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MC Canada Survey Summary Available


April 28, 2006
- by Dan Dyck

Winnipeg, Man. - A summary of the 2005 Mennonite Church Canada survey results is now available on the internet at [192KB PDF file - Help with PDF files]

Among the findings:

  • 61% of respondents said that average Sunday morning attendance at their church ranged from 101-300 persons;
  • 54% of respondents said they attend church services weekly;
  • 58% of respondents said they had participated in a Mennonite camp;
  • 36% reported having served as a church committee member;
  • 75% said they considered themselves Mennonite regardless of which congregation they attend;
  • In five categories, Canadian Mennonite emerged as top communication vehicle for and about information on MC Canada;
  • Mennonites are modest consumers of Christian media outside of Mennonite produced material. Christian Week/Christian Current received the top (33%) rating in a list of non-Mennonite media respondents "regularly pay attention to."
  • 53% agreed with the statement, "I feel I get good value for the funds I commit to the ministries and initiatives of Mennonite Church Canada." (20% were neutral)