* Please note: All of our leadership and guests are Southern Baptist affiliated.
Vision and Goal: To equip Children’s Ministry leaders (both current and future) with the knowledge they need to be successful in leading a children’s ministry by partnering with parents, providing a safe, welcoming and fun environment to lead children to Christ.
Takes place Once a month for 2 hour block via online chat (This Application is for Mentorship group September 2019 to March 2020). This mentorship is free, online, and open to the first 10 approved applicants. This mentorship will be a very practical equipping tool to help further equip church planters to start a children’s ministry, and those who are currently serving in Children’s Leadership to have a resource for encouragement and growth. Each participant will receive monthly emails and snail mail packages with helpful resources prior to the online meet up! Applicants will be notified by September 1st of their acceptance to the program. There is no college credit for this mentorship, simply personal and ministry growth!
Children’s Ministries Topics Include but not limited to:- Sharing the Gospel with Children/Leading a Child to Christ- Equipping families for Baptism and Lord’s Supper- Time Management/Rest in Ministry- Children’s Curriculum Choices- Communication (Both with the church and with parents)- Child Protection Policy/Safety- Addressing Grief and Loss with Children- Celebrating Milestones - Serving alongside other ministries- How to set up a classroom- Rotation strategies and Recruitment- Women in Children’s Leadership- Parent/Teacher Relationships- Teacher/Teacher Relationships- Purchasing and Budgeting - Delegating and leading - Children and Corporate Worship- Ministering to children with Special Needs- Church management programs/child check in - Approaching a Difficult situation - Teaching Methods- Class Scheduling- The Importance of Prayer in Ministry
Hosted by Stephanie Jackson, Director of Children's Ministries at North Wake Church located in Wake Forest, NC. Stephanie is a certified church consultant and has over 16 years experience in paid Children's Ministries Leadership at the same church. She has a degree from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary's Undergraduate Program in Biblical Studies, History with a Focus in Education. She also holds a License in Children's Ministries.