18 04, 2016

Behind the Scenes: an event budget

By |2016-10-31T13:57:14-04:00April 18th, 2016|Alvin Lau|0 Comments

Avalanche and Blizzard are two flagship events at CBOQ Youth. Before we finished the 2016 event, we had already started planning for 2017. Part of that includes how we set our budget. While we won’t get into the dollar figures, there are some key elements to consider in any event budget: Venue: Check with the facility to ensure you understand the costs involved (e.g. space rental, food, insurance, etc.). You

26 11, 2014

Is your Advent synonymous with "busyness"?

By |2014-11-26T20:06:18-05:00November 26th, 2014|Alvin Lau, youth ministry thoughts|0 Comments

As Advent approaches, I usually hear from our youth leaders this is one of the busiest times of year. (For us at CBOQ Youth, it's actually a slower time because no one really needs us.) While celebrations and other activities take time and energy to plan, I wonder if it becomes over-programmed. For instance, ask yourself some of these questions: As you enter December, do you feel more strained or

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