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* 1. It doesn’t matter so much what I believe as long as I lead a moral life.

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* 2. Our Minister leads worship skillfully, involving the people in a meaningful way.

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* 3. There is a disturbing amount of conflict in our church.

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* 4. Spiritual matters, and not social or political affairs, should be the concern of the church.

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* 5. My spiritual beliefs are really the basis of my whole approach to life.

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* 6. It seems to me that we are just going through the motions of church activity. There isn’t much excitement about it among our members.

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* 7. Problems between groups in this church are usually resolved through mutual effort.

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* 8. Our church changes its program from time-to-time, to meet the changing needs of members.

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* 9. I experience the presence of God in my life.

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* 10. The whole spirit in our church makes people want to get as involved as possible.

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* 11. When conversing with a person, our Minister listens for feelings, as well as words and treats feeling as important.

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* 12. The leaders of our church show a genuine concern to know what people are thinking when decisions need to be made.

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* 13.  Among most of our members there is a healthy tolerance of differing opinions and beliefs.

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* 14. Our church tends to stay very close to established way of doing things.

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* 15. Spiritual education takes place primarily in church school classes.

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* 16. Our Minister has developed a good plan of visitation to members with special needs.

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* 17. On the whole, members have a healthy pride in belonging to our church.

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* 18. Our Minister helps develop opportunities for church leaders to receive training for their tasks.

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* 19. The main purpose of spiritual education is to help people learn to live as spiritual beings in contemporary society.

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* 20. The best Unity education programs are planned by the people who lead them and participate in them, rather than church publishers.

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* 21. A small group of people seem to make most of the important decisions in our church.

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* 22. Our Minister is willing to spend extra time and effort to help a committee carry out a job in difficult circumstances.

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* 23. A friendly atmosphere prevails among the members of our Church.

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* 24. Our minister shows concern for community problems by working with others to help find solutions.

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* 25. Our church tries to adapt its program to the changing needs of our community.

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* 26. People’s behavior is determined primarily by the influences of society.

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* 27. I sense an atmosphere of genuine care and concern among our members in time of personal need.

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* 28. In important decisions in our church, adequate opportunity for consideration of different approaches is usually provided.

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* 29. On the whole, our people welcome new patterns of styles of worship.

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* 30. There is frequently a small group of members who oppose what the majority want to do.

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* 31. I utilize my practice of Unity principles to carry over into all my other dealings in life.

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* 32. Strangers are usually made to feel welcome and at home in our church.

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* 33. Our Minister preaches with a sense of conviction.

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* 34. People during times of illness or special need known by the members are assured of support in prayer.

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* 35. On the whole, I am satisfied with how things are in our church.

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* 36. People who serve on our church committees and board represent a good cross-section of the membership.

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* 37. I would rather be in a spiritual education group where an informed leader uses most of the time to give a presentation than in one where members are led to study and share their ideas.

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* 38. Although I believe in my spiritual path, I feel there are other more important things in my life.

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* 39. The main purpose of spiritual education is to help people know what is in the Bible.

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* 40. As I see it, Unity should be clear about separating the spiritual and lay realms and putting emphasis on spiritual values.

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* 41. Our minister shows concern for the church’s educational program.

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* 42. Spiritual education is primarily for children and youths.

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* 43. Our Minister does good work in counselling people with special problems.

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* 44. Develop patterns of church worship that impart a stronger sense of God’s presence.

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* 45. Create a broader range of small groups, for study or sharing life’s experiences.

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* 46. Provide a stronger program to increase financial support for the church’s work.

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* 47. Enlarge or improve the physical facilities of the church.

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* 48. Establish a plan to enable new members to move more quickly into positions of church leadership.

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* 49. Train a group of members to share with the minister in visiting people who are I'll or shut in, or who may have become inactive.

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* 50. Establish a plan to enlist new members.

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* 51. Strengthen the music program of the church.

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* 52. Develop a stronger program for children and youth.

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* 53. Develop a stronger program for young adults.

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* 54. Develop a stronger program for older adults.

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* 55. Give more attention to relating the Unity principles to current social issues and community problems. Provide opportunities for active involvement where feasible.

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* 56. Strengthen patterns of ministerial care and counseling, to help people deal with life’s challenges and successes. This should include training for members to be available to support the congregation.

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* 57. Stimulate stronger support for the world mission of the church.

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* 58. Implement a program of leadership development that enables people to receive education and training to perform their tasks well.

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* 59. On average, about how many times per month did you attend regularly scheduled church worship during the past twelve months?

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* 60. Whether in this church or a former one, how does your present attendance compare with three years ago?

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* 61. How active were you during the past year in church activities other than worship services? These include choir, children or youth ministries, classes or study groups, church fundraisers or committees, board service, yoga, recreational groups, etc. Count the total number of such activities in which you were active. Example: sang in choir, worked on Gala Dinners and took a class

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* 62. In relation to the activities in item 61, please indicate your agreement or disagreement with the statement: “On the whole, participation in church activities is very meaningful to me."

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* 63. How many people do you know, at least by name and some personal contact, who are not members of your church but who come occasionally to worship or for some other activity?

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* 64. Among your circle of friends, how many are members of your church?

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* 65. How often do you find time for your own individual spiritual growth – example: prayer or meditation, the reading of Scripture and other spiritual materials related to faith?

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* 66. How long have you been a voting or confirmed member of your present church?

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* 67. Approximately how much do you contribute individually to your church per year? If you are married and you and your spouse contribute jointly, divide the number in half.

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* 68. What is your gender?

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* 69. What is your ethnic background?

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* 70. What is your marital status?

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* 71. What is your age range

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* 72. What is your highest level of education?

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* 73. About how far is your residence from the church building?

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* 74. How many people in your household?

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* 75. Ages of other occupants 

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* 76. What is the range of your annual household income?

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* 77. Please provide additional comments here:

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