Special Offerings

‘It’s hard to kill your darling’

The pandemic has indeed nixed the planned in-person Presbyterian Youth Triennium this summer. But youth leaders across the country are coming up with local and regional gatherings and other offerings for youth and young adults, including six presbyteries in Pennsylvania planning an event they’re calling the Presbyterian Youth Tri-PENNium, to be held at the Krislund  Camp & Retreat Center in Madisonburg.

Mosaic of Peace returns Nov. 6-18

Now’s your time to apply for the Mosaic of Peace Conference, which returns this fall after a two-year hiatus prompted by the pandemic.

‘Why not just start your own learning hub?’

It’s one thing to watch the heartbreaking plight of new immigrants, refugees and asylum seekers unfold on the evening news. It’s quite another to meet Lissy H. in person.

Helping our youth flourish

The PC(USA)’s annual Pentecost Offering supports children, youth and young adults at risk through many ministries.

‘We’ve got to move Earth Day to 12 months a year’

Friday is the official day that many people will celebrate Earth Day. But being good stewards of God’s Creation is a year-round priority for members of First Presbyterian Church in Lawrence, Kansas.

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.