7-8th Gr. Service Project Reflection Form – 10 hours

Service project ideas

Help as a teacher’s aid in an elementary school or preschool program.

Help as an aid in the Faith Formation program.

Read for children in the library or in a classroom.

Help coach a little league.

Join a peer ministry group at school or in your community.

Volunteer to help with a pancake breakfast for the youth going on a summer trip,

or help another organization, serve a meal.

Help with “Families Moving Forward” (set up or clean up afterwards, play with the youth in the evening, or serve a meal with your family.)

Volunteer to babysit for a neighbor – for free!

Help rake a neighbor’s yard or shovel a neighbor’s sidewalk – for free! 

Visit the elderly in your neighborhood or nursing home. (Do a craft together, read a book, play a card game, checkers, etc.)

“Adopt” an elderly parishioner: visit with them, send them notes/birthday,   Christmas & anniversary cards, help them with chores, pray with them.

Visit a sick person.

Send “get well” cards to those who are sick.

Collect clothes/food for the poor.

Clean the houses of the sick.

Help at SACA or an area food shelf.

Collect baby items for an organization supporting families in need or crisis.

Volunteer at parish events (watch the bulletin.)  Help serve food, decorate, set up, serve at the events, help clean up.

Help clean parish grounds.

 

“Little” Ways to serve:

Give elderly persons or parents with very young children, preferential seating.

Hold doors open for the elderly or those physically challenged.

Seek advice from the elderly.

Learn the crafts and hobbies of the elderly.

Invite some elderly person to lunch, or to special programs in which you are involved at school.

 

 

7-8th Gr.  Service Project Reflection Form – 10 hours                        Due April 11th    

Name _______________________________________________              Date _______________

Place of Service, who you helped, what you did:  ______________________________________

      Signature from the person you served  ________________________  How many hours ____

Place of Service, who you helped, what you did:  ______________________________________

      Signature from the person you served  ________________________  How many hours ____

Place of Service, who you helped, what you did:  ______________________________________

      Signature from the person you served  ________________________  How many hours ____

Place of Service, who you helped, what you did:  ______________________________________

      Signature from the person you served  ________________________  How many hours ____

Place of Service, who you helped, what you did:  ______________________________________

      Signature from the person you served  ________________________  How many hours ____

                                                                                Total Hours ________________

I chose these project(s) because:  __________________________________________________

I have learned that Christian service means:  _________________________________________

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Doing these projects helped me to appreciate _________________________because________ 

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People who helped me with this project were:  _______________________________________

I saw Christ most in:  ____________________________because _________________________

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This project will help me later in life because it taught me:  ______________________________

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Parent’s Signature _______________________ Student Signature ________________________