Why We Don’t Use The “V-Word”

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  1. Mom says:

    “Should” is a word I try to avoid — for myself and for the expectations I put on others.

  2. Steve Brown says:

    We have stopped using the word “volunteer” and replaced it with “crew member”. Volunteer Crew envisions serving something bigger than yourself. Especially in a church setting we want the people who serve to know they are part of a team and other people are relying on them.

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