Children & Family Ministries

Children's Ministry Training Event, September 2016

Children’s Ministry Team

Lucy Heisey
Chair, Children’s Ministry

Love Is… Children’s Ministries. Attend training Oct. 13

The Eastern PA Conference Children’s Ministries Team invites all children ministries leaders, teachers, staff, volunteers and helpers, as well as parents, to a training event Oct. 13, 8 AM to 3 PM, at West Lawn UMC. Come learn and share strategies, best practices, and great ideas of equipping families to be the primary spiritual leaders for children. Come as individuals or in teams. Costs: $25 per individual; $65 for groups of 3 from the same church.

The always dynamic and insightful Melanie Gordon (formerly of UM Discipleship Ministries) will return as our keynote speaker. For more information contact Lucy Heisey, team leader, at or call 717-601-1690.  Read more

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