Welcome Home

The Welcome Home initiative is an attempt to address the challenge of members drifting away from church. Learn more from the video above.

** Due to the large size of some of the graphics and video files, it might be necessary to download them separately.

Welcome Home - Communication & Promotion

Download the Welcome Home - Facebook Ad here.

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WHCOM01 - Sample Communication PlanDownload
WHCOM02a - Introductory Letter Option 1Download
WHCOM02b - Introductory Letter Option 2Download
WHCOM02c - Introductory Letter Option 3Download
WHCOM03 - Promotional BlurbsDownload
WHCOM04 - Phone Call Word TrackDownload
WHCOM05a - Facebook Ads TutorialDownload
WHCOM06a - Ledger-size Promotional Poster (PDF)Download
WHCOM06b - Ledger-size Promotional Poster (Publisher)Download
WHCOM07a - Letter-sized Promotional Poster (PDF)Download
WHCOM07b - Letter-sized Promotional Poster (Publisher)Download
WHCOM08 - Explanation of Postcard OptionsDownload
WHCOM09 - Thank You LetterDownload
WHCOM10 - Worship Promotional TextsDownload

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Welcome Home - Planning

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WHPLN01 - Explanation and TimelineDownload
WHPLN02 - Welcome Home FAQsDownload

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Welcome Home - Worship

Sermon thoughts for Welcome Home Sunday are available. (See the Hebrews 2 commentary.)

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WHWOR01 - Worship Plan (9/9 update)Download
WHWOR02COMpdf - Welcome Home Sunday with CommunionDownload
WHWOR02COMword - Welcome Home Sunday with CommunionDownload
WHWOR02COMpub - Welcome Home Sunday with Communion (7/22 update)Download
WHWOR02pdf -Welcome Home Sunday Download
WHWOR02word - Welcome Home SundayDownload
WHWOR02pub - Welcome Home Sunday (7/22 update)Download
WHWOR03pdf - Optional SundayDownload
WHWOR03word - Optional SundayDownload
WHWOR03pub - OptionalSunday (7/22 update)Download
WHWOR04pdf - ReformationDownload
WHWOR04word - ReformationDownload
WHWOR04pub - ReformationDownload
WHWOR05pdf - Last JudgmentDownload
WHWOR05word - Last Judgment (10/03 update)Download
WHWOR05pub - Last Judgment (7/22 update)Download
WHWOR06pdf - Saints TriumphantDownload
WHWOR06word - Saints TriumphantDownload
WHWOR06pub - Saints Triumphant (7/22 update)Download
WHWOR07pdf - Christ the KingDownload
WHWOR07word - Christ the King (10/03 update)Download
WHWOR07pub - Christ the KingDownload
WHWOR08word - Common Service four-page insert (Word)Download
WHWOR08pub - Common Service four-page insert (7/22 update - Publisher)Download
WHWOR09word - Service of Word and Sacrament four-page insert (Word)Download
WHWOR09pub - Service of Word and Sacrament four-page insert (Publisher)Download
WHWOR 12 - Welcome Home Sunday - Sermon Commentary on Hebrews 2Download
WHWOR13a - HELMSLEY - accompaniment CWSDownload
WHWOR13b - HELMSLEY - Brass and Descant CWS 704Download
WHWOR14 - Oh How Good It Is - GettyDownload
WHWOR15 - Ps 128 Refrain TTDownload
WHWOR16a - Psalm 133 - How Very Good and Pleasant - Unison and PianoDownload
WHWOR16b - Psalm 133 - How Very Good and Pleasant - with SATB choirDownload
WHWOR17a - THAXTED accompaniment from CWSDownload
WHWOR17b - THAXTED solo melodyDownload
WHWOR18 - Glory to God 76 76 D to ELLACOMBE TTDownload
WHWOR19 - Music ResourcesDownload

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Welcome Home - Elder Work

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WHELD01 - Elder Work SummaryDownload
WHELD11a - Connection Cards TemplateDownload
WHELD11b - Connection Card ModelDownload

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The Peter Plan

D001 – Addressing Delinquency

This module lays out an orderly system of following up on members who have been absent from worship for a certain period of time. It explains how ministering to such people transitions from encourgement to church discipline.

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D001.01 - Instructions for Addressing DelinquencyDownload
D001.02a - Devotion - Gentle RestorationDownload
D001.02b - Devotion - The One Thing NeedfulDownload
D001.02c - Devotion - Take One or Two OthersDownload
D001.03 - Discussion of Elder WorkDownload
D001.04 - The Peter Plan ProcessDownload
D001.05 - Tool - Church Attendance Management SoftwareDownload
D001.06 - The Peter Plan Bulletin Insert - week 1Download
D001.06b - The Peter Plan Bulletin Insert - week 2Download
D001.06c - The Peter Plan Bulletin Insert - week 3Download
D001.06d - The Peter Plan Bulletin Insert - week 4Download
D001.06e - The Peter Plan Bulletin Insert - week 5Download
D001.07 - Pastor's Letter About the Peter PlanDownload
D001.08 - Peter Plan Report FormDownload

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Welcome Home - Graphics

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Welcome Home Promotional ImageDownload
WHGRA01a - logo (eps)Download
WHGRA01b - logo (jpg)Download
WHGRA01c - logo (png)Download
WHGRA02a - logo - black (jpg)Download
WHGRA02b - logo - black (png)Download
WHGRA03a - logo - white (png)Download

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Welcome Home - Welcoming Returning Members

Study guides for "Welcoming Returning Members."

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Welcoming Returning Members - IntroductionDownload
1a. Welcoming Returning Members - video 1 leader guideDownload
1b. Welcoming Returning Members - video 1 student guideDownload
1c. Welcoming Returning Members - video 1 lesson resourceDownload
2a. Welcoming Returning Members - video 2 leader guideDownload
2b. Welcoming Returning Members - video 2 student guideDownload
2c. Welcoming Returning Members - video 2 lesson resourceDownload
3a. Welcoming Returning Members - video 3 leader guideDownload
3b. Welcoming Returning Members - video 3 student guideDownload
3c. Welcoming Returning Members - video 3 lesson resourceDownload
4a. Welcoming Returning Members - video 4 leader guideDownload
4b. Welcoming Returning Members - video 4 student guideDownload
4c. Welcoming Returning Members - video 4 lesson resourceDownload

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Welcome Home - Welcoming Returning Members Videos

Links for downloading the videos are found below.

*Video files are only available for individual download due to restrictions by the external hosting provider.

FileAction
1. Welcoming Returning Members - Members drawn away because of sinDownload
2. Welcoming Returning Members - Members who left after being sinned againstDownload
3. Welcoming Returning Members - Members whose needs were ignoredDownload
4. Welcoming Returning Members - Members who left for another churchDownload

Welcome Home - Teacher Resources

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Welcome Home Overview for TeachersDownload
A Simple Gesture A Powerful ImpactDownload
Welcome Home Teacher DevotionsDownload

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