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A Season of Peace begins

A Season of Peace begins this Sunday, and continues through World Communion Sunday on October 4. Included in this time of daily reflections are September 11 remembrance, the International Day of Peace on September 21, and the Global Week of Action against Gun Violence (beginning September 24). Please join us in an intentional time of… Read more »

Hosting an Alternative Giving Market

Some of you may have been lucky enough to meet me and Bryce at the recent Big Tent event, where we hosted a workshop with this title. For those of you who didn’t make it to Big Tent, or had other workshops to attend that were not our workshop, never fear! We are posting the… Read more »

Peace & Global Witness Offering Prep

It’s almost time to start thinking about A Season of Peace and the Peace & Global Witness Offering again! As we embark on our second year of interpreting the Peace & Global Witness Offering, we reflect upon how this Offering supports some of the fundamental values of our faith. For generations, and to the ends of… Read more »

Did you know?

While the Pentecost Offering sounds pretty straightforward – receive this offering on Pentecost Sunday – in reality, the spirit of the offering is to support our youth, and Pentecost is an entire season. Congregations are encouraged to receive this offering on Pentecost… or any other youth-focused Sunday. So if you think you missed an opportunity… Read more »

Educate a Child: Justice & Peace

Guest Post by Alonzo Johnson Today’s post is shared from the Justice & Peace newsletter. To manage your e-newsletter subscriptions, click here. It breaks my heart when I read that more than 17 million children make up the most poverty stricken age group in the United States. To make matters worse, 6.5 million survive on… Read more »

How can we help?

I often find that people I speak to in the congregations don’t know all of the ways our team can help make the offerings a success.  Resources In addition to the materials that congregations receive in their standing order packets, materials such as leader’s guides, worship planning and minutes for mission are available to download… Read more »

Summer Catalog Commitment

For most of us, it’s summer vacation. Yet, millions around the world are facing daily struggles to access food, clean drinking water, and shelter. This year, as you enjoy your summer vacation, you can take a step to help alleviate their burdens with practical gifts of livestock, clean water, and agricultural tools.     For each… Read more »

Together in Christ

“Thank you, Jesus, for this gift of everlasting life in Community. And thank you for new wineskins—the youngest adults in our midst. Equip them to be the leaders you need. And empower us through prayer and finances to make that happen.”

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Prayer and Invitation

…I recognized that prayer for Rosie’s new home was also a prayer for all (Y)oung (A)dult (V)olunteers. I realized that the Young Adult Volunteer program, similar to this empty home, was a time to invite God into our lives before we ourselves had fully moved into them.

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