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

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All frequencies are raw numbers (no weights used).
1) ID number - Unique ID number to aggregate data by congregation. Cases starting with an M are for the United Methodist random sample. (ID)
2) Congregation ID - Unique ID number to aggregate data by congregation. Cases starting with an M are for the United Methodist random sample. (CONGREGA)
3) Sample (SAMPLE)
TOTAL%
5) Methodist181100.0
TOTAL181100.0
4) What is the approximate seating capacity of the space where your largest worship service is held? (CAPACITY)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL177287.079753
5) In what year was your congregation officially founded? (FOUNDED)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1691883.69845
6) In what year did your congregation begin worshiping at its current location? (CURRLOCA)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1591918.18945
7) Is your congregation's primary worship service held in a church, temple, mosque, or some other kind of building? (BUILDING)
TOTAL%
1) A church17798.9
6) A school building10.6
10) Other (specify)10.6
Missing2 
TOTAL179100.0
8) Does this building belong to your congregation or does it belong to another group that loans or rents space to you? (BLDBLONG)
TOTAL%
1) Building belongs to our congregation or denomination17698.9
2) Building belongs to another group, and we rent the space10.6
3) Building belongs to another group, but we do not pay rent or fees10.6
Missing3 
TOTAL178100.0
9) Is your congregation formally affiliated with a denomination, convention, or some similar kind of association? (AFFIL)
TOTAL%
1) Yes179100.0
Missing2 
TOTAL179100.0
10) If yes, what are the names of all denominations or other associations that your congregation belongs to? (See summary documentation for category labels.) (NMEDNOM1)
TOTAL%
150) Free Methodist Church of North America10.6
155) United Methodist Church17797.8
224) United Church Of Christ31.7
TOTAL181100.0
11) If yes, what are the names of all denominations or other associations that your congregation belongs to? (See summary documentation for category labels.) (NMEDNOM2)
TOTAL%
204) Presbyterian Church USA2100.0
Missing179 
TOTAL2100.0
12) If yes, what are the names of all denominations or other associations that your congregation belongs to? (See summary documentation for category labels.) (NMEDNOM3)
TOTAL%
3) Church Of God General Conference150.0
171) North American Old Roman Catholic Church150.0
Missing179 
TOTAL2100.0
13) Is your congregation affiliated with any local association of congregations such as a local council of churches? (COUNCIL)
TOTAL%
1) Yes9454.3
2) No7241.6
3) Not sure74.0
Missing8 
TOTAL173100.0
14) How many people are associated in any way with the religious life of this congregation--counting both adults and children, counting both regular and irregular participants, counting both official or registered members and also participating nonmembers? What is the total number of persons associated with this congregation to any degree at all? (RELGLIFE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL171409.585768
15) How many people--counting both adults and children--regularly participate in the religious life of your congregation--whether or not they are officially members of your congregation? (PARTNO1)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL176224.347772
16) How many adults--people 18 years or older--regularly participate in the religious life of your congregation? (PARTNO2)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL175156.52467
17) How many children in the following age group regularly participate in the activities of this congregation? Under 5 years. (CHILD1)
TOTAL%
0) None84.7
1) 158.9
2) 169.5
3) 158.9
4) 95.3
5) 2213.0
6) 74.1
7) 63.6
8) 63.6
9) 31.8
10) 158.9
12) 53.0
13) 10.6
14) 31.8
15) 116.5
17) 10.6
20) 42.4
21) 10.6
24) 21.2
25) 42.4
30) 42.4
35) 10.6
40) 21.2
43) 10.6
45) 21.2
60) 10.6
75) 10.6
120) 10.6
150) 10.6
225) 10.6
Missing12 
TOTAL169100.0
18) How many children in the following age group regularly participate in the activities of this congregation? 5 to 11 years. (CHILD2)
TOTAL%
0) None42.3
1) 63.4
2) 31.7
3) 126.9
4) 137.4
5) 105.7
6) 95.1
7) 63.4
8) 116.3
9) 52.9
10) 95.1
11) 52.9
12) 63.4
13) 42.3
14) 31.7
15) 74.0
16) 21.1
17) 10.6
18) 21.1
19) 21.1
20) 116.3
21) 10.6
22) 10.6
23) 21.1
24) 31.7
25) 42.3
28) 21.1
30) 84.6
32) 10.6
35) 31.7
40) 21.1
45) 21.1
49) 10.6
50) 42.3
55) 21.1
60) 21.1
80) 10.6
87) 10.6
99) 10.6
100) 10.6
150) 10.6
226) 10.6
Missing6 
TOTAL175100.0
19) How many children in the following age group regularly participate in the activities of this congregation? 12 to 18 years. (CHILD3)
TOTAL%
0) 74.1
1) 105.8
2) 148.1
3) 31.7
4) 137.6
5) 127.0
6) 74.1
7) 52.9
8) 74.1
9) 10.6
10) 179.9
12) 52.9
13) 21.2
14) 42.3
15) 84.7
16) 10.6
17) 10.6
18) 31.7
20) 137.6
22) 10.6
24) 21.2
25) 31.7
28) 21.2
29) 10.6
30) 52.9
32) 21.2
35) 42.3
40) 31.7
44) 10.6
49) 10.6
50) 21.2
55) 10.6
58) 10.6
60) 42.3
64) 10.6
71) 10.6
75) 21.2
188) 10.6
350) 10.6
Missing9 
TOTAL172100.0
20) So far this year (2001), what is your best estimate of average weekly attendance at worship services for this congregation? If you have more than one worship service, record the average attendance for all services combined. (ATTEND01)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL178135.275192
21) For the year 2000, what is your best estimate of average weekly attendance at worship services for this congregation? If you have more than one worship service, record the average attendance for all services combined. (ATTEND00)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL180134.817198
22) For the year 1999, what is your best estimate of average weekly attendance at worship services for this congregation? If you have more than one worship service, record the average attendance for all services combined. (ATTEND99)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL170136.029202
23) For the year 1998, what is your best estimate of average weekly attendance at worship services for this congregation? If you have more than one worship service, record the average attendance for all services combined. (ATTEND98)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL166141.687220
24) For the year 1997, what is your best estimate of average weekly attendance at worship services for this congregation? If you have more than one worship service, record the average attendance for all services combined. (ATTEND97)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL162132.802194
25) For the year 1996, what is your best estimate of average weekly attendance at worship services for this congregation? If you have more than one worship service, record the average attendance for all services combined. (ATTEND96)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL156129.019184
26) In the last 12 months, has this congregation done the following to reach out to nonmembers? - Mailed or distributed newsletters, letters, or flyers. (NNMBNWSL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked5027.9
1) Checked12972.1
Missing2 
TOTAL179100.0
27) In the last 12 months, has this congregation done the following to reach out to nonmembers? - Placed a paid ad in a newspaper or magazine. (NNMBPDAD)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked8245.8
1) Checked9754.2
Missing2 
TOTAL179100.0
28) In the last 12 months, has this congregation done the following to reach out to nonmembers? - Advertised on the radio or TV. (NNMBTV)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked14178.8
1) Checked3821.2
Missing2 
TOTAL179100.0
29) In the last 12 months, has this congregation done the following to reach out to nonmembers? - Placed a paid ad in the phone book or yellow pages. (NNMBPH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked12167.6
1) Checked5832.4
Missing2 
TOTAL179100.0
30) In the last 12 months, has this congregation done the following to reach out to nonmembers? - Established or maintained a web site for the congregation. (NNMBWEB)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked10860.3
1) Checked7139.7
Missing2 
TOTAL179100.0
31) In the last 12 months, has this congregation done the following to reach out to nonmembers? - Had an activity (fair, chili supper) to meet people in the neighborhood. (NNMBACT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked7743.0
1) Checked10257.0
Missing2 
TOTAL179100.0
32) In the last 12 months, has this congregation done the following to reach out to nonmembers? - Conducted or used a survey of the community. (NNMBSUR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked15586.6
1) Checked2413.4
Missing2 
TOTAL179100.0
33) In the last 12 months, has this congregation done the following to reach out to nonmembers? - Encouraged people already in the congregation to invite a new person. (NNMBINV)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked2212.3
1) Checked15787.7
Missing2 
TOTAL179100.0
34) In the last 12 months, has this congregation done the following to reach out to nonmembers? - Tried to identify and contact people who recently moved into the area. (NNMBPEO)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked10458.1
1) Checked7541.9
Missing2 
TOTAL179100.0
35) In the last 12 months, has this congregation done the following to reach out to nonmembers? - Sponsored or participated in an outreach service or other public event intended to bring people into your congregation. (NNMBOUT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked10659.2
1) Checked7340.8
Missing2 
TOTAL179100.0
36) In the last 12 months, has this congregation done the following to reach out to nonmembers? - Sent a letter or other material to people who visited your congregation. (NNMBLET)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked5430.2
1) Checked12569.8
Missing2 
TOTAL179100.0
