Liturgy and worship aids
This resource provides instructional materials, liturgical texts, and musical responses for the celebration of weekly Eucharist during the season of Easter in the year 2013.
Use this Leader's Guide for helping to plan for the One Great Hour of Sharing Offering.
- Introductory Letter from Sara Lisherness
- What is One Great Hour of Sharing?
- Financial Summary
- Steps to a Successful Offering
- Minutes for Mission
- Worship Aid
- Resource Order Form
These three program-focused Minutes for Mission contain powerful stories of lives changed through your giving to One Great Hour of Sharing. The comprehensive Minute for Mission serves as a reminder of the history of this rich tradition.
Written by Carolyn Winfrey Gillette, this hymn offers a prayer to God following violence against children.
Use this document as a guide for responding to children on the Sunday after a shooting.
En el 2013, el Domingo de celebración de los dones de la mujer honra a mujeres por medio de las cuales Dios está transformado a la iglesia en una era emergente. Aunque el domingo oficial de la Celebración de los dones de la mujer es el 3 de marzo de 2013, su congregación o grupo de mujeres puede utilizar este recurso en el día que usted escoja.
Get Biblical Witness to Peacemaking 2012-2013
The new 2012-2013 version of the popular Biblical Witness to Peacemaking is now available. Use this list of daily scripture readings related to peacemaking themes in church newsletters, weekly worship bulletins, church websites, or anywhere else to encourage Presbyterians to engage in scriptural study and reflection related to peacemaking. Download your copies today.
“Sailing With A Little Faith”
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God above us, God before us, God within us, be now between us a bridge over which your truth can pass.
Our Gospel reading this morning is from Luke, chapter 8, verses 22-25. Listen as God may speak to us this day.
22One day he got into a boat with his disciples, and he said to them, “Let us go across to the other side of the lake.” So they put out, 23and while they were sailing he fell asleep. A windstorm swept down on the lake ...
Sample letter from Pastor to congregation regarding the 2013 One Great Hour of Sharing.
Drawing on the affirmation that we all are made in God's image, other scriptural references, and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the Rev. Carolyn Winfrey Gillette has written a new hymn, "You Have Made Us in Your Image" for use on Human Rights Day, December 10 or other days when human rights are celebrated and affirmed. Permission for free use if this hymn is given to churches that support the Presbyterian Ministry at the United Nations and/or the Presbyterian Peacemaking Program. For other uses, contact the Rev. Carolyn Winfrey Gillette.