Evaluating Worship

Worship is always being evaluated. Although it may be informal, everyone that is sent forth from an assembled worshiping body has evaluated that service in one way or another. Evaluations might be based on any number of things: the number of people in attendance, the length of the sermon, the pronunciation of the lector, or the number of flubbed notes by the musician.

These questions are designed to move beyond surface-level evaluations into the deeper substance of worship. These questions help us consider things that are essential for all Christian worship, things that are faithful to a Lutheran heritage, and things that are biblically rooted. As a means of evaluation these questions can be applied to all types of worship regardless of time, contextual location, leadership, demographics, or style.

After each statement, select the response that best applies to your church/service.

1 – Strongest agreement
2 – More agreement than disagreement
3 – Neutral, no response, don’t know
4 – More disagreement than agreement 
5 – Strongest disagreement 

  • Please include city, like for example "St. John in Houston"
  • 1 - Strongest agreement2 - More agreement than disagreement3 - Neutral, no response, don't know4 - More disagreement than agreement5 - Strongest disagreement
  • 1 - Strongest agreement2 - More agreement than disagreement3 - Neutral, no response, don't know4 - More disagreement than agreement5 - Strongest disagreement
  • 1 - Strongest agreement2 - More agreement than disagreement3 - Neutral, no response, don't know4 - More disagreement than agreement5 - Strongest disagreement
  • 1 - Strongest agreement2 - More agreement than disagreement3 - Neutral, no response, don't know4 - More disagreement than agreement5 - Strongest disagreement
  • 1 - Strongest agreement2 - More agreement than disagreement3 - Neutral, no response, don't know4 - More disagreement than agreement5 - Strongest disagreement
  • 1 - Strongest agreement2 - More agreement than disagreement3 - Neutral, no response, don't know4 - More disagreement than agreement5 - Strongest disagreement
  • 1 - Strongest agreement2 - More agreement than disagreement3 - Neutral, no response, don't know4 - More disagreement than agreement5 - Strongest disagreement
  • 1 - Strongest agreement2 - More agreement than disagreement3 - Neutral, no response, don't know4 - More disagreement than agreement5 - Strongest disagreement
  • 1 - Strongest agreement2 - More agreement than disagreement3 - Neutral, no response, don't know4 - More disagreement than agreement5 - Strongest disagreement
  • 1 - Strongest agreement2 - More agreement than disagreement3 - Neutral, no response, don't know4 - More disagreement than agreement5 - Strongest disagreement
  • 1 - Strongest agreement2 - More agreement than disagreement3 - Neutral, no response, don't know4 - More disagreement than agreement5 - Strongest disagreement
  • 1 - Strongest agreement2 - More agreement than disagreement3 - Neutral, no response, don't know4 - More disagreement than agreement5 - Strongest disagreement
  • 1 - Strongest agreement2 - More agreement than disagreement3 - Neutral, no response, don't know4 - More disagreement than agreement5 - Strongest disagreement
  • 1 - Strongest agreement2 - More agreement than disagreement3 - Neutral, no response, don't know4 - More disagreement than agreement5 - Strongest disagreement
  • 1 - Strongest agreement2 - More agreement than disagreement3 - Neutral, no response, don't know4 - More disagreement than agreement5 - Strongest disagreement
  • 1 - Strongest agreement2 - More agreement than disagreement3 - Neutral, no response, don't know4 - More disagreement than agreement5 - Strongest disagreement
  • 1 - Strongest agreement2 - More agreement than disagreement3 - Neutral, no response, don't know4 - More disagreement than agreement5 - Strongest disagreement
  • 1 - Strongest agreement2 - More agreement than disagreement3 - Neutral, no response, don't know4 - More disagreement than agreement5 - Strongest disagreement
  • 1 - Strongest agreement2 - More agreement than disagreement3 - Neutral, no response, don't know4 - More disagreement than agreement5 - Strongest disagreement
  • 1 - Strongest agreement2 - More agreement than disagreement3 - Neutral, no response, don't know4 - More disagreement than agreement5 - Strongest disagreement
  • 1 - Strongest agreement2 - More agreement than disagreement3 - Neutral, no response, don't know4 - More disagreement than agreement5 - Strongest disagreement