Considering Public Violence, Disbelief and Faith with Youth - A session to help youth talk, pray and think about life and faith following a violent situation.
Learn how your gifts to OGHS and the Presbyterian Hunger Program made a difference in 2021.
Talking with Your Youth About Ukraine - This resource was made in response to the Russian military aggression in Ukraine but can be adjusted and referenced for a variety of conversations with youth about war, violence, and other difficult topics.
Starting with recommended children's books, this piece offers suggestions for talking about issues surrounding homelessness, including dignity, empathy, welcoming immigrants and refugees, and how our response reflects our faith. Includes links to teacher's guides and additional resources.
This Quicksheet outlines how to lead Theology Chats with college students and young adults.
An intergenerational event for zoom or in-person. Using the Prom theme, here is a fun way to engage the adults in the congregation in sharing their stories with youth. If it isn’t Prom season, you can call this something different and still ask for any fancy dance photos
Jesus, Teach Us to Be Neighbors Melody is a hymn written in 2022 for Mr. Rogers Day and this PDF includes the melody with words in larger print.
Report of the Special Committee on Racism Truth and Reconciliation (SCRTR) to the 225th General Assembly (2022)
This Quicksheet covers how the administrative tasks of policy-writing, information-gathering, and planning can improve your ministry with people of all abilities. Policy considerations are offered, new ideas for form design are shared, and suggestions for planning are targeted for Christian formation, fellowship and service, and worship.
This Quicksheet is focused on the fundamental principle that words matter. Guidance is provided on how to shape the language used in speaking about ability; how to look for unintended messages about ability in scripture, curriculum, music, and liturgy; and how to enhance communication, particularly with visual cues.