How to Train Church Ushers

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Are you looking to train your church ushers in welcoming hospitality? Tips from the Hospitality Coach. Get tips and ideas to encourage a warm, welcoming spirit for established ushers and new ushers. More at www.awesomeinsight.com

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How to Train Church Ushers

  1. 1. HOW TO TRAIN CHURCH USHERS! Prepared by Lynette Hawkins Hospitality Coach www.awesomeinsight.comWWW.AWESOMEINSIGHT.COM 1
  2. 2. Lynette HawkinsINTRODUCTION…WHO WE ARE •Practical coaching on communications and hospitality •Author of Make Room to Welcome DVD & The A.R.K. Report 2
  3. 3. Create A Welcoming Image!WWW.AWESOMEINSIGHT.COM 3
  4. 4. WHAT MAKES UP YOURCHURCH’S IMAGE? Every point of contact for your church impacts the image.WWW.AWESOMEINSIGHT.COM 4
  5. 5. FIRST 6 MINUTES!WWW.AWESOMEINSIGHT.COM 5
  6. 6. Research shows that people make up their mind whether they would ever return to a church before the pastor gets up to preach.WWW.AWESOMEINSIGHT.COM 6
  7. 7. USHERS…. What happens during the first six minutes?WWW.AWESOMEINSIGHT.COM 7
  8. 8. WHERE DOES THE USHER &GREETER FIT IN?WWW.AWESOMEINSIGHT.COM 8
  9. 9. HOW TO TRAIN USHERS1.Position ushers as a ministry2.Create a Hospitality Mindset3.Communicate!WWW.AWESOMEINSIGHT.COM 9
  10. 10. STEP ONE: Position Ushers as a Ministry.WWW.AWESOMEINSIGHT.COM 10
  11. 11. Encourage a consistentprayer life.WWW.AWESOMEINSIGHT.COM 11
  12. 12. Focus training on the Various Places Hospitality is in the Bible Example: Romans 12:13WWW.AWESOMEINSIGHT.COM 12
  13. 13. STEP TWO: Create A Hospitality Mindset!WWW.AWESOMEINSIGHT.COM 13
  14. 14. Say GUESTS Instead of VisitorsWWW.AWESOMEINSIGHT.COM 14
  15. 15. STEP THREE:Communicate RegularlyWWW.AWESOMEINSIGHT.COM 15
  16. 16. COMMUNICATE COMMUNICATE!• Set a vision for the usher ministry• Share the vision with every usher• Communicate • Usher expectations • How to usher • Schedule • Changes in schedule • Special features for a worship serviceWWW.AWESOMEINSIGHT.COM 16
  17. 17. FOR MORE ASSISTANCEWWW.AWESOMEINSIGHT.COM 17
  18. 18. NEW e-BOOK! . In this e-Book: • Learn how eye contact, facial expressions and body gestures matter. • Uncover the 4 things ushers can do to communicate welcome! • See 10 Reasons Why First time Visitors May Not Return WWW.AWESOMEINSIGHT.COM 18

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