Tagged: volunteer gifts


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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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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Christmas Gifts for Every Music Ministry

Psalm 95:1 (KJV) says, Let us make a joyful noise to the rock of our salvation. Who makes that joyful noise at your church? I can imagine there are several leaders and groups that make your music ministry possible—adult choir members and directors, children’s choirs and their teachers, instrumentalists and their directors, the hand bell…

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Top 5 End-of-the-Year Gifts for Teachers

You don’t have to be a Pinterest wiz in order to put together meaningful end-of-the-year appreciation gifts for the teachers in your ministry. Think about all of the dedication and hard work that the teachers have put in throughout the year—and let that inspire your gifts! Here are five popular teacher appreciation gifts: Order CTA’s…

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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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7 Tips on Developing a Useful Action Plan

Sometimes we have great ideas regarding what we want to happen for our ministry, but they never seem develop. An action plan is our “let’s make it happen” tool. A well-thought-through action plan will transform great ideas, translating them into reality. The following list of tips will help you create an action plan that is…

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Reenergize Your Mission for the New Year

Maybe you’ve heard the old joke about the news reporter who asks the CEO, “How many people work in your company?” The CEO responds, “About half of them.” We laugh because most of us recognize the sad truth here. Sadder still, the latest research shows the CEO’s answer is quite optimistic! Those who study commitment…

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Well Done!a free devotion for this week’s meetings

Editor’s note: Many churches celebrate October as Pastor Appreciation Month. If yours is among them, consider incorporating the devotion below into your plans. It is slightly adapted from the free ministry message that accompanies the Thanking God for Your Servant Heart product line. In addition, CTA has a number of other appropriate, value-priced gifts you…

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Teachers Touch Eternitya free devotion for this week’s meetings

Editor’s note: This week’s devotion focuses in on teachers. Some of us teach in a classroom setting—a children’s Sunday school class, a home Bible study, a pastor’s class for new believers. Others of us teach more informally—in what we say to our children at home, in the counsel we give our grown children, in the…

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A Prayer for My Pastora free devotion for this week’s meetings

Editor’s note: Many churches celebrate October as Pastor Appreciation Month. If yours is among them, consider printing the prayer below in your weekly service folder or monthly newsletter. (See copyright information below.) CTA has a number of appropriate, value-priced gifts you may want to consider using to acknowledge the work of your pastor and the…

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