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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Social Media Plan for Elementary Parents starting July 10

Social Media Plan for Elementary Parents starting July 10

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 3

Volunteer Pre-Service Pep Talk for July 3

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: This week, we’ll talk about how the story of Jesus is for everybody. Not just the Jews – like some in Paul’s day were insisting. Not just for those we might categorize as “good people.” Thanks heavens it’s not just for... read more
UPDATED: Social Media Plan for Elementary Parents starting July 3

UPDATED: Social Media Plan for Elementary Parents starting July 3

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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