St. Ignatius of Loyola Parish Survey 2013

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1 St. Ignatius of Loyola Parish Survey 2013 Dear Parishioners, The Parish Council of St. Ignatius invites you to complete this questionnaire so we may reach out to all parishioners and invite others to join our faith community. Your input will help us to strengthen and welcome new and old faces back to the church, help us understand what is important to you, what we do well, and what we can do better. This is one of several ways you will be invited to provide input to assist the parish in developing a three to five year Pastoral Plan. In accordance with Bishop Bambera s Pastoral Letter this survey is broken into the four main aspects of parish life; Word, Worship, Community and Service. These four aspects of parish life will be our central focus as we continue to work toward creating a sustainable future at St. Ignatius. Please complete this survey by July 31. You may return the survey to the church (in the collection basket or in the box in the back of the church), to the rectory or by mail. If you prefer to take the survey online, you can access our parish website: 1

2 The Ministry of Word We are called to be servant leaders who are people of the WORD, preaching, teaching, evangelizing and cherishing the Gospel message throughout our entire lives. Wounded and Loved 1. Adult Faith Formation: Please rank in order from 1 to 4 the top four ways you continue to learn about your faith: Religious Education, Advent & Lenten family activities Bible Study Booklet of daily readings e.g. little black book you receive at Lent, little blue book for Advent & Christmas, little white book for Easter Bulletin weekly reflection of readings and/or questions of the week Family Breakfast presentation on Grade Mass Sundays Ignatian 19 th Annotation Retreat (retreat at home) Lenten Reflection Group Living Christ Retreat RCIA (as an inquirer, sponsor, or catechist) the process for joining the Catholic Church) The Catholic Light Newspaper Other such as spiritual books and magazines, EWTN, other retreats etc, please indicate 2. For the following, please rate 1 5 on how well we as a parish are doing in providing this ministry, or check N/A (don t know). Children s sacramental celebrations Children s Liturgy Of Word (CLOW) CCD children s faith formation Children with special needs program Catechists (teacher) effectiveness Youth Ministry (H. S.) faith formation Youth Ministry social activities Youth Ministry service Youth Ministry Service Trip 2

3 3. If we could provide one or two additional opportunities in adult faith development (e. g. Renew, retreats, devotions) what would you recommend? 4. Name one or two ways we can better connect newly married couples to the parish? 5. Name one or two ways we can better serve/prepare couples bringing their children for baptism? 6. Name one or two ways we can better serve or reach out to inactive Catholics. 7. If you wish to make any further comment about WORD, please add it here. 3

4 The Ministry of Worship We are called to be servant leaders who WORSHIP our God and celebrate the Sacraments in union with the universal Church. Wounded and Loved 8. Please rate from 1 5, how important each of the following is to you. Weekly Eucharistic Celebrations Welcoming atmosphere when I enter the church and/or chapel Prayerful, reverent, and spiritually moving liturgies Homilies that connect scripture to daily life and inspire me to live the gospel Youth and young adults being encouraged to participate at our Eucharistic Celebration Regular attempts to invite parishioners to utilize their talents in service and contribute to the life and future direction of the parish Sufficient and meaningful training for all those in service to the parish Effective communication regarding information about the parish mission statement, parish ministries, and events 9. Please rate from 1 5 how well the following ministries are executed. Altar Servers Art and Environment Eucharistic Ministers Lectors Music Ushers/Hospitality 4

5 10. If you wish to make any further comment about WORSHIP, please add it here. The Ministry of Community We are called to be servant leaders who build COMMUNITY through hospitality, respect, inclusion and holiness. Wounded and Loved 11. Please rank 1 to 5 your top five reasons for being a member at St. Ignatius: Location Welcoming atmosphere Size of the parish Options for involvement with ministries and community services Options for social involvement CCD program Consolidation of prior parish Family membership (baptized here as an infant) Accessibility of church for people with special needs Mass times Number of young families at church Someone else invited me Other (please specify) 12. What are the top 3 ways you stay informed about our church community? Church bulletin /website Mailings Phone Social Media e.g. Facebook Ministry Fair Word of Mouth Other (please specify) 5

6 13. There are different opportunities to be actively engaged/connected with our community throughout the year. For the following, please rate from 1 5, how important each is to you. Church Bazaar Thanksgiving Dinner Taste of the Parish Night at the Races Coffee & donuts/socialize on Sunday Haunted House Chicken BBQ Movie Night Themed dances ex. Mardi gras Fall Festival Game Night Grandma s Attic 14. Are there any other events or activities not listed that you feel would enhance your sense of church belonging? 15. Please rate from 1 5 or don t know for the following questions on importance I feel that I can use my gifts in this parish community I feel that I am a part of the larger community of the Diocese of Scranton. I feel that I am a part of the universal Church 6

7 16. Please rate from 1 5 or don t know for the following question on how well done I feel that I can use my gifts in this parish community I feel that I am a part of the larger community of the Diocese of Scranton. I feel that I am a part of the universal Church 17. St. Ignatius outreach to the community of Kingston and surrounding areas Important to me How well done 18. St. Ignatius partnerships with other faithbased communities Important to me How well done 19. What one or two steps could the parish take to create a greater sense of community? For Adults: 7

8 For Youth: For New Members: 20. If you wish to make any further comment about COMMUNITY, please add it here. 8

9 The Ministry of Service We are called to be servant leaders who engage in SERVICE to our neighbors near and far and who work for justice and stewardship to hasten the Reign of God. Wounded and Loved 21. Please rate from 1 5 how important it is to you that St. Ignatius serve the following groups. Individuals with financial and health needs Homebound (temporary or permanent) Hospitals, Nursing Centers, Rehabilitation Centers, etc. Families Single Parent Families Blended Families Interfaith marriages Families in crisis The bereaved The unborn The homeless, needy, and poor 22. Name one or two ways we can better partner with community based organizations and/or religious groups. 9

10 23. Name one or two ways the parish might better welcome and serve the culturally diverse populations in this region. 24. What are one or two ways the parish can affect change by advocating for the marginalized (social justice)? 25. If you wish to make any further comment about SERVICE, please add it here. 10

11 Demographics 26. Which age group do you fall into? Under 18 Age Age Age Age Age 63 or older 27. What is your gender? Female Male 28. What is your relationship status? Single (never married) Married Separated Divorced Widowed 29. How often do you attend Mass at St. Ignatius? Daily and every weekend Every Weekend Once a month Holidays Thank You for taking the St. Ignatius Parish Survey! Your input will help guide us into the right direction for our three to five year plan. 11

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