Evangelism & Discipleship

Everyday God-talk reimagined

Everyday God-talk returns for its first official season using the lens of Reformed theology to focus on environmental justice and climate crisis.

Despite the pandemic, Michigan church is growing

Over the course of the last year, churches across the globe have wondered what coming out on the other side of the COVID-19 pandemic looks like. Many have wondered how to make the best decisions for their worshipping communities. As the pandemic pushed churches to make difficult decisions, many churches saw an opportunity to try new things.

Shining light in the darkness

From February through April, the Rev. Thirza Sayers was in bed, in another space of darkness.

Partnership key to Presbyterian youth workers resurgence

Feedback from cohort groups sponsored by the Office of Christian Formation for Presbyterian Youth Workers Association has been so positive that the organization is considering making it part of it regular life.

1001 ‘New Way’ podcast celebrates Easter season

The Rev. Zac Morton, pastor at First Presbyterian Church in Morgantown, West Virginia, remembers what it was like  growing up in the blackberry brambles of rural West Virginia and Pennsylvania.

Fitting hybrid worship into the context of the local congregation

Highlighting worship efforts during the pandemic ranging from high-tech and labor-intensive to one church’s “Call ‘Em All” telephonic approach, Thursday’s webinar on Hybrid Ministry: The Scattered Church was a balm for clergy and worship leaders who’ve struggled mightily with pandemic-induced issues including pastoral care, trauma and self-care.

Ministering through the challenges and gifts of older adults of Hispanic heritage

After serving for many years as a commissioned lay pastor of Brentwood Presbyterian Church in the Presbytery of Long Island, New York, a Matthew 25 presbytery of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), the Rev. Ida Rosario retired at the end of 2020 to start a new season in her life and ministry. Today she serves as a minister in a small multicultural church that partners with a Hispanic congregation of more recent immigrants.