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
OC16 Breakouts & Win a Free Ticket!

OC16 Breakouts & Win a Free Ticket!

EDIT:  Congratulations to Jennifer Williams, winner of the #OC16 ticket and to Heather Hammer, winner of the ReThink Leadership ticket!   And thank you SO MUCH to everyone who commented and shared such kind words about First Look and shared your dreams for what might be added!  We are reviewing all of your suggestions and will be posting more about that soon!     Each year, people are asked to choose their favorite part of Orange Conference and their decisions are as different as the number of... Read More
Social Media Plan for Reaching Parents Starting January 18th

Social Media Plan for Reaching Parents Starting January 18th

Here is the First Look Social Media Plan for influencing parents to interact with their preschoolers. If you missed the first post explaining our plan, please click here.  The following information will be 6 tweets, 5 Facebook posts, 2 pictures or ideas for Instagram, and 2 articles to pin on Pinterest.  Feel free to use any and all of this information but don’t feel tied to these updates word for word.  These are simply examples that you could copy and paste if you wanted or you can add your... Read More
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