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If you’re looking for support materials to help educate your congregation about United Methodist Student Day, you’re in the right spot! Listed below are resources available online as well as a link to our online store where you can order additional FREE printed resources. If you would rather call and order resources, call toll free 1-888-346-3862.

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Downloadables

2014 United Methodist Student Day Bulletin Insert

2014 United Methodist Student Day 8 1/2 x 11 Poster

2014 Special Sundays Combo Mini Poster

United Methodist Student Day Pastor's Kit

 

Sermon Starter #1 (PDF verison) (Word version)

Sermon Starter #2 (PDF verison) (Word version)

Sermon Starter #3 (PDF verison) (Word version)


United Methodist Student Day Powerpoint Presentation
Use this PowerPoint in training classes, seminars or anywhere you want to explain the United Methodist Student Day. 

 

VIDEOS 

If you need a higher resolution file for any of the video clips listed, contact the Connectional Giving Team being sure to specify which video you would like.

  • Your gifts on UMSD Sunday provides scholarships for students, like Wesley Yang, to continue their education in institutions of higher learning. Please continue to support this offering.
  • Sara Weisbrod is one of 61 college students from West Ohio congregations who received either a scholarship or loan from United Methodist Student Day Offerings.

    United Methodist Student Day, is one of the six churchwide Special Sundays of The United Methodist Church. Money for UM scholarships and loans comes from a variety of funding sources - offerings on the designated Sunday, earnings on investments of gifts from wills and annuities, and repayments and interest on student loans.

    Support for United Methodist Student Day is crucial if we are to honor the church's commitment to educating a new generation of Christian leaders.

    Download YouTube Video from the West Ohio Annual Conference site. 

     

  • Best and Brightest

    Who will be our future leaders? This 2008 video focuses on students receiving financial support through the United Methodist Student Day offering. Your faithful gifts help students achieve their dreams through a college education.

  • UMSD - Loans and Scholarships

    This 2008 video highlights the Watkins family, all of whom received financial support of scholarships or loans through the United Methodist Student Day offering. With college costs rising, your generous support enables students to obtain a college education without worrying about lack of funds.

 

Talking to your congregation about Special Sundays

  • Talking Points
  • Need assistance about how to talk about United Methodist Student Day at your church?  Use the helpful talking points!
  • Wiki
  • Here are the facts and figures about United Methodist Student Day.
 

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