Christmas Joy Offering – Supporting our leaders: past, present and future.

Mission Engagement & Support

A mission-minded scavenger hunt

At its recent meeting, the Presbytery of Boise invited congregations and denominational partners to display their mission activities in a presbytery-wide mission fair. To add some fun and competition, meeting participants were given a scavenger hunt list to track down answers that could be found only on the tables or by asking the mission fair participants.

Giving a gift that makes a difference

When it comes to people’s proclivity to pile up possessions, Jane MacDonald couldn’t agree more strongly with Jesus. “We all have enough stuff!” she said emphatically.

A fine yarn

When bestselling author Debbie Macomber famously observed, “I love the way knitting brings people together,” she might just as well have been writing about the Presbyterian Women (PW) of First Presbyterian Church, Batavia, New York.

Called to teach

Teaching has always been in Valerie Neubauer’s genes. The retired high school Spanish and English teacher — who has also taught Sunday school for more than 50 years at Westminster Presbyterian Church in Cedar Rapids, Iowa — took a mere few years off from teaching at church only when her own children were high schoolers.

Registration is now open for Stewardship Kaleidoscope

Registration has officially opened for Stewardship Kaleidoscope, an annual conference offering outstanding plenary speakers, informative workshop leaders, provocative worship experiences and unparalleled networking opportunities for all who are passionate about stewardship and generosity.

Agents of change in Nigeria

Although Nigeria ranks among Africa’s richest nations, Ohel Swade would never know it.