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Beyond! 2015 Children’s Ministry Conference Handouts

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2015 BeyondBelow are copies of the handouts and Powerpoint slides from the 2015 Beyond Children’s Ministry Leadership Conference.  Others will be added as they are received from the presenters.


Playful Prayer for Prayerful Play
Puppets Don’t Preach


Friday evening worship bulletin

Friday evening worship – 1
Friday evening worship – 2
Bible Story – Still, Small Voice
Friday evening sheet music (used with permission of composer)
You Don’t Have to Be Loud
Saturday closing worship service bulletin
Saturday closing worship bulletin – 1
Saturday closing worship bulletin – 2
Saturday closing worship bulletin – 3
Saturday closing worship bulletin – 4
Bible Story – Ruth and AMEN -Ah MAN story
Blessed Be the Tie (tune-Hand Jive)  with links to hand motion tutorial and karaoke instrumental
Saturday closing sheet music (used with permission of composer)
When We All Live as One
If You’re a Child of God and Cooperate
Do Not Be Afraid


B15 Prayer Stations 1
B15 Prayer Stations 2
B15 Prayer Stations 3
B15 Prayer Stations 4
Brown envelope devotionals


6 Things a New Childrens Pastor Should Do
Additional Resources
Childcare and the Church
Children’s Ministry Basics GBOD2014
Guidelines for Weekday Preschool Ministry in UM Churches 2014-15
Resource List – Ministry with Children UMC 2014
What Every Child Should Experience in UM Congregations

Attracting Families to Your Childrens Program
Creating a Buzz
Practical Tips for your Childrens Ministry Marketing
Tired of Your Ministry Being Invisible


Created by God Human Sexuality Workshop
Created by God Stats
Created by God Registration

  •  Curriculum:  Choose It and Use It – Jeremy Carter –

United Methodist Beliefs – Choosing Curriculum
selecting curriculum
How to choose VBS curriculum


ARUMC Kidz Mission/Outreach Pinterest Page –

2015 Destination: Mission Flyer  DM flyer2015
Destination: Mission Facebook Page link

North of Dover video link

Additional Resources

Imagine No Malaria for Lent

Methodist Family Health VBS Outreach Unit (PDF)VBS-Heroes-for-Hope-Mission-Packet-for-Methodist-Family-Health-2015

Safe Sanctuaries®

Safe Sanctuaries® in a Virtual World – Karen Swales

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For the full recorded webinar, go to:

 Special Needs Ministry

ARUMC Kidz Special Needs Ministry Pinterest Page –

10 Things Children’s Ministry Leaders should Know about Autism
10 Ways to Make Church Autism-Friendly
AutismandFaith (56 page Ecumenical resource)


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