Liturgy and worship aids
We are so glad to have such a wide range of offerings materials to support your One Great Hour of Sharing promotion activities. But we also know it can be difficult to scroll through the several pages to find it all. Here are our most popular resources for 2015:
The 2015 Worship Resources include:
- Call to Worship
- Opening Prayer
- Confession and Pardon
- Litany of Dedication
- Invitation to the Lord's Table
- Prayer after Communion
- Blessing and Charge
Use the attached sample Pastor's letter for your church newsletters, blogs and other promotion leading up to the One Great Hour of Sharing.
This Word document version is the text-only version of the 2015 Tread Lightly for Lent daily calendar. (If you are looking for the nicely designed pdf version of the 2015 Tread Lightly for Lent calendar, with graphics and calendar layout, click here.)
This daily calendar is a quick and easy way to stay mindful of all God's creation throughout the season of Lent. As we slow down, reflect, take on spiritual disciplines, and give up distractions during the season of Lent, what parts of God's creation call our attention, remind us of God, or invite us to become ...
We created this helpful tool with you in mind. It’s filled with information about the offering, ways you can get your congregation involved, resources you can use throughout the duration, and much more. Use your Guide to promote One Great Hour of Sharing today.
Each year, on a Sunday in Lent, Presbyterians celebrate the ministry of the Presbyterian Committee on the Self-Development of People, a ministry of the One Great Hour of Sharing. This year, SDOP Sunday is on March 15; this resource provides materials to help you interpret the ministry of SDOP in your congregation. Visit us at www.pcusa.org/sdop
Each year we pass out the One Great Hour of Sharing fish banks, and each year we collect them on Palm Sunday or Easter. This year, use these simple ideas to demonstrate what a true difference our children's giving makes in changing the world with God's love.
Use this resource to introduce church members to the problem of human trafficking, inspire reflection and prayer, and lead them to act to end human trafficking. This resource is four pages. The pdf shows the front/back pages on one sheet, the center pages on another sheet. The sheets can be be printed back to back on an 8.5" x 11" sheet of paper, and folded down to a 5.5" x 8.5" booklet. For a two-page condensed version of this resource, download the "Together in Action" bulletin insert.
The attached liturgy materials were created to help you in planning your 2015 Camp and Conference Sunday.
This calendar highlights some of the challenging situations your gifts to One Great Hour of Sharing address when extending care to God's people in North America and around the world. Each day suggests a donation of coins or bills. Your household can decide which unit is best for your situation each day. We challenge you to be as generous as you can be.
We pray that this calendar is not merely a stewardship tool, but also a daily opportunity to educate and discuss who our faith, when acted upon, makes a difference in the world.