This Month — July 2019



July 2019 Ideas


Note: All activities referenced on this page can be found in the July portion of the Jun • Jul • Aug • 2019 issues of GA Leader, RA Leader, and Children in Action Leader.


July: God's Story: Stephen Video

Play the video "God's Story: Stephen" for children during the "A Courageous and Faithful Man" activity (p. 32 in GA and RA Leader and p. 22 in Children in Action Leader).


July: ABC Cards

Download "ABC Cards." Print two copies and cut them apart to use during the "ABC, Ask Me!" activity (p. 33 in RA Leader).


July: Hearts and Rocks Cards

Download "Hearts and Rocks Cards." Print and cut them out, and place them in a bag for use during the "Hearts and Rocks" activity (p. 33 in GA Leader).


July: Review Questions

Ask these questions to CAs during the "Tell and Toss!" activity (p. 22 in Children in Action Leader).

  • When the church was just beginning, there was much ____ to do. (work)
  • The apostles’ job was to teach and ____. (pray)
  • How many men did the apostles choose to help them? (seven)
  • The seven men took care of the ______. (widows)
  • The apostles chose Stephen because he was full of _________ and the Holy Spirit. (faith)
  • The Bible says God gave Stephen power to do great _______ and signs. (wonders)
  • The Jews could not win an argument with Stephen because he was ____. (wise)
  • What did the Jews do to get Stephen in trouble? (lied)
  • The Jews said that Stephen said bad things about Moses and ___. (God)
  • Stephen told the people they had not listened to God’s ____ ______. (Holy Spirit)
  • Stephen told the people that the Jews had betrayed and ______ Jesus. (killed)
  • Whom did Stephen see standing beside God when the people were yelling at him? (Jesus)
  • The people did not want to hear the _____. (truth)
  • What did the people use to kill Stephen? (stones)
  • What did Stephen pray for God to do to the people while he was being stoned? (forgive)
  • What character trait did Stephen have? (courage)

July: Prayer Cube

Download "Prayer Cube." Print it and assemble according to the directions on the page to use during Week 1 Prayertime (p. 34 in RA Leader and p. 22 in Children in Action Leader).


July: Courageous Christians

Download "Courageous Christians" for CAs to read during Week 1 Prayertime (p. 22 in Children in Action Leader).


July: Len Choa Board

Download "Len Choa Board." Print one copy for every two players to use during the "Len Choa (or 'Leopards and Tiger')" activity (p. 35 in GA Leader).


July: Pong Hau K'i Board

Download "Pong Hau K'i Board." Print one copy for every two players to use during the "Pong Hau K'i" activity (p. 35 in RA Leader and p. 23 in Children in Action Leader).


July: Answer Cards

Download "Answer Cards." Print and cut apart to use during the "Motorcycling Missionary to the Hmong" activity (p. 35 in GA and RA Leader​ and p. 23 in Children in Action Leader) and/or the "Miracle Hmong Meeting" activity (p. 36 in GA and RA Leader).


July: Qeej Video

Play this video of a qeej [geng] for children during the "Motorcycling Missionary to the Hmong" activity (p. 35 in GA and RA Leader) and/or the "Miracle Hmong Meeting" activity (p. 36 in GA and RA Leader).


July: Meet the Hmong

Download "Meet the Hmong." Display and read aloud the facts during the "Motorcycling Missionary to the Hmong" activity (p. 23 in Children in Action Leader).


July: Motorcycling Missionary

Download "Motorcycling Missionary." Read aloud with or to CAs during the "Motorcycling Missionary to the Hmong" activity (p. 23 in Children in Action Leader).


July: Race to Southeast Asia Signs

Download "Race to Southeast Asia Signs." Print and cut apart to use during the "Race to Southeast Asia" activity (p. 36 in RA Leader).


July: Stephen's Story Cloth

Download "Stephen's Story Cloth." Print out copies for each CA to complete during the "Stephen's Story Cloth" activity (p. 24 in Children in Action Leader).


July: Toss and Pray Map

Download "Toss and Pray Map." Print a copy for each CA to direct their prayers during Week 2 Prayertime (p. 24 in Children in Action Leader).


July: Tuj Lub Video

Show a portion of this video of Hmong boys playing tuj lub [too loo] to RAs during the "Top This!" activity (p. 38 in RA Leader).


July: Super-Fast Spinning Tops

Download "Super-Fast Spinning Tops." Lead CAs to follow the directions to make their own spinning tops during the "Top This!" activity (p. 25 in Children in Action Leader).


July: Motorcycling to the Hmong Questions

Download the "Motorcycling to the Hmong Questions." Print these questions and ask them to RAs and CAs during the "Motorcycling to the Hmong" activity (p. 39 in RA Leader and p. 26 in Children in Action Leader).


July: Prayer Maps

Download "Prayer Maps." Print a copy for each child to complete during Week 3 Prayertime (p. 40 in GA and RA Leader and p. 26 in Children in Action Leader).


July: Creation to Christ Video

Preview the "Creation to Christ" video to decide if it is appropriate for your group. Play the video for children during the "Creation to Christ Storytelling" activity (p. 41 in GA and RA Leader and p. 27 in Children in Action Leader).


July: Oral Storytelling/Creation to Christ

Download "Oral Storytelling"/"Creation to Christ." Print one copy for each CA to read and complete during the "Creation to Christ Storytelling" activity (p. 27 in Children in Action Leader).


July: Plastic Canvas Stitches

Download "Plastic Canvas Stitches." Print one copy for each GA to guide her canvas stitching during the "Our Story in Stitches" project (pp. 41–42 in GA Leader).


July: Canvas Stitch Video

If you are unable to find volunteers to teach stitchery to GAs or need help getting started, watch this canvas stitch video as a guide for the "Our Story in Stitches" activity (pp. 41–42 in GA Leader).


July: The Price We Pay

Download "The Price We Pay." Print copies of the skit to use during the "Prayers for the Persecuted" activity (p. 42 in GA and RA Leader and p. 28 in Children in Action Leader). Challenge your group to present this skit to your church to create awareness about persecuted Christians. They may present the skit as written, or you can shorten it by omitting some of the monologues. You could add visuals to the monologues by having each of the persecuted Christians hold a sign that tells something they lost because of their faith. The signs are listed after each monologue.


July: Children in Action Extras

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


July: 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.

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