The Ultimate Survival Guide for Children's Ministry Workers: Step-by-Step Helps to Make Your Job Easier and More Fulfilling

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Gospel Light Publications, May 7, 2007 - Religion - 144 pages
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Too often, children’s ministry volunteers say yes to helping out and then are confused about what to do. How do I use curriculum? What if the kids get rowdy? How do I build relationships? This valuable, easy-to-use resource will give every children’s volunteer a solid foundation as they begin working in ministry. From basic ideas for getting started, practical tips on classroom management techniques, to help with understanding different age levels, everything a volunteer needs is outlined in these pages. There are also ideas for working with children with special needs, understanding the current tech-savvy generation, keeping kids safe at church, the role of a volunteer in the child’s spiritual development, and ideas for self-evaluation. Every church will want a copy of this terrific guide to ensure their children’s ministry volunteers get off to the right start, have a successful year, and finish their term of service with passion and enthusiasm.

 

  

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User Review  - Beverly Cobb - Christianbook.com

This small book will be wonderful to share with your children's teachers in all areas. It is a condensed version of what you would like to share with them to encourage, challenge, and motivate ... Read full review

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User Review  - Nassau Bay Baptist Church - Christianbook.com

Easy to access information for the first time teacher to the long timer. The formate allows for quick reading and referancing. Read full review

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Contents

HOW DO I FIND OUT WHAT MY RESPONSIBILITIES ARE?
20
YOUR FIRST DAY
33
THE SCOOP ON CURRICULUM
45
LEARNING STYLES AND AGEAPPROPRIATE TEACHING
57
MANAGING THE CHAOS
79
THE HOME CONNECTION
97
THE RED TAPE
113
CHILDRENS MINISTRY WORK A HIGH CALLING
129
RELUCTANT VOLUNTEERS
133
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About the author (2007)

DR. IVY BECKWITH has taught children and trained children’s ministry volunteers for more than 26 years. She also worked in the Christian publishing industry as a church consultant on volunteer ministries, children’s volunteer training programs and curriculum development. Dr. Beckwith is the author of Quick Relief for Children’s Ministry Leaders and Postmodern Children’s Ministry, and has a Masters of Religious Education degree and a Ph.D. in Education.


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