Service Times Survey Results

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These are the unedited results of our latest Service Times Survey sent out a month ago. Please take a look!

 

 

 

 

Questions
Agree
Neither
Not Applicable
Total
9:00am is a good time to begin the first worship service on Sunday.
42.86%
36
39.29%
33
7.14%
6
5.95%
5
1.19%
1
3.57%
3
84
1.94
10:30am is a good time to begin the second worship service on Sunday.
31.33%
26
48.19%
40
12.05%
10
2.41%
2
3.61%
3
2.41%
2
83
2.06
The current Sunday morning schedule works well for our family.
36.90%
31
36.90%
31
10.71%
9
13.10%
11
2.38%
2
0.00%
0
84
2.07
I like the current Sunday morning schedule.
29.41%
25
44.71%
38
7.06%
6
14.12%
12
4.71%
4
0.00%
0
85
2.20
The “coffee and bagel time” between services is enhancing fellowship at Gateway.
26.19%
22
45.24%
38
17.86%
15
4.76%
4
0.00%
0
5.95%
5
84
2.25
Fellowship time between the Sunday morning services is important to me.
19.28%
16
40.96%
34
19.28%
16
16.87%
14
0.00%
0
3.61%
3
83
2.48
30 minutes is the right amount of time between the two Sunday morning services.
26.19%
22
34.52%
29
16.67%
14
14.29%
12
4.76%
4
3.57%
3
84
2.48
15 minutes is the right amount of time between the two Sunday morning services.
12.20%
10
23.17%
19
23.17%
19
31.71%
26
4.88%
4
4.88%
4
82
3.09
Wednesday night is better than Sunday night for adult electives.
11.90%
10
32.14%
27
17.86%
15
17.86%
15
7.14%
6
13.10%
11
84
3.15
Having Sunday school and worship run concurrently works well for my family.
13.10%
11
36.90%
31
15.48%
13
7.14%
6
3.57%
3
23.81%
20
84
3.23
The current Sunday morning schedule makes it easier to attend Sunday School.
14.29%
12
14.29%
12
28.57%
24
13.10%
11
7.14%
6
22.62%
19
84
3.52
There are plenty of Sunday school classes for me to choose from.
9.52%
8
21.43%
18
20.24%
17
22.62%
19
3.57%
3
22.62%
19
84
3.57
I am having difficulty finding a Sunday School class that is right for me.
1.20%
1
27.71%
23
18.07%
15
14.46%
12
15.66%
13
22.89%
19
83
3.84
I am having difficulty connecting with a Sunday School class.
2.41%
2
24.10%
20
18.07%
15
15.66%
13
18.07%
15
21.69%
18
83
3.88
As a parent of a child or teen I am more likely to invite friends on Sunday night than Wednesday night.
10.71%
9
9.52%
8
13.10%
11
13.10%
11
2.38%
2
51.19%
43
84
4.40
Sunday night is a better night than Wednesday night for teen programming.
19.28%
16
7.23%
6
3.61%
3
3.61%
3
7.23%
6
59.04%
49
83
4.49
Having Sunday School and worship at the same time is causing issues for my family.
0.00%
0
8.33%
7
15.48%
13
28.57%
24
13.10%
11
34.52%
29
84
4.50
With the current schedule, I am unable to attend my preferred Sunday school class.
3.57%
3
8.33%
7
19.05%
16
14.29%
12
8.33%
7
46.43%
39
84
4.55
Sunday night is a better night than Wednesday night for children’s programming.
10.71%
9
7.14%
6
8.33%
7
7.14%
6
8.33%
7
58.33%
49
84
4.70
Moving the Wednesday programming for teens to Sunday nights has made it easier for my teen to participate.
14.12%
12
5.88%
5
3.53%
3
5.88%
5
4.71%
4
65.88%
56
85
4.79
Moving the Wednesday programming for children to Sunday nights has made it easier for my child to participate.
9.52%
8
1.19%
1
8.33%
7
7.14%
6
9.52%
8
64.29%
54
84
4.99

The best time for weekly adult electives is:
40.24%
33
31.71%
26
28.05%
23
82
1.88
Which night is best for bringing friends to adult bible studies?
32.93%
27
25.61%
21
41.46%
34
82
2.09
Which night is best for bringing friends to teen services?
9.76%
8
24.39%
20
65.85%
54
82
2.56
Which night is best for bringing friends to children’s services?
17.50%
14
20.00%
16
62.50%
50
80
2.45

What is the optimal amount of time between the two Sunday morning worship services?

15 Minutes
32.14%
27
30 Minutes
44.05%
37
No Preference
23.81%
20
Total 84

 

How long have you been attending Gateway Community?

Less than 6 months
2.38%
2
Between 6 months and one year
3.57%
3
1 to 3 years
32.14%
27
4 to 6 years
22.62%
19
7 to 10 years
15.48%
13
11 to 15 years
15.48%
13
More than 15 years
8.33%
7
Total 84

 

Which category represents your age group?

18 – 24 years
4.71%
4
25 – 34 years
22.35%
19
35 – 44
22.35%
19
45 – 54
21.18%
18
55 – 64
21.18%
18
65 – 74
4.71%
4
75 years or older
3.53%
3
Total 85

Are you?

Female
61.18%
52
Male
38.82%
33
Total 85

 

Marital Status

Married
89.41%
76
Single
10.59%
9
Total 85

 

Do you have children in any of the following age groups? (Check all that apply)

In the nursery (age 2 or younger)
15.38%
8
Preschool age (3 – 5 years
26.92%
14
In elementary school (1st – 5th grade)
42.31%
22
In middle school (6th – 8th grade)
36.54%
19
In High School (9th – 12th grade)
25.00%
13
College age (below age 22)
28.85%
15
Total Respondents: 52

 

Learning Times

4pm
5pm
6pm
7pm
What is the best time for learning, attention span, and behavior for your child(ren) during evening activities?
8.54%
7
15.85%
13
13.41%
11
0.00%
0
62.20%
51
82
3.91
What is the best time for learning, attention span, and behavior for your teen(s) during evening activities?
1.25%
1
15.00%
12
10.00%
8
6.25%
5
67.50%
54
80
4.24

Which Worship Service do you normally attend?

9:00 am service
44.71%
38
10:30 am service
55.29%
47
Total 85

 

Do you regularly attend a Sunday School class?

Yes
38.10%
32
Sometimes
11.90%
10
No
50.00%
42
Total 84

 

 

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