How to Choose and Connect with Schools

02.26.15 | Young Peoples Ministry, Wellness and Missions | by Christie Latona

    If your congregation is considering a school-focused mission initiative, or has already started one, these resources from the Lewis Center for Church Leadership may help:

    • 50 Ways to Engage Local Schools- Cultivate congregational support and awareness, help students succeed, support parents and family.
    • “The ABCs of Back-to-School Outreach”- Examples of creative ways to reach out to students and families in a new academic year. Learn more
    • “Engaging Local Schools” Resource – Guide your congregation in considering questions that are critical to the success of a school-focused service initiative.
    • Partner Today- A church/school partnership project of the Nashville Area of the United Methodist Church, features great ideas, resources, and success stories.
    • Adoption 180Download suggestions from the Associate Director for Ministry with the Poor
    District of Columbia Public Schools Partnership Opportunities
    The secret in education lies in respecting the student. – Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Maryland Public School Systems
    Our progress as a nation can be no swifter than our progress in education. The human mind is our fundamental resource. – John F. Kennedy