Focus on congregational vitality, fighting poverty, dismantling racism for next Presbyterian Planning Calendar
by Jeffrey Lawrence | Presbyterian News Service
LOUISVILLE – The Presbyterian Planning Calendar, a beloved publication of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), is seeking photo submissions from congregations, mid councils, camps, conference centers and education centers for use in its 2019–2020 edition.
Focusing on congregational vitality, fighting poverty, dismantling racism and other mission activities, the request for images also asks, “Who are the unsung heroes of your congregation?”
Images should feature congregation members engaged in activities including worship, mission service, creativity and the arts, and direct outreach. Calendar planners ask that staged photos of groups of people and photos of people sitting at conference or dining tables be avoided.
The format of the calendar is “landscape,” meaning photos should be wider than tall. High resolution photographs, with a minimum resolution of 2000 x 1500 pixels (no smaller than 1 MB), are requested for best printing. Please include a caption and photo credit with each image. If children are pictured, please ensure the use and distribution of your photo complies with your safe church policy.
The deadline for submissions is Feb. 14, 2019. Photos should be submitted online using a form found here. If you have questions or need to submit materials in a different way, please contact the planning calendar manager, Jackie Carter, by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 502-569-5772.
Editor’s note: This story was initially published Sept. 27, 2018.
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