F.A.I.T.H. Faith Alive in the Home
Do you wonder how you can help parents disciple their kids, including teenagers, at home, in the car or while out for a meal? In this two-hour Zoom workshop you will…
◆ Learn how to use and practice The Five Faith Promises approach in training parents to disciple their kids.
◆ Explore how families can weave faith formation into the normal routines of family life.
◆ Work with principles of family ministry that will change how you work with children, youth, parents, and grandparents forever.
◆ Examine the innovative Faith AS Faith Community approach to ministry.
◆ Receive two sets of PDF’s for Faith Take-Out Sack activities for each of the following groups. These can each be given away to group members twice during the upcoming year.
- Families with Teens
- Families with Children
- Families with Little Ones
- Married Couples
Cross+Generational Ministry That’s Easy to Do
It’s easier than you think. You can implement it right away. It will strengthen your family ministry.
Discover how you can weave family ministry into the normal routines of your congregational life as you train families to weave faith formation into the normal routines of family life.
◆ Explore how you can create the conditions where cross✝generational ministry can flourish.
◆ Learn how to easily cross✝gen your ministry.
◆ Practice using the Worship Buddies resource that trains people to help younger kids participate in worship.
◆ Examine the Family IN Faith Community approach to congregational life.
◆ Receive ten 15-Minutes with Your Congregation activities you can use now.
Inreach-Outreach with Families
A Fun-Faith-Family strategy to connect with new families and reconnect to families who have dropped out
Do you have families who haven’t come back? Do you have families that have dropped out? Do you have families in your community who don’t have a church home? If you answered YES to any of these three questions, this workshop is for you.
◆ Explore a new strategy to reach into the congregation to engage marginally-connected families, families who have dropped out, and families in your community without a church home.
◆ Check out the conditions in your congregation that contribute to families dropping out.
◆ Learn about the Befriend-Bring-Belong-Believe-Become outreach strategy.
◆ Practice an activity from the Home Visit strategy.
◆ Receive the Inreach-Outreach resources that include
(1) Home Visit Kit, (2) Six HomeKits to hand out, (3) Reach Out to Your Family & Friends brochure for training, and (4) Three congregational Web Place Mat resources.
How to Start and Grow a Grandparenting Faith Ministry
How you can get a ministry with your grandparents going and growing right now
Grandparents matter! Grandparents have a profound influence on the faith of their grandchildren. Now is the time to begin and grow a ministry with your grandparents to help them pass on faith to their grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
◆ Examine the five kinds of grandparents that leave a faith legacy.
◆ Explore how grandparents can work faith formation into the normal routines of grandparenting.
◆ Get a big picture of the strength and growth areas in your congregation to help plan and implement a ministry with grandparents.
◆ Learn how to get going with faith formation and your grandparents.
◆ Receive workshop materials, everything you need, to conduct a workshop for your congregation’s grandparents. This is also a great outreach event.
Everything you need to know to get and keep your young people engaged with Jesus and your congregation
Our experience has been that congregations view and treat their young people as objects, recipients, or resources. How your congregations view your young people will make all the difference in the world!
◆ Explore how the “myth of adult wisdom” affects youth in your congregation.
◆ Explore the meaningful roles your youth can play in your congregation.
◆ Learn about the Spectrum of Adult Attitudes toward youth as you access where your congregation stands.
◆ Discover how you can create youth-adult partnerships that work to further the gospel.
◆ Receive the YouthSource Workbook, the Youth Survey, the Adult Survey, and the Inventory of Adult Attitudes.
Create an 18-month congregational plan that works family ministry into the normal routines of congregational life
It’s easier than you think to create a family ministry plan that you can implement by the end of this workshop. In three hours you can come up with a plan that works for you.
Come ready to plan. We will have periodic breaks for you (and your team) to talk and dream.
◆ Learn how to use the Ministry Map as an assessment and planning tool.
◆ Explore new indicators of effectiveness that measure what matters.
◆ Learn how to analyze your ministry activities to determine how well they are doing at passing on faith.
◆ Walk away with an 18-month doable family ministry plan for passing on a faith that lasts.
◆ Receive the Ministry Map template, the Event Planning Guide template, and the Your Family Ministry Plan template.