UMCOR

United Methodist Committee on Relief

Denise Honeycutt explains the relationship between UMCOR and One Great Hour of Sharing

In today’s episode the Deputy General Secretary of UMCOR, Denise Honeycutt, talks about the relationship between the vitally important work of UMCOR and One Great Hour of Sharing. Listen in as Denise talks about the role the local church plays in the global work of UMCOR.

Interview Highlights

00:45 // Denise Honeycutt is the Deputy General Secretary of UMCOR
01:00 // There would be no UMCOR if not for the local church
01:27 // Denise describes the work of UMCOR
02:09 // UMCOR’s work includes disaster relief, global health units, global development
04:00 // One Great Hour of Sharing provides administrative funds to UMCOR so that 100% of a gift goes to disaster relief
05:50 // One Great Hour of Sharing enables UMCOR to act quickly when a disaster strikes
06:38 // One Great Hour of Sharing is a 50 year old tradition
07:19 // UMCOR is often known for being the first in and last out of a disaster
08:00 // The offering is traditionally taken during lent
09:54 // Denise thanks the leaders of the local church for their involvement

Episode Transcript

Rich – Well, welcome to the One Great Hour of Sharing Podcast, as we count down to the fourth Sunday of Lent and as we invite your church to support the incredibly vital work of UMCOR through this one very important Sunday. Today we have, a real privilege, on the line we have Denise Honeycutt. She’s the Deputy General Secretary of UMCOR. Denise, thanks so much for giving us some time today.

Donna Spearman talks about One Great Hour of Sharing from One Local Church’s perspective.

In today’s episode we hear from Donna Spearman as she shares about what Central United Methodist Church in Endicott, NY has been doing to celebrate One Great Hour of Sharing. Listen in as she shares he perspectives on this vitally important Sunday in the life of our church!

Interview Highlights

01:18 // Donna gives a brief history of Central United Methodist Church in Endicott, NY

02:34 // Donna loves Central’s social conscious

04:30 // The One Great Hour of Sharing is a great way to be involved when you can’t go yourself

Marji Hill gives a view from field on the work of UMCOR and One Great Hour of Sharing

In today’s episode we hear from Marji Hill who serves on the ground with UMCOR and has seen the positive impact that churches giving through One Great Hour of Sharing can have. Tune in to get a great insight into the work of UMCOR and join for the fourth Sunday in Lent!

Interview Highlights

01:20 // Marji’s Role in the North Texas Conference

02:08 // UMCOR provides training for Disaster Response Coordinators

03:06 // Explanation of Disaster Training 101

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