Prepare little sacks in which you put a copy of the following note along with one of each item named.
For a similar gift bag for pastors, go to Welcome, Pastors.
This kit was especially designed for your use at any time. Store in a handy place for occasional or daily use. This kit contains the following:
Paper clip - To keep
things together when they seem to be out of control
Rubber band - To remind you that there is always a squeeze or hug when you need it
Kleenex - To wipe a tear or blow a nose (yours or someone else's)
Candy kisses - Self-explanatory
Smooth stone - The end result of rough times which wind up refining and polishing us
Eraser - To erase misunderstandings
Stationery - To send a long-overdue note
Recipe - Something to share with a friend
Band-aid - To heal a hurt (yours or someone else's)
Bible promise - To be read and believed daily
I do not know who should get credit for coming up with this idea. If you know, please e-mail me < >. I'd like to give credit.
-- Howard Culbertson
Missions council / committee helps: Conflict management Difficult group members Meeting icebreakers amd motivational candy Nazarene Missions International (NMI) resources Pledge President's checklist
Welcome, new pastors   ; Alabaster and Elizabeth Vennum Praying for missionaries Ten ways to avoid becoming a missionary Ten ways to ruin your mission trip First-ever Nazarene Work & Witness trip What should NMI leaders emphasize each month?