The Things That Make for Peace is a five-week adult study for small or large groups to be used during A Season of Peace or any time of the year. It focuses on the inner and outer path to peace as foundational to faithful discipleship. Each session has a “dig deeper” section for study through the week.
In Lent, we reflect on Christ’s ministry, death, and resurrection. We slow down, take time, and examine our internal spiritual lives and the way we live out our Christian faith in the world around us. The Presbyterian Hunger Program strives to walk with people in moving towards sustainable choices that restore and protect all of God’s children and creation. As people of faith, we seek to “serve and preserve” God’s world. However, some of our collective choices have led to a changing global climate, which translates to warmer temperatures, rising sea-levels, and severe storms, just to name a few. To …
Esta letanía para el Domingo de la Reforma está compuesta de pasajes de los credos, catecismos y confesiones de la Iglesia Presbiteriana (EEUUA).
Creative ideas and suggestions on how to celebrate the Lenten season.
A children's sermon for United Nations Day (October 24) for Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF
For several decades, variations on a portion of the French Reformed Church baptismal liturgy have been used in PC(USA) congregations. When infants are baptized, the minister addresses the child directly, proclaiming the sure promise of God. The Office of Theology and Worship provides these examples, noting that no single set of words is "right." Pastoral judgment may lead to particular variations.
Whatever words are used, the pastor should address the child directly, and should strive to speak rather than read.
I am about to do a new thing; now it springs forth, do you not perceive it? —Isaiah 43:19 Do you not know that you are God’s temple and that God’s Spirit dwells in you? —1 Corinthians 3:16 See, the home of God is among mortals... See, I am making all things new. —Revelation 21: 3,5The Office of Vital Congregations has begun the Revitalization Initiative in 2017.
I am about to do a new thing; now it springs forth, do you not perceive it? —Isaiah 43:19 Do you not know that you are God’s temple and that God’s Spirit dwells in you? —1 Corinthians 3:16 See, the home of God is among mortals… See, I am making all things new. —Revelation 21: 3,5The Office of Vital Congregations has begun the Revitalization Initiative in 2017.
A LITANY FOR MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. DAY
CELEBRATING THE WOMEN OF THE MOVEMENT
We have come a long way on the journey to justice for all people; a hard journey still remains. We give thanks for the women who have helped challenge and guide us thus far on the way. The struggle continues and their examples and voices sustain us.
The labyrinth is an ancient tool for prayer and meditation, consisting of a winding path that begins at the periphery and leads to a central space, and then out again by the same path. It differs from a maze in that a labyrinth has no blind alleys or dead ends. It is not meant to trick you but to be a means to a journey on a path, inward and outward bound.