Bishop Joel Martinez followed his call to ministry at Perkins School of Theology in Dallas - thanks, in part, to a scholarship.
Resources on Other Websites
Get more World Communion Sunday resources from these offsite United Methodist and ecumenical websites:
Facts and Worship Resources
United Methodist Giving
PDF World Communion Sunday Brochure
World Communion Sunday Worship and Music Resources
General Board of Discipleship
An entire page of resources from the General Board of Discipleship for World Communion Sunday, which is the first Sunday in October. Read more...
There's Room at God's Table for All
Bishop Joel N. Martinez experienced the call to ministry as a teenager. With the help of the World Communion Scholars program, he followed that call at Perkins School of Theology in Dallas. Read more...
World Communion Sunday
National Council of Churches, USA
World Communion Sunday -- celebrated the first Sunday in October -- is one of the most venerable of "Special Sundays." The day has taken on new relevancy and depth of meaning in a world where globalization often has undermined peace and justice -- and in a time when fear divides the peoples of God's earth. On this day we celebrate our oneness in Christ, the Prince of Peace, in the midst of the world we are called to serve -- a world ever more in need of peacemaking. Read more...