Diving into tips, strategies and the heart behind leading children in song, prayer, and effective Bible teaching.
Contemplative Kids Arlene Friesen & Carol Hiebert
Give children a special place to be with God in worship. Help them to experience the wonder and mystery of God through a unique storytelling format and multi-sensory materials. This quiet and uncluttered approach to worship guides children into a thriving emotional relationship with God.
The Bible Comes Alive! Storytelling for Preschoolers Bev Olfert
What if telling the Bible story could capture the hearts and imaginations of preschoolers? What if those little ones saw Jesus as the hero, not only of the Bible, but of their stories, too? What if the stories we told weren’t just good advice; they were Good News for all people – even for three year olds! Join us as we learn how to take a Bible story from boring to amazing, what difference a Bible story makes to preschoolers, creative ways to make the lesson your own and tips and tricks on keeping kids attention. Join the Story: Creative Ideas for Interactive Biblical Storytelling David Rausch
What’s the best way to battle boredom at church? Invite kids to be a part of the Biblical storytelling. Not only does interactive storytelling keep kids engaged, it helps them retain what they’ve learned. Discover practical ideas for helping kids join the story through this creative workshop.
Parables and Promises –Reaching Kids Through the Power of Story Bruce Stacey
Bruce Stacey has dedicated decades to sharing God’s love with kids through original stories and music. From the award-winning Kingdom Adventure and God Rocks! broadcast series to innovative media projects that have reached millions internationally, his passion has been to follow Jesus teaching model, sharing about the Kingdom of God through story. Discover how combining scripture and imagination can bring God’s Word alive and revolutionize prayer time for you and your kids. Join an interactive dialogue on effective methods and means to communicate truth to kids in a world of short-attention spans, multiple screens, Netflix, social media and the internet.
Creating Amazing Stage Sets With What You Have. Ruth Didzun
God has wired us to be creative but sometimes we don't know where to find it within ourselves. This workshop will help you find ways to stretch a limited budget, and work with what you have as you create a stage set that will visually engage your kids. We will explore creative ways to engage our kids and make the awesome stories of God come alive. Don't be afraid to dream big. Even a little creativity goes a long way and makes a lasting imprint in the lives of the kids with whom we share the good news.
Teaching Kids to Pray Lydia Stoesz
We want to teach the children in our ministries and in our lives to learn to pray…really pray.Not just rote prayers but prayers that build a dynamic relationship between them and God that will last their whole lives.Is there a way to tap into their God-given imaginations and inspire them to pursue communicating with God? In this session we will dive into how to teach kids to fully interact with their Heavenly Father – both talking and listening to him – how to develop that in a ministry setting,how to encourage families to become families of prayer, and how to foster a dynamic life of prayer for ourselves so that we can lead through example and experience.