Children & Youth Ministry Leadership Conference 2012
I had the honor of taking my 2012 workshop presentations for a test drive today at the 16th annual gathering of children and youth ministry leaders at CYMLC in sunny Murrieta, CA. As promised to those who attended my sessions, I’ve uploaded my notes here. If you’d like the slides that go with them, comment below and I’ll pass them your way.
Tapping into Teen Helpers in Children’s Ministry
This workshop examines best practices and next steps for getting teen helpers involved in children’s ministry at your church. From getting your youth pastor in your corner to a how-to guide for getting teens to serve in your ministry, learn how to take your children’s programs to the next level by effectively integrating teen leaders onto your team!
Turning Parents Into Partners: Family Ministry 101
Family ministry is more than just large events and Sunday morning handouts that end up in the church parking lot. In this workshop, we discuss the best ways to create a church environment that encourages parents (and other adults who bring children to church) to partner with your children’s ministry team as you raise up children in the faith together. We also examine the common pit-falls that family ministry models fall into as well as simple ways you can make your ministry more family-friendly.
I’ll be leading expanded versions of these workshops at Group’s Kidmin Conference this Fall.