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, January 11 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 January:
Sunday, January 11
Twitter/Facebook: Practice Commitment and join us online @ 10, 1 and 5 ET for Studio 252 Live!
Monday, January 12
Twitter: “Our best shot at good parenting comes when we have enough internal resources of our own to make it through tough patches.” Madeleine Levine
Twitter: Yesterday, we talked about how Jesus modeled a commitment to prayer.
Tuesday, January 13
Instagram/Facebook: When you pray, remember you aren’t connecting with a far-off someone in the sky. You’re connecting with a father who is closer to you than your own skin.
Wednesday, January 14
Twitter/Facebook: Your kids, even when they are young, need to observe up close that your spiritual, moral, and relational growth is a priority in your life.
Twitter/Facebook: At dinner tonight, ask: Do you think it’s easy to talk to God? Why or why not?
Thursday, January 15
Facebook: Knowing God better means you start talking to Him more. Pray alone and as a family this week, at bedtime, at mealtime and anytime. #PRAY
Instagram: We can follow the commitment to prayer that Jesus modeled.
Friday, January 16
Tweet/Facebook: At bedtime, read Luke 11:1-4. Put this model prayer in your own words then pray it together.
Saturday, January 17
Facebook: How does MC Haggis learn to know God better? Watch the video to see: http://youtu.be/mo2zmZnQzTY
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.