Resources

 

Free Church Resources

Here you’ll find free resources for children’s ministry, youth ministry, and family ministry along with some downloads geared towards your church overall. Most of these resources are what we use in our church, re-purposed for you to use in your ministry.

In addition to these, you’ll want to check out this page on my site with links to more free church resources from other places.

If these are helpful to you, would you mind sharing them on social media and liking my page on Facebook? Both of those things help spread the word to other leaders. Thanks!

 

Downloadable Resources

 

This is a sample of a church-wide survey we do every 2 years to help us evaluate what we do. The primary goal of the survey is to determine the church…

In conversations with other ministry leaders, I usually find myself asking what tools, resources, and apps they use to see if they might be a fit for our ministry. In…

Kindergarten Confidential is an event we hold each year for rising kindergarteners and their parents. The goal of the event is to ease the transition into kindergarten and inform parents…

This is a copy of the Orientation book we walk through with new volunteers. It includes information the vision of our church, the process for getting involved, an overview of environments, volunteer…

This is a copy of the form that families fill out to register their kids in children's ministry. Download and edit this form to use in your ministry.

This is a template of the email we send to prospective volunteers after they have observed the environments. This email invites them to complete the volunteer application and background check…

This is a sample volunteer application you can edit and use in your ministry. We have the same application in a form online, which is the primary way we distribute it.…

This is a document we have new volunteers fill out when coming onboard. The idea is to get 5 things they like that all cost less than $5. We save…

This document outlines our volunteer onboarding process.

These are the questions we ask volunteers in the 6-week follow-up meeting we have after they begin serving.

Template of the email we send to volunteer references.

This form is sent to the references that volunteers include in their volunteer application.

We use this set of questions in the interview we have with prospective volunteers. The questions are a guide, not a step-by-step process. The goal is to have a conversation…

Get the full results and summary of the 2016 Family/NextGen Ministry Survey.