Game: Extra “Change” Ideas

Type/Purpose: Ideas

  • Obtain a bucket or other large vessel to collect change from your group. Designate the money either to an internal event, to a church-wide event, or to a charity. Consider using something clear so the group can see it grow.
    • At youth events, ask that the group bring some change, or at least one coin, for admission so that the bucket may grow.
    • Put tick marks on the buckets with dates for goals when the group wants to hit a certain mark.
  • Have a change party:
    • Have a clothing theme, and for every hour or 2, and ask participants to “change” into the theme at the appointed time.
    • Find a restaurant with $.35 wings, etc.

Teachable Moments:

  • Body of Christ—How do we use our own resources to serve the Body
  • Go and Make Disciples—How do we use our “time” to proclaim the Gospel?

Published October 27, 2011

About the author

Sean Cramer graduated as a DCE from Concordia University, River Forest and served as a Program Assistant/Associate at Camp Lone Star in La Grange, TX. After moving back to his hometown near Rockford, IL, Sean currently works with Developmentally Disabled individuals. Aside from awaiting a Call in professional ministry again, Sean enjoys volunteering, reading, playing games, exercising and observing his dog be absolutely resistant to any new tricks.
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