Publications and periodicals
This week's messages are:
- Support trade justice
- Protect the Clean Air Act
- Presbyterians are urged to register for Ecumenical Advocacy Days
- Amos 5: 21-24 - Let Justice Roll Down Like Waters
African Americans have played a vital role in Presbyterian world mission.
This pamphlet provides the basic framework for a workshop for Presbyterian Women historians in the congregations in your presbytery. It delineates the major points to be covered and contains activities and a list of resources that will be useful to you in planning and leading the workshop. (revised 2008)
This pamphlet provides the basic framework for leading a workshop for Presbyterian Women treasurers in the congregation in your presbytery. It delineates the major points to be covered and contains activities and a list of resources that will be useful to you in planning and leading the workshop. (Revised 2007)
This webinar, held on December 1, 2010, (World AIDS Day) focused on how congregations are engaged or can become engaged nationally or internationally regarding HIV and AIDS issues. The three panelists brought a wide variety of experiences and provided an overview of AIDS issues, addressing challenges the church faces regarding AIDS and sharing ways that you can become involved.
World Mission hires “Catalysts” to inspire, equip and connect the church to God’s mission around the globe.
In an effort to more effectively serve the needs of mission committees, congregations, Presbyteries and people sitting in the pews, Presbyterian World Mission is retooling itself by focusing their work on three Critical Global Issues: Poverty, Reconciliation and Evangelism. These topics, which address the changing missional realities of the 21st century, were defined as key issues for mission by our global partners, mission co-workers, and congregations in the United States through an extensive survey and feedback process completed last year.
Dozens of congregations in the Pittsburgh area are welcoming assembly participants to their churches on Sunday, arranging for any necessary transportation, and hosting assembly guests for lunch following the service.
The list of congregations below includes information about these churches and the transportation arrangements. Most buses and vans depart from the David Lawrence Convention Center (DLCC), participants will be returned to the DLCC by 1:00 p.m.
Please sign up to worship with one of these congregations as you register for the assembly so that plans can be confirmed for transportation and meals.
“Worshiping God Together” is a guide to the Service for the Lord’s Day for children and their parents. Written in a simple, accessible style, it seeks to teach what we do in worship and why. The guide includes relevant verses from the psalms, a Litany for the Presentation of Sacred Symbols (Bible, candle, plate, cup, etc.), and a Great Thanksgiving in child-friendly language.
Tips for writing or renewing a partnership covenant agreement
By Tracey King-Ortega, Anita Taylor Torres and Leslie Clay
This handbook is one of the resources we have developed to help you understand your role as a YAAD and assist you as you prepare for the assembly. We hope it will provide some practical information about preparations, as well as more substantive material about the General Assembly and what you can expect during your week in Pittsburgh.
Please read through this handbook carefully, along with other materials you will receive from the Office of the General Assembly (OGA).