Volunteers

Podcast | Volunteers

OKP Extra: Leading And Training Kids Ministry Volunteers to Re-Engage After A Crisis

No matter where you are right now, it’s safe to say you’ve been affected by the COVID-19 crisis. We’ve experienced uncertainty and crisis like never before as we’ve navigated this pandemic in our communities. As kids ministry leaders and volunteers, we’ve pivoted… Read More

Volunteers

Leading Small Virtually

To invest in kids during the pandemic, kids ministry leaders are leading small virtually. Read more about virtual small groups here! 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

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