It is that wonderful time when Life Tabernacle starts planning for a brand new year. This Wednesday evening all department calendars are due to our calendar guru- Bro. Andrew.
It is funny how we always seem to plan vigorously- at least I do- and at the end of the year you always look back and are amazed at how much you did NOT get around to. Anyone else feel that way?
This year seems really horrible because I feel as if I have missed the entire last half of the year. In fact, when it comes to church and work, the last two years of my life have been so hectic that sometimes I feel as if I am a total let down- not that I am looking for any validation from anyone- just saying how I have felt.
Anyway…back to the calendar.
One thing I am always thinking of this time of year is FUNDRAISERS! How do I fund all of the wonderful things I have sliding around in my brain? For the past few years we have done a fundraiser with LIFEsavers, our children’s group; similar to a scratch off card. While this fundraiser seems to do well, it never really does incredible…and I really want incredible.
So…here is where you come in. I want some fundraising ideas. Something that would be easy and make LOTS of MONEY!
One thing that seems to hinder us is that we work with kids. One of my convictions about working with children is that they need to feel the satisfaction of ‘working’ in the kingdom of God. I don’t like a fundraiser that the children cannot do. Children MUST experience getting their hands ‘dirty’ for the kingdom if they are ever going to love it.
So…what have you done? What have you heard of lately? What are some cool ideas, websites, or exciting new things that we need to try?