Missy Purcell

Orange Kids Specialist

Missy is the Lead Orange Kids Specialist. She has been working with children for nearly 20 years in both education and ministry. After teaching in both elementary and middle schools for ten years, she jumped into full-time ministry in 2008. She led the preschool and children’s ministry at a large multi-site church in Metro Atlanta area. Her roles included Preschool Ministry, Kid Ministry, and NextGen Ministry. She also enjoys being a kidmin coach and helping leaders create a thriving weekly program!

Elementary | Orange Kids Spotlight | Orange Strategy | Preschool | Preteen

Orange Kids Curriculum Scope and Cycle 2021-2022

What if you knew exactly what you would be teaching in your children's ministry and when you would be teaching it? You could . . . Plan further in advance… Read More

Covid-19 | Leadership

Getting Input From Children’s Ministry Leaders to Relaunch Church

If you’re a pastor, you’ve likely faced an onslaught of questions as you consider how and when to reopen your church during this pandemic. How many people can gather? Will… Read More
Episode Ext

OKP Extra: A Free Digital Easter Experience For Your Whole Family Ministry

Easter is a huge celebration for the Church, but as we all know, Easter looks a lot different this year. In light of COVID-19, we’re all experiencing quite a bit… Read More
Episode B

OKP Bonus: Coronavirus and Remote Solutions For Your Kids Ministry

As a ministry leader, you’re navigating big decisions about whether to meet in person, cancel activities, or continue services remotely. Even if you choose to meet, many families may be… Read More


Leading Small Virtually

To invest in kids during the pandemic, kids ministry leaders are leading small virtually. Read more about virtual small groups here! Read More