April-Month of the Military Child

April-Month of the Military Child

Purple up!

April is designated as Month of the Military Child – a time to honor the sacrifices made by military families worldwide, with an emphasis on the experience of the dependent children of military members serving at home and overseas.

To help your congregation or organization celebrate this month here are a few resources.

  1. An insert  prepared by Lutheran Military Support Group for your church bulletin
  2. MilitaryChild.org has some wonderful ways to assist you.
  3. A. Coloring Activity for Sunday School/Elementary School (Color picture and display)
  4. B. Coloring Activity for Sunday School/Elementary School (Color picture and display)
  5. C. Coloring Activity for Sunday School/Elementary School (Color picture and display)

 

Why Purple UP?

Thursday, April 15, is Purple up day! A day for communities to wear purple to show support and thank the military children for their strength and sacrifices.