One Great Hour of Sharing is March 10
January 17, 2013
Changing the world, one life at a time.
One Great Hour of Sharing is just weeks away, so now is the time to order your free offering resources. This year One Great Hour of Sharing will be celebrated on Sunday, March 10.
Use the links below to promote this year's offering, which supports the United Methodist Committee on Relief (UMCOR) so that it may respond immediately and effectively to emergencies around the world.
When you give to One Great Hour of Sharing, you help to build the strong foundation on which all other UMCOR ministries are built. Because One Great Hour of Sharing covers UMCOR's administrative costs, 100 percent of gifts designated for specific projects is used for those programs.
UMCOR brings relief to 15 annual conferences
When unprecedented tornadoes and floods ripped through the United States during the spring of 2011, UMCOR gave affected annual conferences immediate support because of your gifts to One Great Hour of Sharing. In less than two months, UMCOR disbursed about $250,000 in emergency grants to 15 United Methodist annual conferences across the United States. One Great Hour of Sharing’s support for UMCOR’s administrative costs means UMCOR can focus its efforts on bringing relief to survivors. Read more.
Give Online Anytime
If you cannot celebrate this offering March 10, you can observe this Special Sunday on any day of the year. Give online now.
Your gifts to the One Great Hour of Sharing, channeled through UMCOR, are a tangible expression of God's love for people who suffer. They enable the church to answer Jesus' command to love our neighbors as ourselves.