Volunteer Pre-Service Pep Talk for March 24

Volunteer Pre-Service Pep Talk for March 24

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: It is SO hard to not judge a book by its cover. We all tend to focus on what’s on the outside rather than doing the harder work of getting to know someone from the inside out. But the INSIDE is what really matters and what... Read More
Volunteer Pre-Service Pep Talk for March 17

Volunteer Pre-Service Pep Talk for March 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: All month long, we’re talking about how we are uniquely and wonderfully made. But that individuality has a purpose. God wants each of us to make our own mark on the world He’s created. And the kids in your group don’t need to... Read More
Social Media Plan for Elementary Parents Starting March 17

Social Media Plan for Elementary Parents Starting March 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
OKP 004: How to Talk About Salvation – Rotary Phone Line to Heaven

OKP 004: How to Talk About Salvation – Rotary Phone Line to Heaven

Welcome to the brand-new Orange Kids Podcast, where we talk kids’ ministry and discuss practical solutions to our weekly challenges. Hosts Gina, Mike and Kellen share their personal experiences with handling the salvation conversation and tools for how to invite parents into the process. Also: free stuff! LISTEN TO THIS WEEK’S EPISODE Available on iTunes and Google Play LET’S GET IN TO THE EPISODE We’re back! You’re back! Or maybe you’ve just discovered us. Welcome to the Orange... Read More
April Editor’s Notes

April Editor’s Notes

HOPE IS A RESPONSE OF THE CHARACTER OF GOD . WEEK 1 We start the month with friends of Jesus who had lost all hope. John records an incredible moment that we find in John 11:1-45. When Lazarus died, Jesus used the opportunity to point people to God. Jesus was stronger than even death itself and raised Lazarus back to life four days after he had died. Bottom Line: Whatever happens, remember how powerful God is. God can do amazing things in your life. We pray that kids will understand that when... Read More
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