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 8 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 8
Facebook & Twitter: If your child can’t answer the question, “what did you learn in church?” we can! Join us online @ 10, 1 and 5 ET for Studio 252 Live!
Monday, June 9
Twitter: This past Sunday we learned that the Bible tells us being a good host is an important part of friendship.
Twitter: You have a lifetime to work, but children are only young once. — Polish Proverb
Tuesday, June 10
Pinterest: Sometimes our kids need to know that becoming a good friend isn’t always easy and it takes a little practice: http://theparentcue.org/practicing-friendship/
Facebook: Help your child memorize this week’s verse.
Wednesday, June 11
Twitter & Facebook: At dinner tonight, ask: Why do you think it’s hard to welcome new people into a group of friends? How could you be more welcoming to others?
Twitter: When your kids show up broken, lonely and wounded, make sure they know they have a seat at your table. #playforkeeps
Thursday, June 12
Facebook: How are you helping your kids be a better friend?
Instagram: This past Sunday we learned that the Bible tells us being a good host is an important part of friendship.
Friday, June 13
Twitter: At bedtime, read 1 Peter 4:9. Discuss the pros and cons of having friends over. What are some ways you can be more welcoming to others?
Saturday, June 14
Facebook: Everyone wants to live a balanced life but what if “balanced” isn’t the right goal? Tune into this month’s Parent Cue Live to hear more.
Pinterest: “Teaching our kids to love others starts with us.” http://theparentcue.org/guilt-less-lessons-of-love/
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.