National Congregations Study, Panel Dataset (2012 and 2018-2019)

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All frequencies are raw numbers (no weights used).
1) Case ID (2012) (CASEID_12)
2) Case ID (2018) (CASEID_18)
3) Region in which congregation is located (REGION)
1) New England or Mid-Atlantic
2) East North Central or West North Central
3) South Atlantic, East South Central, or West South Central
4) Mountain or Pacific
4) What year was this building built? (2018) (BLDGYEAR_18)
5) Do all of the services take place in the same building or campus? (2018) (SAMEBLDG_18)
1) Yes
2) No
6) Multisite status of congregation with added clarification (2018) (MULTISITE_2_18)
1) Yes
2) No
7) Including your location, how many locations does your congregation have? (2012) (NMLOCATE_12)
2)
3)
4)
5)
6)
9)
8) Including your location, how many locations does your congregation have? (2018) (NMLOCATE_18)
2)
3)
4)
5)
7)
8)
9)
17)
100)
9) Are any of the congregation's locations considered satellite or branches of a main congregation or campus? (2012) (BRANCH_12)
1) Yes
2) No
10) Are any of the congregation's locations considered satellite or branches of a main congregation or campus? (2018) (BRANCH_18)
1) Yes
2) No
3) [ARDA note: unknown code]
11) Is your location one of these satellites or branches, or is your location the main one? (2012) (BRCHMAIN_12)
1) Satellite/Branch
2) Main location
12) Is your location one of these satellites or branches, or is your location the main one? (2018) (BRCHMAIN_18)
1) Satellite/Branch
2) Main location
13) Do people in worship services at these locations hear the same sermons or messages, either via live broadcast or a recording? (2012) (SAMESER_12)
1) Yes
2) No
14) Do people in worship services at these locations hear the same sermons or messages, either via live broadcast or a recording? (2018) (SAMESER_18)
1) Yes
2) No
15) Do they hear any of the same music, either via live broadcast or a recording? (2012) (SAMEMUS_12)
1) Yes
2) No
16) Do they hear any of the same music, either via live broadcast or a recording? (2018) (SAMEMUS_18)
1) Yes
2) No
3) [ARDA note: unknown code]
17) What is the leadership situation in your congregation? Are you currently without a leader, have co-leaders, or in some other situation? (2018) (LEADSIT_18)
1) No leader
2) Co-leaders
3) Other situation
18) How many co-leaders are there? (2018) (CLDRNUM_18)
2)
3)
4)
6)
10)
14)
20)
19) Are you searching for a leader? (2018) (LDRSRCH_18)
1) Yes
2) No
20) Are the co-leaders a married couple? (2018) (CLDRMAR_18)
1) Yes
2) No
21) What is [you/this person's] Hispanic or Latino national origin? (2012) (CLERORIG_12)
1) Mexican American/Chicano
2) Mexican
3) Puerto Rican
5) Cuban
6) Dominican
7) Colombian
9) Central American, other
10) South American, other
11) Other - Specify
22) Specification of other national origin for head or senior clergyperson - Central American - SPECIFY (2012) (ORIGCA_12)
222) El Salvador
320) Guatemala
23) Specification of other national origin for head or senior clergyperson - South American - SPECIFY (2012) (ORIGSA_12)
76) Brazil
24) Specification of other national origin for head or senior clergyperson - Other - SPECIFY (2012) (ORIGOTHR_12)
76) Brazil
724) Spain
25) In what country [were you/was this person] born? (2012) (CTRYBORN_12)
50) Bangladesh
52) Barbados
60) Bermuda
76) Brazil
124) Canada
170) Colombia
192) Cuba
214) Dominican Republic
222) El Salvador
250) France
268) Georgia
276) Germany
288) Ghana
320) Guatemala
328) Guyana
332) Haiti
344) China, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region
356) India
372) Ireland
392) Japan
404) Kenya
410) Republic of Korea
430) Liberia
484) Mexico
566) Nigeria
586) Pakistan
608) Philippines
616) Poland
704) Vietnam
710) South Africa
724) Spain
780) Trinidad and Tobago
826) United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
862) Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)
10001) Africa, country not specified
26) How long [have you/has this person] lived in the United States? Number of months (2012) (TIMEINUS_12)
24)
48)
72)
84)
96)
108)
120)
132)
144)
156)
180)
192)
204)
216)
228)
240)
246)
252)
264)
276)
288)
300)
312)
360)
396)
420)
444)
468)
480)
540)
564)
576)
600)
624)
636)
648)
660)
720)
732)
744)
27) [Are you/Is this person] currently married? (2018) (CLERGMAR_18)
1) Yes
2) No
28) Did [you/this person] ever get a high school diploma or GED certificate? (2012) (CLERGHS_12)
1) Yes
2) No
29) Did [you/this person] ever complete one or more years of college or post-graduate education - not including schooling such as business college, technical or vocational school? (2012) (CLERCOL_12)
1) Yes
2) No
30) How many years of college and post-graduate education did [you/this person] complete? (2012) (CLERCOLY_12)
1)
2)
3)
4)
5)
6)
7)
8)
9)
10)
11)
12)
13)
14)
15)
16)
17)
18)
19)
20)
21)
31) [Do you/Does this person] have any college, university, or professional degrees? (2012) (CLERGDEG_12)
1) Yes
2) No
32) What degree or degrees? Level of first degree mentioned (2012) (CLGDEGLVL1_12)
1) Associate's degree
2) Bachelor's degree
3) Master's degree (other than MDiv/BDiv)
4) MDiv/BDiv degree
5) Doctoral degree
6) Licentiate of Sacred Theology (STL) / Licentiate of Canon Law (JCL) or similar RC Church graduate degree
7) Bible college diploma or certificate (not elsewhere specified)
8) Law, medical, or other professional degree (not elsewhere specified)
9) Can't tell
33) What degree or degrees? Level of second degree mentioned (2012) (CLGDEGLVL2_12)
1) Associate's degree
2) Bachelor's degree
3) Master's degree (other than MDiv/BDiv)
4) MDiv/BDiv degree
5) Doctoral degree
6) Licentiate of Sacred Theology (STL) / Licentiate of Canon Law (JCL) or similar RC Church graduate degree
7) Bible college diploma or certificate (not elsewhere specified)
8) Law, medical, or other professional degree (not elsewhere specified)
9) Can't tell
34) What degree or degrees? Level of third degree mentioned (2012) (CLGDEGLVL3_12)
2) Bachelor's degree
3) Master's degree (other than MDiv/BDiv)
4) MDiv/BDiv degree
5) Doctoral degree
6) Licentiate of Sacred Theology (STL) / Licentiate of Canon Law (JCL) or similar RC Church graduate degree
8) Law, medical, or other professional degree (not elsewhere specified)
9) Can't tell
35) What degree or degrees? First degree religious in content (2012) (CLGDEGREL1_12)
0) No
1) Yes
9) Can't tell
36) What degree or degrees? Second degree religious in content (2012) (CLGDEGREL2_12)
0) No
1) Yes
9) Can't tell
37) What degree or degrees? Third degree religious in content (2012) (CLGDEGREL3_12)
0) No
1) Yes
9) Can't tell
38) Highest degree completed by head or senior clergyperson (2012) (HDEGREE12_12)
1) Less than high school
2) High school diploma
3) Associate degree / Junior college / Bible college diploma or certificate
4) Bachelor's degree
5) Graduate degree
6) Can't tell
39) [Do you/Does this person] have a four-year college degree? (2018) (C4YRDEG_18)
1) Yes
2) No
40) [Do you/Does this person] have any graduate or professional degrees beyond the four-year college degree? (2018) (CGRADEG_18)
0) [ARDA note: unknown code]
1) Yes
2) No
41) What degree or degrees? Level of first degree mentioned (2018) (CLGDEGLVL1_18)
3) Master's degree (other than MDiv/BDiv)
4) MDiv/BDiv degree
5) Doctoral degree
9) Can't tell/Doesn't say
10) Named degree lower than graduate or professional degree
42) What degree or degrees? Level of second degree mentioned (2018) (CLGDEGLVL2_18)
3) Master's degree (other than MDiv/BDiv)
4) MDiv/BDiv degree
5) Doctoral degree
9) Can't tell/Doesn't say
10) Named degree lower than graduate or professional degree
43) What degree or degrees? Level of third degree mentioned (2018) (CLGDEGLVL3_18)
3) Master's degree (other than MDiv/BDiv)
4) MDiv/BDiv degree
5) Doctoral degree
9) Can't tell/Doesn't say
10) Named degree lower than graduate or professional degree
44) What degree or degrees? First degree religious in content (2018) (CLGDEGREL1_18)
0) No
1) Yes
9) Can't tell
45) What degree or degrees? Second degree religious in content (2018) (CLGDEGREL2_18)
0) No
1) Yes
9) Can't tell
46) What degree or degrees? Third degree religious in content (2018) (CLGDEGREL3_18)
0) No
1) Yes
9) Can't tell
47) Highest degree completed by head or senior clergyperson (2018) (HDEGREE18_18)
1) Less than four-year college degree
2) Four-year college degree
3) Master's degree (other than MDiv/BDiv)
4) MDiv/BDiv degree
5) Doctoral degree
9) Can't tell/Doesn't say
48) [Have you/has this person] graduated from a seminary or theological school? (2018) (CLERGRAD_18)
1) Yes
2) No
49) [Are you/Is this person] ordained to full clergy status in your congregation, church, or religious group? (2012) (CLERSTAT_12)
1) Yes
2) No
50) [Were you/was this person] a member or regular participant in this congregation before becoming the leader of the congregation? (2018) (CLERPART_18)
1) Yes
2) No
51) [Wording if hired within past two years] Since (you/they) were hired in (your/their) present position], [have you/has this person] taken a pay cut or had [your/their] salary reduced? [Wording if hired in the present position two or more years ago] In the past two years [have you/has this person] taken a pay cut or had [your/their] salary reduced? (2012) (CPAYCUT_12)
1) Yes
2) No
52) [Do you/Does this person] have a personal Facebook page that [you use/he uses/she uses] in [you/his/her] work in the congregation? (2018) (CLERFACE_18)
1) Yes
2) No
53) Other than Facebook, [do you/does this person] have any personal social media accounts, such as Twitter or Instagram, that [you use/he uses/she uses] in [your/his/her] work in the congregation? (2018) (CLERSM_18)
1) Yes
2) No
54) [Do you/Does this person] have a blog that [you have/he or she has] posted to in the last 12 months? (2018) (CLERBLOG_18)
1) Yes
2) No
55) Is [the other co-leader/INITIALS #2] male or female? (2018) (CLERG2SEX_18)
1) Male
2) Female
56) What race or ethnicity is this person? (2018) (CLER2RACE_18)
1) White
57) Is this person Hispanic or Latino? (2018) (CLER2HISP_18)
2) No
58) Was this person born in the United States? (2018) (BORNINUS2_18)
1) Yes
59) In what year did this person become the head or senior clergy person or religious leader? (2018) (CLER2YEAR_18)
1999)
2001)
2003)
2006)
2007)
2009)
2014)
2016)
2018)
60) How old is this person? (2018) (CLERG2AGE_18)
36)
43)
46)
47)
50)
54)
56)
58)
64)
65)
61) Is this person currently married? (2018) (CLERG2MAR_18)
1) Yes
62) Does this person have a four-year college degree? (2018) (C24YRDEG_18)
1) Yes
2) No
63) Does this person have any graduate or professional degrees beyond the four-year college degree? (2018) (C2GRADEG_18)
1) Yes
2) No
64) What degree or degrees? Level of first degree mentioned. (2018) (CLG2DEGLVL1_18)
4) MDiv/BDiv degree
65) What degree or degrees? (2018) (CLG2DEGLVL2_18)
3) Master's degree (other than MDiv/BDiv)
66) What degree or degrees? First degree religious in content (2018) (CLG2DEGREL1_18)
1) Yes
67) What degree or degrees? Second degree religious in content (2018) (CLG2DEGREL2_18)
0) No
68) Highest degree completed (2018) (H2DEGREE18)
1) Less than four-year college degree
2) Four-year college degree
4) MDiv/BDiv degree
69) Has this person graduated from a seminary or theological school? (2018) (CLER2GRAD_18)
1) Yes
2) No
70) Is this person currently attending a seminary or theological school? (2018) (CLER2ATTD_18)
1) Yes
2) No
71) Was this person a member or regular participant in this congregation before becoming the leader of the congregation? (2018) (CLER2MMBR_18)
1) Yes
2) No
72) Is this person paid for [his/her] work in this congregation? (2018) (CLER2PAID_18)
1) Yes
2) No
73) Does this person serve another congregation besides this one? (2018) (OTHCONG2_18)
2) No
74) Does this person hold another job besides working for this or other congregations? (2018) (OTHJOB2_18)
2) No
75) Is this person working full-time at this congregation? (2018) (CLER2FT_18)
1) Yes
2) No
76) Does this person have a personal Facebook page that [he/she] uses in [his/her] work in the congregation? (2018) (CLER2FACE_18)
1) Yes
2) No
77) Other than Facebook, does this person have any personal social media accounts, such as Twitter or Instagram, that [he/she] uses in [his/her] work in the congregation? (2018) (CLER2SM_18)
1) Yes
2) No
78) Does this person have a blog that [he/she] posted to in the last 12 months? (2018) (CLER2BLOG_18)
1) Yes
2) No
79) What are the job titles of each of these full-time paid staff people? Please begin with [yourself/the senior clergy person or religious leader]. First mention title (2012) (STF1TITL_12)
1) Primary Congregational Leader
2) General Congregational Leader
3) Music
4) Education
5) Youth and Young Adults
10) Administration
13) Other
80) What are the job titles of each of these full-time paid staff people? Please begin with [yourself/the senior clergy person or religious leader]. Second mention title (2012) (STF2TITL_12)
1) Primary Congregational Leader
2) General Congregational Leader
3) Music
4) Education
5) Youth and Young Adults
6) Adult/Family/Outreach
7) Sick/Bereaved
10) Administration
11) Lay leader
81) What are the job titles of each of these full-time paid staff people? Please begin with [yourself/the senior clergy person or religious leader]. Third mention title (2012) (STF3TITL_12)
1) Primary Congregational Leader
2) General Congregational Leader
3) Music
4) Education
5) Youth and Young Adults
7) Sick/Bereaved
10) Administration
13) Other
82) [Wording if hired within past two years] Since [he/she] was hired in [his/her] present position, has this person taken a pay cut or had [his/her] salary reduced? [Wording if hired in the present position two or more years ago] In the past two years, has this person taken a pay cut or had [his/her] salary reduced? (2012) (STF2CUT_12)
1) Yes
2) No
83) Is this person ordained to full clergy status in your congregation, church or religious group? (2012) (STF2ORDN_12)
1) Yes
2) No
84) [Do you/Does this person] specialize in a particular area of work or [do you/does he/does she] have a wide range of responsibilities? (2018) (STF2SPEC_18)
1) Specialize
2) Wide range of responsibilities
85) What is [you/this person's] job title? (2018) (STAFF2A_18)
1) Primary Congregational Leader
2) General Congregational Leader (not necessarily primary)
3) Music
4) Education
6) Adult/Family/Outreach
7) Sick/Bereaved
10) Administration
11) Lay leader
13) Other
14) Multiple Roles
86) What is [your/this person's] area of specialization? First mention (2018) (STF2SPZ1_18)
1) Children's ministry
2) Youth ministry
3) Young adult ministry
4) Music
5) Religious education
6) Family ministry
12) Administration
17) Other
87) What is [your/this person's] area of specialization? Second mention (2018) (STF2SPZ2_18)
5) Religious education
6) Family ministry
12) Administration
88) Thinking of [STF3TITL_12], is this person male or female? (2012) (STF3GEND_12)
1) Male
2) Female
89) What race or ethnicity is this person? (2012) (STF3RACE_12)
1) White
2) Black or African American
3) Hispanic
4) Asian or Pacific Islander
90) Is this person Hispanic or Latino? (2012) (STF3HISP_12)
1) Yes
2) No
91) How old is this person? (2012) (STF3AGE_12)
24)
25)
28)
29)
30)
32)
35)
36)
37)
40)
41)
42)
43)
44)
45)
47)
48)
50)
51)
52)
53)
54)
55)
57)
58)
59)
60)
61)
63)
65)
66)
72)
74)
76)
92) In what year did this person start this job at this congregation? (2012) (STF3STRT_12)
1972)
1988)
1990)
1992)
1993)
1994)
1997)
1999)
2000)
2001)
2002)
2003)
2004)
2005)
2006)
2007)
2008)
2009)
2010)
2011)
2012)
93) [Wording if hired within past two years] Since [he/she] was hired in [his/her] present position, has this person taken a pay cut or had [his/her] salary reduced? [Wording if hired in the present position two or more years ago] In the past two years, has this person taken a pay cut or had [his/her] salary reduced? (2012) (STF3CUT_12)
1) Yes
2) No
94) Did this person graduate from a seminary or theological school? (2012) (STF3GRDT_12)
1) Yes
2) No
95) Is this person currently attending a seminary or theological school? (2012) (STF3ATTD_12)
1) Yes
2) No
96) Is this person ordained to full clergy status in your congregation, church or religious group? (2012) (STF3ORDN_12)
1) Yes
2) No
97) Was this person a member or regular participant in this congregation before starting this job at your congregation? (2012) (STF3MMBR_12)
1) Yes
2) No
98) Of your ministerial staff, how many are white and non-Hispanic? (2012) (FTSTFWHT_12)
0)
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2)
3)
4)
5)
6)
7)
8)
9)
10)
11)
12)
13)
14)
15)
16)
17)
18)
19)
20)
21)
26)
34)
41)
60)
99) Of your ministerial staff, how many are white and non-Hispanic? (2018) (FTSTFWHT_18)
0)
1)
2)
3)
4)
5)
6)
7)
8)
9)
10)
11)
12)
13)
14)
15)
16)
17)
19)
25)
26)
27)
30)
32)
52)
100) Of your ministerial staff, how many are Black or African American? (2012) (FTSTFBLK_12)
0)
1)
2)
3)
4)
5)
6)
7)
8)
12)
13)
14)
15)
30)
101) Of your ministerial staff, how many are Black or African American? (2018) (FTSTFBLK_18)
0)
1)
2)
3)
4)
5)
8)
10)
11)
20)
22)
25)
102) Of your ministerial staff, how many are Hispanic or Latino? (2012) (FTSTFHIS_12)
0)
1)
2)
3)
4)
5)
6)
7)
9)
10)
28)
103) Of your ministerial staff, how many are Hispanic or Latino? (2018) (FTSTFHIS_18)
0)
1)
2)
3)
4)
5)
6)
7)
10)
13)
14)
104) Of your ministerial staff, how many are Asian or Pacific Islander? (2012) (FTSTFASI_12)
0)
1)
2)
3)
5)
6)
8)
105) Of your ministerial staff, how many are Asian or Pacific Islander? (2018) (FTSTFASI_18)
0)
1)
2)
3)
4)
5)
6)
9)
10)
15)
106) Of your ministerial staff, how many are American Indian? (2012) (FTSTFAI_12)
0)
1)
107) Of your ministerial staff, how many are an ethnicity other than the ones I've mentioned? (2018) (FTSTFOTH_18)
0)
1)
2)
3)
108) Of your ministerial staff, how many are under 40 years old? (2012) (FTSFU40_12)
0)
1)
2)
3)
4)
5)
6)
7)
8)
9)
10)
12)
19)
20)
22)
48)
109) Of your ministerial staff, how many are under 40 years old? (2018) (FTSFU40_18)
0)
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2)
3)
4)
5)
6)
7)
8)
9)
10)
12)
13)
17)
25)
90)
110) Of your ministerial staff, how many are between 40 and 60 years old? (2012) (FTSFU60_12)
0)
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2)
3)
4)
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7)
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17)
20)
22)
25)
28)
111) Of your ministerial staff, how many are over 60 years old? (2012) (FTSFO60_12)
0)
1)
2)
3)
4)
5)
26)
112) In the past two years, have any of these staff people taken a pay cut or had their salary reduced? (2012) (FTSTFCUT_12)
1) Yes
2) No
113) How many have taken a pay cut or had their salary reduced? (2012) (TFSTFCUT1_12)
1)
2)
4)
5)
6)
7)
8)
9)
14)
114) Of your ministerial staff, how many are men? (2012) (FTSTFMEN_12)
0)
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2)
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36)
50)
115) Of your ministerial staff, how many are men? (2018) (FTSTFMEN_18)
0)
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2)
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35)
40)
116) Of your ministerial staff, how many have graduated from a seminary or theological school? (2012) (FTSTFGRD_12)
