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Compassion Sunday is April 13

Posted By Chris Giovagnoni On April 3, 2008 @ 1:22 am In Advocacy | No Comments

Young girl with a head covering, holding her thumb to her mouthEvery three seconds a child under age 5 dies from poverty-related causes that Compassion’s ministry is skilled at preventing. By hosting a Compassion Sunday event at your church, you expand your personal ministry and help transform the lives of impoverished children worldwide, without spending a cent. It just takes your voice.

Compassion Sunday is a nationwide annual campaign to raise awareness about the needs of children in poverty [3]. It’s a day for you to speak to your church about poverty and how your church can rescue children in need [4]. It’s not about you “convincing” anyone to sponsor a child. It’s just you sharing your heart, sharing God’s heart for children in need, and letting the Holy Spirit do the rest.

Last year, your willingness to host Compassion Sunday at churches nationwide resulted in more than 21,000 new sponsorships. Now, it’s time to speak up again – to “speak up for those who cannot speak for themselves” (Proverbs 31:8, NIV).

To get started, order your planning folder today. It will give you ideas, help you get organized and will walk you through each step of the planning process. Plus, we have employees who’ll be here to answer any questions you have. Not me though, I’m on the web team. :)

This year, Compassion Sunday is April 13, but you’re free to choose any day that works best for you and your church. Thanks for partnering with us and for opening your heart to serving children in poverty.


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