Summertime brings challenges for churches

by Sherry Hester Kenney

Summer is a joyful time for the Church. From the celebration of its birthday on Pentecost, through Vacation Bible School and the All-Church Picnic, to the blessing of the backpacks and the excitement of a new school year, these months...

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...

This month in Stewardship: December

by Robyn Davis Sekula

For many congregations, pledge Sunday is in November, which means by now, you probably have a good idea of where you stand in terms of pledges. That means it’s time to do something a lot of people dread but is...

Planned giving program takes stewardship to the next level

by Eva Stimson

A new wills emphasis program is taking stewardship to the next level at First Presbyterian Church in Bentonville, Arkansas. Many members are realizing for the first time that they can leave a bequest to the church that will support the...

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...