How to increase attendance at events in just 20 minutes

This is a generalization, but often, a pastor, staff person or active church member will invest twenty or more hours in developing a particular outreach event and not invest the needed time to invite the community. Publicity is a huge part of making sure that an event is successful and often the event details over shadow the … Read more

Four Things I Give Attention To When Developing A Conference Or Event.

I have had the privilege of developing and participating in countless retreats, conferences, ministry events, camps, and seminars over the last few years.  Though there are lots of little things that need to be in place, here are four things I give attention to: Food No matter what else happens (good or bad) people remember the food.  … Read more

Compounding Days in Ministry

I know this isn’t scientific data, but it’s been my experience that the weight of days compound during youth events, camps, and conferences.  If Monday is valued as a day, then Tuesday builds on it and is actually worth a day and a half.  Wednesday is worth two and a half days.  Thursday is worth … Read more

Ideas for Ministry Events

One of the primary purposes for the existence of Harvest Ministry Teams is to be a resource to the church.  We have served in several styles of events and here are some samples of the schedules / ministries.  We would love to partner with you and help in any way this year.  If you would … Read more