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, November 22 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 November:
Sunday, November 22
Twitter/Facebook: Enjoy Studio 252 Live today at 10 AM, 1 PM, or 5 PM eastern. No applause necessary.
Monday, November 23
Twitter: “Gratitude can transform common days into thanksgivings, routine jobs into joy, and ordinary opportunities into blessings.” William Ward
Twitter: Yesterday we realized when we see someone who needs to be served, but we don’t know how to help, we can ask God.
Tuesday, November 24
Twitter: Don’t buy into the myth that your Thanksgiving needs to conform to an artificial norm: http://theparentcue.org/your-family-is-weird/
Wednesday, November 25
Twitter: Share family stories over Thanksgiving to give you kids a relational history that fuels a healthy perspective about their identity.
Facebook: At dinner tonight, ask: Who is someone you know that is going through a tough time? How can we serve them?
Thursday, November 26
Facebook: What makes your family weird? What’s the weirdest thing your family does to celebrate the holidays?
Instagram: God wants us to share His love with others. So we can turn to Him for help.
Friday, November 27
Twitter/Facebook: At bedtime, read 1 Kings 17:1-16. Share a need that you see and ask God to provide what you need to be able to help.
Saturday, November 28
Facebook:Facebook: Watch all of this month’s videos at home or on the go at http://studio252.tv/fun2watch
If you want to build a stronger ministry to parents, check out Parent Cue Weekly at GoWeekly.com.
Want to use social media to connect with your small group leaders? Get your LeadSmall Social Media plan at LeadSmall Weekly, GoWeekly.com.