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Extreme Classroom Makeover: Mission Friends Edition

Have you ever felt like you were drowning in “stuff” in your Mission Friends classroom? Maybe the counter is covered with important stuff like…

Preschool Missions Focus

One More Child Guatemala

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.

Free Downloads for Mission Friends

WMU provides a number of free Mission Friends downloads for your church and families. Scroll down the page to see all our downloads.


January Downloads

Diaper Pattern

Nurturing Growth in Faith

I understood at a very young age that God could not be seen with our eyes. Sometime between the ages of 4 and 7, my Sunday School teacher asked the class to draw a picture of God. I was a compliant child and drew the picture, but I remember thinking, “no one can see God.”

Play

Jean Piaget taught us that a child’s work is play.  Adults understand work, but children understand play.  Work is important to adults, but it all started with play.

Christmas Is Coming!

It was getting closer to Christmas and in our Mission Friends session, one of our three-year-olds fell asleep. He was sitting at the table working on the art activity. I was helping preschoolers at another table and when I turned back to him, his head was down on the table.

What about Lottie Moon?

How do you help preschoolers understand who Lottie Moon was and why we give to missions through an offering in her name?

Reaching Parents: Linking with the Unchurched

Reaching Parents

“It’s a soaking not a sprinkling,” remarked a preschool and children’s ministry friend. We were sharing some ministry ideas and began speaking about reaching out to the unchurched families of preschoolers in our ministry. This comment stuck in my head for days.

Let’s All Work Together!

Child at Blackboard - How to Work Together

In the early childhood years, foundations are laid for salvation, making it essential that churches provide a well-balanced ministry for preschoolers and children.

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