Your favorite blog posts from October 2018

Oct 26, 2018 7:42:53 AM / by Sparkhouse


It feels like we were just saying farewell to September, and here we are – already heralding in what’s to come in November! With Advent and Christmas just around the corner, we know that for many of you, this feels like the calm before the storm. 

Before we welcome in November, we have to say farewell to October in proper fashion by celebrating our favorite blog posts from the month.

How to recruit church volunteers

Finding church volunteers can be especially hard in today’s world. Everyone has a full schedule of commitments and it can be daunting to add one more thing. However, with some time-tested methods, you can recruit church volunteers and reduce the stress of building out your program as a result. Read more here.


The Christmas program: 5 key tips from a Sunday school leader

The Christmas program. Do those three words make you sweat? Fear not – Christy Olson, an experienced children’s and family ministry leader, shares her top tips for executing a Christmas program that everyone will cherish and remember.


3 apps to use in your youth group

If you’ve thought about it, there’s probably an app for it! Apps can be a supporting cast member for your ministry, and when it comes to youth group, it can even be a little revolutionary. Check out one youth director’s recommendation for the three apps you must use in your youth group here.


The one thing your preschool Sunday school lessons must include

When it comes to your preschool Sunday school, how are you teaching your little ones? Does it include this ONE thing? (We’re not going to include the spoiler here!)

Read more in this blog post.


Building relationships with young families in your church

Children’s Minister Linda Tibbitts shares what her church has done to engage with young families and get them involved in her church. In this blog post, she also shares what that has done for her children’s ministry program as well. 


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Topics: General Ministry


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