Maintaining attendance during the summer is a common problem for many pastors. Families are busy with vacations and other activities and it can be difficult to keep them plugged in. How do you compete? Summer movie nights can be the perfect way to bust the summer slump many churches experience between May and September. It’s […]
It was a September Sunday morning in 2015 when my friend Lee Strobel raised the idea of adapting his best-selling, non-fiction book, The Case for Christ, into a movie. We were chewing the fat together at Mission Hills Church in Littleton, CO, following the service at which he had just spoken. It had been a […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
Hosting a church movie night is an effective way to invite your community to come and visit your church and get to know you. Movie nights are no-pressure events, and encourage people who might not otherwise attend to visit and find out what your church is all about. It’s also an impactful outreach to support […]
Drawing unchurched visitors into your church can be a challenge. Many people who do not normally attend church can struggle with concerns about heavy proselytizing or have other negative perceptions about religion that prevent them from coming to regular services. The key to overcoming these issues lies in inviting community members to pressure-free events that […]