37) In the last 12 months, has this congregation done the following to reach out to nonmembers? - Had someone from your congregation telephone people who visited your congregation. (NNMBTEL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked10357.5
1) Checked7642.5
Missing2 
TOTAL179100.0
38) In the last 12 months, has this congregation done the following to reach out to nonmembers? - Had someone from your congregation go to the home of people who visited your congregation. (NNMBHOM)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked9452.5
1) Checked8547.5
Missing2 
TOTAL179100.0
39) In the last 12 months, has this congregation done the following to reach out to nonmembers? - Had a special committee to work on recruiting new members. (NNMBNMC)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked12469.3
1) Checked5530.7
Missing2 
TOTAL179100.0
40) How often is this congregation's building or facilities used or rented by community groups not connected to the congregation? (RENTFAC)
TOTAL%
1) Daily or most days4424.7
2) At least weekly4525.3
3) At least monthly2011.2
4) Occasionally4927.5
5) Never2011.2
Missing3 
TOTAL178100.0
41) Does this congregation's worship services focus on particular group(s) of people? - No, our concern is general. (FOCUSGEN)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked158.4
1) Checked16491.6
Missing2 
TOTAL179100.0
42) Does this congregation's worship services focus on particular group(s) of people? - Yes, certain age groups (older adults, young people) (FOCUSAGE)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked16290.5
1) Checked179.5
Missing2 
TOTAL179100.0
43) Does this congregation's worship services focus on particular group(s) of people? - Yes, certain language or racial-ethnic groups (FOCUSRAC)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked17798.9
1) Checked21.1
Missing2 
TOTAL179100.0
44) Does this congregation's worship services focus on particular group(s) of people? - Yes, certain groups with a common concern or interest (artists, campers, resort residents) (FOCUSCOM)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked179100.0
Missing2 
TOTAL179100.0
45) Does this congregation's worship services focus on particular group(s) of people? - Yes, certain groups with similar lifestyles (singles, homosexuals) (FOCUSSL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked17899.4
1) Checked10.6
Missing2 
TOTAL179100.0
46) Does this congregation's worship services focus on particular group(s) of people? - Yes, certain socio-economic groups (blue collar, public housing residents, upper income) (FOCUSSES)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked17195.5
1) Checked84.5
Missing2 
TOTAL179100.0
47) Does this congregation's worship services focus on particular group(s) of people? - Yes, another type of group (please specify) (FOCUSOTH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked17698.3
1) Checked31.7
Missing2 
TOTAL179100.0
48) In the past 12 months, did your congregation provide the following service for your own congregation's members or for people in the community? - Housing for senior citizens (nursing homes, assisted living) (SERVHOSC)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked17296.1
1) Checked73.9
Missing2 
TOTAL179100.0
49) In the past 12 months, did your congregation provide the following service for your own congregation's members or for people in the community? - Housing for other groups (crisis, youth shelters, homeless, students) (SERVHOTH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked15385.5
1) Checked2614.5
Missing2 
TOTAL179100.0
50) In the past 12 months, did your congregation provide the following service for your own congregation's members or for people in the community? - Other senior citizen programs or assistance (Meals on Wheels, transportation) (SERVOTPR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked11765.4
1) Checked6234.6
Missing2 
TOTAL179100.0
51) In the past 12 months, did your congregation provide the following service for your own congregation's members or for people in the community? - Prison or jail ministry (SERVPRSN)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked14178.8
1) Checked3821.2
Missing2 
TOTAL179100.0
52) In the past 12 months, did your congregation provide the following service for your own congregation's members or for people in the community? - Care for persons with disabilities (skills training, respite care, home care) (SERVDISB)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked16089.4
1) Checked1910.6
Missing2 
TOTAL179100.0
53) In the past 12 months, did your congregation provide the following service for your own congregation's members or for people in the community? - Counseling or support groups (marriage or bereavement counseling, parenting programs, women's groups) (SERVCNWM)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked10458.1
1) Checked7541.9
Missing2 
TOTAL179100.0
54) In the past 12 months, did your congregation provide the following service for your own congregation's members or for people in the community? - Substance abuse or 12-step recovery programs (SERVSBAB)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked15284.9
1) Checked2715.1
Missing2 
TOTAL179100.0
55) In the past 12 months, did your congregation provide the following service for your own congregation's members or for people in the community? - Day care, preschool, before or after-school programs (SERVDYCR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked12067.0
1) Checked5933.0
Missing2 
TOTAL179100.0
56) In the past 12 months, did your congregation provide the following service for your own congregation's members or for people in the community? - Elementary school (SERVELEM)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked17597.8
1) Checked42.2
Missing2 
TOTAL179100.0
57) In the past 12 months, did your congregation provide the following service for your own congregation's members or for people in the community? - Other programs for children and youth (job training, literacy program, scouting, sports) (SERVCHLD)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked10357.5
1) Checked7642.5
Missing2 
TOTAL179100.0
58) In the past 12 months, did your congregation provide the following service for your own congregation's members or for people in the community? - Emergency relief or material assistance (food, clothes for the needy) (SERVEMER)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked4122.9
1) Checked13877.1
Missing2 
TOTAL179100.0
59) In the past 12 months, did your congregation provide the following service for your own congregation's members or for people in the community? - Health-related programs and activities (blood drives, screenings, health education) (SERVHLTH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked11664.8
1) Checked6335.2
Missing2 
TOTAL179100.0
60) In the past 12 months, did your congregation provide the following service for your own congregation's members or for people in the community? - Immigrant support activities (English as a second language, refugee support, interpreting service) (SERVIMMG)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked16491.6
1) Checked158.4
Missing2 
TOTAL179100.0
61) In the past 12 months, did your congregation provide the following service for your own congregation's members or for people in the community? - Activities for unemployed people (preparation for job seeking, skills training) (SERVUNEM)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked17698.3
1) Checked31.7
Missing2 
TOTAL179100.0
62) In the past 12 months, did your congregation provide the following service for your own congregation's members or for people in the community? - Voter registration or voter education (SERVVOTE)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked15486.0
1) Checked2514.0
Missing2 
TOTAL179100.0
63) In the past 12 months, did your congregation provide the following service for your own congregation's members or for people in the community? - Community organizing or neighborhood action groups (SERVCOMM)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked15687.2
1) Checked2312.8
Missing2 
TOTAL179100.0
64) In the past 12 months, did your congregation provide the following service for your own congregation's members or for people in the community? - Political or social justice activities (civil rights, human rights) (SERVPOL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked16391.1
1) Checked168.9
Missing2 
TOTAL179100.0
65) In the past 12 months, did your congregation provide the following service for your own congregation's members or for people in the community? - Animal welfare or environmental activities (SERVANIM)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked17597.8
1) Checked42.2
Missing2 
TOTAL179100.0
66) In the past 12 months, did your congregation provide the following service for your own congregation's members or for people in the community? - Other welfare, community service, or social action activities not mentioned above (SERVOWEL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked13575.4
1) Checked4424.6
Missing2 
TOTAL179100.0
67) In the past 12 months, did your congregation provide the following service for your own congregation's members or for people in the community? - Sporting activities or teams (intramural teams) (SERVSPRT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked14581.0
1) Checked3419.0
Missing2 
TOTAL179100.0
68) In the past 12 months, did your congregation provide the following service for your own congregation's members or for people in the community? - Arts, music, or cultural activities or programs (SERVART)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked13273.7
1) Checked4726.3
Missing2 
TOTAL179100.0
69) In the past 12 months, did your congregation provide the following service for your own congregation's members or for people in the community? - Hobby or craft groups (SERVHOB)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked14178.8
1) Checked3821.2
Missing2 
TOTAL179100.0
