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Connect Children’s Ministry Training—Gulfport

August 2, 2014 9am–Noon First Presbyterian Gulfport, MS This training is for Children's Ministry Leaders & Teachers. Questions? Host Your Own Training Other CDM Trainings/Conferences ABOUT: CDM will be doing a Children's Ministry Training at First Presbyterian of Gulfport. They have opened it up to Children's Ministry leaders and teachers in Grace Presbytery, the Gulfport region, or just … Continued

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PCA Directors of Women’s Ministry Gathering

PCA Directors of Women’s Ministry Gathering

Time set aside for Equipping and Encouragement Don't  Don't miss this unique opportunity to collaborate, fellowship and learn together with women who serve as Women's Ministry Directors in the denomination. In addition to having time to just enjoy one another and celebrate God's grace in our lives, we will have the privilege of hearing from … Continued

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A New Connection

A New Connection

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

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Child Safety Resources

Child Safety Resources

“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)

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CEP Conference Refund Policy

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

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The Juvenilization of American Christianity

The Juvenilization of American Christianity

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

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Taking Theology to Youth Ministry

Taking Theology to Youth Ministry

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

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Church Information Form

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

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Highlights of the New CEP Website

Highlights of the New CEP Website

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.

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CEP Names Next Women’s Ministry Coordinator

CEP Names Next Women’s Ministry Coordinator

Christian Education and Publications (CEP) has named Karen Hodge as the next women’s ministry coordinator for the PCA. Hodge assumes the position on Feb. 1, 2014. She is the fourth woman to fill this position, building on the foundation laid by Georgia Settle, Susan Hunt, and Jane Patete. Hodge is a member of Naperville Presbyterian … Continued