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Excellent Service

What happens when church members and community folks contact the church for something? What kind of experience do they have when checking out the church’s website or calling the church office? 

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No Janitor

Our church doesn’t have a paid janitor. Instead, we consider ourselves a church of janitors. People take turns mopping, vacuuming, and cleaning bathrooms and the kitchen in preparation for our worship gathering on Sunday.

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Start the Car!

As a mom who tries to get the most bang out of her budgetary buck, I stock up on a few specifics each season—beach toys and towels at the end of summer and gift wrap and greeting cards after Christmas. As a church administrator there are likely a few key times when you also load up on supplies. From pens to toilet tissue, candles to printer ink, you know when and where...

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Short Term Leaves of Absence

Unfortunately we often write policies or establish practices after we are presented with a question or event and we establish a policy in a reactionary mode.  We may even write a new policy geared to the specifics of a situation without much regard for what similar events might come up down the road.

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It’ll Only Take a Few Minutes

Believe it or not, there are some folks whose hearts beat a little faster when they get to fill in a form. Yup. They actually like filling in all the boxes. If you’re one of these people, you understand. If you’re not, please don’t quit reading. This post is really for you.

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Property and Liability Insurance - Who Needs It?

Cost considerations aside, the topic of insurance in a church setting can be a hot one. Some have the perspective that “with the Lord on our side, who even needs insurance?” Some arrive at the same conclusion by taking a pragmatic approach, determining that the risk is just too low and the premiums too high to warrant coverage.

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Share What You Know With Others

Church Administration is a gift that takes a mix of science (procedures, processes, and techniques) and art (sensitivity to people gifts, needs, situations, and timing). If you have the gift or passion for administration please consider volunteering as a guide, regular contributor, or guest blogger.

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Recognizing Volunteerism

It is comforting to know we serve a God who promises to one day set us free from the boundaries of time. But, until then, serving God involves discerning how best to use our gifts and resources – including time. Many Christians choose to offer a portion of their time in the form of 

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Last-Minute Christmas Planning

Here we are in the midst of the Christmas season. You’re well on your way with plans for Christmas. With just a few weeks left, are there still some things you can do to make sure your church has the best impact that it can? 

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