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, June 15 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 June:
Sunday, June 22
Twitter & Facebook: Want to tell your friends what your kids learned in church today? Join us online @ 10, 1 and 5 ET for Studio 252 Live!
Monday, June 23
Twitter: The decision to have a child is momentous. Its to decide forever to have your heart go walking around outside your body –Elizabeth Stone
Twitter: Yesterday, your child learned that in order to be a good friend, you have to show patience.
Tuesday, June 24
Twitter: “I can get it wrong in a lot of ways and still get it right in the most important way.” http://theparentcue.org/youre-doing-it-wrong/
Facebook: Help your child memorize this week’s verse.
Wednesday, June 25
Twitter: It’s not quantity or quality time you need as a family– it’s the quantity or quality times. #parentingbeyond
Twitter & Facebook: At dinner tonight, ask: What makes you impatient with your friends? What is something each of us can do to become more patient with others?
Pinterest: Parenting: “I can get it wrong in a lot of ways and still get it right in the most important way” http://theparentcue.org/youre-doing-it-wrong/
Thursday, June 26
Instagram: This Sunday, your child learned that in order to be a good friend, you have to show patience.
Friday, June 27
Twitter: At bedtime, read Ephesians 4:2. What does it look like to “put up with one another in love”?
Pinterest: As we teach our kids about patience, we parents end up learning a few things too– http://theparentcue.org/patience-money-in-the-bank/
Saturday, June 28
Facebook: Part of being a good friend means having patience when you don’t see eye to eye. Check out this great reminder! http://youtu.be/DY4f5x391sU
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.