Survey Results

The following are the results from our Sunday Morning Schedule Questionaire. We would like to give a special thank you to all those that helped compile this information! 

Please be aware that there will be a complete copy of these results with comments provided in the Church Fellowship Hall. 

Thank you!


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

You are a:

 Child (age 5 - 12) 0 0%
Teenager (age 13 - 17) 11 8%
Adult without children 84 60%
Parent with children 44 32%         

 

 

Which service(s) have you attended this fall?

7:45 a.m. 58 42%
8:45 a.m. 65 47%
10 a.m. 85 61%

 

 

 

For you, Advent's current Sunday morning schedule: 

working well 127 91%
not working 12 9%

 

 

Has  having 3 services helped you/your family attend church more frequently?

Yes 68 49%
No 44 32%
N/A 27 19%

 

 

Has the new 8:45 Simple Eucharist brought you/your familiy to church more frequently? 

Yes 45 32%
No 24 17%
N/A 70 50%

 

 

If you attend adult formation, which service do you typically attend?

7:45 a.m. 10 7%
8:45 a.m. 13 9%
10 a.m. 30 22%
N/A 90 65%

 

 

 

If you/your chlidren attend Sunday School, which service to you typically attend? 

7:45 a.m. 4 3%
8:45 a.m. 22 16%
10 a.m. 14 10%
N/A 102 73%

 

If you particpate in formation, do you feel there is adequate time for formation? 

Yes 30 22%
No 15 11%
N/A 94 68%

 

 

Please note that we are not proposing any changes to the service schedule, we are simply gathering opinions.

If formation were to be extended to 10:10 and the 10 a.m. Service started fifteen minutes later at 10:15, would you attend a service from 10:15 - 11:30 a.m.?

Yes 65 47%
No 67 48%

 

 

If formation were to start at 9 a.m., and the 7:45 and 8:45 services were moved 15 minutes earlier, would you attend the:

Quiet Service from 7:30 - 8:15 a.m. 39 28%
Simple Eucharist from 8:30 - 9 a.m. 70 50%
Festival Eucharist from 10 - 11:15 a.m. 49 35%

If you have attended the Simple Eucharist at 8:45 a.m., what do you LIKE about the service?

Length 51 37%
Sermon 38 27%
Music 20 14%
Start time 31 22%
Simplicity 56 40%
Relaxed tone 41 29%
Prayers 17 12%
Other 4 3%

 

 

If you have attended the Simple Eucharist at 8:45 a.m., what do you DISLIKE about the service?

Length 3 2%
Sermon 3 2%
Music 12 9%
Start time 6 4%
Simplicity 2 1%
Relaxed tone 1 1%
Prayers 4 3%
Other 7 5%

 

Do you serve in any of the following worship support roles?

Acolyte 13 9%
Alter guild 15 11%
Usher 19 14%
Eucharistic minister 16 12%
Lector 14 10%
Choir 11 8%
Greeter 12 9%

 

 

Understanding that three services require more support than do two services, do you find the extra worship support to be:

Busier but manageable 26 19%
Overly burdensome; we need more volunteers 14 10%
Not a problem 44 32%