Alumni Church Involvement
Please fill out as much of the survey as you can, as honestly as possible. Our hope is to understand your authentic context and perspective so that we can better understand our CrossRoad Alumni through the years and over time.
When was the last time you attended an Orthodox worship service?
Attended within past 7 days
Attended within past 6 months
Attended longer than 6 months ago
Why do you attend church? (Check all that apply)
Have always attended church
Strength for life and work
To be closer to God
Why do you attend church? (other)
What ministries of your parish are you involved with or have been involved with in the past?
Sunday School Teacher
Young Adult Ministries
What ministries of your parish are you involved with or have you been involved with? (other)
What struggles do you have with the Orthodox Church or why do you not attend? (check all that apply)
not enough English
services too long
I do not feel valued
find God somewhere else
relationship with someone outside the church
distrust of institution
failure of leadership
serving and helping the poor is not a priority
ignoring critical but controversial topics
being preached at
lack of adaptation to current generation
attend another faith or denomination
Why do you not attend an Orthodox Church? (other)
Which denomination/faith services do you now practice/attend? Please explain.
Have you been involved in any of the following Orthodox organizations? (check all that apply)
OCF College Conference
OCF Real Break
Orthodoxy On Tap
Young Adult Conferences/Retreats
Other Orthodox Organizations:
How many hours a month (on average) do you spend:
participating in worship at your church?
in prayer by yourself alone?
reading the Bible or participating in Bible Study?
reading or studying theology?
Neither Agree nor Disagree
I am more active in my Orthodox community now than before I went to CrossRoad
I have been part of a vibrant (lively, animated, viral) Christian community
Faith is important in shaping my daily life
I have questions about God and faith
I use convictions of my faith tradition to analyze contemporary issues
I have or plan to take theology classes
I made friends at CrossRoad that I am still in touch with and will continue in the future
I made friends at a CrossRoad event (ex: meet up, annual retreat, etc.) that I am still in touch with and will continue in the future
Things I learned at CrossRoad have stuck with me or changed my life, the way I think or act.
How are you currently involved with the CrossRoad Alumni Community?
Annual Alumni Retreat
Past Alumni Advisory Board Member
Alumni Advisory Board
Regional Meet Up
Read Down the Road (Alumni Magazine)
Follow CrossRoad on Facebook
Follow CrossRoad on Instagram
Facebook Alumni Group
LinkedIn Alumni Group
Have you recommended CrossRoad to a high school junior or senior?
How many have you recommended?
Did any attend CrossRoad?
What were his or her experiences?
Within the last year have you done any organized volunteer work or community service?
How often do you participate in organized volunteer work or community service?
How much, if any, of this volunteer work or community service was organized by a religious organization or parish?
Within the last year, have you donated to any organizations or charities?
Have you donated to the CrossRoad program?
How many and which organizations/charities did you donate to?
Orthodox and CrossRoad Resources
What resources (readings, podcasts, etc.), if any, do you turn to in order to nourish your religious/spiritual life?
What else do you wish CrossRoad could provide alumni with (in addition to the alumni magazine, regional meet ups, and annual retreat)?
What events are you interested in?
What topics are you interested in?
How would you like these topics presented?
How would you like these topics presented? (other):
Has your understanding of vocation changed since attending CrossRoad? What are the difficulties and joys you have had in your journey of discovering your vocation?
Is there anything else you would like to share with us about CrossRoad, alumni activites, resources, your relationship with the Orthodox Faith, etc.?
May we quote you?
I expressly agree to and grant the Office of Vocation & Ministry/CrossRoad the right to quote me anonymously.
I expressly agree to and grant the Office of Vocation & Ministry/CrossRoad the right to quote me.
I deny the Office of Vocation & Ministry the right to quote me.
Thank you for your response. We look forward to seeing you at CrossRoad events!
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