few such groups meet, but they are not central to our congregation's program, 3) Small groups are central to our strategy for spiritual growth (SMALLGRP)
TOTAL%
1) Don't exist here9318.1
2) Some, but not central27854.2
3) Central to strategy14227.7
Missing10 
TOTAL513100.0
222) To what extent are the youth who are children of church members involved in the religious life of your congregation? (YOUTHINV)
TOTAL%
1) Very great extent6612.8
2) Large extent17734.4
3) Some extent16732.5
4) Slight extent8115.8
5) Not at all234.5
Missing9 
TOTAL514100.0
223) If someone visited your church and indicated that they were a visitor in the visitor's book, or on a visitor's card, how long would it take on average before they received a visit or phone call from the church? (VISITOR)
TOTAL%
1) No cards or reg. book122.4
2) A few days8617.0
3) W/in a week10420.6
4) W/in a few weeks5911.7
5) Longer173.4
6) Send a letter22845.1
Missing17 
TOTAL506100.0
224) About how many visits or phone calls to prospective members, worship visitors, or newcomers in the community does the ministerial staff of your church make in an average month? (MINVISIT)
TOTAL%
0) 18642.1
1) 214.8
2) 5412.2
3) 378.4
4) 347.7
5) 388.6
6) 122.7
7) 20.5
8) 61.4
9) 30.7
10) 296.6
11) 10.2
13) 10.2
15) 71.6
16) 10.2
20) 40.9
25) 30.7
30) 10.2
35) 10.2
40) 10.2
Missing81 
TOTAL442100.0
225) To what extent are your church members involved in recruiting new members? (RECRUIT)
TOTAL%
1) Very great extent214.1
2) Large extent6111.8
3) Some extent18535.7
4) Slight extent22242.9
5) Not at all295.6
Missing5 
TOTAL518100.0
226) Are efforts made to provide special parking or seating for visitors to your church? (SPECPARK)
TOTAL%
1) Yes11823.0
2) No39677.0
Missing9 
TOTAL514100.0
227) During the past 12 months, did your congregation do any of the following to reach out to nonmembers or less active members, or to make your church better known in your community?: Advertisements or stories in local newspapers (EWSPAPE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, done in the last 12 months44986.8
2) No, but would be supported6212.0
3) No, and would not be supported61.2
Missing6 
TOTAL517100.0
228) During the past 12 months, did your congregation do any of the following to reach out to nonmembers or less active members, or to make your church better known in your community?: Radio or television advertisements (TV_RADIO)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, done in the last 12 months10220.4
2) No, but would be supported24248.4
3) No, and would not be supported15631.2
Missing23 
TOTAL500100.0
229) During the past 12 months, did your congregation do any of the following to reach out to nonmembers or less active members, or to make your church better known in your community?: Direct mail or distribution of announcements to area residents (DIR_MAIL)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, done in the last 12 months6112.3
2) No, but would be supported22345.1
3) No, and would not be supported21142.6
Missing28 
TOTAL495100.0
230) During the past 12 months, did your congregation do any of the following to reach out to nonmembers or less active members, or to make your church better known in your community?: A programmed growth or outreach program (GROWTHPR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, done in the last 12 months5711.6
2) No, but would be supported34770.5
3) No, and would not be supported8817.9
Missing31 
TOTAL492100.0
231) During the past 12 months, did your congregation do any of the following to reach out to nonmembers or less active members, or to make your church better known in your community?: Efforts to identify and contact people who recently moved into our congregation's area (NEWRESID)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, done in the last 12 months316.2
2) No, but would be supported31162.0
3) No, and would not be supported16031.9
Missing21 
TOTAL502100.0
232) During the past 12 months, did your congregation do any of the following to reach out to nonmembers or less active members, or to make your church better known in your community?: Stressing the importance of sharing one's faith (WITNESS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, done in the last 12 months17234.6
2) No, but would be supported20140.4
3) No, and would not be supported12424.9
Missing26 
TOTAL497100.0
233) During the past 12 months, did your congregation do any of the following to reach out to nonmembers or less active members, or to make your church better known in your community?: Special worship services intended to attract the unchurched (e.g., Bring a Friend Sundays) (SPECWORS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, done in the last 12 months16632.7
2) No, but would be supported28856.8
3) No, and would not be supported5310.5
Missing16 
TOTAL507100.0
