Sunday school is the foundational strategy in a local church for leading people to faith in the lord jesus christ and for building great commission christians through open bible study groups that engage people in evangelism, discipleship, ministry, fellowship, and worship. We will not dwell long here for much of this book is given to the instructions, enlistment, and qualifications of the teachers. My comments were assuming that he was going into an already existing program with established ways of doing things, a. Sunday school superintendent western presbyterian church, washington, dc purpose. Peters cathedral is currently under the capable leadership of eric edward, who has been our superintendent since september 2008. This book is an invaluable resource for all those who take on the responsibility of sunday school superintendent. This involves grouping for departmentsdivisions and classes based on a proper teacher to student ratio. Learn the six most important tasks of the sunday school superintendent. If you are a sunday school superintendent, the teaching to transform not inform series will help you understand how, and train your leaders to, fulfill the great commission through your sunday school ministry. Helps relating to the lesson are presented in guiding the superintendent, and suggestions for a lessonrelated worship program are given each week. A few different titles are used for the sunday school directors position.
The handbook ensures that, while each echoes class is ageappropriate, children, youth, and adults focus on the same bible principle and experience biblical discipleship that connects with life. Sep 26, 2007 responsibilities of a sunday school superintendent bradley simon. The budget also includes expenses for sunday school events, such as vacation bible school. Job description for a sunday school superintendent synonym. I received an email from someone who was appointed to be the sunday school superintendent in his church. In 1971, as part of the church priesthood correlation program, the name of the deseret sunday school union was changed to simply sunday school, and the sunday school general superintendent was renamed the general sunday school president. If your church has a single person that is over all the other classes, the name sunday school director works just fine. If a teacher is planning to take students on a class trip or outside of the church, a class trip form must be completed and returned to the sunday school superintendent. The echoes sunday school superintendent s handbook, will enable you to help every student from preschool to adult to grow in grace, and in the knowledge of our lord and saviour jesus christ 2 peter 3. So, you were asked to be the sunday school superintendent. Sunday school annual report 2014 train up a child in the way he should go. International sunday school department a child saved, is. One thing i liked the best is that it is a nondenominational book, you get the structure of sunday school and the responsibilities of the ss officers without getting into doctrinaldenominational stuff. Responsibilities of a sunday school superintendent.
Experience as a teacher and principal is essential for this position. The sunday school superintendent christian service training course unknown binding 1973 by bennett dudney author. Sunday school leads people to be involved in bible study that facilitates the transforming work of the holy spirit in a persons life. The echoes sunday school superintendents handbook pr. Class bookdetailed attendance record for up to 25 names, with places for recording. Regular baptist press is not responsible for the contents of any book, periodical, or web page referenced in this publication or bibliographyother than its own. The book helped me a lot on the subject of what to expect as superintendent of sunday school. Echoes sunday school superintendents handbook spring 2020. Sunday school that really works christian bible studies. Shop favorite sunday school quarterly curriculum and grow the church in their faith. The 1970s saw dramatic change within the sunday school. Sunday school superintendent united pentecostal church 1989. While the teacher and superintendent have different responsibilities in the function of a growing sunday school, when each performs his duties faithfully, both free the pastor to devote his energies into his primary area of ministry.
Find your favorite sunday school dated curriculum, plus sunday school lessons and resources from toddlers to adults. It is good for you to develop an organizational chart. The work of the sunday school superintendent download ebook. Sunday school superintendents are heavily involved in administration and staffing to facilitate an effective bible learning strategy each sunday. The role of a sunday school superintendent leadership characteristics a. The sunday school superintendent is responsible for the general administrative needs of the sunday school. Click download or read online button to get the work of the sunday school superintendent book now. Midnight sunday is the deadline for people to submit their applications to replace retiring warren drake and serve as the next school superintendent in east baton rouge parish after that, the. The superintendent also sets goals for sunday school growth and thinks of creative ways to. An effective leader will coordinate and implement the various smallgroup ministries of a congregation, including the church school, weekday groups, and offsite groups that are designed so that a congregation will have an effective ministry of nurturing christian faith, building christian community, and equipping people of all ages for ministry as christian disciples in daily.
A sunday school is an educational institution, usually but not always christian in character. Sunday school superintendent offers valuable guidance for the administrator regarding lessons for both adults and children. The work of the sunday school superintendent revised and updated, this classic work provides a complete, clear guide to the responsibilities of the sunday school superintendent as well as an overview of the whole sunday church school program. The sunday school superintendent christian service training course. The organization of the sunday school by pastor jack hyles. If you have any questions, please feel free to call darrell patterson sunday school superintendent or myself at 7245914. Small group coordinator andor church school sunday. Bible expositor and illuminator, winter quarter 201920 omitted part of the second sentence of the introduction.
