Many congregations realize how important Christian formation is during the first third of life—from childhood through young adulthood.
Sermons and Liturgy is a thematic collection of sermons and liturgical materials celebrating the Presbyterian Committee on the Self-Development of People (SDOP). It helps pastors develop SDOP-themed worship services and provides insight into the Biblical and theological foundations of the SDOP ministry.
Learn how the Committee on the Self-Development of People invests in people with its partners across the globe. Included is basic information needed to apply for a SDOP-funded grant.
The SDOP Sunday resource lifts up stories of community building, self-reliance, and hope – stories of God in action. It also provides hymns, liturgical suggestions, and how to access other free SDOP resources that are available to you and your congregation.
A new story for the 2018 One Great Hour of Sharing – learn why it is important to help others with our gifts. About the Author: Dr. Kathy L. Dawson, Benton Family Associate Professor of Christian Education Each of the Gracie the Fish stories for One Great Hour of Sharing have been written by Dr. Dawson. She was chosen 2015 Educator of the Year by the Association of Presbyterian Church Educators. Download Gracie’s past adventures:
Discern Your Call brochure provides a roadmap of essential components to begin and sustain new worshiping communities.
This two-sided bulletin insert provides photos and brief bios of all of the 2016 International Peacemakers. It is useful when interpreting the International Peacemaker Program and is available for presbyteries, congregations and institutions hosting our peacemakers. It is available in color or black and white versions. Black and white version
This curriculum uses the imagery of a table of peace to connect the Presbyterian Giving Catalog with the Peace & Global Witness Offering for children in K-4th grade. Written by the Rev. Meg Rift, Director of Christian Education, Fair Oaks Presbyterian, Oak Park, Illinois