THANKSGIVING SPECIAL OFFERING NOV. 10 & 17
The Thanksgiving Offering benefits the Colleges, Universities, Seminaries, and Divinity Houses affiliated with the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ). Higher education has been an important focus for Disciples since the very beginning of the movement. Throughout our history, Disciples have founded institutions of higher learning to educate students and form leaders to make a difference in the world. The Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) is still committed to higher education. Your gift to the Thanksgiving Offering helps support the education of thousands of students at our fifteen colleges and universities as well as our seven seminaries and divinity houses.
Support for Disciples Mission Fund and gifts to the Thanksgiving Offering are a critical part of the ongoing collaborative work of church and higher education that is such a foundational part of the heritage of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ). Please give generously to this offering. You gift makes a difference in the lives of our students and it makes a difference in the world.
To all our volunteers who came to help us unload the pumpkins. We are humbled by the amount of volunteers who came to help us. Within a few hours we unloaded over 1,000 pumpkins. It was a day filled with community, friendship, food and activities for the kids.
Through the next year, ptcCC will embark on a LEGACY 2020 journey. Through this journey we will
celebrate the LEGACY ptcCC has received in the years since its founding,
fully engage the LEGACY of God's Blessing we share today with our community and God's creation,
identify the LEGACY 2020 this congregation desires to leave for the church to come.
The Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) came into being as a reformation movement, seeking to unify God's people of the church regardless of doctrine or creed. LEGACY 2020 offers a similar moment to welcome and engage all of God's people through God's Infinite Love, Healing Grace, and Radical Hospitality.
LEGACY 2020 will draw on the insights of Holy Currencies shared by the Kaleidoscope Institute to set goals for our current ministry, celebrate our congregation's tradition, and imagine a future that continues to offer God's Blessing to God's Creation.
The LEGACY 2020 Journey will include regular conversations focused on:
planning and evaluating ministries & events
the current balance of Holy Currencies of ptcCC
the story of ptcCC from its founding
possible ministry futures of church members and ptcCC
Future of the church property with ptcCC, other congregations and the community
Even as we continue to live out our covenant to "Bless Our Community," you can see that we also have a lot to talk about. Keep reading to find out about our first step into LEGACY 2020.