Making Your Church Welcoming to the Uns

It can be extremely intimidating to attend a new church, especially when one is not used to church to start. The Unchurched are people we desperately want to include in our faith communities, but what do we have to do to maximize the opportunity to engage this growing population of people? 

Here’s an article that speaks to a few intentional ways to invite, include, and invest in the unchurched population of our communities.


Visitor Preparation


Before guests enter our home, we make sure to make our space as welcoming as possible. This allows the guests to feel at ease and truly welcome to be with us, fully engaged in our time together. 

How does this look in a church setting? Are we actively prepare for visitors to share our space and be fully engaged? This article speaks to some practical advice to get ready for visitors. Not all of the ideas might apply to our settings, but many are good reminders on which to focus.