This two sided PDF has a coloring page and information about Mr. Rogers Resources.
Opening Doors to Discipleship is a training and learning website for church leaders in the Reformed tradition and this Quicksheet answers basic questions about the site and training modules.
Updated guidelines for 2022-23
Presbyterian Study Grant Application and Eligibility Guidelines
SERMON to Celebrate SDOP Sunday By Rev. Rebecca Barnes Coordinator, Presbyterian Hunger Program
The Self-Development of People (SDOP) Sunday Worship Resource will serve as a guide for you, mid-councils and congregations to become better familiar with the ways that the SDOP National and Mid-Council committees engage in their work through the church and in communities. It includes a sample sermon, hymns, liturgical materials, stories about SDOP-funded community partners in communities locally, nationally, and internationally. Also included is other helpful material for congregations to celebrate this special Sunday. We are hopeful that this resource inspires you to support this ongoing work through the One Great Hour of Sharing collected on Easter Sunday. Please complete …
This is a companion resource to the Bending the Moral Arc Manual and contains Courageous Conversations about race sample sessions and a January 2022 updated resources list.
This report focuses on the role that religion plays in relationship to violence, most specifically the form of violence used to attack important centers and symbols of American power on September 11, 2001. It also examines actions that have been, or can be, mounted to counter such violence and the role religion plays in supporting or challenging those counter terrorist actions.
This report, approved by the 219th General Assembly (2010),challenges our society’s fatalism and numbness in accepting the highest gun death rates in the world, reviews past church positions and proposes a new “spiritual awakening” approach: a church-related, community-based strategy inspired by “Heeding God’s Call” in Philadelphia, with similar groups in Richmond, Virginia and central New Jersey. The report looks at our culture of violence-acceptance, with its undercurrents of fear and desperation.
A central question of political ethics is: 'Why ought one to obey the state?' A Christian political ethic puts a different question: 'How can we love God in serving our neighbors through politics?' The purpose of humanity is to love God and to help our neighbor know the love of God. Therefore, Christian political ethics cannot be autonomous; that I, Christians cannot think of the state as an order independent of God that they are free either to remold or to rebel against apart from God. Christian political ethics are not heteronomous; that is, the laws of the state are …