70) In the past 12 months, did your congregation provide the following service for your own congregation's members or for people in the community? - Other social, recreational, or leisure activities (SERVSOC)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked9251.4
1) Checked8748.6
Missing2 
TOTAL179100.0
71) Does your congregation have religious education classes, Sunday school, or Sabbath school for any of the following age group? -Religious education classes for children 11 years of age and younger (RELED11)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked2011.2
1) Checked15988.8
Missing2 
TOTAL179100.0
72) Does your congregation have religious education classes, Sunday school, or Sabbath school for any of the following age group? - Religious education classes for youth, 12-18 years of age (RELED12)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked3720.7
1) Checked14279.3
Missing2 
TOTAL179100.0
73) Does your congregation have religious education classes, Sunday school, or Sabbath school for any of the following age group? - Religious education classes for adults (RELEDAD)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked179.5
1) Checked16290.5
Missing2 
TOTAL179100.0
74) Does your congregation have religious education classes, Sunday school, or Sabbath school for any of the following age group? - No religious education classes (RELEDNO)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked17497.2
1) Checked52.8
Missing2 
TOTAL179100.0
75) [ASK ONLY IF RELED11, RELED12, OR RELEDAD=1] How many children (11 years and younger) attend at least one of these classes in a typical week? (RELEDCH)
TOTAL%
0) 53.3
2) 42.6
3) 74.6
4) 85.3
5) 138.6
6) 96.0
7) 53.3
8) 74.6
9) 42.6
10) 64.0
12) 42.6
13) 21.3
14) 21.3
15) 96.0
16) 21.3
17) 10.7
18) 42.6
19) 10.7
20) 74.6
22) 10.7
24) 21.3
25) 117.3
26) 10.7
27) 10.7
28) 10.7
30) 74.6
33) 10.7
35) 42.6
38) 21.3
40) 10.7
50) 74.6
51) 10.7
55) 10.7
70) 10.7
75) 10.7
85) 10.7
90) 10.7
100) 10.7
120) 21.3
150) 10.7
300) 10.7
451) 10.7
Missing30 
TOTAL151100.0
76) [ASK ONLY IF RELED11, RELED12, OR RELEDAD=1] How many youth (12-18 years of age) attend at least one of these classes in a typical week? (RELEDYTH)
TOTAL%
0) 128.5
1) 32.1
2) 74.9
3) 107.0
4) 96.3
5) 128.5
6) 107.0
7) 53.5
8) 96.3
9) 21.4
10) 139.2
12) 64.2
13) 21.4
14) 21.4
15) 74.9
16) 10.7
19) 10.7
20) 32.1
21) 10.7
22) 21.4
24) 10.7
25) 53.5
29) 10.7
30) 53.5
40) 32.1
45) 10.7
50) 10.7
52) 10.7
60) 42.8
75) 10.7
188) 10.7
350) 10.7
Missing39 
TOTAL142100.0
77) [ASK ONLY IF RELED11, RELED12, OR RELEDAD=1] How many adults attend at least one of these classes in a typical week? (RELEDADN)
TOTAL%
0) 21.3
1) 10.6
3) 21.3
4) 53.2
5) 53.2
6) 63.9
7) 42.6
8) 85.2
9) 10.6
10) 85.2
12) 117.1
13) 10.6
14) 63.9
15) 74.5
16) 53.2
18) 21.3
20) 117.1
21) 31.9
22) 21.3
24) 10.6
25) 85.2
27) 21.3
28) 10.6
30) 63.9
31) 10.6
32) 10.6
35) 42.6
36) 10.6
40) 53.2
41) 21.3
45) 10.6
50) 42.6
55) 31.9
58) 10.6
60) 21.3
62) 10.6
76) 10.6
80) 31.9
83) 10.6
85) 21.3
100) 21.3
125) 21.3
130) 10.6
138) 10.6
140) 10.6
200) 21.3
222) 10.6
275) 10.6
300) 21.3
350) 10.6
Missing26 
TOTAL155100.0
78) Is there an elementary school or high school provided by the congregation? If yes, how many children are enrolled? - No, our congregation does not provide any schools. (SCHOOLNO)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked2614.5
1) Checked15385.5
Missing2 
TOTAL179100.0
79) Is there an elementary school or high school provided by the congregation? If yes, how many children are enrolled? - Yes, we have an elementary school. (SCHLELYS)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked17497.2
1) Checked52.8
Missing2 
TOTAL179100.0
80) Is there an elementary school or high school provided by the congregation? If yes, how many children are enrolled? Yes, we have an elementary school and the following number of children are enrolled. (SCHLELYN)
TOTAL%
30) 120.0
40) 240.0
150) 120.0
225) 120.0
Missing176 
TOTAL5100.0
81) Is there an elementary school or high school provided by the congregation? If yes, how many children are enrolled? - Yes, we have a junior high and/or high school. (SCHLHSYS)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked17899.4
1) Checked10.6
Missing2 
TOTAL179100.0
82) Is there an elementary school or high school provided by the congregation? If yes, how many children are enrolled? Yes, we have a junior high and/or high school and the following number of students are enrolled. (SCHLHSYN)
TOTAL%
150) 1100.0
Missing180 
TOTAL1100.0
83) Many congregations make use of small groups (or cells) for sharing and spiritual growth. Does the following best describe the situation in your congregation? - We do not have such groups here. (SMLGRPNO)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked12770.9
1) Checked5229.1
Missing2 
TOTAL179100.0
84) Many congregations make use of small groups (or cells) for sharing and spiritual growth. Does the following best describe the situation in your congregation? - A group or groups meet here, but they are not central to our congregational life. (SMLGRPNC)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked13374.3
1) Checked4625.7
Missing2 
TOTAL179100.0
85) Many congregations make use of small groups (or cells) for sharing and spiritual growth. Does the following best describe the situation in your congregation? - Small groups are an important part of our strategy to involve people in the congregation. (SMLGRPIM)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked10860.3
1) Checked7139.7
Missing2 
TOTAL179100.0
86) Many congregations make use of small groups (or cells) for sharing and spiritual growth. Does the following best describe the situation in your congregation? - Small groups are an important part of our strategy to involve people in community service or mission and ministry. (SMLGRPIC)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked14581.0
1) Checked3419.0
Missing2 
TOTAL179100.0
87) Which of the following best describes the group prayer life of this congregation? - We have no organized prayer groups. (PRAYNO)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked14078.2
1) Checked3921.8
Missing2 
TOTAL179100.0
88) Which of the following best describes the group prayer life of this congregation? - We have prayer groups, but they meet infrequently. (PRAYINFR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked15586.6
1) Checked2413.4
Missing2 
TOTAL179100.0
89) Which of the following best describes the group prayer life of this congregation? - We have regular prayer groups that meet at certain times of the year (Lent, revivals). (PRAYREG)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked14983.2
1) Checked3016.8
Missing2 
TOTAL179100.0
90) Which of the following best describes the group prayer life of this congregation? - We have regular prayer groups that are part of our small group or cell program. (PRAYSMGR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked14379.9
1) Checked3620.1
Missing2 
TOTAL179100.0
91) Which of the following best describes the group prayer life of this congregation? - We have regular prayer groups that are attached to specific classes, groups, or ministries. (PRAYRESP)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked13374.3
1) Checked4625.7
Missing2 
TOTAL179100.0
92) Which of the following best describes the group prayer life of this congregation? - We have some other type of prayer groups. (PRAYOTHR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked10960.9
1) Checked7039.1
Missing2 
TOTAL179100.0
93) Once a person has joined your congregation, are there any planned procedures designed to ensure that he or she becomes integrated into the life of this congregation? - Follow-up visits by clergy, lay leaders, or members (INTGFLUP)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked8648.0
1) Checked9352.0
Missing2 
TOTAL179100.0
94) Once a person has joined your congregation, are there any planned procedures designed to ensure that he or she becomes integrated into the life of this congregation? - Designated people extend hospitality and invite them for meals. (INTGMEAL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked15888.3
1) Checked2111.7
Missing2 
TOTAL179100.0
95) Once a person has joined your congregation, are there any planned procedures designed to ensure that he or she becomes integrated into the life of this congregation? - A group or course for new members (INTGNEWM)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked11865.9
1) Checked6134.1
Missing2 
TOTAL179100.0
96) Once a person has joined your congregation, are there any planned procedures designed to ensure that he or she becomes integrated into the life of this congregation? - Invitation to join a small group, fellowship group, or similar group (INTGJOIN)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked9150.8
1) Checked8849.2
Missing2 
TOTAL179100.0
97) Once a person has joined your congregation, are there any planned procedures designed to ensure that he or she becomes integrated into the life of this congregation? - Invitation to take on a task within the congregation or in service to the community (INTGTASK)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked9251.4
1) Checked8748.6
Missing2 
TOTAL179100.0
98) Once a person has joined your congregation, are there any planned procedures designed to ensure that he or she becomes integrated into the life of this congregation? - Other procedures or activities not mentioned above (INTGOTHR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked15787.7
1) Checked2212.3
Missing2 
TOTAL179100.0
99) Once a person has joined your congregation, are there any planned procedures designed to ensure that he or she becomes integrated into the life of this congregation? - No planned procedures (INTGNOPL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked14078.2
1) Checked3921.8
Missing2 
TOTAL179100.0
100) In the last five years has the following occurred? - This congregation absorbed another congregation which was closed. (P5YRCLOS)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked17195.5
