It’s Not Too Early: Build Your VBS Team Now

The success of VBS depends on the success of your volunteer team. Are you ready?

September Is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month—How Your Church Can Participate

This September, join the discussion, help those fighting suicidal thoughts, and support family and friends.

Try This: Open a Booth at Your State or County Fair

The benefits of setting up shop at your county or state fair are numerous—from name recognition to evangelism.

25 Summer Outreach Ideas

This summer, try these 25 idea starters to reach your community in creative ways.

Media Team: A Great Way to Get Teens Involved in VBS

"It’s exhausting. It’s messy. It requires significant preparation and oversight, but is it worth the investment? Absolutely."

Try This: Summer Story Time for Kids

Host a half-hour story time for children one morning a week during the summer.

Try This: Celebrate National Doughnut Day (June 30)

Promote and host a doughnut event at your church or a local park that Friday morning, providing free doughnuts.

4 Ways to Increase Involvement in Small Groups

"Part of ensuring the best attendance is making it convenient for unconnected people to attend."

Try This: 3 Father’s Day Outreach Ideas

How to let the dads who visit on Father’s Day know that you’re glad they came and you’d love it if they came again soon.

Summer Outreach Events: 6 Ways to Start Planning NOW

Give your community a good reason to come to church or a fun event during June, July and August.