Reports and study guides
Each year we pass out the One Great Hour of Sharing fish banks, and each year we collect them on Palm Sunday or Easter. This year, use these simple ideas to demonstrate what a true difference our children's giving makes in changing the world with God's love.
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This guide will walk you through effective ways to promote and celebrate the Pentecost Offering. But don’t feel limited! Your enthusiasm and creativity are invaluable to this cause.
We are so glad to have such a wide range of offerings materials to support your Pentecost Offering promotion activities. But we also know it can be difficult to scroll through several pages to find it all. Here are our most popular resources for 2016:
- Leader's Guide
- Worship Resources
- Curriculum Resources for Children and Youth
- Ways to Involve Children and Youth
- Minutes for Mission
- Bulletin Insert - First Third of Life
- Bulletin Insert - God's Calling
- Sample Pastor Letter
- Newsletter / Blog Post
- Power Point Slides
- Facebook Cover Image
Las asambleas generales de la Iglesia Presbiteriana comenzaron a hablar sobre inmigración y temas concernientes a los/as refugiados/as cuando las secuelas de la Segunda Guerra Mundial y la división europea desplazaron a millones de personas. Esto llevó a que la Asamblea de la IP(EUA) en 1953 pidiera una revisión comprehensiva de las políticas de inmigración de la nación. En 1954 la Asamblea de la IP(EUA) convocó una legislación que proveyera para las necesidades de los/as trabajadores/as inmigrantes que habían vivido y trabajado en los Estados Unidos ...
The Committee on Theological Education was affirmed for reorientation and charged, among other things, to continue the conversations started by the Joint Committee on Leadership Needs.
The Assembly in Brief is a news-and-photos summary of the 219th General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) held in 2010 in Minneapolis, Minn. Written by Jerry Van Marter, Presbyterian News Service, and published by the Office of the General Assembly.
21st Century Leadership Litany from the Six-Agency Leadership Consultation includes characteristics of effective leaders for today’s church set in a beautiful piece that can be used in worship or by those working in leadership formation and support.
The number of commissioners that each presbytery may elect for the 219th General Assembly (2010) is determined by the presbytery membership as of December, 2008. Presbyteries with up to 8,000 members (including minister members) will elect 1 minister and 1 elder; those with 8,001 to 16,000 members will elect 2 ministers and 2 elders, those with 16,001 – 24,000 members will elect 3 ministers and 3 elders, etc.
This chart shows the 2008 membership figures for each presbytery (as reported to the Office of the General Assembly), and the number of commissioners that each presbytery is eligible to elect.
Twenty presbyteries will elect 2 fewer commissioners than they had for the 2008 assembly; please confirm the number your presbytery may elect early in your process.
Approved By The 220th General Assembly (2012) Approval of Heidelberg requires 116 affirmative votes; all other amendments require 87 affirmative votes.
Updated on March 11, 2016
This report includes the names of those Ruling Elders and Teaching Elders that have been elected by their presbyteries to serve as commissioners to the 222nd General Assembly (2016).