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Just Like Annie: Rallying Your Children

Annie Armstrong was a woman who put her faith into action. She rallied Southern Baptists to give more, pray more, and do more to help missionaries around the world. Annie was not satisfied with the status quo, and in 1895, she led churches to raise over $5,000 for missions.

Fostering Creativity

Snow Wall

A 3-year-old smiled at her new discovery. She was playing at the “snow wall” in Mission Friends during that session. The snow wall was a long piece of clear self-adhesive plastic taped to the wall with the sticky side out. Our preschoolers made snow designs by sticking cotton balls, disposable cosmetic puffs, and cotton swabs to the wall to represent snow. Their creativity showed as they made snowflakes, snowmen, and snowbanks. We talked about the missionary for that month, who lived in a place with lots of snow. There was much delight when one preschooler discovered that she could stick a cosmetic puff several times, and it would leave a residue of a thin frosty look on the snow wall.

Get to Know Your Neighbors with a Simple Potluck Dinner Party

side dishes for dinner

It’s been said that the best way to a man’s heart is through his stomach; I find this true of just about everyone I have ever met. Relationships start and grow through the sharing of meals.

Your CMD 2019 Stories (Part 2)

We have more stories for you! Let's hear what children from across the country did for this year's Children's Missions Day to tell the good news to their communities. 

Fannie Heck: “The Predominate Personality in the Life of WMU”

Fannie Heck portrait

Fannie Heck was born in 1862 in Virginia. She grew up in North Carolina with a mother who was passionate about missions, and from an early age, Fannie shared her zeal. Fannie felt a particularly deep concern for the poor, which developed into a passion for social work as she grew.

Asking Good Questions

A well-told story should be followed up with good questions. Jesus not only told stories but was masterful at asking questions before, during, and after His stories. Questions help children package what they have heard and make personal application.

Josh's Journey

Remedy City Church Josh Carter

This month’s children’s resources include a story about Josh Carter in Portland, Oregon, and his call to serve God. We thought you would also enjoy learning more about his journey.

Your CMD 2019 Stories

Children’s Missions Day 2019 was a big success as children chose to “Go Tell” in their communities. Let’s see how children’s missions groups served their neighbors this year!

Your Story: Sharing Your Testimony

young woman with Bible and backpack

I grew up with Christian parents. My mom and dad had joy and peace others didn’t seem to possess.

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