Maranatha Kids

Maranatha Kids

A weekly program just for kids, featuring 4-5 minute stories about Maranatha’s mission. We also provide a discussion guide with each episode. Perfect for worship and discussion for your family, classroom, or church.

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Maranatha Kids
  • Finding Flip Flops

    www.maranatha.org -- This week, follow teenager Kim Kraulik as she sees a need on a mission trip and works to bring change. Kim was volunteering as a Vacation Bible School leader on a Maranatha project when she noticed that many of the children did not have shoes. It bothered her, and she committ...

  • A Steep Hike for Water

    www.maranatha.org -- This week, meet Athon Kamei, who lives high up on top of a mountain in Manipur, India. Although her village of Nagaching is a peaceful setting to live in, there are some challenges which make life difficult. The biggest problem is there is no clean water. Each day, Athon must...

  • Drilling Past Bad News

    www.maranatha.org -- This week, we’ll venture into the jungles of India to visit a village so remote, none of Maranatha’s water well contractors wanted to go there to drill for water. The steep mountain roads that lead to the village of Taosang punish any vehicle that attempts to pass with large ...

  • Invitations to a Crowded Church

    www.maranatha.org -- This week, we’re traveling to the South American country of Brazil, where we’ll meet a barber named Mariano da Silva. Every customer that receives a haircut from Mariano also gets a brochure about Jesus. He loves sharing God’s love with everyone he meets. But Mariano’s church...

  • Overcome with Joy

    www.maranatha.org -- This week, come with us to the country of Peru, where we’ll meet a congregation that has seen a huge transformation over the years. Prior to 2005, the Primavera Seventh-day Adventist Church met in an unideal sanctuary. The roof was covered with plastic and the walls were simp...

  • Caring for God’s Creatures through Service

    www.maranatha.org-- This week, we’ll be in Panama, where volunteers got to help with one of Maranatha’s most unusual outreach activities: a veterinarian clinic. During an Ultimate Workout, a mission trip exclusively for teenagers, Maranatha organized a clinic when they heard about the need for ...

  • Faith in Fortaleza, Bolivia

    www.maranatha.org - This week, we’ll be headed to the South American country of Bolivia, where Maranatha built churches and helped expand a campus. One of the structures we built was the Fortaleza Seventh-day Adventist Church, located just outside the city of Cochabamba. Years ago, married couple...

  • Kenya Kitchens

    This week, travel with us to Kenya as we go into some of the kitchens of boarding schools across the country. Many times, these spaces are very humble—dirt floors, unstable structures, and open fires with poor ventilation. Once the food is prepared, students line up to receive their portion, then...

  • Ann’s Sacrifice

    www.maranatha.org - This week, we’re heading into central Kenya where we’ll meet a woman named Ann. She tells her testimony of how she first heard the story of Jesus Christ and His sacrifice for us, and how He inspired her to make a sacrifice of her own for her community.

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  • A Christmas Family Project

    www.maranatha.org- This week, see what it’s like to go on a Maranatha Family Project. In December 2021, 67 volunteers of all ages served at the Kajiado Adventist School and Rescue Center in Kenya. They helped to build a girls dorm and also facilitated a Week of Prayer for the Kajiado students. On...

  • Praying for Water at Watalii

    www.maranatha.org- This week, come with us to a remote part of northern Kenya called Ileret. You’ll meet a 15-year old mother of one named Dhawo. Her days are filled with long walks to a dry riverbed to collect muddy water. Maranatha’s water drilling team came to Dhawo’s village, called Watalii,...

  • A Supportive Church Family

    www.maranatha.org - This week, come with us to the South American country of Bolivia, where we’ll meet Daria Chipana. Daria is a church member of the Colina Ecologica Seventh-day Adventist Church. Her church family is very important to her, because as a single mother, they provide a support syste...

  • Saving for a Sanctuary

    This week, we’ll travel to the northeastern part of India to visit a congregation in the state of Meghalaya. The Mynso Seventh-day Adventist Church was made up of earnest members who loved to share God’s love with others, but had a big problem: they had no church building. They’d meet in each oth...

  • One Day Upgrade

    This week, travel with us to the African country of Zambia where you’ll meet a woman named Lilian. She’s a mother of 10 and earns a humble wage making charcoal to sell. Although Lilian has many challenges in life, she finds solace in church. Unfortunately, her church structure is inadequate. Your...

  • Miracles in the Middle of Nowhere

    This week, Maranatha’s crew in Kenya travels to “the middle of nowhere” to drill water wells for the Daasanach tribe. This place, called Ileret, is very far from modern civilization, so the team had to pack everything they’d need for a 30-day expedition into the bush. Once they completed the five...

  • An Expedition with Maranatha’s Crew

    This week, travel with our well-drilling crew in Kenya as they make a 30-day expedition to one of the most remote parts of the country: Ileret. It would be so far away from goods and services that they’d have to pack everything they needed—food, water, gasoline, equipment, supplies, etc. All of i...

  • Hutterite Missionary

    This week, we’ll learn about a unique culture group right here in North America—the Hutterites. Hutterites are similar to the Amish or Mennonites, valuing community and traditional ways of living. Chris Hofer is a Maranatha volunteer who grew up in a Hutterite colony in North Dakota. As a teenage...

  • Growing the Gospel in Bolivia

    This week, come with us to the beautiful South American country of Bolivia. Here, you’ll meet Benedicto and Anacleta Ventura, a husband and wife team committed to spreading the Good News in their area. The Venturas lived in the big city of Cochabamba, but as they helped people in the community of...

  • Committed to Church

    This week, we’ll visit the contrasting country of Angola. Although the capital city of Luanda is modernizing, many parts of Angola are still recovering from decades of civil war. In today’s video, your kids will see what life is like in one of the “musseques” or slums of Luanda. Despite the disma...

  • Prayers and Action in Panama

    This week, you’ll get to see the Central American nation of Panama. Famous for the Panama Canal and the large capital of Panama City, this country also has a growing Seventh-day Adventist membership that is eager to spread the Good News to its neighbors. Your kids will meet one group of church me...

  • Returning to the Dominican Republic

    This week, come with us to the Caribbean island of Hispaniola, home to two countries: Haiti and the Dominican Republic. Maranatha has worked in both nations over the years, but our significant contributions in the Dominican Republic have led to a large increase in membership for the Seventh-day A...

  • A Different Kind of Christmas

    This week, we’ll travel to the South American country of Ecuador for an usual Christmas setting—a mission trip! Instead of focusing on Christmas presents and other familiar holiday traditions, these adventurous families decided to serve. Your kids will see how this project gave volunteers new per...

  • Water From the Sand

    This week, we’re inviting you to read this story (BELOW ⬇️) to your kids about one girl’s daily struggle for water, and how Maranatha helped. Then watch the above video of her collecting dirty water from a dry riverbed in Kenya. We hope it inspires your children to consider their own water situat...

  • Waiting on Hope

    This week, we’ll meet members of the very first Hispanic Seventh-day Adventist Church in North America: the Tucson Central Church in Arizona. For many years, this faith group bounced from rented space to rented space, and every time they moved, they lost some of their members. They just had to fi...