Church Marketing Best Practices: Part One

Church Marketing Best Practices

No one wants to think about “marketing” the church or church marketing best practices. The terms sound commercial and can make is seem like there is a lack of faith that God will bring in visitors. But in today’s post-Christian society, churches can no longer count on having visitors show up just because the doors […]

Help Your Church Greeter Team Become Super Greeters

Church Greeters - Make the Super Greeters

A well-trained church greeter team is a huge help to visitors who are brand new to your church. As you reach out to your community and invite them to get to know you, you will find that many of your new visitors have never been to church before—ever. Your church is like a foreign country […]

How to Prepare Your Church Easter Celebration – Part 2: Easter Sunday Church Tips

Easter Sunday Church Tips

It’s been said that Easter Sunday is like the Super Bowl for pastors, and with helpful Easter Sunday church tips, we can help make it easy to create a successful event. In part one of this series, we talked about spiritual preparation. Now, we’ll discuss preparation of the church itself. Easter has the highest attendance of any church event. This means it’s the day when your church is most visible and when you attract people who normally don’t attend. And, as the saying goes, you only get one chance to make a great first impression.

The Power of a Church-wide Campaign to Engage, Connect and Grow Your Ministry

The Power of A Church Wide Campaign to Engage Connect and Grow

When you want to move your people forward—all in the same direction—a church-wide campaign is the perfect solution. Church-wide campaigns unite your church with a single theme that carries across your sermons and small group studies. Your entire church family will focus on the same spiritual messages for a concentrated period of time. But church campaigns […]

Spring Church Event Ideas to Build Attendance!

spring church event ideas

Spring is in the air (or will be soon) and while it’s important to concentrate on the big event on the calendar, Easter, it’s also a great time to plan other spring church event ideas. Exciting events boost attendance and increase your church’s visibility in the community. Getting Your Spring Outreach Started Begin hosting events […]

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“We had 107 people for Christmas Eve! We usually run in the high 40’s lower 50’s on a normal Sunday. While families had relatives in from out of town, there were many faces in the crowd no one knew. So, the direct mail postcards did the job!”

— Pastor Boley, Lost Creek UMC, WV

3 Secrets to Effective Church Marketing (Part 3 of 3)

In Part 2 of this article, we discussed Creating a Ministry Marketing Plan. Part 3 explores the best way to make a lasting first impression. Secret Three: Make a Lasting First Impression and Adding Members from New Visitors You’ve built an amazing church marketing team and followed your strategic outreach plan. But effective church marketing doesn’t end there! It’s […]

Lee Strobel’s Testimony

 

A atheist-turned-Christian, Lee Strobel is a former award-winning legal editor of The Chicago Tribune and best-selling author of more than twenty books, including The Case For Christ. In this brief testimony, he describes his journey from atheism to belief in Christ. Lee Strobel is also the subject of the upcoming feature film, The Case for Christ.

3 Secrets to Effective Church Marketing (Part 2 of 3)

In Part 1 of this article, we discussed the first secret to effective church marketing: Building a Dynamic Ministry Marketing Team. Part 2 explores the best way to build a ministry marketing plan.  Secret Two: Create a Ministry Marketing Plan  The success of your marketing efforts relies heavily on creating a strategic plan in advance of your […]

3 Secrets to Effective Church Marketing (Part 1 of 3)

If you’re seeking new ways to add members to your church, effective church marketing is a powerful tool for helping your ministry succeed! Marketing is a word that churches often shy away from. That’s largely because they don’t wish to be seen as “selling” religion. However, marketing in the context of faith is merely showing […]

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