Life Group surveys Small Group Survey, Oct-Nov 2016 This anonymous and confidential survey is part of the small group ministry of your church in partnership with an academic research project. The questions look at different aspects of small group identity and formation. By completing the survey below, you are giving your consent to participate, and helping our team understand how small groups form and interact with similarities and differences. Thank you for your participation! Please select your age0-1819-2930-3940-4950-5960-6970-7980-8990+What is the age range of the people in your small group?How long (in months) has your small group been meeting together?On an average night, how many people come to your small group?Describe your small group as if I’d never visited.What do you most enjoy about your small group?What do you find most challenging about your small group?Groups typically go through stages like (a) beginning stages, (b) building trust and routines, (c) working together as a team, (d) moving away or (e) multiplying. Describe the stage you think your small group is in currently.Has your group experienced open disagreement? If so, what was the conflict and how was it resolved?Describe characteristics that members of your small group have in common.Describe characteristics that make the members of your small group diverse.What are the advantages or challenges of diversity in a small group setting?What are the advantages or challenges of similarity in a small group setting?If your group has children, what role do they play in your small group? Are they included in most, some, or none of the small group activities?What is your ethnic background? Please select all that apply.Pacific Islander or Native HawaiianMiddle Eastern or North AfricanBlack or African AmericanAmerican Indian or Alaska NativeAsianHispanic, Latino, or Spanish originWhiteWhat ethnicities are represented in your small group?Is there anything else you’d like to share about your small group?