Missions Press has been printing free Gospel literature for the mission field since 1981. We have sent over 160 million pieces to 110 countries and continue our mission to resource the nations, especially the poorest nations in the world. We also provide free children’s and youth materials around the world.
The Rice Principle is based on the story of a village in the Philippines which collected its extra rice to send a missionary to other villages. For over 20 years, the spare change of individuals has helped us to send tens of millions of “paper missionaries” all around the world.
- Rice Principle boxes and labels for cans and water bottles are provided at no cost. There is no effect on your church budget.
- Rice Principle program does not interfere with normal church giving. Funds come from loose change, not tithing.
- Rice Principle is something the family can do together and teach the value of giving to God.
- Rice Principle is used in churches of all sizes.
- Your loose change will help us print and send millions of free Gospel materials all around the world.
- More boxes can be ordered through your church or by calling us directly at 1-888-635-4234 x 4420.
Here is a quick guide to show you how the Rice Principle works:
- Place your order for Rice Principle boxes and labels about one month prior to distribution.
- Provide a box and/or label to every individual/family in your church.
- Set an ongoing date when the change will be collected. Some churches use a Missions Sunday when they place all the change in a large receptacle like a Sparkletts Water Bottle (we provide a label).
- Send us a check and all the funds will be used to help us print Gospel literature. We’ll send a receipt. All giving counts toward your denominational missions giving (for Foursquare churches), both for compliance and retirement.
Click on the links below to download and print Rice Principle labels from your home/office. Adobe Acrobat is required. The downloadable labels below and our Rice Principle Coin Boxes can be mailed to you free of charge by calling us at 1 (888) 635-4234 x 4420.
|Download 5-gallon water-bottle label here.
Print on letter size paper. (8.5 x 11)
|Download 16 oz. peanut-can label here.
Print on legal size paper. (8.5 x 14) (This file will print 2 labels on a single-sheet)