This chart provides a self-assessment of various factors related to cultural proficiency.
New waves of immigrants from Africa, Asia and the Pacific, Latin America and the Caribbean, Middle East, and East Europe are coming to this nation as immigrants, refugees, asylum seekers, migrant workers, students and religious workers. In the case of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), the blessing of having new Presbyterians from abroad creates the need to provide different welcoming resources. One of those is this program of reformed theological education under a Presbyterian perspective, with and for the leadership of the new international communities of faith.
The Presbyterian Church office of New Immigrants Congregational Support, under the General …
In late December 1991, Sam and Helen R. Walton made a generous gift of $6 million through the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Foundation. This gift included an endowment in the amount of $3 million, the earned interest to be used by new church developments that have placed an emphasis on site acquisition. The Mission Development Resources Committee offers an opportunity annually to congregations, presbyteries and synods to nominate new church developments that are working in creative ways to bring the gospel to their local communities. Those chosen will receive a one-time financial award of up to $50,000.
You may remember tearing sheets into 3- to 4-inch strips and rolling them tightly to form simple bandages. At one time, these were an important part of the Together in Service program. They were sent to medical clinics in developing countries. However, that project has outlived its usefulness. The bandages now sit in boxes in the Brethren Service Center in Maryland, awaiting a new purpose. With that in mind, PW’s Churchwide Coordinating Team and the Brethren Service Center have made an agreement to offer the fabric strips to anyone who wants them.
The Transformational Leadership Debt Assistance is seeking up to 50 culturally proficient, adaptive and innovative, critically thinking and emotionally intelligent Christ-like pastors called to serve where they are needed to lead small PC(USA) congregations or emerging worshiping communities. The goal is to help reduce educational debt acquired by seminary graduates called to minister to communities without means to install a full-time pastor. You can download the application on this page.
This is the application form for the Presbyterian Peacemaking Program's Travel Study Seminars in 2017.
Students who have previously received the National Presbyterian College Scholarship or the Season of Service scholarships may apply for this supplemental grant to help cover additional expenses.
Young adult volunteers can use this form for reimbursement of expenses incurred during events.
YAAD Gatherings will be open to speakers on Sunday, June 15th; Monday, June 16th; Wednesday, June 18th; and Thursday, June 19th. Each group will be given 3-5 minutes. The YAADs will meet at the Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center in Ontario East. We will make every effort to insure that all group representatives are given an opportunity to speak. However, depending upon the number of groups and the allotted time, we do not guarantee this provision. In order to understand the purpose and format of the YAAD Gatherings, all speakers are asked to read "The Role of an Observer" and follow …