Human Relations Day
January 16, 2011: This Special Sunday celebrates the connectional work of United Methodist Churches. It supports Community Developers and United Methodist Voluntary Service (UMVS), both of which are Global Ministries programs, and the Youth Offender Rehabilitation Program administered by the General Board of Church and Society.
The United Methodist Book of Discipline describes the purpose of Human Relations Day as a call to "the Church to recognize the right of all God's children in realizing their potential as human beings in relationship with each other."
Resources you can use to celebrate Human Relations Day.
1/13/09: United Methodists celebrate Human Relations Day just before Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, weaving together Dr. King’s desire for and belief in the “beloved community.”
A group of young people led worship at Global Ministries in New York City on September 11, 2007.