Training Events

  • Different Neighborhoods, Different Realities: How Living in Poverty Impacts Life Outcomes

    Thursday, May 10, 2018

    High Value, No Cost!

    To be part of God’s healing work in the St. Louis region, it is important to understand the complexity of our diverse communities. For those engaging poor neighborhoods, it is especially important to understand how a person’s background, community, and circumstances impact their life outcomes. Join LOVEtheLOU, a ministry working in North City, and Faith & For the Sake of All, an organization working to improve the well-being of African Americans by mobilizing the faithful, as they unpack important data, share stories about realities those in poverty face, and help you process your next steps.

  • 2nd Quarter Christian Volunteer Managers Network Meeting

    Tuesday, June 5, 2018

    High Value, No Cost!

    Join other local volunteer managers for the 2nd CVMN Meeting of 2018!

    This quarter’s topic: Creating Allies, Not Enemies: Inspiring Your Co-workers to Embrace Volunteers


  • Spring Into Service: Easy Ways to Get Started!

    Winter is (finally) over and spring has begun.  It’s a perfect time to get out and serve your community!  Want to do something but not sure where to start?  Following are a variety of easy ways you can SERVE BOLDLY! The Good Earth: Got a green thumb? Serve through your ... Read More
  • Listen Well.

    By Matt Miller, Send Me St. Louis Serving your community isn’t the point. The point is a life transformed by God’s extravagant love and grace.  While serving your community isn’t the point, we serve a God who uses it to shape and mold us more into the image of Christ. ... Read More
  • The Domino Effect of Setting Goals for Volunteer Involvement

    What a great January 2016 article from Energize! Inc. – Susan J. Ellis shares an enlightening perspective on volunteer engagement (or the lack there of)! “Welcome to 2016. Just as individuals make new year’s resolutions, organizations tend to assess their priorities when a new year begins. So this may be ... Read More

Called to Serve

It was he who gave some to be apostles, some to be prophets, some to be evangelists, and some to be pastors and teachers, to prepare God’s people for works of service, so that the body of Christ may be built up until we all reach unity in the faith and in the knowledge of the Son of God and become mature, attaining to the whole measure of the fullness of Christ.