Hospitality Ministry


The hospitality ministry aims to create a welcoming atmosphere of love, acceptance, comfort, support, care, and unity for visitors, members, guests, and friends. Our goal is to enhance their worship experience, encourage fellowship, and foster a strong community of believers.


The hospitality ministry seeks to reflect the love of Christ through expressions of gratitude, excitement, and enthusiasm by:

Creating an inviting environment during services and events that is welcoming, hospitable, friendly, organized, disciplined.

Establishing a sense of belonging, ensuring every visitor, member, and guest feels special and welcome in our church home.
Reducing stress, anxiety, fear, and confusion for visitors and guests through resources such as:
  • Greeters/Ushers/Security Attendants
  • Welcome/Visitor packages
  • Translators (when necessary)
  • Visitor Cards
  • Facilitating a smooth transition from being a visitor to becoming a member.

Biblical Motivation

The motivation for the hospitality ministry is rooted in biblical teachings:

  • “Greet one another with a holy kiss. All the churches of Christ send greetings.” – Romans 16:16
  • “Do not neglect to show hospitality to strangers, for by this, some have entertained angels without knowing it.” – Hebrews 13:2
  • “But if we walk in the light, as he is in the light, we have fellowship with one another, and the blood of Jesus, his Son, purifies us from all sin.” – 1 John 1:7
  • “The King will reply, ‘I tell you the truth, whatever you did for one of the least of these brothers of mine, you did for me.'” – Matthew 25:40
  • Additional Verses: (1 Peter 4:9, Romans 12:13, Romans 15:7)


The Hospitality Ministry is founded on five principles:

  1. Welcome: Greet visitors, guests, and members to ensure their comfort during worship
    services and events.
  2. Hospitality: Express warmth, generosity, and kindness by creating a hospitable environment
    that is open, friendly, and sociable.
  3. Fellowship: Build a community of believers through special programs, events, and trips,
    fostering unity through shared activities, experiences, goals, ideas, and feelings.
  4. Organization: Manage worship services and events to create a pleasant environment by
    limiting distractions and disturbances.
  5. Discipline: Ensure members, guests, and visitors adhere to the rules, regulations, protocols,
    and procedures to maintain order and avoid chaos.

Departements Of Hospitality Ministry

The hospitality ministry committee is composed of 2 departments who will have their own leaders & assistants’ leaders.  The 2 departments are: Welcome Department and Protocol Department The 2 departments of the Hospitality Ministry is subdivided into the following areas:
  1. Protocol Department
    • Ushers/Greeters
    • Security/Parking Attendants Welcoming Department
    • Lodging staff
    • Hosting of guests
    • Kitchen staff
    • Transportation staff
    • Follow up of visitors and members
    • Visitation of visitors and members
Organisational Structure of the Hospitality Ministry The hospitality ministry committee members must of City Of Grace meet the following biblical descriptions:
  1. Timothy 3
    • You must not engage in adultery, give into drunkenness, or behave in violent manners.
    • You must have self-control, be hospitable, respectable, and able to teach.
  2. Timothy 2:15
    • You must present yourself as an approved workman of God. Titus 1:6-9
    • You must be blameless, disciplined, love what is good, and holy!.

General Qualifications

  1. You must be an active member of the church for at least a year.
  2. You must have a great reputation among the members and outsiders.
  3. You must agree to meet at least one time per month to pray with the other committee members.
  4. You must agree to never miss three meetings consecutively without a justifiable excuse that is approved by a majority of the other members; otherwise it will result in an involuntary resignation.
  5. You must agree to remain active in the church worship services, bible study, prayer services, major events, and members’ meetings.
  6. You must agree to lead by example in tithing and voluntary church contributions.