The Big Welcome – Inviting someone we know to something we love and giving them a warm welcome.
A recent survey from the Social Integration Commission found that churches and other places of worship are more successful than any other social setting at creating a sense of community. The Big Welcome initiative is about making people feel really welcome in any church activity. We are encouraging churches to be creative about what they invite people to – a meal, a quiz night, a coffee morning, men’s breakfast, toddler group or even a church service.
Please take up the challenge, and invite someone you know to something you love and plan ways of offering a warm welcome to those who do not usually come to church.
These resources are undated so that you can use them at any time, but if you wish to focus your events on a particular date, then we suggest Sunday 18th September as The Big Welcome Day.