Welcome to the Pennsylvania Southeast Conference’s Resources library. Resources are listed below with those most recently added to the site at the top. If you’re looking for a specific type of resource, select a category in the box on the right side to browse those resources (Church Resources, Authorized Minister Resources, Members in Discernment Resources, Retiree Resources, Search and Call Resources, or Stewardship/Financial Resources). Or, if you are looking for a specific resource, use the “Search PSEC Resources” bar at the top right.

SEPA VOAD Homelessness Prevention guidance resource

Given that unemployment has jumped several percentage points since March, families are having difficulty meeting expenses for rent, mortgages and essential necessities (food, medicine, clothing). Many expect an eviction and housing crisis in the coming weeks. Click here for a resource guide for reference and referral to key resources related to homelessness prevention and homelessness. This […]

Drop-off Locations for Church World Service buckets, kits

Buckets and kits organized for distribution through Church World Service, can be dropped off at the following locations in Eastern Pennsylvania. For more information on the kits, visit: https://cwskits.org/assemble-kits/. For more information on the kits and grants supporting the kits, click here. Berks County Trinity United Church of Christ, 2449 Cumberland Ave, Reading (Mt. Penn). […]

Resources for Faith-Based Preparedness

These documents are recommended by Rev. Karl Jones, PSEC Disaster Response Coordinator, for churches and leaders considering how to prepare their faith community for a possible disaster. If you have questions about Disaster Response resources available to your church, contact Rev. Jones at kjones275@comcast.net. Active Shooter in a House of Worship: This “Be a Ready Congregation” […]

United Church of Christ Equipping the Journey resources

The United Church of Christ has released a booklet entitled “Equipping the Journey: Resources for Mission and Ministry in the Local Church and Beyond.” This includes a list of all of the UCC resources that exist in support of local churches, Associations and Conferences. This version was last updated March 2019: UCC Equipping the Journey – […]

Preparedness Resources

Hurricane resources for faith-based organizations The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has released “2021 Hurricane Preparedness Resources for Faith-Based and Community-Based Organizations.” With June bringing the start to the Atlantic hurricane season, take some time to read this resource, make sure you and your community are prepared, and consider how the pandemic may change your […]

UCC Ministerial Code

All persons with ministerial standing in the United Church of Christ are expected to abide by the UCC Ministerial Code. This document is the professional behavior standard, to which authorized ministers are held accountable through their Associations. This ethical code reminds ministers of their call and covenantal responsibilities to God, self, family and the Church. […]