Topic: Staff & Volunteer Appreciation

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A Life Reflecting Christ’s Obediencea free devotion for this week’s meetings

Editor’s note: This week’s free devotion comes from CTA’s latest devotion book for Christian workers and volunteers, Reflecting Christ. It features 25 quick-read devotions that emphasize the theme verse, Ephesians 5:1: Be imitators of God, as beloved children. The book, along with other Reflecting Christ products, makes a perfect back-to-school appreciation gift for your teachers,…

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Want Volunteers? Ask New Members

Talked to any new members at your church lately? New members make great volunteers. They’re excited about their new church. They want to get to know others and recognize serving as a great way to build relationships. Most are open to getting involved and making a meaningful contribution. Plus, during transitions, people may be more…

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Seeing Christ’s Wisdom More Clearlya free devotion for this week’s meetings

Editor’s note: This week’s free devotion comes from CTA’s latest devotion book for Christian workers and volunteers, Reflecting Christ. It features 25 quick-read devotions that emphasize the theme verse, Ephesians 5:1: Be imitators of God, as beloved children. The book, along with other Reflecting Christ products, makes a perfect back-to-school appreciation gift for your teachers,…

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Want Volunteers?Consider the Ins and Outs

An intriguing way to grow volunteerism at church involves looking at the “ins” and “outs”—people volunteering inside, and outside, your church’s walls. To start, think about the ratio of inside/outside volunteering at your church. List all of your volunteer opportunities, noting which are internal (ushering; Sunday school teachers) and which have an external focus (donations…

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A Little Something to Lighten the Mood

Editor’s note: Getting back into the groove of school is difficult for students, but it is just as hard for teachers! Today we’re posting some jokes written by our Smiles as You Serve author, Tim Wesemann. We hope the jokes will relieve some of your back-to-school blues as you continue to serve Jesus and those…

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A Life Reflecting Christ’s Lovea free devotion for this week’s meetings

Editor’s note: This week’s free devotion comes from CTA’s latest devotion book for Christian workers and volunteers, Reflecting Christ. It features 25 quick-read devotions that emphasize the theme verse, Ephesians 5:1 (ESV): Be imitators of God, as beloved children. The book, along with other Reflecting Christ products, makes a perfect back-to-school appreciation gift for your…

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A Life Reflecting Christ’s Purposea free devotion for this week’s meetings

Editor’s note: This week’s free devotion comes from CTA’s latest devotion book for Christian workers and volunteers, Reflecting Christ. It features 25 quick-read devotions that emphasize the theme verse, Ephesians 5:1: Be imitators of God, as beloved children. The book, along with other Reflecting Christ products, makes a perfect back-to-school appreciation gift for your teachers, staff, and…

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Recruitment Basics #4Recruitment Tips

The first three blogs in this series talked about the basics of good recruiting: common practices to avoid, the importance of the job description, and how to invite people to serve. Future blogs will cover other angles of recruiting such as helping new members get involved, organizing ministry fairs, involving parents and seniors as volunteers,…

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Serving Obedientlya free devotion for this week’s meetings

Editor’s note: This week’s free devotion comes from CTA’s latest devotion book for Christian workers and volunteers, Reflecting Christ. It features 25 quick-read devotions that emphasize the theme verse, Ephesians 5:1: Be imitators of God, as beloved children. The book, along with other Reflecting Christ products, makes a perfect back-to-school appreciation gift for your teachers, staff, and…

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