1) Checked84.5
Missing2 
TOTAL179100.0
101) In the last five years has the following occurred? - Merged with other congregations of the same denomination, resulting in this congregation. (P5YRMESA)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked17698.3
1) Checked31.7
Missing2 
TOTAL179100.0
102) In the last five years has the following occurred? - Merged with other congregations of different denominations, resulting in this congregation. (P5YRMERG)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked17899.4
1) Checked10.6
Missing2 
TOTAL179100.0
103) In the last five years has the following occurred? - Experienced a major conflict that resulted in the congregation splitting into two or more congregations. (P5YRSPLT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked17798.9
1) Checked21.1
Missing2 
TOTAL179100.0
104) In the last five years has the following occurred? - Experienced a conflict that led some people to leave the congregation. (P5YRLEAV)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked13173.2
1) Checked4826.8
Missing2 
TOTAL179100.0
105) In the last five years has the following occurred? - Experienced a conflict that led the pastor, minister, or priest to leave the congregation. (P5YRCONF)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked15888.3
1) Checked2111.7
Missing2 
TOTAL179100.0
106) In the last five years has the following occurred? - Been involved in planting or growing a new congregation. (P5YRGROW)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked17095.0
1) Checked95.0
Missing2 
TOTAL179100.0
107) In the last five years has the following occurred? - This congregation was established as a result of "church planting" by another congregation or a growth program of the denomination. (P5YRPLNT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked17597.8
1) Checked42.2
Missing2 
TOTAL179100.0
108) In the last five years has the following occurred? - Reorganized or started new worship services for distinct age, racial or ethnic, socio-economic, or interest groups. (P5YRRACE)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked15586.6
1) Checked2413.4
Missing2 
TOTAL179100.0
109) In the last five years has the following occurred? - Reorganized or started new worship services for people who typically do not attend ("seeker services") (P5YRSEEK)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked15787.7
1) Checked2212.3
Missing2 
TOTAL179100.0
110) In the last five years has the following occurred? - One or more members entered ministry (P5YRMIN)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked15284.9
1) Checked2715.1
Missing2 
TOTAL179100.0
111) In the last five years has the following occurred? - None of the above (P5YRNONE)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked10860.3
1) Checked7139.7
Missing2 
TOTAL179100.0
112) Does your congregation use electronic mail (e-mail) or the Internet to communicate with attendees? (EMAIL)
TOTAL%
1) Yes8447.7
2) No9252.3
Missing5 
TOTAL176100.0
113) Politically, would your congregation be considered... (POLITICS)
TOTAL%
1) More on the conservative side9151.1
2) Right in the middle7843.8
3) More on the liberal side95.1
Missing3 
TOTAL178100.0
114) Theologically, would your congregation be considered... (THEOLOGY)
TOTAL%
1) More on the conservative side9251.7
2) Right in the middle7341.0
3) More on the liberal side137.3
Missing3 
TOTAL178100.0
115) Does your congregation or denomination have any special rules or prohibitions regarding the following? Prohibitions against members smoking. (PROHIB1)
TOTAL%
1) Yes3218.6
2) No14081.4
Missing9 
TOTAL172100.0
116) Does your congregation or denomination have any special rules or prohibitions regarding the following? Drinking alcohol. (PROHIB2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes6537.4
2) No10962.6
Missing7 
TOTAL174100.0
117) Does your congregation or denomination have any special rules or prohibitions regarding the following? What people eat. (PROHIB3)
TOTAL%
1) Yes42.4
2) No16697.6
Missing11 
TOTAL170100.0
118) Does your congregation or denomination have any special rules or prohibitions regarding the following? Dancing (PROHIB4)
TOTAL%
2) No171100.0
Missing10 
TOTAL171100.0
119) Does your congregation or denomination have any special rules or prohibitions regarding the following? Dress, hairstyle, jewelry, or makeup (PROHIB5)
TOTAL%
1) Yes10.6
2) No16999.4
Missing11 
TOTAL170100.0
120) Does your congregation or denomination have any special rules or prohibitions regarding the following? Gambling (PROHIB6)
TOTAL%
1) Yes10660.9
2) No6839.1
Missing7 
TOTAL174100.0
121) Does your congregation or denomination have any special rules or prohibitions regarding the following? How much money people give to the congregation. (PROHIB7)
TOTAL%
1) Yes127.1
2) No15792.9
Missing12 
TOTAL169100.0
122) Does your congregation or denomination have any special rules or prohibitions regarding the following? Unmarried adults living together. (PROHIB8)
TOTAL%
1) Yes6538.2
2) No10561.8
Missing11 
TOTAL170100.0
123) Does your congregation or denomination have any special rules or prohibitions regarding the following? Homosexual behavior (PROHIB9)
TOTAL%
1) Yes12270.5
2) No5129.5
Missing8 
TOTAL173100.0
124) What are the biggest sources of income for this congregation? - Offerings, pledges, donations, dues (INCSOFFR)
TOTAL%
1) Checked179100.0
Missing2 
TOTAL179100.0
125) What are the biggest sources of income for this congregation? - Income from charges for use of the congregation's facilities or buildings (INCSFAC)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked15083.8
1) Checked2916.2
Missing2 
TOTAL179100.0
126) What are the biggest sources of income for this congregation? - Income from trust funds, investments, or bequests (INCSTRFD)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked12670.4
1) Checked5329.6
Missing2 
TOTAL179100.0
127) What are the biggest sources of income for this congregation? - Financial support from the denomination or outside the congregation (INCSFIN)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked16592.7
1) Checked137.3
Missing3 
TOTAL178100.0
128) What are the biggest sources of income for this congregation? - Grants or income from local, state, or federal government (INCSGVT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked17798.9
1) Checked21.1
Missing2 
TOTAL179100.0
129) What are the biggest sources of income for this congregation? - Grants or income from non-governmental sources (INCSNGVT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked17798.9
1) Checked21.1
Missing2 
TOTAL179100.0
130) What are the biggest sources of income for this congregation? - Other (INCSNOTH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked16189.9
1) Checked1810.1
Missing2 
TOTAL179100.0
131) Does your congregation operate with a formal, written annual budget? (BUDGET)
TOTAL%
1) Yes16693.8
2) No116.2
Missing4 
TOTAL177100.0
132) What is the total amount of money your congregation received in income from all sources during your most recent fiscal year? (TOTALINC)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL159211694.428475290
133) Of this amount, how much came from individuals' donations, dues, or contributions? (DONATION)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL156190383.41461501
134) What was your total congregational budget for the most recent fiscal year-the total amount that your congregation spent for all purposes, including standard operating costs, salaries, debt service, money sent to your denomination or other religious organizations, and all other purposes? (TOTBUDG)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL161184628.783423365
135) Of this amount, how much was used for the congregation's operating expenses, including salaries, maintenance of buildings, utilities, and debt service? (OPEXPENS)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL155193232.587711949
136) Which one of the following best describes your congregation's financial situation? (FINSIT)
TOTAL%
1) We have an increasing financial base.4123.3
2) We have an essentially stable financial base.8648.9
3) We have a declining financial base.3922.2
4) Our financial situation is a serious threat to our ability to continue as a viable congregation.105.7
Missing5 
TOTAL176100.0
137) What is the role of the person who completed the majority of this form? (ROLE)
TOTAL%
1) Minister, pastor, or priest12671.6
2) Administrator or other paid congregational staff member169.1
3) Clerk, treasurer, or other lay leader2715.3
4) Other (please specify)74.0
Missing5 
TOTAL176100.0
138) How many people are employed by your congregation? For each category below, please indicate the number of full-time and the number of part-time paid employees. - Ordained professionals: Full-time (ORDFULL)
TOTAL%
0) None43.0
1) 11888.1
2) 96.7
3) 32.2
Missing47 
TOTAL134100.0
139) How many people are employed by your congregation? For each category below, please indicate the number of full-time and the number of part-time paid employees. - Lay professionals: Full-time (LAYFULL)
TOTAL%
0) None1334.2
1) 1539.5
2) 37.9
3) 25.3
4) 37.9
5) 12.6
12) 12.6
Missing143 
TOTAL38100.0
140) How many people are employed by your congregation? For each category below, please indicate the number of full-time and the number of part-time paid employees. Clerical/secretarial: Full-time (CLERFULL)
TOTAL%
0) None1225.5
1) 2757.4
2) 36.4
3) 48.5
4) 12.1
Missing134 
TOTAL47100.0
141) How many people are employed by your congregation? For each category below, please indicate the number of full-time and the number of part-time paid employees. Custodial/maintenance: Full-time (CUSTFULL)
TOTAL%
0) None1134.4
1) 1546.9
2) 412.5
3) 13.1
4) 13.1
Missing149 
TOTAL32100.0
142) How many people are employed by your congregation? For each category below, please indicate the number of full-time and the number of part-time paid employees. Daycare, preschool, or school employees: Full-time (DAYCFULL)
TOTAL%
0) None1140.7
1) 622.2
2) 13.7
3) 27.4
5) 13.7
8) 27.4
9) 13.7
