Southern New England Conference
of Seventh-day Adventists
34 Sawyer Street, South Lancaster, Massachusetts 01561
Phone: (978) 365-4551
Sharing the Christmas Spirit
This is a
Focus On Ministry
Program -creative ways to to share the gospel and good cheer to those in need.
Do In Advance
Create a list of people who would benefit from a personal visit such as the elderly, shut-ins, absent members, etc.
Call people on the list and arrange a date and time to visit -explaining that only one or two people will be visiting
Ask women to bring homemade items such as fruit breads, cookies, or fresh fruit
Gather supplies to package items into small gift packages
Purchase or make a card for each person to be visited
Day of Event
Begin your event with prayer - asking a special blessing on those who did not wish a visit at this time
Package homemade goodies and fruit
Include a card signed by participants
book of carols
poem or short story
Divide ladies into groups of one or two. Hand out visitation assignments and head out.
During your visit - sing a few carols, read a poem, hand out packages, and be sure to take a photo of your visit.
Meet back at church for refreshments and to allow ladies to share their experiences
Print copies of pictures taken - enclose a picture in a card with a short encouraging note and mail to appropriate people.
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