If you believe the church of Jesus Christ is dying, STOP. We see the church of Jesus Christ alive. Find out how our work in Evangelism and Church Growth ministries supports this belief.
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:
PC(USA) guidelines for divestment related to Israel and Palestine.
It takes the efforts of many persons committed to diversity and inclusiveness to breathe “new life” into Committees on Representation (CORs).
Whether a church has long-established mission partnerships or is not engaged in any mission activity, the foundation of healthy mission work begins with healthy relationships within the church. As a new or seasoned pastor in your church, consider approaching congregational mission work in the same way you might approach cross-cultural mission.
If you’ve come upon this toolkit, you (or your congregation) are probably on a journey of learning. Our prayer for you is that you will find stories of inspiration and practical resources that will help you along the journey. May your path lead you to learn more about Islam, go deeper in your Christian faith and discover how God is calling you and your congregation into authentic and mutual relationships with Muslim brothers and sisters in your community and around the world. Download the "How to use this toolkit" page to help guide you through the various sections of ...
This informative resource suggests ways in which local congregations can support the Self-Development of People ministry to economically poor community groups.
Many congregations have had great fun and success incorporating the Presbyterian Giving Catalog into their worship and curriculum. Find resources and ideas here to get the whole church involved with the Peace & Global Witness Offering! Written by the Rev. Meg Rift, Director of Christian Education, Fair Oaks Presbyterian, Oak Park, Illinois
Written by Christine J. Hong, this article provides important information to assist in planning a fruitful interreligious worship service, celebration or gathering.
Part of the Christian-Muslim Relations mission toolkit, this document explains the basic tenets of Islam, including God (Allah), Angels and the Five Pillars of Practice. Text taken from Christians and Muslims in Dialogue: Facets of a Relationship.