Worship Resources for Annual Events
Materials for United Methodist Special Sundays and annual events such as World AIDS Day and Rural Life Sunday.
Advent, Christmas, and EpiphanyAdvent, the beginning of the church year, starts on the fourth Sunday before Christmas, December 25. Christmas is the celebration of the birth of Jesus Christ. Epiphany, also called "Three Kings Day," happens on January 6. Read more...
One Great Hour of SharingOne Great Hour of Sharing is usually celebrated on the 4th Sunday of Lent. But you can receive the offering at any time during the church year. Read more...
Rural Life Sunday
"Born Again in Every Place:" Seeds of Hope-Town and Country Churches is the theme for Rural Life Sunday 2008, which is on a date determined by individual annual conferences. An offering may be received to strengthen the nurture, outreach, and witness of congregations in town and rural areas.
Get a four-page document of worship resources:(PDF, 26K) or (Word, 45K)
"Born Again in Every Place:" An Invitation to Faithfulness was the theme for 2006 Rural Life Sunday.
Get a five-page document of worship resources (PDF, 55K)