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Heritage Sunday

Every year, Presbyterians celebrate Heritage Sunday, a day to reflect upon and learn more about the long and rich history of the Presbyterian church in America.

Heritage Sunday always falls on the Sunday closest to May 21, the opening date of the first General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church in the United States of America in 1789. Use the resources below to plan a celebration for your congregation or learn more about Presbyterian history.


Christian Education for the Now Generation

Christian education in the late 1960s fundamentally changed its approach to youth. More than just adopting the design habits of the day, the curricula strove for empathy rather than attempting to pull adolescents into the behavioral modes of adults.

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