Read in 1 min Family Ministry Resources » Family Ministry Ideas » At-church Activities » At-home Activities » Leader Tips & Tools » Building Partnerships with Parents Print / Download Article Facebook Twitter Pinterest Email 5 Christmas Service Ideas Kids (and Their Families!) Can Do Published: December 1, 2021 One of the most treasured gifts you can give another person is a joyous memory. So this holiday season, we’re giving you 5 memory-making Christmas service activities that children and families alike will love. All these ideas are guaranteed to touch you in some way, perhaps through your heartstrings or your funny bone. However they touch you, they’ll leave you with that most wonderful of things — a joyous memory that honors God. Use these ideas to make unforgettable memories. Celebrate family, celebrate those in need, celebrate giving, and most importantly — celebrate Jesus! Christmas Service Idea 1. Holiday Muggings Extend a little holiday cheer to church visitors during the Christmas season with this special gift from the kids in your ministry. Christmas Service Idea 2. Card Connection Take rubber stamps and supplies for Christmas cards to a local homeless shelter. Provide stamps and envelopes so residents can mail the cards to friends and relatives. Christmas Service Idea 3. Carols and Cookies Take families to a nursing home to sing Christmas carols and serve cookies. A few families can even bring dogs to visit those who couldn’t come to the gathering room. Christmas Service Idea 4. Bingo At a senior center, get a group of families together to play Bingo with the residents and serve root beer floats. Christmas Service Idea 5. Food for Everyone Have families go door-to-door collecting food for a local food bank. Check out all these Christmas ideas! And for even more ideas for your children’s ministry and daily posts of inspiration for you and your team, follow us on Facebook! Looking for affordable Christmas resources? Check out our Christmas shop on Group for a variety of fun supplies. © Group Publishing, Inc. All rights reserved. No unauthorized use or duplication permitted. Get our FREE enewsletter! Join thousands of other children’s ministry leaders, getting fresh, helpful ideas delivered weekly to your inbox. Sign Up Please enter valid email address Sign Up Recieve offers and promos from Group? Got it! Would you also like offers and promos from Group? Yes! No Thanks, you're all set!