7 Practical, Personal Ways to Follow Up after Easter

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“and many church members work more diligently at inviting others during this season than any other. What we usually don’t do, though, is strategize to follow up practically and personally after Easter services.” - Chuck Lawless

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Help Those Moving to Your Community Find Your Church

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“The majority of movers utilized in-person visits to churches (69%) and recommendations from family, friends, neighbors, and/or colleagues (54%) when looking for a new church….movers also use church websites (40%)” - Lifeway

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Institutional Chaplaincy: A 21st Century Outreach Tool

By Brandon Crawford

We are long past the day when local churches could simply advertise their service times on a sign and expect a consistent flow of visitors to follow. The American people have retreated into their homes, and they do not want to be disturbed. Builders don’t install front porches anymore; they install back decks—with privacy fences wrapping all the way around them!

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Why postcards and how have they become newly useful?

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“…during this time when people were isolated and I couldn’t call them all, I remembered postcards…. I was amazed at the response—people I hadn’t heard from personally in a long time contacted me and I was especially happy to hear back from younger friends more thanking me for them and telling me how encouraging they were.” - C.Leaders

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Church Shows Appreciation for Law Enforcement

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“Much of what is reported in the media regarding law enforcement these days is negative and critical. Brown Street Baptist Church wanted to change that negative perception, at least for those who serve the church’s city.” - GARBC

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Outreach Idea: Job Hunting Classes

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“Who in your congregation has knowledge and skills to help teach a class on job hunting, preparing resumes, and conducting successful job interviews? Who can teach on networking, personal branding, or how to launch a new business?” - C.Leaders

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“Members of Orchard Avenue Baptist Church are using yard signs to share the message that our hope is in the Lord.”

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“ ‘Now is a perfect time,’ he says, ‘for us to be the church … and let our joy be contagious.’ In that same video he showed viewers a yard sign saying ‘Our Hope Is in You, Lord.’ The church’s name and logo are in the top right corner. He challenged his congregation to display the signs in their yards.” - GARBC

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