Following are sources of information that have proved helpful in preparing programs for Children’s Mission. You may want to order these for your own Sabbath School.
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,” then “Children’s Mission” in the drop-down menu. Go to the current quarter and select the “activities” from the menu.
Adventist Mission DVD is a free video that features stories from the featured countries as well as the worldwide mission of the church. Ask your Sabbath School superintendent to make you a copy of it. Or go online at MissionDVD.org to download one of the DVD programs.
For more information: Search on the Internet for information on individual countries by name. Or ask a local travel agency for any colorful brochures from Bulgaria, Czech Republic, or Portugal to help you portray the scenery and culture.
Offering device: The children’s offering this quarter will help build and decorate a children’s worship room in a new Adventist church being built in Blagoevgrad, a city in western Bulgaria. Create a goal simple goal chart for mission offerings throughout the quarter by drawing a church in the middle of a piece of poster board and adding faces of children around the church every time the children reach their mission-offering goal.
Remind children that their weekly mission offering and 75 percent of the Thirteenth Sabbath Offering helps the church around the world to tell people about Jesus. The remainder of the Thirteenth Sabbath Offering will go to the special projects listed on the back cover of the quarterly.