Tuesday, December 31, 2013

You Did It!

One of my favorite lines in the movie Elf is when he walks into the coffee shop and says, "You did it! Congratulations! World's best cup of coffee! Great job, everybody! It's great to be here."  The obvious poke is that perhaps they are not truly offering the world's best cup of coffee.

Recently we received an award from our phone company "Fast-Growing Business Award 2013" all because we increased the number of lines we use in our office.  It's always nice to be acknowledged for our accomplishments.

This last year we have been blessed to work on some truly creative projects with so many amazing people.  There are countless awards we could genuinely bestow to each and every team:

Best Team Collaboration for all the groups that made our jobs so much more fun with the energy and innovation as we walked through each and every step of the process.

Most Creative Theming could not go to just one project.  With each and every project there was great momentum in dreaming big.  This type of dreaming inspires the whole Wow! team.

Greatest Use of Space was consistently a theme throughout the year.  Incorporating theming and play into a space takes careful planning, thoughtfulness and a whole lot of experience and ingenuity.  

A big THANK YOU to each and every person we have had the honor of working with this year.  We look forward to continuing our partnership with you and the new faces and spaces we will have the opportunity of engaging in 2014!

Tuesday, December 24, 2013

Wednesday, November 20, 2013

Go and Make Disciples...

When we say the word "church" today, it no longer brings to mind the image of one building, two prominent white doors at a single point of entry, tall steeple, one gathering room.  It use to be when you said you were going to church, everyone knew it was the church down the street and around the corner.  Today, you can say, "I go to Gateway" or "I go to Eagle Brook" and that no longer means the one location everyone in the area is familiar with.  The question now is, which one? 

The multi-site movement has become the physical representation of going and making disciples.  The multi-location church is the true essence of going out into the communities and meeting people where they are rather than waiting for the community to come to it.  We have the genuine mindset of asking ourselves the question, how can we reach more people with The Gospel?  And through the various location types - the strip mall, the movie theater, the school, the new building - people's lives are being changed.

Tuesday, November 19, 2013

City Church Children's Theming Just Got a Little Bit More Colorful

Children's Ministry theming can come in all shapes and sizes.. literally! City Church in Tallahassee, FL desired a "no-theme" environment rather than an illustrative. What fun designing around this former retail store with bold colors and a great variety of shapes.

Monday, November 18, 2013

Friday, November 15, 2013

A Church Fit for a King!

You guys are amazing. We were stunned at how amazing everything turned out. Stunned. The castle was over the top and the tubes were over-filled.  ~Jon Scott | Director of Special Projects
Every project is a blessing to be a part of and each project has its own unique meaning to the Wow! team.  But every so often there is a project that makes us stand back and just say "Wow!".  Church of the King in Mandevill, LA is one of those projects!  Whether it was cutting and painting each shingle or designing the princess and knight cut-out, watching our artistic crew care for each of the details was so much fun.  Thank you, Church of the King for letting us be part of such an amazing project!

Monday, November 4, 2013

Signs, Signs Everywhere There's Signs..

Sometimes the smallest element is the piece that makes the greatest impact.  Over the years we have been a part of creating some really amazing signs.  Whether you are looking for directionality, identification or location, signs are a great investment to make in your space.  Contact us to see how we can create a little Wow! in your space through signage.

Saturday, November 2, 2013

The Bayou and the South Go Hand-in-Hand!

What a fun design for this dental office in Louisiana.  Playing off the influence of the local surroundings, the bayou has been brought to life.  Don’t miss the details of each element:
  • 3D Alligator
  • Incorporated flooring
  • Wood grain and rope texture of the check-in
  • Every room is included in the theming, no detail too small
Stay tuned for the final installation pictures!!

Thursday, October 31, 2013

Red River Family Dental, Nothing Like It!

Red River Family Dental in Gainesville, TX desires to provide a fun, safe, calming environment like nothing else in town.  Looking at the design concepts for this project, I would say truly one-of-a-kind!  This ridiculously cool design is installing soon.. can't wait!

Wednesday, October 30, 2013

We're Going on a Trip.. Join Us!

Did you know that Worlds of Wow! has been named the Official Themed Environment Partner for Orange?  We are so grateful for this designation and look forward to a long partnership.

The Wow! team is hitting the road next week by joining the Orange Road Trip! If we are in your area, please come and see us! 

Our Tour Stops...

Nov   6  Austin, TX         Gateway Community Church - McNeil Campus
Nov   8  Dallas, TX         Preston Trail Community Church
Nov 12  Nashville, TN   Madison Church of Christ

Interested in joining us on the tour?  Find out more information here.

