Too often one person made the difference between us feeling welcomed or ignored, forming our perceptions of the church. Greeting well occurs at three times: before, during, and after the service.
Consider these two discussion questions:
1. The pre-service greeting forms a first impression, while a post-service greeting provides the impression people leave with.
How can you better engage with visitors before and after your service?
2. With interaction during the service it’s critical to address people you don’t know. Then introduce them to your friends.
How can you interact with visitors more effectively during the service to help them feel welcomed?
Peter DeHaan writes about biblical Christianity to confront status quo religion and live a life that matters. He seeks a fresh approach to following Jesus through the lens of Scripture, without the baggage of made-up traditions and meaningless practices. Read more in his books, blog, and weekly email updates.