Section 1 - Please tell us about yourself
 
We want to know who you are. We are a community church and we also want to know what the wider community is thinking and feeling about our church. To get the broadest possible feedback, we are looking not just inward to our members and associates but outward to the greater community. We want to learn from all of you and discover what our impact could and should be on the community. There are no wrong answers in this survey, giving the most candid responses will offer the mission study team the best insights.

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* 1. At Piedmont Community Church, I am

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* 2. I have been a member of Piedmont Community Church

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* 3. I have children:

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* 4. I am

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* 5. What draws you to Piedmont Church community
(check all that apply)

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* 6. What is your zip code

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* 7. I feel I could have a close relationship with Piedmont Church

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* 8. What makes you feel this way?

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* 9. If you could make one change at Piedmont Community Church, what would it be?

Section 2 - How you see Piedmont Community Church now and in the future

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* 10. The church is inclusive and welcoming to people of all backgrounds

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* 11. The church is a supportive community of believers

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* 12. Piedmont Church fellowship programs are an important part of what attracts me to the church

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* 13. I am being served by Piedmont Church’s current fellowship programs

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* 14. Please describe what type of fellowship programs you would like to have available.

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* 15. Piedmont Church is attractive to members of the broader community

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* 16. Describe those programs which are attractive to the broader community

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* 17. How would you characterize Piedmont Community Church to a friend?

Section 3 - Spiritual Health

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* 18. Do you, or would you, attend church mainly to
(please prioritize)

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* 19. Is the resurrection (check all that apply)

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* 20. Is the Bible (check all that apply)

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* 21. I believe Jesus is (check all that apply)

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* 22. I believe God loves all people regardless of their beliefs

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* 23. My relationship with God is enhanced by the worship services

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* 24. What particularly makes you feel this

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* 25. Sermons should be biblically based

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* 26. Sermons should address current events in and beyond the community

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* 27. Should a pastor ever advocate for a certain position or opinion?

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* 28. Sermons should be from the personal perspective of their person preaching

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* 29. The Senior Pastor and the church should teach about all Christian concepts

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* 30. Piedmont Church should be open to personal interpretations of these teachings

Section 4 - Leadership at Piedmont Community Church

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* 31. Give up to 5 words other than minister and pastor to describe your ideal person to lead the ministry at Piedmont Community Church

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* 32. Please prioritize the following skill sets needed in a pastor

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* 33. The Senior Pastor should be an active visible leader in community programs beyond our church

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* 34. The Senior Pastor should be active visible leader in church fellowship programs

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* 35. I feel that the Senior Pastor should be very approachable

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* 36. Please define approachable and what makes a pastor approachable.

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* 37. I want to feel comfortable sharing my spiritual needs with the pastor

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* 38. The Senior Pastor should be a teacher

Section 5 - Piedmont Community Church and the community

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* 39. For non-attendees or occasional attendees
I want a closer relationship with a church community

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* 40. What would encourage you to become more involved with a church?

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* 41. For virtual attendees
I prefer to attend worship virtually

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* 42. What would encourage you to join worship in person?

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* 43. For frequent attendees / members
Piedmont Church is attracting people to participate people in church activities

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* 44. What could Piedmont Church be doing differently to attract new people?

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* 45. For former members/attendees of Piedmont Community Church
I stopped attending Piedmont Community Church because

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* 46. Please tell us what made you feel this way and what may make you inclined to come back to Piedmont Community Church

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* 47. I feel I can call on Piedmont Church for help and guidance.

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* 48. Piedmont Church’s programs are attractive to families with children of all ages

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* 49. What could Piedmont Community Church be doing to attract families?

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* 50. I feel Piedmont Church is making an impact to help people in my community and around the world

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* 51. I feel Piedmont Church could or should have an impact in the community in the following areas (please prioritize)

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* 52. Piedmont Church offers assistance and ministry to people struggling in our community

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* 53. Piedmont Church engages with the broader world in support of social justice

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* 54. What should Piedmont Church do to serve its mission to the broader community?

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* 55. Piedmont Church offers adequate mission opportunities for people to serve

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* 56. I have gifts and talents that are not being used for mission outreach that I would like to pursue

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* 57. I would invite others from outside church membership to participate in mission projects

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* 58. What would encourage you to ask them?

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* 59. Optional - May we contact you to discuss your responses?

Thank you for completing this survey. It will be invaluable to the Mission Study Team and the Pastor Nominating Committee in their endeavors.

Be sure to click DONE to submit your answers.


If you have further thoughts you would like to share with us, please contact us at MST@PiedmontChurch.org or go to the Mission Study webpage at PiedmontChurch.org/mst  under 'Afterthoughts'.

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