P.O. Box 508 | Argyle, TX | 76226 | hello@worldsofwow.com | 817.380.4215

Tuesday, October 29, 2013

Monday, October 28, 2013

A-mazing Children's Theming at West End Community Church | Nashville, TN

West End Community Church in Nashville, TN is truly focused on discipling the next generation.  In designing their new children's space, the goal was to genuinely live out the statement Judy, the Children's Director, regularly says - seeing kids' lives transformed by the Gospel!  They desire for the kids in their ministry to really HEAR the Gospel.

Together we focused on ages birth thru 6th grade.  This amazing ministry team wanted to see kids running to class because they are so excited to be there.  AMAZING.. CREATIVE.. INTERACTIVE... Job well done, team!

Thursday, October 24, 2013

Wow! What a Great Open House...

What fun we had sharing with such great friends the heart behind Wow at our Open House yesterday!  Such a meaningful time hosting so many wonderful people.  How exciting it was for us that people would travel from all over to join us - Kansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma!  We are truly grateful for the work we 'get' to do everyday.. we love sharing that with others! 

Friday, October 18, 2013

Worlds of Wow Open House

Worlds of Wow! would like you to  join us for our Open House.  Come and meet the team that makes all of the Wow! happen, tour our facility and see where the Wow! gets created, meet others and be inspired!

We would like you to join us!
for our
Open House

October 23, 2013
10.A - 2.P
Come & Go | Snacks & Beverages 

2126 Hamilton Drive
Argyle, TX  76226
Bring a friend, just let us know you are coming!


Tuesday, October 8, 2013

Kids Ministry Theme from an Executive Pastor's Perspective | Mid-Cities Church, Midland, TX

Great perspective shared by Pastor Chris Kelly of balancing the need for theming in the church and the impact theming has on volunteers.  Mid-Cities Community Church dreamed of amazing environments that would impact and inspire kids - I would say, mission accomplished!

Thursday, October 3, 2013

Children's Ministry Design | Fairhaven Church, Centerville, OH

A sneak peek at a phenomenal design that incorporates a fun children's theme with an incredible indoor play structure.  Worlds of Wow! is the only team that provides both theming and indoor play.

Stay tuned for more pictures as we wrap up this project!  
Contact us if you would like more information!

Tuesday, October 1, 2013

No Such Thing As A Space Too Small...

Reagan sends a word of encouragement to churches - anyone can have an amazing kids ministry space regardless of size.  Read the following excerpt from an article as published in Worship Facilities, Sep/Oct 2013.
Worlds of Wow, an Argyle, Texas-based design company that focuses on creating kids’ ministry spaces, is also a proponent of using color to help in tight spaces. Reagan Hiller, company president, draws on past experience in the amusement park industry and uses it to take children’s church décor to a new level. In counseling ministry leaders with a tight budget, Hiller says that it is imperative not to settle on boring—even though a space may be challenging.
“Do something, even if minor,” Hillier says. “Freshen up the space with a brand new color palette that is bright and open, making the space seem larger than it is.”
Hiller advises that the confines of small spaces make it imperative not to try to do too much. Along with that, removing clutter is essential, because cleaning up a space can actually make it seem bigger. He believes that any space, regardless of size, can create an engaging environment when it is used effectively.
“We want every church to have an inviting, effective kids’ ministry environment, no matter what type of space they have to work with,” he says.
“It's important to not overwhelm visually with too many items or too much density [in tight spaces]. We can often utilize the tighter space into a specific theme and turn it into a destination of the storyline.”

Saturday, September 28, 2013

Thursday, September 26, 2013

How the Wow! Gets Created...

The team at Worlds of Wow! is a mosaic of complimentary gifts and talents.  It is truly amazing to see how the whole process comes together.  Since 2004 we have been creating ridiculously cool, fun environments that impact kids and families.. and we happen to have a lot of fun doing it!

Wednesday, September 25, 2013

The Body Is A Temple...

Our customers never cease to amaze us with their inspirational ideas. The House Modesto in Modesto, California built a Christian fitness facility that included an amazing environment for children. We are grateful that we were a part of creating such an incredible environment.


Thursday, August 29, 2013

Actual Quotes from Kids from Kids Ministry Theme Opening

These are real quotes from the kids at Eagle Brook Church last weekend during the grand opening of their new kids ministry themed area - so much fun!

“Wow, look at what they did, Mama!”
“that’s incredible!”
“so cool”
“I can’t believe they did all that”
“It looks like a totally different place!”
“You’ve got to go check it out”
“Check out what they did in the large group room”