Thank you for taking the time to share your opinions with parish leadership as we continue to develop a plan for our future. This survey will take 6-7 minutes of your time.

Fr. Fedor commissioned a planning team seven months ago to study the ministries at St. Joseph Parish as well as explore our relationship with the Austintown community. This anonymous survey is designed to gather parishioners’ opinions about five key areas of church life: 1) Caring, 2) Learning, 3) Serving, 4) Worshipping, 5) Perspectives about Austintown. Please answer all questions if possible.

There is paper version of this survey available at the church office.

* 1. The staff and volunteer leaders at St. Joseph Parish care about me.

* 2. The parishioners of St. Joseph Parish care about me.

* 3. Visitors and new members are warmly welcomed at St. Joseph Parish.

* 4. Visitors and new members easily find a way to become active in St. Joseph programs.

* 5. What is the most important way that St. Joseph Parish can express care to its members?

* 6. My participation at Mass at St. Joseph... (Please select up to five of the following.)

* 7. Which part of Mass could we work on to enhance your worship experience? Select up to three of the following.

* 8. How effective is St. Joseph Parish at religious education of children?

* 9. How effective is St. Joseph Parish at religious education of teens?

* 10. How effective is St. Joseph Parish at religious education of adults?

* 11. What is the most important thing St. Joseph Parish can do to enhance religious education for all parishioners?

* 12. How effective is St. Joseph parish at serving your needs?

* 13. How do you think God is calling you to serve others?

* 14. What are the most pressing needs in the Austintown community?

* 15. What have you heard non-members say about St. Joseph Parish?

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