234) During the past 12 months, did your congregation do any of the following to reach out to nonmembers or less active members, or to make your church better known in your community?: Special programs (parenting classes, single nights, festivals) intended to attract the unchurched in your community (SPECPROG)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, done in the last 12 months17835.1
2) No, but would be supported27353.8
3) No, and would not be supported5611.0
Missing16 
TOTAL507100.0
235) During the past 12 months, did your congregation do any of the following to reach out to nonmembers or less active members, or to make your church better known in your community?: Phone calls or personal visits by the ministerial staff (MINCALLS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, done in the last 12 months19341.0
2) No, but would be supported19842.0
3) No, and would not be supported8017.0
Missing52 
TOTAL471100.0
236) During the past 12 months, did your congregation do any of the following to reach out to nonmembers or less active members, or to make your church better known in your community?: Phone calls or personal visits by lay members (LAYCALLS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, done in the last 12 months21642.8
2) No, but would be supported18837.2
3) No, and would not be supported10120.0
Missing18 
TOTAL505100.0
237) 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) Circled22042.2
2) Not circled30157.8
Missing2 
TOTAL521100.0
238) 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 a Unitarian Universalist congregation (JOINT_Y1)
TOTAL%
1) Circled12123.4
2) Not circled39776.6
Missing5 
TOTAL518100.0
239) 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) Circled13425.9
2) Not circled38374.1
Missing6 
TOTAL517100.0
240) 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) Circled15029.0
2) Not circled36871.0
Missing5 
TOTAL518100.0
241) 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) Circled16331.3
2) Not circled35868.7
Missing2 
TOTAL521100.0
242) 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 Unitarian Universalist congregations (CELEB_Y1)
TOTAL%
1) Circled13325.7
2) Not circled38574.3
Missing5 
TOTAL518100.0
243) 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) Circled15730.3
2) Not circled36169.7
Missing5 
TOTAL518100.0
244) 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) Circled16331.5
2) Not circled35468.5
Missing6 
TOTAL517100.0
245) 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 service projects (JTSER_NO)
TOTAL%
1) Circled15329.4
2) Not circled36870.6
Missing2 
TOTAL521100.0
246) During the last 12 months, has your congregation been involved in any of the following types of inter-congregational, ecumenical or interfaith activities? Joint service projects with other Unitarian Universalist congregations (JTSER_Y1)
TOTAL%
1) Circled9919.1
2) Not circled41980.9
Missing5 
TOTAL518100.0
247) During the last 12 months, has your congregation been involved in any of the following types of inter-congregational, ecumenical or interfaith activities? Joint service projects with other Christian Denominations (JTSER_Y2)
TOTAL%
1) Circled21140.7
2) Not circled30759.3
Missing5 
TOTAL518100.0
248) During the last 12 months, has your congregation been involved in any of the following types of inter-congregational, ecumenical or interfaith activities? Joint service projects with other faith traditions (JTSER_Y3)
TOTAL%
1) Circled16632.0
2) Not circled35268.0
Missing5 
TOTAL518100.0
249) 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) Circled12724.5
2) Not circled39275.5
Missing4 
TOTAL519100.0
250) 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 Unitarian Universalist congregations (COUNC_Y1)
TOTAL%
1) Circled16932.7
2) Not circled34867.3
Missing6 
TOTAL517100.0
251) 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) Circled22743.9
2) Not circled29056.1
Missing6 
TOTAL517100.0
252) 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) Circled21240.9
2) Not circled30659.1
Missing5 
TOTAL518100.0
253) During the last 12 months, our congregation has NOT provided or cooperated in providing: food pantry or soup kitchen (FOOD_NO)
TOTAL%
1) Circled489.2
2) Not circled47190.8
Missing4 
TOTAL519100.0
254) During the last 12 months, our congregation has provided directly: food pantry or soup kitchen (FOOD_Y1)
TOTAL%
1) Circled24146.4
2) Not circled27853.6
Missing4 
TOTAL519100.0
255) 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) Circled33364.3
2) Not circled18535.7
Missing5 
TOTAL518100.0
256) During the last 12 months, our congregation has NOT provided or cooperated in providing: cash or vouchers given to families or individuals (CASH_NO)
TOTAL%
1) Circled20038.5
2) Not circled31961.5
Missing4 
TOTAL519100.0
257) During the last 12 months, our congregation has provided directly: cash or vouchers given to families or individuals (CASH_Y1)
TOTAL%
1) Circled22843.9
2) Not circled29156.1
Missing4 
TOTAL519100.0
