Keep up with the exciting things happening through your gifts to the Presbyterian Church (USA) Special Offerings. We'll be posting about a wide range of topics, including: how your dollars are used around the world, promotion strategies for use in your local congregations, as well as stories about how Presbyterians are using Special Offerings gifts to make an impact in their own communities.
Louisville — Over the next couple of weeks the Presbyterian Mission Agency will begin reverse-remitting gifts made from individuals directly to the Agency from last year’s Pentecost and Peacemaking Offerings. Fifty percent of Peacemaking gifts will be split evenly between presbyteries and receiving congregations, while forty percent of Pentecost Offering gifts will be remitted back to congregations.
Mother's Day is right around the bend and we wanted to offer you all an opportunity to show appreciation to all of the amazing moms in your life by giving a gift in their honor.
One of my favorite things about working for Special Offerings is helping Presbyterians connect their decision to give, regardless of the amount, with the impact their gift can have in the life of another, but it's also one of the most challenging. While we can share as many stories as we want (there are many) about how someone, somewhere, in the past benefited from one of the ministries supported by Special Offerings (don't get me wrong, because these are great), we think we've found an even better way.
This past autumn we launched the Presbyterian Giving Catalog ...
I know yesterday's post was a long one, but trust me when I say that these won't always demand that much of your time. Like today's for instance. Margaret (our Project Manager for Congregational Promotion) happened to catch the following on the Presbyterian Disaster Assistance Facebook page and we thought it was something worth sharing through this channel.
"As an Expression of Grace, the Dean family prepared these colorful Gift of the Heart school kits. Three generations gathered to assemble the gifts so that somewhere in the world, someone in need will be blessed with a practical ...