0)
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3)
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18)
117) Of your ministerial staff, how many have graduated from a seminary or theological school? (2018) (FTSTFGRD_18)
0)
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2)
3)
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5)
6)
7)
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9)
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11)
12)
14)
15)
17)
19)
20)
30)
40)
118) How many are currently attending a seminary or theological school? (2012) (FTSTFATD_12)
0)
1)
2)
3)
4)
6)
9)
10)
119) How many are currently attending a seminary or theological school? (2018) (FTSTFATD_18)
0)
1)
2)
3)
4)
5)
7)
15)
45)
120) How many are ordained to full clergy status in your congregation, church or religious group? (2012) (FTSTFORD_12)
0)
1)
2)
3)
4)
5)
6)
7)
8)
9)
10)
11)
12)
13)
14)
15)
16)
17)
20)
21)
45)
121) How many were members or regular participants in your congregation before they started their jobs at this congregation? (2012) (FTSTMBR_12)
0)
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2)
3)
4)
5)
6)
7)
8)
9)
10)
11)
12)
13)
15)
18)
20)
30)
90)
122) How many were members or regular participants in your congregation before they started their jobs at this congregation? (2018) (FTSTMBR_18)
0)
1)
2)
3)
4)
5)
6)
7)
8)
9)
10)
11)
12)
13)
15)
19)
20)
35)
39)
99)
123) Do any of the full-time ministerial staff specialize in particular areas of work or do they all have a wide range of responsibilities? (2018) (FTSSPZ_18)
1) All have a wide range
2) At least one specializes
124) How many specialize? (2018) (FTSSNO_18)
0)
1)
2)
3)
4)
5)
6)
7)
8)
9)
10)
11)
12)
13)
14)
15)
16)
17)
20)
22)
25)
30)
40)
125) (If FTSSNO_18 = 1) What is this person's area of specialization? (If FTSSNO_18 is greater than or equal to two) Of the [NUMBER FROM FTSSNO_18] who specialize, how many specialize in each of the following areas of activities: children's ministry (2018) (FTSCHLD_18)
0)
1)
2)
3)
5)
6)
7)
9)
126) (If FTSSNO_18 = 1) What is this person's area of specialization? (If FTSSNO_18 is greater than or equal to two) Of the [NUMBER FROM FTSSNO_18] who specialize, how many specialize in each of the following areas of activities: youth ministry (2018) (FTSYOUTH_18)
0)
1)
2)
3)
4)
5)
6)
8)
127) (If FTSSNO_18 = 1) What is this person's area of specialization? (If FTSSNO_18 is greater than or equal to two) Of the [NUMBER FROM FTSSNO_18] who specialize, how many specialize in each of the following areas of activities: young adult ministry (2018) (FTSYA_18)
0)
1)
2)
3)
5)
6)
128) (If FTSSNO_18 = 1) What is this person's area of specialization? (If FTSSNO_18 is greater than or equal to two) Of the [NUMBER FROM FTSSNO_18] who specialize, how many specialize in each of the following areas of activities: music (2018) (FTSMUSIC_18)
0)
1)
2)
3)
4)
5)
6)
11)
33)
129) (If FTSSNO_18 = 1) What is this person's area of specialization? (If FTSSNO_18 is greater than or equal to two) Of the [NUMBER FROM FTSSNO_18] who specialize, how many specialize in each of the following areas of activities: religious education (2018) (FTSREDU_18)
0)
1)
2)
3)
4)
5)
11)
130) (If FTSSNO_18 = 1) What is this person's area of specialization? (If FTSSNO_18 is greater than or equal to two) Of the [NUMBER FROM FTSSNO_18] who specialize, how many specialize in each of the following areas of activities: family ministry (2018) (FTSFAMIN_18)
0)
1)
2)
3)
4)
5)
6)
131) (If FTSSNO_18 = 1) What is this person's area of specialization? (If FTSSNO_18 is greater than or equal to two) Of the [NUMBER FROM FTSSNO_18] who specialize, how many specialize in each of the following areas of activities: pastoral care (2018) (FTSCARE_18)
0)
1)
2)
3)
4)
5)
6)
16)
132) (If FTSSNO_18 = 1) What is this person's area of specialization? (If FTSSNO_18 is greater than or equal to two) Of the [NUMBER FROM FTSSNO_18] who specialize, how many specialize in each of the following areas of activities: psychological counseling (2018) (FTSPSYCH_18)
0)
1)
2)
4)
5)
133) (If FTSSNO_18 = 1) What is this person's area of specialization? (If FTSSNO_18 is greater than or equal to two) Of the [NUMBER FROM FTSSNO_18] who specialize, how many specialize in each of the following areas of activities: community engagement (2018) (FTSENGAG_18)
0)
1)
2)
3)
4)
5)
6)
7)
134) (If FTSSNO_18 = 1) What is this person's area of specialization? (If FTSSNO_18 is greater than or equal to two) Of the [NUMBER FROM FTSSNO_18] who specialize, how many specialize in each of the following areas of activities: spiritual growth (2018) (FTSGROW_18)
0)
1)
2)
3)
4)
5)
6)
7)
12)
35)
135) (If FTSSNO_18 = 1) What is this person's area of specialization? (If FTSSNO_18 is greater than or equal to two) Of the [NUMBER FROM FTSSNO_18] who specialize, how many specialize in each of the following areas of activities: outreach (2018) (FTSREACH_18)
0)
1)
2)
3)
4)
5)
6)
7)
8)
136) (If FTSSNO_18 = 1) What is this person's area of specialization? (If FTSSNO_18 is greater than or equal to two) Of the [NUMBER FROM FTSSNO_18] who specialize, how many specialize in each of the following areas of activities: administration (2018) (FTSADMIN_18)
0)
1)
2)
3)
5)
7)
137) (If FTSSNO_18 = 1) What is this person's area of specialization? (If FTSSNO_18 is greater than or equal to two) Of the [NUMBER FROM FTSSNO_18] who specialize, how many specialize in each of the following areas of activities: volunteer coordination (2018) (FTSVOLC_18)
0)
1)
2)
3)
4)
5)
8)
10)
14)
138) (If FTSSNO_18 = 1) What is this person's area of specialization? (If FTSSNO_18 is greater than or equal to two) Of the [NUMBER FROM FTSSNO_18] who specialize, how many specialize in each of the following areas of activities: worship-related technology (2018) (FTSWTECH_18)
0)
1)
2)
3)
4)
5)
6)
139) (If FTSSNO_18 = 1) What is this person's area of specialization? (If FTSSNO_18 is greater than or equal to two) Of the [NUMBER FROM FTSSNO_18] who specialize, how many specialize in each of the following areas of activities: technology other than worship-related technology (2018) (FTSTECH_18)
0)
1)
2)
3)
5)
140) (If FTSSNO_18 = 1) What is this person's area of specialization? (If FTSSNO_18 is greater than or equal to two) Of the [NUMBER FROM FTSSNO_18] who specialize, how many specialize in each of the following areas of activities: media or communications (2018) (FTSMEDIA_19)
0)
1)
2)
3)
4)
5)
141) (If FTSSNO_18 = 1) What is this person's area of specialization? (If FTSSNO_18 is greater than or equal to two) Of the [NUMBER FROM FTSSNO_18] who specialize, how many specialize in each of the following areas of activities: Any area of specialization that I haven't mentioned? (2018) (FTSOTHER_18)
1) Yes
2) No
142) Number of part time ministerial staff who specialize in an area not previously mentioned. (2018) (FTSPZOTHNUM_18)
1)
2)
3)
143) Within the past 12 months has the number of full-time paid staff in your congregation increased, decreased, or stayed the same? By how many? (2018) (FTCHGNO_18)
1)
2)
3)
4)
5)
6)
7)
9)
10)
15)
20)
144) [2018-19 wording] Are you currently searching to fill any full-time ministerial staff positions? (2018) (FTSRCH_18)
1) Yes
2) No
145) How many positions are you seeking to fill? (2018) (FTSRCHNO_18)
1)
2)
3)
4)
5)
7)
146) (If FTSRCHNO_18 is less than or equal to three) What [is/are] the job title[s] of the position[s] you are trying to fill? (If FTSRCHNO_18 is greater than or equal to three) What are the job titles of the three most important positions you are trying to fill? First mention (2018) (FTPOSFL1_18)
1) Primary Congregational Leader
2) General Congregational Leader (not necessarily primary)
3) Music
4) Education
5) Youth and Young Adults
6) Adult/Family/Outreach
8) Missions
9) Spanish-Speaking/Hispanic
10) Administration
12) Building Caretaking
13) Other
147) (If FTSRCHNO_18 is less than or equal to three) What [is/are] the job title[s] of the position[s] you are trying to fill? (If FTSRCHNO_18 is greater than or equal to three) What are the job titles of the three most important positions you are trying to fill? Second mention (2018) (FTPOSFL2_18)
1) Primary Congregational Leader
3) Music
5) Youth and Young Adults
6) Adult/Family/Outreach
7) Sick/Bereaved
10) Administration
12) Building Caretaking
14) Multiple Roles
148) (If FTSRCHNO_18 is less than or equal to three) What [is/are] the job title[s] of the position[s] you are trying to fill? (If FTSRCHNO_18 is greater than or equal to three) What are the job titles of the three most important positions you are trying to fill? Third mention (2018) (FTPOSFL3_18)
1) Primary Congregational Leader
3) Music
5) Youth and Young Adults
6) Adult/Family/Outreach
10) Administration
12) Building Caretaking
149) What are the job titles of each of these part-time paid staff people? Please begin with [yourself/the senior clergy person or religious leader]. First mention (2012) (PSTF1TITL_12)
1) Primary Congregational Leader
150) What are the job titles of each of these part-time paid staff people? Please begin with [yourself/the senior clergy person or religious leader]. Second mention (2012) (PSTF2TITL_12)
1) Primary Congregational Leader
2) General Congregational Leader
3) Music
4) Education
5) Youth and Young Adults
6) Adult/Family/Outreach
7) Sick/Bereaved
9) Spanish-Speaking/Hispanic
10) Administration
11) Lay leader
151) What are the job titles of each of these part-time paid staff people? Please begin with [yourself/the senior clergy person or religious leader]. Third mention (2012) (PSTF3TITL_12)
1) Primary Congregational Leader
2) General Congregational Leader
3) Music
4) Education
5) Youth and Young Adults
6) Adult/Family/Outreach
7) Sick/Bereaved
8) Missions
10) Administration
13) Other
152) Is this person Hispanic or Latino? (2018) (PSTF2HISP_18)
1) Yes
2) No
153) [Wording if hired in the present position two or more years ago] In the past two years, has this person taken a pay cut or had [his/her] salary reduced? [Wording if hired within the past two years] Since [he/she] was hired in [his/her] present position, has this person taken a pay cut or had [his/her] salary reduced? (2012) (PSTF2CUT_12)
1) Yes
2) No
154) Is this person ordained to full clergy status in your congregation, church, or religious group? (2012) (PSTF2ORDN_12)
1) Yes
2) No
155) [Do you/Does this person] specialize in a particular area of work or [do you/does he/does she] have a wide range of responsibilities? (2018) (PTS2SPEC_18)
1) Specialize
2) Wide range of responsibilities
156) What is [your/this person's] job title? (2018) (PSTAFF2A_18)
1) Primary Congregational Leader
2) General Congregational Leader
5) Youth and Young Adults
6) Adult/Family/Outreach
7) Sick/Bereaved
9) Spanish-Speaking/Hispanic
10) Administration
14) Multiple Roles
157) What is [your/this person's] area of specialization? First mention (2018) (PSTF2SPZ1_18)
1) Children's ministry
2) Youth ministry
3) Young adult ministry
4) Music
5) Religious education
7) Pastoral care
8) Psychological counseling
9) Community engagement
17) Other
158) What is [your/this person's] area of specialization? Second mention (2018) (PSTF2SPZ2_18)
4) Music
6) Family ministry
7) Pastoral care
17) Other
159) What is [your/this person's] area of specialization? Third mention (2018) (PSTF2SPZ3_18)
17) Other
160) Thinking of [PSTF3TITL], is this person male or female? (2012) (PSTF3GEND_12)
1) Male
2) Female
161) What race or ethnicity is this person? (2012) (PSTF3RACE_12)
1) White
2) Black or African American
3) Hispanic
4) Asian or Pacific Islander
162) Is this person Hispanic or Latino? (2012) (PSTF3HISP_12)
2) No
163) How old is this person? (2012) (PSTF3AGE_12)
19)
21)
24)
26)
28)
30)
32)
33)
34)
35)
37)
38)
40)
41)
43)
44)
45)
48)
49)
50)
51)
54)
55)
56)
60)
62)
64)
65)
68)
164) In what year did this person start this job at this congregation? (2012) (PSTF3STRT_12)
1972)
1982)
1985)
1993)
1999)
2000)
2002)
2004)
2005)
2006)
2007)
2008)
2009)
2010)
2011)
2012)
165) [Wording if hired in the present position two or more years ago] In the past two years, has this person taken a pay cut or had [his/her] salary reduced? [Wording if hired within past two years] Since [he/she] was hired in [his/her] present position, has this person taken a pay cut or had [his/her] salary reduced? (2012) (PSTF3CUT_12)
1) Yes
2) No
166) Did this person graduate from a seminary or theological school? (2012) (PSTF3GRDT_12)
1) Yes
2) No
167) Is this person currently attending a seminary or theological school? (2012) (PSTF3ATTD_12)
1) Yes
2) No
168) Is this person ordained to full clergy status in your congregation, church, or religious group? (2012) (PSTF3ORDN_12)
1) Yes
2) No
169) Was this person a member or regular participant in this congregation before starting this job at your congregation? (2012) (PSTF3MMBR_12)
1) Yes
2) No
170) Of your part-time ministerial staff, how many are white and non-Hispanic? (2012) (PTSTFWHT_12)
0)
1)
2)
3)
4)
5)
6)
7)
8)
9)
10)
11)
31)
39)
171) Of your part-time ministerial staff, how many are white and non-Hispanic? (2018) (PTSTFWHT_18)
0)
1)
2)
3)
4)
5)
6)
7)
8)
9)
10)
12)
15)
19)
20)
24)
25)
28)
50)
172) Of your part-time ministerial staff, how many are Black or African American? (2012) (PTSTFBLK_12)
0)
1)
2)
3)
4)
5)
6)
8)
10)
15)
23)
173) Of your part-time ministerial staff, how many are Black or African American? (2018) (PTSTFBLK_18)
0)
1)
2)
3)
4)
5)
6)
10)
27)
30)
174) Of your part-time ministerial staff, how many are Hispanic or Latino? (2012) (PTSTFHIS_12)
0)
1)
2)
3)
5)
6)
16)
30)
175) Of your part-time ministerial staff, how many are Hispanic or Latino? (2018) (PTSTFHIS_18)
0)
1)
2)
3)
4)
5)
6)
8)
10)
13)
40)
176) Of your part-time ministerial staff, how many are Asian or Pacific Islander? (2012) (PTSTFASI_12)
0)
1)
2)
7)
177) Of your part-time ministerial staff, how many are Asian or Pacific Islander? (2018) (PTSTFASI_18)
0)
1)
2)
3)
4)
5)
178) Of your part-time ministerial staff, how many are American Indian? (2012) (PTSTFAI_12)
0)
179) Of your part-time ministerial staff, how many are under 40 years old? (2012) (PTSTFU40_12)
0)
1)
2)
3)
4)
5)
6)
7)
8)
10)
11)
20)
50)
180) Of your part-time ministerial staff, how many are under 40 years old? (2018) (PTSTFU40_18)
0)
1)
2)
3)
4)
5)
6)
7)
10)
12)
15)
20)
30)
37)
40)
181) How many of your part-time ministerial staff are between 40 and 60 years old? (2012) (PTSTFU60_12)
0)
1)
2)
3)
4)
5)
6)
7)
10)
14)
19)
182) How many of your part-time ministerial staff are over 60 years old? (2012) (PTSTFO60_12)
0)
1)
2)
3)
4)
6)
8)
183) Of your part-time ministerial staff, how many are men? (2012) (PTSTFMEN_12)
0)
1)
2)
3)
4)
5)
6)
7)
13)
18)
19)
184) Of your part-time ministerial staff, how many are men? (2018) (PTSTFMEN_18)
0)
1)
2)
3)
4)
5)
6)
8)
10)
15)
16)
26)
30)
185) In the past two years, have any of these staff people taken a pay cut or had their salary reduced? (2012) (PTSTFCUT_12)
1) Yes
2) No
186) How many? (2012) (PTSTFCUT1_12)
1)
2)
4)
6)
187) Of your part-time ministerial staff, how many have graduated from a seminary or theological school? (2012) (PTSTFGRD_12)
0)
1)
2)
3)
4)
5)
13)
188) Of your part-time ministerial staff, how many have graduated from a seminary or theological school? (2018) (PTSTFGRD_18)
0)
1)
2)
3)
4)
5)
189) How many are currently attending a seminary or theological school? (2012) (PTSTFATD_12)
0)
1)
2)
3)
5)
190) How many are currently attending a seminary or theological school? (2018) (PTSTFATD_18)
0)
1)
2)
3)
5)
191) How many are ordained to full clergy status in your congregation, church, or religious group? (2012) (PTSTFORD_12)
0)
1)
2)
3)
4)
5)
6)
12)
192) How many were members or regular participants in your congregation before they started their jobs at this congregation? (2012) (PTSTFMBR_12)
0)
1)
2)
3)
4)
5)
6)
7)
8)
10)
12)
15)
54)
193) How many were members or regular participants in your congregation before they started their jobs at this congregation? (2018) (PTSTFMBR_18)
0)
1)
2)
3)
4)
5)
6)
7)
8)
9)
10)
13)
15)
20)
25)
30)
40)
50)
194) Do any of the part-time ministerial staff specialize in particular areas of work or do they all have a wide range of responsibilities? (2018) (PTSSPZ_18)
1) All have a wide range
2) At least one specializes
195) How many specialize? (2018) (PTSSNO_18)
1)
2)
3)
4)
5)
6)
7)
8)
9)
10)
11)
15)
17)
20)
24)
25)
30)
38)
70)
196) (Asked if PTSSNO_18_18 = 1) What is this person's area of specialization? (Asked if PTSSNO_18 is greater than or equal to two) Of the [NUMBER FROM PTSSNO_18] who specialize, how many specialize in each of the following areas of activities: children's ministry (2018) (PTSCHLD_18)
0)
1)
2)
3)
4)
5)
10)
35)
197) (Asked if PTSSNO_18_18 = 1) What is this person's area of specialization? (Asked if PTSSNO_18 is greater than or equal to two) Of the [NUMBER FROM PTSSNO_18] who specialize, how many specialize in each of the following areas of activities: youth ministry (2018) (PTSYOUTH_18)
0)
1)
2)
3)
4)
5)
7)
198) (Asked if PTSSNO_18 = 1) What is this person's area of specialization? (Asked if PTSSNO_18 is greater than or equal to two) Of the [NUMBER FROM PTSSNO_18] who specialize, how many specialize in each of the following areas of activities: young adult ministry (2018) (PTSYA_18)
0)
1)
2)
5)
6)
7)
10)
199) (Asked if PTSSNO_18 = 1) What is this person's area of specialization? (Asked if PTSSNO_18 is greater than or equal to two) Of the [NUMBER FROM PTSSNO_18] who specialize, how many specialize in each of the following areas of activities: music (2018) (PTSMUSIC_18)
0)
1)
2)
3)
4)
5)
6)
7)
8)
9)
15)
17)
25)
200) (Asked if PTSSNO_18 = 1) What is this person's area of specialization? (Asked if PTSSNO_18 is greater than or equal to two) Of the [NUMBER FROM PTSSNO_18] who specialize, how many specialize in each of the following areas of activities: religious education (2018) (PTSREDU_18)
0)
1)
2)
3)
4)
5)
6)
25)
201) (Asked if PTSSNO_18 = 1) What is this person's area of specialization? (Asked if PTSSNO_18 is greater than or equal to two) Of the [NUMBER FROM PTSSNO_18] who specialize, how many specialize in each of the following areas of activities: family ministry (2018) (PTSFAMIN_18)
0)
1)
2)
5)
8)
202) (Asked if PTSSNO_18 = 1) What is this person's area of specialization? (Asked if PTSSNO_18 is greater than or equal to two) Of the [NUMBER FROM PTSSNO_18] who specialize, how many specialize in each of the following areas of activities: pastoral care (2018) (PTSCARE_18)
0)
1)
2)
3)
4)
5)
203) (Asked if PTSSNO_18 = 1) What is this person's area of specialization? (Asked if PTSSNO_18 is greater than or equal to two) Of the [NUMBER FROM PTSSNO_18] who specialize, how many specialize in each of the following areas of activities: psychological counseling (2018) (PTSPSYCH_18)
0)
1)
2)
204) (Asked if PTSSNO_18 = 1) What is this person's area of specialization? (Asked if PTSSNO_18 is greater than or equal to two) Of the [NUMBER FROM PTSSNO_18] who specialize, how many specialize in each of the following areas of activities: community engagement (2018) (PTSENGAG_18)
0)
1)
2)
4)
5)
205) (Asked if PTSSNO_18 = 1) What is this person's area of specialization? (Asked if PTSSNO_18 is greater than or equal to two) Of the [NUMBER FROM PTSSNO_18] who specialize, how many specialize in each of the following areas of activities: spiritual growth (2018) (PTSGROW_18)