13) 13.7
16) 13.7
30) 13.7
Missing154 
TOTAL27100.0
143) How many people are employed by your congregation? For each category below, please indicate the number of full-time and the number of part-time paid employees. - Other employees: Full-time (OTHRFULL)
TOTAL%
0) None1184.6
1) 215.4
Missing168 
TOTAL13100.0
144) How many people are employed by your congregation? For each category below, please indicate the number of full-time and the number of part-time paid employees. - Ordained professionals: Part-time (ORDPART)
TOTAL%
0) None815.1
1) 4279.2
2) 35.7
Missing128 
TOTAL53100.0
145) How many people are employed by your congregation? For each category below, please indicate the number of full-time and the number of part-time paid employees. Lay professionals: Part-time (LAYPART)
TOTAL%
0) None1014.5
1) 2739.1
2) 1420.3
3) 1014.5
4) 11.4
5) 57.2
9) 22.9
Missing112 
TOTAL69100.0
146) How many people are employed by your congregation? For each category below, please indicate the number of full-time and the number of part-time paid employees. Clerical/secretarial: Part-time (CLERPART)
TOTAL%
0) None77.0
1) 8080.0
2) 1010.0
3) 33.0
Missing81 
TOTAL100100.0
147) How many people are employed by your congregation? For each category below, please indicate the number of full-time and the number of part-time paid employees. Custodial/maintenance: Part-time (CUSTPART)
TOTAL%
0) None43.4
1) 8673.5
2) 2420.5
3) 32.6
Missing64 
TOTAL117100.0
148) How many people are employed by your congregation? For each category below, please indicate the number of full-time and the number of part-time paid employees. Daycare, preschool, or school employees: Part-time (DAYCPART)
TOTAL%
0) None1227.3
1) 715.9
2) 36.8
3) 36.8
4) 511.4
5) 49.1
7) 12.3
8) 12.3
10) 12.3
11) 12.3
12) 12.3
15) 12.3
16) 12.3
18) 12.3
30) 12.3
82) 12.3
Missing137 
TOTAL44100.0
149) How many people are employed by your congregation? For each category below, please indicate the number of full-time and the number of part-time paid employees. - Other employees: Part-time (OTHRPART)
TOTAL%
0) None1117.2
1) 2742.2
2) 1218.8
3) 69.4
4) 34.7
5) 34.7
7) 23.1
Missing117 
TOTAL64100.0
150) How long does this worship service generally last? (LENGTH)
TOTAL%
1) Up to 1 hour11262.9
2) Between 1 and 1.5 hours6335.4
3) Between 1.5 and 2 hours21.1
4) Over 2 hours10.6
Missing3 
TOTAL178100.0
151) What type of order of service or program is used? (ORDER)
TOTAL%
1) Written liturgy or Prayer Book42.2
2) Written service outline or bulletin16391.6
3) No written outline, but a standard approach is used63.4
4) Very flexible; varies from week to week52.8
Missing3 
TOTAL178100.0
152) Which of the following are part of this worship service? - Applause (PTSVAPPL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked4927.4
1) Checked13072.6
Missing2 
TOTAL179100.0
153) Which of the following are part of this worship service? - Laughter (PTSVLAUG)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked2413.4
1) Checked15586.6
Missing2 
TOTAL179100.0
154) Which of the following are part of this worship service? - Use of incense (PTSVINCE)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked179100.0
Missing2 
TOTAL179100.0
155) Which of the following are part of this worship service? - Use of piano (PTSVPIAN)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked1810.1
1) Checked16189.9
Missing2 
TOTAL179100.0
156) Which of the following are part of this worship service? - Use of organ (PTSVORGN)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked3720.7
1) Checked14279.3
Missing2 
TOTAL179100.0
157) Which of the following are part of this worship service? - Use of hymn books (PTSVHYM)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked105.6
1) Checked16994.4
Missing2 
TOTAL179100.0
158) Which of the following are part of this worship service? - Singing by the congregation (PTSVSNG)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked52.8
1) Checked17497.2
Missing2 
TOTAL179100.0
159) Which of the following are part of this worship service? - Singing by a choir or soloist (PTSVCHR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked2011.2
1) Checked15988.8
Missing2 
TOTAL179100.0
160) Which of the following are part of this worship service? - People greeting each other (by shaking hands or some other way) (PTSVGRT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked2011.2
1) Checked15988.8
Missing2 
TOTAL179100.0
161) Which of the following are part of this worship service? - Silent prayer or meditation (PTSVSIL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked3217.9
1) Checked14782.1
Missing2 
TOTAL179100.0
162) Which of the following are part of this worship service? - Taking up a collection of money (PTSVMON)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked21.1
1) Checked17798.9
Missing2 
TOTAL179100.0
163) Which of the following are part of this worship service? - Special time directed at children (PTSVCHD)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked2715.1
1) Checked15284.9
Missing2 
TOTAL179100.0
164) Which of the following are part of this worship service? - Participation by teens (such as speaking, reading, singing, or performing) (PTSVTNS)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked8748.6
1) Checked9251.4
Missing2 
TOTAL179100.0
165) Which of the following are part of this worship service? - Calling out "amen" or other expressions of approval (PTSVAMEN)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked13474.9
1) Checked4525.1
Missing2 
TOTAL179100.0
166) Which of the following are part of this worship service? - Use of visual projection equipment (PTSVVIS)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked14983.2
1) Checked3016.8
Missing2 
TOTAL179100.0
167) Which of the following are part of this worship service? - People speaking, reading, or reciting something together (PTSVTOG)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked2413.4
1) Checked15586.6
Missing2 
TOTAL179100.0
168) Which of the following are part of this worship service? - Jumping, shouting, or dancing that is unplanned (PTSVUNP)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked17798.9
1) Checked21.1
Missing2 
TOTAL179100.0
169) Which of the following are part of this worship service? - People raising their hands in praise (PTSVHND)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked15486.0
1) Checked2514.0
Missing2 
TOTAL179100.0
170) Which of the following are part of this worship service? - Use of drums or electric guitar (PTSVDRUM)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked15586.6
1) Checked2413.4
Missing2 
TOTAL179100.0
171) Which of the following are part of this worship service? - Communion, Eucharist, or Lord's Supper (PTSVCOMM)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked1910.6
1) Checked16089.4
Missing2 
TOTAL179100.0
172) Is there a sermon, homily, or speech of some type in this worship service? (HOMILY)
TOTAL%
1) Yes177100.0
Missing4 
TOTAL177100.0
173) If yes, how long does the sermon, homily, or speech usually last? (HOMILY2)
TOTAL%
2) 6 to 10 minutes10.6
3) 11 to 15 minutes4525.4
4) 16 to 20 minutes9352.5
5) 21 to 30 minutes3620.3
6) 31 to 60 minutes21.1
Missing4 
TOTAL177100.0
174) In a typical week, how many worship services does your congregation hold? (NOSRVCS)
TOTAL%
1) 111567.3
2) 23218.7
3) 32011.7
4) 431.8
13) 1310.6
Missing10 
TOTAL171100.0
175) Please list each worship service and describe each service in terms of number of worshipers, time and date, and type of service. Service time (write in starting time) - first service (See summary documentation for information on time.) (TIME1)
TOTAL%
800) 52.8
815) 31.7
830) 158.5
845) 63.4
900) 169.1
915) 42.3
930) 1810.2
945) 31.7
1000) 1810.2
1010) 10.6
1015) 52.8
1030) 1810.2
1040) 21.1
1045) 105.7
1050) 21.1
1100) 3922.2
1115) 21.1
1130) 10.6
1700) 10.6
1730) 10.6
1745) 10.6
1800) 21.1
1815) 10.6
9001) 10.6
9451) 10.6
Missing5 
TOTAL176100.0
176) Please list each worship service and describe each service in terms of number of worshipers, time and date, and type of service. Day held (write in day) - first service (DAY1)
TOTAL%
1) Sunday16795.4
4) Wednesday21.1
5) Thursday10.6
7) Saturday52.9
Missing6 
TOTAL175100.0
177) Please list each worship service and describe each service in terms of number of worshipers, time and date, and type of service. Average attendance (write in number of people) - first service (ATTEND1)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL15880.10861
178) Please list each worship service and describe each service in terms of number of worshipers, time and date, and type of service. How often is the service held? - first service (OFTEN1)
TOTAL%
1) Every week or nearly every week17699.4
3) Once a month10.6
Missing4 
TOTAL177100.0
179) Please list each worship service and describe each service in terms of number of worshipers, time and date, and type of service. What type of service is it? - Service for children and their parents - first service (TYPE1CH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked6234.6
1) Checked11765.4
Missing2 
TOTAL179100.0
180) Please list each worship service and describe each service in terms of number of worshipers, time and date, and type of service. What type of service is it? - Communion or Eucharist - first service (TYPE1COM)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked11262.6
1) Checked6737.4
Missing2 
TOTAL179100.0
181) Please list each worship service and describe each service in terms of number of worshipers, time and date, and type of service. What type of service is it? - For youth (13 to 18 years) - first service (TYPE1YTH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked11262.6
1) Checked6737.4
Missing2 
TOTAL179100.0
182) Please list each worship service and describe each service in terms of number of worshipers, time and date, and type of service. What type of service is it? - For non-members or "seekers" - first service (TYPE1NMB)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked12067.0
1) Checked5933.0
Missing2 
TOTAL179100.0
