Monthly Archives: June 2019

2019 Summer Commitment Giving Catalog

Summer is here! And this summer, as with those in the past couple years, the Presbyterian Giving Catalog is inviting you to make a life-changing difference for people in need with practical gifts of water and livestock. What makes this summer different from those before is that this year your gifts will be matched dollar-for-dollar… Read more »

Nurture Your Children’s Helpful Instincts

When children hear about people in need, they want to do something. The Jerry Can curriculum engages young worshippers in understanding the needs of others, especially in times of disaster, and showing what they can do to help. This curriculum centers on Jerry Can, a fun, energetic character that connects our response to disaster with… Read more »

Congregation Commits to Sending At-Risk Youth to Triennium

“Triennium for me personally is an opportunity to grow and get to know more about God’s will.” Eduardo and Kenia stood in front of the congregation of the Presbyterian Church of Lake Travis in Bee Cave, Texas, expressing why they wish to attend Presbyterian Youth Triennium this summer. This congregation has decided to support these… Read more »

Pentecost: Helping Families Find a Home

Where did you first learn about God? Who pointed out the glimpses of God in everyday life? For many, it happened during the early years of life. It was in Sunday School classes where stories were shared of Jesus’ miracles and God’s love. It was at summer camp and youth conferences where God’s truth was… Read more »

Pentecost: School’s Out but Nobody’s Home

From five to four In the fall of 2016, the school board in Sterling, Colorado, was forced to make some drastic changes to meet its budget. The most significant change was reducing the school week from five days to four. When the decision was made, the unintended result left many children and youth without adequate… Read more »