Volunteer Pre-Service Pep Talk for June 16, 2019

Volunteer Pre-Service Pep Talk for June 16, 2019

Sunday mornings can go at a fast and furious pace. If we aren’t strategic, we can miss key relational connections. Gather your team of volunteers for a brief gathering before the serving begins. Answer any questions about the curriculum and ask for prayer requests. Then read the following devotion before praying for the day: When you hear the word “Peace” what picture comes to mind? A calm sea? A sunset? A beautiful vista or a cloud filled sky? We often equate peace with calm. But what if... Read More
Orange Kids Curriculum Additions for Supporting Children with Special Needs

Orange Kids Curriculum Additions for Supporting Children with Special Needs

You may have noticed some new files in the August 2019 curriculum downloads. We’re excited to offer more resources to support the children with special needs in your ministry. We know that as you work to reach all families, there often needs to be some customization to your environments, messaging, and activities when considering the experience of a child with special needs. Steps for Adapting Curriculum The Steps for Adapting Curriculum document is a resource on how to refine what we create... Read More
Volunteer Pre-Service Pep Talk for June 9, 2019

Volunteer Pre-Service Pep Talk for June 9, 2019

Sunday mornings can go at a fast and furious pace. If we aren’t strategic, we can miss key relational connections. Gather your team of volunteers for a brief gathering before the serving begins. Answer any questions about the curriculum and ask for prayer requests. Then read the following devotion before praying for the day: If you grew up in church or ever went to church camp as a kid, chances are you’ve heard the “joy” song. The words say, “I’ve got the joy, joy, joy, joy down in my heart!”... Read More
August 2019 Editor’s Notes

August 2019 Editor’s Notes

Hello, First Look Friends!  Mining for gold has been around ever since humans discovered that first glittering speck of rock. But, there’s something that is even better than gold. It’s the Bible! The Bible is better than gold! It teaches us that God loves us all the time. It teaches us that God loves us so much He gave us Jesus to be our friend forever. It teaches us how to live our best life. And, it teaches us how to share our stuff. The teachings in the Bible are worth more to us than... Read More
Volunteer Pre-Service Pep Talk for June 2, 2019

Volunteer Pre-Service Pep Talk for June 2, 2019

Sunday mornings can go at a fast and furious pace. If we aren’t strategic, we can miss key relational connections. Gather your team of volunteers for a brief gathering before the serving begins. Answer any questions about the curriculum and ask for prayer requests. Then read the following devotion before praying for the day: When you take a careful look at the life of Jesus, you notice that people who were nothing like him actually liked him. Why? Because it’s easy to like someone who accepts... Read More
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