Stories of Impact & Engagement

Creative engagement and promotion of the Special Offerings brings church members together and connects them more deeply with those in need. See some of the inventive and exciting ways congregations are engaging in God’s mission through the churchwide Special Offerings. Who knows, you might find a few ideas to borrow, or see your own story here soon!

Peace & Global Witness

Presbyterians Seek to End Gender-Based Violence

Peace & Global Witness

War Veteran Finds Healing, Reconciliation During Visit to Iraq

Peace & Global Witness

Peacemaking in Colombia

Peace & Global Witness

Mending Lives Near and Far

Peace & Global Witness

A Reconciliation Journey

Giving Catalog

Ecumenical Youth Join Together to Make Big Impact

One Great Hour of Sharing

Backpack Buddies to Living Wages

Peace & Global Witness

Congregations Bridge Divisions Across Ethnic, Racial and Religious Lines

Peace & Global Witness

Presbyterians Work Together to Stop the Use of Children in Combat

Peace & Global Witness

Sufferings in Madagascar and Palestine Create Common Bond for Peace and Justice

Pentecost

Congregation Commits to Sending At-Risk Youth to Triennium

Pentecost

Building Up Youth by Building Beds

Pentecost

Presence for Pregnant Prisoners

Pentecost

School’s Out but Nobody’s Home

Pentecost

Helping Families Find a Home

Pentecost

The Little Church That Could

Pentecost

Teaching English, Showing Love

Pentecost

A Camp for Wholeness and Hope

One Great Hour of Sharing

Young Boy Joins Generations of Presbyterians in Giving to One Great Hour of Sharing

Giving Catalog

99-Member Congregation Makes $12K Gift Through the Presbyterian Giving Catalog

One Great Hour of Sharing

Passionate Generosity through One Great Hour of Sharing

Giving Catalog

Children’s Sunday School Cooks Up Soup for Goats

Peace & Global Witness

Peacemaker Visit Inspires Action Against Nuclear Weapons

Peace & Global Witness

Houston Church Chooses Welcome

One Great Hour of Sharing

Utilizing Chickens to Increase Offering Participation

Giving Catalog

Columbus Church Visits Presbyterian Center and Brings Gift of a Garden Well

Giving Catalog

Holy Cow! Children Move Congregation to Donate Through the Giving Catalog

Pentecost

New York Congregation Serves God’s Children Both Far and Near

Christmas Joy

Happy Endings After Tragedies Strike

Pentecost

California Congregation’s Afterschool Ministry Enables Students to Transcend Poverty

One Great Hour of Sharing

Three Small Congregations Net $2,114.13 in Fishing Derby

One Great Hour of Sharing

Presbyterians Aid Vulnerable Puerto Ricans Threatened with Displacement

One Great Hour of Sharing

Making Food and Farming More Accessible to People of Color

One Great Hour of Sharing

Day Laborers in Arizona Strive for Fair Wages and Safe Working Conditions

One Great Hour of Sharing

PDA Recovery Efforts Help Haitians Thrive in New Communities

One Great Hour of Sharing

Celebrating 70 Years of One Great Hour of Sharing

Pentecost

Surprised by the Spirit in New Orleans

Christmas Joy

“Arms of the Church Around Us”

Christmas Joy

Menaul School Molds Spiritual Formation

Christmas Joy

Recovery from Hurricane Maria

Christmas Joy

Applying Heart and Mind

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