Liturgy and worship aids
Both urgency and joy pervade the work of One Great Hour of Sharing. This calendar highlights some of the challenging situations we address when extending care to our neighbors in the U.S. and around the world. Each day suggests a “unit” which is defined as a donation of coins. Your household can decide what coin is best for your situation each day.
The 2014 One Great Hour of Sharing Worship Resource document contains the following:
- Call to Worship
- Opening Prayer
- Prayer of Confession
- Declaration of Forgiveness
- Litany of Dedication
- Invitation to the Lord's Table
- Prayer after Communion
Use this Leader's Guide for helping to plan for the One Great Hour of Sharing Offering.
- Introductory Letter from Sara Lisherness
- What is One Great Hour of Sharing?
- Steps for a Successful Offering
- Financial Summary
- Resource Order Form
These three program-focused Minutes for Mission, and one comprehensive Minute for Mission, contain powerful stories of lives changed through your giving to One Great Hour of Sharing. The comprehensive Minute for Mission serves as a reminder of the history of this rich tradition.
Sample letter from Pastor to congregation regarding the 2014 One Great Hour of Sharing.
This comprehensive resource will help you promote the annual Peace & Global Witness Offering in your church.
A comprehensive resource designed to help you promote the annual Peacemaking Offering in your church.
These three program-focused Minutes for Mission, and one comprehensive Minute for Mission, contain powerful stories of lives changed through your giving to the Pentecost Offering.
See this revised list of suggested hymns for 2014 including those from "Glory to God"
Use this dedication service to receive the 2014 Thank Offering in your congregation or PW group. Based on Hebrews 10:19–25, this service includes a call to worship, hymn suggestions, a meditation, suggested hymns and a prayer of dedication. This is part of the 2014 Thank Offering promotional packet.