This section lists a sampling of the resources that are available as handouts for your presentations. Most items can be ordered from Presbyterian Distribution Service at (800) 524-2612, or online.
Presbyterian Mission Agency Annual Report
The annual report provides a snapshot of the Presbyterian Mission Agency’s work to offer the world a visible witness to the gospel of Jesus Christ. Copies may be ordered by contacting Debbie Gardiner at email@example.com or (800) 728-7228, ext. 5988.
Funding Trends of the General Assembly Mission Council, 2001–2011
This report analyzes the various funding and revenue sources of the Presbyterian Mission Agency. It includes tables and graphs that illustrate the changes in these funding streams over the most recent 11-year period.
Presbyterians Today special issue
Presbyterians Today is the award-winning, general interest magazine of the Presbyterian Mission Agency. This monthly magazine lifts up our mission and ministry through photos, stories of impact, and resources. Our special issue and guidebook—Welcome to the Presbyterian Church!—is a thorough introduction to and overview of all things Presbyterian. For more, visit www.pcusa.org/today.
1001 New Worshiping Communities: Get in the Game
Connect with resources to ignite a movement of new expressions of church at www.presbyinnovate.com.
Engage, a new faith-sharing, disciple-making congregational resource, is available at www.pcusa.org/engage. Watch the ripple effect of the impact of Engage on one congregation (see Videos).
UKIRK Ministries is a new direction for collegiate ministries—reaching and teaching college students so that they may be lifelong followers of Jesus Christ. For more information, go to www.ukirk.org.
Compassion, Peace and Justice brochure
This introduction to the Presbyterian Mission Agency’s ministries of Compassion, Peace and Justice explains how they are working to restore God’s community to health and wholeness. It is available at www.pcusa.org/store.
Racial Ethnic Torch magazine
The Racial Ethnic Torch brings you inspiring stories of cross-cultural and racial ethnic ministry in the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). Learn how and where the church is growing fastest and about the leaders God is using to help make it happen. Be sure to ask for the current issue.
Twelve Dynamic New Racial Ethnic and New Immigrant Communications of Faith
New-immigrant ministries are the fastest growing communities of faith in the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). We invite you to explore and share the stories of 12 dynamic new racial ethnic and new immigrant communities of faith. Download at www.pcusa.org/12churches.
Mission Crossroads magazine
Mission Crossroads is full of inspiring, transformational stories of how Presbyterians are engaging with God’s mission around the world, and how you can be a part of this work. It is available from Nicole Gerkins at firstname.lastname@example.org or (800) 728-7228, ext. 5611. You can also download digital copies at www.missioncrossroads.org. Be sure to ask for the current issue.
World Mission Giving Opportunities catalog
Use this book as a resource to learn about and engage with the ministries of Presbyterian mission workers throughout the world and to pray for them and support them financially.
Office of Vocation brochure
This concise brochure introduces the functions, resources, and staff of the office of Vocation. It is available from Dosie Powell at email@example.com or (800) 728-7228, ext. 5503.
For Such a Time as This brochure
This brochure, For Such a Time as This: A Small-Church Residency—Growing Leaders, Growing Churches, provides basic information for presbyteries, churches, potential pastoral resident candidates, and other interested persons. It is available from Dosie Powell at firstname.lastname@example.org or (800) 728-7228, ext. 5503.