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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?

3 Lottie Moon Christmas Offering Projects for Students

Encourage your students to bring awareness to the Lottie Moon Christmas Offering (LMCO) this winter with one of the following ideas.

 

In Honor of Lottie

She sailed across the sea
To a land so far away.
She left behind her expected life,
When she heard what God had to say.

God placed a call on the heart
Of a woman named Lottie Moon.
She gave her answer faithfully,
And would arrive in China soon.

Getting to Know Lottie

Let’s face it. You know who Lottie Moon is. You know what the offering is all about. You know why it is important to pray for our missionaries. But, you’re reading this because you want other people to have the same urgency about these things as you.

8 Lessons in Communication

hands showing different ways of communicating like mail, phone, or internet

I’ve served on state WMU staffs for more than 36 years, and I’ve learned some lessons about communication through the years.

 

Receive God’s Gift of Grace

the word grace printed on clothespin clipped cards

“Brothers and sisters, the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with your spirit” (Gal. 6:18).

28 Reasons to Give Thanks on November 28

During a recent meeting with a co-worker, we began to list things we are thankful for. Then we asked ourselves, “Can we make it to 28 because Thanksgiving is on the 28th?” And before we knew it, a third co-worker jumped in to help with the list.

God’s call to missions leads Katie Wood back to New England to share the hope of Christ

Brandton Wood, lead pastor of Hope Church in Brunswick, Maine, speaks to the congregation during a Sunday morning worship service. He and his wife, Katie, launched the new congregation in 2017.

BRUNSWICK, MAINE—Sometimes accepting God’s call to missions means being willing to pack up your family and head back home. At least that was the case for Katie Upton Wood.

Eliminating Poverty in Your Community

Ashley Fan, National Acteens Panelist

During the summer of 2017, I went to a missions camp in Washington, D.C. with my youth group. This camp was meant to teach us about urban poverty so we visited different places throughout the city to learn about poverty and to discover how we could get involved in eliminating poverty.

Need a Simple Art Project Idea for Thanksgiving?

Kids often enjoy experiencing the world through their own art creations. During this season of thanksgiving, help kids create a list of things they are truly thankful for and document them on homemade hand turkeys.

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