Leadership

How To | Leadership | Volunteers

How to Appreciate KidMin Volunteers

If you’re a leader in ministry, you know how important volunteers are. They are the ones who help Sundays run smoothly, develop personal relationships with kids, and show up week… Read More

Leadership | Orange Strategy

Why Life Apps?

Life Apps. Virtues. Character traits. God’s Big Ideas. Whatever you call them, you might wonder why they show up in 252 Kids curriculum each month. And if you do, don’t… Read More

Elementary | Leadership | Parents | Preschool | Preteen | Volunteers

Growing Confidence in Kids

As many kids step back into a physical building for school this year, one thing they will desperately need is confidence. They’ve had a year of seeing some really hard stuff in the world, including adults who may not always have handled… Read More

Leadership | Preschool | Strategy

Why Toddler-Specific Curriculum Works

We at Orange are very strategic in teaching to each child's phase of life. Specifically, we rely heavily on research and child development to ensure the curriculum isn't only engaging for the child, but is also developmentally appropriate for him or her.… Read More

How To | Leadership | Volunteers

Setting Up Kids Ministry Volunteers to Win

If your story is anything like mine, maybe you found your way into kids ministry because you enjoyed working with children. From a young age, I knew I wanted to be a teacher and ended up working in elementary classrooms for almost… Read More

Leadership | Orange Strategy | Preschool

5 Reasons Preschool Programming Is Not Childcare 

Sometimes people may call preschool ministry "childcare." However, preschool programming should not be viewed as childcare for five key reasons. Read More

Elementary | Leadership | Orange Strategy | Preschool | Preteen

A Kidmin Guide to Orange Membership

The Orange Membership gives leaders access to a library full of practical ministry resources with the answers to your most-asked questions. Read More

How To | Leadership

Rewrite Your Ministry Job Description as a Children’s Pastor

Help volunteers and leaders in your church understand what you do as a children's pastor by redefining your ministry job description. Read More

How To | Leadership | Volunteers

Volunteer Recruitment Guides

How do I recruit, train and retain volunteers now? Use these as you recruit the best preschool and elementary small group leaders and volunteers. Read More

Leadership | Volunteers

Investing in Your Volunteers During a Pandemic

Even in a pandemic, there are still ways church leaders can invest in volunteers. This is crucial for keeping a team of engaged leaders! Read More