258) During the last 12 months, our congregation has cooperated with another congregation, agency or organization in providing: cash or vouchers given to families or individuals (CASH_Y2)
TOTAL%
1) Circled11221.6
2) Not circled40678.4
Missing5 
TOTAL518100.0
259) During the last 12 months, our congregation has NOT provided or cooperated in providing: thrift store or thrift store donations (THRFT_NO)
TOTAL%
1) Circled21942.4
2) Not circled29757.6
Missing7 
TOTAL516100.0
260) During the last 12 months, our congregation has provided directly: thrift store or thrift store donations (THRFT_Y1)
TOTAL%
1) Circled17834.4
2) Not circled33965.6
Missing6 
TOTAL517100.0
261) 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) Circled12824.8
2) Not circled38975.2
Missing6 
TOTAL517100.0
262) During the last 12 months, our congregation has NOT provided or cooperated in providing: temporary or permanent shelter/housing (SHELT_NO)
TOTAL%
1) Circled30959.7
2) Not circled20940.3
Missing5 
TOTAL518100.0
263) During the last 12 months, our congregation has provided directly: temporary or permanent shelter/housing (SHELT_Y1)
TOTAL%
1) Circled7213.9
2) Not circled44786.1
Missing4 
TOTAL519100.0
264) During the last 12 months, our congregation has cooperated with another congregation, agency or organization in providing: temporary or permanent shelter/housing (SHELT_Y2)
TOTAL%
1) Circled14327.6
2) Not circled37572.4
Missing5 
TOTAL518100.0
265) During the last 12 months, our congregation has NOT provided or cooperated in providing: counseling services or support groups (COUNS_NO)
TOTAL%
1) Circled24747.6
2) Not circled27252.4
Missing4 
TOTAL519100.0
266) During the last 12 months, our congregation has provided directly: counseling services or support groups (COUNS_Y1)
TOTAL%
1) Circled18034.7
2) Not circled33965.3
Missing4 
TOTAL519100.0
267) During the last 12 months, our congregation has cooperated with another congregation, agency or organization in providing: temporary or permanent shelter/housing (COUNS_Y2)
TOTAL%
1) Circled9919.1
2) Not circled41980.9
Missing5 
TOTAL518100.0
268) During the last 12 months, our congregation has NOT provided or cooperated in providing: Substance abuse and 12-step recovery programs (RECOV_NO)
TOTAL%
1) Circled33464.5
2) Not circled18435.5
Missing5 
TOTAL518100.0
269) During the last 12 months, our congregation has provided directly: Substance abuse & 12-step recovery programs (RECOV_Y1)
TOTAL%
1) Circled9818.9
2) Not circled42181.1
Missing4 
TOTAL519100.0
270) During the last 12 months, our congregation has cooperated with another congregation, agency or organization in providing: Substance abuse & 12-step recovery programs (RECOV_Y2)
TOTAL%
1) Circled8416.2
2) Not circled43483.8
Missing5 
TOTAL518100.0
271) 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) Circled36269.6
2) Not circled15830.4
Missing3 
TOTAL520100.0
272) During the last 12 months, our congregation has provided directly: Day care, pre-school, before/after-school programs (DAYC_Y1)
TOTAL%
1) Circled6712.9
2) Not circled45187.1
Missing5 
TOTAL518100.0
273) 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) Circled7915.3
2) Not circled43984.7
Missing5 
TOTAL518100.0
274) During the last 12 months, our congregation has NOT provided or cooperated in providing: Tutoring or literacy programs (TUTOR_NO)
TOTAL%
1) Circled37672.3
2) Not circled14427.7
Missing3 
TOTAL520100.0
275) During the last 12 months, our congregation has provided directly: Tutoring or literacy programs (TUTOR_Y1)
TOTAL%
1) Circled7815.1
2) Not circled44084.9
Missing5 
TOTAL518100.0
276) During the last 12 months, our congregation has cooperated with another congregation, agency or organization in providing: Tutoring or literacy programs (TUTOR_Y2)
TOTAL%
1) Circled6412.4
2) Not circled45487.6
Missing5 
TOTAL518100.0
277) During the last 12 months, our congregation has NOT provided or cooperated in providing: Voter registration or voter education (VOTE_NO)
TOTAL%
1) Circled40478.0
2) Not circled11422.0
Missing5 
TOTAL518100.0
278) During the last 12 months, our congregation has provided directly: Voter registration or voter education (VOTE_Y1)
TOTAL%
1) Circled6212.0
2) Not circled45688.0
Missing5 
TOTAL518100.0
279) 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) Circled387.3
2) Not circled48092.7
Missing5 
TOTAL518100.0
280) During the last 12 months, our congregation has NOT provided or cooperated in providing: Organized social issue advocacy (ADVOC_NO)
TOTAL%
1) Circled14227.3
2) Not circled37872.7
Missing3 
TOTAL520100.0
281) During the last 12 months, our congregation has provided directly: Organized social issue advocacy (ADVOC_Y1)
TOTAL%
1) Circled27553.1
2) Not circled24346.9
Missing5 
TOTAL518100.0
282) During the last 12 months, our congregation has cooperated with another congregation, agency or organization in providing: Organized social issue advocacy (ADVOC_Y2)
TOTAL%
1) Circled18335.3
2) Not circled33564.7
