Parents of Kids!
Are you ready to start thinking Orange?
No, we’re not asking if you are ready to commit to pondering the metaphorical qualities of citrus fruits.
Rather, we’re asking if you’re willing to partner with us as we energize and empower the next generation of courageous, contagious, lifelong followers of Jesus Christ.
It’s a big responsibility. And here at the Church at the Crossing, we honestly believe we can’t do it without you.
What’s it mean to think Orange?
Thinking Orange means that parents and church leaders strategically partner together to have the maximum impact on a child’s faith development.
With Orange, we combine the two primary influences that impact a kid’s life – the light of the church (yellow) with the heart of the family (red). Orange connects parents and leaders with the same strategy and same end goal – to help kids grow up with an authentic faith in Jesus that connects them to a better story for their life.
From preschool through college the Orange Strategy and curriculum draws on the elements of wonder, discovery, and passion – interlocking essentials that build a student’s view of God, the world, and themselves.
How do we partner together?
There are several ways that Kids! and Youth Ministries partner together with parents and families to best embrace the orange philosophy. We’ve listed a few below:
- Clear Communication: We want to keep you – the parent – in the know about what’s going on in our programming. Whether that be through take-home summaries of in-class learning, newsletters, or gatherings, we strive to provide you with the information you need to continue faith development in your home.
- Parenting Electives & Seminars: You’ve got questions about parenting. We may not have all the answers, but we have tools and resources available we can share with you. Parenting Electives and Seminars are offered at varying times throughout the year.
Providing Tools: We’re all about connecting with you where you’re at – and we get that most of that connecting will be done online. Most of us spend the majority of our day in front of a screen, whether that be in laptop, phone, or tablet form. We’ve got tools for you to continue thinking orange. Check out our Facebook page for frequent updates and photos from our ministry areas. Download the Parent Cue App from the ReThink Group, which provides you with reminders to keep the faith conversation going in your home.