Oikocredit Sunday, October 2005
To celebrate 30 years of successful development financing ánd the UN Year of Microcredit, Oikocredit organised a so-called Oikocredit Sunday in October 2005, together with local churches worldwide.
The Oikocredit Sunday was celebrated during church services across the globe: from Congo, Uganda, Zambia, South Africa, Benin, India, the Philippines and Kiribati to the USA, Canada, Germany, France, Austria, Switzerland and the Netherlands.
Several churches have announced to be planning their own Oikocredit Sundays later during the year. If you are also interested to organise an Oikocredit Sunday in the last months of 2005, please contact us for more information.
Worship and information materials (biblical texts, prayers, songs, a litany, an article for church magazines etc.) can be sent to you by e-mail or downloaded here:
- Worship booklet for Oikocredit Sunday church service (585 kb)
- Article about Oikocredit for church magazines (37kb)
- Lyrics of the Oikocredit Sunday song (589 kb)
- Melody of the Oikocredit Sunday song (96 kb)
- Faith, invested in hopesong on the occasion of Oikocredit’s 25th anniversary (258 kb)
You are kindly invited to encourage your own local congregations to participate and ensure that 2.005 churches worldwide end 2005 with important symbolic recognition.
Read more information about Oikocredit’s activities in microfinance.
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