10 Great Gift Ideas for Your Volunteer Team

10 Great Gift Ideas for Your Volunteer Team

With Christmas just around the corner (44 days, but who's counting?), it's time to start thinking about ways we can show our volunteer team how fabulous they are! Here are 10 ideas that might be useful in your own ministry! 10 Christmas Gift Ideas for Your Volunteer Team Redbox Gift Card taped to a pack of microwave popcorn Fancy soaps (grab them at Bath and Body Works on Black Friday) -- even though this is more of a female gift, men do still wash their hands (hopefully) and they … [Read more...]

Gap Year Graduation Gift

Gap Year Graduation Gift

We were headed to the graduation party of one of the girls from church this past Saturday.  We love this family and I really wanted to give something more than the traditional cash stuffed into a generic card.   Naturally, I took a stroll around Pinterest and found this amazing idea from Proverbs 31 Mom. I was all set to head up to the Dollar Tree and fill up a basket when I realized this particular grad was taking a gap year and probably wouldn't appreciate laundry soap and highlighters that … [Read more...]

Thankful for these Turkeys! {Volunteer Appreciation}

Thankful for these Turkeys! {Volunteer Appreciation}

I am constantly amazed at how terrific my volunteer team is!   They are so invested in the ministry and I love the ideas they share and the way they really connect with the kids. I wanted to let them know what a terrific crew they were, so I made this Thanksgiving themed volunteer appreciation display on my office door.  Here's a picture of the whole display: The little turkeys I found at Oriental Trading (free shipping on ANY order right now) and I printed off the big turkey on our … [Read more...]

Fall Themed Volunteer Appreciation

Fall Themed Volunteer Appreciation

Have you told your volunteer team "Thanks" lately?  If your kidmin team is anything like mine, they do a lot to keep the Children's Ministry up and running.  One way to thank them for all their hard work is to publicly show how much you appreciate them.  Here's one way to show some volunteer appreciation with some fall style! This is the door to my office.  The great thing about it's location is the fact that you see it as soon as you step in the front door.  Perfect for volunteer team … [Read more...]

Volunteer Appreciation Ideas

Volunteer Appreciation Ideas

I don't know if you have a Christmas Tree Shoppe in your area, but they are a real hot spot for seasonal bargains (don't be fooled by the name!)  If you haven't recognized/appreciated your volunteers lately, here's some ideas: Canvas Tote Bags (20x16"): $3.99 each (who couldn't use an extra one of these for the summer?) Sunscreen $1.99-$4.99 (practical!  Stick it in the tote bag to make a summer essentials kit) Insulated Coffee Mugs $2.69 (fun designs) Sun Tea Jars $2.99 (pair with a … [Read more...]