Working at summer camp, serving as a volunteer, or participating in an internship is a faith growth experience like no other. Through sharing your faith, learning from others, and immersing yourself in a committed Christian community – your life will be transformed. Take the opportunity to check out the experiences at any of the 140 PC(USA) centers nationwide.
UKirk is the network of collegiate ministries supported by the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) and charged with reaching, loving, and teaching college students. UKirk.org is a resource for those looking for, starting, or improving a ministry to college students. UKirk.org is also home to professionals working in the dynamic community of campus ministry on behalf of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). Our members serve the vital role of supporting higher education students in their connection to the living faith in Jesus Christ.
We believe that no one should be kept from pursuing education because of financial need. Financial Aid for Service exists to help college, graduate, and theological students pursue their education and limit the amount of debt placed on them so that individuals may live out their call from God wherever that call leads them.
Many Presbyterian Young Adults are engaged in interfaith life on a daily basis. Whether through family, school, work, or relationships the Office of Interfaith Relations values the experiences of Young Adults and seeks to work cooperatively with them to deepen the interfaith commitments of the PC(U.S.A.). The Office will convene its first Young Adult Fellowship in August 2014. The Fellowship will work to network its members, offer formational opportunities, and cooperate with them to develop resources for congregations looking to expand their interfaith relationships and work.
Presbyterian Disaster Assistance enables congregations and mission partners of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A) to witness to the healing love of Christ through caring for communities adversely affected by crisis and catastrophic events. We're currently serving areas affected by Hurricane Katrina, Hurricane Sandy, tornados in the Midwest, flooding, and more. Check out the FAQ about our volunteer work teams.
The Presbyterian Hunger Program (PHP), a ministry of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), works with Presbyterians and other partners to alleviate hunger and eliminate its causes, responding with compassion and justice to poor and hungry people in local communities in the United States and internationally.
By telling stories of impact, Presbyterians Today magazine equips young adults and Christians of all ages to connect and put their faith into action. Through increasingly interactive print and online platforms, we invite you to tell your story and discover that you are not alone. Think of this as a place for the church to talk, to dream, to explore faith and culture, to prophesy justice, to worship, and to seek Jesus out among the margins. And we start where Jesus started: with story.
Unbound is an online forum where people of faith can come to read about and discuss the pressing justice issues of our time – and how we as disciples and we as the Church are called to respond. More than a third of our contributors are young adults. Through articles, poetry, music, art, storytelling, and videos, Unbound and its contributors speak a prophetic word from the Church to the world and from the world to the Church. Unbound is always looking for new readers and contributors! Visit Unbound to see what’s new, check out our current issue, and our most recent action alerts. To submit an article or creative piece of your own, check out our submission guidelines and email Managing Editor Rev. Ginna Bairby.
The Young Adult Volunteer program is a one year service opportunity for young adults from 19 to 30 years. YAVs live in Christian community, deepening and developing their faith while serving in communities of need. The YAV program has sites around the United States and around the world, and YAVs serve for one academic year, August - July.
We are a network of young adult women, united through Christ, seeking to promote the empowerment of women through our work within the PC(USA). Following the prophetic example of Jesus Christ, we are called to:
- Live within and share God’s grace, acceptance and love.
- Build a community of women that reflects God’s extravagant hospitality to all persons,
- Challenge systems of oppression, domination, exploitation and suffering.
- Work for justice and reconciliation in both church and society.
- Honor the movement of the Spirit in the lives of young women by encouraging and celebrating our theological and liturgical contributions to the church.