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Domestic violence awareness flier (color)

Presbyterians Against Domestic Violence Network (PADVN), a network of the Presbyterian Health, Education and Welfare Association (PHEWA), has worship, educational and advocacy aids available at no charge to help congregations break the silence about domestic violence and to help persons begin the process of healing.

Go Figure – Presbyterian per-member giving grows

Some months ago I examined the long-term slide in membership numbers within the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). Despite these steady net losses, donations from individuals to congregations actually increased over the same period, even after accounting for inflation. – from the May 2009 edition of Presbyterians Today magazine.

Go Figure – Hymns we like to sing

To help the Presbyterian Committee on Congregational Song as it works toward the development of a new hymnal, Research Services surveyed a sample of pastors, music leaders, and members in congregations using the current denominational hymnal. – from the July/August 2009 edition of Presbyterians Today magazine.

Go Figure – Fewer Members

The number of Presbyterians has been declining slowly but steadily in recent decades. Let’s look at concurrent changes in the number and size of congregations. – from the November 2009 issue of Presbyterians Today magazine.

Eco-Palms

  Deadline for Orders is March 22. Congregations that order Eco-Palms should receive an email containing your order number the day you place your order. The week before Palm Sunday, customers can log into their account to get the FedEx tracking number to show when the palms should arrive. In 2018 1,021 PC(USA) congregations ordered… Read more »

Responsible Investing

  Mission Responsibility Through Investment (MRTI), was created in recognition of the church’s unique opportunity to advance its mission faithfully and creatively through the financial resources entrusted it. MRTI implements the General Assembly’s policies on socially responsible investing (also called faith-based investing) by engaging corporations in which the church owns stock. This is accomplished through… Read more »

Presbyterian Coffee Project

  Good coffee for a good cause The Presbyterian Coffee Project offers a special link between congregations and communities around the world. Churches can now reach out to neighbors overseas not only with the prayers and offerings we give, but with the goods and products we purchase. A warm cup of coffee (or tea) in… Read more »

YAV Alum Network

  Stay Connected with YAV Alums Are you a former YAV? Fill out this form to join the YAV alum network. Through national and regional events of the YAV alum network, we hope to strengthen the support and community which is unique to YAV alums.  We also want to provide the opportunity for recently returned… Read more »

Boston

  The Boston Food Justice Young Adult Volunteer program gives young adults a year-long experience living together in intentional Christian community and engaging in the mission of Presbytery congregations to secure healthy, just, and sustainable food for all people.  At the heart of the program are practices aimed at cultivating spiritual growth, vocational discernment, and… Read more »

Transforming Families

The purpose of this study is to assist congregations in exploring ways to implement the recommendations of Transforming Families in their ministries with today’s families within their churches, in their surrounding communities and in our nation.