What might be the most important 3 minutes of your church service for visitors

Martin Salter suggests that for a visitor, maybe the most crucial three minutes of the service were the three minutes immediately after the service has finished.

Encourage your folk to ‘take five’ – look for someone new, and just say ‘hi’. It could make all the difference.

Have a read of his blog here and let us know what you think.



  1. Very true and a good challenge to us all. (PS also excellent photo of my husband!)

  2. As someone visiting new churches abroad I agree completely. It’s so nice to feel welcomed and have people interested in me.

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