7 Steps for Planning a Youth Service – Youth Ministry Christian Article

I met this week with the weekend program team to talk through the process of planning a youth service. For us, our main visible program is on the weekend, so here is what we’re now calling The Weekend Tornado. Some weeks it is an F5, others not much more than some whipping wind, but never just a gentle breeze. CollectThis is the brainstorming stage, where ideas are thrown up on a whiteboard and randomly bantered and tossed around. There are…

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What I’m Working On This Month – Children’s Ministry Christian Article

If you’re new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed. Thanks for visiting! Here’s What’s Happening In October! After a very busy September (Promotion Sunday, Volunteer Kick-Off Party, and our 1st Preschool Family Experience for the new year), October looks to be a much more laid back month. However, there are some things that I’m looking forward to! CURRICULUM Each month, I edit our curriculum to fit our needs. During this process, we inventory our supplies and…

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7 Sticky Situations Your Youth Ministry Is Going To Need A Policy For – Helping Youth Workers Make Life Long Followers Of Jesus – Youth Ministry Christian Article

*if you enjoyed the episode, I’d love if you stopped by itunes and left a few stars and a review. Someone asked me about a situation concerning A PDA issue in their youth ministry and thought I’d expand on that with some other youth ministry policy issues you should think through. Let me make a distinction, first Rules are what we make to make to create order – No one in the sound booth if you’re not running it, etc.…

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Downshifting Your Summer Strategy – YouthMinistry.com – Youth Ministry Christian Article

If you’re a volunteer youth worker who needs to take a break, this article might help you. If you’re a youth pastor with maxed-out volunteers, this article might give you perspective. I am a longtime volunteer youth worker and full-time staffer at my church in a non-youth ministry role. As I write, the summer hasn’t even begun and, already, I have facts-of-life factors pulling me back from my traditional fourth-gear pace. While I’m still involved with our weekend middle school ministry,…

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Homeschool in Less Time Each Day – Christian Article

Becky Aniol | January 9th, 2019 | Are you overwhelmed with your daily homeschool schedule? Do you feel like you don’t have enough hours in the day? (About a dozen people have told me recently that they feel this way.) Here’s a mom who shared those feelings, and this is what she learned and what she did about it. The daily schedule for Form II {grades 4-6} looked so…simple. 8 subjects covered in 3 hours daily. Why was “school” taking us…

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