Research Services Staff
The Research Services staff includes several social scientists with backgrounds in sociology, demography, survey research, program evaluation, and psychology. The staff conducts research to support church policy development and to help in planning, development, and evaluation of programs and resources. They have expertise in survey research, program evaluation, needs assessment, focus groups, data analysis and congregational studies.
Deb manages the office and its work. She also directs individual research projects.
Joelle administers the Presbyterian Panel and program evaluations.
Becki conducts program evaluations and provides assistance with online surveys.
Christy is provides administrative support for the Research Services team and coordinates printing and mailing.
Associate for Research Information
Ida is the "go-to" person for information about research data such as demographics and trends. She compiles Ten-Year Trends and Comparative Statistics, maintains the Research Services website and social media communications.
Andrew oversees the U.S. Congregational Life Survey and directs other research projects.
Deb formats surveys, assists with large mailings, programs web surveys, and processes data.
PDS can be reached by phone at 1-800-524-2612.
I am looking for notebook listed in the Mission Study document. It's called the "Congregational Mission Studies Notebook". The resource indicates the notebook is available from PDS - can't find a site. Thanks for any help.