Volunteer Pre-Service Pep Talk for March 31

Volunteer Pre-Service Pep Talk for March 31

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’ve been talking about individuality and how God wants us to discover who He’s made us to be. The fact that God created each one of us so carefully is proof of His love for us. Perhaps the most important thing... Read More
Social Media Plan for Elementary Parents Starting March 31

Social Media Plan for Elementary Parents Starting March 31

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 005: Planning for Easter He Is Risen—But Your Machine Will Go Down

OKP 005: Planning for Easter He Is Risen—But Your Machine Will Go Down

Welcome to the Orange Kids Podcast, where we talk kids’ ministry and discuss practical solutions to our weekly challenges. This week, hosts Mike Clear, Gina McClain, and Kellen Moore talk planning for Easter—including new volunteer recruitment and training, great signage, and check-in and follow-up for new families. LISTEN TO THIS WEEK’S EPISODE Available on iTunes and Google Play LET’S GET IN TO THE EPISODE Welcome to the Orange Kids Podcast, where we talk kids’ ministry and... Read More
Social Media Plan for Elementary Parents Starting March 24

Social Media Plan for Elementary Parents Starting March 24

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 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
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