Online Church experience Survey in English.
Community in a Crisis is an initiative that has been set up as a response to the pandemic. We’re passionate about relational church online. We’ve been helping churches get set up online through events, blog posts and training videos. We would like to find out what the experience of online church has been across Europe so are conducting a study starting on May 31st.
Church online experience survey
What has your experience of church in lockdown been? We’d love to hear from you, whether during this time you joined church for the first time, or whether you’re a regular attender or church leader. Our survey will be shared across Europe and our hope is that we can learn lessons from lockdown that will shape the future of the church.
The survey is anonymous and the data will not be shared beyond the Survey team. Survey results will be published only in aggregated form where individual respondents cannot be identified. The purpose of the survey is to help churches understand how they can best serve their congregations and visitors. It is anticipated that, in some countries, restrictions may persist for some time. These insights will also help church leaders to make decisions about routes out of lockdown which will best serve the needs of their congregations and visitor as restrictions are partially lifted. The survey has been translated into many languages so that we get a whole picture of what is happening across Europe.
Links to publicity in different languages.
Translations coming soon Maltese, Portuguese and Ukranian.
The survey team are:
Nay has been a staff worker, Team leader with UCCF and co-ordinated the Science Leadership Network, she now works for IFES as the Regional Training Co-ordinator setting up a network of Seeker Bible study trainers across Europe. Together with her husband they wrote Uncover Mark and were part of the team that created and launched it. Nay has set up Passion for Evangelism a network of female public evangelists. In lockdown as a response to churches being closed Nay with a team of friends has set up the initiative Community in a Crisis.
Dr Martine Barons
Dr Martine J Barons is the Director of the Applied Statistics & Risk Unit and the University of Warwick, UK and vice chair of the Christian Postgraduate and Staff Network, Warwick. Martine started her career in accountancy and after 20 year full time at home bringing up her family, she took a degree, Masters and PhD in mathematical sciences. Martine’s key research interest is quantitative decision support for decision-making under uncertainty and she has published research on health, food security, pollination and expert judgement. Martine has been part of Emmanuel Church, Leamington Spa since 1986.
Arie De Pater from European Evangelical Alliance
A really big thank you to our translators
karolina van Wijk
Birthe Birkbak Hovaldt
Ela Magda Džafić
Tim and Nicky Sandell
Gunn Elin Vage
Ela Magda Džafić
Gergely Pasztor Kicsi
Alan Andrioni Fernandes
Bianca A. Dia
7 thoughts on “Community in a Crisis survey”
I have logged-on to Tridentine Masses at London (Brompton) Oratory, and found them to be of great comfort.
It’s been a good way of keeping connected with my local church. It is harder for the leaders to respond to the Holy Spirit as she moves because the layout of the service has to be fairly fixed. They have been variable depending on who has been running them. I’ve found the most encouraging ones are those that push for a direct connection with God – like having moments of silence or hearing a blessing or scripture read over us.
Hi great you are doing this survey but there are several issues with the ‘demographics’ questions that really need to be fixed it possible and some key questions about accessibility should really have been included.
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