Well friends, our VBS ended last Friday. The end of VBS is always bittersweet but we had a good week. There were so many ways that I saw God working but I'll share just a few:
Our volunteers were rock stars! They were so ready to jump in and serve in various capacities, whether leading games, helping to keep our building safe, leading meaningful discussions, being crafty, serving snacks or making sure that our sound was up and running, it was great to see our…Continue
The following post is part of a series of summer-related posts.
Today, we'll look at changing up your programming during the summer months.Continue
Like many of my kidmin friends, we are busy preparing for this year's VBS, which is taking place mid-July. One of the key areas that we address is volunteer training.
Last night, we held our first of two trainings for our VBS volunteers. As Director, I lead our trainings, which are usually 90 minutes in length, by using the following outline:
Welcome: I introduce myself, welcome…Continue
For the past several weeks, it’s been all about the students who serve in our ministry.
We started the month of June with a special appreciation event for our student leaders (elementary – high school aged leaders). We’ve never done an appreciation event just for students but we thought it would be fun to do something just for them. Not only was it fun, it was rather simple to plan:
I LOVE Group's KidMin Conference! I have had the privilege of attending in 2011 and 2013 and Lord-willing, I hope to attend this fall.
I love it for so many reasons, but here are just a few: