Train, Schedule & Help Volunteers Thrive

Posted by Boyd Pelley on 8/15/17 8:47 AM

In the last blog I shared ideas on how to best use our church database to recruit volunteers.  This is a huge effort for many church staff every late summer and early fall.  But, the rest of the year is about helping these volunteers thrive and succeed in their ministry.  Here are some ideas on how to use Churchteams to help you make sure your volunteers have as positive an experience as possible.

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Tags: Kids Ministry, Church management software, Leadership

4 questions to help you schedule volunteers

Posted by Boyd Pelley on 7/25/17 10:08 AM

A client/friend set up a call with me recently to talk about the best way to set up their groups for volunteer scheduling.  As we talked, I realized that it might be helpful to do a blog post to help church volunteers and staff consider how to set up volunteer teams to make scheduling as easy as possible.  

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Tags: Kids Ministry, Volunteers

3 Challenges to Child Safety Every Church Faces

Posted by Boyd Pelley on 9/12/16 2:03 PM

The only thing worse than a child being hurt or abused by an older child or adult is that hurt or abuse happening in Church.  This concern keeps those of us bent on child safety awake at night.  There is no greater concern for safety in church ministry than this.  The liability and legal issue is important, but even more important is the authentic concern pastors have for their families, parents have for their kids and kids have for their friends.  Here are three common challenges to child safety every church faces.

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Tags: Kids Ministry, Ministry & Technology

Child and Nursery Check-in Equals Peace of Mind

Posted by Alan Danielson on 6/14/16 5:06 AM

How would you like your church to deal with a massive lawsuit over the security of children in your ministry?  You’d hate it, right?  Dumb questions?  Not really.

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Tags: Kids Ministry

3 Important Considerations When Choosing Child Check In-Software

Posted by Alan Danielson on 1/12/16 6:03 AM

With each passing month, more churches begin using children’s check-in software.  That’s why more and more church management software (ChMS or CMS) companies are adding new check-in options to their products.  As the number of choices increase, choosing the right software might become difficult.  So here are a few questions to ask yourself when considering your kid’s check-in options:

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Tags: Kids Ministry

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