Hey RESCUE Church family!
Easter is just a few days away! This Sunday is one of the best opportunities you will have to invite your unchurched friends, family members, and neighbors to church to hear the life-saving message of hope and salvation through Jesus Christ! Surveys have revealed that 82% of people say they would go to church if a close friend or family member invited them! So I want to encourage you to invite somebody to join you this weekend for our Easter worship services at The RESCUE Church.
Here are a few thoughts that I hope you will find helpful:
- Seriously spend time in prayer asking God who you need to specifically reach out to and invite.
- Do not say “NO” for that person who keeps popping into your head. Maybe you have already invited them in the past and they have said no, but you never know what is going on in their life and RIGHT NOW may be the BEST time to ask them.
- Offer to buy them a meal after the service. Not only do people love free food, but the quality time spent in conversation around the table will help grow your friendship with them and might even offer another opportunity to discuss what they experienced at the Easter service.
- Be excited about church! If you’re excited and full of anticipation for what God is going to do in our church this Easter, people will be much more likely to want to come and check it out as well.
- Trust God to help you overcome your fear of asking someone to join you for church. Let the love of Jesus overcome your natural fear/anxiety of inviting someone to church. 1 John 4:18 says, “perfect love casts out fear.”
- Remember that we have many of these invite cards available that make it easy to put up on a bulletin board at work, share in the break room, and to hand out to people you come into contact with throughout the day.
I am so excited to see what God is going to do this Easter in our church! We have a great service planned! The weather looks like it’s going to be beautiful! So let’s believe God for great things!
Who are YOU inviting this Sunday?