Welcome Back Media Kit for Congregational Use

These resources may be personalized with the local parish’s information.

This Welcome Back media kit is designed to help pastors and congregations:

  • Encourage their members to come back to church for in-person services and
  • Invite community members (and those who may have been tuned in to their livestreams) to join them in receiving the life that only Jesus can give.

The resources are designed to allow congregations to add an invitation and local details about their worship services. They can also be used to advertise the congregation or to generate opportunities for pastoral conversations in the community.

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Feel free to mix and match these resources in whatever way suits your congregation best.

View video with American Sign Language:  YouTube   •   Vimeo 


For Members

These resources are recommended for use by congregations that would like to welcome their own members back first.

View samples

Download Welcome Back theme files

Download With High Delight theme files

For Community

These resources are recommended for use by congregations that are ready to invite their community and those who may be watching their livestream.

View samples

Download Jesus Gives theme files

Download Life Has Changed theme files

For General Audience

These resources are recommended for use by congregations that prefer to welcome a general audience of both members and non-members.

View samples

Download God Is Here theme files



As you plan your stages of reopening through video conferencing, you can use this ZOOM background.
You can continue to use this for ongoing video devotions, Bible studies and other virtual presentations.

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