I’ve been reminded that for years, decades, my church has had a history of teens bringing their friends and having those friends accepted.
I’ve learned that if someone is gone enough, you can get a good workaround in place.
I’ve learned that emails come off snipey when you are tired and upset. Don’t write them then.
I’ve been given some hope for our next youth pastor. We may actually get someone I think is good.
We’ve been doing a work-around for nearly a year now, and have finally found a youth minister ourselves. Of course, it’s been a short-budget year so working that salary back in is going to be challenging . . .