How to reach out – welcome in – and hang on to new people.

An engagement e-vent hosted by the New Connections Campaign.

September 16, 2017
9:30 a.m.-noon

(Registration begins 9 a.m.)
at Christ the King Lutheran Church in Great Falls, Virginia.



  • 9:00 a.m. – Registration
  • 9:30 a.m. – Welcome and Reach Out: Inviting Others to Church
    (BLESS cards, Faith Stories, Advertising Events)
  • 10:30 a.m. – Break
  • 10:45 a.m. – Welcome In: Developing a strategy for radical hospitality
    Bev Adams, Hospitality Leader, Christ Church Fairfax
    Leah Zapata, Director of Serve Ministries, Christ Church Fairfax
  • 11:45 a.m. – Break
  • 12:00 p.m. – Hang on to those who come: Creating religious and non-religious groups for people to make lasting friendships.
  • 12:30 p.m. – End

For more information, contact: The Rev. Phil Hirsch –