Special Sundays

Special Sundays in The United Methodist Church are intended to illustrate the nature and calling of the church and are celebrated annually. Special Sundays are placed on the calendar in the context of the Christian year, which is designed to make clear the calling of the church as the people of God, and to give persons the opportunity to contribute offerings to special programs. Your support is critical to the survival of these important ministries (listed below) and for sharing God’s gifts around the world.

Men’s Ministry Sunday
(any Sunday in the year)

United Methodist Volunteers In Mission (UMVIM) Awareness Sunday
(any Sunday in the year)

Laity Sunday is October 20, 2019.  Resources may be found on the UMC Discipleship website  


The month of December 
UMFS of Virginia Month*

Human Relations Day Sunday - January 19, 2020

UMCOR Sunday - March 22, 2020

Native American Ministries Sunday - April 26, 2020

Peace with Justice Sunday - June 7, 2020

World Communion Sunday - October 4, 2020

United Methodist Student Day Sunday - November 29, 2020



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