Pennsylvania Church Creates “Mitten Trees” for Christmas

Collect clothing donations to deliver to impoverished residents.

Pennsylvania Church Partners With Advent Conspiracy Movement

Encourage attendees to buy a little less this Christmas and use the saved money to help others, like funding water wells overseas.

Iowa Church Gives Meaningful Christmas Gifts to People Overseas

Use the World Vision Gift Catalog to help others in need.

Try This: Participate in a Local AIDS Walk

Commemorate World AIDS Day Dec. 1 by helping to raise awareness and money.

Church Helps People With HIV, AIDS

Oasis ministry offers confidential testing, counseling and more.

Raising Cattle to Feed the Urban Poor: Howard-Miami Mennonite Church in Indiana

Enlist youth in groups like 4-H or Future Farmers of America to help.

Feeding Underprivileged Children During School Breaks: Tucker First UMC in Georgia

Make up for the absence of free or reduced-cost meals kids receive at school when it is in session.

Start a Puppet Ministry

Share the Gospel in an entertaining way.

Idea Starter: Observe International Survivors of Suicide Day

Convey concern to surviving family and friends by holding a special service.

Host a Community Ecological Fair

Connect with local residents and businesses with an event that raises environmental awareness.