Dec 21, 2018

12 Days of Christmas...Children's Ministry Style

The 12 days of Christmas.  It's a popular Christmas song and is fun to sing with other people.  Gotta' love the day 5 crescendo -  5 golden rings.

What would it sound like if we sang a "children's ministry" version?  Okay. Let's do this.  Here are the 12 Days of Christmas...children's ministry style.

On the first day of Christmas, my children's ministry gave to me...
a happy baby in the nursery.

On the second day of Christmas, my children's ministry gave to me...
two preschool crafts
and a happy baby in the nursery.

On the third day of Christmas, my children's ministry gave to me...
three diaper disposals,
two preschool crafts
and a happy baby in the nursery.

On the fourth day of Christmas, my children's ministry gave to me...
four take home papers
three diaper disposals
two preschool crafts
and a happy baby in the nursery.

On the fifth day of Christmas, my children's ministry gave to me...
five worship song motions
four take home papers
three diaper disposals
two preschool crafts
and a happy baby in the nursery.

On the six day of Christmas, my children's ministry gave to me...
six VBS decorations
five worship song motions
four take home papers
three diaper disposals
two preschool crafts
and a happy baby in the nursery.

On the seventh day of Christmas, my children's ministry gave to me...
seven kids a swimming at camp
six VBS decorations
five worship song motions
four take home papers
three diaper disposals
 two preschool crafts
and a happy baby in the nursery.

On the eighth day of Christmas, my children's ministry gave to me...
eight volunteers serving
seven kids a swimming at camp
six VBS decorations
five worship song motions
four take home papers
three diaper disposals
two preschool crafts
and a happy baby in the nursery.

On the ninth day of Christmas, my children's ministry gave to me...
nine goldfish crackers
eight volunteers serving
seven kids a swimming at camp
six VBS decorations
five worship song motions
four take home papers
three diaper disposals
two preschool crafts
and a happy baby in the nursery.

On the tenth day of Christmas, my children's ministry gave to me...
ten hyper 3rd grade boys a leaping
nine goldfish crackers
eight volunteers serving
seven kids a swimming at camp
six VBS decorations
five worship song motions
four take home papers
three diaper disposals
two preschool crafts
and a happy baby in the nursery.

On on the eleventh day of Christmas, my children's ministry gave to me...
eleven pre-teens with cell phones
ten hyper 3rd grade boys a leaping
nine goldfish crackers
eight volunteers serving
seven kids a swimming at camp
six VBS decorations
five worship song motions
four take home papers
three diaper disposals
two preschool crafts
and a happy baby in the nursery.

On the twelfth day of Christmas, my children's ministry gave to me...
twelve kids baptized
eleven pre-teens with cell phones
ten hyper 3rd grade boys a leaping
nine goldfish crackers
eight volunteers serving
seven kids a swimming at camp
six VBS decorations
five worship song motions
four take home papers
three diaper disposals
two preschool crafts
and a happy baby in the nursery.

I pray this brought a smile to your face and that in this busy Christmas season, you will be filled with God's peace and love.  Thank you for your amazing heart for the next generation.  You matter.  And what you do matters...a lot!

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