Research Services

Research Services assists the Church in making data-informed decisions.


Key tasks for the department:

1.    Support client partners by conducting research that informs ministry and program design

2.    Conduct national decennial ecumenical congregational study

3.    Conduct the second in a series of comprehensive pastoral leadership surveys with the focus on commissioned ruling elders

4.    Promote the US Congregational Vitality Survey for all PC(USA) congregations

5.    Develop new online resources that support congregations, mid councils, and national office clients