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Name: Karen Swales
Date registered: April 10, 2013

Latest posts

  1. Children’s Ministry Job Openings — August 17, 2017
  2. Who Ya Gonna Call? — July 9, 2017
  3. All In! A NEW Type of Leader Training — July 2, 2017
  4. Mission: CUBA! The Mission Expanded — June 22, 2017
  5. Updated! Continuing Education Opportunities — May 16, 2017

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Aug 17

Children’s Ministry Job Openings

Little Rock, Arkansas – Children’s Ministry – Part Time Do you have a love for children of all ages and a heart for leading them to know and worship Jesus Christ?  St. Paul UMC is seeking an energetic and enthusiastic leader for our children’s programs!  The ideal candidate has excellent communication, leadership and people skills, …

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Permanent link to this article: http://kidz.arumc.org/childrens-ministry-job-openings/

Jul 09

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 …

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Permanent link to this article: http://kidz.arumc.org/who-ya-gonna-call/

Jul 02

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. …

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Permanent link to this article: http://kidz.arumc.org/all-in-a-new-type-of-leader-training/

Jun 22

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 …

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Permanent link to this article: http://kidz.arumc.org/mission-cuba-the-mission-expanded-2/

May 16

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

Permanent link to this article: http://kidz.arumc.org/updated-continuing-education-opportunities/

May 04

“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 …

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Permanent link to this article: http://kidz.arumc.org/santuarios-seguros-now-available/

Apr 09

(UM-VIM) Mission: Cuba!

We are now accepting applications to SERVE the growing Methodist Church in Cuba! June 30- July 8, 2017 Visit, worship with and experience the Cuban Methodist Revival in the 2000+ member Catedral de Holguin. What will we be doing? In addition to assisting with morning Bible School with 150 students, the team will witness the …

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

Apr 09

Inclusion Works!

Inclusion Works! is a  2-Day Conference for educators and faith communities promoting inclusion and valued social roles in school, work, and congregational settings for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. June 23-24, 2017 Pulaski Heights UMC – Little Rock, AR Day 1: Friday, June 23, 2017 Friendship Matters:  Supporting Inclusion, Relationships, and Belonging For Students …

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

Mar 27

Summer Camp Grants for Children with ASD!

Announcing the 2017 AAROC Summer Camp Grants The Arkansas Autism Resource & Outreach Center (AAROC) is announcing a grant opportunity for organizations that wish to include a child with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), age birth to 18 years, in an inclusive summer program or camp setting. In order to qualify, the summer program must be …

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Permanent link to this article: http://kidz.arumc.org/summer-camp-grants-for-children-with-asd/

Mar 27

Camp Healing Hearts – Grief Camp for Children

  Camp Healing Hearts helps children address grief and sadness following the loss of a loved one Camp Healing Hearts, a free overnight grief camp for children age 5-18 who have experienced the death of a loved one, will be held May 19-20 in Little Rock. Registration deadline is May 1. Held at Camp Aldersgate, …

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Permanent link to this article: http://kidz.arumc.org/camp-healing-hearts-grief-camp-for-children/

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