We All Agree on UMCOR
By Ken Sloane
United Methodist do not agree on everything, but when it comes to our denominational response to natural disasters, we all get behind the work of the United Methodist Committee on Relief (UMCOR).
One of our greatest sources of pride comes from the knowledge that when we give in response to a disaster—like the recent earthquake in Puerto Rico—one hundred percent of what we give goes to communities in need. That happens because all of expense of operating UMCOR comes from the UMCOR Sunday offering (formerly the One Great Hour of Sharing) on the fourth Sunday in Lent.
To learn more about UMCOR Sunday, and to get resources to have your congregation participate in the offering, click the link below:
Ken Sloane is the Director of Stewardship & Generosity for Discipleship Ministries of The United Methodist Church.