0)
1)
2)
3)
4)
5)
10)
12)
206) (Asked if PTSSNO_18 = 1) What is this person's area of specialization? (Asked if PTSSNO_18 is greater than or equal to two) Of the [NUMBER FROM PTSSNO_18] who specialize, how many specialize in each of the following areas of activities: outreach (2018) (PTSREACH_18)
0)
1)
2)
3)
4)
5)
10)
15)
207) (Asked if PTSSNO_18 = 1) What is this person's area of specialization? (Asked if PTSSNO_18 is greater than or equal to two) Of the [NUMBER FROM PTSSNO_18] who specialize, how many specialize in each of the following areas of activities: administration (2018) (PTSADMIN_18)
0)
1)
2)
3)
4)
5)
208) (Asked if PTSSNO_18 = 1) What is this person's area of specialization? (Asked if PTSSNO_18 is greater than or equal to two) Of the [NUMBER FROM PTSSNO_18] who specialize, how many specialize in each of the following areas of activities: volunteer coordination (2018) (PTSVOLC_18)
0)
1)
2)
3)
4)
5)
6)
10)
209) (Asked if PTSSNO_18 = 1) What is this person's area of specialization? (Asked if PTSSNO_18 is greater than or equal to two) Of the [NUMBER FROM PTSSNO_18] who specialize, how many specialize in each of the following areas of activities: worship-related technology (2018) (PTSWTECH_18)
0)
1)
2)
3)
4)
5)
210) (Asked if PTSSNO_18 = 1) What is this person's area of specialization? (Asked if PTSSNO_18 is greater than or equal to two) Of the [NUMBER FROM PTSSNO_18] who specialize, how many specialize in each of the following areas of activities: technology other than worship-related technology (2018) (PTSTECH_18)
0)
1)
2)
4)
211) (Asked if PTSSNO_18 = 1) What is this person's area of specialization? (Asked if PTSSNO_18 is greater than or equal to two) Of the [NUMBER FROM PTSSNO_18] who specialize, how many specialize in each of the following areas of activities: media or communications (2018) (PTSMEDIA_18)
0)
1)
2)
4)
212) Any area of specialization that I haven't mentioned? (2018) (PTSOTHER_18)
1) Yes
2) No
213) Number of part time ministerial staff who specialize in an area not previously mentioned. (2018) (PTSPZOTHNUM_18)
0)
1)
2)
214) Within the past 12 months has the number of part-time paid staff in your congregation increased, decreased, or stayed the same? (2018) (PTSFCHG_18)
1) Increased
2) Stayed the same
3) Decreased
215) By how many? (2018) (PTCHGNO_18)
1)
2)
3)
4)
5)
6)
10)
15)
216) Are you currently searching to fill any part-time ministerial staff positions? (2018) (PTSRCH_18)
1) Yes
2) No
217) How many positions are you seeking to fill? (2018) (PTSRCHNO_18)
1)
2)
3)
4)
5)
218) (If PTSRCHNO_18 is less than or equal to three) What [is/are] the job title[s] of the position[s] you are trying to fill? (If PTSRCHNO_18 is greater than or equal to three) What are the job titles of the three most important position you are trying to fill? First mentioned (2018) (PTPOSFL1_18)
1) Primary Congregational Leader
2) General Congregational Leader (not necessarily primary)
3) Music
4) Education
5) Youth and Young Adults
6) Adult/Family/Outreach
7) Sick/Bereaved
9) Spanish-Speaking/Hispanic
10) Administration
13) Other
219) (If PTSRCHNO_18 is less than or equal to three) What [is/are] the job title[s] of the position[s] you are trying to fill? (If PTSRCHNO_18 is greater than or equal to three) What are the job titles of the three most important position you are trying to fill? Second mentioned (2018) (PTPOSFL2_18)
2) General Congregational Leader (not necessarily primary)
3) Music
4) Education
5) Youth and Young Adults
6) Adult/Family/Outreach
7) Sick/Bereaved
8) Missions
10) Administration
12) Building Caretaking
220) (If PTSRCHNO_18 is less than or equal to three) What [is/are] the job title[s] of the position[s] you are trying to fill? (If PTSRCHNO_18 is greater than or equal to three) What are the job titles of the three most important position you are trying to fill? Third mentioned (2018) (PTPOSFL3_18)
3) Music
4) Education
5) Youth and Young Adults
10) Administration
12) Building Caretaking
221) Did the speaker come down from the altar, podium, chancel, or stage during the sermon? (2012) (SPKRDWN_12)
1) Yes
2) No
222) Was there a period of extended singing during the service where the congregation sang three or more songs in a row? (2018) (EXTSING_18)
1) Yes
2) No
223) Were any song lyrics specially provided to people on a flyer or handout? (2012) (HANDOUT_12)
1) Yes
2) No
224) Was anyone paid by the congregation to sing or perform music at this service? (2012) (PAIDMUS_12)
1) Yes
2) No
225) How many? (2012) (PAIDMUS1_12)
0)
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25)
226) Does your congregation have a copyright license agreement to perform or sing certain songs in worship services? (2012) (HAVECLA_12)
1) Yes
2) No
227) Did people join hands at any point during the service, such as during a prayer or at other moments? (2012) (JOINHNDS_12)
1) Yes
2) No
228) Were cameras used to project images of musicians or speakers during this service so that people in the same room can see them better? (2018) (PROJECT_18)
1) Yes
2) No
229) Did any part of this service involve watching video clips of any sort? (2018) (WTCHCLP_18)
1) Yes
2) No
230) Was this service broadcast or streamed live so that people outside your building or campus could see it? (2018) (STREAMED_18)
1) Yes
2) No
231) Was any part of this service recorded so people can listen or watch at a later time? (2018) (RECORDED_18)
1) Yes
2) No
232) Were people offered the opportunity to use their smartphones during the service to participate in some way? (2018) (SMTPHONE_18)
1) Yes
2) No
233) How? Using smartphone to access scripture (2018) (PHONSCRPT_18)
0) No phone use of this type named
1) Response includes this type of phone use
234) How? Using smartphone to donate money to the congregation (2018) (PHONDON_18)
0) No phone use of this type named
1) Response includes this type of phone use
235) How? Using smartphone to interact with social media (2018) (PHONSM_18)
0) No phone use of this type named
1) Response includes this type of phone use
236) How? Using smartphone to record (audio/video/pictures) (2018) (PHONREC_18)
0) No phone use of this type named
1) Response includes this type of phone use
237) How? Using smartphone to engage with the sermon or message (2018) (PHONSERM_18)
0) No phone use of this type named
1) Response includes this type of phone use
238) How? Using smartphone to engage or interact with the service's music (2018) (PHONMUS_18)
0) No phone use of this type named
1) Response includes this type of phone use
239) How? Using smartphone in some way not previously mentioned (2018) (PHONOTH_18)
0) No phone use of this type named
1) Response includes this type of phone use
240) Was there a reading from the Bible during the service? (2012) (RDBIBLE_12)
1) Yes
2) No
241) From what translation? (2012) (BIBLE1_12)
1) King James Version
2) New King James Version
3) Revised Standard Version
4) New Revised Standard Version
5) New American Bible (includes New American Bible, Revised)
6) Catholic, other (includes Jerusalem Bible, lectionary, and missal)
7) English Standard Version
8) New Living Translation
9) New American Standard Bible
10) New World Translation
11) The Message
12) Good News Bible
13) Reina-Valera (Spanish)
15) La Biblia Latinoamericana (Spanish, includes Latin American Bible, Latino American Bible)
16) Other or unspecified Catholic (Spanish)
18) Spanish version, other
19) New International Version (NIV), 1984
20) Today's New International Version (TNIV)
21) New International Version, not specified
22) Holman Christian Standard Bible
26) Multiple translations
27) Translation in other language (not English or Spanish)
28) Other (includes American Standard, Common English Bible, Amplified, and unspecified or unclear)
242) Did any part of this service involve watching video that was recorded at or broadcasted from another location? (2012) (WTCHVID_12)
1) Yes
2) No
243) For about how long would you say that people in this congregation usually mingle and socialize informally with each other before and after the service? Time in minutes (2012) (SOCLTIME_12)
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240)
600)
244) In the past week, did your congregation have any services on days other than Friday, Saturday, and Sunday? (2018) (SVCWEEK_18)
1) Yes
2) No
245) How many people would you say attended one of those weekday services without also attending on the weekend? (2018) (ATTNDWEEK_18)
246) Of the regularly participating adults in this congregation, how many would you say attended more than one of the services held during the previous seven days? (2012) (ATTMORE_12)
247) Is that true of the main service we just talked about? (2012) (SPANMAIN1_12)
1) Yes
2) No
248) In a typical week, does your congregation have a worship service that is attended primarily by Hispanic or Latino people, even if the service is conducted in English? (2012) (HISPSVC_12)
1) Yes
2) No
249) Is that true of the main service we just talked about? (2012) (SPANMAIN2_12)
1) Yes
2) No
250) Have you attended any of [the Spanish language or bilingual worship services / worship services primarily attended by Hispanic and Latino people] in the past 12 months? (2012) (ATSPSVC_12)
1) Yes
2) No
251) When was your most recent [Spanish language or bilingual worship service / worship service attended primarily by Hispanic and Latino people]? Month (2012) (HSVCMNTH_12)
1) January
4) April
5) May
6) June
7) July
8) August
9) September
10) October
11) November
12) December
252) When was your most recent [Spanish language or bilingual worship service / worship service attended primarily by Hispanic and Latino people]? Day of the month (2012) (HSVCDAY_12)
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2)
4)
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253) Did anyone call out 'amen' or other expressions of approval? (2012) (HAMEN_12)
1) Yes
2) No
254) Did any adults jump, shout, or dance spontaneously during this service? (2012) (HJUMP_12)
1) Yes
2) No
255) Did anyone besides the leader raise their hands in praise during the service? (2012) (HRAISHNDS_12)
1) Yes
2) No
256) Within the past 12 months, has your congregation participated in a joint worship service with any other congregation? (2018) (JOINTWOR_18)
1) Yes
2) No
257) Were any of these services with congregations whose racial or ethnic make-up is different than your congregation's? (2018) (RACEWOR_18)
1) Yes
2) No
258) Within the past 12 months, have people at worship services been told of opportunities to volunteer to provide assistance for people outside your congregation who are in need? (2012) (VOLOPPS_12)
1) Yes
2) No
259) At any service during the past 12 months was there a time for people other than the leaders of the service to testify or speak about their own religious experience? (2012) (TESTIFY_12)
1) Yes
2) No
260) Was there a time during the service when people other than the leaders spoke to share their own joys, concerns, or thoughts? (2018) (SPOKE_18)
1) Yes
2) No
261) Within the past 12 months, did any service include praying over or laying hands on people who were injured or ill in an effort to cure them? (2012) (CURE_12)
1) Yes
2) No
262) Does your congregation encourage people to use the New International Version of the Bible rather than other translations? (2012) (NIV_12)
1) Yes
2) No
263) Are there Bibles in the pews or chairs for people to use during worship services? (2012) (BIBLPEW_12)
1) Yes
2) No
264) What translation? (2012) (BIBLPEW1_12)
1) King James Version
2) New King James Version
3) Revised Standard Version
4) New Revised Standard Version
5) New American Bible (includes New American Bible, Revised)
6) Catholic, other (includes Jerusalem Bible, lectionary, and missal)
7) English Standard Version
8) New Living Translation
9) New American Standard Bible
12) Good News Bible
19) New International Version (NIV), 1984
20) Today's New International Version (TNIV)
21) New International Version, not specified
22) Holman Christian Standard Bible
26) Multiple translations
28) Other (includes American Standard, Common English Bible, Amplified, and unspecified or unclear)
265) Are people encouraged to bring their own Bibles to worship services? (2012) (BIBLOWN_12)
1) Yes
2) No
266) Does your congregation follow a lectionary or some other schedule of scripture readings when it comes to what passages are read in worship services? (2012) (READINGS_12)
1) Yes
2) No
267) In the past 12 months, have there been any events during which children from your congregation recited scripture from memory? (2012) (MEMSCRIPT_12)
1) Yes
2) No
268) Some religious groups teach that God gives financial wealth and good physical health to those with enough faith. Does your congregation teach this? (2018) (PROSPERG_18)
1) Yes
2) No
269) Do you have a youth minister or other leader specially designated to coordinate activities for youth? (2012) (YTHMNSTR_12)
1) Yes
2) No
270) Is this person a paid employee [Are any of these people paid employees] of your congregation? (2012) (YTHMINPD_12)
1) Yes
2) No
271) Does this person [Do any of these people] work full-time as a youth leader at your congregation? (2012) (YTHMINFT_12)
1) Yes
2) No
272) Within the past 12 months, have there been any groups or meetings or classes or events specifically focused on the following purposes or activities? To read and discuss the Bible? (2012) (DISBIBLE_12)
1) Yes
2) No
273) Within the past 12 months, have there been any groups or meetings or classes or events specifically focused on the following purposes or activities? A class for people in your congregation to learn English? (2012) (LRNENGL_12)
1) Yes
2) No
274) Within the past 12 months, have there been any groups or meetings or classes or events specifically focused on the following purposes or activities? A workshop or event for religious leaders who are not part of your own congregation? (2018) (OTHRLEAD_18)
1) Yes
2) No
275) Within the past 12 months, have there been any groups or meetings or classes or events specifically focused on the following purposes or activities? To discuss any sort of scientific issue or the relationship between science and religion? (2018) (SCIENCE_18)
1) Yes
2) No
276) Within the past 12 months, have there been any groups or meetings or classes or events specifically focused on the following purposes or activities? [2018-19 wording] To discuss issues related to the environment? (2018) (ENVIRON_18)
1) Yes
2) No
277) Within the past 12 months, have there been any groups or meetings or classes or events specifically focused on the following purposes or activities? A class to train new religious education teachers? (2012) (TRAIN_12)
1) Yes
2) No
278) Within the past 12 months, have there been any groups or meetings or classes or events specifically focused on the following purposes or activities? [2018-19 wording] To discuss issues related to race and race relations? (2018) (RACEREL_18)
1) Yes
2) No
279) Within the past 12 months, have there been any groups or meetings or classes or events specifically focused on the following purposes or activities? To discuss how to improve the management of your congregation's money? (2012) (CONGMONY_12)
1) Yes
2) No
280) Within the past 12 months, have there been any groups or meetings or classes or events specifically focused on the following purposes or activities? To do strategic planning or discuss the future goals of your congregation? (2012) (STRGPLAN_12)
1) Yes
2) No
281) Within the past 12 months, have there been any groups or meetings or classes or events specifically focused on the following purposes or activities? A group specifically for women? (2012) (WOMENGRP_12)
1) Yes
2) No
282) Within the past 12 months, have there been any groups or meetings or classes or events specifically focused on the following purposes or activities? A group specifically for men? (2012) (MENGRP_12)
1) Yes
2) No
283) Within the past 12 months, have there been any groups or meetings or classes or events specifically focused on the following purposes or activities? Support for people with terminal illness or chronic health problems? (2012) (ILLNESS_12)
1) Yes
2) No
284) Within the past 12 months, have there been any groups or meetings or classes or events specifically focused on the following purposes or activities? Support for recently divorced people? (2018) (DIVORCE_18)
1) Yes
2) No
285) Within the past 12 months, have there been any groups or meetings or classes or events specifically focused on the following purposes or activities? To organize or participate in a blood donation drive? (2018) (BLOOD_18)
1) Yes
2) No
286) Within the past 12 months, have there been any groups or meetings or classes or events specifically focused on the following purposes or activities? To discuss issues related to race and the police? (2018) (RACEPO_18)
1) Yes
2) No
287) Within the past 12 months, have there been any groups or meetings or classes or events specifically focused on the following purposes or activities? To discuss issues related to sexual orientation or gender identity? (2018) (LGBT_18)
1) Yes
2) No
288) Within the past 12 months, have there been any groups or meetings or classes or events specifically focused on the following purposes or activities? To learn about living wills, advance medical directives, or other end-of-life issues? (2018) (WILLS_18)
1) Yes
2) No
289) Were any of these lobbying or marching activities related to: Poverty? (2012) (LMPOV_12)
1) Yes
2) No
290) Were any of these lobbying or marching activities related to: Poverty or economic inequality? (2018) (LMPOV_18)
1) Yes
2) No
291) Were any of these lobbying or marching activities related to: Same-sex marriage? (2012) (LMGAYM_12)
1) Yes
2) No
292) Were any of these lobbying or marching activities related to: Issues concerning gay, lesbian, or transgender people? (2018) (LMLGBT_18)
1) Yes
2) No
293) Were any of these lobbying or marching activities related to: Environmental issues? (2018) (LMENVIRO_18)
1) Yes
2) No
294) Were any of these lobbying or marching activities related to: Was there any other issue or policy about which a group from your congregation lobbied or marched? (2018) (LMOTHR_18)
1) Yes
2) No
295) Was that to support immigrants and immigration, or to encourage stricter immigration enforcement? (2018) (IMMSIDE_18)
1) Support Immigrants/Immigration
2) Encourage Stricter Immigration Enforcement
296) Was that on the pro-life side or the pro-choice side? (2018) (ABORSIDE_18)
1) Pro-Life
2) Pro-Choice
297) Was that to support or oppose more rights for gays, lesbians, or transgender people? (2018) (GAYSIDE_18)
1) Support
2) Oppose
298) Was that to protect the environment or oppose environmental regulations? (2018) (ENVRSIDE_18)
1) Protect the environment
2) Oppose environmental regulations
299) What specific economic or poverty-related issue did that activity address? Issue addressing poverty as it relates to education (2018) (POVEDUC_18)
0) No program of this type named
1) Mentions at least one program of this type
300) What specific economic or poverty-related issue did that activity address? Issue addressing poverty as it relates to food and hunger (2018) (POVFOOD_18)
