Operation Valentine is a Valentine-themed service project for kids that’s a perfect way to help kids to put 1 John 4:19 into action! This download includes everything you need to execute a successful service project with kids for collecting, packing, and distributing care packages to residents of a local nursing home, or you can modify the details to put together care packages for the local fire station, hospital, police station, etc.
Use the provided free Canva templates to promote the event and collect needed donations from kids and church members before the event. At the event, kids pack the supplies into bags/care packages, make cards to put inside the bags, and pray over the bags and the people who will receive them. The event also includes a Valentine’s-Day-themed lesson on 1 John 4:19 to use at the beginning or end of the event.
This download includes:
- Event guide with event details and lesson for 1 John 4:19 (.docx)
- Instructions and template links doc with prep details for the leader (.docx)
- Social media and presentation graphics (.png)
- 3 Canva Templates so you can customize the following documents:
- Take-Home Sheets & Bag Inserts
- Announcement/Donation List Slide
- Title Slide