EASTER TOOLKIT

Easter is just around the corner! While we are not gathering as we normally do, that doesn’t mean we won’t be celebrating that Jesus is alive together! We are offering online Easter services this year and put together the perfect toolkit for you to invite your friends and family to join in on the fun.


4 Steps to Invite People to Easter

  1. Think about who you can invite to Easter
  2. Identify the best way you can get the message out
  3. Access the related resources below
  4. Share them online!

Easter Invite Toolkit

Inside, you’ll find:

  • Digital invites to share on social media
  • Scripts to guide you recording a selfie-style invitation on your phone
  • Templates to text and email to your friends, family, neighbors and coworkers
  • Video shareables to email, text or post online

Selfie Prompt

Here’s some instructions you can use for a selfie video invite! Use this to create a selfie and post to your profiles to invite your friends to Easter.

1. *sitting in front of the computer screen or TV* “hey friends! Easter is still happening this year—and THIS is how I’ll be celebrating! will you join me for Relate Church online?”
2. “Easter is this week! I can’t wait to celebrate the hope of Jesus, especially at a time like this. Join me online for service.”
3. “Hi friends! I am so excited to celebrate the good news that Jesus is alive. Especially in the midst of so much uncertainty and pain. I’m watching Easter service online this weekend, can you join me? - Let's watch together."

Postcard / Notecard

Download this postcard / notecard and put in mailboxes to invite your neighbors to Easter services online. Include a personal note sharing when you will be watching and your contact info if they’d like to reach out.


DOWNLOAD NOTE/POSTCARD

Email / Text Template

Use these text templates below to invite your friends and family by email or text. Copy and paste into your phone or computer for easy sharing.


TEXT TEMPLATE


Text Option 1

Hey! I’ve been thinking of you and miss seeing you (at work/at small group/at the gym). I want to invite you to join me for Relate Church’s online Easter service. I’m watching the ____ service, would you like to join me? I have been so encouraged by staying connected to community in this way, and I hope it can be the same for you.



Text Option 2

Easter with Relate is still happening! The times are 9 & 10:45 a.m. Let me know which service you will be watching, I’d love to join you online!



Text Option 3

You and your family have been in my prayers this week! I hope that you are feeling God’s peace during this time. I also want to invite you to Easter with Relate! We have 2 services online that I think you and your family would love. Let me know if there’s a time that works for your family and we can watch together, virtually!



Text Option 4

Hey ___! My family and I were talking the other day about fun things to do with family right now, and I wanted to let you know about the online Easter services at Relate. I think you and your family would love it.

I think it’d be fun if we watched at the same time! Would the ___ work for you? let me know!





EASTER EMAIL

Hi____, 

I have been praying for you this week! I miss seeing you at (work, the gym, small group, dog park...) and hope that you are staying safe and encouraged!

Relate Church is having 2 Easter services, online. I was so excited to hear that we will be celebrating together still, and want to invite you to join. My family and I will be watching the ____ service. Let me know if that works for you, or if there’s another time we can watch together on live.relatechurch.com, Facebook Live or youtube.com/relatechurch

Thinking of you and hope to see you online!

Best,

[Your Name]

Social Media Images

Download these social media images to share on your social profiles. Add a caption and tag your friends. Include the service time of when you’ll be watching and be sure to follow up with them afterwards to hear about their experience.


Instagram Story

Instagram Story

Instagram Post

Facebook Post

Watch Party Instructions

Watch parties are great ways to engage live with your audience. You can host a watch party for a Facebook live video by creating a new post, selecting more, choosing watch party, selecting Live in the options and choosing the live video you want to watch. This can only be done while the video is live. You can also schedule a watch party for a pre-recorded video.


More instructions can be found here.