Worshiping Communities

What would Fred Rogers say about the coronavirus?

 In the latest installments of Everyday God-Talk, So Jung Kim, the associate for Theology in the Presbyterian Mission Agency, hosts a two-part video conversation about what the late Presbyterian minister and television host Fred Rogers might say and do during the current pandemic.

Varied, far-flung mission is envisioned over the next two years

Proposed budgets for the Presbyterian Mission Agency — about $61.2 million in 2021 and about $62.9 million for 2022 — will allow the agency two more years to continue the Matthew 25 focus and to carry out no small number of other worthy ministries, too.

1001 ‘New Way’ podcast to drop episode 1 of season 4 on Good Friday

The “New Way” podcast will drop the first episode of a brand-new season Friday morning. The podcast, a periodic series of conversation from the 1001 New Worshiping Communities movement of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), is entering its fourth season just as many people are feeling the mounting impact of the coronavirus.

‘People delight in the feeling of making a difference’

Leaders of worshiping communities may be hesitant as they seek to bolster funding during a pandemic. But there are ways to do that by inviting people to do what they want to do anyway, the Revs. Jon Moore and Princeton Abaraoha told about 40 people participating in a Thursday webinar “Funding your Ministry in a Time of Crisis,” put on by 1001 New Worshiping Communities.

Responding to revenue shortfalls during the pandemic

If there’s one thing Presbyterian Mission Agency mission engagement advisor the Rev. Jon Moore knows about times of crisis, it’s that giving increases — sometimes exponentially.