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NCTC Chair’s Message

by Serrita Bell

Each February I look forward to the New Covenant Trust Company’s overlapping meeting with the Presbyterian Foundation and the opportunity to update trustees on trust company activities. In Louisville on Feb. 22 I was delighted to announce new assets gathered of $49 million in 2017, raising the total NCTC assets...

President’s Message

by Presbyterian Foundation

I have experienced several incoming and outgoing classes of board members of the Presbyterian Foundation and New Covenant Trust Company over the years. While it could be easy to view each year as a discreet, segmented board leading our work, just for that time-period, that would be a mistake. Instead,...

Church Finds Ministry Focus Strengthens It’s Mission

by Robyn Davis Sekula

From the first day in 2011 that Rev. Jane Jones-Norris took on her new temporary supply pastor role in Bradenton, Florida, she could tell that the church was struggling. But she saw so much hope and love in the church’s congregation – and a willingness to change. She knew the...

Joy in the midst of pain

by Eva Stimson

St. Stephens Presbyterian Church in North Highlands, California, has been closed for more than four years. But the church’s mission continues. By establishing a permanent fund through the Presbyterian Foundation, the congregation left a legacy of blessing that stretches from Sacramento Presbytery to people in need around the world. Closing...

Stewardship Sermons Feature Topics Related to Giving and Stewardship

by Presbyterian Foundation

Are you looking for help in speaking about giving and stewardship? Let the Presbyterian Foundation’s Stewardship Sermon series inspire you. In her sermon on “It’s Not Over” Rev. Diane Givens Moffet says “the resurrection of Jesus reminds us that we have to give God some time to work.” “Good Friday...

Keeping a Generosity Initiative Alive Long-Term

by Presbyterian Foundation

Rev. David Loleng, Director of Church Financial Literacy and Leadership at the Presbyterian Foundation shares an article from Chris Willard and Warren Bird on ways to keep congregations engaged long-term through a generosity initiative or capital campaign. Read the story here.

Infusing Capital with Presbyterian Values

by Presbyterian Foundation

If investors demanded it, would companies change their practices to benefit the environment and slow the effects of global warming? Believing the strategy can work, the Presbyterian Board of Pensions and the Presbyterian Foundation are helping bolster the effort by paying for an additional staff person in the Presbyterian Church...

Faithful Women Making a Difference

by Sherry Hester Kenney

Noting that March 8 was International Women’s Day, Ministry Relations Officer Sherry Kenney shares how the outpouring of time, talent and treasure of Sue Wilcox, a ruling elder at Denver’s Central Presbyterian has been an inspiration to many. Gratitude to God motiviates Wilcox to give – theological education, mission work...

Seminaries working together

by Lee Hinson-Hasty

Ecclesiastes 4:9-12          Two are better than one, because they have a good reward for their toil. For if they fall, one will lift up his fellow. Since Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico last year, I’ve kept in touch with colleagues and friends at Seminario Evangélio de Puerto Rico. Classes were...

Jinishian Memorial Program

by Presbyterian Foundation

The Jinishian Memorial Program carries out relief and development work among the Armenian communities in the Middle East and Armenia. With wars raging in Syria and Iraq, their work has become even more vital.     Make a Contribution