Church poll: important

August 22, 2007 — 23 Comments
 

I wanted to poll my lovely readers here. Please answer in the comments. This would be a huge help to me.

1. How long is your church service?
2. How often do you do Communion?
3. How long is the sermon?
4. Whats a typical service order look like?
5. Is it mostly series type preaching?

Thanks for answering!

Joel Klampert

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23 responses to Church poll: important

  1. 1)Service length – 1:20-1:40
    2)Communion – Every service, every week
    3)Sermon – 45-1:00
    4)Order:Music,Announcements,Music,Communion,Offering,Message,Music
    5)Always Series style preaching, but we go back and forth between verse by verse series or topical series

  2. 1) 1:15-1:25
    2) every quarter/four months (I wish it was more!)
    3) 0:40-0:50
    4)Music,Welcome/Announcements,Music&Offering,Message,Music/Response Time
    5)Usually not a series, but sometimes a short 2- or 3-part series

  3. 1. right now about 90 minutes; once we go to doing two services (starting 9/9), 75 minutes
    2. once a month
    3. 40-45 minutes
    4.
    -Call to Worship (opening song or video)
    -Welcome by the pastor
    -time to greet each other
    -worship set (about four songs)
    -some times prayer ministry time
    -sermon
    -announcements
    -offering
    -closing song
    5. usually series preaching, sometimes stand alone sermons

  4. 1. How long is your church service? – About 1:15

    2. How often do you do Communion? – Every Week

    3. How long is the sermon? – 25-40 (depending on the day)

    4. Whats a typical service order look like? – 2 songs, Prayer, song, communion, song, lesson, song

    5. Is it mostly series type preaching? – Yes

  5. 1. How long is your church service? 10:15 – 11:45
    2. How often do you do Communion? first of the month
    3. How long is the sermon? 30 – 50
    4. Whats a typical service order look like? blended (you’ve seen them on blendingworship)
    5. Is it mostly series type preaching? yeah… preferrably

  6. 1. 90 minutes
    2. about once every 5 weeks
    3. 40 min
    4. music, announcements, music, talk, reflection, music
    5. we try to have series going most the time

  7. 1. Between 80 and 90 minutes
    2. Every week
    3. Between 15-20 minutes
    4. Processional, Collect for Purity, Recitation of the Commandments, Kyrie, Gloria, 4 readings from Scripture (OT, Psalm, NT, Gospel), Praise time, Sermon, Recitation of the Creed, Prayers of the People, Confession of Sin, Passing of the Peace, Offertory, Eucharist, Recessional.
    5. Not usually. It’s usually based on the readings of the day.

  8. 1. 65-75 minutes.
    2. We do communion at the end of each message series.
    3. 25-35 minutes.
    4. music, announcements, music, video, talk, music.
    5. yes

  9. AWESOME! you guys rock

    keep them coming…200 hits a day you lurkers…I know you go to church …tell me something

    Side Note:
    All about Worship- Added to blogroll
    Be Thou my Vision- Added to blogroll

    keep forgeting to do that…thanks guys

  10. 1. 65 minutes or so
    2. no schedule but probably once a month or month 1/2
    3. 20-30 minutes
    4. usually anouncements, we pray to begin the service, music, prayer, preaching, prayer, music, prayer, then end it. the order changes quite a bit but the elements are usually something like this.
    5. yes

  11. 1. How long is your church service?
    Officially, an hour and 15 minutes. Real-life, closer to an hour and a half.
    2. How often do you do Communion?
    First Sunday of every month.
    3. How long is the sermon?
    35 to 45 minutes…usually on the longer end of the scale.
    4. Whats a typical service order look like?
    Music, sermon. Then if there’s time, one more song. Pretty basic.
    5. Is it mostly series type preaching?
    Yes.

  12. First off. May I comment on the heart.All you need now is blood squirting down the page. Anyway.

    1. 1.5 hours.
    2. Twice a year.
    3. 45 minutes.
    4. Worship, sermon, offering/praise, prayer, alter call, prayer.

  13. Sorry-

    5. Yes.

  14. Kurt…thanks man..yeah the blood going down the page=code nightmare. lol
    but I may just try it

  15. 1. How long is your church service? Sometimes upwards of two hours, depending on who’s preaching.

