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A PC(USA) Special Offerings Blog

Looking Forward to Christmas

OK, it’s true. I don’t usually like to think about getting ready for Christmas until my Thanksgiving dinner has fully digested. I like to jump in head first at the beginning of Advent and not slow down til Christmas day. I’m sure many of you who have worked in congregations know how true those words… Read more »

Ready, Set, Activation Kit!

We have heard from several congregations who host alternative giving fairs, providing opportunities to purchase the kinds of gifts that don’t clutter people’s homes. The kinds of gifts that make a difference to someone else who really needs it. In response, we created the Presbyterian Giving Catalog Activation Kit.

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I Want YOU!

I have been feeling a lot like the 1940s Uncle Sam poster that says, “I want you” with a big finger pointing at the reader. Except I was not alive in the 1940s, I’m not male and I’m not representing the government. Though, I am looking for YOU to join the Ambassador program. I want… Read more »

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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