Posts Categorized: Presbyterian Giving Catalog

Columbus Church Visits Presbyterian Center and Brings Gift of a Garden Well

A Church for All Peoples Last month a faithful delegation from Brookwood Presbyterian Church in Columbus, OH, made the trip to Louisville to visit the Presbyterian Center and hand-deliver a gift to the Presbyterian Giving Catalog– a donation of a garden well! Fifty years ago, Brookwood Presbyterian – “A Church for All Peoples Sharing God’s… Read more »

2018 Summer Commitment Giving Catalog

This summer, the Presbyterian Giving Catalog is inviting you to make a life-changing difference for people in need with practical gifts of water, agriculture, and livestock. For each month this summer, we encourage you to pick one or more items from the 2018 Summer Commitment Giving Catalog, such as chickens, goats, or a pair of… Read more »

Find us at the 223rd General Assembly

Meet us in St. Louis The 223rd General Assembly (GA) kicks off this weekend in St. Louis, MO, and we are looking forward to spending the next week with thousands of other Presbyterians as we come together to witness for truth and justice in our communities and the world. In the midst of this action-packed… Read more »

Children Can Help by Using the Jerry Can Curriculum

The Jerry Can curriculum nurtures and encourages our children’s natural desire to help people in need. Jerry Can represents the one common denominator in all disasters around the world: the need for clean water to survive. The Jerry Can cartoon was created to be a fun, energetic character for children to connect with as they… Read more »

Holy Cow! Children Move Congregation to Donate Through the Giving Catalog

“But Jesus said, ‘Let the little children come to me, and do not stop them; for it is to such as these that the kingdom of heaven belongs.’” Matthew 19:14 As adults, we oftentimes dismiss the power and determination of our young people. However, the children at Westminster Presbyterian Church in Sacramento, CA, recently proved… Read more »

Giving Catalog Resources for Vacation Bible School

Summer is Almost Upon Us Have you started planning for Vacation Bible School yet? The Presbyterian Giving Catalog has a number of resources to help spark your creativity as you plan a fun and exciting VBS program this year! Consider incorporating these lessons and activities into your program to help show the children in your… Read more »

The Piglet Challenge!

Have you herd? Give a piglet on March 1, and it becomes a pair!   We’re counting on your help to reach our goal of 75 piglets given today.  And thanks to a matching gift from a generous congregation, we’re already half way there!   Help Us Reach Our Goal!   Pig farming can provide stability to… Read more »

Overflowing Generosity

Water gives and sustains life. For World Water Day (March 22, 2017), we are highlighting the Overflowing Generosity activity from the Presbyterian Giving Catalog. Millions of people around the world lack convenient access to clean water, and must fetch water for daily living from a well or other water source. Gifts made through the Presbyterian Giving Catalog… Read more »

It’s not just for Christmas

Engage with the Presbyterian Giving Catalog Year-Round If you look at gifts to the Presbyterian Giving Catalog, there seems to be a trend: smaller spikes in daily activity near gift-giving holidays like Mother’s Day and Father’s Day, with most of our activity coming near Christmas. It makes sense. People are in a generous mood near… Read more »

Giving Back

Food for thought Usually, when you hear about Presbyterian Pan American School on this blog, it is because they are recipients of the Christmas Joy Offering. So when members of the Student Council wanted to host a fundraiser, they decided to raise funds to give back to PC(USA) mission. The council members made food to sell… Read more »