Key Issues for Follow-up of Guests

April 17, 2018
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Podcast Episode #424

How you follow up with guests often determines whether or not they will stick at your church. So these six keys are important for guest retention and assimilation.

Some highlights from today’s episode include:

  • The quicker you respond to and follow up with guests, the better chances they will return to your church.
  • Pastoral touch points in church guest follow up are critical.
  • Handwritten notes have great power in our digital world because they are so rare.
  • Someone in a group is five times more likely to stick with a church than someone in worship alone.
  • Loose guest cards have a higher return rate than perforated ones connected to the bulletin.

The six keys we cover on this episode are:

  1. The time is short
  2. Personal beats template
  3. The power of the handwritten note
  4. Join me for lunch
  5. Get a group to reach out
  6. You can’t follow up unless you have the right information

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