183) Please list each worship service and describe each service in terms of number of worshipers, time and date, and type of service. What type of service is it? - Traditional style of worship - first service (TYPE1TRD)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked5530.7
1) Checked12469.3
Missing2 
TOTAL179100.0
184) Please list each worship service and describe each service in terms of number of worshipers, time and date, and type of service. What type of service is it? - Contemporary style of worship - first service (TYPE1CNT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked16491.6
1) Checked158.4
Missing2 
TOTAL179100.0
185) Please list each worship service and describe each service in terms of number of worshipers, time and date, and type of service. What type of service is it? - Blended (both traditional and contemporary) worship - first service (TYPE1BLD)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked11061.5
1) Checked6938.5
Missing2 
TOTAL179100.0
186) Please list each worship service and describe each service in terms of number of worshipers, time and date, and type of service. What type of service is it? - Other - first service (TYPE1OTH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked17597.8
1) Checked42.2
Missing2 
TOTAL179100.0
187) Please list each worship service and describe each service in terms of number of worshipers, time and date, and type of service. Which of the following types of music are used regularly in this service? - Traditional hymns - first service (MUSC1TRD)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked84.5
1) Checked17195.5
Missing2 
TOTAL179100.0
188) Please list each worship service and describe each service in terms of number of worshipers, time and date, and type of service. Which of the following types of music are used regularly in this service? - Classical music or chorales - first service (MUSC1LSS)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked12972.1
1) Checked5027.9
Missing2 
TOTAL179100.0
189) Please list each worship service and describe each service in terms of number of worshipers, time and date, and type of service. Which of the following types of music are used regularly in this service? - Responsive psalms - first service (MUSC1RSP)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked9050.3
1) Checked8949.7
Missing2 
TOTAL179100.0
190) Please list each worship service and describe each service in terms of number of worshipers, time and date, and type of service. Which of the following types of music are used regularly in this service? - Praise music or choruses - first service (MUSC1PRS)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked8346.4
1) Checked9653.6
Missing2 
TOTAL179100.0
191) Please list each worship service and describe each service in terms of number of worshipers, time and date, and type of service. Which of the following types of music are used regularly in this service? - Contemporary hymns - first service (MUSC1CTP)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked7642.5
1) Checked10357.5
Missing2 
TOTAL179100.0
192) Please list each worship service and describe each service in terms of number of worshipers, time and date, and type of service. Which of the following types of music are used regularly in this service? - Other contemporary music or songs (not hymns) - first service (MUSC1OCN)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked12770.9
1) Checked5229.1
Missing2 
TOTAL179100.0
193) Please list each worship service and describe each service in terms of number of worshipers, time and date, and type of service. Which of the following types of music are used regularly in this service? - Music or songs from a variety of cultures - first service (MUSC1CLT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked15586.6
1) Checked2413.4
Missing2 
TOTAL179100.0
194) Please list each worship service and describe each service in terms of number of worshipers, time and date, and type of service. Which of the following types of music are used regularly in this service? - Contemplative chants (Taize, Iona) - first service (MUSC1HNT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked17597.8
1) Checked42.2
Missing2 
TOTAL179100.0
195) Please list each worship service and describe each service in terms of number of worshipers, time and date, and type of service. Which of the following types of music are used regularly in this service? - African-American gospel music - first service (MUSC1AA)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked16089.4
1) Checked1910.6
Missing2 
TOTAL179100.0
196) Please list each worship service and describe each service in terms of number of worshipers, time and date, and type of service. Which of the following types of music are used regularly in this service? - Singing in tongues - first service (MUSC1TNG)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked179100.0
Missing2 
TOTAL179100.0
197) Please list each worship service and describe each service in terms of number of worshipers, time and date, and type of service. Which of the following types of music are used regularly in this service? - No music or songs - first service (MUSC1NO)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked179100.0
Missing2 
TOTAL179100.0
198) Please list each worship service and describe each service in terms of number of worshipers, time and date, and type of service. Service time (write in starting time) - second service (See summary documentation for information on time.) (TIME2)
TOTAL%
800) 23.0
815) 23.0
830) 46.1
900) 23.0
930) 69.1
945) 46.1
1000) 34.5
1001) 11.5
1010) 11.5
1030) 34.5
1045) 57.6
1055) 11.5
1100) 1319.7
1115) 11.5
1300) 11.5
1700) 23.0
1800) 34.5
1830) 34.5
1900) 913.6
Missing115 
TOTAL66100.0
199) Please list each worship service and describe each service in terms of number of worshipers, time and date, and type of service. Day held (write in day) - second service (DAY2)
TOTAL%
1) Sunday5989.4
3) Tuesday23.0
4) Wednesday34.5
7) Saturday23.0
Missing115 
TOTAL66100.0
200) Please list each worship service and describe each service in terms of number of worshipers, time and date, and type of service. Average attendance (write in number of people) - second service (ATTEND2)
TOTAL%
5) 11.8
6) 11.8
10) 11.8
11) 11.8
12) 47.3
15) 11.8
18) 11.8
20) 35.5
21) 23.6
22) 11.8
24) 11.8
25) 35.5
30) 35.5
35) 23.6
39) 11.8
40) 23.6
50) 11.8
55) 11.8
60) 23.6
65) 11.8
70) 11.8
75) 11.8
90) 11.8
100) 11.8
120) 11.8
125) 11.8
140) 11.8
150) 11.8
173) 23.6
190) 11.8
200) 23.6
220) 11.8
225) 11.8
250) 11.8
280) 11.8
300) 11.8
331) 11.8
350) 11.8
400) 11.8
450) 11.8
Missing126 
TOTAL55100.0
201) Please list each worship service and describe each service in terms of number of worshipers, time and date, and type of service. How often is the service held? - second service (OFTEN2)
TOTAL%
1) Every week or nearly every week5786.4
2) Every two weeks11.5
3) Once a month69.1
4) Less than once a month23.0
Missing115 
TOTAL66100.0
202) Please list each worship service and describe each service in terms of number of worshipers, time and date, and type of service. What type of service is it? - Service for children and their parents - second service (TYPE2CH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked14379.9
1) Checked3620.1
Missing2 
TOTAL179100.0
203) Please list each worship service and describe each service in terms of number of worshipers, time and date, and type of service. What type of service is it? - Communion or Eucharist - second service (TYPE2COM)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked15486.0
1) Checked2514.0
Missing2 
TOTAL179100.0
204) Please list each worship service and describe each service in terms of number of worshipers, time and date, and type of service. What type of service is it? - For youth (13 to 18 years) - second service (TYPE2YTH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked15385.5
1) Checked2614.5
Missing2 
TOTAL179100.0
205) Please list each worship service and describe each service in terms of number of worshipers, time and date, and type of service. What type of service is it? - For non-members or "seekers" - second service (TYPE2NMB)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked15586.6
1) Checked2413.4
Missing2 
TOTAL179100.0
206) Please list each worship service and describe each service in terms of number of worshipers, time and date, and type of service. What type of service is it? - Traditional style of worship - second service (TYPE2TRD)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked14782.1
1) Checked3217.9
Missing2 
TOTAL179100.0
207) Please list each worship service and describe each service in terms of number of worshipers, time and date, and type of service. What type of service is it? - Contemporary style of worship - second service (TYPE2CNT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked16692.7
1) Checked137.3
Missing2 
TOTAL179100.0
208) Please list each worship service and describe each service in terms of number of worshipers, time and date, and type of service. What type of service is it? - Blended (both traditional and contemporary) worship - second service (TYPE2BLD)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked15988.8
1) Checked2011.2
Missing2 
TOTAL179100.0
209) Please list each worship service and describe each service in terms of number of worshipers, time and date, and type of service. What type of service is it? - Other - second service (TYPE2OTH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked17497.2
1) Checked52.8
Missing2 
TOTAL179100.0
210) Please list each worship service and describe each service in terms of number of worshipers, time and date, and type of service. Which of the following types of music are used regularly in this service? - Traditional hymns - second service (MUSC2TRD)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked12569.8
1) Checked5430.2
Missing2 
TOTAL179100.0
