2017 Communications Survey Results Summary
In 2017, First Presbyterian Church of Fort Lauderdale conducted a communications survey for the fourth consecutive year. The purpose of this survey is to evaluate the church’s current communication efforts and seek areas of improvement, if needed.
The survey opened on April 3, 2017 and was available digitally through the Weekly E-Pistle and the website, and as a hard copy available at church. The survey closed on May 15, 2017.
A total of 129 digital responses and 1 paper response that was 50% completed were received.
Audience: 55.81% of respondents were 61+ years old, 23.26% were 51 – 60 years old, 10.08% were 41 – 50 years old, 6.98% 31 – 40 years old, 1.55% 20 – 30 years old, and 2.33% were under 20 years old.
- 24% of respondents have been connected with the church for 11 years or more, 20.16% for 6 – 10 years, 18.60% for 0 – 5 years.
- 59% of respondents are church members
- Majority of respondents receive information from First Pres via the Weekly E-Pistle, attending worship on Sundays and receiving updates from the pastor, attending worship on Sundays and reading the weekly church bulletin, and receive the Sermon Sneak Peek weekly emails.
- 78% of respondents believe that the church keeps them fully or fairly well informed
- Email is the most preferred method of communication, followed by both email and printed materials that can be obtained at church.
- 59% of digital respondents are happy with the current frequency of communications they receive from First Pres.