Matthew 25

Better than swag

Those attending last month’s Presbyterian Youth Triennium took home plenty of swag from the booth explaining the Matthew 25 invitation. But about 500 of the 4,000 youth in attendance July 16-20 left behind something even more valuable — their thoughts on what a Matthew 25 church ought to do and be in the community.

Learn about migration and labor trafficking through the eyes of migrants

In the spirit of the Matthew 25 invitation — choosing welcome and standing with people in need — the Presbyterian Peacemaking Program and World Mission are collaborating to co-lead upcoming travel study seminars on the complex, interconnected issues of migration and human trafficking.

Matthew 25 and care of creation go hand in hand

The Rev. Dr. Diane Givens Moffett, president and executive director of the Presbyterian Mission Agency, believes God has intricately woven our lives together at this time in history so we may be part of the healing work of God’s creation.

‘When we reach into the community, we bring people in’

After hearing social media feedback that parents were not enamored with Vacation Bible School offerings at nearby churches, Evergreen Presbyterian Church in Memphis, Tenn., created from scratch its own Peace Camp, which it held last month.