Publisher: United Methodist Publishing House | Date published: 04/19/2002
How do you reach new members and help them adapt to the local church more effectively? In Assimilating New Members by Lyle E. Schaller, a recognized church planner, shows how to reach more people, bring them into the local church family, make them feel at home, and keep them active.
Mr. Schaller discusses those things that attract and hold new members. he shows how to evaluate the local church recruitment and assimilation processes, recognize and avoid counter-productive behavior, and make the congregation more effective by involving more members in the ongoing life of the church.