Try This: Fourth of July Event Ideas

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

4 Ways to Increase Involvement in Small Groups

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

Helping People Throw Block Parties: Northshore Baptist Church in Washington

Help attendees get to know their neighbors by hosting a block party.

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.

Try This: Offer Free Car Washes

Give free car washes in your church parking lot.

Try This: Summer Story Time for Kids

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

Try This: Last-Minute VBS Planning

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

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: 5 Summer Outreach Ideas

Use the summer months to connect with your community in and on the water near you.

25 Summer Outreach Ideas

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