Each week we will share with you a few ideas in different categories. We also welcome your ideas and feedback. Email Rhonda Synovec – rhonda@tlcms.org and we will pass those ideas along in future newsletters.

 

Family Led

  1. Family Fort Night and Bible Talk
    Build a blanket & pillow fort big enough for the whole family
    Grab some snacks and get cozy
    READ: Daniel Chapter 6 – Daniel and the Lions Den
    ASK: How do you think Daniel felt when the King made the rule that he couldn’t pray? Did Daniel stop praying? Why didn’t Daniel stop praying? How can you trust God even when it’s scary? How can you obey God even when it isn’t easy?
    PRAY: Pray for each family member to obey God, put Him first and trust Him like Daniel did. Pray specifically for the things that each family member mentioned as they answered the questions.
  2. Share God Sightings – Share with one another where they God in their daily lives. It could be as simple as noticing something God created in nature or the kindness someone extended to them. You can do this as you eat dinner together, or as you process your day at bedtime.
  3. Prayer Time Together – Spend time in prayer together each day. This could be at a meal, during devotion time, or before bed. Pray for the sick, for health care workers, for church leaders and teachers, for their school teachers and administrators, for the elderly, for the lonely, for those who lead our states and nation, and any others you feel led to pray for. Have someone different be the prayer person each time and they can pick what to pray for or you can each pick someone to pray for and go around in a circle giving each person a chance to pray.

Online

  1. NEW FACEBOOK GROUP FOR TRINITY FAMILIES IS NOW ACTIVE – We developed a private Facebook group for our Trinity Children’s Ministry families. It is here we will be able to share pictures and stories with one another, connect and encourage one another, and pass along ideas. Look for the invitation in your email this week. It will also be on the Trinity FB page. Here is the link to go directly to the page:

2. GO FISH KIDS PODCAST

Mission Projects

  1. Share the EASTER story with others – Draw pictures of the Easter story from Palm Sunday through Easter or finish coloring the large coloring sheet given as a resource at our Palm Sunday drive up for palms. Here are several things you can do with the pictures:

    A. Display the pictures in the windows of your home 
    – Display the pictures in your windows facing out so people walking/driving by can see the Easter story displayed through our artwork.
    B. Video calls – Call family, friends, and neighbors on a video call. Share the pictures with them and tell the story as you show the pictures.
    C. Letters – Write the Easter story in your own words. Mail the story and your pictures to someone near or far.
  2. Invite children to write encouragement letters – Many older adults in assisted living and skilled care facilities, those who live alone, and those who are shut-ins feel isolated and lonely. Draw or color pictures and write encouraging notes. Send those directly to someone on our list, to a local senior facility, or deliver to a neighbor. You may request a list from Trinity. Contact Rhonda and one will be sent to you. Send notes to your teachers or Sunday School leaders. They would LOVE to hear from you.

Good Book

This little book is for kids age 6 and up and provides answers to common faith questions and inspirational Bible verses for children to become even better friends with Jesus. There are copies available and more can be ordered. There is a small cost of $5.00.

If you would like a book, email rhonda@tlcms.org.

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