United Thank Offering
The United Thank Offering (UTO) is a ministry of The Episcopal Church for the mission of the whole church. Through UTO, individuals are invited to embrace and deepen a personal daily spiritual discipline of gratitude. UTO encourages people to notice the good things that happen each day, give thanks to God for those blessings and make an offering for each blessing using a UTO Blue Box. UTO is entrusted to receive the offerings, and to distribute the 100% of what is collected to support innovative mission and ministry throughout The Episcopal Church and Provinces of the Anglican Communion.
Visit UTO's website to learn more about how to participate in the United Thank Offering or to order materials to start the program in your congregation. Jeanne King is our diocesan UTO chairperson and available to help.
UTO Opportunities: April & May, 2021
- Young Adult Board Member Position Opening – Access the information and the application here
- 2021 Theology of Gratitude Scholars Conference Call for Proposals – Access the information and how to submit proposals here
- 2021-2022 Julia Chester Emery Internship applications now available - Apply for this internship here. Select the Johnson Service Corps House and then the UTO internship.
- April Webinar (7 p.m. ET April 22) – Introduction to straw bale gardening with the Rev. Shaneequa Brokenleg – register here
- May Webinar (noon ET, Tuesday, May 18)– Introduction to grant writing with Heather Melton – register here
United Thank Offering announced the grant recipients for the Spring 2021 granting cycle, and we are excited to share that the Diocese of Missouri will receive $11,300 for Sustaining: Trinity Food Ministry in COVID-19 Times.
2021 UTO Ingathering
The United Thank Offering is a ministry based on gratitude in which we:
- Notice the good things that happen each day.
- Give thanks to God for your blessings.
- Make an offering for each blessing.
Contribute today to the 2021 UTO Ingathering.
Order little blue boxes and other UTO materials to give to your congregation. All UTO resources are now distributed through the Episcopal Church in Navajoland in northern Arizona.