Posts Categorized: Giving

Mission is Cooking in South Carolina

In March 2018, the Presbyterian Women Circles of Beth Shiloh Presbyterian Church in York, South Carolina, came together with an idea – they wanted to donate a Farm Bundle through the Presbyterian Giving Catalog. However, they wondered how their small congregation was going to raise enough money for this $1,300 item. After putting their heads… Read more »

Peace & Global Witness: Peace at All Times

“Now may the Lord of peace … give you peace at all times in all ways.” — 2 Thessalonians 3:16 Sunday is World Communion Sunday, which celebrates our oneness in Christ with our brothers and sisters around the world. It’s perhaps the most appropriate day of the year to receive the Peace & Global Witness… Read more »

Peace & Global Witness: Defense Against Deportation

Peace in 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: Youth Building Interfaith Community

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: 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: 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 »

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 »