The North Alabama Conference Ethnic Ministries Team is looking to identify, fund, and strengthen Ethnic churches who are seeking to develop and to deliver transformational resources for the church and community.
Local churches and ministries often have passion and great ideas, but not enough resources (funding, support, and skillset) to accomplish their missions. Ethnic Ministries of the North Alabama Conference would like to be that support to your congregation.
The Ethnic Ministries Team is here to help!
The new grant cohort gives you an opportunity to tell your ministry’s needs, expected outcomes, and the support that you need to make it come to fruition and prosper.
Your first step is to complete the 2019 Grant Cohort Application by the extended deadline of April 1, 2019.
The application does not have to be the perfect plan or the best budget, the team just needs you to explain your need for assistance and to give the big picture of what you are trying to accomplish.
You can begin by doing the following these steps:
If your ministry is awarded a grant:
For more information and to submit your online application go to: https://www.umcna.org/ethnicgrants. The deadline is April 1, 2019.
In order to complete this application process: please print off the application (which should include the narrative and budget information), get the necessary signatures, and send your hard copy to the Ethnic Ministries office by mail (898 Arkadelphia Rd, Birmingham AL 35204) or via email.
If you have questions, please contact Doris McCullers in the Ethnic Ministries Office (205-226-7958 or firstname.lastname@example.org) or a team member assigned to your District as listed below:
Cheaha and Mountain Lakes Districts
Dr. Anthony Powell
Central and South Central Districts
Rev. Christian Cheairs
Northeast and Northwest Districts
Southeast and Southwest Districts
Rev. Kiki Wood Terry