Before each Connectional Ministries report at Annual Conference a jingling bell welcomed members into the Connectional Cafe where a video highlighted an inspiring ministry, a bright idea or tool you might like to use in your local church. Here are a few worth sharing!
Norcross First UMC encouraged other congregations to sign up for a Mystery Worshiper to give feedback on the experience of a first-time visitor. They took the feedback seriously and are very pleased with the changes they made. Just log on to www.ngumc.org/mystery-worshiper
and complete the request form!
Greensboro First UMC has made a commitment to reaching young adults--from little things, like putting bulletins and announcements online, to big things like having a deluxe bridal suite. For more ideas on successful young adult ministry, sign up for the next Young Adult Site Visit.
Have you considered starting a technology ministry at your church? Commerce First started a Facebook page, improved their website and launched a YouTube channel last year.
Looking for ways to boost attendance at worship? Lavonia UMC’s simple idea turned a Community Sunday into a monthly event that doubles or even triples worship attendance!
Whether you were at Annual Confernce and saw every one or want to watch them for the first time, you can find all the Quickbyte videos at www.ngumc.org/quickbyte