Christmas Joy Offering

This year’s Christmas Joy Offering will be received during the worship service on Christmas Eve. This special offering supports the Presbyterian Church USA’s Racial/Ethnic Colleges and offers assistance to retired clergy across the country.

Envelopes for this special offering will be found in the pews beginning in December.

You are encouraged to make a gift at any point during this holiday season.


Celebrate the Christmas Joy Offering

In this season when we celebrate the child born in Bethlehem, we realize that the birth of Jesus ushered in a new realm of God’s love at work in the world.

Presbyterians can respond to that love at Christmas by giving generously to the Christmas Joy Offering. The Offering helps thousands of students at Presbyterian-related racial ethnic schools and colleges to develop their gifts and find their calling to serve God. At the same time, the Offering helps families of both active and retired church workers to meet unexpected needs through the Assistance Program of the Board of Pensions.

Your gifts to the Christmas Joy Offering—joined with those of Presbyterians everywhere—celebrate the birth of God’s Son by investing in the lives of all of these children of God.… Continue