How to say no to “that” announcement! [webinar]


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Have you ever been cornered on a Sunday by somebody asking you just squeeze this one little thing into the announcements? Did you ever get one of those emails from a team leader asking for stage time … for the 100th time … to promote their upcoming event? How do you say “no” to those sorts of requests? How can you divert these well meaning leaders away from asking for more announcement time for this event or even better … for any other event in the future?

Today’s unSeminary podcast is a little different … today we’re taking a break from our normal format to give you some practical advice about how to say no to “that” announcement that keep trying to make it’s way in front of your community. The episode is full of practical insights for church leaders looking to leverage your announcement time for what’s best for you community … and not to make it into rambling list of events happening in the church!

Webinar Highlights //

01:21 // Ever have that sinking feeling?

05:51 // Send early … send often … send from more than one person!

07:31 // Cause some chaos!

10:36 // Proven strategy for doubling event registrations.

12:47 // It’s not junk … it’s not bills … it’s from you!

14:51 // The power of the combo …

16:03 // Join us next week … a sneak peek into the summer.

Looking for more help with your announcements? This FREE 3-part video series is for you.

Are you looking to improve the hosting of your weekend services?

Have you already tried improving this area but aren’t sure what to do next?

Are you ready to take the next steps to increase engagement in your announcements and ultimately your church? I’m releasing a FREE three-part video series designed to help your church with better weekend hosting. The lessons in this series come from my practical experience of hosting hundreds of services in multiple contexts and coaching many other leaders in this area. The three videos are:

  • Video #1: 5 Reasons People Aren’t Listening to Your Hosting. Your first video will clearly define for you why people aren’t paying attention to the announcements in your services.
  • Video #2: The One Best Practice to Ensure Higher Engagement with Your Announcements. In this video, you will understand what the single most important practice thriving churches change about their announcements to improve engagement.
  • Video #3: 3 Church Hosting Myths Debunked. Finally, you will dive into three misunderstood myths about hosting announcements that move people to action.

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Rich Birch
Rich Birch is one of the early multi-site church pioneers in North America. He led the charge in helping The Meeting House in Toronto to become the leading multi-site church in Canada with over 5,000+ people in 18 locations. In addition, he served on the leadership team of Connexus Church in Ontario, a North Point Community Church Strategic Partner. He has also been a part of the lead team at Liquid Church - a 5 location multisite church serving the Manhattan facing suburbs of New Jersey. Liquid is known for it’s innovative approach to outreach and community impact. Rich is passionate about helping churches reach more people, more quickly through excellent execution.His latest book Church Growth Flywheel: 5 Practical Systems to Drive Growth at Your Church is an Amazon bestseller and is design to help your church reach more people in your community.