Evaluate your survey results

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Review your results with your leadership team. Clearly identify and consider the feedback your church attenders gave in the survey.

Reflect on what you see in your Church Life Profile in terms of the health and life of your church. By considering the feedback of your church attenders, leaders can get a sense of their discernments and experiences. 

What are your results saying?

Explore your survey results. Reflect with a leadership team or small group. Identify and consider what attenders are saying in their survey responses. Seek God’s guidance together with a sense of calling or leading.

Resources to help you evaluate your results:

What is your church ready for? Select a process to suit your church.

Review your church’s readiness to engage their survey results and undertake a response. What is your church ready for? Select a process of action planning to suit your church. What will help them respond to the survey results and take action?

Resources to help you reflect on church readiness and explore processes to suit: 

· Church readiness reflections: to assess your church's readiness for change.

· Stories from local churches: giving examples of how they use the NCLS results.

· Church Life Survey Workbook: containing a range of planning processes: outlines of short, medium and long processes for churches.

Checklist of key tasks:

Receive and engage your results. Consider church readiness and select a process to suit.
1. Receive your results online (Summary Profile from April 2022) then full Church Life Profile and Church Life Pack of resources in late 2022.
3. Engage your results with a leadership team.
3. Consider your church's readiness to engage the results and undertake a response.
4. Select a process of action planning to suit your church.


AFTER THE SURVEY: After you have evaluated your survey findings and your church's readiness to respond, make a plan to COMMUNICATE YOUR RESULTS.

1. Prepare 2. Administer 3. Evaluate 4. Communicate 5. Act