Evangelism & Discipleship

Collegiate ministry network incorporates as independent entity

UKirk, the collegiate ministry network of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), is now incorporated as its own 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. And, as UKirk College Ministries Association Inc., the association is actively searching for a new national executive director.

2019 Presbyterian Youth Triennium volunteer making up for lost time

Despite having worked in youth ministry at two Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) congregations before becoming a marriage and family counselor, 72-year-old Gregg Dana has never attended  Presbyterian Youth Triennium (PYT).  He could’ve gone to the first two Trienniums in 1980 and 1983, but he was serving large PC(USA) churches with active summer programs.

Vital Congregations initiative 2020 launch is underway

Nearly 140 leaders including representation from presbyteries, pastors, clerks of session and the Presbyterian Mission Agency are meeting at Montview Presbyterian Church in Denver this week to pray, plan and worship together during the West Coast Vital Congregations gathering.

Put me in, coach — I’m ready to lead

Beth McCaw didn’t know what she was getting into when she first heard God’s call to start a 1001 new worshiping community.  As a social worker, she was a long way from the challenges she would face in launching a new faith community.

New partnership agreement links PC(USA), Scouting association

During last week’s Presbyterian Mission Agency Board meeting, a new missional relationship among the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), the Boy Scouts of America and the National Association of Presbyterian Scouters (NAPS) was signed. The agreement continues and expands the relationship between the PC(USA) and NAPS for another century.

New worshiping community receives $50K Walton award

New Creation Presbyterian Church, a 1001 New Worshiping Community in Hendersonville, Tenn. that became an official PC(USA) chartered congregation last year, has been a named as a winner of a $50,000 2019 Sam and Helen R. Walton award.