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Doing Community Ministry in the Small Church

by Serrita Bell
4/24/2018

By Joy F. Skjegstad Sometimes I interact with small congregations that assume that any significant community ministry effort is beyond their reach. They often keenly feel their limitations as they work to keep internal church programs going with limited staff...

Online Giving Program Open/Close Fund

by Presbyterian Foundation
4/23/2018

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Online Giving Administrator Change Form

by Presbyterian Foundation

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Disbursements from the online giving funds will now take place on the 1st of the month

by Presbyterian Foundation
4/19/2018

Since the online giving upgrade in November 2017, you have received monthly disbursements from your online giving funds approximately on the 8th calendar day of the month. Fund disbursements included the previous month’s donations - less the 2% fee and...

NCTC Chair’s Message

by Serrita Bell
4/13/2018

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...

Church Finds Ministry Focus Strengthens Its 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...

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,...

Faithful Women Making a Difference

by Sherry Hester Kenney
3/26/2018

The 2018 Presbyterian Planning Calendar noted that March 8 was International Women’s Day. Throughout history – or should we say “herstory” – women have inspired and motivated us with their strength, courage, and generosity, and they continue to do so...

Infusing Capital with Presbyterian Values

by Erin Dunigan

If investors demanded it, would companies change their practices to benefit the environment and slow the effects of global warming? The Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)’s Office of Faith-Based Investing and Corporate Engagement believes that this strategy can work, and that companies...

Keeping a Generosity Initiative Alive Long-Term

by Chris Willard Warren Bird

If you’ve ever led a church through a generosity initiative or capital campaign, you have experienced the following scenario. The congregation is fired up. They turn in their commitment cards, and gifts come in strong, for a little while. Over...