Here are some important points that need to be part of your Membership Retention Plan:
All of these points fall within building a Community!
With that said, what does it take to build a community? The key answer would be RELATIONSHIPS!
When people look towards a community they are looking for the components mentioned above. Having a Relationship Retention Plan, that maintains relationships, is a simple and effective way to retain Church Memberships.
To start with, if the church puts a CONNECTIVE ATTENTION on fellow members, (especially those who are new, coming thru the door for the first time) then the new member is less likely to slip out the back door.
People look for a place to belong… A place that satisfies the need to connect, feel wanted and appreciated for who they are. A good retention plan would be about the members not the church or Pastor.
Watch the video below to see how a Pastor uses the SendOutCards Tool in his Retention Plan to maintain and grow his church…