Is the gap between church and home wider than ever?

The best churches activate an intergenerational community to support the faith and future of young people. In those communities, caregivers feel both confident and supported.

As the church navigates new realities in which fewer families participate consistently, many leaders are asking questions: How do we implement a church + home strategy if families aren’t coming? What are parents not telling us that we need to know?

In response to these pressing questions, Orange and Parent Cue teamed up with Arbor Research to learn more about a generation of caregivers by exploring four areas of inquiry:

  • What parents want
  • How parents feel
  • What parents fear
  • Where parents go for help

In this study you will discover insights about parents both inside and outside the church, as well as remarkable distinctions that make families unique, complex, fascinating, and meaningful. The greatest opportunity for the future Church may be found in reimagining how we engage the family.

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Orange creates resources, curriculum, and experiences that promote the alignment of the church and the home. The name Orange is based on the idea that two combined influences make a greater impact than just two influences. When the light of the church (yellow) combines with the heart of the home (red), you get a stronger, more vibrant impact in the life of a kid (orange). Orange also believes that when the church engages every parent and caregiver at home, they help support the primary faith influence in a kid’s life. Orange empowers churches to do this better through utilizing Parent Cue as a resource that can support their parents at church and at home.

Learn more about Orange on the web at ThinkOrange.com.


Parent Cue strives to share a message of hope for every parent, grandparent, guardian, and caregiver who wants to raise their kids to have a positive future. With resources for every parent, grandparent, or caregiver, Parent Cue provides parents at every phase with professional articles, books, courses, and media. Parent Cue’s goal is simply to cue you with what you need when you need it, so you can be the parent you want to be. Parent Cue also believes the church has the greatest potential to be a light in communities everywhere. Often one of the greatest gifts any family can receive is personal support for a child that comes from someone outside of the family unit. Many churches offer Parent Cue resources to the parents and guardians in their community as a service and support for their families.

Discover more resources for parents on the web at ParentCue.org. Or download the free Parent Cue app, available for Android and iOS.


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