Tween Time

Tween time helps 4th, 5th, and 6th graders be active in service and feel prepared to be part of the larger youth program. Twelve programs cover such topics as: Courage Making a difference Coping with Stress Success and Competition God's presence Compassion Twelve service projects include: Bearable Burdens--providing Teddy Bears for children in distress Healing Hearts--making healing hearts bags for a local hospital Sack Lunches--delivering free sack lunches to impoverished neighborhoods Brief Blessing--collecting packages of new underwear for a local agency (like a homeless shelter) to distribute Care Packages--preparing and sending care packages to college freshmen Neighbor to Neighbor--giving current newspapers and flowers to families in the neighborhood Food for the Hungry--collecting and delivering food to a local food bank Clean Generosity--delivering free laundry for homebound persons and others in need Saying Thanks--delivering snacks and drinks to a fire department or police station Baskets for Sharing--making gift baskets for homebound persons and others in need Hospitality Check--discovering ways to make the church more hospitable to visitors Ministry Fair--providing a fair where members of a congregation can see how preteens have been involved in ministry during the year