A List of some of our top tips in connecting and reaching 20s-30s ( Not in order)
Encourage young adults to use their gifts and talents at church
Run a variety of social events
Link your church with student organisations such as Fusion and Student Christian Movement
Maintain a decent church website
Consider alternative locations for meetings such as Costa Coffee
Start a community board games café
Offer free food
Collaborate with community sports groups
Consider running an afternoon or evening service
Publicise events using the app ‘Meet Up’
If you run Messy Church, have a volunteer talking to the parents.
Start a community or family film club
Start a regular young adults home group
Run a social action project in your local area
Boost events and posts on Facebook
Try running an alternative service such Café Church, Messy Church or a Taizé Service
Make links with young adults through Occasional Offices
Think about the aesthetics of your meeting space
Use social media to engage with young adults throughout the week
Connect with other churches running young adults ministry
Ask young adults what they value about your church and ideas they have for the future.
Spend time building relationships with parents at parent and toddler groups
Prayer walk around the parish
Make connections with Christian Unions at local colleges.
Flyer the parish to promote events.
Invest in children’s ministry, as this also grows the parents’ faith
Post church events on online community forums
Start a community or gospel choir
Find out where the 20s-30s are in your community
Don’t stop praying