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Mission Engagement & Support

Per Capita: What’s in it for me?

It’s that time of year again: time to take a quick breath to recall Advent and Christmas celebrations; time to look ahead to what the new year will bring. It’s also time to consider your local congregation’s missional priorities and the financial pledges you have received so that a budget can be finalized.

Fire destroys sanctuary but not spirits

Never has a lectionary passage been more providentially timed. Just four hours after worship ended on Sunday, Jan. 2, a major fire erupted in the sanctuary of Bethany Presbyterian Church in Spokane, Washington, the result of what fire officials determined was an “overloaded circuit.”

‘In our living, in our giving, we are there’

As he strode purposefully down Broadway against the cold, New York City air last Sunday, the Rev. Chris Shelton had a song in his heart. One he had written himself.

Do we need our church property to be faithful?

Promising those attending the online Pandemic & Property conference a 60,000-foot view, the Rev. Dr. Eileen Lindner opened the two-day event Tuesday with a brief talk that included how the pandemic has impacted the sale of church property.