Posts Categorized: One Great Hour of Sharing

Minute for Mission: Rebuilding Lives from the Ground Up

Presbyterian Disaster Assistance “This is so much fun! I could swing here for the rest of my life,” screams six-year-old Roshan Karki, who can now use a swing for the first time in his life, thanks to his temporary new home in emergency housing—supported by Finn Church Aid, ACT Alliance, and PDA.  In early 2015, in a… Read more »

Where do your donations make an impact?

“The OGHS ministries are driven, not so much by who the recipients are, but by who we are – faithful and generous followers of Christ Jesus. As such, our intention is to follow the lead of Jesus who looks upon everyone as a valued child of God, worthy of God’s good gift of life abundant. This is our foundation and motive.”

The Reverend Joseph Johnson 
Evergreen Presbyterian Church – Dothan, Alabama

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The gift of an enthusiastic leader

When it comes to One Great Hour of Sharing (OGHS), a leader’s enthusiasm is a gift in itself. Research shows church members give significantly more when their leaders share their excitement and passion for a Special Offering. Consider these ideas to involve your members & inspire them to give: Download the Leader’s Guide, with all… Read more »

“Ambassadors”

am·bas·sa·dor /amˈbasədər/ a person who acts as a representative or promoter of a specified activity. For the past few years, we have gathered groups of people to train and send out on our behalf when an offering is approaching. We want to have a personal connection with each congregation, but there are only so many… Read more »

Huerto de la Familia – The Family Garden

Impact Video Series Over the course of 2014 I’ll be visiting with people who are diligently working to transform communities across the country, empowered by the gifts you are making to the Special Offerings, and reporting back to you through a series of videos.  Several weeks ago I had the opportunity to visit with the… Read more »