If you’ve never heard of Craigslist, you either live near my parents in Iowa, or you’re livingunder a rock. It’s a place where anyone can post any ad to buy, sell, barter, trade, giveaway, meet, greet, scheme, scam, and so on. Good, bad and ugly all come with Craigslist. But if you can maneuver through the bad and around the ugly, Craigslist can be a useful tool in recruiting musicians. In two different ministries, in two different areas, I’ve found several instrumentalists using Craigslist. (Yes, including drummers.)
There are several things to consider when using Craigslist to recruit
musicians. Two Big Questions:
First, is your leadership OK with non-attendees playing on your team?