10 May, 2011

8 Steps that will Help You Become an Event Planning Pro- Step #6 “Places Everyone!”

8 Steps that will Help You Become an Event Planning Pro- Step #6 “Places Everyone!”

“Places everyone! And… action!” Time to get everyone in place. Set up tables, signs, etc as early as possible. Create a master event order and give everyone a copy. Have everyone in place 20-30 minutes before the guests arrive. This means all info meetings, team prayer, last minute set-up details, etc should be completely DONE. […]

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10 May, 2011

8 Steps that will Help You Become an Event Planning Pro- Step #5 Communicate.

8 Steps that will Help You Become an Event Planning Pro- Step #5 Communicate.

Communicate. Communicate. Communicate. Clearly define the “win” for this event with all of your coordinators. What do you hope to accomplish? Clearly define the “win” for each area. Make sure everyone knows what time to show up, where to meet, who to report to, and how to do their job.   Grab your clipboard and […]

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10 May, 2011

8 Steps that will Help You Become an Event Planning Pro- Step #4 Recruit

8 Steps that will Help You Become an Event Planning Pro- Step #4 Recruit

Now it’s time to get  your team ready.  You’ve already made a list of every volunteer that you will need for this event. Divide and Conquer Divide the event up into steps with a coordinator that will oversee each one.  Sample Coordinators include:  Set up, Hospitality (Greeting and Registration),  Food,  Games, Clean-up, Communication, etc. Try […]

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9 May, 2011

8 Steps that will Help You Become an Event Planning Pro- Step #3 See it

8 Steps that will Help You Become an Event Planning Pro- Step #3 See it

Can you see it? The 3rd step to event planning is to visualize what your target audience will experience from start (the moment they hear about your event) to finish (the minute they go home after attending your event). Ask yourself the following questions: Advertising How should guests find out about this event? Where will […]

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7 May, 2011

8 Steps that will Help You Become an Event Planning Pro- Step #2 Budget

8 Steps that will Help You Become an Event Planning Pro- Step #2 Budget

Step # 2 Itemized Budget Break your event down into individual expenditures. Add it up. Can you easily cover the cost with your budget? Should you solicit sponsors? Can you find a few ways to save $ for your church or organization? Should any part of the vision for the event  be eliminated or tweaked  […]

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6 May, 2011

8 Steps that will Help You Become an Event Planning Pro- Step #1 Decide

8 Steps that will Help You Become an Event Planning Pro- Step #1 Decide

One of the most important skills required for ministry in the local church is the ability to plan. Planning the yearly ministry calendar Service planning Event Planning- Baby Dedications, Baptism Services. Theme Events, Outreaches Over the next few days, we’ll dive into  “8 Steps that will Help You Become an Event Planning Pro”.  We’ll be […]

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6 May, 2011

Party Time!

Party Time!

My 4-year old is turning 5 this week! She’s been dreaming about her birthday party all year. Birthdays are very important to kids. And they can quickly spin out of control to the point that they lose their meaning. As a parent, I want to make this day special and memorable for her without going […]

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6 May, 2011

It all starts here.

It all starts here.

                I’m excited to start this new blog and share some things that I am passionate about like: Everyday Faith Family Parenthood Being a Mommy-in-ministry Ministry to kids and families Helping kids to develop a Biblical worldview Easy Outreach ideas I have so many ideas and so few […]

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