Tagged: serve

Invest.

Last week we cranked the fifth iteration of our High Capacity Volunteer (HCV) Cohort. Back in January 2013 – after realizing the huge need for our Connections staff to gain some alignment and traction with...

Want to Connect? Serve!

Every Friday I dig into the archives and dust off an old post. If you haven’t read it, it’s new to you! Fewer things bring me more joy than to hear a volunteer talk...

Three Reasons to Serve at Christmas at DPAC

Next week marks one of my favorite events that we do all year at the Summit. Perhaps the favorite event. I’m referring, of course, to Christmas at the Durham Performing Arts Center: two days / five...

Christmas at DPAC is Back!

This post originally appeared on The City, the Summit’s online communication platform. Christmas at DPAC is back! 2015 marks the fourth year where we’ll celebrate Jesus’ birth as a gift to the Triangle. Over...

People > Signage

I’m a big fan of signs. No, not the creepy M. Night Shyamalan movie featuring Mel Gibson in his pre-Aramaic days. I am referring, of course, to the wayfinding devices that populate airports, retail centers,...

Thursday Three For All

It’s Thursday, kiddies: the day when I roll out a few things I’ve been reading over the past week. Three of ‘em, to be exact. Enjoy. (Remember: click on the bold print to read the...

Pick Up Your Junk

No matter the experience you provide for your guests on the weekend, a dirty facility is going to leave a bad impression. It doesn’t matter how friendly your greeters are…it doesn’t matter how long...

Mommy, Where Do Leaders Come From?

Volunteers. Depending on your background or current situation, that word can either strike fear into your heart, fill you with dread, or – if you have had great experiences – make you imagine that...

Together For Adoption 2015

Next month the church where I serve (The Summit Church) will be hosting Together for Adoption 2015: a like-minded gathering of people with a heart for orphans and an eye towards the fatherless. T4A’s...