Category Archives: welcome

  1. If you’re new today…

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    04/02/2019 by Chris Green

    You probably had somebody turn up at church last Sunday, and they hadn’t been in your building before. And the …
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  2. CONTACT! The four priorities for the card our newcomers fill in

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    04/08/2016 by Chris Green

    We’ve just reviewed the card we use for newcomers. We’ve tidied it up, and made the whole thing a touch more intentional. There are basically four areas.

  3. Unfriendly friends: how we’re rethinking our welcome

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    31/03/2014 by Chris Green

    You walk into a party and you don’t know anyone – know the feeling? That’s what your church feels like …
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  4. The 10 key elements of a new members session

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    14/02/2014 by Chris Green

    Our church has big front doors, in that lots of people turn up quite unannounced. But we also have big back doors too – people leave, often without being noticed. So I want to make sure that journey is not a short one. I want to slow people down, and introduce them to church. I want to make our front doormat sticky.

  5. Stop your home groups being home groups

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    18/11/2013 by Chris Green

    Are your home groups in a rut? Needing something to shake them up? Here’s an interesting idea – stop meeting …
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  6. Does your church have a long tail?

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    04/10/2013 by Chris Green

    It’s one of the big theories about the Web.  Chris Anderson first outlined it in his book, ‘The Long Tail’, …
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  7. Plastic hellos

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    20/05/2013 by Chris Green

    I recently stayed in one of those commercial, chain hotels, and it got me thinking about my experience and what …
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