Six Ways to Lose Church Volunteers – Rainer on Leadership #371

Podcast Episode #371

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Volunteers are important for churches. And it’s even more important to keep them. Today, we discuss six ways churches often lose volunteers.

Some highlights from today’s episode include:

  • If you continue to get a volunteer’s name wrong, it gives the perception that you don’t care about them.
  • Poor grammar distracts from your message and hurts your credibility.
  • Everyone, regardless of how busy you are, can respond to calls and emails.
  • Want to keep volunteers? Make them the heroes and heroines.

The six common ways churches lose volunteers are:

  1. Calling a volunteer the wrong name.
  2. Using poor grammar and spelling.
  3. Making it difficult on the volunteer.
  4. Waiting until the last minute.
  5. Not returning calls or emails.
  6. Delegating important communication to your assistant.

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