Missing5 
TOTAL518100.0
283) During the last 12 months, our congregation has NOT provided or cooperated in providing: Employment counseling, placement or training (WORK_NO)
TOTAL%
1) Circled46288.8
2) Not circled5811.2
Missing3 
TOTAL520100.0
284) During the last 12 months, our congregation has provided directly: Employment counseling, placement or training (WORK_Y1)
TOTAL%
1) Circled142.7
2) Not circled50497.3
Missing5 
TOTAL518100.0
285) 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) Circled224.2
2) Not circled49695.8
Missing5 
TOTAL518100.0
286) During the last 12 months, our congregation has NOT provided or cooperated in providing: Health programs/clinics/health education (HEAL_NO)
TOTAL%
1) Circled39475.8
2) Not circled12624.2
Missing3 
TOTAL520100.0
287) During the last 12 months, our congregation has provided directly: Health programs/clinics/health education (HEAL_Y1)
TOTAL%
1) Circled6312.2
2) Not circled45587.8
Missing5 
TOTAL518100.0
288) 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) Circled509.7
2) Not circled46890.3
Missing5 
TOTAL518100.0
289) During the last 12 months, our congregation has NOT provided or cooperated in providing: Hospital or nursing home facilities (HOSP_NO)
TOTAL%
1) Circled40878.5
2) Not circled11221.5
Missing3 
TOTAL520100.0
290) During the last 12 months, our congregation has provided directly: Hospital or nursing home facilities (HOSP_Y1)
TOTAL%
1) Circled5911.4
2) Not circled45988.6
Missing5 
TOTAL518100.0
291) During the last 12 months, our congregation has cooperated with another congregation, agency or organization in providing: Hospital or nursing home facilities (HOSP_Y2)
TOTAL%
1) Circled356.8
2) Not circled48393.2
Missing5 
TOTAL518100.0
292) During the last 12 months, our congregation has NOT provided or cooperated in providing: Prison ministry or jail ministry (JAIL_NO)
TOTAL%
1) Circled43082.7
2) Not circled9017.3
Missing3 
TOTAL520100.0
293) During the last 12 months, our congregation has provided directly: Prison ministry or jail ministry (JAIL_Y1)
TOTAL%
1) Circled448.5
2) Not circled47491.5
Missing5 
TOTAL518100.0
294) 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) Circled234.4
2) Not circled49595.6
Missing5 
TOTAL518100.0
295) During the last 12 months, our congregation has NOT provided or cooperated in providing: Community organizing (ORG_NO)
TOTAL%
1) Circled28554.8
2) Not circled23545.2
Missing3 
TOTAL520100.0
296) During the last 12 months, our congregation has provided directly: Community organizing (ORG_Y1)
TOTAL%
1) Circled11021.2
2) Not circled40878.8
Missing5 
TOTAL518100.0
297) During the last 12 months, our congregation has cooperated with another congregation, agency or organization in providing: Community organizing (ORG_Y2)
TOTAL%
1) Circled14427.8
2) Not circled37472.2
Missing5 
TOTAL518100.0
298) During the last 12 months, our congregation has NOT provided or cooperated in providing: Program for migrants or immigrants (IMMIG_NO)
TOTAL%
1) Circled43283.2
2) Not circled8716.8
Missing4 
TOTAL519100.0
299) During the last 12 months, our congregation has provided directly: Program for migrants or immigrants (IMMIG_Y1)
TOTAL%
1) Circled367.0
2) Not circled48193.0
Missing6 
TOTAL517100.0
300) 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) Circled336.4
2) Not circled48493.6
Missing6 
TOTAL517100.0
301) During the last 12 months, our congregation has NOT provided or cooperated in providing: Parents and Friends of Lesbians/Gays (PFLAG) (PFLAG_NO)
TOTAL%
1) Circled30659.0
2) Not circled21341.0
Missing4 
TOTAL519100.0
302) During the last 12 months, our congregation has provided directly: Parents and Friends of Lesbians/Gays (PFLAG) (PFLAG_Y1)
TOTAL%
1) Circled12023.1
2) Not circled39976.9
Missing4 
TOTAL519100.0
303) During the last 12 months, our congregation has cooperated with another congregation, agency or organization in providing: Parents and Friends of Lesbians/Gays (PFLAG) (PFLAG_Y2)
TOTAL%
1) Circled8817.0
2) Not circled43083.0
Missing5 
TOTAL518100.0
304) During the last 12 months, our congregation has NOT provided or cooperated in providing: Gay, Lesbian or Transgender groups (GLTB_NO)
TOTAL%
1) Circled23344.9
2) Not circled28655.1
Missing4 
TOTAL519100.0
305) During the last 12 months, our congregation has provided directly: Gay, Lesbian or Transgender groups (GLBT_Y1)
TOTAL%
1) Circled20339.1
2) Not circled31660.9
Missing4 
TOTAL519100.0
306) During the last 12 months, our congregation has cooperated with another congregation, agency or organization in providing: Gay, Lesbian or Transgender groups (GLBT_Y2)
TOTAL%
1) Circled10921.0
2) Not circled40979.0
Missing5 
TOTAL518100.0
307) During the last 12 months, our congregation has NOT provided or cooperated in providing: Other (OTH2_NO)
TOTAL%
1) Circled10020.7
2) Not circled38379.3
Missing40 
TOTAL483100.0
308) During the last 12 months, our congregation has provided directly: Other (OTH2_Y1)
