Use the following Scriptures and reflections to jumpstart sermons related to each special offering.
Nurture students to lead, today and in the future.
“You are definitely my rock and my fortress. Guide me and lead me for the sake of your good name!” – Psalm 31:3, CEB
Opportunities for higher education seem elusive when money is tight, but when students from around the world dream of going to college, we can do our part by giving generously to today’s special offering. How well do we nurture the students in our congregation to become leaders? What can we do better?
This Sunday United Methodists observe World Communion Sunday by receiving a special offering. Your gifts provide scholarships for racial ethnic and international students, creating possibilities for mission and evangelism around the world and preparing people of color for leadership and ministry. Please give generously. Thank you!