This project was born out of frustrating experiences at assimilating new members into church life, and disheartening statistics proving this is a common problem in Kentucky Southern Baptist churches. After reviewing literature pertaining to the topic, it became apparent there was a need for a simple, workable program for churches to use in assimilation. This project highlights the CONNECT strategy, a small group Sunday School program, which this author created to put into place at a model church. After gathering statistics from this model church since the program's inception, it is evident that this CONNECT strategy does work for assimilation.In addition to reporting the survey results in a dissertation, the results will be used by the KBC for the purpose of bettering our Sunday School ... Answers do not need to be elaborate. ... Do you call attention to the guest registration card in your worship service and encourage guests fill it out and turn it back into you? 9. If you answered yes to question 6, who is responsible for the follow-up contact?
|Title||:||Connecting with One Another: A Step by Step Approach to Guest and New Member Assimilation|
|Author||:||Kevin Ray Milburn|
|Publisher||:||ProQuest - 2007|