Understanding and Ministering to Blended Families

Blended families are becoming increasingly more common in our friendships, churches, and even our own extended families. How do we best minister to these blended families? Do we really even understand how blended families often function or what they need most? Coming from both counseling and theological perspectives, Rev. Chrissy Binion, will uncover practical ways…

The Body of Christ: Racial Reconciliation Curriculum

The CBFNC Racial Reconciliation ministry team produced this five-week racial reconciliation curriculum, “The Body of Christ.” Consider where this curriculum could be presented in your church i.e. staff, Sunday school, small groups, leadership teams, deacons.     Document: The Body of Christ – Racial Reconciliation Curriculum

Protection Policy for Children & Youth

This document, from Oakmont Baptist Church in Greenville, provides an example of a church protection policy to ensure the safety of children and youth while at church.  This resource is particularly helpful for persons interested in Administration,  Legal, and Personnel issues.   Document: Working With Minors Policy: Oakmont

Things to Consider When Choosing Curriculum

When choosing a curriculum for small groups or Sunday school classes there are many things to consider. Allison Benfield put together this list of questions to ask as you research all your curriculum options. While written specifically with children’s ministry in mind these considerations are helpful regardless of age-group or context.  Document: Curriculum Considerations

Permission Forms for Church Activities

These are sample forms used by various CBFNC partner congregations and organizations for children and youth participating in the ministry and events of their church.    Documents: Medical Form – First Baptist of Mount Olive Photo Permission Form – Mountain Grove of Hickory Preschool & Children – Snyder Memorial Release Form Used by Passport Camps