Volunteer Pre-Service Pep Talk for September 30

Volunteer Pre-Service Pep Talk for September 30

Sunday mornings are like game day for children’s ministry. Just like any good coach, gather your team of volunteers for a pre-game pep talk. Answer any questions about the curriculum and ask for prayer requests. Then read the following devotion to kick the morning off: Have you ever worked hard at something and when it was over, you celebrated? Maybe you completed a 5K run after months of training and then you had a great big breakfast! Or maybe you inked a big deal at work and went out for... Read More
Social Media Plan for Elementary Parents Starting September 30

Social Media Plan for Elementary Parents Starting September 30

These posts are designed to review the lesson, so plan for them to appear in your ministry’s social media accounts after you’ve taught the lesson in your ministry. Also, if you share social media accounts with other ministries in your organization, coordinate with them to develop a plan for when to schedule posts and how to designate the intended audience. If Pampers and Goldfish are more your speed, check out our First Look blog for the social media plan to connect parents with... Read More

Large Group – It’s Kind Of A Big Deal

Large Group… it takes up a significant amount of programming on Sunday morning. It’s where energy is cultivated, where kids learn to praise God through music, where teaching happens, and it can even represent the theme for the month through focal walls or set design. Because large group is such an important part of the 252 Kids and Preteen strategies, great care should be taken as we recruit volunteers to the large group experience. In all aspects of ministry we want to make sure... Read More
Volunteer Pre-Service Pep Talk for September 23

Volunteer Pre-Service Pep Talk for September 23

Sunday mornings are like game day for children’s ministry. Just like any good coach, gather your team of volunteers for a pre-game pep talk. Answer any questions about the curriculum and ask for prayer requests. Then read the following devotion to kick the morning off: Distractions. We all have them. In fact, you’re holding one of the biggest distractions in the palm of your hand right now. The phone (or computer) you’re reading this on can distract you from finishing the tasks right in front... Read More
What Are Your Priorities?

What Are Your Priorities?

All month long we’re talking about initiative. Initiative is seeing what needs to be done and doing it. There is no shortage of things that need to be done around us as leaders, Amen? Here’s the thing, we have to remember to keep the main thing the main thing. As leaders it is: vitally important that we keep our priorities in alignment. I think it’s safe to say that if we were asked this question, “What are your priorities?” We would all most likely say God first, marriage second,... Read More
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