Covid-19

Covid-19 | How To | Parents

Updating Safety Procedures for Your Children’s Ministry

We want to protect our children in any way possible, but we also want them to be involved in church community. Read More

Covid-19 | How To | Orange Strategy | Special Needs

Four Ways Churches Can Support Kids with Special Needs During the Pandemic

Just like we rallied around them on that difficult day, we should still rally around them during this pandemic. We should still help them discover new ways that God is… Read More

Covid-19 | Strategy

7 Things Not to Forget When Re-Opening Your Children’s Ministry

March was the last time we met in person until two weeks ago. For you, that may look different. Maybe you have been meeting for months, weeks, or have no idea when you will start meeting again, but you are trying to… Read More

Covid-19 | Leadership

Why You Need Input from Your 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 we require masks? Do we have enough volunteers? How many people will… Read More

Covid-19 | Events

Neighbors Around the World

It may be the first of September, but that hasn’t stopped your favorite retailer from decking the halls with boughs of (plastic) holly! This year, it feels as though we’re all pushing hard for December—not just because it brings Christmas, but because… Read More

Covid-19 | Elementary | Preschool | Volunteers

Virtual Small Groups Guide

Digital small groups can be tough. Whether you are continuing to see activity and interaction online or you’re experiencing a drop off in engagement, here's a guide with 7 tips to increase engagement with your digital small groups. Read More

Covid-19 | Volunteers

5 Ways to Recruit Kids Ministry Volunteers (and one way not to)

While the easiest thing to do is say that we need more stage time, or wish the senior leader would talk about the needs of kid and student ministry every week, the reality is that mass cattle calls don’t yield the best… Read More

Covid-19 | Elementary | How To | Leadership | Parents | Volunteers

What’s Next: Health and Safety for Your Church’s Kids Ministry

Now or very soon, most churches will be able to worship again in person. When that time comes, it’s so important that you have a clear plan outlined to help ensure that every family remains safe and healthy. Hear how you can… Read More

Covid-19 | How To | Orange Strategy

What Does Church Look Like Now? 3 Ways to Re-Open In The Midst of Covid-19

As you reopen your church doors, try to open as many doors as you can to your families. Keep the open doors open, open the predictable ones, but also try to open some new ones. Read More

Covid-19 | Orange Strategy | Preschool | Preteen | Volunteers

What’s Next: How to Plan Your Year In Children’s Ministry

Creating a strategy energizes an entire ministry. It gives purpose to every event, every gathering. It centers your ministry around an approach that makes the things that matter most, matter most. We define strategy as a “plan of action with an end… Read More