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PW Churchwide March 2014 meeting summary

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 07:39

Presbyterian Women’s Churchwide Coordinating Team met in March 27–30, 2014 to continue plans and work for the 2012–2015 triennium. This summary includes highlights of work from the Mission Relationships, Antiracism, Communications Coordination, Leadership Enhancement and Justice and Peace Committees, as well as other news from the national level.

Joining Hands Land Grab Fact Sheet

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 13:20

Land grabbing threatens the poorest people and nations in the world, compromising food sovereignty and sustainable development. With 1.2 billion people living in extreme poverty worldwide1, the race to buy up land in impoverished nations could lead to food shortages and increased hunger. In response, global movements are organizing to restore people’s sovereignty and protect traditional lands, livelihoods and cultures. Download this useful fact sheet to learn more.

Frequently Asked Questions about the Confession of Belhar

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 06:56

The 220th General Assembly (2012) voted to begin the process of amending The Book of Confessions to include the Confession of Belhar (English, Spanish, Korean). Moderator Neal Presa appointed the Special Committee on the Confession of Belhar to study the confession and to provide education about the Confession of Belhar throughout the church. 

Download this 14" x 8.5" brochure of Frequently Asked Questions or view it in your browser.

 

Ayudas litúrgicas 20 de abril / Liturgical Helps April 20

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 11:05

Estas ayudas litúrgicas semanales están basadas en el Leccionario Común Revisado. Este recurso, en español e inglés, tiene como objetivo el brindar apoyo al ministerio de las iglesias cuyo servicio de adoración es en español o bilingüe, y provee sugerencias y enlaces en dónde buscar otros recursos para complementar la adoración de la iglesia.

Si le interesa saber cuando estos materiales están disponibles puede subscribirse al boletín electrónico de Recursos y relaciones aquí. Si desea obtener más información sobre recursos en español, puede ir a esta página.

These weekly liturgical helps are based on the Revised Common Lectionary. This resource, in Spanish and English, aims to support the ministry of churches whose worship service is in Spanish, or bilingual and provides suggestions aand links of where to get other resources to supplement the worship service of your church.

If you are interested in knowing when this materials are available, you can subscribe to the Resources and Relationships e-bulletin here. I you want to learn more about Spanish language resources, please visit our website.

Prayer and Thanksgiving for Roma 2014

Tue, 04/08/2014 - 06:59

In 2014, members of Presbyterian Women join their voices with others around the world who are concerned with justice for the Roma, who are marginalized throughout Europe. This prayer cycle and liturgy can help you focus your prayers and advocacy on the Roma. A list of recommended resources is also included.

CLC Instructions and User Guide for Synod Executives

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 05:31

This Church Leadership Connection users' guide is written for Synod Executives. (PDF)

Ayudas litúrgicas 13 de abril / Liturgical Helps April 13

Wed, 04/02/2014 - 08:58

Estas ayudas litúrgicas semanales están basadas en el Leccionario Común Revisado. Este recurso, en español e inglés, tiene como objetivo el brindar apoyo al ministerio de las iglesias cuyo servicio de adoración es en español o bilingüe, y provee sugerencias y enlaces en dónde buscar otros recursos para complementar la adoración de la iglesia.

Si le interesa saber cuando estos materiales están disponibles puede subscribirse al boletín electrónico de Recursos y relaciones aquí. Si desea obtener más información sobre recursos en español, puede ir a esta página.

These weekly liturgical helps are based on the Revised Common Lectionary. This resource, in Spanish and English, aims to support the ministry of churches whose worship service is in Spanish, or bilingual and provides suggestions aand links of where to get other resources to supplement the worship service of your church.

If you are interested in knowing when this materials are available, you can subscribe to the Resources and Relationships e-bulletin here. I you want to learn more about Spanish language resources, please visit our website.

Changing Lives bulletin insert - April 2014

Tue, 04/01/2014 - 13:03

Changing Lives, a monthly e-letter from Deputy Executive Director for Mission, Roger Dermody which celebrates how God is changing lives through Presbyterian mission, is also available as bulletin insert.

In the midst of the changing seasons, God’s spirit continues to nudge us into new and engaging ways of reaching out to those seeking the hope of the Gospel.








