Social Media Plan for Elementary Parents starting July 20

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:

Or if you are surrounded by boy bands and learners permits, try our social media plan for connecting parents and students at:

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, July 20 and follow this social media plan.

**If you’ve been around a while, you might notice things look a little different. Click here to learn why.**

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 July:






Sunday, July 20

Twitter & Facebook: Ever wish you could go to kids’ church, too? Join us online @ 10, 1 and 5 ET for Studio 252 Live!


Monday, July 21

Twitter: Kids don’t need perfect parents to turn out great. What they need is for you to invest in your relationship w them #ParentingIsWonder-Full

Twitter: Another summer is coming to an end and you parents are doing great! Remind your child about the importance of encouragement this week.


Tuesday, July 21

Twitter: Three ways to prioritize the un-doable, so that at the end of the day youve done more of what matters most #parenting

Facebook: Help your child memorize this week’s verse.



Wednesday, July 22

Twitter: What I give to my children or what I do for my children is not as important as what I leave IN them. #parenting

Twitter & Facebook: At dinner tonight, ask: How has a friend encouraged you in the past? What is one small way you can encourage a friend this week?

Pinterest: Three ways to prioritize the un-doable, so that at the end of the day youve done more of what matters most #parenting


Thursday, July 23

Facebook: Your kids will only be this age once. How have you been present today?

Instagram: Last Sunday, we talked about how friends encourage each other



Friday, July 24

Twitter: At bedtime, read 1 Thessalonians 5:11 and discuss ways you can cheer others up.

Tweet/Facebook: How do you measure success as a parent? #parenting


Saturday, July 25

Facebook: If you don’t have your Friend Pics yet, hurry to get one! Check out how MC Haggis uses his friend pics to encourage his best friend.


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