Event Planning

Hosting great events involves deciding which events support the vision, considering the church calendar, and planning well in advance.

3 Things You Can’t Forget This Easter

Easter Sunday will be here soon, and you’re probably neck-deep in preparations for the coming weekend. In the midst of your mile-long to-do list, here are a few things to remember. #1 – Breathe Jesus’ work on the cross is finished. In other words, He did the hard part (to put it mildly). Your job […]

4 Ways Events Can Propel Church Growth

From holidays to back-to-school nights and community outreaches, hosting events at your church can be a great momentum booster when it comes to growing the church. Here are four ways events can help propel church growth: #1 – Attracts people to your church who normally wouldn’t come Let’s say you host an event for kids […]

Busting Silo Syndrome

  When planning the next event for your church, you’re probably depending on people from various departments on the staff to pull it off. Music from the worship team Graphics, updates to the church website, videos, and more from the communications team Budget information and approval on purchase requests from the finance team Room reservations […]

2 Keys to Make Your Next Event a Roaring Success

Special Christmas plays and services, marriage conferences, back-to-school activities, community outreaches, and more… Your church will host several events over the next twelve months. Over the next few weeks, I’m going to share how I’ve helped plan events from 1,000 women at a ladies’ brunch to nearly 10,000 people at a community outreach.  This planning […]

How to Make the Next Church Event Even Better

Whew! You survived the Christmas season. Services are over, decorations are put away, and you’re probably already knee-deep in planning for Easter. Hold on there for a minute… There’s something important you must do before you get too far into preparing for the next church event. You’ve just finished an intense season of planning, preparation, […]

Merry Christmas!

It’s here…the week before Christmas.  The week of final preparations, lots of prayers, and hopefully not too many stressful moments.  As you hit the homestretch, please take a moment to breathe and trust God to use your efforts for His glory.  He knows what resources you did or didn’t have this year.  He used a […]

How to Overcome Christmas Preparation Stress

With two weeks left until Christmas, it’s crunch time for church staff members. Stage design, volunteers, service planning, special programs, and more are all part of the hustle and bustle of the season. So, how do you manage all this activity and still feel some semblance of peace on earth and goodwill towards men? Here […]

5 Reasons Why You Need an Event Planner

Hosting an event at your church involves plenty of details and coordination. You’ll need to decide on the date, time, theme, location, and whether to charge a registration fee. You’ll want to make sure people know about the event including: Facebook posts Website updates Mass emails Posters Announcements from the stage Blurb in the bulletin […]

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