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Get Happy

So, I know there’s been a bit of “radio silence” coming from this blog as of late, and for that I apologize. Between traveling to capture video of some of the important projects you all are funding with your Special Offerings gifts, and putting the finishing touches on a new Special Offerings website, it’s been… Read more »

The Adventures of Gracie

Past stories now available for download We’ve received many recent requests for past Gracie stories, so I’m happy to report that all of her adventures from 2006-2014 are now available online for download! You can visit our dedicated Gracie page, or download any of the individual stories using the links below. The Little Fish with… Read more »

Special Offerings task force recommends changes to Peacemaking Offering

If approved, would be restructured to Peace and Global Witness Offering LOUISVILLE- The Special Offerings Advisory Task Force is recommending that the currentPeacemaking Offering be converted to a Peace and Global Witness Offering to be collected on World Communion Sunday, Oct. 5 of this year. The task force has submitted its report to the Presbyterian Mission… Read more »

Dr. King and the Lukewarm Church

Sunday Sermon Happy Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, everyone. Whether you are lucky enough to have the day off or it’s just another Monday for you at the office, I hope you will take a few minutes to reflect on Dr. King’s legacy.  In addition, I also think some of you will really love this… Read more »

Special Offerings on the Social Web

Tech Tip Tuesday Round-trip commute to Louisville + full day of meetings + wife and 9-month-old son with the stomach flu = no post yesterday… sorry about that! The good news, however, is that I seem to be immune to this current bug (famous last words, right?). Okay, so, in last week’s Tech-tip Tuesday post… Read more »

Garden of Your Mind (Video)

Just for Fun! Since, like me and my Louisville colleagues, many of you are still thawing-out from the historic low temperatures earlier this week, I wanted to end the week with something fun. I’ll probably do this a lot. So, without further a-do, here’s a great video from PBS Studios starring one of our more… Read more »

Removing the Clouds of Ambiguity

Presbyterian Giving Catalog One of my favorite things about working for Special Offerings is helping Presbyterians connect their decision to give, regardless of the amount, with the impact their gift can have in the life of another, but it’s also one of the most challenging. While we can share as many stories as we want… Read more »

Gift of the Heart School Kits

From the Web I know yesterday’s post was a long one, but trust me when I say that these won’t always demand that much of your time. Like today’s for instance. Margaret (our Project Manager for Congregational Promotion) happened to catch the following on the Presbyterian Disaster Assistance Facebook page and we thought it was… Read more »

Finding Online Resources

Tech Tip Tuesday In light of the recent changes to the way we distribute certain resources for the Special Offerings, I thought it would be great to kick-off the first Tech Tip Tuesday with a tutorial on how to find and download resources directly from the Special Offerings website. For this demonstration we’re going use… Read more »

Looking Forward to an Amazing 2014

Greetings from a cold and (very) snowy Indianapolis! I’d like to take a second to welcome you all to Daily Offerings, the brand-new Special Offerings blog! Although we’ve wandered into this environment in the past, we want to be more intentional in regards to regular posting in 2014 — in fact, my personal goal is… Read more »