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...
Caring of Older Adults in the Church

Caring of Older Adults in the Church

By: Julie Schaaf My first call to ministry was to serve as the chaplain of the Foothills Presbyterian Retirement Community in Easley, SC. At the time, I was one of five chaplains in our five separate Continuing Care Retirement Communities (CCRC) located throughout the...
Presbyterian Older Adult Ministries Network

Presbyterian Older Adult Ministries Network

By: Michelle Hendrix     POAMN: Resources, Information, and Answers by Michele Hendrix, POAMN President One of the roles of Presbyterian Older Adult Ministries Network is to provide resources, information, and answers to your questions. We are always...
Sanctuary Church

Sanctuary Church

By: Jocelyn (J.C.) Cadwallader Throughout history, Jesus—through the people of God—has provided safe haven to those vulnerable under the laws and customs of the time. In the years before the American Civil War, churches provided safety for enslaved people seeking...
Takin’ It on the Road

Takin’ It on the Road

By: Theresa McDonald-Lee Summer camps have long been a part of the traditional matrix of Christian education for the children in Presbyterian churches.  Children would attend Sunday school through the year and head off to a week of camp in the summer, often paid for...