to stay clear of the time slots devoted to America For Christ, One Great Hour
of Sharing, World Mission Offering and the MMBB Thank You Offering has been a
difficult dance. Encouraging churches to give to the Region Offering "just
whenever" has not been helpful either. And yet, support of the Region Offering
is becoming more and more critical to the vital ongoing ministries we share together
in the Central Region. The opportunity for Central Region churches to share in
the blessings of faithful and generous giving is too important for a "just
Instead of "just whenever," Central
Region churches are challenged to schedule the Region Offering as a special 5th
Sunday offering and celebrate the ways we partner together to accomplish great
things for Christ in the Central Region.
In 2013, fifth
Sundays will fall in March, June, September and December. Give joyously and give
generously to the RO5 and make a difference in providing for healthy, vital regional
Be a vital partner in helping sister churches discern God's will
for their future and find the pastoral leadership needed to carry them forward
in healthy Christ-like ministry. Your gifts to the Region Offering help sustain
the vital ministry of guiding and assisting local congregations in the pastoral
search and call process. Your church has been there. You can make a difference
for sister churches when their time comes to look for pastoral leadership.
you can use to promote
the RO5 Region Offering in your congregation.