Visitors form an immediate impression of your church within the first few minutes of arrival. Learn to make that a positive response with these team tools. Includes leader's guide and student outline; tips for turning guests into attenders; welcoming checklist; sample information brochures; and a CD-ROM of all material found in the manual. 143 reproducible pages, 3-ring binder from LifeStream.
You never get a second chance to make a first impression. Develop a welcoming church that not only creates a good impression but invites visitors to make themselves at home. The Winning Welcome is a valuable resource for achieving the church’s main goal of increasing the kingdom. Sections such as ’Ten Things First Time Guests Need,’ and ’Turning Visitors into Attendees’ supply insight and helpful ideas for church members wanting to make the new guest feel welcome. The Winning Welcome will help your church:Develop a plan to effectively welcome visitorsMake your building more inviting to guestsEquip greeters and ushers to make guests feel welcomeProvide visitors with helpful information about your churchTurn visitors into regular attendees, and much more!
An international speaker, best selling author, and compassionate teacher, Stan has authored more than ninety books to date. His books have sold more than three million copies worldwide.Stan served for forty years as a pastor, and was named General Superintendent Emeritus by the Church of the Nazarene. He was vice president of John Maxwell’s Injoy Ministries, has spoken in eighty countries, and shared the platform with speakers including Zig Ziglar, Jerry Lucas, Rick Warren, Bill Hybels, and Cy Young baseball great R.A. Dickey. GAY LEONARD is an editor, author, speaker, and president of Sand Script Corporation, an editorial consulting firm and is a consultant and speaker with the Church of the Nazarene and other denominations. With a Ph.D. in rhetoric, she has taught at several universities, served as consultant to Christian publications, directed two award-winning Christian magazines as executive editor, and written numerous articles. She is author/co-author of Articles of Faith, Holy Leadership in a Hectic World, Social Ethics, and The Winning Welcome. She lives in Nashville, Tennessee, with her husband, Larry.