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Pentecost Offering sends children, youth and young adults out to change the world

LOUISVILLE – One van, five days. That’s all it took to change the worldview of six young people. That, plus three committed adult leaders, a whole lot of faith and one big DREAAM. DREAAM, an acronym for Driven to Reach Excellence and Academic Achievement for Males, is a program designed to reach, teach and invest in African American boys at risk and to walk alongside them and their families beginning at the early age of 3 until they reach the age of 24.

Young Adult Volunteer learning how SDOP lifts up minority voices

As a Young Adult Volunteer serving in New York City with a placement in the Self-Development of People ministry, my work is composed of program outreach, grant application workshops and site visits for grassroots organizations seeking funding.

Presbyterian Peacemakers, delegation visit border ministry to collaborate on migration

In October, a PC(USA) delegation that included three international peacemakers from the Presbyterian Peacemaking Program journeyed together to Frontera de Cristo, located in the twin cities of Agua Prieta, Mexico, and Douglas, Arizona, for four days of interconnected collaboration on the dynamics of people on the move.

The PC(USA)’s Young Adult Volunteers learn from a panel of Louisville leaders

As they neared the end of a time of training and team building at the Presbyterian Center and online on Friday, more than two dozen of the class of 2023-24 Young Adult Volunteers got to hear stories of both inspiration and encouragement from a panel of Louisville-based faith leaders and advocates.

The PC(USA)’s Pentecost Offering celebrates its 25th anniversary

When Elizabeth Odom was just a baby, so was the Pentecost Offering. Twenty-five years later, both are thriving. Today, Elizabeth is a social worker and American Sign Language interpreter serving the Deaf community in Greensboro, North Carolina, and the Pentecost Offering helped her get there.