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Presbyterian Women in the Presbyteries 2018 Mission Pledge Form (fillable PDF)

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 10:57

Leaders at each level play different roles in educating Presbyterian Women about the PW Mission Pledge (PW's annual fund) and in collecting the pledges. Presbyterian Women in the Presbytery report the total amount pledged in PW in the Congregations and their PW in the Presbytery. Download the PW in the Presbytery Mission Pledge Form to report the total pledges to PW at the national level; mail by December 1, 2017.

This form is electronically fillable with Adobe Reader or Adobe Acrobat.

This is a part of the 2018 Mission Pledge packet (mailing late July 2017).

Presbyterian Women in the Congregations 2018 Mission Pledge Form (fillable PDF)

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 10:54

Leaders at each level play different roles in educating Presbyterian Women about the PW Mission Pledge (PW's annual fund) and in collecting the pledges. Some PW in the Presbyteries ask PW in the Congregations (PWCs) to use a PWC Mission Pledge form to track the total pledge of their group. Download the PWC Mission Pledge to send to your PW in the Presbytery treasurer (or whoever is responsible for mission pledge) by November 15, 2017.

This form is electronically fillable with Adobe Reader or Adobe Acrobat.

This is a part of the 2018 Mission Pledge packet (mailing late July 2017).

Presbyterian Women 2018 Mission Pledge Cards

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 10:48

Use these pledge cards in the fall of 2017 to gather Mission Pledge commitments from members of your PW in the Congregation for the 2018 Mission Pledge, PW's annual fund. These cards are part of the 2018 Mission Pledge Packet.

The cards may be used in any way helpful to your group and giving practices. Consider the following model for use.

  • In fall 2017, distribute envelopes with pledge cards inside to each person (#10 envelopes work well). Ask each person to write her/his name on the outside of the envelope, prayerfully decide how much to give to the PW Mission Pledge (PW's annual fund) in 2018, write the pledge amount on the card and return it in the envelope provided.
  • In 2018, redistribute the cards at each monthly meeting to receive pledges. Or keep the cards on file, recording gifts received at each meeting. You may wish to use the cards in conjunction with the individual giving envelopes.

Presbyterian Women's 2018 Mission Pledge Packet

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 10:44

Use this packet to promote and collect the 2018 Mission Pledge, Presbyterian Women’s annual fund. This packet includes information for PW groups in the congregations, presbyteries and synods.

It includes a letter from PW 2015–2018 churchwide moderator, Carol Winkler (in English, Spanish and Korean), suggestions for promoting and collecting the Mission Pledge, charts and overviews of how Mission Pledge dollars are spent, PW in the Congregation pledge cards, Mission Pledge forms for PW in the congregations and presbytery and much more.

And don’t forget that envelopes (for giving through the congregation or for individuals to give outside or beyond their congregation) are available to help you promote and collect the Mission Pledge.

PW Summer/Fall 2017 Resource Catalog

Tue, 07/18/2017 - 08:11

The PW resource catalog provides ordering information for all available PW resources. The Summer/Fall 2017 edition features a complete selection of 2017–2018 Horizons Bible study resources, 2017 Birthday and Thank Offering resources (including giving envelopes for reaching donors outside circles), Mission Pledge resources, new PW-logo items, apparel and gift items, and much more.

2017 Birthday Offering Bulletin Cover

Thu, 07/13/2017 - 09:25

This bulletin cover features the art and guiding scripture of the 2017 Birthday Offering campaign. It lists the recipient projects that will be funded through your generosity, and describes how the grant will improve the lives of women and children in the areas served by those projects. Bulletin inserts are available from Church Store. The size of this bulletin cover is 8.5 x 14 inches.

Creative Ministries Offerings Brochure

Wed, 07/12/2017 - 11:12

Presbyterian women celebrate God’s love in many ways. That can mean giving to offerings that fund projects all over the world, participating in hands-on activities that benefit those in need, or engaging in partnerships with aid groups, ecumenical organizations and more. PW’s umbrella program for this response is Celebration Giving. This brochure introduces the five components of the program and describes some of its activities. This brochure is ideal for new PW members, for gatherings at all levels, and to introduce PW’s mission commitment to pastors, community leaders and more. Download the brochure here and share it with all those seeking to participate in the call to share God's love.

Note: The brochure is designed as a trifold. Print it front and back, then fold into thirds.

PW in the Congregation Remittance Form

Mon, 07/10/2017 - 13:39

Follow up with members of your PW in the Congregation to receive pledges and forward them with the PW in the Congregations Remittance form to your PW in the Presbytery treasurer according to deadlines.

