Preschool Missions Focus

Friedrichsen Family 2018

Mission Friends is an ongoing missions discipleship organization for preschool boys and girls (birth through kindergarten). Through Mission Friends, preschoolers . . .

  • become aware that God wants everyone to know of His love
  • move from a focus on self to a focus on others
  • apply Bible thoughts to their lives as they learn to pray, give, and help others.
  • and their families learn of ways to give their time, talents, and money

Learn more about this month's missionary below.



Missions Focus May 2019

Missions Area: Cleveland, Ohio | Concept Area: Bible | Missionaries: Nate and Aimee Friedrichsen

5 Fun Facts about the Missionaries

  1. They are restoring their home that was built in the 1850s.

  2. Nate was invited to church when he was in high school.

  3. They help refugees through Building Hope in the City.

  4. They are thankful for the Annie Armstrong Offering.

  5. They host a weekly soup night to fellowship with neighbors.


Prayer Requests

  • Pray that the Friedrichsens would connect with all people in their neighborhood.

  • Pray that the Friedrichsens would know how to help all the people in their neighborhood.

  • Pray for progress on the remodeling work on their house so they can have more get-togethers.

  • Pray for Otis, Augie, and Jude as they grow.

  • Pray for the people in Ohio City to have Christian friends.


Car wash

A missions team joined the Friedrichsens to minister to the neighborhood. These girls are drawing attention to a free car wash to serve the community.

coffee shop meeting

Mr. Friedrichsen looks for opportunities in Cleveland to meet new people and to make new friends.


Bible Study

Mr. and Mrs. Friedrichsen host members of their church in a community group in a home. Churches can meet in many different places!

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Missions Area: Cleveland, Ohio

Ohio City a trendy urban neighborhood in Cleveland, where the Friedrichsens live. People are looking for a purpose through their work and play. The Friedrichsens try to tell the people about Jesus, so they can see He died for them.

Additional information and activities are in Spring Mission Friends Leader, pages 44–62, the May leaflet of Spring Mission Friends at Home, and First Steps in Missions, vol. 24, pages 66–73. Missions Leader: WMU Planning Guide 2018–19 has planning helps.

by Andrea Floyd, Tupelo, MS

Families on Mission Calendars 2018–19

Preschoolers and their families learn about missionaries and pray for them, help others, and learn some Bible thoughts together on page 4 of each month's leaflet of Mission Friends at Home.  Ask your child's Mission Friends teacher for a copy.


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