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Church Attendance: 7 Ways to Attract New People to Your Church This Month

Share the gospel.

Find out the spiritual questions and struggles in your community.

Meet the physical needs of people.

#3 – Make it Easy for People to Plan Their Visit

As I mentioned above, people in your community are searching for a church online. Not only is it a good idea to provide basic information on your website, but many churches today have found success in promoting a “Plan Your Visit” option online for visitors.

Here’s how it works:

Make it easy for your website visitors to then physically visit your church by providing a simple, clear process.

Before getting into the details, here are a few examples of what I’m talking about:

To pull this off, you can add an app or have your developer build a dedicated page or pop-up.

Remember, many people who visit your church’s site are looking for a church. By adding a “Plan Your Visit” section on your site, you are letting them know you’re interested in having them visit your church, and that you want to make it as easy as possible.

The info you add in this section will be similar to what I suggested above (e.g., what time does your service start, what’s your address, what can I expect, and what should I do with my kids). But there’s one thing you should be sure to include: an automatic reminder.

When someone shares with you their email address, you can send them an automated message (email) reminding them what time your service starts and other details. This little feature will encourage people to follow through and not get cold feet.

#4 – Ask People to Visit

Stop.

If there’s just one thing you take away from this post, let it be this point:

Most people will attend your worship service if they’re invited by someone.

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