FAST4: Taking your children's ministry from good to great

Online teaching series with Karen Warner, 16 March - 6 April 2020. Click here to register.

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In partnership with Baptist Children & Family Ministries, led by Karen Warner, this four-week webinar series will look at ways to grow and develop your leadership along with insight into some of the key components for doing children’s ministry and mission with excellence. Whether you’re new to Children's Ministry or have been in the game for a while this online teaching series will give you new ideas, fresh inspiration and renewed enthusiasm for the most important ministry in the church!

This page includes a list of resourses mentioned in each webinar.




Week 1 (Monday 16 March 7.30pm-8.30pm)

Six keys to running a Sunday programme that engages children, enables spiritual growth and inspires leaders.


Week 2 (Monday 23 March 7.30pm-8.30pm)

Awesome volunteers - how to get them, how to train them and how to keep them.


Week 3 (Monday 30 March 7.30pm-8.30pm)

Learn the importance of effective planning, how to choose curriculum that suits your context and use these to see growth and transformation in your ministry.



Week 4 (Monday 6 April 7.30pm-8.30pm)

Thinking outside of Sunday - what does mission with children and families look like in 21st Century NZ and why is it important that we know the answer?


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[Page last updated 12 March 2020]