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D6days Handout for volunteers

D6days Handout for volunteers

 

Here is good quick handout for you to give your volunteers this morning at church so they can go home and listen to some of the D6 Conference speakers this afternoon.

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d6days volunteer handout

 

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Children’s Ministry Network

Childrens Ministry Network

 

Georgia has a new children’s ministry website called Children’s Ministry Network! This is a hub for Georgia Baptist Children’s Ministry leaders and other kidmin leaders to find great children’s ministry resources, ideas, events, and children’s ministry jobs listings.

Take the time to visit here and help contribute to resources for anyone and everyone to help churches share Jesus with children and families in their communities.

http://www.childrensministrynetwork.com

 

Ministry Tech Tools: Free Fonts

Add new fonts to your design resource cabinet! Different events may call for a different look in your marketing.

Check out and download 15 FREE fonts here.

15 Free Fonts

Do you have great fonts you’d love to share with other ministries? Let us know about them in the comments below.

 

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Ministry Tech Tools: Countdown videos

Everyone wants their students to be excited about Sunday Morning and Mid Week services. When kids are fired up about starting a service the enthusiasm fills the air!

One easy way to start a service is a countdown. A countdown can be NO expense, or it can be $$ expense.

The simplest form would be to just start off by yelling out (or using a microphone) 10, 9, 8, etc, 3, 2, 1! And then, “Welcome to ____________!!” Your students will eventually expect the countdown every week and it will create anticipation and excitement for the group. It will also let the students know when it is time to start the service. This is really important because we are on a limited time schedule and we want to make the most of our time.

So that was the free way. You can up your game by using projection software and using countdown videos. Some are free and others are a little more costly.

The gang over at www.freecountdowns.net put together some videos that are sure to make your children’s ministry laugh and get into the countdown.

If kids know to expect something funny each week, then you need to use your projection software for announcements too. If they are staring at the screen give them info too. Have your upcoming events listed up there so they can get excited about what is going on in your kid’s ministry.

Leave a comment below letting me know of great ideas or resources you use for “the countdown.”

 

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3 free Francis Chan books on Kindle

For a limited time only, get any or all three books by Francis Chan for free. The digital versions are on Amazon right now for free. You can download them right into your Kindle, or you can download the free Kindle app for iPhone and download it there.

Here are the books you can get:

Crazy Love by Francis Chan

Forgotten God by Francis Chan

Erasing Hell by Francis Chan

 
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Posted by on April 7, 2012 in Free Resources, Nurture

 

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