What Parents Want To See From Your Children’s Ministry

what parents want from children's ministry

Dropping kids off in a church nursery or children’s ministry for the first time often makes families feel anxious, especially when visiting a new church. Kids can understandably have a tough time when separated from their parents (and they probably aren’t afraid to show it). Parents may be more stoic, but chances are they’re also […]

Why A Healthy Children’s Ministry Leads To A Healthy Church

 “Let the little children come to me, and do not hinder them, for the kingdom of heaven belongs to such as these.” Matthew 19:14 lets us see that Jesus knows children are important — he made sure to show them they are loved and valued.   Is your church doing the same? A thriving children’s […]

10 Ways To Welcome New Church Visitors This Easter

Easter Sunday is fast approaching — the biggest Sunday of the year. You know that more people attend church on Easter than any other Sunday, so you’ve used all your best outreach ideas to invite new visitors to your church. You want visitors to feel welcome and at home in your church, but how can […]

Creating Awareness and Attracting Visitors with Outdoor Church Signs

Attract Visitors with Outdoor Church Signs

When it comes to marketing your church, you never want to put all of your outreach eggs into a single tactical basket. That’s why an integrated, multi-channel marketing approach is the key to ensuring that your efforts (and ministry dollars) result in success. In recent articles, we’ve discussed the importance of building awareness around your church and […]

The Importance of a Ministry Digital Outreach Strategy for Your Church

Digital Outreach Strategies for Churches

In a recently released Pew Research Center study, it was found that 77% of Americans own a smartphone and 73% have some sort of broadband internet service. Want to hear an even more incredible statistic? Nearly 240 million Americans have a Facebook account. Those stats leave no question that today’s culture is fully immersed in the […]

Don’t let your church parking lot put a speed bump in your growth!

Church Parking Lots

Parking spaces in your church parking lot are a lot like the chairs in your auditorium. There is a fine line between having too many empty ones and having none available (or viewable). As your church starts to grow and you begin getting visitors every weekend, your parking situation needs to be a key consideration. […]

How Your Children’s Ministry Can Help Grow Your Church

Grow Your Church Through Your Children's Ministry

As you begin inviting your community to church, it’s important to ensure you have a great children’s ministry or child-friendly amenities. Chances are, you will often be reaching families who have children in the home. Making parents and kids feel comfortable in your church is a huge step toward turning visitors into returning guests and eventually […]

Evaluating Your Church Signs: The Importance of Good Signage to Your Ministry

The Importance of Church Signs for Your Ministry

As you begin reaching out to new families in your community, you do need to think about things you take for granted—like your church signs. While you and your members may know where to park, where the children’s areas are and all the unique names of your ministries, your new visitors will not. It’s vital […]

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 […]

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 […]

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