A Life of Service to Others
“ …for I was hungry and you gave me food, I was thirsty and you gave me something to drink, I was a stranger and you welcomed me, I was naked and you gave me clothing, I was sick and you took care of me, I was in prison and you visited me.” – Matthew 25: 36-37
We believe a life of faith involves service and outreach, God-inspired callings. Outreach is a vital, ongoing, and treasured part of the life of People’s Church.
Members of People’s are very active with “hands on” mission work. Members volunteer with local community service organizations, such as Valley Outreach.
Our Blessing Fund program offers financial assistance to individuals and organizations doing good works in our area and beyond. Since its inception in 1998, People’s Congregational Church has supported 79 organizations and individuals with grants of more than $440,000. These organizations strive to make life better in communities they serve both locally and around the world.
The Blessing Fund Committee is now inviting applications for use of Blessing Fund monies available in 2017. The total amount of funding available this year is $9,913. 2017 applications due by March 31st!
The timetable for the Blessing Fund 2017 process is as follows:
2017 Application and Approval Schedule:
Deadline for submitting proposals: 5:00 p.m., Friday, March 31, 2017
Congregational meeting to review proposals: 11:30 a.m. Sunday, April 23, 2017
Blessing Fund Celebration to announce awards: 11:30 a.m., Sunday, May 7, 2017
Guidelines and application materials are available from the church office!