Help Grandparents Raising Grandkids

Start a support group to help older adults cope with a return to parenting.

Try This: College Application Assistance

Connect with high school seniors as they work through this difficult task.

Idea: Start an After-School Ministry

Serve children outside the church as well as congregants’ kids with a structured, low-cost program.

Try This: Join a National Night Out Event

Engage with your community by participating in this national effort to curb crime and drug use.

Try This: Serve as Designated Drivers

Keep the community safe and connect with people at local bars, restaurants and events.

Try This: Reusable Grocery Bags for Food Donations

Combine environmental awareness with your efforts to help the poor.

Help Kids Cope With Divorce

A program like DivorceCare for Kids makes a difference at churches such as New Life Christian Fellowship in Grand Blanc, Mich.

What Can Cloud Computing Do for Your Church?

5 advantages of Internet applications.

3 Better Ways to Use Video in the Church

How and why this Colorado church invests in video ... and what even smaller congregations can pick up from their experience.

How to Reach Mom’s Family Around Mother’s Day

5 tips to connect with guests who come for one of the highest church-attendance days of the year