cultivateawarenessTool: Cultivate Awareness

Awareness is one of the primary ingredients in creating and maintaining a veterans’ ministry. The following questions are ways in which your congregation can begin to cultivate awareness of those who have served in your midst.

 

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“In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.” – Martin Luther King, Jr.

 

Ways in which you can do this:

  • Provide recognition
  • Create a “hall of Veterans’
  • participate in VA “Stand Downs”
  • Begin community outreach
  • Encourage youth and senior participation
  • Provide prayer sponsorship for family members
  • Conduct home visits
  • Initiate small groups
  • Share in meals together
  • Provide educational opportunities for congregants through meetings and literature

 


 

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