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A Conference for Northern California Churches

Karen Apple


1st Things 1st

Charlotte, NC


As a licensed children’s minister, Karen developed a multi-faceted church children’s ministry for infants through fifth graders and designed their over-the-top weekday preschool and Kids' Camp. Karen is now the director of 1st Things 1st. She's a popular nationally recognized speaker, a guest blogger and a mentor to children's ministry directors/pastors.

Equipping and encouraging children’s ministry leaders and teaching kids God's Word makes her heart sing. She adores Apples, especially her husband Steve.

2013 Workshop

Early Childhood: Are You Off Your Rocker? Get on the floor with the child on your lap.


Discover 6 steps to help CRAWLERS and WALKERS LAUNCH into Learning Adventures. They are ready to learn so let’s get ready to teach them about God and His love.

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