Good Things

White Wall Cleaning

Use Wesley’s bleach-white to do a kindness project in a discount store parking lot. Do free white-wall cleaning and leave a note on the windshield.

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Windshield Washing

Spend a Saturday morning at your local Rest Area. Bring along glass cleaner and lots of paper towels and ask motorists if you could clean their windshields while they are stopped. Most will ask why you are doing it, so explain by saying, “It is a way for us to express God’s love for you,” and perhaps give them a tract or some kind of remembrance.

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Windshield Witness

Choose a date ahead of time and have the youth bring squeegees, window cleaner, and paper towels. When the congregation is in a Sunday service, have the youth go through the parking lot and wash everyone’s windshield (make sure they don’t leave streaks). Have a “business card” prepared ahead of time that says, “Compliments of (your youth group’s name).

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Youth For Dinner

Have your youth sign up in small groups of 3-4 and take turns inviting the groups into your home for a “home-cooked/sit-down” meal! We have found that Monday nights work best because you can pick the group and remind them on Sunday. We fix an easy but hot meal like spaghetti, pot roast, casseroles, etc. with vegtables, bread and desert. We set the dining table properly and the kids love it when we eat by candlelight! It is really amazing how many families these days don’t sit down and eat a hot meal, much less eat together, so this is a great time to not only spend some quality time with your youth but it is also a great way to open your home to them and remind them of prayer, forgotten manners and have good discussions in smaller groups! Your kids will love the attention!

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