Welcome once again to our series of things volunteers think but don’t necessarily want to tell their children’s pastor or children’s ministry director. For a complete listing of posts in this series, see the listing at the bottom of this article. Last time we started to look at issues related to shepherding and growing volunteers – in other words Volunteer Development. Today we continue in this, our largest category, with:
WE NEED YOUR GUIDANCE
In addition to setting the general direction of the ministry, as we discussed last time, we will from time to time need your guidance to keep us on the right path. Please make yourself available to us to answer questions, clarify expectations or reinforce the vision. We are more than willing to do the heavy lifting, but occasionally we will need you to lend a helping hand or an ear or a thought. Your volunteers want a leader. They want someone to guide them through the ups and downs of children’s ministry. They want someone to turn to when they have a question. They want to know that when something comes up, they have somewhere to turn to for an answer.
Here is a complete listing of what we’ve covered so far in this series: