The official day of Human Relations Day is Sunday, January 19, 2020. All are encouraged to celebrate this Sunday on any Sunday throughout the year.
the United Methodist connection we come together to help bridge the gap
between church and community by participating in an offering set aside
for Human Relations Day. For more than half a century, United Methodists
have observed this churchwide special Sunday in recognition of the
message Jesus demonstrated during his life: all of God’s children are
One of the wonderful aspects of The United Methodist Church is that we can do so much more together than we ever could do on our own. On Human Relations Day, we join other UMC congregations in a special offering to support neighborhood ministries through Community Developers, community advocacy through United Methodist Voluntary Services and work with at-risk youth through the Youth Offender Rehabilitation Programs.
In recognizing Human Relations Day, we are called to make an impact in communities where people struggle because they don’t have the tools or resources to reach their God-given potential. Our gifts are part of building beloved community through faith-based volunteer programs, community developers and programs that work with at-risk teens.
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