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Guidelines for Leading Your Congregation 2009-2012 - Children's Ministries

Ministries that Help Children Grow in Faith
$2.95

“The mission of the Church is to make disciples of Jesus Christ. Local churches provide the most significant arena through which disciple-making occurs” (The Book of Discipline of The United Methodist Church, 2008, ¶120.

Children’s Ministries

How can a church blend together a clear focus on meeting needs of children to help them grow as disciples of Jesus and an organizational model that enables that focus? This booklet concentrates of the basics of ministry that help children grow in faith. It is the beginning point for organizing for ministry and is designed to help congregations use their own gifts to respond to God’s call to care for the children, on Sunday morning, through the week and for special events. Look for this and more:

  • A biblical-theological basis for children’s ministry
  • Learning the basics of children’s ministry
  • Ministry by, with, and for children that keeps them safe
  • Weekday Ministry

The twenty-six Guidelines cover church leadership areas including Church Council and Small Membership Church; the administrative areas of Finance and Trustees; and ministry areas focused on nurture, outreach, and witness including Worship, Evangelism, Stewardship, and Christian Education, age-level ministries, Communications, and more.

  • Church Council
  • Pastor
  • Pastor Parish Relations
  • Finance
  • Stewardship
  • Trustees
  • Lay Leader/ Lay Member
  • Leader Selection & Development
  • Small Group Ministries
  • Small Membership Church
  • Christian Education
  • Adult Ministries
  • Children’s Ministries
  • Family Ministries
  • Youth Ministries
  • Evangelism
  • Worship
  • Advocates for Inclusiveness
  • Church and Society
  • Church Historian
  • Communications
  • Higher Education & Campus Ministry
  • Mission
  • Men’s Ministries
  • Women’s Ministries
  • Scouting & Civic Youth-Serving Ministry

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  • Additional Details
    • SKU: 9780687649518
    • Manufacturer: Abingdon Press
    • Binding Type: Saddle-Stiched - # of wires 2
    • ISBN 13: 9780687649518
    • Publication Date: 10/01/2008
    • Format: Other
    • Page Count: 40
    • Width: 9.00 inches
    • Height: 9.00 inches
    • Length: 9.00 inches
    • Weight: 0.56 pounds
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