Patton UMC in Franklin, NC, has been part of the community for 131 years. They recently began hosting a Sunday Supper to invite people for dinner and conversation around scripture and spiritual topics.
The Foundation for Evangelism’s Equipping the Local Church Grants, awarded in June this year, have already made an impact for three Church of the Nazarene congregations, a community center, and district evangelism program.
Three churches and a United Methodist Church District were awarded Equipping the Local Church Grants in June 2022. They tell about their initiatives and how they are inviting their communities to join the Christian journey.
From the 100 applications received for the inaugural Equipping the Local Church Grant Cycle, The Foundation for Evangelism has selected 31 projects to receive grants totaling $230,000. Recipients will be announced publicly in June after all have been notified.