Children and Family Ministry Handbook

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Children and Family Ministry Handbook
Paperback ISBN: 9781501896231
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Published May 2020

Got a volunteer crisis? Need help choosing curriculum? Wondering how to balance ministry, health and life? This handy handbook offers advice and how-to's on all this and more from seasoned ministry leaders, as well as relatable church life anecdotes.

Chapters include:

Chapter 1: Family & Intergenerational Ministry
Chapter 2: Parents & Guardians
Chapter 3: Children's Ministry
Chapter 4: Preteen Ministry
Chapter 5: Youth Ministry
Chapter 6: Intergenerational Worship & Serving
Chapter 7: Spiritual Milestones
Chapter 8: Disability Ministry
Chapter 9: Curriculum & Ministry Design
Chapter 10: Volunteers
Chapter 11: Marriage & Divorce Ministry
Chapter 12: Crisis & Counseling
Chapter 13: Navigating Human Resources and Organizational Charts in Ministry

About the Author

Sarah Flannery

Sarah Flannery has led ministries for children and families for the past 15 years, both as a church staff person and a volunteer. After graduating from Asbury University with an English degree, Sarah earned her master's degree in Family Sciences from the University of Kentucky. She currently serves as Assistant Pastor at First United Methodist Church in Lexington, KY, where she leads in children's ministry, supervises other ministry teams, and provides pastoral care to church members. She and her husband, John, parent two boys, Thomas and Jack, and live with an alpha cat named Annabelle and a goldendoodle with zero chill named Ripley. Sarah hopes anyone reading her books will find that in her stories of hit-or-miss ministry experiences, they also can discover new ways to live out their callings to serve and disciple families.