Sunday, November 7, 2010
November 7, 2010, is national Orphan Sunday. It is a movement to raise awareness of the 145 Million orphans worldwide.Orphan Sunday began in 2003 in Zambia when American Gary Schneider responding to the need to help local orphans. This weekend, an estimated 2,000 events will be hosted throughout our Nation primarily by evangelical Christian ministries encouraging others to respond through adoption, foster care and global orphan ministry initiatives. Orphans will be the subject of sermons, fundraisers, benefit concerts, prayer gatherings, and other special events designed to prompt people to respond to the greatest need in the world.