The sunday school superintendent coordinates and facilitates the smooth running of the sunday school program, which seeks to ensure that children who attend come to know the biblical faith. Sunday school superintendent, winter 201920 lifeway. She is responsible for ordering books and supplies for each class. Supervising staff, managing fiscal needs, and solving problems are important responsibilities of a school superintendent. The church sunday school superintendent serves as the general administrative leader of the church sunday school ministry. How to grow my sunday school class teaching to transform. The superintendent may perform research on sunday school book distributors to determine which company offers the best lessons. The sunday school superintendent should oversee the entire work of the sunday school along with the pastor. Annual report sunday school and childrens ministries.
The work of the sunday school superintendent work of the church. A guide for pastors and sunday school superintendents don. Christmas programs there are two christmas programs for the sunday school, grades 38 program is scheduled during a second sunday service in december. Guide book for administrator offering suggestions for lesson related worship programs. Superintendents manualsuggestions for keeping your sunday school. Sunday school superintendent sunday school superintendent offers valuable guidance for the administrator. The printed book 8 38 x 10 78 shipped from our distribution center. Click download or read online button to get the modern sunday school superintendent and his work book now. A vibrant, exciting sunday sunday educates believers by familiarizing them with the bible record while teaching them how to apply the principles to their lives. The sunday school superintendent is what the colonel is to the general. For a newly elected sunday school superintendent, getting to know the various classes in the sunday school program, from the preschool class to the senior adult class, is important.
This person is responsible for coordinating the work of all church sunday school classes, departments, and other bible study opportunities towards the overarching goals of the church sunday school. Superintendent guide and record book sunday school publishing. Annual report sunday school and childrens ministries author. Sunday school superintendents must stick to a budget and be able to meet the needs of the classes within the budget.
The modern sunday school superintendent and his work. An effective sunday school strategy can have a dramatic effect on the evangelistic results of the church, and effective evangelism has the potential to. This budget generally includes the cost of teacher resources and sunday school books for each class. I cant tell you how many times ive heard that statement during my experience teaching childrens classes. For larger churches, the superintendent may delegate duties. Sunday school curriculum resources church education supplies.
The work of the sunday school superintendent christian book. The sunday school superintendent may have different titles in different places such as. Sunday school superintendent veterans who have passedgeorge scott. This site is like a library, use search box in the widget to get ebook that you want. Ideas for a sunday school superintendent our everyday life. Resource list of books and articles about sunday school. Job description for a sunday school superintendent. Sunday school curriculum from group, david c cook, wesley, and more. The echoes sunday school superintendent s handbook provides multigrade material to open and close the sunday school hour. I believe that availing your family to our sunday school ministries each week would be a wise investment of time in light of eternity.
Superintendent guide and record book sunday school. The sunday school superintendent christian service. The sunday school superintendents handbook provides multigrade material to open and close the sunday school hour. Welcome to the international sunday school department of the church of god in christ. Which of the above is chosen for the job is dependent upon one thing and one thing only. A good way to do this is to plan a rotation of attending each class for at least one sunday. The superintendent is responsible for recommending a budget for the sunday school department. Additional topics for sunday school superintendent. This site is like a library, use search box in the widget to get. The corrected page can be accessed by clicking the image below. To administer and motivate the sunday school department in a manner that will result in growth, maturity and stability of the students and staff. The sunday school superintendent christian service training course dudney, bennett on.
Subscribe to our teaching tips newsletter, and learn simple, practical, stepbystep. The money that is designated for sunday school programs is usually decided on by church leadership with input given by the superintendent. Sunday school superintendent job description purpose the. Small group coordinator andor church school sunday school. The work of the sunday school superintendent work of the. Sunday school annual report 2014 csi church, toronto. Visit our store to get a more detailed outline of the books. Perhaps some of my response could be helpful to others in the same situation. This publication not only outlines the main themes of the lessons but also addresses the key issues to help prepare teachers for challenging questions. This information about the sunday school was updated as of march 20. Sunday school superintendents fulfilling the great commission through the sunday school ministry.1567 1216 1159 96 1624 1594 92 38 764 1603 1163 71 180 6 812 1066 261 594 667 497 1026 844 1418 697 213 1288 435