Read in 1 min Leader Resources » Ministry Basics » Budgeting & Finances » Teacher Tips » Volunteer Management Print / Download Article Facebook Twitter Pinterest Email Watch Now: Small Churches Have Big Impact Published: December 12, 2022 Small churches have big impact! As we read the Gospels, we see that Jesus often points to small things when explaining what God’s Kingdom is like. A widow’s small coins, tiny mustard seeds, and even children! And yet it’s easy for us to assume that, when it comes to ministry success, bigger is better. Perhaps that’s because success is hard to measure! So we look to attendance numbers, the size of our volunteer teams, and even offering totals to discern if we’re leading well. But what if ministry success is more about meaningful relationships and less about numbers? What if, when it comes to small-church ministry, less really is more? Unique benefits come with leading few kids. Leaders can know kids—and their families—by name. A small-but-mighty volunteer team can really invest in kids’ lives. And leaders personally see and celebrate each child’s spiritual growth. What a blessing! Yet we know that challenges come with leading children’s ministries in a small church, too. In this featured webinar, we tackle four challenges head on: Volunteers Multi-age groups Curriculum Budget Tune in to hear from other small-church children’s ministry leaders as they share insight, encouragement, and personal God Sightings—evidence of God at work in small churches. Learn how you can still have a big impact in your ministry, even with limited resources. Plus, learn how a great Sunday school curriculum can help to set you up for success. Receive FREE sample lessons and resources from DIG IN and Simply Loved, two innovative programs that can seamlessly support your small children’s ministry. Whether you have two kids on Sunday morning or 50, you’ll gain practical insight and encouragement to help you brighten the corner where you are! Looking for more ideas for small churches? Check out this article! © Group Publishing, Inc. All rights reserved. No unauthorized use or duplication permitted. Get our FREE enewsletter! Join thousands of other children’s ministry leaders, getting fresh, helpful ideas delivered weekly to your inbox. Sign Up Please enter valid email address Sign Up Recieve offers and promos from Group? Got it! Would you also like offers and promos from Group? Yes! No Thanks, you're all set!