PC(USA) Special Offerings
 
Each year we receive four Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Special Offerings, making us a Four for Four church.  By receiving them, we declare our connection with the ministries of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) and join in the efforts of Presbyterians around the corner and around the world to share God’s grace and endless love.  These include:
  • One Great Hour of Sharing – “For over 70 years, One Great Hour of Sharing has provided Presbyterians a way to share God’s love with our neighbors in need around the world.”
  • Pentecost – “The Pentecost Offering unites us in a church-wide effort to support young people and inspire them to share their faith, ideas, and unique gifts with the church and the world.”
  • Peace & Global Witness – “The Peace & Global Witness Offering encourages the church to cast off anxiety and fear, discord and division, and embrace our reconciling God’s mission to those around the corner and around the world..”
  • Christmas Joy Gift – “By giving to the Christmas Joy Offering, you honor God’s gift of Jesus Christ by providing assistance to current and retired church workers in their time of need and developing our future leaders at Presbyterian-related schools and colleges equipping communities of color.”
 
The Worship and Music Ministry have responsibility for publicizing and collecting the offerings  The Mission and Outreach Ministry designates who will receive the portion that stays locally from the Peace & Global Witness and Pentecost Offerings.  This past year Pasadena Community Ministries was the recipient of the Peace & Global Witness Offering and Covenant House of Texas was the recipient of the Pentecost Offering.