In this time of pandemic, our older friends and relatives may be isolated in senior living residences such as nursing homes or senior apartments. In order to stay safe, no one can visit them, and often they can’t even visit their friends in the building.
To brighten their day, go to lwml.org, click the “Service” tab, and find “Mission Service Activities.” The February 2019 activity has ideas for “Support for our Elderly and Shut-ins.” It’s a way to fulfill this passage from 1 Thessalonians 5:11: Therefore encourage one another and build one another up, just as you are doing.
Perhaps your group can make cards, bookmarks, or cookies that can be mailed to the residents. They could enjoy Portals of Prayer or Mustard Seed Devotions. Consider sharing the Quarterly with them. If they have computers or smart phones, members of your group could do a Zoom or Facetime visit with a prayer or Bible study. Or how about brightening their day with a drive-by parade? Use your imagination and have fun spreading the love of Jesus!
Patty Peters, President
LWML South Dakota District