Healthy Staff to Volunteer to Kid Ratios

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This week is Orange Blogger Week. But, in addition to talking about Orange, Nick Blevins, Children & Student Team Leader at Community Christian Church in Baltimore, MD is on the podcast to talk about a children, student and family ministry survey he did that consisted of over 600 churches. It’s a fascinating survey that Tom and Nick break down the results of what are good staff to volunteer to kids ratios.

So, in this episode, tom and Nick talk about:

  • What Nick has been up to lately (hint: a lot of writing)
  • What Tom and Nick enjoy about the Orange Conference coming up in April
  • The Breakdown of the survey Nick did.

To get the results of Nick’s survey, click here.

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What are you doing right now to transition students from children to student ministry? And/Or what are you doing to unite your Family Ministry team? Join the conversation by sharing below or on social media using the hashtag #ymsidekick.

Tom Pounder

A father of 4, Tom is the Online Campus Pastor as well as Social Media Director at New Life Christian Church in Chantilly, VA. He blogs, vlogs, periscopes and podcasts regularly about student and online ministry stuff. Check out his work at and on iTunes (search YMSidekick).

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