Half of the 10 grants enable churches and organizations to update their technology
by Nebraska Presbyterian Foundation | Special to Presbyterian News Service
LOUISVILLE — Nebraska Presbyterian Foundation Board of Directors awarded grants totaling $182,500 in April to 10 churches or organizations to partially fund outreach projects which enhance or expand their ministry.
With the realization that churches can’t go back to offering only in-person worship, many of the grants will fund technology improvements to help reach a larger audience through social media platforms.
Mission projects in three congregations to distribute or grow food were awarded grants to broaden their impact in addressing food insecurity or promoting healthy eating in their community.
Grantees and their projects include:
- First Presbyterian Church (Axtell) for start-up costs related to an after-school enrichment program in the community
- Calvin Crest Camp (Fremont) to increase camp technology capabilities and safety improvement projects
- First Presbyterian Church (Beaver City) for technology improvements to record and livestream worship services
- First Presbyterian Church (Omaha) to upgrade technology to improve the quality of livestreamed worship
- First Presbyterian Church (Schuyler) in support of its community-wide food and clothing distribution project
- Hickman Presbyterian Church (Hickman) for technology upgrades to offer hybrid worship services
- Homestead Presbytery (Lincoln) to partially fund the Healthy Congregations initiative, which focuses on congregations in transition
- Southern Heights Presbyterian Church (Lincoln) for improvements to the community garden space and food forest to promote growing healthy food
- Underwood Hills Presbyterian Church (Omaha) to fund its food distribution project, which addresses food insecurity in the neighborhood
- Westminster Presbyterian Church (Lincoln) to update equipment necessary to offer quality livestreamed worship services.
Nebraska Presbyterian Foundation is proud to partner with all its grantees to help support their mission and be the hands and feet of Christ in their neighborhoods and communities.
Established in 1958, Nebraska Presbyterian Foundation makes annual grants to Nebraska PC(USA) congregations and related organizations to support their mission and share the love of Christ. More information about the grant funding can be found here.
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