Orange Resources In A Portable Environment

Orange Resources In A Portable Environment

There are so many things I enjoy about church in a mobile space—the grassroots vibe, the feeling of accomplishment that comes with each Sunday, and the sense that it really takes every person doing their part to make it happen. Some of my most precious church memories come from seasons of meeting in borrowed space. The weekly rhythm for Church of the City has always included early Sundays loading in and setting up in rented space and long afternoons tearing down and packing up into a... Read More
Using Orange In Your Portable Church

Using Orange In Your Portable Church

by Kelly Stockdale In the four years I’ve been a preschool director at our church, we’ve been in two different portable locations. Along the way, we’ve had many hits, and we’ve had many misses. One thing I’ve learned for certain is you have to start with a great curriculum provider. I would rather have a portable environment with great content than a great building with poor content. Content is always king. While I will concede that sometimes a little more creativity and strategy may have to... Read More
Thinking Orange in a Portable World

Thinking Orange in a Portable World

by Andy Wood & David Hibiske When we started South Bay Church in 2009, we spent over three years as a “church in a box.” Our budding family ministry had to get creative with everything from meeting spaces to casting vision to our growing volunteer base. We found that “thinking Orange” as a portable church required strategic planning, highly-invested leaders, and consistent volunteers. Even if your meeting location is unstable, your family ministry need not be. Consider the following six... Read More
Thinking Orange in a Portable World

Thinking Orange in a Portable World

by Michael Bayne Almost eight years ago, we planted Grace Community Church. And for all of those eight years, we have been in a portable setting. When I say portable, I mean very portable. On Sunday mornings we meet in two high schools and on Wednesday nights our student ministry gathers in a middle school. God has allowed us to serve our community as a church through a portable setting and we are seeing people discover Jesus every week. As we launched eight years ago, the idea of portable... Read More