Church Needs Assessment Survey

A needs assessment survey helps churches prioritise their efforts. The church must do everything possible to make disciples and meet the needs of their people and community. Part of that is identifying our shortcomings and implementing solutions or new programmes to address them. The church needs an assessment survey that will help you better understand your church's mission and vision.

Questions for Church Needs Assessment Survey


How long have you been a member of this church?

The answer should be a single choice:
  1. Not a member
  2. Less than 1 year
  3. 1 to 5 years
  4. 6 to 10 years
  5. more than 10 years

During the previous four weeks, how often have you attended worship services at this church?

The answer should be a single choice:
  1. Did not attend worship services in the previous four weeks
  2. 1 time
  3. 2 times
  4. 3 times
  5. 4 times

How well do you understand the mission of ____________ church? 

The answer should be a single choice:
  1. I feel a deep connection with it
  2. I relate to it well enough
  3. I don’t feel connected with it
  4. I don’t understand what the mission is

Do you leave services feeling spiritually fed?

The answer should be a single choice:
  1. Yes. The sermons fill me spiritually
  2. Often. I know the pastor has my best interest at heart
  3. Sometimes. I feel the sermons aren’t as relevant to me as they could be
  4. Rarely. I’m feeling disconnected with the sermons for personal reasons
  5. I’m feeling disconnected because of the doctrine being taught

Do you feel the church is sensitive to the major needs of congregants?

The answer should be a single choice:
  1. Yes. I’ve seen the church help people with real needs
  2. Yes. I’ve been the recipient of help from the church when I needed it
  3. I’ve heard the pastor express a desire to help congregants
  4. I’m unsure
  5. No. I’ve experienced a major need, or seen others with needs, and felt that nobody noticed

Does the worship music at ____________ church resonate with you?

The answer should be a single choice:
  1. Yes. The music helps me feel a deeper connection to God
  2. Yes. It helps me feel more self-reflection
  3. Sometimes
  4. I don’t feel a connection to the worship music

Do you feel engaged in ______________ church

The answer should be a single choice:
  1. Yes. I feel very engaged in the church, its mission, and initiatives
  2. Yes. I feel engaged in the church
  3. I enjoy being in the church, but don’t take an active role
  4. I feel I’m sometimes watching from the side-lines
  5. I don’t feel engaged

We’re planning to implement several small groups, programs, or events in the next six months, and want to get a count of possible participants. Of the following, which would you most likely attend?

The answer should be a single choice:
  1. A mom’s group
  2. A father’s group
  3. Marriage and relationship classes
  4. A youth mission trip focused on building faith for the future
  5. A scripture exploration group


The answer should be a text input.

Contact Email

The answer should be a email input.

Contact Number

The answer should be a phone number.

Contact Address

The answer should be a number input.


The answer should be a text input.

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