Love, Neighbors, and a Free Ticket to OC17

Love, Neighbors, and a Free Ticket to OC17

In just six short weeks, #OC17 will be underway! Here in the First Look world, that is simply hard to imagine! It doesn’t seem like it has been an entire year since we were with so many of our First Look Friends at #OC16! Last year, our theme was “Monday is Coming”!  And, it has! 46 times! Now, #OC17 is just around the corner, and we are so excited! This year’s theme is “For Our Neighbors: See What Love Can Do.” Just last week, our preschoolers heard the... Read More
Following Along with #OC16

Following Along with #OC16

Our entire First Look team is so excited for the arrival of almost 8,000 friends in Atlanta for #OC16! But we know that many friends couldn’t get here, so we are going to do our very best to share some of the fun and facts with you, too! The Blog You are in the best spot right now, the First Look Blog, to get quotes and notes from labs and breakouts! Notes from some of our amazing preschool track speakers will be posted here after the sessions. We will be live tweeting from selected breakouts... Read More
How To Connect At #OC16

How To Connect At #OC16

The entire First Look team is looking forward to having so many of our friends in Atlanta for #OC16 in just a few days! We have been waiting all year for this chance to hang out and hear your stories as well as share ideas and encouragement. To make sure that you don’t miss a single opportunity, here are suggestions for getting connected to everything that is happening!! First, before you even leave home, add us to your social media radar so you can share your pics and tweets with us each day!... Read More
One More Chance: #OC16 Registration & Airfare

One More Chance: #OC16 Registration & Airfare

EDIT:   Congrats to Melissa Coffey who won the contest!!  Watch for an email with details to claim your prize.   We are down to the final count as we approach Orange Conference 2016 and in that count, guess what we found? One more ticket!! I know, we thought we had given them all away, but we still have one!  And, just to make it worth your wait, we are throwing in airfare, too! Good things come to those who (have to) wait. To enter this random drawing, comment on this blog post with your... Read More
Surviving a Baby Boom

Surviving a Baby Boom

Do you ever feel like babies are being born so fast there really MUST be something in the water at your church? Recruiting and staffing your nursery and toddler ministries can be a full time job in itself ! I saw a sweet Instagram post by Samantha (Sam) Edwards, from Oak City Church in Raleigh, holding a precious little newborn from her church. In my next email to her, I mentioned how sweet it is when new babies are born to our church family. Her reply made me gasp: We’ll close the year... Read More
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