About 21st Century Kids Connect
The vision of 21st Century Kids Connect is to respond to the critical need
in children's ministry for equipping children everywhere to be full members of the body of
Christ, fulfilling the Great Commission.
21st Century Kids Connect Advisory Board
- Jill Harris, Advisory Board Coordinator
ACMC (Advancing Churches in Missions Commitment),
Peachtree City, GA
- Ruth Finley, Crossroads Publishing, San Jose, CA
- Scott Forbes, African Evangelical Fellowship, London, Ontario, Canada
- Pete Hohmann, Mechanicsville Christian Center, Mechanicsville, VA
- Joyce L. Gibson, The Nurture Centre Unlimited, Wheaton, IL
- Dorothea Lander, Wycliffe Bible Translators,
- Jennifer Law, New Hope Publishers, Birmingham, AL
- Phil Renicks, ACSI (Association of Christian Schools
Int'l), Colorado Springs, CO
The Mission Statement: In the
spirit of collaboration and to enhance the children's missions education/mobilization
movement, we have come together to:
- facilitate communication and networking among individuals, churches, Christian schools,
publishers and organizations
- promote research and the development of quality and forward thinking materials
- identify resources and evaluate them according to Biblically, educationally and
culturally relevant standard of criteria
- provide professional and lay training opportunities
What will 21st Century Kids Connect do?
- Inform children's workers about cutting-edge issues, trends, and methodologies in
- Evaluate resources, curricula, and tools: gather and describe them, comment on them, and
- Inform workers of training events, conferences, prayer emphases and other such
- Foster communication and interaction among children's mission workers through a web site
and e-mail forums.
- Organize training events for educators, notably the International Children's Expo.
- Work together with authors and publishers to develop new materials and resources.
- Provide a one-stop distribution center for children's mission resources.
- Link mission agencies with children's ministries; link missions experts and leaders with
- Promote the cause of world mission in broader Christian education forums.
Contacts for Help and/or Questions
21st Century Kids Connect
7109 Staples Mill Road
Richmond, VA 23228-4110