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Presbyterian Church (USA)
This is our denomination's website filled with useful resources, news, and connections to the larger denomination.
PC(USA) Synod of Lincoln Trails
This is our synod's website filled with useful resources.
PC(USA) Board of Pensions
"The Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) is a connectional church, and the Board of Pensions fulfills its own, unique role in the community. The Church looks to the Board to uphold the commitment made by congregations to care for installed pastors, and to provide ways for churches and other Presbyterian-affiliated employers to care for other ministers of the Word and Sacrament and other employees."
Association of Presbyterian Church Educators (APCE)
"The purpose of the APCE is to advance educational ministries in the Church and increase the ongoing witness of our faith in the Gospel of Jesus Christ. APCE encourages professional recognition through certification and/or designation, provides opportunities for improvement of professional skills, supports personal enrichment, actively advocates for church education, serves as a channel to and from denominational structures and recognizes achievements and innovative contributions of church educators."
Presbyterian Association of Musicians (PAM)
"The Presbyterian Association of Musicians is committed to strengthening and enriching worship, the very heart of the church’s life and ministry. PAM welcomes musicians, pastors, educators and lay people who love and serve the Triune God and share this commitment. PAM strives to educate and empower its members and to form faithful disciples in the Presbyterian Church, USA through music, liturgy and the arts."
Presbyterian Historical Society
"Organized in 1852, the Presbyterian Historical Society is the oldest denominational archives in the United States and serves as the national archives for the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) and many predecessor denominations. It exists to collect, preserve, and share the story of the American Presbyterian and Reformed experience with Presbyterians, the scholarly community, and the general public."
Presbyterian Historical Society: Preservation Grants for Churches
Grants for digitization of your congregation's records.
Presbyterian Historical Society: Digitization Services
Information on digitization of your congregation's records.
Illinois Presbyterian Home
Information on the Fair Hills Residence (Springfield, IL), Fair Hills Apartments (Springfield, IL), Intermediate Care (Springfield, IL), and DeCastro Apartments (Jacksonville, IL)
Presbytery of Southeastern Illinois' Generosity (Stewardship) Resources
"The primary goal of the PSEI Generosity Team is to support the congregations of our presbytery as they seek to raise funds for God’s mission through their congregation and presbytery."
PC(USA) Church Leadership Connection
A place for pastors to search out opportunities for service in the church.
Presbyterian Mission Agency's Guidance for Creating Safe Ministries
"The Presbyterian Mission Agency is the national ministry arm of the PC(USA) and the largest of the six General Assembly agencies. We joyfully partner with congregations, mid councils, worshiping communities, mission networks and many other groups to nurture and support Christ’s disciples wherever the Holy Spirit leads and the General Assembly directs us."
Child Protection Policy - Insurance Board Workbench
Illinois Department of Children and Family Services
The department's website.
Mandated Reporter Training Course
The online training that's required of all clergy.
Theoacademy Videos
These are excellent resources for Officer Training, New Member classes and Confirmation.
Millikin University
Millikin University is a PC(USA) affiliated school in Decatur, Illinois.
God Complex Radio Show
Weekly podcast hosted by former PC(USA) moderator Bruce Reyes-Chow and pastor Carol Howard Merritt exploring a progressive view of Christianity and mainline denominations.