Eight Easter Sunday Planning Tips for Churches

February 9, 2016
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Podcast Episode #197


We cover eight simple tips your church can use to prepare for Easter in an effort to get more people to your worship service so that they may hear the message of the gospel through clearly communicated through the resurrection story.

Some highlights from today’s episode include:

  • Easter is the best time of the year to reach those who seldom attend church.
  • Easter is a time to enlist extra volunteers for several different areas of service in the church.
  • Easter can often be used as a launching point for a new service, site, or venue.
  • Easter is a prime time to connect people to small group or enroll them in a membership class.
  • Welcome cards are your only opportunity to know exactly who was new to your church.
  • Remember to update your church’s website with any changes to times or schedules you may make for Easter.
  • Consider a quick audit of your church’s website before Easter to ensure all information is accurate and updated.
  • Easter is the perfect opportunity for your church to try something new to reach the dechurched in your community.

The eight Easter planning tips we cover are:

  1. Prepare to reach out to the dechurched
  2. Enlist extra volunteers
  3. Consider service or venue
  4. Promote small groups
  5. Take the opportunity to improve the facility
  6. Reconsider welcome cards
  7. Get your website ready
  8. Consider Facebook ads

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