BUILD OR STRENGTHEN YOUR FAMILY MINISTRY.
This Parent Ministry Sampler is all you need to start or strengthen a family ministry with games, parent prayer cards, volunteer training, coaching videos, and more.
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What's included in the Sampler:
Family Devotionals for Kids: Holiday Edition
This packet includes twelve holiday devotionals that families can do throughout the year. Each devotional includes five sections: Read, Learn, Discuss, Activity, Pray. The holidays are New Year’s Day, Valentines, Lent, Easter, Mother’s Day, Memorial Day/ Veterans Day, Father’s Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas, Birthday, and Anniversary.
How To Understand The Bible In 9 Pictures
One common struggle parents express is that they feel inadequate to have spiritual conversations with their children. Here are some direct quotes from parents:
- I don't know how to lead spiritually.
- I want to grow, but don't know what to do.
- I have very little knowledge of the Bible, so how can I talk to my child about it?
- My child already knows more than I do.
- I don't know how to maintain a healthy relationship with God, so how can I talk about it?
If you have had these thoughts, you are not alone! So we have a gift for you. It’s an ebook that takes the biggest LOVE STORY of all time and summarizes it with nine pictures. You can read this for yourself, read to your kids from an e-reader as you tuck them in bed, or gather together as a family and read aloud.
All About God Devotionals From A-Z
Help encourage parents to lead their kids spiritually with this simple, fun, and practical devotional. Using the alphabet, parents take their child through 26 characteristics of God.
Family House Party: Camp Community
This resource is an all-in-one party kit to help families host a small gathering in their home. It gives parents creative ideas, organizational tools, links for budget-friendly items, and planning material. We also included a promotional graphic!
Whether it be their neighbors, friends, or parents from their kid's soccer team, you can help your parents reconnect with their community while building and strengthening your parent ministry.
Say This, Not That: Conversation Prompts To Help Parents During Difficult Times
This quick and simple guide gives parents the words they need to invite children into emotionally healthy discussions around difficult subjects. Sometimes all a parent needs is a small prompt in the right direction to get the conversation going.
Psalms Parent Prayer Cards: Boys and Girls Edition
Give these printable PDF cards to your parents, so they can personalize the prayers for their son or daughter that is based on a verse in Psalms.
Proverbs: 30 Lunchbox Notes for Kids
Give these printable PDF cards to your parents, so they can offer their child personalized notes of wisdom based on a verse in Proverbs.
Book Review: The Bully Phenomenon
This book review gives you a two-page snapshot of The Bully Phenomenon by Dwayne Ruffin to help you understand the gist of the book, in case you need to recommend it to families.
Book Review: Lead Your Family Like Jesus
This book review gives you a two-page snapshot of Lead Your Family Like Jesus: Powerful Parenting Principles From The Creator Of Families by Ken Blanchard, Phil Hodges, and Tricia Goyer to help you understand the gist of the book, in case you need to recommend it to families.
Coaching Video: How to Cast a Vision of Family Ministry to Pastor & Peers
As a leader “in the middle,” how can you cast your vision of family ministry upward? How can you share it with your supervisor? Elders? Pastor? Deacon board? In this video, Jeremy Lee, the founder of M2P, gives you practical tips on what to say and how to say it, so you’ll be equipped and ready to connect your vision of family ministry with the overall vision of your church.
Coaching Video: How To Onboard Parents Into Your Ministry
As church leaders, we often think about helping new students join as they enter into our ministry area, a process called “onboarding.” But what if we intentionally helped parents onboard into our ministries? How can we help new parents? If we do a good job of onboarding new parents, we have a great chance of keeping families involved. In this video, you will learn practical tips like creating one-page sheets and the importance of telling parents what they want to hear first versus what we find essential.
Coaching Video: How To Cast A Vision Of Family Ministry to Families
It's one thing to talk family ministry to your leadership staff. It's another to describe it to families. In this video, Jeremy Lee, founder of M2P, gives church leaders some encouragement on how to implement your family ministry vision to the people at the center of it all: parents in your church and community.
Spiritual Retreat Guide
Have you been thinking about pulling away to recharge spiritually? If you did get away, have you wondered what you would do? We created a simple, step-by-step guide that provides everything you need for spiritual, mental, and emotional rejuvenation. It includes two sections to be done consecutively:
- Moments of Ceasing (My Thoughts)
- Moments of Listening (His Thoughts)
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