Welcome to our Sabbath School, Family Worship, and Small Group Workshops page! Here you will find information on workshops led by Lisa Plasencia, Director of Children's Ministry and expert in interpersonal and group communication. Our workshops focus on creating, growing, and sustaining small groups for parents, families, and children, as well as exploring the foundations of Sabbath School and the importance of Family Worship. Join us for one of our upcoming workshops for a day of learning and growth as we delve into the dynamics of small groups and discover new ways to foster deeper relationships and increase attendance. Don't miss this opportunity to take your Sabbath school, small groups, and family worship to the next level!
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Join us at one of our scheduled workshops, or contact us about scheduling a workshop for your church in the fall. A description of all the workshops we offer can be found below.
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Join us for a unique workshop on understanding the 7 spiritual styles and how they can impact your Sabbath School classroom. This workshop will explore how people connect to their faith and how understanding your own spiritual style and recognizing the spiritual styles of the children in your class can help you create a more meaningful and effective learning environment. You'll discover how to connect with your students in a way that deepens their spiritual relationship with God. Don't miss this opportunity to take your Sabbath School teaching to the next level!
This introductory workshop will explore the six benefits of starting or revitalizing your worship time as a family and how it can bring your family closer to God and each other. You'll discover the importance of strengthening your spiritual connection as a family and how it can impact your daily lives. This workshop can also be presented as a sermon before the follow-up workshop, "5 Tips to Start or Grow Your Family Worship," where you will learn practical steps to make family worship a regular part of your daily routine.
5 Tips to Start Family Worship
In this follow-up workshop to the "6 benefits of starting or revitalizing your worship time together," you will learn five tips to make family worship a regular part of your daily routine. You will learn how to plan, prepare and lead a meaningful family worship time, select appropriate worship materials, and create an inviting and comfortable environment for your family worship time. You will also learn how to involve all members of your family in the worship experience and how to make it an enjoyable and rewarding experience for everyone..
Connecting Families with Small Groups
This is an exciting workshop on creating small groups for parents, families, and children! This workshop will cover everything you need to know to start, grow, and sustain successful small groups. From group dynamics to strategies for growth, you'll learn how to create a supportive and engaging environment. You'll discover how small groups can lead to baptism and deeper connections within your church community by meeting the needs of your families.
Energizing Sabbath School
Are you looking to revitalize your Adult Sabbath experience and grow attendance? Join us for a workshop focused on how Sabbath School is the foundation of small groups in our church. This workshop will delve into the original design of Sabbath School and explore new models of group communication to enhance the experience. You will learn how to create a dynamic and engaging environment for adult learners, foster deeper relationships, and increase attendance. Don't miss this opportunity to bring new life to your Sabbath School program
Bring this workshop on teaching children's evangelism to your church. This workshop covers everything you need to know to start and run a successful children's evangelism program in your church. From planning and preparing to delivering the message, you'll learn how to create an engaging and interactive environment for children to learn about God. The workshop will cover different teaching methods, selecting appropriate materials, and involving the entire congregation in the program. You'll also learn how to measure the success of your program and how to make it sustainable. Don't miss this opportunity to learn how to effectively share the message of God with children.
This workshop provides training on how to keep children in your church safe and how to screen volunteers properly. The workshop will cover best practices for child safety, including policies and procedures, recognizing and reporting abuse, and creating a safe environment for children. You will also learn how to screen volunteers effectively, including background checks and reference checks, and how to train volunteers on child safety. The workshop will be led by experienced professionals in the field of child safety and volunteer management. Don't miss this opportunity to ensure the safety and well-being of the children in your church and to effectively manage your volunteer team.