Create a space where all ages are welcome. 

Rev. Meredith Brown, lead pastor at Douglas Avenue UMC shares ideas to make groups intergenerational.

 

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  • Meeting outside of church makes it more welcoming to new people.  Keep all ages together, which makes new families comfortable.

  • Keep it simple!  

  • Make it interactive (think Children's Time).

  • Share leadership before with planning and during with leading.  

  • Develop an opening and closing ritual.

  • Be brave and go for it.

Resources:

Messy Church

Illustrated Ministry

Flame Creative

Rotation.org

Birthing Cross + Gen Community on Facebook