211) Please list each worship service and describe each service in terms of number of worshipers, time and date, and type of service. Which of the following types of music are used regularly in this service? - Classical music or chorales - second service (MUSC2LSS)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked16692.7
1) Checked137.3
Missing2 
TOTAL179100.0
212) Please list each worship service and describe each service in terms of number of worshipers, time and date, and type of service. Which of the following types of music are used regularly in this service? -Responsive Psalms - second service (MUSC2RSP)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked15888.3
1) Checked2111.7
Missing2 
TOTAL179100.0
213) Please list each worship service and describe each service in terms of number of worshipers, time and date, and type of service. Which of the following types of music are used regularly in this service? - Praise music or choruses - second service (MUSC2PRS)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked14078.2
1) Checked3921.8
Missing2 
TOTAL179100.0
214) Please list each worship service and describe each service in terms of number of worshipers, time and date, and type of service. Which of the following types of music are used regularly in this service? - Contemporary hymns - second service (MUSC2CTP)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked14178.8
1) Checked3821.2
Missing2 
TOTAL179100.0
215) Please list each worship service and describe each service in terms of number of worshipers, time and date, and type of service. Which of the following types of music are used regularly in this service? - Other contemporary music or songs (not hymns) - second service (MUSC2OCN)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked15687.2
1) Checked2312.8
Missing2 
TOTAL179100.0
216) Please list each worship service and describe each service in terms of number of worshipers, time and date, and type of service. Which of the following types of music are used regularly in this service? - Music or songs from a variety of cultures - second service (MUSC2CLT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked16893.9
1) Checked116.1
Missing2 
TOTAL179100.0
217) Please list each worship service and describe each service in terms of number of worshipers, time and date, and type of service. Which of the following types of music are used regularly in this service? - Contemplative chants (Taize, Iona) - second service (MUSC2HNT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked17698.3
1) Checked31.7
Missing2 
TOTAL179100.0
218) Please list each worship service and describe each service in terms of number of worshipers, time and date, and type of service. Which of the following types of music are used regularly in this service? - African-American gospel music - second service (MUSC2AA)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked17396.6
1) Checked63.4
Missing2 
TOTAL179100.0
219) Please list each worship service and describe each service in terms of number of worshipers, time and date, and type of service. Which of the following types of music are used regularly in this service? - Singing in tongues - second service (MUSC2TNG)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked179100.0
Missing2 
TOTAL179100.0
220) Please list each worship service and describe each service in terms of number of worshipers, time and date, and type of service. Which of the following types of music are used regularly in this service? - No music or songs - second service (MUSC2NO)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked17899.4
1) Checked10.6
Missing2 
TOTAL179100.0
221) Please list each worship service and describe each service in terms of number of worshipers, time and date, and type of service. Service time (write in starting time) - third service (See summary documentation for information on time.) (TIME3)
TOTAL%
815) 13.2
900) 13.2
930) 13.2
1030) 26.5
1045) 13.2
1100) 1135.5
1130) 13.2
1145) 13.2
1800) 516.1
1830) 39.7
1900) 412.9
Missing150 
TOTAL31100.0
222) Please list each worship service and describe each service in terms of number of worshipers, time and date, and type of service. Day held (write in day) - third service (DAY3)
TOTAL%
1) Sunday2271.0
4) Wednesday825.8
7) Saturday13.2
Missing150 
TOTAL31100.0
223) Please list each worship service and describe each service in terms of number of worshipers, time and date, and type of service. Average attendance (write in number of people) - third service (ATTEND3)
TOTAL%
6) 13.8
8) 13.8
9) 13.8
15) 13.8
20) 311.5
23) 13.8
30) 13.8
40) 13.8
50) 13.8
60) 13.8
70) 27.7
74) 13.8
90) 13.8
100) 13.8
114) 13.8
125) 13.8
135) 13.8
139) 13.8
148) 13.8
150) 13.8
200) 27.7
450) 13.8
Missing155 
TOTAL26100.0
224) Please list each worship service and describe each service in terms of number of worshipers, time and date, and type of service. How often is the service held? - third service (OFTEN3)
TOTAL%
1) Every week or nearly every week2790.0
3) Once a month26.7
4) Less than once a month13.3
Missing151 
TOTAL30100.0
225) Please list each worship service and describe each service in terms of number of worshipers, time and date, and type of service. What type of service is it? - Service for children and their parents - third service (TYPE3CH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked16491.6
1) Checked158.4
Missing2 
TOTAL179100.0
226) Please list each worship service and describe each service in terms of number of worshipers, time and date, and type of service. What type of service is it? - Communion or Eucharist - third service (TYPE3COM)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked17095.0
1) Checked95.0
Missing2 
TOTAL179100.0
227) Please list each worship service and describe each service in terms of number of worshipers, time and date, and type of service. What type of service is it? - For youth (13 to 18 years) - third service (TYPE3YTH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked16994.4
1) Checked105.6
Missing2 
TOTAL179100.0
228) Please list each worship service and describe each service in terms of number of worshipers, time and date, and type of service. What type of service is it? - For non-members or "seekers" - third service (TYPE3NMB)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked17195.5
1) Checked84.5
Missing2 
TOTAL179100.0
229) Please list each worship service and describe each service in terms of number of worshipers, time and date, and type of service. What type of service is it? - Traditional style of worship - third service (TYPE3TRD)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked16491.6
1) Checked158.4
Missing2 
TOTAL179100.0
230) Please list each worship service and describe each service in terms of number of worshipers, time and date, and type of service. What type of service is it? - Contemporary style of worship - third service (TYPE3CNT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked17597.8
1) Checked42.2
Missing2 
TOTAL179100.0
231) Please list each worship service and describe each service in terms of number of worshipers, time and date, and type of service. What type of service is it? - Blended (both traditional and contemporary) worship - third service (TYPE3BLD)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked16994.4
1) Checked105.6
Missing2 
TOTAL179100.0
232) Please list each worship service and describe each service in terms of number of worshipers, time and date, and type of service. What type of service is it? - Other - third service (TYPE3OTH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked17597.8
1) Checked42.2
Missing2 
TOTAL179100.0
233) Please list each worship service and describe each service in terms of number of worshipers, time and date, and type of service. Which of the following types of music are used regularly in this service? - Traditional hymns - third service (MUSC3TRD)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked15687.2
1) Checked2312.8
Missing2 
TOTAL179100.0
234) Please list each worship service and describe each service in terms of number of worshipers, time and date, and type of service. Which of the following types of music are used regularly in this service? - Classical music or chorales - third service (MUSC3LSS)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked17396.6
1) Checked63.4
Missing2 
TOTAL179100.0
235) Please list each worship service and describe each service in terms of number of worshipers, time and date, and type of service. Which of the following types of music are used regularly in this service? - Responsive psalms - third service (MUSC3RSP)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked17195.5
1) Checked84.5
Missing2 
TOTAL179100.0
236) Please list each worship service and describe each service in terms of number of worshipers, time and date, and type of service. Which of the following types of music are used regularly in this service? - Praise music or choruses - third service (MUSC3PRS)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked16793.3
1) Checked126.7
Missing2 
TOTAL179100.0
237) Please list each worship service and describe each service in terms of number of worshipers, time and date, and type of service. Which of the following types of music are used regularly in this service? - Contemporary hymns - third service (MUSC3CTP)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked16592.2
1) Checked147.8
Missing2 
TOTAL179100.0
238) Please list each worship service and describe each service in terms of number of worshipers, time and date, and type of service. Which of the following types of music are used regularly in this service? - Other contemporary music or songs (not hymns) - third service (MUSC3OCN)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked17296.1
1) Checked73.9
Missing2 
TOTAL179100.0
239) Please list each worship service and describe each service in terms of number of worshipers, time and date, and type of service. Which of the following types of music are used regularly in this service? - Music or songs from a variety of cultures - third service (MUSC3CLT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked17798.9
