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Rethinking VBS: Hybrid Virtual VBS + Backyard VBS Groups

When our VBS planning had to shift from working on an in-person event to a COVID-19 friendly event, we saw it as an opportunity to get creative. We brainstormed and researched and put together a hybrid program that was part virtual, part… Read More

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Rethinking VBS: Backyard VBS Gatherings

As the team at Orange is prepping for an amazing time together with leaders next week at Kid’s Ministry Exchange, we’re most excited about the ideas that will be shared among those of you who are re-inventing ministry and what it looks… Read More

How To | VBS | Volunteers

VBS Volunteer Surveys

Use these 3 free sample surveys to craft your own VBS Volunteer Feedback Form! Read More

Podcast | VBS

OKP 006: VBS – Planning Your Very Best Summer

Welcome to the Orange Kids Podcast, where we talk kids’ ministry and discuss practical solutions to our weekly challenges. This week, Orange VBS Director Amy Fenton joins hosts Mike Clear, Gina McClain, and Kellen Moore talk leveraging VBS to create your Very… Read More

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Fear Factor: Shifting Our Focus from “What If?” to “When”

Fears—we all have them. Some fears our imaginations manufacture, like the monsters under our beds or the fear of the dark. But some fears, like the spread of a virus that’s so contagious it disrupts everything, including the ministries you lead each… Read More

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9 Surprising Websites for VBS Supplies

Lists! Lists! And more lists of VBS supplies! VBS comes with a lot of fun and relationship-building but it also comes with A LOT of list-making for anyone leading the charge at their Vacation Bible School. And where else in the world… Read More

How To | VBS | Volunteers

5 Ways to Move VBS Volunteers into Key Leadership Roles

Check out these tips to work on turning short-term VBS volunteers into long-term committed leaders for your children's ministry! Read More

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Mark Your Calendar for January 9!

It’s almost JANUARY! Hopefully that means that the trees and ornaments and giant candy canes are all put up from the Christmas celebrations. It also means that it’s time to begin planning your summer celebrations—a.k.a. VBS! We’re kicking off the planning with… Read More

How To | Technology | VBS

How to Edit a PDF for VBS (or anything else!)

Hey friends! My name is Daniel with the team at Orange. Today I want to share a quick video tutorial on how to get most out of using the PDFs provided by Orange VBS or any other PDFs you might be working… Read More

How To | VBS

How to Create a VBS Project Management Plan

The single most significant event we undertake every year for our kid’s ministry is no doubt our Vacation Bible School. VBS takes a massive amount of time, resources, people, and planning to pull off. Finding the best way to manage such an… Read More