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Survey conducted by Diocesan Executive Council with parishes within the Diocese of Athabasca

Survey conducted by Diocesan Executive Council with parishes within the Diocese of Athabasca

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  • Section 1
  • 2.1 maybe highlight one of these pie charts? Probably not all.
  • 2.2
  • 2.3
  • 2.4
  • 2.5
  • 2.6
  • 2.7
  • 3.1 14 options – also recorded by parish Bottom three: Sexuality 18.3% AIDS/HIV 17.5% Refugees 16.7%
  • 3.2: 19 options Bottom three: 30.3% Programs Concerning Family Violence 27.1% Poverty-related issues (homeless, working poor and under-employed) 19.1% Addressing Racial/Cultural Issues
  • Based on section 4.1. 20 options Bottom three 29.1 Establishing new congregations 26.7% Programs concerning crime prevention and reduction 26.3% Programs focusing on social and justice ministries
  • 4.2. 146 responses
  • 4.1.5 example of graphs for sections 3-4.1
  • 4.3 on all levels – 3 key words that apply to individuals & parishes
  • 4.4 three broad categories: Communication on all levels. Training for clergy & lay.
  • 4.5 Evangelize
  • 4.6
  • Transcript

    • 1. Our Focus, God’s Direction Diocese of Athabasca 2012 Survey Results
    • 2. Who answered:• 251 responses from 14 Parishes• 70.9% over 50 years of age• 67.3% female• 93.2% Caucasian• 83.7% married or widowed• 67.7% Anglican more than Surveyyears Diocese of Athabasca 20
    • 3. Attendance at Worship Services Diocese of Athabasca Survey
    • 4. Frequency of Bible Reading Diocese of Athabasca Survey
    • 5. How Supportive Is Your Faith In Times of Crisis? Diocese of Athabasca Survey
    • 6. To what extent has the Church made adifference in your experience of your faith? Diocese of Athabasca Survey
    • 7. How frequently do you serve in ministries of the Church? Diocese of Athabasca Survey
    • 8. How easy is it to answer"What has Jesus done for you today?"
    • 9. To what extent are your communityinvolvements guided by your faith? Diocese of Athabasca Survey
    • 10. Opportunities for Ministry in My Geographic area:• Substance abuse 55.4%• Issues related to aging 47%• Family violence 44.2 % *rated “quite a bit” or “a great deal” Diocese of Athabasca Survey
    • 11. Activities or ministries we want maintained and/or implemented in our congregation or parish .• 76.5% Christian Education for Children• 71.7% Incorporating New Members into the Life of the Church• 71.3% Youth Ministry Diocese of Athabasca Survey
    • 12. Priorities for our diocese:68.9% rated incorporating new members intoexisting congregations as quite a bit or a great deal ofa priority64.9% rated diocesan youth events as quite a bitor a great deal of a priority61.4% rated training for Lay Readers, Lectors,and Sunday School teachers as quite a bit or a greatdeal of a priority. Diocese of Athabasca Survey
    • 13. Budget Emphasis ResultsEstablishing newDiocesan for/relationship with10 Diocesan newspaper eco 1 Clergy Training 6 Evangelismthediocesan Churchincluding 4 within Episcopal11-including the 5 Diocesan office staff and 9 parishes Diocese Establishing Anglican social and 2 theRelationship eventsstruggling parishes training events the bishop,&of Canadnancial support to Communication Support conferences,Ministry - Ministry of website Diocese of Athabasca Survey
    • 14. 4.1.5 Developing Baptism & Marriage Courses for all parishes to use0 0.05 0.1 0.15 0.2 0.25 0.3 0.35 0.4 Diocese of Athabasca Survey
    • 15. In the best of all worlds the Diocese ofAthabasca would focus most of its time, talent and treasures on…• Training• Supporting• Growing Diocese of Athabasca Survey
    • 16. In the best of all worlds the Diocese of Athabasca could best support the ministry of the parishes by: • Communication • Training • Financial Support Diocese of Athabasca Survey
    • 17. God is clearly calling the Diocese ofAthabasca to: “evangelize” GROW “pray” • Individually “seek” • in our parishes “help” • in our diocese • in our communities “spread” “teach” “reach” Diocese of Athabasca Survey
    • 18. If the Diocese of Athabasca is to not onlysurvive but thrive then the diocese and the parishes have to concentrate on: MEMBERSHIP & YOUTH • Sharing the Gospel • Working together Diocese of Athabasca Survey