United Thank Offering

Wednesday, July 5, 2017 - 10:20

I grew up Baptist. We didn’t have the UTO or mite boxes like other churches had; we had the penny march. Every Sunday, the children would get up and march down the aisle of the church gathering pennies for mission. Fast-forward several years to a...

Wednesday, July 5, 2017 - 10:16

It is hard to believe that the current triennium is almost over. I am grateful for all of the loyal people who have contributed their time, talent, and treasure to further this important ministry. For those of you who have not attended general...

Tuesday, June 6, 2017 - 14:41

As you may know, every three years, the United Thank Offering gathers original prayers from around The Episcopal Church to create a pocket book of prayers that is available at General Convention. Last Convention, we were able to collect 125 prayers...

Tuesday, June 6, 2017 - 12:48

As many of you know, UTO has moved its distribution center for materials from Atlanta, Georgia, to Fort Defiance, Arizona. The UTO Board and staff did not make this decision lightly; we are very grateful for the Marketplace, but it was time for a...

Tuesday, June 6, 2017 - 12:36

A well-known Haitian proverb advises, Sonje lapli a ki leve mayi ou, meaning, “Remember the rain that helps your corn grow.” The students and faculty of St. Paul’s School in Petit Trou share their gratitude for the gardens and the produce that are...

Tuesday, June 6, 2017 - 12:12

You’ve probably noticed that the e-newsletter skipped May – my apologies. April was a really busy month, and the articles in this edition cover the big news and projects that we’ve been working on for UTO. Thanks to the Communications Department,...

Monday, June 5, 2017 - 12:32

Spring for the UTO Board means Holy Week, Ingathering reports, grant application reviews, and the difficult process of selecting which grants will be awarded. It’s also a time to reflect on the collected funds from the Ingathering. This year, we...

Thursday, February 9, 2017 - 12:50

The 2017 United Thank Offering grants for seven seminarians and four young adults were approved by Executive Council at its February meeting. The focus of the grants is The Jesus Movement. The United Thank Offering is a ministry to promote...

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