Membership-matters -- A Closed Discussion group for persons involved in membership positions in congregations in the Northern Tier of the District.


About Membership-matters
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Issues around membership continue to take center stage in our congregations. The health and vitality of a congregation is largely dependent on the willingness and ability of members to reach out to seekers, to be welcoming to visitors, to lead path to membership, and to retain members by effectively closing the back door. Often, however, leaders in membership positions work in isolation or feel overwhelmed in their responsibilities. With the support of the Joseph Priestley District, we have created a support/information group, which we are calling Membership Matters, for Membership Professional and heads of membership committees in congregations in the Northern Tier of the District. The purpose of the group is to share common challenges and concerns as well as best practices. By sharing experiences and ideas, we believe that staff and lay leaders working in the area of membership will be armed with greater tools and resources to continue their important work.

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