Liturgy and worship aids
The opening plenary session of the 2015 Churchwide Gathering of Presbyterian Women in Minneapolis, Minnesota, included this multivoice reading of 1 Corinthians 12:12–27. The reading was arranged by Wendy Lamb, associate for worship at First Presbyterian Church of San Bernadino. Permission to reproduce and use is freely granted for non-commercial use in worship services and other settings. Copyright Wendy Long Lamb, Ph.D. 2014.
For world refugee day on June 20th, refugee advocacy week June 29th-July 2nd, and beyond, the PCUSA Office of Immigration Issues and the Stated Clerk of the General Assembly urge a time of prayer and recommitment to outreach and advocacy with refugees and asylees.
Download "A Service of Prayer for the City of Baltimore."
Glenda Watts wrote a commissioning service for attendees to the 2015 Churchwide Gathering, which she shared for all PW to use.
Another commissioning service is available in the 2015 Churchwide Gathering promotions packet.
We created this helpful tool with you in mind. It’s filled with information about the offering, ways you can get your congregation involved, resources you can use throughout the duration, and much more. Use your Guide to promote the Pentecost Offering today.
This helpful resource will aid in Pentecost service planning.
- Call to Worship
- Opening Prayer
- Call to Confession
- Prayer of Confession
- Assurance of Forgiveness
- Prayer for Illumination
- Affirmation of Faith
- Prayers of the People
- Prayer of Dedication
- Invitation to the Lord's Table
- Great Thanksgiving
- Prayer After Communion
- Blessing and Charge
Young Adult Volunteers - Teresa Larson learns that no act of kindness is too small as she serves as a Young Adult Volunteer in Chicago, Illinois.
Youth Ministries - Shannon Guse uses a book club to connect with local youth.
Children at Risk - Congregations give examples of educating children for future success.
Through the Pentecost Offering, every Presbyterian has the opportunity to "see" the Christ in need within the faces of youth, young adults and children at risk, and enable them to live the life for which they were created.
Ayudas litúrgicas 19 de abril / Liturgical Helps April 19
Ayudas litúrgicas 12 de abril / Liturgical Helps April 12
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 2015: