Leadership

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

Advice from Orange Specialists | Leadership

The Not-So-Secret Path to Self-Care and Leading Well

So, what exactly is “self care”? It is defined as any activity that we do deliberately in order to take care of our mental, emotional, and physical health. 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 we require masks? Do we have enough volunteers? How many people will… 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

Leadership

On Race Equality in the Church: Let’s Get It Right This Time

Every generation takes a cue from the generation that came before it. The hard truth about racism in any generation is that it doesn’t just happen by accident. The Church is called to be a compass for every generation. Read More

Events | Leadership

What’s Happening with the 2020 Orange Conference Because of COVID-19?

As we think about OC20, we recognize we can’t recreate what happens when thousands of us are together in the same room. But we believe there are some opportunities for even more.  Read More