As the March winds blow, host a family ministry kite-flying
event. Have families bring kites to a large field or park that’s
free of trees and power lines. Families can take turns flying their
kites during this special event. Serve everyone diamond-shaped
cookies decorated with colored frosting and sprinkles — and don’t
forget to add licorice whip kite tails to the cookies. Close with a
short devotion about how the Holy Spirit can be our “wind” to pick
us up so we can soar.
A few kite-flying tips:
- Assemble kites according to the directions, or they may not
- Check wind speed. Wind that’s 5 to 25 miles per hour is best
- Don’t fly kites in inclement weather. Rain or lightning is
dangerous to kites — and kite fliers.
- Never fly kites near airports, close to power lines, or over