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Our Offerings at Work (PHP)

PRESBYTERIAN HUNGER PROGRAM (PHP) PHP works to alleviate hunger and eliminate its root causes. As a part of this mission, PHP gave over 160 grants totaling more than $1.2 million, impacting communities across the United States and 37 other countries

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Our Offerings at Work (PDA)

PRESBYTERIAN DISASTER ASSISTANCE (PDA) Presbyterian Disaster Assistance (PDA) is the emergency and refugee program of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). It enables our congregations and mission partners to witness to the healing love of Christ through caring for communities adversely affected

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The Christmas Joy Offering helps form future leaders of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)

Their student days may have been a generation apart, but both Lemuel Garcia-Arroyo and his nephew Jasiel Hernandez found the Presbyterian Pan American School (Pan Am) to be an incubator for Christian leadership in their lives. Lemuel, now Associate Director

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Christmas Joy gifts have helped Menaul School change lives for generations

Gary Lucero Jr., a sophomore at the Presbyterian related Menaul School, has 20/20 vision that sees the promise of the future and the richness of the past. He looks forward to the year 2020 when he will graduate from Menaul,

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Christmas Joy gifts help bring about happy endings after tragedies strike

In 2014, Elisabeth Scotland’s college graduation day turned from joy and celebration to trauma and heartache in an instant. After receiving her diploma from Boston University, Elisabeth, along with family and friends, went to a baseball game at Fenway Park.

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Christmas Joy gifts help ensure dignity for a faithful church servant’s final years.

As an urban minister for more than 40 years, Bob Forsberg dedicated his willing hands, generous heart, and sharp mind to serving people society had cast aside. Last year however, at age 91, the mental capacity that had served this

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PC(USA) Christmas Joy Offering

Follow Christ’s Lead This Advent Season Every year, society expects us to celebrate the holiday season even bigger and better than years before. This year, coming together to reclaim Advent and Christmas can be both humbling and fulfilling. As we

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