Don’t miss this ministry-changing conversation about race led by People of Color who are kidmin experts.
It’s Time To Talk About Race: Join This Must-Watch Discussion About Race in Children’s Ministry!
This Thursday, June 11 at 1pm EST, join one of the most important Zoom meetings you’ll ever attend: an honest, blunt discussion led by People of Color about where we go from here in our children’s ministries worldwide.
This 1-hour Zoom conversation that may alter the course of your ministry–for the better. You’ll hear real-world, practical ideas; discover viewpoints you may not have heard before; and leave challenged to take your ministry to today’s children to a higher level.
This event will be hosted by Henry Zonio, a sociologist who studies, writes, and talks about race in children’s ministry. Henry has also been involved in children’s ministry for 25+ years in the U.S. and in Canada. You can find his most recent writing in Bridging Theory and Practice in Children’s Spirituality (Zondervan). He is also the author of “Why We MUST Start Talking About Race in Children’s Ministry.”
Kathie Phillips is currently the director of children’s ministry at Central Presbyterian Church in Baltimore, Maryland. In addition, she’s a conference speaker, ministry coach, and blogger. She’s the author of Top-50 Bible Object Lessons (RoseKidz). She currently resides with her family in Baltimore, Maryland.
Keedren Boston is a passionate communicator with an amazing sense of humor. He has traveled around the world inspiring and encouraging youth, young adults, community, and church leaders to build meaningful relationships that make a lasting and transformative impact. As an educational consultant with Lott Educational Consulting, he delivers training in the implementation of Restorative Practices. Keedren loves serving alongside his beautiful wife and high school sweetheart, Keturah, as they lead children’s ministry where they are revolutionizing the small-group strategy with elementary and preschool students at The Potter’s House North Dallas. Keedren is a graduate of Texas A&M University and a blessed father of four outstanding children.
Mahogany Dudley-Finley has served for almost 7 years as a full-time Children’s Pastor at New Life in Christ Church in O’Fallon, IL. She also has the privilege of serving as the Training Manager for the International Network of Children’s Ministry (INCM). She is passionate about encouraging and empowering children and families in their faith journey, and seeing children’s ministry leaders get connected to all that they need. Mahogany is also a graduate of Bethel Seminary where she earned a Master of Arts in Children’s and Family Ministry.
Coach Ricardo Miller
Ricardo developed a passion and drive to reach the next generation at a young age. For nearly two decades, Ricardo has actively served as an international child evangelist and children’s ministry consultant. His international exposure propelled him into entrepreneurship and he founded Ricardo Miller Children’s Ministries which is headquartered in Nassau, Bahamas, and the Effective Living Life Management Agency located in Fort Worth, Texas. Ricardo remains rooted at the Pathway of Life Church in Dallas, Texas, where he serves as the children’s ministry pastor.
Thursday, June 11 at 1 PM EST. Register here.
Following the event, you’ll have access to practical self-tests, resources, articles, and more to equip you.
Registration is free.
We expect many participants, so register now. Share with your friends and colleagues. We don’t want anyone to miss out, so after the first 500 registrants, you will be directed to a Facebook Live viewing of the conversation. If you’re unable to tune in live, the roundtable discussion will be made available on YouTube.
Your friends at Children’s Ministry Magazine, childrensministry.com, and Group Publishing are praying for all our friends in ministry around the world during these consequential times. Please join us. Together, we can be better!