Measures on How to Get New Church Members to Come To Your Church.
Any church setting may experience a boom and bust in the number of congregants coming in for worship sessions. On special religious occasions the number of congregants is higher than the set worship days. Below are some guidelines on how to get new church members to attend service at your church.
You can increase the number of congregants in your church by creating a friendly and an affirming community. Your church can achieve this by accepting worshipers without taking any regard to their gender identity or sexuality. This affirming and friendly acceptance can prompt new members to attend services at your church hence growing your congregation. This gives an opportunity to members in society who may have been led astray to taking back the right steps to doing what is right.
Incorporating family and friends events in your programs can come in handy in increasing the number of congregant attending your service. Encouraging your members to invite fellow family members and friends can significantly add to the number of congregants attending service at your church. Such an event can have a large number of congregants and it is advisable to prepare appropriately to accommodate them. The programs under the event should be appropriate for different age groups and a final program which is aimed at encouraging the attendants to attend service at the church.
Thirdly, increase your congregation by creating a following on social media and by streaming your service online. By streaming the services online, congregants who are away from the church can still follow the proceedings of the service. It is possible to watch a live stream from any point of the globe making live church service streams possible for anyone to watch regardless of where they are. The best platforms to familiarize and share information are social media platforms due to their popularity and wide followings. They are efficient as a single post can reach a wide base of users. Through the existing members, the church can reach new members on social media through content sharing.
Personal chats with new members can come in handy in encouraging them to attend church services and events. To establish new members into the congregation the established members can be assigned to them and maintain contact with them until they become established. Contact can be maintained for multiple individuals through WhatsApp groups and online Facebook platforms. Lastly, the church should focus on spiritual matters. with new members a sense of belonging is built within them when the preachers and elders are in available to them and when prayers are made personal. A vibrant congregation of many members can be created from the available youth and children attending service at the church.