Yesterday we held our second Kidology to Go in the great city of Wichita, Kansas and Asbury Methodist Church. Children’s Pastor Jerred Haydock was our host and several other churches from the area sent their staff and volunteers to be part of this fun and encouraging day. We always end each session with a time of questions, answers and idea swapping. It never fails that I get some great ideas through this idea swap meet. Yesterday as we were sharing methods of classroom and behavior management, one of the ladies in the group had a great concept she shared with us. She said she often says “I challenge you to …..” when dealing with a behavior issue at her church. What a great concept!
The whole day was so fun. We loved getting to meet new friends who shared their appreciation for coming and sharing some insights God has shown us over the years of working with kids. Jerred is a great children’s pastor who organized this event with great detail. It is obvious he cares about the kids and families in his church as he takes time on a busy Sunday morning to interact with kids, calling them by name and stopping to address needs that arise. He was also a great host for us and worked hard to make sure we were taken care of, which was very appreciated.
We look forward to working with more churches in the new year, and we are actively looking for host churches in New Mexico, Arizona and Southern California in the first three months of 2011. Give me (Marty) a call at 847-707-7552 to set up a date!