ENGAGE Children’s Ministry Conference


November 5


8:00 AM - 12:30 PM



West Shore Free Church
1345 Williams Grove Rd
Mechanicsburg, PA United States

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ENGAGE Children’s Ministry of Central PA presents the annual ENGAGE Conference. Designed for Children’s Ministry Volunteers, we invite you to participate in practical workshops & roundtable discussions. It’s a great place to network with others who have been called to bring the gospel to the next generation.
Anticipated Breakouts (subject to change):

9:45 Workshops
Nursery 101
How Does Substance Misuse Impact Children in My Ministry
Ambassadors of Belong: Supporting Disability Related Behaviors in Church Ministry
1,2,3, Jesus Loves Me
Principles for Teaching Preteens
Stepping Out, Stepping Up, & Stepping In: Classroom Management Strategies for Church Volunteers

9:45 Round Table Discussions
Partnering With Parents
Small Groups “Be Relational, Intentional & Fun”
Questions You’ve Always Wanted to Ask about Children’s Ministry but Never Did

10:45 Workshops
Creating a Trauma Informed Children’s Ministry
Life Changing Evangelistic Messages (Bible Lesson, Prep & Presentation)
Preparing Children for Critical Thinking and Rational Discussions About Faith
Understanding and Responding to Child Neglect
Influencing My Students by Improving My Communication Skills

10:45 Round Table Discussions
Challenges In Ministry for Kids with Special Needs
Reaching the Hearts of Kids
Stepping Together: Applying Classroom Management Strategies to Real Situations

11:45 Round Table Workshops
Developing God’s Heart for the World in Your Kids
Drawing the Net (Salvation Invitation)
Spinning Plates: Maintaining Ministry & Life
Behavior 101 – Handling behaviors Biblically
How Can I Support Children in My Ministry Who are Dealing with Substance Misuse?

11:45 Round Table Discussions
Preschool Ministry
When to Report Child Abuse and Neglect
I’ve Done My Time: Volunteering for the Long Haul

Cost: $10 for individuals, $100 for groups of 11+. Contact Children@westshorefree.org for group registration.

Contact: Terry Allison