Episode 73: Is it Necessary to Have Service on Sundays?

Consider all these factors when deciding whether or not your church is going to meet on Sunday mornings.

In Episode 73 of the New Churches Q&A Podcast, we talk about what factors need to be considered when deciding on alternative service times. Here is Lee Peoples with his question:

How do you find out what’s best in determining a day of the week and service time to meet?

In this episode, you’ll discover:

  • Some situations in which it may be beneficial to offer a non-Sunday service time.
  • How to gauge interest for an alternative service day and time.
  • The reasons why Sunday is the predominant day churches meet.

Shareable Quotes (#NewChurches):

  • “There seems to be a pattern in the New Testament about meeting on the first day of the week” –@edstetzer
  • “Can you go all out and have a functioning biblical church on Thursdays?” –@edstetzer
  • “I don’t think there’s a clear biblical mandate that exceptions can’t be made to Sundays” –@edstetzer
  • “There’s an orbital pull toward Sundays in most cultures” –@edstetzer

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