Resources in Presbyterian Giving Catalog

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, Associate for Curriculum Development, Theology Formation and Evangelism

2017 OGHS Children’s Sermon

A children’s sermon for use with One Great Hour of Sharing, written by Rev. Meg Rift, Associate for Curriculum Development, Theology Formation and Evangelism

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, Associate for Curriculum Development, Theology Formation and… 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.

Christmas Joy Offering Lesson Plan – Joy

This lesson plan (2 of 2) helps us learn about sharing our joy with others because God shares Christ with us. Written by Jennifer Whitford, Director of Children’s Ministry, Worthington Presbyterian, Worthington, Ohio

Christmas Joy Offering Lesson Plan – Gifts

This lesson plan (1 of 2) helps us learn about recognizing the gift God gives us in Jesus Christ, and how to respond in honor to that gift by recognizing the leaders of our church. Written by Jennifer Whitford, Director of Children’s Ministry, Worthington Presbyterian, Worthington, Ohio

Presbyterian Giving Catalog Bulletin Inserts (People)

Order bulletin inserts to promote the Presbyterian Giving Catalog for your congregation. These can be used in pews, church bulletins, or distributed directly to members to spread the word about the Presbyterian Giving Catalog. Download the promotional piece with the button below, or order 2016 bulletin inserts here.

2016 Stories of Impact

The Presbyterian Giving Catalog is filled with gifts that exemplify the work prayerfully carried out by ministries of the Presbyterian Mission Agency. These ministries work in collaboration with Presbyterians, congregations, mid councils, and global partners. Every gift has the power to fulfill a need. To change a life. To foster hope and faith. The generosity… Read more »