World Communion Sunday is the first Sunday in October. The offering supports a diverse mix of national and international ethnic young adults to make a global impact for Christ. The offering supports the Ethnic Scholarship Program and the Ethnic In-Service Training Program through the General Board of Higher Education and Ministry which provides ethnic scholarships for graduate students from the U.S. and other countries. It also supports the World Communion Scholarship Leadership Development Program administered by the General Board of Global Ministries. This offering provides ethnic scholarships for U.S. and international undergraduate students studying in the U.S. and funds In-Service Training Programs for racial and ethnic persons.