December Editor’s Notes

December Editor’s Notes

It might seem a little early to talk about Christmas, but let’s get real here—there are stores that have had their Christmas decorations out for weeks now. And since it’s such a big time in the church, we want to make sure you have plenty of time to get ready for the event—both personally and in your children’s ministry.   So to get you in the Christmas holiday mood, we’re going to ease you into it. You don’t have to go into the attic, basement, or storage unit and drag out all your... Read More
Social Media Plan for Elementary Parents starting October 4

Social Media Plan for Elementary Parents starting October 4

Racking your brain for a way to provoke meaningful conversations between parents and their elementary kids in less than 140 characters? Well, rack no more! Below, you will find everything you need to cue parents this week through every major social media outlet from Twitter to Pinterest (so you can focus your brain power on posting the really important stuff—like that picture you just took of your cat standing in a puddle). And if you missed our first post explaining what all this is, take a... Read More
FX Word Character Video Training

FX Word Character Video Training

Our Family Experience (FX) is designed to cue parents so they know how to continue the conversation that was started at church. We give you all the resources you need to be able to create an FX at your church, and we just added some great character description videos to help you bring these zany characters to life. Check them out below, or in the “Training” tab on the 252 download page. Overview Cactus Jack Fancy Grace Professor Pontificate Reginald Sam Shovel Trip Daily... Read More
3 Valuable Tips On Being Orange And Being Great At It!

3 Valuable Tips On Being Orange And Being Great At It!

by Rebekah Bullard As a kid’s ministry leader, you are many things: visionary, a shepherd, a curator of environments, a professional event planner, a cheerleader for parents, an expert in safe practices, a communicator and a team player! You have a BIG job! Thankfully, one thing you DON’T have to be is a curriculum writer! You get to be the expert of your people and environments, while the innovators at Orange get to be the expert in resourcing you with the most effective tools possible to... Read More
Social Media Plan for Elementary Parents starting September 27

Social Media Plan for Elementary Parents starting September 27

Racking your brain for a way to provoke meaningful conversations between parents and their elementary kids in less than 140 characters? Well, rack no more! Below, you will find everything you need to cue parents this week through every major social media outlet from Twitter to Pinterest (so you can focus your brain power on posting the really important stuff—like that picture you just took of your cat standing in a puddle). And if you missed our first post explaining what all this is, take a... Read More
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