Roadmap to Successful Growth in Children and Youth Ministries with Melanie Feldnor & Erin Rose
Wednesday, May 29th at 1:00pm
Roadmap to Successful Growth in Children and Youth Ministries - Discover how prayer and purpose will direct your practical ideas for planning new entry points for children and youth into a path to discipleship. Learn how to create new access routes for programs of all sizes - from 4 to 400. Find the ways that best fit your community to reach out to unchurched families!
Melanie Feldner, Children's Ministry Director, has a passion for children and families with over 30 years of experience developing children’s programs in both the Church and private sector. At Aldersgate Church she has helped build active and diverse volunteer teams that support many growing ministry programs. Melanie is a certified facilitator and is currently the Director of Children’s Ministries at Aldersgate in Mechanicsburg. She and her husband Tim live in Enola and enjoy all things outdoors, seizing every opportunity to enjoy God’s creation!
Erin Rose, Youth Director- After inheriting youth ministry a few years after Erin's start in children's ministries ten years ago, her passion and calling to youth ministry led her to her current position of Youth Director at Middlesex United Methodist Church. Erin has experience as part of the initiating staff of a Matthew 28 church who introduced dozens of new entry points targeting unchurched families. MUMC’s youth group 'Ignite' has grown in five years from an average of four to eight students to 30+ and growing. She and her husband live in Mt Holly Springs with their two children and enjoy running, skiing, snowboarding, hiking & camping.