It doesn’t matter how large or small your church is—Vacation Bible School is A LOT of work. Even with the time and energy involved, churches continue to put an effort in this area because it’s essential to a child’s spiritual growth.
Church growth strategies often focus on the adults in the community. Strategies, like boosting social media efforts, improving the message of sermons, and sending personal invitations, are all directed towards adults. Even opening up your facility for programs like after-school care or Mother’s Day Out are designed to inspire parents to get involved.
Planning for your Easter service is exciting, but it can also be overwhelming. With more than 50% of Americans attending church on Easter Sunday, chances are you’re preparing for the most visitors your church will see all year. There are sermons to write, passion plays to direct, egg hunts to plan, and the list goes on. But, where is reaching the unchurched located on your to-do list this year? Here we explore how to reach the unchurched this Easter (and why you should).
Easter is the #1 day for church attendance. In a survey, 96% of churches reported that they nearly double (if not triple) in crowd size. Because of this significant increase, there’s simply more to prepare for and do. To help, we’ve listed our top 5 blog posts filled with best practices and helpful tips that make Easter impactful for guests and organized for church leaders and staff.
Donations are crucial for churches to fund their vision. But, it’s challenging to budget and plan for future missions when gifts are sporadic. That’s why healthy and growing churches focus on consistent giving. When people schedule recurring gifts, donate on a routine basis, and give to specific funds consistently, the church can better forecast and be even more impactful. Here we look at 7 actionable ways to inspire consistent giving and grow your church.
With little to no notice, floods, wildfires, hurricanes, earthquakes, and more can adversely impact the lives of your congregation and community. Whether these emergency situations happen near you or they occur thousands of miles away, it’s crucial your church is prepared.