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Email Title: UMCOR Sunday Email #1

Email Subject: Partner with UMCOR and Alleviate Suffering

Scripture: “So we are ambassadors for Christ, since God is making his appeal through us; we entreat you on behalf of Christ, be reconciled to God.” — 2 Corinthians 5:20, NRSV

Pretext: Celebrate UMCOR Sunday on March 27, 2022

Dear Church Leader:

Imagine you wake up one morning. A man-made or natural disaster has occurred. Lives in your community have turned upside down. It’s a citywide or statewide disaster. What do you do?

This is the plight of many people in the United States and around the world. Whether man-made or natural disasters, when disaster strikes, the United Methodist Committee on Relief goes into action to help alleviate suffering and express the love of Christ to those involved. During the early stages of a disaster, UMCOR provides grants to partners such as annual conferences and other groups to support the immediate needs of those affected. For longer-term needs, UMCOR works with local partners in recovery and reconstruction work.

UMCOR Sunday is five weeks away. Celebrated on March 27, 2022 (or on a day that you select for your church), UMCOR Sunday is a time to give gifts that provide help and hope during times of disaster, be it famine, hurricane, war, flood, fire, or other challenges.

It’s time to shape your plans to celebrate this important Special Sunday.




“UMCOR Sunday is March 27, 2022. Mark your calendar and plan to worship with us and support this important ministry of our church. In 2021 gifts to UMCOR Sunday totaled $1,272,162. Your gifts to UMCOR Sunday offering support UMCOR’s cost of doing business. This helps UMCOR keep the promise that 100 percent of any gift to a specific UMCOR project will go toward that project, not administrative costs. UMCOR has no source of income for sustaining administration except through gifts to UMCOR Sunday offering.

Thank you for giving to the United Methodist Committee on Relief through the UMCOR Sunday offering.


Rev. ___________________

Gifts to UMCOR Sunday offering cover the administrative cost of the United Methodist Committee on Relief’s ministry. When you support UMCOR’s cost of doing business, you help UMCOR keep the promise that 100 percent of gifts to a specific project will fund that project.

Thank you for your faithful giving.

The Connectional Giving Team,

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