Following are sources of information that have proved helpful in preparing for the mission segment of Sabbath School.
For more information on the culture and history of Indonesia and Myanmar (also called Burma), the countries featured this quarter, look in the travel section of a local library or go online and type the name of the country into your search engine.
The embassy of Myanmar’s website offers some information on culture, religion, and places of interest. Visit www.myanmar.com, and click on “People,” “Places,” “Lifestyle,” and “Religion.”
The embassy of Indonesia’s website, www.embassyofIndonesia.org, has some limited information on the country. Click on “About Indonesia” for a map and basic information.
Visit our website for additional photos, recipes, language pages, 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. Select first quarter, and choose the activities you want.
Adventist Mission DVD is a free video that features stories from the Southern Asia-Pacific Division as well as the worldwide mission of the Adventist Church. Ask your Sabbath School superintendent to make you a copy of it. Or go online at www.AdventistMission.org to download the special children’s DVD program.
Remind Sabbath School members that the ongoing work of the world church depends on the weekly Sabbath School mission offerings. One fourth of the Thirteenth Sabbath Offering is dedicated to the special projects featured this quarter. The remaining three fourths go into the world mission fund to support the worldwide mission work of the Adventist Church.