Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA)

% of members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who feel a sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing…

Survey year At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 641. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 56% 20% 12% 11% 1% 641
2007 47% 19% 16% 14% 5% 869

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who are ages…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 378. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 7% 25% 32% 37% 378
Once or twice a month 21% 31% 26% 22% 113

Generational cohort among members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who are…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 378. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 6% 4% 22% 40% 25% 3% 378
Once or twice a month 19% 5% 28% 30% 14% 5% 113

Gender composition among members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who are…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 389. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 39% 61% 389
Once or twice a month 56% 44% 114

Racial and ethnic composition among members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who identify as…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 386. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 94% 3% < 1% 2% 1% 386
Once or twice a month 98% 1% < 1% < 1% 1% 112

Immigrant status among members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who are…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 387. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 2% 8% 89% 387
Once or twice a month 3% 7% 91% 114

Income distribution among members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who have a household income of…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 333. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 18% 25% 33% 25% 333
Once or twice a month 25% 17% 35% 23% 101

Educational distribution among members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who have completed…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 388. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 31% 33% 20% 16% 388
Once or twice a month 35% 33% 21% 11% 113

Marital status among members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who are…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 388. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 63% 4% 10% 12% 11% 388
Once or twice a month 55% 5% 10% 4% 25% 113

Parent of children under 18 among members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who are…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 389. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 20% 80% 389
Once or twice a month 31% 69% 114

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who say they…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Believe in God; absolutely certain Believe in God; fairly certain Believe in God; not too/not at all certain Believe in God; don't know Do not believe in God Other/don't know if they believe in God Sample Size
Sample size = 389. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 78% 17% 3% < 1% < 1% 1% 389
Once or twice a month 61% 34% 3% < 1% 1% 1% 114

Importance of religion in one's life among members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who say religion is…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 389. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 73% 21% 4% 1% < 1% 389
Once or twice a month 41% 47% 11% 1% < 1% 114

Attendance at religious services among members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who attend religious services…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 389. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 45% 42% 13% < 1% 389
Once or twice a month 27% 64% 8% < 1% 114

Frequency of prayer among members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who pray…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 389. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 73% 20% 3% 4% 1% 389
Once or twice a month 38% 46% 5% 11% < 1% 114

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who attend prayer group…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 389. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 23% 10% 13% 53% < 1% 389
Once or twice a month 8% 10% 13% 69% < 1% 114

Frequency of meditation among members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who meditate…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 389. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 43% 12% 4% 40% 1% 389
Once or twice a month 25% 15% 7% 53% 1% 114

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who feel a sense of wonder about the universe…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 389. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 55% 17% 8% 18% 1% 389
Once or twice a month 31% 37% 13% 19% < 1% 114

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who say they look to…most for guidance on right and wrong

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 389. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 38% 7% 48% 4% 3% 389
Once or twice a month 29% 5% 56% 8% 2% 114

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who say…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing There are clear standards for what is right and wrong Right or wrong depends on the situation Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 389. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 28% 69% 2% < 1% 389
Once or twice a month 28% 70% 1% 1% 114

Frequency of reading scripture among members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who read scripture…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 389. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 37% 16% 14% 33% < 1% 389
Once or twice a month 17% 20% 19% 44% < 1% 114

Interpreting scripture among members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who say the holy scripture is…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Word of God; should be taken literally Word of God; not everything taken literally Word of God; other/don't know Not the word of God Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 389. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 22% 43% 2% 25% 7% 389
Once or twice a month 17% 49% < 1% 29% 5% 114

Belief in Heaven among members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who …in heaven

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 389. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 87% 5% 8% 389
Once or twice a month 85% 10% 6% 114

Belief in Hell among members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who …in hell

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 389. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 59% 29% 12% 389
Once or twice a month 65% 26% 9% 114

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who identify as…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 389. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 45% 11% 44% 389
Once or twice a month 38% 11% 51% 114

Political ideology among members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who are…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 389. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 32% 43% 22% 3% 389
Once or twice a month 37% 33% 27% 2% 114

Views about size of government among members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who would rather have…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 389. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 62% 30% 5% 3% 389
Once or twice a month 69% 28% 2% 1% 114

Views about government aid to the poor among members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who say government aid to the poor…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 389. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 44% 49% 6% 1% 389
Once or twice a month 53% 43% 2% 1% 114

Views about abortion among members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who say abortion should be…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 389. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 62% 36% 2% 389
Once or twice a month 64% 32% 4% 114

Views about homosexuality among members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who say homosexuality…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 389. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 72% 23% 4% 1% 389
Once or twice a month 69% 29% 1% 1% 114

Views about same-sex marriage among members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who …same-sex marriage

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 389. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 64% 30% 6% 389
Once or twice a month 64% 33% 3% 114

Views about environmental regulation among members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who say…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 389. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 33% 64% 3% 1% 389
Once or twice a month 31% 69% < 1% < 1% 114

Views about human evolution among members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who say humans…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Evolved; due to natural processes Evolved; due to God's design Evolved; don't know how Always existed in present form Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 389. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 19% 43% 5% 30% 4% 389
Once or twice a month 19% 43% 3% 34% < 1% 114