Back To School

The back to school season can be a time of stress for families and churches. Schedules are changing, new driving patterns are being established, and nerves are being frayed as kids anticipate new classmates, new teachers, and new challenges. But the back to school season can also be a time of opportunity and affirmation. Here are some articles that might help you take advantage of the opportunities afforded by this special season.

Avoiding the “Back To School Blues”

It’s back. That dreaded time of year when our kids hang their heads and have to accept the harsh reality that summer break is officially over. It’s easy for us to dismiss this unwelcome transition, reasoning that the kids need to get over their state of shock because hey, let’s face it, they don’t know…

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Parents’ 10 Essentials for Back to School

For parents of school-agers, this is a season of buying new backpacks, sneakers, and school supplies. You may be catching your breath from the flurry of summer trips and special activities, and now you’re looking forward to the comfort of a routine the school year brings. Still, this is a time of transition and that…

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Kid’s Ministry Top 6 Back To School Ideas

How does your Kid’s Ministry respond to families at this time of year as kids go back to school? This time of year provides a great annual opportunity for ministry to kids and their families. Just as churches recognize Easter and Christmas as a time to reach unchurched families and their children, the back to…

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