New Ark United Church of Christ
300 East Main Street
Newark, DE 19711
WHAT'S NEW: One Great Hour of Sharing (OGHS), one of two major collections within the denomination to give financial support to the important mission work of the larger church will be held on Sunday, April 28. Through OGHS, United Church of Christ members reach out in the name of Christ to: Build sustainable communities - OGHS supports self-help programs in more than 80 nations to build sustainable communities that enable people and communities to stand against and rise above hunger, disease, illiteracy, and other forces of injustice. Respond to disaster - OGHS provides emergency and long-term assistance to people in the aftermath of hurricanes, tornados, storms, floods, tidal waves, fires, explosions, technological disasters, civil strife, war, or other natural or human-caused events. On average, OGHS responds to a disaster once every 2 and a half days. Minister to refugees - OGHS responds with advocacy and help, hope and hospitality for people who have been uprooted from their home of origin. More than 30 million people are displaced at any given time.