This morning at The Shelter Church where David and I attend church, I picked up a gift catalog, but it wasn't anything like I had ever seen. It was a catalog of humanitarian needs and places where resources and time could go. I was fascinated by the idea and so very proud of our church family as we see a deepening and widening of ministry there.
This catalog got me to thinking about not only the humanitarian needs listed in our church gift catalog, but so many others....so here is another gift catalog to prayfully look over.
For more information about this catalog gift visit this website: http://www.achildshopeintl.org/KidsAgainstHunger.html
For more information on this "gift selection" visit: http://www.actofkindness.blogspot.com/
For more information on the following needs, please visit lambinternational.blogspot.com. On the left of the blog is information about how to give to these specific needs - the Canada Helps button. All financial gifts to LAMb International will be matched until December 31st up to $25,000.
The following are local "gift selections" of time and one's presence.
Contact information to deliver coats and blankets to local bins contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Other Gift Suggestions from The Shelter today...
- Coin Up Laundry Minister - Give away quarters in laundry mats as random acts of kindness..helping a family with their laundry.
- Write a note of encouragement to someone who may be experiencing his/her first holiday without a loved one.
- Create your own family project...open the eyes of your heart to the people around you. Find a need and meet it in your local community this holiday season..
We really like this gift catalog the best over anything we have ever seen!
Have a blessed Christmas season as we know that He is the Reason...for this Blessed Season.