Dissertation/Thesis Abstract

Describing perceptions about church membership retention and transferrence among Korean immigrant Christians in Bergen County, NJ
by Lee, Choong Man, D.Min., Nyack College, Alliance Theological Seminary, 2016, 142; 10189782
Abstract (Summary)

Researcher surveyed 200 Korean- speaking Korean American Believers in Bergen County of NJ with questionnaire 'ACMRT', Attitude toward Church Membership Retention and Transfer (10-questions questionnaire). Only 24% have remained in their original church and that 76% have transferred churches, many of whom more than once. Church satisfaction is not higher among the transfers in comparison to the retained. Apart from "moving" the most cited cause for leaving a previous church was conflict.

Indexing (document details)
Advisor: Chan, Frank
Commitee: Sanders, Martin
School: Nyack College, Alliance Theological Seminary
Department: Christiian Leadership
School Location: United States -- New York
Source: DAI-A 78/06(E), Dissertation Abstracts International
Subjects: Religion, Asian American Studies, Theology
Keywords: Church membership, Korean American Christians, Membership retention, Membership transferrence, Satisfaction levels
Publication Number: 10189782
ISBN: 9781369429701
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