“Field Tested,”  is a bank of resources and ideas from churches, for churches.


In-Home Summer VBS Program

With a little innovative thinking, (due to COVID-19), the folks at College First turned their typical week-long, “Family Faith Expedition,” VBS program into a month-long program based out of the homes of their families. The program seeks to equip parents/guardians for discipleship at home, as well as teach children about God’s love.

1-1 Discipleship

With the use of an app called Small Circle, Exponential Church in Harrisburg, PA has experienced a powerful increase in reciprocating discipleship.

Soup Ministry

Members of the Buchanan COG prepare large pots of various kinds of soup monthly. They package it in quart containers and take these containers to various persons in the community. Through this successful soup ministry, they are making connections, ministering to others, and reaching the lost with the love of Christ.

Night to Shine

Every year on the Friday before Valentine’s Day, Friendship Community Church of God in Dover, PA joins with churches around the world and hosts an unforgettable prom night for individuals with special needs known as “Night to Shine.”

Backyard Mission Trip

Initiated by College First Church of God, the Backyard Mission Trip has developed into an annual event involving volunteers from 30 congregations and civic groups serving more than 250 projects for homeowners across the city and county.

Harvest Prayer Walk

Harvest prayer walks are a way for Pastor Marc Phillips and Sugar Ridge Church of God to reach into their community to be actively praying with and for their neighbors.


Zanesville Church of God is providing a constructive after-school activity for kids in their community, as well as teaching them about the love of Christ.

Men Meet for Meat

Mt. Tabor and Mendon Churches of God are reaching men in their community with “quality man food” and Bible Study.