Use this card as you pray for mission co-workers Ryan and Alethia White. This card includes a photo and overview of their work. Ryan and Alethia are working with Iranian refugees in partnership with the Iranian Presbyterian Church of Berlin, Germany. They are providing pastoral care and collaborating with a number of Christian organizations and churches that serve Iranian refugees. “We are passionate about reconciling relationships across cultural, religious, and political divides, with the hope of promoting sustainable and peaceful partnerships,” they say. “Through entering into relationships with others, by listening to their stories and extending hospitality, we …
Use this card as you pray for mission co-worker Rev. Sarah Henken. This card includes a photo and overview of her work. Sarah’s work as regional liaison focuses on building stronger and healthier connections in God’s mission. She serves as a bridge linking various mission participants: PC(USA) partner organizations in the Andean region; mission personnel who serve there; World Mission and other national PC(USA) offices; and US congregations and presbyteries interested in God’s mission in the Andean region. Sarah’s understanding of partnership is shaped by the Spanish word used for the concept in her region: hermanamiento. Built on the …
Reflection by the Rev. Ruth Hamilton, Co-pastor at Westminster Presbyterian Church in Washington, D.C. Part of the HIV/AIDS mission toolkit.
Learn about SDOP funded partners. Interpret the SDOP ministry with this one page brochure with information on how to get involved.
The trifold brochure includes basic information about the Presbyterian Committee on the Self Development of People (SDOP). It shares examples and pictures of types of established partnerships with low-income community groups and the funding criteria for groups wishing to complete an application. Written in a simple to understand format, persons from communities unfamiliar with SDOP as well as those familiar with SDOP will find the trifold brochure useful for a variety of settings.
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.
Learn how the Committee on the Self-Development of People invests in people with its partners across the globe. Interpret the SDOP ministry with this one page brochure with information on how to get involved.
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.
This colorful 8.5 x 3.75 brochure is written in an easy to understand format and outlines several types of self-help projects that Self-Development of People has entered into partnership with through the years. If you and others you know in your community are currently out of work and wondering how the ministry of Self-Development of People may assist a low-income group of people in your situation, this is a resource you may find especially useful. Information on criteria for funding and how to apply for a grant is also included.
This first edition set of peace cards was created in 2014 for the Season of Peace and can be used by children and in households anytime during the year. Each card contains a reflection, prayer and action item.