Please complete this report so we have accurate information about the NALC.  You should have printed the questions from the email sent to NALC congregations or from the NALC website and completed them prior to starting this form. There are 48 questions that should take you about 25 minutes to complete if you have printed and answered the questions in advance. You must complete the online form in one session or you will have to start over completely. However, you are able to go back and change answers on previous pages as needed during the session. Please complete the report by May 6.

If you are unable to complete the online form, a paper copy may be mailed to the NALC office at 2299 Palmer Drive, Suite 220 - New Brighton MN  55112-2202; you may fax it to 651-633-4260; or you may scan and email it as an attachment to agleason@thenalc.org.

Required questions are marked with a red *. You will not be able to submit the report unless you have answered all the required questions. Please note, some required questions have multiple lines to be answered.

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* 1. Name, position, email and phone number of person completing this report

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* 2. Congregation name

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* 3. Congregation mailing address and contact information (Please note: the email address you provide here will be listed on the NALC website)

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* 4. Congregation worship location (if different from mailing address)

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* 5. Congregation website address (if applicable)

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* 6. Were there any changes in your pastoral staff in 2018?

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* 7. List all pastors serving under call to your congregation (name and position)

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* 8. List all pastors serving your congregation but not under call (name and position)

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* 9. List all commissioned lay ministers serving your congregation (name and position)

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* 10. Number of full-time staff members not listed in questions 7 to 9

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* 11. Number of part-time staff members not listed in questions 7 to 9

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* 12. What year does your congregation use for determining the congregation's anniversary?  Please use YYYY format

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* 13. Total baptized membership - how many of your members are baptized?  Include infants, children, youth and adults

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* 14. Total confirmed membership - how many of your members are confirmed? Include youth and adults

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* 15. Average weekly worship attendance (Enter 0 if none)

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* 16. Campus type

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* 17. Which option best describes your setting?

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* 18. If affiliated with a Lutheran church (in addition to the NALC), please check all that apply

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* 19. Are you a multi-point parish?

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* 20. If yes, please list the name of the other congregation(s) and location(s)

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* 21. Are you a mission start?

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* 22. If yes, indicate your status below

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* 23. Number of members added in 2018 in the following categories

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* 24. Number of members removed in 2018 in the following categories

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* 25. 2018 Budget information
(You must have an answer in each field; enter 0 if none;  round to the nearest dollar (no decimals and cents); numbers only please, no symbols like comma (,)  or $)

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* 26. Does your congregation have a website?

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* 27. If yes, how often is the website updated?

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* 28. Do the NALC devotions feed into your congregation's website or Facebook? Check all that apply

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* 29. Does your site have a link to the NALC website?

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* 30. What is the main method of dissemination of congregational information? Choose only one

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* 31. Does your congregation send a regular email update to your members?

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* 32. If yes, what percentage of your members do you reach via email?

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* 33. Do you distribute the NALC News in any of the following ways to your congregation? Check all that apply

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* 34. Did your congregation distribute or use the Bishoftu Letter to the Lutheran Churches?

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* 35. Did your congregation distribute or use the Four Pastoral and Educational Affirmations prepared through the NALC's ecumenical consultation with the Anglican Church in North America?

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* 36. What is your greatest communications need? Choose only one

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* 37. Do you have paid youth and family ministry staff?

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* 38. If no, do you have a primary youth and family ministry contact person?

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* 39. Do your youth participate in local, regional and/or national youth events?

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* 40. Do your youth participate in a mission/service trip experience?

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* 41. If yes, is it primarily organized by your congregation or another ministry/organization?

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* 42. Does your congregation have a primary church camp it uses?

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* 43. Is your congregation involved in the NALC's focus on Life-to-Life Discipleship?

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* 44. If yes, briefly describe your involvement with Life-to-Life Discipleship

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* 45. Does your congregation have a mission team focused on evangelism, discipleship or renewal?

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* 46. Do you have any additional comments or questions for the NALC staff?

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* 47. Would you like a pdf copy of this report sent to the email address provided in question 1?

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* 48. Is this report complete?

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