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#GivingTuesday draws us to lessons learned in Sunday school

Calendared amidst the commercial craze of Black Friday and Cyber Monday comes #GivingTuesday, a timely reminder that life is more about giving than getting. It is a verifiable fact that generosity enhances our well-being.[i]  #GivingTuesday is celebrated the week following Thanksgiving and kicks-off the year-end charitable season. About 40 percent of all charitable giving occurs… Read more »

Peace & Global Witness: Beyond Our Doors, Beyond Our Community, Beyond Our Borders

Peace is active, not passive The Peace & Global Witness Offering connects congregations around the country with inspiring and innovative peacemakers from partner churches around the globe so they may learn from one another. The Offering helps develop educational resources that illustrate how congregations can become active peacemakers both in our local community and around… Read more »

Children’s Sunday School Cooks Up Soup for Goats

A project that resonates When the children’s Sunday school class at Heritage Presbyterian Church in Glendale, AZ, set out to donate a gift through the Presbyterian Giving Catalog, they had no way to foresee the way the Spirit would move throughout their congregation. Rebecca Gray, elder for Christian Education, first came across the Presbyterian Giving… Read more »

Peace & Global Witness: Minute for Mission out of Bandon, Oregon

“Now may the Lord of peace… give you peace at all times in all ways.” — 2 Thessalonians 3:16 We live in a world that is constantly overwhelming us. Conflict arises in our families and communities. War is waged between nations and discussed in the marketplace. Instability threatens our jobs, savings or even our homes…. Read more »

Peace & Global Witness: Minute for Mission out of East Tennessee

“Now may the Lord of peace … give you peace at all times in all ways.” — 2 Thessalonians 3:16 We live in a world that is hectic and overwhelming at times. Conflict arises in our families and communities. War is waged between nations and discussed in the marketplace. Instability threatens our jobs, savings or… Read more »

Peace & Global Witness: Building Peace in Madagascar

Blessed are the peacemakers The Peace & Global Witness Offering unites Presbyterians everywhere reaching out to people across the globe who long for peace and reconciliation. Shaping a foundation for peace starts with honest conversations and shared experiences. When we share, we carry each other’s burdens, advocate for one another, and share each other’s hopes…. Read more »