Leading Your Volunteers Into Christmas

Leading Your Volunteers Into Christmas

It’s coming on Christmas! Are you ready? Here are few things to think about as you lead volunteers during this joyous yet often jam-packed season. Connect: Christmas is a great time to make a point of connection with your volunteers. Send your leaders a Christmas card: Who doesn’t love to receive an actual piece of MAIL? Gather your staff or your lead volunteers and take a silly Christmas photo. Print them and send them out to your volunteers sometime during the month. This can also serve as... Read More
Volunteer Pre-Service Pep Talk for May 28

Volunteer Pre-Service Pep Talk for May 28

Sunday mornings are like game day for children’s ministry. Just like any good coach, gather your team of volunteers for a pre-game pep talk. Answer any questions about the curriculum and ask for prayer requests. Then read the following devotion to kick the morning off: Ask the kids in your group to raise their hands if they play a sport. Have they ever been tempted to quit when the other team pulled ahead? What if they knew from the very beginning that their team was taking home the victory?... Read More
Volunteer Pre-Service Pep Talk for May 21

Volunteer Pre-Service Pep Talk for May 21

Sunday mornings are like game day for children’s ministry. Just like any good coach, gather your team of volunteers for a pre-game pep talk. Answer any questions about the curriculum and ask for prayer requests. Then read the following devotion to kick the morning off: Sometimes when we face something big, we forget that we don’t have to do it all on our own. In fact, as believers, we have the God of the universe, maker of heaven and earth, on our side! We can call out to him and he will help... Read More
Volunteer Pre-Service Pep Talk for May 14

Volunteer Pre-Service Pep Talk for May 14

Sunday mornings are like game day for children’s ministry. Just like any good coach, gather your team of volunteers for a pre-game pep talk. Answer any questions about the curriculum and ask for prayer requests. Then read the following devotion to kick the morning off: It’s difficult to keep going when things get hard. When you’re in the trenches and the job just seems to be insurmountable, it’s tempting to throw in the towel. And this doesn’t apply to just the “stuff” we have to do. This also... Read More
Volunteer Pre-Service Pep Talk for May 7

Volunteer Pre-Service Pep Talk for May 7

Sunday mornings are like game day for children’s ministry. Just like any good coach, gather your team of volunteers for a pre-game pep talk. Answer any questions about the curriculum and ask for prayer requests. Then read the following devotion to kick the morning off: Determination is deciding it’s worth it to finish what you start. And it’s key to accomplishing something big! If you want to finish what you start, you have to keep going when it’s hard. Remind your kids that they won’t do... Read More
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