Friendly, But Not Intentional

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  1. hacken2013 says:

    My church could have used this a decade ago when we joined. We didn’t see a lot of “intentional” actions when we joined. It would increase our membership, I bet.

  2. Rita Griffith says:

    I have been serving in guest services now for just about 5 years and I do try to meet new people with not only a smile but also give them information. There are times that I can sense that a hug would help and I ask if they would like one.
    Thank you so much for your information on being a better greeter I will be looking forward to more inform.
    Yes you are so right, we are all greeters and I catch myself greeting people everywhere I go.

  3. Jim Kelley says:

    If you want to experience a naturally friendly and gracious church, visit First Methodist Church in downtown Tulsa, OK.

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