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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 »

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 »