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A Blessing of the Goats

I often have moments that make me think, “I love my job!” One of these was meeting Will Christians, pastor at First Presbyterian Church in Decatur, Michigan. He shared this story with me, and I’d like to pass it along here: “After a whole year of collecting small offerings, the Sunday school class was able… Read more »

Prepping for Peace

We’re coming up quickly on World Communion Sunday, so you know what that means… it’s time to put the finishing touches on preparations for the Peacemaking & Peace and Global Witness offerings! I’ll spend this week posting more information about each offering, where to find last-minute resources and helpful worship guides to get you ready for the big day. Today we’ll talk about the difference between the offerings. 

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2014 Giving Catalog Launching in 3..2..

It’s a new year; take the first step to help alleviate the burdens of those in need around the world. In 2013, the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) launched the Presbyterian Giving Catalog, a simple way to help those in need while supporting projects Presbyterians are actively engaged in. The Giving Catalog allows you to purchase items… Read more »

VBS Kids Get Creative and Raise Hundreds for PC(USA) Water Project

Presbyterian Giving Catalog Since the Presbyterian Giving Catalog is one of our newest tools to help raise support funds for Presbyterian Mission Agency projects we’re still learning how to help congregations utilize it in a way that inspires people to invest in PC(USA) causes around the globe. And sometimes it’s a congregation that educates and… Read more »

My New Gig with Special Offerings

During one of the interviews for this position, I sat at dinner next to Rev. Sarah Lisherness  as she was telling me about the type of work done by the programs under the Compassion, Peace and Justice Ministries of the Presbyterian Mission Agency (PMA). And suddenly, I had this existential, out of body experience. I felt this overwhelming sense of deep awe and gratitude. “I get to be a part of the hands on work God is doing in the world,” I thought, “Wow!” (My deep psyche is not very articulate.)  

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