Growing in Grace & Gratitude catalog wins Award of Excellence at 2015 PIAS Graphic Awards Competition

Award presented to Congregational Ministries Publishing, PC(USA), and the Merrick Printing Company, Inc.

July 20, 2015

Louisville

A catalog introducing Growing in Grace & Gratitude, the new Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) denominational children’s curriculum, was recognized for its design at the 2015 PIAS Graphic Awards Competition.

Congregational Ministries Publishing (CMP) and the Merrick Printing Company, Inc., were honored with an Award of Excellence in the 4B-Booklets (four or more colors) category of the competition. Jeanne Williams, managing editor of CMP, and Clare Lewis, former publisher of CMP, now director of sales and marketing of Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Investment & Loan Program, Inc., designed the catalog.

“The whimsical art and design of the catalog reflect the color and playful quality of the curriculum’s design,” said Williams.

Growing in Grace & Gratitude is a quarterly curriculum that will help transform the lives of children and those who love them, shaped by grace and gratitude. Through fun, age-appropriate activities, prayer, and singing, children and their leaders will celebrate the presence of God’s grace in their lives.

Available in English or Spanish (Crecemos en gracia y gratitude); learn more about the curriculum at growinggracegratitude.org. Order at pcusastore.com.

Growing in Grace & Gratitude is published by CMP, the denominational curriculum publisher of the PC(USA). Its mission is to bring glory to God by inspiring, equipping, and connecting Presbyterians of all ages with faithful, affordable, educational resources that further commitments to live as disciples of Jesus Christ.

The PIAS Graphic Awards Competition, held annually, is designed to appropriately honor those responsible for the creation, design, and production of top-quality printed materials—materials that have impact, appeal, and effectiveness as sales/marketing, communications, or educational media. PIAS is the Printing Industry Association of the South.