NASHVILLE, Tenn. (BP)–A wide range of resources — many of them free — are available to help churches plan their Oct. 11 observance of World Hunger Sunday. Many of those resources can be found at worldhungerfund.com, the homepage for the Southern Baptist World Hunger Fund.
Among the free downloadable resources available at worldhungerfund.com:
— Bulletin insert, World Hunger Fund logo, mini-poster ads, video and a PowerPoint presentation.
— Soup can labels to create receptacles for WHF donations.
— A mini coloring book depicting real people whose lives are being touched through Southern Baptist hunger ministries.
— A drama script that can be used to educate church groups on the Christian mandate to minister to the poor.
Among the low-cost items available for order on the site:
— “Impact World Hunger,” a four-page publication, sized for easy placement in most church bulletins, that also can be used as a stand-alone informational handout.
— World Hunger Bread Bank to help churches, schools, or community groups fight world hunger by collecting money to donate to the World Hunger Fund.
— World Hunger Fund offering envelopes.
The Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission also provides resources at erlc.com/hunger:
— Articles on topics such as biblical directives for combating hunger and poverty and how to begin a hunger ministry.
— Two sermons, “The Ministry of the Open Hand” and “Do Justice to the Afflicted and Needy.”
— News reports on how Southern Baptists are fighting hunger both in North America and abroad.
Adapted from information on worldhungerfund.com and erlc.com.