Lifeway Research recent study: 70% of young adults stop attending church for at least a year between the ages of 18 and 22…
Is your church trying to ‘reach and retain’ college students? How about…
Hospitality – Offer a safe, stress-free, welcoming home-away-from-home for young College students.
Let them serve – Millennials have gained a reputation for being one of the most ‘helping and engaging’ generations in decades.
Teach the Word – The majority of students report they attend church
to LEARN MORE about the Bible (84%).
Offer free food – Over half of (hungry) college students surveyed (68%), say that they would attend a church that offered free food on a regular basis.
Bottom line: Shower those college-age students in your congregation with love, understanding and prayer…knowing that you are planting seeds that will produce spiritual fruit in their lives for years to come. Facts and Trends.net http://goo.gl/FgMSsg
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When it comes to ‘reach and retain’ college students…
-Half of the college students surveyed say they would attend a
Sunday service before 10:30am…really!!
– Most students surveyed say they would prefer contact from church members
after they visit a local church (77%).
-Most students surveyed say that volunteer opportunities at church
appeal to them (86%)
– Over half (60%) of college students say they look for opportunities
to participate in mission trips. Source: Gardner-Webb University study
VERSE: “Let everything that has breath praise the LORD” Psalm 150
QUOTE: “A person who loves his job, will never work a day in his life.”
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