100 Years of Sacred Space

Presbyterian Camp & Conference Ministry Celebrating 100 Years 1908 – 2008 100 Years of Sacred Space was created for the celebration of 100 years of Presbyterian camping ministry by the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) in 2008. As you share this DVD with others, it is our hope they will understand better the vital role camp and […]

200 Years of Presbyterian Women

Presbyterian Women have a mission, a voice, and a place in the church. This video is an introduction to the history of Presbyterian Women, which began 200 years ago when women had no role outside the home. Two centuries after the first Presbyterian women gathered to pray and donate their hard earned pennies to the […]

A Presbyterian Family Album

The Rev. John Witherspoon, Scottish pastor and preacher at the first General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church in 1789 returns 200 years later, consults his ‘family album,’ and revisits many Philadelphia sites. The video also shows scenes from Presbyterian missionary projects and bicentennial events.

Black Presbyterians

The Office of African American Congregational Support of the General Assembly Council has captured the history of several African-American Presbyterians who were active in the Civil Rights Movement in this first of several DVDs entitled “Black Presbyterians: The Legacy Series.” This DVD on the Civil Rights movement is a resource that details the history of […]

Congregations Who Care

What is a parish nurse? The creation of Parish Nurse positions represents a new perspective on health ministry. It is a response to the Presbyterian Church (USA) General Assembly policy statement that challenges individual congregations to become communities of health and wholeness. Churches are encouraged to become ‘vigorous and conscious promoters of health in all […]

Connecting Diversity in Community

American society has never been more culturally diverse and rich, yet our communities are sadly fragmented. People with unique heritages and perspectives live side by side, but seldom interact with each other in any meaningful way. In many communities, our churches physically occupy the center of a town or neighborhood, but they are not necessarily […]

General Assembly Council Overview

The General Assembly Council is the ministry and mission agency of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). This overview shares stories of the ministries in which we are engaged around the world. This program also demonstrates how the General Assembly Council focuses its work around its mission statement and goals and shares how the GAC staff works […]

Growing Churches in Hope

This short video highlights Evangelism and Church Development’s areas of ministry: Church Growth Centers; how to reach emerging generations and racial, ethnic, and immigrant groups; congregational ministry using electronic media (Web sites, visual aids, etc.) and alternative and ethnic music.

Holy Motion

Shows youth and youth leaders line dancing to Christian and secular music. Briefly discusses a philosophy of Christian recreation. Filmed at: The Presbyterian Center, Louisville, Ky.; the 1998 Presbyterian Youth Triennium, West Lafayette, Ind.; Montreat Youth Conference 1999, Montreat, N.C.; Montreat West Youth Conference, Fort Collins, Co.; The Dawn … an Epiphany, 1999-2000, Indianapolis, Ind.; […]