Training Events

  • Strategic Grant-Seeking: Assessing Your Readiness to Engage Funders

    Tuesday, August 27, 2019

    High Value, No Cost!

    There are some who think grants are a magical pot of money just waiting to be found. However, for those who have gone down that path, they have learned it can be a bumpy road. Join Treena Thompson, Program Officer from Lutheran Foundation, as she helps churches and organizations assess their readiness to approach funders and outlines key questions and next steps to consider.

  • 3rd Quarter Christian Volunteer Managers Network Meeting

    Tuesday, September 17, 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: Recruitment and Retention of Underrepresented Volunteer Populations.


  • Spring Into Service: Easy Ways to Get Started!

    Spring is here! 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 passion in the following ways ... Read More
  • 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

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.