Episcopal Diocese of Washington

To draw people to Jesus and embody his love
for the world by equipping faith communities,
promoting spiritual growth, and striving for justice

Spring Congregational Growth Grants Awarded

March 01, 2017

Spring Grants Awarded

This Spring, Diocesan Council awarded six congregational growth grants totaling $82,000.

Parishes in Northern Montgomery County were awarded $20,000 to coordinate and establish regional children, youth and family ministries.

St. Michael and All Angels in Adelphi and Our Saviour in Silver Spring were jointly awarded $10,500 for a collaborative vacation bible school to take place this Summer.

St. Mark’s and Calvary on Capitol Hill were jointly awarded $8,500 for a collaborative effort to provide community programs. Activities planned include art lessons, afternoon jazz sessions and yoga to connect spirituality to everyday events.

Church of the Ascension in Gaithersburg was awarded $20,000 to continue its ministry to reach the growing latino population.

St. Peter's in Poolesville was awarded $20,000 to help seed a new nursery school to meet the growing need for childcare in the community.

St. George’s in the District was awarded $13,600 to launch a service aimed at appealing to those in their neighborhood are interested in new liturgy.

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