Working with parents
Over the course of the year there are many dates for parents, children and leaders. These are often linked to school holidays and other church events. So it is worthwhile to keep the overview with a simple representation.
5against5 known as a TV show (family quiz) is suitable as a quiz game in the afternoon or as an evening show on the occasion of an anniversary or parents' evening. The preparation for it is time-consuming, especially if the questions are created by yourself.
- Hiking and sleeping on straw
- Excursion to the waterfall and discovery of a ruin
For a long time, the church of F. has regularly held interesting meetings for the family members of the youth and teenagers. Everyone is invited - "family" is not seen so much genetically as "spiritually". Everyone is invited to be part of the "family of God". Here even singles, grandmas, neighbor kids, single mothers .... feel comfortable. The meetings are organized by families or small teams from the community. The focus is not on perfect organisation, not on a stylish programme, but on fellowship, games, fun, conversations, spontaneity, mutual service, encouragement and sharing.
A VISION FOR A NEW FAMILY
New, Effective Ways in Community Building
1. Family as part of the creation order
2. Happy families form the best foundation of any social order
3. Families - Temples of God
4. Family as a shelter against the destructive, anti-human decay
5. Families helping families - social networks
6. Winning whole families for the kingdom of God
7. Families experience joy(s) - imagination - peace
8. ... before it's too late
In the digital age, a web presence for one's group is almost indispensable. Many churches already have a website. If there is the possibility to present there all the important information of your Jungschar, this offers itself, because this is free of charge for you. However, it is not always possible to present your youth group there to the necessary extent
A week in which young and old, mothers and fathers, Kids Treff and Jungschar successfully pull together.
For a long time the church of F. has regularly made interesting meetings for the family members of the youth and teenagers. Everyone is invited - "family" is not seen so much genetically as "spiritually".
The family is a family
To get to know the children's parents better, they can be invited to a meal. The meal is prepared with the children and the parents can only come at the arranged time, sit down and enjoy the cooked meal.