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Resources in Education

Transformational Leadership Debt Assistance

The Transformational Leadership Debt Assistance is seeking up to 50 culturally proficient, adaptive and innovative, critically thinking and emotionally intelligent Christ-like pastors called to serve where they are needed to lead small PC(USA) congregations or emerging worshiping communities. The goal is to help reduce educational debt acquired by seminary graduates called to minister to communities… Read more »

Seasons of Service individual application

The Office of Financial Aid for Studies is partnering with other Presbyterian Mission Agency offices to provide debt assistance to volunteer service project participants. Participants may receive up to $250 of assistance with student loan payments for up to 12 months while the applicant is in service. In order to receive $250 per month, the… Read more »

Season of Service Site Application

Financial Aid for Service celebrates the General Assembly’s Living Missionally initiative by seeking service program partners for a service loan program. Why do we need partners? We don’t want to create service opportunities—we want to support the diverse array of service opportunities that are available through Presbyterian churches, camps and conference centers, and colleges by… Read more »

Beall Scholarship application

Fine Arts and Performing Arts Scholarship Established by Annie Elizabeth Beall The Beall Scholarship will be used to support women (35 and under) entering church occupations who are pursuing an education in the fine arts or performing arts as a part of their call to ministry. The final thirty thousand dollars in the fund will… Read more »

Educate a Child Toolkit Section 8: Bibliography

The resources that follow have been listed by the Educate A Child Initiative staff team members from among resources known to them. Many address larger issues in society such as racial and economic inequity that adversely affect educational outcomes. Others report on various advocacy strategies and efforts, while still others provide pastoral, theological, or logistical… Read more »

Educate a Child Toolkit Section 7: Keep in Touch

Information on how to keep up with the Educate a Child initiative. To read the entire article, download this resource. If you’d like to see the full document, download this resource, or see it as a web page here. Download the entire Educate a Child Toolkit here, or read it on our web site here.

Educate a Child Toolkit Section 6: Vignette Guidelines

Ideally, we’re looking for an article between 500 and 800 words, written in a news-reporting style featuring highlights and quotes, including who and how many children are served through this ministry – whether it’s a tutoring program serving 20 children or a local advocacy effort affecting 25,000 students in your district. If any congregations involved… Read more »

Educate a Child Toolkit Section 5: Pentecost Offering 101

A gift to the Pentecost Offering helps the church encourage, develop, and support its young people, and also address the needs of at-risk children. 40% of the Pentecost offering can be retained by individual congregations wanting to make an impact in the lives of young people within their own community. The remaining 60% is used… Read more »

Educate a Child Toolkit Section 4: School Board Advocacy

There is great hunger for a movement to protect and revitalize the promise of public education as our nation’s gateway to democracy and racial and economic justice. To do so, we will need to not only help individual children to succeed, but change the systems of education that routinely fail them. This type of change requires… Read more »