Topic: Staff & Volunteer Appreciation

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Millennial DilemmaAsk Karen

Editor’s note: Today, we continue the series titled “Ask Karen.” CTA’s volunteer expert, Karen Kogler, will answer one of the most pressing volunteer-related questions facing church leaders in 2017. If you have a question you’d like to ask Karen, just post it in the comments section! Question: In the past year, we’ve had a huge…

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A Warm Welcomea free devotion for this week’s meetings

Editor’s note: Today’s devotion comes from CTA’s staff and volunteer appreciation book With Heartfelt Thanks. With 64 pages of devotions, inspirational stories, and Bible-based encouragement, this book aims to honor each person who contributes to God’s ministry. We encourage you to share it and other With Heartfelt Thanks appreciation gifts with your teachers, coaches, office…

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Shaped to Servea free devotion for this week’s meetings

Editor’s note: Summer is quickly approaching and many of your ministry programs may be slowing down. Don’t forget about the leaders and volunteers that have made your ministry possible this year! Today’s devotion comes from the Shaped to Serve Devotion Book. Use these words to encourage those who serve in your ministry and, if you’re…

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Tracking What’s ImportantAsk Karen

Editor’s note: Today, we continue the series titled “Ask Karen.” CTA’s volunteer expert, Karen Kogler, will answer one of the most pressing volunteer-related questions facing church leaders in 2017. If you have a question you’d like to ask Karen, just post it in the comments section! Question: Our church just got new software and it…

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What Are You Making?a free devotion for Teacher Appreciation Week

Editor’s note: This week we celebrate Teacher Appreciation Week. In honor of the countless teachers that make Christian ministry possible, today’s devotion comes from the Shaped to Serve devotion book. Use these words to encourage those who serve in your ministry and, if you’re looking for an end-of-year appreciation gift, browse through CTA’s selection today!…

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Let’s Celebrate!

Get out the balloons and order a cake—today is Administrative Professionals Day! Take this opportunity to thank your ministry staff for all the hard work they put in throughout the year. Better yet, celebrate all week long with these ideas: Honor your staff members by featuring them on your website or in your church newsletter….

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More Questions Than Answersa free devotion for National Volunteer Week

Editor’s note: This week we celebrate National Volunteer Week. In honor of the countless volunteers that make Christian ministry possible, today’s devotion comes from the With Heartfelt Thanks devotion book. Use these words to encourage those who serve in your ministry and, if you’re looking for an end-of-year appreciation gift, browse through CTA’s selection today!…

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Teacher Appreciation8 Ways to Show You Care

The end of the school year and Teacher Appreciation Week (May 1–5) are quickly approaching. Now is the perfect time to honor your teachers’ hard work! Plus, a little bit of recognition will show your staff how much you care for them and how much you value their service. Here are eight ways to appreciate…

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With Heartfelt ThanksRecognition Ideas for Church Volunteers & Staff

Editor’s note: ‘Tis the season of appreciation. April 26 is Administrative Professionals Day, April 23–29 is Volunteer Appreciation Week, and May 1–5 is Teacher Appreciation Week. Are you looking for appreciation ideas or Christian gifts to honor the service of these dedicated individuals? Check out CTA! The list below is just one part of CTA’s…

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How to Write a Volunteer ManualAsk Karen

Editor’s note: Today, we continue the series titled: Ask Karen. CTA’s volunteer expert, Karen Kogler, will answer one of the most pressing volunteer-related questions facing church leaders in 2017. If you have a question you’d like to ask Karen, just post it in the comments section! Question: Our volunteer program is really expanding. I want to…

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