While churches should have a public social media page, pastors also should consider having their own personal one, too. Ministry is intimate work, and interacting through social media can give you a personal connection with the people you serve. Use these 3 tips to do it with ease.
Over the last year, churches have found new ways to communicate with their members. In the face of the COVID-19 pandemic, texting became an essential aspect of church communications plans. Once considered impersonal, churches text messaging their attendees is now widely used and is an effective and easy way to foster relationships.
Have you considered creating an app for your church community? What do smart church apps offer? It’s an app the congregation will use regularly, so with that in mind, what makes it great for any particular group will vary based on the culture and functions of the church. If you’re considering creating an app for your church, check out what other churches have done, especially those who've done it well.
Despite the wide reports of 40% of people going to church, the actual percentage of regular church attendance is a little less than 18%. Yet, it's very common for pastors to see unfamiliar faces on Sunday morning. New people do come to churches, but they don't seem to come back. While some of them were never going to become regular attendees, some might have returned if they had a good first experience. One way to help stem the tide of lost opportunities is with church connection cards.
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