General Questions

Instructions: Please complete this questionnaire after asking God to lead you in your responses.  There are 33 questions in this survey.  The survey should take no more than 20 minutes to complete and will help the VitalChurch Assessment Team to better understand the church as well as provide insight into future opportunities and direction. Your help by taking the time to fill out this questionnaire is greatly appreciated!  All of your responses will be confidential.

* 3. Are you a member of this church, a regular attender (this is the church you attend) or a visitor (attended here once or a few times)?

* 4. What is your gender?

* 5. What is your current relational status?

* 6. How many years have you been a Christian?

* 7. Mark the group in which your birth year appears (similar to question 1)

* 8. How many years have you attended THIS church? (duplicate of question 2, but with different alternative answers)

* 9. What was your status when you began attending this church?

* 10. What is your historic family church background?

* 11. What keeps you coming to this church? (pick the most important)

* 12. Approximately how many miles away do you live from the church building?

* 13. Were you a Christian when you first attended this church or its activities?

* 14. Which of the following most influenced you to initially attend this church? (choose the best answer)

* 15. Do you agree or disagree that the Bible instructs every Christian to find ways to share his/her faith with non-Christians.

* 16. Among your network of friends, co-workers and family how many do not attend any church?

* 17. What church activities do you regularly participate in? (check all that are appropriate)

* 18. If you didn't check Small Groups in Q15 -  please check the appropriate reasons why?

* 19. How many people at this church do you consider to be close friends?

* 20. I feel confident enough to share the gospel of Jesus Christ with others.

* 21. I am growing spiritually at this church.

* 22. Do you contribute financially on a regular basis to this church?

* 23. Do you agree or disagree that church members and attendees make a sincere effort to help visitors and newcomers feel welcomed into the life of the church.

* 24. Do you have relatives living outside your home who attend this church?

* 25. To what degree is a sense of belonging and acceptance important to you in your church relationship?

* 26. To what degree do you personally feel like you belong or are accepted as part of this church?

* 27. Do you agree or disagree that our church is a safe place where people can be open and vulnerable with what is going on in their lives.

* 28. I understand the vision, plans and goals of this church.

* 29. I am in agreement with the vision, plans and goals of this church.

* 30. I believe that this church has good potential for healthy growth in the future.

* 31. My understanding of the gospel is . . . (choose the best answer)

* 32. Regarding my salvation . . .

* 33. How do you currently feel about your relationship to this church?

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