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Resources in Self Development of People

Sermons and Liturgy

Sermons and Liturgy is a thematic collection of sermons and liturgical materials celebrating the Presbyterian Committee on the Self-Development of People (SDOP). It helps pastors develop SDOP-themed worship services and provides insight into the Biblical and theological foundations of the SDOP ministry.

SDOP Tri-fold Brochure

Learn how the Committee on the Self-Development of People invests in people with its partners across the globe. Included is basic information needed to apply for a SDOP-funded grant.

SDOP Sunday 2017

The SDOP Sunday resource lifts up stories of community building, self-reliance, and hope – stories of God in action. It also provides hymns, liturgical suggestions, and how to access other free SDOP resources that are available to you and your congregation.

2017 One Great Hour of Sharing Minute for Mission – SDOP

From 1973 to 2009, the US prison population grew from 200,000 to two million, and people of color are disproportionately incarcerated, so standing against mass incarceration is a matter of neighbors helping neighbors. One Great Hour of Sharing enables Presbyterians to extend neighborliness across the United States and around the world to impoverished and oppressed… Read more »