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.