Tip 30 – Do your women really need “free time”?

Welcome to 31 days of Women's Ministry Tips! Today we're taking a look at the schedules for our women's ministry retreats and conferences. Your planning team has gathered to work on your retreat or conference schedule. There’s so much you want to do with your women. So much you believe God wants you to share with them! You wonder how you’ll fit it all in. The speaker sessions. Discussion … [Read more...]

Tip 28 – A Tool for Encouragement

Welcome to 31 days of Women's Ministry Tips! Encouragement. It’s a deep seated need inside of each one of us. I’ve got a great tool of encouragement to share with you. This past weekend I had the opportunity to attend the Allume Conference. In the prayer room journals were placed for every single attendee. We were encouraged to spend time in the prayer room over the weekend to pray and to write notes of encouragement for the … [Read more...]

Tip 20 – Not enough bathrooms!

Welcome to 31 days of Women's Ministry Tips! Tip 20 provides a solution to the all-too-common problem at women’s ministry events of not having enough bathrooms. Whether you're part of a big church or a small church, anytime you have a good-sized women’s ministry event you face a shortage of bathroom stalls. The next time you have a scheduled break at your event, rest easier knowing everyone will be able to return in a timely manner … [Read more...]

Tip 14 – Creating Registration Forms

Welcome to 31 days of Women's Ministry Tips! Tip 14 is a checklist for you to use when you create your registration forms. There is a lot of information that you can and should collect from your women when they register for an event. I’ve broken the list into four categories for you: Info you need to collect – always! Info you need or want to collect depending on the type of event Info for away events – hotels, retreats, … [Read more...]

Tip 13 – Volunteer Visibililty

Welcome to 31 days of Women's Ministry Tips! Tip 13 is all about making sure the women at your event can easily identify your volunteers. Your volunteers need to be visible. Women: Will have questions that need to be answered. Where’s the bathroom? May need a pen, Band-Aid, program, etc. Will get lost or turned around and need directions. Can fall ill and need a place to rest  - and in rare cases medical attention. Need … [Read more...]

Tip 12 – Leaving the Door Open

Welcome to 31 days of Women's Ministry Tips! Tip 12 is about leaving the door open. Event registration is tricky. You want to give women enough time to gather funds and make plans. But need to reserve space and/or hotel rooms by a particular date. You know someone may cancel at the last minute due to sickness, job, finances, etc. You pray someone will be willing to take her place. Then there are the women who overlook the … [Read more...]

Tip 2 – Small Touches

Welcome to 31 Days of Women’s Ministry Tips! What they say is true, small touches make a big impact. Tip #2 is an inexpensive idea for spoiling your women. In addition to the room for the main event most of your women will make a trip to the bathroom. For most of our big events we’ve taken the time to place a small vase of flowers and a bottle of scented hand soap in our bathrooms. It’s a small touch, but one that your women … [Read more...]