When Clothing and Household Items Are Donated
Churches may want to tell taxpayers that generosity is its own reward.
Moreover, if your church is like most charitable organizations, you aren't equipped to issue the required receipts, nor are those volunteers or staff receiving the donations authorized, in
When Volunteers Drive for Your Church
Tips for handling this critical area of risk-management.
When Volunteers Drive for Your Church. Tips for handling this critical area of risk-management. What should you know before allowing volunteers to drive on behalf of the church?
Let the Foster and Adopted Children Come to Me
Families of vulnerable children often feel unwelcome in their own churches. Here are five ways to change that.
projects and local adoption in other countries. 2. Train leaders and volunteers about vulnerable children. The needs of foster children and those who
Responding to Injuries at Church
What to do when employees or volunteers get hurt.
Responding to Injuries at Church. What to do when employees or volunteers get hurt. Interview with Attorney John A. Anthony by Bob Smietana. A pastor
When Volunteers Disappoint
Work through disappointment and create realistic expectations for your team.
When Volunteers Disappoint. Volunteers come from a variety of backgrounds, sometimes have little or no ministry experience, and display a wide range of maturity.
How to Advocate for Singles in Your Church
Minding the margins to draw everyone in
Once, during a conversation with a coworker at a large church where I worked, I discovered that a vast majority of our welcome team volunteers were single people.
9 Tips for Planning a Safe VBS
How to prepare for this significant summer event.
If you don't have Vacation Bible School on your church calendar yet, it's absolutely key that you put it on there now. Develop a plan for screening volunteers. Start gathering volunteers.
5 Free Articles for Child Abuse Prevention Month
How your church can take steps toward awareness and prevention.
Below is a sample of what you'll find. In “Child Sexual Abuse,” attorney Richard Hammar stresses how important it is to properly vet your employees and volunteers.
5 Digital Tools for Managing Church Volunteers
Some handy electronic resources with the potential to revolutionize your volunteer management.
5 Digital Tools for Managing Church Volunteers. Some handy electronic resources with the potential to revolutionize your volunteer management. Alexandria Kuo.
How a Small Congregation Fed 145,000 People
God is using 124 people from this historic congregation to support a big ministry.
kinds of outreach. In a church of 80 active members, the food pantry has a staff of 21 volunteers, most of whom are there every week. According to Marvin
Are Your Church IT Policies Too Restrictive?
Promote collaboration across church staff with these key reminders.
Solutions. This book also covers everything else related to church IT, from department structure to church management software to using volunteers.
How Should Churches Respond to Hurricanes?
Guidance for ministries in the wake of a devastating natural disaster.
Your facilities. If you hope to use your church as a relief shelter, first ask these questions: Do you have enough willing volunteers to attend to the needs of your guests?
5 Simple Steps to Recruit Volunteers In a Small Church
It's hard to disciple people when you can't even find volunteers. This simple process can help small churches do both better.
It's hard to disciple people when you can't even find volunteers. Church LeadershipOctober 24, 2016. 5 Simple Steps to Recruit Volunteers In a Small Church
VBS Is More Than a One-Off Event; It's an Investment
4 ways to use this one-week program to ignite year-long discipleship.
You purchase items, decorate the church, recruit and train volunteers, and invite families. Then the big week arrives. 4. Follow up with the volunteers.