Thankfully, many churches have been able to resume a more normal schedule for children’s and youth ministry this year, including special events such as youth retreats, holiday celebrations, and more. These events can be wonderful additions to the regular, ongoing discipleship programs of the church. However, it’s important to create and plan these events within the overall vision in mind. Are these events serving to guide students to know, honor, and treasure God, setting their hope in Christ alone, so that they will live as faithful disciples for the glory of God?
In her seminar, “Reinforcing the Vision with Events and Programs,” Betty Dodge provides some helpful guidance.
Glorify God and increase joy in Him by planning events that:
For many more practical tips in planning events, see Betty’s complete seminar handout and listen to her seminar.