Try This: Hold a July 4 Hot Dog Eating Contest

Encourage the unchurched in your community to sign up, and award prizes to the winner.

Try This: Fourth of July Event Ideas

Tips for how to connect with your community on America's birthday.

Try This: Last-Minute VBS Planning

VBS is almost here, so make sure to tie up loose ends before the kids arrive.

Try This: Promote Sun Safety

Help people enjoy the summer and avoid painful, dangerous sunburns.

Organizing a Summer Carnival for Kids: Community Church in Oklahoma

Unite churches in your community and reach kids and their families with games, inflatables, Bible story tents and more.

Try This: 14 Ideas for Seizing the Summer

14 ways to make a warm-season connection to local families.

Preparing Students for a Summer Missions Trip

Start meeting with students now for missions trips this summer.

Fourth of July Festivities

Practical ideas to leverage Independence Day for rural, suburban and urban outreach.

Try This: 4 Ideas for a New Twist on Vacation Bible School

Four ways churches use popular summer program to reach kids, families.