Breaking the Silence Award
Presented by PHEWA’s Presbyterians Against Domestic Violence Network (PADVN)
PADVN’s Breaking the Silence Award will be given biennially to a PC(USA) congregation or individual from that congregation that has demonstrated and continues to demonstrate a commitment to eliminating domestic violence, through educational, advocacy and other intervention efforts. Congregations and individuals who demonstrate their commitment through fundraising and/or volunteer efforts that support and help strengthen emergency shelter programs, transitional housing projects, and other direct service providers will be considered.
The awardee will be selected by a committee of the Presbyterians Against Domestic Violence Network and celebrated at the PHEWA Ministry Awards Reception at each meeting of the General Assembly.
To nominate a congregation for this award, please submit the following information, no later than February 15, 2012: Name of the congregation being nominated, the contact person for the nomination with addresses, phone numbers, email addresses for both and a two page description of the ministry, including why they are deserving of this recognition. Self-nominations are accepted.
Electronic submissions are preferred, email them to Susan Stack, but nominations sent by mail will also be considered. Send to:
100 Witherspoon St., Rm. 3228
Louisville, KY 40202-1396