Children's Ministry
Coordinate Training for Sunday Morning
Surprise—Sunday morning may be your best bet to train and retain volunteers, and here's how to do it right.
Store Code: CM17
Format: Microsoft Word Premium Content - Click for info
Price: $9.95

Note: Due to arrangements with content providers, this downloadable tool is offered for individual purchase here, but isn't offered as part of the membership.


Consistent volunteer training benefits everyone in your ministry, but how can you schedule training so people will attend? The primary reason people cite for not attending training sessions—no matter how creatively organized or well advertised—is that they're too busy. So why not schedule your training sessions at a time that's already blocked out for church activities? Sunday morning, if organized well, may be the right time to add welcome training to your children's ministry.

This tool is adapted from "Design a Volunteer Training Program for Sunday Mornings," a PromiseLand Conference workshop by Sandy Sieber, Robin Geitner, and David Weil. PromiseLand is a ministry of the Willow Creek Association.

This Resource contains all of the following:

Sunday-Morning Benefits and Obstacles
Why Sunday morning? Why not!

Putting the Program in Place
Sunday-morning training requires twice the planning.

Coordinating Special Sunday Leadership
With your regulars busy in training, you’ll need a second squad to handle the action.

Sunday Training Checklist
Planning, programming, staffing, and supplies.

Free Trial

Also of Interest
Adapting to Different Learning Styles
Teach to the various ways in which children and adults learn.

Fresh Activities for Senior Adults—An Overview
An overview of the steps for planning activities for your senior adult ministry.

Caring for a Difficult Person
Some personalities require extra attention.

How to Run a Great Staff Meeting
The "best practices" of ministry include keeping key people in touch.

Topics:Children's ministry, Leadership, Management, Meetings, Spiritual Direction, Sunday school, Volunteer training
Filters:Children's ministry, Children's pastor, Nursery, Sunday school, Sunday school
References:Galatians 6:9
share this pageshare this page

User Reviews

Average User Rating: Not rated

No comments

Submit Your Rating and Review *



1000 character limit

* Comments may be edited for tone and clarity.

Member Center
Log in

Meet Our Editorial Advisors

More from Christianity Today