Training Events

  • Ministry Planning WITH: Including Those We Hope to Engage in the Planning Process

    Tuesday, October 10, 2017

    High Value, No Cost! Have you ever sat in a meeting, making plans for a new ministry/initiative, and realized that no one from the group you desire to engage is seated around the table? If so, attend this informative session featuring three panelists who have made strides to include their “participants’ voice” at all stages […]

  • Faith Infused (or Informed) Service and Outcomes 

    Tuesday, October 24, 2017

    High Value, No Cost! What is unique about service that is motivated by our faith? What does it mean to incorporate faith into service and to evaluate faith or spiritual outcomes? This training, will outline ways to infuse faith into service and how to evaluate the impact that service is having on one’s faith formation.

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.