October 2016

Differences

How can we help children to see others as God sees them and to celebrate the diversity that enlivens our world?

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Do 1 Thing

What is Do 1 Thing? Often we think we have to do big things to make a difference in the world. But little things can be really important, too! Challenge yourself to Do 1 Thing (from this list or your own ideas) each week to make a difference. Then challenge your family and friends to join you!

October 1-8

For your neighbors

* Help a neighbor with an outdoor chore like raking leaves.

* With a family member, visit a new neighbor or a neighbor who may be lonely.

* Pick up trash you see in your neighborhood and dispose of it properly.

* Pray for all the people who live on your block.

09/30/2016 at 09:00 am

Kid’s game

What??

There are at least 17 things wrong with this picture. How many can you find?

kids game

 

09/30/2016 at 08:58 am

pencil and paper

Finish the story

Write a story beginning with:

I thought that was going to be about the most boring summer day ever. All of my friends were either gone or busy. Even the community pool was closed for some kind of maintenance so I couldn’t go swimming. It was almost enough to make me wish it was time for school to start…almost. Like I said, I was pretty bored until… more

09/30/2016 at 08:58 am

Where in God’s World is Guyana?

Fascinating Facts about Guyana

 

This South American country is a little larger than New York state. It’s the third smallest country on the South American continent. About 70 percent of the land is covered by rain forest.

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09/30/2016 at 08:57 am

girl writing

Unique

by Amy Bremers

Be imitators of God, as beloved children, and live in love as Christ loved us.

Ephesians 5:1-2

Have you ever thought about how boring life would be if everybody looked and acted and thought the same? more

09/30/2016 at 08:57 am

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THE LIST

6 Strategies for Bridging Differences

by Karen Leet

 

God doesn’t care if we’re rich or poor, tall or short, male or female. God care what color our skin or hair is, or what language we speak or how well we play sports. God sees who we are deep inside and loves us all! So let’s think about how we can respect and love others who are different from us on the outside. Here are some ideas: more

09/30/2016 at 08:42 am