One Great Hour of Sharing, April 3, is one of the six church-wide Special Sundays with offerings of The United Methodist Church. One Great Hour of Sharing (OGHS) enables the United Methodist Committee on Relief (UMCOR) to live out its mission to alleviate human suffering.
UMCOR is the humanitarian arm of The United Methodist Church. OGHS gifts underwrite UMCOR’s “costs of doing business,” meaning that every penny of every gift you make to a specific UMCOR project will be spent on that project, not on office administrative costs. This enables UMCOR to respond to natural or human-made disasters.
The OGHS offering makes ministries available in the United States and across the globe. In 81 countries in all, you assure the United Methodist Church is in the lead to alleviate suffering through OGHS.
Restoration. Healing. Hope.
Jesus teaches us to bring healing and restoration wherever we can. That’s what you and your congregation do through the work of UMCOR.
Join United Methodists everywhere by encouraging your congregation to participate in the special offering that supports UMCOR’s vital work. Your gifts to One Great Hour of Sharing lay the foundation for UMCOR to bring restoration, healing and hope for tomorrow.
Call 888-346-3862 today to order envelopes and other resources so your congregation can participate in this church-wide offering. They will be sent at no cost to your church!
Download resources or give online at www.umcgiving.org/OGHS.