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Episode 0105: Leading Through COVID-19: Virtual First Connection

On this episode we focus on church membership during the coronavirus crisis. We highlight the assimilation process and how we go about connecting with new people who are interested in becoming members of Family Church. Social distancing does create some barriers to the way we usually do things and our emphasis on meaningful membership meant we had to approach this process differently. We hear from Pastor Derek Simpson, Campus Pastor of the Downtown campus and Bev Bonner leads our assimilation initiatives. At this point, it is not certain what the next year holds thus we continue to be flexible, adjust, and adapt. Join the conversation.

Key Points From This Episode:

  • Continued focus on membership during the coronavirus crisis.
  • Ways in which we have adapted to the new setup during this period.
  • Content creation and video production for presenting our core values to the community.
  • Overcoming new technical challenges and learning on the go.
  • Internet connection, troubleshooting, and training for a myriad of issues that may possibly come up.
  • Looking to the future and the what the next 6 to 12 months will look like for churches.

Membership matters because the Bible says it matters. It is a theological issue for us. Click To Tweet We are now more focused on, not presenting the content, but connecting with the people. Click To Tweet

Links Mentioned in Today’s Episode:


Jimmy on Twitter

Derek Simpson on Twitter

Bev on Twitter

Leslee on Twitter

Carly on Twitter

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