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These fast and fun Make Mealtime Family Time™ activities use a table event format that takes five or less minutes during or after an already-existing event. Table Time Events are a total family resource which means more than one generation can participate together. It’s not age-graded. This five-minute event works best with parents, grandparents and their 11- to 18-year-old children and grandchildren. It is during these years that the number of shared family mealtimes declines.

There are two components to the Table Time Event: (1) Practice a fun game or activity that families can do at home during a meal; and (2) Hand out copies of a Place Mat and Conversation Coasters that can be done at home or while out for a meal. The event takes place at a table or tables after a worship service, during the mealtime of your mid-week program, or other already-existing congregational or cross+generational event with parents, grandparents, teens and pre-teens.

• A great cross+generational resource for parents, grandparents, and their 11- to 18-year-old children.
• After Saturday night & Sunday worship services
• Mid-week program
• Sunday breakfast
• Use at any congregational or cross+generational event

This Resource Includes:
• Read This First (pdf), overview for leaders
• A mealtime game (pdf) that you practice as a table activity and it can be taken home to use at mealtime
• #1 Place Mat (pdf), engages families in fun-n-faith activities during mealtimes at home or out, to be handed out at table
• #1 Conversation Coasters (pdf) engages families in fun-n-faith conversation during mealtimes at home or out, to be handed out at table
• Editable Flier (Word), promotes your event
• Editable PowerPoint Promo Slides (PowerPoint), for promotion
• Editable Table Leader’s Guide (Word) to train those leaders who staff your table or tables after worship or during the mealtime of your mid-week program or other church event
• Table Sign (pdf), identifies your event table or tables

Note from the Author

Make Mealtime Family Time resources are an easy-to-do family ministry opportunity.

Table Time Events Fast and fun Make Mealtime Family Time™

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retail: $3.00
Table Time Events are fast and fun activities that engage families with 11- to 18-year-olds during or after an already-existing event.
retail: $3.00
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