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The midweek setting may look and feel different than Sunday, but it is not a time to scale back the safety of our children. If there is a distinct difference on Sunday and midweek, parents and kids will notice. Mandy Groot outlines a simple “Safety Environment Checklist” for the midweek groups.
When a mom or dad enters your nursery with their child for the ﬁrst time or the 100th time, they need to feel the child is “safe.” When we care for kids in our nursery, I remind our nursery team that we are providing care for both the baby and the parents. If mom and dad feel their baby is safe, the baby will do much better in your environment. This article demonstrates some safe practices for the church nursery.
Providing a safe and healthy environment for our kids is critical. The children’s pastor and ministry leaders must ensure they and their leaders are properly screened and that specific policies and procedures are in place. This article provides five basic steps you can incorporate in your local church to help provide the maximum safe environment for the children placed in your care by parents and guardians.
The kids you minister to are being called “digital natives” by psychologists. They will never know a world that isn’t ruled by screens, social media, and online content. The culture is quickly outgrowing parents, and their children are right in the middle of it. In order to successfully minister to the families in your church, you have to become an Internet safety resource for them. This article provides steps you can take to become a tech and media expert for the parents of the children in your kids’ ministry.
In today’s world there are a lot of things that a children’s ministry leader needs to think about. One of the most basic relates to safety of the children and leaders. You might think “security is not rocket science,” but the following questions will help even the seasoned ministry veteran evaluate their safety policies and procedures.