Called to Serve

“Only fear the Lord and serve Him in truth with all your heart; for consider what great things He has done for you.”
1 Samuel 12:24

Below are some ideas to serve others for possible Christian Service Hours or simply share the love of Christ.

Home:
Give an hour or two of your time with your grandparents to help them with a chore or project
Write a note or make an appreciation card for your sibling or parent, saying why they are so important to you
Clean the bathroom without being told
Hold your tongue when you get angry at your sibling or parent
Lend a hand with a project or task around the house without being ask

Church:
Invite someone in the parish to breakfast to better know them
Pray a rosary for someone that you saw in church on Sunday
Participate in Children’s Mass
Give an extra $5 in the collection basket

Community:
Bake some cookies and bring them to a neighbor
Color with the elderly in a coloring book at the assistant living
Donate a few toys or articles of clothing to a thrift store that you don’t use
Watch the neighbor’s pet
Say a complement once a day to someone that looks down or just because
Pay for the person’s meal behind you in the drive through

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