An hour in a children’s ministry program gives children the chance to spend time living into and out of God’s story but when we omit the church and home connection, children are missing out.
Join our NEW Dwell leaders Facebook group, a place where teachers and coordinators can connect with one another, share ideas and resources, ask questions, and suggest ideas for improvement.
It's important to stock every Dwell space with the right supplies. Here are five things I reached for the most in leading Dwell.
Advent is a great chance to connect your Dwell time with Sunday worship! One simple way to do this is to create an Advent wreath for your Dwell space.
Volunteer gifts aren’t required or expected, but they’re a great way to show your appreciation. Here are five of my favorite gifts for volunteers.
Leaders who are well equipped, resourced, and supported are a key part of every Dwell program. A great way to equip and support leaders is by planning a simple Dwell training.
Images are the simplest and most effective way to make sure that information is stored as a long-term memory. Here are five ways to display the Dwell story symbols that will help you tell God's story in a way kids will remember.
Here are a few simple suggestions to encourage parents to make use of the wonderful Dwell resources.
Even in our most desperate recruiting moments, we don't just want any warm body to lead Dwell. We want the right people to step into the role. Here's a quick script you could use for a church announcement as you look for quality Dwell leaders.
A mid-year check-in is a great way to touch base with your Dwell leaders. It reminds them that you’re available to help and support them as needed.
As a Dwell coordinator, I spent late summer preparing for our September launch, thinking a lot about helping children know their teacher and where to go, and spending time stocking our Dwell spaces with any necessary supplies, but I didn’t always remember to reach out and care for my Dwell leaders as they began a new year.
Bible stories that feature anger, betrayal, pain, and grief aren’t easy to tell. Encourage and equip the families in your church by sharing God’s Big Easter Story with them this year.