August is “back to school” time and this month’s edition of Love, Pray, Serve has a number of ideas that you could use to bless and serve one of our local schools.  Some ideas include:

  • offering car shares or organising a “walking bus” to school
  • helping someone with a bit of extra tutoring
  • fixing up bicycles
  • adopting a teacher to pray for
  • volunteering for parent councils/fundraising committees
  • donating to school funds to subsidise school trips for families who struggle financially

And of course there’s our “Back to School” Family Service taking place on 25th August – why not invite families from your street or any teacher’s you might know.

Serve your local school” – has lots more ideas about how individuals or whole churches can be involved in playing a part in their local school community, ranging from very simple through to some rather grand ideas.  Have a look at their website and be inspired!

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