TOTAL%
1) Circled5912.3
2) Not circled42287.7
Missing42 
TOTAL481100.0
309) During the last 12 months, our congregation has cooperated with another congregation, agency or organization in providing: Other (OTH2_Y2)
TOTAL%
1) Circled479.8
2) Not circled43490.2
Missing42 
TOTAL481100.0
310) In a typical month, about how many people do you estimate are served through the services your congregation directly provides? (NUMSERVE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL392127.607252
311) Do you have co-pastors? (COPAST)
TOTAL%
1) Co-pastors53100.0
Missing470 
TOTAL53100.0
312) Is your congregation currently without a minister? (NOPASTOR)
TOTAL%
1) No pastor90100.0
Missing433 
TOTAL90100.0
313) Age of clergy person [Survey Note: If the congregation had co-pastors, these questions were answered for the co-minister whose first name begins with a letter that comes first in the alphabet.] (CLERGAGE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL38751.18310
314) Is your clergy person paid or volunteer? (PD_VOL)
TOTAL%
1) Paid37599.2
2) Volunteer30.8
Missing145 
TOTAL378100.0
315) What is your minister's employment status? (EMPLSTAT)
TOTAL%
1) Full time28273.2
2) Full, supplemented outside61.6
3) Part time9725.2
Missing138 
TOTAL385100.0
316) If PART TIME with your congregation, does your minister serve another congregation? (SERVETWO)
TOTAL%
1) Yes3639.1
2) No5660.9
Missing431 
TOTAL92100.0
317) If PART TIME with your congregation, does your minister work a secular job? (BIVOCAT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes3036.1
2) No5363.9
Missing440 
TOTAL83100.0
318) Clergy's Gender (GENDER)
TOTAL%
1) Male20852.4
2) Female18847.4
3) Transgender10.3
Missing126 
TOTAL397100.0
319) Type of call (TYPECALL)
TOTAL%
1) Regular settled30177.4
2) Temporary/interim4210.8
3) Extension or new cong205.1
4) Consulting266.7
Missing134 
TOTAL389100.0
320) Highest level of secular education of minister (EDUC)
TOTAL%
2) Some college or technical10.3
3) College bachelors degree5715.6
4) Masters degree23965.3
5) Doctoral degree6918.9
Missing157 
TOTAL366100.0
321) Highest level of ministerial education (SEMINARY)
TOTAL%
1) None41.1
2) Certificate or correspondence10.3
3) Bible college or some seminary92.4
4) Seminary masters degree30282.1
5) Post masters seminary degree5214.1
Missing155 
TOTAL368100.0
322) Minister's race or ethnicity (RACEMIN)
TOTAL%
1) American Indian/Alaska native20.5
2) Asian10.3
4) Hispanic or Latino20.5
5) Native Hawaiian, Pacific Islander30.8
6) White38096.7
7) Other51.3
Missing130 
TOTAL393100.0
323) Race/ethnicity: other (OTHRACES)
TOTAL%
1) Black/Latina120.0
2) Celtic120.0
3) European/American/Arab120.0
4) European/Native American120.0
5) Irish120.0
Missing518 
TOTAL5100.0
324) Year this person became your (senior) minister (YRCALLED)
TOTAL%
1963) 10.3
1969) 10.3
1972) 10.3
1973) 10.3
1974) 10.3
1975) 10.3
1977) 20.5
1978) 51.3
1979) 10.3
1980) 10.3
1981) 10.3
1982) 51.3
1983) 41.1
1984) 20.5
1985) 20.5
1986) 112.9
1987) 82.1
1988) 61.6
1989) 112.9
1990) 112.9
1991) 102.7
1992) 215.6
1993) 154.0
1994) 236.2
1995) 246.4
1996) 338.8
1997) 349.1
1998) 4111.0
1999) 8823.6
2000) 82.1
Missing150 
TOTAL373100.0
325) How well would most of your members say the following statements describe your (senior) minister?: Good Preacher (PREACHER)
TOTAL%
1) Very well16742.9
2) Quite well19349.6
3) Somewhat287.2
4) Slightly10.3
Missing134 
TOTAL389100.0
326) How well would most of your members say the following statements describe your (senior) minister?: Knows how to get people to work together (TEAMBLD)
TOTAL%
1) Very well11229.2
2) Quite well18147.3
3) Somewhat8221.4
4) Slightly82.1
Missing140 
TOTAL383100.0
327) How well would most of your members say the following statements describe your (senior) minister?: Effective administrator (ADMINIST)
TOTAL%
1) Very well6517.2
2) Quite well16443.4
3) Somewhat12533.1
4) Slightly225.8
5) Not at all20.5
Missing145 
TOTAL378100.0
328) How well would most of your members say the following statements describe your (senior) minister?: Cares about people (CARING)
TOTAL%
1) Very well24062.0
2) Quite well12432.0
3) Somewhat184.7
4) Slightly51.3
Missing136 
TOTAL387100.0
329) How well would most of your members say the following statements describe your (senior) minister?: Charismatic leader (CHARISMA)
TOTAL%
1) Very well5815.1
2) Quite well14738.2
3) Somewhat12833.2
4) Slightly4611.9
5) Not at all61.6
Missing138 
TOTAL385100.0
330) How well would most of your members say the following statements describe your (senior) minister?: Has a close relationship with God or Holy (CLOSEGOD)
TOTAL%
1) Very well5313.9
2) Quite well14237.3
3) Somewhat12332.3
4) Slightly4511.8
5) Not at all184.7
Missing142 
TOTAL381100.0
331) How well would most of your members say the following statements describe your (senior) minister?: Generates enthusiasm (GENENTHU)
TOTAL%
1) Very well11028.4
2) Quite well18547.7
3) Somewhat8521.9
