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BASS

A Conference for Northern California Churches
March 7-9, 2019
Hosted at Redwood Chapel
19300 Redwood Rd.
Castro Valley, CA

BASS Convention Presenter: Gloria Lee

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Gloria Lee
Gloria Lee

Children's Ministry Pastor
Group Publishing
Loveland, CO
gloriaslee@gmail.com
gloriaslee.com

REAL Ambassador, Group Publishing, Loveland, CO

Graduate of UC Berkeley and Talbot School of Theology, Gloria has been committed to Children’s Ministry for 17+ years. She’s led many workshops at conventions including CPC, NWMC, CMTA, and BASS. She recently contributed to INCM’s Insight newsletter, "Trust Us, They’ll Ask" published by Group Publishing, and is currently working on few curriculum projects. She currently serves as a Pastor of Children & Families in Los Angeles, CA.






2019 Workshops

Children - Elementary: Top 10 Ways to Keep Kids Engaged

3/8/2019 10:30 - 11:45 a.m. Room: Firehouse

In this workshop you will discover the latest techniques for grabbing kids’ attention, managing classrooms with multiple ages, and making learning memorable. Plus, we’ll give you insider secrets to what parents of kids this age need most—and how you can partner effectively with them.

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2018 Workshops

Children - Elementary: Ask Away! Discover The Secret to Creating Questions That Deepen Faith and Builds Relationship

3/2/2018

Find the secret to asking good questions that get kids—and their leaders—talking. You’ll explore Jesus-style questions that deepen faith and build friendships. And you’ll find some answers, too! Discover how debrief conversations steer kids toward faith discoveries, and get tips for responding to kids’ answers. You’ll walk away with a REAL understanding of how to engage and grow closer to kids in your ministry.

2017 Workshops

Children - Early Childhood: Preschool Ministry Ideas That Work!

3/3/2017

No matter how you slice it—preschoolers need Jesus! Learn how to connect with every preschooler Physically, Intellectually, Emotionally, and Spiritually (PIES). You’ll experience what these little ones can understand, what they can and can’t do, and how you can tell Bible stories in ways that capture their attention! Get fun, doable ideas that are grounded in faith and rooted in Scripture. You will: • Learn new ways to connect with today’s preschoolers. • Discover four key ingredients to a successful preschool lesson. • Explore four Jesus-inspired techniques that will bring your preschoolers closer to him.

This workshop will be presented by Group Kidmin staff - Gloria Lee.

Children - Nursery: Nursery Ideas That Nurture a Relationship with Jesus

3/4/2017

The nursery is an entry point for new parents into your church. And children have an amazing capacity to learn. What you do or don’t do with them is mission critical. Learn how to shift the mentality from babysitting to ministry. Explore how caring for infants and toddlers can be the beginning of a life-long relationship with Jesus. Discover simple ways to give babies and toddlers the love of Jesus. Create a nursery ministry that nurtures—with strategies to minister to families with young children that will keep them coming back every week!

2016 Workshops

Children - Elementary: Help Me! The Kids Are Out of Control!

3/4/2016

Stressed out and overwhelmed by unruly, out of control, or disrespectful kids? Fed up and ready to lay down the law to gain control? Wait! There’s a better way to discipline children, and it’s not about control. It’s about cooperation. Through this workshop you’ll learn techniques to manage your classroom based on the Golden Rule, create and maintain an age-appropriate environment of cooperation, and establish a cooperation policy to implement in your ministry.


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Children - Elementary: Top 10 Ways to Keep Kids Engaged

3/4/2016

After the whirlwind changes kids go through from birth through preschool, it may feel a little like elementary-aged kids aren’t changing much. But they’re changing every year—cognitively, spiritually, and physically! How can you keep up with what’s effective, what’s hot, and what’s working with these changing kids—and times? This workshop will clue you in to the latest techniques for grabbing kids’ attention, managing classrooms with multiple ages, and making learning memorable. Plus, we’ll give you insider secrets to what parents of kids this age need most—and how you can partner effectively with them.


