Just as a good restaurant boasts a balanced menu, with a wide variety of appetizers, salads, entrees, and desserts, at Fellowship Church we strategically plan both the themes and the placement of our sermon series.
We offer a wide range of practical themes: family, relationships, singles' issues, character, marriage, our vision and core values, and a relevant concentration on a biblical book or figure. A typical year might include a message series on each of these areas.
We place these at strategic points during the year, based on the specific audience in attendance. Therefore, I plan my preaching schedule around our church attendance patterns.
From day one, I asked our staff to count every person who comes to our worship services. We don't count people to pat ourselves on the back about our growth. We count people to build data on church attendance.
There is a definite ebb and flow to the life of Fellowship Church. Knowing the attendance patterns helps to prepare for expected growth, message ...1