On this page you will fnd two surveys which can be used to assess a church which seems to be in need of revitalisation.
1. What is the average size of the attendance at your main Sunday meeting?
a. Has this changed over the past five years?
b. Are the members of the church satisfied with this number?
2. Has the average age of the adult attendance changed over the last five years?
a. How would you describe the spread of ages across the church?
b. Are there any gaps?
3. Do the members know each other well?
4. Have people from outside the church been converted through the ministry of the
Facing the future for any church can be a very sensitive matter and deeply unsettling. Many
people have been faithful in their service for the Lord Jesus over a long period and may feel
fearful about considering the future. However, this “What Future for our Church?” survey
will prove to be a most helpful exercise if you can approach it in a prayerful, warm-hearted
and open way.
Some questions in this survey are factual; others will help you to think about the life of the
church. They are designed to help your leaders gather information about the church. Please
ask the Lord in prayer to guide you as you answer each question.