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A powerpoint presentation compiled by Rebecca Barnes from notes, research, and personal experience on the Lima, Peru study-action trip with Presbyterian Hunger Program to Lima, Peru in December 2014.
Download a copy of the Christmas Joy Offering logo in purple, to coordinate with this year's offering materials.
Use the following images to promote the Christmas Joy Offering in your congregation:
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.”
This training was lead by Rev. Joyce Lieberman and Rev. Sue Krummel, Office of the General Assembly.
- PowerPoint with Notes available at the very bottom
- Substitute Motion (.PDF)
- Order info for additional A Guide to Parliamentary Procedure in the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)
- Including Actions of the 22st General Assembly (2014) (.PDF)
- Side by Side comparison of proposed amendment to W-4.9000 (.PDF)
Graphic logo for the Season of Peace for use on websites, newsletters, or bulletins. Also available in black & white.
The winning video of the 2014 Pentecost Offering Video Contest is from the talented young people of Parkway Presbyterian Church in Corpus Christi, Texas.
In exchange for their efforts in this creative endeavor, the Parkway youth group will receive three paid registrations for a future youth event of their choice, including the 2016 Presbyterian Youth Triennium or next Faith in 3D event in Orlando.
Please help us provide additional opportunities for our youth by making a gift to the Pentecost Offering!
Watch Gradye Parsons, Stated Clerk of the PC(USA), give a presentation recorded at the Eastern Regional Benefits Consultations in Philadelphia for the Board of Pensions.
"Last year in this presentation I lifted up four Biblical metaphors, journey metaphors, and one that I think fits where we are as a Church is the whole story of the Church on the road to Antioch. And the story is, basically, after Stephen was elected Deacon he became a well known speaker, got noticed, unfortunately too much and so he was stoned and there was this persecution of the Church and the ...
Can we imagine?
The Mid Council Commission II is inviting the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) to image a new structure for the denomination’s synods. Hear in these video segments how commission members arrived at their recommendation to the 221st General Assembly (2014), and how the church can work collaboratively to envision new possibilities.
Through your gifts to One Great Hour of Sharing, the Presbyterian Hunger Program has been able to partner with Huerto de la Familia and similar organizations that are strengthening communities across the country by providing the opportunity to produce and share healthy food.