Watch Party Host Resources
Hosting a Venue Watch Party is simple & easy!
H- Have a heart for people.
O- Open your home.
S- Set the atmosphere.
T- Tell a friend.
Check out these resources to help you as you host the BEST Watch Party EVER!
Have a Heart for People
People are the ONLY thing that matter!
Pastor Tavner’s message, “Do It For The People,” challenged us to be eternity-driven and to be aware of our assignment to show the world who Jesus is.
“Every number has a name, every name has a story, and every story matters to God because every person matters to God.”
– Pastor Tavner Smith
Check out these sermons to help you have a heart for people.
Open Your Home
At Venue Church we have a ‘Welcome Home’ culture. The difference between “Welcome Home” and “Make Yourself At Home” is the intentionality, excellence, and preparation that you invest into hosting your Watch Party.
Level of Preparation = Level of Expectation
In Venue Watch Parties we honor everyone so that we all feel valued, loved, and welcome. We can honor our guests through our weekly preparation. Your level of preparation shows your level of expectation. Honor your Watch Party Guests by preparing well for your Watch Party each week because you’re expecting God to do big things in your Watch Party.
Honor Their Time & Yours
We can also honor our guests by starting & ending on time. That communicates that your Watch Party members’ time is just as valuable as yours is, and it also creates consistency that your Watch Party guests can depend on.
Miracles Happen When You Open Your Home
“Inviting someone into your home is the greatest act of hospitality that you can do.” – Pastor Tavner Smith
Something happens to people when you invite them into your space.
- Peter opened his home to Jesus and his mother in law got healed. [Luke 40:38-39]
- A little girl died and when Jesus showed up in her home she was healed. [Luke 8:51-55]
- The paralytic was healed when he was lowered down into the home. [Mark 2:1-12]
Set the Atmosphere
Setting the atmosphere is easy when you follow these 3 tips –
- S: Serve Food
- E: Exciting & Excellent
- T: Take Time to Pray Before They Show Up
Quick & Easy Snacks
- Chips & Salsa
- Chips & Dip
- Pretzels & M&Ms
- Cookies & Coffee
- Donuts & Coffee
- Veggies & Ranch
- Fresh Fruit
- Pigs in a Blanket
Exciting & Excellent
A great way to set an exciting atmosphere is through background music with a great playlist.
We’ve provided you with an upbeat playlist to help you set the atmosphere!
Simply open your camera app on your phone and hold it over the QR Code below to open our playlist.
You can also set the atmosphere intentionally with excellence through making sure your space is clean and smelling nice, setting up great lighting, and providing adequate seating.
We’ve provided you with a candle in your complimentary Host Box to help your space smell nice.
We understand that you live in this space, but be sure to honor your guests by tidying up your space so they’re not distracted by dust, pet hair, or dirty dishes.
Take Time to Pray
Examples of What to Pray for Your Guests Before They Arrive
- Thank you Jesus for this opportunity to win my world for You.
- God, prepare their hearts to receive what You have for them today.
- Remove any excuses for them to not show up today.
- Use me in their life today.
- Bless our time together today & let it be impactful.
Tell a Friend
Who Should I Invite to My Watch Party?
- Hair Stylist
- People You Interact with Regularly in Your Community
- Anyone God Tells You to Invite!