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The Racial Ethnic Torch Fall 2010

In this issue you will meet emerging people of color leaders who are transforming the church even as they are themselves being transformed. You will learn about significant achievements by people of color congregations and interest groups, exciting new additions to our ministry staff, and upcoming events.

Celebrate the Gifts of Women 2012 liturgy

On Celebrate the Gifts of Women Sunday, March 4, 2012, we honor women who contribute their gifts to the church and community.  In 2012, the Presbyterian Planning Calendar designates March 4, 2012 as Celebrate the Gifts of Women Sunday.  International Women’s Day is March 8 and many congregations choose the Sunday closest to that date… Read more »

Celebrate the Gifts of Women 2011: Beautiful Women Who Do Beautiful Things

On Celebrate the Gifts of Women Sunday, February 27, 2011, we celebrate the beautiful women in the household of God who regularly do beautiful things in love and faithfulness to Jesus Christ.  There are women in scripture and women in our congregations who regularly do beautiful things and are remarkable saints in the faith. The… Read more »

Ideas for Incorporating World AIDS Day into worship

The traditional themes of the Sundays of Advent are hope, peace, joy and love. Many congregations light a candle each week and focus part of the liturgy on the concept for that week. Each of these words has unique meaning in a world where an estimated 33 million people are living with HIV or AIDS… Read more »

A Proposal for Considering the Theology and Practice of Ordination in the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) – Study guide

The 1992 General Assembly commended for church-wide study a report entitled “A Proposal for Considering the Theology and Practice of Ordination in the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.).”  The report emphasizes the ministry of the whole people of God, and, for the first time in the denomination’s history, explores all three offices (minister, elder, and deacon) in… Read more »

Bridge the Gap! webinar presentation

For every mission experience, challenges and questions are a constant companion. Successfully translating your mission experience requires the right attitude, the right tools and the training to create the right opportunities. In October’s webinar, join us as we discuss how to navigate those cross-cultural waters to reach the far shore, how to communicate effectively within… Read more »

Bridge the Gap! webinar

For every mission experience, challenges and questions are a constant companion. Successfully translating your mission experience requires the right attitude, the right tools and the training to create the right opportunities.

2009 Domestic Violence Congregational Packet

The 2009 Presbyterians Against Domestic Violence Network (PADVN) Domestic Violence Congregational Packet focuses on teen dating violence. Individual pieces include: Cover Letter The Facts on Teens and Dating Violence A Father’s Letter to his Teenage Children Teen/Young Adult Sexuality Covenant Sexting, Texting, and Cell Phones — A Bigger Problem Than We Think Teen Power and… Read more »

Interfaith Marriage

Suggestions for interfaith couples, their families, and their congregations.