Did you know United Methodists have donated over $2.2 million dollars to WCS for scholarships for the past 3 years?

United Methodists have
donated $2.2 million
for scholars for
the past 3 years?

Thanks to your gifts on World Communion Sunday, we have collected over $2.2 million in the last four years for World Communion scholarships, ethnic minority scholarship programs and ethnic in-service training programs. 


United Methodist churches observe World Communion Sunday on the first Sunday in October. The observance focuses the attention of United Methodists on the universal and inclusive nature of the church. Offerings collected in United Methodist churches on World Communion Sunday are used to fund scholarships for young scholars and seminarians. Donations equip racial and ethnic-minority students in the United States and international students to transform the church and communities. Half of the proceeds from the offering is for World Communion Sunday Scholars administered by the General Board of Global Ministries. The remaining half is to be used for the Ethnic Scholarship Program and the Ethnic In-Service Training Program, which are administered by the General Board of Higher Education and Ministry.

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General Board of Global Ministries and General Board of Higher Education and Ministry