1 Peter 4:10  Serve one another with whatever gift each of you has received.

Ideas from Children’s Messages Summer 2021

  • Sign up with family or friends for a food packing event –Feed My Starving Children or Meals from the Heart Event.
  • Help wash your parent’s, grandparent’s, or neighbor’s car.
  • Give away Freezies or something cool on a hot day!
  • Host a lemonade stand and donate some of the money to a favorite non-profit organization.
  • Pick strawberries and use them to make a special treat for a neighbor.
  • Write a thank you note.
  • Write chalk messages of encouragement or kindness.
  • Welcome someone who is new to your school or neighborhood.
  • Teach your brother, sister, friend, or neighbor how to do something.
  • Paint rocks, or write kind messages on them and leave them for someone to find,
  • Volunteer as a Greeter or Usher at church.
  • Help prepare and/or serve meals for community dinner.
  • Help serve communion at church (age 12 and up).
  • Volunteer to set up for VBS (any age) or help as a God Squad Leader (Middle School).
  • Go on a Mission Trip during the summer (Middle School).
  • Grow a garden and donate some produce.
  • Clean up at a local beach or park.
  • Volunteer for Garden Ministry at St. Andrew’s (pick up trash, lay mulch, pick weeds, etc.)

And more ideas…

Email Beth Hamen at with questions on how to get started or to share your ideas about other ways to serve!