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Setup a free fruit stall in a prominent location and offer people free fruit. Customise each piece of fruit with one of the fruits of the Spirit: love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, g...


We invited people we knew to a cooking demonstration. We demonstrated four different recipes, using the time in-between to chat. To cultivate conversation we had a basket of questions a...


An evening is setup at the local church, or in homes. Non Christian friends are invited to come along and discuss 'Hot Potatoes'; those topics that people find most the most challenging...


Our church has a bi-annual mission week which had become more and more complicated as the years went by. To change the format, either prominent well known Christians or people with an ...


Invite your friends or families to a Halloween Bake-off. See who can produce the most elaborate light cakes, candle cakes, angel cakes and fun animal cakes. If children are involved ge...


Open your house for Christmas celebrations. Invite your friends and neighbours. Provide food, canapés, drinks. Have a Christmas quiz, play a game sing along to Christmas songs....


A group of blokes from a local church get together on a monthly basis at their local curry house. The purpose of the evening is to get together, eat and chat....


Set up a roving supper with you and two friends acting as hosts. Each person can invite friends and neighbours for this social event. Have the starter at one house, then travel togeth...


Select a group of friends and neighbours to play ‘come dine with me’. Take it in turns to host each other and have a vote on who was the best host. Provide a prize at the end. ...


Host a coffee morning to raise money for charity. Invite your friends and neighbours, provide coffee and cakes....


Invite a few of your workmates for a meal at a local restaurant or pub. ...


Setup a food club in your office. One person each week cooks and brings into the office lunch for the rest of the group. Each person contributes £1 to help cover the cost of the food....


Host a Christmas dinner for those who would otherwise be alone....


Here is an idea to think about for next year.'Christmas Lunch on Jesus' is an outreach project initiated by Jesus House in London, which distributes free Christmas hampers to residents ...


Out of the 80 million chocolate Easter eggs sold each year in the UK, The Real Easter Egg is the first and only Fairtrade chocolate Easter egg to explain the Christian understanding of ...


A great way to share the Christmas Story The Real Advent Calendar is a fun way for parents, grandparents and Godparents to share the Christmas story. Behind the first giant window there...


Invite your friends, families or neighbours to an Easter Bake-off. From giant Easter egg cakes, to the tomb recreated in marzipan, see who can re-create the meaning of Easter in cake fo...


Shrove Tuesday is a great opportunity to hold a party where you can invite your friends, work colleagues and neighbours round for a pancake. Your party could include the following activ...


Find significant places in your community where there will be good passing traffic and hand out Hot Cross Buns as a small celebration of Easter. This works well at places like train sta...


How about getting your church members to donate eggs, then give them to social services, or the local hospital to give to children who wouldn’t normally receive gifts at Easter?...


Using chocolate to share the true message of Easter.What’s the idea? Challenge your young people to give out a small Easter egg to each of their friends/classmates and use it to e...


Set up a high quality evening, with soft music, flowers and a nice meal. Convert your dining room into a restaurant, and invite your friends and neighbours for a free valentines meal. ...


Join us for a cuppa and help farmers grow more, earn more and eat more. Invite friends and family to a coffee morning or tea party. Use Traidcraft refreshments and invite donations to h...


They say laughter breaks down barriers and feasting is good for the soul so why not combine them for a night of curry and comedy. This event is best run in partnership with a local rest...


Most people have invited a few friends over for a summer barbecue, but how about doing it for the whole street, or outside your church for a Sunday lunch, or in the local park?Who? You ...


It is 9 o'clock on a Sunday morning, and in a house on a road called Woodlands Drive in a suburb of the small northern city of Chester, a group of men and boys are gathering. The men ar...


Organise a men’s evening for Father’s day. Give the dads an evening off to spend some time together. You could: hold a quiz evening; go ten-pin bowling; eat a curry; hold a ...


Beef up this year’s Father’s Day with a big breakfast. Either invite friends with families around to your house, or host a big breakfast at church before a fun and engaging ...


Recreate the atmosphere of the Mediterranean with a warm summer's evening of food, music, and laughter. Whether you prefer the Meze of Greece, or the Tapas of Spain, there are a number ...


Host a meal at home, including friends from outside of your church. During the meal, give everyone a chance to express what they are thankful for....


There are countless ways you could make your Harvest supper special for the members of your community. You could consider suggesting a menu ahead of the event, and then growing the nece...


Each day we eat foods from all around the world. You could take up the challenge of counting all the different food you eat each day, and keep track of the places it comes from. As a s...


Create an opportunity for a group of young people to take to the streets one lunchtime in Harvest. The idea is for them to set up a stall, make sandwiches and give them away to people. ...


Challenge your young people to invite pupils, from their schools, to provide hampers of non-perishable foods for vulnerable people in the community. Consider:How you can get teachers, a...


A 24-hour fast could be a great way to raise money for a local, national or international project that helps to feed people who are in need. Participants could fast for just one meal if...


If you are able to, you could invite a new neighbour to dinner each month, starting with a Harvest meal....


Caféchurch provides a fresh expression of community, bringing people into the relaxed café atmosphere of a coffee shop to deal with issues from a faith perspective. At caf...


Hold a festival in your local church, or community centre to celebrate God’s provision of food. Include a large poster that thanks God for his provision, using the words of a well...


Setup a Fairtrade coffee morning, see ‘Traidcraft Big Brew’ focusing on harvests in other parts of the world. Include information stands and leaflets about places in the wor...


Invite church members to provide a dinner for the elderly people in your community, or organise a trip to an eatery that will provide the group with a low cost lunch. For simple and low...


Why not postpone your party to the new year. Once all of the celebrations have finished in January, get together with your family and friends...


Look out for the lonely in your community, by inviting them for food or drink this Christmas....


As December rolls around, think about starting a mince pie club in your office. This will involve you and your colleagues gathering, for a cup of tea or coffee and, of course, mince pie...


FEAST is based on the concept of offering a good meal with starter, main course and dessert. After a light breakfast in the church room next to the main building everyone is invited int...


This idea comes from Evangelism Consultant Belinda Lakelin, who works for the Baptist Association of NSW and ACT in Australia. Here is what Belinda has to say about the event she ran: A...


Paul Wallington, chaplain at St Swithun’s School, needed visitors. He was trying to spread the word that the students at St Swithun’s could go speak with him about anything ...

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