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Peace & Global Witness: What Does Anti-Violence Look Like?

Peace at all times in all ways Peacemaking is something that happens among leaders of countries warring over issues, rights and land. Certainly, this is true, but it is also true that peace is made by many others — even you and me! Conflict arises in our families and communities. Instability threatens our livelihoods. Even… Read more »

Peace & Global Witness: Mending Lives Near and Far

Inside Out We all have known challenges — some greater than others, and not all the same. Far from it. And today we want to introduce you to someone who faced a tremendous challenge: the task of re-entering the workforce carrying the stigma of a criminal conviction. His name is Craig Rockenbach. Employers tend to… Read more »

Peace & Global Witness: Supporting Our Siblings in the Middle East

Peace at all times in all ways Peacemaking is something that happens among leaders of countries warring over issues, rights, and land. Certainly, this is true, but it is also true that peace is made by many others — even you and me! Conflict arises in our families and communities. Instability threatens our livelihoods. Even… Read more »

Peace & Global Witness: Making a Taxing Situation Better

Peace at all times in all ways Peacemaking is something that happens among leaders of countries warring over issues, rights and land, right? Certainly this is true, but it is also true that peace is made by many others — even you and me! Conflict arises in our families and communities. Instability threatens our livelihoods…. Read more »

Peace & Global Witness Sixty Second Sermon Reflection

You’re Invited! We invite you to watch this short video and reflect on what you’ve seen by answering the questions below. Thank you to Rev. Ryan Landino, Lead Presbyter for Transformation at the Presbytery of Great Rivers, for creating this Sixty Second Sermon for the Peace & Global Witness Offering. Click here to watch the… Read more »

Celebrating the Peace & Global Witness Offering with Our Youth

Engaging the children of your congregation with the four General Assembly mandated churchwide Special Offerings has never been easier or more important. There are numerous ways children can connect with the Peace & Global Witness Offering. We have a number of resources available online to help you as you engage your young people. This year’s… Read more »

Peace & Global Witness: A Special Invitation

Christ invites Most of us don’t get any mail except for what? Bills and junk. But once in a while, now and then, a pretty envelope, perhaps hand-addressed and with something nice inside, is nestled among the coupons and ads and utility bills. An invitation. It’s something different, and it feels good. It feels good… Read more »

Come See Us at Big Tent!

Good morning, Baltimore! Big Tent 2019 kicks off next week in Baltimore, Maryland, and we are looking forward to spending time with hundreds of other Presbyterians as we come together to renew our minds and be transformed. The Special Offerings and Presbyterian Giving Catalog team will be in the exhibit space eager to speak with… Read more »

Ecumenical Youth Join Together to Make Big Impact

Coming Together Across Denominations Though they come from a small town, the seven young women who are part of the Rowley Youth Group won’t let this limit them from making a big impact in their community and around the world. The town of Rowley, Iowa, has a population of 266 people with the only two… Read more »