WESTLAKE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH  5 28 20  Congregational COVID-19 Survey This paper reports the results of a congregation...
Westlake United Methodist Church CONGREGATIONAL COVID-19 SURVEY  CONTENTS EXECUTIVE SUMMARY .................................
EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Westlake United Methodist Church     WUMC     closed its buildings for all activities, e.g., pre-school,...
Survey Response WUMC received 166 responses to the survey, a 15.7  response rate for the population of 1,053. Statisticall...
SURVEY RESULTS The charts and lists below detail the survey results by question, grouped by the categories defined above, ...
The survey results show that WUMC is like many other Methodist churches in America. Adults from all generations participat...
Current Participation Question responses   Survey respondents were about equally split between those who attended the 9 00...
Perceived Risks Question response   As the population of the WUMC congregation is older, the level of perceived risk for C...
Re-opening Attitudes and Prerequisites Question responses   Page 8
Overall, the congregation has a conservative attitude toward re-opening which is subsequently reflected in the prerequisit...
Re-opening Requirements Question responses  What precautions, if any, do you expect our church to take for worship gatheri...
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The survey asked the participants to rank a set of common COVID re-opening requirements from    Not Important    to    Ver...
Online Participation and Satisfaction  Page 13
What has been the BEST thing about our online worship service  Word Cloud of the words most commonly used   Page 14
What, if anything, has been the MOST UNSATISFACTORY or CHALLENGING thing about our online worship services  Word Cloud of ...
After we resume in-person worship, how likely are you to participate in online worship as an alternative to in-person wors...
General Feedback Any comments or suggestions  Word Cloud of the words most commonly used   The last question provided the ...
CONCLUSION Summary conclusions based on the purposes of the survey include       Identify and quantify the concerns of the...
Last, the survey results will be shared with the District offices to help their efforts in providing guidance to other con...
METHODOLOGY Survey Development and Publication The survey instrument was crafted from a sample COVID-19 church survey from...
Demographic Questions Demographic questions were included to capture information related to the congregants. The questions...
Perceived Risks A single perceived risk question allowed the respondents to self-identify their level of risk in relation ...
Re-opening Attitudes and Prerequisites Re-opening attitudes and prerequisites were selected to gauge the respondent   s wi...
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Re-opening Requirements Re-opening requirements included a single question to gauge both the inventory of desired WUMC act...
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General Feedback Last, a general feedback question was included to allow the respondent to provide feedback not covered in...
BIBLIOGRAPHY Creative Research Systems.  2012 . Sample Size Calculator. Retrieved from https   www.surveysystem.com sscalc...