In "Heeding the Call," a Tapestry of Faith program
Participants bring fun and joy to others.
Laughter is 30 times more likely to happen in a group situation than when alone. So find a group, create some laughs and spread the joy! Partner with a local theater troupe (perhaps you have a local chapter of Clowns Without Borders) and create a Joy For All Night for children in your area. Possible locations for such a night could include a school in your area that serves troubled youth, a childcare center that serves low-income families, or a children's hospital.
Performers could act out a couple of funny skits: remember to use humor that laughs with others, not at them. You could host game stations and craft stations, where children could make gifts to spread a little joy to those they love. If you hold this event during a holiday season (Valentine's Day or the winter holidays), you could create a card station. See Alternate Activity 1, Joy to the World Greetings for card station ideas.
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Last updated on Thursday, October 27, 2011.
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