They also have the added benefit of expelling some of the energy that would later lead to distractions during the service. Do so in such a way that players cannot tell who is chosen, perhaps by handing out slips of paper, one indicating that the player is a murderer. Sometimes when a lot of new kids have begun attending service, it is good to welcome them to the group with a name game. Then the troops gather across from each other. One partner is blindfolded. Divide the group into two equal teams.
Players get a set amount of time to talk to each other before the facilitator blows the whistle and they must move on.
The Dating Game
Pick a random word spaghetti, ribbit, etc. The first person on each team goes outside of the room to hear a situation that they must act out without words. Break everyone out into even groups. The last person to still have one or both socks on wins! The last pair to find each other is out.