Centennial Celebration

Ways to Celebrate with your Family

  • Weekly family night (movie, games, bonding) playdate
  • Adopt an elderly neighbor (family checks in on neighbor, mows lawn, etc.)
  • Small group in home (biweekly) for families of similar age teaching parenting
  • Small group parenting online study (Ron Deal)
  • Incorporate a daily family devotional time
  • Family meals (share about your day); sit together at table
  • Establish no cellphone/electronics use for a designated time each day; instead play game/art/crafts
  • Involve children in meal preparation
  • Invite neighbors to a neighborhood cookout/ games
  • 40 days life changing family worship
  • Backyard/normal camping
  • Kids Pick Day (kids plan the whole day of fun, food, and activities)
  • Resources/Poster: How to support your child’s mental health
  • Life Groups: getting together with other families during the week for dinner
  • Open house/ Block party for neighborhood
  • Kid-led family worship
  • 30 life questions to ask your grandparents
  • Family community outreach projects (coffee cards, neighborhood clean-up)
  • Adopt a family with a kid in prison/hospital
  • Father/mother son-daughter events
  • Step family seminar/help
  • Use of electronics to send positive messages to the family
  • Family workout challenge
  • Family talent showcase
  • Parents night out (coordinate with family life groups)
  • Evenings/days together with friends of children/youth to get to know/influence them
  • Make up a family holiday to devote time together
  • Discuss family rules/discipline strategies with older children
  • Discuss sexuality in the family context
  • Family freeze tag
  • Try one new thing together for a week