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Christmas Joy Offering (12/1)
December 1, 2019
December 1 – December 22, 2019
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 Christmas Joy Offering has been a cherished Presbyterian tradition since the 1930s. The Offering distributes gifts equally to the Assistance Program of the Board of Pensions and to Presbyterian-related schools and colleges equipping communities of color. The Assistance Program provides critical financial support to church workers and their families. Presbyterian-related schools and colleges provide education and leadership development while nurturing racial and ethnic heritage. This has been a Presbyterian commitment for nearly 140 years.
$1.1 million in gifts from 2017
are being used to provide critical financial support and grants for current and retired Presbyterian church workers in their times of need
represented in the last 25 years at Presbyterian Pan American School
98% of graduates
from Menaul School go on to college
84% of faculty
at Stillman College hold terminal degrees