WEDNESDAY SMALL GROUP LEADER TRAINING
If you are a new leader to our small groups and missed our August Orientation, please review these videos! Small Groups start on September 2!
Part 1 - Supplies (3:20)
Safety in Kids Ministry
Spiritual Formation of Children
Children’s ministry is a “Team Sport” When Jesus was on the earth he started the church in the book of ACTS and out of all the ways he could have set it up he chose a team structure. So church was never meant to be run by a few it was meant to be team after team of ministry volunteers working together and using their God given talents to help kids make friends with God and with each other!
Documents describing the characteristics of children at different ages - what they are like, and what they can learn.
Discover healthy ways to grow closer to the children.
Creatively engage children and help kids to learn the way they learn best.
Ways to prevent discipline issues and handle any issues that do come up.
Learn to evaluate yourself, look back on successes and failures and grow as a teacher.
Discover ways to find, grasp, and use teachable moments whenever they come up.
Learn how to prepare kids for a life of following Christ.
Discover how to tweak lessons so every activity connects with your class.
How to navigate expectaions - and stay effective and motivated.
Practical help for preparing your heart to teach.
52 Training Articles that offer help, hope and practical strategies.
Discover practical techniques to be ready for problems that come up
We hope these resources help equip you as a volunteer:
Ways to incorporate drama into the classroom - all ages:
Creative Drama Lesson Plans
A host of creative craft ideas:
Create your own puzzles - mazes, wordsearches, and criss-cross puzzles:
Indoor games for preschoolers:
This website will help you with curriculum: