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Welcoming the Elderly
In this web resource, churchman and legal expert David Middlebrook suggests a number of fixes that can make a difference in the quality of older persons’ experience of congregational life.
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TIPS: Become a Welcoming Congregation
Written by the United Methodist Chuch, this article is designed to help congregations become more welcoming to their guests.
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50 Ways to Welcome a New Pastor
Written by a United Methodist leader, this article offers 50 helpful actions that congregations can take to ease clergy leadership transitions.
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Ten Commandments for a More Welcoming Synagogue
This blog web resource, provided by Rabbi Ronen Neuwirth, the Rabbi of Ohel Ari Congregation in Raanana, Israel and the Executive Director of Beit Hillel: Attentive Spiritual Leadership, a Modern-Orthodox spiritual leadership organization, addresses hospitality in synagogues, particularly during the High Holy Days.
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50 Ways to Welcome New People
This three-page document is full of practical suggestions for making your congregation welcoming and user-friendly for guests.
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Creating Third Place Spaces at Church
This 8-page article from a church architect offers tips and a research-based approach for congregations seeking to create intimate meeting spaces.
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Signage
This article helps congregations assess how their signage adds or detracts from their identity, mission, and values.
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7 Do's and Don'ts of Welcoming Guests to Your Congregation
This article draws from the author's experience visiting various congregations to offer seven actions they can take to be more welcoming to guests.
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Lead Them Home
Maintaining a traditional view of marriage, this organization helps ministry leaders care for LGBT+ persons, increase family acceptance, protect against victimization, and nourish faith identity in LGBT+ lives.
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The Welcoming Congregation: Roots and Fruits of Christian Hospitality
This book analyzes the theme of hospitality from multiple aspects, including the author's own research and an exploration of how different faith communities approach hospitality, concluding that congregations receive multiple blessings when they exhibit welcoming traits.
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