The goal of Adult Faith Formation at St. Thomas the Apostle Church is to provide programs to increase our parishioners’ knowledge of their Catholic faith and teachings, to help us better understand God’s will and plan for us, and to experience His unconditional love and mercy.  The Adult Faith Formation Committee is seeking input on the current program and recommendations for making it most relevant and convenient for you and your family. We thank you in advance for providing your answers to the following survey questions. The survey should take 5-10 minutes to complete. All responses are anonymous.

* 1. First, we’d like to know which types of Adult Faith Formation programs you are interested in. Please check all that apply.

* 2. Next, we’d like to know about your past participation in programs. How many programs have you participated in over the last two years? Please check one.

* 3. If you haven’t participated in an Adult Faith Formation program recently, please tell us the reasons why. Check all that apply. If you have attended one or more programs, just check “Not Applicable”.

* 4. Now we’d like to understand how you hear about upcoming Adult Faith Formation programs at the parish. Please check all that apply.

* 5. As we plan future program offerings, please let us know your preferences in a few areas. First, what is the ideal length of a program offering? (Note: some sessions are held over multiple nights and it is typically not required that a participant attend every session.) Please check one.

* 6. Next, what are the ways you want to experience Adult Faith Formation? Please check all that apply.

* 7. Finally, what are your preferences for when Adult Faith Formation programs are offered? Please check all that apply.

* 8. A newer opportunity for Adult Faith Formation is available through the Formed website ( Could you tell us about your awareness and use of Formed? Please check one.

* 9. What is the most important change that St. Thomas the Apostle Church could make to increase my interest and participation in Adult Faith Formation programs? Please just add your answer in the space below.

* 10. We have just a few demographic questions that will help us better understand your survey inputs and allow us to best serve our parishioners. First, could you tell us how long you have been a member of St. Thomas the Apostle Church? Please check one.

* 11. How would you characterize your regularity of Mass attendance at St. Thomas? We ask because it helps us target Adult Faith Formation promotional activities. Please check one.

* 12. Please let us know your gender, age, and whether or not you are working. Please check the appropriate boxes.