The Synod of South Atlantic would like to support the ministry of Jesus Christ for your presbytery by providing the following grants from various donors’ gifts, as well as from the Synod’s own funds. These funds are available in addition to the Synod mission and program funds.  The fund availability will be announced at the beginning of February of each year, and all applications will be considered until funds are depleted.  Applications may be sent after January 1st of each year.  The Spencer Grant deadline is December 3, 2019.  The grant deadline for all others is November 19, 2019.  Please announce these grants’ availability to potential beneficiaries so they may apply for the grant. When the Synod receives their application, the Ministry Support Committee will approve/disapprove of the application, or modify the grant amount.  If you would like to have more information, please contact the Synod office at 904.356.6070.

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Funds Available  Grant Name Available To Purpose
     — 0 - Disaster Fund                 Any For any disaster within the Synod
$ Peacemaking Fund                  Any For any Peacemaking matter within the Synod
      — 0 - R. M. Urie Scholarship Primarily Ruling Elders For any Christian Education Scholarship
$ Synod Executive Scholarship Primarily EP/GP and Pastors For Pastors, Christian Educators, Church Staff of PCUSA who are pursuing Continuing Education through Seminars and Workshops.
$ Edward H. Uderitz Memorial Fund Congregation/Students Approximately ½ of income is for scholarships for deserving students and adults to further Christian and higher education; ½ income is to develop physical structures and equipment in churches in Florida only. Primary use for Congregations; secondary, students.
$ Rev. and Mrs. Thomas Simpson Fund                 Any For any viable ministries in the Synod
$ John and Phyllis Ogden Fund Any Educational Program in an Institution with a covenant with the Synod For the furtherance of the Synod’s Educational program, with priority given to Eckerd College.
$ Robert Olan Spencer Memorial Fund Presbytery Identifies Inquirer/Candidate For Inquirers and candidates who in an M.Div. program. Each requesting presbytery will receive $500 for one student. The Presbytery’s CPM will determine recipient.
$ Hemphill Fund Small Church (100 members or less) In South Carolina For Church repair – Send application to the Association of Smaller Congregations (ASC). Address is on the form. 12/31/19 deadline.