Resources to help churches get the most out of their Church Life Survey results
After completion of the 2021 National Church Life Survey, participating churches receive a Church Life Pack of resources, including their survey results in a Church Life Profile.
The Church Life Pack is designed to help churches get the most out of their results, strengthen their vitality and build direction for the future.
The pack equips churches in a practical way. It contains resources to help each church to explore and apply their survey findings in their unique context. Churches use their survey feedback to celebrate their strengths, hold informed discussions, make better choices and take steps of action into the future.
contains the unique survey results for a church, including online access to Profiles. The full Church Life Profile includes a church's Summary Profile of key highlights, along with a Detailed Review of results over time with comparisons to others. As well, it includes Child Survey results or Denominational commissioned questions if undertaken.
includes practical tools, workshops, worksheets and exercises to help churches make the most of their survey results. After the survey, use the Workbook processes to evaluate, communicate and act on your results.
Participating churches receive a complimentary Church Life Survey Workbook as part of their Church Life Pack. Additional copies (hard copy or pdf) may be purchased.
outlines the background research on church vitality and church trends over time. This 3rd edition includes updates from the 2016 NCLS, denominational comparisons and changes over time in religious affiliation and church attendance and size. Available online as ebook pdf.
Participating churches receive a complimentary Enriching Church Life ebook as part of their Church Life Pack. Additional copies may be purchased.
There are several phases in the release of results and resources to local churches:
April 2022: Summary Profile online
November 2022: Church Life Profile online
late 2022: Church Life Profile mailed to churches in a Church Life Pack of resources
A practical workshop exploring your 2021 NCLS results and resources
Churches that complete a Church Life Survey will receive a Church Life Profile of their survey results.