|About the Book|
Written by experienced ministry practitioners, these pragmatic, how-to-do-it ministry manuals equip lay leaders for various ministries within the local church. Each guide contains charts, worksheets, and discussion questions for individual or groupMoreWritten by experienced ministry practitioners, these pragmatic, how-to-do-it ministry manuals equip lay leaders for various ministries within the local church. Each guide contains charts, worksheets, and discussion questions for individual or group use. These five guides are appropriate for any denomination or geographical setting, these guides are especially helpful for small to mid-sized churches. Serving as a Church Greeter is a new edition of The Greeters Manual that provides the hallmarks of effective greeters in churches of any size. Serving as a Church Usher updates The Ushers Manual and explains the important role of ushering within a worship service. Serving by Safeguarding Your Church teaches deacons, trustees, and other church leaders to evaluate the current security status of their church and improve the protection of buildings and people. Serving in Church Visitation offers training for volunteers who reach out to church visitors, new residents, shut-ins, hospital patients, and members in need of comfort. Serving in Your Church Music Ministry provides practical orientation and information for participants in church choral groups, instrumental groups, and special music performances. Serving in Your Church Prayer Ministry shows how to build and participate in a praying church and includes stories and examples from a cross section of churches, evaluation charts, and discussion questions so both church staff and lay leaders can use it individually or in group settings.