    2. How often do you do Communion? Every week, and any services in between.

    3. How long is the sermon? Depends on who is preaching and how excited they are that day. Anywhere from 15 minutes to 1 hour or longer.

    4. Whats a typical service order look like? Music, Readings, Homily, Communion, Music, Closing prayers, Announcements. There’s music in between a lot of things too, as well as more prayers. I’m usually knee deep in cranky children by the homily though, so I don’t get to pay as much attention as I’d like anymore.

    5. Is it mostly series type preaching? Not really. Occasionally there’s an ongoing theme, but not very often. We also have 2-3 different priests that take turns preaching right now.

  16. 1. How long is your church service?
    hour – hour and half

    2. How often do you do Communion?
    about every 2 months

    3. How long is the sermon?
    20 – 40 min. Avg. of 30

    4. Whats a typical service order look like?
    30 min music
    Annoucmnets
    30 min sermon

    5. Is it mostly series type preaching?
    1/2 series
    1/2 chapter/verse books of the Bible

  17. 1) 1hr15 – 1hr30.
    2) First Sunday of every month.
    3) 20-30 mins.
    4) Random – usually Worship->Sermon->Tea
    5) Yes.

  18. 1. 1.25 hours – we’re the 8am service & must clear out by 9:20a for the 10am folks..
    2. Every week
    3. 30 minutes
    4. a-prelude
    b-processional
    c-Confession
    d-Kyrie

  19. 1. 1.25 hours – we’re the 8am service & must clear out by 9:20a for the 10am folks..
    2. Every week
    3. 30 minutes
    4. a-prelude
    b-processional
    c-Confession
    d-Kyrie
    e-The Gloria
    f-old test.reading, new test.reading,Psalm
    g-Gradual hymn for Gospel reading
    h-couple of praise songs
    i-sermon
    j- offertory
    k- Sanctus, Christ is Risen, prep for communion
    l – two or three communion instrumental or light vocal songs for communion
    m – final praise song
    n – the blessing
    o – Recessional

  20. Hi, I just found your blog and worship resources. SO HAPPY.

    Here are the answer to your questions:
    1. How long is your church service? 1:45
    2. How often do you do Communion? Every time.
    3. How long is the sermon? 20-25 min. usually.
    4. Whats a typical service order look like?
    Processional hymn (traditional hymn)
    Kyrie (modern)
    Gloria (modern)
    Collect
    Lessons (O.T., Psalm, N.T.)
    Gradual Hymn
    Gospel Reading
    Gradual Hymn/Dismissal of Catechumens
    Praise songs (3-4 modern)
    Sermon
    Nicene Creed
    Prayers of the People
    Confession of Sin
    Peace
    Offertory /(special music)
    Doxology (traditional)
    Sanctus
    Lord’s Prayer
    Breaking of Bread
    Agnus Dei
    Receiving the Eucharist (sing 3 modern songs)
    Ministry/Prayer/Altar Call (sing 3 modern songs)
    Post Communion Prayer
    St. Michael’s (sing it/rock it)
    Benediction
    Recessional Hymn (traditional)
    Dismissal

    5. Is it mostly series type preaching? Based on the lectionary.

  21. Tom: welcome aboard…don’t be a stranger on here…I love seeing what you guys are doing.

    Joann: great having you on. looking forward to hearing more about your services.

    EVERYBODY ELSE: thanks for the input it has really helped with us shaping and shaving down some areas.

  22. Getting caught up in Google Reader and can’t believe all that I’ve missed out. If it still helps:

    1. 1 hour 15 minutes except 1 Sunday of the month when we have a 3rd Family Service at noon. The previous 2 shorten to just an hour each.
    2. We just moved to every week.
    3. Hmmm maybe 30 mins?
    4. Service outline:
    Worship songs – 4ish
    Greeting and announcements
    Sermon set-up – perhaps a movie clip, creed, song, etc.
    Sermon
    Sermon wrap-up – perhaps a movie clip, creed, song, etc.
    Communion invitation
    Communion
    Closing song
    Blessing

    5. Yes

  23. sweet and thanks for joining in

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