History:  In 2017, acting on energy generated by the Mission Assessment Process, the Christian Education and Worship & Music Boards discussed potential changes to programming at American Lutheran.  Through congregational feedback at multiple meetings, a review of declining attendance at the 11:00 worship service, and conversations with and visits to other churches, Wednesday evening programming was developed on an experimental basis.  Christian Education for children on Sunday mornings was moved to Wednesday evening.   Sunday morning worship services were consolidated to 9:00 and a Wednesday evening worship service was developed.  A Wednesday evening supper was added.

It is now time to review these changes.  How is it going?  Tell us about yourself:

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* 1. Demographic information:

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* 2. Do you have children between birth and confirmation age?

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* 3. CHRISTIAN EDUCATION

 If you and/or your child are participating in BAM on Wednesday evenings, does this time work for you?

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* 4. Which would you prefer for children’s Christian Education?

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* 5. If you are interested in a Bible or book study, which time would you prefer?

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* 6.  What is the most effective way for you to receive information about Christian Education activities? (select one)

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* 7. Would you be interested in church-led activities for children and families during the summer?

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* 8. If Christian Education needs help, may we contact you?

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* 9. WORSHIP SCHEDULE

The pastors serving American Lutheran currently lead worship services on Wednesdays at 6:00 p.m., Saturdays at 5:30 p.m., Sundays at 9:00 a.m. and Bethany at 10:15 a.m.  Our pastors can’t do more than 4 worship services a week.  If we were to add another worship, how open would you be to the following forms of worship leadership: (check all that would be acceptable)

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* 10.  Which time would you prefer to attend worship? (check one)

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* 11. What is the most important aspect of worship for you? (check one)

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* 12. WEDNESDAY SUPPER

Do you participate in the Wednesday Suppers?

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* 13. If so, how often would you be willing to be in a serving group and help in the kitchen?

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* 14. OTHER  (optional)

What are we doing well at American Lutheran?

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* 15.  Suggest one way to improve your church experience.

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