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Use these pledge cards in the fall of 2016 to gather Mission Pledge commitments from members of your PW in the Congregation for the 2017 Mission Pledge.These cards are part of the 2017 Mission Pledge Packet.
The cards may be used in any way helpful to your group and giving practices. Consider the following model for use.
- In fall 2016, distribute envelopes with pledge cards inside to each person (#10 envelopes work well). Ask each person to write her/his name on the outside of the envelope, prayerfully decide how much to give to the PW Mission Pledge in ...
Latest Bulletin inserts
Assembly in Brief, the popular bulletin insert-size summary of the 222nd General Assembly (2016) is now available as a free download. The insert is chock-full of information about the Assembly, complete with color photographs. Assembly in Brief is a partnership between PNS and the Office of the General Assembly. It relies heavily on the writing and photography staff of the General Assembly Communications Center.
Latest Forms and applications
PW in the Presbytery treasurers, use this form to send gifts from congregations in your presbytery to Presbyterian Women Churchwide. Use this form to summarize the giving to the Mission Pledge, Birthday Offering, Thank Offering, Honorary Life Memberships, Memorial and Recognition Gifts, Fellowship of the Least Coin and PW mission.
The quarterly deadlines are March 15, June 15, September 15 and December 15.
This form may be filled out electronically using Adobe Acrobat or Adobe Reader X.
Latest Liturgy and worship aids
The liturgy for the opening worship service for the 222nd General Assembly (2016)—including the words and music of hymns—is available now for download by groups planning to worship in other locations. Congregations joining the service by live stream may want to plan how to participate in the Lord’s Supper as well.
Latest Manuals and policies
A manual for churches considering calling a Christian educator and for individuals seeking a call as a christian educator within the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). Revised July 2016.
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"We were glad to share not only God's Good News with you but also our lives because we cared for you so much."
--1 Thessalonians 2:8
The Pentecost Offering is devoted to ministries that support our young people during their "first third of life," the time from childhood through young adulthood.
Supporting congregational ministries with children, youth and young adults, as well as Presbyterian Mission Agency ministries with youth, the Young Adult Volunteer Program, and the national Educate a Child Initiative.
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Latest Publications and periodicals
Promote and collect the 2017 Mission Pledge, Presbyterian Women's annual fund. This packet includes information for PW groups in the congregations, presbyteries and synods.
It includes a letter from PW 2015–2018 churchwide moderator, Carol Winkler (in English, Spanish and Korean), suggestions for promoting and collecting the Mission Pledge, charts and overviews of how Mission Pledge dollars are spent, PW in the Congregation pledge cards, Mission Pledge forms for the congregations and presbytery and much more.
And don't forget that envelopes (for giving through the congregation or for individuals to give outside or beyond their congregation) are available ...
Latest Posters and fliers
How difficult could it be to rearrange just nine letters in multiple ways to solve the two-word, Gathering-inspired mystery words? Find out for yourself!