Partners in God’s New Creation

Partners in God’s New Creation

Bringing Generations Together in Partnership Back in 1989, the One Great Hour of Sharing program adopted the theme: Partners in God’s New Creation. A member of the congregation I served suggested we build on this theme with congregation-wide OGHS activities that...
The 45ers

The 45ers

By: Scott Dobovsky This is not a group of middle aged adults! At Valley Community Presbyterian Church where I am a member, a group called the 45ers meets Wednesdays from 6-7:30 p.m. This is not a group of middle-aged adults, but children in the fourth and fifth...
Leaving the Church

Leaving the Church

By: Beth Terpstra I’m a young adult, and I’ve left the church. I guess I should qualify my statement. I haven’t left the church. I’ve left my church, my denomination; the secure structure of Reformed theology that was very formative throughout...
On a Mission

On a Mission

By: Forrest Palmer “The mission of APCE is to connect—enrich—empower—sustain all persons serving in educational ministry in the Reformed family of churches.” As the gavel is passed from one president to another, the mission of APCE is always lifted up to help provide...
This Journey of Faith

This Journey of Faith

By: Susan Wisseman Therefore, since we are justified by faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ, through whom we have obtained access to this grace in which we stand; and we boast in our hope of sharing the glory of God. And not only that, but we...
Making Lifelong Faith Formation a Reality

Making Lifelong Faith Formation a Reality

By: John Roberto Every Christian congregation wants faith formation that helps people grow in their relationship with God throughout their lives; live as disciples of Jesus Christ at home, at work, and in the world; develop an understanding of the Bible and the...