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A Conference for Northern California Churches
March 5-6, 2021
Hosted Online for 2021

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

Children - Early Childhood: BIG - TIME “Large Group” for Preschoolers


Kick it up a notch so you engage their minds and reach their hearts in a big way. Discover how to make “large group” a Bible learning adventure for 3 to 5 year olds. Set the stage for learning with meaningful and memorable music, group prayer and applications.

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