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Golden Cross Sunday

Sunday, May 6 is Designated as Golden Cross Sunday

Golden Cross Sunday provides an offering opportunity to support:

  • Camperships for summer camp
  • Children who have been abused or neglected
  • Seniors who have outlived their savings

The organizations represented are:

  • Michigan Area United Methodist Camping
  • Methodist Children’s Home Society
  • United Methodist Retirement Communities (UMRC) Foundation

You can help promote Golden Cross Sunday by distributing offering envelopes, placing an insert in your bulletin, and/or including information in your monthly newsletter. Use button to download.



To make an online donation, click below or text GOLDENCROSS to 41444. You’ll have the option of supporting all three nonprofits or designating the organization you wish to support.



To request Golden Cross offering envelopes, please contact Amy Craig, UMRC Foundation Office Manager, at 734-433-1000 ext 7502, or by email at acraig@umrc.com.

May 6 is the traditional Golden Cross Sunday, but you are welcome to celebrate Golden Cross on the Sunday of your choice. Thank you very much for your support of these ministries and the vulnerable populations they serve. For more information, please contact:

  • Brooke Adams, Methodist Children’s Home Society, 313-531-9464, badams@mchsmi.org
  • George Ayoub, Michigan Area United Methodist Camping, 616-970-7838, georgea@umcamping.org
  • Lisa French, United Methodist Retirement Communities UMRC) Foundation, 734-433-1000 ext 7426, lfrench@umrc.com