The main reason attendance wanes during the summer is because church leaders know many people will be gone, so they back off funding for vision-driven initiatives. They reason that spending on summer initiatives isn’t the best use of giving dollars because of the summer slump. In doing so, it creates a self-fulfilling prophecy.
Think about it for a minute. Failing to prepare for and fund summer initiatives ensures the summer slump will happen!
One way to reduce or eliminate the slump is to offer EPIC events throughout the summer. These are amazing moments created to engage your people and compel them to stick around.
EPIC is an acrostic for: Every Person Is Coming
An event becomes EPIC when it has the following two characteristics:
Joseph Sangl, the President/CEO of INJOY Stewardship Solutions, will unpack this idea in more detail during his FREE online coaching session entitled “Stop Summer Slump” airing this Wednesday, May 16th at 2:00 PM EST. This one hour, interactive time will Joseph will feature a conversation on BIG events and the following:
· How to PREPARE to STOP the summer giving slump.
· How to implement a 90-Day Tithe Challenge.
· The importance of digital giving and its effect on summer generosity.
· And much, much more!
You do not want to miss this! Sign up TODAY by clicking HERE! Get your entire team together and let’s learn how to increase ATTENDANCE and GIVING this summer!