Adult Christian Formation Congregational Survey


The Adult Christian Formation Committee would like to better understand our St. Paul Cathedral Community’s interests in opportunities for Christian education and spiritual formation. Your responses to this survey will help us meet your interests.

Section One: General Questions About Faith Formation Offerings


1. Have you and/or members of your household participated in any of these Faith Formation programs in the past two years?

Adult Sunday Forum
Book Studies
Formation Series (What is a Christian?)
Mid-week Formation Series (What is an Episcopalian?)
Kids Crew (Programs for Pre-K to 5th Graders)
Youth Crew (Programs for 6th-12th Graders)
Bible Study
Exploring Sunday’s Lessons
Other Faith Formation programs I have attended:
0/250
2. Participation in Faith Formation offerings has been prevented/hindered by:
0/250
3. Does the Adult Forum meeting time (Sunday morning 9:00-10:00 am) fit with your schedule?
0/250
4. On Sunday morning, there are three group offerings from 9:00-10:00 am. If we shifted the time of the Adult Forum and Exploring Sunday’s Lessons, which group offerings would you be most likely to attend? Check all that apply.
5. If an additional Bible Study group was offered at another time during the week, which format and which group, based on day/time, would you most likely attend?
0/250

Which times / days would work best for an additional Bible Study group?

Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday

Section Two: Recent Formation Offerings


6. I attended the following 2020-2021 Faith Formation offerings, which stretched my thinking. (1= Strongly Disagree, 3= Neutral, 5= Strongly Agree)

Waking Up White
Strongly Disagree
Strongly Agree
Sacred Ground
Strongly Disagree
Strongly Agree
“What is an Episcopalian/Christian?”
Strongly Disagree
Strongly Agree
Stewardship offerings: Generosity and Gratitude
Strongly Disagree
Strongly Agree
Birth Narratives in the Bible and On the Land/David Mosely
Strongly Disagree
Strongly Agree
Icon Writing/Cara Gilette
Strongly Disagree
Strongly Agree
Christianity in Art/Diana Chou
Strongly Disagree
Strongly Agree
The Hymnody of the Church/Canon Martin Green & Gabriel Arregui
Strongly Disagree
Strongly Agree
Appreciating Marilynne Robinson/Dr. Pat Lindquist
Strongly Disagree
Strongly Agree
Spirituality of Communication/Bill Eadie
Strongly Disagree
Strongly Agree
From Ashes to Easter/Gertrud Mueller Nelson
Strongly Disagree
Strongly Agree
COVID-19 Q&A/Dr. Christian Ramers
Strongly Disagree
Strongly Agree
Good Neighbor Gardens/Mia Vaughnes
Strongly Disagree
Strongly Agree
Honing Spirituality for OneEarth Ways/Lee Van Ham
Strongly Disagree
Strongly Agree
Rising in Faithful Challenge (Simpler Living Ministry: Erika Morgan, Joan Reese, Diane Lopez Hughes, Phil Petrie)
Strongly Disagree
Strongly Agree
Joyfully Embracing our Vocation to Restore God's Gift of Creation/Jim Antal
Strongly Disagree
Strongly Agree
7. Have the 2020-2021 Faith Formation offerings/speakers left you feeling spiritually fed?

Section Three: Future Faith Formation Offerings

 

8. Which type of Faith Formation groups and formats would you like to see the Cathedral experiment with? Check all that apply.

Small Groups:
Activity Groups:
0/250
Shared interest/shared experience groups. Examples: Emerging/young adult, LGBTQIA, single parents
0/250
Conferences and workshops
0/250
Spiritual direction and spiritual support groups
0/250
Apprenticeships and mentoring
0/250
Family and intergenerational programs
0/250
Film festivals
0/250
Reading programs and book clubs
0/250
Other
9. I would like to explore Faith Formation education, programs, and resources

10. I am interested in Faith Formation/Seasonal Offerings topics about

(1= Strongly Disagree, 3= Neutral, 5= Strongly Agree)

Theology and the Bible
Strongly Disagree
Strongly Agree
Practices and customs of Anglicanism, including the Book of Common Prayer, “What is that priest wearing?” and more
Strongly Disagree
Strongly Agree
Exploring the legacy of Christian colonialism in San Diego County
Strongly Disagree
Strongly Agree
Telling our spiritual stories
Strongly Disagree
Strongly Agree
Racial reconciliation, healing, and justice
Strongly Disagree
Strongly Agree
Building an inclusive, expansive, and liberating theology through an LGBTQIA lens
Strongly Disagree
Strongly Agree
Climate Change/Creation Care
Strongly Disagree
Strongly Agree
Science and faith
Strongly Disagree
Strongly Agree
Peace and social justice
Strongly Disagree
Strongly Agree
Human trafficking
Strongly Disagree
Strongly Agree
Judicial system and ministry
Strongly Disagree
Strongly Agree
Suicide prevention, mental health, and substance use
Strongly Disagree
Strongly Agree
2021 State and local ballot measures
Strongly Disagree
Strongly Agree
Estate Planning: hear from estate planning efforts who can give general tips on the things that are helpful to do in preparing your affairs for the end of life
Strongly Disagree
Strongly Agree
FOMOS military outreach
Strongly Disagree
Strongly Agree
Current events and how they intersect with faith
Strongly Disagree
Strongly Agree
Moving faith formation out into the community
Strongly Disagree
Strongly Agree
Education for Ministry (EFM), a four-year program developed by Sewanee University that covers Hebrew Bible/Old Testament, New Testament, Church History. and Christian Theology
Strongly Disagree
Strongly Agree
11. What types of Faith Formation offerings could help with the most challenging parts of your spiritual life?
0/250
12. I would like to suggest the following Faith Formation/Seasonal Offerings that I believe would enrich my spiritual needs
0/250
13. For Seasonal Book Study, what would you like to be the focus?
0/250
14. Would you be interested in participating in intergenerational faith formation gatherings? These would be opportunities for adults, teenagers, and young children to meet, pray, and/or study together.

Section Four: Optional Self-Disclosure/Demographic Information

15. Name
0/50
16. To which age-related group do you belong?
17. Are you part of a family with children/teens?
18. How would you describe your learning style? Select all that apply.