Fill water jugs or empty water bottles with change for two, three or four consecutive Sundays. Pass the containers at youth group, confirmation, congregation council and other meetings.Build a well
Just $2,500 could build a well. Set a goal for your synod or congregation. Just think, if each synod raises enough to represent two wells — we’ll far exceed our goal. Can your congregation or synod “build a well” on its own? Decorate a poster, build a well or fill a well to measure your progress. Bring your offering of $2,500 or more to the ELCA Youth Gathering in New Orleans and we’ll display your group’s success.Dunk tank
Rent a dunk tank and dare your congregation’s pastor, youth director and other leaders to take the plunge! Suggest a donation of $10 or more for each try to dunk the leader.Water pledge
Challenge the congregation to drink only tap water for a week or month. Ask them to donate the money they would have spent on bottled water, coffee, soft drinks and other beverages.Balloon toss
Host a water fight after Sunday morning worship. Charge $1–$5 for each water balloon and donate the proceeds.Water bottle sales
Order a supply of ECA World Hunger water bottles
and sell them for a profit — donating the proceeds to the challenge.