Evangelism & Discipleship

Newly formed Sabbath Center in Wyoming to host first event

In December 2013 Steve Shive had a dream. Shive, general presbyter of the Presbytery of Wyoming, says that in the dream, he felt a strong sense to create a place where God’s people could come together to work on spiritual practices. “I saw our teaching and ruling elders coming together to learn from each other,” he says, “and to engage in the presence of their lives in Christ in community.”

October conference seeks to address joys and challenges of aging

Unified under a theme inspired by John 13:34-35, Christian Discipleship: People of the Spirit, People of Hope, the Presbyterian Older Adult Ministries Network (POAMN) and the Association of Retired Ministers, Their Spouses, or Survivors (ARMSS) will co-sponsor a national conference for persons engaged in ministry with older adults from October 11-14 in Richmond, Virginia.

Presbyterian Youth Triennium offering will help youth in Asia

This year’s Triennium participants will have the opportunity to help youth and families in Asia by giving generously to the offering collected on Wednesday, July 20. These funds will help transform shipping containers headed for landfills into a storm-resistant classroom for students at the National Heroes Institute in Leyte.

Doing everything in the way of Jesus

Addressing a full ballroom at the assembly’s Evangelism Breakfast on June 21, the Rev. Jan Edmiston, Co-Moderator of the 222nd General Assembly (2016), proclaimed, “You are my people.”

Building a robust theological framework for new worshiping communities

The Presbyterian Mission Agency recently held a consultation at Pittsburgh Theological Seminary to begin the process of building a robust theological framework for its 1001 New Worshiping Communities movement. To date, more than 300 fellowships have been established through the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) evangelism effort.