First Presbyterian’s Pentecost Offering is another example of its good-heartedness. Through the Offering, the church helps youth, young adults, and at-risk children in its own community and also reaches out across the country through ministries of the national church that serve children, youth, and young adults.
At Parkway Presbyterian Church in Corpus Christi, Texas, worshipers on Pentecost Sunday are urged to seek a Spirit-filled common life that will permeate the congregation’s mission and ministries.
Andy is among thousands of YAVs whose lives have been forever changed by their year of service. Through your gifts to the Pentecost Offering, you are helping to change lives and prepare leaders.
Each year, Christians are invited to join in a prayer for peace and reuniﬁcation of the Korean Peninsula. Prepared by the National Council of Churches in Korea (NCCK) and the Korean Christian Federation (KCF), the prayer is traditionally used on the Sunday before Aug. 15 every year.
For those who see no way out, the Jinishian Memorial Program works to provide opportunities. We help people to flourish, to restore their dignity, and to find a way across the obstacles separating them from a full life. Your gifts become a bridge for struggling Armenian communities to discover their own gifts and purpose. As partners, we’re getting at the roots of poverty, building up farms, businesses, health and faith. Local teams see this impact every day. We hope you'll share these stories with as much pride as we do.
Use this year-long resource to study peacemaking themes in Scripture.
This Advent, pray and contemplate with Mary in her Song of Praise found in Luke 1:46–53. Original paintings and poems are the work of Andrew Weatherly, a young Presbyterian man born with Down syndrome, who uses his gifts to raise awareness of the capabilities of those with special needs. There are reflections, prayers and Bible verses for every day of the Advent season written by Donna Frischknecht Jackson and Krin Van Tatenhove.
Schedule for the 2018 Association of Mid Council Leaders/Association of Stated Clerks Conference scheduled for October 7-9, 2018 in Chicago, IL.
Use this text in your blog or church newsletter to introduce the Christmas Joy Offering to your congregation.
Use the attached sample Pastor’s letter for your church newsletters, blogs and other promotion leading up to the 2018 Christmas Joy Offering.