Consecration Sunday

Consecration Sunday is a special occasion within the Presbyterian Church, marking a time of commitment and dedication of one’s life and resources to God’s work. This event is often observed with a special service, focusing on stewardship, gratitude, and the spiritual practice of giving. Here is an example of content you might use or adapt for your church’s Consecration Sunday:

Welcome to Consecration Sunday

Date: [Insert Date]

Time: [Insert Time]

Location: [Insert Location]

Theme: “Living Generously”

“As each has received a gift, use it to serve one another, as good stewards of God’s varied grace.” – 1 Peter 4:10


Welcome to Consecration Sunday at [Your Church Name], a day we set aside to reflect upon and celebrate our commitment to God’s work in the world. Today is a special opportunity to come together as a community of faith, to offer our time, talents, and financial resources as an expression of our faith and a testament to our gratitude for God’s abundant blessings.

Service Outline

Opening Prayer

  • A moment to invite God’s presence and prepare our hearts for worship.

Praise and Worship

  • A selection of hymns and songs that reflect our theme, “Living Generously.”

Scripture Readings

  • Passages that speak to the joy and responsibility of stewardship and generosity.


  • A message that explores the biblical basis for giving and the impact of our collective generosity on the church and beyond.


  • Personal stories from congregation members about how stewardship and generosity have impacted their faith journey.

Consecration Ceremony

  • A special time during the service for individuals and families to consecrate their pledges and offerings for the coming year.

Prayer of Dedication

  • A communal prayer dedicating our commitments to God and asking for His guidance and blessing.

Closing Hymn and Benediction

  • A closing moment to send us forth, inspired to live out our commitments in the world.


After the service, please join us for a fellowship meal in [location]. This is a time to enjoy community, share stories, and support one another as we embark on this journey of faith and generosity together.


Consecration Sunday is not just about the financial support of the church; it’s a spiritual practice that challenges us to examine our priorities, to grow in our faith, and to live out our calling as stewards of God’s creation. As we participate in today’s service, let us open our hearts to the transformative power of generosity and consider how we might use our gifts to serve God and one another in the coming year.

A Prayer for Consecration Sunday

Heavenly Father, on this Consecration Sunday, we offer up to you not just our financial resources but our very lives. Guide us to use all that we have and all that we are for your glory and the furtherance of your kingdom. Help us to live generously, love openly, and serve faithfully. In Jesus’ name, Amen.

Feel free to customize this content to fit your congregation’s unique needs and the specific details of your Consecration Sunday celebration.