4) Slightly71.8
5) Not at all10.3
Missing135 
TOTAL388100.0
332) How well would most of your members say the following statements describe your (senior) minister?: Has a clear vision for the congregation (VISION)
TOTAL%
1) Very well12432.2
2) Quite well18648.3
3) Somewhat6717.4
4) Slightly82.1
Missing138 
TOTAL385100.0
333) How well would most of your members say the following statements describe your (senior) minister?: Knows how to get things done (EFFECTIV)
TOTAL%
1) Very well8822.8
2) Quite well18848.7
3) Somewhat9825.4
4) Slightly123.1
Missing137 
TOTAL386100.0
334) How well would most of your members say the following statements describe your (senior) minister?: Knows the Bible (KNOWSBIB)
TOTAL%
1) Very well5213.6
2) Quite well12733.2
3) Somewhat13134.3
4) Slightly6918.1
5) Not at all30.8
Missing141 
TOTAL382100.0
335) How well would most of your members say the following statements describe your (senior) minister?: Mediates conflict (MEDIATOR)
TOTAL%
1) Very well5815.2
2) Quite well17345.3
3) Somewhat12031.4
4) Slightly307.9
5) Not at all10.3
Missing141 
TOTAL382100.0
336) How well would most of your members say the following statements describe your (senior) minister?: Hard worker (HARDWORK)
TOTAL%
1) Very well20252.1
2) Quite well13935.8
3) Somewhat4010.3
4) Slightly71.8
Missing135 
TOTAL388100.0
337) How well would most of your members say the following statements describe your (senior) minister?: Evangelistic (EVANGELI)
TOTAL%
1) Very well318.2
2) Quite well9725.5
3) Somewhat11530.3
4) Slightly9123.9
5) Not at all4612.1
Missing143 
TOTAL380100.0
338) How well would most of your members say the following statements describe your (senior) minister?: Effective teacher (TEACHER)
TOTAL%
1) Very well10126.2
2) Quite well21054.4
3) Somewhat6516.8
4) Slightly92.3
5) Not at all10.3
Missing137 
TOTAL386100.0
339) How well would most of your members say the following statements describe your (senior) minister?: Models the 7 UU Principles (MODELSUU)
TOTAL%
1) Very well14738.5
2) Quite well18648.7
3) Somewhat4010.5
4) Slightly82.1
5) Not at all10.3
Missing141 
TOTAL382100.0
340) How many (senior) ministers, including the current one, have served this congregation during the past 10 years? (HISTORY)
TOTAL%
0) 7915.9
1) 14228.6
2) 13627.4
3) 8416.9
4) 367.3
5) 142.8
6) 40.8
9) 10.2
Missing27 
TOTAL496100.0
341) How many years did the previous (senior) minister serve this congregation? (PREVMIN)
TOTAL%
0) 6214.0
1) 398.8
2) 4911.1
3) 4810.8
4) 306.8
5) 337.4
6) 184.1
7) 388.6
8) 184.1
9) 112.5
10) 235.2
11) 112.5
12) 61.4
13) 92.0
14) 20.5
15) 71.6
16) 40.9
17) 30.7
18) 30.7
20) 40.9
21) 10.2
22) 20.5
23) 40.9
24) 20.5
25) 20.5
27) 10.2
30) 20.5
32) 10.2
34) 10.2
35) 10.2
37) 20.5
38) 30.7
40) 20.5
42) 10.2
Missing80 
TOTAL443100.0
342) How many paid, ministerial staff and program staff does this congregation have, including the current (senior) minister?: Full Time, paid (TOTFULL)
TOTAL%
0) 10325.9
1) 21253.4
2) 4310.8
3) 266.5
4) 30.8
5) 51.3
6) 10.3
7) 10.3
11) 20.5
15) 10.3
Missing126 
TOTAL397100.0
343) How many paid, ministerial staff and program staff does this congregation have, including the current (senior) minister?: Part Time, paid (TOTPART)
TOTAL%
0) 8218.0
1) 12627.6
2) 9621.1
3) 7516.4
4) 337.2
5) 173.7
6) 132.9
7) 92.0
8) 10.2
9) 20.4
10) 10.2
13) 10.2
Missing67 
TOTAL456100.0
344) How easy or difficult is it for your church to recruit people for volunteer leadership roles? (LAYVOLS)
TOTAL%
1) No problem7815.1
2) Continual challenge, but we make it37171.8
3) Cannot find enough6813.2
Missing6 
TOTAL517100.0
345) During the last five years has your congregation experienced any disagreements or conflicts in the following areas?: Theology (THEOLOGY)
TOTAL%
1) No26552.3
2) Yes, very serious153.0
3) Yes, moderately serious8316.4
4) Yes, not very serious14428.4
Missing16 
TOTAL507100.0
346) During the last five years has your congregation experienced any disagreements or conflicts in the following areas?: Money/Finances/Budget (MONEY)
TOTAL%
1) No17734.8
2) Yes, very serious387.5
3) Yes, moderately serious14628.7
4) Yes, not very serious14829.1
Missing14 
TOTAL509100.0
347) During the last five years has your congregation experienced any disagreements or conflicts in the following areas?: How worship is conducted (WORSHIP)
TOTAL%
1) No21842.7
2) Yes, very serious193.7
3) Yes, moderately serious8115.9
4) Yes, not very serious19337.8
Missing12 
TOTAL511100.0
348) During the last five years has your congregation experienced any disagreements or conflicts in the following areas?: Program/mission priorities or emphases (PROGRAM)
TOTAL%
1) No22544.6
2) Yes, very serious214.2
3) Yes, moderately serious9218.3
4) Yes, not very serious16632.9
Missing19 
TOTAL504100.0
349) During the last five years has your congregation experienced any disagreements or conflicts in the following areas?: Who should make a decision (AUTHORIT)
TOTAL%
1) No23245.3
