Three Ways to Fight the Summer Ministry Slump
Wouldn't it be great to beat the Summer Slump?
I have a statement I use once in a while when referring to Church attendance in the Summertime, and it goes like this: “Summer – Summer here and many are not.” Perhaps a bit of sarcasm involved with the statement, yet most of us who are in ministry find it to be a fact of life… attendance in Church during the Summer tends to go down. Perhaps you're in the minority in which attendance goes up, but rest assured, it is a minority. This brief article is for the rest of us. Here are Three Ways to Beat the Summer Slump.
What can we do, especially as leaders to convey the message to those we are entrusted to care for that we aren't giving up? Below are three ideas I wanted to share, and without a doubt, there are many more! I would love to hear your thoughts on how you make things work for your Church during the Summer.
Yes, there are far more than three ways to fight the Summer Slump but these are just a few that will help.