Presbyterian Foundation promotes Olanda Carr, Robert Hay, Jr.

by Robyn Davis Sekula

The Presbyterian Foundation promoted  Olanda Carr and Robert Hay, Jr. to Senior Ministry Relations Officers as of July 1. Olanda and Robert have served as Ministry Relations Officers in the East Region and the Southeast Region, respectively. Ministry Relations Officers...

Join us in Seattle for a Church Financial Checkup

by Presbyterian Foundation

Financial sustainability can be challenging for congregations. The Presbyterian Foundation and the Seattle Presbytery are ready to provide you with resources that can address financial issues, as well as help your church discern God’s call to mission and ministry going...

Ghost Ranch chooses next executive director

by Robyn Davis Sekula

Paul Fogg’s next post in the Presbyterian camp and conference center world comes with a strong sense of call. Fogg is joining Ghost Ranch Education and Retreat Center on September 30 as its new Executive Director. “I have never felt...

Robert Jones to speak at Big Tent Breakfast

by Robyn Davis Sekula

Note: If you are ready to register for this event, sign up by emailing us at Author Robert P. Jones will be the speaker at a breakfast sponsored by the Presbyterian Foundation at Big Tent in Baltimore on August...

Presbyterian Foundation reaches out to small churches

by Sally Scherer

Where does your congregation see itself in 20 years? Chances are, an answer to that question doesn’t come quickly. After all, discernment takes time and thought. And sometimes, difficult circumstances have to be acknowledged and tough decisions have to be...

Shifting stewardship mindset: a pastor’s story

by Susan Herman

Rev. David Duquette had long held a negative perception of stewardship, namely, that it went hand in hand with guilt and shame. Part of the lore in the church where he currently serves — Pennside Presbyterian Church in Reading, Pa.,...

Learning Theology from my Mother

by Mark Power

I was always proud to be a preacher’s kid. Growing up in Arkansas and Texas, it surprised many people when I told them my mother was the preacher, not my father. These types of exchanges certainly came with many puzzled...

Discover Armenia Tour

by Presbyterian Foundation

You’re invited to join the Jinishian Memorial Program to on a journey of outreach and culture to this hidden gem nestled in the Caucasus highlands. Connect with Armenia’s people and see faith in action. Participants enjoy warm hospitality, worship and...

Holistic practices guide pastors through Holy Week

by Robyn Davis Sekula

The first year that Rev. Stephanie Ryder served as a pastor, the church’s administrative assistant quit, with her last day being the Wednesday of Holy Week. Serving as a solo pastor, it put the church’s administrative tasks on Ryder, on...

Presbyterian Witness at the U.S. Border in El Paso

by Sherry Hester Kenney

El Paso is located at the far western point of Texas in the Chihuahuan Desert, separated from Juarez, Mexico by the Rio Grande River. The Franklin Mountains - the southern tip of the Rockies – divide the city. El Paso is home...