Resources in Publications and periodicals

Minutes for Mission: Young Adult Volunteers

Kristen Young served her volunteer year in Peru at a shelter for young survivors of sexual abuse and domestic violence. She saw God at work in helping these women heal and move toward independent living.

Minutes for Mission: Youth Ministries

First Presbyterian Church in Morganton, North Carolina, took their youth to Faith in 3D to learn about what it means to be a Christian in the global world and to be a global citizen.

Minutes for Mission: Children at Risk

First Presbyterian Church in Homewood, Illinois, uses is Pentecost funds for and volunteers at a community center that serves children at risk. They call it opening themselves to the “joy of ministry.”

Impact Guide: Your Church Your Mission

Churches are using the Giving Catalog in fun, creative ways. They are joining together to amplify their impact through group giving activities. As you brainstorm gift-related activities to unite your congregation and support Presbyterian mission around the world, draw inspiration from this new resource. Your Church Your Mission Impact Guide shares stories of impact, provides… Read more »

Minutes for Mission: Racial Ethnic Schools and Colleges, Menaul School

Christmas Joy gifts have helped Menaul School change lives for generations. Gary Lucero, Jr., has 28 relatives who attended Menaul, and his family continues its commitment to both the church and the school. Your gifts to Christmas Joy help make it possible for students to learn and grow in faith at Presbyterian-related racial ethnic schools… Read more »

Answering God’s call to be a YAV in the Philippines

The Young Adult Volunteer (YAV) program is a year of service for young adults, ages 19–30, at sites in the U.S. and around the world. Consider taking part in a YAV experience like Akilah Hyrams, who served in the Philippines in 2016–17.

Peace & Global Witness Leader’s Guide

“So he came and proclaimed peace to you who were far off and peace to those who were near.” —Ephesians 2:14-17 The letter to the Ephesians tells us that Jesus came to proclaim a peace that is universal. While the earthly ministry of Jesus was in a specific age and place, the peace he shared… Read more »