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.
One of the most useful resources — a video thanking Southern Baptists for the crucial ministry their World Hunger Fund is providing in Kenya’s ongoing food crisis — is available for viewing from the Baptist Press Audio/Video Gallery at bpnews.net.
A great many other 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.