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Community Demographics 

Research services of the PC(USA) offers a free online tool to obtain demographic information for the communities around your church. 

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California presbyteries deal with ‘new reality’ of annual wildfire outbreaks

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by Rich Copley | Presbyterian News Service

LOUISVILLE — The Rev. David Worth has lived in Southern California for 43 years and can recall wildfires as an occasional, fairly contained occurrence.

“We used to get a spark, and it would go a quarter of a mile,” said Worth, disaster response team chair for Pacific Presbytery in Los Angeles. “Now, it goes a mile or two miles, and the winds are much stronger.”

The term “new reality” is used frequently by Californians talking about wildfires that have become an annual occurrence, particularly in November and December.

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Image: Last year's Camp fire in Paradise, California destroyed the most property of any 2018 disaster. It began burning Nov. 8 and wasn't fully contained until Nov. 25. (Photo courtesy of Robert Barker/Federal Emergency Management Agency)

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We are called to actively engage in the world around us, so our faith comes alive and we wake up to new possibilites.  We are invited to act boldly and compassionately to serve people who are hungry, oppressed, imprisoned or poor.  Join in with our brothers and sisters and we can help our denomination (PCUSA) be a more relevant, unified presence in the world.  CLICK HERE TO LEARN MORE

 

# Giving Challenge

links-of-love-388x259This year, PCUSA has announced a special #GivingChallenge, introducing an activity to celebrate a united effort, raising up our collective impact and making an enormous difference in the lives of others around the world. “Links of Love” activity will make visible within our churches, and then within the halls of the 224th General Assembly (2020), the amazing engagement from Presbyterian churches across the country. The challenge is to build a 10+ foot paper chain together! For every gift made through the Presbyterian Giving Catalog, a link can be added. Get creative! Decorate! Use fun paper. Show your wonderful personality. CLICK HERE FOR MORE DETAILS