At the Table: Conversations with the Bishop, Hospitality & Virtual Tools Trainings

Local Church Ministry Trainings

 

We are excited to bring you relevant trainings to help equip local churches in their ministry setting. We've got a great line-up for April with trainings around hospitality and the virtual tools. We hope you will join us!

 

Upcoming Trainings:

 

5 Things Your Visitors Are Thinking But Won't Ask

Live Zoom Event: April 12, 2021 |  1:00 - 3:30pm
Zoom Think Tank with Jason: May 13, 2021 | 10am

Led by: Mr. Jason Moore

To view the recording of this webinar, contact Allison Lindsey: allison@sgaumc.com

 

It's been said that every church wants to grow. If that is statement is true, are we really poised for it in the way we treat and attend to our new visitors?

 

While you might not think it, guest readiness is one of the most important issues facing the church today. Whether we're talking about the online experience, or the experience guests have in the building, we must be intentional about how we treat those new to our faith communities. Without really meaning to be, the majority of churches are blind to the things that visitors consider when deciding whether or not to return for future visits.

 

No matter how good/powerful worship is, it's only half the battle. Insider language, unspoken rituals, confusing signage and unpreparedness are all huge factors in why visitors don't come back to participate in our faith communities. Like going to a restaurant for a meal - even when the food is spectacular - if the experience surrounding the meal is bad, patrons are unlikely to return. It simply doesn't have to be that way!

 

Join nationally known worship coach and author Jason Moore as he shares lessons learned from years of

providing "secret worshiper consultations" in churches large and small. Jason will help your church identify what the 5 most important factors are important for new visitors and how to address them with easy-to-implement ideas and systematic steps.

 

5 Things will include instruction on how to develop and train a more intentional/welcoming hospitality team, how to/why to develop a formal child check-in procedure, how conduct a signage audit, and what to do with your existing space. All of these things and so much more will help you recognize the things that you may have been missing for years. This training will apply to both online and in-person worship. 

 

Bring your whole team for an experience filled with laughter, fun and practical learnings. 

 

What you will learn:

 

• Top Website Priorities

• Best Practices for Signage

• How to Develop a Child-Check-in

• Visitor Welcome Dos and Don'ts

• Top 10 Things That Prevent Visitors from Returning

• How To Avoid Unspoken Rituals

• The 4 Things that Should Happen Every Sunday (or when you meet)

• How To Conduct a Guest Readiness Training for Your Church

• Much More


Virtual Tools for Ministry

Live Zoom Training: April 15, 2021 | 10:00 - 11:30am

Led by: Rev. David Wood

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As local churches continue to explore and experiment with new digital platforms for worship and discipleship, it can be a daunting task to figure out the best tools to use to enhance the experience for your online audience. In this workshop, Rev. David Wood, Executive Director of GNTV Media Ministries, will unpack the basic tools for live streaming - from cameras to software to streaming platforms and everything in between! 

 

If you are asking yourself some of these questions, this training is designed just for you:
 

  • What is the best way to live stream a church service?
  • How do I setup a live stream?
  • What equipment do I need?
  • What is the best and most affordable equipment to purchase?
  • What are the best live streaming services?
  • What kind of licensing do I need?
  • What kind of internet capability do I need?
  • What kind of volunteers do I need to recruit once I have the right equipment in place?
  • Are there trainings to equip these volunteers?

If you are looking to start hosting online worship, or if you are currently hosting services online but are looking for ways to improve, this workshop will explore affordable tools available to you. With the right tools, managing your online presence doesn't have to be so daunting! 

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