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Suitable for: Any or All Locations
Estimated costs: £50 - £200, depending on activities
Suggested frequency: Annually
Hosted by: Local church or community group.
Activity: Community
Author: uglyducklingcompany
Published: 15/04/2015

Description

Connect with your community by organising, or taking part in a local summer fete. Many community groups will be present at events like these, but not many will offer creative, engaging and fun activities for local families.

The key is to identify the skills and hobbies of your church members:


  • Children’s workers could organise parachute games.

  • Artists could face paint.

  • Musicians could offer an outdoor music workshop.

  • Cooks could offer a workshop on baking.

  • Eco warriors could start to build a green house from used plastic bottles.

Rationale

The possibilities, are only limited by the hidden talents of your church members. The key is to serve and wow people, offer something exciting not just colouring sheets for children or stand with information. The purpose of this activity is to engage with your local community, to create opportunities for conversations, and to demonstrate that the church is relevant to them today.

Outcome

The community is served in a fun and engaging way. Conversations and connections should naturally develop.

Other requirements

Insurance
Access To Toilets
Safety Barriers
Stewards
Disabled access
Marquee Hire
Health and Saftey
Risk assessment

Additional requirements: Considerations change, depending on the scale of the event.,

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