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The purpose of The Cumberland Presbyterian is to disseminate the news of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church to promote its faith, programs, and activities, and to provide fair and open discussion of theological and denominational issues.



Endowments and Giving


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The Cumberland Presbyterian magazine is a medium for the communication of the gospel of salvation through Jesus Christ.

"Go out and train everyone you meet in this way of life."
 Matthew 28:19

Mission
The mission of The Cumberland Presbyterian is to disseminate the news of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church to promote its faith, programs, and activities, and to provide fair and open discussion of theological and denominational issues.

CP UPDATES is a web-based news service designed to inform about events, activities, and happenings in the Cumberland Presbyterian Church between issues of the magazine. CP UPDATES replaces This Week which was published 40 times a year for fifteen years.

In order to reduce dependency on OUR UNITED OUTREACH, the Cumberland Presbyterian Publication Board (CPPB) is developing new endowments and adding opportunities of giving to ensure the continuing voice of the Church into the future.

Patron of Publications
$100 Contribution
Contributions of $100.00 to the CPPB may be designated to recognize a Patron of Publications. Individuals or groups may confer this honor on persons who serve the church with dedication and commitment. This honor may be conferred posthumously.

Communicator of the Year
$50.00 contribution

Contributions of $50.00 to the CPPB may be designated to recognize a Communicator of the Year. Individuals or groups may confer this honor on persons who serve the church as a communicator helping the church stay informed in a variety of ways.

Established Endowments

KY CURRIE PUBLISHING FUND established in 1980 by the Winchester CPC, the Owens Chapel CPC, The Cumberland Presbyterian, and the Board of Finance to honor the Reverend Ky Currie who served as editor for the period of 1938-1948.

MARGUERITE D. RICHARDS ENDOWMENT initiated in 1998 coming as the remainder of an annuity designated for endowment for The Cumberland Presbyterian.

C. RAY DOBBINS ENDOWMENT established in 2000 to honor the Reverend Dr. C. Ray Dobbins, who served as Editor of The Cumberland Presbyterian for 35 years.

MASAHARU ASAYAMA/ CP WOMEN'S MINISTRY ENDOWMENT established in 2003 by the Cumberland Presbyterian Women's Ministries out of gratitude for the service and devotion to the Cumberland Presbyterian Church demonstrated by the Reverend Masaharu Asayama who was the first Moderator of the General Assembly to be elected from overseas. This endowment will help educate and nurture clergy and laity in our global church for their specific ministries and will encourage the revitalization and establishment of churches throughout the world. It will work to unify the global church for ministry as Cumberland Presbyterians.

PAT WHITE ENDOWMENT was established in 2006 to honor Editor Pat White in appreciation for the direction she and the Publication Board have taken to educate and inform subscribers of The Cumberland Presbyterian. This endowment established by Dennis W. Kiefer will provide for the continuation of writing conferences to train individuals for ministry as communicators and as writers for The Cumberland Presbyterian.

DENNIS W. KIEFER ENDOWMENT
was established in 2007 and will provide funds for occasional articles by well known writers to be published in The Cumberland Presbyterian. Kiefer demonstrates a genuine interest in history and in preserving the history of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church through the magazine.

Invest in the future of Cumberland Presbyterian Publications through gifts to establish new endowments

  • by giving to established endowments
  • by giving to honor or memorialize
  • by recognizing a birthday or anniversary

Other opportunities to invest in the future of Cumberland Presbyterian Publications Is through Planned Gifts which are given from assets rather than from income and gifts from estates which can be given through:

  • Life Insurance Policies
  • Bequests
  • Annuities
  • Trusts

Contribute to the Cumberland Presbyterian Publication Board to support the commission to train everyone in the Cumberland Presbyterian Church about its faith, programs, and activities

To make contributions or to receive more information, contact the Cumberland Presbyterian Publication Board director at:

8207 Traditional Place
Cordova (Memphis), Tennessee  38016-7414
(901) 276-4572

mdavis@cumberland.org





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