Who Ya Gonna Call?

Stuck?

Need new ideas, old curriculum, answers, advice or a shoulder to cry on?  Click on the “ghostbusters” graphic above to find contact information for your District Children’s Coordinator.  This is a person living close to you who has been selected based on his or her experience and leadership abilities to serve as a consultant on all things children’s ministry.

Give ’em a call!  You’ll be glad you did!

 

All In! A NEW Type of Leader Training

 

Discipleship Ministries is excited to announce a new type of leadership training for people serving in children’s ministry. “ALL IN! A Children’s Faith Formation Intensive” will be held August 17-19, 2017 at  Peachtree Road UMC, Atlanta, GA.  #ALLInUMC

This is the first in a series of small group intensives for CHILDREN’S MINISTERS IN LOCAL CONGREGATIONS. Intensives will take THE SAME EXPERIENCE around the US through 2018, planning for gatherings in Texas, Michigan, and California. If you cannot attend this gathering, stay tuned for dates for future gatherings. We are also connecting with Methodist congregations in Europe and Africa.

For more information, click on the link below.

http://www.cvent.com/…/event-summary-8cf9bc49da524a8f87bfce…

We invite your prayers for those who will be in leadership, those who desire to participate, and those behind the scenes planning.

Are you ALL IN?

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Mission: CUBA! The Mission Expanded

 

 

 

 

 

Q.  Where in the world is the Methodist church experiencing some of the the fastest church growth?

If you answered CUBA, you are correct!

Surprised? 

Did you know that Arkansas has has a missional presence in Cuba for many years?  To find out more, check out the following pages on this ARUMCkidz site.

Click HERE to go to page 1 where we see some of the architecture, customs and celebrations of this island nation.

Click HERE to go to page 2 where we feature the children engaged in faith formation activities.

Click HERE to go to page 3 where we talk about Arkansas’ involvement with Volunteers in Mission and our ongoing project to build housing for seminary professors in Havana.

Curious and interested in learning more about how to become involved in this exciting ministry?

Watch our YouTube video HERE.

Contact Nechi Fullerton (First UMC-Little Rock) for more information,  nefullerton@yahoo.com

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Updated! Continuing Education Opportunities

Looking for some fresh ideas?

Check out this newly updated list of national conferences that specialize in children’s ministry.

CLICK HERE

Children’s Ministry Job Openings

Rogers, Arkansas – Part Time

Do Children’s Ministry in one of the top five regions in America–Northwest Arkansas! At First United Methodist in Historic Downtown Rogers, Arkansas, a young-spirited congregation of 800 members is seeking to employ a Director of Ministries to Families with Children. With nearly 100 children ages birth through 5th grade, there are endless possibilities for engaging your Christ-given gifts and graces in Children’s Ministries with individuals and families who want to grow in the Christian experience. For a job description and details on the immediate opening contact First United Methodist Church, 307 West Elm Street, Rogers, AR 727256 and michael.mattox@arumc.org 501.631.7997

 

Louisville, KY – Youth Ministry – Full Time

I am looking for a youth director to come and work with me (Leanne Hadley) at Christ Church UMC, Louisville, KY. It is a full time job and I want a person who is visionary and ready to take youth ministry somewhere it has never gone before!

Please pass this along to anyone who is looking, wants to work hard and change lives.

More information at:  http://ccum.net/about/job-opportunities

 

Littleton, CO – Children’s Ministry – Part Time

Littleton UMC will be seeking a part-time, 10 hours per week, Assistant Director of Children’s Ministry. If you or someone you know is interested, submit a resume to Lisa Perkins lperkins@littletonumc.org , Director of Children’s Ministries. Deadline for applications is June 15.

 

Little Rock, AR – Children’s Ministry – Part Time

Henderson United Methodist Church, Little Rock, is seeking a part time Children’s Minister.  We are looking for someone who is dedicated to discipleship, serving Christ and passionate about working with children.  Please contact the pastor at michael.utley@arumc.org for a full job description as well as forwarding any questions and resumes/references.

 

“Santuarios Seguros” Now Available!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

THE go-to reference book for Safe Sanctuaries by Joy Melton is now available in Spanish!  This, in addition to the Arkansas Safe Sanctuary Guidelines book, available from the Conference office, are two must-have Safe Sanctuary resources for congregations involved with Hispanic Ministries in Arkansas.

Newly updated in March, 2017, “Santuarios Seguros” may be purchased for $15 from Upper Room Books and Amazon.com.   Here’ are the links:

Upper Room Books

Amazon.com

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Welcome!

Welcome to the Arkansas United Methodist Church

Children’s Ministry Kidz Zone

Whether you are a paid staff member or valuable volunteer, this site is for you!
You’ll find information about continuing education events to feed your soul, and resources you can use to minister to the children in your life.

Permanent link to this article: http://kidz.arumc.org/

Who Ya Gonna Call?

Stuck? Need new ideas, old curriculum, answers, advice or a shoulder to cry on?  Click on the “ghostbusters” graphic above to find contact information for your District Children’s Coordinator.  This is a person living close to you who has been selected based on his or her experience and leadership abilities to serve as a consultant …

Read more

All In! A NEW Type of Leader Training

  Discipleship Ministries is excited to announce a new type of leadership training for people serving in children’s ministry. “ALL IN! A Children’s Faith Formation Intensive” will be held August 17-19, 2017 at  Peachtree Road UMC, Atlanta, GA.  #ALLInUMC This is the first in a series of small group intensives for CHILDREN’S MINISTERS IN LOCAL CONGREGATIONS. …

Read more

Mission: CUBA! The Mission Expanded

          Q.  Where in the world is the Methodist church experiencing some of the the fastest church growth? If you answered CUBA, you are correct! Surprised?  Did you know that Arkansas has has a missional presence in Cuba for many years?  To find out more, check out the following pages on …

Read more

Updated! Continuing Education Opportunities

Looking for some fresh ideas? Check out this newly updated list of national conferences that specialize in children’s ministry. CLICK HERE

Read more

Children’s Ministry Job Openings

Rogers, Arkansas – Part Time Do Children’s Ministry in one of the top five regions in America–Northwest Arkansas! At First United Methodist in Historic Downtown Rogers, Arkansas, a young-spirited congregation of 800 members is seeking to employ a Director of Ministries to Families with Children. With nearly 100 children ages birth through 5th grade, there …

Read more

“Santuarios Seguros” Now Available!

                    THE go-to reference book for Safe Sanctuaries by Joy Melton is now available in Spanish!  This, in addition to the Arkansas Safe Sanctuary Guidelines book, available from the Conference office, are two must-have Safe Sanctuary resources for congregations involved with Hispanic Ministries in Arkansas. Newly …

Read more