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May 2021 Mission Moments and More articles

Mission Moments and More provides a moment for mission, offertory prayer and bite sized newsletter copy for each Sunday in the year. Content features general church observances, apportioned fund, Special Sundays, The Advance or giving in general. 

Use information to introduce the offering in your congregation. 

May 2 — 5th Sunday of Easter—Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month (May)
I came to the United States at age 12—over 40 years ago. As I grew up in New York City in the 1970s, there was always a nagging question: “Where do I fit in as a Korean? Do I belong here?”
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May 9 — 6TH Sunday of Easter/Festival of the Christian Home/Mother’s Day—Golden Cross Sunday (Undated; Annual Conference may take special offering)
Growing up, Carol Sheley had watched her parents foster older, hard-to-place kids in the system, and she wanted to do the same.
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May 16 — 7th Sunday of Easter/Ascension Sunday—Heritage Sunday (Next Week, with No Special Offering)
Next Sunday, United Methodists celebrate Heritage Sunday. On this special day, we remember the past by committing ourselves to God’s continuing call.
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May 23—Pentecost/Heritage Sunday—Peace with Justice Sunday (next week)
In the Florida Annual Conference, a group of elementary school students is grateful for the United Methodist Peace with Justice Sunday offering.
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May 30—Trinity Sunday/Peace with Justice Sunday (Today)
Pentecost, United Methodists contribute to a churchwide Peace with Justice Sunday offering.
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