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Tue, Aug 27, 2019
9:00am - 11:30am
Strategic Grant-Seeking: Assessing Your Readiness to Engage Funders

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.

Tue, Sep 17, 2019
9:00am - 11:00am
3rd Quarter Christian Volunteer Managers Network Meeting

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.

Thu, Oct 3, 2019
3:30pm - 5:30pm
Networking Event - Meet, Greet, & Learn

$10/Person (Includes Appetizers and 2 Drinks)

Join Send Me St. Louis and Thrivent Financial as we gather for another exciting networking event featuring drinks, appetizers, and a chance to connect with other churches and organizations. This fun event will feature both structured and unstructured networking time including a chance to learn what others are doing in key areas – i.e. volunteer recruitment, marketing, partnerships, and more!

Wed, Oct 23, 2019
9:00am - 3:00pm
White Privilege: What Does it Really Mean?

$10/Person (Includes Lunch)

Join Aaron Layton of Relate2Color for an interactive workshop designed to explore the phrase “White Privilege” and what it means in the context of a racialized society. The training will explore who has white privilege, who benefits from it, and how understanding white privilege can help your ministry better engage your specific context.

Wed, Nov 6, 2019
9:00am - 11:00am
Healthy Community Engagement 101: Five Key Shifts

High Value, No Cost!

Join Send Me for a 101-level workshop examining five key shifts a church or organization should consider as they seek to engage, serve, and love their community. Workshop is informed and influenced by books such as “When Helping Hurts” and “Toxic Charity.” Next step training opportunities will also be outlined.

Tue, Nov 19, 2019
9:00am - 11:00am
4th Quarter Christian Volunteer Managers Network Meeting

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 will be chosen at the 3rd Quarter meeting on September 17th.