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Theology, Formation & Evangelism

 


Theology, Formation & Evangelism brings together several ministries that form and transform disciples, leaders, congregations and new worshiping communities. Our ministries are diverse but each empowers a unique witness to Jesus Christ: 1001 New Worshiping Communities, the Company of New Pastors, Financial Aid for Service, Evangelism, Theological Education, Theology and Worship, and Youth/College/Young Adult ministries.

Our work is broken into two groups that partner together to help grow and guide the church and those who work in the service of Christ.

Evangelism

Theology and Worship

  • Company of New Pastors, a mentoring program that works with new pastors to help them through seminary and into the first year of ministry
  • Financial Aid for Service, which provides grants to institutions and scholarships to individuals to help offset the cost of education
  • Interfaith Relations, which helps individuals and churches create cooperative, nurturing relationships
  • Theological Conversations, which offers thoughtful theological discorse on important issues
  • Theological Education, which supports and promotes the work of PC(USA) seminaries
  • Worship, which offers extensive resources for pastors and congregations in planning weekly worship service and special services

1001 New Worshiping Communities

Association of Presbyterian Colleges and Universities (APCU)

Call to Worship (Publication)

Camps and Conferences

Collegiate and Young Adult Ministries

Evangelism

Financial Aid

Interfaith Relations

Older Adults

Pillars of the Church

Presbyterian Association of Musicians (PAM)

Presbyterian Men of the Church

Stony Point Center

Theological Conversations

Theological Education (Seminaries)

Theology and Worship

Vital Congregations

Worship

Youth Ministry

Resources

The Global Crisis for People Who Are LGBT and Their Families: A Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Response

The publication of this resource fulfills a commissioner resolution adopted by the 221st General Assembly (2014) directing that it be delivered to mid councils for study and action. It responds to the situation in “eighty-one countries where homosexuality is illegal, [and where] God’s global family includes lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people who face persecution for simply being who they are, for whom they love, and with whom they create a family.” This resource is intended to raise awareness and prompt compassionate action on behalf of the PC(USA).

Turn to the Living God 25th Anniversary Edition

More than 25-years ago, the 203rd General Assembly (1991) adopted a statement representing policy regarding the nature and practice of evangelism in the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) This ‘Call to Evangelism in the Jesus Christ’s Way’ still speaks with power today — what is crystal clear since its writing is that we can no longer just… Read more »

Nuestro camino difícil: La fidelidad, el sexo, la ordenación y el matrimonio

La Iglesia Presbiteriana (EE. UU.), en sus decisiones recientes acerca de la ordenación y del matrimonio entre personas del mismo sexo, está tratando de trazar un camino hacia adelante que es retador. Hemos decidido no declarar, como denominación si las relaciones sexuales entre personas de un mismo sexo pueden ser (dentro de ciertas condiciones como… Read more »
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