Do Good! August 2020 Calendar

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Jesus practiced radical hospitality. And you can too! In 2020, GUMF will publish a monthly calendar with ideas on how you can "Do Good!" To sign-up to receive the monthly e-calendar, email ddurie@gumf.org. You may also read the ideas below or download the August 2020 calendar

  1. Be still and listen for God.
  2. Pray for all infected by the coronavirus and for their caregivers.
  3. Educate yourself on racism. Speak up when you see injustice.
  4. Deliver an activity basket to a senior citizen.
  5. Prepare meals for the food-insecure in your community.
  6. Minister to a family impacted by incarceration.
  7. Assemble disaster relief buckets.
  8. Surprise your pastor with a gift card to a restaurant.
  9. Create or update your living will and health care power of attorney.
  10. Mend a broken relationship.
  11. Resist evil, injustice, and oppression.
  12. Stand in solidarity with persons of color.
  13. Pray for comfort for those who have lost a loved one.
  14. Pray for churches that are resuming in-person worship services.
  15. Connect with socially isolated church members.
  16. Support the Golden Cross Special offering.
  17. Offer hope to someone suffering from mental illness.
  18. Take baby clothes to a home for unwed mothers.
  19. Participate in a media fast.
  20. Pray for scientists to develop a COVID-19 vaccine.
  21. Pray for our health care workers and public servants.
  22. Participate in a peaceful march or protest against racism.
  23. Pray for police reforms at local and national levels.
  24. Help someone who has been the victim of a scam.
  25. Donate to charities instead of exchanging gifts.
  26. Spend more time listening than talking.
  27. Be a good steward of God’s creation.
  28. Learn sign language.
  29. Make a donation in honor or memory of someone who impacted your life.
  30. Send a thank you note to a co-worker.
  31. Give away items that you no longer need.