Welcoming Others to Our Community of Faith

Feeling welcomed is an essential part of belonging to a community. That’s why making our visitors feel welcome is a top priority! Here are some ideas to help.

When people feel welcome at church, they'll naturally want to stay. This video for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints shows normal and natural ways to help visitors feel at home when they come to church for the first time.
Inviting Others to "Come and Stay"

When people feel welcome at church, they’ll naturally want to stay.

Here are things you can do to make your ward more welcoming

Here are a few examples of the effects a welcoming congregation can have on a person’s life.

When Natalie and Ryan started looking for a church to call home, they never expected to find what they were looking for in a social post.
Welcome, Ryan and Natalie

Natalie never expected a blog to change her family’s life, but a post about the Book of Mormon on Instagram did just that.

As a divorce attorney who’s also divorced, Matt’s life wasn’t turning out the way he’d planned. But then he met someone who changed his perspective—and they started a marriage that can last forever.
Welcome, Matt

As a divorce attorney who’s also divorced, Matt’s life wasn’t turning out the way he’d planned. But then he met someone who changed his perspective—and they started a marriage that can last forever.

Their relationship was broken, their family was struggling, and nothing was changing. Then they heard a knock at the door.
Welcome, Woods Family

Tony and Marnie’s relationship hit rock bottom. They were unhappy, discouraged, and looking for a lifeline. And it came in a way that they least expected—with a knock on the door.

Lizzy wasn’t looking for the Book of Mormon. It just showed up one day—right on her Kindle. She gave the book a chance, and it ended up changing her life. Listen to her story.
Welcome, Lizzy

Lizzy wasn’t looking for the Book of Mormon. It just showed up one day—right on her Kindle. She gave the book a chance, and it ended up changing her life.

After feeling very lost in life, Jennifer was intrigued by the lives of Latter-day Saint friends, neighbors and co-workers. This was the start of a journey that would change everything for her.
Welcome, Jennifer!

After feeling very lost in life, Jennifer was intrigued by the lives of Latter-day Saint friends, neighbors, and coworkers. This was the start of a journey that would change everything for her.

Alejandra had a lot of questions about life. As she met with the missionaries and attended church, she began to find the answers she was looking for.
Welcome, Alejandra!

Alejandra had a lot of questions about life. As she met with the missionaries and attended church, she began to find the answers she was looking for.

Welcome to a community where everyone is trying to live as Jesus taught. Come and see what we believe at mormon.org .
Welcome | Comeuntochrist.org

Welcome to a community where everyone is trying to live as Jesus taught.

Church begins on Sunday, but does it end there? Imagine if church extended beyond the four walls of a building to inspire us every day.
This Is Church

Church meetings might be on Sunday, but does it end there? Imagine if church extended beyond the four walls of a building to inspire us every day.