Volunteer Pre-Service Pep Talk for December 10

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...
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Social Media Plan for Elementary Parents Starting December 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...
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February Editor’s Notes

WEEK 1 Key Question: What does kindness look like? While this may seem like a simple question, preteens need to start from a concrete idea before connecting that idea to their own life. When kids can identify the kindness of others, they have a better chance of...
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Volunteer Pre-Service Pep Talk for December 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...
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Social Media Plan for Elementary Parents Starting December 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...
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Social Media Plan for Elementary Parents Starting November 5

Social Media Plan for Elementary Parents Starting November 5

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 October 29

Volunteer Pre-Service Pep Talk for October 29

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: Jesus tells us not to store up treasures on earth. Eventually, they’ll wear out. Or break. Or be lost or stolen. Stuff doesn’t last. It’s important to live like you know what really matters. If we find ourselves wishing we had... read more

The Inconsistent Small Group Leader

That guy. You know him? He’s that guy that leaves you scrambling on Sunday to find a leader for your first graders. Getting him to respond to your scheduling request is like nailing jelly to a wall.  When he does show up, he stumbles in (post team huddle) with just enough time (so he thinks) to look over his curriculum for the day as the kids pile in the room. If you’re being honest, he’s that guy that leaves you slightly discouraged in your leadership ability. What do we do with an... read more
Social Media Plan for Elementary Parents Starting October 29

Social Media Plan for Elementary Parents Starting October 29

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 October 22

Volunteer Pre-Service Pep Talk for October 22

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: While kids may not have all that much, chances are they still have SOME money they’re responsible for. One of the best things we adults can do right now is to teach our kids how to manage their little now so that they can be... read more
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