Getting in the Game: Pickleball

People at the church gather for games and, midway through, have a three-minute devotion. When they aren’t playing, they sit and talk. The church uses pickleball both for in-house reach and outreach as members invite friends and neighbors to come play.

Bring Local Athletes to Church

Invite local Christian athletes to give a sports clinic, then turn your church parking lot or grassy field into a practice space for kids the rest of the year

Idea Starter: Outreach Football Game

Get in on the fun with a pigskin classic before the Super Bowl.

Church’s Sports Programs Help Kids Build Self-Esteem and Develop Spiritually

Centreville UMC in Virginia helps build self-esteem and spiritual development in kids through sports teams.

Last-Minute Super Bowl Outreach Ideas

No, it's not too late for your church to use the Super Bowl for outreach. Check out some of these last-minute ideas.

3 Super Bowl Outreach Ideas

Three ways you can take advantage of Super Bowl Sunday, using it to give “lift” to your Bible-teaching ministry.

5 Ways to Engage in Community Running Events

Serve and be visible at these highly attended races.

Idea Starter: Golf-Related Outreach

Capitalize on a lesser-known observance like Golf Month to connect with men and help others in need.

Attract the Unchurched With Paintball

Offer a low-cost paintball option to the entire community.

Idea Starter: Bring the Gym to Your Church

Let attendees who get antsy sitting still too long burn some energy post-sermon

Kick Start a Karate Ministry

How one church uses martial arts to minister to local kids