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

Youth

‘These kids have had to be brave their whole lives’

During the most recent edition of the Synod of the Sun’s podcast SunSpots, found here, host Thomas Riggs was sharing some favorite kin-dom camp memories with his guest, the Rev. Pepa Paniagua, the director and co-organizer of the week-long camp put on this summer for 58 youth who identify as LGBTQIA+.

This PC(USA) church in Stillwater runs deep

Youth and young people are not the future of the church. They are the church, as viewers of the August edition of “Being Matthew 25” learned Thursday.

Kin-dom kids

On the first full day of kin-dom camp last week, it was evident the impact the camp would have on the 57 campers who identify as LGBTQIA+. 

These, too, are children of God

Like most kids, Josh Davenport-Herbst has always had a hard time saying no to his parents, especially when it came to showing up for stuff at church.

All hands on deck

Wednesday’s edition of Leading Theologically took on a nautical theme as host the Rev. Dr. Lee Hinson-Hasty and guest Gina Yeager-Buckley launched into this topic: “Turning the Ship: What Ministry Feels Like Right Now.”

Helping our youth flourish

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

Fanning out to aid Ukraine

On Monday, Avenue Church NYC welcomed the Rev. Robert Gamble, who does ministry in Ukraine validated by the Presbytery of Western North Carolina, for an extended visit throughout Holy Week.

‘You cannot love if your heart is not soft’

Alla Soroka is a 2017 International Peacemaker living and working in Odessa, Ukraine. She’s clearly devoted to her work with at-risk teenagers — even those who are beyond being considered at-risk and are incarcerated.