modify this Popcorn prayer-everyone stands in a circle holding hands. Going around the circle, each person prays an intention, either aloud or silently. When finished with their prayer, they squeeze the hand of the person to their right and it’s the next person’s turn. Continue until you’ve gone all round the circle.
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Reword this It takes a lot of imagination to compare these candle bowls with the glass art of Dale Chihuly, but they are fun to make and the cost of making them is right. We use coffee filters, colored tissue paper and spray starch to make our interpretation of Dale’s art. The candles are battery […]
Reword this Give every student in your group a coffee filter. Think of your mind as a filter, much like a coffee filter functions for a pot of coffee. The filter removes debris and other items causing the cup of coffee to taste bad or gritty. Say, “Your mind has the power to filter out […]
reword “Lord, you are…(praise and worship); • “Lord, forgive me for…(confession of sin); • “Lord, thank you for…(thanking God); • “Lord please help…(praying for other’s needs); • “Lord, I need…(pray for your needs).
Reword this Have a group of people stand in a circle. One person begins by holding a soft object like a Nerf ball or bean bag (be creative—go outdoors and use a water balloon!). The person holding the object offers a prayer then tosses it to someone else, who prays, and tosses to someone else. […]
Reword this In a dark room, give everyone a flashlight (you can also hand out colored tissue paper to cover the flashlight). With each prayer that is offered, the flight is flipped on then turned off. This can be done randomly or in a circle.
Reword Take a roll of paper towels and spend some time putting a prayer concern on each sheet. Re-roll! Every day tear off one sheet and life up prayers for that particular concern or person.
Reword Each person writes a prayer concern or joy on a slip of paper. All the prayers are tossed into a hat. Every person draws out a slip of paper and prays for that request. Be creative on the hat (could be baseball, cowboy hat, sombrero, etc.).
In this activity, youth build a train from ordinary items which would normally be recycled or thrown away.