Adventist Adventurer Awards and Answers/Good Samaritan

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Good Samaritan

What does it mean to have a need?

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Age appropriate discussion that might include food, shelter, clothing, water, transportation, blankets, etc.

What is promised to those who help those with a need?

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For example: Prov 28:27, 1 John 3:17, Prov 19:17, 1 Samuel 2:8, Prov. 21:13, or Matthew 5:3.

Read and discuss Matthew 25:35-40.

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Encourage discussion

What agencies are available to help someone with a need?

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Adventist Community Service, Dorcus, ADRA, Red Cross, Salvation Army, Samaritan Purse, Local food banks

How does your local church help those with a need?

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Invite several church members to share with the club how and who they help.

Discuss ways you can help those who have a need.

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Such as, collect cloths, food, help with finding shelter; participate in a fundraiser for a family or an agency.

Participate in two activities to help someone in need, such as:

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Obtain proper authorization, permission, applicable permits and insurance to do the chosen activity.

  • A family in need in your community and help them
  • Feed the homeless in your community
  • Collect canned goods for a homeless shelter of food drive/bank
  • Volunteer at a soup kitchen, homeless shelter, or city food pantry
  • Participate in a clothing drive, hand out blankets and/or socks, etc.
  • Or an idea of your own.

Discuss your experiences from the activities your choose.

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Follow event with a lively discussion.