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SDOP Sunday – March 10, 2024


Self-Development of People Sunday

Presbyterian Committee on the Self-Development of People (SDOP) celebrates SDOP Sunday in 2024 on March 10. Join us in celebrating how the Presbyterian Church (USA) partnerships with low-income communities nationally, locally and internationally have impacted these communities as we seek to eradicate systemic poverty.

SDOP Sunday Resource & Yearbook Survey 

SDOP Sunday resource 

In lifting up these stories, we pray that they will inspire, encourage and energize you and your congregation to be unified in Christ, engaged in faith and dedicated in your support.

Please plan to observe Self-Development of People (SDOP) Sunday by doing a SDOP Minute for Mission, singing one of the SDOP hymns (in the SDOP Sunday resource), or mentioning the program during the service.

Access your SDOP Sunday resources below.

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What is SDOP Sunday?

Self-Development of People Sunday is an opportunity for churches to give to the One Great Hour of Sharing, and celebrate the work that we do engaging communities in addressing the issues of poverty and oppression. Rev. Alonzo Johnson, Coordinator for Self-Development of People, shares his thoughts.


2023 SDOP Sunday Resource

The Presbyterian Committee on the Self-Development of People (SDOP) Sunday web page resources share ideas of how to celebrate SDOP Sunday in 2023 on March 12. Join us in celebrating… Read more »

2022 SDOP Sunday Resource

Celebrate the Presbyterian Committee on the Self-Development of People’s work of engaging the church and communities in eradicating poverty and oppression.

2021 SDOP Sunday Worship Resource

Sample sermon, hymns, liturgical materials, stories about Self-Development of People funded community partners and other helpful material.

Get Involved with SDOP

Learn how the Committee on the Self-Development of People invests in people with its partners across the globe. Interpret the SDOP ministry with this one page brochure with information on… Read more »
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