January 2020

New Beginnings

"If anyone is in Christ, there is a new creation: everything old has passed away; see, everything has become new!" (2 Corinthians 5:17)

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February

Conversation Starters

How did you show love to someone in our family today?

How did you show love to someone outside the family today?

What can we do to let the people around us know that God loves them?

What’s one loving thing someone did for you today?

01/30/2020 at 10:25 am

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! more

12/31/2019 at 04:15 am

The List

7 Small Changes To Get Started On

by Karen Leet

New year—new beginning! But trying to change too much too fast can be discouraging and cause us to give up. Here are some ideas for starting small:

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12/31/2019 at 02:25 am

Using January/February 2020 in Families

Here are some ideas for using the January/February issue of Pockets, on the theme of New Beginnings, in your home:

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12/31/2019 at 02:23 am

Page 5 Game

Find it

How many of the things listed can you find hidden in the picture below?

Page 5 game

12/31/2019 at 01:59 am

New Year Litany

New Year, New Beginnings

Read Isaiah 43:15-21. more

12/31/2019 at 01:24 am

About the January/February 2020 issue

January/February 2020—New Beginnings

“If anyone is in Christ, there is a new creation: everything old has passed away; see, everything has become new!” –2 Corinthians 5:17. more

12/31/2019 at 01:22 am

Advent Devotions

by Janet R. Knight

       You can buy Advent wreaths or make your own by setting four candles in a circle and surrounding them with greenery. Advent wreaths usually have three purple candles and one pink candle or four purple candles. (The pink candle is lit on the third Sunday of Advent.) A taller, white candle (the “Christ candle”), representing Jesus, goes in the center of the wreath. more

10/31/2019 at 01:23 pm

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