Noticing that there were very few children (none) in attendance at the Worship at St. Augustine’s of Canterbury we declared July 29th “Grandparents Sunday”.
A parish book club, focused on Christian, community outreach and social justice and/or prayer literature – or, as this idea contributor calls them: “books about everyday people living more than everyday lives. Books that make us think about all the work that has been done and is left to be done.”
Members of a parish could plan a fun night out and invite people from other parishes to join them. Perhaps a movie or bowling night once a month? It would be an opportunity to get out and have some fun with fellow Christians. Who knows, maybe it could even lead to a diocesan bowling tournament? “Connecting with […]
Individuals and church communities could consider taking part in a “Carbon Fast” for Lent. For more information “Google” Carbon Fast for a variety of links and ideas.
Setup a lemonade & prayer stand. Sell the lemonade but give the prayers away for free. Keep them very short and only specific upon request.
Host a lunch and job fair with the focus being on how people live their faith in their job.
challenge people to give a valentine to someone they wouldn’t normally give a valentine to using it as an opportunity to express their love for their neighbour. Provide the valentines at a service, present the challenge and say a prayer together for it.