The Christian Ministries Training Association Convention (Nov 7-8) is history, and we feel we made many good connections. Both there and at the recent Regional ACMC Convention in Northern California, There was increased interest in Children's Missions Education.
NEW! Global Glove Puppets book by Bev Gundersen. It has patterns and directions for 5 puppets - representing the basic Unreached Peoples groups. Helps explain these groups for preschoolers through 6th grade. Includes patterns, directions, plays, fingerplays, games, crafts, activities, songs and snacks. $6.95. Available extra is the Puppet Kit, which includes materials for making the puppets. $5.95. Shipping is extra. Call or e-mail: Monarch Publishing. Ph 320-983-2398. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
NEW! - Missionary Adventures Series books for grades 1 - 5, by Ava Lawrence. Based on the author's personal missionary experience, the first book is Wahili: The Water Boy. A courageous orphan boy surviving in the jungles of Africa is despised by others, but has an encounter with God, then speaks boldly about the love of God. Future books will be A Letter from Misuko (Japan), Grandpa’s Windmill, Echoes of Siberia, and others, $14.95 each plus $3.00 shipping, from Papillon Publishing, PO Box 28553, Dallas TX 75228. (972) 686-4388. E-mail: email@example.com
The Bible Translation Activity Book from Wycliffe is a new wonderful tool for teaching about Bible translation, 16 pages. Order from WBT Children's Task Force, 4200 SE Jennings Ave, Portland OR 97267-6415.
Reminder: We are on the web! That is, all the resources from the book Kids for the World are now there at http://www.uscwm.org (under the Resources section, look for the Children’s Catalog). The list of over 650 resources is thoroughly updated, as is the publisher’s list of 150 entries. The listings for projects, teen materials, and leader’s section have also been expanded.
The same listing of new resources is also available in hard copy form in the ‘97 Supplement to Kids for the World. Just write for it, enclosing $2.00 (includes shipping).
For newsletter or brochures, write or call: Children's Mission Resource Center 1605 Elizabeth Street Pasadena CA 91104 USA Ph. 626-398-2233 (NEW area code) Email: firstname.lastname@example.org