0) No program of this type named
1) Mentions at least one program of this type
301) What specific economic or poverty-related issue did that activity address? Issue addressing poverty as it relates to housing (2018) (POVHOUSE_18)
0) No program of this type named
1) Mentions at least one program of this type
302) What specific economic or poverty-related issue did that activity address? Issue addressing poverty as it relates to homelessness (2018) (POVHOMLS_18)
0) No program of this type named
1) Mentions at least one program of this type
303) What specific economic or poverty-related issue did that activity address? Issue addressing poverty as it relates to health (2018) (POVHLTH_18)
0) No program of this type named
1) Mentions at least one program of this type
304) What specific economic or poverty-related issue did that activity address? Issue addressing poverty as it relates to jobs and employment (2018) (POVJOB_18)
0) No program of this type named
1) Mentions at least one program of this type
305) What specific economic or poverty-related issue did that activity address? Issue addressing poverty as it relates to children (2018) (POVKID_18)
0) No program of this type named
1) Mentions at least one program of this type
306) What specific economic or poverty-related issue did that activity address? Issue addressing poverty as it relates to income and pay (2018) (POVPAY_18)
0) No program of this type named
1) Mentions at least one program of this type
307) What specific economic or poverty-related issue did that activity address? Issue addressing poverty as it relates to incarceration (2018) (POVPRISON_18)
0) No program of this type named
1) Mentions at least one program of this type
308) What specific economic or poverty-related issue did that activity address? Issue addressing poverty as it relates to race (2018) (POVRACE_18)
0) No program of this type named
1) Mentions at least one program of this type
309) What specific economic or poverty-related issue did that activity address? Issue addressing poverty as it relates to women (2018) (POVWOMEN_18)
0) No program of this type named
1) Mentions at least one program of this type
310) What specific economic or poverty-related issue did that activity address? Issue is not classified by any of the other descriptors (2018) (POVOTH_18)
0) No program of this type named
1) Mentions at least one program of this type
311) What other issue or policy? Issues or policies concerning the criminal justice system (2018) (LMCRIME_18)
0) No program of this type named
1) Mentions at least one program of this type
312) What other issue or policy? Issues or policies related to education (2018) (LMEDUC_18)
0) No program of this type named
1) Mentions at least one program of this type
313) What other issue or policy? Issues or policies concerning gun usage in the US (2018) (LMGUN_18)
0) No program of this type named
1) Mentions at least one program of this type
314) What other issue or policy? Issues or policies involving foreign state or non-state actors (2018) (LMFORGN_18)
0) No program of this type named
1) Mentions at least one program of this type
315) What other issue or policy? Issues or policies mentioning health related issues (2018) (LMHLTH_18)
0) No program of this type named
1) Mentions at least one program of this type
316) What other issue or policy? Issues or policies related to income, pay, compensation, or benefits (2018) (LMPAY_18)
0) No program of this type named
1) Mentions at least one program of this type
317) What other issue or policy? Issues or policies concerning race (2018) (LMRACE_18)
0) No program of this type named
1) Mentions at least one program of this type
318) What other issue or policy? Issues or policies specific to women (2018) (LMWOMEN_18)
0) No program of this type named
1) Mentions at least one program of this type
319) What other issue or policy? Issues or policies not previously mentioned (2018) (LMOTHR_OTH_18)
0) No program of this type named
1) Mentions at least one program of this type
320) Within the past two years, has your congregation publicly supported or opposed any candidate for public office? (2018) (SUPPORT_18)
1) Yes
2) No
321) Do you think your congregation would publicly support or oppose candidates for public office if doing so did not put your congregation's tax status at risk? (2018) (TAXRISK_18)
1) Yes
2) No
3) Don't know
322) Some congregations have declared themselves to be sanctuaries for undocumented immigrants. Has your congregation done that? (2018) (IMMSANC_18)
1) Yes
2) No
323) Has your congregation discussed doing this within the last year? (2018) (IMMDISCUS_18)
1) Yes
2) No
324) Some congregations have directly sponsored refugees who have come to the United States from other countries. Has your congregation directly sponsored any refugees within the last two years? (2018) (SPONSREF_18)
1) Yes
2) No
325) Has your congregation discussed doing this within the last year? (2018) (DISCREF_18)
1) Yes
2) No
326) Does your congregation have any organized effort, designated person, or committee whose purpose is to increase racial or ethnic diversity in your congregation? (2018) (DIVERSE_18)
1) Yes
2) No
327) Within the last 12 months, has your congregation had any organized effort to provide your members with health-focused programs such as blood pressure checks, health education classes, or disease prevention information? (2018) (HLTHPROG_18)
1) Yes
2) No
328) Within the past 12 months, have any of these health-focused programs involved: Blood pressure checks? (2018) (HLTHBP_18)
1) Yes
2) No
329) Within the past 12 months, have any of these health-focused programs involved: Screen for any type of cancer? (2018) (HLTHCAN_18)
1) Yes
2) No
330) Within the past 12 months, have any of these health-focused programs involved: Offering flu shots? (2018) (HLTHFLU_18)
1) Yes
2) No
331) Within the past 12 months, have any of these health-focused programs involved: Testing for diabetes or checking blood sugar levels? (2018) (HLTHDB_18)
1) Yes
2) No
332) Within the past 12 months, have any of these health-focused programs involved: Testing for HIV or AIDS? (2018) (HLTHAID_18)
1) Yes
2) No
333) Within the past 12 months, have any of these health-focused programs involved: Helping people get health insurance or Medicaid? (2018) (HLTHMED_18)
1) Yes
2) No
334) Within the past 12 months, have any of these health-focused programs involved: Educating people about nutrition or healthy eating habits? (2018) (HLTHNUT_18)
1) Yes
2) No
335) Within the past 12 months, have any of these health-focused programs involved: Educating people about nutrition or healthy eating habits? (2018) (HLTHOTH_18)
1) Yes
2) No
336) What are they? Programs addressing issues of substance abuse or addiction (2018) (HLTHADDICT_18)
0) No program of this type named
1) Mentions at least one program of this type
337) What are they? Programs providing First Aid, CPR, or AED training (2018) (HLTHFSTAID_18)
0) No program of this type named
1) Mentions at least one program of this type
338) What are they? Programs addressing cardiovascular health issues (2018) (HLTHCARDO_18)
0) No program of this type named
1) Mentions at least one program of this type
339) What are they? Programs designed to educate people about health-related issues (2018) (HLTHEDU_18)
0) No program of this type named
1) Mentions at least one program of this type
340) What are they? Programs targeting senior citizens (2018) (HLTHELDER_18)
0) No program of this type named
1) Mentions at least one program of this type
341) What are they? Programs addressing health issues related to eyesight, hearing, feet, or dental hygiene (2018) (HLTHFEET_18)
0) No program of this type named
1) Mentions at least one program of this type
342) What are they? Programs for physical fitness (2018) (HLTHFIT_18)
0) No program of this type named
1) Mentions at least one program of this type
343) What are they? Programs addressing mental health conditions (2018) (HLTHMENTL_18)
0) No program of this type named
1) Mentions at least one program of this type
344) What are they? Program is nowhere else classified (2018) (HLTHOTH2_18)
0) No program of this type named
1) Mentions at least one program of this type
345) [2018-19 wording] Within the past 12 months, have there been groups, programs, or events that have no connection to your congregation but that have used or rented space in your building? (2018) (USEBLDG_18)
1) Yes
2) No
346) Please tell me how many such groups or programs have met in your building within the past 12 months (2018) (NUMUSE_18)
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3)
4)
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347) Does your congregation have any organized effort, designated person, or committee whose purpose is to coordinate or provide help to members, for example by cooking meals for a new mother or someone just home from the hospital, or providing financial assistance to someone who needs it? (2012) (HELPMMBR_12)
1) Yes
2) No
348) Does your congregation have any organized effort, designated person, or committee whose purpose is to provide your members with health-focused programs such as blood pressure checks, health education classes, or disease prevention information? (2012) (HLTHEDUC_12)
1) Yes
2) No
349) [2012 and 2018-19 wording, if NUMPROG is less than or equal to four] What projects or programs have you sponsored or participated in? Services for victims of rape or domestic violence (2012) (SABUSED12)
0) No program of this type named
1) Mentions at least one program of this type
350) [2012 and 2018-19 wording, if NUMPROG is greater than four] What projects or programs have you sponsored or participated in? Services for victims of rape or domestic violence (2018) (SABUSED18)
0) No program of this type named
1) Mentions at least one program of this type
351) [2012 and 2018-19 wording, if NUMPROG is less than or equal to four] What projects or programs have you sponsored or participated in? Clothing or blankets, including rummage sales (2012) (SCLOTHES12)
0) No program of this type named
1) Mentions at least one program of this type
352) [2012 and 2018-19 wording, if NUMPROG is greater than four] What projects or programs have you sponsored or participated in? Clothing or blankets, including rummage sales (2018) (SCLOTHES18)
0) No program of this type named
1) Mentions at least one program of this type
353) [2012 and 2018-19 wording, if NUMPROG is less than or equal to four] What projects or programs have you sponsored or participated in? Disaster relief (2012) (SDISASTER12)
0) No program of this type named
1) Mentions at least one program of this type
354) [2012 and 2018-19 wording, if NUMPROG is greater than four] What projects or programs have you sponsored or participated in? Disaster relief (2018) (SDISASTER18)
0) No program of this type named
1) Mentions at least one program of this type
355) [2012 and 2018-19 wording, if NUMPROG is less than or equal to four] What projects or programs have you sponsored or participated in? Non-religious education (2012) (SEDUC12)
0) No program of this type named
1) Mentions at least one program of this type
356) [2012 and 2018-19 wording, if NUMPROG is greater than four] What projects or programs have you sponsored or participated in? Non-religious education (2018) (SEDUC18)
0) No program of this type named
1) Mentions at least one program of this type
357) [2012 and 2018-19 wording, if NUMPROG is less than or equal to four] What projects or programs have you sponsored or participated in? Specifically for senior citizens (2012) (SELDERLY12)
0) No program of this type named
1) Mentions at least one program of this type
358) [2012 and 2018-19 wording, if NUMPROG is greater than four] What projects or programs have you sponsored or participated in? Specifically for senior citizens (2018) (SELDERLY18)
0) No program of this type named
1) Mentions at least one program of this type
359) [2012 and 2018-19 wording, if NUMPROG is less than or equal to four] What projects or programs have you sponsored or participated in? Feeding the hungry (2012) (SFOOD12)
0) No program of this type named
1) Mentions at least one program of this type
360) [2012 and 2018-19 wording, if NUMPROG is greater than four] What projects or programs have you sponsored or participated in? Feeding the hungry (2018) (SFOOD18)
0) No program of this type named
1) Mentions at least one program of this type
361) [2012 and 2018-19 wording, if NUMPROG is less than or equal to four] What projects or programs have you sponsored or participated in? Programs targeting men or women in particular (2012) (SGENDER12)
0) No program of this type named
1) Mentions at least one program of this type
362) [2012 and 2018-19 wording, if NUMPROG is greater than four] What projects or programs have you sponsored or participated in? Programs targeting men or women in particular (2018) (SGENDER18)
0) No program of this type named
1) Mentions at least one program of this type
363) [2012 and 2018-19 wording, if NUMPROG is less than or equal to four] What projects or programs have you sponsored or participated in? Habitat for Humanity projects (2012) (SHABITAT12)
0) No program of this type named
1) Mentions at least one program of this type
364) [2012 and 2018-19 wording, if NUMPROG is greater than four] What projects or programs have you sponsored or participated in? Habitat for Humanity projects (2018) (SHABITAT18)
0) No program of this type named
1) Mentions at least one program of this type
365) [2012 and 2018-19 wording, if NUMPROG is less than or equal to four] What projects or programs have you sponsored or participated in? Programs targeting physical health needs (2012) (SHEALTH12)
0) No program of this type named
1) Mentions at least one program of this type
366) [2012 and 2018-19 wording, if NUMPROG is greater than four] What projects or programs have you sponsored or participated in? Programs targeting physical health needs (2018) (SHEALTH18)
0) No program of this type named
1) Mentions at least one program of this type
367) [2012 and 2018-19 wording, if NUMPROG is less than or equal to four] What projects or programs have you sponsored or participated in? Programs targeting the homeless or transients (2012) (SHOMELES12)
0) No program of this type named
1) Mentions at least one program of this type
368) [2012 and 2018-19 wording, if NUMPROG is greater than four] What projects or programs have you sponsored or participated in? Programs targeting the homeless or transients (2018) (SHOMELES18)
0) No program of this type named
1) Mentions at least one program of this type
369) [2012 and 2018-19 wording, if NUMPROG is less than or equal to four] What projects or programs have you sponsored or participated in? Home building, repair, or maintenance (2012) (SHOUSE12)
0) No program of this type named
1) Mentions at least one program of this type
370) [2012 and 2018-19 wording, if NUMPROG is greater than four] What projects or programs have you sponsored or participated in? Home building, repair, or maintenance (2018) (SHOUSE18)
0) No program of this type named
1) Mentions at least one program of this type
371) [2012 and 2018-19 wording, if NUMPROG is less than or equal to four] What projects or programs have you sponsored or participated in? Programs directed at immigrants, migrants, or refugees (2012) (SIMMIG12)
0) No program of this type named
1) Mentions at least one program of this type
372) [2012 and 2018-19 wording, if NUMPROG is greater than four] What projects or programs have you sponsored or participated in? Programs directed at immigrants, migrants, or refugees (2018) (SIMMIG18)
0) No program of this type named
1) Mentions at least one program of this type
373) [2012 and 2018-19 wording, if NUMPROG is less than or equal to four] What projects or programs have you sponsored or participated in? Programs targeting people outside the United States (2012) (SINTL12)
0) No program of this type named
1) Mentions at least one program of this type
374) [2012 and 2018-19 wording, if NUMPROG is greater than four] What projects or programs have you sponsored or participated in? Programs targeting people outside the United States (2018) (SINTL18)
0) No program of this type named
1) Mentions at least one program of this type
375) [2012 and 2018-19 wording, if NUMPROG is less than or equal to four] What projects or programs have you sponsored or participated in? Programs to help people obtain jobs (2012) (SJOB12)
0) No program of this type named
1) Mentions at least one program of this type
376) [2012 and 2018-19 wording, if NUMPROG is greater than four] What projects or programs have you sponsored or participated in? Programs to help people obtain jobs (2018) (SJOB18)
0) No program of this type named
1) Mentions at least one program of this type
377) [2012 and 2018-19 wording, if NUMPROG is less than or equal to four] What projects or programs have you sponsored or participated in? Specifically for children or youth (2012) (SKID12)
0) No program of this type named
1) Mentions at least one program of this type
378) [2012 and 2018-19 wording, if NUMPROG is greater than four] What projects or programs have you sponsored or participated in? Specifically for children or youth (2018) (SKID18)
0) No program of this type named
1) Mentions at least one program of this type
379) [2012 and 2018-19 wording, if NUMPROG is less than or equal to four] What projects or programs have you sponsored or participated in? Substance abuse programs (2012) (SSUBSTANC12)
0) No program of this type named
1) Mentions at least one program of this type
380) [2012 and 2018-19 wording, if NUMPROG is greater than four] What projects or programs have you sponsored or participated in? Programs targeting prisoners or people in trouble with the law and their families (2018) (SPRISON18)
0) No program of this type named
1) Mentions at least one program of this type
381) [2012 and 2018-19 wording, if NUMPROG is greater than four] What projects or programs have you sponsored or participated in? Substance abuse programs (2018) (SSUBSTANC18)
0) No program of this type named
1) Mentions at least one program of this type
382) [2012 and 2018-19 wording, if NUMPROG is less than or equal to four] What projects or programs have you sponsored or participated in? St. Vincent de Paul (2012) (SVDP12)
0) No program of this type named
1) Mentions at least one program of this type
383) [2012 and 2018-19 wording, if NUMPROG is greater than four] What projects or programs have you sponsored or participated in? St. Vincent de Paul (2018) (SVDP18)
0) No program of this type named
1) Mentions at least one program of this type
384) [2012 and 2018-19 wording, if NUMPROG is less than or equal to four] What projects or programs have you sponsored or participated in? Program is nowhere else classified (2012) (SOTHER12)
0) No program of this type named
1) Mentions at least one program of this type
385) [2012 and 2018-19 wording, if NUMPROG is greater than four] What projects or programs have you sponsored or participated in? Program is nowhere else classified (2018) (SOTHER18)
0) No program of this type named
