Volunteer Leaders

Volunteer Leaders | Oct. 28 2020

Future of disaster relief efforts: Faith-based safety net largely comprised of older volunteers

By Bob Smietana Religion News Service This story was produced in partnership with the Pulitzer Center and is reprinted from Religion News Service.…

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Volunteer Leaders | Oct. 23 2020

Larry and Janice Dover receives Franklin County Chamber of Commerce’s volunteer of the year award

Franklin Association Several years back, someone nominated Larry Dover for the Franklin County Chamber of Commerce’s volunteer of the year…

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Volunteer Leaders | Sep. 30 2020

LifeWay Sunday School leader shares recruitment tips for ministry volunteers

When it comes to finding willing workers for church programs, the next few months may be especially tough, according to Ken Braddy, director…

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Volunteer Leaders | May. 18 2020

Metro Changers to continue World Changers mission in Birmingham

By Caleb Yarbrough Correspondent, The Alabama Baptist For many involved in World Changers through the past 30 years, LifeWay Christian Resources’…

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Volunteer Leaders | Mar. 14 2020

Zoom video conferencing an option for meetings during time of social distancing

Sunday School classes, discipleship and life groups, church staff teams, and others who meet regularly are facing tough decisions as health and…

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Volunteer Leaders | Mar. 9 2020

IMB recommends mission volunteers postpone travel due to coronavirus risk

The International Mission Board (IMB) of the Southern Baptist Convention is now recommending that missions volunteers from U.S. churches postpone…

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Volunteer Leaders | Sep. 3 2019

Tokyo ‘vision trips’ to introduce Olympics outreach

Missionaries in Japan are hosting three vision trips in October for those interested in leading mission teams to Tokyo during the 2020 summer…

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Volunteer Leaders | Aug. 9 2019

Worship Music Emphasis Week is August 18–24; One Day For Worship Leaders is Aug. 29 in Birmingham

When it comes to worship music, only one thing is essential, according to Keith Hibbs, director of the office of worship leadership and church…

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Volunteer Leaders | Mar. 18 2019

Free webcast for pastors and church leaders will focus on protecting children

Protecting children, youth and other vulnerable groups — as well as responding well to reports from victims of abuse in churches and ministry…

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Volunteer Leaders | Feb. 8 2019

‘Not Alone’ mental health conference Feb. 22-23 will feature Kay Warren, Steve Marshall

One in 5 Americans will experience a mental illness in the coming year. That makes it important for the church to know how to minister well both…

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