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2012 Workshops

Children - Elementary: First Steps in Ministry

3/2/2012

If you're new to children's ministry - welcome! Your wide eyes show that you're eager and probably a little overwhelmed right now. Don't feel like you have to reinvent the wheel; we've got expert advise, tips, and insight tailor-made for someone brand-new to children's ministry. Plus, we'll give you the basics for everything you need to know - and clue you into the best resources to get started!

Children - Early Childhood: Reaching and Teaching Kids During the Wonder Years

3/3/2012

Welcome to the wonder lab of preschool ministry! Children of this age have hearts that are open to God and His Word. They're eager to learn as they wiggle and giggle and play! We'll help you understand what these little ones understand, what they can and can't do, and how you can tell bible stories in ways that capture their attention! After this workshop, you'll be an expert at creating a spiritual exploratorium that kids beg their parents to bring them to! And, we'll give you expert insights into partnering with preschoolers' parents on this fantastic faith journey!

2011 Workshops

Children - Elementary: Get REAL: Move Kids from Information to Transformation

3/4/2011

Do the kids in your ministry have all the Bible stories memorized but they don’t know how the stories apply to their lives? Or do they even forget what Bible story they learned last week? Explore keys to “sticky” learning so the children in your ministry develop deeper understanding and greater life application of biblical truths that will stick throughout their lives! You will explore what causes information to be moved into long-term memory to help us know what to do in life situations, learn the key ingredients of R.E.A.L. learning that cement life lessons in the hearts and minds of kids, walk away with practical, easy ideas and resources you can use this Sunday to help your lesson stick with your kids!


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Children - Early Childhood: Awesome Anytime Activities for Preschoolers

3/5/2011

They're easy to prepare--every volunteer's dream. But they're also fun and engaging--every Preschoolers’ dream. Kids' lives will be changed--and that's your dream. Participants will get fresh new lesson ideas where every activity has a purpose and preschoolers are engaged, gain insight into how to encourage young children to see God in their everyday experiences, and experience ways to help preschoolers connect with each other.

2010 Workshops

Early Childhood: Developmental Play & Worship for Preschoolers

3/6/2010

Young children love to play. They learn through play. As teachers of preschoolers we'll learn together how to connect with them at their age level and enhance their relationship with God by incorporating appropriate play into Bible lessons and worship.


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Children's Ministry Leadership: Mythbusting Discipline Challenges: Obstacles or Opportunities

3/6/2010

Today's kids provide some unique challenges both in and out of the classroom. Learn how to recognize the underlying causes of these challenges and understand how to turn them into opportunities to connect kids to Jesus in powerful ways.


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2009 Workshops

Children's Ministry Leadership: Awesome Anytime Activities for Preschoolers

3/6/2009

Experts agree that the vast amount of brain development occurs between birth to age 6. Are you sure you are doing everything possible to capture preschooler's attention and help them know God? We'll give you all the tools, ideas, and tricks of the trade in this workshop to do just that!


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Children's Ministry Leadership: Keys to Risk Management: Protect Your Kids, Your Volunteers, and Your Church

3/7/2009

Confused about the whole process of making your church a safe place? This workshop shares the importance of adhering to policies and procedures for managing risk in a volunteer program, as well as suggestions for controlling, alleviating, or diminishing risk through effective job design, screening, training, and supervision. Get the scoop on background checks and other risk management practices.


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Youth: Keys to Risk Management: Protect Your Kids, Your Volunteers, and Your Church

3/7/2009

Confused about the whole process of making your church a safe place? This workshop shares the importance of adhering to policies and procedures for managing risk in a volunteer program, as well as suggestions for controlling, alleviating, or diminishing risk through effective job design, screening, training, and supervision. Get the scoop on background checks and other risk management practices.


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