Inflatables, fat pumpkins, face painting, hayrides, tasty treats, games galore! What’s not to love about a fall festival, right?
On my way to work this morning, I passed at least a dozen signs advertising upcoming festivals at local schools, parks, and churches. And my own church is no exception—we are all gearing up for our largest community outreach event of the year next Sunday afternoon.
Did you get that? Our largest community outreach event of the year! Yes, a fall festival is a fun-filled, no-pressure event that draws people of all ages from the entire community, especially those who may never step foot into our church otherwise.
A fall festival can be the perfect missions opportunity for your church, too. Consider one of these ideas to jump-start your own event:
Whatever you decide to do, look for ways to make this year’s fall festival the first connection point for spiritual growth with those in your community who need to know about God’s love.
Melissa Whetstone is the design editor for Girls in Action.
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