EQUIP Preteen

Date & Time

Saturday, August 16th
9:00am-3:00pm (cost $10 includes lunch) - must register

Breakout Sessions

Session 1 [10:00 AM]

RM 112

Why Preteen?

In a world that is causing our kids to grow up at a much younger age than ever before, upper elementary/lower middle school kids often get lost in the transition. Discover why it’s important that your church specialize in ministry for this age group and the impact it can have on their spiritual development.

Heath Bryant
RM 227
Empowering Preteens for Ministry

A preteen today looks and acts so different from preteens in the 70's and 80's. However, there are three emotional truths every preteen still seeks. They are as simple as the ABC's.

Jack Terrell

Session 2 [11:00 AM]

RM 112
Preteens: Serving in a "Selfie" World

Despite the “me” focus of our society, millennials want to serve and have a cause to believe in. Discover ways to challenge preteens to serve and watch them grow into the leaders God has designed them to be.

Heath Bryant
Parlor
Current Preteen Culture

Join us for this crash course on what’s in and what’s out for the preteens you teach. Discover ways to capitalize on the culture to effectively present Jesus to your mission field…preteens!

Cindy Leach

Sessions 3 [1:00 PM]

RM 112
Why Preteen?

In a world that is causing our kids to grow up at a much younger age than ever before, upper elementary/lower middle school kids often get lost in the transition. Discover why it’s important that your church specialize in ministry for this age group and the impact it can have on their spiritual development.

Heath Bryant
RM 227
Empowering Preteens for Ministry

A preteen today looks and acts so different from preteens in the 70's and 80's. However, there are three emotional truths every preteen still seeks. They are as simple as the ABC's.

Jack Terrell

Session 4 [2:00 PM]

RM 112
Preteens: Serving in a "Selfie" World

Despite the “me” focus of our society, millennials want to serve and have a cause to believe in. Discover ways to challenge preteens to serve and watch them grow into the leaders God has designed them to be.

Heath Bryant
Parlor
Current Preteen Culture

Join us for this crash course on what’s in and what’s out for the preteens you teach. Discover ways to capitalize on the culture to effectively present Jesus to your mission field…preteens!

Cindy Leach

Breakout Leaders

 

Heath Bryant

Heath has worked in children's ministry for more than 25 years and is a graduate of Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary with a defree in Christian education and a concentration in childgood education. he currently serves at Cross Church in Springdale, Ark..

 

Cindy Leach

Cindy is the exectuive director of KiDs Beach Clubs, a non-profit ministry partnering with local churches to provide Bible clubs for 3rd-6th graders in their public schools. Cindy has been married to Jason for 23 years, and they have two college-aged daughters.

 

Jack Terrell

Jack has nearly 25 years of experience ministering to children and their families in cutting-edge churches. He is the founder and President of KiDs Beach Clubs a national charitable nonprofit ogranization founded in 2006.



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