Church Survey Examples & Questionnaires (8)

Free Church Survey Examples & Questionnaires below to download and print such Church Member Survey, First Time Visitor Survey, Church Facilities Survey, Church Hospitality Assessment, Individual Interview Questionnaire, New Church Member Questionnaire, Spiritual Gifts Inventory Survey and Time, Talent, Etc. Survey.



Getting people to respond to church survey questionnaires is always somewhat of a challenge. You can increase your chances of getting your maximum participation and achieving a typical sample of your target audience by following a few basic steps:

  • Understand and Identify Your Feedback Objective - Spend time brainstorming what your goal is for your survey so you can pinpoint the questions that will provide the exact information that you need, and build a survey that works for you.


  • Keep Survey Survey Simple and Focused - If you have a short survey with a clear purpose, you will have more participants and likely more useful results. Keep your questions direct and connected to the underlying theme of the survey. To maximize results, keep your survey templates as brief as possible (30 or fewer questions and under 10 minutes in duration).
  • Don't Over-Survey - Spread out your surveys over a period of time so your participants do not receive an endless stream of survey requests. A good rule of thumb is only one survey solicitation per participant per month. Coordinate within your church departments to ensure that you keep the number of surveys at a reasonable level.
  • Share Results - Let your survey participants know if their survey led to new policies or initiatives. This a great way that they can see that you are listening to their voices and that their feedback has genuine value that leads to improvements.

The First Time Visitor Survey is a great tool to use to see your church from a first time visitor's point a view. This survey includes:

  • We would love to hear from you on what you thought about your first time to visit [Church Name] so if you have been a recent guest at our church please take a quick moment to fill out the survey below. Thank you in advance!
  • First Time Visitor's Name, Home Phone, Cell Phone, Email and Date of First Visit
  • Age range of adults living in your home. (They just simply check what applies on these questions.)
  • Married or Single (With or Without Children)
  • Church Experience
  • Please evaluate your personal experience at [Church Name]: Music, Message, Environment, Friendliness, Children's Classes, Signage Outside, Signage Inside, Overall Experience
  • Where you greeted at the front door?
  • Did you feel welcomed upon entering the sanctuary?
  • If you had children with you, were you told about our Nursery and Children's Church?
  • Were the Nursery and Children's Church workers friendly and helpful?
  • How did you hear about [Church Name]?
  • Would you come back to [Church Name]?
  • I would recommend [Church Name] to my family and friends?
  • Is there anything you would like our church to pray about?
  • Comments (Please share your comments here - they are greatly appreciated!)

The eight church survey examples and questionnaires below can help give you a head start on creating your own surveys. Customize them to meet the requirements of your church and ministries.

Click on the link(s) to download the church survey examples below:

Church Facilities Survey

Church Hospitality Assessment

Church Member Survey

First Time Visitor Survey

Individual Interview Questionnaire

New Church Member Questionnaire

Spiritual Gifts Inventory Survey

Time, Talent, Etc. Survey


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