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, 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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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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The best children's ministry survival guide written to volunteers on the face of God's big, big world! I am buying a copy for all my new and current volunteers! Ivy has written down everything I've thought to say and more but she does it so much better and in one book. A perfect CM volunteer training book! 

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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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