Tyler Rees

Director of Church Engagement, Orange Students

Tyler is the Director of Church Engagement for Orange Students. A Baltimore native now living in the Atlanta area, Tyler has been leading students in worship, communicating in student ministry, and hanging out with the most fun people on Earth—Middle Schoolers—for the last eight years. He’s passionate about both words and music in ministry and gets amped up about helping people get better at both. You can find Tyler most often serving students, visiting the coolest coffee shops, or listening to new music. Neither a cat nor a dog person, Tyler is really just a person person.

Plan Your Year

An online resource to align your teaching strategy, event calendar, and leadership training into one integrated plan. Read More

Small Group Leader Recruiting Guides

Learn how to identify the right person, connect with potential volunteers, and know what to say when recruiting. Read More

Weekend Retreat Prep And Promo Timeline

With Weekend Retreat from Orange Students, you can plan and lead an incredible weekend retreat, without sacrificing the rest of your job and life. Read More

Online Senior Sunday

A customizable online event for graduating seniors and their families. Read More

What’s New For Orange Students at Orange Conference 2020?

What’s new for us at #OC20? Lots. Including Orange Students, and this website. Allow me to explain.  Read More

Split Kit

When, How, And Why To Split Your Combined Group of Middle School and High Schoolers. Read More

Caring for At Risk Teens

A short guide to identifying and helping struggling students. Read More

Anxiety Toolkit

A standalone message on anxiety from XP3 Curriculum, conversation guides, and bonus resources! Read More
Episode 95

RYM 095: What To Do With The Homeschoolers In Your Youth Group

“What school do you go to?” is often one of the first questions we ask new students in our youth ministries. And every now and then the answer is, “I'm… Read More
Episode 77

RYM 077: Why You Need To Market Your Youth Ministry

For many of us, the word “marketing” conjures up unsettling, slightly slimy images of trying to sell people things they don’t need. But the truth is, marketing doesn’t have to… Read More
Episode 59

RYM 059: What Should Your Youth Ministry Be Doing On Social Media?

Most students are on social media every day, which means we should be there too, right? Maybe. On this episode, join some of the Orange Students team as they discuss… Read More

A Better Social Media Strategy

You’ve got a lot on your hands. And in the middle of everything that’s going on in your youth ministry, you’ve still got a social media account to run. Read More