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2022 Revitalization / Capacity-Building Grant Application Now Available

The Missional Church Development Lead Team is currently accepting applications for Revitalization / Capacity-Building Grants. Grants will be awarded to churches with projects or initiatives that are in line with the mission of the West Ohio Conference:

To equip local churches to make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world… A world of justice, love, and peace filled with people growing in the likeness of Jesus Christ.

Click here to go to the online application.

Examples of qualifying projects or initiatives include:

  • Coaching or team development for church revitalization
  • Equipment, resources, or marketing to build capacity for continued fruitfulness
  • Missionally purposed enhancements that will help reach more people for Christ
  • New ministries for new people
  • One-year financial support for new staff other than appointed clergy
     

The MCD Lead Team encourages each project or initiative to have a lead team inclusive of laity, staff, and clergy working together.

Required information for the grant application includes:

  • Project specifics
  • Church and community location and demographics
  • Congregation finance information
  • Signatures from the pastor, church board chair, and the district superintendent.
     

The application deadline is August 6, 2021. If you have any questions, please contact Allyssa Graves, 614-505-7405, or agraves [at] wocumc.org.

 

Click here to go to the online application.