Matthew 25 Stories from Throughout our Presbytery
Our Matthew 25 churches are actively engaged in their communities. We will be gathering stories about their Matthew 25 activities which focus on building congregational vitality, dismantling structural racism and eradicating systemic poverty. If you have a Matthew 25 Moment to share, email our Communications Coordinator with the details.
- Memorial Church and Apostle BuildIn early 2020, Memorial Presbyterian Church, St Augustine, committed to participate in the Apostle Build for St. John’s County (SJC) Habitat for Humanity (HFH). Despite the obstacles created by the pandemic, the church worked to complete two houses in time for the families to move in by Christmas.Read More →
- Food4Kids Outreach ProgramsThis Matthew 25 Moment highlights the ministries of Middleburg Presbyterian Church and Memorial Presbyterian Church which have both had long-term Food4Kids outreach programs. While the two churches differ in membership size, compassion to feed hungry children fuels their commitment to these outreach programs and we are pleased to highlight their shared passions.Read More →
- Project Common GroundsLiving in a time of division, polarization, and heated rhetoric, Palms Presbyterian Church developed Project Common Grounds (PCG) to utilize education, guest speakers, the deliberative dialogue process, and sermon themes to “BE” the Beatitudes and live as “faithFULL“ citizens. Learn more about this project which puts Matthew 25 principles into practice.Read More →
- Fort King Participates in Black Lives Matter MarchAdult and youth members of Fort King Presbyterian Church joined in Ocala’s Black Lives Matter demonstration on May 31. As a Matthew 25 congregation, the focus on dismantling structural racism prompted their peaceful participation in the community march.Read More →