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U.S. Congregations:
Research, Resources, and Results
Congregational Life Survey
Resources for Congregations
Community Profiles

A Field Guide to Presbyterian Congregations
Who's Going Where and Why

What do 50,000 worshipers in 523 PC(USA) congregations that participated in the U.S. Congregational Life Survey have to say?

A lot of things you might not expect! This is their story.

What did we learn?

Presbyterian churches are profiled in four areas:


What Matters?

Are you a Typical Presbyterian?

Presbyterian Myth Traps


Copies of the Field Guide to Presbyterian Congregations are available for $7.50 each from the Research Services office of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). Call 1-888-728-7228 ext. 2040 to order.

For information about the key findings from the U.S. Congregational Life Survey that included 300,000 worshiper in over 2,000 congregations, refer to A Field Guide to U.S. Congregations: Who's Going Where and Why. Proceeds from sales of the book go to a good cause -- the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)! Order online now from the publisher, Westminster John Knox Press.

Last modified July 11, 2002 by U.S. Congregations Home Page Manager