Today’s article is a guest post from Jenny Funderburke. Find out more about Jenny, including where to find her blog, at the end of the article.
1. Do as much beforehand as you can. Our default is to become overwhelmed and let that paralyze us. We choose, consciously or not, to do nothing until we absolutely have to. As volunteers call before Sunday, go ahead and have your team fill as many of these as possible. This may involve moving people in from other areas that you oversee. Contact parents who are faithful attenders. Plugging in as many holes as you can beforehand will help reduce stress on Sunday morning.