Kathie Phillips
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Bo Harrington liked Kathie Phillips's blog post Stop Recruiting [Volunteers], Start Retaining [Volunteers]
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Stop Recruiting [Volunteers], Start Retaining [Volunteers]

Last month at Group's KidMin Conference, I shared a ministry challenge and a ministry joy at the opening General Session.  This is what I said:"I've been chosen by God to not recruit volunteers to 'fill holes' (which is a pet peeve phrase of mine).  I've been chosen by God to recruit volunteers to a vision,…See More
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Properly Aligned

Photo Credit: geoawesomeness.comOne particular street in my neighborhood is extremely bumpy because of an abundant amount of potholes.  So many potholes in fact that a few years ago, my minivan's alignment was out of whack.  You know - you let go of the steering wheel and the car drifts to the left or the right instead of going straight.Ministry and life in general can be very bumpy and if those bumps aren't…See More
Oct 14
Kathie Phillips replied to Tiffany Koehler's discussion Fill in the blank: My best piece of advice is ______________
"Be flexible and teachable, two characteristics every cm leader should possess!"
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Group KidMin Conference - Pre-Conference FAQ's and Tips

There is quite a bit of buzz surrounding next week's Group KidMin Conference.  If you have read my blog for a while, then you know that i absolutely love this conference, which I have attended in Chicago (2011) and Columbus (2013).  I am looking forward to attending again this year!I am connected to a few kidmin online groups and have…See More
Sep 18
Kathie Phillips replied to Lindsey R. Whitney's discussion Preteens During the Sermon
"Is there any way to have them serve when they attend service?  Maybe do announcements, hand out bulletins, help collect offering?  You mentioned struggling with recruiting teachers - do you know why?  Could you invite high school or…"
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Profile Information

Church/Ministry Website Address:
http://www.centralpc.org
Blog Website Address:
http://kidminspiration.com
Church Denomination:
Presbyterian
Number of members attending your church:
850
Number of children attending your weekend services (birth to 5th grade):
175
Which age groups do you work with (check all that apply):
Nursery, Preschool, K-1st, 2nd-3rd, 4th-5th
Education:
attended 3 years of college at Liberty University, Lynchburg, Virginia

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Stop Recruiting [Volunteers], Start Retaining [Volunteers]

Posted on October 21, 2014 at 2:56pm 0 Comments

stop recruiting start retaining

Last month at Group's KidMin Conference, I shared a ministry challenge and a ministry joy at the opening General Session.  This is what I said:

"I've been chosen by God to not recruit volunteers to 'fill holes' (which is a pet peeve phrase of mine).…

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Properly Aligned

Posted on October 14, 2014 at 10:06am 0 Comments

Photo Credit: geoawesomeness.com
Photo Credit: geoawesomeness.com

One particular street in my neighborhood is extremely bumpy because of an abundant amount of potholes.  So many potholes in fact that a few years ago, my minivan's alignment was out of whack.…

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Group KidMin Conference - Pre-Conference FAQ's and Tips

Posted on September 18, 2014 at 9:50am 0 Comments

2014 Group KidMin Conference

There is quite a bit of buzz surrounding next week's Group KidMin Conference.  If you have read my blog for a while, then you know that i absolutely love this conference, which I have attended in Chicago (2011) and Columbus (2013).  I am looking forward to attending again this…

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Infinitely More

Posted on September 11, 2014 at 2:04pm 0 Comments

Yesterday, I shared details about the Children's Ministry Tailgate party we threw for our volunteers.  (If you missed it, you can catch that post here.)

At the event, I shared a bit of what God had laid on my heart months before.  You see, for the past two years, I have asked God for a word, one word,…

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Volunteer Training Idea: Tailgate Party!

Posted on September 10, 2014 at 4:11pm 0 Comments

We're almost half way through September and it has been a very busy time for us!  I'm sure you can relate.  The month of August found us finishing out the summer and prepping for fall - updating our volunteer handbooks, recruiting leaders and planning for our volunteer training.

At the beginning of August, we met as a staff team to brainstorm ideas for our volunteer training.  First, I wanted us to call it something other than 'training'.  No one wants to come to a 'training'.  I…

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At 10:35am on December 19, 2012, Nicole C.R. Chapman said…

Yes Kathie, I'm so happy to be on this site!! And, I am so excited about meeting more CM leaders

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At 5:23pm on July 16, 2008, Erin Fenelon said…
Hi Kathie,
Welcome to our site! I hope you can connect with people here and be encouraged that you are not in this alone! We hope to hear from you in the blogs and forums! ENJOY the site!
 
 
 

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