Church Survey Provided by the Parish Council

We Want to Hear Your Views

Fr Paul and our Pastoral Parish Council (PPC) want to hear from you because it’s your voice that really matters so we’d be grateful if you’d complete our survey. You have the option to complete this survey anonymously, although we’d love to hear from each of you directly too.

Please help us to serve you better by completing this survey. For us, your feedback is important in helping us to support Father Paul to develop the church’s role in our lives. We hope you will want to make a real and meaningful contribution to this process. Typically, up to 10 mins may be needed to complete the questionnaire.. If you wish to remain anonymous, please leave your contact details blank.

    1) Please itemise what you feel should be some of the priorities for the Church and our PPC

    2) What events/activities/programmes would you like to see offered to enable you to be more engaged in Church life? (e.g. Bible study; Prayer Groups; Alpha; Ananias; Called and Gifted etc)

    3) Are you already helping in the local community? If not, would you like to volunteer and be involved?

    4) Do you have any special talent or passion (skill; knowledge; experience) and would you be interested in volunteering in any of the following Ministries? If so, please list as many as you wish and include any that are not mentioned.
    Altar Servers, Care Group, Readers, Eucharistic Ministry, Catechetics, Liturgy Planning, Welcoming, Church Cleaning, Music/Choir, School Liaison, Sacramental Preparation, IT Support.


    5) How can we encourage young people to attend Church and engage with the faith?

    6) Does the Parish Newsletter meet your needs? Suggest any items that should be included?

    7) Please tell us your views on the Parish website? Any suggestions on content you'd like to see ?

    8) Have you enjoyed having access to Online Mass? Would you like to see the live streaming of Mass continue even after we return to Church ?

    9) Would you find it beneficial to have an opportunity to learn more, ask questions and discuss how the week’s readings or homily spoke to you?

    Please select the option that best reflects your feelings about the following:

    10) I feel a sense of belonging and feel welcomed within the Parish ? AgreeNeutralDisagreeDon't know

    11) I feel that I’m growing in faith in the parish: ? AgreeNeutralDisagreeDon't know

    Please select the option that best reflects your feelings about the following:

    12) Worship, and access to the sacraments : ? ExcellentGoodSatisfactoryNeeds Improvement

    13) Service – helping those both within/outside the parish ? ExcellentGoodSatisfactoryNeeds Work

    14) Are there any more comments or views you'd like to add?


You are welcome to complete this form anonymously, however, with regard to making positive suggestions, offering help or ideas to address dissatisfaction, we would like to know how to contact you to help improve things. If you wish to remain anonymous, please leave the following boxes blank.

Information provided in this questionnaire, together with all other personal data held about individuals by the Parish and the Diocese of Portsmouth, is processed in accordance with the Diocese's Privacy Notice. In addition, by submitting this form, you consent to the parish council members having access to any data you have provided for the purpose of prioritising improvements to our parish.

Thank you for your time and contribution. We’ll do our best to make Sacred Heart Parish continue to grow and thrive.

God Bless,
The Pastoral Parish Council