Having fun filled family activities in our churches often is of great advantage to both family and church members. This is because they strengthen family ties and create good relationships among church members as they get to know each other better. Family ties are strengthened as family members work together during these activities; for people to work together and achieve a particular goal, they must support each other through thick and thin. It is this support that brings family members together and strengthens their relationship.
The following are some examples of fun family activities at the church:
- · Talent shows. The church sets out a day where different families show off their talents to church members. To make the activity more interesting, the church should come up with a way of rewarding families with best performances.
- · Bonfires. These are large outdoor fires. Perfect for a family camping trip. During the day, parents can take their kids to experience the majestic nature and wildlife. Make sure you go prepared for any outdoor adventure. That means wear appropriate clothing, bring enough water, emergency food, and survival kits (my favorite things to do is to showcase my knife skills). At night, people sit around bonfires and share stories and their life experiences. The church sets up these fires during some church events. Bonfires are interesting and fun if people come up with interesting activities to undertake during this time. Therefore, different families can be asked to share life experiences with other church members during this time. Also, different families can volunteer to buy snacks to be eaten during this time.
- · Sports and Olympics. Some churches hold different sports and Olympics annually. These sports are fun. Therefore, families should participate in such sports and compete against each other. An awarding system should be invented to award the winning family.
- · Luncheons and dinners. Some churches hold luncheons and dinners annually. During these luncheons and dinners, people show case their talents, different foods from different ethnic groups are served, motivational speakers are invited to motivate church members and many more activities. All these activities are fun and family members should participate in making them more enjoyable and worth attending.
To make these activities more enjoyable, families should participate in them and work towards making them a success.
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