1) Mentions at least one program of this type
386) For each of these please tell me whether it is a program or project completely run by your congregation, or whether it is a program that is run by or in collaboration with other groups or organizations. (2012) (COLLAB_12)
0) No
1) Yes
387) [Does this project or program/Do any of these projects or programs] involve collaborations with the following kinds of partners? [Does it/Do any of them] involve collaborations with: Other congregations (2018) (CLBCONG_18)
1) Yes
2) No
388) [Does this project or program/Do any of these projects or programs] involve collaborations with the following kinds of partners? [Does it/Do any of them] involve collaborations with: With a nonprofit service organization (2018) (CLBNP_18)
1) Yes
2) No
389) [Does this project or program/Do any of these projects or programs] involve collaborations with the following kinds of partners? [Does it/Do any of them] involve collaborations with: With an office or program of your own denomination or religious group (2018) (CLBDENOM_18)
1) Yes
2) No
390) [Does this project or program/Do any of these projects or programs] involve collaborations with the following kinds of partners? [Does it/Do any of them] involve collaborations with: With a public elementary, middle, or high school (2018) (CLBSCHL_18)
1) Yes
2) No
391) [Does this project or program/Do any of these projects or programs] involve collaborations with the following kinds of partners? [Does it/Do any of them] involve collaborations with: With a college or university (2018) (CLBUNIV_18)
1) Yes
2) No
392) [Does this project or program/Do any of these projects or programs] involve collaborations with the following kinds of partners? [Does it/Do any of them] involve collaborations with: With a business (2018) (CLBBIZ_18)
1) Yes
2) No
393) [Does this project or program/Do any of these projects or programs] involve collaborations with the following kinds of partners? [Does it/Do any of them] involve collaborations with: With a local, state, or federal government agency or program (2018) (CLBGOV_18)
1) Yes
2) No
394) [Is this project or program/Are any of these projects or programs] completely run by your congregation or do they all involve collaborations of some sort with other groups or organizations? (2018) (CLBAMNT_18)
1) Some or all completely run by congregation
2) All involve collaboration
395) How many are completely run by your congregation? (2018) (PGNUMB_18)
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2)
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396) How much money, overall, did your congregation directly spend on all of these projects or programs within the past 12 months? Here, I'm asking about direct cash donations from your congregation, not counting staff time or volunteer time. Dollar amount (2012) (PROGCOST_12)
397) How much money, overall, did your congregation directly spend on all of these projects or programs within the past 12 months? Here, I'm asking about direct cash donations from your congregation, not counting staff time or volunteer time. Dollar amount (2018) (PROGCOST_18)
398) Within the past 12 months, has anyone who is paid by your congregation spent more than 25 percent of their work time on one or more of these projects? (2012) (PRFSTAF1_12)
1) Yes
2) No
399) Within the past 12 months, has anyone who is paid by your congregation spent more than 25 percent of their work time on one or more of these projects? (2018) (PRFSTAF1_18)
1) Yes
2) No
400) Are any of these programs that you've mentioned supported by outside funds directly provided to your congregation by other agencies or organizations? (2012) (OUTFUNDS_12)
1) Yes
2) No
401) Are any of these programs that you've mentioned supported by outside funds directly provided to your congregation by other agencies or organizations? (2018) (OUTFUNDS_18)
1) Yes
2) No
402) Did any of these funds come from local, state, or federal government? (2012) (GOVFUND1_12)
1) Yes
2) No
403) Did any of these funds come from local, state, or federal government? (2018) (GOVFUND1_18)
1) Yes
2) No
404) How much money did your congregation receive from the government in grants, contracts, or fees during your most recent fiscal year? Dollar amount (2012) (GOVFUND2_12)
0)
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405) How much money did your congregation receive from the government in grants, contracts, or fees during your most recent fiscal year? Dollar amount (2018) (GOVFUND2_18)
0)
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6000)
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406) Within the past two years, has your congregation participated in any efforts to help people respond to or recover from a natural disaster such as an earthquake, flood, tornado, or wildfire? (2018) (NDHELP_18)
1) Yes
2) No
407) Thinking about your most recent response to a natural disaster, did your congregation help by raising or contributing money to support the relief effort? (2018) (NDMONY_18)
1) Yes
2) No
408) Did your congregation donate food, clothing, furniture, or other in-kind supplies? (2018) (NDDONAT_18)
1) Yes
2) No
409) Still thinking about your most recent response to a natural disaster, did your congregation provide temporary shelter or transitional housing for people affected by the disaster? (2018) (NDSHLTR_18)
1) Yes
2) No
410) Did your congregation send a team to the disaster area to help with clean-up or provide other sorts of assistance? (2018) (NDTEAM_18)
1) Yes
2) No
411) Is there anyone in your congregation who has publicly acknowledged his or her infection with the virus that causes AIDS? That is, is there anyone who is openly HIV-positive? (2012) (HIVPOSTV_12)
1) Yes
2) No
412) Within the past 12 months, have there been any groups or meetings or classes or events specifically focused on... Preventing HIV transmission, such as teaching about prevention strategies or promoting HIV testing? (2012) (HIVTEST_12)
1) Yes
2) No
413) Within the past 12 months, have there been any groups or meetings or classes or events specifically focused on... Raising awareness about HIV/AIDS in other ways, such as sponsoring World AIDS Day events or participating in an AIDS walk? (2012) (HIVAWARE_12)
1) Yes
2) No
414) Within the past 12 months, has your congregation given financial or in-kind donations to an organization whose primary purpose is to help people living with HIV or AIDS, or to prevent HIV transmission? (2012) (HIVGIVE_12)
1) Yes
2) No
415) Is all of your congregation's website publicly accessible, or are there parts that are accessible only to people in your congregation? (2012) (WEBPUB_12)
1) All publicly accessible
2) Parts for congregation only
416) Are people able to make financial donations to your congregation using an app, credit card, or other ways of donating electronically? (2012) (ELECDON_12)
1) Yes
2) No
417) Besides having a website or a Facebook page, does your congregation have a presence on other kinds of social media, such as Twitter or Instagram? (2018) (OTHSOCMD_18)
1) Yes
2) No
418) Does your congregation make or recommend apps for people to use on their phones or tablets? (2018) (APPS_18)
1) Yes
2) No
419) Does anyone on your congregation's paid staff spend more than 25 percent of their work time managing your congregation's social media presence, website, or apps? (2018) (SMTIME_18)
1) Yes
2) No
420) Within the past 12 months, have any people from your congregation attended meetings or served on committees of your denomination or religious group? (2012) (SRVDENOM_12)
1) Yes
2) No
421) In the last 12 months, has your congregation hosted a clergyperson or preacher who lives in another country? (2012) (HOSTCLER_12)
1) Yes
2) No
422) From what country? (2012) (HOSTCLER1_12)
423) Does your congregation send money directly to any congregation outside the United States? (2012) (SENDMONY_12)
1) Yes
2) No
424) In what country is that congregation? First mention (2012) (SNDMONY1_12)
425) In what country is that congregation? Second mention (2012) (SNDMONY2_12)
44) Bahamas
76) Brazil
104) Myanmar
120) Cameroon
124) Canada
152) Chile
170) Colombia
188) Costa Rica
214) Dominican Republic
218) Ecuador
222) El Salvador
275) Palestine (State of)
276) Germany
320) Guatemala
324) Guinea
332) Haiti
340) Honduras
356) India
388) Jamaica
392) Japan
404) Kenya
408) Democratic People's Republic of Korea
410) Republic of Korea (South Korea)
430) Liberia
440) Lithuania
484) Mexico
524) Nepal
604) Peru
608) Philippines
642) Romania
643) Russian Federation (the)
704) Vietnam
710) South Africa
740) Suriname
748) Swaziland
764) Thailand
780) Trinidad and Tobago
792) Turkey
800) Uganda
804) Ukraine
894) Zambia
10001) Africa, country not specified
10003) Central America, country not specified
10004) Caribbean, country not specified
10010) Other, country not specified
426) In what country is that congregation? Third mention (2012) (SNDMONY3_12)
32) Argentina
120) Cameroon
124) Canada
214) Dominican Republic
222) El Salvador
242) Fiji
250) France
332) Haiti
340) Honduras
356) India
376) Israel
388) Jamaica
404) Kenya
422) Lebanon
484) Mexico
498) Moldova (the Republic of)
524) Nepal
528) Netherlands (the)
586) Pakistan
604) Peru
608) Philippines
710) South Africa
724) Spain
764) Thailand
768) Togo
792) Turkey
800) Uganda
826) United Kingdom
10001) Africa, country not specified
10006) Asia, country not specified
427) Has your congregation held a capital campaign in the last five years? (2012) (CAPCPGN_12)
1) Yes
2) No
428) How much did your capital campaign raise in the last five years? Dollar amount (2012) (CAPCPGN1_12)
429) Does your congregation have a mortgage, loan, or other outstanding debt? (2012) (CONGDEBT_12)
1) Yes
2) No
430) What is the current balance on that debt? Dollar amount (2012) (CNGDEBT1_12)
431) What percent live more than a 30-minute drive away? Percent of regular adult participants (2012) (LONGDPCT_12)
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432) What is the largest specific Hispanic ethnicity in your congregation? (2012) (HISPETH_12)
1) Argentinian
2) Brazilian
4) Colombian
6) Cuban
7) Ecuadoran
8) Salvadoran
9) Guatemalan
11) Honduran
12) Mexican
13) Mexican-American
14) Panamanian
15) Peruvian
16) Puerto Rican
17) Central American
20) Latino
21) South American
22) Latin American
50) Dominican
52) Haitian
53) Jamaican
55) Samoan
93) Native American / American Indian
110) American
113) Mixed / Diverse
114) Other, too vague
433) American Indian? Percent of regular adult participants (2012) (AMINDPCT_12)
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434) What percent are an ethnicity other than the ones I've mentioned? Percent of regular adult participants (2012) (OTHPCT_12)
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435) What is the country of origin of the largest specific immigrant group in your congregation? (2012) (IMMETH_12)
436) How many only attend services without participating in any other way in the congregation's life? Percent of regular adult participants (2018) (ONLYPCT_18)
437) How many regular adult participants in your congregation are openly gay or lesbian? Percent of regular adult participants (2012) (GAYPCT_12)
438) How many are unemployed, that is, involuntarily out of work? Percent of regular adult participants (2012) (UNEMPCT_12)
439) Would the following types of people be permitted to be full-fledged members of your congregation: Someone who drinks alcohol in moderation? (2018) (MBRALCMD_18)
1) Yes
2) No
3) Don't know
440) Would the following types of people be permitted to be full-fledged members of your congregation: An unmarried couple who live together? (2018) (MBRCOHBT_18)
1) Yes
2) No
3) Don't know
441) Regarding leadership, if they were otherwise qualified, would the following types of people be permitted to hold all of the volunteer leadership positions open to other members: Someone who drinks alcohol in moderation? (2018) (LDRALCMD_18)
1) Yes
2) No
3) Don't know
442) Regarding leadership, if they were otherwise qualified, would the following types of people be permitted to hold all of the volunteer leadership positions open to other members: An unmarried couple who live together? (2018) (LDRHOBHT_18)
1) Yes
2) No
3) Don't know
443) Would your congregation allow a wedding of two people of the same sex to take place in your building? (2018) (GAYWED_18)
1) Yes
2) No
3) Don't know
444) If they are otherwise qualified, are women in your congregation permitted to: Hold all of the volunteer leadership positions that men can hold? (2012) (WMNVLTR_12)
1) Yes
2) No
445) If they are otherwise qualified, are women in your congregation permitted to: Teach by themselves a class with adult men in it? (2012) (WMNTCH_12)
1) Yes
2) No
3) Don't know
446) More elaborate scale of political leaning (2018) (LIBCON7_18)
1) Extremely conservative
2) Moderately conservative
3) Slightly conservative
4) Right in the middle
5) Slightly liberal
6) Moderately liberal
7) Extremely liberal
447) More elaborate scale of theological leaning (2018) (THEOLOGY7_18)
1) Extremely conservative
2) Moderately conservative
3) Slightly conservative
4) Right in the middle
5) Slightly liberal
6) Moderately liberal
7) Extremely liberal
448) Number of General Social Survey (GSS) respondents who nominated each congregation (2012) (NOMINATE_12)
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449) NCS interview was conducted in Spanish (2012) (NCSSPAN_12)
0) No
1) Yes
450) Was the interview conducted in English or Spanish? (2018) (IWLANGUAGE_18)
1) English
2) Spanish
3) Combination of English and Spanish
451) Congregation selected for NCS as part of Hispanic over-sample (2012) (HISPOVER_12)
0) No
1) Yes
452) If congregation is multisite (MULTISITE_2=1), which site or sites did R have in mind when answering questions about the congregation as a whole? (2018) (WHICHSITE_18)
1) All of them treated together as one congregation
2) One of the them
3) Respondent answered some questions with all sites in mind; answered other questions with one site in mind
4) Other
453) Weight for panel cases from Waves III and IV, ignoring duplicate nominations, which allows users to analyze the data at the congregation level. (WT_PANEL34_CONG_IGN)
454) Weight for panel cases from Waves III and IV, taking account of duplicate nominations. This weight allows users to analyze the data at the congregation level. (WT_PANEL34_CONG_DUP)
455) Weight for panel cases from Waves III and IV, which allows users to analyze the data at the attendee level. (WT_PANEL34_ATTENDEE)
456) What is your position in this congregation? (2012) (POS1_12)
1) Primary Congregational Leader
2) General Congregational Leader (not necessarily primary)
4) Education
5) Youth and Young Adults
6) Adult/Family/Outreach
7) Sick/Bereaved
8) Missions
10) Administration
11) Lay leader
13) Other
457) What is your position in this congregation? (2018) (POS1_18)
1) Primary Congregational Leader
2) General Congregational Leader (not necessarily primary)
3) Music
4) Education
5) Youth and Young Adults
6) Adult/Family/Outreach
7) Sick/Bereaved
8) Missions
10) Administration
11) Lay leader
12) Building/Grounds Caretaking
13) Other
14) Multiple Roles
458) In what year was your congregation officially founded? (2012) (FOUNDED_12)
459) In what year was your congregation officially founded? (2018) (FOUNDED_18)
460) Is your congregation formally affiliated with a denomination, convention, or some similar kind of association? (2012) (HAVEDEN_12)
1) Yes
2) No
461) Is your congregation formally affiliated with a denomination, convention, or some similar kind of association? (2018) (HAVEDEN_18)
1) Yes
2) No
462) [2012 wording] Please tell me the name of your denomination or other association. (2012) (DENOM_12)
463) [2012 wording] Please tell me the name of your denomination or other association. (2018) (DENOM_18)
464) Denominational affiliation, collapsed (2012) (DENCODE_12)
1) Roman Catholic
2) Southern Baptist Convention
3) Black Baptist
4) American Black Convention
5) Other Baptist
6) United Methodist Church
7) Black Methodist
8) Other Methodist
9) Evangelical Lutheran Church in America
10) Lutheran Church - Missouri Synod
11) Other Lutheran
12) Presbyterian Church (USA)
13) Other Presbyterian
14) Assemblies of God
15) Other Pentecostal
16) Church of God in Christ
17) Disciples of Christ
18) Episcopal Church
19) United Church of Christ
20) Reformed Church in America
21) Church of the Brethren
22) Jehovah's Witnesses
23) Mennonite
24) Church of the Nazarene
25) Seventh-day Adventist
26) Unitarian Universalist Association
27) Eastern Orthodox
28) Church/Churches of Christ
29) Various Church of God
30) Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
31) Jewish
32) Non-Christian/non-Jewish
36) Christian and Missionary Alliance
37) Other mainline/Liberal
38) Other conservative/Evangelical
39) Other Christian, not elsewhere classified
465) Denominational affiliation, collapsed (2018) (DENCODE_18)
1) Roman Catholic
2) Southern Baptist Convention
3) Black Baptist
4) American Black Convention
5) Other Baptist
6) United Methodist Church
7) Black Methodist
8) Other Methodist
9) Evangelical Lutheran Church in America
10) Lutheran Church - Missouri Synod
11) Other Lutheran
12) Presbyterian Church (USA)
13) Other Presbyterian
14) Assemblies of God
15) Other Pentecostal
16) Church of God in Christ
17) Disciples of Christ
18) Episcopal Church
19) United Church of Christ
20) Reformed Church in America
22) Jehovah's Witnesses
23) Mennonite
24) Church of the Nazarene
25) Seventh-day Adventist
26) Unitarian Universalist Association
27) Eastern Orthodox
28) Church/Churches of Christ
29) Various Church of God
30) Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
31) Jewish
32) Non-Christian/non-Jewish
36) Christian and Missionary Alliance
37) Other mainline/Liberal
38) Other conservative/Evangelical
39) Other Christian, not elsewhere classified
466) Denominational affiliation, collapsed further (2012) (DENCODE3_12)
1) Roman Catholic
2) Baptist
6) Methodist
9) Lutheran
12) Presbyterian or Reformed
14) Pentecostal
17) Other mainline or liberal Protestants
18) Episcopal Church
22) Other conservative, evangelical, or sectarian Protestants
23) Other Christian, not elsewhere classified
24) Non-Christian
467) Denominational affiliation, collapsed further (2018) (DENCODE3_18)
1) Roman Catholic
2) Baptist
6) Methodist
9) Lutheran
12) Presbyterian or Reformed
14) Pentecostal
17) Other mainline or liberal Protestants
18) Episcopal Church
22) Other conservative, evangelical, or sectarian Protestants
23) Other Christian, not elsewhere classified
24) Non-Christian
468) Religious Tradition - collapsed (2012) (TRAD3_12)
1) Roman Catholic
2) White conservative, evangelical, or fundamentalist
3) Black Protestant
4) White liberal or moderate
6) Non-Christian
469) Religious Tradition - collapsed (2018) (TRAD3_18)
1) Roman Catholic
2) White conservative, evangelical, or fundamentalist
3) Black Protestant
4) White liberal or moderate
6) Non-Christian
470) What type of building does your congregation currently use for the primary worship services? (2012) (BLDGTYPE_12)
1) School
7) Storefront
20) Church, synagogue, temple or mosque
21) Other
