Best Practices in Faith Formation

a one day training event for children, youth, and family leaders

Zion Lutheran Church, Houston, TX

Attend three different workshops of your choice and leave challenged, inspired, and equipped with the resources you need to make a difference in your congregation.

BACK THIS YEAR! Background checks for each participant, as requested, are included in the registration fee. A final congregational report will be given to the adult leader for the team.

For Rostered Leaders, Sunday School Teachers, Confirmation Mentors, Youth Workers, Parents and Grandparents Faith formation is a lifelong pilgrimage of faith for people of all ages. This day is dedicated to our Baptismal promises.

Bring a team & train together!

Saturday, August 20, 2016

9:00 – 2:00 (3:00 for those attending Safe Guarding God’s Children workshop)

This event has been cancelled. For more information about how LEAD can support your congregation’s Children, Youth, and Family Ministry, contact Beth Hartfiel at LEAD.

$30 per person THROUGH July 31st

$35 per person AFTER July 31st

Fee includes program, lunch, background check, and childcare (as needed).

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Best Practices Schedule

Best Practices Flyer


9:30Welcome & Casting Vision
10:00Workshop Session 1
11:15Workshop Session 2
1:00Workshop Session 3
2:00Closing (3pm for those attending Safe Guarding God’s Children)

Workshop Options

Workshop descriptions – Choose one per session when you register

Session 1:

  • Age Development
  • Practice Discipleship: Children & Youth
  • Teaching to Different Learning Styles

Session 2:

  • Behavior Management
  • Practice Discipleship: Confirmation
  • Leading Games & Mixers
  • Teaching to Different Learning Styles

Session 3:

  • Age Development
  • Leading Games & Mixers
  • Safe Guarding God’s Children (2 hour workshop)