One Great Hour of Sharing Offering 2016
One Great Hour of Sharing (“OGHS”) is one of the four annual offerings received by American Baptist churches. OGHS makes the love of Christ real for individuals and communities around the world who suffer the effects of disaster, conflict, poverty or severe economic hardship, and for those who find themselves refugees or displaced within their home country.
Have you ever wondered how the gifts that you give to the One Great Hour of Sharing offering get to the places here they are put to work? This is the responsibility of the World Relief Committee (WRC or “Committee”). The Committee’s purpose is to support, enable and encourage emergency relief, refugee work, disaster rehabilitation, and development assistance. The source of funds for this works is the gifts you give to the One Great Hour of Sharing offering.
Contributions to OGHS make a difference in the lives of people. Church World Service, with overseas partners are often the first on the scene following a disaster of natural or human origin. The needs of the people are identified and priorities are set to bring long-term solutions that will improve the quality of life for individuals and communities around the world. One Great Hour of Sharing, nearly 50 years old, continues to respond to needs equally critical as when it was first created.
1Give Generously to One Great Hour of Sharing.
For complete information go to http://abc-oghs.org