Volunteers

Elementary | Preschool | Volunteers

10 No Cost Volunteer Appreciation Ideas

Looking for creative ideas to show your volunteers how valuable they are to your team? And hoping to avoid eating up your ministry budget to do it? Here are ten ways that you can elevate your ministry MVPs throughout the year! Read More

Podcast | Volunteers

OKP 007: Recruiting Summer Volunteers – Turn up the Fun to Deepen Relationships

Welcome to the Orange Kids Podcast, where we talk kids’ ministry and discuss practical solutions to our weekly challenges. This week, author and volunteer-recruiting expert Christine Kreisher joins hosts Mike Clear, Gina McClain, and Kellen Moore to talk recruiting and scheduling summer… Read More

Child Development | Parents | Preschool | Volunteers

3 Ways to Help Preschoolers Understand God

When it comes to the Bible, preschoolers might miss a few details. Just remember, they aren’t overthinking it. They are imagining it. Read More

Volunteers

Tips for Virtual Small Groups

Many churches have shifted to virtual small groups on Sundays. How can we make the most of them? Here are some tips for virtual small groups! Read More

Covid-19 | Volunteers

5 Ways to Recruit Kids 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 | Orange Strategy | Preschool | Preteen | Volunteers

Strategy for Planning 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

Parents | Preschool | Volunteers

3 Ways to Activate Your Preschooler’s Mind This Summer

If you have little ones, you know how challenging summer can be. When you’re not on vacation or sending your preschooler to day camp, it’s all on you to keep them engaged and learning throughout those summer months.   Read More

Volunteers

4 Things Your Ministry Volunteers Don’t Know

We all want to retain our ministry volunteers. But have you ever considered what they don't know? Read to help recruit and retain yours. Read More

Covid-19 | Volunteers

How to Equip Your Team to Lead Small in a Crisis

Leading in crisis is never easy, but we have several ways to help church leaders equip volunteers to lead small during the pandemic. Read More