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Ray JonesWe are living amid enormous change and transition. The twin pandemics of COVID-19 and structural racism have caused us to rethink the ways in which we gather, serve and live our lives. During massive disruption, we are being called to rethink the purpose of the church and the many ways we have not lived into God’s purpose for our life together. We will never go back to the way things were pre-pandemic. We will continue to reach people through virtual methods, and we will never again blindly enable the police to kill Black men and women.

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First call pastors (ordained since January 2020) are eligible to register to receive a quarterly mailing of resources sponsored by the Presbyterian Mission Agency’s student loan forgiveness program for pastors. Recipients of the Abide box receive valuable resources, including a free membership to the Presbyterian Association of Musicians, a subscription to Call to Worship, the digital Book of Common Worship, books from Presbyterian Publishing and stewardship resources. If you are interested in contributing resources to the Abide box, contact Melonee Tubb at melonee.tubb@pcusa.org.

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Vital Congregations

Would any of your congregations like to take a deeper dive into one of the seven marks, "Lifelong Discipleship Formation," of a Vital Congregation? This fall, a limited number of congregations will go through an eight-week digital cohort of guided online training, looking at topics like:

  • Discipleship in a Zoom world
  • Building spiritual fortitude through contemplative prayer
  • Faith formation in the home
  • And much more.
Space is limited, so please respond by July 15.

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Theology and Worship

Panelists at the Scattered Church webinar are interested in seeing what gets carried forward in a post-pandemic world that redefines what it means to do ministry.

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Evangelism

A pastor takes a two-month sabbatical from preaching during the pandemic to focus on intentional evangelism.

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Rev. Jenelle Holmes
1001 NWC

Two Walton Awards and 18 new worshiping community grants have been announced. Mission Program Grants will help communities upgrade facility space, plant seeds and flourish.

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Christian Formation

Educators and youth workers say cohort groups are just about the "best gift ever."

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We invite you to join us on this journey to become a Matthew 25 church

Jesus calls us to act boldly and compassionately to serve people who are hungry, oppressed, imprisoned and poor. We rejoice how our re-energized faith can unite all Presbyterians for a shared and holy purpose: our common identity to do mission. Over 900 churches and mid councils have accepted the Matthew 25 invitation to help our denomination become a more relevant presence in the world by building congregational vitality, dismantling structural racism and eradicating systemic poverty.

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