I was talking to a friend of mine
a couple weeks ago and she told me about this interesting project that RETHINK
Church is doing. It's called America's Sunday Supper.
Basicaly, they're teaming up with Points of Light Institute and
HandsOn Network for this program to promote community and involvement around
The event happens the Sunday
evening before Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. You decide to host a meal and
work to bring people from diverse backgrounds together to share a meal and
discuss issues that affect your community and possibly serve in some way.
What a great way to get your youth not only involved in community issues,
but inviting all sorts of peers to dialogue about what is happening in their
As I understand it, the goal is
to get people talking or acting or both. So how about hosting a dinner
that focuses on bullying, cheating, discrimination, civil rights, or... you get
the idea. It is much easier to get non-religious and nominally religious
teens to an event with this sort of focus than some Christian band they've
never heard of. To sign up to host or attend one, just go to www.sundaysupperumc.org.
Let me know how it goes!
 Yeah, I
stole that great terminology from Church of the Resurrection
How can I be certain I'll go to heaven? Why are there so many kinds of Christianity? What does the Bible say about drugs and alcohol? What's the deal with evolution? From theology to evolution, All the Best Questions! will help young people get answers to the questions they're afraid to ask--and give them the tools they need to wrestle with their own answers.
Includes a Group Guide in the back for those who want to use the book for youth group or small group study.