Ever wish you could do more to meet people in your neighborhood? Do you have trouble connecting with neighbors or getting to the point where you can talk with them about Jesus or the Gospel? What better time than on Tuesday, Oct 31 when families walk right up to your house!
Light The Night is about being intentional when it comes to meeting neighbors and demonstrating the Gospel in words and actions. It’s easy, fun, and a great way to be a Difference Maker in your community!
Light The Night is simple yet impactful. Essentially, you are hosting a fun way to do trick-or-treating at your house! We want your family to “Light The Night” with the Gospel in your neighborhood by sharing the light of Christ on Halloween.
Goal — Connect with people in your neighborhood to build relationships, demonstrating the Gospel in words and actions.
Strategy — Intentionally engage your neighborhood and community through food and fun. Use the accessibility of neighbors and guests in your community that occurs naturally on Halloween in order to engage in spiritual conversations, personal testimony sharing, and invitations to church.
Guidelines — Here are a few simple guidelines for those who choose to participate in the "Light The Night" outreach:
What you do with Light The Night is 100% up to you! The goal is to connect with neighbors and take the first step towards sharing Jesus with them. You can Light The Night on your own, with your family, or with other friends and other families in your area. It's all up to you!
STEP 1: Make a Plan — Download the Light The Night Resource Guide below and choose a potential idea to connect with your neighbors and neighborhood.
STEP 2: Register! — We would love to know if your family is participating and what you plan to do. We will pray for you by name!
STEP 3: Gather Materials — Pick up church invite cards and Gospel tracts from your campus on Sundays, October 15, 22, or 29.
STEP 4: Engage Families — Start friendly conversations, ask people how you can pray for them, invite people to join you at church, and share who Jesus is and what he has done in your life.
Here are some frequently asked questions that can help you prepare for a great evening in your neighborhood.
Is it important that I register?
How do we decide what to do?
Do we need to choose an activity from the website?
Can we do Light The Night with Christian neighbors who don't attend Houston's First?
Should we share about our Light The Night experience?
How should we involve the entire family in Light The Night?
Our family doesn't really have any evangelism training. What can we do for Light The Night?
If we do invite our neighbors to church, where should we invite them?
Contact us at Missions@HoustonsFirst.org