Pastor’s Participation Dues to Remain Unchanged in 2024

Pastor’s Participation Dues to Remain Unchanged in 2024

Pastor’s Participation Dues to Remain Unchanged in 2024

Directors voted to keep 2024 medical dues for Pastor’s Participation at the current 29 percent of effective salary, and to set the maximum annual dues amount at $36,000 and minimum annual dues amount at $12,500. Total dues for the Pastor’s Participation benefits package will remain at 39 ​percent.

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Meet Mission Coworkers Mark and Miriam

Mark Adams and Miriam Maldonado are Presbyterian mission co-workers serving in Agua Prieta, Mexico, in the binational ministry Frontera de Cristo. With colleagues from the National Presbyterian Church of Mexico, Mark coordinates the six ministry areas of Frontera de Cristo: church development, health, family counseling, the New Hope Community Center, mission education, and the Just Trade Center. Miriam connects people and organizations across borders to help the community and families of the church grow their own food, increasing their nutrition possibilities and connection with God’s creation and one another.

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Meet Mission Coworkers Christi and Jeff Boyd

As regional liaison for Central Africa, Jeff Boyd facilitates support for the relationships and programs of Presbyterian Church (USA) partners in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Cameroon, and Equatorial Guinea. He also resources PC(USA) congregations that want to be involved in ministry with partner churches in the region.

Christi works in the Congo, Madagascar, Niger, Rwanda, and South Sudan. She accompanies global partners as they seek to remedy the marginalization of women and children in their communities and engages with Presbyterians in the US who wish to come alongside and promote those efforts.

Read More about Jeff and Christi’s ministry

2021 Racial Ethnic Student Scholarship

The Student Scholarship is an educational assistance program designed to encourage Indigenous and students of color in their preparation for academic success in higher education. Students must have a permanent residence within the Synod of Lakes and Prairies, be active members in a Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) congregation and have confirmation of enrollment in a college, university, or specialty program.

The synod is committed to partner with students and schools for leadership development and quality instruction for lifelong service. Application awards are based on personal achievement, financial need and recommendation from a teacher and pastor.

Questions? Contact: Elona Street-Stewart

More Information/Applications (Sept. 30th deadline)

Stewardship Kaleidoscope is Coming Soon

Stewardship Kaleidoscope is coming soon and Early Bird pricing will only be available until August 1st. Register now to save $25 per person for in-person attendees, and $10 for virtual attendees.

  • Join us in person with over two dozen workshops to choose from, plus unique opportunities for connecting with colleagues from across the country.
  • Log-on virtually and participate in four workshops in addition to plenary and worship.

You can still register for group discounts on the in-person experience but the price will go up after August 1st for each participant.

Join us to learn together as we hear from Rev. Dr. Tod Bolsinger, Rev. Dr. Brandi Casto-Waters, Aimée Cole-Laramore, worship with Rev. Dr. J. Herbert Nelson II, and Bishop Elizabeth Eaton, and participate in content-rich workshops to grow stewardship in your congregation.

We will be observing recommended COVID safety protocols for in-person attendees. Details on what to expect will be shared as we get closer to the conference date.
Register Here (for in-person or virtual options)
PCUSA scholarships are available