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A 5-Part Framework To Help Your Church Retain MORE New Families

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PRE-VISIT preparation

STAGE #1

HELP GUESTS FEEL

EXPECTED

FIRST-TIME GUESTS

STAGE #2

HELP GUESTS FEEL

SEEN

SECOND-TIME GUESTS

STAGE #3

HELP GUESTS FEEL

REMEMBERED

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NEXT STEPS opportunity

STAGE #4

HELP GUESTS FEEL

INCLUDED

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CONNECTED to your church

STAGE #5

HELP GUESTS FEEL

KNOWN

Bonus: FREE Resource!

Ministry Boost has created a FREE resource you can get to help you navigate the 3 phases of our COVID-19 reality:

  • Phase 1: Online Engagement
  • Phase 2: Preparing for Launch
  • Phase 3: Post-Launch Retention 

WHAT'S INCLUDED?

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PRE-VISIT PREPARATION

Resources to help you prepare for a first-time family before they attend, including:

  • Website Checklist you can use to make sure your website is helpful for first-time guests
  • Environment Checklist you can use to prepare your physical space with guests in mind
  • Children's Ministry Pre-Registration content you can use to implement a form allowing parents to pre-register their kids before attending

 

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PRE-VISIT PREPARATION

Resources to help you prepare for a first-time family before they attend, including:

  • Website Checklist you can use to make sure your website is helpful for first-time guests
  • Environment Checklist you can use to prepare your physical space with guests in mind
  • Children's Ministry Pre-Registration content you can use to implement a form allowing parents to pre-register their kids before attending

 

First-Time Guests

Resources you can use to create a first-time experience for new families that helps them feel welcomed and leads them to come back again, including:

 

  • New family registration card ideas and examples
  • Digital registration strategies
  • Gift ideas for kids, students, adults, and families
  • Ideas and resources for a “New Here” area for guests
  • Volunteer job descriptions
  • Training for volunteers
  • Personal Connection Guide to help volunteers connect with families
  • Detailed Follow-Up Process
  • Scripts for emails and texts to use for follow-up

First-Time Guests

Resources you can use to create a first-time experience for new families that helps them feel welcomed and leads them to come back again, including:

 

  • New family registration card ideas and examples
  • Digital registration strategies
  • Gift ideas for kids, students, adults, and families
  • Ideas and resources for a “New Here” area for guests
  • Volunteer job descriptions
  • Training for volunteers
  • Personal Connection Guide to help volunteers connect with families
  • Detailed Follow-Up Process
  • Scripts for emails and texts to use for follow-up

Second-Time Guests

Resources to use to help second-time guests take the next step in your church, including:

 

  • Gift ideas for second-time guests
  • Ideas for how to help returning guests feel remembered personally
  • Volunteer Job Descriptions
  • Detailed Follow-Up Process
  • Scripts for emails and texts to use for follow-up

Second-Time Guests

Resources to use to help second-time guests take the next step in your church, including:

 

  • Gift ideas for second-time guests
  • Ideas for how to help returning guests feel remembered personally
  • Volunteer Job Descriptions
  • Detailed Follow-Up Process
  • Scripts for emails and texts to use for follow-up
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Next Steps

Resources to help you create a “Next Step” opportunity to help guests take the important step of getting connected in your church, including:

 

  • Next Step ideas, including strengths and weaknesses of various options
  • Volunteer Job Descriptions
  • Detailed Follow-Up Process
  • Scripts for emails and texts to use for follow-up
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Next Steps

Resources to help you create a “Next Step” opportunity to help guests take the important step of getting connected in your church, including:

 

  • Next Step ideas, including strengths and weaknesses of various options
  • Volunteer Job Descriptions
  • Detailed Follow-Up Process
  • Scripts for emails and texts to use for follow-up
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Connected to Your Church

Resources to use to new families connect and stay retained at your church, including:

 

  • Resources for helping kids, students, and adults get connected
  • Membership resources if your church has membership as part of the process
  • Volunteer Job Descriptions
  • Detailed Follow-Up Process
  • Ideas for how to hand-off to your discipleship process
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Connected to Your Church

Resources to use to new families connect and stay retained at your church, including:

 

  • Resources for helping kids, students, and adults get connected
  • Membership resources if your church has membership as part of the process
  • Volunteer Job Descriptions
  • Detailed Follow-Up Process
  • Ideas for how to hand-off to your discipleship process

you get…

Instructional Videos

Volunteer Job Descriptions

Guest Gift Ideas

Communication & Follow-up Scripts

Documents, Files, & Resources

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Meet the team

The team behind this resource is passionate about helping churches reach and keep new families. They have decades of experience (and tons of mistakes) in church leadership as well as working with other churches. This resource is a collection of that experience.

Kenny Conley

Kenny Conley

Kenny, a 20-year veteran of kids and family ministry, currently serves as the NextGen Pastor at Mission Church in Gilbert, AZ. His passion to see the next generation come to know and follow Christ propels him to constantly rethink how the church approaches ministry to kids, students and their families.

Gina McClain

Gina McClain

Gina McClain has led children’s ministry for 17 years, including 10 years at Life.Church in Oklahoma City, and 8 years at Faith Promise Church in Knoxville, Tennessee. Gina teaches, mentors, and writes on the topic of ministry leadership and personal development. She and husband Kyle have three kids.

Kevin Monahan

Kevin Monahan

Dr. Kevin Monahan is the Executive Pastor at Journey Church in Lake Worth, FL.  With over 25 years of ministry experience, he has ministry expertise in working with kids, middle school, high school as well as college student and young adults. Kevin has been married to his wife, Meghan, for over 18 years and has three children:  Jacob, Aidan and Olivia. 

Jon Birkmire

Jon Birkmire

Jon is the Next Generation Pastor at Anthem Church in Gainesville, Florida. He also works with North Point Ministries as a coach for other NextGen leaders inside of their network of churches. Jon is passionate about coaching church leaders to be more strategic in the way they lead their ministries to reach people no one is reaching and measure what really matters.

Nick Blevins

Nick Blevins

Nick and his wife Jennifer have 3 amazing kids- Isaac, Mackenzie, and Paige. Nick serves on the leadership team at Community Christian Church and leads the NextGen Ministry staff team. Nick loves to help church leaders work on their ministry and he is a certified Church StratOp facilitator, helping churches walk through the proven strategic planning process of StratOp. 

FAQs

Will this resource work as a church-wide retention plan?

Absolutely. This was designed to be a church-wide retention plan, but it has a specific focus on families with kids and students. 

Will this work in a small church? Large church? Urban church? Suburban church?

This plan will work in EVERY church because you're going to customize the plan to make sure it works in your setting. 

How do I implement this?

There are videos and documents all throughout the resource that will guide you through designing and implementing a new family retention plan in your church. You'll use the documents, files, and resources included in this bundle to create your own plan. 

Can I get help as I implement it?

Join the Ministry Boost Facebook Group here. That's the best place to ask questions, seek input, and get help as you create your retention plan using this resource.

GET THE BUNDLE FOR JUST $99 $25

Bonus: FREE Resource!

Ministry Boost has created a FREE resource you can get to help you navigate the 3 phases of our COVID-19 reality:

  • Phase 1: Online Engagement
  • Phase 2: Preparing for Launch
  • Phase 3: Post-Launch Retention 
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