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: https://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: https://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, April 26 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 April:
Sunday, April 26
Twitter/Facebook: In an argument with someone? Let’s talk about how to end it peacefully on Studio 252 Live today at 10, 1 or 5 ET.
Monday, April 27
Twitter: He is the happiest, be he king or peasant, who finds peace in his home. – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Twitter: Yesterday, we talked about how to care for others by looking for solutions.
Tuesday, April 28
Twitter/Facebook: Kids don’t need perfect parents.Kids need imperfect parents who are willing to ask forgiveness and let it go. https://bit.ly/1FIhyay
Wednesday, April 29
Twitter: “2 things make home a place where kids want to be: Forgiveness and Joy. If you don’t have those, they’ll look somewhere else.” Reggie Joiner
Twitter/Facebook: At dinner tonight, ask: Why do you think it’s important for people who are different to spend time together?
Pinterest: Kids don’t need perfect parents. Kids need imperfect parents who are willing to ask forgiveness and let it go. https://bit.ly/1FIhyay
Thursday, April 30
Instagram: Care for others by looking for solutions.
Friday, May 1
Twitter: How to comfort your child in the face of grief: https://theparentcue.org/thefaceofgrief/
Twitter/Facebook: At bedtime, read 1 Samuel 25:1-35. Brainstorm some ways that you might be able to get creative and be a part of the solution in conflicts near you.
Saturday, May 2
Facebook: Peace takes hard work and can get a little messy, but it’s completely worth it. https://vimeo.com/121921166
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.