Take Hold of the Vision

We’re trying to think outside the walls. How can we engage missionally? How can we bring church to where people are, and not be thinking constantly about how we’re going to get them here?

Intentionality Is Key

We’re very intentional about being welcoming and friendly. I tell people on Sunday mornings at the end of the services, “If you’re our guest, I’d like to meet you.” And so I go to the hospitality room and meet people every week.

5 Ways to Train Your Welcome Team During the Summer

Keep these tips in mind and you'll be setting your guest services team up to make a great first impression on your fall guests.

How to Create Entry Points for Visitors

Attending a church for the first time can be intimidating. Here are ways to ease vistors' transition.

‘Walk Slowly Through the Pews’

When I was serving as a worship pastor, my uncle gave me some advice I've never forgotten: "Walk slowly through the pews."

Church New Mover Program

Reach new neighbors and grow your church automatically.

Try This: Hold a “Get Plugged In” Activities Fair

Hold an activities fair to involve members of your church who are still hovering on the sidelines

Try This: A Simple Approach to Small Group Growth

Give small group members a memorable way to grow spiritually.

6 Steps to Success with Churchwide Campaigns

Rallying attendees behind a common study topic helps church grow

6 Ways to Follow Up With Christmas Guests

Try these follow-up methods to increase the odds of first-time guests returning to your church after Christmas.