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Leadership Resources

Children

Children are born with an innate sense of wonder and faith that is real and authentic. As teachers and leaders our role is to provide a foundation of experiences on which children build a life of learning and growth toward a mature and vital faith. 

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New & Noteworthy:

May 28, 2014

Safe Sanctuaries

Safe Sanctuaries is an overt expression in making congregations safe places where children, youth and elders may experience the abiding […]

March 3, 2015

Tuesday Tea with Melanie

Join Melanie C. Gordon, Director of Ministry with Children, Discipleship Ministries of The United Methodist Church as she welcomes inspirational […]

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October 13, 2015

Best Intergenerational Practices

Tuesday, October 13, 2015, 9:00 a.m. Central Standard Time (10:00 Eastern).

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June 9, 2015

Children’s Ministry—Staying Connected with Families over the Summer Months

Tuesday, June 9, 2015, 10:00 am, Central Daylight Time (11:00 am, Eastern Daylight Time).  This interactive webinar will offer ideas to connect […]

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May 5, 2015

Intergenerational Environmental Stewardship

Tuesday, May 5, 2015, 10:00 am, Central Daylight Time (11:00 am, Eastern Daylight Time).  Join guests John S. Hill ( Director, Economic and […]

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March 31, 2015

Helping Children Make Sense of the World

Tuesday, March 31, 2015, 11:00am – 12:00 pm CDT.  How do we help them make sense of the world  when […]

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March 17, 2015

What Every Child Should Experience in UM Congregations

What Every Child Should Experience in United Methodist Congregations is a resource developed by Melanie C. Gordon through Discipleship Ministries […]

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Children's Ministry Basics
March 16, 2015

‘Flat Wesleys’ Help Children Learn, Practice Intentional Discipleship

NASHVILLE, Tenn. March 16, 2015 /Discipleship Ministries/ – Children throughout the United Methodist connection are learning about the history of the Methodist […]

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Faith Formation & Discipleship
March 4, 2015

Ministry Milestones

Join us as we discover ways to celebrate the children in our community throughout their entire faith journey.

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March 3, 2015

Tuesday Tea with Melanie

Join Melanie C. Gordon, Director of Ministry with Children, Discipleship Ministries of The United Methodist Church as she welcomes inspirational […]

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March 2, 2015

Engaging Families and Children with Special Needs, Part Two

Original Air date was Monday, March 2, 2015.

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February 19, 2015

Children’s Ministry in the New Church Start

=This webinar focuses on the basics needed in New Church Starts to welcome and form children from birth to […]

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