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Nuts and Bolts

Children’s Ministry Basics

This page highlights frequently asked questions and requested resources. Some of the buttons are still under construction.

If you have questions, or need assistance finding materials, or have a suggestion for a great resource to share please contact Kathy Pittenger, the Michigan Conference Children’s Initiatives Coordinator.

Child reading Bible

Children’s Ministry Frequently Asked Questions

choosing curriculum
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new children's ministry leader
forming faith at home
hiring children's ministry director
seasonal resources
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What Every Child Should Experience click here

Children’s Ministry Basics from Discipleship Ministries click here

More coming soon…


Intentional discipleship systems can be a great tool as a planning guide. The resources below are a starting place.  

Discipleship Ministries Resources #seeallthepeople

Developing an Intentional Discipleship System for Children resource click here

Sample Discipleship System Template click here

Blank Discipleship System Template click here