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Post Training Resources

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2019 Featured Resources

Group’s children’s ministry resources have one goal: to let God shine through you as you help kids grow in Jesus! Everything here revolves around your real, everyday ministry. Discover a few of the fun and exciting resources highlighted at Children’s Ministry Local Training below.

POP Praise: Celebrate

POP Praise: Celebrate

Kids love the catchy Jesus-centered music videos in POP Praise Celebrate, and parents love hearing their kids’ bright, bouncy voices singing to Jesus throughout the week!

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POP Praise: Jump for Joy

POP Praise: Jump for Joy

This POP Praise DVD features 12 awesome worship songs, including contemporary Christian melodies and updates of favorite hymns. All approved by millions of kids at Group VBS programs around the world!

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Don’t Just Teach…Reach!

Don’t Just Teach…Reach!

Use these 25 time-tested tips to reach hearts, minds, and souls as you lead small groups, Sunday school classes of any age, and youth groups.

  • See boredom evaporate
  • Conversations take a turn toward the significant
  • Faith and friendships deepen
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Children's Ministry Pocket Guide to Discipline

Children's Ministry Pocket Guide to Discipline

Do you know the number-one reason teachers quit? Because they don't feel empowered to control their classrooms. When you see your teachers struggling, hand them this book for ministry volunteers: Children’s Ministry Pocket Guide to Discipline. They'll instantly connect with these top tips--all presented in a "You Can Do It" attitude.

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Notes From Jesus

Notes From Jesus

Notes From Jesus are his messages to new friends. Each playfully illustrated note reminds kids that Jesus wants a lifelong friendship. Perfect for kids just starting a relationship with Jesus!

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Friends With God: Discover How to Read the Bible

Friends With God: Discover How to Read the Bible

This hands-on book shows your kids what the Bible is all about—its thrilling stories, its jaw-dropping surprises, and why it’s all so important.

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Help! How Do I Read the Bible?

Help! How Do I Read the Bible?

Help! How Do I Read the Bible? strips away complicated study lessons and theological lingo common in Bible-reading guides and reveals a simpler truth: Reading the Bible is about discovering God's heart.

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Sciency-Fun WOWS!

Sciency-Fun WOWS!: 54 Surprising Bible Object Lessons

Science experiments are a surefire way to get kids' attention. Even better? When they get to help! Supplement your Bible lessons with Sciency-Fun WOWS!: 54 Surprising Bible Object Lessons. These Bible-related object lessons from the popular DIG IN curriculum guarantee your kids will participate in exciting science fun that focuses on the life of Jesus.

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DIG IN Sunday School Curriculum

DIG IN: Creating Deeper Bible Experiences for Kids

With DIG IN online Bible curriculum, you pick and choose what works for your unique children’s ministry. Want videos? Deeper Bible? Object lessons? You choose. And you get EXACTLY the faith-building experience you want for your kids and volunteers.

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Be Bold: Fearless Preteen Curriculum

Be Bold: Fearless Preteen Curriculum

Give Preteens an Environment With Everything They Need

With BE BOLD, you give preteens exactly what they need: validation of their faith questions, a place where they and their struggles are accepted, a community where they can connect with God and others, and opportunities to make a difference.

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Rocky Railway VBS

Rocky Railway

The VBS that's just the ticket! Climb aboard for mountains of fun at Rocky Railway! On this faith-filled adventure, kids discover that trusting Jesus pulls them through life’s ups and downs.

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Wilderness Escape

Wilderness Escape

Totally Immerse kids in the Bible! Welcome to Wilderness Escape—an exciting journey with God’s people, the Israelites, that brings God’s Word to life for kids and adults!

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Training Opportunities

Group U Online Training

All-New Group U

Become the Kind of Leader God Created You to Be

Group U gives you everything you’d want in a ministry leader’s wish list — how to teach as Jesus taught, how to ignite your volunteers, how to manage change — the tools you need to transform your church culture into a dynamic, thriving community. And it’s all online, making it a flexible, easy, and affordable way to prepare yourself for a truly transformational career in ministry.

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VBS Fun Shops

Hands-On VBS Training

Discover Time-Saving & Budget-Stretching Tips from Group’s VBS Veterans

Group's VBS FunShop events offer hands-on-training where you’ll learn how to create amazing decorations with step-by-step instructions, experience a “Day at VBS,” network and learn how to plan, coordinate and pull off an amazing VBS event. Get practical pointers on all things VBS—including fundraising, volunteer recruiting, decorating, and family follow-up. You’ll jump start your VBS season, and...have fun!

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Classroom Greetings Poster

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Be Bold Sample Lesson

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Helpful Articles

Engage the Brain by Allision Posey

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How Preteen Brain Development Impacts Faith Development by Ali Thompson

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Why We Named Them Gen Alpha by Mark McCrindle

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