Thirteenth Sabbath Program
We would like to share a quiz with you to see if you have learned about this quarter’s mission emphasis as well as the children have.
If your division will present the Thirteenth Sabbath program for the adults:
- Prepare to present your theme song for this quarter.
- Give out the questions for the quiz below to children who can speak clearly in front of an audience. Practice several times before the Thirteenth Sabbath program.
- Send home a note to remind parents of the program and to encourage the children to bring their Thirteenth Sabbath Offering.
Narrator: This quarter we have heard many wonderful stories coming from places in the North American Division—Alaska, West Virginia, Guam/Micronesia and others. We would like to share a quiz with you to see if you have learned about this quarter’s mission emphasis as well as the children have. The children will ask the questions. If you think you know the answer, raise your hand.
Q 1: What countries make up the North American Division? [Answer: Bermuda, Canada, Guam and the Micronesian islands, and The United States of America]
Q 2: The North American Division has just over ______ million members. (a) 1, (b) 2, (c) 3, (d) 4 [Answer: 1]
Q 3: Currently, there are _____ Seventh-day Adventist churches in Alaska. (a) 9, (b) 19, (c) 29, (d) 32 [Answer: c, 29]
Q 4: The Alaska Conference of Seventh-day Adventists was established _____ years before Alaska became one of the states in the U.S.A.(a) 12, (b) 29, (c) 36, (d) 58 [Answer: 58]
Q 5: Which territories in the North American Division will receive part of today’s Thirteenth Sabbath Offering? [Answer: Alaska, Mountain View Conference (West Virginia), Guam/Micronesia Mission]
Q 6: If every Adventist in NAD shared their faith with _____ person(s) and led _____ person(s) to give their heart to Jesus this year, the number of Adventists in North America would double! [Answers: 10, 1]
Q 7: What is the name of the camp in Alaska that will be receiving part of this quarter’s Thirteenth Sabbath Offering? [Answer: Camp Polaris]
Q 8: The Mountain View Conference covers most of what state in the U.S.? (a) California, (b) Colorado (c) Montana (d) West Virginia [Answer: (d) West Virginia]
Q 9: How many Adventist members are in the Mountain View Conference? (a) 1,982 (b) 2,380, (c) 4,026 (d) 6,000 [Answer: (b) 2,380]
Q 10: This is the flag of which country in the North American Division? [Hold up flag (or picture of flag) of Bermuda.]
Q 11: The GMM operates Adventist schools located on how many islands? _____ [Answer: 7 islands—Chuuk, Majuro, Ebeye, Guam, Palau, Pohnpei, and Yap]
Q 12: In which place does the Adventist Church own and operate “Simply Food,” a successful vegetarian restaurant and grocery store? (a) Alaska, (b) Guam (c) West Virginia [Answer:
Q 13: What is the name of the Adventist school in West Virginia that tried the “Kindness Experiment,” and what did the students enjoy doing with the residents of Eagle Pointe? [Answers: Parkersburg Academy; they read to them]
Q 14: Where did 10,000 people request Bible studies? (a) Alaska Conference, (b) Guam/Micronesia Mission (c) Mountain View Conference [Answer: (c) Mountain View Conference].
Q 15: To which world division did the Guam/Micronesia Mission (GMM) belong before being transferred to the North American Division in 2012? (a) Northern Asia-Pacific, (b) Southern Asia-Pacific (c) South Pacific [Answer:
(b) Southern Asia-Pacific].
Narrator: For more than a century, Seventh-day Adventists have been supporting mission around the world by giving generously to the Thirteenth Sabbath Mission Offering. Today we have a wonderful opportunity to help young native Alaskans at Camp Polaris, children attending Adventist schools in the islands of Micronesia to have a safe and dry place to play, and 10,000 people in the Mountain View Conference to learn about Jesus and His love. Thank you so much for giving generously to the special offering today!