This Month – December 2018


 


December 2018 Ideas


December: Learn about Baptist Global Response

Derrick and Barbara Pennon* work with Baptist Global Response (BGR) to help refugees in Greece. Would you like to learn more about BGR?

*Names have been changed.

 

What is Baptist Global Response?
Visit gobgr.org/about/ for the answer to this question!

Want to read stories about the people BGR has helped?
Visit gobgr.org/news/ to read some of the stories.

Want to pray for BGR?
Visit gobgr.org/prayers/ to learn the current prayer needs.

Want to learn how you can partner with BGR on their current projects?
Visit gobgr.org/projects/ to learn about projects.


December: Christmas in Greece

Christmas is celebrated differently in countries around the world, including Greece. What do the following words have to do with Christmas traditions in Greece?

model boats

kalanda

Thessaloniki

lamb or pork

melomakarona

Christ’s Bread

January 1

Go to whychristmas.com/cultures/greece.shtml to find the answers!


December: Lottie Moon Fact Tree

Challenge children to connect the dots to learn more about Lottie Moon. When they are done, allow them to color their pictures. Send the pictures home with children to display in their homes.

Download the activity sheet.


December: At the Refugee Center

Refer to p. 15 of the Dec • Jan • Feb • 2018–19 issue of Children in Action Leader. Download this two-page activity sheet for CAs to use during the "Build a Center" Week 4 Project.


December: Children in Action Extras

Download and use this Extras page to enhance Children in Action meetings in December!


December: Family Missions Focus

Download and use this resource to reinforce what your groups are learning every month in Girls in Action, Royal Ambassadors, and Children in Action. Family Missions Focus includes a feature for you to type notes to parents on the left-hand side of the page! Print the page for parents or email them as a monthly way to encourage their support.


December: Missions Photo

This month, children will learn about the crowded refugee camps of Greece. Derrick and Barbara Pennon* and other Christian workers show kindness, provide a safe place for children and adults alike, and share Jesus in word and action.

*Names have been changed.

 

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