Practice Projects is a resource for projects that you might use in your faith practice. Please let us know what topics you would like us to develop. We will gladly assist you in formatting a project you desire to share. We do not want to reinvent the wheel, and we need to assist each other with the materials we have developed.
As materials are sent in, they will be spotlighted and then added to an index on this page, in this way we can share information and build on the ideas of others instead of recreate the wheel! Please share one of your projects!
Children's Mission Project
"Children's Mission" project for the children to gather different no-cost items that can be of benefit to others in need, including stamps for the Department of Veterans Affairs, pop tabs for Ronald McDonald Houses, fronts of greeting cards for the St Jude's Ranch for Children, Box Tops for Education for local schools, and clean empty plastic medication bottles, shampoo, soap, tooth brushes, and tooth paste samples from hotels or dental offices for local Women's Shelters or GoServ Global orphanages. The Children's Missions is housed in a 6-drawer cart with labels and directions as to where the items should be sent. The goal of the project is to get children active, involved in mission "work", and discover that helping those in need does not always involve money, but that it does involve caring and kindness for one another.
Children's Mission Contact Info
Knitted Knockers are soft prostheses that can be used following a mastectomy. The "Knockers" can be knit or crocheted and created as a local service project or they can be sent to the Knitted Knockers Support Foundation.
Domestic Violence Teaching Sheet
Domestic Violence Teaching Sheet was developed for use in the Foundations Course.
FCNI Yammer Access
FCNI Yammer Access on the Westberg Institute. We developed this information sheet on how to access the FCNI Yammer site. Please let us know if you have any difficulties in using the directions or accessing the site!
Seated Exercise was developed following recommendations from a Stepping On class participant.
The Conversation Project
The Conversation Project is dedicated to helping people talk about their wishes for end-of-life care.
From The Conversation Project site:
New Guide: Being Prepared in the Time of COVID-19
With the generous support from the Cambia Health Foundation, The Conversation Project and Ariadne Labs teamed up to create this new tool to help people take action and be prepared. We can’t control how this pandemic plays out. But we can control who speaks for us if we’re unable to speak for ourselves, and we can take the time to make sure they know what matters most to us. Have this conversation today.
This guide can also be downloaded in Spanish here.
Hat not Hate
HatNotHate is as simple as removing the "e" from "hate"! A Practice Project involving knitting blue hats that can be worn at schools during the annual anti-bullying day. Hats can be knit or crocheted and taken to local participating schools or mailed to a central distribution site.