For more information on the culture and history of western Africa, specifically Cameroon and Ghana, check out the travel section of a local library or search 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 third 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 super-intendent 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:
The Embassy of the Republic of Cameroon, 1700 Wisconsin Avenue, NW, Washington DC 20007. Phone: 202-265-8790; website: www.ambacam-usa.org/Default.aspx.
Embassy of Ghana, 3512 International Drive, NW, Washington DC 20008. Phone: 202-686-4520; website:
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 North American Division will receive the Thirteenth Sabbath Offering. Special projects include:
•ministering to refugees
•establishing a church plant among Native Americans
•CHILDREN’S PROJECT: children-to-children ministries among Native American and First Nation communities across North America.