Planning and Leading a Miracle Sunday Campaign

The Parish Paper.

This article provides guidance on how to plan a "Miracle Sunday," a special offering best suited to fund a special program or create a one-time income stream for a unique need.


list of activities, suggested timeline

Best For

clergy and lay leaders



Suggested Uses

  • Design an effective approach to fund a particular endeavor by following the suggestions in this article to plan a "Miracle Sunday."
  • Consider the benefits of scheduling a "Miracle Sunday" by sharing this article with clergy and lay leaders.

About the Contributor

Tim Shapiro

Tim is president of the Indianapolis Center for Congregations – of which the CRG is a program. He began serving the Center in 2003 after 18 years in pastoral ministry. He holds degrees from Purdue University and Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary. Tim’s interest in how congregations learn to do new things is represented in his book How Your Congregation Learns.

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