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, May 24 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 May:
Sunday, May 24
Twitter/Facebook: Out of town this weekend? Use your phone or tablet to join us for Studio 252 Live at 10, 1 or 5 ET.
Monday, May 25
Twitter: Your weaknesses as a parent can work in your favor. They should remind you to pursue other influences for your family. #WidenTheCircle
Twitter: Yesterday, we learned that trusting God’s plan is better than telling lies.
Tuesday, May 26
Twitter/Facebook: Three key words your kids are longing to hear: http://theparentcue.org/three-key-words-your-kids-are-longing-to-hear/
Wednesday, May 27
Twitter: “You show kids you care when you allow yourself to be vulnerable enough to just have fun.” #PlayforKeeps
Twitter/Facebook: At dinner tonight, ask: Will you get in more trouble for disobedience and dishonesty, or disobedience and honesty?
Pinterest: Three key words your kids are longing to hear: http://theparentcue.org/three-key-words-your-kids-are-longing-to-hear/
Thursday, May 28
Facebook: Your kids likely know you love them, but how do you show your kids that you are crazy about them?
Instagram: Trusting God’s plan is better than telling lies.
Friday, May 29
Twitter: When does a kid really “get” your ironic humor? around 6-years.
Twitter/Facebook: At bedtime, read Esther 3; 7:1-6. Ask God to give you each the courage to tell the truth anytime you find yourself knotted up in untruths.
Saturday, May 30
Facebook: Honesty is not just what you say. It’s how you live and what you do. https://vimeo.com/123949386
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.