Summertime brings challenges for churches

by Sherry Hester Kenney
6/11/2019

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
4/10/2019

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
11/26/2018

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
5/15/2018

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
3/27/2018

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...