Why Church Members Choose One Worship Service Over Another

September 2, 2016
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Podcast Episode #256


As multiple worship services become more normative, the reasons people choose one service over another are not quite as simple as worship style.

Some highlights from today’s episode include:

  • Yes, some people choose a worship service based on style, but there are often other reasons.
  • Small group timing will affect what worship service people choose to attend.
  • When planning new service times, understand the motivations for people coming at different times.
  • More than ever before, people are making week-to-week decisions on which worship time to attend.

The six reasons church members choose one service over another are:

  1. Language preference.
  2. Time preference.
  3. Style preference.
  4. Group preference.
  5. Family situation.
  6. Week-to-week decision.

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