St. John the Baptist Parishwide Survey 2018

The survey is completely anonymous, your thoughts will help us to better serve you and our community. 
 
Please answer each question prayerfully and thoughtfully.  It should take you about 10 to 12 minutes to complete the survey.
 

My overall  satisfaction with St. John the Baptist parish is: 

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* 1. My overall  satisfaction with St. John the Baptist parish is: 

Remember your comments are truly anonymous, we want to know your thoughts
Please evaluate these aspects of parish life.

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* 2. Please evaluate these aspects of parish life.

  Excellent Good Fair Poor N/A Not Sure
Sense of community within the parish
Masses and liturgies in general
Vision provided by parish leaders
Encouragement of parishioners to share their time, talent, and treasure 
Efforts to educate parishioners in the faith 
Spreading the Gospel and evangelizing
Hospitality or sense of welcome to all
Celebration of the Sacraments
Promoting important Church teachings/causes (e.g., protecting life, helping the needy)
Information I receive regarding how to participate in ministries and activities.
Did you know that, based upon responses from last years survey we increased hours of adoration, extended the times for the Sacrament of Reconciliation and increased family ministries.
Evaluate the following ministries, persons & programs  please answer based upon the Mass you typically attend (answer N/A or Not Sure if you have no opinion)

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* 3. Evaluate the following ministries, persons & programs  please answer based upon the Mass you typically attend (answer N/A or Not Sure if you have no opinion)

  Excellent Good Fair Poor N/A Not Sure
Sacramental preparation for Baptism
Sacramental preparation for First Reconciliation and Eucharist
Sacramental preparation for Confirmation
RCIA
Marriage preparation
Children’s religious education programs
Youth ministry
Faith formation for adults
Bible study
Small faith-sharing groups
Retreats
Vision provided by the pastor
Leadership provided by the pastor
Ministry of the pastor
Ministry of deacons
The Parish Pastoral Council
Director of Religious Education
Youth minister
Music at the Mass you typically attend
Environment and decorations in the church
From last years survey we learned we have a lot of growth to do in supporting our youth, young adult and families.   In response to what we learned we've added a number of youth and family oriented events and ministries.
Do you agree or disagree with the following statements

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* 4. Do you agree or disagree with the following statements

  Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree
I would feel comfortable talking with the pastor
I feel invited and encouraged to participate in parish ministry
I readily volunteer when help is needed
I feel that my voice is being heard
I am interested in being more involved in the ministry of my parish 
It is clear to me how to become more involved in the ministry of my parish
Parishioners of different cultures participate in parish life together
Parish pastoral council members are accessible to me
I feel well informed about parish finances
Parish leaders encourage me to explore my vocation within the parish
I have felt a calling to a greater role in parish ministry 
St. Johns does a good job of reaching and serving the less fortunate 
If you feel a call to become more involved in parish life, reach out to ministry heads that can be found near the end of the weekly bulletin.
About how frequently do you currently attend Mass

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* 5. About how frequently do you currently attend Mass

What mass do you most frequently attend?

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* 6. What mass do you most frequently attend?

Thinking about the Mass you most commonly attend; why do you choose that Mass?

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* 7. Thinking about the Mass you most commonly attend; why do you choose that Mass?

In your opinion, how much priority should our parish give to the following:

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* 8. In your opinion, how much priority should our parish give to the following:

  Very Much Some A Little None
Sense of community within the parish
Masses and liturgies in general
Vision provided by parish leaders
Encouragement of parishioners to share their time, talent, and treasure 
Efforts to educate parishioners in the faith
Spreading the Gospel/evangelizing
Hospitality or sense of welcome
Celebration of the Sacraments
Promoting important Church teachings/causes (e.g., protecting life, helping the needy) 
St. John Notre Dame School
Youth and Young adult ministries
It's important to understand what's most important to our parish family so we focus on the right things.
Please tell us how the following attract you to this parish.

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* 10. Please tell us how the following attract you to this parish.

  Very Much Some A Little None
Open, welcoming spirit
Beauty of the church
Quality of the liturgy
Quality of the music
Quality of the preaching
Programs and activities of the parish
Programs for young adults
Religious education/formation for children
Faith formation for adults
Opportunities for spiritual growth
Programs for the aged and homebound
Commitment to social justice
Character as a diverse community
Respect for your cultural traditions
Programs in your native language
Sense of belonging
St John Notre Dame School
Programs for Youth 
Programs and ministry for families
We want to be good stewards of the gifts provided to us, thank you for helping us to understand your priorities.
What best describes you?

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* 13. What best describes you?

Answer "Yes" or "No" to the following questions

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* 14. Answer "Yes" or "No" to the following questions

  Yes No
Are you registered in this parish?
Is this parish your primary place of worship?
Do you currently live closer to another parish?
Do/did you attend a Catholic elementary school?
Do/did you attend a Catholic high school?
Do/did you attend a Catholic college?
Have you received the Sacrament of Confirmation?
Have any of your children attended religious education classes here? 
Have you attended adult religious education classes here?
Do/Did your children attend St John Notre Dame School?
Number of years you have attended St. John the Baptist Catholic Church.  (You may use the slider or enter the number of years in the box)

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* 15. Number of years you have attended St. John the Baptist Catholic Church.  (You may use the slider or enter the number of years in the box)

0 100
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What year were you born?  (You may use the slider or enter your birth year in the box)

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* 16. What year were you born?  (You may use the slider or enter your birth year in the box)

1900 2018
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Gender

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* 17. Gender

What best describes your marital status?

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* 18. What best describes your marital status?

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