2) Yes, very serious499.6
3) Yes, moderately serious10119.7
4) Yes, not very serious13025.4
Missing11 
TOTAL512100.0
350) During the last five years has your congregation experienced any disagreements or conflicts in the following areas?: Minister's leadership style (LEADSTYL)
TOTAL%
1) No23649.4
2) Yes, very serious9219.2
3) Yes, moderately serious7315.3
4) Yes, not very serious7716.1
Missing45 
TOTAL478100.0
351) During the last five years has your congregation experienced any disagreements or conflicts in the following areas?: Minister's personal behavior (MIN_BEHA)
TOTAL%
1) No33972.1
2) Yes, very serious428.9
3) Yes, moderately serious296.2
4) Yes, not very serious6012.8
Missing53 
TOTAL470100.0
352) During the last five years has your congregation experienced any disagreements or conflicts in the following areas?: Member's personal behavior (LAY_BEHA)
TOTAL%
1) No22144.0
2) Yes, very serious5210.4
3) Yes, moderately serious11222.3
4) Yes, not very serious11723.3
Missing21 
TOTAL502100.0
353) During the last five years has your congregation experienced any disagreements or conflicts in the following areas?: Other problems (OTHPROB)
TOTAL%
1) No4132.8
2) Yes, very serious3931.2
3) Yes, moderately serious3024.0
4) Yes, not very serious1512.0
Missing398 
TOTAL125100.0
354) During the last five years, has your congregation experienced any disagreements or conflicts in the following area? - List of "Other" areas (PROBLEMS)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL6926.7117
355) If your congregation experienced serious conflict in any of the above areas in the past five years, was the conflict resolved or does it still affect the life of your congregation? (CONFLICT)
TOTAL%
1) Resolved w/ no neg. conseq.7920.0
2) Resolved w/ some neg. conseq.19148.4
3) Some non-serious conflict persists10326.1
4) Still in serious conflict225.6
Missing128 
TOTAL395100.0
356) When your congregation purchases worship, educational, stewardship, publicity, etc. materials or supplies, does it purchase them from: (BUYDENOM)
TOTAL%
1) Exclusively within denomination5811.3
2) Primarily from within denomination37272.2
3) Even balance7013.6
4) Primarily outside denomination132.5
5) Exclusively outside denomination20.4
Missing8 
TOTAL515100.0
357) Which one of the following statements best describes your congregation: "Our congregation has definite expectations for members that are consistently reinforced"; "Our congregation has fairly clear expectations for members, but the enforcement of these expectations is not very consistent"; or "Our congregation has only implicit expectations for members that are seldom, if ever, enforced." (MEMBEXP)
TOTAL%
1) Explicit and strictly enforced7514.5
2) Fairly clear but not strictly enforced24146.7
3) Implicit but seldom enforced20038.8
Missing7 
TOTAL516100.0
358) Does your congregation have a mission or vision statement? (MISS_VIS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes41981.2
2) No9718.8
Missing7 
TOTAL516100.0
359) True or False: Most members know the mission/vision statement (WELLKNOW)
TOTAL%
1) True18944.6
2) False23555.4
Missing99 
TOTAL424100.0
360) True or False: The mission/vision statement is displayed publicly (DISPLAY)
TOTAL%
1) True25059.1
2) False17340.9
Missing100 
TOTAL423100.0
361) True or False: The mission/vision statement has been used to determine spending priorities (SPENDING)
TOTAL%
1) True17040.5
2) False25059.5
Missing103 
TOTAL420100.0
362) True or False: The statement has been used to resolve disputes (CONF_RES)
TOTAL%
1) True10424.9
2) False31375.1
Missing106 
TOTAL417100.0
363) True or False: The statement has been reviewed within the last 3 years (VREVIEW)
TOTAL%
1) True25860.8
2) False16639.2
Missing99 
TOTAL424100.0
364) How would you describe your congregation's financial health currently? (FINAN00)
TOTAL%
1) Excellent10319.8
2) Good17934.5
3) Tight17834.3
4) In some difficulty479.1
5) In serious difficulty122.3
Missing4 
TOTAL519100.0
365) How would you describe your congregation's financial health 5 years ago (1995)? (FINAN95)
TOTAL%
1) Excellent295.9
2) Good11823.8
3) Tight21944.2
4) In some difficulty10220.6
5) In serious difficulty275.5
Missing28 
TOTAL495100.0
366) Approximately how much income did your congregation receive last year from all sources? (TOTINCOM)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL499167234.953294840
367) Approximately what percentage of your church's total income last year was received from endowments or investments? (ENDOWPCT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL49911.00418
368) Approximately what percentage of your congregation's total expenditures were for all staff salaries and benefits for the following year? (SALARY)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL4871731.74437205
