2 Ways to Invite People to the Christmas Concert

The Christmas Concert is one of the biggest weekends of the year at College Park Church. In 2018, over 7,400 people came to experience our church: music, cookies, and people!  And many of them were able to start or build on relationships because of that weekend.  Here are two ways you can invite others to the Christmas Concert this year:

 1. Personal & Purposeful

Think about who you’re going to invite. Who is someone you have a relationship with at work or in your neighborhood? Do you chat often with your barista or mail carrier? Make the invitation personal because you already have a relationship.

Make it a personal invitation to them. This approach is an especially good fit for extroverts who have interactions with numerous people on a regular basis.

 2. Digital & Thorough

Maybe you don’t have the same scope of relationships in your regular life as some other people. Maybe you feel less comfortable approaching people directly.

Introverts can also spread the word in a different way: using the church’s digital shareables to personally post about the upcoming Christmas Concert so your various friends and followers can check it out.  Or you can message or invite people directly through social media.

 Frame + Gospel

Remember, the Christmas Concert will be a great way to frame the gospel.  But it takes us continuing our conversations with neighbors and friends to share the full gospel.  Our fellow church members will frame the gospel, but we get to follow-up and share it.

Bob Martin

Bob Martin

Assistant Pastor of Small Groups & Membership

Bob first joined staff at College Park as a Pastoral Resident in 2011 and has served in several important roles since that time. In 2018, Bob became the Assistant Pastor of Small Groups & Membership. In this role, Bob gives leadership and direction to the Small Group ministry by recruiting, training, and supporting Small Group Leaders and Coaches, as well as overseeing the membership process and covenant member care. 

Bob is passionate about seeing men and women enter into community with others to find hope together. He enjoys spending time with his wife, family, and friends.

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