This quarter features the North American Division, which includes the countries of Canada and the United States, the island nation of Bermuda, and several island regions. North America is home to almost 344 million people; 1.1 million are Adventists. That means that roughly one person of every 312 people is an Adventist.
Two groups of people share our special interest this quarter: refugees and Native Americans.
Words and phrases in Hmong [h-MONG], Karen [kah-REHN], and Navajo are featured throughout the quarterly. An audio version of Navajo, called “See It, Say It,” is featured on our website, www.AdventistMission.org. Click on “Resources” and “Children’s Activities.”
The special children’s project will help provide materials for Native American children’s Vacation Bible School programs. Copy the map of North America onto a large poster. Print pictures of Native American children from our website and color them (or invite the children to color them). As your class reaches its weekly or cumulative mission offering goal, add a picture of a child to the map. (To determine your weekly goal, select a monetary goal and divide it by 13.)
Yours for the kingdom,
Editor, Children’s Mission