Added by Mary Rice Hopkins on January 8, 2017 at 3:03pm — No Comments
Weekly television program segments from "Mary Rice Hopkins & Puppets with a Heart" are now available on YouTube for your use at church and/or home.
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So privileged to have choir directors, like Sherry Elliott Siu, teaching my songs all over the country. These boys and girls are practicing "Joseph & Mary Blues" from Mary Christmas…
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Listen to song clips and read lyrics for this children's mini-musical …Continue
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1. Know why people are reluctant to serve in a children’s ministry position.
a. Feel unqualified.
b. Think someone else can do the job better than they can.
c. Do not want to be tied down with responsibilities. Are content to worship, but not serve. Afraid they will fail. Fear of the unknown is a vital drawback of volunteers.
d. Lack of confidence. Do not understand what is involved in the specific assignment.
e. Worker fatigue. Often too few…Continue
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Regardless of the lack of actual comments on the last post - I was encouraged with the feedback from twitter, Facebook and with personal messages from friends, and fellow KidMin leaders. Hey, I even got a shout-out from the Kids Pastor at our church during children's church while she reviewed the rules with the kids :)
Here we go with Part…Continue
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Added by Mary Rice Hopkins on January 14, 2016 at 7:06pm — No Comments
Call it "Children's Church", "Kids Church", "Junior Church", "Large Group Time," etc.…Continue
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Added by Mary Rice Hopkins on November 13, 2015 at 8:31am — No Comments
A few years ago the Virginia Christian Education Association brought in Mary Rice Hopkins an dDarcie Maze for an area-wide teacher training event. Webster's dictionary offers too few adjectives for describing the heart-touching, life-changing sessions at this Children's Ministry Conference. These ladies are an unforgettable, high-energy team with a professional, multi-media presentation which transitions from hilarity to deeply moving moments. All participants left equipped, motivated and…Continue
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Have you ever wondered why someone that seems to have a lot more talent and…
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