World Communion Sunday is one of the six churchwide Special Sundays with offerings of The United Methodist Church. Each church is encouraged to celebrate the Special Sundays. As of November 30, 2013, the most recent financial data available, the World Communion Sunday offering had received $344,676.
In 2012, $848,331 was remitted, in 2011, $819,749 was remitted, in 2010, $912,720 was remitted and in 2009, $930,878 was remitted.
World Communion Sunday provides leadership graduate scholarships for graduate national & international students; Undergraduate scholarships for Ethnic Scholarships for national and international students within the U.S.; Ethnic In-Service training (non-degree).”provides scholarships for U.S. racial- and ethnic-minority students and international students, on both undergraduate and graduate levels.
Your congregation’s extravagant generosity to the World Communion Sunday offering helps needful students achieve their dream of higher education. Be the difference in your congregation. Nurture students to lead, today and in the future. Please give generously and thoughtfully. Thank you