For more information on the culture and history of Belize and Jamaica, look in the travel section of a local library or online. Some helpful websites include: http://ambergriscaye.com/pages/town/factsbze.html and http://jis.gov.jm/information/jamaican-history/
Visit our website at www.AdventistMission.org/1192-activities for additional photos, recipes, language pages, and other activities that you can use to enhance your mission program.
Mission 360 DVD is a free video that presents 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. Or go online at www.AdventistMission.org/dvd to download the DVD.
Embassies and Tourism Offices sometimes can provide interesting information on their country. In North America, contact:
The Embassy of Belize, 2535 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Washington, D.C. 20008.
Phone: (202) 332-9636; website: www.embassyofbelize.org.
The Embassy of Jamaica, 1520 New Hampshire Avenue, NW, Washington, D.C. 20036. Phone: (202) 452-0660; website: www.embassyofjamaica.org.
Please 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 fourth of the Thirteenth Sabbath Offering is dedicated to the special projects featured this quarter. The remaining three fourths goes into the World Mission Fund with the weekly mission offerings.