Projects selected to receive mission grants 2018-2021
Delegates set the mission grant goal for 2018-2021 at $130,000.
The Mission Opportunity Fund is a permanent feature and delegates chose to fund it with 20% of the total goal ($26,000).
The following list is ordered by the number of votes received. As usual, since that may not be the order in which the recipients are ready to use the funds, the grants will be paid in the order of requests received from those to be funded.
Circuit rider transportation, Atlantic Canada – $15,000
Mission and ministry projects, Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, Moncton, N.B. – $15,000
Regional VBS teams, remote congregations – $24,000
National Youth Gathering, Lutheran Church-Canada – $5,000
Rancheria feeding and education program, Nicaragua – $12,600
Evangelism course outreach, CLTS, St. Catharines – $5,000
Technology upgrade, Zion Lutheran Christian School, Prince George, B.C. – $10,500
Youth ministry, Central America – $8,450
Evangelists/deaconesses, Nicaragua – $8,450
Officers elected for 2018-2021 triennium
President – Linda Long, Collingwood, Ontario
Vice-President, Christian Growth – Patti Kreutzwieser, Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan
Vice-President, Christian Mission – Beverly McKean, Toronto, Ontario
Vice-President, Communication – Becky Wandio, Spruce Grove, Alberta
Vice-President, Member Development – Annette Borchardt, Winnipeg, Manitoba
Recording Secretary – Jamie Fulton, Kamloops, British Columbia
Financial Secretary – Fay Schatschneider, Red Deer County, Alberta
Treasurer – Karen Nerbas
Donations were received during the convention
Offering #1 – Mission Grant Goal – $4,376.25
Offering #2 – PAT (Pastors with Alternate Training) – $3,817.20
Offering #3 – Costa Rica Women’s Retreat – $3,200.75
Mission Walk – Education for deaconesses in Central America – $12,819.00
These totals will continue to grow as money continued to be received during the convention and hadn’t yet been counted.
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