Electives

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45 minutes each elective.

Select one from each session – required when registering
(subject to availability – especially G & N)

 

Session 1. (12.15pm)

A. HANDLING CHILDREN’S QUESTIONS ABOUT LIFE & FAITH Terry Williams

How we respond to and journey with children’s questions is of vital importance to grow in their understanding of God and their faith.

B. IT’S STORYTELLING TIME! Andrew McDonough

Whether you’re a new or seasoned storyteller, you’ll enjoy the power of stories, harnessing your natural skills, and how to get into a story.

C. EFFECTIVE PRAISE & WORSHIP IN KID’S MINISTRY Sean W. Smith

Learn practical strategies used by great Worship leaders for engaging and leading children to experience the presence and power of God.

D. PASTORAL CARE OF CHILDREN David Goodwin

A pastor is responsible to God for the church’s spiritual welfare. Learn about your important role to nurture, mentor, feed and counsel children.

E. EXPLORING THE HOLY SPIRIT WITH CHILDREN Sally Howe – FULL sorry

In this interactive elective we create a 4 week teaching program helping children know and love the person and work of God’s Holy Spirit.

F. MAKING TEACHING COUNT Sue Richards

Having an impact in the lives of those you teach. An encouraging look at the beautiful side of your ministry of teaching. Plus ‘give-aways’.

G. I NEED HELP – USING MEDIA (BEGINNERS) CANCELLED sorry

 

Session 2. (2.30pm)

H. ADVENTURING WITH CHILDREN INTO GOD’S BIG STORY Terry Williams

The Bible records some of God’s BIG story but there’s more. Let’s explore opening up God’s BIG story in new ways for every child rather than shutting it down.

I. JESUS THE REFUGEE Andrew McDonough

Love the joy of Christmas? But do you know about the sorrow? Andrew shares resources and ideas from his latest story ‘Jesus was a Refugee’.

J. DISCOVERY TEACHING David Goodwin

Make the environment into a place of discovery, intrinsic versus extrinsic motivation and learning problem solving skills. ‘Discovery Learning’ gives children opportunities to think and discover.

K. MESSY CHURCH DOES SCIENCE Victoria Carlton & Katrina Holgate

Messy Science offers fantastic hands-on exploration of both science and God, showing that science and faith are complementary, enabling all to appreciate the wonder of God’s creation.

L. CREATIVELY WORKING WITH THE EARLY YEARS Ellie & John Macpherson

A practical elective tailored for K to Year 2 – presenting a new resource with original songs and movements focused on their needs.

M. PUPPETRY ALIVE! Dave Rupe   FULL – sorry

How to make a piece of foam or fabric ‘come alive’ and be a believable, attention getting method of teaching.

N. I NEED HELP – USING MEDIA (ADVANCED)    CANCELLED – sorry