#onlyJanisknows

#onlyJanisknows

Latest Entries Building Student Community Directors’ Workshop Epiphanies Recruiting & Marketing We are pretty traditional in my current church setting, and we “do” youth choir pretty much the same way churches have “done” youth choir for the past thirty...
Surprise Me

Surprise Me

Latest Entries Building Student Community Directors’ Workshop Epiphanies Recruiting & Marketing Surprise Me. This year I am planning a Mystery Destination Choir Tour.  The kids are not thrilled.  Actually, they are being really good sports about it, but I...
Gifts and What To Do With Them

Gifts and What To Do With Them

Latest Entries Building Student Community Directors’ Workshop Epiphanies Recruiting & Marketing Coming out of the season of gift-giving, I am struggling with how to sort my gifts. January has become “organize your life” month, at least according to Target,...
Finding Christ in the Christian

Finding Christ in the Christian

Latest Entries Building Student Community Directors’ Workshop Epiphanies Recruiting & Marketing I have been in the church, and in the Christian world, my entire life. My father was a Baptist preacher and I accompanied my first adult choir cantata (don’t...
You Are Enough

You Are Enough

Latest Entries Building Student Community Directors’ Workshop Epiphanies Recruiting & Marketing As a church youth choir director, I struggle with balancing the two large jobs of teaching (mostly) untrained singers how to produce beautiful sounds and making...