World Communion Sunday is October 2, 2016
What is World Communion Sunday?
World Communion Sunday is one of six churchwide Special Sundays with offerings of The United Methodist Church. World Communication Sunday calls the church to reach out to all people and model diversity among God’s children. The special offering provides World Communion Scholarships, the Ethnic Scholarship Program and the Ethnic In-Service Training Program.
When do we celebrate World Communion Sunday?
United Methodists celebrate World Communion Sunday on the first Sunday in October.
Can our church celebrate World Communication Sunday at a different time?
Yes! If your local church needs to celebrate a Special Sunday on a different date, that is fine! Do not let the given dates prohibit your congregation from celebrating World Communion Sunday if you have a time conflict.
How does The United Methodist Church distribute the offerings received on World Communion Sunday?
The treasurer of the General Council on Finance and Administration distributes net receipts, after payment of promotional expenses, to the administering agencies: