Opportunities to Serve - Around the World
Worldwide Mission Workers' Support
The mission of the church is to the WORLD by celebrating the involvement of our church by supporting these workers.
AFRICA: Tyler Holm - Mission Co-worker in Malawi since 2013.
Serving at the University of Livingstonia, College of Theology. Tyler and his wife Rochelle have visited our church. What an interesting and exciting life they have!
INDONESIA: Farsijana Adeney-Risakotta. Mission Co-worker since 2003.
"Farsijana and her husband, Bernie, are members of First Presbyterian Church of Berkeley in California and of the Christian Church of Java (GKJ) in Yogyakarta, Java. They have three adult children, Jennifer Marion, Rina and Peter."
Website: presbyterianmission.org/ministries/missionconnections/drs-bernard-and-farsijana-adeney-risakotta/ (The photo is from their visit to Cashmere Presbyterian Church.)
MIDDLE EAST: (Names and photo not shown due to safety concerns) We periodically have these mission workers - such wonderful people - come to Cashmere Presbyterian Church from their mission work with the Kurds in Northern Iraq. A potluck is followed by their exciting presentation in our Fellowship Hall.
Alternative Christmas Fair
Each Christmas Season, we have an opportunity where our congregation can "shop for gifts" for friends and relatives - and at the same time, provide support for:
The card explained where money had been donated "on their behalf."
Annual Yard Sale
Each spring, Cashmere Presbyterian Church holds a fundraiser at the corner of Maple and Elberta Avenue in Cashmere, Washington.
Proceeds from the yearly sale go to Mission Committee for Missions Projects, supporting several mission co-workers around the world.
Throughout the year we gather:
Clothing for all ages, Shoes / Handbags / Jewelry, Furniture - Household Items - Luggage, Office Supplies - Art Works - Frames - Sewing - Crafts, Kitchenware & Utensils - Bedding - Linens, Bathroom Accessories - Towels, Hand Tools - Yard Tools, Sporting Goods - Pet Supplies, Books - Games - CDs - DVDs - Toys - Holiday Items.
Bring items to the church's basement when occupied or contact a Mission Committee Member.
~ THANK YOU!
GIVE BY SHOPPING?
Cashmere Presbyterian Church collects 1% of purchases at Cashmere's local grocery store, "Martin's Market Fresh".
Just ask the checker to give credit to "Account Number 9905".
Half of the proceeds go to Cashmere Presbyterian Church.
The other half is sent to Heifer International.
One Great Hour of Sharing
"Most congregations receive "OGHS" on Easter Sunday, Passion/Palm Sunday or both, while many receive it throughout Lent—however, you can help sustain the important PC(USA) ministries and programs that are supported by One Great Hour of Sharing Offering by making an online gift at any time throughout the year." Website: https://specialofferings.pcusa.org/offering/oghs/
Christmas Joy Offering
"The Christmas Joy Offering is traditionally received during the Advent Season. However, you can help sustain the important PC(USA) ministries and programs that are supported by the Christmas Joy Offering by making an online gift at any time throughout the year." Website: https://specialofferings.pcusa.org/offering/christmas-joy/