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Turning Visitors into Attenders
Assessments to help you understand the key aspects to retaining members.
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Overview

All churches need to turn visitors into attenders. Use these assessments to measure how you are doing at that task and to identify where you could improve. First, focus on the community of your church—whether it is open and inviting. Then, take aim at the atmosphere you create—make sure you're doing all you can to welcome newcomers and connect them into the life of your church. These articles will help you understand some key aspects to retaining members.

This resource offers 9 assessments that will help your church identify that barriers that keep people from coming back and offer solutions to address these challenges so your church becomes a place where more visitors become attenders.

This Resource contains all of the following:

Closing the Back Door 
How does your church rate on the vital ratios that church growth experts identify?

Visitors Who Stick 
Best practices on how to make people stick to your church.

Connecting Your Congregation 
One pastor's best practices for reaching and retaining newcomers.

Ready to Grow 
Is your church a place visitors feel comfortable?

Conditions for Acceptance 
Six characteristics of a church that retains its members.

An Attractive Atmosphere 
How well does your church welcome, identify, and integrate newcomers?

A Warm Reception 
Does your church offer visitors a warm, genuine welcome?

Worship That Draws People  
Does your church create services with structures and attitudes that keep people coming back?

The Magnetic Sunday School 
Do your church's classes have the characteristics that draw people to them?


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Cultivating Active Church Members
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Common Pitfalls of Short-Term Missions
How to prevent these potential problems.

Reasons People Stay (free sample)
People will only stick with a church when they identify with its mission.

Topics:Assimilation, Church Attendance, Community impact, Fellowship, Newcomers, Outreach, Visitors & guests
Filters:Church board, Evangelism, Outreach, Volunteer
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Joan Sweet

December 27, 2008  4:21pm

I am very disppointed with this download. I thought I was getting some really good articles and ideas. I ddin't realise that it was just a tick yes or no rating basically. On rereading,I see that at the top it says 'assessments' It does say 'these articles'. I don't consider these to be articles. Definitely disappointing.

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December 25, 2008  5:18pm

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