Posts Categorized: Giving

Christmas Joy Gifts Bring Happy Endings After Tragedies Strike

Christmas Joy Offering Gifts Help Bring Happy Endings After Tragedies Strike From Celebration to Trauma In 2014, Elisabeth Scotland’s college graduation day turned from joy and celebration to  trauma and heartache in an instant. After receiving her diploma from Boston University, Elisabeth, along with family and friends, went to a baseball game at Fenway Park. While… Read more »

What Would Calvin Think about #GivingTuesday

What Would Calvin Think about #GivingTuesday A guest post by Chip Hardwick Born just 70 years after Gutenberg built his first printing press, digital communication and social media were probably not even figments of John Calvin’s imagination. However, Calvin thought a lot about “helpfulness for our neighbor” and that is the thrust of #GivingTuesday, a… Read more »


Would John Calvin support #GivingTuesday? The Presbyterian Mission Agency, in partnership with the Presbyterian Foundation, invites you to support Presbyterian Mission on Tuesday, November 29, 2016. One of my colleagues asked the Rev. Dr. Charles Wiley III, Coordinator of the Office of Theology and Worship at the Presbyterian Mission Agency, to weigh in on the upcoming day dedicated… Read more »

Connecting Through Giving

Flint Water Filter “Share” your blessings with others When’s the last time you connected with a friend through social media? Or text, or e-mail? When’s the last time you shared a status update, or a photo of a cat? Technology today allows us to stay connected to those we love more than ever before. We can scroll through… Read more »

Presbyterian Mission Agency to Send Special Offerings Gifts to Churches and Presbyteries

Louisville — Over the next couple of weeks the Presbyterian Mission Agency will begin reverse-remitting gifts made from individuals directly to the Agency from last year’s Pentecost and Peacemaking Offerings. Fifty percent of Peacemaking gifts will be split evenly between presbyteries and receiving congregations, while forty percent of Pentecost Offering gifts will be remitted back to congregations.

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Honoring Mothers

Mother’s Day is right around the bend and we wanted to offer you all an opportunity to show appreciation to all of the amazing moms in your life by giving a gift in their honor.

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Removing the Clouds of Ambiguity

Presbyterian Giving Catalog One of my favorite things about working for Special Offerings is helping Presbyterians connect their decision to give, regardless of the amount, with the impact their gift can have in the life of another, but it’s also one of the most challenging. While we can share as many stories as we want… Read more »

Gift of the Heart School Kits

From the Web I know yesterday’s post was a long one, but trust me when I say that these won’t always demand that much of your time. Like today’s for instance. Margaret (our Project Manager for Congregational Promotion) happened to catch the following on the Presbyterian Disaster Assistance Facebook page and we thought it was… Read more »