Education Action Team Survey (Summer 2012)
Thank you for taking the time to offer your feedback about educational offerings at our church. Your comments will help the Education Action Team to plan for the future!
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Which small group/Education events have you attended during the past year?
Small Group Classes (Way of Forgiveness, etc.)
Bible Study with Dr. Naglee
Percolate with Dr. Hinman
Lay Theology Institute Lectures
Jonathan Merritt book discussion
Café Decatur “town hall” events
Combined Sunday School Forums (i.e., Dr. Arun Jones)
Which topics are you most interested in studying
biblical knowledge (history, background, context)
Bible study (applying passages to every day life in discussion with others)
Spiritual disciplines (prayer, meditation, scripture reading)
Theological Issues (religion & science, why is there suffering?, etc.)
Fiction or secular works (book group format)
Personal help (finance/divorce care/ elder care/parenting)
Which speakers or teachers in the church or the community would you recommend to the Education Action Team for leading a study or one-time lecture/event? Please provide contact info if you have it
Are there any special issues that you would like for the Education Action Team to address?
Please list any book or study that you might recommend for our church to study.
Are you a part of a Sunday School class?
If no, why not?
What kind of support or assistance does your Sunday School class need?
How does your class go about planning its lessons/programs?
What do you use as curriculum for your class?
Are you familiar with the “curriculum” closet?
Small Group Scheduling
Which would you prefer
A class series (spanning 6 to 8 weeks)
A one-time event or study (ex: a lecture on a particular book or topic)
A combination of both a series & one-time events
An in-depth study (disciple bible study that spans most of the year)
When would you be most likely to attend an event or class?
During the morning time (between 9 & 12 noon)
Before working day (before 8 am)
After working day (7 pm or later)
Do you use the church library?
If yes, Which library do you use?
McCoy collection (on the 3rd floor in room 305 – Bible Study Class)
Children’s library on the preschool floor
If you use the libary, what is most helpful about the library?
What changes would you like to see about the library?
If you don’t use the library, why not?
Tell us about yourself.
To help us make sure that we are reaching all segments of our church community,
I am new to the Christian faith
I am a visitor to this church
I am a church member (joined in the past 5 years)
I have been a member for 5 or more years (but didn’t grow up here)
I was raised in this church (or close to it)
I teach in a Sunday School class (any age)
I belong to an adult Sunday School class
I teach or assist regularly in children’s Sunday School programs
I was raised in a faith tradition (please list):
If I attend worship, I typically attend
8:00 am traditional
11:00 am traditional
Are you a member of a Sunday School class?
If yes, please list which class.
If no, why not?
Please tell us a little more about yourself:
Youth (up to age 18)
Age 18 – 25
Age 26 – 35
Age 36 – 45
Age 46 – 55
Age 56 – 65
Age 66 – 70
Age 71 +
I would like more information about
Sunday School classes at DFUMC
The libraries at our church
Volunteering with the Education Action Team
Sunday School class curriculum closet
If you checked any of the boxes above, please leave us your e-mail address so that we can follow up with you:
Additional comments or suggestions for the Education Action Team:
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