The International Day for the Eradication of Poverty has been observed on October 17 since 1993, when the United Nations General Assembly designated this day to promote awareness of the need to eradicate poverty and destitution in all countries.

Worship Ideas

A Hunger for Justice (26.82 KB): A worship service for the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty
Good News to the Poor (43.91 KB): A sermon by former Moderator the Very Rev. Lois Wilson on a guaranteed livable income.

Related Material

Prayer for the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty (24.41 KB): The "Lateral Thinkers" (a group in Victoria, BC) wrote this prayer collectively for use on the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty.