Build Relationships Intentionally and Disciple a Generation Effectively
Your Kids Ministry committing to
Connecting with kids and parents for 6 months or more.
Winning kids and parents
Connect Point 1
Spend about 4 weeks or more doing a program called Community Connection. It is an on-site program for kids to join free games, snacks and prizes. The goal of this program is for the kids and families to know you and for you to know them. Show up weekly for about 45 minutes -1hour and have lots of fun getting to build friendships. Offer parents a free Home Bible study that the adult ministry can help with. Set up a schedule to do a few games, time to eat and time, and time to connect with the kids.
Connect Point 2
Spend about 5 weeks or more doing a Sidewalk Sunday school. It is an on-site program for kids to join for games, snacks, prizes and a lesson on the plan of salvation. The goal of this program is for the kids to know and obey the plan of salvation and get connected to Jesus. Show up weekly for about an hour and a half to see children repent, be baptized, and receive the gift of the Holy Ghost. Offer parents a free Home Bible study that the adult ministry can help with. Set up a schedule to do a few games, songs, teaching of lessons, altar service and snack time, to see kids connect with Christ.
Idea: you can have a perfect attendance contest for Connect Point 1 and 2. You can also have a Celebration Week, where you give out awards for Holy Ghost in-fillings, baptisms in Jesus name, Perfect Attendance. You can award children with a special church trip or big prize for Perfect Attendance.
Connect Point 3
This can be the week you can take those kids that are awarded for Perfect Attendance on a paid field trip or out to eat somewhere special. This will help you connect more with kids.
Connect Point 4
Spend about 7 weeks or more doing a Kids Bible study program. It is an on-site program for kids to join for games, snacks, prizes and learning how to live for God (Apostolic doctrine) . The goal of this program is for kids to know about the Apostolic doctrine subjects such as One God, rapture, holiness, etc. (select special lessons to disciple the children). Show up weekly for about an hour to see kids connecting with the Word of God. Offer parents a free Home Bible study that the adult ministry can help with. Set up a schedule to do a game, sing a song, Bible lesson and snack time. GIVE EVERY KID A NEW BIBLE to use in Bible study.
Idea: the Perfect Attendance award for the kids Bible study program can be a free pass to skate. Your team can rent a skating facility to reward the kids.
Connect Point 5
This is a 6-8 week process before school starts for kids. You can plan to give each child in your apartment ministry a backpack with school supplies for school. Please read the page on Backpack Giveaway Strategy. You can plan a back to school event to give these away. You are showing the kids that you want them to be prepared and connected with school.
Connect Point 6
Spend about 5 weeks or more doing a program called Kids Reaching Kids. Please contact Shannon Peacock @ firstname.lastname@example.org for more information about how this program to help the kids become soul-winners. The reward system is to see their friends saved.
Connect Point 7
Involve the kids who are winning souls to go with your team for a whole month and minister in a new area with Connect Points 1-6.