Christmas Joy Offering – Supporting our leaders: past, present and future.

Education

E074285 – Language Educator, Hokusei Gakuen University, Japan

Thomas Goetz, a long-term International Mission Volunteer, serves as Professor of English in the Faculty of Social Welfare at Hokusei Gakuen University. The university traces its roots to the Smith School for Girls founded over 130 years ago by Presbyterian missionary Sarah Smith. (E074285)

E052118 – Community Health Evangelism Training

Community Health Evangelism Training (CHE) is a Christ-centered educational program that combines community development principles, evangelism and discipleship in training workshops. CHE equips participants to identify community issues and mobilize resources to achieve positive, sustainable change. CHE seeks to transform lives as people work together to address local needs such as clean water projects, preventive… Read more »

E052198 Belarus Russian Ukraine Mission Network

The Belarus Russia Ukraine Mission Network works within the region in solidarity with PCUSA partners to create a safe space for open conversation between neighboring countries in the region. In addition, they seek to support and maintain strong relationships with our partners focused on congregational vitality and education within the region. Donations to their work… Read more »

CJ200000 Christmas Joy Offering — Equipping Communities of Color

God has blessed the Church with incredible leadership in our Church and in our world. This fund supports leadership development programs for people of color as well as education at Presbyterian-related schools and colleges equipping communities of color. (CJ2000000)

E052197 Matthew 25

Matthew 25:31-46 calls all of us to actively engage in the world around us, so our faith comes alive and we wake up to new possibilities. Convicted by this passage of Scripture, both the 222nd and 223rd General Assemblies (2016 and 2018) exhorted the PC(USA) to act boldly and compassionately to serve people who are… Read more »

E047895 Companeros En Mision

Companeros en Mision (Partners in Mission) works with five small mission churches in the state of Sonora, second-largest state in Mexico. The mission sites are in the desert town of Caborca (pop. 70,000); Guaymas, a seaport city on the Sea of Cortes (pop. 130,000); Hermosillo, the state capital (pop. 700,000); the agricultural city of Navojoa… Read more »

E052194 Presbyterian Church of Liberia, General Support

This fund helps support the totality of the PCL’s work including evangelism and health programs as well as education and community development programs which address the root causes of poverty. (E052194)

E047906 The Uniting Presbyterian Church In Southern Africa, General Support

The Uniting Presbyterian Church in Southern Africa (UPCSA) is the result of the union of two churches – the Reformed Presbyterian Church in South Africa and the Presbyterian Church of Southern Africa, and has presbyteries in Zambia, Zimbabwe and South Africa. Its membership reflects the racial, cultural and socioeconomic diversity of Southern Africa. Gifts to… Read more »