Spring has sprung: 5 ministry resources to check out

Apr 26, 2019 7:00:00 AM / by Sparkhouse


Spring has finally arrived! For many of us that means some much-needed spring cleaning, for others it may mean yard work and in addition it means a fresh start. Time to dust off the shelves and start thinking of new ways to rejuvenate your ministry programs across all levels. The energy in the church is higher than ever after the season of Lent, Easter festivities and Summer just around the corner.

To help you gather the resources you need we have gathered 5 Ministry blog posts to help you get started! 

List of subjects: 

  1. Nursery
  2. Fundraising
  3. Families
  4. Youth
  5. Adults

Let's start from the beginning...

1 – Nursery

Building an Intentional Church Nursery

The first steps in a person’s faith journey. Although the students may be young to this world, they are full of wonder, it’s best to treat this part of your church with the upmost care. In this post we share our insights into ministry and provides helpful tips as well. Looking for more? Try these blogs here, here and here. Each have great tips when developing your church nursery.


2 – Fundraising  

Fundraising for children and family ministries

An essential pillar in any church ministry…fundraising. Not everyone’s favorite subject, but so vital to the financial wellness of your church. To make the most of your fundraising efforts and success Linda Tibbitts shares her personal insight when practicing intentional fundraising efforts in her church. Looking for ore financial advice? Look here, here and here.

3 – Families

Four tips for empowering parents

Empowering parents and guardians is critical to successful ministry. When we increase the scope of our ministries beyond Sunday lessons and Wednesday youth groups, we invite parents to have an invested interested in the education of their children. Looking for more ways to empower the parents in your ministry? No problem, we have some for Dads, Adoptive families and New Parents.  


4 – Youth

Getting your youth ready for graduation

As graduation and summer quickly approach, take time now to make a plan for your youth ministry programs. Be a supportive influence for your students who are all transitioning to different chapters of life, schools or adventures. Preparation is key to making sure your church community is a supportive system for your students. For more posts about youth ministry check out our posts here, here and here.

5 – Adults

5 tips for Bible study lessons for adults

Keep the adults in your church community engaged with our tips on how to create a bible study lesson. Sometimes the best option is the simplest one, and with today’s hectic schedules and media-based communication, that may be just what we all need; simplicity. We have several strong blog posts to help you guide, lead or attend an adult bible study here, here and here as well. 


We hope that with all of these resources you can feel rejuvenated this spring with some new fresh ideas for your ministry.


Topics: General Ministry


Written by Sparkhouse


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