Help Your Parents Learn How to Lead This Year
All around the world, families are getting ready to head back to school. Some year-round students had a few weeks off from the classroom, while others have had three whole months of surviving in Minecraft. So while parents are out refilling notebooks, sharpening pencils, and buying way too many glue sticks to help their kids prepare for school, you can get them ready for the “back-to-school” transition too! This month, we give our members the resources they need to help their parents get ready for school. 🙂
August’s Upcoming Digital Parent Resources
Kicking off this month’s theme, All Things Family Ministry, M2P’s blog posts will cover a variety of topics including:
FAQ About Family Ministry
How Family Ministry Fits Into Children’s Ministry
How Family Ministry Fits Into Youth Ministry
How Technology Fits Into Family Ministry
GET READY! SEASON 2 IS HERE!
Ministry to Parents kicks off Season Two with a new series called Talking All Things Family Ministry. Elisabeth and Jeremy invite guest Michelle Craddock, Nick Mobley, and others to share their insight and experience as they work full-time with their parents.
Other podcast series coming in Season 2:
How to Heal From Church Hurt
Parents in the Bible
How to Welcome New Families
What To Do When Families Leave Your Church
Email List Freebies
A sample from our Notes of Wisdom & Lunchbox Notes
A sample from last month’s Partner Resource, Annie Pajcic, and Thou Art Exalted
Finding Mentors: 4 Tips on How to Help Your Teen Find Support
As adolescents grow and mature, it is developmentally appropriate for them to search outside their family unit for role models and mentors. They have the foundation that parents have poured into them, but now, they want to learn, explore, and decide what their values will be…on their own.
With this video, you can help parents embrace this season so that they can encourage and inspire their teenagers to find positive and healthy men or women who can guide and influence them.
Teacher Troubles: 4 Tips on How to Help Your Child
At some point in children’s education, parents may run across a scenario where their son or daughter struggle with their teacher. When this moment occurs, how and what parents do can often make or break a school year’s experience.
So in today’s video, we give parents practical tips on how to help their child with teacher troubles, so that they can create a new opportunity for their child to grow and learn.
WHAT IS IT?
Parents can give their children a little bit of wisdom each day with these simple notes based on verses from the Bible. They can print the inspirational messages, slip them into their kids’ lunchbox, tape them on the bathroom mirror, or read over them during dinner. They can also leave a personalized note on the back for an extra special touch.
HOW TO USE IT?
- Print and give to your parents as a handout.
- Print and give to your volunteers so they can give them to students.
- Hand them out to the students in your ministry.
- Add it to your church website.
- Email directly to parents.
- Use the Word document to create your own.
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.
This month’s Partner Resource is Tony Bianco from Family Technology Plan! He is giving you a Family Technology Plan: At-Home Kit so your families can make their very own Family Technology Plan! Because technology and screens are a growing part of our society, culture, and daily lives, managing expectations and how these are used is an important part of parenting today!
Connect with your parents in less than five minutes!
Download & send these digital resources to your parents.
A PRAYER GUIDE FOR YOUR FAMILIES & 2 PARENT VIDEOS.