Ministering with Children in a Virtual World
As we navigate this time of social distancing and ministering with children and families in a virtual world, we have pulled together some helpful resources for children ministry leaders. If you have ideas or resources that you are using in your church, please pass them along to Susan Groseclose so that they may be added here as well.
Children's Ministry leaders are invited to join in on a weekly Zoom call on Thursdays at 10:00 am for the upcoming weeks. This is a place to connect, check in and share ideas and resources. To join you may follow this link.
The Holston Conference Children's Ministry Network Facebook page offers a wealth of resources you may find useful. The Holston Conference Children's Ministry Team is adding ideas and resources on a weekly basis.
Other Children and Family Ministry Resources:
Cokesbury Kids offers a weekly midweek pause, Deep Blue Virtual Sunday School, and Holy Moments Worship
Virtual Day Camp offered by United Methodist Camp and Retreat Ministries
Discipleship Ministries is offering "Things We Can Do"
Ministry Architects is offering Facebook Live chats, tips, and cohorts for children's ministry leaders
Discipulado Intergeneracional - Hispanic resources offered by Tanya Marie Eustace Campen, Director of Intergenerational Ministries in the Rio Texas UMC Conference
Illustrated Ministry is offering free downloadable coloring sheets
Leanne Hadley - check out Holy Listening Stones and other resources to help families discuss gratitudes and challenges during this pandemic
TN Conference Next Gen Kid Ministry
Arkansas UMC Conference Kids Ministry
Webinar: Using Digital Technologies for Faith Formation
Vibrant Faith Digital Resources
Thanks to the North Alabama Conference for compiling this list.
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