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FYI, check out Masonboro Baptist Church (in Wilmington, NC) website, Facebook or YouTube to see our Children’s Ministries Director Tracy Brewer feature our Library & read a book virtually last week. I think she did it on Zoom but not…
Added by Morlee Maynard on April 1, 2020 at 2:33pm — No Comments
Did you take pictures of your Christmas, Hanukkah, New Years, and other holiday displays? We would love to see your ideas!! Click here to post your pictures or you can post pictures in a comment.
Added by Morlee Maynard on February 5, 2020 at 10:02am — No Comments
On my journal of our transition we are making in my church with our Enrichment Center, I just posted about our launch of a Topic of the Month Strategy. Click here.
Are you doing a Topic of the Month approach of some kind? If so, please share your approach and experiences.
Carolyn Walker shared how her church encourages people to read the Bible through each year. Click here to read her article. How about your church? How does your church's library support an emphasis on reading the Bible?
Fay Hudnall is leader of the Blue Valley church library which has two locations—their main campus and their Ridgeview campus. She asked me to post their story.
After losing every item in our Ridgeview campus church library due to water line breaks across the hall and above the library, the Ridgeview campus library of Blue Valley…Continue
Let's start sharing what we are doing through our library ministries with preschoolers and children. You are invited to join our new Children's Library group to share ideas and concerns. Click here.
For all of us, let's share what is happening here. Perhaps these ideas will prompt some of us to…Continue
Back in January (2019) our pastor and staff started the process of assessing all the ministries of our church as to how each on aligns to the mission, vision, core values, and discipleship process of our church. They determined that our library ministry needed to move in the same direction our church family is going.
On March 27th, I officially became the library team…Continue
Today, January 23, 2019, is Maxine's 100th birthday. You are invited to send your greetings to Maxine by doing so through your comments here. We love you, Maxine!…Continue
I was thrilled to get yesterday's edition of Daily Insights from Facts & Trends. The feature article is right on point about how our churches are dealing with domestic violence today.
Note that at the end of the article where the author asks the question: "How can ministry leaders help these women so they don't become another tragic statistic?" her third recommendation points to…Continue
Added by Morlee Maynard on October 26, 2018 at 4:19pm — No Comments
Do you have a subscription to Facts & Trends? I encourage you to get the new digital edition which replaced the print edition this Fall. Many libraries have had the print edition in their collections for years. Since that is no longer possible, I highly recommend library team members subscribe to this newsletter.
If you are unfamiliar with Facts & Trends, click…Continue
Just released by Brazio (Baker Books). I can't wait to use this book with a small group on Wednesdays at my church. I'm thinking it will be a perfect book for a small group study or book club sponsored by church libraries. Some of you have pastors and staff who discount the value of fiction for making disciples. Here's a book that is highly recommended to pastors and staff as well as the rest of us.
Vicki is a member of the CLN. Check out the information she is providing about her books.
Click here to open the series. Click on each book cover to see Vicki's description of the book.
Would you share your stories about VBS this year? How did your library participate? Any pictures? You can add pictures here or go to Photos. Let's share ideas as we get ready for next year!
Maxine Bersch, one of our long time members, just released a new book!! Check it out by clicking on the cover!! Congratulations, Mackie!!…
Added by Morlee Maynard on July 7, 2016 at 2:30pm — No Comments
How did your church's library observe Memorial Day this year? Share your experiences here and post your display pictures in Photos.
Added by Morlee Maynard on May 30, 2016 at 7:56am — No Comments
How did God minister to people during this Easter through your church library?
Added by Morlee Maynard on March 25, 2016 at 6:55am — No Comments
We would love to hear about your church's library ministry highlights! Follow the prompts and share your stories. While you share about 2015, be sure to share your plans for 2016.
What are your thoughts about these research findings by the Barna Group?
Share with us what theme or themes you are using this Fall. Use the Comments post below.