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There are many things, large and small; simple or more complicated, which churches can do to attract more visitors, to give them a warm welcome, an enjoyable experience and to encourage them to return.
All churches are unique, with different and distinctive features and settings. What is appropriate and realistic in one church may not be the case in another. However, there are a few simple steps which can be undertaken by every church.Resources
Discover the latest news, ideas and resources for opening your church for visitors, interpreting your heritage, getting funding or organising events.
These leaflets were written* to explain to visitors (and regulars) what is going on in worship and why people do certain things like cross themselves and genuflect. Within the Anglican church there are many different traditions which can lead to misunderstandings. They cover six topics: Making the sign of the cross sign of the cross Genuflecting and […]
Read the new CVTA NEWSLETTER – SEPTEMBER 2019 . Find out more about the forthcoming CVTA Conference in Manchester and read about Shropshire’s Mayflower Children and the fascinating story, visitors to the parish church of St James, Shipton, near Much Wenlock, in deepest rural Shropshire will discover. A plaque tells of the four young children of Katharine More who […]