Resources are now available for the upcoming 2015 Easter Offering for the World Evangelism Fund.
The offering website, nazarene.org/generosity, includes promotional materials such as a social media plan, posters, bulletin inserts, and a video. Sermon ideas, prayer points, devotionals, and children's activity sheets are also available to support local churches.
Leaders are encouraged to help their congregations creatively and innovatively prepare for this event using the Leader's Guide, which features a suggested schedule for resource use and a chart to divide offering emphasis responsibilities.
The Easter Offering website is once again available in the denomination's five official languages. Each language version can be accessed by a unique URL — English at nazarene.org/generosity, French at nazarene.org/generosite, Korean at nazarene.org/generositykn, Portuguese at nazarene.org/generosidade, and Spanish at nazarene.org/generosidad.
The offering is typically taken on Easter Sunday, April 5, but may be customized in light of local churches' needs.
This year's theme, Every Tongue Confess, focuses on Philippians 2:1-11, where Paul speaks of the great sacrifice that Christ made in order to bring His people to unity with Him. Funds received from the offering provide essential resources for outreach in the Church of the Nazarene's 159 world areas.