Christmas Card Workshop

One of our church outreach activities this year for the Christmas season was making cards for all the kids who will go through the line at the local food pantry.  We ended up making 50 cards.  I went out and bought some red and green card stock, plus some Christmas stamps.  In addition to that, […]

Christmas Gifts for Jesus

One week last Christmas we had a birthday party for Jesus during Sunday School.  We advertised ahead of time that we were collecting non-perishable goods to give to the local food pantry.  If kids wanted, they could bring in the food and it would be like a gift to give Jesus, but it would benefit […]

Kids’ Christmas Gift Bags

A friend of mine at church had this great idea for Christmas–goodie bags for kids who would go through the food pantry during the Christmas season.  She assembled gift bags with instructions attached and left them on a table at church.  Those who were interested took a bag (or more than one) home and filled […]

Pumpkin Carving Outreach

We occasionally offer events as sort of a community outreach, hoping to get to know people who would not normally come to church for a regular service.  We hope that by offering a less “churchy” event, they will be more comfortable checking us out and getting to know us as a church.  This fall we […]