the-best-300x16950 Ways Your Church Can Further Education and Promote Literacy in Your Community:

http://www.national-coalition-literacy.org/advocacy/YourChurchCanpdf.pdf

Activities to promote education in your church:

June

  1. Share “Finish the Race” Covenant with church leaders.
  2. College and University visits.
  3. Begin “dream Sheet” process with church families.
  4. Begin Scholarship applications for high school students.

 

July

  1. Local Library visits.

 

August

  1. Meet elementary, middle school, high school leaders.
  2. Prepare Back-Pack project (for elementary student school supplies).
  3. Prepare CAREPackage for those going back to college.
  4. School Dedication/Prayer service (Pray for local school officials/teachers).

 

September

  1. 1st Sunday is National Hispanic Education Sunday (Back to school Sunday emphasis).
  2. Lead “Finish the Race” Youth Bible study. Pastor to preach on Finish the Race topic.
  3. See Ya at the Pole-Annual invitation where students gather early on a Wednesday morning and pray around their school flag pole.
  4. Report Cards or Grade reports in offering plates for prayer.

 

October

  1. Report Cards or Grade reports in offering plates for prayer.
  2. Hold “career” day or take students local career-day event.

 

November

  1. Report Cards or Grade reports in offering plates for prayer.

 

December

  1. Prayer for end of semester exam preparation.

 

January

  1. Report Cards or Grade reports in offering plates for prayer.

 

February

  1. TrueLoveWaits ceremony (Usually around Valentines Day).
  2. Encourage parents to complete their annual income tax papers so students can complete FAFSA.
  3. Report Cards or Grade reports in offering plates for prayer.

 

March

  1. Report Cards or Grade reports in offering plates for prayer.
  2. Spring Break:

 

April

  1. Identify local college/university summer programs for k-12.

 

May

  1. Graduation Sunday Celebration.
  2. Report Cards or Grade reports in offering plates for prayer.

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