Back-to-Church Sunday: ‘You Belong Here’

National Back to Church Sunday, Sept. 16, 2018, encourages members to invite every person in America back to church. Here are some resources to help make that happen.

National Back to Church Sunday, Sept. 16, 2018, is a movement of churches encouraging their members to invite every person in America back to church. Now in its 10th year, the goal of the 2018 National Back to Church Sunday movement is to see more than 10,000 churches participating and inviting their community to give church a try.

Free Resources

Outreach Inc., parent company of Outreach magazine, wants to help congregations across the country get involved in this fall ministry by offering 500 free engager invitations. These invitations help Christ followers start spiritual conversations with people in their community. They also double as a way to invite people to your church, as the back page contains space for your church information.

Churches can add their information to the map at for free in order to direct seekers

Other free resources from Outreach to help your church reach your community this fall include:

• 7 social media graphics for church members to promote your events and services
• 7 website graphics to promote your events and services
• Exclusive video to motivate your congregation for the fall ministry season
• Fall community connection idea sheets
• Fall-themed PowerPoint template

The 2018 Back to Church Sunday Event Kit

Churches that used the last year’s Back to Church event kit saw 13 percent higher attendance than churches that didn’t. The 2018 kit has everything you need to make this year’s campaign a success, including:

• 8 videos, including a countdown ($140 value)
• You Belong t-shirt
• Following Jesus gift book
• Chosen gift book
• “BELONG” wristband
• Digital resources including 14 web and 35 social media graphics
• Coupon book with nearly $200 in Back to Church Sunday product discounts 2018 campaign planning guide
• Promo tool samples, including three posters
• Children’s lesson content, activity and crafts plan, promo video, printable coloring pages and web and social media graphics

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Plus, you can add your church logo and service times to the end of any of the Back to Church Sunday videos for only $59.99 each. Call (800) 991-6011 for details.

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