Special Sundays

Special Sundays in The United Methodist Church are intended to illustrate the nature and calling of the church and are celebrated annually. Special Sundays are placed on the calendar in the context of the Christian year, which is designed to make clear the calling of the church as the people of God, and to give persons the opportunity to contribute offerings to special programs. Your support is critical to the survival of these important ministries (listed below) and for sharing God’s gifts around the world.
Six General Conference-approved Special Sundays with offerings are listed in boldface type. Special Sundays, or time periods, with Virginia Conference-approved offerings are marked with an asterisk (*). Other times of special recognition approved by the General Conference and/or Virginia Conference are also listed.

Men’s Ministry Sunday
(any Sunday in the year)

United Methodist Volunteers In Mission (UMVIM) Awareness Sunday
(any Sunday in the year)

Laity Sunday is October 20, 2019.  Resources may be found on the UMC Discipleship website  

 

The month of December 
UMFS of Virginia Month*

Human Relations Day Sunday - January 19, 2020
http://www.umcgiving.org/ministry-articles/human-relations-day


UMCOR Sunday - March 22, 2020
http://www.umcgiving.org/ministry-articles/one-great-hour-of-sharing


Native American Ministries Sunday - April 26, 2020
http://www.umcgiving.org/ministry-articles/native-american-ministries-sunday


Peace with Justice Sunday - June 7, 2020
http://www.umcgiving.org/ministry-articles/peace-with-justice-sunday


World Communion Sunday - October 4, 2020
http://www.umcgiving.org/ministry-articles/world-communion-sunday


United Methodist Student Day Sunday - November 29, 2020
http://www.umcgiving.org/ministry-articles/united-methodist-student-day


 

 

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