Purpose: To worship the God who restores his beloved.
Activity: As a group, read through Hosea 11. Encourage each person to write a brief letter to God in response to his emotional call to his people. Make it a letter of adoration, repentance, and thanksgiving.
You could also write such a letter as a group. Have each person write a line of the letter, folding it over so the next person can't see the previous entries. Pass the letter around the circle twice. Then read the entire letter out loud to God as a prayer. You may be surprised that the sum is greater than its parts.