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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 […]

April 8, 2015

Children’s Ministry Forum Returns in 2015

By The Rev. Dr. Tanya Marie Eustace

Children’s Ministry Forum is a conference for children’s ministry leaders in large United Methodist […]

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Children's Ministry Basics
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 10, 2015

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

Wednesday, June 10, 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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June 2, 2015

Tuesday Tea with Melanie: Significant Terms and Images – What Every Child Should Experience Web Chat

Tuesday, June 2, 2015, 12:30 pm Central Daylight Time (1:30 pm, Eastern Daylight Time). Our guest will be Rebekah Hutto as we […]

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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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May 5, 2015

Tuesday Tea with Melanie: Faith in Daily Life – What Every Child Should Experience (Web Chat)

Date: Tuesday, May 5, 2015, 12:30 pm Central Daylight Time (1:30 pm, Eastern Daylight Time). Our guest will be Leanne Hadley as […]

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March 31, 2015

Helping Children Make Sense of the World

How do we help them make sense of the world  when we may not be able to make sense […]

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March 17, 2015

Tuesday Tea with Melanie: Home and Family – What Every Child Should Experience (Web Chat)

Our guest is  Delia Halverson as we discuss Home and Family.

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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
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