First Impressions

7 Effective Easter Flag Banner Ideas for your church

If your church is like most churches, Easter is one of the biggest (read: highest attended) weekends of the year, so it’s also one of the biggest opportunities to make an incredible first impression people in your community who will be attending. Consider the level of...

3 Ways to Create an Engaging Kids Environment at Your Church

Question: If your kids get to choose the restaurant for dinner tonight, are they choosing it based on the freshness of the ingredients in the Cobb Salad, or do they choosing where to eat based on whether or not it has a play area? Answer (In case you didn't see this...

The Biggest Temptation for Church-Planting Pastors

We've had the privilege of helping many church plants, and we've seen everything from a couple who is moving to a new city to start a church to a team of people moving to the next community to plant a new church campus. The reason ChurchBanners.com gets to play a part...

Everything Communicates: What is your first impression saying?

What makes an impression when you meet someone for the first time? How you're dressed, what cologne or perfume you wear, whether there's something stuck in your teeth when you smile, your posture, how you shake hands, your eye contact, how close you stand, and...

Why do my volunteers keep quitting?

It's not always easy helping guide a volunteer army, and unfortunately, there is always some amount of turn over, but let's be clear that this isn't always just a volunteer issue; There are many organizations who have high staffing turn over as well. Whether you're a...

3 FREE Christmas Gifts for your Guest Services Team

"Thanks for being an amazing team member, showing up early for service each week, and creating an incredible first impression for our guests." This sentiment isn't easy to sum up in a gift. A pen with a logo on it or a $5 gift card for coffee don't quite convey this...

Secret Shopping: The Key to Guest Services Success

We all have blind spots when it comes to our first impressions team. Too easily, we think we're addressing the needs of our guests, but often we can be missing something that's right under our nose, If you're not familiar with the concept, secret shopping is when a...

Turn your morning coffee into an investment

As much as we love to talk about the systems and structures that have to be in place to make an impact for your guests' first impression, those systems and structures only function if you've built a team -  a team made up of real-life people. I know, this could...

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