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5 Tips for Engaging Young Families at Church

There is no magic formula to engaging families, but these tips and resources will help you start small, consider your context, and move forward.

Church Welcome Bags for Children

Developing welcome bags and strategies show that the congregation is delighted that all members of a visiting family have attended. Our pastor often says in his welcome to visitors “We’ve been expecting you” – and with these actions, we show that we have been preparing that welcome.

Want Easter Guests to Come Back? Invite Them to Your Next Big Thing

Inviting your guests to what is coming up next at your church is an important part of welcoming and evangelism. Easter affords an opportunity to welcome large numbers of new faces to the Next Big Thing with your congregation.

New Baby Ministry: Churches Supporting Parents

A new baby ministry that starts in the days after baby comes home from the hospital, with words of welcome from the congregation and reading material and nursery information, helps one church bridge birth, baptism, and nursery.

How to be a Baby-Friendly Church: 4 Tips

When Erin saw the rocking chair, she knew this was a child friendly church. Easy tips for making your church welcoming to parents and children.

7 Ways to Welcome Church Visitors on Christmas Eve

Churches welcome many visitors on Christmas Eve. Here are seven ways to promote your services and make people feel welcome at your church on Christmas Eve.

How to Welcome Millennials to Your Church – Think Like Them!

It seems like churches are constantly asking, “How can we attract more young people?” While this opens a larger conversation, one starting point is to consider how your congregation welcomes (or would welcome) young adults when they walk through your door.

While many churches have created welcoming environments and ways to greet visitors, these policies can be updated to better welcome the millennial population. So what are people in their 20s (or 30s) thinking about as they come to church? Here are some hopes and fears, and ways to address them: