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Teach them to sing

Seeking Volunteers?

Our Gifts: Understood, needed and used?

The Year without VBS

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Teach them to sing

Posted by Liz Perraud at

I love to sing. Let me clarify. I love to sing in a very large group or in the car by myself. I think I was a better singer as a child. I must have been because I tried out for and made Folksingers when I was in fourth grade. We sang cool songs like Mr. Bojangles and Feelin’ Groovy (when they were brand new radio hits!). I also sang in the church choir (with adults!) around that same time. I think it’s a rule though that they had to take everyone, especially in a small church. I’ve always thought of...

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Seeking Volunteers?

Posted by Liz Perraud at

Lots of emails are coming in seeking help in staffing for LOGOS this fall. Are you having trouble getting people to “step up to the plate” to serve in any ministry of the church? Let’s get something really clear, they rarely do just “step up”! So we need to find another way to engage people in ministry. Lots of adults--representing many generations. Our goal is not just to staff programs, but to build lots of healthy Christ-centered relationships in our faith community. God didn’t wait for people to come (or even make general pulpit announcements). God called people to come. By...

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Our Gifts: Understood, needed and used?

Posted by Liz Perraud at

Send soap (but be sure to include a plastic soap dish too because when you bathe standing on a big rock in the dirt you really need the soap holder)...

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The Year without VBS

Posted by Liz Perraud at

There was a small construction project at the church scheduled for the summer months and our long-time Vacation Bible School Director was stepping down more than a little burned out. I was serving on the Christian Education Committee and we wrestled with what to do about VBS for children’s ministry. I think it was less about the construction project (we could have worked around it) and more about the burned-out director and a little late in the year to find a new one. Should we cancel VBS this year? It certainly was an option but the LOGOS Leadership Team decided to take...

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