Social Media Plan for Elementary Parents starting January 18

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:

Or if you are surrounded by boy bands and learners permits, try our social media plan for connecting parents and students at:

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, January 18 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 January:



Sunday, January 18

Twitter/Facebook: Gather the family and join us online @ 10, 1 and 5 ET for Studio 252 Live!


Monday, January 19

Twitter: Your kids already have a front-row seat to your life. The question is, what are they watching?

Twitter: Yesterday, we learned that our commitment to talking about God can help our friends know Him better.


Tuesday, January 19

Twitter: 5 ways to lose (and gain) influence as a parent:

Instagram/Facebook: When you hear how God is working in the lives of others, you start to see ways God can work in your own life. #KnowGod

TALK_god can work in your own life


Wednesday, January 20

Twitter/Facebook: If you want it to be in your kids, it needs to be in you. #MakeItPersonsal

Twitter/Facebook: At dinner tonight, ask: Who in your life do you talk to about God?


Pinterest:5 ways to lose (and gain) influence as a parent:


Thursday, January 21

Facebook: The more you know God, the more you want to talk about Him. Who are the people in your life you can talk to? #TALK

Instagram: Our commitment to talking about God can help our friends know Him better.




Friday, January 22

Tweet/Facebook: At bedtime, read Matthew 16:13-20. Discuss a few times you have seen God working in your life or in the lives of other people.


Saturday, January 23

Facebook: How can you help your kids grow in their faith? This podcast will help:


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