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The volunteer book

Denise Locker

The volunteer book

a guide for churches and nonprofits

by Denise Locker

  • 105 Want to read
  • 31 Currently reading

Published by Beacon Hill Press of Kansas City in Kansas City, Mo .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Voluntarism -- Religious aspects -- Christianity,
  • Church management,
  • Voluntarism,
  • Nonprofit organizations -- Management

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. ).

    StatementDenise Locker.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBR115.V64 L63 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23962982M
    ISBN 109780834124943
    LC Control Number2009050849
    OCLC/WorldCa436028355

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“Piñon wood burned in the cookstove. A new smell.