The pastor, church leaders and members are wrung-out-exhausted after all the extra preparations for Easter Sunday. Some planned Good Friday service, egg hunt, breakfast, sunrise event. Extra effort was put into greeters and music and invitation counselors. One church painted their entire interior. It was all worth the effort. God was honored.
People came. In droves! New people. Missing members. Strangers. Many of them don’t really go to church often, but they came on Easter. Maybe it was for grandma or the kids, but God tickled something in their hearts to entice them to worship Him on Easter Sunday.
They could have ignored the guest card, but for some reason, many guests completed it. Deep down, they knew it might trigger some type of follow up.
So now they wait.
You’re exhausted…They’re waiting.
When we exert huge effort to make Easter special but fail to do immediate follow-up, it’s like planning a grand party but forgetting to attend. The critical work begins now!
Here are three simple follow-up tips you can still accomplish before Sunday.
#1 – Send an email. On Saturday, write a brief, personal email to every guest or rare attender who came. Send a copy…Continue Reading