Classy Church

Recently I applied for a worship position at a church and after taking some initial steps in the interview process we decided it wasn’t a good fit.

To show me how much they appreciated the effort I’d put in the church sent me a letter along with a Starbucks gift Card!

It made me wonder – if this is how classy they treat people who potentially want to work with them how cool must they be to their actual staff?

Whether your staff is paid or volunteer it reminded me that doing small extra things can go a long way towards shaping a productive staff that works together as a team.

It doesn’t have to be a cup of coffee but small things like a phone call, thank you card, leaving a comment or linking to someone’s website can be great affirmations.

BTW send Jon some link love. Apparently the poor guy doesn’t know what an iPhone is.

5 Responses to “Classy Church”


  1. 1 Peter Park October 4, 2007 at 4:10 pm

    When I feel a particular need to pray for someone during the week I talk to that person at church. It seems to lighten the heart of the person that now knows someone is praying for them. I also like to use thank you cards should the occasion arise.

  2. 2 Chris October 4, 2007 at 6:25 pm

    Wow – that is very instructive. Thanks Billy!

  3. 3 blueraindrop October 4, 2007 at 9:40 pm

    wow! lol with most of my job interviews, i’ve started to be surprised if i even get a form letter telling me i’ve been rejected. lol

  4. 5 brunettekoala October 8, 2007 at 1:55 pm

    Wow. Note to all churches…if you should so wish to send me a gift for applying for a job or whatever, please send me fairly traded chocolate!! 🙂

    God works in the small things…so should we!!


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