If you can’t guarantee it, don’t promise it.
Have a regular attender speak to a newcomer.
4 steps to start using an iPad to collect information in church.
When I wrote about including a feature on church websites that allows guests to indicate they’re coming, I received this response:
“Everyone who is new to church would like to be greeted. It seems a very strange question to ask a newcomer if they would like to be greeted.”
I didn’t (and don’t) agree with this.
My friend Karen pointed out these lanyards worn at Mars Hill Portland: I think this is an excellent idea, and another way of caring for people who are new to church and don’t know who to talk to. Would this be useful at all churches, or only larger churches? How does …
Here’s an idea my church has been trialling. The goal is to help connect with people who visit church, but for various reasons may not want to stick around for long after the service. We want to do our best to connect with people who visit, and allow them to …