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, July 27 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 27
Twitter & Facebook: Don’t miss the last week of 252’s summer! Join us online @ 10, 1 and 5 ET for Studio 252 Live! www.studio252live.com
Monday, July 28
Twitter: One of the most effective ways to stay connected to your kids is to have fun with them. #playforkeeps #parenting
Twitter: Yesterday, your child learned how important it is to have friends you can worship with every day!
Tuesday, July 29
Twitter: Your kids will never understand how much you love them. So here are 3 ways you can prove it to them: http://theparentcue.org/prove-you-love-them/ #parenting
Facebook: Help your child memorize this week’s verse.
Wednesday, July 30
Twitter: How trustworthy we are as parents is much more important for their growth than how trustworthy they are. #parenting
Twitter & Facebook: At dinner tonight, ask: The playground is a great place to make a friend. Where are some other places you see kids who might need a friend?
Pinterest: Your kids will never understand how much you love them. So here are 3 ways you can prove it to them: http://theparentcue.org/prove-you-love-them/ #parenting
Thursday, July 31
Facebook: What is a random way you can show up for your kids this week?
Instagram: Last Sunday, we talked about how important it is to have friends you can worship with every day!
Friday, August 1
Twitter: At bedtime, read Hebrews 10:24-25. What does it mean to stir up one another to love? How can we help our friends to do good works?
Tweet/Facebook: Honesty keeps a relationship authentic. How are you fostering honesty with your teens? #parenting http://theparentcue.org/honesty/
Saturday, August 2
Facebook: Whew! This summer has gone way too fast! Check out all the great truths we’ve talked about the last 9 weeks! http://youtu.be/RB8hl5X6d-8
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.