Volunteers

Covid-19 | Volunteers

5 Ways to Recruit Kids Ministry 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

What’s Next: How to Plan 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

Volunteer Recruiting: 4 Things Your Ministry Volunteers Need to Know

When it comes to recruiting and retaining volunteers, we strive to find the best way to make sure everyone knows the opportunities available to serve. But sometimes it’s not what they know, but what they don’t know that hurts you. Read More

Covid-19 | Volunteers

How to Equip Your Team to Lead Small in a Crisis

For me, figuring out how to bring the fun, creativity, and community of our Sundays-at-church event to a Sundays-at-home experience underscores the benefits of a Lead Small culture. Connecting with all of your families as a ministry leader can be daunting.  Read More

Covid-19 | Elementary | Preschool | Volunteers

How To Stay Connected To Your Small Group Leaders During COVID-19

As ministry leaders, we’re trying to find a new ministry norm. We’re trying to instill hope, truth, and love to the families in our community—all while caring for our own family. Oh, and did I mention some of the most important people in… Read More

Covid-19 | Elementary | Preschool | Technology | Volunteers

20 Ways To Digitally Connect With Kids During The Covid-19 Pandemic

We’ve been loving conversations with really smart ministry leaders—people like you—who have already pioneered some innovative solutions to help kids ministries connect digitally.  Read More

Parents | Preschool | Volunteers

The Emotions of a New Class: How to Prep Your Preschooler

For three- and four-year-olds, the imaginary world might as well be the real world. But we need to remember that with a growing imagination comes a strong capacity for fear. Read More

Parents | Preschool | Volunteers

3 Ways to Activate Your Preschooler’s Mind This Summer

Guide their imagination to the awe and wonder of who God is and the plans He has for their lives. Read More