Resources for Church Staffing Ministry

Do you view staffing of both volunteer and paid staff as a ministry, not merely an administrative duty? Is it about finding the best fit to the glory of God?

Click on a tab below to view a list of resources to provide help with staffing in general, issues involved with staff, or specific tasks like assessment, delegation, job descriptions, ministry profiling, placement, recruitment, staff meetings, team-building, and training.

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The Following Can Relate to Volunteer or Paid Church Staff:

The Following Relates to Paid Staff:

The Following Relates to Volunteer Staff:

Staffing Issues

Need to Extend Appreciation, Affirmation, Encouragement to Both Paid & Volunteer Staff

Safety / Security Issues Related to Staffing

Staff Problems


Assessment to Help with Staffing Needs


Job Descriptions

Ministry Profiling: Identifying Spiritual Gifts & Finding the Best Fit

Placement / Deployment



Staff Evaluations

Staff Meetings

Team Building / Unity Among the Staff

Training: Resources for Equipping Staff Members

May God guide you in your staffing efforts so you get the right person for the right ministry at the right time, the person of His choosing. Train them and treat them well. Use these staffing ministry resources to assist but remember to envelop the whole process in prayer.

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