Starting in 1974, women in the PCA have supported an annual love gift to promote denominational connectionalism and demonstrate our corporate helper-design as women in the church. The money is raised in various ways such as donations, fundraisers, etc. The Women's Love Gift has blessed committees and agencies such as MNA's Special Needs Ministries, MTW's … Continued
BASICS OF THE FAITH SERIES–STUDY AIDES The Basics of the Faith series (published by P&R - each 30-40 pages) are on relevant topics for Christians to study on doctrine, the Christian life, and church related topics. CDM, with the aide of the authors, has written Leader's Guides to help anyone wanting to lead a study … Continued
The PCA Children's Ministry e-Newsletter is sent out bi-monthly and is meant to connect ministry leaders with resources, tips, conference info, and each other. Previous Editions: September 2014 July 2014 February 2014 If you're interested in receiving this e-letter click here to be added to our Children's Ministry mailing list.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Committee on Christian Education and Publications Receives New Name Houston, Texas – June 18, 2014 – The 42nd General Assembly approved a name change for the Committee on Christian Education and Publications (CEP) which will now be known as the Committee on Discipleship Ministries (CDM). “For a number of years, we have … Continued
“All church leaders should become informed and take an active stance toward preventing child sexual abuse in the church by screening staff and volunteers, training them in child protection, and actively maintaining child protection policies pertaining to our obligations to love our children and protect their rightful interests as God’s image-bearers from the devastating actions of abusers.” (Matthew 18:5-6)
All registrations are transferable without penalty. The registrant is responsible to sell (or gift) their registration to another individual and then notify CEP of the change. Upon cancellation, a person may choose to use their registration fee as a tax-deductible donation to a CEP scholarship fund. (A scholarship fund specifically designed to offer financial assistance … Continued
Author: Thomas E. Bergler Reviewed by: Stephen Yates, Pastor for Youth & Families at University Presbyterian Church in Las Cruces, NM. Shifting in response to both fluid adolescent culture and fluctuating church support, youth ministry as a field often struggles to hold onto a cohesive identity, not unlike the adolescents it serves. One welcome development in light of … Continued
Author: Andrew Root Reviewed by: John Sutton, Youth and Children’s Ministry Director at Covenant Presbyterian Church in Fayetteville, GA. Taking Theology to Youth Ministry (TTtYM) by Andrew Root is the first in a series of four 100-ish page "narrative" books about youth ministry. They follow Nadia, a youth minister who wrestles with what youth ministry is and how she … Continued
PCA Churches, To keep our records as up-to-date as possible please fill out a church statistical records form every year. Click here to fill out online form
In trying to accomplish our new purpose—to connect and equip those who serve the church in discipleship ministry—the updated CEP website has much to offer ministry leaders and church volunteers. Below are two sections of our website we think will be very useful as you develop your ministries: (1) Ministries, and (2) Ministry Toolbox.