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SERVE WHERE YOUR KIDS PLAY

SERVE WHERE YOUR KIDS PLAY

DO YOUR KIDS LOVE COMING TO CHURCH? Do they love their small group? Do they love playing games and experiencing the amazing Bible stories? We sure hope so! Our family ministry staff wants every kid that steps foot on our campus to be bursting with excitement about...
REQUIRING PARENTS TO VOLUNTEER ???

REQUIRING PARENTS TO VOLUNTEER ???

Like almost every church, we sometimes struggle with having enough volunteers. This is partially due to our culture. Jacksonville, NC is home to the  Marine Corps base, Camp Lejeune. I love this city and the unique culture it offers. There are also some challenges....
DISCIPLE NOW – IS IT WORTH IT????

DISCIPLE NOW – IS IT WORTH IT????

Two weeks ago, our student ministry wrapped up another great DNow weekend! From my count, this year marked the 15th year (at least) our church has held a DNow weekend. Over the years, DNow has served our student ministry very very well. Allowing students to grow...
NEW TEAM MEMBER – MEET ALEX

NEW TEAM MEMBER – MEET ALEX

Last week our Family Ministry welcomed a new team member, Alex Padgett!!!! Who is Alex and why should you be as excited as we are? Alex is passionate about Family Ministry! She has been involved in Children’s and Youth Ministry for the last five years both here at...
REVIEW: MISSION ACCOMPLISHED

REVIEW: MISSION ACCOMPLISHED

Recently, I was having a conversation with Pastor Ryan ( LifeGroups Pastor and long time friend) about a family devotion he was leading his family in called Mission Accomplished  by Scott James. After hearing about how much his family enjoyed it, I asked him to write...
CHANGING THE INTERVIEW PROCESS

CHANGING THE INTERVIEW PROCESS

I love our Family Ministry Team/Staff! I love our FM team! I can’t say this enough. I am incredibly honored to be leading a team with such passion and dedication for the glory of God in how we equip parents to be the primary spiritual providers of their families. We...
WRITING GREAT GOALS: 3 KEYS

WRITING GREAT GOALS: 3 KEYS

Two weeks ago, our staff finished another round of our  G90’s. G90’s are a tool we created to help our staff identity and achieve the key areas of growth for the next 90 days. To read more about what G90’s are and why we do them click HERE.  After every G90 season, I...
SHOULD I BE ON SNAPCHAT???

SHOULD I BE ON SNAPCHAT???

100 Million daily active users, 8,796 photos shared per second, 6 billion daily videos, 60 million monthly visitors and 400 million snaps per day – this is SnapChat. Over the past few months I have reexamined my view of why I am not on SnapChat. Our team had a...
How to use Parent Cue App

How to use Parent Cue App

The Parent Cue App is an incredible tool that cues parents (preschoolers and elementary) to have meaningful faith conversations with their children. So, what is the best way to use the app? Here are a two suggestions. CREATE A PLAN: Plan certain days to discuss key...
An App For Parent’s

An App For Parent’s

We are kicking off the new year by blessing our families. I am excited to announce that starting in Jan we will be giving away the Parent Cue App to our families. The Parent Cue app is an incredible tool that Cues parents on how to have faith conversations in their...
Teaching Kids How to Respond to Tragedy

Teaching Kids How to Respond to Tragedy

This week, our family was reading our nightly advent story. This particular night we focused on how Jesus was born to conquer death ( 1 Cor. 15:55-57). We discussed how every living thing must die because of sin and how Jesus conquered death through His resurrection....
Family Advent Ideas

Family Advent Ideas

The Christmas season is finally here! The truth is, December is one of the busiest months for The Moore Family. In the midst of visiting families, picking out the perfect gifts, christmas trees, christmas parties, christmas services and school plays it can become very...
Staff Reviews: How we do them…

Staff Reviews: How we do them…

A few years ago, I realized we were missing a crucial tool for maintaining a health ministry and staff in our family ministry – an effective staff evaluation process. Oddly enough, this is the very thing that causes most people to cringe. I am one of the few...
Volunteer Shout Out

Volunteer Shout Out

One of the things that I am most thankful for are our incredible volunteers. Our volunteers are the secret sauce to why our kids and students love church. Each month I will celebrate an amazing volunteer that serves in our family ministry. We like to catch leaders who...
Jesus on Their Level

Jesus on Their Level

  Our Family Ministry recently adopted a saying from our friends at KidSpring and created a promotion called #Jesusontheirlevel. #Jesusontheirlevel represents our churches desire to have every child experience the gospel of Jesus in a way that they can relate...

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