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 to that person!
-- 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?