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Take Advantage of Holiday Opportunities!

The holiday season is upon us! It’s a natural time to gather family and friends into your home. It is also a perfect opportunity to share the Gospel with the children in your circle!

Are you hosting a Thanksgiving feast? Include a few hours after the dishes are cleaned up to entertain the children with a theme-based lesson, games, activities, and—most importantly—the Gospel message and the opportunity to trust in Christ! Use Thank You Spy available through to set the scene and reach the children. 

If the idea of one more thing on Thanksgiving Day is just too much, why not nap off the turkey and plan a neighborhood outreach for “Black Friday.” Or offer an outreach through your church for a day of kid-sitting while parents shop. For a fun and meaningful day, use this party curriculum as a basis for all the activities.

CEF seasonal and single lessons don’t require a massive amount of planning or preparation. The work is done for you, and you can build on it as much or as little as you want.

Party Clubs are also a way to get back in touch with kids you have ministered to in summer 5-Day Clubs or to build excitement in weekly programs such as your Good News Club, Awana, or Sunday school. Whether you host a party in your home, neighborhood, church, community center, or even a carwash office (yes, it has been done!), you can count on making an eternal impact and have a great time!

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