How long have you been a member of Jamestown Presbyterian Church?

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* 1. How long have you been a member of Jamestown Presbyterian Church?

On average, how many times have you attended church worship services during the past year?

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* 2. On average, how many times have you attended church worship services during the past year?

On average, how many times have you attended Sunday School during the past year?

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* 3. On average, how many times have you attended Sunday School during the past year?

How many church organizations, committees, or groups do you participate in (not including congregational membership) ?

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* 4. How many church organizations, committees, or groups do you participate in (not including congregational membership) ?

Has your involvement in the congregation increased, decreased or remained the same in the last few years?

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* 5. Has your involvement in the congregation increased, decreased or remained the same in the last few years?

If your participation has increased, which of the following are reasons for that (check all that apply)

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* 6. If your participation has increased, which of the following are reasons for that (check all that apply)

If your participation has decreased, which of the following are reasons for that (check all that apply):

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* 7. If your participation has decreased, which of the following are reasons for that (check all that apply):

How many persons or families have you invited to visit or join our church in the past two years?

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* 8. How many persons or families have you invited to visit or join our church in the past two years?

Which worship service do you primarily attend?

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* 9. Which worship service do you primarily attend?

Why do you choose the worship service you attend? (check all that apply)

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* 10. Why do you choose the worship service you attend? (check all that apply)

Do you attend services in both the sanctuary and the CLC?

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* 11. Do you attend services in both the sanctuary and the CLC?

Based on what you have experienced and observed in our congregation during your time here, please check ten items from the list below that you feel best represent our core values.

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* 12. Based on what you have experienced and observed in our congregation during your time here, please check ten items from the list below that you feel best represent our core values.

Agreement that statement describes congregation (please choose one response for each statement)

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* 13. Agreement that statement describes congregation (please choose one response for each statement)

  Strongly Agree Moderately Agree Slightly Agree Disagree No Opinion
1. Members are well informed about what the various committees and groups are doing
2. The activities taking place in the congregation are well publicized to the surrounding community
3. A study of the needs of the congregation and the community is regularly undertaken as the basis for church planning
4. Members are encouraged to discover their particular gifts for ministry and service
5. Members and groups get a lot of support and encouragement for trying something new in the congregation
6. Lay leaders are provided the training they need for their committee and task assignments
7. Every member who is capable and interested has an equal opportunity to hold key leadership positions
8. The theological and biblical implications of important decisions are regularly discussed
9. Important decisions about the life of the church are rarely made without open discussion by church leaders and members
10. Disagreements and conflicts are dealt with openly rather than hushed up or hidden behind closed doors
11. It is easy to summarize for visitors and non-members how our congregation differs from other congregations in our area
12. Members help each other out in times of trouble
13. Cooperative programs with churches of other denominations are highly valued in our church
14. The current morale of our church members is high
15. There is a since of excitement among members about our Church's future
In your judgement how high or low a priority would you give each of these personal characteristics of an Associate Pastor of this church? Please add one response for each statement.

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* 14. In your judgement how high or low a priority would you give each of these personal characteristics of an Associate Pastor of this church? Please add one response for each statement.

  Very High Priority High Priority Moderate Priority Low Priority
1. Teaching
2. Pastoral
3. Imaginative and visionary
4. Empathetic and sympathetic
5. Maintains Confidentiality
6. Good listener
7. Intelligent and knowledgeable
8. Passionate follower of Christ
9. Encouraging and inspiring 
10. Energetic
11. Has a servant's heart
12. Articulate/ good speaker/ communicator
13. Warm and friendly
14. Approachable
15. Strong leader
16. Organized and efficient
17. Nurturing 
18. Instills trust
19. Values local outreach and missions
20. Financial acumen
21. Accountable and holds others accountable
22. Conflict manager/resolver
How do you feel an Associate Pastor should allocate his/her time in the following activities per week?

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* 15. How do you feel an Associate Pastor should allocate his/her time in the following activities per week?

  One hour Two Hours Three Hours Four Hours Five Hours
Church Fellowship (suppers, picnics, etc.)
Church meetings (Session, Committee meetings, training etc.)
Continuing youth retreats and camps (Massanetta & Montreat)
Crisis visiting and counseling
Cultivating  and supporting Outreach opportunities
Developing and maintaining relationships with youth (attending extracurricular activities)
Evangelism in the broader community
Home/Hospital visitation
Leading youth and/or adult mission trips
Leading a Bible study
Leading youth programming
Personal prayer life and study
Social action
Teaching Sunday School
What originally attracted you to attend this church and become a part of this congregation? (check all that apply)

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* 16. What originally attracted you to attend this church and become a part of this congregation? (check all that apply)

What is/are the foremost reasons that you remain a part of this congregation? (check all that apply)

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* 17. What is/are the foremost reasons that you remain a part of this congregation? (check all that apply)

In what denomination were you born, reared or if you were involved with more than one, which do you most closely identify?

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* 18. In what denomination were you born, reared or if you were involved with more than one, which do you most closely identify?

Gender

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* 19. Gender

Age

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* 20. Age

Racial/Ethnic Background

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* 21. Racial/Ethnic Background

Marital Status

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* 22. Marital Status

Number of children living at home

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* 23. Number of children living at home

  Zero One Two Three Four
Age 0-5
Age 6-12
Age 13-18
Age 19 and over
Which best describes your current household?

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* 24. Which best describes your current household?

What is your highest level of education?

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* 25. What is your highest level of education?

Are you (check one)?

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* 26. Are you (check one)?

What is your household (family or single living alone) income range

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* 27. What is your household (family or single living alone) income range

Approximately how much does your household contribute to your church per year?

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* 28. Approximately how much does your household contribute to your church per year?

How many years have you lived in this area

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* 29. How many years have you lived in this area

Personal Information

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* 30. Personal Information

Please share any additional comments or insights you feel would be helpful but were not covered in the questions that were asked:

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* 31. Please share any additional comments or insights you feel would be helpful but were not covered in the questions that were asked:

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