369) Approximately what percentage of your congregation's total expenditures were for congregation operations (including building and grounds, utilities, mortgage, insurance, equipment, etc.) for the following year? (OPER_EXP)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL487844.60518027
370) Approximately what percentage of your congregation's total expenditures were for capital improvements (new buildings, renovations, etc.) for the following year? (CAPITAL)
TOTAL%
0) 18146.6
1) 225.7
2) 225.7
3) 205.2
4) 112.8
5) 287.2
6) 41.0
7) 30.8
8) 82.1
9) 41.0
10) 174.4
12) 30.8
13) 51.3
14) 30.8
15) 61.5
16) 10.3
17) 10.3
18) 10.3
19) 10.3
20) 92.3
21) 10.3
22) 20.5
23) 10.3
24) 20.5
25) 41.0
27) 30.8
28) 20.5
30) 30.8
32) 10.3
35) 20.5
37) 10.3
40) 61.5
41) 10.3
42) 10.3
54) 10.3
60) 10.3
67) 10.3
71) 10.3
79) 20.5
80) 10.3
350) 10.3
Missing135 
TOTAL388100.0
371) Approximately what percentage of your congregation's total expenditures were for program support and materials (for church school, evangelism, fellowship, etc.) for the following year? (PROG_EXP)
TOTAL%
0) 316.6
1) 194.1
2) 326.9
3) 296.2
4) 255.4
5) 6113.1
6) 326.9
7) 234.9
8) 204.3
9) 143.0
10) 5612.0
11) 102.1
12) 102.1
13) 71.5
14) 102.1
15) 234.9
16) 20.4
17) 20.4
18) 40.9
19) 51.1
20) 61.3
21) 10.2
22) 10.2
24) 20.4
25) 91.9
26) 20.4
27) 40.9
28) 20.4
30) 30.6
35) 20.4
37) 10.2
38) 20.4
39) 10.2
40) 30.6
43) 10.2
44) 10.2
45) 10.2
50) 20.4
55) 10.2
60) 30.6
62) 10.2
70) 10.2
100) 10.2
150) 10.2
Missing56 
TOTAL467100.0
372) Approximately what percentage of your congregation's total expenditures were for UUA Annual Fund and District Dues for the following year? (DENOM)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL475179.6333728
373) Approximately what percentage of your congregation's total expenditures were for other local mission work (not through your Association or Conference) for the following year? (LOCALMIS)
TOTAL%
0) 13240.4
.06) 10.3
.1) 30.9
.2) 30.9
.4) 20.6
.5) 51.5
.6) 20.6
.8) 10.3
1) 6319.3
1.1) 10.3
1.3) 10.3
1.5) 20.6
2) 3911.9
2.1) 10.3
3) 164.9
3.8) 10.3
4) 92.8
5) 226.7
6) 10.3
7) 51.5
9) 30.9
10) 41.2
12) 10.3
13) 10.3
15) 20.6
17) 10.3
20) 10.3
26) 10.3
40) 10.3
45) 10.3
500) 10.3
Missing196 
TOTAL327100.0
374) Approximately what percentage of your congregation's total expenditures were for other national and international work and programs (not through UUA, e.g. Unitarian Universalist Service Committee) for the following year? (INT_NAT)
TOTAL%
0) 18160.9
1) 5418.2
2) 258.4
3) 134.4
4) 62.0
5) 82.7
7) 20.7
8) 10.3
10) 51.7
18) 10.3
200) 10.3
Missing226 
TOTAL297100.0
375) Approximately what percentage of your congregation's total expenditures were for subsidies to school, day care or before/after school program for the following year? (SCH_SUBS)
TOTAL%
0) 24188.9
1) 93.3
2) 62.2
3) 10.4
4) 10.4
5) 41.5
6) 10.4
9) 20.7
10) 31.1
12) 10.4
13) 10.4
25) 10.4
Missing252 
TOTAL271100.0
376) Approximately what percentage of your congregation's total expenditures were for money put into reserve/endowments/investments for the following year? (RESERVE)
TOTAL%
0) 14746.7
1) 299.2
2) 154.8
3) 123.8
4) 61.9
5) 3310.5
6) 92.9
7) 31.0
8) 61.9
9) 31.0
10) 206.3
12) 20.6
13) 31.0
15) 20.6
17) 31.0
19) 10.3
20) 41.3
22) 10.3
24) 10.3
25) 31.0
27) 20.6
31) 10.3
34) 10.3
38) 10.3
40) 41.3
42) 10.3
58) 10.3
80) 10.3
Missing208 
TOTAL315100.0
377) Approximately what percentage of your congregation's total expenditures were for other expenditures for the following year? (OTHERPCT)
TOTAL%
0) 7429.4
1) 2610.3
2) 207.9
3) 83.2
4) 135.2
5) 239.1
6) 114.4
7) 52.0
8) 52.0
9) 31.2
10) 124.8
11) 62.4
12) 31.2
13) 41.6
14) 41.6
15) 31.2
16) 10.4
17) 31.2
18) 10.4
20) 41.6
21) 20.8
23) 20.8
24) 20.8
25) 31.2
26) 20.8
28) 10.4
30) 10.4
31) 10.4
34) 10.4
35) 20.8
37) 10.4
40) 31.2
60) 10.4
90) 10.4
Missing271 
TOTAL252100.0
378) Approximate total dollar amount of expenditures (of all the above expenditures) (TOTALEXP)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL497163806.211223699
379) Does your congregation have a formal written budget? (BUDGET)
TOTAL%
1) Yes50396.9
2) No163.1
Missing4 
TOTAL519100.0
380) I-SIZPLACE: How would you describe the place where your congregation's primary worship building is located? (for use with online analysis) (I-SIZPLACE)
TOTAL%
1) Rural295.6
2) Town less than 10,0008416.3
3) City: 10,000 to 49,99915329.7
4) City: 50,000 to 249,99912724.7
5) City: 250,000+12223.7
Missing8 
TOTAL515100.0
381) I-LIBCONS: How would you describe the basic theological outlook of the majority of your regularly participating adults? (for use with online analysis) (I-LIBCONS)
TOTAL%
1) Very conservative61.2
2) Somewhat conservative71.4
3) Moderate387.4
4) Somewhat liberal23345.3
5) Very liberal23044.7
Missing9 
TOTAL514100.0
382) I-SUNATTAM: What is the total attendance for all services held on this day/time on a typical weekend?: Sunday a.m. (recoded for use with online analysis) (I-SUNATTAM)
TOTAL%
1) 0-5017836.6
2) 51-10014229.2
3) 101-25013026.7
4) 251-400265.3
5) 401-600102.1
Missing37 
TOTAL486100.0