Presbyterians Today - Go Figure - Interfaith—troubling discrepancies

Tue, 04/01/2014 - 09:55

April 2014
Interfaith—troubling discrepancies

Presbyterians Today - Go Figure - Racial-ethnic diversity in congregations

Tue, 04/01/2014 - 09:09

January February 2014
Racial-ethnic diversity in congregations

Ministry Information Form

Mon, 03/31/2014 - 06:18

Ministry Information Form, downloadable PDF version.

Presbyterians Today - Go Figure - Forming faith through camps

Thu, 03/27/2014 - 09:15

March 2014
Forming faith through camps

The World of Presbyterian Camps & Confrence Centers

Mid Council Commission II Report

Tue, 03/25/2014 - 12:49

The report of the Mid Council Commission II is available here in PDF format.

Ayudas litúrgicas 6 de abril / Liturgical Helps April 6

Tue, 03/25/2014 - 12:29

Estas ayudas litúrgicas semanales están basadas en el Leccionario Común Revisado. Este recurso, en español e inglés, tiene como objetivo el brindar apoyo al ministerio de las iglesias cuyo servicio de adoración es en español o bilingüe, y provee sugerencias y enlaces en dónde buscar otros recursos para complementar la adoración de la iglesia.

Si le interesa saber cuando estos materiales están disponibles puede subscribirse al boletín electrónico de Recursos y relaciones aquí. Si desea obtener más información sobre recursos en español, puede ir a esta página.

These weekly liturgical helps are based on the Revised Common Lectionary. This resource, in Spanish and English, aims to support the ministry of churches whose worship service is in Spanish, or bilingual and provides suggestions aand links of where to get other resources to supplement the worship service of your church.

If you are interested in knowing when this materials are available, you can subscribe to the Resources and Relationships e-bulletin here. I you want to learn more about Spanish language resources, please visit our website.

Mid Council Commission II FAQ

Tue, 03/25/2014 - 08:34

This resource provides talking points and answers to frequently asked questions regarding the work of the Mid Council Commissions II.

Claire Zuhosky Prayer Card

Mon, 03/24/2014 - 06:55

Use this card as you pray for mission co-worker Claire Zuhosky. The card includes a photo and overview of her work.

As a development specialist at a youth center, Claire Zuhosky will work with the Evangelical Church in the Republic of Niger (EERN) to develop a program in life-skills training and vocational education. Her responsibilities will begin by working with a community to determine the needs of its youth. The goal is to establish a program that the church can operate and sustain with its own resources. “May the Holy Spirit working within me provide the courage to take leaps of faith that will help bring about God’s kingdom here on earth” says Claire.

Brian and Sandi Thompson-Royer Prayer Card

Mon, 03/24/2014 - 06:48

Use this card as you pray for mission co-workers Brian and Sandi Thompson-Royer. The card includes a photo and overview of their work.

Brian and Sandi will work with the women’s organization of the National Presbyterian Church of Guatemala in its efforts to empower women. They will facilitate leadership development and will help nurture relationships between Guatemalan women and Presbyterian women in the US. Sandi believes “miracles can happen” when women take leadership roles in families, churches, and communities. “I am a quiet leader, strong networker, and collaborator, bringing people’s strengths and abilities together for goodness,” she says. Brian adds that he wants his service to encourage “brothers and sisters to grow in their peaceful walk of faith and in their capacity to love one another and themselves.”

Exhibitor Guide - 221st General Assembly (2014)

Wed, 03/19/2014 - 14:39

This guide contains many of the details that you will need to know in order for your experience to be successful. Please read it carefully and distribute it to others in your organization who may need the information. Direct any inquiries and comments to Andrew Yeager-Buckley, the Exhibit Manager in the Office of the General Assembly.

Racial Ethnic & Women’s Ministries Events Scholarship Application

Tue, 03/18/2014 - 12:48

Please submit both sides of the scholarship application 8-10 weeks prior to the specific event within Racial Ethnic & Women’s Ministries.

2014 Birthday Offering Dedication Service

Tue, 03/18/2014 - 10:25

Use this dedication service (from the promotional packet) to receive the 2014 Birthday Offering in your PW group in the congregation, presbytery or synod. This file includes both the English and Spanish dedication services.

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