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Meaningful Family Service Project: Christmas Mitten Angels

Making these Christmas Mitten Angels is a wonderful service opportunity for families in your church to show Jesus’ love this Christmas.


You’ll need:

  • 11/2-inch foam balls,
  • 12-inch squares of white netting material,
  • gold chenille wires,
  • and assorted pairs of children’s knit mittens.

Meaningful Family Service Project: Christmas Mitten Angels

Place one foam ball in the center of a piece of white netting material. Then fold the netting around the ball to form the angel’s head. Use a pair of mittens to create the angel’s wings by wrapping a chenille wire around the angel’s neck and the mitten thumbs. Another chenille wire can be used to form a halo.

Ask:

  • Describe the best Christmas gift you’ve ever received. Why was it so special?
  • How would Christmas be different if you didn’t receive any presents?

Say: Many people go without gifts at Christmas. These mitten angels can be a very special gift for children in need. I challenge you to make more angels together at home. Bring your service project to our Christmas Eve service, and we’ll deliver the warmth of mittens to a local family or women’s shelter on Christmas morning.

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2 thoughts on “Meaningful Family Service Project: Christmas Mitten Angels

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    Linda Goodrich

    Is there a picture of the Christmas Mitten Angel?

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      childrensministry.com

      Hi Linda! Unfortunately, we do not have a picture of the Christmas Mitten Angel.

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