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 3 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 3
Twitter/Facebook: You have the power to gather your family and watch Studio 252 Live at 10 AM, 1 PM, or 5 PM eastern.
Monday, January 4
Twitter: Although no one can go back and make a brand new start, anyone can start from now and make a brand new ending. – Carl Bard #NeverTooLate
Twitter: Yesterday, we learned we can trust and rely on God to help us choose to do what we should do.
Tuesday, January 5
Twitter/Facebook: God knows you’re not a perfect parent, but here’s what you should be striving for: http://bit.ly/1HRWMYS
Wednesday, January 6
Twitter: When you learn to admit your limited capacity and parent out of your weakness, you turn the spotlight on God’s capacity.
Facebook: At dinner tonight, ask: How can having self-control protect you from getting hurt? Comment with your family’s ideas.
Thursday, January 7
Twitter: If you want it to be in your kids, it has to be in you! What do you want to work on personally this year and hopefully pass down to them?
Instagram: We don’t have to rely on our own power to control ourselves. We can trust God to help us choose what we should do.
Friday, January 8
Twitter/Facebook: At bedtime, read Proverbs 25:28. Pray that God will give each of you the power to control yourself and do the right thing, even when what we should do isn’t what we want to do.
Saturday, January 9
Facebook: Self-control is a response to the change that God is making in our lives. With God’s power, we are able to do what we should do, not what we want to do. https://vimeo.com/143268263
If you want to build a stronger ministry to parents, check out Parent Cue Weekly at GoWeekly.com.
Want to use social media to connect with your small group leaders? Get your LeadSmall Social Media plan at LeadSmall Weekly, GoWeekly.com.