By Thursday, I usually feel like I’ve been hit by a ton of bricks. I know that many of our volunteers feel the same way. so we usually try to be very intentional in keeping momentum going with volunteers who might be growing weary. Here’s what we did today to fuel and re-energize the team:
We asked volunteers to arrive 30 minutes earlier so that they could enjoy a light breakfast (bagels, coffee and juice) with us. We then made a few important announcements before leading the troop in a pep rally. I recruited one of our more energetic leaders to lead us in an energizing chant, complete with noisemakers! It was awesome!
We also began assembling gifts for volunteers. Our craft team leader assembled these gifts for her team:
We are all exhausted but we’re hearing stories of life-change and it makes it all worth it!
Verse for the day:
” ‘For I am with you and will save you,’ says the Lord.”