1) Checked21.1
Missing2 
TOTAL179100.0
240) Please list each worship service and describe each service in terms of number of worshipers, time and date, and type of service. Which of the following types of music are used regularly in this service? - Contemplative chants (Taize, Iona) - third service (MUSC3HNT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked17798.9
1) Checked21.1
Missing2 
TOTAL179100.0
241) Please list each worship service and describe each service in terms of number of worshipers, time and date, and type of service. Which of the following types of music are used regularly in this service? - African-American gospel music - third service (MUSC3AA)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked17899.4
1) Checked10.6
Missing2 
TOTAL179100.0
242) Please list each worship service and describe each service in terms of number of worshipers, time and date, and type of service. Which of the following types of music are used regularly in this service? - Singing in tongues - third service (MUSC3TNG)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked179100.0
Missing2 
TOTAL179100.0
243) Please list each worship service and describe each service in terms of number of worshipers, time and date, and type of service. Which of the following types of music are used regularly in this service? - No music or songs - third service (MUSC3NO)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked179100.0
Missing2 
TOTAL179100.0
244) Please list each worship service and describe each service in terms of number of worshipers, time and date, and type of service. Service time (write in starting time) - fourth service (See summary documentation for information on time.) (TIME4)
TOTAL%
1030) 114.3
1100) 114.3
1700) 114.3
1800) 114.3
1830) 114.3
1900) 228.6
Missing174 
TOTAL7100.0
245) Please list each worship service and describe each service in terms of number of worshipers, time and date, and type of service. Day held (write in day) - fourth service (DAY4)
TOTAL%
1) Sunday571.4
3) Tuesday114.3
4) Wednesday114.3
Missing174 
TOTAL7100.0
246) Please list each worship service and describe each service in terms of number of worshipers, time and date, and type of service. Average attendance (write in number of people) - fourth service (ATTEND4)
TOTAL%
7) 120.0
20) 120.0
30) 120.0
35) 120.0
200) 120.0
Missing176 
TOTAL5100.0
247) Please list each worship service and describe each service in terms of number of worshipers, time and date, and type of service. How often is the service held? - fourth service (OFTEN4)
TOTAL%
1) Every week or nearly every week571.4
3) Once a month228.6
Missing174 
TOTAL7100.0
248) Please list each worship service and describe each service in terms of number of worshipers, time and date, and type of service. What type of service is it? - Service for children and their parents - fourth service (TYPE4CH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked17698.3
1) Checked31.7
Missing2 
TOTAL179100.0
249) Please list each worship service below and describe each service in terms of number of worshipers, time and date, and type of service. What type of service is it? - Communion or Eucharist - fourth service (TYPE4COM)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked17899.4
1) Checked10.6
Missing2 
TOTAL179100.0
250) Please list each worship service below and describe each service in terms of number of worshipers, time and date, and type of service. What type of service is it? - For youth (13 to 18 years) - fourth service (TYPE4YTH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked17899.4
1) Checked10.6
Missing2 
TOTAL179100.0
251) Please list each worship service below and describe each service in terms of number of worshipers, time and date, and type of service. What type of service is it? - For non-members or "seekers" - fourth service (TYPE4NMB)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked179100.0
Missing2 
TOTAL179100.0
252) Please list each worship service and describe each service in terms of number of worshipers, time and date, and type of service. What type of service is it? - Traditional style of worship - fourth service (TYPE4TRD)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked17798.9
1) Checked21.1
Missing2 
TOTAL179100.0
253) Please list each worship service and describe each service in terms of number of worshipers, time and date, and type of service. What type of service is it? - Contemporary style of worship - fourth service (TYPE4CNT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked179100.0
Missing2 
TOTAL179100.0
254) Please list each worship service and describe each service in terms of number of worshipers, time and date, and type of service. What type of service is it? - Blended (both traditional and contemporary) worship - fourth service (TYPE4BLD)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked17899.4
1) Checked10.6
Missing2 
TOTAL179100.0
255) Please list each worship service and describe each service in terms of number of worshipers, time and date, and type of service. What type of service is it? - Other - fourth service (TYPE4OTH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked17698.3
1) Checked31.7
Missing2 
TOTAL179100.0
256) Please list each worship service and describe each service in terms of number of worshipers, time and date, and type of service. Which of the following types of music are used regularly in this service? - Traditional hymns - fourth service (MUSC4TRD)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked17396.6
1) Checked63.4
Missing2 
TOTAL179100.0
257) Please list each worship service and describe each service in terms of number of worshipers, time and date, and type of service. Which of the following types of music are used regularly in this service? - Classical music or chorales - fourth service (MUSC4LSS)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked17899.4
1) Checked10.6
Missing2 
TOTAL179100.0
258) Please list each worship service and describe each service in terms of number of worshipers, time and date, and type of service. Which of the following types of music are used regularly in this service? - Responsive psalms - fourth service (MUSC4RSP)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked17899.4
1) Checked10.6
Missing2 
TOTAL179100.0
259) Please list each worship service and describe each service in terms of number of worshipers, time and date, and type of service. Which of the following types of music are used regularly in this service? - Praise music or choruses - fourth service (MUSC4PRS)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked17798.9
1) Checked21.1
Missing2 
TOTAL179100.0
260) Please list each worship service and describe each service in terms of number of worshipers, time and date, and type of service. Which of the following types of music are used regularly in this service? - Contemporary hymns - fourth service (MUSC4CTP)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked17899.4
1) Checked10.6
Missing2 
TOTAL179100.0
261) Please list each worship service and describe each service in terms of number of worshipers, time and date, and type of service. Which of the following types of music are used regularly in this service? - Other contemporary music or songs (not hymns) - fourth service (MUSC4OCN)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked179100.0
Missing2 
TOTAL179100.0
262) Please list each worship service and describe each service in terms of number of worshipers, time and date, and type of service. Which of the following types of music are used regularly in this service? - Music or songs from a variety of cultures - fourth service (MUSC4CLT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked179100.0
Missing2 
TOTAL179100.0
263) Please list each worship service and describe each service in terms of number of worshipers, time and date, and type of service. Which of the following types of music are used regularly in this service? - Contemplative chants (Taize, Iona) - fourth service (MUSC4HNT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked179100.0
Missing2 
TOTAL179100.0
264) Please list each worship service and describe each service in terms of number of worshipers, time and date, and type of service. Which of the following types of music are used regularly in this service? - African-American gospel music - fourth service (MUSC4AA)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked179100.0
Missing2 
TOTAL179100.0
265) Please list each worship service and describe each service in terms of number of worshipers, time and date, and type of service. Which of the following types of music are used regularly in this service? - Singing in tongues - fourth service (MUSC4TNG)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked179100.0
Missing2 
TOTAL179100.0
266) Please list each worship service and describe each service in terms of number of worshipers, time and date, and type of service. Which of the following types of music are used regularly in this service? - No music or songs - fourth service (MUSC4NO)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked179100.0
Missing2 
TOTAL179100.0
267) I-THEOLOGY: Theologically, would your congregation be considered... (for use with online analysis) (I-THEOLOGY)
TOTAL%
1) More on the conservative side9251.7
2) Right in the middle7341.0
3) More on the liberal side137.3
Missing3 
TOTAL178100.0
268) I-POLITICS: Politically, would your congregation be considered... (for use with online analysis) (I-POLITICS)
TOTAL%
1) More on the conservative side9151.1
2) Right in the middle7843.8
3) More on the liberal side95.1
Missing3 
TOTAL178100.0
269) I-ATTEND01: So far this year (2001), what is your best estimate of average weekly attendance at worship services for this congregation? If you have more than one worship service, record the average attendance for all services combined. (recoded for use with online analysis) (I-ATTEND01)
TOTAL%
1) <9910357.9
2) 100-4997039.3
3) 500-99942.2
4) 1000+10.6
Missing3 
TOTAL178100.0