471) What type of building does your congregation currently use for the primary worship services? (2018) (BLDGTYPE_18)
1) School
7) Storefront
20) Church, synagogue, temple or mosque
21) Other
472) Does this building belong to your congregation, or does it belong to another group that loans or rents space to you? (2012) (OWNBLDG_12)
1) Belongs to congregation or denomination
2) Belongs to another group
473) Does this building belong to your congregation, or does it belong to another group that loans or rents space to you? (2018) (OWNBLDG_18)
1) Belongs to congregation or denomination
2) Belongs to another group
474) Is your building used by any other congregation for its worship services? (2012) (CONGUSE_12)
1) Yes
2) No
475) Is your building used by any other congregation for its worship services? (2018) (CONGUSE_18)
1) Yes
2) No
476) Is that congregation composed primarily of recent immigrants to the United States? (2012) (CONGIMM_12)
1) Yes
2) No
477) Is that congregation composed primarily of recent immigrants to the United States? (2018) (CONGIMM_18)
1) Yes
2) No
478) Some congregations have worship services that take place every week at more than one location, but all locations are considered part of the same congregation. Does this describe your congregation? (2012) (MULTISITE_1_12)
1) Yes
2) No
479) Some congregations have worship services that take place every week at more than one location, but all locations are considered part of the same congregation. Does this describe your congregation? (2018) (MULTISITE_1_18)
1) Yes
2) No
480) How many persons would you say 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? (2012) (NUMTOTAL_12)
481) How many persons would you say 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? (2018) (NUMTOTAL_18)
482) How many persons - counting both adults and children - would you say regularly participate in the religious life of your congregation - whether or not they are officially members of your congregation? (2012) (NUMREGLR_12)
483) How many persons - counting both adults and children - would you say regularly participate in the religious life of your congregation - whether or not they are officially members of your congregation? (2018) (NUMREGLR_18)
484) How many adults - people 18 years or older - would you say regularly participate in the religious life of your congregation? (2012) (NUMADLTS_12)
485) How many adults - people 18 years or older - would you say regularly participate in the religious life of your congregation? (2018) (NUMADLTS_18)
486) Size was imputed for NUMADLTS_12 (2012) (IMPSIZE_12)
0) No, size not imputed
1) Yes, size imputed for NUMADLTS_12
487) Size was imputed for NUMADLTS_18 (IMPSIZE_18)
0) No, size not imputed
1) Yes, size imputed for NUMADLTS_18
488) What was the number of regularly participating adults in your congregation two years ago, that is in 2010? (2012) (NUMADLTS2_12)
489) What was the number of regularly participating adults in your congregation two years ago, that is in 2016? (2018) (NUMADLTS2_18)
490) [2012 and 2018-19 wording] Compared with two years ago - that is, this time in 2010 - has the number of regularly participating adults increased, decreased, or remained about the same? (2012) (ADLTCHG_12)
1) Increased
2) Remained about the same
3) Decreased
491) [2012 and 2018-19 wording] Compared with two years ago - that is, this time in 2016 - has the number of regularly participating adults increased, decreased, or remained about the same? (2018) (ADLTCHG_18)
1) Increased
2) Remained about the same
3) Decreased
492) Is there one person who is the head or senior clergy person or religious leader in your congregation? (2012) (CLERGONE_12)
1) Yes
2) No
493) Is there one person who is the head or senior clergy person or religious leader in your congregation? (2018) (CLERGONE_18)
1) Yes
2) No
494) Is this person male or female? (2012) (CLERGSEX_12)
1) Male
2) Female
495) Is this person male or female? (CLERGSEX_18)
1) Male
2) Female
496) What race or ethnicity [are you/is this person?] (2012) (CLERRACE_12)
1) White
2) Black or African American
3) Hispanic
4) Asian or Pacific Islander
5) Other
497) What race or ethnicity [are you/is this person?] (2018) (CLERRACE_18)
1) White
2) Black or African American
3) Hispanic
4) Asian or Pacific Islander
5) Other
498) [Are you/Is this person] Hispanic or Latino? (2012) (CLERHISP_12)
1) Yes
2) No
499) [Are you/Is this person] Hispanic or Latino? (2018) (CLERHISP_18)
1) Yes
2) No
500) Clergy race, incorporates response to CLERHISP_12 (2012) (CLERRACE2_12)
1) White and non-Hispanic
2) White Hispanic
3) Black and non-Hispanic
5) Hispanic
6) Asian and non-Hispanic
8) Other
501) Clergy race, incorporates response to CLERHISP_18 (2018) (CLERRACE2_18)
-9) [ARDA note: unknown code]
1) White and non-Hispanic
2) White Hispanic
3) Black and non-Hispanic
4) Black Hispanic
5) Hispanic
6) Asian and non-Hispanic
7) Asian Hispanic
8) Other
502) [Were you/Was this person] born in the United States? (2012) (BORNINUS_12)
1) Yes
2) No
503) [Were you/Was this person] born in the United States? (2018) (BORNINUS_18)
1) Yes
2) No
504) In what year did [you/this person] become the head or senior clergy person or religious leader? (2012) (CLERYEAR_12)
1963)
1964)
1965)
1966)
1970)
1972)
1973)
1976)
1977)
1978)
1979)
1980)
1981)
1982)
1984)
1985)
1986)
1987)
1988)
1989)
1990)
1991)
1992)
1993)
1994)
1995)
1996)
1997)
1998)
1999)
2000)
2001)
2002)
2003)
2004)
2005)
2006)
2007)
2008)
2009)
2010)
2011)
2012)
505) In what year did [you/this person] become the head or senior clergy person or religious leader? (2018) (CLERYEAR_18)
1965)
1971)
1978)
1979)
1980)
1981)
1982)
1983)
1984)
1985)
1986)
1987)
1988)
1989)
1990)
1991)
1992)
1993)
1994)
1995)
1996)
1997)
1998)
1999)
2000)
2001)
2002)
2003)
2004)
2005)
2006)
2007)
2008)
2009)
2010)
2011)
2012)
2013)
2014)
2015)
2016)
2017)
2018)
2019)
506) How old [are you/is this person]? (2012) (CLERGAGE_12)
507) How old [are you/is this person]? (2018) (CLERGAGE_18)
508) [Are you/is this person] currently attending a seminary or theological school? (2012) (CLERATTD_12)
1) Yes
2) No
509) [Are you/is this person] currently attending a seminary or theological school? (2018) (CLERATTD_18)
1) Yes
2) No
510) [Are you/Is this person] paid for [you/his/her] work in this congregation? (2012) (CLERPAID_12)
1) Yes
2) No
511) [Are you/Is this person] paid for [you/his/her] work in this congregation? (2018) (CLERPAID_18)
1) Yes
2) No
512) [Do you/Does this person] serve another congregation besides this one? (2012) (OTHCONG_12)
1) Yes
2) No
513) [Do you/Does this person] serve another congregation besides this one? (2018) (OTHCONG_18)
1) Yes
2) No
514) [Do you/Does this person] hold another job besides working for this or other congregations? (2012) (OTHJOB_12)
1) Yes
2) No
515) [Do you/Does this person] hold another job besides working for this or other congregations? (2018) (OTHJOB_18)
1) Yes
2) No
516) [Are you/Is this person] working full-time at this congregation? (2012) (CLERFT_12)
1) Yes
2) No
517) [Are you/Is this person] working full-time at this congregation? (2018) (CLERFT_18)
1) Yes
2) No
518) Clergy race, incorporates response to CLERHISP_12 (2012) (CLER2RACE2_12)
-9) [ARDA note: unknown code]
519) Clergy race, incorporates response to CLERHISP_18 (2018) (CLER2RACE2_18)
-9) [ARDA note: unknown code]
1) White and non-Hispanic
520) [2012 wording if head clergyperson is not full-time paid staff] How many people currently work in this congregation as full-time paid staff? [2012 wording if head clergyperson is full-time paid staff] Including [you/the leader we've been talking about], how many people currently work in this congregation as full-time paid staff? (2012) (FTSTAFF_12)
0)
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2)
3)
4)
5)
6)
7)
8)
9)
10)
11)
12)
13)
14)
15)
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18)
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21)
22)
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30)
31)
32)
33)
35)
38)
39)
40)
42)
45)
47)
50)
52)
55)
59)
60)
65)
66)
75)
79)
80)
99)
521) [2018-19 wording if head clergyperson or neither co-leader is full-time paid staff] How many people currently work in this congregation as full-time paid staff? [2018-19 wording if head clergyperson or either co-leader is full-time paid staff] Including [you/the leader(s) we've been talking about/you and your co-leader], how many people currently work in this congregation as full-time paid staff? (2018) (FTSTAFF_18)
522) [2012 wording if head clergyperson is full-time paid staff] Of the [NUMBER FROM FTSTAFF_12] full-time paid staff people in this congregation, again including [you/the leader we've been talking about], how many would be considered ministerial or other religious staff, such as youth ministers, other pastors, pastoral counselors, directors of religious education, music ministers, and so on? Please do not count secretaries, janitors, school teachers, or other full-time employees not primarily engaged in religious work. [2012 wording if head clergyperson is not full-time paid staff] Of the [NUMBER FROM FTSTAFF_12] full-time paid staff people in this congregation, how many would be considered ministerial or other religious staff, such as youth ministers, other pastors, pastoral counselors, directors of religious education, music ministers, and so on? Please do not count secretaries, janitors, school teachers, or other full-time employees not primarily engaged in religious work. (2012) (MINSTAFF_12)
0)
1)
2)
3)
4)
5)
6)
7)
8)
9)
10)
11)
12)
13)
14)
15)
17)
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21)
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23)
25)
27)
28)
30)
40)
42)
99)
523) [2018-19 wording if head clergyperson or either co-leader is full-time paid staff] Of the [NUMBER FROM FTSTAFF_18] full-time paid staff people in this congregation, again including [you/the leader(s) we've been talking about/you and your co-leader], how many would be considered ministerial or other religious staff, such as youth ministers, other pastors, pastoral counselors, directors of religious education, music ministers, and so on? Please do not count secretaries, janitors, school teachers, or other full-time employees not primarily engaged in religious work. [2018-19 wording if head clergyperson or neither co-leader is full-time paid staff] Of the [NUMBER FROM FTSTAFF_18] full-time paid staff people in this congregation, how many would be considered ministerial or other religious staff, such as youth ministers, other pastors, pastoral counselors, directors of religious education, music ministers, and so on? Please do not count secretaries, janitors, school teachers, or other full-time employees not primarily engaged in religious work. [2018-19 wording if head clergyperson or both co-leaders are not full-time paid staff] Of the full-time paid staff people in this congregation, again including [you/the leader(s) we've been talking about/you and your co-leader], how many would be considered ministerial or other religious staff, such as youth ministers, other pastors, pastoral counselors, directors of religious education, music ministers, and so on? Please do not count secretaries, janitors, school teachers, or other full-time employees not primarily engaged in religious work. (2018) (MINSTAFF_18)
0)
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2)
3)
4)
5)
6)
7)
8)
9)
10)
11)
12)
13)
14)
15)
16)
17)
18)
19)
20)
25)
30)
45)
47)
52)
180)
524) Thinking of the second full-time staff person you mentioned, is this person male or female? (2012) (STF2GEND_12)
1) Male
2) Female
525) Thinking of the second full-time staff person you mentioned, is this person male or female? (2018) (STF2GEND_18)
1) Male
2) Female
526) What race or ethnicity is this person? (2012) (STF2RACE_12)
1) White
2) Black or African American
3) Hispanic
4) Asian or Pacific Islander
5) Other
527) What race or ethnicity is this person? (2018) (STF2RACE_18)
1) White
2) Black or African American
3) Hispanic
4) Asian or Pacific Islander
528) Is this person Hispanic or Latino? (2012) (STF2HISP_12)
1) Yes
2) No
529) Is this person Hispanic or Latino? (2018) (STF2HISP_18)
1) Yes
2) No
530) How old is this person? (2012) (STF2AGE_12)
531) How old is this person? (2018) (STF2AGE_18)
22)
24)
27)
28)
29)
30)
32)
33)
34)
35)
36)
37)
38)
40)
42)
43)
44)
45)
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49)
50)
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53)
55)
58)
59)
60)
61)
65)
66)
70)
71)
73)
75)
76)
79)
532) In what year did this person start this job at this congregation? (2012) (STF2STRT_12)
1974)
1982)
1985)
1986)
1987)
1990)
1992)
1995)
1996)
1997)
1998)
1999)
2000)
2001)
2002)
2003)
2004)
2005)
2006)
2007)
2008)
2009)
2010)
2011)
2012)
533) In what year did this person start this job at this congregation? (2018) (STF2STRT_18)
1980)
1994)
1995)
1998)
2000)
2002)
2004)
2006)
2007)
2009)
2010)
2011)
2012)
2013)
2014)
2015)
2016)
2017)
2018)
534) Did this person graduate from a seminary or theological school? (2012) (STF2GRDT_12)
1) Yes
2) No
535) Did this person graduate from a seminary or theological school? (2018) (STF2GRDT_18)
1) Yes
2) No
536) Is this person currently attending a seminary or theological school? (2012) (STF2ATTD_12)
1) Yes
2) No
537) Is this person currently attending a seminary or theological school? (2018) (STF2ATTD_18)
1) Yes
2) No
538) Was this person a member or regular participant in this congregation before starting this job at your congregation? (2012) (STF2MMBR_12)
1) Yes
2) No
539) Was this person a member or regular participant in this congregation before starting this job at your congregation? (2018) (STF2MMBR_18)
1) Yes
2) No
540) Within the past 12 months has the number of full-time paid staff in your congregation increased, decreased, or stayed the same? (2012) (FTSFCHG_12)
1) Increased
2) Stayed the same
3) Decreased
541) Within the past 12 months has the number of full-time paid staff in your congregation increased, decreased, or stayed the same? (2018) (FTSFCHG_18)
1) Increased
2) Stayed the same
3) Decreased
542) [2012 wording, if head clergyperson is part-time staff] Including [you/the leader we've been talking about] how many people currently are part-time paid employees of this congregation, including people who receive regular fees for singing or other work? [2012 wording if head clergyperson is not part-time paid staff] How many people currently are part-time paid employees of this congregation, including people who receive regular fees for singing or other work? (2012) (PTSTAFF_12)
0)
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2)
3)
4)
5)
6)
7)
8)
9)
10)
11)
12)
13)
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20)
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22)
24)
25)
27)
28)
35)
36)
39)
40)
45)
55)
59)
60)
65)
75)
90)
99)
543) [2018-19 wording if head clergyperson or either co-leader is part-time paid staff] Including [you/the leader(s) we've been talking about/you and your co-leader], how many people currently are part-time paid employees of this congregation, including people who receive regular fees for singing or other work? [2018-19 wording if head clergyperson or neither co-leader is part-time paid staff] How many people currently are part-time paid employees of this congregation, including people who receive regular fees for singing or other work? (2018) (PTSTAFF_18)
0)
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2)
3)
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50)
60)
62)
64)
75)
100)
120)
125)
544) [2012 wording if head clergyperson is part-time paid staff] Of the [NUMBER FROM PTSTAFF_12] part-time paid staff people in this congregation, again including [you/the leader we've been talking about], how many would be considered ministerial or other religious staff, such as youth ministers, other pastors, pastoral counselors, directors of religious education, music ministers, and so on? Please do not count secretaries, janitors, school teachers, or other part-time employees not primarily engaged in religious work. [2012 wording if head clergyperson is not part-time paid staff] Of the [NUMBER FROM PTSTAFF_12] part-time paid staff people in this congregation, how many would be considered ministerial or other religious staff, such as youth ministers, other pastors, pastoral counselors, directors of religious education, music ministers, and so on? Please do not count secretaries, janitors, school teachers, or other part-time employees not primarily engaged in religious work. (2012) (PTMINSTF_12)
0)
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2)
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4)
5)
6)
7)
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10)
11)
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17)
25)
39)
62)
545) [2018-19 wording if head clergyperson or either co-leader is part-time paid staff] Of the [NUMBER FROM PTSTAFF_18] part-time paid staff people in this congregation, again including [you/the leader(s) we've been talking about/you and your co-leader], how many would be considered ministerial or other religious staff, such as youth ministers, other pastors, pastoral counselors, directors of religious education, music ministers, and so on? Please do not count secretaries, janitors, school teachers, or other part-time employees not primarily engaged in religious work. [2018-19 wording if head clergyperson or neither co-leader is part-time paid staff] Of the [NUMBER FROM PTSTAFF_18] part-time paid staff people in this congregation, how many would be considered ministerial or other religious staff, such as youth ministers, other pastors, pastoral counselors, directors of religious education, music ministers, and so on? Please do not count secretaries, janitors, school teachers, or other part-time employees not primarily engaged in religious work. (2018) (PTMINSTF_18)
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9)
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24)
25)
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42)
60)
70)
546) [2012 wording] Thinking of the second part-time staff person you mentioned, is this person male or female? (2012) (PSTF2GEND_12)
1) Male
2) Female
547) [2018-19 wording] [Are you/Is this part-time paid ministerial staff person] male or female? Or [Are you/Is this second part-time paid ministerial staff person] male or female? (2018) (PSTF2GEND_18)
1) Male
2) Female
548) What race or ethnicity is this person? (2012) (PSTF2RACE_12)
1) White
2) Black or African American
3) Hispanic
4) Asian or Pacific Islander
5) Other
549) What race or ethnicity is this person? (2018) (PSTF2RACE_18)
1) White
2) Black or African American
3) Hispanic
4) Asian or Pacific Islander
550) How old is this person? (2012) (PSTF2AGE_12)
551) How old is this person? (2018) (PSTF2AGE_18)
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83)
552) In what year did this person start this job at this congregation? (2012) (PSTF2STRT_12)
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1956)
1975)
1980)
1981)
1982)
1984)
1985)
1986)
1988)
1990)
1991)
1992)
1993)
1994)
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1999)
