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Hot times, summer in the city … Summer is here alright, in the cities and yes, even in the suburbs.

Hot times, summer in the city … Summer is here alright, in the cities and yes, even in the suburbs. With summer come popsicles, water balloons, vacations, and so much more. But what goes? All of your regular children's ministry volunteers, of course. So while you lament the state of your ministry over a glass of cold lemonade, let me share with you how the children's ministry (Promiseland) at our church set out to cure the summer volunteerism blues.

For many years now we have given all of our regular, weekly volunteers the summer off. Many children's ministries do the same thing. Those leaders who serve week in and week out giving their all to bring kids closer to God deserve a break. We have found over the years that by giving our volunteers time off in the summer, they come back rested, rejuvenated, and ready to serve faithfully for the next ministry year.

So while the regular volunteers enjoy the R & R, who is with the kids in children's ministry? Other volunteers, of course. ...

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