Downloading The Data

The U.S. Congregational Life Survey is made available for download on the Association of Religion Data Archives (the ARDA). Currently, there are 38 different US CLS datasets. These datasets are from both the 2001 and 2008/2009 waves and consist of leader, congregational profile, and attender surveys.

2001 U.S. Congregational Life Survey datasets

Attender Surveys

Leader Surveys

Congregational Profiles

2008/2009 U.S. Congregational Life datasets

Attender Survey

Leader Surveys

Congregational Profile