How to Build a Women's Ministry Binder

I am a binder girl.

I love a well-organized binder.

So much so that I gave everyone on the team a Women’s Ministry binder.

This last time used some restraint and didn’t include pre-labeled tabs. My fellow type-A girls, you know what I mean. 🙂

I wouldn’t give up the files on my laptop for anything, but a binder can be just as important and useful.

Here’s a quick run-down of what goes in our team’s binders:

  1. Our Mission Statement
  2. Team Member list with contact information (email, address, home phone, and cell phone) and titles
  3. Calendar
  4. Budget
  5. Job descriptions (at least for that position)
  6. Section for meeting notes and/or agendas
  7. Them for the year and corresponding verse
  8. Post Event Evaluation Forms

Other possible forms that your church may utilize:

  1. Room reservation form
  2. Calendar request form
  3. Reimbursement form
  4. Publicity Form

I like to get the hole-punch plastic pockets and insert catalogs, catering menus, etc. rather than messing with scanning them. Page protectors are great for that type of thing too.

While I encourage the team to bring their binders by toting along with my own, I don’t make an issue out of it. Each person has their own organization style. For those that need a little help, it’s there.

Per request, I have compiled a resource of women’s ministry binder tools and forms and made them available for purchase. You can check out the Women’s Ministry Binder Essentials here. 

What other items do you include in your Women’s Ministry Team binder?

You may also want to read:
Procedures, Forms, and Documents Your Women’s Ministry Team Needs
Publicity Form (Free Printable)
Bible Study Leader Kit
8 Habits of an Effective Women’s Ministry
10 Agenda Tips

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