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2001)
2002)
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2004)
2005)
2006)
2007)
2008)
2009)
2010)
2011)
2012)
553) In what year did this person start this job at this congregation? (2018) (PSTF2STRT_18)
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1977)
1979)
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1988)
1989)
1990)
1993)
1995)
1998)
1999)
2000)
2001)
2002)
2003)
2005)
2006)
2007)
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2009)
2010)
2011)
2012)
2013)
2014)
2015)
2016)
2017)
2018)
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554) Did this person graduate from a seminary or theological school? (2012) (PSTF2GRDT_12)
1) Yes
2) No
555) Did this person graduate from a seminary or theological school? (2018) (PSTF2GRDT_18)
1) Yes
2) No
556) Is this person currently attending a seminary or theological school? (2012) (PSTF2ATTD_12)
1) Yes
2) No
557) Is this person currently attending a seminary or theological school? (2018) (PSTF2ATTD_18)
1) Yes
2) No
558) Was this person a member or regular participant in this congregation before starting this job at your congregation? (2012) (PSTF2MMBR_12)
1) Yes
2) No
559) Was this person a member or regular participant in this congregation before starting this job at your congregation? (2018) (PSTF2MMBR_18)
1) Yes
2) No
560) In a typical week, how many worship services does your congregation hold? (2012) (NUMSERV1_12)
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561) In a typical week, how many worship services does your congregation hold? (2018) (NUMSERV1_18)
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562) [2012, 2018-19] Most recent or main worship service at which respondent was present: Month (2012) (SVCMNTH_12)
4) April
5) May
6) June
7) July
8) August
9) September
10) October
11) November
12) December
563) [2012, 2018-19] Most recent or main worship service at which respondent was present: Month (2018) (SVCMNTH_18)
1) January
2) February
3) March
4) April
5) May
6) June
7) July
8) August
9) September
10) October
11) November
12) December
564) [2012, 2018-19] Most recent or main worship service at which respondent was present: Day of the month (1 through 31) (2012) (SVCDAY_12)
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565) [2012, 2018-19] Most recent or main worship service at which respondent was present: Day of the month (1 through 31) (2018) (SVCDAY_18)
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566) How long did this service last? Time in minutes (2012) (LENGTH_12)
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568) Was there a sermon or a speech of some sort at this service? (2012) (SERMON_12)
1) Yes
2) No
569) Was there a sermon or a speech of some sort at this service? (2018) (SERMON_18)
1) Yes
2) No
570) How long did the sermon or speech last? Time in minutes (2012) (SERMTIME_12)
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572) Was there singing by the congregation at this service? (2012) (SINGING_12)
1) Yes
2) No
573) Was there singing by the congregation at this service? (2018) (SINGING_18)
1) Yes
2) No
574) Was there singing by a choir at this service? (2012) (CHOIR_12)
1) Yes
2) No
575) Was there singing by a choir at this service? (2018) (CHOIR_18)
1) Yes
2) No
576) [2012 and 2018-19 wording] Counting all the musical parts of this service, how many minutes would you say were taken up by music (2012) (MUSICMIN_12)
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577) [2012 and 2018-19 wording] Counting all the musical parts of this service, how many minutes would you say were taken up by music (2018) (MUSICMIN_18)
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578) [2012 and 2018-19 wording] Was an organ used in this service? (2012) (ORGAN_12)
1) Yes
2) No
579) [2012 and 2018-19 wording] Was an organ used in this service? (2018) (ORGAN_18)
1) Yes
2) No
580) Were drums used at this service? (2012) (DRUMS_12)
1) Yes
2) No
581) Were drums used at this service? (2018) (DRUMS_18)
1) Yes
2) No
582) Was a guitar used at this service? (2012) (GUITAR_12)
1) Yes
2) No
583) Was a guitar used at this service? (2018) (GUITAR_18)
1) Yes
2) No
584) Was there a time during the service in which people in the congregation greeted each other by shaking hands or some other way? (2012) (GREET_12)
1) Yes
2) No
585) Was there a time during the service in which people in the congregation greeted each other by shaking hands or some other way? (2018) (GREET_18)
1) Yes
2) No
586) Did the leader of this service wear a robe or other special garments? (2012) (ROBE_12)
1) Yes
2) No
587) Did the leader of this service wear a robe or other special garments? (2018) (ROBE_18)
1) Yes
2) No
588) Did anyone call out 'amen' or other expressions of approval? (2012) (AMEN_12)
1) Yes
2) No
589) Did anyone call out 'amen' or other expressions of approval? (2018) (AMEN_18)
1) Yes
2) No
590) Was there applause at any point in this service? (2012) (APPLAUSE_12)
1) Yes
2) No
591) Was there applause at any point in this service? (2018) (APPLAUSE_18)
1) Yes
2) No
592) Was there a written order of service or program that people could follow, either in book form or as a handout? (2012) (PROGRAM_12)
1) Yes
2) No
593) Was there a written order of service or program that people could follow, either in book form or as a handout? (2018) (PROGRAM_18)
1) Yes
2) No
594) Was any visual projection equipment used in this service? (2012) (OVERHEAD_12)
1) Yes
2) No
595) Was any visual projection equipment used in this service? (2018) (OVERHEAD_18)
1) Yes
2) No
596) Were song lyrics projected on a wall or screen at any time during this service? (2012) (LYRICS_12)
1) Yes
2) No
597) Were song lyrics projected on a wall or screen at any time during this service? (2018) (LYRICS_18)
1) Yes
2) No
598) Did any adults jump, shouts, or dance spontaneously during this service? (2012) (JUMP_12)
1) Yes
2) No
599) Did any adults jump, shouts, or dance spontaneously during this service? (2018) (JUMP_18)
1) Yes
2) No
600) Did anyone besides the leader raise their hands in praise during the service? (2012) (RAISEHND_12)
1) Yes
2) No
601) Did anyone besides the leader raise their hands in praise during the service? (2018) (RAISEHND_18)
1) Yes
2) No
602) [2012, and 2018-19 wording] Still thinking about [the worship service/the main service] that we've been talking about, how many people, including both adults and children, would you say attended? (2012) (NUMATTND_12)
603) [2012, and 2018-19 wording] Still thinking about [the worship service/the main service] that we've been talking about, how many people, including both adults and children, would you say attended? (2018) (NUMATTND_18)
604) What was the total attendance, including both adults and children, at all of the worship services that took place this past weekend, including services on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday? (2012) (TOTATTND_12)
605) What was the total attendance, including both adults and children, at all of the worship services that took place this past weekend, including services on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday? (2018) (TOTATTND_18)
606) Are there important differences between any of the worship services your congregation has on a typical weekend, or are they all about the same? (2012) (IMPDIFF_12)
1) Important differences
2) All about the same
607) Are there important differences between any of the worship services your congregation has on a typical weekend, or are they all about the same? (2018) (IMPDIFF_18)
1) Important differences
2) All about the same
608) Are any of these differences related to: How formal or informal services are? (2012) (FORMDIF_12)
1) Yes
2) No
609) Are any of these differences related to: How formal or informal services are? (2018) (FORMDIF_18)
1) Yes
2) No
610) Are any of these differences related to: Which languages are used during services? (2012) (LANGDIF_12)
1) Yes
2) No
611) Are any of these differences related to: Which languages are used during services? (2018) (LANGDIF_18)
1) Yes
2) No
612) Are any of these differences related to: What kind of music is played or sung during services? (2012) (MUSDIF_12)
1) Yes
2) No
613) Are any of these differences related to: What kind of music is played or sung during services? (2018) (MUSDIF_18)
1) Yes
2) No
614) In a typical week, does your congregation have a worship service in which the primary language is Spanish, or which is bilingual in Spanish and English? (2012) (SPANSRVC_12)
1) Yes
2) No
615) In a typical week, does your congregation have a worship service in which the primary language is Spanish, or which is bilingual in Spanish and English? (2018) (SPANSRVC_18)
1) Yes
2) No
616) Within the past 12 months, have people at worship services been told of opportunities for political activity, including petition campaigns, lobbying, or demonstrating? (2012) (POLOPPS_12)
1) Yes
2) No
617) Within the past 12 months, have people at worship services been told of opportunities for political activity, including petition campaigns, lobbying, or demonstrating? (2018) (POLOPPS_18)
1) Yes
2) No
618) Did people speak in tongues at any service within the past 12 months? (2012) (TONGUES_12)
1) Yes
2) No
619) Did people speak in tongues at any service within the past 12 months? (2018) (TONGUES_18)
1) Yes
2) No
620) [2012 wording] Does your congregation consider the Bible to be the literal and inerrant word of God? (2012) (INERRANT_12)
1) Yes
2) No
621) [2018-19 wording] Does your congregation teach that the Bible is the literal and inerrant word of God? (2018) (INERRANT_18)
1) Yes
2) No
622) How many teenagers, between 13 and 19 years old, are regular participants in your congregation? (2012) (TEENRGLR_12)
623) How many teenagers, between 13 and 19 years old, are regular participants in your congregation? (2018) (TEENRGLR_18)
624) Within the past 12 months, have there been any groups or meetings or classes or events specifically focused on the following purposes or activities? To discuss politics? (2012) (POLITICS_12)
1) Yes
2) No
625) Within the past 12 months, have there been any groups or meetings or classes or events specifically focused on the following purposes or activities? To discuss politics? (2018) (POLITICS_18)
1) Yes
2) No
626) Within the past 12 months, have there been any groups or meetings or classes or events specifically focused on the following purposes or activities? An effort to get people registered to vote? (2012) (VOTERREG_12)
1) Yes
2) No
627) Within the past 12 months, have there been any groups or meetings or classes or events specifically focused on the following purposes or activities? An effort to get people registered to vote? (2018) (VOTERREG_18)
1) Yes
2) No
628) Within the past 12 months, have there been any groups or meetings or classes or events specifically focused on the following purposes or activities? [2012 wording] To offer services for immigrants, such as legal assistance, translation, or job placement? (2012) (IMMSERV_12)
1) Yes
2) No
629) Within the past 12 months, have there been any groups or meetings or classes or events specifically focused on the following purposes or activities? [2018-19 wording] To offer services for immigrants, such as legal assistance, translation, English language instruction, or job placement? (2018) (IMMSERV_18)
1) Yes
2) No
630) Within the past 12 months, have there been any groups or meetings or classes or events specifically focused on the following purposes or activities? To receive or practice gifts of the spirit such as tongues or prophesying? (2012) (SPRGIFTS_12)
1) Yes
2) No
631) Within the past 12 months, have there been any groups or meetings or classes or events specifically focused on the following purposes or activities? To receive or practice gifts of the spirit such as tongues or prophesying? (2018) (SPRGIFTS_18)
1) Yes
2) No
632) Within the past 12 months, have there been any groups or meetings or classes or events specifically focused on the following purposes or activities? To discuss or learn about a religion other than your own? (2012) (OTHTRAD_12)
1) Yes
2) No
633) Within the past 12 months, have there been any groups or meetings or classes or events specifically focused on the following purposes or activities? To discuss or learn about a religion other than your own? (2018) (OTHTRAD_18)
1) Yes
2) No
634) Within the past 12 months, have there been any groups or meetings or classes or events specifically focused on the following purposes or activities? To discuss or learn how to manage one's personal finances? (2012) (OWNMONY_12)
1) Yes
2) No
635) Within the past 12 months, have there been any groups or meetings or classes or events specifically focused on the following purposes or activities? To discuss or learn how to manage one's personal finances? (2018) (OWNMONY_18)
1) Yes
2) No
636) Within the past 12 months, have there been any groups or meetings or classes or events specifically focused on the following purposes or activities? To plan or conduct an assessment of community needs? (2012) (ASSESS_12)
1) Yes
2) No
637) Within the past 12 months, have there been any groups or meetings or classes or events specifically focused on the following purposes or activities? To plan or conduct an assessment of community needs? (2018) (ASSESS_18)
1) Yes
2) No
638) Within the past 12 months, have there been any groups or meetings or classes or events specifically focused on the following purposes or activities? To participate in a service project or volunteer activity in which people from your congregation worked with people from another faith? (2012) (INTFTHWK_12)
1) Yes
2) No
639) Within the past 12 months, have there been any groups or meetings or classes or events specifically focused on the following purposes or activities? To participate in a service project or volunteer activity in which people from your congregation worked with people from another faith? (2018) (INTFTHWK_18)
1) Yes
2) No
640) Within the past 12 months, have there been any groups or meetings or classes or events specifically focused on the following purposes or activities? To travel to another part of the United States to provide assistance to people in need? (2012) (TRVLUS_12)
1) Yes
2) No
641) Within the past 12 months, have there been any groups or meetings or classes or events specifically focused on the following purposes or activities? To travel to another part of the United States to provide assistance to people in need? (2018) (TRVLUS_18)
1) Yes
2) No
642) Within the past 12 months, have there been any groups or meetings or classes or events specifically focused on the following purposes or activities? To travel to another country to provide assistance to people in need? (2012) (TRVLFRGN_12)
1) Yes
2) No
643) Within the past 12 months, have there been any groups or meetings or classes or events specifically focused on the following purposes or activities? To travel to another country to provide assistance to people in need? (2018) (TRVLFRGN_18)
1) Yes
2) No
644) Within the past 12 months, have there been any groups or meetings or classes or events specifically focused on the following purposes or activities? To get out the vote during an election? (2012) (GOVOTE_12)
1) Yes
2) No
645) Within the past 12 months, have there been any groups or meetings or classes or events specifically focused on the following purposes or activities? To get out the vote during an election? (2018) (GOVOTE_18)
1) Yes
2) No
646) Within the past 12 months, have there been any groups or meetings or classes or events specifically focused on the following purposes or activities? Support for military veterans and their families? (2012) (VETSUPPT_12)
1) Yes
2) No
647) Within the past 12 months, have there been any groups or meetings or classes or events specifically focused on the following purposes or activities? Support for military veterans and their families? (2018) (VETSUPPT_18)
1) Yes
2) No
648) Within the past 12 months, have there been any groups or meetings or classes or events specifically focused on the following purposes or activities? To exercise or promote physical activity? (2012) (EXERCISE_12)
1) Yes
2) No
649) Within the past 12 months, have there been any groups or meetings or classes or events specifically focused on the following purposes or activities? To exercise or promote physical activity? (2018) (EXERCISE_18)
1) Yes
2) No
650) Within the past 12 months, have there been any groups or meetings or classes or events specifically focused on the following purposes or activities? [2012 wording] To help people who are unemployed? (2012) (NOJOB_12)
1) Yes
2) No
651) Within the past 12 months, have there been any groups or meetings or classes or events specifically focused on the following purposes or activities? [2018-19 wording] To help people who are unemployed find or train for a job? (2018) (NOJOB_18)
1) Yes
2) No
652) Within the past 12 months, have there been any groups or meetings or classes or events specifically focused on the following purposes or activities? Support for people struggling with drug or alcohol abuse? (2012) (SUBABUSE_12)
1) Yes
2) No
653) Within the past 12 months, have there been any groups or meetings or classes or events specifically focused on the following purposes or activities? Support for people struggling with drug or alcohol abuse? (2018) (SUBABUSE_18)
1) Yes
2) No
654) Within the past 12 months, have there been any groups or meetings or classes or events specifically focused on the following purposes or activities? Support for people with mental illness? (2012) (MILLNESS_12)
1) Yes
2) No
655) Within the past 12 months, have there been any groups or meetings or classes or events specifically focused on the following purposes or activities? Support for people with mental illness? (2018) (MILLNESS_18)
1) Yes
2) No
656) Within the past 12 months, have there been any groups or meetings or classes or events specifically focused on the following purposes or activities? To organize or participate in efforts to lobby elected officials of any sort? (2012) (LOBBY_12)
1) Yes
2) No
657) Within the past 12 months, have there been any groups or meetings or classes or events specifically focused on the following purposes or activities? To organize or participate in efforts to lobby elected officials of any sort? (2018) (LOBBY_18)
1) Yes
2) No
658) Within the past 12 months, have there been any groups or meetings or classes or events specifically focused on the following purposes or activities? To organize or participate in a demonstration or march either in support of or opposition to some public issue or policy? (2012) (MARCH_12)
1) Yes
2) No
659) Within the past 12 months, have there been any groups or meetings or classes or events specifically focused on the following purposes or activities? To organize or participate in a demonstration or march either in support of or opposition to some public issue or policy? (2018) (MARCH_18)
1) Yes
2) No
660) Were any of these lobbying or marching activities related to: Immigration? (2012) (LMIMMIG_12)
1) Yes
2) No
661) Were any of these lobbying or marching activities related to: Immigration? (2018) (LMIMMIG_18)
