The holidays are in full swing, which means it’s a busy season for churches. But with all the business, don’t forget the New Year is just around the corner and that means year-end giving statements will need to be prepped and sent out.
We’ve all been there. Looking at your volunteer list or sending out scheduling requests with the daunting thought of “we don’t have enough volunteers”. We feel this, especially at times like the holidays or the summer. So what do you do? How can you find more people to serve? We have 3 proven strategies to mobilize volunteers that you can implement to grow your teams and find more people to serve.
With so much attention (rightly so) going to the Advent & Christmas season, ministry during the Thanksgiving season can often be overlooked or even forgotten. Planning a Thanksgiving worship service can be a difficult task with so many other ministry responsibilities.
The end of November brings a holiday celebrated by many across the country. No matter what religion, race, or demographic, people come together to celebrate friends, family, and all that they are grateful for. This is also a great time to incorporate creative thanksgiving ideas for your church to impact your community.
This statement won’t take any ministry leaders by surprise, but it’s more complicated than ever to connect and engage church members. The events of the past few years have created an environment in which people attend church less and have more things grabbing their attention. Learning how to better engage church members is crucial for the future of ministry.
Anytime you approach the topic of giving (especially increasing giving in your church) it can be a sensitive conversation. As we discuss ways to increase giving, what we’re really talking about is how to help people live out the biblical principles of generosity.