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Matthew 25

Ministry by the vulnerable with the vulnerable

Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) partners from the Assembly of Evangelical (Presbyterian) Churches in Iraq are sharing, in their own words, about the Matthew 25 ministries to which they have been called.

Congregation fights hunger in greater St. Louis

As a Hunger Action Congregation, Faith Des Peres Presbyterian Church is taking aim at food insecurity in greater St. Louis by providing food for school children and other vulnerable populations.

If we build it, they will sleep

No one knows exactly how many children in the tri-county area around Detroit (Oakland, Macomb and Wayne counties) are lacking a bed of their own, but it is likely the number is in the thousands, according to the nonprofit Building Beds 4 Kids.

Balmoral Presbyterian Church

In 2011, an African American congregation, Circle of Faith Christian Church, approached our church with the need for space. We welcomed them, and our building is now home to us both. We come together for Sunday studies, youth group, fellowship and service and have grown emotionally, intellectually and spiritually as a result. One Sunday study… Read more »

Union Presbyterian Church

Union Presbyterian Church recently returned from a weekend-long all-church retreat. Twenty-seven members, ages 3 through 70, gathered at Stronghold Camp & Retreat Center and began our discussions on this year’s mission focus. We left the weekend excited about new friends we had made, committed to forming a partnership with the camp, and enthusiastic about planning… Read more »

Ridley Park Presbyterian Church

After hearing the Rev. Dr. Diane Moffett speak at a recent presbytery meeting this summer, Ridley Park Presbyterian Church was inspired to accept the invitation from the Presbyterian Mission Agency to become a Matthew 25 congregation. As a first step in eradicating systemic poverty, we partnered with Habitat for Humanity for a “Build Day” on… Read more »

First Presbyterian Church of Kankakee

On Wednesday, Sept. 18, we had a ribbon-cutting ceremony for our repaired and restored 18-foot-by-10-foot stained glass window that depicts Leonardo da Vinci’s The Last Supper. The event, sponsored by the local Chamber of Commerce, brought 110 people into our church. Tours were offered of the church, and people learned its history and information about… Read more »