Training Events

  • Leading Towards Culture Change: Practical Application

    Tuesday, October 25, 2016

    High Value, No Cost!

    Last spring, Send Me St. Louis hosted a session on how church/organization culture impacts outreach, and how to alter or clarify your mission, vision, values, and strategy in order to engage in more effective ministry. This fall, Professor Todd Jones from Concordia Seminary St. Louis will join us again for a more in-depth look at the practice of leading towards culture change and how to put strategies and principles into action.

  • 4th Quarter Christian Volunteer Mangers Network Meeting

    Thursday, November 3, 2016

    High Value, No Cost!

    This is the final CVMN meeting of 2016! Join with others from St. Louis area churches and organizations to discuss what works, what doesn’t, and how to best manage your volunteers effectively. This quarter’s topic will be: Deepening Volunteer Engagement.

New Resources

  • 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.