Matthew 25: (also see Racial Justice & Church Vitality)

  • The Struggle is Real, an Oct. 29 webinar hosted by the Presbyterian Committee on the Self-Development of People (SDOP). How the Church can Understand Ways to Listen, Engage & form Relationships with Communities to Eradicate Poverty.: Click here
  • Join the Mt 25 Facebook Group: Click here
  • Examples from churches and mid councils on how to address this crisis in your community: recording of the June 23, 2021, program and hunger and food insecurities resources.
  • Being a Matthew 25 congregation resource page: Click here
  • Presbyteries and congregations can apply now for 2022 Vital Congregations initiative, application deadline is Nov. 15, 2021: Click here
  • Good Medicine episode with Rev. Diane Moffett on the Matthew 25 vision and decolonization: Click here
  • 21-Day Racial Justice Challenge (PCUSA): Click here
  • What it means to follow Jesus as a Matthew 25 church, 6/2021 (PCUSA Article): Click here
  • Forum on church and community relationship building – helping churches gain insight on how to form partnerships to fight poverty, Oct 29, 3:00 – 4:30pm: Click here
  • Welcoming the Stranger Webinar #1, First webinar in a series hosted by the PCUSA Migration Roundtable, June 2021 (recorded): Click here
  • Eradicating systemic poverty video. The Presbyterian Mission Agency has created a :30 social media video to start conversations and raise awareness around the systemic poverty facing people in all walks of life, especially with the additional impact of the pandemic.: Chick here  (& a 2 ½ minute video: Click here)
  • The intersectionality of all three Matthew 25 focuses, 3/2021 (PMA online Mt 25 online series): Click here
  • Race, Reparations and Reconciliation, 5/2021 (PCUSA recorded webinar with Rev. Dr. Allan Boesak): Click here
  • Black Maternal Health Webinar explores ways to save lives and be supportive, 3/26/2021 (PCUSA 1 hour webinar & resources): Click here
  • View recorded Matthew 25 program on housing, 3/2021 (PCUSA webinar): Click here & resources from the gathering: Click here
  • Matthew 25 Stories (PCUSA): Click here

 

Suggested Studies & Resources: (Contact Julie Price about the possibility of sharing the cost with the Resource Center.)

  • Engaging Matthew 25 Through Film – 1. Video Discussion Series based on Dismantling Structural Racism (PCUSA 6-session video discussion):  2. Video Discussion Series based on eradicating systemic poverty (PCUSA 6-session video discussion)
  • Theological Discussion 3-4 week Curriculum from the 146th Presbytery Meeting, 3/2021. Video link and Discussion Questions: Click here
  • Matthew 25 Resource Guide from Presbyterian Publishing: Click here
  • Decolonizing Wealth: Indigenous Wisdom to Heal Divides and Restore Balance by Edgar Villanueva, 2018, a provocative analysis of the dysfunctional colonial dynamics at play in philanthropy and finance. Award-winning philanthropy executive Edgar Villanueva draws from the traditions from the Native way to prescribe the medicine for restoring balance and healing our divides.
  • Justice or Just Us (4 session video study)$$: Click here
  • How To Fight Racism, Jemar Tisby (10 session video study)$$: Click here
  • Dialogues on Race (Sparkhouse 7 session video study)$$: Click here
  • Holding Up Your Corner, Talking About Race In Your Community, Willis Johnson (DVD study)$$: Click here