Outreach

How do I set-up a Back to Church Facebook page for my church?

Answer:

First, you will need to create a personal Facebook account and then set up a business page. Once you have set up your church page you can use the Facebook page wizard to upload images and information about your church. Once you have your page set up you will be able to post information about how your church is involved with Back to Church Sunday by creating an event.

 

How do I follow-up with visitors who attend on Back to Church Sunday?

Answer:

Back to Church Sunday offers follow up campaigns each year so you can invite your guests to come back for a new sermon series and to join small groups. Learn more about Follow-up Campaigns

 

Planning

How many weeks does it take to plan a Back to Church event?

Answer:

We recommend starting your planning six weeks in advance. If you find that you are running short on time you will want to make sure that your event is successful by placing your order for custom postcards 4 weeks in advance or select DIY resources 3 weeks out and then you’ll have the advantage of the pre-event hype the two weeks preceding the September event.

 

We have weekend services. How can we apply Back to Church Sunday to Saturday?

Answer:

You can customize your Back to Church Sunday invitations, posters, banners and church resources with Saturday or Weekend. Visit this page to customize resources online or call our customer service department at 1-800-991-6011 and speak with our team about creating customized resources for your church.

 

Resources

When is Back to Church Sunday?

Answer:

Back to Church Sunday is always celebrated on the third Sunday of September each year in the US.

 

From where are the statistics used for Back to Church Sunday acquired?

Answer:

Back to Church Sunday partners with Lifeway Research. Lifeway provides research for church leaders. LifeWay Research uses proven methods of sampling that ensure that the various audiences they frequently describe reflect their population. When they utilize “panels” (individuals who have agreed to participate in surveys), they have ensured that the invitation to participate in the panel has previously been extended to all or a randomly selected subset of the population they are seeking to survey. Surveys conducted by phone or mail are conducted with random samples selected at the time of the survey. For more information visit Lifeway Research.

 

How can I get the tools I need to host a Back to Church Sunday campaign at my church?

Answer:

At Back to Church Sunday we offer church resources to help you get started. The greater your preparation the greater results you’ll have and the Church Kit will help you start planning Back to Church Sunday. The kit contains a campaign planning guide, sermon outlines, posters, invitational tools and promotional videos and lots of other great tools! Visit the store.

 

How can I subscribe to get updates and the latest news about Back to Church Sunday?

Answer:

When you register your church for Back to Church Sunday you will be automatically updated via email with the latest news. You can also subscribe to Back To Church Sunday to get email updates by clicking Subscribe.

 

How can I unsubscribe from the Back to Church Email list?

Answer:

When you receive an email. Scroll to the bottom and select unsubscribe to be removed from the list. You can re-subscribe at anytime by going to Subscribe.

 

Are Back to Church Sunday resources available in Spanish?

Answer:

The Back to Church Kit is not available in Spanish. Invitational resources for Back to Church Sunday are available in Spanish. For example, customized banners and postcards. Please contact Customer Service at 1-800-991-6011 for more information.

 

Technical

How can I make a change to my roster listing or add information about my church?

Answer:

To make an update to your listing on the church roster go to “Find A Church” or click here. Once you locate your church, click on “More Info.” Then you will see the detail listing for your church. Click on “Edit My Church.” This will send an email to the email address associated with your church. Open the email and click the, “Edit My Church” link. It will launch the detail form associated with your account. Edit the fields that need to be updated. Click on “Save.” Your entry will be update immediately.

If you have retained your email from when you first created your account you may edit your listing using the link you received.

 

Is the Church Kit available digitally?

Answer:

Yes! The church kit is available to be purchased as a digital download rather than a physical kit.

 

My videos are not playing.

Answer:

Be sure you are using a DVD player that is compatible with Window Media Player.
Be sure you are using Windows Media Player on your PC or .wma compatible application on a MAC.