This form may be filled out electronically using Adobe Acrobat or Adobe Reader X.

PW Warehouse Sale 2017

Fri, 07/07/2017 - 14:01

Equipping the saints for life today—and tomorrow—can include sharing and enjoying resources that, although not brand new, can bring the good news to others and ourselves! That’s why Presbyterian Women is offering a selection of resources at discounted prices (some are free; just pay shipping). You can share with a new immigrant church group, a prison ministry, a new circle—and order one (or two) for you and your circle, too! Your participation in this sale will help your PW ministry in lots of ways, including the opportunity to share amazing resources with others, freeing up space in the PDS warehouse, and helping your PW ministry as well. If you have a story to tell about how you choose to share or use your resources, please contact Sharon Dunne-Gillies at Sharon.gillies@pcusa.org. Please note that many of these resources are available in very (very!) limited quantities. Download the list here! Sale ends September 1, 2017.

Gathering Zigzag Movie Puzzle

Fri, 06/30/2017 - 07:05

This Gathering Quest puzzle invites you to zigzag through movies and other popular entertainment!

Here’s how this month’s puzzle works: Read the clue and write your answer next to the corresponding number. The next answer will be easier because the last two letters from the first answer will be the first two letters of the next one. And so on.

Enjoy zigzagging through this zippy puzzle!

Gathering Mascot Jigsaw Puzzle

Fri, 06/30/2017 - 07:05

Don’t you love a big reveal? This Gathering puzzle promises a very big reveal with just a little effort (and a lot of fun)! Grab a pair of scissors (no running with them, of course!); cut out the pieces of the jigsaw puzzle very carefully, then assemble the pieces to reveal (drum roll, please!) the 2018 Churchwide Gathering mascot and her name!

2018 PW Churchwide Gathering Promotional Packet

Fri, 06/30/2017 - 06:49

The 2018 PW Churchwide Gathering Promotional Packet is a treasure trove of information and great ideas for promoting the Gathering and the 30th anniversary of PW.

Highlights include:

  • An invitation from 2018 Gathering chair Mary Martin
  • Announcements to speak or print
  • Gathering logo art reproduction sheet
  • A 2018 Gathering flier
  • Ideas for celebrating PW’s 30th anniversary
  • Commissioning Service
  • A Gathering skit (“Three Wise PWs”) written by PW’s very own celebrated Gathering playwright Rhoda Frasier (“brava!”)

Fun items to make and/or share:

  • (I am a) Gathering fan template
  • Seed packet templates (fill with sunflower seeds or Skittles, you decide!)
  • Fabric sunflower pin instructions (thank you, Marilynn Collins!)
  • Crocheted sunflower instructions (thank you, Joyce Booth!)

Big Tent Preparations - What to Know Before You Go

Wed, 06/28/2017 - 16:33

We look forward to seeing you next week at Big Tent, on the campus of Washington University (WashU) in St. Louis, Missouri. 

This information will assist with your preparations for travel to St. Louis.

총회 앞으로 나아갈 길 전권위원회 중간 보고서

Wed, 06/28/2017 - 13:07

총회 앞으로 나아갈 길 전권위원회 중간 보고서 (2017년 6월 27일)

Way Forward Commission Mid-Term Report

Wed, 06/28/2017 - 10:18

The mid-term report of the Way Forward Commission (released June 28, 2017).

GACEIR Letter to WCRC RE: Joint Declaration on the Doctrine of Justification

Fri, 06/16/2017 - 12:52

A letter to the World Communion of Reformed Churched (WCRC) from the General Assembly Committee on Ecumenical and Interreligious Relations (GACEIR) in response to the WCRC's proposal for association with the Joint Declaration on the Doctrine of Justification (JDDJ).  

AMCL/ASC Conference 2017 Schedule

Fri, 06/16/2017 - 09:06

Schedule for the 2017 AMCL/ASC Conference, October 13-14 in St. Louis, MO  (as of 06/16/17). 

Moderators Conference 2017 Schedule

Fri, 06/16/2017 - 09:01

Moderators Conference 2017 Schedule (as of 06/16/17). 

Mid Council Leaders Gathering Schedule

Fri, 06/16/2017 - 08:50

Mid Council Leaders Gathering Schedule (as of 06/16/17).

World Council of Reformed Churches Slate of 2017 Delegates

Wed, 06/14/2017 - 12:21

This publication offers information about the slate of delegates representing the PC(USA) at the World Communion of Reformed Churches (WCRC).


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