Time for Children logoIntroductory Training

Waples Memorial UMC will host a training led by veteran North Texas children’s ministers to introduce local churches to the A Time for Children Children’s Ministry model. This will include both a presentation about the philosophy and effectiveness of this model, as well as opportunities for practical application in your ministry. Bring your children’s team (staff or volunteers) to learn about new ways to encounter God alongside children.

When: 5-8 p.m. Sept. 16
Cost: $5 per person or $20 per church (includes dinner).




The 2019-20 cohort begins with a meeting at the NTC Ministry Center from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 11.

Become equipped to create safe spaces where children are led through a spiritually enriching process, experiencing God through your children’s ministry.

  • Twice a year in-person training
  • Monthly online mentor group meetings
  • Monthly one-on-one coaching
  • Direction, observations, guidance and feedback for strengthening of your ministry.  

This spiritual support, mentoring and coaching program will be three years. You will register one year at a time and may choose not to continue into year 2 or 3 at your own discretion. Each year costs $400, for a total of $1200 over the three years. Scholarships are available. 

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