Item description for Serving As A Church Greeter (Zondervan Practical Ministry Gui) by Paul E. Engle & Leslie Parrott...
Overview This new edition of The Greeter?s Manual deals with those who are often the first people one encounters at church?the greeters (not the pastor or a musician or even an usher). Here are the whys and wherefores of effective greeters, whether a church is large or small.
Publishers Description For: *Individual use *Group training Greeters are the welcoming arms that people long to find in a church. This practical guidebook will help you reach out to people who need to experience the warmth of belonging to a church family. Serving as a Church Greeter sheds light on *The Ministry of Church Greeters *The Need for Warmhearted Greeters *Developing a User-Friendly Foyer *A Better Way of Doing Things *The Parking Lot Ministry Zondervan Practical Ministry Guides provide you with simple, practical insights for serving in today s churches. Written by experienced pastors and church workers, these easy-to-read, to-the-point booklets address the fundamentals of different ministries as practiced effectively in real life. You ll find biblical insight and wise, field-tested advice you can apply today, as well as discussion questions to help you think through and integrate what you read."
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8" Width: 5.24" Height: 0.24" Weight: 0.15 lbs.
Release Date Oct 1, 2002
Publisher Zondervan Publishing
Series Zondervan Practical Ministry Gui
ISBN 0310247640 ISBN13 9780310247647 UPC 025986247645
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More About Paul E. Engle & Leslie Parrott
Paul E. Engle has pastored churches in Pennsylvania, Connecticut, Illinois, and Michigan. He earned degrees from Houghton College, Wheaton College Graduate School, and Westminster Theological Seminary. He serves as an adjunct professor in two U.S. seminaries and in four international schools. Among his eight books is The Baker Wedding Handbook.
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Reviews - What do customers think about Serving As A Church Greeter?
Helpful, if not fantastic... Oct 6, 2006
This book can serve as a helpful resource for church greeters. I especially like the biblical and theological descriptions of the role of greeters, making sure to establish the important fact that greeting is no less important than other serving roles in the church and is not the type of thing that can be done well by anyone. It takes certain skills and attitudes that are crucial to serving as a good greeter, and this book establishes a very solid case for the need for quality greeters.
I also appreciated the special section at the end of the book on parking needs.
Better than most other books on this topic, Parrott manages to describe greeting across a broad spectrum of church and worship styles. Still, there were some assumptions about standard practices that may exist within some churches but are certainly not universal.
Ultimately, I thought that this book was the best that I've read of its type. Its applications do not specifically apply to our greeters ministry to a sufficient degree to warrant that I purchase this book for all of my greeters, as I had originally hoped. However, I do plan to pass it along to the leaders of our greeting teams and use some quotes for greeter training. It's definitely a helpful resource.