Training Events

  • Celebrating Collaborative Impact | An Evening of Possibilities

    Tuesday, April 9, 2019

    Join Send Me St. Louis and Lutheran Foundation of St. Louis as we celebrate how God is using innovative collaborations and partnerships to impact St. Louis.

    The evening will begin with dinner, drinks, and time to connect with new and old friends. Then, enjoy a presentation highlighting churches and organizations, supported by Lutheran Foundation and Send Me, who are expanding their reach into the community by working with others.

  • 2nd Quarter Christian Volunteer Managers Network Meeting

    Tuesday, May 21, 2019

    High Value, No Cost!

    Gather with others from St. Louis area churches & agencies to discuss what works, what doesn’t, and how to best manage your volunteers.

    This quarter’s topic: Crafting Culture, Leading Change: Helping Volunteer Policies Take Root.


  • The Domino Effect of Setting Goals for Volunteer Involvement

    What a great article from Energize! Inc. – Susan J. Ellis shares an enlightening perspective on volunteer engagement (or the lack there of). “During workshops and consultations, I commonly ask a deceptively simple question: What are your goals for volunteer engagement? All too often organizations answer with how many they ... Read More
  • Listen Well.

    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. Since God desires to transform our lives ... Read More
  • 16 Ways to Serve in a Snowstorm

    It’s that time of year again – winter in St. Louis! Whether you decide to use these ideas tomorrow, or file them away for the next white weekend, check out these 16 ideas for serving your community during a snowstorm. Got an idea to add to the list? Post it ... 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.