Children's Ministry

with Rev. Melanie C. Gordon, Lead Children's Ministry and Faith Formation Consultant

If you would like to learn more about any of the offerings below, email Melanie at info@intentionalgrowthcenter.org.

Retreat Offerings

2-Day Staff/Leadership Retreat in One Area

  • Including children in the existing discipleship system
  • Improving communication and relationship with children and families
  • Planning a transformational year with children and families
  • Offering generous hospitality to children and families

1-Day Staff/Leadership Retreat in One Area

  • Creating safe sacred spaces for children and families
  • Weekday preschool revitalization - Boards and Staff
  • Covenant discipleship with children
Short-Term and Long-Term Consulting Offerings

3-Month Consultation includes:

  • Including children in the existing discipleship system
  • Developing transformational curriculum and resources
  • Improving communication and relationship with children and families

9-Month Consultation with Coaching includes:

  • Including children in the existing discipleship system
  • Developing transformational curriculum and resources
  • Improving communication and relationship with children and families
  • Bi-monthly coaching sessions with the Children's Minister or TeamĀ 

12-Month Consultation with Coaching includes:

  • Including children in the existing discipleship system
  • Developing transformational curriculum and resources
  • Improving communication and relationship with children and families
  • Monthly coaching sessions with the Children's Minister or Team
Coaching Offerings

6 Months of Coaching includes eighteen 40-minute online sessions with:

  • Children and Family Ministers
  • Children's Ministry teams
  • New Children's Minister coaching

9 Months of Coaching includes twenty-seven 40-minute online sessions with:

  • Children and Family Ministers
  • Children's Ministry teams
  • New Children's Minister coaching

1 Month of Refresher Coaching includes three 1-hour online sessions with:

  • Children and Family Ministers
  • Children's Ministry teams
  • New Children's Minister coaching
Advocacy and Outreach Offerings

2-Day Retreat on Advocating for Children

  • Theory and Practice
    • Violence
    • Poverty
    • Crisis and Trauma
    • Education
    • Racial Reconciliation

6-Month Consultation on Advocating for Children

  • Identifying and addressing the issues in the community
    • Violence
    • Poverty
    • Crisis and Trauma
    • Education
    • Racial Reconciliation
  • Creating ministries that meet the actual needs of children and families in the community