A variety of suggested practices to assist you in your evangelization efforts. This page will be updated often. Please check back regularly. If you have a best practice to share please go to Best Practices and complete the brief questionnaire.
Care Note Parking Lot Ministry
Passing out Care Notes to Fairdale High School Parents
Open Gym Wednesday
Open Gym for youth can be a great opportunity for Evangelization
Witnessing our Faith through New Media
Cardboard Ministry – Parishioners sharing the Good news of God alive and working in their lives. Click here to see the video available through YouTube
Welcoming the Stranger
Developing a welcoming plan for the parish can be an effective way to enhance a sense of community, better integrate newcomers and culturally diverse groups, and meet the spiritual and human needs of newly arrived persons. From USCCB (Resource for Building Unity in Diversity)
Welcome Gift Basket
Create a basket to be distributed to newcomers for under $10. From C. Jeanne Heida, Yahoo! Contributor Network
Welcome Meeting for New Parishioners
Inviting those interested in joining your parish to an informative, friendly, yet concise gathering.
from Monique Becker, St Francis Xavier Informational Meeting
from Laura Graven, St. Albert the Great Agenda for Newcomer’s Welcome