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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

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Gospel Parenting Conferences

Gospel Parenting Conferences

ABOUT: One of our conference training tracks is focused on Gospel parenting because of our conviction that as we train our children in the church we must come alongside our parents giving them all the tools that they need for discipling children in the home. This may be something you would want to provide for … Continued

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Your Christmas Gift List

Your Christmas Gift List

for your Congregation... BIBLES & CHRISTIAN LIVING Gospel Transformation Bible (ESV Study Bible) Walking with God Through Pain and Suffering by Tim Keller Prayers of the Bible by Susan Hunt Introverts in the Church by Adam McHugh BOOKS FOR MEN Crazy Busy by Kevin KeYoung Crazy Love by Francis Chan Men of Courage by Larry … Continued

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Giving to Meet the Need

Giving to Meet the Need

Every holiday season, people struggle with the question, “How can I give so that a ministry is blessed and my gift actually addresses the need?” For the discipleship ministry of the PCA, there are a number of ways that churches and individuals give. The “ministry ask” is the amount per member that CEP requests from … Continued

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2014 Women’s Love Gift

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

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2014 Women’s Leadership Training Conference

This event is our annual conference and is focused on training and inspiring woman in the PCA to lead and serve the Women's Ministry at their respective churches. It was held February 20-22 in Atlanta, Georgia. If you weren't able to attend and would like to purchase a USB Flashdrive of the conference audio click … Continued