Tagged: youth pastor

Tips for Saying Thanks during Clergy Appreciation Month

October is Clergy Appreciation Month in many churches. While you will want to thank your senior pastor, don’t overlook the children’s ministers, the DREs and DCEs, the church secretaries, and all the many volunteers who keep your ministry moving forward! Here are some ideas you might want to use or adapt: Plan ahead for October. Distribute Post-It…

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25 Meaningful Ways to Affirm Kids & Youth

This time of year, activities in Christian schools, Sunday schools, CCD classes, choirs, Awana, and Bible clubs begin winding to a close. In a few weeks, the children and youth you have worked with for multiple weeks, months, or perhaps even years will move on—to a different class, school, or community. Perhaps one of the…

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Connect with Youth Where They Hang Out — Online (part 2)

In last week’s post, we talked about the pros and cons of using Facebook as a tool for connecting with youth group members. If you haven’t read that article, check it out! This week, we will look at how to set up a Facebook Group, step-by-step and then talk about the ins and outs of…

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Fun Events to Share Jesus’ Love in Meaningful Ways this Spring

Youth ministry. It’s a new venture for CTA, and we hope to involve you and your church in it. We’ve provided materials for children’s ministry for many years—all at a value price and with free resources to help you use our items to make a bigger impact. We continue to do that. (Check out all…

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