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March Fifth Session Ideas

The month of March has 5 Sundays, so those who teach Mission Friends on Sunday will have a 5th session this month. Give some of these ideas a try for your 5th session in Mission Friends.
 

Teaching Preschoolers about Cultures

A preschooler smiles as she looks in the mirror to see how she looks with a scarf wrapped around her head. Other preschoolers in the classroom try using chopsticks to taste rice.

Using the Bible and Bible Thoughts with Preschoolers

Finish this statement: Jesus loves me! this I know, For the __________. “Jesus Loves Me” is one of the most beloved children’s songs about Jesus. It tells of Jesus’ love and how we find assurance of His love in the Bible.

Enlisting Leaders

One of the more challenging tasks for a church missions leader is enlisting leaders for the various age level organizations. While it may never be totally painless, there are a few tips to keep in mind when recruiting Mission Friends leaders.

Linking with Parents

Our Mission Friends group had only one or two preschoolers who attended. We knew we had more preschoolers in our church, but could only get those one or two to come sporadically. Then all of a sudden, there were eight to ten preschoolers who came to Mission Friends on a regular basis!

Project HELP: Refugees - Helping By Sewing

A sewing machine hums in one area of the room. Several women are gathered around the ironing board as they press the seams of the quilt blocks they have made. Laughter is heard as the women work together.

Turbulence Ahead

Ding. You hear the sound and look up to see the airplane’s warning light overhead to show you need to buckle your seat belt. The pilot announces that there is some turbulence ahead, and asks all passengers and flight attendants to take their seats and fasten their seat belts.

Focus on WMU/CMD

Focus on WMU

Mission Friends may be the most energetic part of WMU! Preschoolers are lively, and they learn about missions in many creative ways. Highlight Mission Friends as part of Focus on WMU during the week of February 10-16, 2020.

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…

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.”

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