An Ode To Checklists For Youth Ministry

The Ski Retreat.

The Jr. High Retreat.

Youth Sunday.

The summer Mission Trip(s).

They all need checklists. Checklists abound in my work these days. Not a to-do list or a recipe, a checklist is a collection of tasks needing to be completed or steps to be followed to ensure effectiveness: book the vans; submit registrations; pay the deposit; send out packing list.

Here’s my retreat checklist. What would you add?