1 11, 2021

Pastor’s Tip: November 2021

By |2021-11-01T09:39:51-04:00November 1st, 2021|Pastor Tips|0 Comments

Tip: Understand what your children and youth know about the key issues for Indigenous peoples, and how they would like to respond.    In the last couple of years, the awareness about issues facing Canada’s engagement with Indigenous peoples has escalated. Children and youth have a deeper understanding and recognition through media reports, social media posts and in their classrooms.   Understand the pulse of what your children and youth perceive about these issues. Some initial questions could be:  Do you have any friends who are

16 09, 2020

Pastor Tip: Discuss with your children and youth leaders about integrating the monthly resources.

By |2020-09-16T13:58:54-04:00September 16th, 2020|Pastor Tips|0 Comments

It’s vital, as the pastor, to have an understanding of what’s happening in other ministries. It’s not to say you have to manage or organize these. At the very least, if someone asks you what’s happening in those ministries, you can share with confidence and redirect as needed.  With these resources, you can discuss with your children and youth leaders if/how they might use them. Perhaps they have a rationale not to use it; that’s fine. They

16 09, 2020

Pastor Tip: Share your own experience with prayer, addressed to kids and youth.

By |2020-09-16T13:57:44-04:00September 16th, 2020|Pastor Tips|0 Comments

Lived examples are one of the best ways for children and youth to see concepts in action. It’s also another way for them to get to know you not just as a pastor but as a person.  Through the monthly ONE resources (kids, youth links), they are hopefully deepening their understanding of prayer and how they can grow in it.  Sharing your own experience in your prayer life gives them

16 09, 2020

Pastor Tip: Promote the “One” theme and monthly resources, this month on prayer.

By |2020-09-16T13:55:15-04:00September 16th, 2020|Pastor Tips|0 Comments

Both CBOQ Kids (www.cboqkids.ca/one) and CBOQ Youth (www.cboqyouth.ca/one) have monthly resources on specific aspects of our shared theme “ONE”.  CBOQ Kids has weekly family-based activities that can be done at home. They are shared on Facebook and on Instagram every week. Encourage your families to try these and share their experiences either through social media, video clips or with images that you can share.  CBOQ Youth offers a youth group lesson (both

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