Social Media Plan for Elementary Parents starting December 20

Social Media Plan for Elementary Parents starting December 20

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
Levels of Partnership with Parents

Levels of Partnership with Parents

One key distinctive about the Orange strategy is the intentionality of partnering with parents. We realize we have roughly 40 hours to invest in the lives of the children in our ministry in any given year. Parents, on the other hand, have 3,000 hours to influence their kids in a year.   As children’s ministry leaders, we put countless hours into making sure Sunday morning is the best hour of every kid’s week. But we pray, strategize, and lose sleep over the dilemma of how to help parents... Read More
Social Media Plan for Elementary Parents starting December 13

Social Media Plan for Elementary Parents starting December 13

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
Five Bonuses to Make Your Christmas Easier

Five Bonuses to Make Your Christmas Easier

“It’s the most wonderful time of the year! With the kids jingle belling And everyone telling you ‘Be of good cheer!’ It’s the most wonderful time of the year.”   Yes, it is. But when you’re in children’s ministry, it starts to feel like you’re hosting all the parties, toasting all the marshmallows, and telling all the tales of Christmases long ago. And that’s just at the church. At home you’re full of holiday greetings when friends come to call, and you’re organizing all the loved ones who are... Read More
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