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The Presbyterian Connection newspaper is a Christian newspaper that strives to unite Presbyterians from across the country through stories, reflections, interviews and articles, allowing us to share and develop our faith. It is distributed four times per year, free of charge. The goal of the newspaper is to further equip leaders, connect congregations and missions, facilitate communication and highlight denominational work—strengthening our denominational ties across the country.

The Connection is produced by the Life and Mission Agency and was first launched in March 2017, following the announcement of the closure of the Presbyterian Record.

Issue 10, Summer 2019

The tenth issue of the Presbyterian Connection was sent out to all congregations and subscribers in early May. This issue is jammed with lots of amazing articles and photos from congregations and groups across the country.

In this issue you’ll find:

  • A feature story about ministering to children and youth
  • Photos of the graduates from the Presbyterian colleges
  • Information about starting new worshipping communities through Cyclical PCC
  • A discussion of how John Calvin would vote in a federal election
  • The always popular Gatherings section of photos from congregations
  • News from congregations, coast to coast
  • Plus so much more!

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You can help promote subscriptions to the Presbyterian Connection by making a short announcement during your weekly worship service and distributing the Connection bulletin inserts. The bulletin insert can also be pinned on your church bulletin board. To order print copies of the bulletin insert, contact Barb Summers at 1-800-619-7301 ext. 243.

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We want to showcase Presbyterian people and congregations from across the country through photographs. Send us your photos from recent celebrations, youth events or retirement parties, or pictures with a guest speaker you are proudly welcoming. Help us show the faces of the PCC today!

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Presbyterian Connection newspaper is free of charge. However, to help offset costs and ensure the publication continues, donations are gratefully accepted.

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Distribution Schedule and Deadline

The Presbyterian Connection newspaper is distributed four times a year. Deadlines are firm.

Spring Issue – March

Distribution date:
First week of March
Deadline for all submissions:
January 18

Summer Issue – June

Distribution date:
First week of June
Deadline for all submissions:
April 18

Fall Issue – September

Distribution date:
First week of September
Deadline for all submissions:
July 18

Winter Issue – December

Distribution date:
First week of December
Deadline for all submissions:
October 17

Submissions

Given the high number of submissions, article length is restricted to 800 words maximum, unless special permission is granted. Please send all submissions to Barb Summers in the Communications Office. Note that all submissions are edited for clarity, length, style and content, as required. We do not accept simultaneous submissions.

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