Inreach / Outreach Committee

Inreach/Outreach Annual Report 2019

7 Members. Term: 4 years. Starts July 1. Meets in odd-numbered months. Reports in February. Hosts in December. Open to attenders. Members include ex-officio website, media and Communications.

The Inreach/Outreach Committee is charged with enhancing the social life of the Meeting as a faith community and enhancing its relations with the wider community – including but not limited to various forms of hospitality for members, attenders and visitors, social activities, media/public relations, and participation in activities of the Newtown and Bucks County communities.

The Inreach/Outreach Committee will:

  1. Define roles and organize activities to further committee mission.
  2. Welcome visitors through the role of greeter and other means. recording, contact and tracking process for visitors.
  3. Defines the difference between visitors and attenders and determines when nametags are issued, website password is shared and names are added to the mailing list and meeting directory.
  4. Ensure that new attenders who want to become involved get nametags and are included in the directory and e-news lists. Help attenders quickly engage in the life of the Meeting through invitations to various activities.
  5. Maintain records of new visitors and both long and short term attenders. Send regular updates to Recorder. Do outreach to attenders who have not been seen in several months; notify Recorder of those who can be removed.
  6. Conduct the welcome postcard program to new arrivals in the Newtown area.
  7. Responsible for organizing NFM community social activities such as Friendly Eights, refreshments after worship on first days, book and other discussions, and picnics.
  8. Through press releases (Communications Committee), promotes meeting events to the wider community.
  9. Identify a coordinator for the annual Pancake Breakfast on Easter Sunday. The coordinator will find helpers, do purchasing, and implement the breakfast.

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