Posts By Gail Marsh

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10 Quick Tips for Father’s Day Celebrations

How will you celebrate Father’s Day (Sunday, June 18) in your ministry? If you need a few fresh ideas, take a look at this list. And remember, along with your obvious thankfulness, always let your celebrations encourage the men in Jesus’ forgiveness and in their relationship with the Savior. Encourage dads to understand the importance…

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GuaranteedA free devotion for this week’s meetings

Editor’s note: Today’s devotion comes from CTA’s latest women’s devotion book, Woman of God®: Living Loved. The 64-page book focuses on  Jeremiah 31:3. Each devotion encourages readers to use God’s Word to take a closer look at who they are and what they do. Don’t forget—CTA also offers a FREE retreat guide in this theme. It’s…

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For MeA free devotion for this week’s meetings

Editor’s note: Today’s devotion comes from CTA’s latest women’s devotion book, Woman of God®: Living Loved. The 64-page book focuses on  Jeremiah 31:3. Each devotion encourages readers to use God’s Word to take a closer look at who they are and what they do. Don’t forget—CTA also offers a FREE retreat guide in this theme. It’s…

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Love You More!A free devotion for this week’s meetings

Editor’s note: Today’s devotion comes from CTA’s latest women’s devotion book, Woman of God®: Living Loved. The 64-page book focuses on  Jeremiah 31:3. Each devotion encourages readers to use God’s Word to take a closer look at who they are and what they do. Don’t forget—CTA also offers a FREE retreat guide in this theme. It’s…

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5 Ideas for Last-Minute Easter Outreach

Easter is quickly approaching, but there is still time to plan a few impactful outreach activities. Gather your ministry team and brainstorm ways you can serve your congregation and community. Here are a few ideas to get you started! Use plastic Easter eggs to share the love of Jesus. Inside each egg, place the name…

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Timely Tips for the New Year

It’s almost time to hit the “start” button on 2016. Are you ready for it? Here are some tips to help you finish 2015 and give your ministry a jump-start in 2016! Ministry Recap Collect information from the visitors you have throughout the holiday season and enter it into a visitor database. Write an email…

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Three Cheers for Volunteers

It’s over! Another successful year has come to an end. Who made it a success? Why, volunteers, of course! Volunteers are the backbone of many—perhaps most—church activities. So, how can you honor these valuable volunteers? What can you do to demonstrate your thankfulness for their service—and in the process, keep them coming back year after…

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Timely Tips for Easter Preparation

With just seven short weeks left before Easter Sunday, do you know how your  church will celebrate? If you have some extra space on your calendar, consider these ideas: Many Christians think about “giving up” something in preparation for Christ’s resurrection, but why not invite those you lead to “take on” something this year instead—just…

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Tips for Saying Thanks during Clergy Appreciation Month

October is Clergy Appreciation Month in many churches. While you will want to thank your senior pastor, don’t overlook the children’s ministers, the DREs and DCEs, the church secretaries, and all the many volunteers who keep your ministry moving forward! Here are some ideas you might want to use or adapt: Plan ahead for October. Distribute Post-It…

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