Yearbook and Directory
Welcome! This page provides resources to assist churches in submitting annual church information online directly into the Data Hub. Below are all instructions and video tutorials to assist you.
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Church Yearbook Instructions
Online Worship Attendance
12 Important Reasons to Submit Annual Data
Data Hub Church Field Guide
Other UCC Giving (Guide to all giving that be included in Other UCC Giving)
Yearbook Guide to Total Church Participants and Community Engagement Categories
Frequently Asked Questions
Updating Church Contact & Demographic Information
Entering Annual Church Membership
Entering Annual Worship Attendance
Entering Annual Financial Data
Entering Annual Ministerial Support Data
Online Worship Attendance
Given that over 80% of our churches worshipped online in some capacity due to the pandemic, CARDD is continuing to collect online worship attendance data this year. As you may already be aware, online and in-person worship numbers represent very different things. Whereas in-person worship figures count people, online worship numbers are more complicated. For example, multiple people can view one screen, or worship services can be viewed days/weeks after the actual service, or people may only engage in a service for a few seconds before moving on, or they may even log into the same service multiple times.
For these and many other reasons, we are counting online and in-person worship separately and will plan to continue collecting online worship data in the years ahead. Until we can upgrade the Data Hub to capture those numbers directly, we are using the supplemental survey as a stopgap measure.
Because in-person worship looks extremely different for most of our churches this year, we will include notes in the Yearbook and in historical documentation to explain why these numbers are different. Please report in-person and online worship data separately from now on to increase the accuracy of our records.
Letter to Conference Partners
Conference Yearbook Instructions
Conference Financial Reporting Instructions
Conference Finances Tip Sheet
How to Unlock/Reset Church Passwords (video)
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The United Church of Christ Yearbook and Directory provides statistics as reported by local churches and conferences of the UCC. In addition, the Yearbook serves as an organizational directory including the various offices and persons elected by the General Synod to constitute the United Church of Christ Board of Directors.