Let’s face it: our “new normal” is starting to get old. We want to give you fun and creative ways to love and encourage to your neighbors and others in our community. During this season of sheltering in place and people feeling isolated, let’s get to know our neighbors and bless those around us who are giving so much of themselves.
Each week, we’ll share an idea of how you can Be Neighborly with those who live just a few doors down from you or with anyone in our community who could really use the encouragement. We’ll also store those ideas here on this page so you can come back and find them any time.
Now go out and Be Neighborly! We’d love to see what you do so post a photo with the hashtag #beneighborlycp and we can encourage each other as we love our neighbors!
BE NEIGHBORLY JOURNAL PAGE
Prayer walking is a form of intercessory prayer, praying for the needs of others around you. As you walk, you silently pray for each person, each house, each need that you notice or anything that you believe. God is moving you to pray for. You can do this individually, as a couple, or with your family.Download Prayer Walk Tips
Buy a flat of flowers, some potting soil and plastic drinking cups. Place individual flowers and some potting soil in cups and tape and an encouraging note to it. Deliver each flower cup to your neighbors to let them know you are thinking of them. Consider leaving your address and phone number in the note you write, so your neighbors know how to stay in contact with you, if they don’t already have that info.Download Flower Power Print Out
Say thank you to local heroes
Thank your local heroes in your neighborhood by giving them a plate of goodies or find other creative ways to say thank you. Healthcare workers, assisted living/nursing home staff, educators, grocery and food service workers, delivery drivers, firefighters, police, and so many more who are working so hard to keep everyone safe and healthy during this pandemic. If you don’t know anyone in your neighborhood like this, consider donating to Meals for Heroes Modesto.