Columbia Theological Seminary has received a $1.24 million grant from Lilly Endowment Inc. to establish “Wonder of Worship,” an initiative to prepare Christian leaders in the seminary’s degree programs and support partnering congregations in engaging children in worship and thereby nurture their faith.
Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary has been awarded a $1 million grant from Lilly Endowment Inc. to reimagine youth ministry through the Sun-Walking Fellowship, which is part of the Endowment’s Strengthening Congregational Ministry with Youth Initiative.
In its final 1001 New Worshiping Community grant cycle for 2022 and on behalf of the Presbyterian Mission Agency, the Mission Development Resources Committee approved 17 Mission Program Grants to NWCs. Each recipient is listed below, followed by the presbytery and synod they belong to and a brief description of their ministry.
In 2018, commissioners to the 223rd General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) voted to create a Native American & Native Alaskan Fund to take in donations. Its sole purpose is to help pay for the then-$5.2 million in needed repairs to the denomination’s 97 Native American churches.
Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary has been awarded a $50,000 planning grant from Lilly Endowment Inc. The focus of the grant is gathering best practices for passing the Christian faith of parents and caregivers to their children.
“Jesus, remember me when you come into your kingdom.” — Luke 23:42