3 Great Reasons People Should Volunteer To Help in Ladies Ministry
Do you ever feel bad asking ladies to be volunteers? In the back of your mind, are you thinking, I know how busy people are! How can I expect them to add one more thing to their busy schedules? I understand that I am supposed to “equip the saints for service”; but how can I do this when they are already maxed out?
I can totally relate. The last thing I ever want to do is put pressure on someone or make them feel guilty because they can’t serve. I wonder, though, if we could look at service differently? What if instead of thinking we are putting a burden on someone, we are giving them the opportunity to enjoy their lives more? Consider the following:
According to a recent survey of people who volunteer…
* 68% say it makes them feel physically healthier,
* 73% say it lowers their stress level,
* 92% say it enriches their sense of purpose in life!
*from Success Magazine, 9/10
This gives us three great reasons people should volunteer to help in Ladies Ministry; even with its frustrations and challenges, serving is fulfilling! This is what we need to remember. This is what will give us courage when it comes time for recruiting church volunteers… and it’s what gives us endurance when things get stressful.
Nearly 100% of people who serve will feel “enriched in their sense of purpose in life.” Wow… that’s a great deal! When you add to that the spiritual rewards that come from serving, you are offering people an amazing opportunity.
This article “3 Great Reasons People Should Volunteer to Help in Ladies Ministry” by Sue Brage was excerpted from: www.churchvolunteerdaily.com web site. November 2010. It may be used for study & research purposes only.
This article may not be written by an Apostolic author, but it contains many excellent principles and concepts that can be adapted to most churches. As the old saying goes “Eat the meat. Throw away the bones.”