For more information on the culture and history of Bhutan, India, and Nepal, look in the travel section of a local library or online. Type the name of the country you wish to study into your search engine.
Visit our website for additional photos, recipes, language pages, puzzles, and other activities that you can download and print to make mission more fun for children. Go to www.AdventistMission.org. Click on “Resources” and “Children’s Activities” in the pop-up menu. Go to first quarter and select the activity you want.
Adventist Mission DVD is a free video that features stories from the featured countries as well as the worldwide mission of the Adventist Church. Ask your Sabbath School superintendent to make you a copy of it to share with the children. Or go online at www.AdventistMission.org to download one of the DVD programs.
Embassies and Tourism Offices sometimes can provide interesting information on their country. In North America, contact:
Embassy of India, 2536 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20008. Phone 202-939-9839. Or contact the Government of India Tourist Office, 30 Rockefeller Plaza, Suite 15, North Mezzanine, New York, NY 10112. Phone: 212-586-4901.
Remind members also that the ongoing work of the world church depends on the weekly Sabbath School mission offerings. On the twelfth Sabbath, report on mission giving during the quarter. Explain that one quarter of the Thirteenth Sabbath Offering is dedicated to the special projects featured this quarter. The remaining three quarters goes into the world mission fund with the weekly mission offerings.
Next quarter the Euro-Asia Division will be featured. Special projects include: