Bishop Eaton invites you to a day of service

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Presiding Bishop Elizabeth Eaton invites you to “God’s work. Our hands.” Sunday


On Sunday, Sept. 13, congregations will observe “God’s work. Our hands.” Sunday. This year our church — and our world — are living through the COVID-19 pandemic. Physical distancing has changed the way we worship and serve. But the need is great, and God’s church is at work.

We encourage you to plan your day of service in compliance with local health guidelines. The safety and well-being of your volunteers and those you serve is a top priority. Follow all local guidance regarding physical distancing, mask-wearing, maximum gathering size and building capacity limits.

Acts of service can happen anywhere: you might contribute to an online project from your home or volunteer in person keeping a safe physical distance and wearing a mask.

To help you plan for “God’s work. Our hands.” Sunday, we invite you to visit for resources including:

If your congregation cannot participate on Sept. 13, please consider another day for your service activities.

Don’t forget to share your congregation’s participation with us! Send your stories and photos to so that together we can celebrate what God accomplishes through you. Participate on social media using #GodsWorkOurHands.

As church, we are guided by our life in Christ to share the love of Jesus and serve our neighbors — even if such acts of service look different this year.




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