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Giving Catalog Promotional Image

Download and use this image to encourage your members to pick up a Presbyterian Giving Catalog, especially around gift giving holidays. These small gifts create big impact for people all over the world.

Giving Catalog Promotion (Calf-Pint)

This promotional graphic can be used in church newsletters, bulletins, or on your church website. There are three versions/aspect ratios available: 7×4, 3.5×5, and 4×4.

2017 OGHS Younger Children’s Lesson Plan

Lesson Objectives At the end of the lesson, the learner will be able to: tell that it was the prophet Isaiah who shared God’s message identify a way they can share with others identify a way they can be kind with others For use with activities appropriate for students in grades K-4. Written by Rev…. Read more »

2017 OGHS Older Children’s Lesson Plan

Lesson Objectives At the end of the lesson, the learner will be able to: identify what a community needs tell how communities are broken envision how communities can be restored For use with activities appropriate for students in grades 5-8. Written by Rev. Meg Rift, Director of Christian Education, Fair Oaks Presbyterian, Oak Park, Illinois

2017 OGHS Activity Sheet for older Children’s Lesson Plan

Activities appropriate for students in grades 5-8, to be used in conjunction with the 2017 OGHS Curriculum. Written by Rev. Meg Rift, Director of Christian Education, Fair Oaks Presbyterian, Oak Park, Illinois

2017 OGHS Children’s Sermon

A children’s sermon for use with One Great Hour of Sharing, written by Rev. Meg Rift, Director of Christian Education, Fair Oaks Presbyterian, Oak Park, Illinois

2017 OGHS Ideas to Connect Worship and the Congregation

Use these resources to formulate worship elements that center on the text (Isaiah 58) and connect to a catalog item that is a tangible way of living out the text. Includes: Call to Worship Hymn Suggestions Visual Presentation of Scripture Prayer Litany Benediction Written by Rev. Meg Rift, Director of Christian Education, Fair Oaks Presbyterian,… Read more »

Christmas Joy Offering Ideas to Connect Worship and the Congregation

Many congregations have had great fun and success incorporating the Presbyterian Giving Catalog into their Christmas Joy Offering worship and curriculum. Find resources and ideas here to get the whole church involved! Written by Jennifer Whitford, Director for Children’s Ministry, Worthington Presbyterian, Worthington, Ohio

Christmas Joy Offering Children’s Sermon

This Children’s Sermon by Jennifer Whitford introduces the Christmas Joy Offering as a way to share with others in response to the gifts we’ve been given.