Are you looking for a unique gift that can change a life? Consider a donation to CEDEPCA, the Protestant Center for Pastoral Studies in Central America.  This 30-year-old non-profit educational organization transforms lives. Classes are offered in Disaster and Women’s Ministries, Intercultural Encounters and Road to Emmaus Biblical and Theological Seminary. CEDEPCA USA is a 501(c)(3) US tax-exempt non-profit organization. Donations are tax-deductible.

To donate by credit card, via PayPal, click on the "donate" button above. When  you donate via PayPal, your gift is processed by CEDEPCA USA, a 501(c)(3) US tax-exempt non-profit organization and is therefore tax-deductible.

To donate by CHECK,

mail to the address below:

P.O. Box 920243
Norcross, GA 30010

Give a gift, change the world,

one person at a time.

1 year non-university biblical & leadership classes in rural areas


1 year of Disaster Planning/ Prevention/Recovery community workshops ($90=2 months)


1 year tuition for Women’s Ministry anti-violence classes ($32=1 month)


Water filter for clean drinking water for a family for 2 years, sanitation & health workshop & follow-up


10 Disaster Ministry workshop textbooks


1 year full university-level seminary tuition ($130=2 months)


1 Women’s Ministry class textbook


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Thank you to our 2018 Donors

Help us expand our reach to all 50 states!


In 2018 we received donations from 

177 individual contribution,

 37 churches, 12 partnerships, and 4 other organizations representing 22 states and 4 countries.

Organizations and Businesses working with CEDEPCA

AmazonSmile Foundation
Banks-Root Family Fund
Blacksburg Presbyterian Manna Endowment Fund, Blacksburg, VA
The Borders Family Fund
Chevron Humankind Employee Giving, Carrollton, TX
Eastmont Church Women United, Gresham, OR
Gyori Jubilee Fund, Cincinnati, OH
Katherine Cone Estate, Davenport, IA
Krieter Family Rev Living TST, Satellite Beach, FL
Presbyterian Women of Albany Presbytery, Troy, NY
Presbyterian Women of Black Mountain Presbyterian Women, Black Mountain, NC 
Presbyterian Women of Central Presbyterian Church, Mayfield, NY
Presbyterian Women of Presbytery of New Covenant, Houston, TX
Presbyterian Women of St Andrews Presbyterian Church, Beaumont, TX

CEDEPCA Partnerships

Presbytery of New Covenant, Houston, TX
Presbytery of the James, Richmond, VA
Presbytery of the Peaks, Lynchburg, VA
Synod of the Mid-Atlantic, Richmond, VA

Churches working with CEDEPCA

Atascocita Presbyterian Church, Humble, TX
Blacksburg Presbyterian Church, Blacksburg, VA
Brown Memorial Woodbrook Presbyterian Church, Baltimore, MD
Cambridge United Presbyterian Church, Cambridge, NY
Chapel in the Pines Presbyterian Church, Chapel Hill, NC
Community Mennonite Church of Lancaster, Lancaster, PA
Covenant Presbyterian Church, Gresham, OR
East Woods Presbyterian Church, Vancouver, WA
Faith Presbyterian Church, Austin, TX
First Presbyterian Church, Davenport, IA
Forest Presbyterian Church, Forest, VA
Immanuel Presbyterian Church, McLean, VA
Kingwood Christian Church, Kingwood, TX
Kirkwood United Church of Christ, Kirkwood, MO
Mayberry Presbyterian Church, Meadows of Dan, VA
Memorial Drive Presbyterian Church, Stone Mountain, GA
Millwood Community Presbyterian Church, Spokane, WA
North Decatur Presbyterian Church, Decatur, GA
Northside Presbyterian Church, Blacksburg, VA
Northwoods Presbyterian Church, Houston, TX
Oakhurst Presbyterian Church, Decatur, GA
Palo Cristi Presbyterian Church, Paradise Valley, AZ
Pleasant Hill Presbyterian Church, Duluth, GA
Rice Memorial Presbyterian Church, Atlanta, GA
Rockfish Presbyterian Church, Nellysford, VA
Salem Presbyterian Church, Salem, VA
Second Presbyterian Church, Richmond, VA
Shandon Presbyterian Church Columbia, SC
Westminster Presbyterian Church, Galveston, TX
Woods Memorial Presbyterian Church, Severna Park, MD