1) Yes
2) No
662) Were any of these lobbying or marching activities related to: Abortion? (2012) (LMABORT_12)
1) Yes
2) No
663) Were any of these lobbying or marching activities related to: Abortion? (2018) (LMABORT_18)
1) Yes
2) No
664) [2012 and 2018-19 wording] Have voter guides been distributed through your congregation within the past two years? (2012) (VOTRGUID_12)
1) Yes
2) No
665) [2012 and 2018-19 wording] Have voter guides been distributed through your congregation within the past two years? (2018) (VOTRGUID_18)
1) Yes
2) No
666) Does your congregation have an elementary or high school? (2012) (HAVESCHL_12)
1) Yes
2) No
667) Does your congregation have an elementary or high school? (2018) (HAVESCHL_18)
1) Yes
2) No
668) Has your congregation participated in or supported social service, community development, or neighborhood organizing projects of any sort within the past 12 months? Please don't include projects that use or rent space in your building but have no other connection to your congregation. (2012) (SOCLSERV_12)
1) Yes
2) No
669) Has your congregation participated in or supported social service, community development, or neighborhood organizing projects of any sort within the past 12 months? Please don't include projects that use or rent space in your building but have no other connection to your congregation. (2018) (SOCLSERV_18)
1) Yes
2) No
670) Within the past 12 months, has your congregation engaged in any human service projects, outreach ministries, or other activities intended to help people who are not members of your congregation? (2012) (SCLSERV2_12)
1) Yes
2) No
671) Within the past 12 months, has your congregation engaged in any human service projects, outreach ministries, or other activities intended to help people who are not members of your congregation? (2018) (SCLSERV2_18)
1) Yes
2) No
672) How many [social service, human service, etc.] projects or programs has your congregation sponsored or participated in within the last 12 months? (2012) (NUMPROG_12)
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673) How many [social service, human service, etc.] projects or programs has your congregation sponsored or participated in within the last 12 months? (2018) (NUMPROG_18)
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674) Within the past two years, has your congregation applied for a grant from any government agency at the local, state, or federal level? (2012) (HVAPLYGV_12)
1) Yes
2) No
675) Within the past two years, has your congregation applied for a grant from any government agency at the local, state, or federal level? (2018) (HVAPLYGV_18)
1) Yes
2) No
676) Within the past 12 months, have there been any groups or meetings or classes or events specifically focused on... Providing support, such as food, housing, personal items, or pastoral care to persons living with HIV or AIDS? (2012) (HIVSPRT_12)
1) Yes
2) No
677) Within the past 12 months, have there been any groups or meetings or classes or events specifically focused on... Providing support, such as food, housing, personal items, or pastoral care to persons living with HIV or AIDS? (2018) (HIVSPRT_18)
1) Yes
2) No
678) Within the past 12 months, have any visiting speakers come to your congregation to give a talk at a meeting or event or worship service? (2012) (SPEAKRS1_12)
1) Yes
2) No
679) Within the past 12 months, have any visiting speakers come to your congregation to give a talk at a meeting or event or worship service? (2018) (SPEAKRS1_18)
1) Yes
2) No
680) Were any of these visiting speakers... Elected government officials? (2012) (SPGOV_12)
1) Yes
2) No
681) Were any of these visiting speakers... Elected government officials? (2018) (SPGOV_18)
1) Yes
2) No
682) Were any of these visiting speakers... Official representatives of your denomination or religious group? (2012) (SPDENOM_12)
1) Yes
2) No
683) Were any of these visiting speakers... Official representatives of your denomination or religious group? (2018) (SPDENOM_18)
1) Yes
2) No
684) Were any of these visiting speakers... Representatives of social service organizations in your community? (2012) (SPSOCSRV_12)
1) Yes
2) No
685) Were any of these visiting speakers... Representatives of social service organizations in your community? (2018) (SPSOCSRV_18)
1) Yes
2) No
686) Were any of these visiting speakers... Someone running for office? (2012) (SPCAND_12)
1) Yes
2) No
687) Were any of these visiting speakers... Someone running for office? (2018) (SPCAND_18)
1) Yes
2) No
688) Within the past two years, has your congregation established a separate nonprofit organization to conduct human service projects or outreach ministries? (2012) (NONPRFT_12)
1) Yes
2) No
689) Within the past two years, has your congregation established a separate nonprofit organization to conduct human service projects or outreach ministries? (2018) (NONPRFT_18)
1) Yes
2) No
690) Does your congregation have a website on the Internet? (2012) (WEBSITE_12)
1) Yes
2) No
691) Does your congregation have a website on the Internet? (2018) (WEBSITE_18)
1) Yes
2) No
692) Are recordings of any parts of your congregation's worship services available on your website? (2018) (WEBREC_18)
1) Yes
2) No
693) Are people able to use the website to make financial donations to your congregation? (2018) (WEBDON_18)
1) Yes
2) No
694) Does your congregation have a Facebook page? (2012) (FACEBOOK_12)
1) Yes
2) No
695) Does your congregation have a Facebook page? (2018) (FACEBOOK_18)
1) Yes
2) No
696) Is your congregation formally affiliated with a community organizing group, organization, or network? (2012) (CMORGGRP_12)
1) Yes
2) No
697) Is your congregation formally affiliated with a community organizing group, organization, or network? (2018) (CMORGGRP_18)
1) Yes
2) No
698) Which one? Affiliated with known community organizing groups (2012) (KNWNGRP_12)
0) No
1) Yes
699) Which one? Affiliated with known community organizing groups (2018) (KNWNGRP_18)
0) No
1) Yes
700) Which one? Affiliated with known and potential community organizing groups (2012) (KNWNPLUS_12)
0) No
1) Yes
701) Which one? Affiliated with known and potential community organizing groups (2018) (KNWNPLUS_18)
0) No
1) Yes
702) Does your congregation operate with a formal, written annual budget? (2012) (BUDGET_12)
1) Yes
2) No
703) Does your congregation operate with a formal, written annual budget? (2018) (BUDGET_18)
1) Yes
2) No
704) What is the total amount of money your congregation received in income from all sources during your most recent fiscal year? Dollar amount (2012) (INCOME_12)
705) What is the total amount of money your congregation received in income from all sources during your most recent fiscal year? Dollar amount (2018) (INCOME_18)
706) Of this amount, how much came from individuals' donations, dues, or contributions? Dollar amount (2012) (INCIND_12)
707) Of this amount, how much came from individuals' donations, dues, or contributions? Dollar amount (2018) (INCIND_18)
708) [2012 wording] What was your congregation's income from all sources two fiscal years ago, that is, 2010? Dollar amount (2012) (INC2YA_12)
709) [2018-19 wording] What was your congregation's income from all sources two fiscal years ago, that is, 2016? Dollar amount (2018) (INC2YA_18)
710) Is your congregation's current income greater than, less than, or the same as your congregation's income from all sources two fiscal years ago? (2012) (INC2YA1_12)
1) Greater than
2) The same
3) Less than
711) Is your congregation's current income greater than, less than, or the same as your congregation's income from all sources two fiscal years ago? (2018) (INC2YA1_18)
1) Greater than
2) The same
3) Less than
712) [2012 and 2018-19 wording] During your most recent fiscal year, did your congregation receive any income from the rent of your building or property? (2012) (RENTBLDG_12)
1) Yes
2) No
713) [2012 and 2018-19 wording] During your most recent fiscal year, did your congregation receive any income from the rent of your building or property? (2018) (RENTBLDG_18)
1) Yes
2) No
714) How much? Dollar amount (2012) (RNTBLDG1_12)
715) How much? Dollar amount (2018) (RNTBLDG1_18)
716) 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, money sent to your denomination or other religious organizations, and all other purposes? Dollar amount (2012) (SPEND_12)
717) 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, money sent to your denomination or other religious organizations, and all other purposes? Dollar amount (2018) (SPEND_18)
718) [2012 wording] In your most recent fiscal year, did your congregation give any money to your denomination or convention? (2012) (SPNDDEN1_12)
1) Yes
2) No
719) [2018-19 wording] In your most recent fiscal year, did your congregation give any money to your denomination, diocese, or convention? (2018) (SPNDDEN1_18)
1) Yes
2) No
720) How much? Dollar amount (2012) (SPNDDEN2_12)
721) How much? Dollar amount (2018) (SPNDDEN2_18)
722) Does your congregation have an endowment, savings account, or other reserve fund? (2012) (ENDOW_12)
1) Yes
2) No
723) Does your congregation have an endowment, savings account, or other reserve fund? (2018) (ENDOW_18)
1) Yes
2) No
724) Do you have more than one such account or fund? (2018) (ENDOWONE_18)
1) Yes
2) No
725) How much is in it? Dollar amount (2012) (ENDOWAMT_12)
726) How much is in it? Dollar amount (2018) (ENDOWAMT_18)
727) Thinking again of your regular adult participants, what percent would you say are female? (2012) (FEMPCT_12)
728) Thinking again of your regular adult participants, what percent would you say are female? (2018) (FEMPCT_18)
729) About what percentage would you say have four-year degrees or more? Percent of regular adult participants (2012) (BAPCT_12)
730) About what percentage would you say have four-year degrees or more? Percent of regular adult participants (2018) (BAPCT_18)
731) Of the regular adult participants, about what percentage would you say are over 60 years old? Percent of regular adult participants (2012) (GT60PCT_12)
732) Of the regular adult participants, about what percentage would you say are over 60 years old? Percent of regular adult participants (2018) (GT60PCT_18)
733) What percentage of the regular adult participants would you say are under 35 years old? Percent of regular adult participants (2012) (LT35PCT_12)
734) What percentage of the regular adult participants would you say are under 35 years old? Percent of regular adult participants (2018) (LT35PCT_18)
735) Still thinking about your regular adult participants, what percent would you say live in households with income under $35,000 a year? Percent of regular adult participants (2012) (POORPCT2_12)
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739) What percent of the regular adult participants in your congregation are white and non-Hispanic? Percent of regular adult participants (2012) (WHITEPCT_12)
740) What percent of the regular adult participants in your congregation are white and non-Hispanic? Percent of regular adult participants (2018) (WHITEPCT_18)
741) What percent are Black or African American? Percent of regular adult participants (2012) (BLACKPCT_12)
742) What percent are Black or African American? Percent of regular adult participants (2018) (BLACKPCT_18)
743) Hispanic or Latino? Percent of regular adult participants (2012) (LATINPCT_12)
744) Hispanic or Latino? Percent of regular adult participants (2018) (LATINPCT_18)
745) Asian or Pacific Islander? Percent of regular adult participants (2012) (ASIANPCT_12)
746) Asian or Pacific Islander? Percent of regular adult participants (2018) (ASIANPCT_18)
747) Of the regular adult participants in your congregation, what percent would you say have come to the United States within the past five years? Percent of regular adult participants (2012) (IMMPCT_12)
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748) Of the regular adult participants in your congregation, what percent would you say have come to the United States within the past five years? Percent of regular adult participants (2018) (IMMPCT_18)
749) Of the regular adult participants in your congregation, about what percent live in households in which there are two married adults with children living at home? Percent of regular adult participants (2012) (TFAMPCT_12)
750) Of the regular adult participants in your congregation, about what percent live in households in which there are two married adults with children living at home? Percent of regular adult participants (2018) (TFAMPCT_18)
751) Of these regularly participating adults, how many would you say have served in some sort of leadership role in this congregation - such as chairing a committee, serving as an officer, teaching a class, or other leadership roles - within the past 12 months? Percent of regular adult participants (2012) (LEADPCT_12)
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753) [2012 wording] Would an openly gay or lesbian couple in a committed relationship be permitted to be full-fledged members of your congregation? (2012) (MBRGAY_12)
1) Yes
2) No
3) Don't know
754) Would the following types of people be permitted to be full-fledged members of your congregation: [2018-19 wording] An openly gay or lesbian couple in a committed relationship? (2018) (MBRGAY_18)
1) Yes
2) No
3) Don't know
755) [2012 wording] Regarding leadership, if they were otherwise qualified, would an openly gay or lesbian couple in a committed relationship be permitted to hold all of the volunteer leadership positions open to other members? (2012) (LDRGAY_12)
1) Yes
2) No
3) Don't know
756) Regarding leadership, if they were otherwise qualified, would the following types of people be permitted to hold all of the volunteer leadership positions open to other members: [2018-19 wording] An openly gay or lesbian couple in a committed relationship? (2018) (LDRGAY_18)
1) Yes
2) No
3) Don't know
757) If they are otherwise qualified, are women in your congregation permitted to: Serve as full-fledged members of your congregation's main governing body or coordinating committee? (2012) (WMNBRD_12)
1) Yes
2) No
3) Don't know
758) If they are otherwise qualified, are women in your congregation permitted to: Serve as full-fledged members of your congregation's main governing body or coordinating committee? (2018) (WMNBRD_18)
1) Yes
2) No
3) Don't know
759) If they are otherwise qualified, are women in your congregation permitted to: Preach at a main worship service? (2012) (WMNPRCH_12)
1) Yes
2) No
3) Don't know
760) If they are otherwise qualified, are women in your congregation permitted to: Preach at a main worship service? (2018) (WMNPRCH_18)
1) Yes
2) No
3) Don't know
761) If they are otherwise qualified, are women in your congregation permitted to: Be the head clergyperson or primary religious leader of your congregation? (2012) (WMNLEAD_12)
1) Yes
2) No
3) Don't know
762) If they are otherwise qualified, are women in your congregation permitted to: Be the head clergyperson or primary religious leader of your congregation? (2018) (WMNLEAD_18)
1) Yes
2) No
3) Don't know
763) Politically speaking, would your congregation be considered more on the conservative side, more on the liberal side, or right in the middle? (2012) (LIBCON_12)
1) More conservative
2) Right in the middle
3) More liberal
764) Politically speaking, would your congregation be considered more on the conservative side, more on the liberal side, or right in the middle? (2018) (LIBCON_18)
1) More conservative
2) Right in the middle
3) More liberal
765) Theologically speaking, would your congregation be considered more on the conservative side, more on the liberal side, or right in the middle? (2012) (THEOLOGY_12)
1) More conservative
2) Right in the middle
3) More liberal
766) Theologically speaking, would your congregation be considered more on the conservative side, more on the liberal side, or right in the middle? (2018) (THEOLOGY_18)
1) More conservative
2) Right in the middle
3) More liberal
767) Mode of questionnaire administration (2012) (MODE_12)
1) Over the phone
2) In person
768) Mode of questionnaire administration (2018) (MODE_18)
1) Over the phone
2) In person
769) Year of interview (2012) (INTYEAR_12)
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770) Year of interview (2018) (INTYEAR_18)
2018)
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771) Did the respondent consult anyone else during the interview about answer to any questions? (2012) (CNSLTPER_12)
1) Yes
2) No
772) Did the respondent consult anyone else during the interview about answer to any questions? (2018) (CNSLTPER_18)
1) Yes
2) No
773) Did the respondent consult an annual report, financial statement, or any other document to get answers to any questions? (2012) (CNSLTDOC_12)
1) Yes
2) No
774) Did the respondent consult an annual report, financial statement, or any other document to get answers to any questions? (2018) (CNSLTDOC_18)
1) Yes
2) No
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775) In general, what was the respondent's attitude toward the interview? (2012) (ATTITUDE_12)
1) Friendly and interested
2) Cooperative but not particularly interested
3) Impatient and restless
776) In general, what was the respondent's attitude toward the interview? (2018) (ATTITUDE_18)
1) Friendly and interested
2) Cooperative but not particularly interested
3) Impatient and restless
4) Hostile
777) Congregation's set membership (2012) (SET_12)
778) Congregation's set membership (2018) (SET_18)
779) At least 30 percent of people in the congregation's census tract are below the official poverty level. (2012) (POOR30_ALL4_12)
0) No
1) Yes
780) At least 30 percent of people in the congregation's census tract are below the official poverty level. (2018) (POOR30_ALL4_18)
0) No
1) Yes
781) At least 80 percent of people in the congregation's census tract are African American (2012) (BLCK80_ALL4_12)
0) No
1) Yes
782) At least 80 percent of people in the congregation's census tract are African American. (2018) (BLCK80_ALL4_18)
0) No
1) Yes
783) Percent of people in the congregation's census tract who are Hispanic. (2012) (HISPANIC_ALL4_12)
1) Zero through 4.9
2) Five thru 100
784) Percent of people in the congregation's census tract who are Hispanic. (2018) (HISPANIC_ALL4_18)
1) Zero through 4.9
2) Five thru 100
785) The congregation's census tract is predominately urban, predominately suburban, or predominately rural [based on census data]. (2012) (URBAN_ALL4_12)
1) Urban - Inside Urbanized Areas [Labeled as 'Urban in previous NCS datasets]
2) Suburban - Inside Urban Clusters [Labeled as 'Suburban' in previous NCS datasets]
3) Rural
786) The congregation's census tract is predominately urban, predominately suburban, or predominately rural [based on census data]. (2018) (URBAN_ALL4_18)
1) Urban - Inside Urbanized Areas [Labeled as 'Urban in previous NCS datasets]
2) Suburban - Inside Urban Clusters [Labeled as 'Suburban' in previous NCS datasets]
3) Rural
787) Indicates that case was selected for 2006-07 or 2018-19 panel sample. (PANEL_18)
0) No
1) Yes
788) Cases with data in both 1998 and 2006-07 or in both 2012 and 2018-19 (DUP_18)
1) Yes
789) ID number to identify duplicate pair cases (DUP_ID_18)