EASTER TOOLKIT

Easter is just around the corner! While gathering together still looks a little different, that doesn’t mean we won’t be celebrating that Jesus is alive together! We are offering on campus as well as online Easter services 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 for the 9AM or 10:45 service.”
3. “Hi friends! I am so excited to celebrate the good news that Jesus is alive.  I’m attending Easter service this weekend, can you join me?"

Postcard / Notecard

Download this postcard / notecard and put in mailboxes to invite your neighbors to Easter at Relate. Include a personal note sharing when you will be attending or 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  Easter service. I’m participating in 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 at Relate is still happening! The times are 9 & 10:45 a.m. Let me know if you would like to sit by me, I’d love for you to join me!



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 at Relate! We can attend service on campus or online. Let me know what works best for your family and we can attend together!



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 what's happening at my church. We will be showing The Passion of the Christ on April 2nd at 6:30. They will also have a special Eggstravaganza for your kids that night. Then on Sunday, April 4th, we have a 9AM and 10:45AM service. 

I think you and your family would love it.

I think it’d be fun if we attended 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 a special showing of The Passion of the Christ on Friday, April 2nd at 6:30PM. There will also be an EGGSTRAVAGANZA for children birth-6th grade that night. Then on Sunday, Easter services at 9 AM and 10:45 AM, on campus and 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 participating in  the ____ service on Sunday. Let me know if you'd like to meet me there or if watch online, these are ways to do that, live.relatechurch.com, Facebook Live or youtube.com/relatechurch

Thinking of you and hope to see you soon!

Best,

[Your Name]

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.