Tag: Welcoming


It’s not wise for churches to promise a warm welcome

If you can't guarantee it, don't promise it.

/ March 14, 2013

The best way to welcome people to church

Have a regular attender speak to a newcomer.

/ January 10, 2013

Setting up an iPad kiosk in church

4 steps to start using an iPad to collect information in church.

/ August 16, 2012

Not every guest to church wants to be greeted

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...

/ May 3, 2012

Lanyards: “I can help”

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 … Continue...

/ April 11, 2012

Church follow-up idea: Thank you cards

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...

/ April 3, 2012