F. Scott Fitzgerald wrote, “Life starts all over again when it gets crisp in the fall.” Even if it doesn’t get crisp where you live, your church can create that feeling at your fall festival or trunk or treat—and put a fresh start to your outreach for a new season.
Here are five ideas to help you as you plan your church’s upcoming fall festival, plus a free bundle of fall media for churches.
Fall cookie contest
It is a truth universally acknowledged that people love cookies, so featuring all kinds of delicious types at your festival is a smart (and delicious) move.
Ask your members to bake a number of cookies appropriate for how many guests you think will attend your fall festival. Make sure to announce this ahead of time, add it to your church’s event calendar, and make reminder announcements so people don’t forget.
At your festival:
• Clearly label each cookie with a cookie name and number.
• Keep voting objective by leaving out the baker’s…