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World Food Sunday is celebrated on the third Sunday in October. The week leading up to it is observed as the Churches' Week of Action on Food.

Worship Ideas

A Worship Resource for World Food Day (1.68 MB): Suggested scripture, prayers, dramatic reading, and children and youth features from Canadian Foodgrains Bank.
Mission & Service: World Food Day 2022 (46.37 KB): Isaiah 55:1-13 imagines an entirely new economic system, one where all of the essentials are available equally for everyone.
Season of Gratitude: World Communion Sunday to All Saints' (137.63 KB): This 5-week resource explores how you can show your thanks and celebrate the work of the faithful. From the CtBtC: CGP.
World Food Day Bulletin Insert Highlighting Mission & Service (470.24 KB): Your gifts for Mission and Service can help end hunger.
World Food Day Service Highlighting Mission & Service (33.37 KB): A service emphasizing the importance of food and living our mission through generosity.
Your Kingdom Banquet Come (1.33 MB): A 2020 worship package from the Canadian Foodgrains Bank on ending global hunger. Includes a children’s feature and craft.

Related Material

A Drama about Food Sovereignty and Justice (153.69 KB): This drama goes with the worship “Seeds of Sovereignty” found in Mandate November 2014.
Addressing Global Hunger (Bulletin Insert) (623.92 KB): A bulletin insert with information about what the United Church and partners do to help address global hunger. Includes a prayer for food security.
Exploring the Principles of Food Sovereignty (135.87 KB): A Resource for the Food Justice Week of Action.
World Food Day Prayer (23.54 KB): A prayer of thanks for food and the harvest for World Food Sunday 2020, by Michael Shewburg.