In 2021, the theme of Anglicare Sunday is ‘Horizons of Hope’.
This year Anglicare Sunday is happening on Sunday 24 October to mark the end of Anti Poverty Week.
Our team are currently producing a sermon video plus a range of resources to support your church to partner with Anglicare in our mission to alleviate poverty in our local community.
While we are always extremely appreciative of the financial support we receive from parishes, Anglicare Sunday is not a fundraising initiative. It’s a time we set aside specifically to engage with parishes and provide an update on the work we’ve achieved together over the past year.
WHAT IS ANGLICARE SUNDAY?
Anglicare Sunday is a chance for you and your church to partner with Anglicare in our mission to break the cycle of intergenerational poverty for children, young people and families.
In 2019 more than 48 churches across our region participated in Anglicare Sunday.
Anglican parishes and other churches to hosted Anglicare Sunday to encourage their congregation to be involved with helping people in your local community. It involved speaking about the work of Anglicare, showing videos of our client’s personal stories and sharing the ways people can support the work of Anglicare.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
How do I get involved?
If you would like to host an Anglicare Sunday event at your church in 2021, complete our Anglicare Sunday Registration Form.
Our team will provide you with all the resources you need including talking points, video, seat drops, posters and more. Depending on the size and location of your church, we may also be able to send an Anglicare representative to speak at your church’s Anglicare Sunday event. Contact us to find out more.
Thank you for partnering with us to help people find out about the work of Anglicare and supporting those in need in your local community.
When is Anglicare Sunday?
The official date for Anglicare Sunday 2021 is October 24 to coincide with national Anti Poverty Week, but you can hold Anglicare Sunday at your church on any date.
Can someone from Anglicare speak at my church?
There are more than 110 churches across the three Anglican dioceses in which we work – Canberra and Goulburn, Bathurst and Riverina.
We would love to see every church in our region host Anglicare Sunday but we don’t have enough Anglicare representatives to speak at all of them.
However, we are very excited to have a number of church volunteers who have become Anglicare Ambassadors. As an Anglicare Ambassador, you become the Anglicare spokesperson within your church to help encourage your church’s congregation to support our goal in stopping the cycle of generational poverty in our local communities. We provide Anglicare Ambassadors with everything they need to host an Anglicare Sunday including talking points, videos, flyers for seat drops and information about how to get involved. There is also opportunity for you to get involved throughout the year!
What resources are supplied to churches hosting Anglicare Sunday?
As a Anglicare Sunday host you will receive our Church Kit that contains:
- Speaker notes/ talking points
- Anglicare Sunday presentation slides (if screen/ projector is used at your church)
- Anglicare brochures
- Seat drop flyers
- USB with materials
- Prayer diaries
My church is very small, can we still host Anglicare Sunday?
As Anglicare’s mission states, we are called by Jesus’ example to respond to human need by offering loving service and seeking to address the injustices in our society. No matter how big or small you church is, you can partner with us on this mission to change our local communities in Jesus’ name.
Where can I get more information?
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