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I’m a Church Greeter… And an Evangelist!

Summer is high season for visiting. Guests are looking to see if your church will be a good fit; greeters are the first people they meet!

9 Ways to Welcome Church Visitors on Easter

Does your church have many visitors and guests on Easter? Carolyn Chilton shares 9 ways to show Christian hospitality, including children.

Make Welcoming Church Signs with an 8 Dollar Item

Plastic sign holders are a flexible and inexpensive way to add welcoming signage to your church. For example, at Christmas and other events.

Five Ways to Scare Away Church Visitors

Here at Building Faith we have been fielding various complaints from parishes seeing TOO MANY visitors. We understand how frustrating this can be, and so one of our experts Carolyn Chilton has offered some practical ways to scare these folks off.

How to Identify and Welcome Visitors – Make Welcome Packets

Here at Building Faith we believe that welcoming visitors is closely tied to formation. Here’s the issue: a welcoming congregation does not just “happen.” Churches that are truly effective in welcoming (and integrating) newcomers have been taught and formed in this practice.

Three Keys for Welcoming Newcomers at Church

One of the most difficult things to do in life is to walk into a church for the very first time. To walk through the doors of an unknown congregation is like leaping out the door of an airplane. There’s anxiety, fear, trepidation, and the hope that your parachute will actually open at the appropriate time. Okay, maybe not the parachute, but all the emotions certainly apply.