Liturgy and worship aids
Download a dedication service to help your group celebrate and receive the 2013 Birthday Offering. This service is the part of the 2013 Birthday Offering promotional packet, which also includes a welcome letter (in English/Spanish), an overview of recipients, a dedication service (also in English), ways to support the Birthday Offering and how to access PW resources online.
The printed packet also includes samples of promotional items—poster (English/Spanish) and giving envelopes. These and other promotional materials are available to order.
Use this worship service to celebrate 2013 Camp and Conference Ministry Emphasis Sunday. This year's theme is "Awe and Wonder."
- Introduction by Lindsey R. Gilbert Jr, President and Head of Menaul School
- What is the Christmas Joy Offering
- Special Offerings Contact Information
- Directions for After the Offering is Received
- Explanation of Offering Recipients
- Financial Summary
- Promotional Ideas
- Resource Order Form
These Minutes for Mission contain powerful stories of lives changed through your giving to the Christmas Joy Offering.The download file contains these four Minutes for Mission:
Worship Resource for the 2013 Christmas Joy Offering.
June 23, 2013 is designated on the Presbyterian Planning Calendar as Disability Inclusion Sunday. PHEWA’s Presbyterians for Disability Concerns (PDC) network has developed our annual Resource Packet to help in observing this day- on June 23 or whenever works best in the life of your worshiping community.
In addition to our full packet of worship and awareness resources, we have developed a “scaled-down” version of our packet, with resources to perhaps introduce this emphasis for the first time. Feel free to supplement what is offered here with additional pieces from the full packet. With our 2013 theme, Before and ...
2013 Liturgical Colors from the 2012-2013 Presbyterian Planning Calendar.
"God has really coordinated this."
Those are the words of a Presbyterian grandmother in Kentucky who has witnessed her 13-year-old granddaughter changing the lives of other children and teenagers. To download the audio version, right-click here and select "save target (or link) as..."
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"The horror of the story is that it's outright human slavery. It's a shocking thing to learn about, but we all must hear it. This is happening all of the world, even in the United States," Mary Ann told us. "The problem is immense. But nothing can change until we start talking about it."
It's an international scandal that needs exposing, and if we can do it through churches and program supported through the Peacemaking Offering, then we can begin to act in solidarity with the Filipino people, even from our pews. To download the audio version ...
What can a congregation in the United States do to change lives of women and children in South Sudan? We, I, you ... can take part by supporting RECONCILE, a group working toward peace building in the war-ravaged country. To download the audio version, right click here and select "save target (or link) as."
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