There are always cool things going on in our ministry, but this week, you’ve got to hear about this one . . . [Tell your volunteers about a recent win in your ministry.]
Here’s a few things coming up in our ministry . . .
ADD YOUR OWN DATES: PARENT EVENTS
In the next couple of months, we’re hosting two events for teenagers and the parents (or parent figures) who love them. We’d love to see you there!
ADD YOUR OWN DATES: VOLUNTEER MEETING(S)
It’s almost time for our final meeting of the year! We hope to see you there as we learn about [add your own topic(s)] together.
ADD YOUR OWN DATES: SUMMER CAMP
This summer, we’re planning an incredible camp experience for students! If you’d like to join us, make sure you’re registered before the deadline.
JESUS LOVES: A 4-WEEK SERIES ON JESUS
WEEK 2 BIG IDEA: JESUS HELPED THE POOR
“Jesus loves me, this I know, for the Bible tells me so.” If you grew up going to church, it’s probably the first song about Jesus you can remember singing. “Jesus loves me” may seem like a pretty straightforward and foundational belief, but let’s be honest . . . singing about Jesus’ love is a lot easier than actually imitating it. In this 4-week series, you’ll challenge students to observe, imitate, and be transformed by the radical love of Jesus for all people, but specifically His love for children, for the poor, for the stranger, and for the sinner.
Youth ministry requires a ton of empathy. After all the ministry you do, all the stories you hear, and all the love you give, it’s normal to sometimes feel burdened by the burdens of others. But there are ways you can fight “empathy burnout.” Here’s a little something that might help.
At least once this month, choose a volunteer to celebrate. Add their picture and a few sentences about what makes them awesome!
We want to be awesome at training and equipping our volunteer team, so here’s a question: is there anything you wish we taught you or better prepared you for?