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Your One Stop Shop for Christmas Joy Resources

To find resources related to Special Offerings, the best place to start is always our website: http://specialofferings.pcusa.org (to go directly to the Christmas Joy page, click here).  You can find a link to our resource tag from this site. Resources available for the Christmas Joy offering include: Worship Resources Leader’s Guide Minutes for Mission Bulletin Inserts Poster… Read more »

The most common question

In case you were wondering how I decide what to write about on here, I’ll share my secret:  I take the questions I get from your phone calls, assume other people have those questions, and answer them on the internet. That’s it. The most common question I get about this time of year is some… Read more »

Prepare the Way of the Lord

People, look east. The time is nearOf the crowning of the year.Make your house fair as you are able,Trim the hearth and set the table.People, look east and sing today:Love, the Guest, is on the way. Eleanor Farjeon – People, Look East I don’t know what it is about adulthood that turns your greatest enemy… Read more »

A Very YAV Thanksgiving

We tend to hear more stories about the YAV program when the Pentecost Offering is received in June, but the work of our Young Adult Volunteers happens every day. I may be a bit biased, as it doesn’t seem like that long ago I was celebrating Thanksgiving in Belfast with my fellow YAVs, but I… Read more »

Promote #GivingTuesday

You’ve heard of Black Friday, Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday, but what about Giving Tuesday? As part of a global charitable giving effort, we’re inviting folks to take a breather from the spending frenzy and give back on Tuesday, December 2. Give to your congregation, presbytery, Special Offerings or a variety of national and… Read more »

Meet Leah, an SOLSN Ambassador

“Mission is our expression of faith in being sent to the world to share the Good News of the Gospel and in sharing work and witness. Mission is our calling; Mission is working together for the benefit of others. Mission is active, intentional, focused, work alongside partnership. We are all called to serve. Sent in service.”

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Come Shop to Give

This weekend was a great opportunity for me to see our Activation Kit in action – it really works! Has your congregation considered hosting an Alternative Giving Fair, or setting up a Tree of Hope in your narthex or fellowship hall? Send us an email with any questions, refill requests, or better yet – pictures from your event!

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#GivingTuesday

This year, the Presbyterian Mission Agency is partnering with the Presbyterian Foundation to join the #GivingTuesday movement. 

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Gratitude

That moment for me was a glimpse into God’s provision and abundance in this world, in this church and in my life.”

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Meet Kate, an SOLSN Ambassador

Between staff, volunteers, and mission partners, we have a lot of friends involved with Special Offerings on a daily basis. In an effort to include you in our little world, we are beginning a series introducing you to the people behind the scenes who make these offerings possible.  Meet Kate Rascoe. Kate is a member of… Read more »