Author Topic: Welcoming People  (Read 1432 times)

0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic.

Offline Pravoslavbob

  • Section Moderator
  • Archon
  • *****
  • Posts: 3,395
  • Out for a stroll...
  • Faith: Orthodox Catholic
  • Jurisdiction: Antioch
Welcoming People
« on: November 17, 2004, 11:55:06 PM »
Hi All. :)

Recently, I was reading something about ways to make people feel welcome in your parish and just wondered if any of you have any experience with this.  Years ago in my parish we sort of tried to re-institute the order of doorkeeper, more with the idea of welcoming people to the parish and helping them orient themselves.  I think maybe we should think about getting this going again.    I guess one can also have inquirer's classes or small groups or the like.  What do you guys think?



BTW, do you think I put this post in the right place?
« Last Edit: November 18, 2004, 01:11:07 AM by Pravoslavbob »
Atheists have noetic deficiencies.

Don't believe everything you think.

The more I know, the less I know.   ;)

Offline Fr. David

  • The Poster Formerly Known as "Pedro"
  • Archon
  • ********
  • Posts: 2,833
Re:Welcoming People
« Reply #1 on: November 18, 2004, 07:15:11 AM »
I think it's in an appropriate place, though it could be elsewhere; welcoming people is definitely a part of the faithful in a parish being open to the conversion process of others.

Priest in the Orthodox Church in America - ordained on March 18, 2012

Oh Taste and See (my defunct blog)

From Protestant to Orthodox (my conversion story)