Dinner for elderly singles

  • Women knitting

Purpose

Serve and build relationships with the elderly members of the community.

Description

Assign each of the youth to invite an elderly single or widowed neighbor to a dinner organized by the young men and young women. During the dinner, have the youth sit by the person they invited and learn things about him or her. Toward the end, have each youth introduce his or her friend and share a story or something they learned about this person.

Consider holding this dinner at a special holiday time of year when many people may be blessed by enjoying dinner with some company.

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