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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
As I was preparing for my third church Easter celebration as a lead pastor, I remember wrestling with the desire to make Easter fresh for those who attended our church. Many of them had been following Jesus and attending church for more years than I had even been alive. How could Easter capture them in […]
In our previous article, 5 Tips for Hosting a Successful Church Movie Night, we shared multiple ideas for making a memorable evening for guests. Now we’re following up with four more ideas to help you! A church movie night is an engaging reason to invite your community to church beyond Sunday services. Movies are a universal […]
Unless you’ve managed to exist in complete digital isolation (which is highly unlikely since you’re reading this article), you know that social media has become a primary way for people around the world to connect. It’s breaking down barriers like time and distance, and building up our ability to communicate—which is something everyone can “like”. And because it’s now such an important part of our culture, it needs to become part of your church’s outreach strategy.
Ministry to couples is not for the faint of heart—after all, the health, happiness and overall well-being of the entire family hangs in the balance when a marriage is struggling. How can you help couples in your church and community build stronger, God-centered relationships? Here are four couples outreach ideas you can start implementing today!
If you want an easy, fast and fun way to tell your community about upcoming events, try a church door hanger ministry! It’s the perfect resource to let your neighborhood know that you’re there and ready to serve. Door Hangers are a great tool for your ministry and the perfect complement to your existing church marketing […]