Palmerston North 17 February 2018
Join Scripture Union NZ's Conference for all Children's Ministry Leaders as we explore innovative and effective skills essential in children's ministry.
The workshops are packed with practical wisdom to strengthen your children's ministry and will give you great ideas to use with your children.
Choose one workshop from each strand.
A1 - INTERGEN SUNDAY
Discover a range of practical ideas to plan and run a worship service with ALL generations present.
Led by Andrew Ramsbottom
A2 - PRAYING IN COLOUR
Take a good look at prayer and explore how to help your children experience another way of communicating with God. Based on Sybil Macbeth’s book.
Led by Liz Eichler
A3 - YOUNG AT ART
Discover how to engage with pre-school children and help them meet God through creative play and crafts that are fun, easy, inexpensive and theme related.
Led by Colette Stevens
B1 - GODLY PLAY
“In most religious education children are told who God is. In Godly Play children discover who God is.” (Jerome Berryman). Experience a ‘Godly Play’ session and discover how to tell Godly Play stories.
Led by Lorraine Henry
B2 - SWEATY CHURCH
A practical workshop on how to use sport and games at church and home, to build stronger relationships and engage with kids, while nurturing their faith development.
Led by Jacolize Becker
B3 - LEAD SMALL
Most people dream of doing something big—big church, big numbers—but is there always a big impact? Come and discover how we can lead small and strategically, investing in the lives of a few over time, to help them build authentic faith.
Led by Julie Christie
C1 - THE BATTLE FOR BOYS
Discover how to win boys over and get them engaged and involved in your programme.
Led by Michael Good
C2 - WHAT’S IN YOUR LUNCH BOX?
What do you and your church have that you could share with your local school and community?
Led by Hannah Rowan
C3 - INTERGENERATIONAL EASTER
Experience a range of ideas and resources for an Intergenerational Lent and Easter.
Led by Liz Eichler