If you have been in church work for very long at all then you have felt the need for more volunteers. You know who you are. You need more teachers to teach, more greeters to greet, and even more ushers to well, ush. …whatever that is. I have been around some really small churches with…

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Volunteers should be the MOST inspired people in your church. Sadly, many volunteers in the church are on the fence and on the verge of burnout. Volunteer positions that are unfilled, cause a select few to do double or triple duty.  This leads to burnout and the whole cycle is stuck on repeat. Why do…

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Does your church depend on volunteers to accomplish the work of the ministry?  Wayne Corderio said this (and it’s really, really powerful): I’m convinced that the influence of a church has on its community will be determined in large part not by the personality of the pastor, the size of its building or how long…

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In the process of creating Volunteer Rocket, we talked to seven churches who were doing a great job gaining, training and retaining volunteers.  Here’s a profile of Church of the Highlands in Birmingham, Alabama. Church of the Highlands began in 2001 with pastor Chris Hodges and a small group of people committed to launching a…

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