Volunteer Pre-Service Pep Talk for February 17

Sunday mornings are like game day for children’s ministry. Just like any good coach, gather your team of volunteers for a pre-game pep talk. Answer any questions about the curriculum and ask for prayer requests. Then read the following devotion to kick the morning...

OKP 002: Donuts Speak Louder – Communicating with Volunteers

Welcome to the brand-new Orange Kids Podcast, where we talk kids’ ministry and discuss practical solutions to our weekly challenges. Guests Aaron & Karen Collier, children’s pastor and preschool director at Piedmont Church in Marietta, Ga., visit to talk...

Social Media Plan for Elementary Parents Starting February 17

These posts are designed to review the lesson, so plan for them to appear in your ministry’s social media accounts after you’ve taught the lesson in your ministry. Also, if you share social media accounts with other ministries in your organization, coordinate with...

Volunteer Pre-Service Pep Talk for February 10

Sunday mornings are like game day for children’s ministry. Just like any good coach, gather your team of volunteers for a pre-game pep talk. Answer any questions about the curriculum and ask for prayer requests. Then read the following devotion to kick the morning...

OKP 001: My Cup (Doesn’t) Runneth Over – How to Refresh for the New Year

Pull out the party hats, noisemakers and super fancy party drinks (for those in preschool world). It’s a new year! And you’ve discovered our brand-new Orange Kids Podcast, where we talk kids’ ministry and discuss practical solutions to our weekly...

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Volunteer Pre-Service Pep Talk for February 17

Volunteer Pre-Service Pep Talk for February 17

Sunday mornings are like game day for children’s ministry. Just like any good coach, gather your team of volunteers for a pre-game pep talk. Answer any questions about the curriculum and ask for prayer requests. Then read the following devotion to kick the morning off: One small lunch, in the hands of Jesus, was multiplied to feed thousands of hungry people. The disciples couldn’t imagine it. They saw the situation as impossible. But Jesus knew that nothing was impossible for God. And that’s a... read more
OKP 002: Donuts Speak Louder – Communicating with Volunteers

OKP 002: Donuts Speak Louder – Communicating with Volunteers

Welcome to the brand-new Orange Kids Podcast, where we talk kids’ ministry and discuss practical solutions to our weekly challenges. Guests Aaron & Karen Collier, children’s pastor and preschool director at Piedmont Church in Marietta, Ga., visit to talk communicating with your ministry volunteers when it comes to training, vision casting and celebration. Mike, Gina, Kellen and the Colliers focus on the value of placing relationship before ministry role. LISTEN TO THIS WEEK’S... read more
Social Media Plan for Elementary Parents Starting February 17

Social Media Plan for Elementary Parents Starting February 17

These posts are designed to review the lesson, so plan for them to appear in your ministry’s social media accounts after you’ve taught the lesson in your ministry. Also, if you share social media accounts with other ministries in your organization, coordinate with them to develop a plan for when to schedule posts and how to designate the intended audience. If Pampers and Goldfish are more your speed, check out our First Look blog for the social media plan to connect parents with... read more
Volunteer Pre-Service Pep Talk for February 10

Volunteer Pre-Service Pep Talk for February 10

Sunday mornings are like game day for children’s ministry. Just like any good coach, gather your team of volunteers for a pre-game pep talk. Answer any questions about the curriculum and ask for prayer requests. Then read the following devotion to kick the morning off: When we make the choice to trust in Jesus, SO many things happen. Our lives change for eternity. But they also change here, right where we are. Peter reminds us that God gives believers certain spiritual gifts to be used to... read more
OKP 001: My Cup (Doesn’t) Runneth Over – How to Refresh for the New Year

OKP 001: My Cup (Doesn’t) Runneth Over – How to Refresh for the New Year

Pull out the party hats, noisemakers and super fancy party drinks (for those in preschool world). It’s a new year! And you’ve discovered our brand-new Orange Kids Podcast, where we talk kids’ ministry and discuss practical solutions to our weekly challenges. In this first official episode (don’t neglect to go back and meet our fine hosts in Episode 0!), Mike poses the perennial question: What is your New Year’s resolution? Gina dodges the question by declaring she doesn’t make resolutions.... read more
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