Broadening APCE’s Racial Ethnic Base

by Anne Yee-Hibbs As I write this blog article for the Advocate, we are living in social isolation because of the Covid-19 outbreak. During this time, we realize how much we are dependent upon our relationships with our family and friends. It is difficult, and yet we...

Crafting the APCE Mission Statement

The mission of APCE is to connect, enrich, empower, and sustain persons serving in educational ministry in the Reformed family of churches. This statement has helped guide the purpose and ministry of The Association of Presbyterian Church Educators for about 20 years...

The Role of Advocacy for Educators in the PCUSA

Once upon a time, emboldened by 19 years in educational ministry in tiny to very large churches and a whole lot of APCE meetings, a Certified Christian Educator in the PC (U.S.A.) was appointed to the “Workgroup on the Role and Status of Christian Educators.” Two...
How We Began: The History of TAUPCE (The Association of United Presbyterian Christian Educators)

APCE and Its Ecumenical Involvement in the Circle of Faith

As I sit reflecting on the Hebrews passage for the APCE’s 50th Anniversary gathering on an otherwise gloomy day, when our world is virtually shut down due to the COVID-19 virus, it would be easy to lose hope. The past few weeks have had me dealing with the death of my...