The Presbyterian Giving Catalog provides examples of how your generosity can help make an impact around the world. With examples like goats, chicks or new wells providing clean drinking water, the catalog will directly connect your church with those benefiting from your gifts.
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Latest Brochures and cards
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You are busy, likely swamped with responsibilities and requests. We understand the importance of giving you a clear guide, explaining the best way to promote One Great Hour of Sharing in your church. Research shows when church leaders encourage their congregations to support initiatives like the Special Offerings, their members give significantly more.
Latest Bulletin inserts
Click the link below to download bulletin inserts which can be used to promote the 2016 One Great Hour of Sharing.
One Spirit. Different Gifts. - God unites all gifts to create big impact.
So Much Accomplished, Still So Much to Do. - OGHS partners work together with the West Africa Initiative
Latest Forms and applications
Presbyterian College Women’s academic scholarship program helps equip young women to be leaders in both church and society. A $1,500 scholarship is available for an NNPCW member active in empowering women on her campus.
Latest Liturgy and worship aids
We are so glad to have such a wide range of offerings materials to support your One Great Hour of Sharing promotion activities. But we also know it can be difficult to scroll through the several pages to find it all. Here are our most popular resources for 2016:
- Leader's Guide
- Sharing Calendar
- Worship Resources
- Minutes for Mission
- Bulletin Inserts
- Sample Pastor Letter
- Gracie stories
- Curriculum (Giving Catalog)
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- Twitter Header
- Links to Order Materials
Latest Manuals and policies
Church Leadership Connection (CLC) system User Guide.
Latest Video, audio and multimedia
A new story for the 2016 One Great Hour of Sharing - learn why it is important that all of Gracie's friends have different gifts. Click the "Download PDF" button below for this year's story!
About the Author:
Dr. Kathy L. Dawson
Associate Professor of Christian Education Columbia Theological Seminary
Each of the Gracie the Fish stories for One Great Hour of Sharing have been written by Dr. Dawson. She has been chosen 2015 Educator of the Year by the Association of Presbyterian Church Educators.
Download Gracie's past adventures:
Latest Publications and periodicals
This examination is intended to “assess the candidate's working knowledge of the constitutional structure of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) and the method by which differences are properly resolved and programs to fulfill the mission of the church are determined.”
Latest Posters and fliers
A new series of light-hearted and happily serious posters help show the range of what it means to be Presbyterian Women. Feel free to share (on bulletin boards or refrigerator doors, in newsletters or in circle meetings!). This (gentle) educational campaign will challenge everyone to rethink what it means to be a part of Presbyterian Women.
This file will print as an 11″ x 17″ document; it is also available as an 8.5″ x 11″ document.
Latest Reports and study guides
The Comparative Statistics report is published annually and summarizes data on membership, finances and ministers provided by each congregation to the Office of the General Assembly via the Session Annual Statistical Report. The report compares annual statistics to show trends in areas such as membership gains and losses, receipts and expenditures, and number of ministers.
Table of Contents:
1. PC(USA) Congregations and Membership, 2003 to 2014
2. Distribution of PC(USA) Congregations by Membership Size and Synod, 2014
3. PC(USA) Membership by Region and State/Territory, 2014
4. Membership Gains and Losses of PC(USA) Synods and Presbyteries ...