PIZZA & SIDEHUGS
EPISODE 18 SHOW NOTES
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00:30- If our Podcast was an Animal...
03:15- Paul got a new title, Julia got a new name!
05:07- "If one person shows up, it's worth it" ... or is it not?
10:18- Safety & Attendance Stories
14:50 - What Numbers Should We Track?
16:50- The Long View: Why Numbers Matter
18:18- You Are Not (always) The Problem
22:39- How to Use Numbers
31:17- What is a Healthy Average Attendance?
39:18- When Your Supervisor Wants Numbers...
41:13- How to Make Them Grow
42:38- How to Effectively Take Attendance
51:58- Youth Ministry Point System
- Chris Wesley has a blog article, Let's Play the Numbers Game: What You Should be Measuring and What it all Means," has a lot of helpful pointers, give it a skim!
- Looking for a better attendance sheet? Check out this template that has built-in formulas for your group!
- Jake mentioned his way of taking attendance: Planning Center is a helpful site to house data in ministry. It also has the ability to track attendance and allow kids to check in from various devices. Both are awesome tools!
- Think you can leverage a volunteer to help you input some data? Here's a sample job description to help you get started with what you're asking of them!