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"Lift High The Cross."

the Presbyterian Men's Handbook


is now available on this site. 


To access a PDF copy,

click on the cover icon to the left.



This handbook is designed to help you form a men's group in your church.  Within its 45 pages, you will find specific instructions in the form of 10 modules.  These modules include:

  • Motivation: The first steps.
  • Reaching Men: 13 strategies
  • Group Building: "Giving Men a Hearing"
  • Men's Concerns: "Speak Up!"
  • Growth:  "Expand Your Core!"
  • Support Groups: "A Caring Option"
  • Project Groups: "Pray With Your Hands"
  • Fellowship Groups: An Action Agenda
  • Time Management: Quality Time

"Lift High The Cross" - Organizing Church Men is the official handbook of Presbyterian Men and approved by the Congregational Ministries Division, Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Louisville, KY.  Scripture quotations in the handbook are from the New Revised Standard Version of the Bible. 

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1)      “Prevention of Domestic Violence “


a)       DREAAM” Program [African American Boys], Tracy Dace, Director (Related Ministry).

b)       Domestic Violence Awareness Program”, Briargate PC, Louisville, KY, Rev. Nancy Troy.  (Related Ministry).

c)       Presbyterians Against Domestic Violence Network “PADVN”

d)       Presbyterian Health, Education and Welfare Association “PHEWA”  

e)       National Resource Center on Domestic Violence, Harrisburg, PA.  (Related Ministry).


2)     “Prevention of Human Trafficking”

a)       Presbyterians Against Human Trafficking:

b)       Human Trafficking Toolkit For Action:

c)       Human Trafficking Roundtable (HTR):  Human Trafficking Roundtable
(800) 728-7228, x5435

d)       Human Trafficking- From “word association” to “world association”. 


e)        Freedom Network USA.  (Related Ministry).


3)   “Combating Racism”

a)     Presbyterian Church (USA) - Resources - Facing Racism: A ...

b)     Facing Racism Churchwide Antiracism Policy

c)      Presbyterian Church (USA) Resources on Antiracism Work ... ... PC(USA) Antiracism/Racial Justice Policy Facing Racism: A Vision of the Intercultural Community, approved by the 222nd General Assembly (2016 ...


4)     “Maintaining Social Justice”

a)   Presbyterian Church (USA) - News & Announcements ...General Assembly adopts wide range of social justice issues

b)     Presbyterian Church (USA) - Resources - Justice and Peace ...  Justice and Peace Links—

c)      Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women.