Compassion Sunday is an annual event held in churches across the country. It's an opportunity for you to share your heart for the poor with those who could change their lives forever.

Here’s How To Get Started

  1. Order A Planning Guide

    In your FREE guide, you'll learn all you need to know about hosting Compassion Sunday — from planning your presentation to connecting your church family with children in need.

  2. Register your event

    Once you get permission from your pastor, it’s time to register your event. After you register, we’ll send you an Event Kit with table decorations, a T-shirt, child packets, helpful instructions and more!

  3. Host your event

    Show a short video to your church family, share your heart for helping children in poverty, and ask them to change a life by sponsoring a waiting child.

“Compassion Sunday is a way for you to put your faith into action.”

Candace Cameron Bure became a sponsor during a Compassion Sunday. Hear from the actress, and mom about why you should host a Compassion Sunday at your church!

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Children sitting on the ground

There are millions of children living in poverty. Every single one of them deserves hope.

And you can be the one to give it to them.

In less than an hour, on just one day, you can make an eternal impact. Host Compassion Sunday at your church and become a vital part of the nationwide movement that’s releasing children from poverty around the world.

Ready to change more lives?

Your voice is the one that will connect more children with sponsors — that will prove that every ONE matters. And it’s easy. Say “YES!” to releasing more children from poverty in Jesus’ name this Compassion Sunday.

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Mike Patterson, firefighter and Compassion Sunday host

“Getting up in front of a group of people and sharing my story was not something that was super comfortable for me, to say the least. But I was really pleased that Compassion supported me the whole way.”
— Mike Patterson, firefighter and Compassion Sunday host