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, October 4 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 October:
Sunday, October 4
Twitter/Facebook: Make sure your story includes watching today’s Studio 252 Live at 10 AM, 1 PM, or 5 PM eastern.
Monday, October 5
Twitter: Help your kids develop their unique skills and abilities to reflect how God designed them? http://bit.ly/1IXnA3c #FindTheirSpark
Twitter: Yesterday, we learned that our unique, personal story can help others discover the love and grace of our all-powerful God.
Tuesday, October 6
Twitter: As you try to widen the circle with your kids, you might experience a surprising amount of self-resistance. Here’s how to combat it: http://bit.ly/1ObSlbB
Wednesday, October 7
Twitter: Invite others to invest in your kids so they have other voices to help shape & determine the direction of their lives. #WidenTheCircle
Facebook: At dinner tonight, ask: What are your talents or gifts? Comment with some of your family’s answers.
Thursday, October 8
Facebook: What have you discovered your kid is good at? What lights them up? #FindTheirSpark
Instagram: Your own unique, personal story can help others discover the love and grace of our all-powerful God.
Friday, October 9
Twitter/Facebook: At bedtime, read 1 Timothy 1:12-17. Each person say one thing you like about your family, then thank God for the ways He has made your family’s story special.
Saturday, October 10
Facebook: Every kid needs a few adults in their life who can help them discover their God-given potential and start doing something significant right now. https://vimeo.com/134773952
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.