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10 Tips for Creating a Welcoming Environment for Young Adults

Ten Tips for Creating a Welcoming Environment for Young Adults

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Go. Disciple. Live.

If you believe the church of Jesus Christ is dying, STOP.  We see the church of Jesus Christ alive.  Find out how our work in Evangelism and Church Growth ministries supports this belief.   

 

 

 

 

 

Latest Bulletin inserts

Changing Lives bulletin insert - November 2014

Changing Lives, a monthly e-letter from Deputy Executive Director for Mission, Roger Dermody which celebrates how God is changing lives through Presbyterian mission, is also available as bulletin insert.

In the midst of the changing seasons, God’s spirit continues to nudge us into new and engaging ways of reaching out to those seeking the hope of the Gospel.







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New Worshiping Communities Seed Grant

These grants are intended to support operating/program purposes such as salary and benefits, insurance, rent, educational materials, etc... These grants are limited to new worshiping communities that are related to the Presbyterian Church (USA), located within the United States and Puerto Rico and were ordinarily established no earlier than July 2010.

New worshiping communities may apply for a one-time Seed Grant of up to $7,500.  Matching funds are not required.  This grant is designed to encourage the birth of new worshiping communities through congregations and presbyteries rather than to fund the expansion or support of existing congregations or ...

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Ayudas litúrgicas 30 de noviembre / Liturgical Helps November 30

Ayudas litúrgicas 30 de noviembre / Liturgical Helps November 30

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Formula of Agreement

Between the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), the Reformed Church in America, and the United Church of Christ on Entering into Full Communion on the Basis of A Common Calling

In 1997 four churches of Reformation heritage will act on an ecumenical proposal of historic importance. The timing reflects a doctrinal consensus which has been developing over the past thirty-two years coupled with an increasing urgency for the church to proclaim a gospel of unity in contemporary society. In light of identified doctrinal consensus, desiring to bear visible witness to the unity of the Church, and hearing the call to engage together in God's mission, it is recommended:

That the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), the Reformed Church in America, and the United Church of Christ declare on the basis of A Common Calling and their adoption of this A Formula of Agreement that they are in full communion with one another. Thus, each church is entering into or affirming full communion with three other churches.

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PowerPoint from Bill Brown on Creation Care in the Bible

On Monday November 10, 2014, Bill Brown and Trisha Tull co-taught an inspirational hour-long webinar "Creation Care: Basic Bible 101." The excellent webinar can be found in its entirety here, and Bill Brown's powerpoint is available below.

—Rev. Dr. Bill Brown is William Marcellus McPheeters Professor of Old Testament at Columbia Theological Seminary. Among classroom and congregational teaching on creation care, he also has presented at a Ghost Ranch series on earth-honoring faith. Recent books include “The Seven Pillars of Creation: Bible, Science, and the Ecology of Wonder” and “Wisdom’s Wonder.”

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Jinishian Catalog 2014

Less than 300 miles from Bethlehem, an Armenian family in Syria lives as refugees in their own city. Yet they are not alone—the Jinishian Memorial Program (JMP) is bringing laughter to war-traumatized children at a Christmas party. We’re providing fuel for winter. We help give life-saving care to the injured.

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Working to End Human Trafficking Suggestions

Whether you are preparing for PW Together in Action Days, focused around Human Trafficking Awareness Day, January 11, or you want a year-round action plan, use this list of suggestions for ideas and resources to use in the fight against human trafficking.

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Quicksheet #46 - Beyond Saying Grace

Quicksheets:  Fast and Fabulous Ideas for Youth Ministry.