October Editor's Notes

Our goal as leaders and parents is to help our children not become paralyzed by fears, but learn what to do in the face of them. That’s why we’re taking the month of October to discover what God says about courage as—being brave enough to do what you should do, even when you’re afraid.

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October Director's Notes

Use these notes to build your ministry’s Family Experience.

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October Editor’s Notes

October Editor’s Notes

Sometimes I think it would be nice to be a superhero. Most of the time, it’s like they act without a single ounce of fear. They see a problem and without thinking they jump to the rescue to save the day, conquering evils and injustices in their tracks.   But I’m not a superhero. In fact, none of us will ever be a superhero or have some super-human power from an alien planet or radioactive spider bite. But with or without the super powers, we will face moments in our lives when it feels... read more
Volunteer Pre-Service Pep Talk for July 31

Volunteer Pre-Service Pep Talk for July 31

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: We’ve been given a BIG task – to carry the news of Jesus to every part of the world. It’s the best news ever and God is counting on us to share it! That’s why working together is so important. Think about a team sport.... read more
Social Media Plan for Elementary Parents starting July 31

Social Media Plan for Elementary Parents starting July 31

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
Volunteer Pre-Service Pep Talk for July 24

Volunteer Pre-Service Pep Talk for July 24

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: Problems. We’ve all got ‘em. Traffic made you late to work. The washing machine stopped mid cycle and now you have a machine full of water and soppy clothes. The dog started doing this weird coughing thing. Your two year... read more
Social Media Plan for Elementary Parents starting July 24

Social Media Plan for Elementary Parents starting July 24

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
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