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, September 27 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 September:
Sunday, September 27
Twitter/Facebook: Know what needs to be done? The whole family needs to watch Studio 252 Live at either 10 AM, 1 PM, or 5 PM eastern.
Monday, September 28
Twitter: One of the smartest things moms and dads can do is to pursue strategic relationships with their kids. #WidenTheCircle
Twitter: Yesterday we realized that we should do what we can do, and trust God to do what only He can do.
Tuesday, September 29
Twitter: You’re a better parent when you invite others in to invest in your parenting: http://bit.ly/1XJgryD #WidenTheCircle
Wednesday, September 30
Twitter: In parenting, the days are long, but the years are short, so what you do this week matters.
Facebook: At dinner tonight, brainstorm together a way that each person in the family can show some initiative this week. Share your ideas in the comments.
Thursday, October 1
Facebook: Have you connected with your kid’s small group leader? Make sure you take time to the next time you pick up your child. #WidentheCircle
Instagram: Do what you can do, and trust God to do what only He can do.
Friday, October 2
Twitter/Facebook: At bedtime, read Nehemiah 4; 6:15-16. Talk about a big job ahead of you in the coming weeks. Ask God for wisdom and strength to complete the task.
Saturday, October 3
Facebook: When we step up and get a job done, we never know what God might do through us: https://vimeo.com/131030924
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.