Resources in Liturgy and worship aids

2019 OGHS Connections to Congregation and Worship

Use these ideas and prayers in worship to better connect your congregation with the ministries made possible by One Great Hour of Sharing. Created by Jenna Campbell, a Certified Christian Educator serving as the Director of Children and Youth Ministry at First Presbyterian Church in Stillwater, Oklahoma

2019 OGHS Children’s Sermon

A children’s sermon for use with One Great Hour of Sharing, written by Jenna Campbell, a Certified Christian Educator serving as the Director of Children and Youth Ministry at First Presbyterian Church in Stillwater, Oklahoma

Minute for Mission: Repairers of the Breach

The church’s identity reflects the call of Isaiah to become repairers of the breach. It is through One Great Hour of Sharing that Presbyterians come together to open our doors to become the church with all the people we see.

Minute for Mission: Saving a Community from Displacement

Thanks to One Great Hour of Sharing gifts, a community in Puerto Rico that was facing the threat of displacement formed a trust which acquired title to a 200-acre area that is home to 1,500 families.

2018 Christmas Joy Worship Resources

The 2018 Worship Resources include: Readings Call to Worship Opening Prayer Call to Reconciliation Prayer of Confession Assurance of Pardon Invitation to Offering Prayer of Dedication Invitation to the Lord’s Table Great Prayer of Thanksgiving Sending Created by the Rev. Thom M. Shuman

2018 Christmas Eve Candle Light Litany

Some congregations receive the Christmas Joy Offering in the context of a candle lighting service. Whether or not that is your congregation’s practice, you may find the following litany a helpful resource as you celebrate this season in your faith community.