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.
Jack manages the office and its work. He also directs individual research projects.
Deb administers the Presbyterian Panel.
Katie provides administrative support for the U.S. Congregational Life Survey and other research projects.
Joelle assists in conducting Wave 2 of the U.S. Congregational Life Survey and other research projects.
Responsible for large survey mailings, managing the databases, and formatting surveys and Presbyterian Panel summaries and reports.
Christy is responsible for large survey mailings, managing databases, coding returned surveys and printing USCLS reports.
Associate for Research & Information
Ida does all the data analysis for Research Services, maintains the program area's databases, and performs statistical analyses runs.
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.