Category Archive for: Get Involved

Why does he come?

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Volunteers are vital to our ability to fulfill KICKO’s mission. So we are constantly seeking those who God has called to help as a volunteer. We often say, you don’t even have to know how to teach, you just need to care about kids. Some of our volunteers are students (usually college students, i.e. Johnson…



Relationships that Last

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The real ministry of KICKO happens through the relationships we build with children, their families and members of the communities where we work. Lessons taught at Sonday School are important and it is the Word of God that changes lives. But the reason children and even adults open up to receive the Word is because they know…



Spring 2014 Volunteer Team Meeting

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Come and find out how you can make a difference in the lives of inner city children. Join us at 7 pm on Monday, January 27th at Macedonia United Methodist Church, 4630 Holston Drive, Knoxville, TN 37914.  Get info on Sidewalk Sonday School & KICKO’s Youth ministry for the fall. No special skills needed, just…



KICKO’s Annual Wrap Party . . . Join us!

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Each year KICKO’s has their annual Wrap Party, not ‘rap’ party (that’s for another time). We will be wrapping nearly 1,000 gifts that will be given out at our Christmas Sidewalk Sonday School sites. We like to echo that at Christmas “toys become tools in the hands of God.” Oftentimes, these gifts are the only…



Fall 2013: Volunteer Team Meeting

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Come and find out how you can make a difference in the lives of inner city children. Join us at 7 pm on Monday, August 5th at Macedonia United Methodist Church, 4630 Holston Drive, Knoxville, TN 37914.  Get info on Sidewalk Sonday School & KICKO Youth ministry for the fall. No special skills needed, just…



The Power of One

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Who is a leader and what is leadership? Webster’s describes a leader as someone who directs and has influence to motivate others to follow them. Leadership is defined as “organizing a group of people to achieve a common goal.” It is a form of power—power with people rather than power over people. KICKO’s mission statement…



Fall 2012: Volunteer Team Meeting

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Come and find out how you can make a difference in the lives of inner city children. Join us at 7 pm on Thursday, August 2nd at Macedonia United Methodist Church, 4630 Holston Drive, Knoxville, TN 37914.  Get info on Sidewalk Sonday School and KICKO Youth ministry for the fall. No special skills needed, just…



Bullets or Bibles: Proximity Preaches

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Ministry is all about relationships. Every week we visit our kids a day or two before their Sonday School making sure they are each personally invited. It’s during visitation that we connect with the kids and their families. I really look forward to seeing the kids during this more one-on-one time. Recently, as I was…



Meet Our New Intern: Jordan Brown

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Hello, my name is Jordan Estes Brown, and I recently joined the KICKO team for my summer internship. I just completed my junior year of college at Johnson University where I am studying Bible and Management of Nonprofit Organizations. I grew up as an Air Force brat, so I moved around quite a bit growing…