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2015 Women’s Love Gift

2015 Women’s Love Gift

Since 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 efforts to … Continued

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2015 Youth Summer Camps & Conferences

2015 Youth Summer Camps & Conferences

We have pulled together a list of the top nine summer camps used by youth groups throughout the PCA. This free tool provides locations, age groups, website info, and a bit of general information about each camp. Click the image on the right to view and download the pdf. If you know of a youth … Continued

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RYM/YXL Mid Atlantic

RYM/YXL Mid Atlantic

As you probably know already, CEP has undergone a bit of a transformation over the last few years.  Most notably was the hiring of Dr. Stephen Estock as the new coordinator and most noticeably was our name change to CDM (Committee on Discipleship Ministries).  Along with those major changes, came a new website, a rebranding, … 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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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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Kingdom Service: A Blessing for All Generations

Kingdom Service: A Blessing for All Generations

by Kathy Young of First Presbyterian Church in Hattiesburg, MS If you are interested in including more senior adults in children’s ministry, you might want to have a conversation with Pat Chambless at First Presbyterian Church in Hattiesburg, MS. Pat and his wife Kay spent over twenty years volunteering within youth ministry, but after the … 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

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Church and Family: Connected by Christ

Written by Debbie Freer, Director of Children’s Ministry & Children’s Music at Evangelical Presbyterian Church in Newark, Delaware.  Church Family – it is one of the greatest gifts of being part of the church. And yet, while it is a great joy for so many people, it is a source of frustration with those who … Continued

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Hosting a Training Event for Your Presbytery or Region

Hosting a Training Event for Your Presbytery or Region

If You Build It, We Will Come! We would love to bring our one-day training event to your church. We will bring several of our own trainers (cost varies). Your church may want a staff person, member, or someone local to present a seminar/workshop as well. We will work with you to make sure the … Continued