Gleaning America's Fields ~ Feeding America's Hungry

 

 

National Hunger Action Month

 

Nearly 50 million people in the United States today are hungry or food insecure. Yet in this country, we will throw away over 133 billion pounds of good food this year. As people of faith, it is time for us to take action—to say that this situation is unacceptable and to do something about it.

September is National Hunger Action Month. Plan now to make September 2014 a time for your congregation to stand together against hunger, joining with the Society of St. Andrew to see that each person in this country has healthy, nourishing food to eat.

 

National Hunger Action Month Resources

Daily Calendar for Prayer and Action

Scripture reading and related activity for each day of September. Using this calendar, your congregants will take direct action against hunger and give money that, through the Society of St. Andrew, will be used to put nourishing fruits and vegetables on the tables of our hungry brothers and sisters right here in the U.S.

Black & white (reproducible for congregational use)

Color (for individual use; print, computer, e-reader)


Additional Resources to Download and Print

Weekly newsletter and bulletin announcements focusing on National Hunger Action Month

Church bulletin insert

Children’s sermons for use during National Hunger Action Month

Concluding litany and prayer of dedication for use on October 5, World Communion Sunday


Hunger-Focused Study Resources

The Fast That I Choose (6- or 12-session Bible study for youth and adult groups)

Abundance Orchard (5-session Bible-based children’s curriculum)

Harvest of Hope Work/Study Mission Retreats


Call or email today to schedule a visit or Skype conversation with a Society of St. Andrew staffer during National Hunger Action Month.

church@endhunger.org | 800-333-4597 or 434-299-5956

Use this form to order:

  ▪ A packet of materials for your church

  ▪ Coin banks for collections

  ▪ A Food Quiz DVD for a program

 

 
 

 
 

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