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Shelley Henning
Children's and Family Ministry Expert, Speaker and Author





5065 Alexandria Drive SW

Grandville, MI 49418

Date of Birth:

May, 17 1977


M.A. Children's and Family Ministry, Bethel Seminary

Anticipated Graduation Spring, 2023

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Below you'll find a sampling of work that I've had the privilege of doing over the last two decades of ministry.
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October 2019 - present

January 2018 - present

October 2017-present

August 2018-present


2016 - 2021

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Children's Ministry Catalyst and Consultant | Reformed Church in America

Serving as the children's ministry leader for the Reformed Church in America denomination. Training, resourcing, and supporting over 800 churches throughout the United States and Canada. This is the first time in over 15 years that the denomination has had any focus on children's ministry or any staff devoted to children's and family.

Co-founder and CEO | Growfamily Faith

The home of faith GrowthRings®. Providing training and tools to equip parents to embrace their role as primary disciple makers to their children and confidently build faith foundations in their family.

View my developed GrowthRings plan and overview brochure HERE:

View the self-published devotional book from the Merry Mercy Christmas Box that is sold annually HERE:


Author | RoseKidz

View the sales pages HERE:

Plan events at your church to bring families together, teach them about applying God's Word to their lives, and create spiritual traditions around various holidays! Providing station ideas, scripts, templates, take-home materials, and more, this step-by-step resource will help you organize 24 easy-to-lead programs for Thanksgiving, New Year's Eve, Fourth of July, and more. 256 pages, softcover from RoseKidz.


Author | Mourning Star Curriculum from Starlight Ministries

A two-year Christian grief support group curriculum for adults, teens, and children.

Please note: This is copyrighted curriculum. Sharing of any kind is prohibited.

View my developed Scope and Sequence here:

View one unit sample (6 lessons) for each age group HERE:

View the published Lament booklets HERE:

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1999 - 2004

Director of Christian Education | Heritage Reformed Church, Hudsonville, MI

Responsible for all ministries to children birth through 6th grade, and Sunday School for youth and Adults.

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