20 Church Hospitality Goofs and How You Can Avoid Them

You know that churches make all sorts of hospitality mistakes.   You’ve probably experienced a few church hospitality errors  first hand.

Over the last few months, I’ve compiled this list of 20 complaints shared on Twitter.

Read them and cringe. [Read more…]

10 Free Church Greeter Training Videos


I’ve updated the free church greeter training videos for 2014.

Some of the videos I first recorded in 2009 now look awful by today’s standards.  Technology has improved.

I’ve added new ones as well.

By signing up specifically for this list, I’ll send you 10 videos for training church greeters. They are free and will come to you by email every 3 days for the next 30 days.

You may have seen some church greeter videos on this site, but I’ve added a few that are found only in this sequence and no where else.

Watch This Video To Find Out How to Get Video Training for Church Greeters


Church Greeter Training Tips for Free

Yes, you can HAVE access all these church greeter training videos for free as they are rolled out.

I’ve been studying and writing about church greeter training during the past 20 years and want to share this information with you, and I’m giving it all away for free.

I want to help you church greeter ministry get launched, get organized and get started. . . .

I ask you to sign up for them by email so that you will not be overwhelmed by all 10 at one time.

I assure you I do not rent, sell, or share this email list with no-one.

Sample Church Greeter Tips

  • What six words do you not want a church greeter to say to a first time church visitor?
  • How do you fix the three most common complaints about church greeter ministry?
  • What are some suggested guidelines for church greeters?
  • What is a church greeter and what do church greeters do?
  • What are the duties of a church greeter? What needs to go into a church greeter training meeting?

Training for Church Greeters

How do you develop and train a team of greeters at church?

Do you have greeters in the church who don’t really know what to do?

Were they a warm recruit to fill a spot?

Or someone with the gifts to step in and do the job?

What do you use for church greeter training?

What Church Greeter tips can you share with your new recruits?

All of these questions will be addressed on the inside, as you contribute your thoughts and hear these church greeter training videos.

Most of these church greeter training videos are under 5 minutes each. Get in soon!

Top 21 Posts on Church Greeter Ministry


Here are some of the top articles on church greeters at this website.  Please share, tweet, post, and use this in your church greeter ministry.

Church Greeter Small Talk Helps

Church Greeter Training Helps

Prayers for Church Greeters

Add Your Comments to these to help other Greeters

Church Greeter Resources

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Book: Church Greeters 101 Book.  If you purchase the Church Greeters 101 and email me a receipt, I’ll give you a free hour long consultation for your greeter ministry.  That’s a $97 value as a free bonus.

Church Greeter Case Study: An Unexpected Visitor

How can you prepare your church greeters for an unexpected visitor with a therapeautic dog?

Rev. Susan and I talk about an experience of the unexpected that occurred during a church visit.

She took a therapeutic dog to church and experienced different kinds of reactions to the presence of a dog.

  • From the pastor
  • From a church elder
  • From members of the church.

Watch this church greeter video case study and then add your comments to the field below.

Listen particularly to Susan’s point around the 4 minute mark about small talk for Church Greeters

How can you prepare your church greeters for a situation like this?

In the comments below, how can you prepare your church greeters for surprise situations?

Share with us your thoughts.

Do you lead your greeter ministry?

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