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CFTROU 0173: Engagement–The Fuel that Drives Membership & Mission

In this episode, we dive into church engagement, and the culture, systems, and processes that drive it. Our guest hosts are Bev Bonner, Director of Connections and Groups, Jimmy Muir, Pastor of Family Church Sherbrooke, and Jose DaSilva, Pastor of Iglesia Familiar Greenacres. They discuss how Family Church builds culture using tools like common language and teams focused on greeting and hospitality. These teams receive training on how to build a warm and welcoming environment for our church members and guests. They also talk about the systems and processes that helps drive engagement. An example of this is the First Connection events that takes place on the first Sunday of each month at all Family Church locations. Tune in to listen to the people and strategies that foster active participation and meaningful connections at Family Church.

Key Points From This Episode:

  • The importance of multicultural engagement at church.
  • Defining what a speed bump is in this context, and how they are used as engagement tools.
  • Greeting and hospitality teams and the value of training them.
  • The systems and processes that follow the culture.
  • What First Connection is and the important role it plays at Family Church.

The culture, systems, and processes are actually the understructure that helps us shepherd people onto the mission. Click To TweetAny church of any size can be intentional about creating an environment that feels like family, and that's what we really go for as a church. Click To Tweet

Links Mentioned in Today’s Episode:

Bev on Twitter

Jimmy on Twitter

Family Church Sherbrooke

Iglesia Familiar Greenacres

Jimmy on Twitter

Leslee on Twitter

Family Church Network

Family Church on Facebook

Family Church on Instagram

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