Eight Easter-Related Church Trends

March 24, 2017
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Podcast Episode #313

Easter is only three weeks away, so today we cover a few trends we are seeing in churches as we lead up to Resurrection Sunday. Also, we talk pants splitting, camels falling, and sets burning.

Some highlights from today’s episode include:

  • If your worship center is already at +70% capacity on Sundays, you might consider adding a service on Easter.
  • Churches should be taking advantage of Facebook advertising for Easter.
  • Facebook advertising is the most effective and cost efficient advertising churches have available to them.
  • The purpose behind high attendance invite days is to show members that people will come when invited.
  • Should you have an Easter sunrise service? It depends.
  • Do what is effective for your church; don’t just do what other people do.
  • Try something special and unique with your Easter guest follow-up.

The eight Easter trends we discuss are:

  1. Adding services
  2. Adding venues
  3. Facebook advertising
  4. Special emphasis for inviting
  5. Tradition is contextual – Sunrise services, egg hunts, etc.
  6. Involvement in community Easter activities
  7. Cantatas are still popular for churches with choirs
  8. Special follow up emphases.

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