Racking your brain for a way to provoke meaningful conversations between parents and their elementary kids in less than 140 characters? Well, rack no more!
Below, you will find everything you need to cue parents this week through every major social media outlet from Twitter to Pinterest (so you can focus your brain power on posting the really important stuff—like that picture you just took of your cat standing in a puddle). And if you missed our first post explaining what all this is, take a second to get up to speed by clicking here!
If Pampers and Goldfish are more your speed, check out our First Look blog for the social media plan to connect parents with preschoolers: http://orangeblogs.org/firstlook
Or if you are surrounded by boy bands and learners permits, try our social media plan for connecting parents and students at: http://orangeblogs.org/xp3students
This week we are supplying you with a variety of posts that you can share with the parents in your ministry. Feel free to use these posts however you wish. Want to get a little crazy and swap Monday’s tweet with Wednesday’s? Go right ahead! Feel like posting a different picture to Instagram? We don’t mind! You can simply copy and paste the words below or add a little flare of your own to any and all posts. These posts should start going out on Sunday, April 5 and follow this social media plan.
If you have any questions, suggestions for content or an exceptionally cute picture of your cat, please share in the comment section below this post. Until next week, Happy Tweeting!
Possible Facebook Timeline Photos for April:
Sunday, April 5
Twitter/Facebook: Happy Easter! Gather the family and join us for Studio 252 Live @ 10, 1, and 5.
Monday, April 6
Twitter: What you give to your kids or what you do for your kids is not as important as what you leave in them. #ImagineTheEnd
Twitter: Yesterday, we talked about how God loves us so much that He gave us Jesus.
Tuesday, April 7
Twitter/Facebook: You are not raising kids, you’re raising adults: http://theparentcue.org/raising-adults-2/
Wednesday, April 8
Twitter: “What makes children happy doesn’t always prepare them to be courageous, engaged adults.” Brené Brown
Twitter/Facebook: At dinner tonight, ask: How does it make you feel to realize God wants to make peace with you even though you still sin?
Pinterest: You are not raising kids, you’re raising adults: http://theparentcue.org/raising-adults-2/
Thursday, April 9
Facebook: It’s important to let your kids fail while they are with you. How have you let your kid fail when you could have easily rescued him/her?
Instagram: God loves us so much that He gave us Jesus.
Friday, April 10
Twitter: Work over time gives a kid worth. Why you should give them a few practical responsibilities as they grow up: bit.ly/19lbx5w
Twitter/Facebook: At bedtime, read John 20. Together, thank God for Jesus’ sacrifice and resurrection.
Saturday, April 11
Facebook: Peace almost always requires some type of sacrifice. But it also shows the importance of relationships. https://vimeo.com/121927226
If you want to build a stronger ministry to parents, check out Parent Cue Weekly at https://doministrybetter.com/.
Want to use social media to connect with your small group leaders? Get your LeadSmall Social Media plan at LeadSmall Weekly, doministrybetter.com.