Resource Center

The Resource Center, also known as the Center for Christian Growth of WNY, is supported in educational ministry by the Presbytery of Western New York.

The Resource Center:
  • is a library where books, tapes, records, and curriculum are available for churches to borrow and preview. There are over 4000 resources for use in:
    • Bible Study
    • Faith Development
    • Worship, Mission
    • Teacher/Leader Training
    • Stewardship, Evangelism
    • Youth Groups, Church School
    • Personal Growth, Small Groups
    • Social Concerns/ Justice Ministries
  • is a contact with what your denomination and other local churches are doing
  • is a place for the sharing of ideas and for help for people carrying out the mission of the church.
Resources are available in the following categories: 

The Bible Story
Old and New Testament Studies, Bible Background, History, Interpretation, Jesus, God, Early Church, Advent-Christmas, Lent-Easter, Pentecost

The Church Story
History, Beliefs, Worship, Sacraments, Music, Prayer, Spiritual Growth, Planning, New Members, Stewardship, Evangelism, Confirmation, Racial-Ethnic Ministry, Leader Training, Small Church, Major Resources of Christian Churches (Disciples), Presbyterian Church (USA), United Church of Christ

Preschool, Youth, Adults, V.C.S. Intergenerational, Teaching, Storytelling, Drama, Crafts, Games, Outdoor Ministries, Retreats

Life Maps
Family, Parenting, Lifestyle Change, Wholeness-Health, Values, Ethics, Morals, Communication, Conflict Resolution, Life Planning, Aging, Death and Dying

World Community
Africa, Central/South America, China, South Asia, Korea, Middle East, Pacific, Europe, Mission Resources, Global Living, Jewish Studies, Ecumenism, World Religions

Disabilities, Human Rights, Homelessness, Ecology, Hunger, Peace, Energy, Faith/Public Life, Substance Abuse, Cults, Women's and Men's Concerns, Sexuality, Justice, Racial-Ethnic Concerns, AIDS.