Workshops

Workshops

November 21, 2019

Recruiting and retaining volunteers is challenging. Ideally, you’d love to have the people with the perfect passions and skill sets in your volunteer positions. Often though, you’re likely scrambling to fill spots in your programs. 

Join Annette Safstrom from Ministry Architects as she shares her 30+ years of experience in volunteer and staff roles to help you understand and execute a volunteer recruitment plan.

You’ll learn:

a proven six-step recruiting plan. tools to fully staff your volunteer team with effective volunteers. the pros and cons of leadership teams. strategies for building a leadership team that is a blessing. practical ways to equip your team so that they feel capable for the role.

By the end of this workshop you will be able to:

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December 11, 2019

The Changing Landscape of Faith and Giving 

You’ve probably felt the change in the way money is raised and handled in your congregation. Changing cultural mindsets have brought about new and evolving practices. Join Melissa Spas from the Lake Institute on Faith and Giving as she addresses the changes in giving that impact your congregation. Spas explores the recent National Study of Congregations’ Economic Practices, which provides information about how U.S. congregations are dealing with money and how this intersects with individual trends. 

 

What you'll learn

In this workshop, you’ll discover practical tools, as well as time to design and plan an experiment for your congregation that can encourage generosity and celebrate faithful giving. 

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