Learning Lab Schedule Announced

WHAT TO EXPECT:

  • “What Every Child Should Experience,” Keynote address by Melanie Gordon, UMC Discipleship Ministries
  • Practical tips and strategies for children’s ministry: volunteer recruitment and retention, budget, calendaring, environments and logistics.
  • Idea Exchange and ministry best practices
  • Resource “Swap Shop”
  • Sessions on children in worship, Sunday school, and outreach/missions

WHO SHOULD ATTEND:

  • Anyone currently involved in ministry with children and their families.
  • Anyone who wants to improve ministry with children.

CLICK HERE TO PRINT THE LEARNING LAB BROCHURE:

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Learning Lab Schedule Snap Shot


Louisiana Children’s Ministry Network:  Bringing together those who minister to children and their families for training, resourcing, and inspiration.

  • Friday, February 17th from 3:00-5:00 p.m. “Newbie Night” and children’s ministry basics for those who have been in children’s ministry for two years or less:  nursery/child care, volunteers, budget and calendaring, environments, and logistics, etc.
  • Friday, February 17th from 5:30-6:30 p.m. Dinner on your own
  • Friday, February 17th from 6:30-8:00 p.m.  Opening session: Practical tools and Strategies for Ministry with Special Needs Children
  • Saturday, February 18th from 8:00-9:00 a.m.  Early Bird Option: Self-Care=Meditation for Ministry

           9:00-9:30 a.m.    Registration

           9:30-9:45 a.m.    Opening Remarks

9:45-10:45 a.m.  Keynote Address: “What Every Child Should Experience,” by Melanie Gordon, Director                                     of Children and Family Ministries, United Methodist Church.

11:00-3:00 p.m.  “Learning Lab” Pleanary Sessions:  Children and worship, Children and Sunday                                              School, Children and Missions

Pre-Registration:  Friday-Saturday is $25 per person. ($15 per person with groups of 5 or more). Scholarships are available.

“At the Door” Registration: $30 per person ($20 per person with groups of 5 or more)

For more information and Lab specifics and schedule of eventswww.louisianachildrensministrynetwork.com