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Hunger Offering – Update from the Presbyterian Hunger Program

Three years ago, the Presbyterian Hunger Program began a recognition program for Hunger Action Congregations who are serving in their communities to lessen the impacts of hunger and poverty.  This adds to our long-running recognition of Presbyterian Earth Care Congregations.

Posted in Mission, Mission Partner, Offering

Opportunities for Community Support

“When I was a boy and I would see scary things in the news, my mother would say to me, “Look for the helpers. You will always find people who are helping.” ― Fred Rogers Below are a few ways

Posted in About, Covid-19, Events, Mission, Offering

Valentines for Food help support Arm in Arm

February 1 – February 14 we are participating in Arm In Arm’s annual Valentines for Food drive. With other congregations, McCaffrey’s Supermarkets, and area schools and community groups, we join with Arm In Arm to raise funds, food, and awareness

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Special Offering in Lent: One Great Hour of Sharing

Around the world, millions of people lack access to sustainable food sources, clean water, sanitation, education, and opportunity. The three programs supported by One Great Hour of Sharing — Presbyterian Disaster Assistance, the Presbyterian Hunger Program, and Self-Development of People

Posted in Mission, Offering

Share Your Bread with the Hungry

GRANDMOTHER OVERCOMES CHALLENGES TO FARM THE LAND THAT FEEDS THE CHILDREN IN HER CARE Through your One Great Hour of Sharing gifts, Christ’s concern for “the least of these” is being expressed and lives are being transformed. Let us pray:

Posted in Mission, Offering

Loose the Bonds of Injustice

THE FRONT PORCH CAFÉ SERVES AS AN ENTRY WAY TO HOPE AND TRANSFORMATION Your One Great Hour of Sharing gifts help people move themselves from the depths of despair toward vistas of hope. Please give generously. Let us pray: Transforming

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Restore Streets to Live in

PRESBYTERIAN DISASTER ASSISTANCE RESPONDS QUICKLY TO HURRICANE RAVAGED PUERTO RICO Let us pray: Gracious God, we pray for the survivors of disasters. Comfort them as they struggle with unspeakable grief and the monumental task of rebuilding  their lives. Help us

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This is Church

Have you ever taught a child to fold their fingers inside their hands and say the rhyme, “here is the church, here is the steeple, open the doors and see all the people?” The wiggling fingers teach children, and adults,

Posted in Children & Family Ministry, Mission, Offering

Gifts at Work

YOUR GIVING REPAIRS THE BREACHES THAT SEPARATE PEOPLE FROM LIVES OF WHOLENESS. In places far and near, your One Great Hour of Sharing gifts repair breaches that pierce the wholeness that God wants for everyone. Please give generously. Let us

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Our Offerings at Work (SDOP)

SELF-DEVELOPMENT OF PEOPLE (SDOP) The Presbyterian Committee on the Self-Development of People continues to work with low-income communities across the United States to overcome oppression and injustice. In 2017, National SDOP entered into partnerships with the projects below. Projects focused

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